Posted by: Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA) | November 1, 2011

Successful 2011 PIHRA Foundation Silent Auction

Located front and center of the PIHRA Conference Exposition Hall, lots of people came to bid on exciting donated items at this year’s PIHRA Foundation Silent Auction.   At the countdown, people competed to get their last bid in.  The 2011 PIHRA Foundation Silent Auction and Raffle generated close to $13,700 gross, exceeding last year amount by over $2,000.  THANK YOU TO ALL THE BIDDERS AND THE DONORS!!

The PIHRA Districts’ Baskets were awesome!  Thanks to all of you for your creative ideas and continued support!  Special thanks to PIHRA for the booth and donations too!

The PIHRA Foundation would like to recognize some of the donors as we are so appreciative of every item contributed.  Please see the PIHRA Foundation website pihrafoundation.org to see more. Thank you to Gardena Jewelry, REM Eyewear, Valley College, Winston & Straw, Bradford Portraits, Rowley Portraits, Affordable Vacations Option, Sharon Gerber,  Merle Norman Cosmetics, CRIW, CSI, Loyola Marymount University, UCLA,  Mattel, Hula Daddy Kona Coffee, Atkinson Andelson Loya Puud & Romo, ITT Technical Institute, Citizen Watch Company, Allen Associates, Mike Arlen, Jenny Klein, Bill Groenekamp & Associates, Amanda Sommerfeld, CCL Tube, Aquarium of the Pacific, LBW Insurance, Sybil Belton-Braggs, Paul Falcone, Natural History Museum, Paula Cohn, Mike Deblieux, Sea World, Charles Abbot Associates, Santa Anita Park, Hallmark Collectives, Donna Schilder, Michele Higuera, MetaForce Agents, and Big 5 Sporting Goods just to name a few.

The Foundation would love you to consider to be a donor at next year’s PIHRA Conference.  Can you participate?  Be part of something really BIG!  Since its inception, the PIHRA Foundation has provided over $100,000 worth of assistance for education, certifications and professional development to Human Resource professionals and those individuals entering the workforce. The PIHRA Foundation also publishes”You and Your First Job” series of booklets which have been shared with vocational classes and scores of California secondary schools and junior college.

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