A Sampling of Items in the 2023 Live Auction!
2023 LOBSTER FEED & CHARITY AUCTION
ITEMS IN THE LIVE AUCTION
We're back under the Big Top Tent at Lakewood Center for the Arts. Festivities start Saturday, June 17, 2022, at 5:00 PM at 368 S. State Street in Lake Oswego. Parking is extremely limited so please park away from the building. (Please be considerate of our neighbors). You may consider carpooling or using Uber or Lyft.
We have an amazing array of items to bid on. Remember all net proceeds benefit multiple charities so bid high and bid often!
501. LAKESIDE HORS D’OEUVRES AND A WINE BOAT TOUR ON OSWEGO LAKE FOR 4 COUPLES FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 2023
• Hearty hors d’oeuvres and wine boat tour for four couples on Oswego Lake
• Concert on the lake Friday, August 18 featuring Christian Lopez
Enjoy hearty hors d’oeuvres and wine at the David & Heidi Nelsen’s lakeside home and a lake cruise for four couples on the Nelsen’s party boat. Then you will attend the Christian Lopez Barge Concert on the lake. In 2015 Rolling Stone named Lopez “best newcomer” at the Americana Music Festival & Conference. Donated by DAVID & HEIDI NELSEN.
502. THREE NIGHTS AT FAIRMONT CHATEAU WHISTLER
• 3-night stay for two in Canada’s Chateau Whistler
• Includes taxes, resort fee and gratuity
Fairmont Chateau Whistler resort is located at the base of Blackcomb Mountain in Whistler, British Columbia. Combining classic elegance and a modern alpine setting, this award-winning Whistler hotel showcases exceptional dining and full resort amenities including a par 72, 18-hole Audubon-certified championship golf course. You are steps away from skiing, mountain trails, and an excellent assortment of activities led by Chateau guides plus the best outdoor hot tubs, pools, and gyms in Whistler. Valid June 25, 2023 - June 25, 2024. Restrictions: blackout periods: December 15 to January 5, Special Events, Statutory/Holiday Periods. A gift generously donated by JEFF & JOANNE KANTOR.
503. MICHAEL ALLEN HARRISON CONCERT WITH A GOURMET DINNER FOR 10
• Gourmet dinner for 10
• In home concert with composer/pianist Michael Allen Harrison
Gather up your friends because ten of you will enjoy cocktails and a gourmet dinner with pianist/composer Michael Allen Harrison playing on a grand piano. This unique party will be hosted and served by Peter and Cyndie Glazer in their Lake Oswego home. Michael’s performance is a rare opportunity to be up close and intimate with the nationally recognized musician, songwriter, and pianist. Susan Stohl will be the sous chef to add some fun. Date to be mutually agreed. Donated by MICHAEL ALLEN HARRISON and PETER & CYNDIE GLAZER.
504. 4-DAY WEEKEND AT CAHILL’S CALDERA SPRINGS HOUSE IN SUNRIVER – SEPT. 7-10, 2023
• 3-bedroom home in Sunriver for 6-8
• Near private mini golf course
Enjoy a four-day weekend for 6-8 people at the Cahill’s Caldera Springs house in Sunriver for a specific date: Thursday - Sunday, September 7-10, 2023. The cabin is situated on a private mini golf course, next to a manmade lake. This 1,809 sq. ft. home has 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, making it enjoyable for up to 8 guests. It is the perfect base camp for exploring Sunriver and beyond. Inside this luxurious one-story cabin, you will find a spacious kitchen, living, and dining areas with large windows, hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, and timber beam accents. It has beautiful views of Trailmere Lake with a back patio featuring a hot tub and furniture. There is an upscale kitchen and a dining room table with seating for six with additional seating at the kitchen bar. The living room features a comfortable queen sofa sleeper, TV/DVD player, and large gas fireplace for the perfect blend of cozy and convenient. The main suite has a king-sized bed, TV/DVD player, private entry to the hot tub, and a stylish attached bathroom with tub and shower. The second bedroom has a king bed, TV/DVD player, and an attached bathroom. The third bedroom has twin beds and a twin trundle, TV/DVD player, and a bathroom. Donated by TRACY & MARK CAHILL.
505. DINNER ON THE LAKE AT THE HAVENS’ HOUSE ... IT’S BACK!
• A summer dinner with wine for 12 hosted by Scott & Lee Havens
and Jessica & Dan Dunn
• Lakeside home of Rotary Past President and Raconteur, Scott Havens
• Wine tasting by Moffett Vineyards
You and eleven of your friends will enjoy a private wine tasting given by Trent Moffett of Moffett Vineyards and then sit down for an al fresco dinner. Moffett Vineyards is dedicated to making the highest quality wines of limited production while emphasizing strong personal relationships with our customers through our wine club and private tastings. Trent Moffett will highlight his delicious wines and you can purchase wine at the event! Dinner will be your choice of a Hawaiian Luau, A Night in Venice, Gourmet Mexican Fiesta, or an Elegant Steak Dinner. Your amazing event can be on a day in July or August on a mutually agreed upon date. Generously donated by JESSICA & DAN DUNN, SCOTT & LEE HAVENS, TRENT MOFFETT & LAKE OSWEGO ROTARIANS.
506. ONE WEEK STAY FOR 4 PEOPLE IN THE TURKISH MEDITERRANEAN RIVIERA
• Two-bedroom condo on the southern coast of Turkey
• One block from the beach
One-week stay for 4 people in a condo located in the town of Alanya, a beach resort city, and a district of Antalya Province on the southern coast of Turkey, on the Mediterranean Coast (Turkish Riviera). The two-bedroom condo with Queen beds sleeps 4 people, has an equipped kitchen, and is a block from a beautiful beach. Plenty of water activities on the coast, such as parasailing, jet skiing, or just plain swimming. The complex has a large swimming pool and garden and is on Main Street where restaurants and shopping are located. Enjoy having breakfast or dinner on the balcony with an ocean view. Included in the stay is a full day safari excursion by Race Tour Company in the nearby mountains with a jeep and lunch. A generous donation from ALAN & FATMA BAZZAZ.
507. A PREMIUM WINE CELLAR
Take home a Stainless Steel 33 Bottle Wine Cooler Refrigerator filled with 33 bottles of fine wine! The unit features a low noise compressor, can fit large bottles, and has a reversible tempered glass door. Your wine includes:
• 23 bottles Cabernet Sauvignon
• 2 bottles Red Blend and 8 bottles Pinot Noir
An amazing item donated by JEFF & JOANNE KANTOR.
508. BELIZE ISLAND VACATION FOR TWO
• Five-night stay for two in St. George’s Caye Resort on an island 20 minutes
from Belize City
• Authentic thatch roof cabana – overwater or oceanfront
• Free activities include Hobie Cat sailing, kayaks, SUPs, snorkeling
• Belize Island Vacation:
Create a fantastic memory with this five-night stay for two at St. George’s Caye Resort, on an island 20 minutes away from Belize City by boat. Enjoy a five-night stay in an overwater or oceanfront thatch-roof cabana for two people. Three meals per day included. 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, an excellent variety of activities, and five-star personal service from friendly, local staff. Swimming pool for guests only. Available but not included: Bar tab, excursions (mainland, snorkeling, diving, etc.) Complimentary shuttles to and from the airport are provided. Valid only June 18 - Dec. 15, 2023, or May 15 - December 15, 2024, subject to availability. Generously donated by TIM & KRISTI LOOSE & RON HERRING.
509. ONE-WEEK IN CASA LIBUELA, TAMARINDO, GUANACASTE, COSTA RICA FOR 6-8
• Two homes that together have 3 bedrooms, can sleep 6-8
• Explore nearby rain forest, nature, and the white sand beaches
• Private pool
This offering is composed of two homes custom built in a gated community just south of Tamarindo that together will sleep 6-8. Both homes feature air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi, and kitchens with cooking basics, dishes, and silverware. The first home, Casa Libelula 1, is a beautiful beach house with a private pool. It features one bedroom with a king bed. The second home, Casa Libelula 2 features 2 bedrooms, each with queen beds and single bunk beds. Nature surrounds you and gives the feeling of being in an oasis. Thanks to your location, you will be able to see birds like macaws or howler monkeys and you will be only 5 min. (15 min. walk) away from one of the best beaches in the country, Playa Avellanas! There are a variety of outdoor activities to enjoy including surf lessons, quad bike tours, horseback riding, boat trips fishing, fly fishing, zip lining, visiting the rain forest, as well as enjoying the locals and their hospitality. This part of Costa Rica has a unique beauty, from trails in the middle of mangroves, to charming restaurants, to white sand beaches and sunsets that you will never forget. Donated by OSWEGO MORTGAGE.
510. A NEW KITCHEN FOR YOU!
Could your house use a brand-new kitchen from Standard TV and Appliance?
• Café Energy Star 27.7 Cu.Ft. Smart French Door Refrigerator with Hot Water Dispenser
• Café Bellissimo Stainless Espresso Machine
• Café 1.9 Cu.Ft. Over-the-Range Microwave Oven
• Café 30” Smart Slide-In, Front Control Gas Range with Convection Oven
• Café Stainless Steel Interior Dishwasher with Sanitize and Ultra Wash & Dry
Winning bidder will contract Standard TV and Appliance to arrange delivery of the package and may upgrade appliances if desired as long as the purchase remains at Standard TV and Appliance. An amazing offering donated by STANDARD TV AND APPLIANCE.
511. SPECIAL APPEAL – PADDLE RAISE FOR LAKEWOOD
CENTER FOR THE ARTS’ EDUCATION AND OUTREACH PROGRAMS.
Funds raised will be designated for fiscal years 2023-24 and 2024-25.
Lakewood Center for the Arts, the largest arts provider in Clackamas County, strives through its arts education outreach programs to bring opportunities to the under-served youth in the region, who, because of geographic, socio-economic, cultural, or language barriers have limited access to arts education.
Recognizing the importance of creating an inviting, diverse, and inclusive environment for participants, the Center has become a hub for more than 3,500 students annually attending in-person classes and performance opportunities.
In 2022-23 Lakewood through its visual arts outreach program provided more than 22,000 emerging bilingual students in grades 2-5 throughout the state of Oregon with art supplies, art instruction books, and videos. In addition, the Center also provides outreach through in-person classes in visual and performing arts to partner schools in Clackamas County for students with little or no access to the arts.
512. PAPAKEA RESORT ON MAUI FOR 5 NIGHTS
• Penthouse condo for 4-5 people with Pacific Ocean view
• Two bedrooms with queen beds and a pull-out sofa in the living room
Have a fabulous time - Enjoy 5 nights at the beautiful Papakea Resort on Maui. Fun Fact: Papakea means crest of the wave in Hawaiian. This top-floor Penthouse end unit condo underwent a complete renovation in 2022. Each bedroom features queen size beds. There is air conditioning throughout and 65” smart TVs. The living room has a beautiful Pacific Ocean view with soaring vaulted ceilings and a 75” smart TV. The living room sofa has a pull-out 5” memory foam mattress. The kitchen is fully stocked with all the amenities. The unit also features new stainless-steel appliances, a new washer and dryer, five Tommy Bahama beach chairs, a Graco pack & play for the little one(s), and high-speed WiFi internet. Generously donated by TERRY SPRAGUE & LUXE FORBES GLOBAL PROPERTIES.
513. BIG NIGHT OUT, THE 12 PIECE ROCK & POP BAND PERFORMS AT YOUR EVENT
• Portland premier party band will play for your event
• Band leader Larry Rodman will work with you to customize your set list
Premier party band BIG NIGHT OUT will perform for 2 hours at your event. (Venue must be suitable for a 12-piece band with a sound system that you provide and a stage or suitable ground surface.) BIG NIGHT OUT played New Year’s Eve at the Multnomah Athletic Club last year and recently at Chinook Winds. They have performed summer concerts in Lake Oswego, West Linn, and Tualatin. This show band is ready to bring a high-energy performance to your corporate function, anniversary celebration or private party. They will work with you to customize your event to a theme, a decade, or perform a variety of hits that keep guests on their feet. Rock? Pop? Funk? 50s, 60s, 70s? current? solid gold hits? They will work with you to create a set list that will delight your guests. Date to be mutually agreed upon. Note: some dates are excluded like New Year’s Eve. Donated by LARRY & FRAN RODMAN.
514. A TWO-NIGHT STAY AT THE WINERY HILL HOUSE AT DOMAINE SERENE FOR UP TO 4 GUESTS
• Two couple lodging getaway at Domaine Serene for two nights
• Must be 21+
Experience the tranquility of Oregon’s Wine Country from the wonderful luxuries of Domaine Serene’s Winery Hill House, a private hideaway on the winery grounds that sleeps two couples comfortably and is the perfect place to start your wine-country adventures or unwind at the end of the day. Valid for 4 people. Participants must be at least 21. Expires 1 year from today. Your stay is to be scheduled at a mutually agreed upon date. Blackout dates may apply. Donated by DOMAINE SERENE VINEYARDS & WINERY & DANIELLE HOLBROOK.
515. TRAVELING LOBSTER SHOW
• Party for 24 with lobster flown in from Maine
• Prepared and catered by Rotary Chefs, Wine provided
Wasn’t dinner great? You can recreate the event for up to 24 people in your home or special location with this offering! Lobster Chef Wade Byers and his 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, egg, 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 arranged at least 30 days ahead of mutually 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 must be during lobster season, so this offering must be used before the end of September 2023 and can take place weather permitting. Generously donated by LAKE OSWEGO ROTARIANS.