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2012 Butterfly Guild Dinner & Auction Raised More Than $70,000! 


The 2012 Butterfly Guild Dinner and Auction, held January 21, 2012, at the Brockey Center of the South Seattle Community College, was a huge success! Thank you to all our donors who helped us raise more than $70,000 for research! The Butterfly Guild will be able to fund at least two research projects thanks to our generous supporters.

Emmy-award winning Jim Dever from King 5 Evening News Magazine graciously donated his time as our energetic auctioneer.  After enjoying a silent auction with more than 100 items, guests dined on a scrumptious dinner, enjoyed wine, and bid on trips to Hawaii, a chance to be in the audience of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and even host a pizza party for 40 people! Descriptions of our Live Auction items are listed below.

Thank you again to everyone who helped make this event a great success! And thank you for giving hope to children around the country that we CAN find a cure for Shwachman Diamond Syndrome!



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Auctioneer Jim Dever with Co-Founders Joe and Sarah Bowman Co-Founder Joe Bowman with a chocolate cake from the Dessert Dash!  
Seattle Children's patient, Natalie, who received a bone marrow transplant to treat Leukemia, along with her mom, Dene, and Co-Founder Sarah Bowman    




Gold Sponsor: Karr Tuttle Campbell

Silver Sponsor: Laird Norton Tyee

Table Sponsors:

Bernstein Wealth Management

Ardeth Hollo

Shane and Heidi DeBoer


2011 Butterfly Brunch was a Success

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Butterfly Brunch at Salty's on February 26, 2011.  The event was a great success! Here are some photos of the wonderful auction, brunch, and company we shared at the Butterfly Brunch.


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Joe and Sarah Bowman
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Butterfly_Guild_Brunch_111.jpgDr. Akiko Shimamura Butterfly_Guild_Brunch_116.jpg
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