National Press Club

Take a President to Dinner

September 5, 2008

... or out for a stroll in your neighborhood.

Life-size cardboard photos of presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama will be sold at the on-site auction during the NPC 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, Sept. 13.

The online auction will be up and running next week on The on-site auction will take place the day of the race.

Among the items that will be in one or the other auction -- in addition to the oh-so-desirable presidential candidates, one-dimensional though they be -- are hotel packages, visits to the sets of "Meet the Press" and "Face the Nation," a Jimmie Johnson-autographed NASCAR replica, a football autographed by Eli Manning, a Tony Awards weekend in NYC, dinners in the Fourth Estate Restaurant, autographed books, tickets to the National Opera's "La Traviata" and a gift certificate to Theodore's.

You don't have to register to bid on the items, but we'd love to have you sign up (even if you don't plan to run or walk.) Proceeds go to the Club's scholarship fund.