Welcome to the Ed Vording Benefit Blog!

March 14, 2010

This blog page is constantly being updated.  Please check back frequently!  Use the Comments to ask questions and I will attempt to get them answered!

All proceeds from this benefit will be secured in the “Ed Vording Benefit Fund” at Hickory Point Bank and will be used to help with expenses incurred while Ed was hospitalized after suffering a massive heart attack and continuing expenses while he awaits a heart transplant.

Donations may be made directly to the Ed Vording Benefit Fund.   Make Checks payable to Ed Vording Benefit Fund and mail them to:  Hickory Point Bank, Attn: Ed Vording Benefit Fund, P.O. Box 2548, Decatur, IL 62525

The benefit is Saturday, April 17, 2010 from 2:00 pm until ?? at Rocco’s Tavern which is located at 1933 S. Taylorville Rd., Decatur, IL

DJ Dulik will be playing all your favorites starting at 4pm.

There will be a 50/50 drawing (8pm), silent auction items, a raffle for an LCD Flat Screen TV (6pm), and various other items for raffle throughout the benefit.  See our growing list of items to be auctioned and raffled.

Available from 2pm until we run out, for ONLY $5 a plate are the following items: Bink’s Sloppy Joes, Jane’s Famous Italian Beef, Homemade Baked Beans, Potato Salad, Pasta Salad and Chips.

A sumptuous dessert item from the Bake Sale will be the perfect finishing touch to your meal.

For more information, contact Jane – (217) 521-1408, Shane (217) 413-1931 or Mandy (217) 972-8229

PRIZE LIST (partial) for Auction & Raffle:  (Check back frequently for an updated list)

Proscan 32″ Flat Screen TV – Class 1080p 60HZ LCD HDTV, 2 HDMI Inputs – Limited number of tickets being sold at $10 each.  Contact Shane (217) 413-1932 or Mandy (217) 972-8229 for tickets.

Second Proscan 32″ Flat Screen TV – Class 1080p 60HZ LCD HDTV, 2 HDMI Inputs –  Limited number of tickets being sold at $10 each.  Contact Shane (217) 413-1932 or Mandy (217) 972-8229 for tickets.

Digital Camera

Colgate Visible White Professional Whitening Take-Home Kit, 7% hydrogen peroxide, mint flavored (your dentist must make the trays)

Food Processor 

Brita Water System

Dale Earnhardt Desk Organizer

Dallas Cowboy Semi

2 Large Beer Bottles – Cubs & Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Massage – One Hour “in home” massage on massage table

Massage – One Hour “at work” massage on massage chair

Catering Service from “*B.D.Bit! Bar B Que” – Jane Dobrinsky Catering

Set of 8 Wine Glasses

Harley Davidson Beach Towel

Basket of Hair Care Products

1991 Bottle of Wine

“Fun-Toes” by Steph

Beverage Coaster Set

Magic Pillow Blanket & Pillow – HORSES – Hand Made approx. 71″x44″ wide Blanket and 16″x16″Pillow – Blanket folds into itself making an approx. 16″x16″ “pillow”


Magic Pillow Blanket & Pillow – WOLVES – Hand Made approx. 71″x44″ wide Blanket and 16″x16″ Pillow – Blanket folds into itself making an approx. 16″x16″ pillow.

Footjoy Dryjoy Golf Shoes and Long Sleeve Windshirt

Tupperware Grilling Set – includes hamburger press, hot dog keeper, hamburger  keepers set of 12, season-serve (marinade tray), cold cut keeper & 3 egg trays, grill utensils & grill cleaner, grill cleaner cloths, plastic tablecloth, multipurpose lighter, oven mitt.

Set of 4 Beer Mugs

7″ Digital Picture Frame

Tupperware Impressions Set including  2-qt. pitcher, 4 microwave plates, 4 16-oz. tumblers with drip-less seals, serving tray, table-cloth, 4 napkins, 4 napkin rings, various Crystal Light & Kool-Aid singles drink mixes.  

Basket containing Tupperware Complete Wine Accessories Set – including foil cutter, corkscrew, wine pourer, wine pump & stopper, 2 wine glasses, 1 bottle Dornfelder Sweet Red Wine, 1 bottle Bricco Riella Moscato D’Asti, crackers, cheese, bleu cheese stuffed olives, butter cookies, chocolate hazelnut pirouline & turtle pecan biscotti.

PartyLite candle holders – 4 whimsical tealight holders and 1 whimsical votive holder.  Candles included as shown.

PartyLite Tri Glow Coconut Milk Chocolate Reed Diffuser.

Basket containing PartyLite Solitair Tealight Holder (3 1/4″ high), Body Escentials 8.5 oz Body Lotion and 12.7 Body Wash – Strawberry Rhubarb, 6 tealights – Strawberry Fields,  Bath Scrubber and Back Massager.

Basket of Tastefully Simple products – including 2 Beer Bread Mixes, Apple Cake Mix, Potato Cheddar Soup Mix, Chocolate Mousse Mix, The Trio Dip Packs (Bacon Bacon, Garlic Garlic and Onion Onion), Easy Slow-Cooker recipes and recipe cards.

21 piece Cutlery Set

Set of 4 Pilsner Glasses

Tupperware Fresh Citrus & Cilantro Reed Diffuser