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Going Once…Going Twice…

BIG plans are underway, and HEAV is gathering items for its third annual Silent Auction. During the three days of the convention—June 9, 10, 11—attendees onsite will have the chance to bid on fabulous items–large and small–from around the state and beyond! If you have a business—or know of a business–that would like to donate to the silent Auction, please complete the donation form below, or contact Michelle at


Silent auction proceeds will be applied to a scholarship fund!


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See the items on display and place your bids at the silent Auction area (inside the Exhibit Hall) until noon on Saturday. Winners will be displayed and items available for pick up on Saturday, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Live Auction

After the keynote on Friday evening, head back over to the Exhibit Hall, grab a snack from the concession stand and get ready for the thrill of a live auction. One of the benefits of having the Live Auction on Friday night means that space will open up at the Auction table! Be sure to stop by Saturday morning and see what new and interesting goodies have been added!

Bidding hours:

Thursday, June 9, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday, June 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, June 11, 9:30 a.m. to noon.
Live auction: Friday, June 10,  6:30 p.m to 7:30.

What to Donate

The possibilities are endless! Do you have a craft or art creation you sell? Own a business—or know a business you’d like to support? Consider field trip opportunities, paintings, or items from that vendor that you just love. Homeschool or community groups have a great opportunity to bless homeschoolers—AND be blessed themselves! How about putting together a basket that reflects your special region of Virginia? Or a special interest? Consider a gardening or handyman’s basket, a movie-night pack, or graduation bundle…your imagination is the limit.

Want to Help?

Love the idea of brainstorming new ideas, reaching out to your community, and being part of the HEAV team? We are looking for a few volunteers to help with the silent auction before the convention. These volunteers will help with tracking down items to be donated and, brainstorming about fun and new items to put up on the auction block. And if that’s not enough, these volunteers get to be “in the know” and learn about the auction items before anyone else! If that sounds interesting, contact Michelle.

What’s on the Auction Block?

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