One of the biggest fundraising events of the campaign season for the United Way of the Mark Twain Area comes to KHMO on Saturday, October 4.

Local and area businesses have stepped up with thousands of dollars worth of merchandise of all shapes and sizes that will all be up for bid Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon.

There will be a variety of eatery gift certificates, from Fiddlestiks to Chocolaterie Stam to the Monroe City Nutrition Center. Wal-Mart has donated a TV, and, of course, General Mills has donated 500 cases of Progresso Soup.

Kurt Parsons

Here's the latest listing of auction items for Saturday:

KHMO/UNITED WAY RADIO AUCTION

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Bidding Starts at 8 a.m. to 12:00 noon

To Bid:

Hannibal residents call 573-221-5488/221-5489 Outside of Hannibal call 1-800-322-1950

Meco Engineering-Fiddlestiks gift certificate Rags to Riches-gift certificate

Chocolaterie Stam-gift card Mississippi Market Place-gift certificate

Cave Hollow West Winery-gift certificate The Loft Salon & Gallery-gift certificate

Danni Nicole’s-jewelry Hannibal Courier Post-subscription certificate

Big River Pest Control-gift certificate Kimberly Kircher-gift certificate for massage

Watlow Electric-Chamber of Commerce gift certificate Lowe’s –gift card

Tom Boland Ford, Inc.-gift certificate for oil change White Barn Processing-cert. for deer processing

Wal Mart Super Center-TV YMCA-gift certificates for memberships

Benson Financial Group-gas card The Muffler Shop-gift certificate for oil change

Jay Thorpe-autographed baseball card St. Louis Rams Foundation-ticket

The Golden Ruler-gift certificate, note pad, magnet General Mills, Inc.-soup

BASF-gift certificates The Country Butcher Shop-certificate/pork bundle

Harpole’s Heartland Lodge-certificate Joel Dant-certificate for Turkey Hunt

Willy Richmond Photography-photographs F & M Bank-Framed $100 bill

SC Data Call Center-quilt, ottoman, tote, & Crescent Jewelry-watch

Wooden turkey display Big River Train Town-train set

Nancy Lee Kaufman Gallery-wrap HNB Bank-Chamber Gift Certificate

Hannibal Arts Council-Framed art work & hand Hassard Elevator-C & R gift card

Painted wine goblets Mosswood Meadows—golf certificate

Jim and Janice Schnitzler-BP gas card Alliant Bank-chair

Monroe City Nutrition Center-meal ticket RSVP-certificate for cake and cookies

Griffens Flowers-gift certificate Norwoods Golf Club-golf certificate

Century 21 Broughton Team-gift basket MU Extension Office-tickets/autographed football

Macon Atlanta Bank-chair/blanket Paddle Wheel Popcorn & Candy Co.-popcorn tin

Hannibal Cavemen-certificate RCS Bank-Mastercard gift card

Anytime Fitness-gift certificate Robert Yapp-certificate for consultation

Hannibal Public Schools-Athletic Dept.-sports pass Quality Inn & Suites-certificate for overnight stay

Java Jive & Ayers Pottery-coffee mug w/gourmet chocolates

Hannibal Parks & Recreation-certificates

All proceeds go to the 2014-2015 United Way Campaign

Auction items should be picked up by 2:00 P.M. Saturday at KHMO, 119 North Third

After Saturday, pick up at the United Way office – 3062 Hwy 61 N

(Monday thru Friday)(8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)(573) 221-2761

Behind Tom Boland Ford on Hwy 168

United Way Executive Director Frank DiTillo and Campaign Chairman Gary Broughton were guests on KHMO's Talk Back: