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The Galactic Gala Needs You!
The Galactic Gala Needs You!

If you haven't already, please be sure to mark your calendar - this year's Galactic Gala Auction will take place on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Marriott Wardman Park.

The evening is sure to be out of this world and will feature a sit down dinner, silent and live auctions, and will be an all-around stellar event. Over the Winter Break you should have received an Auction packet with information about how you can help support the Galactic Gala. An official invitation to the Gala and tickets for the event will be available in the coming weeks.

The Auction itself is truly a community endeavor and all proceeds raised from the Gala directly support Aidan's Financial Aid Program. Our Auction team has been hard at work these past few months reaching out to local businesses and organizations in order to procure a number of fantastic donations, but we need your help!

Here's how you can help support the Auction:

  • Donate a good or service to the Auction - The sky's the limit when it comes to donations, but travel, home-stays, unique experiences, and gift cards to popular restaurants and shops tend to shine brightest when the bidding begins! Check out our Auction Wish List and Donate Online before January 18!
  • Become an A-Z Basketeer - The A-Z Baskets have a strong 14-year Auction tradition at Aidan. Each letter of the alphabet is accompanied by a specific theme. Select a letter and purchase up to $75 worth of items related to that specific theme. Purchased items will be assembled by Denise Merkel into an assortment of amazing baskets that will be available for bidding at the Galactic Gala. Additional information about the baskets may be found here. In addition, if you have any questions or would like to select your A to Z Basket letter, please contact Denise Merkel.
  • Become a Sponsor or Purchase an Ad - Promote your business, leave a special message for a loved one, and help underwrite the cost of the auction. It's a great way to promote your business to the Aidan community while helping to support the auction! Click to Become A Sponsor or Purchase An Advertisement.
  • Join the Auction Team - We are in need of volunteers to help with event preparation, donation management, sponsor and ad outreach, and business outreach. No prior experience necessary! If you are interested in joining the auction team, contact Nicole Goodman.
  • Attend the Auction - Don't miss the party of the year - join us for the Galactic Gala on March 16, 2019. Invitations & ticket information coming soon!

We hope you will support this year's Galactic Gala: Auction to Fund Students. If you have questions about the auction and how to get involved, contact!