Now That's a Bargain!

Lauren Kramer-Whelan, director of meetings with the Alexandria, Va. — based American Academy of Otolaryngology, says she's “thrilled” at having placed the winning bid of $270,000 on a Washington, D.C. Convention Center package worth $500,000 at the ASAE Foundation's silent auction, held during ASAE's annual meeting in August. This was the largest donation the silent auction has had to date.

Kramer-Whelan said her organization just met at the existing center for a meeting in 2000 and i

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