Tuesday Oct 21 2008
Find bargains in benefit Internet auction for Eureka
By: Staff Report
The Eureka Schools Foundation is hosting an online auction event at www.esfauction.com that will offer one-of-a-kind items along with an assortment of school graduation packages, Tahoe get-a-way and other notable items to benefit the students within the Eureka Union School District. The online bidding continues through 9 p.m. Oct. 29. “The Eureka Schools Foundation is excited to host our annual online auction that not only offers extraordinary items up for bid, but will ultimately benefit the students within our community,” said Judi Gavia, president of the Eureka Schools Foundation in a news release. Some of the items guests can select at wwwesfauction.com include art pieces created by the children of the EUSD, a stay at a Lake Tahoe condo during Thanksgiv-ing week, front-row graduation packages, including parking spots, multiple kid-friendly birthday party packages, complete set of orthodontic braces from a local dentist, custom garage and bedroom closet storage units, Bobby Jackson autographed sneakers and much more. Shopping at www.esfauction.com is not limited to just Granite Bay and Roseville families. Grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends and families who have access to the Internet can also join in the bidding and shopping fun. The Eureka Schools Foundation is also hosting its 16th annual gala event Saturday, Nov. 1 at the Granite Bay Golf Club, which has already sold out. This annual fall event kicks off ESF’s fundraising season where the money raised goes back into the schools and supports enrichment programs such as elementary and junior high school band/music, science, technology for teaching, athletics, computer labs and library programs.