April 10 Relay for Life silent auction a success thanks to Nationwide campuses, departments

Columbia College Evening and Nationwide campuses

April 16, 2013

Columbia College is happy to announce that the 2nd annual Relay for Life silent auction on April 10 was a great success. Dorsey Gym on the main campus was an ideal location for bidders to peruse the bounty of baskets provided by campus departments and Nationwide Campuses. The lavish assortment and creativity of the baskets illustrated how dedicated Columbia College is to Relay for Life.

In total, the baskets fetched $3,240 for Relay for Life. Congratulations to Online Campus and Public Relations for their winning baskets, which raised the largest amount of donations. Thanks to all of the departments and campuses who contributed baskets!

The themes of the baskets provided by Nationwide Campuses included:

Elgin, Freeport and Crystal Lake: Go for Greater...Fitness
Evening Campus: Eat, Drink and Be Merry!
Fort Worth: Sweet and Southern
Los Alamitos: California Adventure
NAS Jacksonville: All That Jazz
St. Louis: St. Louis Sports Package
Hunter Army Airfield: Lifesavers Reeling for the Cure (fishing theme)
Lake County: Paws for a Cause Animal Lover's Basket
Springfield: Duck Dynasty-Being a Redneck Makes me Happy, Happy, Happy!
Whidbey Island: A Bridge to the Pacific Northwest
San Diego: Old Town San Diego
Kansas City: Hats Off to Kansas City
Salt Lake City: A Necklace for Every Day of the Week
Online Campus: Downtown Columbia
Jefferson City: Discover Missouri's Natural Areas
Redstone Arsenal: Redstone Arsenal Presents
Lake of the Ozarks: Enjoying the Lake Area

The themes of the baskets provided by campus departments included:

Division of Adult Higher Education: Every Day is a Present
Development: Fur-ocious Fun
Library: Birthday in a Box
Registration & Financial Services: Food for Life, Birthday Style
Student Affairs: Family Fun Night
Institutional Research: Global Village
Payroll: Baking for Birthdays
Alumni Relations: Cougar Alumni
Nursing: Chocolates
Events, Protocol & Design: Go for Greater!
Public Relations: Taste of Chicago
Computer & Mathematical Sciences: Computer Science and Mathematics Goodies and Gadgets
Human Resources: Spring Fling
Technology Services: Baked Treats