The Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation's (MABF) annual Online Auction is in full swing. The annual event is a fundraiser hosted by the MABF to raise money for their education and scholarship program which aids students who are pursuing careers within the broadcasting industry.
The final day of bidding on fantastic items and packages is today, Wednesday, August 5th. Bidding will end at 11:00pm. Items available include: University of Michigan Football Package; Michigan State University Football Package; Detroit Tigers Tickets; and A Getaway for two at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island.
The MAB Foundation has provided more than $60,000 dollars in scholarships to worthy students pursuing a career in broadcasting since its inception. The MABF also sponsors major educational opportunities like the Broadcasting Career Builders Conference (BCBC) which will be held Friday, October 30, 2009 at Lansing Community College's West Campus. BCBC helps young people, and those new to the business, learn more about the inner workings of the broadcasting industry and serves as a great networking opportunity with seasoned professionals. Additionally, the MABF sponsors the following programs: the Michigan High School and College Broadcast Awards program, broadcasting career fairs and the Broadcast Excellence Awards for Michigan Broadcasting professionals.
For more information on the Online Auction or for a complete list of items being auctioned, please visit the MAB website at www.michmab.com and click on the Online Auction button.