Auction Items

Auctioneers A few items from our upcoming auction on June 14, 2014

Look over the great items and packages listed below! Some of them are perfect for you and your friends to co-bid on. We look forward to seeing you Saturday, June 14th under the “Big Tent” at Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State Street in Lake Oswego. Festivities begin at 5 PM. A portion of the net proceeds benefit the Lakewood Center for the Arts, Happy Trails Riding Center, Mobility Impaired Golf Association, the Oswego Heritage Council, Lake Oswego Meals Network, and a number of other local and international charities. Tickets are $125 for Regular seating ($95 is tax deductible) and $150 for Patron seating ($120 is tax deductible). Call 503-635-6338 to order your tickets or go on line at www.lorotary.org.  Hurry, a limited number of tickets are available! Dress is country casual!

A SAMPLING OF ITEMS FROM THE SILENT & ORAL AUCTION

ONE WEEK FOR 2 - 4 AT PUEBLO BONITO - SUNSET BEACH & SPA, CABO SAN LUCAS Your stay in an Executive Suite comes with stunning, unobstructed beach views allowing you to take in the sounds and smells of the Pacific ocean from your balcony or terrace. Into golf? Nearby golf courses include the Jack Nicklaus designed Palmilla Golf Club with holes that overlook the Sea of Cortez. Your package includes 7 nights in a 5-Star Resort Executive Suite with one large bedroom with either two queen or one king and a queen-sleeper in the living room. The room also includes a full kitchen and two giant patios. A huge, spectacular infinity ‘Skypool’ overlooks the Pacific. Offer valid, subject to availability, until 6/15/15. A gift from ANN WENDLING.  $3,000

SHOP AND AWE PARTY Ladies, this party is for you. Start your shopping party with $1,000 in-store credit at Accessories from the Heart. Gather your party favors and swag before heading to the sophisticated Italian hideaway, Tucci restaurant, for wine, appetizers, martini bar and dinner. End the night on a sweet note with truffle rolling courtesy of Bernard C. Chocolates and Laura Alder. Date to be mutually agreed upon, valid until 6/14/2015. A gift from ACCESSORIES FROM THE HEART. $2,500

ONE WEEK IN BELIZE FOR TWO Enjoy a dream vacation with 7 nights in Belize for two in a thatch roof cabana on the ocean in St George’s Caye Resort, on an island 20 minutes away 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. 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 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, jungle zip lining. Or you can arrange for excursions to visit the Mayan ruins, Blue Hole National Park, the Belize Zoo, the Traveller’s Rum Factory, Belikin Brewery, and the Belize City Museum. Valid, subject to availability, until 6/14/15 except for the two weeks around Christmas and New Year’s and the month of February. A gift from RON HERRING. $2,900

“PUTTIN ON THE RITZ” WITH YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN AT LAKEWOOD This special evening for 8 starts at Lakewood Center for the Arts where your guests board the Stafford Coach and travel to the lakeside home of Bob & Linda Brown (Lakewood board member and Lake Oswego Rotarian) where you’ll enjoy cocktails and a gourmet Northwest style dinner along with a play preview by Andrew Edwards, Lakewood’s Executive Director. Then it’s off to Lakewood Theatre to enjoy the Portland area premiere of Young Frankenstein. After the show, enjoy a post-play reception with the cast. A rare opportunity! Choose from these date: Sept 26, 27 or Oct 3, 4, 2014. A gift from the LAKEWOOD CENTER FOR THE ARTS BOARD OF DIRECTORS.  $1,600 

VACATION IN ITALY FOR NINE NIGHTS FOR TWO COUPLES Here’s one for the memory book! Your adventure includes one-week stay in the beautiful hill town of Montalcino, Tuscany, in a fully furnished house with two full bathrooms, two bedrooms (one with queen bed, one with two twin beds), a kitchen and all the comforts of home. Visit nearby wineries famous for Brunello wine. All of Tuscany is within a short driving distance with Montalcino as your home base. Also included is a two-night stay for two couples at a charming hotel in Florence, a one-hour counseling session with a professional travel consultant and a guidebook to Florence and Tuscany. A gift from PETER & GLORIA JURNEY, AVANTI DESTINATIONS, AND DIANNE ERICKSON. $3,200

PARTY WITH L.O’S MAYOR! The Mayor of Lake Oswego, Kent Studebaker, will cook, drive a boat, do water ski tricks and answer any, well almost any, question! Who knew he was such a party animal? Kent and his wife Kim will be at the house of Lee and Scott Havens on Lake Oswego. Your event includes dinner, boat cruise, wine and fun for up to 16 people. Date must be mutually agreed upon. Donated by: SCOTT HAVENS & KENT STUDEBAKER.  $2,000

SCOTCH, CIGARS AND POKER PARTY FOR 8 Satisfy all of your vices simultaneously with scotch, cigars and poker at Broadway Cigar Company the tobacconist of choice for the cigar aficionado or the casual smoker. Your host for the evening is proprietor Jason Lee. Your event must be scheduled in advance and will be held at Broadway Cigar, 3615 NE Broadway. Valid until 6/15/15. Donated by BROADWAY CIGAR COMPANY.  $1,500

FRENCH COUNTRY DINNER FOR 6 This four course buffet dinner, hosted by Francophiles and Rotarians Dan Molyneux and Rob & Denise LeChevallier will enlighten your pallet with authentic French flavors. Choose from wine and Calvados to compliment and balance your meal. Need to expand your French vocabulary? Ask Dan and Rob what to say, and what not to say, on your next trip. Your dinner with be at the Le Chevallier home. Date to be arranged for the fall of 2014. A gift from DAN MOLYNEUX and ROB LECHEVALLIER.  $1,200

CHOCOLATE & MUSIC FOR 20-30 PEOPLE WITH PIANIST Here’s a chocoholic’s dream! Gather 20 to 30 of your closest friends and learn how to roll truffles while enjoying a piano concert by the celebrated composer/pianist Michael Allen Harrison. You select the venue, which must include a well-tuned piano. This is the perfect add-on event for your dinner party or special event! Date and time to be mutually agreed upon. Offer expires one year from date of purchase. Music courtesy of MICHAEL ALLEN HARRISON and chocolates are by CHOCOLATES BY BERNARD CALLEBAUT OF LAKE OSWEGO.  $2,350

DOMAINE SERENE OVERNIGHT EXCURSION FOR FOUR No need to worry about a designated driver when, after enjoying a six-wine flight, you can casually stroll across the vineyard to your exclusive room in the Winery Hill House. Get to know the history of the 2003 Wine & Spirits Magazine ‘Estate Winery of the Year,’ during one of their group tours where you’ll see the unique, five level gravity flow facility and where grapes are transformed into some of the world’s highest rated wines. A gift from DOMAINE SERENE. $2,500

PAIR OF DIGITAL HEARING AIDS Bring back one of your primary senses with a comprehensive hearing evaluation and a pair of premium, digital hearing aids. The staff at Lake Grove ENT will use computer technology to find the best hearing aid fit for your lifestyle needs. You will receive a top shelf product from Phonak. The offering includes a comprehensive evaluation, hearing test and adjustments that are needed after the initial fitting. A great gift for a parent, spouse, or yourself.  Offer only valid until 6/15/15. A gift from LAKE GROVE ENT. $6,985

PRIVATE TWO-HOUR DANCE PARTY FOR 25 Let loose and have a ball when you bring your party of up to 25 to STEP IT UP STUDIO, a member of the Lakeside Ballroom Society. A wine tasting from WORLD CLASS WINES, and light appetizers are provided. Then your group will receive instruction in a dance with your choice of a Sock Hop, or Latin, or Swing, or whatever! Available on a Saturday night from 6-8 PM on a mutually agreed upon date. Finish it off with dessert from KYRA’S BAKE SHOP. A gift from  KRISTY HIGGINS, STEP IT UP STUDIOS.  $2,500

VACATION IN MAZATLAN, MEXICO, 7 NIGHTS, 1 BEDROOM CONDO With travertine marble floors, arched doorways and private terraces, Torres Mazatlan is an exquisite way to experience the “Mexican Riviera.” Your stay includes 7 nights accommodations in a 1-bedroom condominium unit. Spend some time with your toes in the sand on Torres Mazatlan’s secluded beach. The resort’s tropical gardens include a swimming pool, sun deck, palapa bar and restaurant for beach poolside service, barbecue area, three tennis courts, shuffleboard courts and a heated whirlpool. Nearly a mile away is the golden zone of Mazatlan, featuring restaurants with Mariachi bands and folkloric fiestas. Airfare not included. Offer is valid until 6/14/2015 but, reservations must be secured in advance and are subject to availability. Not valid for the following dates: Thanksgiving (Thursday – Sunday) or Christmas (12/20 – 12/31). A gift from VACATION INTERNATIONALE. $1,250

A WEEK STAY FOR 4 IN SUNRIVER Golf, swimming and horseback riding adventures are at your footsteps as you stay one week in Sunriver. Love fishing? Rent a canoe and get your fishing tackle from the Sunriver Marina and catch some trophy trout in the Deschutes River. Home has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. A gift from ANDREW & TERI NOWAK. $1,400.

SPANISH DINNER & ENTERTAINMENT FOR 8, NOVEMBER 8, 2014 Come and experience an evening of fine Spanish dining and entertainment as your senses are seduced by authentic Spanish cuisine and beautiful live music. Included will be a seven course menu with everything from wonderful tapas, cocktails and selected Spanish wines to seafood paella, filet of beef with a special coffee and spices rub, to chocolates and a special drink made famous by our own Huber’s of Portland —flaming Spanish coffee. Also included: a soft serenades of Flamenco guitar and a short selection from the opera Carmen by singers who have performed with the Portland Opera. Event to be held Nov. 8, 2014 unless mutually agreed upon substitute. A gift from CHUCK & SARAH POLLAK, SKIP & SANDY BARNHART, MIRJAM & TED METCALF AND MATTHYS & DARICE HEYNS.  $2,400

EAGLE CREST VACATION – 3 BEDROOM HOME Located in the beautiful high desert of Redmond, Oregon is the Eagle Crest Resort. Besides golf, nearby outdoor activities include hiking trails and white water rafting. A great opportunity to visit some of Oregon’s natural landmarks such as the Newberry Nation Volcanic Monument and the Metolius River. Looking for a cowboy experience? The concierge at Eagle Crest can help you arrange horseback rides with experienced wranglers from the Stables at Eagle Crest. For some intense relaxation, visit The Spa at Eagle Crest for a River Rock Hot Stone Massage or treat yourself to a pedicure. The town home feature 3 bedrooms with 2.5 baths and sits on the 1st tee box of “The Challenge” golf course. The deck has a hot tub and a BBQ, just in-case you catch some fish. Dates to be mutually agreed upon. Donated by MARK BIRGE & TENLEY WEBB.  $1,750