Wednesday, January 06, 2010

North Capitol Main Street's call for auction items

See this message from Garry Clark, Executive Director, North Capitol Main Street, Inc.
North Capitol Main Street
CALL FOR AUCTION ITEMS
Winter Blues Party and Silent Auction
Saturday, February 27, 2010

A Call for Auction Items

North Capitol Main Street (NCMS) is proud to present our 2010 Winter Blues Party and Silent Auction on February 27, 2010, benefiting programs to revitalize and support commercial businesses located within the service area. NCMS needs your donations to help make the Winter Blues Silent Auction and Fundraiser a success! Donating auction items is a great way to support the programs and activities, like the Clean and Safe Sentinels, and encourage commercial revitalization for neighborhood serving businesses. For business-owners-this could be a great opportunity to promote your business! For everyone, it's tax deductible!*

PLUS, item donors will have their names entered into a special drawing for a FREE prize to be given away one week following the Winter Blues Fundraiser.

Hot items include travel and vacation packages, certificates to local restaurants, sporting and event tickets and other attractions and opportunities; original artwork, jewelry, and certificates for goods and services--fitness classes, spa treatments, etc. Themed gift baskets (stuff for guys, wine drinkers, gourmet food lovers or lovers of specific cuisine, or relaxation goodies) can be good sellers, too! RecognitionFor your donation, you will receive:

Acknowledgement on the auction bid sheets
Listing of your donation and name on the NCMS website
Listing in the Silent Auction Catalog, distributed to every attendee (if confirmed by print date)

To Make A Donation
Please complete the Silent Auction Donation Form and fax, mail, or email it to NCMS Executive Office at (202) 269-0014, 1703 North Capitol Street NE, Washington, DC 20002, gclark@ncmsinc.org.

Donation form link:
http://www.ncmsinc.org/winterblues/silentauctiondonation.pdf

North Capitol Main Street is a non-profit organization, so your contribution is tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law. *You might want to contact an advisor for details, but we'll be sure to give you a receipt to document your contribution.

Getting Your Item to the Auction
Please send/bring/arrange for pick up of your item(s) to the NCMS Executive offices as soon as possible or no later than February 15, 2010, along with a copy of the donation form. We will photograph your item and list your name in our Silent Auction Catalog.

Please contact Garry Clark at the North Capitol Main Street offices during business hours 9-5 pm at (202) 905-6039 or gclark@ncmsinc.org .

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