Greer Education Gala features Swingin' Medallions, awesome auction

Published on Saturday, September 15, 2012

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The Greater Greer Education Foundation's Anannual fundraising event will be Thursday, Sept. 20 at the Cannon Centre, 204 Cannon Street. The event will include a Live Auction and Silent Auction and The Swingin' Medallions.

The live auction includes a stay at a condo in Hawaii!

Check out the complete list:

* Condo in Hawaii for 2 Weeks!!!

* 2 Southwest Airline Tickets

* 4 Disney World Tickets

* BMW for a Weekend

*Mountain Condo for a Week

* Litchfield Beach Condo for a Week

* BBQ for 50 at Jerry Bruce’s Farm

* Set of Michelin Tires

* Shrimp and Grits Dinner for 8?from Dogwood Cafe at Village Hospital

* Dinner for 8 at the Home of Nancy Welch

* $1,600 in Advertising on?the Beach Bob Radio Show

*  A Day of Golf for 4 People?at 5 Different Country Clubs

Silent auction:
Painting, Prints and PostersDonated by?
Karl Beason
Rose Marie Jordan
Margaret Burch
Travis Olmert

After a few years of touring colleges from the Carolinas to the Louisiana Bayou, The Swingin' Medallions went to Arthur Smith's Studio in Charlotte to record "Double Shot (of My Baby's Love)". The song became a million seller in 1966, and has been a party classic for college students for decades. "She Drives Me Out Of My Mind" and "Hey, Hey, Baby" were top 40 hits in 1966 and 1967, but "Double Shot" remains the signature song of the band.

Proceeds from the gala will be dispersed in grants to schools, teachers, students, and worthy educational programs in the Greater Greer area. Your contribution will be carefully used to benefit hundreds of students and educators in our community.

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