What Happens after I Decide to Be a Sponsor?
1. Complete a Sponsor Agreement .
2. Choose a theme for your Bear. See examples in The Bears.
3. Choose one or more artists to decorate your Bear.
4. The Rotary Club of Los Altos will provide an artist to decorate your Bear.
5. If you desire unusual accessories for your Bear, negotiate the cost with the artist.
6. The Rotary Club of Los Altos will prepare your Bear for decoration and ensure its pick-up by or delivery to the artist.
7. After your Bear has been decorated, The Rotary Club will weatherproof it.
8. In the summer, your Bear will be displayed outdoors in a location of your choice.
9. At the end of summer, the Bear goes to auction. 75% of the proceeds go to Los Altos Rotary Foundation which supports various charities. The remaining 25% goes to the artist who decorated the bear. The winning bidder determines the permanent location of the Bear.