‘A Salute to Heroes’ Auction to Benefit the Richard I Bong Veterans Historical Center

The 19th Annual Benefit Auction for the Richard I Bong Veterans Historical Center will be held on Thursday, November 3. This year our theme is “A Salute to Heroes!” honoring the service and valor of the Vietnam Veteran.

This annual fundraiser supports the operations and programs of the Center throughout the year.

There will be a live auction at The Garden in Canal Park and a virtual event accessed at bongcenterauction.org.

The Live event begins at 5:30 PM with a social hour and the opening of the silent auction. Food stations open at 6:30 and the program and live auction begin at 7:30.

Come and bid on auction items, donate to the Chairman’s Challenge or fund-a-needs, and take part in prize package raffles.

The Virtual event starts at approximately 7:20 p.m. Join the Center for a livestream program to learn more about the organization, take part in the Chairman’s Challenge, and bid on live auction items. The program is accessible via the auction website. Bidding will close around 8:30 PM. Registration is free for the virtual event!

Registration and bidding on select items is open now! To register or purchase tickets to the live event go to: https://bongsalute.givesmart.com or email John Gidley at gidley@bongcenter.org.