The North American Tree Conference in Savannah, Ga., will host the TREE Fund’s 2011 Raise Your Hand for Research Auction, slated for February 20 -21 at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center. Live and silent auctions feature a wide array of travel opportunities, fine woodwork, jewelry, professional equipment and one-of-a-kind treasures.
Live Auction: Sunday, February 20 in the Georgia International Gallery immediately following the NATC President’s Reception; doors open 7:30 pm, Live Auction at 8:15 pm. Cocktails, elegant desserts, music and Savannah’s beautiful riverscape create the perfect setting for a fun and exciting evening of bidding to benefit the TREE Fund. Tickets are $25 with NATC registration, $35 at the door.
Silent Auction: Sunday and Monday, February 20 and 21 at the TREE Fund booth on the NATC trade show floor, new this year. Bidding closes Monday 3:00 pm, 1 hour before the show floor closes.
Online Auction: Four weeks of electronic bidding and auction preview prior to the Raise Your Hand for Research live event. Proxy bidding available.
Split the Pot Cash Raffle: Three winning tickets will be drawn at the NATC luncheon on Monday, Feb. 21. Three winners will split 50% of the gross receipts from raffle ticket sales. Tickets are currently available from TREE Fund Liaisons, Trustees and staff, and can be purchased at the NATC. Winners need not be present at the drawing.
To donate an auction item, sign up for a sponsorship, purchase a raffle ticket or obtain more information contact the Fund Development Specialist.