The much-anticipated Vermilion Rotary Club Garage Sale was changed to an online auction this year.
The Rotary Club typically holds an annual garage sale in April, but due to COVID-19, they were unable to. Despite being unable to host a garage sale, the Rotary Club had a surplus of donated furniture, many of which came from families with seniors moving into the lodge.
The Rotary Club doesn’t usually take as many donations as they had received this year, but they made excepti
Hundreds of people attended the 2019 Rotary Garage Sale in search of gently used treasures. Community members donated the products ahead of time, and others came to shop for furniture, household items, as well as books or games that were of interest.
Prior to the sale chairperson, Brenda Lee, pep-talked the many volunteers and the excitement was shared between everyone at the sale.
Representatives from the school greeted guests, and the first $5,000 raised was donated to
Thousands of collectibles and house wares were up for sale as the Vermilion Rotary Club held their 11th Annual Garage Sale at the Vermilion Curling rink from April 19 - 21. A large selection of furniture, yard tools, sports equipment, office supplies, appliances, hardware, pet items, toys, seasonal and miscellaneous items had also been donated knowing that the proceeds from this sale provide a great benefit to the community. According to Brenda Lee, Rotary Garage Sale Chair,
Rotary Volunteers were busy preparing in the lead up to the garage sale and during the sale itself. (From left) Rotary garage sale volunteers Dean Mac Mullen, Mike Bykowski, Gustavo Rattmann and Mike Webb. Just under $16,000 was brought in on the opening night at this year’s 10th Annual Rotary Garage Sale on April 20 - 22 at the Vermilion Curling Rink. “We had our best first night ever! We have been blessed the whole way through with generous donations. We have reached our ta
The 2017 Chairman for the 10th Rotary Garage Sale, Brenda Lee, said the success of the garage sale over the years is staggering and all proceeds raised will stay in the community. “Last year the sale brought in a gross total of $25,000. Every year we grow, and every year we are surprised. It’s all down to the community who bring us so many great things to sell, and then they come back and shop. We would be thrilled if we raised the money we made last year, but honestly, I don