RED CROSS NEWS — Bidding on eBay for a signed American Country Awards Guitar to benefit the Northern Nevada chapter of the American Red Cross (ARC) is underway and open to any and all bidders until June 18th.
The winning bidder will be announced on June 19th at the Reno Rodeo Businessman’s Steer Decorating Calcutta at 7:00 p.m. at the Sponsor’s Tent at the Southeast Corner of the Rodeo Grounds, 1350 N Wells Ave., Reno. Bidders need not be present to win.
Donated by Fender Guitar, made possible by Backstage Creations and posted on eBay until June 18th, the guitar has been signed by 24 artists and celebrities including musicians Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum and Lynyrd Skynyrd; baseball greats Barry Zito and Brandon Belt; celebrities Kristen Chenoweth and Penn & Teller and many more. (See complete list below.)
The eBay auction item includes the Fender American Country Music Award Guitar with Case, Case Candy and Certificate of Authenticity.
eBay Link : To participate in the online bidding, click here.
“We’re very excited that these world renown musicians and artists are supporting us in this fund-raising effort,” said Karli Epstein, development director. “It’s also important for bidders to know that 100% of all funds raised will be donated to the Northern Nevada Chapter of the American Red Cross to help us continue to serve our community and others in need when disasters strike.”
The Northern Nevada American Red Cross chapter area covers 87,000 square miles with a population of more than 670,000 people. Our chapter territory is from Tonopah north, with our main chapter in Reno and branch offices in Elko, Incline Village and Winnemucca.
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation’s blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization – not a government agency – and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information about becoming a volunteer, health and safety classes, or making a donation to support your Northern Nevada chapter, call 775.856.1000 or visit our website at redcross.org/northernnevada