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December 2018 | Issue No. 109

Note from Kathy

May the spirit of the season bring you curiosity, comfort and love

My Three Bears
"My Three Bears" Watercolor by Kathy Kingston © 2018 All rights reserved

Happy Holidays to you and your loved ones! I'd like to express heartfelt gratitude to all of our clients, colleagues, friends and fellow auctioneers. Thank you for the honor of helping you raise more funds, engage more donors and communicating the impact of your mission. 

Always BIDhi! 

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PS: Enjoy my most requested appetizer recipe ever- just scroll down.

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Kathy's Most Request Holiday Recipe

Kathy's Shrimp Feta Mint Lime Appetizer 

Baked Brie

photo: Kathy Kingston

3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 

3 Tbs, chopped fresh mint

juice of 3-4 limes

1/2 teaspoon of salt

1/2 teaspoon of pepper 

4 ounces of crumbled feta cheese

1 pound of cooked, peeled, de-veined shrimp with tails on

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.

Please email me and let me know how you like it! kathy@kingstonauction.com

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Who We Are


Kingston Auction LogoWe are award-winning auctioneers, providing cutting-edge consulting and innovative education for nonprofits, schools and auctioneers. A national thought leader in fundraising auctions, Kingston Auction Company has raised millions of dollars for organizations across the country for over 30 years. The company founder and president is Kathy Kingston, CAI, BAS. She is the author of the Amazon #1 bestselling book, A Higher Bid: How to Transform Special Event Fundraising with Strategic Benefit Auctions. Come to us to make your next benefit fundraising auction a record-breaker.

Our affiliations include...

NAA Auctioneer National Auctioneers Association promotes professionalism of auctioneers and auctions through education and technology.



CAI AuctioneerCertified Auctioneers Institute is the most prestigious designation awarded in the industry - only three percent of auctioneers nationwide hold the CAI designation.

BAS Benefit Auctioneer SpecialistBenefit Auctioneer Specialist designation provides auctioneers with unique skills and strategies to conduct, plan and market fundraising auctions.

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