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Tie Signed by President Trump to Be Auctioned at National Auctioneers Association Conference & Show to Benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

July 8, 2019

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 8, 2019--

Proxibid, the most trusted way to connect buyers and sellers of highly valued items, will provide live online bidding when a necktie signed by President Donald Trump at the 2019 State of the Union address is sold at auction July 12 during the International Auctioneer Championship. Proceeds from the sale of the tie will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Prebidding for the tie is already available at www.proxibid.com/naa.

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Bid live on Proxibid July 12 when this tie, signed by President Donald Trump at the 2019 State of the Union address is sold at auction to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. (Photo: Business Wire)

The tie, originally worn by NAA member and Congressman Billy Long and designed by patients at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, was signed after President Trump announced his administration would ask Congress for $500 million over the next ten years to fund research on childhood cancers. View video of President Trump signing the tie: https://youtu.be/Tk3X_YesUOI.

The auction will take place July 12 at approximately 8 pm Eastern at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel and on Proxibid. Bidders can log on to Proxibid from anywhere in the world with an internet connection and bid in real-time just as if they were in the live audience. Proxibid provides the industry’s most robust online bidding platform, created specifically to connect buyers and sellers of highly valued items like the autographed tie up for bid in this auction. All purchases are backed by Proxibid’s sophisticated risk management system, designed to ensure buyers and sellers are safe when transacting online so buyers can rest assured their information is secure when bidding in this auction.

For more information about this auction or to begin bidding, please visit www.proxibid.com/naa.

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