by Elissa Fuchs
Want to have dinner with Diane Rehm? How about suite-level basketball tickets to see the Wizards? Now you have a great opportunity to bid on amazing items like those in Powell Elementary's Online Auction.
The auction is the school’s biggest fundraiser of the year that directly benefits student needs and trips, and you definitely want to be a part of it. The hard-working auction committee has secured over 300 items for bidders to buy at amazing discounts.
Here are some hot items up for grabs to the highest bidder:
- Suite-level Wizards and Hoyas basketball tickets
- Sports memorabilia
- A dinner out with Powell’s most famous alumna, Diane Rehm
- Gift certificates to some of Petworth’s top restaurants, including Himitsu, Hank’s Oyster Bar, Tacqueria del Barrio, Ruta del Vino and Timber
- Day camps and other services
The auction runs Monday, November 6th through Wednesday the 15th, so check the auction site regularly to stay on top of your bids. You can get some amazing experiences and products for really low prices.
And remember, the proceeds of the auction go to support the school’s educational field trips throughout the year, classroom technologies and other enrichment activities. The auction is being run by the Powell Padres parents group, Powell's official PTA.