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Big numbers from the St. Bede Auction

Posted by wlpo on May 2, 2016

The 33rd annual St. Bede Auction was the most successful one yet.

While some more money could come in, organizers say the auction brought in $270,000, smashing last year’s total of $223,000 which had been the record fundraising amount.  The use of mobile bidding has allowed people not even at the auction to bid on things, elevating the auction to new heights.    Tickets to this year’s auction were sold out almost two weeks in advance.

Bidders also helped to raise about $60,000 for the academy’s “Fund in Need” which is a fundraiser to add a couple computer science courses starting in the fall.

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