Wow, it's already August. In parts of the USA, students are back in school. Everyone else is headed there shortly. If you're a school auction Chair, here's what you should do right now so you can be on the top of your game for your school's fall or spring auction. Watch the video below.
Looking for a job that includes planning school auctions? I don't recall ever posting a job announcement on my blog before, but three circumstances collided this week to make it seem like a brilliant idea.As you read this, I'm on vacation at a lake in Missouri. I don't want to write a complex post. This school is a long-time client. I'm happy to help them out. With jobs seemingly in short supply you, dear reader, might be interested in applying.Bullis School in Potomac, MD is
This past weekend I was browsing through dog rescue sites looking for "my" dog (I can't wait to adopt!) and it jogged my memory to write this post. In Benefit Auction Ideas, I've written before about the selling of a benefit auction puppy. There's a proper way to present the animal. We covered selecting the perfect breed for your group, what to refrain from doing, and other tips. I'm not going to re-hash that content here, but I do want to offer some ideas on how you can protect the
It's mid-August, which means the kids living in my home state of Kansas are returning to school. Here on the East coast, the school year starts a bit later in September. What does that mean for your school auction committee? Time to get busy. For those of you volunteers overseeing school auctions, start your "to do" list. Here are three activities to put on it. Plan Auction Committee Introductions If you've been recruiting for key auction committee positions through the summer, now is a
School auction themes vary dramatically, but here's one called "Beach Ball." The overall effect was more beach than ball. When spring break isn't quite here and winter has been around for eternity, everyone is eager to relive some of the summer warmth enjoyed so many weeks before. This school auction committee brightened up a fellowship hall to make it festive. Guests did their part by showing up in colorful beach-themed wear. (No swimming suits, but lots of flowered shirts.)Here are some