Wildlife Center auction includes luxurious vacation

By on January 30, 2009

The Fox Valley Wildlife Center is holding its Seventh Annual Winter Dinner/Auction on Saturday, Feb. 7. The event will be at Riverside Reception and Banquets in Geneva and is the Wildlife Center’s primary fundraising event. All proceeds will go towards helping the many injured and orphaned animals that will be brought to the Wildlife Center in 2009.

The FVWC Winter Dinner/Auction features a silent and a live auction, a 50/50 and cash raffle, wildlife presentations and dinner. The winners of this year’s photo contest will also be announced and contest entries will be on display. The event begins at 6 p.m. and tickets are $40 per person. Tables may be reserved for 8-10 people.

This year’s live auction items include a one-week luxurious vacation for up to 10 people at Satinwood in Coral Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, valued at $3,500 to $4,410. The lodging has two full kitchens, a pool and a sun deck, and is minutes from the beach, shopping and dining. Cable television, stereo and other comforts are included. For more information, visit www.satinwood-usvi.com.

Other live auction items are a behind-the-scenes tour of Lincoln Park Zoo for six people; artwork from the Wildlife Center’s habitants, Duke and Toby; stained glass; artwork of Summer — signed by Summer, and more. To purchase tickets for the event, contact the FVWC at (630) 365-3800 or P.O. Box 385, Elburn, IL 60119.