Local Web Developer Unveils On-Line Auction to Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast

August 19, 2004 - Portsmouth, NH

CrystalVision, a Portsmouth-based web development company, has created a pro bono on-line auction, as an updated way to benefit the local charity, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast. Items available for auction can be viewed at www.seacoastbbbs.org/magicforall. All proceeds are part of the annual fundraising fashion show, this year entitled "Magic for All." To donate items, simply visit the above address and upload a digital photo and description of any item or service you would like to donate.

Bidders will be emailed on their progress when they are in the lead or have been outbid. There is no minimum or maximum bidding, and participants don't have to enter their credit card information. "It's nice that we can use our technological expertise in a way that benefits a local charity. We feel strongly about supporting local charities, and the on-line auction makes it easy for anyone to take part in a good cause," says Brewer. "It is part of our company's on-going commitment to contribute to the community in which we live and work." Once the bidding is closed, winners will be contacted directly by Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast volunteers to complete the purchase.

CrystalVision has supported the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast in different projects over the years, launching an updated Web Site, organizing fund raising events, and providing promotional materials. Seacoast Big Brothers Big Sisters has provided positive role models for kids from ages 6 to 17 since 1977.

CrystalVision is a full-service web development firm, specializing in Web Site and web application design and development, search engine optimization, e-commerce and e-marketing since 1995. Their expertise lies in visually communicating a company's message through custom-tailored internet solutions designed to increase efficiency and competitive advantage. CrystalVision excels at adjusting to each client's individual needs and preferences.

To learn more about how CrystalVision utilizes web technologies to give businesses, corporations and organizations their own niche on the World Wide Web, visit their Web Site at www.crystalvision.org.

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