SPOKANE, WASHINGTON, U.S. — The International Milling Education Foundation (IMEF), a philanthropic partner of the International Association of Operative Millers (IAOM), is seeking auction items for its Silent and Live Auctions during the 116th IAOM Annual Conference & Expo in Spokane, Washington, U.S., on May 7-11.

The purpose of the auction IMEF said is to raise funds to support its ongoing work to further advance education and educational opportunities throughout the milling industry. IMEF said it is looking for a wide range of auction items.

Those who contribute will be recognized as a supporter on the IMEF website, www.iaom.info, in the event auction list, in auction publicity materials, and on the auction item tables as well.

Current projections estimate an attendance of between 800-1,000 individuals for the conference; with approximately 325 to attend the Live Auction at the IMEF Dinner that will close the event.