A total of thirteen items will be auctioned with proceeds benefitting the Oregon Logging Conference Foundation Scholarship Fund. The auction both days will take place immediately following the open 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 pick up tires from Superior Tire Service & Michelin, a truck seat donated by Brattain International, a pair of Bridgestone front truck tires donated by Farwest Tire Factory, a $5,000 gift certificate toward the purchase of a set of Olofsfors Tracks donated by Ponsse Coburg location, and a wood carving donated by Ryan Anderson, Sculptures in Motion.
Friday auction items are: a truck seat a truck seat donated by Pape’ Kenworth, a wolf wood carving donated by Jay Peppard, Chainsaw Buzz, a pair of Michelin front truck tires donated by Farwest Tire Factory, a truck seat donated by Gold Coast Truck Repair, an item donated by Radiator Supply House, 6 Oregon speed MAAX XL guide bars and 30 matching loops of 18HX donated by Oregon, and a Southstar 750 Felling head donated by Southstar Equipment (Reserved Bid) – Item on display at Southstar Equipment outside exhibit.
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 25th, 8:00 a.m. (approximately)
Friday, February 26th, 8:00 a.m. (approximately)
Wheeler Pavilion, Lane County Fairgrounds
- Mary Bullwinkel, Media Coordinator (707) 601-6533, [email protected]
- Rikki Wellman, OLC Manager (541) 954-2477, [email protected]
About the Oregon Logging Conference
The 78th Oregon Logging Conference will take place February 23 – 25, 2017 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.