2018 Oral Auction!

  • Use of a Porsche Panamera 4 for the Weekend
  • Wine tasting and food pairing at Domaine Serene
  • Wine tasting and patio lunch at Stoller Family Estate
  • $500 gift certificate for The Allison Resort
Begin your day in a V6 turbocharged Porsche Panamera 4 as you drive to your early morning outing with Vista Balloon Adventures. Enjoy breathtaking views as you glide down the scenic Willamette Valley and skim the Willamette River! Your outing for two can be scheduled at a mutually agreed date from April to October and includes a 1-hour balloon flight and gourmet brunch. Then it’s off to visit Domaine Serene and the Stoller Family Estate. At Domaine Serene, enjoy an event called the 45th Parallel Experience. Take a culinary journey and explore an in-depth look at the history of Chateau de la Cree, Domaine Serene’s sister winery in Burgundy. This thoughtfully curated wine and food pairing, prepared by Chef Jason Kupper, allows guests to discover the Chateau’s storied vineyards throughout the Cote d’Or. Taste Burgundian and Oregon wines side-by-side accompanied by locally sourced small plates paired to perfection. At the Stoller Family Estate, tour the fabulous grounds and enjoy a private Library Tour and Tasting with a patio lunch. End your day by using a $1,000 gift card to The Allison Resort and Spa in Newberg. To top off this fantastic package you get to take home tonight a 2016 Stoller Pinot Noir and flight of Domaine Serene Coer Blanc! A gift from PORSCHE BEAVERTON, GRACE & KEN EVENSTAD - DOMAINE SERENE WINERY, STOLLER FAMILY ESTATE, VISTA BALLOON ADVENTURES, AUSTIN INDUSTRIES, CURT KIRKEMO, and SKIP & LYNDA O’NEILL.
  • Dinner for 8 with Oregon State President Dr. Ed Ray
  • Wear orange and black
Enjoy dinner for 8 with the President of Oregon State University, Dr. Ed Ray, at the Lake Oswego home of Peter and Cyndie Glazer. Gourmet dinner by Cyndie served by double Duck Peter. Wear orange and black for a fabulous evening! Date to be mutually agreed upon. A gift from PRESIDENT ED RAY & OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY and PETER & CYNDIE GLAZER.

  • 4-day compact car rental
  • 3 nights accommodation in a Los Angeles/ Hollywood hotel
  • 2 round-trip air tickets from Portland to Los Angeles
  • Admission for two for the experiences described below
Pack your bags and get ready to learn the inside scoop about television and movie production secrets! This 4-day, 3-night adventure in Southern California offers three separate insider experiences:

  1. Tickets to a taping of Norman Lear’s comedy series, “One Day At A Time,” currently filming episodes at Sony Picture Studios in Culver City. The daughter of one of our Rotarians—Beth Schulberg—is a writer for the show, which is a comedy about a three-generation Cuban-American family. Heading the cast is the legendary Rita Moreno; the first actress to win an Academy Award, an Emmy, a Tony and a Grammy.!
  2. A tour of the renowned Cantina Creative Studio in West LA. Cantina Creative is one of the leading design and visual effects studios in Hollywood; they’ve done special effects and computer graphics for most of the recent action films, including: Black Panther; Captain America trilogy; Guardians of the Galaxy; Avengers: Age of Ultron; Iron Man 3; Spider Man: Homecoming; and Blade Runner 2049. You’ll tour their studio to see how these effects can be made to seem so realistic. Sean Cushing, Executive Producer, will be your host.
  3. A Classics Tour of Warner Brothers Studios in Burbank. This 3 ½-hour experience will lead you in the footsteps of Audrey Hepburn, James Cagney, Joan Crawford, Humphrey Bogart and other legends of the silver screen as you tour the famous Warner Bros. Back Lot with a knowledgeable tour guide; enjoy a champagne toast as you hear stories from behind the studio gates; visit inside one of the sound stages where current TV shows such as Ellen DeGeneres and The Big Bang Theory are being filmed. Finally, enjoy a 45-minute interactive self-guided experience in Studio 48, during which you’ll see how a film gets “from script to screen.”

Valid dates: July 1 through September 30, 2018, subject to filming dates. A gift from BETH SCHULBERG, PETER JURNEY, and LAKE OSWEGO ROTARIANS.

  • Party for 24 with lobster flown in from Maine
  • Prepared and catered by Rotary Chefs
  • Wine provided
Wasn’t dinner great? You can recreate tonight’s event for up to 24 people at your home or special location with this offering! Lobster Chef Dave Ribeck or Wade Byers and their Rotary chef crew will bring the lobster, wine, desserts and all the fixings to your home and prepare a lobster barbecue for your one-of-a-kind party. The dinner includes lobster, clams, corn, coleslaw, rolls, eggs, cheesecake and wine (1 case: 1/2 white, 1/2 red). Party must be located within 30 miles from Lakewood Center for the Arts and date must be mutually arranged at least 30 days ahead of agreed upon weekend date. Note: lobsters must be cooked outside, on grates that will be supplied by Rotarians. It will be a memorable event! Of course, the time frame has to be during lobster season so this offering must be used before the end of September 2018 and ,of course, weather permitting. Generously donated by LAKE OSWEGO ROTARIANS.

  • 2-bedroom remodeled farmhouse in Tuscany
Prepare to enjoy Italy in style in this $1,000,000 property complete with swimming pool and a patio overlooking the green countryside of Tuscany in central Italy. Your package includes a 1-week stay for four in a remodeled 2-bedroom farmhouse. This is the perfect jumping off point to experience the wonders of central Italy. Located near the Medieval Silk Route, your accommodation is perfectly situated to explore the magic of Florence, Siena, Genoa, Pisa, and the Etruscan ruins of Populonia. Massa Marittima (5 minutes) and Follonica (15 minutes) are a short distance away! A gift from CHRISTINE SALVISBERG.

  • Dinner for 8 at the lakeside home of Samantha Richardson, Sunday, October 7th
  • See the musical Pippin with 8 seats at Lakewood Theatre Company
  • Meet the cast after the show and have dessert
Attend Lakewood Theatre Company’s most anticipated show of the year — the award-winning musical Pippin — in style on October 7, 2018. This special evening for 8 starts at the beautiful lakefront home of Samantha Richardson where you and your friends will indulge in an elegant dinner, cocktails, and wine before the show. Then head on over in a coach provided by The Stafford to the Headlee Mainstage at Lakewood Center for the Arts and use your 8 tickets to enjoy the fall musical. Generously donated by LAKEWOOD CENTER FOR THE ARTS BOARD OF DIRECTORS, SAMANTHA RICHARDSON, THE STAFFORD, & THE CAST AND CREW OF PIPPIN.

  • 2 Premium Courtside reserved Seats (entire day) March 6, 7 & 8, 2019
  • 2 General admission tickets March 4 & 5, 2019
  • Lodging for two March 3-9 in a Palm Springs Casita
  • 3 month Tennis Membership for two adults at Stafford Hills (transferable)
  • A private tennis clinic for up to six 6 people at Stafford Hills
  • Dinner at the Rancho Mirage home of Senator Bob Packwood & Elaine Franklin
  • Lunch for two at Spencer’s Restaurant
  • Giclee painting of “Super Moon with Palms” to remember your trip
This World-Class Tournament attracts the best tennis players in the world, on par with Wimbledon, the Australian Open, the French Open and the U.S Open. Players such as Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams and other top international players compete for this coveted championship, which is the foremost tennis tournament each year in the Western U.S. This unique package for two includes lodging in a Palm Springs casita from March 3-9, 2019, and General Admission and Two (2) Premium Courtside Seats to the 2019 BNP Paribas Open for March 5, 6, 7, 8. (Note that Monday and Tuesday are usually open to the general public with free admission – no reserved seats). While in Palm Springs you can enjoy dinner one night at the Rancho Mirage home of Senator Bob Packwood and Elaine Franklin and lunch one day at Spencer’s Restaurant ($200 value).

This incredible opportunity also includes a 3 month Tennis Membership for two adults at Stafford Hills Club, offering a full range of aquatics programs and group exercise including yoga, Pilates, Tribe Team Training and Personal Training options. This membership is transferable.

You will also receive a private tennis clinic for up to six (6) adults with the Stafford Hills Club Head Professional. Whether you have never played tennis, or are an accomplished amateur, this experience will delight you and your friends as you enjoy the premier private tennis, fitness and aquatics club in the region. To celebrate the memories you will receive tonight a giclee painting of palms by Lake Oswego artist Sandy Hageman. A gift from GREGORY & CAROL PATTON, STAFFORD HILLS CLUB, JIM ZUPANCIC, SENATOR BOB PACKWOOD & ELAINE FRANKLIN, SPENCER’S RESTAURANT and SANDY HAGEMAN.

  • Dinner for 8 with a 4 Star General and Former Chief of Staff USAF
General Tony McPeak, a Lake Oswego resident, is a retired 4 Star General and former Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force. He served three Presidential administrations and has been a consultant to Ken Burns on his Vietnam series. The General will host a replica of a “”White House”” Dinner for 8 at a Lakeside home on a mutually agreed upon date and time. Your evening includes menu items typical of White House dinners. A gift from GENERAL MERRILL MCPEAK, MARY PUSKAS, JIM THOMAS, CHARLES EREKSON and JOHN TURCHI.

  • Seven nights stay for 4-6 in a Marriott Summit Watch condo
  • Across the street from the town lift
  • Steps away from fine dining and shopping
Take 4-6 family or friends on the ultimate ski vacation at Marriott’s Summit Watch Resort in Park City, Utah. From January 12-19, 2019, discover luxury without limits on Park City Mountain, a skier’s paradise that on average receives 360 inches of snow annually. For those eager to get on the mountain, the resort is conveniently located across the street from the main Park City chair lift. For those looking to relax, there is an indoor pool, four whirlpool spas, or you can curl up with a book in your spacious 2-bedroom, 2-bath villa (sleeps up to 6). Ski, shop, golf, rest, and repeat. Generously donated by REED MCNEAL.
  • Two (2) orchestra seats 8th row right of center to the hit musical Hamilton, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018
  • 2 Tickets for two other Broadway shows
  • Round trip airline tickets for two from Portland to NYC (Newark)
  • King bedroom - Crowne Plaza Hotel/Times Square, Wed. Oct 17 – Mon. Oct 22
  • Backstage tour
  •Daily breakfast
Start spreading the news! Enjoy three Broadway shows in New York City! Your package includes round trip air tickets from Portland to New York, 5-night stay at the Crown Plaza Hotel/Times Square, and two 8th row right of center orchestra tickets to see Hamilton at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 7:00 PM. In addition, you will receive two tickets to two current Broadway shows being produced by Lake Oswego’s own Corey Brunish, actor, singer, producer, and friend of Lakewood. Corey has been nominated for 9 Tony Awards in 7 seasons and he is currently co-producing 8 Broadway shows including Come From Away and The Play That Goes Wrong. Also included is a backstage tour arranged by Corey Brunish. A gift from COREY BRUNISH, LAKE OSWEGO ROTARIANS and CRESTLINE CAPITAL LLC. 

  • Dine on the patio beneath the olive trees under the stars
  • Wine, music, and a fabulous dinner for 20
Nicoletta’s Table and Marketplace created by locals, Shari and Alan Newman, gives a place to bring together, family and dear friends while entertaining them with scrumptious Italian food and wine. The owners of this lovely, local restaurant invite you to enjoy al fresco dining for 20 on their lovely, rustic patio surrounded by Tuscan blue rosemary, olive trees, beautiful potted plants, gazebo, fireplace and outdoor heaters. The outdoor courtyards are available for parties May 15-October 15th weather permitting. This auction item includes dinner with wine and music for up to 20 people. Server gratuity not included. Please. Come and enjoy a spectacular night! Donated by Nicoletta’s Table and Marketplace Generously donated by NICOLETTA’S TABLE & MARKETPLACE.

Framework International, an Oregon based nonprofit, has been building elementary schools and partnering with local communities in Ghana since 2004. It is a 100% volunteer driven organization with a proven track record and extremely low overhead. The organization was born out of a Linfield College student’s study abroad program and currently serves over 1,700 students in extreme poverty and is currently underway on its 5th school. Framework schools central locations improve access to education for young girls who are not allowed to walk long distances to school alone.512 PADDLE RAISE – ROTARY EDUCATION PROJECTS & FRAMEWORK INTERNATIONAL
Framework International, an Oregon based nonprofit, has been building elementary schools and partnering with local communities in Ghana since 2004. It is a 100% volunteer driven organization with a proven track record and extremely low overhead. The organization was born out of a Linfield College student’s study abroad program and currently serves over 1,700 students in extreme poverty and is currently underway on its 5th school. Framework schools central locations improve access to education for young girls who are not allowed to walk long distances to school alone.

  • Meet TV personality and cooking show host Kelsey Nixon
  • Dinner party for 10 – hands on experience learning tricks of the trade and hearing backstage stories about television
Kelsey Nixon is an Emmy-nominated TV personality, author, wife, mom and cooking show host. She hosts Kelsey’s Essentials and Kelsey’s Homemade on the Cooking Channel and was a finalist on season 4 of the show Food Network Star. Kelsey’s cookbook Kitchen Confidence and her exclusive product line with HSN help home cooks navigate the kitchen with confidence. You can also catch Kelsey dishing up her favorite sweet treats on Unique Sweets and judging on Food Network favorites like Guy’s Grocery Games and Chopped Junior.

A truly unique opportunity for up to 10 friends to learn tips (and behind the scenes TV production stories) from Kelsey Nixon, Celebrity-Chef from HGTV and the Cooking Channel. TV Star Kelsey Nixon, currently preparing for another Fall Season prime time show on the Cooking Channel, will come to your home or Stafford Hills Club, or even invite you to her home, on a mutually acceptable date, where you and your guests will prepare and enjoy a beautiful meal for up to 10. Your friends at this hands-on experience will be talking about her magnetic personality and how much they laughed for months! Selection of dates subject to Ms. Nixon’s TV production schedule. A gift from KELSEY NIXON, the STAFFORD HILLS CLUB and JIM ZUPANCIC.

  • A 2-bedroom suite in Los Cabos facing the ocean
  • Championship golf courses nearby
  • Pool, beach, fishing, spa, restaurant, 24-hour airport shuttle
Club Regina Los Cabos rises above the shoreline where the Sea of Cortez meets the Pacific Ocean. Every unit faces the ocean and from many units you can enjoy colorful sunsets and sunrises from your terrace. The resort is a mecca for those seeking the best under the Baja sun – from championship golf courses to some of the best sports fishing in the world. Your unit includes WiFi and housekeeping. Los Cabos includes the cities of San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas. In the center of San Jose del Cabo, you can find art centers offering the works of both well-known and up-and-coming Mexican painters, sculptors and jewelry designers. Cabo San Lucas offers a wide variety of international and local culinary experiences as well as an incredible nightlife. Note: airfare is not included. This is where great memories begin. Donated by ANONYMOUS.

OCT. 28-NOV. 4, 2018
  • A 1-bedroom suite in Cabo San Lucas, can sleep 4-5
  • Championship golf courses nearby
  • Pool, beach, fishing, spa, restaurant, 24-hour airport shuttle
Master Suite - 1 Bedroom, 2 Bath, max 5 occupancy Air conditioned 850 sq. ft. luxury one bedroom suite with one king bed and queen size sofa sleeper, Murphy bed in the living room, private balcony, dining table and a modern kitchen with the all necessary utensils. The room is next to the Pacific Ocean an easy 10-minute walk to downtown & Marina. Note: airfare is not included. A gift from JEFF GAGE.

      • Lakefront epicurean experience with wine, music and tales of wine-making
      • learn to blend your own wine
      • Multi course dinner with select old and new world wines
      • Souvenir magnum of JUSTIN ISOSCELES
Join Lakewood Center patrons Justin and Jan Baldwin as one of the four fortunate couples at their lakefront home for an evening of wine, music and epicurean delights. Upon arrival, the couples will be greeted with vintage Champagne and serenaded by celebrated guitar composer and performer Ryan Walsh who will regale guests with talent honed at the prestigious Conservatorio de Sevilla, Spain.

Following a property tour and ride on an amazing funicular to their lake dock and sunset hors d’oeuvres, you will join Justin (recipient Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate World’s Most Favored Winemaker, Founder Wine Enthusiast’s Winery of the Year, producer Wine Spectator’s #5 Wine of the Year, honored as James Beard Foundation Outstanding Wine Professional) in a private blending seminar featuring barrel samples and finished wines in which you will learn the mysteries of making his iconic ISOSCELES Bordeaux style wine while he leads you in the making of your own blend!

Next, expand your culinary expertise with a cooking tutorial hosted by JUSTIN Winery Chef, Steven Hazell from the Restaurant Justin (Food & Wine Magazine Winery Restaurant of the Year) in which he will share secrets of his kitchen with an Oregon twist!

On to the highlight of the evening - a multi-course epicurean delight prepared by this distinguished Chef and matched by personally selected old and new world wines, tall tales, and camaraderie. Concluding the evening, each couple will depart with a personally signed magnum of JUSTIN ISOSCELES. A gift from JUSTIN & JAN BALDWIN.

  • 7 night stay for two in St. George’s Caye Resort on an island 20 minutes from Belize City
  • Stay in a thatch roof cabana with ocean views
  • Free activities include windsurfing and paddle boats
Create a fantastic memory with this one-week stay for two at St. George’s Caye Resort, on an island 20 minutes away from Belize City by boat. Whether you choose to spend your time in the ocean, exploring the jungle, or relaxing in a hammock – or all three – you will experience the best Belize has to offer. St. George’s Caye is a safe, secluded, and convenient island location in Belize with a fantastic climate, excellent variety of activities, and five-star personal service from friendly, local staff.

There are lots of activities to enjoy such as hiking, cave tubing, and jungle zip lining. Enjoy the free use of kayaks, Hobie Cat sailboats, a swimming pool, volleyball, windsurfing, or paddle boats. Or arrange for excursions to visit the Mayan ruins, Blue Hole National Park, the Belize Zoo, the Traveler’s Rum Factory, Belikin Brewery, or the Belize City Museum. Enjoy an excellent ocean view from your thatched roof ocean cabana, which includes a private bath, mini-fridge, porch, hammock and your choice of one queen or two single beds. Concierge can arrange added diving or snorkeling excursions with a 10% discount on activities subject to availability at time of redemption. Blackout dates are December 20, 2018 – February 28, 2019. Winner responsible for meal plan and tax upon check-in ($70/person/night). Complimentary shuttles to and from the airport provided. Generously donated by RON HERRING and ST. GEORGE’S CAYE RESORT.

  • Appetizers and wine for 25
  • Dance instruction and fun social evening for your group!
5, 6, 7, 8…. Taste and Tango! Gather your friends for an evening of laughter, wine and dance. This three-hour private event for 25 people includes appetizers; wine tasting, group dance lesson and social dance. Learn hands-on how to dance with talented and international award-winning professional ballroom dancers. A gift from KRISTY HIGGINS and STEP IT UP DANCE STUDIO.
  • 3-night stay for two in Friday Harbor
  • Full service spa
  • Whale watching and sea life tour
Enjoy a special getaway for two in Friday Harbor! This offering includes a 3-night stay at The Earthbox Inn & Spa and a 1-hour spa treatment for massage or body treatment. The Earthbox, located in the heart of Friday Harbor, is a delightful blend of cool resort motel and classic vintage motor inn with an indoor pool, full-service spa, stylishly renovated rooms, free Wi-Fi and complimentary bicycles. Your adventure also includes a wildlife tour by the Sea Kayak or a whale watching boat provided. Celebrate one of your evenings with a dining voucher at the Downriggers Restaurant located on the water’s edge of Friday Harbor; and enjoy two round trip tickets from Seattle to Friday Harbor aboard the Clipper Ferry, a sleek high-speed catamaran for a relaxing and scenic cruise experience and possible whale watching. Valid until June 30, 2019. Note: not valid on holidays and holiday weekends. A Gift from ROGER MAY, EARTHBOX INN & SPA, and CLIPPER VACATIONS.