Oregon Logging Conference Foundation – Education Auction

Thursday, February 22nd & Friday, February 23rd 8 a.m. 

WHO/WHAT:

A total of 26 items will be auctioned with proceeds benefiting the Oregon Logging Conference Foundation Scholarship Fund. The auction both days will take place immediately

following the breakfasts (shortly after 8 a.m.). Auctioneer is Jamie Yraguen of Basco Logging

Thursday auctions items are: two truck seats donated by DSU Peterbilt, a $1000 gift card toward the purchase of pickup tires, donated by Superior Tire Service, two 1-day NASCAR tickets for a 2018-2019 race, donated by Caterpillar, a $5000 gift certificate toward purchase of a set of Olosfors tracks, sponsored by Ponsse, Coburg, OR, a wood carving by Ryan Anderson, donated by Sculptures in Motion, a pair of Firestone front truck tires, donated by Farwest Tire Factory, 100-foot reel of OREGON’s new 19HX.404 pitch Harvester Saw chain, donated by OREGON, a pallet of wood pellets, donated by Bear Mountain Forest Products, 100-foot reel of TriLink new HV80BR100 Harvester Saw chain, donated by TriLink Saw Chain, a custom Icebox Performance Intercooler built by Radiator Supply, donated by Radiator Supply, a Legacy series truck seat, donated by TEC Equipment, one professional guided fishing trip for two people (One day on a southern Oregon River with Oregon Fishing Guide Service’s Robert Montgomery), and one GEM .404 harvester sprocket and one GEM .404 harvester bar of your choice, donated by GEM Chair Bar.

Friday auction items are: a Legacy High Back truck seat, donated by Pape’ Kenworth, a pair of Michelin front truck tires, donated by Farwest Tire Factory,a 24B360VI High Speed Sawhead, with a reserve bid – items displayed in Quadco’s inside booth, donated by Quadco Southstar, 12-month, 0% financing for purchaser of Sawhead – must be credit approved and qualify for financing, donated by WCLA Credit Union, a truck seat, donated by Brattain International, 100-foot reel of OREGON’s new 19HX.404 pitch Harvester Saw chain, donated by OREGON, a Tyson patio pellet heater, donated by Tyson Fire, a Husqvarna 273 XP with a 28’ bar, donated by Pacific Tractor & Equipment, a tool box and straps, donated by Western Trailer Sales, a $500 gift card toward a custom wood burning or original painted art from Great Jesspectations artist Collen Jess (granddaughter of the late well-known artist Ken Brauner), donated by Cleanfix, 100-foot reel of TriLink new HV80BR100 Harvester Saw chain, donated by TriLink Saw Chain, a custom Icebox Performance Intercooler built by Radiator Supply, donated by Radiator Supply, one professional guided fishing trip for two people (One day on a southern Oregon River with Oregon Fishing Guide Service’s Robert Montgomery), and one GEM .404 harvester sprocket and one GEM .404 harvester bar of your choice, donated by GEM Chair Bar.

The Oregon logging Conference Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and all donations are tax deductible. Since 1968, the Foundation has awarded well over $500,000 in forestry scholarships to deserving students, many who have gone on to play vital roles in the logging industry.

WHEN:           Thursday, February 22nd, 8:00 a.m. (approximately)

Friday, February 23rd, 8:00 a.m. (approximately)

Wheeler Pavilion, Lane County Fairgrounds

CONTACT:

Mary Bullwinkel, Media Coordinator

(707) 601-6533, bullwinkelm@gmail.com

Rikki Wellman, OLC Manager

(541) 954-2477, rikki@oregonloggingconference.com

About the Oregon Logging Conference

The 80th Oregon Logging Conference will take place February 22 – 24, 2018 at the Lane County Fairgrounds in Eugene. The conference is renowned for its high-quality education opportunities and networking events, and offers an opportunity for participants and attendees to earn professional logger credits. The OLC also includes exhibits, logging, construction, trucking and heavy equipment displays. For more information go to www.oregonloggingconference.com or call (541) 686-9191.