News

Online auction up and running

Hundreds of great gift ideas are up for bid in support of community projects and activities, thanks to Rotary.

More than 300 items will be offered in this year’s version of the Vernon Rotary Annual Online Christmas Auction, which opens for bidding today at www.vernonrotaryauction.com.

It is the largest silent auction in the Vernon area and raised in excess of $25,000 last year. Proceeds from the auction go back into the community by helping Rotary sponsor community projects and events such as the Rotary Carol Festival and Spring Breakout for Seniors.

“It is the Rotary Club of Vernon’s major fundraiser,” said Todd Meir, auction coordinator.

“Without the generous contributions of local business and the participation of the general public such activities simply would not be possible.”

This year’s online auction opens at 9 a.m. today with the last bids accepted before 9 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 5.

The names of all donors and their donations will be announced in The Morning Star Rotary Showcase page and recognized in local media promotions and advertisements, as well as listed along with photos on the Annual Online Christmas Auction website.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.
College students take out the trash
 
Profeit-able performance
 
Wrestler Mick Foley to perform in Vernon
BCTF touts deal in email to members
 
BCTF executive recommends six-year teacher deal (VIDEO)
 
First female Nelson council candidate declares

Community Events, September 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 14 edition online now. Browse the archives.