Catlin Gabel's annual Gambol auction set for April 5

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Press Release

Mar 11, 2008

For Immediate Release

Contact: Nadine Fiedler

503-297-1894 x301

fiedlern@catlin.edu

Catlin Gabel's annual Gambol auction set for April 5

Proceeds support financial aid, faculty development & academic programs

WHAT: Gambol, Catlin Gabel School’s annual benefit auction. This years theme: the Golden Gambol, in honor of our 50th anniversary. Gambol proceeds directly support Catlin Gabel teachers and students by funding the faculty professional development program and enriching the school’s many academic programs. Our special appeal this year is financial aid.

WHEN: Saturday, April 5, 2008

WHERE: Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave.

FEATURES: Silent auction, “almost live” auction, and live auction: a preview of the live auction items at www.catlin.edu/giving/gambol . Dinner and wine included.

AUCTION ITEMS INCLUDE:

* Yamaha baby grand piano

* Fashion Week tickets to Caroline Herrera in New York City—lodging and dining included!

* Getaways to Cote D’Azur, Mexico, Hawaii, Utah, Napa Valley, New York City, Washington DC, Black Butte, and many more

* Behind-the-scenes tour of the White House

* Sculpture by noted artist Baba Wague Diakité

* Private wine dinners at Portland’s favorite restaurants: Bluehour, Typhoon!, Silk, and more

* Tickets to arts events including Oregon Symphony, Oregon Ballet Theater, Portland Center Stage

TICKETS: $250 patron, $100 individual. To order tickets call 503-297-1894 ext. 363, or email reida@catlin.edu.

SCHEDULE:

5:00 p.m.: Registration. Silent auction formally opens

6:30 p.m.: Silent auction closes

7:00 p.m.: Live auction and dinner

10:00 p.m.: Live music

MORE INFORMATION: Allison Reid, 503-297-1894 ext. 363, reida@catlin.edu.

ABOUT CATLIN GABEL

Catlin Gabel serves Portland and the world as an educational catalyst, drawing together dedicated educators, motivated students, superb curricular resources, and thoughtfully applied technology, in a beautiful and functional setting, all for the purpose of forming bold learners who become responsible action-takers for life. Catlin Gabel is an independent, non-sectarian, progressive coeducational day school serving 700 students from preschool through twelfth grade. Its roots go back to the Portland Academy, founded in 1859. The school occupies 54 acres on Barnes Road, five miles west of downtown Portland. For more about the school, please visit www.catlin.edu.