'Exteme Makeover' Desk Auctioned Off

Updated: 12/07/2013 11:22 PM
Created: 12/07/2013 10:17 PM

A "famous" piece of furniture is up for auction in Superior.

The Western Lake Superior Habitat for Humanity auctions off an item every month. This time, it is a customized dragonfly desk from an episode of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition."

The episode was filmed in Superior. The little girl who got the desk outgrew it, so the family is donating it to Habitat for Humanity. Teresa Backes, Habitat's ReStore manager, said it's perfect for a little girl ages 2 to 6.

"We hope that it will generate a good value because all the proceeds from the silent auction stay in the community," she said. "It helps Habitat and low-income families."

Bids can be placed at the ReStore on Broadway Street in Superior, or over the phone at 218-722-3875. The silent auction will be over Dec. 14 at 4 p.m.

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