Gilbert Chamber of Commerce

Chinese Auction Benefit Dinner

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Name: Chinese Auction Benefit Dinner
Date: January 25, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM MST
Event Description:

Join us for the 5th Annual Chinese Auction Benefit Dinner! This special event will feature more than 75 raffle items as we raise funds with a lively and fast-paced Chinese auction benefiting the Gilbert Chamber Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization.

THANK YOU to the following donors for providing raffle and silent auction items valued at $250 or more... 

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To provide a raffle item for this event, please complete contact alma@gilbertchamber.com.


ABOUT THE GILBERT CHAMBER FOUNDATION
The Foundation operates these charitable programs...

  • Partners In Progress serves to champion a stronger Gilbert through collaborative partnerships between the business, government, and education communities. Together, we foster a pro-business environment with specific focus on the growth, expansion, and retention of businesses in the Town of Gilbert. This includes our efforts to support a strong workforce and talent pipeline for the success and sustainability of our local businesses.
  • Gilbert Leadership has been in continuous operation since 1991 and has graduated more than 500 individuals, many of whom have held or currently hold leadership positions within our community. Gilbert Leadership serves to increases citizen participation in the community by creating awareness of leadership opportunities and developing individual leadership skills which support the goals of the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
  • Chamber For Good is a national effort to connect local donors to local charities serving local needs. The Gilbert Chamber Foundation has a community-specific website at GilbertGives.com. In addition to this resource, our philanthropic efforts include the annual Adopt-A-Senior wish list fulfillment, the Christmas in July food drive benefiting United Food Bank, and the iRun4Good 5k, Fun Run, and social awareness fair (in partnership with For Our City Gilbert).


How Does A Chinese Auction Work?
A Chinese Auction is a fast-paced quarter auction where attendees can bid on gift baskets and other items for only a quarter. Attendees receive a list of the prizes and a numbered paddle. The auctioneer will start by announcing the first item on the list. If an attendee is interested in bidding on that item, they toss a quarter into a bucket located in the center of their table and raise their paddle into the air. The auctioneer will begin calling out the numbers being held in the air; if the number is called, the paddle must be lowered. A volunteer who will be unable to see or hear the crowd will hit a gong after a few moments. The last number called out before the gong was hit will win that prize. 

Event Sponsors:

Tier I

Tier III

  • 910 West
  • Employee Benefit Exchange Corp.
  • Farm Bureau Financial Services - Nikki Schaal, LUTCF
  • MidFirst Bank
Event Sponsors:

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Location:
The Falls Event Center
4635 E. Baseline Road
Gilbert, AZ  85234
Date/Time Information:
6:00 PM - Registration and dinner
7:00 PM - Program begins
9:30 PM - Program concludes
Contact Information:
Alma Riedel
Fees/Admission:
Admission includes dinner, one drink ticket and one auction paddle per guest. 

Member Pricing: $45
Non-Member Pricing: $85
Sponsored Table for 8: $500
Sponsored table includes reserved seating for 8, sponsor's name on event program, logo on reserved table signage, and priority placement within area of other sponsored tables.

Plan ahead! Reserve additional auction paddles and/or rolls of quarters now and pick them up at event registration. 

Additional Paddles: $5/each
Rolls of Quarters: $10/each 

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