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Live Herky auction to benefit United Way

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

A live action is set in Iowa City for bidders to get their hands on Herky.

The Iowa City/Coralville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is will to host the Herky On Parade live auction on Friday, September 12, 2014 at the Englert Theatre, 221 E Washington St, Iowa City.

Bidder Registration starts at 5 p.m..

There are still over 20 Herkys, including fan favorites Hayden Herky, Ragbrai Hawk, and America Needs Farmers Herky that are up for grabs to the highest bidder.

The money raised from the live action will benefit the United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties.

During the action, a film documentary about the project will be shown featuring a behind the scenes look at how the statues were painted.

General admission tickets are $5, and available at the door as well as ahead of time at the Englert Box Office and the Iowa City/Coralville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. Seating is limited.

A full listing of all Live Auction Herkys can be found here, www.herkyonparade2.com.

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