Floral gala centerpieces are the norm at most of our auctions, but are other ways of decorating your table.Check out this NON-floral, balloon centerpiece I saw in St. Louis, MO last week at the Missouri Meetings & Events Expo. The "Boot Camp" theme of the Expo wasn't lost on the company that brought this balloon bouquet.American Carnival Mart decked out their booth in full Boot Camp motif, so this "floral" arrangement is on the green-and-black side.As you can see, the balloons
Many of your silent auction guests will be nearing or over the age of 40. To accommodate their needs, show them you care by following these three silent auction ideas.Listen to the podcast below.
A few weeks ago I was in the kitchen of a busy Rockville, MD home. Prior to starting the procurement meeting, the six Moms and I chatted about all sorts of matters, including being over the age of 40. If you're organizing a school auction, it's likely that your auction guests are nearing or hovering around that age. If you're a nonprofit silent auction, some of your guests may only vaguely remember their 40th birthday party. So if you want us to bid ... be kind. Here are three silent
Here's a reminder for safety at our gala auctions. And it's timely, considering that just a couple of weeks ago we were reminded to change the batteries in our home's smoke alarms. Listen to the podcast below.
This post is frothy. Nothing you don't already know, but a reminder for safety at charity auctions. You'll recall that a couple of weeks ago that most of us living in the USA moved our clocks forward one hour to adjust for daylight savings time. And somewhere in modern history, this "fall back / spring forward" shift has also became the de facto time of year when our local firemen remind us to change the batteries in our home's smoke alarms. Change your clock and change your smoke alarm's