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Crab Fest

First Name Ian
Last Name Sandham
E-mail risandham@dccnet.com
Club Name Kinsmen Club of Ladner-Tsawwassen
District # 5
Number of Members 11-25
Community Size Medium-sized community (20,000-100,000)
Community Type Rural
Project Name Crab Fest
Type of Project (check all that apply) Ticketed event (Gala, Princess Ball, Comedy Fest, Lip Sync Battle, Trivia Night etc.)
If other, please describe
Was this project a fundraiser? Yes
Description of project We sold 142 tickets to a crab, corn, potato, salad dinner. Tickets were $35, drinks were $5. We ordered 160 crab from Bellingham. There was a silent auction as well as a Paddle Auction: Paddles number 1 to 50 sold for $10 with a prize of $15 for each paddle, prizes donated by local merchants. The hall was donated and we raised $5890 for local causes.
Service Hours 100+
Did you leverage this project as a way to recruit new members? Unsure
If you answered yes to the question above, please explain:
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What was the approximate budget for this project? Less than $1,000
If the project was a fundraiser, what were the sources of revenue for this project? Silent auction, paddle auction, ticket & bar sales.
If this was a fundraiser, how much money was raised (minus expenses)? $5,000-$10,000
What were the expenses for this project? Food
Is there anything else you would like to share that would assist another club in duplicating this project in their community?