Large crowd attends auction for the arts

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The auction crowd listens as Richard Martin calls out bids.
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Susan Winslow of Standish glances at a competing bidder as she keeps her number in the air to place another bid.
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Diane Morley raises her number to bid on an item.
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Tracy Martin of Sterling shows the books she won.
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John Oaks and Art Burmeister hold up a quilt that is being auctioned off.
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Student volunteer Savanna Decker serves lunch to Ken Turner of Standish.
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Charlie Schmidt announces the next item on the auction block.
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A table is full of smaller items up for auction.
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Auctioneer Richard Martin takes bids.
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Standish Mayor Mark Winslow holds up a stool that is being auctioned off.

A variety of items were up for bid during the annual Northeast Michigan Arts Council auction April 12, and a good crowd dropped into the Standish Art Center to participate. Furniture, artwork, quilts, gift certificates and more were all available to the highest bidder. The auction raises money for art council programs and camps. Richard Martin was the auctioneer.


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