Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Silent Auction: Friday, April 24, 2009

Thank you to the following King Families who have donated to the Silent Auction thus far:

Alena and Ray Stocking; Elsie Orb; Dr. Jennifer Kim; Michael and Jane Niemi; Karl, Heather & Hannah Schweitzer; Mary Morency; The Gechter Family, Dr. Todd Roberts; Max Brodkey; Kim Markey; The Fishman Family; Ron Hermann; The Kimball Wright Family; Mike and Darla Dubin, Tony and Amy Iannone; Lily Au and Ken Morishima; George Schumacher; Mrs. O'Keefe; Mrs. Vanek,:Christy Vanek

These are some of the generous and interesting items up for bidding for the Silent Auction:

Personal bedtime story reading at your home by Mrs. O'Keefe; A planter container garden; 2 sets of 10 Perrenials from the garden of Barb Vanek; 2 hours of academic games coaching; 2 sets of reserved seats for International Night; Cranium WOW game; hand-knit baby sweater set; Botox party; Men's Carhartt coat; 4 tickets to the Tigers game 8/16/09 in the "Tigers Den"; a fairy adobe door; autographed basketball from UM Women's Team; coffee with the Superintendent; 4 Tigers tickets, 20 seats behind home plate; nickel series coin set; Women's Night Out party 5/1/09; gift certificates to Showcase Cinema, Ocean Nails, Seoul Garden and Panera Bread; Antigua time share; 2 hours of computer support and service; A day on the lake, including Pontoon boat ride and BBQ; sushi making party for kids; a "Secret Box" guaranteed to feed the soul; 3 days of summer fun activities; photo album of King life; copies of Chicken Soup for Kids; and Chicken Soup for Preteens; group outings to serve meals at the Salvation Army kitchen and Liberty Plaza; bird watch with Washtenaw Audubon Society.

There are two key positions that need filling: Volunteer coordinator and Food Chair.
The Volunteer Coordinator would spend 2 hrs week during the last 3 weeks making sure that there are enough people in designated slots. Total is 6 hrs over 3 weeks.

The Food Chair would negotiate food prices, obtain tableware, pay vendors and coordinate the International Buffet. Working from last year's spread sheet will streamline the task. 2-3 hrs before auction night. 2-3 hours on auction night.

What goods or services can you contribute?
Everybody loves a party: offer to host a tailgaiting or euchre party; Donate a few of your favorite wines; Offer a home cooked meal; Donate lessons; photographers, gardeners, dessert chefs, we need you.

For any questions or to get more information, contact:

Lisa Kohn, Auction Chair