21st Annual encinal High School
Crab Feed & AUCTION
SATURDAY, March 7th, 2020
aLBERT h. dEwITT o'cLUB
641 w. rEDLINE aVE., aLAMEDA
Look forward to seeing you, thank you for supporting Encinal High School Athletics, go Jets!
VIP Table for 10, table includes 2 bottles of wines!
Your VIP table, in the front room, is right at the heart of all the action! Performances, live auctions, special desserts and a dedicated table with 2 bottles of wine for you and your 10 favorite guests. Best seats in the house!
General Admission ticket
Open seating at GA tables, walk the silent auctions, see the live auction desserts and performances, mix mingle and bid at the best annual Crab Feed in Alameda!
Sponsor a table
(requests must be received no later than February 21st, *must include all contact info*)
Each table at the crab feed will have a display with the name and brand/logo of the sponsor. Each table can have 1 sponsor listed, A table sponsorship is a great option to get your name and logo out to attendees without maxing out your marketing budget!
$5 = 2 drink tickets (1 ticket for soda / water / coffee; 2 tickets for alcoholic beverages). Avoid the lines and pre-purchase drink tickets!
Business Card: 1/8 page ad in the Event Program
1/8 page ad seen by hundreds of attendees, after purchasing please send an email within 5 days to email@example.com with art work and any questions.
1/4 page ad in the Event Program
1/4 page ad seen by hundreds of attendees, after purchasing please send an email within 5 days to firstname.lastname@example.org with art work and any questions.
WHAT IS INCLUDED WITH MY ADMISSION TICKET?
All the crab you can eat, sides and dessert.
Live entertainment brought to you by the talented students and staff of Encinal High School
Drinks and auction items are not included with ticket prices and will be available for purchase with cash, check, credit card. Drink tickets available for purchase online now!
IS THERE PARKING?
Yes, there is ample parking available directly across the street from the main entrance. Parking is Free!
WHAT DO MY DONATIONS DO?
Glad you asked. 100% of all proceeds and donations raised will go towards the every growing cost of funding all high school sports at our school.They...we... can't do this without you! You are our partner in this and WE THANK YOU!
HOW CAN I HELP?
If you are interested in volunteering to work at the crab feed or any other Encinal Athletic Booster Fundraisers, e-mail email@example.com
If you are interested in donating auction items to the crab feed, click here
If you would like to be a sponsor for a banner ad, ad space in our 20th annual crab feed program, or sponsor a table, email firstname.lastname@example.org
EHS Crab Feed Event - additional FAQs
Since 1999, the Encinal High School (EHS) Athletic Boosters have organized the Annual Crab Feed Dinner and Auction. We also enlist the help of students and the community to help with volunteer activities and donations. The Crab Feed boasts only the freshest crab dinner complete with entrees and desserts. Festivities feature a live auction as well as a silent auction, featuring all kinds of gifts and rare finds.
Q: Where is the Crab Feed held?
The EHS Crab Feed is held at the O’Club at Alameda Point.
Q: Where do the proceeds go?
All profits from this event go towards athletic programs at Encinal High School. The EHS Athletic Boosters provide funds for such things as league dues, transportation, uniforms, balls and equipment, tournament and referee fees, and field maintenance. Any and all proceeds made from donations to the Crab Feed will go to the Booster General Fund which is used to support all athletic programs equitably.
Q: When is the Crab Feed?
The Annual Crab Feed Dinner and Auction is held between February and March, dependent on the school schedule.
Q: How do I obtain tickets to the Crab Feed?
Tickets can be purchased on our website HERE. We recommend purchasing your tickets well in advance, since we often sell out. You can purchase individual tickets or buy a VIP Table for 10. A VIP Table includes 2 bottles of wine and will ensure that you can be seated with your family and/or friends and that you have a prime location for the Live Auction and any presentations during the event. You can also purchase tickets at the Encinal High School office.
Q: How can make sure I'm seated at the same table as my friends?
The best way to be sure to be seated at the same table as other folks, is to purchase a VIP Table for 10. This will also ensure that have a prime location for the Live Auction and any presentations during the event.
Q: What’s for Dinner?
Local fresh Dungeness Crab served cracked-in-the-shell. And yes, it's crab served with melted butter, lemons and cocktail sauce, along with a “Crab Bib" to protect your clothes! Dinner also includes green salad, baked potatoes (and fixings!), bread, and cake for dessert. There’s also the option of bidding on delicious homemade desserts and drink pairings in the live auction, should you feel so inclined! Beer, wine, "Jet Fuel", soda and bottled water may be purchased from the bar with drink tickets. Your servers will be some of our wonderful student athletes from EHS.
Q: What is the Live Auction?
The Live Auction takes place in the ballroom after dinner. An auctioneer announces the items to be sold and those at tables can bid freely on these items. Past items have included accommodations at ski resorts, tropical and international venues (eg, New Zealand, France), private parties, and much, much more. The Live Auction is a high energy event.
In addition, we also have a Dessert Auction where guests have the opportunity to bid on the most delectable desserts, handmade by members of our community. Each dessert comes paired with drinks that have been chosen (and in some cases prepared) by our own community mixologists and sommeliers. Mouthwatering and delicious!
Q: What is the Silent Auction?
The Silent Auction features a variety of quality items including: paintings, collectibles, sports memorabilia, prints and photos, gift certificates for events, activities, restaurants, and goods and services, plus a wide selection of other desirable items in gift baskets. Guests can browse over wide variety of quality items or gift certificates while enjoying their favorite beverage (soft drinks, wine, beer and a signature cocktail are available for purchase during the event).
Q: How can I donate items to the Live or Silent Auction?
We will gladly accept any item(s) that you wish to donate! Please email email@example.com. We can arrange for the item to be picked up. With gratitude of any donations, we will include an acknowledgement in our auction brochure, on our "Thank You" poster and slide show to be displayed on our website and at our at Auction Event. All donations are tax deductible.
Q: How do I become a Volunteer?
The Encinal Boosters gladly accepts new volunteers. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your information. There are no qualifications other than an interest in giving back to our community.
Q: How do I sponsor a table, place an ad in the program or donate?
The EHS Athletic Boosters are looking for local businesses and individuals to join us in service to the athletes at Encinal through sponsorship of the Annual Crab Feed. Some opportunities for sponsorship are outlined below, but feel free to create your own. No donation is too small to make an impact. All of our partnerships are important to the overall success of this annual fundraiser. Please email us at email@example.com with your inquiry.
- Sponsor a Table (requests must be received by March 4th)
- Table sponsorship is a great way to put your brand in direct view of all the people at the event. You can combine table sponsorship with your donation to the auction and an ad in the program for even more thorough outreach.
- Each table at the crab feed will have a display with the name and brand/logo of the sponsor. Each table can have one sponsor listed, $100 to sponsor a whole table and get your name and logo in front of hundreds of people. For smaller businesses, a table sponsorship is a great option to reach out to attendees without maxing out your marketing budget.
- Buy ad space in the program (email firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP to beat the printing deadline!)
- Buy a banner to display at the school* (*additional details pending)
- Direct donations are tax deductible
Thank you for your interest in the EHS Crab Feed. Should you have any questions that have not been answered, please send an email to email@example.com.