Join us May 7, 2022!


Sharon Tiknis P'08 Thank You

Thank You from the GRA Faculty and Staff

50/50 Raffle Drawing from Jesse Powell '23

$20,000 Goal


Total Raised

Thank you to our 2021 GRA Gala Blue & White Sponsors!

Susan Baker P '08

Sharon and Michael Tiknis & Aaron Tiknis '08

Gala Itinerary

April 17 at 6:00 PM - Toast with Tony and Auction Kick-Off

April 18 at 6:00 PM - Speech from Matt Hossley '21

April 19 at 6:00 PM - Speech from Billy Seeds '22

April 20 at 6:00 PM - Speech from KJ Odour '21

April 21 at 6:00 PM - Speech from Luke Powell '23

April 22 at 6:00 PM - Speech from Jim Stafford '79

April 23 at 6:00 PM - Speech from Darrell McGraw '96

April 24 at 6:00 PM - Music Session from Jake Greer '23

April 25 at 10:00 PM - Auction Closes


A Toast with Tony - Welcome to the 2021 GRA Gala


Matt Hossley '21 GRA Gala Speech


Billy Seeds '22 GRA Gala Speech


KJ Odour '21 GRA Gala Speech

Luke Powell '23 GRA Gala Speech



Jim Stafford '79 GRA Gala Speech



Darrell McGraw '96 GRA Gala Speech


Jake Greer '23 Music Session

Registration and Bidding

Click the button at the top of the page to register. Once you have registered your credit card you may start bidding. Bid from anywhere using your computer, smartphone, or tablet. You will receive text messages to update you on your bidding status, so check your phones for important notifications.


Please note that your credit card will be charged if you complete a purchase or win an item.


Auction Item Pick Up
If you are the winner of an auction item, we will make arrangements with you to pick up the items you have won at Grand River Academy on a mutually agreed upon date and time for all local winners. For tickets, certificates, and gift cards and winners not within driving distance, we can arrange to mail your items to you. Someone from Grand River Academy will be in touch to arrange this after the auction closes.

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Grand River Academy
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Grand River Academy, College Street, Austinburg, OH, USA

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