Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Live auction items are in!

Due to the generosity of several Cape Cod businesses the Summer Event to Benefit Falmouth Hospital will have an impressive silient and live auction. There is something for everyone, including dinners at some of Cape Cod's wonderful resturants, golf, services such as dry cleaning and fitness classes, and beautiful art work. Plan your bids in advance on some exciting high end and live auction items. There will be sports tickets for the Bruins, Celtics and Red Sox as well as two unique trips. If you are wanting to get away and play some golf there is a trip to Scotland, but if a warm retreat is more your style a trip to Spain is also avalible during the live auction.  In order to plan your bidding here is a list of our live auction items. 
Live Auction
        Conducted by:
        John Terrio

          Committee Wine Basket & More
This hardworking and dedicated committee found time to pick out and share with you their personal favorite wines.  Fourteen bottles of red, white and sparkling wines from all over the world will have your taste buds going crazy!  Also included is a vintage wine stand from France and twelve Crate & Barrel wine glasses donated by Paul and Sandy Smith.  Don’t have too much fun testing which bottle is your favorite!
 Value: $ $800.00

          Weekend Getaway at the Hob Knob In Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard and More
Enjoy a two-night stay at the Hob Knob in Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard with a full organic breakfast and afternoon tea. You will also enjoy dinner for two at Atria, two relaxation massages and two bicycle rentals. Two round-trip tickets on the Steamship Authority are included.   Valid November 1, 2011 – May 1, 2012.
Value: $1.000.00
         Marbella, Spain!
Enjoy a full week at one of Marriott’s top Vacation Club Resorts.  Mariott’s Marbella Beach Resort is located on the Mediterranean Sea at Marbella, Spain along the sunny, warm Spanish Riviera.  Available in 2012 Gold Season from week 14 to 40 (late March to late September).  Generously donated by Janice Chafin and Treasure Chest Gifts.
Value: $2,800.00
         Red Sox vs. New York Yankees Premier Tickets
Two Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees Tickets for Game #67 on Tuesday, August 30th at 7:10 pm. The two tickets, donated by Ed and Nancy Eskandarian, are two Field Box-Home Plate tickets, Sec 23/Box F49/Row F/Seats 1&2. PLUS, enjoy a one-night’s stay at the The Liberty, Boston’s ultimate luxury hotel in the prime downtown location at the foot of historic Beacon Hill, donated by The Liberty.  The Liberty gift certificate expires 7/16/2012.       
  Escape to Scotland – and Golf your heart away.
Fly into Dublin and take a 5 minute flight to Campbeltown, 5 minutes away from The Village at Machrihanish OR, make the 2 hour drive on the roads that Sir Paul McCarthy describes in his song The Long and Winding Road.  Enjoy 5 nights in your own cottage for 4 or choose 2 separate hotel rooms, whichever is your choice.  Play at the brand new Machrihanish Dunes or the famous 100 year old private Machrihanish Golf Club as much as you’d like. 
Courses you may want to play (that are not included in this package however the resort will be able to obtain corporate rates for you and book transportation) are:  Danaverty Golf Club (10 minutes from your accommodations), one of the OLDEST golf courses in Scotland, 100 years old.  Designed by the Father of Golf Course Design, Tom Morris, this course IS the course every golf writer in the world WANTS OR HAS played.  Two others to play are Royal Portrush GC or Royal County Down GC (fees for these courses are not included in the package however the resort will be able to obtain corporate rates for you and book you on The Kintyre Express Stormforce-RIB boat).               Value:Priceless                                              
  Bruins Package – Bench Assistant
Talk about Once in a Lifetime for your child!  The Bruins have provided the opportunity for your child to sit on the bench during a pre-game warm-up at a mutually agreed upon 2011-2012 Regular Season Home Game between October and December 2011.  The Bench Assistant must be between 6-12 years old.  Also included are two (2) balcony level ticket to the chosen game.
Value: Priceless       
  The Casual Gourmet – Cocktail Party for 20
  Owner Olive Chase donated this generous party which includes passed and stationary hors d’oeuvres, a bartender, bar set-ups and service staff.  Je-Je Pierce of Penzance Point has donated her beautiful home for the event and a lovely selection of a dozen total bottles of red and white wine has been donated by Gary Gahl, Winebow of Boston.
Subject to date availability.  Blackout dates for 2011: July 23, 28, 31 and August 5 and 20th.
Value: Priceless
       Helping Hands
If you have not had an opportunity to contribute to the Clark Cancer Center at Falmouth Hospital, this is your chance to do so.


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