April 26 2002 The theme of the event was TRAU

first_imgApril 26, 2002 The theme of theevent was T.R.A.U.C.T.I.O.N.. Ania Gorka organized this auction toraise money for a much needed new tractor for the gardens. Dr. Sparks aka Michael Bittman filled therole of autioneer to perfection. He set a fast pace with amazingresults. Ania, standing next to him, is introducing each item with veryfunny comments. [Photo: T & text: SA] The donated items tobe autioned off were on display during dinner. There was a selection ofartwork as well as a variety of services like massages, reiki,breakfast to be served in bed, meals to be cooked, poems and songs tobe composed. And there was a donated guitar, a stereo and 2 televisionsets. [Photos & text: SA] Dr. Sparks and Aniakept everyones attention and inspired furious competion. For instance,the song to be composed by our as yet unofficial band was requested tobe an ‘Organic Farmers Gangsta Rap” that raised $260. [Photo: T & text:SA] The smiling facesare only a small indication of the general hilarity throughout theevent. >>from left to right>>Tyler Stewart, Adam Nordfors, BretSchneider, Nick Bortel and Alexandra Sheffield. [Photo: T & text: SA] The auction went oninto the late evening hours. Ania and Sparks raised $3040 with anadditional pledge from a visitor for $500. Another $1500 are needed forthe purchase of the tractor and further donations are very welcome.[Photo: T & text: SA]last_img

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