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Posted on: November 2, 2017

Wreaths for a Reason Silent Auction

Wreaths for a Reason
The City of Akron Pool Committee Presents: Wreaths for a Reason, a wreath silent auction. Each individual, community organization, church, business, etc., is being asked to decorate and donate a wreath for the Wreaths for a Reason. Each group may pick any decorative theme (or no theme at all) for your wreath (holiday, sports team, character, floral, etc.). All wreaths must be tasteful and appropriate. The object of this event is to raise money for a new aquatic center for Akron. 
The Rules 
• Wreaths are not limited to those made from traditional greenery. You may use fabric, metal, wood, grapevine, foam, etc. Be creative and have fun.

• Each wreath will be part of a silent auction.
o During the silent auction, you find wreaths that you would like to purchase for your home, office, place of business, or as gifts. 
o On the bid sheet near the wreath, you write your name, contact information, and your bid that is higher than the last one listed on the form. (Bid sheets are displayed only during auction time).

• Each wreath must be completed and delivered to City Hall by noon on Monday, November 27. Please leave your information (donor, address, phone number) with the wreath. They will be on display at City Hall from Monday, November 27, through Wednesday, November 29.

• The silent auction will be held at City Hall on Wednesday, November 29 during the Akron Hometown Christmas Celebration.

• Highest bidders will be notified by Thursday, November 30th, pick up will be by 4:30 p.m. Friday, December 1.

The Prizes
The person or organization who gets the highest bid on their wreath will receive $100 in Chamber Bucks courtesy of the Akron Chamber of Commerce! 
"People's Choice" winner will receive $100 cash prize!
If you are interested in donating a wreath or have any questions, please contact City Hall at (712) 568-2041.

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