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Record Number: 8992
Displayed from: Aug 21, 2012 , until: Aug 25, 2012

Fort Wayne Community Schools will have a loose equipment auction at 9a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at Elmhurst High School,3829 Sandpoint Road.

The auction will feature equipment remaining at Elmhurst since its closure as well as equipment no longer being used in other school buildings. The auction will include thousands of items, ranging from shop machinery, wood working equipment and electronic equipment to desks, filing cabinets and tables. There will also be a large number of food service equipment items, such as convection ovens, milk coolers, steam tables and a salad bar. Other miscellaneous items include stage props, Elmhurst athletic apparel, golf cart and athletic equipment, including several pieces of equipment from weight rooms. Additional information and pictures of some items can be found at

A public preview of the items will be held 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24. Bidders may register on Friday or the day of the auction beginning at 8 a.m. Online bidding will be available on select items through All items will be sold as-is.

Lunch and refreshments will be available for purchase during the auction.

With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.