Kelly Flood and Neil Chethik have donated to the Carnegie Center two tickets for the UK-Louisville basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010, at 3:30 p.m. This will be the first meeting of head coaches John Calipari and Rick Pitino since Calipari took over at UK. The seats are in the Lower Level of Rupp Arena, about a dozen rows from the floor (Section 11, Row J).
The Carnegie Center is auctioning off the seats. All of the money from the auction will go to support the Center's mission to promote literacy and learning for all ages.
We are starting the bidding at $500, and are accepting bid-raises in $100 increments only. If you'd like to make a bid, please call or send an email firstname.lastname@example.org or (859) 254-4175. All bids will be taken in the order of the time stamp indicated on the e-mails received (or the time of the phone call). The latest bidding will be posted here on the Carnegie Center's blog, www.CarnegieCenterBlog.blogspot.com. Visit the blog or contact the center for the current bid.
Bids will be taken until 5 pm on Monday, Nov. 23. At that point, we will contact the highest bidder, who will have 24 hours to pay for the tickets.
Feel free to send this e-mail to others who may want to bid. The bidders do not need to be connected with the Carnegie Center.
Thank you, good luck, and let the bidding begin!