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Albany Community Foundation and Education Foundation Hold Online Auction

A wide variety of wonderful items still available

If you missed the Albany Education Foundation and the Albany Community Foundation’s Chocolate and Champagne Gala a few weeks ago, you have another opportunity to be a part of the fabulous silent auction! 

There are a variety of items still available for you to bid on. Please contact us at acf@albanycommunityfoundation.org to make a bid or for more information about a specific item. Any reasonable bid will be considered. 

All proceeds will go to these two wonderful organizations. The Albany Education Foundation provides additional resources for programs in the Albany public schools through grants made to teachers, specialists, schools, and district-wide programs.

Please see our website, www.albanyeducation.org for specific information on our projects and events.

The Albany Community Foundation expands charitable giving in Albany with an emphasis on public art, beautification, festivals and events, and recreation and social services. Please see our website, www.albanycommunityfoundation.org for specific information on our projects and events.

  • 4 family passes to the Visual Art Galleries at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. The market value of this item is $160.00.
  • Family 4 pack of tickets to the Children’s Discovery Museum in San Jose.  The market value of this item is $48.00.
  • 2 Night Stay in a Tower Guest Room at the Atlantis, Casino Report Spa in Reno.  The market value of this item is $200.00  Valid February - April, Sunday - Friday or May  - August, Sunday - Thursday
  • 2 Gift Certificates for 2 Private Pilates sessions each Including Mat and Apparatus with Sandy Endo. The market value of this item is $260.00
  • 2 tickets for Labadie Conducts Mozart, Friday, April 5, 2013 at the San Francisco Symphony. The market value of this item is $292
  • A pair of tickets for Berkeley West Edge Opera to a performance during 2013 season. The market value of this item is $116.00
  • 2 tickets to the musical Children Of Eden, Feb 15 - Mar 3 at the Contra Costa Civic Theater in el Cerrito. From the creators of Wicked and Godspell, this musical is about parents, children and faith. Freely based on the book of Genesis, it is a celebration the whole family can enjoy. The market value of this item is $54.  Due to the dates of the performance, bidding will close on Thursday, Feb. 28 at noon. Reservations (510-524-9012) are required and held until 15 minutes BEFORE curtain. Show times are Fri & Sat 8pm.
  • Poetry Workshop with Albany’s Poet Laureate, Toby Bielawski. The market value of this item is $120.00
  • A variety of bath products In a cloth reusable bag donated by Whole Health Apothecary on Solano. The market value of this item is $92.00
  • 8 mini golf passes at Boomers in Livermore. The market value of this item is $72.00
  • Gift certificate for 5 tickets at the Buddy Club in Berkeley. The market value of this item is $40.00
  • Gift certificates & 1 night stay at the Resort at Black Oak Casino. The market value of this item is $400  Reservations are required and subject to availability; valid Sunday thru Thursday only; black out dates apply. Includes gift cerfiticates (2 @ $25) for slot play, also a $50 gift certificate for selected services
  • Video production of subject chosen by winner donated by Albany resident, Terry Lamb. The market value of this item is $450.00
  • Private Pilates party for 4, 1 Hour Class at FitWise Pilates and Wellness. The market value of this item is $165.00  Expires January 2014
  • New Patient Package and Chiraflow Water Pillow donated by Ball Chiropractic Center in El Cerrito. The market value of this item is $480.00
  • Framed nature photograph, Rockfish donated by Albany artist, Mac McCurdy. The market value of this item is $80.00
  • Framed nature photograph, Mt. Erie donated by Albany artist, Mac McCurdy. The market value of this item is $80.00
  • 1 guest pass for 2 tickets at Marin Theater Company. The market value of this item is $114.00 Valid 2012/2013 or 2013/2014 seasons
  • 1 adult or 2 pediatric treatments donated by Alma Acupuncture in Oakland. The market value of this item is $100.00
  • 2 family visit passes (Admits 5) at the Bay Area Discovery Museum in Sausalito. The market value of this item is $110.00  (top 2 bids)
  • 4 intro passes for a month of unlimited Yoga with free mat and towel rental (new customers only) at Funky Door Yoga In Berkeley. The market value of this item is $116.00   (top 5 bids)
  • 2 complimentary passes at the Punchline in San Francisco. The market value of this item is $30.00 Valid for admission on Sunday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights.  Reservations are required.  Must be 18 or over. 2 drink minimum (top 3 bids)
  • Free hair cut at Chroma Salon on Solano. The market value of this item is $80.00 (top 4 bids)
  • Gift certificate for one month of lessons at Hanabi Judo on San Pablo Ave in Albany. The market value of this item is $99.00

Please e-mail us at acf@albanycommunityfoundation.org to make a bid, or for more information about a specific item. Any reasonable bid will be considered, however we encourage you to bid at least 25 percent of the value. Current high bid amounts for each item will be posted on Patch on Saturday, March 2, at 8:00 a.m. The highest bid on Saturday at noon will be the winner. The date and time stamp on an email will determine the timeliness of a bid. In the event of a tie, there will be an email bid off.

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Peggy McQuaid March 01, 2013 at 04:30 PM
There are still lots of great items available. Bidding ends at noon tomorrow.

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