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 The Silent Auction and Local Cuisine in the Century of Flight (Photography by David Collins)

The Museum of Aviation Foundation held its 33rd Annual Auction Raffle and Taste of Local Cuisine on Saturday, July 14th, at 6 p.m. in the Century of Flight Hangar. This annual event is one of the largest fundraisers for the Museum of Aviation Foundation and this year, raised over $259,000—including contributions and in-kind support. The proceeds will go towards the Foundation’s STEM Education programs and operations.

The winner of the 1st place, $20,000 raffle prize was Trish Ross; the winner of the 2nd place, $10,000 raffle prize was Dean McClain; the winner of the 3rd place, $5,000 raffle prize was Marsha Buzzell.


auction-2                                                        The Live Auction in the Century of Flight (Photography by David Collins)


A 50/50 raffle was also held during the evening’s event. This year’s winner won $1,500.


Items included in the live auction were:  Brad Paisley signed guitar, a 2003 Harley Davidson Motorcycle, Radio Advertising with iHeart Radio, beautiful jewelry, and many other items.


The Foundation is grateful to everyone who donated hundreds of auction items, and cuisine from 27 local restaurants.


Foundation President and CEO, Chrissy Miner, said, “For more than three decades, this event has supported the sustainment and growth of this world-class museum. We are blessed to live in a community where businesses and individuals show their generosity to support our critical mission.”



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