Bethany Academy

K - 12 Interdenominational Christian School
2017 Aloha Auction logo

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Join us for
Bethany Academy's Annual Auction!

Saturday, March 11th, 2017 
5:30-10:00 pm
Crystal Lake Golf Club


The Aloha Auction is just a few days away, but you can preview Silent and Live Auction items now by clicking here.


The last day to buy tickets is Monday, March 6th! Click here to BUY tickets now for the Aloha Auction and the Open Gym Night at Legacy Gymnastics for students K-6th!




Karen Sorbo, Auctioneer
We’re excited to announce that Karen Sorbo will be the auctioneer for our Live Auction! Karen has earned solid recognition for her money raising ability. In 2003, she was recognized as one of the top Benefit Auctioneers in the country. Over the last 24 years, she has raised over 600 million dollars for deserving organizations. In 2011, she was recognized by the Minnesota Monthly Magazine as the 2011 “Woman of Influence.” The WSA (Women’s Speaker Associated) recognized her as “a woman you need to know.” For more information about Karen click here



Johnny Pineapple, Entertainment
We are thrilled to offer the musical stylings of Johnny Pineapple as the evening entertainment for the auction this year! Johnny Pineapple is Midwest's premier entertainer, specializing in spectacular Hawaiian entertainment! For years, he has been entertaining audiences worldwide with his authentic interpretations of vintage Hawaiian music, vaudevillian-esque humor, and witty between-song patter. To find out more about Johnny Pineapple click here.

The Bethany Academy Auction has gone paperless with Mobile Bidding from Greater Giving!


No more paper bid sheets, clipboards or pens! All bidding on Silent Auction items will be done online using your smart phone! You can use any smart phone with an internet connection, iPad, tablet or laptop to place your bids during the Silent Auction. Search, browse, and bid from anywhere at the event. No app required. To get started:

1. Visit

2. Click on the Start Bidding button and create your account. 

3. Click on the link that is sent to you via text message and begin bidding!

Online bidding will not be available until Saturday, March 11th at 9 AM.
Set up your mobile bidding account ahead of time and avoid the check in line!

Watch this quick YouTube video on
How to Use Mobile Bidding from Greater Giving!

More Details on How to Mobile Bid with Greater Giving Online Bidding

• Register your smartphone and credit card information on our registration page in advance of the event or upon arrival.

• Once your smartphone is registered, you will receive an automated ‘Welcome’ text with your bidder URL. If you do not receive a text message, see a volunteer or staff member.

• After clicking the URL in the text, confirm your name when prompted and begin searching for silent auction packages by number, keyword, or category.

• Select the package you wish to bid on.

• You can bid the next increment, set a max bid, or simply “Watch” packages. If you enter the highest max bid on a package, the system will automatically place bids in your favor until your max bid is reached or until the silent auction closes. If your bid is lower than the highest max bid on that package, you will be prompted to enter a higher bid.

• To purchase a package at the Buy Now price, select the Buy Now button.

• To make a general donation, select the Donation button on your home screen and choose a pre-set amount or select the Custom Amount button to enter the amount you wish to donate and select OK.

• If you’re outbid at any point before the silent auction closes, you’ll be notified by text message.

• You can keep an eye on packages you’ve bid on or are watching by selecting the menu button and selecting the “My List” button located at the left

• As soon as the silent auction closes, the guest with the highest bid will win.

• Under “My List” you can check your winning packages. 


Mahalo to Our Corporate Sponsors

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