The great folks at Midwest Mountaineering have asked that you be reminded that they are having a silent auction to benefit Andy's memorial fund - to help defray some of the enormous medical bills that piled up during his illness. From the Midwest web site:
Silent Auction to Benefit theAndy Knapp Memorial Fund
Help Andy's family and get this brand-new Bell Northwind canoe! Silent auction bids are now being accepted via e-mail only at firstname.lastname@example.org . Be sure to include your name, telephone number and bid amount. Midwest Mountaineering will contact bidders prior to the close of bidding for information verification.
The Northwind is Bell's best selling Boundary Waters canoe! It is 17½ feet long, 36 inches wide, weighs 48 lbs. and is constructed in Bell's premium Black Gold carbon/kevlar layup with beautiful wood trim. Bell Canoe has donated half the wholesale value of this canoe. The retail value of this boat is $3,240.95
Submit your bid today! Bidding will be closed and the canoe awarded to the highest bidder Friday, July 17th at 8:00 p.m. at the Celebration of Life Party at the Cedar Cultural Center.
All proceeds will go to the Andy Knapp Memorial Fund for the benefit of Andy's family.
Remember, the doors open at 6:00 pm, not 5:00 as previously stated...