The Silent Auction on January 24, that is part of the 150th Anniversary Gala, is being sponsored by the Kentucky Journalism Foundation with all the proceeds going to fund more internships for college students.
There will be numerous items for you to bid on so bring the checkbook and credit cards.
There’s a basket of Kentucky Proud products from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture; hemp products donated by Ananda Hemp; a basket of Buck Naked wine, donated by Regina Catlett, Sebree Banner/Sturgis News; original artwork; books by Kentucky authors; a basket of Heaven Hill products; two University of Kentucky basketball tickets to the February 12 game vs. LSU in Rupp Arena, courtesy of the Lexington Herald-Leader; a weekend at a lake house owned by 2019 KPA President Jay Nolan; a trip for four to Disney World; an autographed picture of Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley; an autographed picture of Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan playing golf; goggles autographed by Mike Smith from his mount on Triple Crown winner Justify; Chicago Cubs 3 Ring World Series Box Set; New England Patriots
Super Bowl 5 Ring Box Set; Tom Landry/Roger Staubach Super Bowl Ring Shadowbox; History of the Triple Crown featuring Justify; History of Louisville Cardinals Basketball; History of Kentucky Basketball; trip to the National Rodeo Finals in Las Vegas; Caribbean Cruise for Two; 6 days/5 nights in Cabo San Lucas Mexico; 7 night stay at a Mexico or U.S. Luxury Resort; trip for 4 to Disneyland in California; trip for 4 to Disney World in Orlando.
More specifics about these and other donations will be forthcoming. There will be minimum bids on several items.
We will be posting the items when more information and pictures are available and the plan is to have these promoted early enough that you can begin bidding prior to the Silent Auction itself.
So get the checkbook and credit cards ready to bid during the Silent Auction.