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SPRING SOCIAL AUCTION EVENT DETAILS! Saturday, May 8th
VIRTUAL RAFFLE OPPORTUNITIES...
GOLDEN Raffle Ticket Vacation Package! This is your GOLDEN opportunity to support Hobson and take a chance to win your FIRST CHOICE of ONE of our three premier vacation packages! A raffle ticket buy-in gives you a chance to win when the online bidding system technology selects one randomized winner (the virtual version of us pulling a ticket at our live event)! The winner will be determined at roughly 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 8th and will be announced live on the Zoom and contacted via text message! Winners will receive their first-choice vacation.
Ticket Pricing: $50 for 1 ticket OR $90 for 2 tickets No limit to number of tickets purchased.
Raffle Packages Just like our raffle tickets you purchase at our live event and drop in boxes but this is a virtual raffle opportunity…and it’s easy! The raffle section of our auction (300 level packages) features fun and popular raffle items. Simply click on the package you are interested in and instantly purchase a raffle ticket for that package – one click and you have entered for your chance to win!! At the evening’s end, the online bidding system technology will select one randomized winner for each package (the virtual version of us pulling a ticket at our live event).
Ticket Pricing: $5 for 1 ticket OR $20 for 5 tickets No limit to number of tickets purchased.
ON THE NIGHT OF... Make sure your device(s) of choice are charged up! For best viewing of the Zoom presentation and easy access to bidding, our experts recommend that you use a computer or tablet for the Zoom and screen cast it to your TV while you manage your bidding via the GiveSmart page on your phone or mobile device.
7:30 p.m Bidding will be open for ALL silent auction items and raffles until the end of the event. “Zoom Bash” begins! Welcome and mixology session followed by dueling piano entertainment from Felix & Fingers!
7:50 p.m A special message from Hobson School Director, Beth Wilson, view our photo montage starring the children of Hobson School, then, get ready for our Golden Ticket raffle pull and place your final bids on Live auction items (now called “Premier” items). Final bidding on premier items will take place with our auctioneer live via ZOOM. These are some of our most exciting, big ticket items and you won’t want to miss them!
8:30pm-End of Auction Once the auction closes at approximately 8:30 p.m. you’ll use the GiveSmart auction portal to pay for your winnings, and we will provide you with details on how to pick up your items during a scheduled date and time at Hobson School. It is our goal to get you your packages in safe and timely manner on Sunday, May 16th
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