Auction Newsletter #7

80’s

Do you remember these 1980’s fashion trends?

  • leg warmers
  • blue mascara
  • permed hair
  • Member’s Only jackets
  • Wayfarer sunglasses
  • Bermuda bags
  • Swatch watches
  • Jelly shoes, aka Jellies
  • friendship pins
  • parachute pants
  • neon anything?

PROCUREMENT
Thank you for all of your procurement items, we are excited how our auction is shaping up! If you still have not turned in a procurement item, please consider a cash donation. You can make a cash donation here.

We are continuing to look for bottles of $20+ wine, and cash donations. Please give to St. John’s biggest fundraiser!

DINNER AND RAFFLE TICKET SALES
Dinner tickets for the Live Auction go on sale this Thursday, March 9th on the Bidding for Good website. We have three ticket levels available:

  1. Prom Committee – standard ticket, $95 per person
  2. Prom Court – upgraded ticket, $125 per person
  3. Prom Kings & Queens – VIP ticket, $150 per person

Tables seat ten people and are available to purchase as a whole table.

Raffle tickets will be coming home in your youngest child’s backpacks on Thursday. Each family is responsible for selling 15 tickets (at $5.00 each) for a chance to win $2500. The winner will be chosen at the Live Auction on April 28th. More tickets can be obtained at the church or school office. Please note that St. John must account for every raffle ticket –sold or unsold. Return sold and unsold tickets with payment (checks should be made payable to “St. John School”) to the auction office.

SPONSORS
We would like to welcome the following sponsors – PCVA Law (Steve Reich family) – Platinum + Level, Bustle Caffe (McNerthney family) & Reed, Longyear, Malnati,& Ahrens, PLLC (Elizabeth Hanley family) -Silver Level Sponsors and Cafe Bambino (Spath family) and Folktown Counseling (Deeble family)- Bronze Level Sponsors! We are honored that so many school families have agreed to sponsor the auction, it is a wonderful testament to our amazing school.

Thank you to ALL of our sponsors, we are beyond thankful that 37 businesses associated with St. John and the Northwest Seattle community stepped up to the plate. Thank you!

If you have questions, feel free to contact Karen Bombino at karegunther@yahoo.com or at the auction@st-johnschool.org.
Thank you.

St. John School Auction Sponsors

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Auction Newsletter #6

80’s FLASHBACK

Do you remember these 1980’s movie quotes?
“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

“Can you fly this plane and land it?” “Surely you can’t be serious.” “I am serious. And don’t call me Shirley.” Airplane, 1980

“I don’t want to sell anything, buy anything, or process anything as a career. I don’t want to sell anything bought or processed, or buy anything sold or processed, or process anything sold, bought, or processed, or repair anything sold, bought, or processed.” Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything

PROCUREMENT
FRIDAY, MARCH 3rd IS THE LAST DAY TO HAND IN YOUR AUCTION PROCUREMENT FORMS!
We need the procurement forms only, the physical items are not due in the auction office until March 31st. We need the forms for our online and printed catalogs. Be on the look out for our 7th and 8th grade volunteers on Friday morning.

We are continuing to look for one-of-a-kind procurement items, bottles of $20+ wine, and cash donations. Please give to St. John’s biggest fundraiser!

Remember to check which businesses have been approached and add your own to the list here.

PROCUREMENT WISH LIST

  • Airline miles
  • UW locker room tour
  • Car rental miles
  • Bottles of wine
  • CASH donations are always WELCOME and credit cards are accepted here!

 

NEXT GENERAL MEETING

Our next general auction meeting will be on Thursday, March 2nd at The Yard at 7:00pm. Come join the fun, grab a drink, and see how the auction is shaping up!

SPONSORS

We would like to welcome the following sponsor – Stacy Res-Windermere Real Estate and her sister, Lynne Houserman (St. John parent) for becoming our latest Silver Level Sponsor! We are honored that so many school families have agreed to sponsor the auction, it is a wonderful testament to our amazing school.

If you would like to sponsor the auction, please find more information and the forms hereThe deadline for sponsorships is March 3rd.

If you have questions, feel free to contact Karen Bombino at karegunther@yahoo.com or at the auction@st-johnschool.org.


Thank you St. John Auction Sponsors

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Auction Newsletter #5

80’s FLASHBACK

What was your favorite 1980’s movie? Was it Ferris Bueller’s Day Off? E.T.? The Goonies? Back to the Future? So many memories, so many long lasting quotes!

PROCUREMENT
Thank you to all the families who turned in their procurement items or forms in the last week and the weeks and months before that! As of last week, over 150 families were entered into our raffle and we would like to congratulate the Overland family for turning in their procurement form and winning $50 in Scrip of their choice!  We will accept auction procurement items until March 3rd.

Here is a small sampling of auction items coordinated by the class auction liaisons and donated by families:

  • 3-Day Preschool is donating a 2-night stay at Roche Harbor with a whale watching trip included
  • 3rd grade is donating a 3-night stay in Leavenworth
  • 8th grade is donating a Rhein Haus party for 25 people

Remember to check which businesses have been approached and add your own to the list: https://auction.st-johnschool.org/procurement-list/

PROCUREMENT WISH LIST

  • Airline miles
  • UW locker room tour
  • Orangetheory membership
  • Palm Springs or Canon Beach getaway
  • Ray’s Boathouse, Skillet, Luisa’s or Zeek’s giftcards
  • Seattle Staycation – downtown hotel, restaurant and show tickets
  • Bottles of wine
  • CASH donations are always WELCOME and credit cards are accepted here!

AUCTION SURVEY

Please take this 1-minute, auction survey to better guide us on drinks, music, and attendance:

St. John Auction Survey

NEXT GENERAL MEETING

Our next general auction meeting will be on Thursday, March 2nd at The Yard at 7:00pm. Come join the fun, grab a drink, and see how the auction is shaping up!

VOLUNTEERS

This year we have teamed up with St. Al’s and Loyal Heights Elementary to trade volunteers for the night of each other’s auction. Our next opportunity to help out a community school is Saturday, March 11th from 5-11pm at Fisher Pavilion. If you would like to volunteer for this event, please sign up at Auction Volunteer Share with Loyal Heights Elementary.

SPONSORS

We would like to welcome the following sponsor – NW Pediatric Dentistry!  We are honored that so Greenwood businesses have agreed to sponsor the auction, it is a wonderful testament to our amazing school.

If you would like to sponsor the auction, please find more information and the forms here. The deadline for sponsorships is March 3rd.

If you have questions, feel free to contact Karen Bombino at karegunther@yahoo.com or at the auction@st-johnschool.org.


Thank you St. John Auction Sponsors

Auction Newsletter #4

80’s FLASHBACK

Do you remember these lyrics?
“Wake me up before you GO-GO…” or “Because your friends don’t dance and if they don’t dance well they’re no friends of mine…”
If you do, you must be a kid/teenager from the 80’s! Our apologies to those who will now have these songs in their heads for the next 24 hours.

PROCUREMENT
The next procurement turn-in is TOMORROW – WEDNESDAY, February 8th during morning drop-off at the flag pole. Look for our 7th & 8th grade volunteers, dressed in their best 80’s outfits; they will happily collect your procurement forms, bottles of wine, donation checks and physical items. We will accept auction procurement items until March 3rd.

As an added incentive, anyone who has dropped off their auction procurement items by February 8th (TOMORROW) will be entered into a raffle for $50 in Scrip of their choice. This means everyone who has dropped off their items since November will be entered into the raffle.

Remember to check which businesses have been approached and add your own to the list: https://auction.st-johnschool.org/procurement-list/

WISH LIST

  • Airline miles
  • UW locker room tour
  • Orangetheory membership
  • Palm Springs or Canon Beach getaway
  • Ray’s Boathouse, Skillet, Luisa’s or Zeek’s giftcards
  • Seattle Staycation – downtown hotel, restaurant and show tickets
  • Bottles of wine
  • CASH donation are always WELCOME!

VOLUNTEERS

This year we have teamed up with St. Al’s and Loyal Heights Elementary to trade volunteers for the night of each other’s auction. Our next opportunity to help out a community school is Saturday, March 11th from 5-11pm at Fisher Pavilion. If you would like to volunteer for this event, please sign up at Auction Volunteer Share with Loyal Heights Elementary.

SPONSORS

We would like to welcome the following sponsor – Jeanette Whiting, a former teacher at St. John, from Windermere Real Estate, welcome Jeanette!  We are honored that so many school families and now former teachers have agreed to sponsor the auction, it is a wonderful testament to our amazing school.

If you would like to sponsor the auction, please find more information and the forms here. The deadline for sponsorships is March 3rd.

TICKETS

For the planners in the crowd, auction tickets will go on sale March 9th; there will be round tables of ten people each. Members of the auction dinner team enjoyed a delicious lunch at Kaspar’s today and we can’t wait to share the fantastic menu!  More information to come…
If you have questions, feel free to contact Karen Bombino at karegunther@yahoo.com or at the auction@st-johnschool.org.


Thank you St. John Auction Sponsors

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Auction Newsletter #3

Procurement Items

The next procurement drop-off is next week – February 8th – at the flag pole. Look for our 7th & 8th grade volunteers who will be dressed in their 80’s garb, they will happily collect your procurement forms, bottles of wine, donation checks or items. We will accept auction procurement forms/items until March 3rd.

As an added incentive, anyone who has dropped off their auction procurement items by February 8th (our next drop-off date) will be entered into a raffle for $50 in Scrip of their choice. This means everyone who has dropped off their items since November will be entered into the raffle.

Remember to check which businesses have been approached and add your own to the list: https://auction.st-johnschool.org/procurement-list/

Procurement Wish List

U2 Joshua Tree tickets, May 14th at Century Link Field
Signed Seahawks’ jersey or ball
UW locker room tour
Standup paddle board gift certificates
Gift cards
Bottles of wine
CASH donation are always WELCOME!

Sponsorships

We would like to welcome the following sponsors – Li’l Woody’s, FAT’S Chicken & Waffles, Ciudad, Nelle Steele Research, Melissa Tindall with NWG Real Estate, Tallarita Campbell PLLC, and Alasdair Turner Photography. We are honored that so many school families have agreed to sponsor the auction, it is inspiring. With more sponsors underwriting the auction, more money will be deposited into the school’s Operating Budget.

We thank you for considering a sponsorship. You can find more information and forms here. The deadline for sponsorships is March 3rd.

Your Prom Pictures

Thank you to the brave souls who have already sent in their prom pictures: the Makeda coffee tickets are in the mail! Remember to look at the auction bulletin board outside of XDC to see your fellow parents all dressed up!

Please send your prom pictures to auction@st-johnschool.org and receive a Makeda coffee drink ticket! We would love to receive as many prom pictures as possible to make the auction a fun, community event. It’s okay if the prom picture came from a different decade.

If you have questions, feel free to contact Karen Bombino at karegunther@yahoo.com or at the auction@st-johnschool.org.
Thank you.

Thank you St. John Auction Sponsors

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