Silent auction and wine tasting to support UAB scholarships on Nov. 6

UAB Alumni Society hosts its annual silent auction to raise money for UAB Scholarships.
Written by Keaira Turner
Media Contact: Shannon Thomason,

uncork edThe University of Alabama at Birmingham National Alumni Society will present its annual Uncork Education scholarship fundraiser at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, at the UAB National Alumni Society House.

In 2015, participants from the silent auction were able to help the NAS raise more than $48,000 for UAB scholarships and grants.

This event will feature a tasting with wines from around the globe and beer from the UAB alumni-owned Cahaba Brewing Co. Guests who attend this event will have a chance to purchase a key to a stocked bar, the 2016 Blazer Wine and other gifts in the silent auction. Hors d’oeuvres will be served.

This year’s silent auction includes:

  • Dinner for two with Noah Galloway and a signed copy of his new book
  • A UAB Men’s Basketball experience that includes attending practice and dinner with team, being a part of the locker room before, during and after the game, and sitting with the team during the game
  • Shovel and hardhat from the UAB Football Operations Facility/Legacy Pavilion ground breaking, attending a closed practice, and dinner with the team the night before the first game in 2017
  • Conference USA Basketball Tournament tickets
  • A boxing glove signed by boxing great Muhammad Ali
  • Sheet music signed by the superstar Adele and the late Whitney Houston
  • A 6-foot-tall silver dragon sculpture
  • Opportunities for commissioned artwork from three different local artists
  • Travel packages, sports packages, theater packages and more

Tickets are $60 for individuals and $100 for couples, for individuals 35 and over. For participants under the age of 35, ticket prices are $40 for individuals and $75 for couples. Each ticket includes bottomless beer or wine glasses. Visit the NAS online to purchase tickets.

  • November 6