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Let Rick Milne of 3AW evaluate your Treasure @ Special Day
Is it trash or is it treasure? Are you sitting on a priceless collectable that should be in a museum it is worth so much? Well there is one way to find out. Pack it up very carefully with lots of bubble wrap, butcher paper or blankets and mark 25th of February in your diary for a day outing. You are headed for a great day in Pascoe Vale.
This is the day you can bring your precious items to the Dorothy Impey Home Antique & Collectables "Valuation Day" on Saturday the 25th February 2017 from 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm. This is better than packing a picnic for Melbourne Cup Day.
The event is easy to get to in Pascoe Vale South at 317A O'Hea Street. Look for the big sign that says Dorothy Impey Home.
Entry is free to see all the other gorgeous antiques on display, but the evaluation of your precious item will cost you only $5. Better yet, box up three or more items and the evaluation goes down to 3 items for $10. This is cheaper than an average lunch. So this is your chance to find out how valuable that fromage bowl actually is.
And you get to meet the famous Rick Milne of 3AW radio, as he is doing the evaluating.
It can be anything from heirlooms, collectables and antiques to coins, stamps, sporting memorabilia, and art. You name it, these experts can tell you how rich you could be. Come enjoy this Antique Roadshow-style event and bring a few friends to make it even more fun. And you get to see other people's treasures and the excitement on their faces when they find out their item, given to them from Great Aunt Kate, is worth a packet. So she did leave something special after all.
The Dorothy Impey Centre provides residential high, low and dementia care services and is there to ease those final steps in life. And they provide an incredible array of services. It seems more like staying at a hotel with rooms serviced daily and same day laundry services. Plus, it is wonderfully located so you can enjoy a stroll to the local businesses and the Pascoe Vale RSL is just a 2 minute walk away!
They have all the modern trappings plus wonderful areas such as the:
Large landscaped gardens that surround the home
• Internet hub with volunteer tutors
• Raised vegetable garden beds
• Undercover BBQ area
• Coffee shop
• Grandpa shed
• Hairdressing salon
• Beauty/massage therapy room
• Snoezelen room
• Pool table
• Large screen TV's in lounge areas throughout the home
• 3D TV room
And there are special events on all the time for every possible hobby you can imagine from poetry to animal petting, gardening, and special parties for celebrations throughout the year. This is just one of those special events. So join the fun of this very special "Valuation" Day.
Now, if you are disappointed that your lovely handed down treasure is unfortunately a cheap imitation rip off made by the millions, you can still turn it into treasure. Just donate it to the opportunity shop that supports this wonderful home and it becomes a precious gift of "quality of life" for another person.