COA to hold Cheers to 60 Years virtual celebration

Published 6:33 pm Sunday, September 20, 2020

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The College of The Albemarle Foundation will hold a virtual “Cheers to 60  Years” celebration on Saturday, October 3 from 6-7 p.m. The public is invited to register for the event at

Guests can purchase $20 raffle tickets with a one out of 150 chance to win a one carat champagne diamond donated by Creative Jewelers. The event features a destination auction where individuals can participate on the website with a proxy bid or at the virtual event. Destination packages including:

Corolla-cation – A two-night stay at the newly constructed Corolla Village Inn donated by Twiddy & Company.

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Edenton Escape – A two-night private guest house located on the banks of the Yeopim River in Edenton/Chowan County donated by Patti & Les Kersey.

North Banks Retreat – A three-night stay at “The Boat House,” located on the oceanfront in North Swan Beach donated by Twiddy & Company.

OBX Getaway – A one-night stay at the Hilton Garden Inn Outer Banks/Kitty Hawk along with a kayak rental and hang-gliding lesson from Kitty Hawk Kites and a custom saltwater fishing rod 15-30# class handcrafted by Jim Davison.

Sapphire Valley Mountain Timeshare Week – A one-week stay (January 1-8, 2021) at Fairway Forest Resort in Sapphire Valley near Asheville with two rooms.

Stop by the Weeping Radish to purchase a $10 COA commemorative beer available September 18 through October 3. All proceeds from this event support the College of The Albemarle Foundation’s new capital campaign to support emerging programs and outfitting of new buildings.

Visit to learn more or call the COA Foundation at 252-335- 0821 ext. 2263 or email


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