Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum holds 38th Annual $10,000 Drawdown
BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - The Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum in Biloxi hosted its biggest fundraiser of the year Saturday night.
The evening gala featured a buffet dinner, open bar, and a chance to win $10,000. And more than 600 items were auctioned off to guests.
The museum’s executive director, Robin Krohn-David, said this event is always an important one for the museum.
“This is a family reunion every year. Of all the people in Biloxi and surrounding areas gather to celebrate our history, heritage and culture here at this event is really important,” Krohn-David said.
And good news for the fundraising efforts: Organizers said this year they managed to sell more tickets than they have in previous years.
To learn more about the Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum, visit https://www.maritimemuseum.org
You can see all the winning bids for Saturday night’s silent auction here: https://event.gives/msimdrawdown23/items
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