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HomeNL-2014-11 50th Party Vendors

50th Anniversary Party Vendors, Exhibitors & Silent Auction Report
Oct 11th, 2014
Natalie Wiest
The Silent Auction provided some entertainment and spirited bidding for many nice items and activities, and resulted in $1,289 in total revenue. The proceeds from the auction are split among the Club’s favorite charities: Citizen’s Environmental Coalition, Texas River Protection Association, Bayou Preservation Association, Galveston Bay Foundation, and Buffalo Bayou Partnership.

Silent Auction Donors:
  • For the silent auction: Pelican case (hardside, water proof. Value $85.95)
  • $10 gift certificates for all attendees

  • Bay Area Rowing Club
  • 2 hour introduction to rowing class for 2 people. Value: $50 each

    Paul and Mary Carr, Torture Tours

  • Perception Jocassee tandem kayak with paddles  

  • Bayou City Outdoors
  • 6 month membership certificate. Value: $150
    Spring Woods Canoe Group (Pat Isley and Susan Eda):
  • 1 ACA Flatwater Kayaking class (ACA Essentials of Kayak Touring)
  • 1 ACA Flatwater Canoeing Class (ACA Essentials of Canoe Touring)

  • Pinky’s Kayak Rentals:
  • 2 sets of free kayak self-guided tours for up to two people, with shuttle service

  • Artist Boat:
  • $100 gift certificate toward their kayak tours and eco-adventure or educational services

  • Bayou City Adventures:
  • 1 Buffalo Bayou Tour
  • 1 Greens Bayou tour

  • YAK Gear:
  • $100 certificate to purchase kayak outfitting materials

  • Martha Williams:
  • Signed poster of Lower Pecos Legacy

  • SouthWest Paddle Sports:
  • SWPS Paddling clothing (at least 4 sets including shirts and hats)
  • SWPS Paddle Trip for 2
  • SWPS SUP Lesson
  • SWPS ACA Essentials of Kayak Touring Class

  • Austin Canoe and Kayak:
  • ACK Yakima Gunwale Brackets
  • NRS Cooler
  • Old Town Next Canoe

  • Exhibitors:

  • Armand Bayou Nature Center
  • Citizens Environmental Coalition
  • Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge
  • Houston Association of Sea Kayakers
  • Pinky’s Kayak Rentals
  • Authors: Louis AulbachNatalie Wiest
  • Austin Canoe and Kayak
  • Southwest Paddlesports
  • Bay Area Rowing Club

  • The author, Natalie Wiest