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height:142.5pt'> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"'><!--Begin Main Table--><img border=0 width=700 height=190 id="_x0000_i1025" src="http://66.132.230.241/newsletters/images/header.jpg" alt="BIDhi Newsletter Banner" complete=complete><o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> </tr> <!--End Header Banner--><!--Begin Date Bar--> <tr style='mso-yfti-irow:1;height:21.75pt'> <td colspan=2 style='border:none;background:#646060;padding:0in 0in 0in 15.0pt; height:21.75pt'> <p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:white'>December 2010 </span></b><span class=blue1><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"'>|</span></b></span><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";color:white'> Issue No. 24 <o:p></o:p></span></b></p> </td> </tr> <!--End Date Bar--> <tr style='mso-yfti-irow:2'> <!--Begin Newsletter Body Content--> <td width="70%" valign=top style='width:70.0%;border:none;padding:11.25pt 11.25pt 11.25pt 11.25pt' id=content> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto; mso-outline-level:2'><b><span style='font-size:16.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";color:#8DB147;mso-font-kerning:18.0pt'>Wishing you a Joyful Holiday Season!<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto; mso-outline-level:3'><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:#5D77C6'>Enjoy my 3 Special Gifts for you...<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <table class=MsoNormalTable border=0 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=0 align=right width="50%" style='width:50.0%;mso-cellspacing:0in;mso-yfti-tbllook:1184; mso-table-lspace:2.25pt;mso-table-rspace:2.25pt;mso-table-anchor-vertical: paragraph;mso-table-anchor-horizontal:column;mso-table-left:right; mso-table-top:middle;mso-padding-alt:0in 0in 0in 0in'> <tr style='mso-yfti-irow:0;mso-yfti-firstrow:yes'> <td style='padding:0in 0in 0in 0in'> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><a name=watercolor></a><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"'><img border=0 width=223 height=300 id="_x0000_i1026" src="http://www.kingstonauction.com/newsletters/images/KK-painting.png" alt="Kathy'" complete=complete><o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> </tr> <tr style='mso-yfti-irow:1;mso-yfti-lastrow:yes'> <td style='padding:0in 0in 0in 0in'> <p class=picturecaptions align=center style='text-align:center'>&quot;Secret Birch Trail&quot;<br> Watercolor by Kathy Kingston <br> 2010 All rights reserved. </p> </td> </tr> </table> <p><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>May you find peace</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'> on a sparkling winter walk on your own secret birch trail.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Wow your guests</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'> with my most requested dish: Shrimp Feta Mint Lime Appetizer (scroll for recipe).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Hop on the phone and learn.</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"'> My <u>Holiday Special: $97</u> for my ENTIRE Tele-Seminar SERIES! Catapult your auction profits now. Imagine: 9 content-rich top auction topics in your home or office. (Save $200 until Dec 31.) <a href="http://www.kingstonauction.com/services/teleseminars/blowing-the-top-off-fundraising-auctions#register" target="_blank">Click here</a> for details and to register now.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Thanks to YOU, 2010 is our best year ever!<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Always BIDhi!<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><img border=0 width=84 height=40 id="_x0000_i1027" src="http://66.132.230.241/newsletters/images/kk_signature.png" alt="Kathy Kingston signature" complete=complete><br> <br> <b>PS: Check out our NEW</b> website: <a href="http://www.KingstonAuction.com" target="_new" title="Kingston Auction">www.KingstonAuction.com</a><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>PPS:<span class=blue1> NEW: </span></span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"'>Perfect Your Pitch Workshop. <b>You'll learn to turn your 2 minute inspiring speech into thousands of dollars!</b> New date: Thursday, March 10, Waltham, MA. <a href="http://www.kingstonauction.com/services/seminars/perfect-your-pitch" target="_new">Click here</a> for details and registration.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman"'> <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><a name=feature></a><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman"'><img border=0 width=378 height=1 id="_x0000_i1028" src="http://66.132.230.241/newsletters/images/divider.jpg" alt="content divider" complete=complete class=divider><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto; mso-outline-level:2'><b><span style='font-size:16.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";color:#8DB147;mso-font-kerning:18.0pt'>Feature Article<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto; mso-outline-level:3'><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:#5D77C6'>Light it Right<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>As we enjoy the Season of Lights, discover the most illuminating ways to properly light your fundraising auction and light up bidding.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Read my blog for enlightening tips: <a href="http://www.KathyKingston.com" target="_new">www.KathyKingston.com</a><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto; mso-outline-level:2'><b><span style='font-size:16.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";color:#8DB147;mso-font-kerning:18.0pt'>In the News<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <table class=MsoNormalTable border=0 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=0 align=right width="55%" style='width:55.0%;mso-cellspacing:0in;mso-yfti-tbllook:1184; mso-table-lspace:2.25pt;mso-table-rspace:2.25pt;mso-table-anchor-vertical: paragraph;mso-table-anchor-horizontal:column;mso-table-left:right; mso-table-top:middle;mso-padding-alt:1.5pt 1.5pt 1.5pt 1.5pt'> <tr style='mso-yfti-irow:0;mso-yfti-firstrow:yes'> <td style='padding:1.5pt 1.5pt 1.5pt 1.5pt'> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman"'><img border=0 width=250 height=188 id="_x0000_i1029" src="http://www.kingstonauction.com/newsletters/images/ferrari.png" alt="Kathy at Norwalk" complete=complete><o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> </tr> <tr style='mso-yfti-irow:1;mso-yfti-lastrow:yes;height:31.5pt'> <td valign=top style='padding:1.5pt 1.5pt 1.5pt 1.5pt;height:31.5pt'> <p class=picturecaptions align=center style='text-align:center'>Auction of Patricia Cornwell's Ferrari brings $200,000 to benefit Veteran's Village. Auctioneers Bill Menish, with Rick Werner and Kathy Kingston.</p> </td> </tr> </table> <p><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>I was thrilled to be selected as a professional auctioneer spotter for the auction of #1 NY Times Best Selling Author Patricia Cornwell's Ferrari. <br> <br> It was a pleasure to support lead auctioneer Bill Menish and this great cause to create awareness about our Veterans. <br> <br> Cornwell donated her rare Ferrari &quot;Superamerica&quot; to the Veterans' Village of San Diego which brought $200,000 to support our military veterans in need.&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><a name=testimonial></a><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"'><img border=0 width=378 height=1 id="_x0000_i1030" src="http://66.132.230.241/newsletters/images/divider.jpg" alt="content divider" complete=complete class=divider><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto; mso-outline-level:2'><b><span style='font-size:16.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";color:#8DB147;mso-font-kerning:18.0pt'>Testimonial <o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>&quot;Kathy, you were/are amazing. It was the first time I've heard you speak... Thank you so much for being there (Association of Development Officers, Westchester, NY). I was massively inspired this morning!&quot;<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Jill Singer, Jill Singer Graphics, White Plains, NY</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p align=center style='text-align:center'><a name=recipe></a><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><img border=0 width=378 height=1 id="_x0000_i1031" src="http://66.132.230.241/newsletters/images/divider.jpg" alt="content divider" complete=complete class=divider><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto; mso-outline-level:2'><b><span style='font-size:16.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";color:#8DB147;mso-font-kerning:18.0pt'>Kathy's Most Requested Holiday Recipe<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto; mso-outline-level:3'><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:#5D77C6'>Kathy's Shrimp Feta Mint Lime Appetizer <o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <table class=MsoNormalTable border=0 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=0 align=right width="55%" style='width:55.0%;mso-cellspacing:0in;mso-yfti-tbllook:1184; mso-table-lspace:2.25pt;mso-table-rspace:2.25pt;mso-table-anchor-vertical: paragraph;mso-table-anchor-horizontal:column;mso-table-left:right; mso-table-top:middle;mso-padding-alt:1.5pt 1.5pt 1.5pt 1.5pt'> <tr style='mso-yfti-irow:0;mso-yfti-firstrow:yes'> <td style='padding:1.5pt 1.5pt 1.5pt 1.5pt'> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman"'><img border=0 width=250 height=188 id="_x0000_i1032" src="http://www.kingstonauction.com/newsletters/images/shrimp-ap.png" alt="Shrimp Appetizer" complete=complete><o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> </tr> <tr style='mso-yfti-irow:1;mso-yfti-lastrow:yes'> <td valign=top style='padding:1.5pt 1.5pt 1.5pt 1.5pt'> <p class=picturecaptions align=center style='text-align:center'>Photo: Kathy Kingston</p> </td> </tr> </table> <p><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>3 Tbs, chopped fresh mint<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>juice of 3-4 limes<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>1/2 teaspoon of salt<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>1/2 teaspoon of pepper <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>4 ounces of crumbled feta cheese<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>1 pound of cooked, peeled, de-veined shrimp with tails on<o:p></o:p></span></p> <div> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Combine olive oil, lime juice, feta, mint, salt and pepper in a large bowl and mix well. Cook, peel and drain shrimp very well or thaw pre-cooked shrimp and drain very well. Add shrimp to vinaigrette and mix gently. Marinate covered in the refrigerator for 2 hours. Serve and garnish with slices of lime and mint sprigs. <br> <br> Please <a href="" target="_blank">email me</a> and let me know how you like it.<o:p></o:p></span></p> </div> <div> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p> </div> <p align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><img border=0 width=378 height=1 id="_x0000_i1033" src="http://66.132.230.241/newsletters/images/divider.jpg" alt="content divider" complete=complete class=divider><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p><i><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>You may absolutely share this newsletter with people you think may enjoy it. When doing so, please forward it in its entirety, including our contact and copyright information. Thanks and enjoy! <br> <br> The BIDhi! Newsletter is written by Kathy Kingston, CAI, BAS: <a href="http://www.KingstonAuction.com/" target="_blank">http://www.KingstonAuction.com</a>. If you have any questions or comments, please send them to: <a href="mailto:kathy@kingstonauction.com" target="_blank">kathy@kingstonauction.com</a><br> <br> 2008- 2010 Kathleen A. Kingston. All Rights Reserved.</span></i><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><a name=who-we-are></a><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman"'><img border=0 width=378 height=1 id="_x0000_i1034" src="http://66.132.230.241/newsletters/images/divider.jpg" alt="content divider" complete=complete class=divider><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto; mso-outline-level:2'><b><span style='font-size:16.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";color:#8DB147;mso-font-kerning:18.0pt'>Who We Are <br> <br> </span></b><!--[if gte vml 1]><v:shapetype id="_x0000_t75" coordsize="21600,21600" o:spt="75" o:preferrelative="t" path="m@4@5l@4@11@9@11@9@5xe" filled="f" stroked="f"> <v:stroke joinstyle="miter"/> <v:formulas> <v:f eqn="if lineDrawn pixelLineWidth 0"/> <v:f eqn="sum @0 1 0"/> <v:f eqn="sum 0 0 @1"/> <v:f eqn="prod @2 1 2"/> <v:f eqn="prod @3 21600 pixelWidth"/> <v:f eqn="prod @3 21600 pixelHeight"/> <v:f eqn="sum @0 0 1"/> <v:f eqn="prod @6 1 2"/> <v:f eqn="prod @7 21600 pixelWidth"/> <v:f eqn="sum @8 21600 0"/> <v:f eqn="prod @7 21600 pixelHeight"/> <v:f eqn="sum @10 21600 0"/> </v:formulas> <v:path o:extrusionok="f" gradientshapeok="t" o:connecttype="rect"/> <o:lock v:ext="edit" aspectratio="t"/> </v:shapetype><v:shape id="_x0000_s1026" type="#_x0000_t75" alt="Kingston Auction Logo" style='position:absolute;margin-left:0;margin-top:0;width:34.5pt;height:45pt; z-index:251658240;mso-wrap-distance-left:0;mso-wrap-distance-top:0; mso-wrap-distance-right:0;mso-wrap-distance-bottom:0; mso-position-horizontal:left;mso-position-horizontal-relative:text; mso-position-vertical-relative:line' o:allowoverlap="f"> <v:imagedata src="http://66.132.230.241/newsletters/images/who-we-are-k.jpg"/> <w:wrap type="square"/> </v:shape><![endif]--><![if !vml]><img width=46 height=60 src="http://66.132.230.241/newsletters/images/who-we-are-k.jpg" align=left alt="Kingston Auction Logo" complete=complete v:shapes="_x0000_s1026"><![endif]><b><span style='font-size:16.0pt;mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:#8DB147; mso-font-kerning:18.0pt'><o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>We are award-winning auctioneers, providing cutting-edge consulting and innovative training for both non-profits and auctioneers. A national leader in fundraising auctions, Kingston Auction Company has raised millions of dollars for non-profit organizations throughout New England and across the country for over 24 years. The company founder and president is Kathy Kingston, CAI, BAS. Come to us to make your next benefit fundraising auction a record-breaker.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto; mso-outline-level:3'><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:#5D77C6'>Our affiliations include...<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p><!--[if gte vml 1]><v:shape id="_x0000_s1027" type="#_x0000_t75" alt="NAA Auctioneer" style='position:absolute;margin-left:0;margin-top:0;width:37.5pt;height:44.25pt; z-index:251659264;mso-wrap-distance-left:3pt;mso-wrap-distance-top:0; mso-wrap-distance-right:3pt;mso-wrap-distance-bottom:0; mso-position-horizontal:left;mso-position-horizontal-relative:text; mso-position-vertical-relative:line' o:allowoverlap="f"> <v:imagedata src="http://66.132.230.241/wp-content/themes/kingston/images/nl/logo_naa_blk.gif"/> <w:wrap type="square"/> </v:shape><![endif]--><![if !vml]><img width=50 height=59 src="http://66.132.230.241/wp-content/themes/kingston/images/nl/logo_naa_blk.gif" align=left hspace=4 alt="NAA Auctioneer" complete=complete v:shapes="_x0000_s1027"><![endif]><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>National Auctioneers Association promotes professionalism of auctioneers and auctions through education and technology.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p><!--[if gte vml 1]><v:shape id="_x0000_s1028" type="#_x0000_t75" alt="CAI Auctioneer" style='position:absolute;margin-left:0;margin-top:0;width:37.5pt;height:30pt; z-index:251660288;mso-wrap-distance-left:3pt;mso-wrap-distance-top:0; mso-wrap-distance-right:3pt;mso-wrap-distance-bottom:0; mso-position-horizontal:left;mso-position-horizontal-relative:text; mso-position-vertical-relative:line' o:allowoverlap="f"> <v:imagedata src="http://66.132.230.241/wp-content/themes/kingston/images/nl/logo_CAI_blk.gif"/> <w:wrap type="square"/> </v:shape><![endif]--><![if !vml]><img width=50 height=40 src="http://66.132.230.241/wp-content/themes/kingston/images/nl/logo_CAI_blk.gif" align=left hspace=4 alt="CAI Auctioneer" complete=complete v:shapes="_x0000_s1028"><![endif]><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Certified Auctioneers Institute is the most prestigious designation awarded in the industry - only three percent of auctioneers nationwide hold the CAI designation.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p><!--[if gte vml 1]><v:shape id="_x0000_s1029" type="#_x0000_t75" alt="BAS Benefit Auctioneer Specialist" style='position:absolute;margin-left:0;margin-top:0;width:81.75pt;height:21pt; z-index:251661312;mso-wrap-distance-left:3pt;mso-wrap-distance-top:3.75pt; mso-wrap-distance-right:3pt;mso-wrap-distance-bottom:3.75pt; mso-position-horizontal:left;mso-position-horizontal-relative:text; mso-position-vertical-relative:line' o:allowoverlap="f"> <v:imagedata src="http://66.132.230.241/wp-content/themes/kingston/images/nl/logo_BAS_blk.gif"/> <w:wrap type="square"/> </v:shape><![endif]--><![if !vml]><img width=109 height=28 src="http://66.132.230.241/wp-content/themes/kingston/images/nl/logo_BAS_blk.gif" align=left hspace=4 vspace=5 alt="BAS Benefit Auctioneer Specialist" complete=complete v:shapes="_x0000_s1029"><![endif]><span style='font-size: 10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Benefit Auctioneer Specialist designation provides auctioneers with unique skills and strategies to conduct, plan and market fundraising auctions. <o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> <!--End Newsletter Body Content--> <td width="30%" valign=top style='width:30.0%;border:none;background:#8EA4E8; padding:11.25pt 11.25pt 11.25pt 11.25pt' id=sidebar><!--Begin Sidebar--> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto; 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</span></span></span><![endif]><b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family: "Arial","sans-serif";mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"'><a href="#recipe"><span style='color:#3A3A39'>Recipe</span></a> <o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto; margin-left:0in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:10.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol; mso-fareast-font-family:Symbol;mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'><span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]><b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family: "Arial","sans-serif";mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"'><a href="#who-we-are"><span style='color:#3A3A39'>Who We Are</span></a> <o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto; mso-outline-level:2'><b><span style='mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; color:white;mso-font-kerning:18.0pt'>In The News:<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto;text-align:center'><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"; color:#3A3A39'><a href="http://www.wmur.com/video/17429144/detail.html" target="_blank"><span style='text-decoration:none;text-underline:none'><img border=0 width=164 height=129 id="_x0000_i1035" src="http://www.kingstonauction.com/newsletters/images/NH_video.png" alt="NH Chronicle" complete=complete></span></a><br> <b>NH Chronicle talks <br> with Kathy Kingston</b><o:p></o:p></span></p> <div align=center> <table class=MsoNormalTable border=0 cellpadding=0 style='mso-cellspacing: 1.5pt;mso-yfti-tbllook:1184;mso-padding-alt:2.25pt 2.25pt 2.25pt 2.25pt'> <!--Table for buttons only--> <tr style='mso-yfti-irow:0;mso-yfti-firstrow:yes'> <td style='padding:2.25pt 2.25pt 2.25pt 2.25pt'> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"; 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color:white;mso-font-kerning:18.0pt'><!--End buttons table-->Contact Kathy:<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#3A3A39'>Visit:<br> <a href="http://www.kingstonauction.com" target="_blank"><b>KingstonAuction.com</b></a><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#3A3A39'>Call:<br> <span class=contactlink2>603-296-1919</span><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#3A3A39'>E-mail:<br> <a href="mailto:kathy@kingstonauction.com"><b>Kathy@KingstonAuction.com</b></a><o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> <!--End Sidebar--> </tr> <tr style='mso-yfti-irow:3;mso-yfti-lastrow:yes;height:22.5pt'> <td colspan=2 style='border:none;background:#646060;padding:0in 0in 0in 0in; 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