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April 25th - 28th, 2019
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What items are on the Big & Tonight Boards?

Check out the items on the available this year on the Big & Tonight Boards.

Big Board Items - 2018

Some of our most exciting items are on the Big Board! These items have a donor value over $1,000 and will be auctioned off specific evenings around 9:00 p.m. This year we will sell Big Board items on Friday evening and Sunday evening.

Bidding on Big Board items is a two-step process: phone in your bid anytime during the evening. Then watch and listen between around 9 p.m. for instructions to call back. After we recap the items for the last time we will ask all bidders who are interested in bidding on the Big Board items to place their final bids. All bids should be in at least $10 increments. So be listening around 9 p.m. for your opportunity to be a Big Board buyer!

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Item Photo Description Donated by
BB 1311Big Board Item BB 1311
Pfaff Sewing Machine
Value: $1,000
Day Sold: Friday
Peddler's Way Quilt Co. Logo
Washington, IL
BB 901Big Board Item BB 901
Emerald & Diamond Necklace
Value: $1,000
Day Sold: Friday
Diamond & Estate Buyers
Morton, IL
BB 906Big Board Item BB 906
Energy Efficiency Package
Value: $1,000
Day Sold: Friday
Ameren Logo
Peoria, IL
BB 912Big Board Item BB 912
Larrivee Guitar
Value: $1,295
Day Sold: Sunday
Dons Music Land Logo
Peoria, IL
BB 913Big Board Item BB 913
Roland Piano
Value: $1,199
Day Sold: Friday
Dons Music Land logo
Peoria, IL
BB 914Big Board Item BB 914
Shallowbrook Farm - Retreat Getaway
Value: $3,600
Day Sold: Friday
Shallowbrook Farm Conference and Retreat Center Logo
Bradford, IL
BB 921Big Board Item BB 921
Gemstone Necklace
Value: $1,350
Day Sold: Sunday
Nature Haven Logo
Peoria, IL
BB 931Big Board Item BB 931
Swan Lake Cemetery Plots
Value: $3,950
Day Sold: Friday
Friend of 47
Peoria, IL
BB 932Big Board Item BB 932
Swan Lake Cemetery Plots
Value: $5,370
Day Sold: Sunday
Friend of 47
Peoria, IL
BB 933Big Board Item BB 933
Swan Lake Cemetery Plots
Value: $5,370
Day Sold: Sunday
Friend of 47
Peoria, IL
BB 940Big Board Item BB 940
Downton Abbey Themed Pkg
Value: $1,508
Day Sold: Sunday
Mossville, IL
BB 941Big Board Item BB 941
Primo Grill
Value: $1,100
Day Sold: Sunday
Central Pool Supply Logo
Peoria, IL
BB 948Big Board Item BB 948
Four Seasons Summer Classics Outdoor Table
Value: $1,200
Day Sold: Sunday
Hearth & Patio Logo
Peoria, IL
BB 951Big Board Item BB 951
Flexsteel Chair
Value: $1,350
Day Sold: Friday
Lippmanns Furniture Logo
Peoria, IL
BB 989Big Board Item BB 989
Hawaiian Vacation
Value: $3,024
Day Sold: Sunday
Kaanapali Beach Hotel Logo
Lahina Maui Hawaiian Islands
BB 990Big Board Item BB 990
Hawaiian Vacation
Value: $3,024
Day Sold: Friday
Kaanapali Beach Hotel Logo
Lahina Maui Hawaiian Islands
Tonight Board Items - 2018

Throughout the evening we'll be recapping items on our tonight board. Tonight board items have been selected for special auction attention because they're valued between $500-$999. You can place your bids during the course of the evening. Final bids will be taken by 10pm and the high bids will be announced on air.

Item Description Value Donated by
TB 900Festival Pkg$536ISU - Theatre Dept.
TB 90210 Gal. Paint$500Born Paint Company
TB 905Food Processor$510Nu Tech/Saladmaster
TB 9092-day River Cruise$808Riverboat Twilight
TB 910Summer Camp GC$550Jay Goldberg Events
TB 911Summer Camp GC$550Jay Goldberg Events
TB 919Photo Montage$800Multimedia Services
TB 950Band Performance$500The Odd Sox
TB 973Theatre Rental$500Apollo Fine Arts
TB 974Theatre Rental$500Apollo Fine Arts
TB 977Starved Rock Cruise$760Spirit of Peoria
TB 978Year Membership$567Curves For Women
TB 980Portrait Package$500Buckman Portrait Art
TB 981Portrait Package$500Buckman Portrait Art
TB 982Portrait Package$500Buckman Portrait Art
TB 983Portrait Package$500Buckman Portrait Art
TB 984Husband/Wife Wills$700Wombacher Law Offices
TB 997Exam & Contacts$536Vision Care Center
TB 1680Ostrich Purse$950Broms Furs
What does Bob the volunteer say?
"Bid... Bid High... Bid Often!!
Buy! Buy!! BUY!!!"
Bob Harris, Volunteer
Volunteer: Bid, Bif High, Bid Often!
Colleen Runkle
Contact:
Luann Claudin | 309-495-0547
auction@wtvp.org for more information.
BB 1311
Pfaff Sewing Machine
Value $1,000
Day Sold: Friday

Big Board Item BB 1311Sew in style with this Pfaff Sewing machine from Peddler's Way Quilt Company in Washington. The Pfaff Ambition 155 is a special anniversary edition machine that has many features including a start and stop button, speed slider, gathering and piping foot, free-motion sewing and more. This high-performance computerized sewing machine has a wide variety of 136 beautiful stitches, extension table and three LED light sources. Discover a world of new possibilities with this special Pfaff sewing machine donated by Peddler's Way Quilt Company in Washington Illinois.

BB 901
Emerald & Diamond Necklace
Value $1,000
Day Sold: Friday

Big Board Item BB 901Adorn yourself with this beautiful necklace donated by Diamond & Estate Buyers of Morton Illinois. This emerald & diamond necklace is over .5 ounce of 14 karat gold and is 18 inches long. Enhancing the gold serpentine choker are five emeralds separated by four diamonds all in graduated sizes. Necklace has a clam-shell clasp and comes in a satin lined case. Add this fabulous piece to your jewelry collection donated by Diamond & Estate buyers in Morton.

BB 906
Energy Efficiency Package
Value $1,000
Day Sold: Friday

Big Board Item BB 906Take the next step in saving energy and money with this energy efficiency package from Ameren Illinois in Peoria. This Energy Efficiency package features a comprehensive energy evaluation, a NEST smart thermostat, 8 LED light bulbs, 4 aerators, 2 showerheads, 2 mart power strips and a metal decorative beverage bin. This Energy Efficiency package will not only help you learn more about your home, but will also reduce your energy bills for years to come. Thanks to Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency.

BB 912
Larrivee Guitar
Value $1,295
Day Sold: Sunday

Big Board Item BB 912Expand your music collection with this Larrivee Guitar from Don's Musicland. This Larrivee Acoustic Guitar is model P-01 and is the commemorative edition of the same guitar that Commander Chris Hadfield played on the International Space Station. The guitar comes with all solid wood construction, mahogany back and sides comes with a certificate of authenticity and the CD as recorded on the Space Station plus a case. Thank you to Don's Musicland in Peoria celebrating 50 years for this exceptional donation, on the WTVP Auction Big Board.

BB 913
Roland Piano
Value $1,199
Day Sold: Friday

Big Board Item BB 913Enhance your musical talents with this Roland Digital Piano from Don's Musicland in Peoria Illinois. Roland Digital Piano model RP102EK has a full key board with 3-foot pedals and music stand. This Roland premium piano combines authentic piano performance and onboard practice features in a compact traditional upright design that will fit nicely in any space. With its advanced capabilities, it will never need tuning or regular maintenance and includes onboard Bluetooth technology for connecting with a Smartphone or tablet for instant enjoyments and enhanced learning. Thank you to Don's Musicland in Peoria celebrating 50 years for this exceptional donation, on the WTVP Auction Big Board.

BB 914
Downton Abbey Themed Pkg
Value $1,508
Day Sold: Sunday

Big Board Item BB 914Relax with a unique getaway to Shallowbrook Farm Conference and Retreat Center, a stately and peaceful setting in Bradford Illinois just 45 minutes north of Peoria. Featuring ten (10) bedrooms that accommodate up to 22 individuals, your family or group will have full access to the entire facility including full kitchen, outdoor deck with grill, picturesque great room, and all-inclusive pool, tennis courts, basketball, pool table and over 6 acres to explore and enjoy for outdoor recreation. Great for all types of events for family get-together, business function, or church retreat, enjoy this rustic 2-night, 3-day getaway donated by Shallowbrook Farm Conference and Retreat Center, in Bradford Illinois.

BB 921
Retreat Getaway
Value $3,600
Day Sold: Friday

Big Board Item BB 921You'll be the envy of the evening with this beautiful gemstone necklace donated by Nature Haven on North University in Peoria. Set in sterling silver, this piece features a large Aquamarine gemstone with 64 stones of blue topaz, rainbow moonstone and pink tourmaline in various sizes. The necklace is adjustable in length and has a toggle clasp. This unique piece comes from the Nature Haven in Peoria offering home décor, geos, gemstones and jewelry plus many other fine gifts and is only available at the WTVP auction on the Big Board.

BB 931
Swan Lake Cemetery Plots
Value $3,950
Day Sold: Friday

Big Board Item BB 931This donation from a Friend of 47 are two grave plots in the beautiful Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria. Units 1 and 2 in Lot 356-C--"The Garden of Everlasting Life". This section allows for flat bronze-on-granite headstones that are flush with the ground. Located on War Memorial Drive in Peoria, Swan Lake features a dozen acres of sprawling lawns, beautiful landscaping and manicured pathways. Their dedicated staff and grounds keepers take pride in the property and are dedicated to the care of grieving families. $125 maintenance and transfer fee per plot is not included. Appointment required.

BB 932
Swan Lake Cemetery Plots
Value $5,370
Day Sold: Sunday

Big Board Item BB 932This donation from a Friend of 47 are two grave plots in the beautiful Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria. Units 1 and 2 in Lot 271-A--"The Garden of the Apostles". This section allows for flat bronze-on-granite headstones that are flush with the ground. Located on War Memorial Drive in Peoria, Swan Lake features a dozen acres of sprawling lawns, beautiful landscaping and manicured pathways. Their dedicated staff and grounds keepers take pride in the property and are dedicated to the care of grieving families. Give your family peace of mind and comfort knowing that this is taken care of. $125 maintenance and transfer fee per plot is not included. Appointment required.

BB 933
Swan Lake Cemetery Plots
Value $5,370
Day Sold: Sunday

Big Board Item BB 933This donation from a Friend of 47 are two grave plots in the beautiful Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria. Units 3 and 4 in Lot 271-A--"The Garden of the Apostles". This section allows for flat bronze-on-granite headstones that are flush with the ground. Located on War Memorial Drive in Peoria, Swan Lake features a dozen acres of sprawling lawns, beautiful landscaping and manicured pathways. Their dedicated staff and grounds keepers take pride in the property and are dedicated to the care of grieving families. Give your family peace of mind and comfort knowing that this is taken care of. $125 maintenance and transfer fee per plot is not included. Appointment required.

BB 940
Gemstone Necklace
Value $1,350
Day Sold: Sunday

Big Board Item BB 940Add this exquisite Downton Abbey themed collection to your home donated by The Hayloft Shops in Mossville Illinois. This collection includes a two tier gold tea cart with glass shelves that measures 48 inches in diameter and 18 inches high, a gold tea set with tea pot, sugar, creamer and 6 tea cups with saucers plus Downton Abbey linens and specialty teas. Also in this collection is a hanging tapestry with ornate rod similar to the one in the dining room of the Downton Abbey series, Downton Abbey sign, ornament, stocking and stocking holder. Adorn yourself for tea time with these Downton Abbey jewelry pieces that comes with a special Downton Abbey jewelry roll. Enjoy high tea and entertaining in your home with this specialty package from the Hayloft Gift Shop, Antique Shop, Dress Shop, and Gourmet Shop (pause)...shopping the world for you for 48 years.

BB 941
Primo Grill
Value $1,100
Day Sold: Sunday

Big Board Item BB 941Prepare for some summer outdoor cooking with the Primo Grill donated by Central Pool and Supply in East Peoria. Proudly made in the USA, Primo Grills has a uniquely patented oval shape that creates an extremely efficient cooking area with two-zone direct and indirect cooking. This premium-grade ceramic grill features exceptional temperature control, lights easily and heats quickly, is low maintenance and self cleaning plus its weather resistant and made to live outdoors. Create the best outdoor cooking experience with this Primo ceramic grill donated by Central Pool and Supply Inc in East Peoria Illinois.

BB 948
Four Seasons Summer Classics Outdoor Table
Value $1,200
Day Sold: Sunday

Big Board Item BB 948Get ready for summertime relaxation and entertaining with this Four Seasons Summer Classics outdoor table from Hearth and Patio in Peoria Illinois. The Summer Classics Rustic table in N'Dura resin wicker offers the classic look of traditional handwoven wicker made from materials selected to last a lifetime and is well suited for any covered or open outdoor setting and made to withstand the elements of any weather conditions. Measuring 43 inches square by 17 inches high, the table top in a weathered-taupe color is made of 8 wrought aluminum panels with smooth aluminum edges to create the ultimate outdoor entertaining coffee table. Add the timeless Summer Classic outdoor coffee table to your patio donated by Heath and Patio on North University in Peoria Illinois.

BB 951
Flexsteel Chair
Value $1,350
Day Sold: Friday

Big Board Item BB 951Add a unique piece to your home with a swivel chair donated by Lippmann's Furniture & Interiors in Peoria. This Flexsteel brand "Moonwalk" swivel glider chair is 100 percent genuine leather in a light beige stone color. Measuring 31"H x 31"W x 36"D, its barrel-shaped design is compact and comfortable and will make a charming accent piece for any home decor. Its ability to swivel and glide make it an irresistibly fun, casual piece for any space. Thanks to Lippmann Furniture and Interiors of Peoria for this Flexsteel swivel glider..

BB 989
Hawaiian Vacation
Value $3,024
Day Sold: Sunday

Big Board Item BB 989Make your vacation dreams come true with this 5 day, 4 night Hawaiian Vacation at the Ka ana pali (kay ana pall ee) Beach Hotel in Lahaina (La hane ya) on the island of Maui. At the Kaanapali, Hawaii's Most Hawaiian Hotel, you'll vacation with gentle breezes, white sandy beaches and plenty of time to just let go. Enjoy the many amenities including pools, whirlpools, restaurants, beach bars and a resort staff attuned to your every need. Guest can immerse themselves in the Hawaiian culture with daily cultural classes such as hula lessons, ukulele classes, cultural garden walks and evening Hawaiian entertainment plus traditional island cuisine. Create life long memories with this vacation package from Kaanapali Beach Hotel in Maui.

BB 990
Hawaiian Vacation
Value $3,024
Day Sold: Friday

Big Board Item BB 990Make your vacation dreams come true with this 5 day, 4 night Hawaiian Vacation at the Ka ana pali (kay ana pall ee) Beach Hotel in Lahaina (La hane ya) on the island of Maui. At the Kaanapali, Hawaii's Most Hawaiian Hotel, you'll vacation with gentle breezes, white sandy beaches and plenty of time to just let go. Enjoy the many amenities including pools, whirlpools, restaurants, beach bars and a resort staff attuned to your every need. Guest can immerse themselves in the Hawaiian culture with daily cultural classes such as hula lessons, ukulele classes, cultural garden walks and evening Hawaiian entertainment plus traditional island cuisine. Create life long memories with this vacation package from Kaanapali Beach Hotel in Maui.

WTVP operates three broadcast channels:
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Our main broadcast channel offering PBS and locally produced programs.

SourceChannelLocation
Broadcast (over the air)47.1Central Illinois
Cass Communications4Forest City, Manito, and Havana City area
Comcast (HD)916Peoria, Morton, Pekin, Canton, Bloomington/Normal and Galesburg areas
Comcast (SD)12Peoria, Morton, Pekin, Canton, and Galesburg areas
Comcast (SD)13Bloomington/Normal area
Comcast (SD)3Kewanee area
Comcast (SD)96Lincoln area.
DirecTV47
Dish Network7756
Gridley Cable6Gridley and Meadows Area
ITV-347Peoria, Pekin, and Morton Areas
H.I. Cable20Lostant
Heartland Cable12Armington
Heartland Cable12Armington
McNabb Cable & Satellite27McNabb
Mediacom (HD)710Chillicothe, Henry, Elmwood, Farmington, Toulon, Wyoming, and Dunlap areas and Channel
Mediacom (HD)711Metamora, Goodfield, Roanoke, Eureka, Toluca, Lacon, Atlanta, Heyworth, and McLean County areas
Mediacom (SD)10Chillicothe, Henry, Elmwood, Farmington, Toulon, Wyoming, and Dunlap areas
Mediacom (SD)11Metamora, Goodfield, Roanoke, Eureka, Toluca, and Lacon areas
Mediacom (SD)18Delavan area
Mediacom (SD)4Astoria area
Mediacom (SD)12Abingdon area
Mediacom (SD)13Vermont area.
MidCentury TeleCom (HD)421Knox, Stark, Fulton and Peoria Counties
MidCentury TeleCom (SD)21Knox, Stark, Fulton and Peoria Counties
New Windsor Cable61New Windsor
NOVA Cablevision12Trivoli area
Tel-Star21Edelstein, Woodland Heights, Brimfield, Hanna City, Mackinaw area
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Featuring public television’s signature nonfiction documentary, science and news programming complemented by original content from emerging producers and local WTVP programs.

SourceChannelLocation
Broadcast (over the air)47.2Central Illinois
Comcast218Peoria, Morton, Pekin, Canton, Bloomington/Normal and Galesburg areas
ITV-349Peoria, Peoria, Pekin, and Morton Areas
Mediacom122Fairbury, Atlanta, LeRoy, Heyworth, Chillicothe and McLean County
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More often called “ do-it-yourself”, the program seen on Create® TV include viewers' favorite public television series and specials on cooking, travel, home improvement, gardening, arts and crafts, and other lifestyle interests.

SourceChannelLocation
Broadcast (over the air)47.3Central Illinois
Comcast219Peoria, Morton, Pekin, Canton, Bloomington/Normal and Galesburg areas
Mediacom121Fairbury, Atlanta, LeRoy, Heyworth, Chillicothe and McLean County
ITV-348Peoria, East Peoria, Pekin, and Morton
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If you have question about the WTVP Auction, to make a donation, or to volunteer please contact the WTVP Development office.

WTVP Development

ATTN: Luann Caludin, Auction Director
101 State Street
Peoria, Illinois 61602

Voice: (309) 495-0547
Fax: (309) 677-4730
auction@wtvp.org