URMC / Highland Hospital / Giving / Highland Hospital Gala / Live & Silent Auctions The Highland Gala will feature auctions with unique items and packages. The Highland gala will feature unique items and packages. The silent auction will be accessible through mobile bidding. To learn more about mobile bidding, please watch this brief video. We will open the silent auction online prior to the gala. By providing your mobile phone number when purchasing your ticket, you will receive a text message with a link to this year’s auction packages when the auction opens which will allow you to make bids or watch items that you are interested in. You can provide your mobile phone number at any point prior to the gala by emailing URMCevents@ur.rochester.edu. If no mobile number is provided prior to the event, then you may register your mobile number at check-in to participate in the silent auction. Don’t have a smart phone? No problem! Bid assistants will be on hand to help you place bids throughout the cocktail hour. Have a question about the auction or how to bid? Contact Scott Verrenti at (585) 273-2833 or URMCevents@ur.rochester.edu.