LIVE AUCTION ITEMS
WHERES THE PARTY?
You provide the location, we’ll provide the party! Entertain 50 of your closest friends with your own, personal oyster roast. Wash down your dinner with a variety of beers provided by Heineken. Your guests will enjoy the rocking sounds of KD3, the ownership group of Kingdaddy. And to top it off, Party Time Rentals will provide the tables, chairs and linens!
Restrictions: Date to be mutally agreed upon with King Daddy and Best Impressions. Expires November 2013.
Donors: Best Impressions, KD3 and Party Time Rentals
These stunning, elegant diamond hoop earrings will stand the test of time and make a stylish addition to your accessory wardrobe. These earrings are 14 karat white gold inside-outside style diamond hoop earrings weighing just under a carat total weight (0.91). You will sparkle all the way home if you win these beautiful earrings!
Restrictions: No exchange or return.
Donor: Diamonds Direct
Spend a seven-night vacation at the Timber club in Snowmass, Colorado. The residence sleeps six in three bedrooms, two of which are master suites. Amenities include an exercise room, teen & kid playrooms and a lounge with complimentary cappuccinos and pastries. Concierge service, transportation to and from the airport, Snowmass Village and Aspen are included. Additional activities include horseback riding, hiking, white water rafting, outdoor concerts and festivals. Package does not include airfare.
Restrictions: Dates to be mutually agreed upon with donors. No pets. Expires November 2013.
Donor: Mr. & Mrs. Pat & Shauna McFeeley
PRIVATE DINNER WITH CHEF TIM GROODY
Throw an unforgettable dinner party for eight in your home! RELAX with your guests and enjoy the culinary creations from Charlotte's own, very talented Chef Tim Groody. Tim Groody is the Corporate Chef for the well-know FS Food Group, managing company of Mama Ricottas, Cantina 1511, Bad Daddy's, and Paco's Tacos. The evening's sumptuous five-course dinner will be paired with fine wine sure to please every palette. Raise your bid paddle and make your guest list now!
Restrictions: Not valid when FS Food Group is closed during holidays. Expires November 2013.
Donor: FS Food Group
ULTIMATE RACING EXPERIENCE
Live life in the fast lane with two Hot Passes to be in the pits at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Race in Martinsville, VA on either April 7 or October 27 of 2013. Get a behind the scenes tour of the hauler and pit box, along with a meet and greet with JTG/Daugherty crew members and driver of the 47 JTG Toyota, 2000 Sprint Cup Champion Bobby Labonte. The passes allow the winning bidder access to the pit area during all practice sessions as well as the race.
Restrictions: Must choose date of April 7 or October 27 of 2013.
Donor: Bobby Labonte Foundation
It's sure to be love at first sight with this adorable, yellow lab female puppy from LABPUPS in Charlotte, NC. LABPUPS professionally raises non-hyper family Labs with over 25 years experience. They’ve taken a different approach to raising Lab pups and focus on consistently raising excellent family companions. This canine cutie comes with puppy preschool training from the Dog Wizard as well treats and items to get you ready for your new best friend!
Restrictions: No exchanges or refunds,
Donor: LABPUPS, The Dog Wizard, 4 Holistic Paws, Whiskers Dog Spa, Animal Supply of Rock Hill
Baby, baby, baby, you should pamper your princesses with four tickets to the SOLD OUT Justin Bieber concert on January 22, 2013 at Time Warner Cable Arena. They can enjoy the show in the exclusive club seats, a unique experience. While the kids are situated in one of the best locations in the arena Mom and Dad can catch a movie and drinks or dessert next door at the Epicenter Theaters with this $50 gift certificate. But before the show, everyone can enjoy dinner together with this dinner for six at Blackfinn.
Restrictions: Only good for January 22, 2013
Donors: Dixon Hughes Goodman, Connections, Blackfinn, Mark and Kate Stewart
LET'S GO TO IDAHO!
You will find something for everyone at this picturesque resort in northern Idaho and set in the beautiful Cabinet Mountain Range between Montana and Idaho. This private 30 acre resort can be yours to entertain your friends and family for a six night/seven day stay. Accommodations include the use of two cottages. Each cottage has four bedrooms, living room, media room, full kitchen, and full laundry. All are recently renovated and elegantly appointed. A warm home cooked meal will be provided for you and your guests on your arrival your first evening. Basic grocery staples provided, grocery located nearby. Additional activities nearby are: hiking, skiing, swimming & berry picking.
Restrictions: Expires November 2013.
Donor: Mr. & Mrs. Robert Russell
EXQUISITE CHINESE BANQUET FOR EIGHT PEOPLE WITH WINE PAIRING
Experience a spectacular 10-course dinner with fine wine pairing featuring the iconic flavors of China, finishing with a dazzling French-influenced dessert. This will be a memorable feast for 8 guests in the Myers Park home of Betty and Jeff Lee.
With over 25 years of experience teaching Chinese and Asian cooking, Betty has been recently described in the October 2012 South Park Magazine as someone who, "wants to change everything you think you know about Chinese food", and who has a, “passion for baking to match her cooking skill, Lee is a one woman tour de force." "Johnson and Wales University's chef on assignment and James Beard award-winning cookbook author Peter Reinhart calls Lee one of the most accomplished chefs in Charlotte." She is a regular on WCNC/NBC's Charlotte Today Show and an instructor at Johnson and Wales' Chef's Choice program. The winning bidder should be prepared for a truly unforgettable dining experience.
Restrictions: Date to be mutually agreed upon with donor. Expires November 2013.
Donor: Betty and Jeff Lee
BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG CITY, BASEBALL, AND BROADWAY!
Experience the Big Apple with baseball, Broadway and chocolate. Hit one out of the park with two tickets to a Yankees game. You will also enjoy the 2006 Tony Award® Winner for Best Musical, Jersey Boys, complete with a backstage tour. Top it off with a visit to one of the oldest chocolate factories in New York. How can it get any better? This package includes two Jet Blue airline tickets to get you there and a two night stay at the Palace.
Restrictions: Subject to Airline and Hotel Blackout dates. Dates to be mutually agreed upon with winning bidder and donors. Expires November 2013.
Donors: Bank of America, The Palace, Jet Blue, Jersey Boys, Li-Lac Chocolates
NOW THAT'S COUNTRY!
Local hometown boy, and reigning ACM Winner of the 2011 "Top New Solo Vocalist" and nominee for five American Country Awards this year, Eric Church, has personally donated six tickets to his upcoming concert in Charlotte at the Time Warner Cable Arena with a special Meet and Greet on November 28th 2012. To sweeten the package Eric has also donated a signed guitar. You will ride in style with transportation provided by Connections Transportation. So pull on your boots and go country...
Restrictions: Only for the November 28th concert.
Donor: Ken & Rita Church, Connections Transportation
MAD FOR A CURE
You’d be MAD not to want this stunning, original glass mosaic of Charlotte Skyline Ciel Gallery created hand in hand with our children with type 1 diabetes. The vision of this piece was created by the children with type 1 diabetes and their sketches of their own version of the Charlotte Skyline. The artist at Ciel Gallery then helped them place each mosaic tile to create this beautiful piece.
Restrictions: No exchanges or returns.
Donor: Ciel Gallery
GRAND PRIZE SWEEPSTAKES
An exclusive opportunity to sweep her off her feet with this evening’s Sweepstakes prize! Tickets are $100 each and will only be available on the evening of the Gala. Only 150 tickets will be sold for the chance to win, so be sure to act fast and keep an eye out for our “Cigarette Girls” selling Sweepstakes tickets during the cocktail reception. The grand prize drawing will take place at the end of the end of the evening program. You must be present to win this lovely bracelet.
A SPARKLE OF HOPE!
Everyone knows diamonds are a girl’s best friend, so impress your special lady by decorating her wrist with this stunning 7 inch 14 Karat white gold bracelet featuring 7.0 carats of round and princess cut diamonds. She will dazzle in this stunning bracelet.