The IFEA Foundation Party & Live Auction – “Jazz Under the Starrs,” “IFEA Chopped Championship” and the “Ultimate Experience Raffle” teamed up to be a great success.The weather couldn’t have been more perfect for a magical starr filled night with the sounds of the Larry Redhouse Tri on the Ania Terrace at the JW Marriott in Tucson, AZ.
Starting out with the IFEA Chopped Championship, teams went ‘knife to knife’ to cook up their versions of the evenings meal.Although the competition was tough, the 2017 Chopped Champion Apron went team ‘Zesty Festy’ – comprised of Kendra Wright, David Eads and Kaylee Williams!
A spectacular evening followed as we drew the winner of the IFEA Foundation 50/50 raffle. Congratulations to John Haak from ExtremeTix! Then with much anticipation, the winner of our first Ultimate Experience Raffle was selected. Congratulations to Pete Van de Putte, CFEE from Dfest® who selected the “Peruse the Philadelphia Flower Show” Live Auction Package. A perfect upcoming retirement surprise for Pete!!
The evening livened up even more after that as everyone got in bidding mode as we auctioned off the IFEA Foundation Live Auction Items.With packages ranging from Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Tickets, Experience Thunder Over Louisville, Discover Washington D.C., Imagine South Africa and much more, this year’s lucky winners walked away with some fantastic once-in-a-lifetime experience packages!
Thank you to all who were in attendance for the IFEA Foundation Party & Live Auction and to all who helped make the evening a great success including: The JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, The Larry Redhouse Trio, Visit Tucson, Fabulous Inflatables/ Dynamic Displays, The IFEA Foundation & World Board of Directors and all those who donated and bid on silent and live auction items.We greatly value and appreciate all your support.