Parents sue over a school auction art sale

Imagine your school selling one of its class art projects for $50,000! Wonderful, right? Not in one case.  It landed in court. In a recent blog post, I shared the Vanity Fair story of Harvey Weinstein and his auction donations at a 2015 gala in France.  He’s currently being investigated for the questionable financial dealingsRead On >

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Transforming a mundane auction checkout receipt into a mission-driven missive

There was a problem at one of my spring fundraising auctions. The event was new, designed to take the place of a more traditional fundraising dinner.  For many years the dinner reliably drew 400- 500 guests.  The hope was that this new event would attract a similarly sized crowd. It didn’t. At first the plannerRead On >

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