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Oct. 1–2: Rosenstiel School Students Host Annual Rummage Sale, Auction

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WHAT:
The Marine Science Graduate Student Organization (MSGSO) of the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science will host its 12th annual benefit auction.The Marine Science Graduate Student Organization (MSGSO) of the University of Miami‚Äôs Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science will host its 12th annual benefit auction.
WHO:
The MSGSO represents nearly 200 students who are pursing advanced degrees in marine biology and fisheries; marine geology and geophysics; applied marine physics; meteorology and physical oceanography; marine affairs and policy; and marine and atmospheric chemistry.
WHY:
The goal of this event is to raise money to support the Student Travel Fund, which pays for students to travel to scientific conferences to present their work, to participate in fieldwork, and to take part in internships. Each year, thusfar, has been a resounding success as people from Key Biscayne and Miami communities have turned out alongside students, faculty and staff of the Rosenstiel School to support the auction. It is the student’s biggest fundraiser of the year by far! Last year, the auction brought in approximately $12,000, which were used by very deserving graduate students.
WHEN:
Rummage Sale: October 1, 10:00-2:00 p.m. in Rosenstiel Auditorium Breezeway
Silent auction: October 2, 4:30 p.m. in the F.G. Walton Smith Commons
Live auction: October 2, 5:00 p.m. in the F.G. Walton Smith Commons
COST:
$6 admission — refreshments including food and drinks will be provided
AUCTION ITEMS INCLUDE:
  • Seven-day stay at one of the Central Florida vacation ownership resorts by Interval International ($1000 value)
  • A Year of Bagels from Panera Bread (great for a lab or office!)
  • 2 half-day fishing trips from Robbie’s of Islamorada
  • 14-day passes from Sea World (over $400 value)
  • Admission for 4 to Jungle Island
  • Jewelry making party
  • 5 months of baked goods (1 per month)
  • 10 enriched tritium labs ($3250 value) and 20 CFC analyses ($3000 value)
CONTACT:
Barbra Gonzalez
305-421-4704
barbgo@rsmas.miami.edu

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