One Week Vacation Getaway to Chincoteague Island, Virginia (August 27, 2015-June 12, 2016 subject to availability). Stay at a Great White Victorian Seafront Home (sleeps 12) or stay at Sunset Bay Villa Condo (sleeps 8). This tranquil landfall off Virginia's coast is famed for the feral Chincoteague ponies that roam nearby Assateague Island. This area is a nature-lover's nirvana all year round, with Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge and the Assateague Island National Seashore, home to herons, bald eagles and woodpeckers. (Value - $1,0000 - $1,200)
Peter Johnson, CNM, PhD, FACNM, offers a Jhpiego Training Skills course for a group of up to six individuals interested in global health. This course will use a blended learning approach including Jhpiego ModCAL Training Skills followed by an on-site three day course providing hands on practice and feedback focused on presenting, demonstrating and coaching providers in developing essential midwifery skills. Peter will travel to a site to be negotiated with the winning bidder to provide the hands on training using the MamaNatalie simulator and Jhpiego training resources. The bidding team will be asked to provide space and midwifery equipment and supplies needed for the training. (Value-up to $3500)
Tom's - Light Gray "Every Mother Counts" Tote Bag Textured Canvas, 9" straps, snap, mesh water bottle holder. TOMS provides a safe birth for a mother and baby in need with every bag purchased, including money toward global advocacy efforts. (Value - $58)
"The Mindfulness Colouring Book" by Emma Farrarons 2015 (UK) Anti-stress art therapy for busy people! This beautifully illustrated colouring book is filled with templates of exquisite scenes and intricate, sophisticated patterns, prompting you to meditate on your artwork as you mindfully fill the pages with colour.- Pencils included. (Value - $13)
RARE FIND!!!! Not commercially available, Barbara Anderson has made her global memoir, A Life Apart: Sojourns of a Storyteller available for us at the DGH silent auction. (Value - $70)
Autographed copy of The Best Practices in Midwifery: Using the Evidence to Implement Change (Value - $65)
Artist-naturalist Ben Hampton is known for his unique style of translating nature and people and places of the Appalachian region into reality on canvas. His prints are treasured by collectors. We are offering a signed portfolio Nancy Ward Heritage Series. Three print set --Largest print 14 x 10. (Value listed by Ben Hampton Gallery is $250-$325).
We have many more items for auction. Come to the DGH Reception and Silent Auction, Baltimore Ballroom 1 & 2, Second level, 7:30-9:30 pm on Sunday, June 28th.
Support the Teresa Marsico Memorial Fund and Help Fulfill ACNM’s Strategic Plan
Donors to the A.C.N.M. Foundation can help ACNM achieve their 2015-2020 Strategic Plan by designating their monies to the “Marsico Fund” when making contributions at: http://www.midwife.org/charitable-contributions