GFS chaired and managed the 5th Annual Taste of the Valley Benefit Auction benefitting the Snoqualmie Valley Preservation Alliance. The event included both a silent and live auction and tastes from the Pacific Northwest’s best restaurants. GFS managed all procurement, coordinated venue set-up, check-in and check-out procedures, and coordinated the restaurant and business sponsorships. GFS created an event timeline and coordinated all aspects of the auction to ensure a smooth evening and increased donations and dollars for the event. The event raised $135,000 which was a 38% increase in the previous year’s event.