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Waukee Foundation Annual Dinner + Auction April 11

Event Information

  • Date: April 11, 2015
  • Time: 6:30
  • Location: Events Center West, 1701 25th Street, West Des Moines
  • Tickets: Online here

The Waukee Community School Foundation’s primary fundraiser is an annual dinner and auction. This year the date has been set for April 11 at Events Center West, 1701 25th Street, West Des Moines, IA.

Proceeds from the event are divided between Waukee Foundation Scholarships and the procurement and enhancement of  Innovation Grants for teachers in the district. Since the Foundation’s inception in 1996, this relaxed, fun event has raised $20,000 to $55,000 annually. The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. and features 100+ auction items. All proceeds will benefit Waukee Foundation.

Ticket Information

More than 400 community members attend this event each year. Anyone interested in supporting the Waukee Community School District is invited.

  • Waukee School Staff: $30 per person
  • Community Members: $50 per person

Tickets can be purchased online here. If you are unable to attend the event, but would still like to help support a great cause, please donate online here or mail your donation and form to Waukee District Office, 560 SE University Ave., Waukee, IA 50263.

For questions, send an e.mail to waukee.auction@gmail.com or call Cathy Erickson at 515.778.4762.

Auction Items Include:

  • NFL VIP Football Experience – Get to know the guys who call the game! Meet the officials, enjoy dinner on Saturday night before the game and receive two tickets to a game officiated by veteran ref Bill Spyksma.
  • Shadow the Des Moines Airport Air Traffic Manager – What does it take to keep all the planes landing and taking off safely and on time at the Des Moines International Airport? Job shadow the man who makes it all happen to find out. From coordinating Air Force One’s arrival to hiring air traffic controllers, Ken Henze, is the guy. Available May – August 2015. Must be in high school and have an interest in aviation.
  • Full Circle Ranch Experience – Experience a working cattle ranch and row crop farm just one hour south of the metro. View the Black Angus cattle herd, lend a hand with chores and interact with the ranch horses. Learn why this ranch team considers it an honor to be entrusted with the care of land and livestock and what the 365-day-a-year commitment to top-notch animal husbandry and land stewardship looks and feels like. Additional opportunities correlating with specific seasons are possible – spring: calving + crop planting; summer: haying; fall: crop harvest. Bonus includes tickets to a local rodeo – America’s oldest sport.
  • The Ultimate Graduation Party
  • Principal Charity Golf Package for the final round on Sunday
  • Karaoke Recording Party at Sonic Studios
  • West End Architectural Salvage Furniture
  • Plaza Dental Group Teeth Whitening Package
  • Kris Hot Yoga One Month Unlimited Yoga plus new Yoga Mat
  • Des Moines Plastic Surgery Botox Party for 20
560 Southeast University Avenue
Waukee, Iowa 50263
Phone 515.987.5161
Fax 515.987.2701