Silent Auction & Reception

A silent auction headlines Thursday evening, February 1, along with an informal “meet and greet.” Auction proceeds fund NMC professional development efforts, including the NMC Scholars program. With a minimum of $50 cash, NMC staff will create an auction item on your behalf.

Donate an item or cash (minimum $50) for NMC staff to create an auction item on your behalf. Fill out this form, and return to Kyle Wieskus,

QUICK LINK: Donation Form

Here is a list of donated items:

  • Canadian Maple Syrup, donated by Dave Kelton
  • Cornish Mead and goodies, donated by Elizabeth Berry
  • 20×20″ Steel Cow canvas, donated by Keith Engel
  • Original artwork, donated by Gardner & Gardner Communications
  • Signed novel, donated by Ron Erskine
  • Hoard’s Gift Package, donated by Wendy Clark, Hoard’s Dairymen
  • Steel Cow painting, donated by Linda Tikofsky
  • Original artwork (pictured right)mario-lopez-original-artwork, donated by Mario Lopez
  • 3 nights at a cabin at Wildwood Lodge near Santa Fe, New Mexico, donated by Al Harper (
  • Spotted Cow beer and Tippy Cow beverage, donated by JoDee Sattler
  • Italian cheese, donated by Paolo Moroni
  • Italian wine, donated by Valerio Bronzo
  • Cheese board and gift certificate  for cheese from the MMPA-owned Heritage Ridge Creamery,  donated by Steve Lehman
  • United Dairymen of Arizona, Sandra Godden, Kevin Anderson and Sarne De Vliegher also donated items for the auction.