Tune into OPB tonight (1/23/12) at 8PM!

January 23, 2012

If you have the opportunity to tune into OPB this evening for Antiques Roadshow, one of our Associate Auctioneers and Emcees, Judith Rizzio, will be interviewed on the show with her armoire “baby chest” as the subject of discussion. For those of you who are as big of fans as antiques and collectibles as we are here, it should be a lot of fun to watch!

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/roadshow/index.html

What A Wonderful Year!

January 2, 2012

Wow, it’s hard to believe we just said goodbye to 2011 and are already well into 2012! We here at Benefit Auctions 360 hope you had a cozy and festive holiday season—and are excited for all that this new year will bring. We’re so looking forward to getting into the swing of 2012 with some of our favorite longtime clients as well as new ones we can’t wait to get to know better.

But first we’d like to thank all the incredible clients who made this past fall fundraising season such a thrilling success! We were honored to work on 25 events, keeping us busy supporting such important organizations: Agri-Business Council of Oregon, Albertina Kerr Centers, Amy Roloff Charity Foundation, Basic Rights Oregon, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon, Boys and Girls AidBridge Meadows, Cat Adoption Team, The Circus Project, Columbia Land Trust, DoveLewis, FolkTime, IncightThe International School, Maurice Lucas Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy Association, National MS SocietyNative American Youth Family Center, Oregon Food Bank, Providence Hood River Hospital Foundation, Providence Festival of Trees, Raphael House, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Rose Festival Foundation, and Trauma Intervention Program.

We saw disco dance parties, star-studded red carpets, laugh-inducing photo booths, even an emcee running the room from a Segway transformed into a ship at The Circus Project’s “CircOdyssey.” But most of all we saw generous donors, emotional special appeals, and enthusiastic audiences getting into the spirit of giving, and over the past four months these incredible organizations raised close to $5 million to continue their remarkable work. We couldn’t be happier to be a part of such success!

Here’s to an equally as wonderful 2012!