OFB Foundation holds annual auction

Buckeye Farm News

The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation (Foundation) is holding its fifth annual Rural-Urban Community Auction through Dec. 2 to support its Community Grantsmanship and scholarship programs.

Bidding will occur online at www.ofbf.cmarket.com on such items as get-away travel packages, home goods, sports memorabilia, collectibles and unique adventure items. More items will continue to be entered into the auction throughout the event.

“County Farm Bureaus throughout Ohio have created unique items that represent the best of their communities,” Foundation Director Dale Arnold said. “Several businesses, organizations and friends of Farm Bureau who support Foundation programs have donated items for the event, too.”

Interested parties are invited to visit the site now for an auction preview and to register as an official bidder. The auction will conclude at Ohio Farm Bureau’s Annual Meeting in Cincinnati on Dec. 2 with a special live session.

Online bidders can stay involved in the auction through the entire process by using the “Absentee Bidding” option and are also invited to attend the final live session. Further instructions are available at the auction’s Web site.

The auction is part of CMarket’s national Bidding for Good network, which connects individuals with unique charity auctions across the nation. The Foundation’s goal is to raise more than $15,000.

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