Big Bad Ball Silent Auction to Feature BidPal
The Big Bad Ball, a black tie gala presented by the Capital City Club's Young Executives is looking for more silent auction items.
- Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) August 11, 2011 - The Big Bad Ball, an annual black tie gala presented by the Capital City Club's Young Executive and benefiting Hospice of Wake County is currently seeking silent auction items for the 10th anniversary event. For the first time, the event will utilize BidPal - making bidding on items easier than ever, while increasing exposure for donating companies.
During registration, attendees will receive a handheld device pre-loaded with every auction item - item description, value, bid increments, photo and donor information. Guests can browse the silent auction area, watch favorite items, place maximum bid amounts, receive outbid alerts utilize the "Buy Now" feature and bid from anywhere at any time during the event.
Silent auction donors will receive:
• Recognition on the Big Bad Ball Facebook page - A photo album has been created exclusively for silent auction donors. All donors will have their company logo uploaded along with a description of the item that they are donating. Companies can request to be tagged for additional exposure through their own Facebook page.
• Recognition through Twitter - New silent auction items are posted every Wednesday on the Big Bad Ball Twitter page.
• Exposure to Membership Organizations/Big Bad Ball Attendees - The Silent Auction Committee will be promoting auction items (and their donors) through email blasts to members of the Capital City Club, Cardinal Club and past attendees of the event.
Purchase tickets now through August 31 for the discounted price of $100 and receive a free raffle ticket - a $50 savings. After August 31, tickets increase to $125. Tickets for the $10,000 raffle are $25 each or five for $100.
To purchase tickets or learn more about the Big Bad Ball, please visit www.bigbadball.com or call Hospice of Wake County at 919-828-0890.
About the Big Bad Ball
Presented by The Capital City Club's Young Executives, the Big Bad Ball is an annual black tie gala benefiting Hospice of Wake County. The 10th anniversary fundraiser will feature live music performed by tHE.DESIGN and The Moonlighters Orchestra, a silent auction, door prizes, and a $10,000 raffle. Guests can enjoy five open bars, a wide selection of hors d'oeuvres and a late night breakfast. Each year, the event raises upwards of $100,000 to support Hospice's Benevolent Care Program, which provides necessary end-of-life care for terminally ill patients and their families.
About Hospice of Wake County
Celebrating life since 1979, Hospice of Wake County provides physical, emotional and spiritual care to those living with an advanced illness, their caregivers and those who have lost a loved one regardless of age, race, religion or financial circumstances. Service areas include Wake, Johnston, Franklin, Durham and Harnett counties. Guided by community-based boards of directors and supported by a dedicated professional staff, the goal of Hospice of Wake County is to provide compassionate hospice care that allows patients to enjoy every moment of their lives to the fullest. For more information call 919-828-0890 or visit http://www.hospiceofwake.org.
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