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to all who joined us for a roaring good time at our

38th Anniversary Auction & Dinner Celebration
inspired by The Great Gatsby

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Friday, March 11, 2016
5:30 – 9:00 PM
Valley River Inn
1000 Valley River Way, Eugene, Oregon


2016 Champion of Children
Judy Newman

Co-director and co-founder of Early Childhood CARES
Strategic Advisor for the Early Learning Alliance

With Emcee Matt Templeman & Auctioneer Larry Tardie

View and download your glamour shot from our Auction Photos!

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Please help us thank these community-minded and generous companies by giving them your business and spreading the word that they support our vision of a world in which all children are raised by nurturing, skilled parents. Learn more about becoming a sponsor!



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Eugene Pediatric Associates
Euphoria Chocolate Company
Farwest Steel
Hershner Hunter
McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center
MMI eLearn
Moss Adams LLP

Some of the exciting live auction packages featured this year included:

Kennedy Space Center Astronaut Adventure

Enjoy a unique experience for two at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, approximately 45 minutes east of Orlando, including Astronaut Training Experience, KSC Up Close Tour, Lunch with an Astronaut, Visitor Complex Admission, Hyatt Place 3-Night Stay with Airfare for 2. With so much to do, you may want to spread out your visit over two days!

Escape to Bali

Enjoy eight days in Amed, Bali , with underwater adventures and serenity on land at Jepun Bali Villas for two, including scuba dive lessons and a Balinese massage.

View from the Box

Courtesy of Grain Millers

The view doesn’t get much better than this! Four skybox tickets, parking pass and catering for the 2016 UO football home game of your choice.  Go Ducks!

Top Gun Adventure

Do you have what it takes to be a Fighter Pilot for a Day? You, as the guest pilot, will get to fly real military fighters alongside licensed fighter pilots in the cockpit. Each aircraft is outfitted with three high-end digital multi-camera systems to capture your fighter pilot experience on DVD.

Jazz in New Orleans

Enjoy three days in the jazz capital of the world, including admission to the Preservation Hall of Jazz, Commander’s Palace jazz brunch or dinner with wine pairing, and Hyatt French Quarter 3-night stay with airfare for 2.

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