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December 8, 2017 C King Benefit Auctions Attends Alabama Small Business of the Year Awards Luncheon

Fundraising auctioneer Christie King accepting award

We at C King Benefit Auctions are still walking on air after our win of the Etowah Small Business of the Year ESBY Award in the Minority/Woman-Owned category back in October. Because of that win, The Chamber of Gadsden/Etowah County, our local chamber of commerce, chose us from among the finalists in our category to…

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December 1, 2017 C King Benefit Auctions a Finalist for the Alabama Small Business of the Year Awards

Back in October, C King Benefit Auctions was awarded the Etowah Small Business of the Year ESBY Award in the Minority/Woman-Owned category. It’s such a wonderful honor to be recognized for the work we do helping nonprofits raise funds for their missions. Thank you again to everyone who voted for us! Today we are excited…

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November 24, 2017 Post-Thanksgiving Post

As you read this, more than likely you still have a tummy stuffed from yesterday’s Thanksgiving food bounty. Wasn’t that fun? The Friday after Thanksgiving is a favorite day for a lot of people, me included. One of my favorite things to do post-Thanksgiving is to enjoy leftovers of fried turkey on a roll with…

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November 17, 2017 A Change (to your Charity Auction Event) Will Do You Good

Does this situation sound familiar? You are a non-profit with the most amazing volunteers who have years of experience hosting your charity auction.  They have it down pat and they don’t see any value whatsoever in getting help and advice from a professional benefit auctioneer. So, you’ve heard this one before, right? Let me ask…

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November 10, 2017 Team Members Who (Unintentionally) Sabotage Your Event

You’ve been preparing for your event for a year, maybe longer, hoping to make it the best one yet.  You’ve crossed every “t” and dotted every “i”.  You are ready, right?  Maybe not. I’ve seen so many events take a terrible turn on the big night because the “team” didn’t have a clear understanding of…

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November 3, 2017 To Change or Not To Change (Professional Fundraising Auctioneers); That is the Question (Asked by Nonprofits)

hot silent auction items

Here’s a common question nonprofits ask – “Should we rehire the same professional fundraising auctioneer who performed for our previous event for next year’s event?” I’d like to offer some counsel from one of those fundraising auctioneer’s perspectives. Satisfaction in their Performance – Do you have a good partnership with your fundraising auctioneer?  Do they…

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October 27, 2017 It’s Almost Wedding Day

Tomorrow is the big day!  My amazing niece Shelby gets married to the amazing Christopher Jayne.  I am so happy for the two of them.  The wedding is at J & D Farms, an absolutely beautiful venue. Tomorrow is also supposed to be a peak day of fall colors for the leaves in our area,…

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October 20, 2017 We Are SUPER Excited!!!

C King Benefit Auctions is the proud recipient of the Etowah Small Business of the Year’s ESBY Award in the Minority/Woman-Owned category. Thank you to everyone who voted for us! It’s an incredible honor to be recognized for the work we do to help nonprofits fund their missions. We are celebrating 10 years of service…

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