North Marion All-Schools Auction
Take part in the annual North Marion All-Schools Auction and it might be your lucky night.
Saturday night, the St. Patrick's Day-themed event, "It's Your Lucky Night," will be held at Woodburn Legacy Health Center and includes a silent auction, dinner, dessert auction and live auction.
Doors open at 5 p.m. when the silent auction and bar opens. Silent auction closes at 7 p.m., followed by the dinner. Live auction starts at 8 p.m. with the dessert auction.
The event supports programs and projects within North Marion School District that are not already in the district budget.
Last year, funds were distributed as follows:
• $8,375 — New sound system for high school
• $6,500 — Chromebooks for primary school
• $5,000 — Senior class all-night grad party
• $4,000 — Eighth-grade celebration
• $2,600 — Wood shop equipment for high school
• $1,000 — Water fountain for middle school
• $1,000 — OMSI field trip for intermediate school
• $1,000 — P.E. equipment for middle school
• $1,000 — STEM equipment
• $500 — Supplies for Freshman Academy
Tickets are $40 per person (or a table of eight for $240) and can be purchased at https://nmauction.ejoinme.org/2018nmauction.
Since its inception in 2007, the fundraiser has raised nearly $350,000 for North Marion programs.