Jan. 25: Art Auction Fundraiser: Express yourself and your love for Ocracoke on canvas

By on January 4, 2020

Ocracoke Preservation Society

“Ocracoke Through Your Eyes” Art Auction

The 2020 OPS Art Auction Fundraiser will take place Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Hosted by Visit Ocracoke, North Carolina

We are very excited to be able to have the art auction this year after Hurricane Dorian. We want everyone to participate this year, artists, crafters, amateurs, visitors, locals, natives, young and old…express yourself and your love for Ocracoke on canvas. Let’s make this year the best auction yet!!!

The event is free to attend and free to participate and free to donate a piece of artwork to be auctioned off. The Event is Saturday, January 25 from 6-8 pm at the OPS museum. Bidding will start after January 6 online and can be accessed through Facebook and our website will also have a link. Online bidding will continue until January 24 at Midnight. Then the day of the party, you can bid in person in the silent auction until 7:00pm. There will be food and drinks as well the night of the party. Also, I have available, free canvases for anyone to use for their artwork. I am happy to mail those out to anyone interested. If anyone would like more information please contact us at info@ocracokepreservation.org.

Please email us at info@ocracokepreservation.org for a canvas…we will ship 1 or 2 to you at no charge! Or you can stop by the museum and pick them up. If you have another canvas you would like to use, please feel free!

Watch our website and Facebook page for more details.

The Ocracoke Preservation Society (OPS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving Ocracoke Island’s rich historical and cultural heritage. Our museum houses a collection of Ocracoke historical items, a research library, special exhibits that change each year, and a gift shop. The museum is open from mid-March through mid-December. OPS organizes events throughout the year, including summer porch talks, children’s events, festivals, art auctions, a Wassail party, a winter historical house tour and more! You can support OPS by donating, purchasing items from our gift shop, becoming a member of the Ocracoke Preservation Society, or all of the above! Give us a call at 252-928-7375 or e-mail us at info@ocracokepreservation.org, we’d love to hear from you!



Dare County Animal Shelter

Sealed bids for completion of the Dare County Animal Shelter will be received on February 11, 2020, in the Dare County Administration Building, 954 Marshall C. Collins Drive, Manteo, NC, for 01-Fencing, 03- Concrete, 04-Masonry, 05-Metals/ Steel, 06-Casework, 07-Roofing, 07-Caulking, 08-Glass and Glazing, 08-Doors, Frames and Hardware, 08-Overhead Doors, 09-Drywall, 09-Flooring, 09-Painting, 10- Specialties, 12-Furnishings, 21-Fire Protection, 23-Mechanical & Plumbing, 26-Electrical, 31-Sitework and 32-Landscaping.

This project will be bid and awarded in accordance with North Carolina law. Sealed proposals from Contractors will be received until 1:00 p.m. All bidders must submit for prequalification by 2:00pm on 2/3/2020. Bids submitted by non-prequalified bidders will not be considered. All bids will be opened and read aloud starting at 2:00 p.m. of the bid day. Bids must be delivered in person and on the supplied Bid Form and include a bid deposit worth 5% of the total bid value. Electronic and faxed bids will NOT be accepted or reviewed. All times are local prevailing times.

Information requests concerning the project shall be submitted in writing to: Alex Palagyi of The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company via email (alex.palagyi@whiting-turner.com)

Bidding material, prequalification material, and complete plans and specifications may be obtained from the Whiting-Turner Building Connected site and will be available until the bid due date. All subcontractors are responsible for emailing Alex Palagyi (alex.palagyi@whiting-turner.com) for access to the Building Connected site.

The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company and Dare County reserve the right to reject any and all bids, waive informalities and irregularities in bidding, and to accept bids which are considered to be in the best interest of the County. The Whiting Turner Contracting Company and Dare County also reserve the right to require any bidder to submit information needed to determine if said bidder is responsible within the meaning of N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-129.

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