Upham Auction -
An Evening in Venice
The Upham 2019 Auction Committees is off to a great start!
Thank you all for coming to the breakfast to hear about the opportunities to help our school. Committees have been formed and chairs have stepped up to take these leadership roles. Here are the committee's descriptions and their chairs with contacts information. If any of these below committees sound exciting and you would like to help, please contact the chair(s).
Procurement of Live and Silent Auction Items
Committee Chair: Caroline Hudson
Member: As a member of this committee you reach out to businesses, families or individuals for a donation of items to be auctioned. Examples in past year are weekend getaways, gift cards from: hotels, restaurants, spas, concerts & others; theater tickets, art work, photography sessions,
sport club memberships or events, trips, tours, experiences such as: backstage passes; camp tuition; teeth whitening, fashion show tickets, trainer lessons or anything you can imagine.
Sign-up Parties Committee
Co-Chairs: Meghan Sullivan and Meryl Glassman
Member: As a member of this committee you reach out to businesses, families or individuals for a donation of group items to be auctioned. Examples in past years are a tour of the MBTA, spin class at B/Spoke and wine/cheese party, tennis outing and after party, mom's night out, golf outings, sunday night football outings, wine tastings, painting classes, tours, private shopping parties, or anything you can imagine.
Member: Assist the chair in all activities with Greater Giving including pre and post auction.
Teacher Raffle Coordinator
Chair: Heidi Crean
Raffles and Games Committee
Chair: Jennifer O'Shea
Member: As the member you organize and preside over activities pertaining to raffles and games for the April event. Such as Wine Pull, Earring Raffle, Photo booth, etc..
Corporate Sponsors and ads Committee
Chair: Judith Marth
Member: You procure sponsors. This year we have five levels: Diamond 5K, Sapphire $1200, Ruby $800, Emerald $400, and Pearl $200.
Family Sponsors and ads Committee
Member: As a member you reach out to parents and grandparents for them to sponsor an ad to recognize with gratitude a child, teacher or Upham staff member.
Chair: Judith Marth
Member: You assist the chair with the process of preparation, promotion and distribution of marketing materials for the auction. For example, ads for the Upham community, work with the Technology committee on website, printing and coordinating the distribution of handouts and flyers for other committees. It includes the booklet preparation and the banners for event night.