Simply amazing! Catlin Gabel’s 64th Annual Rummage Sale!

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Press Release

Oct 1, 2008

For Immediate Release

Contact: Nadine Fiedler

503-297-1894 ext. 301

Simply amazing! Catlin Gabel’s 64th Annual Rummage Sale!

PORTLAND, Ore.--It’s coming, and it’s AMAZING! The 64th annual Catlin Gabel School Rummage Sale is set to open on Thursday, October 30, at the Portland Expo Center, Halls A & C, and will run until Sunday, November 2 (hours are below). With over 100,000 square feet of merchandise, this is one of the largest fundraising sales in the world. Amazing finds and bargains include antiques, toys, furniture, designer clothing, electronics, computers, music, videos, DVDs, jewelry, and sporting goods. Featured items this year are Tiffany jewelry, an almost new fully equipped tandem kayak, Haeger and Bauer china, a custom Fastrax bike, oriental carpets, thousands of new items, and cashiers galore for fast check-out!

Hours and dates:

Thursday, October 30: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. (35 percent markup on all items)

Friday, October 31: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Tricks and TREATS all day!)

Saturday, November 1: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (25 percent discount all day)

Sunday, November 2: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (50 percent discount and bag sales all day)

There is no admission charge at the Portland Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Drive. You can take MAX directly or park in the Expo Center lot for $7.

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