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Farmington-Farmington Hills Foundation Gala Auction Features Galapagos Trip

The National Geographic Society offers the winner an opportunity to join a photographer on the ship Endeavor.

A once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Galapagos Islands will among the fantasy trips up for auction at this year's Farmington-Farmington Hills Foundation for Youth and Families Heart and Soul Gala, held Feb. 9 at Sellers Buick GMC in Farmington Hills. 

According to a press release, the winner and a companion will have a once-in-a-lifetime experience of joining a renowned National Geographic Society photographer on the Society's official ship Endeavor. They will have an opportunity to explore and photograph an amazing setting, while at the same time supporting the work an organization that funds a wide variety of projects and causes in the community. 

Frank Menchaca of Gale Cengage Learning and Foundation board member was responsible for the strategic partnership and auction item donation.

Other auction items include a Fashion Week experience in New York City, a night at the Townsend Hotel, and many opportunities to dine at some of the area’s finest restaurants.

This year's gala honors Ken and Katherine Massey with the Riley Award for Altruism. Tickets for the event are $200, or $2,000 per table, and include hors d'oeuvres and a gourmet dinner. You can purchase tickets online at ffhfoundation.org.

Ads and sponsorships are still available. Call 248-345-9090 for more information. 

You can also find the Foundation on Facebook.

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