Snake River Shrine Club
The Al Kader Clubs are a local presence for Shriners.
Noble Jay Garrett
On the second Sunday of October each year Snake River Shrine Club holds an annual Auction. The auction was started approximately
58 years ago to raise funds with which to purchase food, and items for the annual Food Caravan to the Portland Unit.
The 2014 version was probably one of the most productive ever held.
We had a 28% increase gross funds. The result of substantial support by families of current and former patients and increased
support of the local business community we sold more produce, a golf cart donated by a friend of Shrine, a hand made oak
rocking chair and quilt donated by a friend of Shrine family, the very famous jars and jug of honey donated by two suppliers, wall
art, tools, 65 gift certificates in the silent auction.
The grandmother that won the donated doll house that was raffled off made a very excited granddaughter very happy. Toys
auctioned off every year have substantially reduced many grandparents wealth.
Baker Auction Company conducted the auction providing many laughs and entertainment while auctioning the more than 150
items donated. A substantial portion of the proceeds from the auction was used to purchase food products requested Pby the