The Charlotte 49ers Athletic Foundation will host its annual Great Gold Rush Auction, Saturday, June 1 in Halton Arena.

The event is the largest single-day fundraiser held by the Athletic Foundation and proceeds go to the university's athletic scholarship fund.

Over 500 attendees are expected to bid on over 1200 items during an early evening silent auction that precedes the marquee Live Auction.  The silent auction begins at 5:30 with the Live Auction usually getting underway between 8-8:30.  Items include artwork, electronics, furniture, sports equipment and memorabilia, getaway vacations and once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

Cost to attend the gala event is $100 per person or $1,000 for a table of 10.  Pre-registration is required.  Interested guests can call 704-687-4950 to register.