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preview packet - Academy of the Sacred Heart
PREVIEW PACKET
RSVP NOW
for the
SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 2013
BENEFIT MAIN EVENT & PATRON PARTY
Call 248-646-8900 x170 or email [email protected]
Have you purchased your raffle ticket?
The raffle grand prize is a
Five-night stay for six at a
Disney World Deluxe Resort
$1,000 Delta Airlines Air Travel Voucher
SIX six-day Park Hopper® passes
Tickets are $50 each
Only 1500 tickets will be sold!
Call 248-646-8900 x170 or email
[email protected]
52-CARD RAFFLES
There are three 52-card raffles – two for wine packages and one for a great restaurant package - that will be
conducted at the Saturday, April 20 Benefit. For each of the 52-card raffles, 52 playing cards will be sold for $100
each. The ticket purchaser keeps half of the card and the other half is placed in a drawing bin. The odds are fantastic
– a one in 52 chance of winning these great raffles. The 52-card raffle tickets are ONLY sold the night of the event and
sell-out quickly – plan to get your tickets as soon as you arrive!
52-Card Raffle #1
Wine Cellar Extravaganza
1 - 1992 Mayacamas Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 1995 Chateau Mouton Rothschild Pauillac
1 - 1998 Chateau Pavie St. Emilion Grand Cru, France
1 - 2002 Miner The Oracle Red, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2003 Fisher Lamb Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2004 Fratelli Ferrero Barolo Gattera E. Luciani, Italy
1 - 2006 Clos du Val Stag's Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2007 Ardore Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2007 Celani Family Vineyards Tenacious Red Wine, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2007 Groth Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2007 Hewitt Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2007 Rudd Bacigalupi Vineyard Chardonnay, Russian River Valley, USA
1 - 2007 Shafer Merlot, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2008 Napanook Christian Moueix Dominus Estate, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2008 Penner Ash Pinot Noir, Oregon, USA
1 - 2008 Silver Oak Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, USA
1 - 2009 Darioush Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2009 Grand Cru Classe Chateau D'Issan Margaux, France
1 - 2009 Groth Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2009 Nickel & Nickel Far Niente Chardonnay, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2009 Stag's Leap Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, USA
2 - 2010 Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2010 Celani Family Vineyards Tenacious Red Wine, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2010 Duckhorn Vineyard Merlot, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2010 Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, USA
Donors: Jerry and Ruth Aaron, Alumnae/Alumni Board, Bill and Denise Bull, Richard and Leigh Bull, Greg and Susan Coulter,
David and Maria Duey, Reinhard and Lisa Eschbach, Chris and Natalie Forte, Tom and Rosemary Fox, Brad and Chris Froling,
Michael and Debbie Gerard, Mark and Lynn Goldstein, Matt and Michelle Jonna, Lance and Laura Lehmann, Scott and Suzanne
LePage, Tom and Kate Lynch, Mike and Yvonne McCready, Al and Sheila Ray, Mark and Domnita Sheena, Drew and Jennifer
Smith, Richard and Brenda Walawender, Jim Waske and Sharon Payne, Dale and Randi Watchowski, Gary and Lynne Wood
52-Card Raffle #2
Fabulous Feasts
$25 CK Diggs
$25 Starbucks
$30 Buddy’s Pizza
$40 P.F. Chang’s
$50 Beverly Hills Grill
$50 Big Beaver Tavern
$50 Luxe Bar and Grill
$50 Maggiano’s Little Italy
$50 The Original Pancake House
$50 Roadside B & G
$50 Salvatore Scallopini
$50 Streetside Seafood
$50 Sweet Lorraine’s Café & Bar
$50 Town Tavern
$60 Antonio’s Italian Cuisine
$100 Andiamo
$100 Cheesecake Factory
$100 East Side Mario’s
$100 Kruse and Muer Restaurants
$100 Phoenicia
$150 Big Rock Chophouse
$175 The Lark Restaurant
$300 Capital Grille
Dinner for Two – Peabody’s
(2) Dinner for Two – Beau Jack’s
Deli Party Tray for Ten – Stage Deli
Gratuity, alcohol and tax are not included. Some additional restrictions may apply. Expiration dates vary.
Donors:
Antonio’s Italian Cuisine, Beverly Hills Grill, Big Beaver Tavern, Big Rock Chophouse, Buddy’s Pizza, Capital Grille, CK Diggs,
Mary Lou & Gary Cochran/Beau Jack’s, Luisa Dennis, Friend of the Academy, Kruse and Muer Restaurants, The Lark
Restaurant, Scott and Susanne LePage, Luxe Bar and Grill, Maggiano’s Little Italy, The Original Pancake House, Peabody’s, P.F.
Chang’s, Phoenicia, Roadside B & G, Salvatore Scallopini, Stage Deli, Streetside Seafood, Sweet Lorraine’s Café & Bar and Town
Tavern
52-Card Raffle #3
Reds, Whites and Sparkling Delights
1 - Klein Constantia Vin de Constance, South Africa
1 - Veuve Clicquot Champagne
1 - 1998 Domaines Barons de Rothschild Chateau Lafite-Rothschild, Pauillac, France
1 - 2003 Chateau Léoville Poyferré, St. Julien, France
1 - 2004 Brunello di Montalcino Val di Suga Tenimenti Angelini
1 - 2005 Clarendelle Grand Vin de Bordeaux, France
1 - 2007 Heitz Wine Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2007 Hewitt Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, Rutherford, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2007 Silver Oak Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, USA
1 - 2007 Staglin Family Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2008 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, USA
1 - 2008 Napanook Christian Moueix Dominus Estate, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2008 White Cottage Chardonnay, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2009 Grgich Hills Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2009 Les Pagodes de Cos, Saint-Estephe, France
1 - 2009 Portal Real Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva, Colchagua Valley, Chile
1 - 2009 Shafer One Point Five Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2009 Stag’s Leap Artemis Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2010 Caymus Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2010 Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2010 Olivier Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet, France
1 - 2010 Peju Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2010 Shafer Red Shoulder Ranch Chardonnay, Napa Valley, USA
1 - 2010 Silver Oak Cellars Twomey Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, USA
Donors: William and Elizabeth Arnold, Richard and Leigh Bull, Won and Susan Chae, Terry and Mary Earls, Reinhard and Lisa
Eschbach, David Ferris and Andrea Briefs-Ferris, Chris and Natalie Forte, Joseph and Pamela Hildebrand, Matt and Michelle
Jonna, Gary and Marie Kadlec, Eric and Nicole Kchikian, Chris Keller and Carol Seitz-Keller, Matthew and Julie Kunz, Richard
Mergel and Kathleen Jardine, Kevin and Kelly Monahan, Ron and Sharon Myers, Rob and Colleen Nagle, Mark Papazian and
Debbie Mullins, James and Rose Robbins, Rob and Susan Spangler, Ed Trojanowski and Alexis Krot Trojanowski, David and
Lisa Wilson, Gary and Lynne Wood
LIVE AUCTION ITEMS
Item descriptions are current as of April 9 and are subject to change.
# 1 - BRAINS, HEART & COURAGE …
Our very own Detroit Tigers have it all every time they step on the field! Will this be their year? The highly-anticipated 2013
season promises to be outstanding. Prince Fielder, Justin Verlander and Miguel Cabrera, 2012’s MVP, are just a few of the
many outstanding Tigers to watch this year. You and your friends will have a ball in this luxury suite, available for a mutually
agreeable 2013 Tigers regular season home game. Package includes 18 tickets and three parking passes.
Tigers suite must be arranged before May 1, 2013. Although 2013 suite outing may take place after May 1, please note that
certificate expires and arrangements may not be made after that date. Blackout dates include but are not limited to home
premium games as defined by the Detroit Tigers season schedule. Package does not include food or beverages.
Donors: Karie Ross & David Dombrowski and the Detroit Tigers Foundation
#2 - KATHLEEN MCINERNEY PAINTING
Kathleen Chisholm McInerney is an extraordinary artist and parent to two ASH alumni. Her colorful and thought-provoking
artwork graces our very own auditorium. This is your opportunity to own an original French Impressionist-style floral acrylic
on canvas painting, measuring 20” x 24”, and presented in an ornate European-style frame.
Donor: Kathleen Chisholm McInerney
#3 - SUMMER IN THE ROCKIES
The “lazy days of summer” is a relative term at Keystone. Experience what the Rocky Mountains have to offer all in one place Keystone, Colorado. Two award-winning golf courses wind along the Snake River and up through alpine meadows. Nearly 60
miles of trails provide some of the best mountain biking in the country. And then, of course, there’s all the hiking, horseback
riding, fly-fishing, whitewater rafting, festivals, films, concerts, and so much more to do. River Run Village is home to boutique
shops, world-class restaurants and is within walking distance to the River Run Gondola.
This well-appointed, cozy two-bedroom, two-bath 850-square-foot condo is located just steps from the shops and restaurants
of River Run Village and the mountain gondola. Let the gondola whisk you - and your bicycles, if you dare - to 11,000 feet for
glorious views of the Continental Divide, Breckenridge and Dillon Lake. The condo is located on the third floor of Expedition
Station, which has private, underground parking, a heated pool and hot tub, workout room, steam bath, and lobby with
fireplace and pool table. The apartment is managed by the resort. In addition to the excellent dining and attractions of
Keystone, the nearby towns of Dillon, Silverthorne, Frisco and Breckenridge offer a multitude of additional activities and
attractions. This is the perfect place for your first, or next, mountain vacation.
Master bedroom with king bed and bathroom en suite, second bedroom features a queen bed, and living room has pull-out sofa.
All rooms have flat-screen TVs. Mutually agreeable dates between May 1-October 31, 2013 or 2014. Check-in at 4:00 p.m. and
check-out at 11:00 a.m. Use of home and contents only. Transportation and additional activities at bidder’s expense. No smoking.
Not available during ski season.
Donors: Clinton and Judy Baller
#4 - WAVE YOUR MAGIC WAND
… and your student will never be late to class again, once you secure a prime parking spot for her! Your daughter will have a
guaranteed front row parking spot in the Field House lot, complete with personalized signage, for the 2013-2014 academic
year. At the end of the year, the sign will be removed and presented to the winning bidder.
Please note: only ONE student parking space will be sold for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Donors: Sr. Bridget Bearss and the Academy of the Sacred Heart
#5 - MADELINE’S FAVORITE WINES!
You won’t need Professor Marvel’s crystal ball to take a look into the brilliant mind of Master Sommelier Madeline Triffon, who
loves nothing more than serving guests. What wines are her “go-tos” for pleasing neophytes and sophisticates alike? What are
the offbeat values that she wishes more people were familiar with? What are the classics that she feels all educated consumers
should experience? How does she taste wines in order to assess quality? What are her favorite wine-centric appetizers?
Madeline’s favorite role is that of the midwife between the expansive, yet confusing, world of wine options and the openminded consumer. You’ll enjoy a sit-down tasting and light hors d’oeuvres.
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. on a mutually agreeable date, excluding Thursdays and Sundays
Donors: Madeline Triffon and CRU Wine Bar at West Bloomfield Plum Market
#6 - TAYLOR SWIFT CONCERT
Taylor Swift is returning to Detroit as part of her exclusive Red Tour! Swift will perform on Saturday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m. at
Ford Field with Ed Sheeran and Austin Mahone – this concert has been sold out for months! We have four fabulous seats
available. Enjoy two seats in Floor Section D, Row 44, Seats 24-25 along with two seats in Floor Section A, Row 8, seats 17-18
on Saturday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m. at Ford Field.
Donor: Friend of the Academy
#7 - SAY CHEESE
Let Tyler Dumas Reyes, Specialists in Orthodontics, brighten your smile. This certificate entitles the bearer to cost-free
orthodontic treatment, up to a $6,000 value. By using robotic and digital technologies to increase precision and reduce
treatment times, Tyler Dumas Reyes patients often finish treatment in 12 months or fewer. Many styles of braces are available
to suit each patient: traditional metal, clear Invisalign, or Invisalign Teen.
Certificate is valid at any of the three TDR locations (Birmingham, Rochester Hills or Novi). Additional treatment from a
restorative dentist or other specialist is not covered by this certificate. Offer valid on new treatment only. No refunds or cash
value. This certificate does not have an expiration date.
Donor: Tyler Dumas Reyes, Specialists in Orthodontics
#8 - GLINDA, THE GOOD WITCH
What could be better than to have one of ASH’s finest teachers care for your Munchkins? Our beloved Mrs. Knurek will
magically appear for a weekend stay with your lucky children. When planning the weekend activities, your children will have
plenty of options and just in case they need a pick-me-up, this package includes a $20 Bruegger’s Bagel Bakery gift certificate
and a $30 Jet’s Pizza gift card. Worn out from all the fun? An assortment of movie snacks is yours to enjoy while you watch
your very own copy of the timeless treasure, The Wizard of Oz. It’s a dream come true for one family of lucky Sacred Heart
children.
Mrs. Knurek will arrive Friday at 5:00 p.m. and depart Sunday at noon on a mutually agreeable weekend. Must be used by
December 2013. One family of up to four children only. Not available on Fourth of July weekend.
Donors: Kristina Knurek, the Sevrain Family and Friend of the Academy
#9 - SPEED DEMON
Spend Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and 2, enjoying the sights and sounds of the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. Your
four Grand Prix Club Passes include reserved seat tickets, paddock passes and hospitality passes which include food and
beverage. The Paddock is the “locker room of racing,” giving your group up-close access to the garage area of the Grand Prix,
team members and owners. Then, take your seat in the Grandstand for a variety of on-track activities before the race begins.
Enjoy daily performances on the MotorCity Casino Hotel Stage and visit the Meijer Family Fun Zone. Feel free to stroll the
Midway area where rocker Bret Michaels will be headlining at the event. (Other entertainment will be announced soon.)
Sunday’s concert, also a surprise, takes place in the afternoon before the race.
Tickets may be used both Saturday and Sunday. Arrangements with donor must be made by May 10, 2013. There is no age
restriction for the hospitality tent, but proper ID is required for alcohol service. For safety reasons, long pants and closed shoes
must be worn. All races are rain or shine.
Donor: Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, Inc.
#10 - ENCHANTING ARIZONA
A land of infinite wonder! Discover the captivating beauty of Arizona’s magnificent canyons, towering rock spires and colorful
desert landscapes. Begin your Arizona trip with a stay at “the jewel of the desert,” the Biltmore Hotel. Since 1929, the Arizona
Biltmore has been a destination of inspiration. Thirty-nine acres of gardens, swimming pools and iconic architecture stir a city
to life, provide safe haven to celebrities and presidents, and play muse to guests’ whims and wishes throughout this historical
luxury resort. Championship golf, a 22,000+ square foot spa and fitness center, multiple restaurants, and a variety of amenities
await you. Experience the unrivaled grace of this timeless treasure with a spirited soul. The winning bidder will receive a
$1000 gift card that may be used toward accommodations. Prices vary depending on the season.
Then, set your sights just a couple of hours north to Sedona. Often called "Red Rock Country," Sedona is a four seasons
playground for everyone - whether you're into history and archaeology; arts and culture; shopping; outdoor sports; or
the spiritual and metaphysical, imagine doing all this in a backdrop of some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. This
picturesque city is surrounded by red-rock monoliths named Coffeepot, Cathedral and Thunder Mountain. At the north end of
the city is the stunning Oak Creek Canyon, a breathtaking chasm that is wildly wonderful. The winner of this package will
enjoy a two-night stay in a Junior Suite at the magnificent Enchantment Resort, which offers a captivating blend of
luxurious accommodations and recreational enticements. Perhaps you’ll embark on a Pink Jeep Tour into the mountains or
spend an afternoon in the Mii Amo Spa, which offers a variety of spa treatments and honors its guests on a journey of
transformation and exploration in a nurturing and authentic environment. The winner will also receive daily breakfast for
two in the Che Ah Chi restaurant. Escape the chaos of life, kick back and relax in Sedona.
Restrictions apply. Enchantment accommodation certificate includes room tax and resort fee, is not redeemable for cash and
must be presented upon check-in. Enchantment certificates are not valid March, April, holidays or special event periods.
Breakfast certificate includes tax and gratuity but does not include alcoholic beverage. May not be used with other discounts.
Expires April 20, 2014.
Donors: The Enchantment Group and Parents of Graduates: Sherry Bierkle, Andrea Briefs-Ferris and and David Ferris, Mary Jo
and Chip Dawson, Denene Decker, Catherine Gofrank and Curt Bagne, Pat and Tom Hardy, Susan and David Montgomery,
Sheila and Al Ray, Jennifer Schwarb, Sandra Shargabian, Carol and Suhail Shaya, Josie and Freddie Sosa
#11 - LIONS …
You and 11 friends will take in the thrilling gridiron action in a Ford Field suite for a 2013 Detroit Lions home game. Package
includes soft drinks, beer, wine and buffet. Choice of 2013 home games includes: Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota
Vikings, Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals, Tampa Bay Buccaneers. This package also
includes four “on the field” pre-game passes, based on availability.
Excludes Thanksgiving Day game and night games. Date to be mutually agreed upon and game must be selected by September 1,
2013.
Donors: Tagg and Leah Henderson
#12 - AND TIGERS … OH, MY!
Watch batting practice on the field, meet a Tigers coach or player and receive four premium tickets to a mutually agreeable
Monday – Wednesday 2013 regular season Detroit Tigers home game. One lucky member of your group will throw out the
ceremonial first pitch before the game! This package also includes one parking pass.
Does not include food or beverages. Call by May 16, 2013, to arrange this special experience. This certificate is non-transferable
and must be utilized by its winner unless otherwise approved by the Detroit Tigers. Blackout dates include, but are not limited to,
home premium games as defined by the Tigers 2013 schedule. Based on availability.
Donor: The Detroit Tigers
#13 - X MARKS THE SPOT!
As tempting as it is to park in the front circle, you won’t have to risk a ticket, with your permanent family spot in the
administration lot. You and your family will enjoy one front row parking space, 24/7 for the full 2013-2014 academic year.
Package includes signage with your family name. Please note that ASH students may not park in the administration lot
during school hours. At the end of the year, the sign will be removed and given to the winning bidder.
Donors: Sr. Bridget Bearss and the Academy of the Sacred Heart
#14 - A HORSE OF A DIFFERENT COLOR … AND DINNER!
Enjoy dinner for six on the porch on Harbor Point in Harbor Springs overlooking beautiful Lake Michigan. Once guests arrive
at this gated community, they’ll enjoy the gorgeous views of Little Traverse Bay as they’re chauffeured by horse-drawn
carriage to the Gamble home. They’ll be greeted with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, followed by a four-course dinner, including
wine, prepared by famed five-star local chef, and Sacred Heart alumna, Carol Costello.
Mutually agreeable date to be determined. Not available Fourth of July weekend, Regatta weekend (July 26-28) or Labor Day
weekend.
Donor: The Gamble Family
#15 - NOT RUBIES OR EMERALDS, BUT DIAMONDS!
This stunning 14 K white gold cross on a delicate white gold chain, is adorned with six brilliant round diamonds and five
baguettes and would add spirituality - and a bit of sparkle - to your life.
Donor: Friend of the Academy
#16 - DINNER PARTY FOR 40
The Infinity welcomes you aboard for a three-hour cruise down the shorelines of Lake St. Clair and the Detroit River. An event
aboard the Infinity will provide your guests an unparalleled experience, featuring lower-deck Main Dining Salons, open bar,
gourmet galleys, extended bow decks, lounges and an open sun deck area, all enhanced by an advanced climate controlled
system. With the spectacular views of downtown Detroit and the Windsor skyline, exquisite cuisine, and personal and
attentive staff, this unforgettable experience is the perfect setting for a birthday bash, fundraiser, customer appreciation or
employee recognition event, engagement party or wedding. Docking locations are available in St. Clair Shores or downtown
Detroit near the GM Building.
As the winning bidder, you will win the exclusive use of the Infinity yacht for an intimate party for 40 guests. You may select a
mutually agreeable Monday - Thursday evening during the 2013 season (April – October) for a charter aboard the Infinity. Your
three-hour event will depart from Jefferson Beach Marina, located in St. Clair Shores, and includes the Skyline Strolling Dinner
with Standard Open Bar. Please note that Friday and Saturday dates are also available for an additional cost. Should you
wish to invite more than 40 guests, the Infinity can accommodate up to 130 people. The cost for additional attendees will be $100
per person inclusive of taxes and service fees.
Donors: The Bardy Family/Infinity Yacht Charters
#17 - WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE THE WIZARD?
One ASH child will perform “wizardly duties” as he or she serves as Head of School for a day during the 2013-2014 school year.
Your student will work side-by-side with Sr. Bridget Bearss to plan the activities of the day and learn what goes on in a school
outside the classroom. Some perks your child could “declare” as Head might include free dress, a special treat (lollipops,
anyone?) or some other idea your child has in mind. Activities are subject to approval by Sr. Bearss.
Donor: Bridget Bearss, RSCJ
#18 - BLOWN AWAY BY CHICAGO
Spend a glorious few days in the spectacular Windy City! This package include two fabulous hotel stays – a two nights' stay at
the Hotel Indigo Chicago Gold Coast and a two-night weekend stay at PUBLIC Chicago, both innovative and sophisticated
boutique hotels, located in the heart of Chicago’s Gold Coast, within walking distance to shops, restaurants and other Chicago
attractions. Your Hotel Indigo stay will include Hotel Indigo private label wine upon arrival and complimentary breakfast for
two in the 1244 Bistro.
While in Chicago, enjoy meals at three spectacular restaurants:
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Rosebud Steakhouse, or any one of the other nine Chicago-area Rosebud Restaurants
The Pump Room, adjacent to PUBLIC Chicago and serving breakfast, lunch and dinner
The Purple Pig, located on the Magnificent Mile, featuring housemade charcuterie, cheeses and classic Mediterranean
fare and an extensive wine list
Use this $300 Ticketmaster gift card to see one of the many spectacular shows coming to “Broadway in Chicago”, including
Buddy, Anything Goes, Elf, the Musical, The Book of Mormon, Catch Me If You Can, West Side Story and more. And just in case
you don’t ride into the Windy City in a twister, use this $300 Southwest air travel gift card to safely transport you.
Hotel Indigo accommodations include standard King or Queen guest room. PUBLIC Chicago accommodations include Superior
King guest room. Advance reservations required at least seven days prior to arrival and are subject to availability. Upgrades may
be available at an additional cost. Some blackout dates and sell outs may apply. $200 Rosebud Restaurant gift card, $200 Pump
Room gift card and $200 Purple Pig gift card included. Southwest gift card may be redeemed online, through Southwest Airlines
Reservations or at Southwest Airlines Ticket Counter locations. No fees or expiration dates.
Donors: Hotel Indigo, PUBLIC Chicago, Friend of the Academy and Alumnae: Virginia Kratage Antakli’56, Bonnie Ternes
Brennan’61, Andrea Briefs-Ferris’75, Sharon Morris Clark’78, Natalie Cochran’04, Mary Moynihan Conway’78, Mary Jo Slavsky
Dawson’65, Sally Gorman Grierson’48, Jody Hamill Jennings’73, Kate Karpinski’04 , Anne Oldani Kern’68, Carolynn Kinzey Krause’88,
Barbara Brown Lopiccolo’62, Therese Gorman Mayer’44, Nicole Rowell Pielecha’96, Carolyn Lindeman Price’60, Susan Reck’67 ,
Erin Reynolds’97, Sandy Shargabian’02 , Amanda Whiting Tackett’78, Liz Wiltsie’00, Duffy Flynn Wineman’71, Erin Zimny’98
#19 – ULTIMATE RED COAT BACKYARD BASH
Get your guest list ready! The new mobile Red Coat Tavern, famous for their mouth-watering burgers and other delicious fare,
will come to your home to serve up their signature sandwiches, french fries, onion rings and salad, buffet-style for 75 people!
Red Coat Tavern has won numerous honors for Best Burger, Best French Fries AND Best Late-Night Dining each and every
year – what more could you ask for when planning your next party?
Event must be held in the tri-county area. Food will be served buffet style but servers are available for an additional fee if desired.
Event date to be mutually agreed upon and excludes major holidays/holiday weekends. Must be used by April 20, 2014.
Donors: Mark and Jill Brown/Red Coat Tavern
#20 - FLYING MONKEYS RED WINGS
You and a guest will join the 2013-2014 Detroit Red Wings on the Red Bird III team plane as they fly to a pre-season game.
The exact game location and opponent will be determined as soon as the 2013 schedule is released. Once at the game, you and
your guest will see the action on the ice from two lower bowl seats.
At least one attendee must be 18 years of age or older.
Donors: The Draper Family and the Detroit Red Wings
#21 - DAYTONA 500
The Daytona 500 dominates the NASCAR race schedule in a way unmatched by any other single event. The prestige, the track,
the history – it has to be experienced to be believed, and this year’s Daytona 500 will be no exception. The lucky winning
bidder will receive two grandstand seats for the 56th running of the NASCAR Daytona 500 in Daytona Beach, Florida, on
Sunday, February 23, 2014. In addition, you will receive complimentary non-transferable NASCAR “Hot Passes” that will allow
you constant access to the garage area and the pits during practice, qualifying and the race itself. A three-night stay at the
Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando Autograph Collection, less than an hour away from the racetrack, is also included. With a bit of
luck, you may be a part of the Winner’s Circle!
Passes are non-transferable. All participants must be 18 years of age or older. Hotel accommodations are for two queen beds
from Friday, February 21 - Sunday, February 23, with checkout on Monday, February 24.
Donors: Penske Racing, Denise Bull, Susan Coulter, Kendall Doman, Christy Dunigan, Keenie Fieger, Michelle Jonna, Dalia
Kejbou, Kristi Lethemon, Yvonne McCready, Yvette Nafso, Joanne Sevrain, Sue Spangler and Kathleen Spence
#22 - A MODERN MARVEL
A custom designed and magnificent modern clubhouse appointed with creative elements to raise the level of imagination and
adventure for the backyard! Double swing doors that also serve as chalkboard space, all-weather theater drapes, and a
custom-built foldaway table bring drama and playfulness for the whole gang! Interior features, including clever storage
elements and accessories, enable hours of quiet reading and art-filled fun. Smartly-placed contemporary panels and windows
bathe the clubhouse in natural light while bringing that kid-desired "private clubhouse" feel. Purchase of this one-of-a-kind
clubhouse includes transportation and delivery to the home. Clubhouse measures approximately 8’ wide, 5’ deep and 7’ tall. Be
inspired by the endless creativity and use of this unique clubhouse!
Donors: Bolyard Lumber, the Fieger Family, Tom and Lesley Kellett/Kellett Construction Company, San Marino Iron
Company, the Sevrain Family, Mark and Laurie Wallace/Ausberg Interiors and Young & Young Architects
#23 - JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
Now in its tenth season, Jimmy Kimmel Live is packed with hilarious comedy bits and features a diverse lineup of guests
including celebrities, athletes, musicians, comedians and humorous human interest subjects. Every night, Kimmel delivers his
up-to-the minute take on the latest news and pop culture topics from the day's events in his monologue. Jimmy Kimmel Live is
located on Hollywood Boulevard in the heart of L.A.'s star-studded Walk of Fame and one lucky winner will receive four VIP
passes to the audience and Green Room of the hit late night show. While in Los Angeles, use your $3000 Four Seasons gift card
to stay at one of three fabulous hotels – the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire on Rodeo Drive, The Four Seasons Beverly Hills or
the Four Seasons West Lake Village.
Participants must be 21 years of age or older as alcoholic beverages are provided to guests in Green Room. Certificate is nontransferable and expires April 20, 2014. Winner must contact ABC within 90 days of auction to schedule passes for a mutually
agreeable date. The production schedule is subject to change. Green Room access does not include meeting show guests or Jimmy
Kimmel.
Donors: ABC/Jimmy Kimmel Live and Joe and Molly Schwartz
#24 - SUPER BOWL XLVII IN THE BIG APPLE
It’s a Super Bowl of historic firsts - the first outdoor, cold weather Super Bowl … the first to take place in the region … the first
to be hosted by two states … and the first to be jointly hosted by two teams, the New York Giants and the New York Jets.
Wouldn’t you like to be present when the top two teams hit the gridiron in the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ? You
and a guest will have two tickets to the February 2, 2014 Super Bowl XLVII. Also included in this fabulous package is a threenight stay at the trendy, boutique Hotel Mela at 44th and Broadway, just steps away from the ten-block Super Bowl Boulevard,
which will transform a portion of Broadway into a massive fan event.
Super Bowl tickets are not exchangeable or returnable. The seat location will not be known until the time of ticket delivery, which
is approximately one week prior to the game date. Deluxe twin bed accommodations from Friday, January 31 through Sunday,
February 2 with check-out on Monday, February 3, 2014. Hotel accommodations are only for dates outlined above and may not be
changed should inclement weather force a change in game date or time.
Donors: The Brown Family and the ASH Board of Trustees
SUPER SILENT
100 - Day with Ruth to the Rescue for TWO students!
Your middle or Upper School students can spend a day with Ruth to the Rescue, a.k.a. Ruth Spencer, evening anchor and
Emmy Award-winning consumer investigator at Local 4 WDIV. Attend the morning story meeting, watch the noon news,
prepare stories for the 4:00, 5:00, 5:30 and 6:00 p.m. newscasts. There might be an opportunity to go out on the streets to do
an interview or "live shot." Learn what goes on in the newsroom and control room "behind the scenes." Watch the early
evening newscasts and meet the on-air staff. Perfect for the budding journalist! Bring a sack lunch to eat on the run!
Mutually agreeable date. Expires April 20, 2014. Breaking news could impact arranged date. Monday through Friday only.
Donor: Ruth Spencer Aaron
101 - ASH Street Sign!
Your very own street sign to be mounted prior to the first day of the 2013-2014 school year and remain in place through the
end of the school year. At the end of the year, the winning bidder will take the sign home to keep as a memento.
Donors: Sr. Bridget Bearss and the Academy of the Sacred Heart
102 - Huckabee
Governor Mike Huckabee is the host of Huckabee, a top-rated weekly Fox News political commentary show which features
interviews with special guests, celebrities and political figures. The Governor is also known for playing the bass with "The
Little Rockers" and musical guests. You and three guests will attend a taping of Huckabee in New York City, and have the
opportunity to meet Governor Huckabee in the Green Room. Mutually agreeable date, to be scheduled at least four weeks in
advance. Availability determined by show production schedule. Airfare and hotel accommodations not included.
Donor: Woody Fraser, Executive Producer of Huckabee
103 - A Pew with a View
One front row reserved pew for the Upper School graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 13, 2013. Also includes one
reserved premium parking space.
Donors: Sr. Bridget Bearss, Judy Hehs and the Academy of the Sacred Heart
104 - Prize Day!
Four front row reserved seats and one reserved parking space for the June 2013 prize day(s) in which the winning bidder
has children. Not transferable to another family and may not be purchased by more than one family.
Donors: Sr. Bridget Bearss and the Academy of the Sacred Heart
105 - The Home and Family Show
The Hallmark Channel’s Home and Family Show is a “chat and home information” show, hosted by Mark Steines and Cristina
Ferrare. A real house is the Home and Family Show living set on Universal Studios’ backlot in Los Angeles. You and three
guests will join the staff and guests of the show for a catered lunch before touring the actual house where the show is
broadcast. You’ll then watch the show, both in the house and from the control room. Mutually agreeable date, to be scheduled
at least four weeks in advance. Availability determined by show production schedule. Airfare and hotel accommodations not
included.
Donor: Woody Fraser, Creator & Executive Producer of the Home & Family Show
106 - Twister Alert!
Though not from Kansas, WDIV’s Director of Meteorology, Chuck Gaidica, has been known to be a tornado chaser! Voted the
top weathercaster in the Metro Times-Best of Detroit edition, as well as Hour Detroit Magazine’s “Best Local Weather
Forecaster,” Chuck is a three-time Emmy Award winner. Your student will have the opportunity to shadow Chuck from
3:00-6:30 p.m. as he gathers the afternoon’s weather information and watch the “behind-the-scenes” action. There may also
be an opportunity to meet other on-air personalities. The afternoon will culminate in being part of the studio audience for
the 4:00, 5:00 & 6:00 p.m. newscasts. Perfect for the budding meteorologist! Mutually agreeable date. Expires April 20, 2014.
Impending serious weather conditions could impact arranged date. Monday through Friday only.
Donor: Chuck Gaidica
107 - Weekend Getaway to the Homestead Resort in Glen Arbor
Condo features a master bedroom with queen size bed, a loft upstairs with two twin beds, one full bath and kitchen. Sleeps
four+. Valid for a mutually agreeable two-night weekend between Labor Day, 2013 - Easter, 2014. Expires Easter 2014.
Donors: Dona Tracey and John Gierak
108 - Country Music Lover’s Dream!
Two tickets and two “meet and greet” passes to TWO concerts!
• You and a guest will have fabulous seats to the Ten Times Crazier Show at the Palace of Auburn Hills on September
28, 2013. Jana Kramer, three-time American Country Award nominee in 2012 and winner of the 2013 American
Country Awards Top New Female Artist, will welcome you with a “meet and greet” opportunity as she opens for
Blake Shelton on tour.
•
Brantley Gilbert, 2012 nominee and winner of the 2013 American Country Awards Top New Male Artist, will open
on May 19 at DTE Energy Music Theatre for Tim McGraw in the Love & Theft Tour. You and a guest will have the
opportunity to meet Brantley in a “meet and greet” before enjoying the 7:00 p.m. concert in fabulous seats.
This package also includes autographed CDs from each of the newly-engaged artists, Jana Kramer and Brantley Gilbert! Seats
are not yet determined. Winner will have the opportunity to select the May 19 Brantley Gilbert concert or choose from any of the
other show dates available.
Donors: Brantley Gilbert and Jana Kramer; Denise and Raymond Kauffmann
109 - Wizard of Oz Quilt
One-of-a-kind Wizard of Oz-themed quilt signed by the cast and crew of our 2013 spring musical. Made of premier cotton,
fabrics and batting, the quilt is throw-sized and is perfect for snuggling up with a bowl of popcorn and a great movie!
Donor: Kathleen Walsh Spencer
110 - Magic Carpet
Beautiful Sarouk rug, measuring 8’9” x 11’7”, in shades of burgundy, green, ivory, rose, navy and peach. Made in India, this
handmade rug is 100% wool pile.
Donor: Bill Weatherston
111 – 1980s Treasure
Autographed Poison LP, with certificate of authenticity
Donor: Susan Drake
HOME
200 - High-Five Cheese Basket
Gourmet artisan cheese along with Beer and Wine Cheese Crackers from Sprout Creek Farm in upstate New York.
Donors: The Nussbaumer Family and Sprout Creek Farm
201 - Follow Your Heart
“Follow Your Heart” yellow painted canvas in wood frame, measuring 16” x 16”.
Donors: Patti and Paul Ross
202 - Gutenberg Bible Replica Page
Gutenberg Bible (Die Gutenberg Bibel), replica of a double page with an introduction by Helmut Presser.
Donor: Victor Garske
203 - Gutenberg Bible Replica Page
Gutenberg Bible (Die Gutenberg Bibel), replica of a double page with an introduction by Helmut Presser.
Donor: Victor Garske
204 - Gutenberg Bible Replica Page
Gutenberg Bible (Die Gutenberg Bibel), replica of a double page with an introduction by Helmut Presser.
Donor: Victor Garske
205 - Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
Late 20th C. Venetian mirror, measuring 37”H x 24”W, with a ruby-colored background, mirrored accents and a beveled
central mirror.
Donor: DuMouchelle Art Galleries Co.
206 - Dreams Come True
“Dreams Come True” yellow painted canvas in wood frame, measuring 16” x 16”.
Donors: Patti and Paul Ross
207 - Japanese Woodblock
Contemporary Japanese woodblock print, titled “Autumn (Aki), 2004” from the series, “The Four Seasons” by artist Paul
Binnie (1967- ). The print is framed and includes a certificate of authenticity from Fuji Arts in Ann Arbor.
Donor: Fuji Arts Inc.
208 - Japanese Woodblock
Contemporary Japanese woodblock print, titled “Spring (Haru), 2005” from the series, “The Four Seasons” by artist Paul
Binnie (1967- ). The print is framed and includes a certificate of authenticity from Fuji Arts in Ann Arbor.
Donor: Fuji Arts Inc.
209 - Japanese Woodblock
Contemporary Japanese woodblock print, titled “Winter (Fuyu), 2003” from the series, “The Four Seasons” by artist Paul
Binnie (1967- ). The print is framed and includes a certificate of authenticity from Fuji Arts in Ann Arbor.
Donor: Fuji Arts Inc.
210 - Chinese Vase
Two-piece reticulated Chinese porcelain blue and white vase with Qianlong mark, measuring 14” tall.
Donor: The Watchowski Family
211 - Time for Wine
Tabletop, free-standing wine opener in vintage 1897-style grape pattern. Made of bronzed-finish metal with a rubbed wood
handle and base, the opener measures 11”L x 6.5”W x 23” tall.
Donor: Vera Mezwa
212 - For the Birds
Par-A-Sol Pot de Crème hand-blown glass hummingbird feeder with hummingbird food and book.
Donor: The Watchowski Family
213 - A Tisket, A Tasket
Classic and highly-collectible Longaberger basket #73768 with a red gingham liner.
Donor: Amy Paul
214 - Adorn Your Door
30” wreath with yellow silk forsythia blossoms and ivy, complete with a sheer yellow bow
Donor: Suzanne Rea
215 - Happy Mother
Original lithograph by Austrian American artist Chaim Gross, entitled “Happy Mother,” signed and dated 1977. 95/100
Donors: Rosemary Bannon and Contessa Bannon’84
216 - Manga!
Italian ceramic serving platter, measuring 11” x 11” with pastoral scene
Donor: Monica Bisignano Zamler/Primi Piatti
217 - Let Us Entertain You
Large and small bamboo trays, along with a large square bamboo bowl, salad claws and large and small bamboo salad tongs
Donor: Linda Cavanagh/Pampered Chef
218 - Dress Your Bed
King-size machine washable white cotton quilt, measuring 106” x 92”, by Grammercy with two standard shams, along with
Dwell Studio lime and white accent pillow, 2’ x 3’ green and white rug, and cream silk roses in a 9” porcelain urn
Donor: The Watchowski Family
219 - Crystal Cross
Perfect for a Baptism or a First Communion gift, this Waterford Kells Standing Cross features radiant cuts and the brilliant
clarity of fine crystal.
Donor: Friend of the Academy
220 - Write It Down
Journal, stationery and notepad set, designed by Orla Kiely, Irish textile and house goods designer.
Donor: The Watchowski Family
221 - Basket Case
Longaberger 2000 Century Celebration Collectors Club® Edition basket Longaberger basket with wooden lid and blue starmotif cotton lining
Donor: Amy Paul
222 - Sacred Heart
Framed picture of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, from the 1920s, measuring 20”W x 26”H
Donor: Kathy Riley
223 - Cupcake Party
The Classroom Kit cupcake set along with red KitchenAid® spatula and measuring cups and a 20” ironstone serving platter
Donor: The Watchowski Family
224 - Needlepointer’s Dream
Assorted needlepoint canvasses, yarns, threads, cross-stitch pattern books, and other needlepoint and cross-stitch supplies
Donor: A.T. Darin Palmer
225 - Birdbrain
Whimsical blue and turquoise lamp with polka dot bird on a stacked wood base with fabric-trimmed shade. Measures 17”
tall.
Donor: Friend of the Academy
226 - By the Sea
Seaside entertainment set, including four blue plates with seashell motif, large turquoise sea-theme salad bowl, luncheon
and cocktail paper napkins, wine stopper, bar towels and votive candle
Donor: The Watchowski Family
227 - Serves You Right
Mariposa hammered 17” round platter from the Andiamo Collection, made from 100% recycled sand-cast aluminum. May be
used for cold or hot dishes, up to 300 degrees.
Donor: Josie and Freddie Sosa
228 - Cupcakes & Cookies!
Colorful cupcake and cookie baking set, including cupcake decorating sets for various occasions, two wooden mixing spoons,
KitchenAid® measuring cup set, a Kuhn Rikon cookie press and Kuhn Rikon cookie and cupcake decoration kit.
Donor: The Watchowski Family
229 - Sweet Dreams
Festive ceramic biscotti jar in yellow, blue, green and orange. 11” tall. Accompanied by certificate for Judy’s homemade
pizzeles.
Donor: Judy and Jim Bisignano
230 - An Elephant Never Forgets
Decorative elephant in resin, 11” tall
Donor: The Watchowski Family
231 - Oz Décor
Whimsical “There’s No Place Like Home” cotton pillow in red and beige, measuring 15” x 15”
Donor: The Papazian Family
ENTERTAINMENT & ACTIVITIES
300 - Sing for Me
Two hours of voice or piano instruction from Danielle Blanchard, Grammy-nominated recording artist and vocal instructor
and coach. Ms. Blanchard is certified in the LoVetri Method Somatic VoiceWorks™. Certificate is based on a 10-week term
enrollment.
Donor: Danielle Blanchard
301 - Pamper Your Pet
Gift certificate for canine or feline physical exam, distemper complex vaccination, rabies vaccine, fecal examination and
heartworm testing and heartworm preventative. Expires April 20, 2014.
Donor: Birmingham Veterinary Clinic
302 - Songbird
Two hours of voice or piano instruction from Danielle Blanchard, Grammy-nominated recording artist and vocal instructor
and coach. Ms. Blanchard is certified in the LoVetri Method Somatic VoiceWorks™. Certificate is based on a 10-week term
enrollment.
Donor: Danielle Blanchard
303 - Spa Services
$75 gift card for skin and body care services. Expires February 2014. Not redeemable for cash.
Donor: Carol Lewis Day Spa
304 - Heathers Club
$100 gift card for food and beverage at the Heathers Club. Open for lunch and dinner, seven days a week. Not open on
Sundays and Mondays, January through April. Cannot be used for holidays.
Donor: Joan Gaston and Lori Gaston Gal’78
305 - Romantic Encounter at the Townsend Hotel
Package includes overnight accommodations for two in a luxury room on a Friday or Saturday night, chilled champagne,
Townsend Tuxedo chocolate strawberries, $65 breakfast restaurant credit in the Rugby Grille or in-room dining and valet
parking. Advanced reservations required, based on availability. Weekends only. Expires April 20, 2014. No cash value, no refund
on unused portion.
Donor: The Townsend Hotel
306 - Landscape your Home
$300 gift certificate for any landscape design. Not redeemable for cash. Good for Oakland County area only. Expires 4/20/14.
Donor: Lowrie’s Landscape, Inc.
307 - Picture This
One hour photo session on location, along with an 11” x 14” print
Donor: Ramiz Romaya/Rembrandt Photography
308 - Robin Arm Photography - Family
Best known for her unique coffee table books published under the Spinning Yarns Press™ name, Robin Arm Photography
captures beautiful images of babies, families and high school seniors in metro Detroit, upstate Michigan and beyond. Photo
session is for up to three children and their parents in the studio or at a mutually agreeable location. Photo session includes
one 11 x 14” print. Certificate expires November 30, 2013 and is not redeemable for cash.
Donor: Robin Arm Photography
309 - Sing a Song
Two hours of voice or piano instruction from Danielle Blanchard, Grammy-nominated recording artist and vocal instructor
and coach. Ms. Blanchard is certified in the LoVetri Method Somatic VoiceWorks™. Certificate is based on a 10-week term
enrollment.
Donor: Danielle Blanchard
310 - Robin Arm Photography – Single Subject
Best known for her unique coffee table books published under the Spinning Yarns Press™ name, Robin Arm Photography
captures beautiful images of babies, families and high school seniors in metro Detroit, upstate Michigan and beyond. Photo
session is for one high school senior or baby (single subject) in the studio or at a mutually agreeable location. Photo session
includes one 8 x 10” print. Certificate expires November 30, 2013 and is not redeemable for cash.
Donor: Robin Arm Photography
311 - Perfect Portrait
11” x 14” “Oil Painting Masters” elegant portrait, including sitting fee. Winning bidder must register with studio before the
certificate becomes valid. Portrait offered for one subject; additional subjects at additional cost. Larger size portrait and
framing available at additional fee. Expires 4/20/14.
Donor: Classic Portrait Source by Sayles
312 - Play with Me
Three one-hour private guitar lessons with Ralph Volk of Star Guitar, a former Michigan K-12 teacher and professional
guitar teacher. Learn fingers and frets, professional guitar techniques, basic music and fret board theory, notes through the
fifth position, open chords in flat and sharp keys, Barr chords, the chromatic scale, pentatonic, major scale and fun exercises
and a variety of popular songs in Rock, Blues and Jazz styles. Lessons are available in the Star Guitar studio in Bloomfield
Hills. Includes beginner's book. New students only. Valid through 2013.
Donor: AAA Star Guitar
313 - Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum
Two $10 coupons to be used toward birthday parties and two $10 Fun & Games gift certificates at Marvin’s Marvelous
Mechanical Museum. May not be combined for one party. Certificates expire September 2013.
Donor: Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum
314 - Michigan Opera Theatre
Family four-pack of tickets to Verdi’s Aida at the Detroit Opera House on Friday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. Main floor, Row U, Seats
105-111.
Donor: Michigan Opera Theatre
315 - Yoga Shelter
30-day unlimited membership to Yoga Shelter. Valid for West Bloomfield, Royal Oak and Birmingham locations. Expires April
20, 2014.
Donor: Yoga Shelter
316 - Fighting Irish!
Six fabulous seats to Notre Dame vs. Navy football in South Bend, IN on Saturday, November 2, 2013. Includes stadium
parking pass. Tickets will be available mid-summer.
Donor: John and Jennifer Keegan
317 - Great Oaks Golf
18-hole golf round for four, including cart, at Great Oaks Country Club. Also includes lunch for four, excluding alcohol. Proper
dress required; no denim. Must arrange at least one week in advance. Original certificate must be presented to redeem. Credit
card required for additional food and beverage purchase.
Donor: Great Oaks Country Club
318 - Detroit Golf Club
One round of golf for three, accompanied by a DGC member, and lunch at the Detroit Golf Club.
Donors: Pat & Lori Stillwagon and the Detroit Golf Club
319 - Let it Snow!
Otsego Club Alpine Family Membership, valid December 1, 2013 through March 30, 2014. Membership may not be activated
prior to December 1, 2013. Family membership includes unlimited skiing for immediate family only - two adults and up to
four children. Not valid for current, resigned, escrowed or inactive members; current or former Test Drive members, or
anyone who has purchased a membership at auction before. Membership is non-transferable and cannot be resold.
Donor: Otsego Club & Resort
320 - McEntire Pilates
Enjoy one initial consultation and two private Pilates sessions with a comprehensively-trained instructor at McEntire Pilates
in Rochester. Certificate has no cash value. Expires October 20, 2013.
Donor: McEntire Pilates
SPORTS
400 - Edmonton Oilers
Signed Edmonton Oiler stick and jersey, autographed by team captain, Shawn Horcoff
Donor: Shawn and Cindy Horcoff
401 - Rooo – dy!
Rudy, My Story by Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger along with an autographed “Rudy” #45 football jersey. Also includes a deluxe
edition of the motion picture, Rudy, along with a soundtrack CD.
Donor: Friend of the Academy
402 - Joe Cool
Autographed football, signed by Joe Montana, football Hall of Fame San Francisco 49er quarterback.
Donor: The George Family
403 - Pistons
Pistons memorabilia package, including 2004 NBA Champions framed print, beer pitcher, 4 beer mugs, 4 shot glasses, etched
glass Pistons bowl, cooler with bottle opener, Pistons throw, tattoos, noteblock, notebook and clip.
Donors: Jeff and Julie Rink
404 - Joe DOO-mars!
Rare Champion licensed jersey, signed on the back by #4, Joe Dumars, during the 1995-2001 era with the teal logo. Tags still
attached. $50 gift certificate for framing of jersey also included.
Donors: Jennifer and Marc Kasselmann and The Framer’s Workshop
WOMEN’S
500 - Juicy Couture
Burgundy patent leather tote filled with Juice Couture 2.4 oz. perfume, a sleep mask, two nail polishes and one lip gloss.
Donor: Friend of the Academy
501 - Fendi
Burgundy patent leather tote filled with Fendi 2.5 oz. perfume, a sleep mask, two nail polishes and one lip gloss.
Donor: Friend of the Academy
502 - SNUG Collection
A collection of SNUG camisoles, featured in the Detroit Free Press as the “best camisole ever.” One size fits most. Package
includes five Basic Long Camisoles and three Bra-Friendly Tanks in basic colors and two new colors for spring.
Donor: SNUG Camisoles
503 - Hearts Galore
Blue Lagoon Mikimoto 5.5 mm cultured pearl and .31 ct. pave diamond double heart necklace encased in white gold.
Donor: edmund t. AHEE jewelers
504 - Lilly Pulitzer
8-piece package including 18” tote, 15” laptop tote, 12” x 17” magnetic pad, fringed scarf, photo frames, journal, pen and
porcelain mug, all in luscious shades of green and pink.
Donor: Hilmara Noujaim
505 - Tiffany Tools
Tool kit includes pliers, screwdriver, hammer, wrench, knife, wire cutter and tape measure, in a black patent leather tote
with white trim.
Donors: Hayley and Tristana Bierkle
506 - Argyle Style
Talbot’s argyle merino wool sweater, size M, in light blue, navy and periwinkle.
Donor: Carol Lee Markley
507 - Crabtree and Evelyn
“Rosewater” set in decorative box, including bath and shower gel, scented body lotion, hand therapy and eau fraiche.
Donor: The Watchowski Family
508 - Stylish Tote
Aken-style tote in blue paisley, along with a “Sip ‘n Shop Party” with beverages and treats.
Donor: J. McLaughlin
MEN’S
600 - Cigar, Anyone?
Cigar humidor, by Heritage Humidors, made of solid exotic African Padauk hardwood and lined with Spanish cedar to
enhance the aging process of fine cigars. Measures 13” W x 10” D x 7” H.
Donors: Roy and Vanessa Sitto
KIDS’ AND TEENS’
700 - Buckle Up!
Kiddy Cruiserfix Pro, a German designed and engineered belt positioning booster, incorporating design, comfort and safety
into every detail. Exceptional side impact protection; an integrated LATCH system; integrated shoulder belt guides; various
shoulder, head rest and leg adjustments; and Thermotex material to increase circulation and comfort.
Donors: Kevin, Daniella, Amelia and Sara Brown
701 - Barbies Galore
Fabulous Barbie package, including Barbie HairTastic Color & Wash Salon, Barbie Fashionista cheerleader and sporty outfits,
Barbie Newborn Baby Doctor and Barbie Sisters’ Sleeptime
Donor: Noelle Cassel
702 - Airtime
One hour of jump time, along with a “Gift of Flight”, including a t-shirt, Airtime ball and bracelet.
Donor: Airtime
703 - Just Swimmingly
One month of group swimming lessons at Goldfish Swim School. Registration fee will be waived for new clients. Expires
April 30, 2014.
Donor: Goldfish Swim School
704 - Cindy in the City
Young-adult novel and chic retelling of Cinderella, written by Alexandra Gierak’00 along with a Gund® stuffed animal,
“Yappie,” in a silk satin bow.
Donor: Dona Tracey
705 - Baby Doll
“Rock-A-Bye Baby”, My First Huggums #51995, by Madame Alexander
Donor: The Watchowski Family
706 - Read to Me
Collectible children’s book, Lolek, the Boy Who Became Pope John Paul II, by Mary Hramiec Hoffman and Mark Hoffman.
Donor: The Watchowski Family
707 – We’re Off to See the Wizard
Wizard of Oz large tin tote is filled with four delightful Oz characters created by folk artist, Lori Mitchell. Full of whimsy and
charm, her characters have won a place in the hearts and collections of folk art enthusiasts worldwide. Lori creates pieces
that take people back in time to the magical years of childhood. She is known for her exaggerated proportions and
expressions ... and every piece must have crazy socks!! Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion are all
included in this great package! Each figure is approximately 8" tall.
Donor: Debbie Gerard
ELECTRONICS
800 - Music to my Ears
32 GB iTouch, along with three $10 iTunes cards and two $15 Apps Store cards
Donor: The Schaub Family
801 - Don’t Get Lost
Garmin-nuvi 2555LMT
Donor: The Spangler Family
802 - Clean Up
Miele Terrane canister vacuum cleaner in lotus white with top-of-the-line power nozzle and box of vacuum bags
Donor: United Goodhousekeeper Vacuum Cleaner Stores
CLASS BASKETS
Please note - There may be more than one basket for each grade level at the Benefit.
Little Readers/Pretend Play
Donor: Infant/Toddler
Awesome 16
Donor: KH 6
Outdoor Fun/Music
Donor: Primary
Michigan Basket
Donor: KH 7
Build a Basket/Arts & Crafts
Donor: Lower School
Michigan State Basket
Donor: KH 7
Spa Day
Donor: MSG 5
Sports and Outdoor Adventure
Donor: KH 8
Spa and Beauty
Donor: MSG 6
Shopping Spree
Donor: Grade 9
Teens Just Want to Have Fun
Donor: MSG 7
Night Out in Birmingham
Donor: Grade 10
Mother-Daughter Day Out
Donor: MSG 8
Gift Card Extravaganza
Donor: Grade 11
Movie/Game Night
Donor: KH 5
Baubles & Bags
Donor: Grade 12
STUDENT ART
Student Art projects from almost every grade level will be available for bidding at the event.
PARTY CENTRAL
Following is a great selection of parties - some are available to bid on and purchase outright for your own private
party, while others are Community Corner Parties, for which you may sign up on the night of the Benefit.
Space is limited for these parties and spots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
FOR BIDDING:
1000 - Fashion Trends 101 at Neiman Marcus
You and five friends will enjoy a stylish afternoon of fashion and fun at Neiman Marcus with resident Style Advisor, Ken
Dewey. Sweets and champagne included. Each of your guests will receive a $100 merchandise certificate and the winning
bidder, as hostess, will receive a $500 merchandise certificate, to be used during the event. Mutually agreeable date,
Monday through Friday. Merchandise certificates valid only on day of event and only for women’s full-price apparel or
accessories (Excludes Chanel and Celine.)Not redeemable for cash or NM gift card. Valid August to October 2013.
Donor: Neiman Marcus
1001 - Dinner with the Firefighters
Dinner for four with Bloomfield Township firefighters at the Bloomfield Township Central Fire Station. Mutually agreeable
date. Expires October 20, 2013.
Donor: Bloomfield Township Fire Department
1002 - Boys’ Night Out at Clubhouse BFD in Rochester Hills
Burgers and beer for six, including a custom craft beer sampler and burgers. Mutually agreeable date. Expires March 6,
2014.
Donor: Clubhouse BFD
1003 - Premier Party at Bounce U
Premier party at Bounce U for 25 children. Monday-Thursday. Expires December 10, 2014
Donor: Bounce U
1004 - Thunderbird Lanes
Two hours of bowling for eight people, including a large pizza and pitcher of pop. Redeemable May 1 – September 1, 2013.
Donor: Thunderbird Lanes
1005 - Girls’ Night Out at Clubhouse BFD in Rochester Hills
Burgers (or substitute of equal value) and beer for six, including a custom craft beer sampler and burgers. Mutually
agreeable date. Expires March 6, 2014.
Donor: Clubhouse BFD
1006 - Sunset Boat, Bake and Steak on Upper Straits Lake
This event will be for six adults to enjoy an intimate sunset cruise on a pontoon on Upper Straits Lake. The cruise will be
equipped with a captain, appetizers, cocktails, beer and wine. Following the one-hour cruise, there will be a clam bake and
steak dinner party overlooking the water. Dinner will include salad, main course and dessert. Following dinner, there will
be a lakeside bonfire with s’mores to enjoy! Invitations for your guests will be included in this package.
Saturday, June 8, 2013, 5:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m. (Rain date is Sunday, June 9, 2013)
Donors: Preschool Parents
1007 - It’s Going Swimmingly…
Aqua-tots birthday party package for 20 children for two hours. Beverage and snacks provided.
Donor: Aqua-tots
1008 – Pizza Party
Papa Johns Pizza will provide pizza, breadsticks and soda pop for up to 35 people. Use this party for your child’s class or for
your own private party. Private parties must be within delivery zones in Beverly Hills, Royal Oak and Warren. If outside of
the three delivery areas, pizza may be picked up. Restricted to 35 people. Expires 4/20/14
Donor: The Halbeisen Family
1009 - A Little Something Extra for your Party
Bloomfield Sports Shop will provide up to 15 t-shirts with a one-color, one-side design for your party guests. At least two
week’s lead time is necessary for the production of shirts after initial consultation with owner.
Donor: Bloomfield Sports Shop
FOR SIGN-UP:
1010 –Tennis Mixer Under the Lights
Friday, May 31 from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. at the Birmingham Athletic Club
5th grade - 7th grade boys and girls
Dinner, Drinks and Tennis Instruction
20 spots will be available for sign-up at $25
Donors: The Kunz Family and the Rassel Family
Additional parties will be available at the April 20, Follow the Yellow Brick Road Event.