News release from Joplin Area Catholic Schools
"JACS…….Back in the Saddle Again" The JACS Spring Auction takes place Saturday, April 27th at Jack Lawton Webb Convention Center. Doors open at 5:30pm. Admission is $25 per person which includes bidder number, food and drink. Food from Big R's will be served at 6pm.
Back by popular demand this year is the Wine Pull, Parties, Dessert Auction, and the Raffle. Some items included in the raffle are a Grill package with accessories and a side of beef, iPad mini, huge restaurant package and "Pick of Live" where the winner of this drawing picks any live item to take home with them before actual live bidding begins. Raffle tickets can be purchased at any school office beginning Monday, April 22rd in packages of 5 for $50, 10 for $75 or 25 for $125.
There will also be an Online Silent Auction again this year with our featured item being a small handmade Crucifix constructed from the altar of the former St. Mary's Church by a parishioner. Children's items as well as an assortment of other household things will also be in this online auction.
The link to this auction will be posted on our home page beginning Friday, April 19 @ www.jacss.org.
Our Silent Auction at the event will have approximately 500 items up for bid in the categories of sports memorabilia, jewelry, fine art, and Home Décor. We will have approximately 20 Live items which include trips to Boston with a Sam Adams Brewery tour and a 3 night stay at the Chateau Rouge in Red Lodge, Montana, a time share in the Bahamas, a Clavinova and jewelry from Comeau Jewelry. Our featured live item is a large handmade Crucifix also made from the altar from the former St. Mary's Church. In addition we also have jewelry made from tornado debris, along with the popular Angels for Joplin made by local artist and McAuley Alumni Tricia Courtney.
This year is a definite must see for this very special auction.
Tickets to the event can be purchased online beginning Friday, April 19 by going to www.jacss.org and clicking on the link to buy tickets.
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