Midwest Chapter MLA Scholarship Fundraiser

2017 Midwest Chapter MLA Scholarship Fundraiser

We’re raising scholarship funds 3 different ways this year!

  1. Bid on handmade silent auction items donated by Chapter members,
  2. Pay to vote for the Midwest MLA Chapter ‘Critter’ of your choice, or
  3. Purchase a ribbon with sayings on them for yourself or your colleague’s name tag!

1. Silent Auction Parameters

  • Hours: 8:30 AM to 4:50 PM on Sunday 10/15/17
    • Final Bidding: 4:30 to 4:50 PM
    • Winners Pay & Pick Up Winnings: 4:50 to 5:15
  • Cash or check only
  • A starting bid will be stated on the bid sheet
  • Bids must be at least $2.00 each (unless otherwise stated)
  • A starting bid will be stated on the bid sheet
  • All sales are final. There will be no exchanges or refunds unless otherwise noted. All items are “as is.”
  • Must be present to win or have designated in writing who is picking up and paying on your behalf
  • The auction item value listed is an estimate of fair market value. Items have not been appraised unless so noted. The amount you pay above this fair market value estimate is normally tax deductible as a charitable contribution. Please consult your tax adviser to clarify the amount of deduction.


2. Critter Voting Parameters

In-Person Critter Voting

  • Hours: 8:30 AM to 4:50 PM on Sunday 10/15/17
  • $1.00 per vote – cash or check only
  • Vote as often as you like for the critter of your choice
  • If there’s a tie, the winner will be pulled out of a hat by the Chapter president
  • The winning ‘Critter’ will be announced at the Business Meeting on Monday 10/16/17

Online Critter Voting (Click here to view the Top 6 Proposed Critters!)

  • Online Voting & Donating Time Period:  October 1st through October 15th at 5 pm.  Votes submitted after 5 pm on October 15th will not be counted.
  • Use the Midwest MLA online donation form: https://mcmla45.wildapricot.org/page-1745931 to donate and cast your vote(s)
  • Votes are $1.00 each.  Put the total amount you wish to donate for votes, i.e. $10.00 for 10 votes
  • In the Comments field put the ‘critter’ / mascot for which you want to vote
  • Complete the form and pay.

3. Purchase Ribbons for Name Tag

  • $1.00 per ribbon – cash or check only
  • Buy ribbons for yourself or your colleagues
  • Buy as many as you like – you’re raising scholarship funds!

Fundraiser Co-Chairs:
Edith Starbuck edith.starbuck@uc.edu and Nicole Theis-Mahon theis025@umn.edu