Wreath auction success for museum


AMBOY — The 2nd Annual Amboy Depot Museum’s Silent Wreath Auction was a success again this year. They had 37 entries and overwhelming support from our wonderful community. The bids totaled $1,370. 

Wreaths were placed inside the Depot Museum during the annual Amboy Hometown Christmas Walk.

The wreath designed by Dinges Fire Company received the highest bid of the night at $85.  Because of this honor, the Depot Museum will purchase a memorial brick with their business name on it. Last year’s highest bidder wreath, created by The Last Alarm, will also receive a memorial brick with their business name on it.

The following businesses created a wreath for the silent auction: First Baptist Church, First Federal Bank, The First National Bank In Amboy, Amboy Arts & Antiques, Amboy City Hall, Amboy Central School, Amboy Depot Museum (2), Amboy Family Restaurant, Amboy Food & Liquor, Amboy High School, Amboy Hometown Pharmacy, Amboy News/Main Street Salon, Amboy Thrift Store, American Legion Auxiliary, Bear’s Den, Becker Detailing, Casey’s, Amboy Dental Office, Depot Tap, Diamond Bros Insurance, Dinges Fire, Iron Tree, Johnson Tractor, Lee County Tourism, Leffelman and Associates, Long Branch, Maria’s Pizza, Morts Tap, Pankhurst Memorial Library, Amboy Shell Express Lane, St. Patrick Church, Starlight Dance Studio, The Last Alarm,The Warehouse, and United First Church.