I was going to share some thoughts about school class art projects today. But that was before one of my Kansas City readers asked a question about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). "I'm curious," she wrote, "if you have any events canceling or postponing because of the coronavirus? What are their contingency plans?" =============================== When news of COVID-19 broke, I initially thought I'd not write anything publicly. Focused attention on any subject allows it to gain
A Lexington, KY charity had a beautiful custom pink motorcycle donated to their gala. The bike was autographed by many western singers so it was truly a one-of-a-kind item. It could have sold for thousands of dollars ... had it not been stolen from their offices in the days leading up to the gala. In this video, learn about the four common types of insurance for charity auction events. Watch the video below.
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
Last month, a 2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster motorcycle was stolen. The bike was painted pink and signed by a number of country music stars, such as Dolly Parton, Tim McGraw, and Taylor Swift.Here's the kicker: It had been donated as one of many gala auction items to be sold as a benefit to the Lexington, KY affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The bike had been stored inside a trailer secured by chains in the organization's parking lot. When employees returned to the office after the