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Quarter Auction 1

Name: Providence Bobby Brigade - Quarter Auction

Date: May 19, 2017

Time: 7 PM, Sneak Peek 6:30 PM

Location: Providence Golf Clubhouse

1518 Clubhouse Blvd.

Davenport, FL

Team Providence Booby Brigade has an exciting event coming up! Read below for more details about their quarter auction to support Polk's Strides!

WHAT IS A QUARTER AUCTION ANYWAY? In a nut shell the event is free to attend & it's fun!

- "bidding" numbered paddles are $5 each (and you may purchase multiple paddles)

- 8 or 10 direct sales vendors will have a table displaying their products, samples and literature

- each vendor will be auctioning off a gift basket of their product. For example if an Avon Reps basket is valued at $50 worth of product, in order to bid on a chance of winning that basket you must pay 5 quarters (if it's a lower value basket of product, may only be 3 quarters, still lower maybe only 2 quarters). If you've purchased multiple paddles and want more than one chance to win that round you'll need to pay the quarter bid for each paddle in the round. If you're not interested in that rounds' product, not required to bid

- the auctioneer has a random number generator app and once all bids are in and app started, if your number paddle is called (and more importantly, you bid that round) you've won that gift basket! They will keep calling the numbers until there is a winner for that round

- can't stress enough what a fun evening this is! Great opportunity to meet new people, vendors to showcase their products or services and win great stuff for just a few quarters!

- where we might not have had vendors with exclusively men's products in the past, this year we will have basket rounds with various men related products. So make sure to bring that special man in your life! He won't want to miss out!

- if you are interested in participating as a vendor you'll need to contact Jean Morgan at tspartiesbyjean@gmail.com. Jean will provide all vendor requirements and insure we don't have duplicate product lines displayed

- We've outgrown the resident clubhouse with this event and will be at the golf clubhouse. Come early for dinner, come happy & bring quarters!

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It could be a spaghetti dinner, auction, car wash, talent show, lemonade stand, student organization activity or almost anything you could think of. The options for fundraisers to benefit our Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event are limited only by your imagination. We can help you promote it. Submit information about your fundraiser using the link below, and we will post it here and on our local Facebook page.

 

 

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Event Contact

Janice Perkins
PolkCountyFLStrides@cancer.org
(863) 688-2326 x5504 or view online help

 

 

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Of course we walk in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event. And we solicit donations from family, friends, and other supporters. But we also schedule fundraisers in lead-up to the big event. Bake-sales, car washes, and countless other types of events. And we promote those on social media, through Facebook and Twitter, by word of mouth, and through flyers at work and around the neighborhood. The success of fundraising events depends on two things - hard work and getting the word out. And we're out to do both. Keep an eye out for our fundraising events.

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