These are the 2009 Auction Milestones...

Live Auction Venue Secured
May (prior year)
Live Auction Theme Confirmed
December (prior year)
Solicitors Confirmed
January 4
Weekly Hot News Entries Start
January 7 (week of)
Business/Restaurant Solicitation Letters Mailed
January 7 (latest)
Solicitor Packet Out to Solicitors
January 14
Community Letter Mailed
January 25
Coordinators Confirmed for all Primary Positions
January 28
Promotional Poster Attached to Hot News
February 4 (week of)
Sign-up Sheets Posted
February 1
Solicitor Items Due (Retail)
February 15
Community Donation Forms Due
February 13
School Vacation Week
February 18 (week of)
Driveway Signs Posted
February 11
Ticket Order Letter Out
February 18
Catalog Content Confirmed Draft 1
February 25
Online Auction Live (if applicable)
February 26
Storage Containers Arrive On Campus
February 25
Catalogs Content Final
February 18
Catalogs to Print
February 27
Late Item Insert to Print
February 29
Catalog/Late Items Assembly for Distribution
March 5
Catalog Distribution in Driveway
March 9 - 13
Community Item Donations Due
March 5
Final Late Item Insert to Print
March 6
Online Auction Closed (if applicable)
March 12
Item Transport to Auction Venue
March 14 11am
Set Up at Auction Venue
March 14 10:00am - 4:30pm
Auction Day
March 14 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Post-Auction Clean Up
March 15 10:00am - 2:00pm
Post-Auction Porch Sale
tbd 8:30 a.m. - noon