MFRL Foundation

3rd Annual Bountiful Baskets Auction

Join the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library Foundation (MFRLF) for the 3rd Annual Bountiful Basket Auction at the VTLS building, 1701 Kraft Drive, Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center in Blacksburg.

Eclectic baskets, each with a unique theme and a centerpiece book, will help build the Endowment and project funds for the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library system.

Lots of baskets will be available for bidding by silent and live auction, including

  • Luxury Suite seating for the Salem Red Sox
  • Grayson County Cabin getaway
  • Moss Art Center tickets
  • Beautiful Gourd Baskets
  • Baskets for children (babies and older toys and clothes)
  • Baskets to spoil you! (Chocolate, yoga, tea, salon products and more)
  • Art baskets

Check our Facebook page for the most up to date information for this event.

Come bid and tap your toes to live music while you enjoy wine and light hors d’oeuvres. Tickets for the event are $20.00 per person and are available at all Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library branches (cash/check) and online at our Eventbrite site (credit cards).
Purchase Tickets through Eventbrite


The Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library Foundation is a 501(c)(3) and is the fundraising arm of the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library. The Foundation funding helps the Library create new programs, expand services, and improve our buildings.

At the same time, the Foundation gives YOU an avenue to support your Library by making a donation, or getting involved as a volunteer. It is a way for you to give back to the Library you love!

The Foundation accepts cash, deferred/planned gifts, and some in-kind gifts. We will work with you to help your charitable goals fill the Library's needs. Please contact us at 382-6969 x210 for additional information.

Foundation Board of Directors

  • Gail Billingsley, President
  • Marybeth Lanier, Vice-President
  • Elaine G. Powers, Secretary
  • Joe/Linda Powers, Treasurer
  • Robert E. Benoit
  • Natalie Cherbaka (Library Board liaison)
  • Mary Ann Hinshelwood, President Emeritus
  • Rick Lewis
  • Bob Miller
  • David Mullins
  • Melinda Smith
  • H. Earnest "Ernie" Wade
  • LEGAL:
  • Ryan D. Hamrick
  • Daniel D. Hamrick, P.C.
  • STAFF:
  • Paula Alston, Director
  • June Sayers, Business Manager

Support the Library through the Foundation.
All donations are tax-deductible.

Our Heroes and Supporters

MFRL Board Chair Karen Drake presents Mary Ann Hinshelwood with a Resolution honoring her years of service with the library system. Mary Ann is stepping down from her position as President of the MFRL Foundation as of January 1, 2014.