27th ANNUAL MARCH OF DIMES SIGNATURE CHEFS AUCTION RAISES $133,000
(Greensboro, NC, 10/12/18)—March of Dimes hosted the annual Signature Chefs Auction, Triad Financial Advisors, on October 5, 2018 with more than 280 guests who raised $133,000 to help lead the fight for the health of all moms and babies.
The culinary benefit took place at the Greensboro Marriott Downtown and was emceed by Wanda Starke of WXII12 News, and featured some of the city’s top-tier chefs, who prepared a wide selection of delectable bites. Attendees also enjoyed bidding on an impressive array of silent auction items.
The heart of the evening was the competitive live auction that featured one-of-a-kind experiences. The Ambassador Family, Chad and Erin Stafford, shared their moving story of how March of Dimes-funded research helped save their premature twins, Tegan and Cole, and asked guests to make a gift to help “Fund the Mission” of March of Dimes.
Participating chefs and restaurants, who made Signature Chefs Auction an incredible success include: Chef Tom Milne (Darryl’s Wood Fired Grill), Chef Anders Benton (Gia), Chef Bruno Catahue (Mark’s), Chef Brad Semon (Painted Plate), Chef James Patterson III (Sedgefield Country Club: A McConnell Golf Property), and Chef Mark Harkenreader (Undercurrent Restaurant). Chef Tom Milne was chosen as the 2018 Chef of the Year by the judges and Chef Anders Benton was the 2018 People’s Choice winner.
Signature Chefs Auction was supported by Presenting Sponsor Triad Financial Advisors; Additional major sponsors include: Clapp Foundation, Cone Health, BB&T, Scott and Stringfellow – The Rob Rose Group.
To support March of Dimes in their lifesaving work, a Fund the Mission donation can be made at www.signaturechefs.org/greensboro.
About March of Dimes
March of Dimes leads the fight for the health of all moms and babies. We support research, lead programs and provide education and advocacy so that every baby can have the best possible start. Building on a successful 80-year legacy of impact and innovation, we empower every mom and every family. Visit marchofdimes.org or nacersano.org for more information. Visit shareyourstory.org for comfort and support. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram and Twitter.