University Lions Auction

University Lions Auction – April 27, 2019

Save the Date for this fun event

The next University Lions Gala Auction will be held at the Washington State Convention Center on April 27, 2019.  The silent auction begins at 5:00 with complementary champagne.  Several sections of silent auction items will be available.  A wine toss, raffle baskets, a treasure chest are among the extra features.  The gourmet dinner begins at 7:00 and is quickly followed by the live auction.  Seats are available at $125 each.  To arrange for a seat at the auction or a table for 10 persons please contact Lucy Petritz at 206-605-1469 or Bill Carriveau at 206-789-2154. The University Lions Foundation is a 501c(3) non-profit organization, Federal Identification #91-6056206

ALL OF THE ITEMS FOR AUCTION ARE DESCRIBED AT THE END OF THIS PAGE.

AUCTIONEER

The University Lions are pleased to announce that (a new auctioneer) will be the auctioneer for this event. (a new auctioneer)  will provide a fun auctioneering style that adds a measure of pleasure to any auction.  Come and enjoy an evening of good fun, good food, and the opportunity to support some good causes on April 27, 2019.

SPECIAL ENTERTAINMENT

Once again the Coal Creek Jazz Band will provide background music during the silent auction portion of the evening.

AUCTION PROCEEDS WILL SUPPORT:

  • Listen and Talk – Programs for Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
  • UW Medicine Eye Institute
  • University Lions Camano Island Youth Camp
  • University District Churches Emergency Fund
  • Scholarships to UW Doctor of Audiology Training program
  • Camp Leo for children with diabetes
  • Taproot Theatre Children’s Program
  • Ethnic Heritage Council
  • University Food Bank
  • Other charities supported by the University Lions Foundation

FUND-AN-ITEM

Every year, guests may contribute direct monetary support to important Lions projects via the Fund-an-Item portion of our program. Proceeds from the 2019 Fund-an-Item will be shared equally between two outstanding organizations: Listen and Talk and the UW Medicine Eye Institute.

Listen and Talk

Listen and Talk teaches children with hearing loss to communicate and learn through listening and spoken language. Every day we are driven by our vision that no child is limited by hearing loss.

The children of Listen and Talk achieve remarkable success thanks to the combination of proven auditory-verbal educational methods and the use of advanced hearing technology such as digital hearing aids, cochlear implants, personal FM systems, and soundfield amplification systems for classrooms. With the aid of technology, committed families, and early intervention provided by Listen and Talk professionals, almost all children with hearing loss can learn to listen and use spoken language, allowing them to fully participate in a hearing world.

Listen and Talk relies on foundation, corporate, and community support to raise the funds necessary to deliver services to the families that need them. And we would not be able to reach all those we care for without the outstanding commitment of our friends at the University Lions Club. As the proud beneficiary of the FUND-AN-ITEM portion of tonight’s event – and on behalf of our board of trustees and our staff members THANK YOU. Your generous donations this evening will make a significant impact on the lives of the families and children we serve.

With your support, Listen and Talk will continue to help children with severe hearing losses to reach their full potential.

The UW Medicine Eye Institute. The UW Medicine Eye Institute’s mission is simple: to eliminate suffering from blinding eye disease. It does this by giving patients – even those who couldn’t normally afford it, state of the art care for their eye diseases, discovering new treatments through cutting edge research and training first-rate ophthalmologists for the Northwest and beyond.

The University Lions support of the UW Medicine Eye Institute reflects its commitment to both the prevention and remediation of blindness through data based clinical research. Patients with corneal disease range in age from very young to senior citizens.

Please give to the FUND-AN-ITEM and support the UW Medicine Eye Institute’s work in patient care, research and teaching. In doing so, you can provide the “gift of sight” to a visually impaired person in need. THANK YOU!

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CLICK BELOW TO SEE A FINAL LISTING OF ITEMS FOR THE 2019

AUCTION “STARRY STARRY NIGHT FOR HEARING AND SIGHT”