Thank you to everyone who played a role
This year’s 50th Annual HIPOW Auction & Dinner in support of the Catholic Schools of Fairbanks was an incredible success. Tickets to Saturday night’s dinner sold out three weeks in advance. New volunteer committee leads stepped up to coordinate the Saturday dinner and did a fabulous job–Lori Packee (AM Prep), Dawn Martin (PM Prep & Plating) and Jacinda Rojas (Dishwashing). We welcomed a new chef, Doug Campbell with Midnight Sun Catering, who worked alongside our volunteers to serve 600 meals.
HIPOW co-chairs, the Sundborg Sisters–Kim Brandenburg, Jacyn DeBaun, and Cat Sundborg–and Roger & Andrea McGill brought unparalleled energy to the event. Roger and Craig Compeau put together a special HIPOW 50 song. Thanks to Emily Peterson-Wood, you can listen to the song on YouTube (search “HIPOW 50.”)
Nancy Cook Hanson was recognized for her service to the schools with a check presentation for the Nancy Cook Hanson Tuition Assistance Fund for the Catholic Schools of Fairbanks.
Kendall and Gene’s both donated vehicles to the event. This was the 50th vehicle Gene’s has donated to HIPOW. We are grateful.
Feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. Thank you to everyone who donated items, attended the event, volunteered, and/or bid in the auction. As Thanksgiving approaches, we have much to be thankful for. THANK YOU!