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Saturday, April 14 at 8 p.m. – 2012 WXXI Auction Kick Off

(Rochester, NY) – More than 5,000 items are up for bid during the WXXI 2012 Online Auction, opening Saturday, April 14th and running through Saturday, April 28th. A 2012 Ford Fiesta SE from Shepard Ford, food and wine certificates, exciting town packages, original artwork from featured artists Jim Christy and Laura Wilder, and the 2012 collectible WXXI Auction truck are just some of the merchandise to be featured in the televised WXXI Auction Kick-Off Special, airing Saturday, April 14 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV/HD (DT21.1/cable 1011 and 11). People are encouraged to sign up for their bidders accounts before the broadcast by logging on to WXXI.org/auction.

This year the Auction is featuring Daily Deals on some of the most coveted items – including the Apple iPad, Xerox Rochester International Jazz Fest tickets, and dinner with Lidia Bastianich. WXXI will unveil these Daily Deals online and on our air each day. Deals will close at 10 every evening.

WXXI Auction Kick-Off Special will encore, and two additional episodes that feature even more merchandise will air between April 18th and 28th on WXXI-TV/HD, as well as on WXXI-WORLD (DT21.2/cable 524) and WXXI-CREATE (DT21.3/cable 433). For a complete schedule, visit WXXI.org/auction. All proceeds from the Auction help to support the many programs and services WXXI offers its community.



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WXXI is the essential, life-long educational media resource for the Greater Rochester area. WXXI puts the community first with programming that stimulates and expands thought, inspires the spirit, opens cultural horizons and promotes understanding of diverse community issues. Log on to wxxi.org for more information about our services and programs.

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WXXI is the essential, life-long educational media resource for the Greater Rochester area. WXXI puts the community first with programming that stimulates and expands thought, inspires the spirit, opens cultural horizons and promotes understanding of diverse community issues. Log on to wxxi.org for more information about our services and programs.