The Auction Committee

Since starting in March, I have had the opportunity to be on the Auction Committee for the Corndog Kickoff. Before starting my internship with the Foundation, I had never even heard of the event.  I quickly learned that the night was filled with auction packages, entertainment and lots of Fair food! An event with Fair food before August was definitely a night I wanted to be a part of. This year’s theme of the Corndog Kickoff is “There’s Nothing Butter” in honor of the 100th year of the butter cow.
 
My part of the committee includes helping keep Robin and the other committee members organized. They are all working very hard to have excellent auction prizes for the event.  It is wonderful to see how people and businesses around the state of Iowa are willing to make contributions to the Iowa State Fair Blue Ribbon Foundation.

We are continuing to receive donations and the office will soon be full. I will help Robin compile the 2011 Auction Book and put together one of a kind prize packages.  I’m looking forward to the event on July 9th and seeing the Varied industries Building full of excitement! For more information about the Corndog Kickoff or to see pictures from last year, check out the Blue Ribbon Foundation’s  website at http://blueribbonfoundation.org/cdk.

Drew Norton

 

Check out some of the great Auction items from the 2010 Corndog Kickoff.

 

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