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Jack LaLanne Dies at 96

It seems like no matter how healthy you are, no matter how well you eat, we are all destined to die.  If any man was able to live to 150 years old, it was Jack LaLanne.  If you have the time, Google search "Jack LaLanne" and you will find out how well this man ate and how [...]

By | January 26th, 2011|Charity Auctioneer, Fundraising|0 Comments

Internet Turns 40

On October 29th 1969, the first transmission between two computers took place between the University Of California and the Stanford Research Institute. After this amazing occasion, however, it wasn’t until the mid 1970’s that engineers developed a way to link networks together to create the internet. Today the internet is accessed by more than a [...]

By | November 4th, 2009|Charity Auctioneer, Fundraising|0 Comments

Jay Leno’s Ratings Are Sinking Despite All the Marketing, Hype and New Time Slot

Despite the new look, Jay Leno’s new show’s viewer ratings are dropping. Some say it’s because he changed his comedy writers. Others are saying it’s his time slot. But one thing is for sure, if his show continues to lose viewers, his show will not be on very long. The news comes as Leno's ratings [...]

By | November 3rd, 2009|Charity Auctioneer, Fundraising|0 Comments

Taylor Mitchell, 19-Year-Old Canadian Folk Singer, Killed by Coyotes

Taylor Mitchell showed signs of being a great success in the folk music industry at the young age of 19. Her new album, “For Your Consideration”, was well-liked and led her nomination for the Canadian Folk Music Award for young performer of the year! Tragedy struck while hiking Tuesday in the highlands of Nova Scotia, [...]

By | November 2nd, 2009|Charity Auctioneer, Fundraising|0 Comments

Charity Auctions and Halloween Themes

All successful benefit auctions offer lots of "treats" --  the silent auction, games, live auction, and emotional appeal, but how can you make the event more memorable for your guests? Halloween always sparks many people's creativity for wild themed costumes and fun creative parties. Wanting to break the mold of the traditional charity auction? Consider [...]

By | October 31st, 2009|Charity Auctioneer, Fundraising|0 Comments

Motorized La-Z-Boy Up for Auction, Looking For a Unique Auction Item?

In August 2008, Dennis Anderson, an auto body mechanic, was arrested for drinking and driving after he crashed while driving his motorized La-Z-Boy. Dennis installed a lawn mower engine, wheels, radio, and headlights. He even equipped this one of a kind contraption with a steering wheel and seatbelt. Ok, this item might not be for you but [...]

By | October 31st, 2009|Charity Auctioneer, Fundraising|0 Comments