The Consortium of African American Organizations (CAAO) will host a reception on Oct. 15 to auction off, live, six of the 70 items donated to the 2nd Annual CAAO Online Business Showcase Auction for charitable entrepreneurs. The reception, which is open to the public, will take place 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at The Prospect Park Building (4700 Prospect Avenue, 1st floor) in Cleveland.
The six items that will be auctioned off at the reception include: Four Loge tickets, valued at $260, to see the Tony Award nominated musical, The Color Purple, at Playhouse Square; $400 worth of Renaissance design jewelry by local Cleveland artist, Paula Yvette; $172 Wenger Voyager Slimline wheeled compu-travel case and layover bag donated by Ingrid Rodriguez-Riechert of PS Promotions; Chef Eric Wells of Skye LaRae's Culinary Services will come to your home and prepare a 4-course, Intimate Dinner for Two, providing the food, china, silverware, cookware, linens, and fresh roses valued at $200; two vouchers for four theatre tickets to the Cleveland Play House introduction of "The Trip is Bountiful” valued at $240; and $300 off a Heritage 150 CC Scooter valued at $1600, donated by USA Scooters Owner, DeAngelo Lee. CAAO will also host a bidding station so attendees may have the option of placing bids for other Auction items online.
The online Business Showcase Auction officially launched Oct. 1 and will run through Oct. 31 at www.biddingforgood.com/caaoauction2010.