SOAR Scholarship Fund Raises Over $6000!
Thanks very much to everyone who donated and bid on items for the SOAR Scholarship Auction, and to everyone who made donations during SOAR registration. Thanks to your generosity we raised over $6,000 for the SOAR Scholarship Fund. This past year, the funds raised from the 2007 auction provided a total of five full and partial scholarships to SOAR.
The five top-selling items at this year’s auction were:
+ An oak adjustable square loom, donated by Rudy Amann.
Winning bid: $180
+ A Border-Collie bag with French Hill Farm Coopworth/Merino roving and a Forrester handspindle, donated by Diane Trussell of French Hill Farm.
Winning bid: $190
+ 10 batts (14 oz total) of 60% hand-dyed Merino/20% cashmere/20% hand-dyed tussah silk, donated by Abby Franquemont.
Winning bid: $200
+ A Louet Julia spinning wheel, donated by Louet North America.
Winning bid: $300
+ A Louet Victoria spinning wheel with high speed flyer, donated by Gwen Powell and Nancy Boerman.
Winning bid: $475