The annual MBA Silent Auction & Reception has become an MBA Executive Management Conference tradition. This year, the auction and Wall of Wines raffle will be held Thursday, Dec. 5, at The Ritz Carlton in St. Louis.

Proceeds from this event support the Missouri Bankers Foundation’s education and recognition programs. The foundation provides scholarships for high school students planning to pursue banking-related degrees, as well as support for statewide financial literacy efforts, the foundation’s robbery reward program, Young Banker awards, a speakers series and recognition for both the 50 Year Club and MBA Century Banks.

Silent Auction

MBA asks its member banks and associate members to consider a donation to the silent auction. Popular items donated in the past include the following.
  • golf/sports/hunting equipment
  • holiday items
  • certificates
  • sports or concert tickets
  • autographed items
  • handcrafted or one-of-a-kind items
  • art
  • jewelry
  • cash donations (MBA will use your cash donation to purchase auction items, which will be credited to you and your organization.)

Wall of Wines Raffle
MBA is accepting wine and cash donations from its member banks and associate members for the Wall of Wines Raffle. Wine purchased with cash donations will be credited to you and your organization. Tickets may be purchased for a chance to win wonderful wine packages ... just in time for the holidays!

Donation Forms

Donation forms for the silent auction and Wall of Wines Raffle should be returned by Friday, Nov. 15. Donated items may be brought to the conference, or items may be delivered to MBA's office by the Nov. 15 deadline.

For More Information

If you have questions about auction donations or raffle tickets, please contact Rachael Preston, MBA director of marketing and membership development, at 573-636-8151. Thank you for your support and generosity. Your participation in this year’s silent auction will enable the Missouri Bankers Foundation to continue supporting, educating and honoring Missouri banks and the communities they serve!