Teton Science School Fundraising Auction August 25
Benefits youth groups from across Wyoming
by Teton Science School
August 13, 2007
(Jackson) - On Saturday, August 25, 2007 Teton Science Schools will hold its 30th Annual Fundraising Auction at the Jackson Campus of Teton Science Schools off of Highway 22. The event runs from 1:30 – 5:00 pm and admission is free. All community members are invited to attend, including children.
Items will be for sale in both live and silent auctions. The event will also feature a drawing for two amazing raffle experiences. There is truly something for everyone! There will be delicious food, cold drinks, live entertainment and fun activities for kids. Please leave dogs at home. Proceeds from the event support local school children, special programs with Jackson Hole public schools and youth groups from across Wyoming.
The live auction will feature an extensive selection of exciting vacation getaways from around the world. Getaways include a luxury rail journey for two aboard the Grand Luxe Express, a week-long stay at a Tuscan villa in Italy, a Galapagos cruise for 11 days, a week-long stay at a luxurious home in Honolulu, Hawaii and a steeplechase weekend in Nashville, TN. The live auction will also feature favorite local experiences such as ski passes, fishing with accomplished guides, golf at award-winning area courses and unique private parties. A special auction item this year includes the opportunity to cut the ponytail of Journeys School Head of School, Nate McClennen live at the auction. Reserved table seating with munchies and margaritas for the live auction can be purchased in advance by calling 733.1327 ext. 1134.
The silent auction will feature hundreds of gift certificates and items from favorite local business including restaurants, clothiers, outdoor gear, gifts, home furnishings and recreation and guiding companies. Essential services for your home, garden, car, pet, health, finances and kids will also be for sale. Spacious tents will be full of high quality furniture, home furnishings, and items just for kids and various forms of art. Visit www.tetonscience.org for a listing of many more fantastic items that will be available at the auction.
Raffle tickets are currently on sale for two amazing experiences. Enter to win a Sushi and Sake party for 20 people at Nikai Sushi or a week-long stay at a 13th Century Lighthouse on Italy’s Amalfi coast. Tickets may be purchased now online at www.tetonscience.org or by calling 733.1327 ext. 1134. A limited number of tickets are still available! The winning ticket will be drawn during the live portion of the auction. You do not need to be present to win.
About Teton Science Schools
Teton Science Schools were founded in 1967. Since that time the schools have been educating, training and inspiring students of all ages, achieving the mission of connecting people, nature, place and education. The schools enjoy a reputation as an innovative environmental education center, and the programs serve as models worldwide. Teton Science Schools’ Kelly Campus in Grand Teton National Park serves as home for the Graduate Student Program and a selection of residential education programs for youth, while the new nearly 900-acre Jackson Campus is home to the Pre-K through 12th grade Journeys School, the Teacher Learning Center, the Conservation Research Center and an array of residential education programs for school groups, families and elders. Teton Science Schools’ Wildlife Expeditions offers responsible year-round wildlife observation and natural history explorations throughout Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks.