The Marin School Auction & Gala

The Marin School's Virtual Gala and Auction is the biggest social event of this school year!  

 

On Friday, May 7th, settle in at home and join us via Zoom to celebrate our wonderful school community with student performances, special guests, a Fund A Need Paddle Raise, and a Live Auction with our entertaining and talented auctioneer, John Bessolo (TMS Class of 2007). 

3-Night Getaway to Northstar Village

Balletto Vineyards -- Complimentary Wine Tasting for 4, PLUS 2 bottles of wine

Family Sail on the Bay

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On Friday, May 7th, at 6:15 p.m., settle in at home and join us via Zoom to celebrate our wonderful school community with student performances, special guests, a Fund A Need Paddle Raise, and a Live Auction with our entertaining and talented auctioneer, John Bessolo (TMS Class of 2007). 

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The event starts at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are FREE and your RSVP grants you the Zoom link to our event. 100% of the proceeds from this event goes to a worthy cause…our students! 

For questions, or to join the Gala Committee, contact Keli Honsberger, Development Coordinator

khonsberger@themarinschool.org

The TMS Auction & Gala offers more than 100 unique experiences and items for guests to bid on! ncluding artwork, vacation stays at top-tier hotels, spa and beauty packages, and golfing! There is something for everyone in the family to enjoy! 

Get your tickets & start bidding!
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Red Carpet sponsors

 

The Kobinger Family

Thesia & Ambi Bowo

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People's Choice Sponsors

 

Ted and Anna West

Michael Ginther & Jim O'Donnell

 

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Virtual VIP

sponsors

Carol Scott, Realtor

Jennifer Harris-Marks, Realtor

OutFIT Marin Boot-Camp

About Our Virtual Red Carpet Auction & Gala:

Here’s your chance to join fellow TMS parents for a glamourous, virtual affair from the comfort of your living room as we raise money for our amazing school!

 

There will be music, special guests, and a fun evening for all as we raise our virtual paddles for our Fund-a-Need and our Live Auction, hosted by Class of 2007 TMS Alum, John Bessolo! 

Step 1:  RSVP here for the Gala so you can receive your Zoom link to join us on the red carpet. Tickets are free however a ‘VIP Red Carpet Party Pack for 2’ is available for purchase.  

 

Step 2:  Register as a bidder for the online auction, which runs May 1-8.  Once registered you can also raise your paddle for our Fund-a-Need and Live Auction on May 7th.  

 

* Registration is automatic for guests who purchase a ‘VIP Red Carpet Party Pack’ or who already have accounts from previous auctions.  

 

* If you are new to Bidding for Good and RSVP for a free ticket, please create an account so you may bid in our online and Live auction and Fund-a-need.  

Step 3:  If you’re in the mood, get Glam!  Decorate your “zoom” space with some festive decorations, throw on a snappy chapeau, or layer on the jewels!   Remember, anything goes with sweatpants or pajama bottoms.  

 

Step 4:  Log in to the Gala’s Zoom Room at 6:00 pm on May 7th.  Guests who have RSVP’d will receive the link, their bidder number, and additional information via email the week before the event.   

 

Step 5: Settle back and have fun! 


 

If you have any questions, are unable to RSVP, or prefer to RSVP without registering on our auction site, please contact our Development Coordinator Keli Honsberger at khonsberger@themarinschool.org or the Main Office at 415-339-9336. 

We can’t wait to see you!

Get ready to bid!

thank you to our sponsors!

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Sponsorship opportunities 

$5,000

  • VIP Red Carpet Party Pack for 2, which includes:

    • Two Customized TMS Wine Glasses

    • Bottle of Champagne

    • Assorted cheese board hors d’ouvres and chocolates

    • Party favors and decorations

  • VIP Red Carpet Party Pack for five members of TMS faculty and Staff

  • Recognition at our Gala on May 7th, in eblasts, on our website and auction website and social media.

  • Recognition in our Annual Report.  

  • “Special Recognition” by TMS

$2,500

  • VIP Red Carpet Party Pack for 2, which includes:

    • Two Customized TMS Wine Glasses

    • Bottle of Champagne

    • Assorted cheese board hors d’ouvres and chocolates

    • Party favors and decorations

  • VIP Red Carpet Party Pack for three members of TMS faculty and Staff

  • Recognition at our Gala on May 7th, in eblasts, on our website and auction website and social media. 

  • Recognition in our Annual Report and on campus

$1,000

  • VIP Red Carpet Party Pack for 2, which includes:

    • Two TMS Wine Glasses

    • Bottle of premium wine

    • Assorted cheese board hors d’ouvres and chocolates

  • Recognition at our Gala on May 7th, in e-blasts, on our website and auction website 

      and social media

$500

  • Red Carpet Party Pack for 2, which includes:

    • Two TMS Wine Glasses

    • Bottle of premium wine

    • Assorted cheese board hors d’ouvres and chocolate

  • Recognition at our Gala on May 7th, in e-blasts, on our website and auction website

 

AUCTION & GALA PHOTO GALLERY

Our favorite photos from past galas!

2019 Oh What A Night
2019 Oh What A Night
Gala 2017: Havana Nights!
Gala 2017: Havana Nights!
Gala 2016: Mad Hatters Ball
Gala 2016: Mad Hatters Ball
Moonlight over the Spinnaker
Moonlight over the Spinnaker
Gala 2017: Havana Nights!
Gala 2017: Havana Nights!
Gala 2016: Mad Hatter's Ball
Gala 2016: Mad Hatter's Ball
Gala 2017: Havana Nights!
Gala 2017: Havana Nights!
TMS Gala 2012: Cinco de Mayo Fiesta~
TMS Gala 2012: Cinco de Mayo Fiesta~
Gala 2017: Havana Nights!
Gala 2017: Havana Nights!
Gala 2017: Havana Nights!
Gala 2017: Havana Nights!
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003DSC_7027FredKral
La Mandanga plays Gala 2017: Havana
La Mandanga plays Gala 2017: Havana
Gala 2017: Havana Nights!
Gala 2017: Havana Nights!
Gala 2016: Mad Hatters Ball
Gala 2016: Mad Hatters Ball
TMS Board Chair Amy Jonak
TMS Board Chair Amy Jonak
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Our alumni auctioneer JonnyB!
Our alumni auctioneer JonnyB!
Board Chair Emeritus Ted West & son
Board Chair Emeritus Ted West & son
Chairman's Gala: Casino Night!
Chairman's Gala: Casino Night!
Chairman's Gala: Casino Night!
Chairman's Gala: Casino Night!
Gala 2016: Mad Hatters Ball
Gala 2016: Mad Hatters Ball
Gala 2016: Mad Hatters Ball
Gala 2016: Mad Hatters Ball
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