Time and Talent

Hosted by the OSCWI, Time and Talent is an annual themed fundraising gala benefiting the OSCWI’s scholarship and grant funds as well as officers’ spouses’ clubs from participating NASWI commands. The event includes refreshments, dancing, and a live and silent auction.

The 2019 event has already taken place. Details for the 2020 Time and Talent will be announced later in the fall.

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Time and Talent 2019

The theme for this year’s Time and Talent auction was “Movies that Made You.” Tickets went on sale at the discounted rate on January 8, which is when commands met to select the movies they chose to represent at the event.


Through February 15 – $15 OSCWI members/spouses | $20 non-members/spouses
After February 15 – $25 all
At the Door – $30 all

Important Dates

January 8, 2019

  • General Meeting: This is the time to pick your movie, so make sure to have your OSCWI representatives present so you get the theme your group wants. Themes for duplicate/similar requests will be drawn. Attendance to meeting is highly recommended. Be sure to have your command’s choice of theme as well as a runner up. The command with the highest number of OSCWI memberships will have first choice of theme.
  • Time and Talent tickets go on sale at the discounted rate (www.brownpapertickets.com)
  • Silent and Live Auction item descriptions accepted electronically from this date

February 15, 2019

  • Live Auction Item ideas/descriptions to be submitted by this date and will be confirmed.
  • Silent Auction item ideas/descriptions to be submitted no later than this date. You may also submit the auction items if they are ready to go, please submit silent auction items along with the Contact Cards that go with the item. (Contact Card sample is included in the packet.)
  • Tickets will no longer be available at the discounted rate. ALL tickets will be the full price of $25 or $30 at the door.

March 1, 2019

  • Silent Auction Items must be confirmed and approved. No additional silent or live auction items will be accepted after this date.

March 7-13, 2019

March 9, 2019

  • Online Ticket Sales Close! Tickets will be available at the door for $30.

March 16, 2019 – Time and Talent at Officers’ Club!

  • 12:00-4:00 p.m. – Set up and decorate your command’s table. Commands may not have candles or flames of any kind, confetti, sand (or anything resembling sand) hay, dirt, etc. Please have consideration for the tables around you and keep decorations from obscuring views of the stage/auctioneer. Each command is responsible for cleaning up and disposing of their decorations at the end of the night. Trash may not be left at the Officers’ Club. Pack out the decorations that you pack in. All Live Auction Items must be brought and set up by 4:00 p.m.
  • 6:00 p.m. – Doors open
  • 6:00-7:00 p.m. – Social Hour with Silent Auction
  • 7:00-9:00 p.m. – Live Auction

Time and Talent 2018

Time and Talent 2018 was held on Saturday, March 10th​ at the NASWI Officers’ Club. The theme was “Decades – Past, Present, and Future.” The event was a huge success, thanks to an amazing turn out by the community. All funds raised by the OSCWI were applied directly to our philanthropy program, enabling us to award $6,500 in scholarships and charitable donations this year.





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