AASV Foundation Fundraising Auction

March 7, 2011
AASV 2011 Annual Meeting
Phoenix, Arizona

The heat is on as the AASV Foundation gears up for another exciting auction at the AASV 2011 Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona!  The past three auctions have raised nearly $70,000 each, and the auction committee is eager to continue this success during the 2011 live and silent auctions on Monday, March 7, at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort. This key fundraiser provides financial support for a number of foundation programs, including scholarships, externship grants, and travel stipends for veterinary students to attend the annual meeting. 

To reach the goal, we need your help! Your participation in the AASV Foundation Live and Silent Auctions will support the Foundation's mission to ensure the future of swine veterinary medicine by funding research, scholarships, grants, and educational programs and materials!

Donate an item
Once again, we're relying on contributions of auction items to make this year's auction a success. To donate an item, simply complete the donation form and submit it to the AASV by December 15. Donors will be recognized along with a description of the item in the auction catalog to be printed and distributed prior to the annual meeting. The information will also be posted to the online auction listing, and we'll recognize your contribution in the AASV e-Letter as well. Successful auction items in the past have included handcrafted items, hunting and fishing trips, electronics, sporting equipment, artwork, clothing, and tickets to sporting events and other activities. Be creative and have fun with your donation!

Make a financial contribution
Don't like to shop? Use the donation form to make a financial contribution in support of the auction! We'll recognize your contribution on the auction Web site, in the auction catalog, and at the auction display in Phoenix. Your contribution is tax deductible!

Check out the items up for bid
Take a look at the items already donated for this year's auction, and make plans to bid! Remember, since the items have been donated, 100% of your winning bid will support the AASV Foundation! Plus, the amount of your bid over the retail value of the item is tax deductible! We look forward to seeing you at the 2011 AASV Foundation Auction on Monday night, March 7, in Phoenix, Arizona! Can't be there? Don't worry, you can submit your bid prior to the auction, or make arrangements to bid by phone. Just contact the AASV office by email: aasv@aasv.org or phone: 515-465-5255.

Feel free to visit with one of the Auction Committee members listed below to discuss your participation. And while you're at it, be sure to thank them for their commitment to help the Foundation "Ensure our Future....Create a Legacy" for swine veterinarians!

2011 AASV Foundation Auction Committee
Warren Wilson, chair
Matt Anderson
Butch Baker
John Baker
Joe Connor
Tom Gillespie
Peggy Anne Hawkins
Rod Johnson
Darrell Neuberger
Daryl Olsen
Max Rodibaugh
Larry Rueff
Harold Tilstra
Tom Wetzell