Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Caitlin Gable rummage sale Nov 1-4

The Caitlin Gable School rummage sale runs November 1-4 at the Portland Expo Center.

Caitlin Gable is a private school in SW Portland, known for its high academic standards. The annual rummage sale benefits the scholarship program. About 25% of the students are on some kind of financial aid.

from the website:

"The annual Catlin Gabel Rummage Sale is held the first weekend in November and is one of the largest rummage sales in the world...The Sale fills 100,000 square feet at the Expo Center. The 63-year-old tradition is the School's largest volunteer activity, engaging over one thousand volunteers during the sale week and in year round sorting and organizing. The Sale raises well over $285,000 with the proceeds benefiting student financial aid."

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