Rock Chalk Ball

Rock Chalk Ball 2019

Rock Chalk Ball: Saturday, April 27
Grand Ballroom at Bartle Hall
301 W 13th St, Kansas City, MO 64105

Save the date for the 24th annual Rock Chalk Ball!

Hosted by the Alumni Association and the Greater Kansas City Network, the annual event unites Jayhawks in the nation’s largest KU community and raises funds for Association programs to advocate for KU; communicate to alumni and friends in all media; recruit students and volunteers; serve current students, alumni and KU; and unite all Jayhawks.

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Presenting Sponsors

 

Charlie Hustle logo

 

KJO Media

 

Gohagan


Oread Benefactors

Hy-Vee Lawrence logo


Auctioneer

Trisha Brauer, Taking Bids Benefit AuctionsGoing once, twice, sold! Taking Bids Benefit Auctions (TBBA) is based in Kansas City and is leading the industry with record-smashing methods to raise money for nonprofits. TBBA believes in making our community a better place one auction at a time.

Education is important to owner and head auctioneer Trisha Brauer. She holds a bachelor’s degree and an MBA. She completed her auction training at World Wide College of Auctioneering and is an active member of the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) as well as the state associations for Iowa, Kansas, Colorado and Missouri.

Trisha also holds the designation of Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS). This designation is awarded and recognized by the National Auctioneers Association and represents specific education and training in conducting benefit auctions. This designation has been awarded to only 3% of the nation’s auctioneers. She has also completed her Certified Auctioneer Institute (CAI) designation, a three-year program that is the highest designation recognized by the NAA. In addition to helping nonprofits hold record breaking events, she is a professional trainer for the NAA and teaches auctioneers across the country the art of benefit auctions. She also sells real estate in the Kansas City metro area.


In keeping with the Alumni Association’s mission to strengthen KU, all proceeds from the 2019 Rock Chalk Ball will support alumni and student programs, including the Jayhawk Career Network. 

For more information, contact Kelsey Hill at 785.864.9781 or kelseyhill@kualumni.org.