2018 Colorado Emergency Management Silent Auction Information

The 2018 Colorado Emergency Management Conference is being held February 26 – March 1, 2018 in Colorado Springs. A unique part of the Conference is the Silent Auction, the proceeds of which provides scholarships for emergency management professionals, students and volunteers, whose budgets may not allow them to attend educational conferences. 

The Silent Auction relies on contributions from emergency managers, first responder agencies,non-profits, companies and outside private partners. A wide variety of items are offered in the auction such as, art work, ski tickets, jewelry, tickets to sporting events, food baskets, books, preparedness kits – the list goes on. The fund-raising silent auction will open at the start of the conference, and close at 4:30 pm Wednesday, Feb 28. Successful bidders can pick up their items on Thurs Mar 1 between 8 am and 10 am at the conference registration desk.

Want to participate?

1. Donate any item, group of unrelated items, or a ‘theme basket’ that you think other conference attendees would like to own. Please provide donor name, and approximate retail value of the donation. Exhibitors and business owners - Your donation may display organization labels, business cards, and other marketing materials.
2. Browse the Silent Auction tables! There will be lots of fun items that are sure to catch your eye.  The number of scholarships awarded over the years: 21 in 2012, 17 in 2013, 37 in 2014, 15 in 2015, and 12 in 2016. All of these scholarships are the result of your generous donations. Please help us continue this success by donating to the Silent Auction today.

To donate, or if you have questions, please contact Gunnison County Emergency Management (Scott or Bobbie) at 970-641-2481. Emails: smorrill@gunnisoncounty.org or blucero@gunnisoncounty.org.

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Conference Website

For updates on the 2018 Colorado Emergency Management Conference please visit http://www.cemacolorado.com/.