<i>A Royal Affair </i>Online Auction Open for Bidding

Posted on October 18th, 2007 by

Approximately 800 items that will be auctioned off as part of this year’s A Royal Affair may now be viewed online. About 100 of the items are now available for online bidding between Oct. 18-25. The remaining 700 items will go to the highest bidder at the silent and live auctions during A Royal Affair Oct. 27.

Click here to view all of the auction items and to participate in the online auction. The online auction is open to anyone and you do not have to attend the gala event to bid online. Bidding ends Oct. 25 at 10 p.m.

A Royal Affair is a biennial library fundraiser sponsored by Gustavus Library Associates (GLA). This year’s event will be held at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel and will benefit the endowment fund of the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library.

A Royal Affair is open to the public and reservations are required. For more information, or to make reservations, go online to www.gustavus.edu/gla or contact the Office for College Relations at 507-933-7550.

Since organizing in 1977, GLA has raised more than $2.5 million for the library endowment fund, acquisitions, and non-budgeted special collections.


Media Contact: Director of Media Relations and Internal Communication Luc Hatlestad


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