Chabot School Sets Online Auction Bidding: March 18-25

Monday, March 9, 2015

Chabot Elementary invites the community to bid on amazing donations by our parents, neighbors, and local businesses. This year's "Gold Fever" auction has a goal of raising $150,000 or more to support enrichment programs and vital services for nearly 600 Kindergarten through 5th grade students who thrive in a local public school where creativity, curiosity, academic excellence, and social-emotional learning are nurtured.

We invite you to join us in bidding on hundreds of fabulous auction items. Visit, click on the auction website link, create a bidding profile, and start bidding. Winnings are delivered to you.

A sampling of the generous offerings:
*Local Businesses: Cole Hardware, CREAM, Lesley Evers, Oaklandish, Pave, Pegasus, and Smitten.
*Restaurants: Arizmendi, Chez Panisse, Filippo's, Jules Thin Crust, Rockridge Cafe, and Zachary's Pizza.
*Get-aways: Tahoe Donner, St. Helena, and a family retreat at the Cosumnes River.
*Local Fun: Fairyland, Lawrence Hall of Science, Taro's Origami Studio, East Bay Symphony, and a Private Challah Baking lesson.
*Sporting Events: Oakland A's, SF Giants, and Warriors.

We thank this year's sponsors whose generous underwriting supports our financial success.

Title Sponsors for the 2015 event are Rosie Papazian of Berkeley Hills Realty and RPM Mortgage. Additional sponsors include Jeff Robarts and The Grubb Company, Tom Nitsan at MPR Financial, Ron Kriss of Lawton Associates, Adventure Time, Maxi Lilley of Red Oak Realty, Faramarz Moeen-Ziai and Stephanie Walton at Bank of Commerce Mortgage, Rebecca Amato of Amato Architecture, Hope Broderick of The Grubb Company, Jill Martenson at Piedmont Dental by Design, Patrick Pernice of, Bakesale Betty, Stephanie Walton, Zoe Cohen, L.Ac., and Elizabeth Norris of Vintage European Posters.

As you look for local businesses to patronize, please keep these generous people in mind.

Chabot appreciates the support of our entire community and we look forward to seeing you virtually at our online auction. A link to the bidding will be available on our home page at