28 January 2013
South Central College Foundation Online Auction Begins January 29
Proceeds to benefit SCC student scholarship program
North Mankato, MN (January 28, 2013): Let the bidding begin! The South Central College (SCC) North Mankato Foundation announces its third annual online auction beginning January 29. The 2013 auction contains over 125 items ranging from restaurant gift cards to weekend getaways and more. Since the auction’s inception two years ago, over $20,000 has been raised to benefit students attending SCC.
According to Tami Reuter, Executive Director of SCC’s North Mankato Foundation, the online auction is a unique avenue for the college to raise dollars for student scholarships. “The online auction contains items from area businesses with reasonable starting bids making it easy and affordable for anyone to participate. Reuter also noted that it’s important to SCC and to the Foundation that they continue to find opportunities to raise scholarship dollars to assist students while they further their education.
Bids will be accepted beginning January 29 through February 7, 2013. The online catalog can be viewed by visiting www.biddingforgood.com/scc. SCC continues to accept items from donors who may be interested in contributing to the auction. “Last year’s auction contained more than 50 items and captured the attention of alumni, business leaders, parents, students, employees and friends of SCC,” said Reuter. “We’re expecting a larger number of bidders based on the expanded list of items in this year’s online catalog.”
All incoming and returning students at South Central College are encouraged to apply for scholarships. The application deadline is March 8, 2013 and may be obtained by visiting www.southcentral.edu/scholarships.
The South Central College North Mankato Campus Foundation was created to provide support to the college and its students. With the donations raised, the Foundation provides opportunities to advance the educational pursuits of our students through scholarships and to advance SCC’s ever-expanding programming. For more information on SCC and its Foundation, please visit www.southcentral.edu. For more information about the online auction or to donate an auction item, contact Tami Reuter, SCC North Mankato Foundation Executive Director, at (507) 389-7342.
South Central College is a comprehensive community and technical college and a proud member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. SCC is an equal opportunity employer/educator.