CERF 2019 Silent Auction

The CERF 2019 Silent Auction will raise funds for the CERF Odum/Nixon Fund to support CERF student participation and development activities. A variety of items will be on display and available for bidding, including original artwork, books, scientific instrumentation, crafted sea creatures, pottery, home decor, and CERF memorabilia donated by members. Join us for a good cause, and great deals on highly prized items! 

How can I donate an item?

Download and complete the CERF 2019 Silent Auction Donation form and return to Pat Reilly at [email protected]Completed forms are due by Monday, 28 October.

Any items donated after Monday, 21 October cannot be shipped to the site, and must be brought by the donor.

Questions about the Silent Auction, contact the Silent Auction Committee [email protected].

Silent Auction Chairs

  • Beth Darrow, University of North Carolina-Wilmington
  • Pat Reilly, The Reilly Group
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When will the auction take place?

The auction will open at 8:00 PM on Sunday, 3 November and close at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, 6 November. All bids must be placed prior to the close of the auction.

How do I collect my winning bid?

Auction winners can pay for items in the conference registration area. Item pick-up begins 7:00 PM on Wednesday, 6 November. All payments must be received by 1:00 PM on Thursday, 7 November. If payment is not received at that time, items will automatically be awarded to the next highest bidder who will be immediately contacted. All items must be collected and transported by auction winners at the time of payment.