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September 28, 2011

CAAT benefit dinner and labor auction raises $2,700


C.A.A.T. Selling 242 tickets for the Cowley Activity Awareness Team (CAAT) benefit dinner and labor auction, $2,700 was raised to help the group in their efforts to attend the Bacchus Network General Assembly in November.

Ten CAAT members were part of the labor auction and will be doing a variety of jobs for the winning bidders.

“Everyone in CAAT wants to thank the individuals who bought tickets and purchased students as part of the auction,” CAAT sponsor Charlee Wilson said.

Wilson also mentioned the work done by Jay Warren and Jay Mapel in preparing the meal and their help over the last month, as well as Robert Rogers and his employees at Great Western Dining, who helped with the set up and clean up of the event.

Cowley employees, Jack McVey, Anthony Harris, and Bryan McChesney also played vital roles in getting the Earle N. Wright Community Room ready for the event. While, Kris Mapel and Doyle Stephens did an outstanding job as auctioneers for the evening.

Wilson was pleasantly surprised with the money raised during the dinner and labor auction.

“We want to thank everyone on campus and in the community who helped make this event a great success,” Wilson said.

CAAT members whose services were purchased during the labor auction and the winning bidders were as follows:

  • Andrea Sweetwood purchased by Jay Warren
  • Brenda Mapel purchased by Jay Warren
  • Julie Hinson purchased by Kent and Shannon Hinson
  • Kelsey Nolting purchased by Kristi Shaw
  • Clint Meyer purchased by Dale Eggen
  • Zack Palmer purchased by Roy Pepper
  • Rosi Simmons purchased by Ralph Keefe and Patrick Simmons
  •  Jordan McDowell purchased by Carol Mulhern

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