SVP 31st Annual Benefit Auction and Social
Date: Friday, November 1, 2013
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 12:00 Midnight
Location: Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Pasadena Room
Schedule of Events:
6:30 pm Start of Silent Auction
8:30 pm End of Silent Auction
9:00 pm Start of Live Auction
10:30 pm End of Live Auctio
There will be hundreds of one-of-a-kind items for the bidding; no one should go away disappointed. Remember to pack light and leave room in your bags. Start today by gathering items to donate for the auction. These may include fossil replicas, books, reprints, artwork, toys, t-shirts – use your imagination. Fossils will not be accepted. Donate your own treasures – download the Auction Donation Form from the SVP website by clicking here. Auction proceeds will go to the Legacy League of Funds. A cash bar will be provided.
*Bids must increase in at least $1.00 USD increments. Cash, checks, Visa, MasterCard and American Express accepted. Credit card purchases will be accepted at $10.00 or higher. US funds ONLY.
Two great auction items just annouced:
- A mounted cast of the Jordan Theropod (tyrannosaurid). It is 18 inches long and 10 inches tall. The specimen is part of the collection of the Dinosaur Institute of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
- Late Cretaceous alligatoroid "Stangerochampsa sp." Cast of Burpee Specimen donated by Triebold Paleontology (TPI). Buyers choice of one of the following, valued at $3,900 USD.
For more information on the Auction, contact Auction Co-Chairs Brent H. Breithaupt at email@example.com or Scott Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ship items for RECEIPT by Friday, October 25, 2013 to:
Items for SVP Auction
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA, 90007
Auction items donated on site must be dropped off at Beaudry A by noon on Friday, November 1, 2013. Beaudry A will be open from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Tuesday, October 29, thru Thursday, October 31, and from 8:00 am - 12:00 noon on Friday, November 1, for auction material drop off.
Need help shipping your auction items home?
FedEx Office Print & Ship Center
800 Wilshire Boulevard
Saturday Hours: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Walking Directions from the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites:
· Head southwest on South Figueroa Street toward West 5th Street.
· Turn left onto Wilshire Boulevard. The destination will be on your right.
Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Suite 105
The FedEx Office located in Suite 105 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites will not be open on Saturday, November 2. However you may pick up air bills from the registration desk to ship using your account number or credit card. Once you have filled out the air bill form, you may leave your package at the bell desk, where it will be held until FedEx opens on Monday, November 4.