Monday, November 24, 2008

UAlbany Athletic Department Online Fundraising Auction of November Ends Soon

Courtesy: UAlbany Sports Information

University at Albany’s Department of Athletics will hold an online fundraising auction that begins at 12 midnight on Saturday, Nov. 1 and continues through the entire month at UAlbany Online Auction Homepage. All proceeds benefit the Great Dane Athletic Scholarship Fund.

Twenty-five items will be bid upon in this online format, including a weekend with the UAlbany football team when the program travels to Georgia Southern for its 2009 season opener and a private children’s birthday party with the men’s basketball squad.

Other items for bid include serving as an honorary coach for this year’s men’s lacrosse game with America East Conference opponent UMBC on April 11. The UAlbany Alumni Association is providing an ultimate fan package for the Big Purple Growl and Ferocious Feast on Saturday, February 7 that includes premium seats and parking. A Night on the Town features a limousine from Premiere Transportation, dinner at Carmine’s Restaurant and four tickets to a UAlbany basketball game.

In addition, there is something for all kinds of sports fans, including a 2009 New York Giants Training Camp Package that offers VIP passes and parking. For more information, contact Mary Johnson, UAlbany Senior Major Gifts Officer, at (518) 956-7952 or

Auction items:

A Week at the Wyndham Bentley Resort in Hancock, MA - Provided by Juliette Zivic '72

Full Length Mink Coat - Provided by Furs by PK, Steven Pochtar, '79

Big Purple Package - Provided by UAlbany Alumni Association

NY Giants Camp Package - Provided by UAlbany Athletics

Men's Lacrosse Ball Boy for the Season - Provided by Coach Scott Marr

Men's Lacrosse Honorary Coach for UMBC game - Provided by Coach Scott Marr

A Night on the Town - Provided by Carmine's Restaurant, Premiere Transportation, and UAlbany Athletics

A weekend at Georgia Southern with the Great Danes Football Team - Provided by Coach Bob Ford

Men's Basketball Coach for the Day - Provided by Coach Will Brown

Dinner with Coach Mueller at Creo` - Provided by Coach Jon Mueller

Great Dane Cookie Bouquet - Provided by Cookies by Design, 378 Delaware Ave, Delmar

A day with the Great Danes Football Team vs. UMASS on 9/12/09 - Provided by Coach Bob Ford

NY Rangers vs. Montreal Canadians Tickets - Provided by John Fallon '77, '81

Women's Lacrosse Ball Girl for 4/11 game vs. UMBC - Provided by Coach Lindsey Hart

Field Hockey Ball Girl vs. Bucknell on 8/30/09 - Provided by Coach Phil Sykes

Men's LAX Signed Jerseys: Frank Resetarits & Merrick Thompson - Provided by Coach Scott Marr

Have a Great Danes Birthday Party with Men's Basketball - Provided by Coach Will Brown

Purple and Gold and green Pass - Provided by UAlbany Athletics

NY Knicks vs Philadelphia 76'ers Tickets - Provided by John Fallon '77, '81

Bat Boy/ Bat Girl for a day - Provided by Coach Jon Mueller

An Experience with the ladies of Great Danes Basketball - Provided by Coach Trina Patterson

Mike Eruzione Print - Provided by Henry Madej, '67

Game Day Ball Boy/Girl for a Men's Basketball Game - Provided by Coach Will Brown

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