OUR COMMUNITY IS THE BEST!

2017 MSD Auction by the numbers:

$110,560 raised in the Paddle Raise for Professional Development

$42,700 raised in the Live Auction

$51,830 raised in the Silent Auction

$14,400 raised from the Classroom Projects (most ever!)

$1,600 raised with Surprise Bag purchases

$23,000 purchased in Sponsor Tables

$2,000 donated for Faculty & Staff Sponsor Tickets

280 Attendees and many off-site mobile bidders

After all expenses, over $195,000 was raised in total for our incredible school!

We are truly grateful to have such a wonderful community of parents,
grandparents and faculty & staff who support our school!

We couldn't have done it without the following incredible volunteers who gave of their time so generously to make it all happen:

2017 Auction Co-Chairs
Kymberly Botelho, Rachael Harding, Molly Tobin, Robin Wood-Mason

 Auction Acquisitions
Kostula Balafas, Brooke Flavin, Jen Gilliland,  Candace Johnson, Kathy Lindner, Shannon Matt, Mackenzie Morgan, Christine Mohr, Keira O'Connor, Jamie Pitt-Miller, Meghan Rubinstein, Aliza Scheier, Kirsten Stengel, Cat Tatman - Scout Guide Denver

Auction Acquisition Party Hosts
Matt & Kathy Lindner - Wine Cellar Party
Sarah & Roy Justice - Gift Card Party

Auction Logo Design
Anne Bellavia

Classroom Project Coordinators
Cynde Palmer & Tira Feierstein

Classroom Project Volunteers
Siobhan - Kelly Kunkel, Jeff Meurer, Rebecca Kersting, Amy Schwartz; Lara- Tira Feierstein, Elizabeth Ross, Lisa Pesnichack, Milli Wolfson, Aliza Scheier;
Toddler Mary -
Lucia Herbert, Molly Tobin; Erin - Brooke Flavin, Alexis Emich, Christine Mohr, Mia Ableson, Kirsten Stengel, Erin Marisco, Jessica Sampson, Paula Bovo, Cynde Palmer; Rachel - Karly Farber, Alexis Emich, Brooke Flavin, Laura Smith, MIa Ableson, Cynde Palmer; Primary Mary - Allison Smookler, Carrie Tynan, Jennifer Wettstein; Melissa and Tori - Clarissa Cohen, Danielle Wallinger, Reena Majmudar, Katie Tyler; Kelly and Christina - Clarissa Cohen; Annie and Ashley - Kerry Morrissey, Danielle Wallinger, Keely Nations, Ellen Kratzer, JB Hewetson; Julia and Karen - Laura D'Agostino, Natasha Galloway, Katie Tyler; Min and Alison - Yasmin Ipaktchi-Saiy, Kirsten Miller; Upper El - Angela Pak, Kathryn Linder; Middle School - Joy Giles

Emcees
Lisa Hidalgo & Jason Inglis - MSD Parents

Silent Auction & Centerpiece Set-Up
Ginny Bishop, Tira Feierstein, Brooke Flavin, Jen Gilliland, Dwyer Gunn, Vanessa Homuth, Sarabeth Keating, Shannon Matt, Mackenzie Morgan, Cynde Palmer,
Meghan Rubinstein, Kirsten Stengel

Surprise Bag Sales
Lydia Desmarais, Ashley Randle

Also, many thanks to the following generous sponsors:

MSD Board of Trustees for sponsoring the
LIGHTBOOTH Photo Booth and Live Auction items for the
Bruno Mars & New York packages:
Salman Adil, Greg Blanchard, Paula Bovo, Cristin Brown, Chris Chisholm, Joe Covell, Alicia Deters, Jen Gilliland, Aliya Hasan, Gwyn Inglis, Lisa Kerscher,
Stephanie McCoy, Stephanie Poore, Derigan Silver, Zoē Smith and Walt Strubbe

Wine for the Night donated by:
Duey & Ellen Kratzer, MSD parents and owners of Mondo Vino, located in the Highlands and Bouzy Wine & Spirits, located at Orchard and University

Thank you to our Generous Table Sponsors!

The Pitt-Miller Family - Copacabana Sponsor
Anonymous (2) - Cohiba Sponsor
Eric & Lindsay Bernum and Chris & Denise Chisholm - Tropicana Sponsor
Bovo Law - Tropicana Sponsor
Matt & Tira Feierstein - Tropicana Spnsonor
Matt & Brooke Flavin - Tropicana Sponsor
Cody & Jen Gilliland - Tropicana Sponsor
David Kaplan & Danit Damari - Tropicana Sponsor
The Toddler Blue Room - Tropicana Sponsor

Please click here for a complete list of all of our donors!

Check out the amazing pictures from the night!

Please click https://photography.nataliestarnes.com/guestlogin/havananights/
and enter the password havana to view and download pictures from the night.
Just $3 per download.
Thank you to our photographer Natalie Starnes for your beautiful shots.

Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 21, 2018, for the 2018 MSD Auction at a NEW venue, The Ritz-Carlton. It will be fabulous!

Montessori School of Denver
1460 South Holly Street
Denver, CO 80222
Phone 303-756-9441
info@msd-co.org

Accredited by the Association of Colorado
Independent Schools and the
American Montessori Society*

*Accredited with non-traditional Montessori age groupings