Last month I spoke at the Missouri Meetings and Events Expo "Boot Camp" in St. Louis. During the cocktail reception, I wandered by an activity that might be included in your silent auction. A green screen was set-up in front of a camera. Fun props were piled on a table nearby. In essence, the subject (moi) selects a background and then "performs" in front of the camera for 6 seconds. Record A Hit had several backgrounds. I selected the St. Louis arch, given our location. Next I had to think
Two or three times a year, the Red Apple Auctions team works at a charity auction which has booked headline entertainment as part of its festivities. I like to say, a bit tongue-in-cheek, that we serve as the "opening act" for these performers. The key is to get the schedule right when you're involving top entertainment. Listen to the podcast for details.
A couple of times a year, the Red Apple Auctions team works a gala that has booked headline entertainment as part of its show. One of those events is the Washington Performing Arts Society (WPAS) gala, one of Washington, DC's top fundraising events. This year the organization announced that over $1 million was raised. Among other things, that means that a lot of children in DC's public schools will have access to an arts education. I like to say, a bit tongue-in-cheek, that Red Apple Auctions
I received a random email blast for which I'd not signed up. In other words, spam. As I prepared to hit "delete," the words "Silent Party" caught my eye. Thinking it was something related to a silent auction, I struggled to understand the poorly written press release. Baffled, I looked at the photos and clicked the website videos. Aha, I got it. If you're seeking some silent auction entertainment ideas for 20-somethings (Millennials / young professional) crowd, this might work for
And in those 30 minutes, she made me a lifelong fan. She's at an age (born in 1933) when many women would not comfortable showing their arms or their legs. But this gal still has the body and the shimmy to prove it. Or maybe she has the shimmy, and the body to prove it. At any rate, the Red Apple Auctions team was excited to perform on the same stage as Chita at the nonprofit auction last night. This 3-minute clip of her final song will give you a taste of her vivaciousness. No wonder she