The 2012 Signs USA Duke Club Scholarship Auction will be held Friday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Bridgeforth Stadium Club in Harrisonburg. This signature event of the JMU Duke Club will include both silent and live auction items, hors d'oeuvres, cash bar, and appearances by JMU coaches and student-athletes. Last year, the Scholarship Auction raised $45,000.
These are the second pair of spotlighted items -- Dinner on the 50 at Bridgeforth Stadium and a Game Watch Party at President Alger's Home. The first two items spotlighted last week were JMU Men's Basketball VIP Experience and a vacation at the White Stallion Ranch in Tucson, Arizona.
Auction Item Spotlight #3 -- Dinner on the 50
Great food, great views, great fun - it's all yours with the Dinner on the 50 Package. Beginning with a behind the scenes tour of Bridgeforth Stadium and the football locker room, the winning bidder and their party (20 maximum) will enjoy cocktails followed by a candlelight dinner on the 50 yard line of Zane Showker Field. You help select the menu, donated by Aramark.
Friday, May 10th (No makeup date - in event of inclement weather the dinner will take place in the Bridgeforth Stadium Club)
Cocktails & Dinner
- Cocktails will begin after the tour of Bridgeforth Stadium and Plecker Athletic Center
- Heavy H'oerdures and dinner donated by Aramark.
- Attire to be determined by winning bidder
- Dinner will begin no later than 7:30 pm
- Professional Photographer will be provided
Starting Bid: $1,500
Auction Item Spotlight #4 -- Game Watch Party at President Alger's Home
Join President Jon Alger, Athletics Director Jeff Bourne, and their families, for a football game watch party at the home of the President. On Saturday, November 3rd the Dukes go on the road to face the University of Maine. President Alger will open his home to six guests for a viewing of the game on Comcast TV. These guests will be invited to the Alger home beginning at 3pm, and will be treated to a fully catered meal. The Dukes will kickoff at 3:30pm and guests are invited stay for the duration of the game. This exclusive opportunity to watch the game with President and the Athletics Director has never been offered before and is not guaranteed to be offered ever again.
Starting bid: $1,000
Please RSVP online or call (540) 568-3853 to reserve your spot today. Admission is $35 per single or $65 per couple. Duke Club members will receive a $15 bidding credit.
The Signs USA Duke Club Scholarship Auction is set for the Friday before JMU's Homecoming football game. The Dukes take on Georgia State at Bridgeforth Stadium with a kickoff set for 3:30 p.m. Order your tickets and spend Homecoming weekend in Harrisonburg with JMU Athletics!