A Sampling from Last Year's Event: 2019 Items in Live and/or Silent Auction!
One Week in Belize for Two
Enjoy a dream vacation with 7 nights in Belize for 2 in a thatch roof cabana on the ocean at St. George’s Caye Resort, an island 20 minutes from Belize City by boat. Your cabana includes an excellent ocean view, private bath, mini-fridge, porch, hammock and your choice of one queen or two single beds. St. George’s Caye is a safe, secluded, and convenient island location with a fantastic climate, excellent variety of activities, and five-star personal service from friendly, local staff. There are lots of activities to enjoy: hiking, cave tubing, and jungle zip lining, just to name a few. Or you can arrange for excursions to visit the Mayan ruins, Blue Hole National Park, the Belize Zoo, the Traveler’s Rum Factory, Belikin Brewery, and the Belize City Museum. Please note: Package is for 2 adults (age 15 or older) and includes room rate for 7 nights in “run-of-the-house” thatch cabana (best available upon check-in) round trip transfers, and taxes. Winner responsible for daily meal plan at $75/night per person plus tax payable upon check-in at the resort (special dietary needs accommodated). Other activities and tours, bar and minibar beverages, and international flights not included. Gratuity at your discretion upon checkout. Valid dates: May 15 - November 15, 2019 or 2020 subject to availability. Complimentary shuttles to and from the airport provided. A gift from Ron Herring and St. George's Caye Resort.
Dinner at a Lakeside Home and tickets for 8 to The Rocky Horror Show at Lakewood Theatre
“Let’s Do the Time Warp Again!” Indulge in an elegant dinner at the beautiful lakefront home of Samantha Richardson. The meal includes cocktails and wine for your party of 8. Then head on over to Lakewood Center and use your 8 complimentary tickets to enjoy a campy performance of the fall musical, The Rocky Horror Show. Your choice of dinner dates: Saturday, September 14th or September 28th. A gift from Lakewood Center for the Arts Board of Directors, Samantha Richardson, & the cast of The Rocky Horror Show.
One Week Stay for up to 14 at Sea of Cortez, Mexico Villa
Bienvenidos! Relax and slip into “Baja time” at Casa de Las Palmas, a private, gated beachfront estate located on the beautiful blue Sea of Cortez in Baja, Mexico. The villa is situated on over an acre of land in a quiet, convenient neighborhood that is a five-minute trip by car or quad to the center of Los Barriles.With six bedrooms and 5,500 square feet of living space, Casa de Las Palmas is one of the largest beachfront homes in Los Barriles and is perfect for large or small groups. The main house has 4 bedrooms (perfect for a smaller group) with the 2 Casita bedrooms just across the courtyard. The house comfortably sleeps 12 – 14 people yet still provides privacy if desired. The bedrooms are furnished with king or queen beds and all have private baths, other than two bedrooms which share a large Jack-and-Jill bath. Fees: There is a $500 refundable security fee and a cleaning fee of $200 for the week. Round trip transportation from Cabo airport (40 miles) round trip can be arranged for an added fee. Dates to be mutually agreed upon, no holidays. A gift from Duane Davis.
One Week Stay at Pubelo Bonito Resort in Cabo, Sept. 1 – 8, 2019
Experience a one week stay at Pueblo Bonito Golf & Spa Resort at Sunset Beach. This is where great memories begin. Your 1,088 square feet one-bedroom two-bath hotel executive suite with ocean view comes with either one king or two queen beds in the bedroom, a queen sofa bed in the living room, and a balcony or terrace. Amenities include a fully equipped kitchenette, service-bar with coffee maker, large bathroom with shower, second bath with tub-shower combo, remote controlled TV with satellite reception, direct dial long distance telephone with voice mail service, ceiling fans and individual air conditioning controls, a private safe, hair dryer, and iron and ironing board. Note: airfare is not included. A gift from Ann Wendling.
Dinner for 12 at Lakeside Home prepared by Celebrity Chef Jessica Hansen
Enjoy the beautiful Lake Oswego waterfront home of Lee and Scott Havens with a wonderful dinner for 12 prepared by Chef Jessica Hanson after boat rides on the lake! Chef Jessica is normally found at The Kitchen at Middleground Farms in Wilsonville where she teaches cooking classes and hosts private events. A graduate of Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Portland, Jessica is in high demand while running her own catering business. Book your date in August or September on a Thursday. A gift from Chef Jessica Hanson, The Kitchen at Middleground Farms and Scott & Lee Havens.
Tennis for 2 in Paradise: 2020 BNP Paribas Open and Hotel
See the tennis greats at the 2020 BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, CA with two Premium courtside seats for March 11 – 13 (general admission is free March 9 & 10). Your Stadium 2 reserved seats are some of the best seats in the house! Your package includes a 4-night stay at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa March 9 - 13, 2019 (a value of $1,741.36). If buyer wishes, they are also welcome to have dinner with Sen. Bob Packwood and Elaine Franklin. A gift from Jim Zupancic, Senator Bob Packwood & Elaine Franklin.
Yamhill Valley Vineyards Winemaker’s Dinner for 26
A perfect opportunity for a family reunion or office party. Our friend, Denis Burger, has offered a winemaker’s dinner for 26 people at Yamhill Valley Vineyards, which won Oregon’s 2019 Winery of the Year. Denis will share several of his favorite vintages and stories including some great anecdotes about his two terms as President of the American Vintners Association. At this early evening event you will be greeted by a lamb and salmon feast with a barrel room tasting. Date to be mutually agreed upon. A gift from Denis Burger & Yamhill Valley Vineyards.
Pair of Digital Hearing Aids
Regain what you’ve lost with a brand new pair of digital hearing aids. This package includes a comprehensive hearing evaluation (a medical evaluation, hearing test and adjustments that are needed after the initial fitting) and a premium pair of hearing aids. The proper hearing aid can help users avoid misunderstandings, recognize nearby hazards and help you hear sounds you’ve been missing. A gift from Maureen M. Mulcahy, Lake Grove ENT.
Dinner & Wine for 6 with Wyndham St. John, an Equestrian Olympian
Enjoy dinner, libations, and conversation with the most accomplished equestrian Lake Oswego has ever produced. Wyndham St. John spent her formative riding years at the Lake Oswego Hunt Club, graduated from LOHS and Boston University before rising to the pinnacle of her sport as a member of the Canadian Olympic 3-day event team in the 2000 Summer Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. The experience is for 6 guests, and the evening will be hosted at the home of Lake Oswego Rotarian Bill Draznik and his wife Barbara on a date to be mutually agreed upon in coordination with Wyndham’s schedule during her twice-per-year visits to the area. A gift from Wyndham St. John and Bill & Barb Draznik.
Beaver Dinner Extraordinaire at the Glazers
This is the last chance to enjoy dinner for 8 with Oregon State University President, Dr. Ed Ray, who will be retiring in June 2020. Enjoy dinner at the Lake Oswego home of Peter & Cyndie Glazer. Gourmet dinner prepared by Cyndie and served by double Duck Peter and proud Beavers Pete and Merlene York. Wear orange and black for a fabulous evening! This priceless opportunity should go for more tonight than its previous record of $2,300. Date to be mutually agreed upon. A gift from Dr. Ed Ray, Oregon State University, and Peter & Cyndie Glazer. Value: priceless!
A WEEK IN FRANCE IN A PRIVATE COUNTRY HOUSE FOR 2 – 4
Take a dream vacation and spend a week in France at the private country house of Patricia Pearson and Dan Dullaghan in northern Normandie! You will be staying with the donors in a historic house built in 1767, featuring open beam architecture, in a bedroom with an adjoining bath. The home features indoor and outdoor kitchens, a workout room, and a fireplace. It sits on two acres of land with a stream that overlooks neighboring farms. Located four miles from the market town St. Hilaire du Harcourt, the house is also near Mont-Saint-Michel and is a two-hour train ride to Paris! Your hosts will also provide breakfast each day and two dinners prepared by Chef Dan! Offer subject to availability and agreement on mutual dates after spring 2020! A gift from Patricia Pearson & Dan Dullaghan.
Spring Break at 4 Bedroom Home at the Rancho La Quinta (March 21 – 28, 2020)
Stay at La Quinta from March 21 – 28, 2020 (LO Schools spring break) in a Montana 3 floor plan – the largest offered at the Rancho La Quinta. The home is located on the 11th fairway of the Robert Trent Jones course and has a great southwest view of the mountains. The home includes four bedrooms, four and a half baths, and is approximately 4,200 square feet. Enjoy the pool and spa just steps from your door! A gift from Dixie Powers..
How to Catch a Killer with Rod Englert
If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit. Enjoy dinner for 8 at a lakeside home with forensic expert Rod Englert, who will take you on his journey of being an expert witness in celebrity trials including O.J. Simpson, Robert Blake, and many more. Perfect for the murder mystery fans in your life! A spine-tingling evening donated by Mary Puskas and John Turchi.
Three Nights for up to 12 in Government Camp Mt. Hood not once -- but twice!
Everyone gets to join in on this trip to Government Camp, Mt. Hood! Spend three nights for up to 12 people in the spring and then again in the fall. Not valid for Thanksgiving weekend or Christmas break. A gift from Skip & Lynda O’Neill.
Michael Allen Harrison Concert and Chocolate Truffle Rolling Party
A Chocoholics Dream! Have a party with up to 30 of your friends and enjoy hand rolled chocolate truffles, while enjoying a piano concert by the celebrated pianist/composer/director, Michael Allen Harrison. This is a perfect add-on event for any dinner party or special event! Your package includes assorted evening appetizers for eight (8) with delivery, setup and cleanup! One person for service is also included! Winner must provide the venue with a well tuned piano. Date and time to be mutually agreed upon. Schedule at a mutually agreeable date, time and place. Offer expires one year after purchase. A gift by Michael Allen Harrison, Chocolates by Bernard - Lake Oswego, and On A Whim Studios
Whale Watching Weekend between Seattle and Friday Harbor
You deserve a weekend getaway! Make it one to remember with a round trip on the San Juan Clipper from Seattle to Friday Harbor as you and your loved one search for whales and sea life. This is the ONLY Seattle whale watching tour to the San Juan Islands! Once you arrive at the Friday Harbor ferry landing, walk four blocks to downtown and check in at the Earthbox Inn & Spa in the earth or water rooms for 2 nights of relaxation. Enjoy a meal at Downriggers Restaurant with a $100 gift certificate where you will experience magnificent views and the finest farm to table cuisine the Pacific Northwest has to offer. Close the weekend with a return trip to Seattle and wave to the whales one last time. Your stay and passage is subject to availability. Your offering excludes holidays and holiday weekends. Advance reservations are a must! A donation from San Juan Safaris, Downriggers Restaurant, and Earthbox Inn & Spa.