Let’s Face It: Auction Items
Thank you to all of our donors!
- “The Boys at the Hunting Shack” by Gary Moss. Inspired by a good friend of the artist, this print depicts his lab pups’ first fall trip to the hunting shack. Limited edition of 1,900. Donated by Gary and Pam Burmaster. Value: $150
- Buffalo Sabres Autographed Memorabilia. For the die-hard Sabres fan! Includes hockey stick autographed by Sabres left winger Matt Moulson #26, and a 2014-2015 Buffalo Sabres yearbook autographed by Sabres defenseman Nikita Zadorov #51. Donated by Kim Barry and Buffalo Sabres. Value: Priceless.
- Dinner on the Patio. Stylish summer dining begins here! Set includes 6 melamine salad plates, 6 melamine dinner plates, salt & pepper shakers, 6 placements, cheese server and spreader and flatware service for 8 in a colorful beverage tub. Donated by Gary and Pam Burmaster. Value: $115
- Feeling Lucky? Spend three free nights in a Tower Guest Room at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada. Atlantis is a recipient of the distinguished AAA Four Diamond Award. In addition to gaming areas, the resort includes Spa Atlantis which is a top ten spa in the world. The resort also features ten restaurants, including Bistro Napa and Atlantis Steakhouse, winners of Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence. Offer is valid July through October, Sunday through Thursday or November through January, Sunday through Friday. Expires January 31, 2016. Donated by Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. Value: Up to $300.
- Riding High. You’ll enjoy vineyard views from the jump seat of a grape harvester. Join Liberty Vineyards’ owner Gary Burmaster for a one-hour ride through the vineyards. Must be booked in advance at a time agreeable to both parties. May be used from August 15 to October 15 (may vary depending upon weather during harvest). Donated by Gary Burmaster. Value: Priceless
- Kindle Fire HDX. Read, surf the web, enjoy games and apps and more with this Kindle Fire HDX 7” 16 GB device. Features live video help, fast web browsing. Great for the whole family! Apps launch quickly, games and videos play flawlessly with a quad-core 2.2 GHz processor and 2 GB of RAM. Up to 10 hours of battery life. Donated by Linda DePasquale. Value: Approximately $180
- 21 Brix Triple Combo Event. Learn about grape growing and winemaking with this triple combo event offered by 21 Brix Winery. Begin by touring the vineyard and learning about the different grape varieties grown and sampling the fruit directly from the vine. Move indoors for a tour of the production area and to learn more about the winemaking process. With a better understanding of the grape growing and winemaking processes, sample 21 Brix Winery’s award-winning wines in their tasting room and see how everything comes together into a great bottle of wine. This event is good for 12 people – must be 21 years of age or older to participate. Reservations must be booked with 21 Brix Winery prior to the event. Based upon the seasonality of this offer, this event must take place between August 15 and October 15, 2015. Donated by Kris and Nicki Kane of 21 Brix Winery. Value: $90.
- Lake Erie Wine Country Getaway! This package includes everything you’ll need for an overnight stay in wine country! First, visit the wineries of Lake Erie Wine Country (LEWC) . This package includes a LEWC Visit Visa, with over $500 in special offers at area wineries, restaurants and more. After your day of wine tasting, you’ll enjoy dinner at the White Inn in Fredonia with a $75 gift certificate. After dinner, relax at the Brookside Manor Bed & Breakfast in Fredonia, NY, where you’ll enjoy a tastefully appointed and spacious guest room and wake to a gourmet breakfast for two. In addition, this package includes a LEWC insulated wine tote with 2 LEWC stemmed wine glasses, 4 wooden LEWC coasters, and a beautiful LEWC wooden bread board. B&B Reservations subject to availability and two night minimum stay required for Friday and Saturday nightsJune 18 thru September 12. Donated by Brookside Manor Bed & Breakfast, Bob and Carol Richter, Lake Erie Wine Country and Liberty Vineyards & Winery. Approximate Value: $255.
- Dinner and Relaxation at a Rustic Getaway. Celebrate a late summer evening with dinner for you and up to three guests at Charley and Charlene Ryder’s rustic getaway in Arkwright. Walk by the stream or walk in the woods before you dine on a four-course dinner prepared by Charlene and served outdoors under a canopy. Your dinner will be paired with Liberty Vineyards wines poured by winery owners Gary and Pam Burmaster, who hope to join you for the evening. Complete the night under the stars enjoying a campfire and good conversation. Donated by Charles and Charlene Ryder. Value: Priceless
- TIME OUT FOR “HEADS AND TAILS” GAME. For the True Wine Lover—48 bottles of wine! Your choice of four wines each month from Liberty Vineyards & Winery. Have a new wine experience every month for a year or start your own wine cellar. For wines up to $15 per bottle (or take $15 off a more expensive wine selection). Donated by Liberty Vineyards & Winery. Value: Up to $720.
- Experience the Magic! Enjoy the magic of Walt Disney World in Orlando with these four (4) one-day park hopper passes, good at any of the Walt Disney parks! Plan your family vacation and create memories that last a lifetime. Donated by Walt Disney World Resort. Value: $620.
- Dine in the Vines. Four tickets to Liberty Vineyards & Winery’s Dine in the Vines prime rib dinner to be held on Saturday, August 22. Delicious prime rib dinner catered by 3 C’s Catering paired with fantastic Liberty Vineyards’ wines. Dining will be al fresco by the vineyards (weather permitting). Donated by Liberty Vineyards & Winery. Value: Approximately $200
- UB Bulls. Experience the thrills of college football with four (4) three-hundred level tickets to a 2015 UB Bulls football regular season home game. Seating based on availability. Must contact UB Athletics ticket office. Donated by UB Athletics Department. Value: $88.
- One Week in Orlando. Enjoy a seven-day, seven-night stay in a one bedroom suite (sleeps 4) at a beautiful Hilton Grand Vacations Resort in Orlando, Florida. Choose from Parc Soleil by Hilton Grand Vacations Club, The Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Tuscany Village or The Hilton Grand Vacations Club at SeaWorld (resort choice based on availability). All resorts feature beautiful pools, plenty of opportunities for recreation, and on-resort dining options (dining not included). Must contact donor to make arrangements–dates based on availability. Donated by: Caryl and Elliott Margolis Value: Up to $2,000
- A Hollywood Experience. Includes certificate for four production passes for a “Wheel of Fortune” taping at SONY Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA (pass never expires). Also includes a WOF “goodie” bag with an autographed photo of Vanna White and Pat Sajak, t-shirt and more in a reusable WOF bag. -AND- A certificate for four guests to VIP seating in the audience of an upcoming Dr. Phil taping. Includes priority seating in the studio as well as parking on the world famous Paramount Pictures Studio lot in Hollywood, California. For “Wheel”: Call in advance for tape dates, times and studio directions. For “Dr. Phil”: Must call at least two weeks in advance to ensure availability. Scheduled taping days are generally Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. Scheduled season is from August through April. Must be at least 16 years of age. Expires July 17, 2016. Does not include transportation or lodging.
- Professional Logo Design. Step up your company or organization’s game with a custom designed logo or get your existing logo refreshed or redesigned. Designer Matt Margolis will work with you to create the perfect logo to reflect your organization’s image and help you reach your potential. Also includes letterhead and business card design. Past clients have included small businesses, political candidates and civic and volunteer organizations. Donated by Matt Margolis, Logotecture. Value: $350-$500
- Have a Ball (or a puck) in Erie! Included in this package is a certificate for four (4) tickets to an Erie Otters Hockey home game during the 2015-2016 regular season AND a voucher for four (4) reserved seats to an Erie Seawolves (AA affiliate of the Detroit Tigers) home baseball game during the 2015 regular season. Must contact respective box offices to book. Donated by Erie Otters and Erie Seawolves. Value: $116.
- Feeling Creative? Get your creative juices flowing with this package featuring everything you need from Stampin’ Up! If you enjoy stamping and scrapbooking, this is for you! Everything you need from stamps to papers and card stock to ribbons, glitter, embossers, punches and more! Donated by Stampin’Up! Value: approximately $200.
- Carriage Ride through the Vineyards. Enjoy a half hour horse-drawn carriage ride through the vineyards surrounding Liberty Vineyards & Winery with the owners, Gary and Pam Burmaster. View vineyards of diverse grape varieties and learn a bit about the grape growing process. Return to Liberty Vineyards and enjoy a light dinner paired with Liberty wines. For up to 8 people. Donated by Gary and Pam Burmaster, Liberty Vineyards & Winery. Value: Priceless
- 2005 Opus One Red Wine. Are you a serious wine lover? Here’s your chance to own a TRULY special wine. This exquisite Napa Valley red wine is produced and bottled by Robert Mondavi and Baron Philippine de Rothschild. Donated by Matt and Jennifer Rice. Value: A recent online search through Wine-Searcher, showed a price range for this wine from $300.00 to $475.00 per 750 ml bottle.
- Weatherby Upland Pump 12 Gauge Shotgun Brand-new, in the box, and has never been fired. Was won at a National Wild Turkey Federation event. Its handsome walnut-wood stock has a gloss finish that nicely complements the gloss-black finish on all metalwork. Donated by Gary Burmaster. Value: approx. $370.00 NOTE: Purchaser will not receive shotgun until they have successfully passed a background check and waiting period.
- Shore Dinner for 8 Come to the beautiful shore of Lake Erie for a relaxing evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and a sumptuous shore dinner with all the trimmings. Enjoy a good time with friends and a beautiful sunset. Donated by: Cindy Coon. Value: Priceless
- Perch and Walleye Fishing for 2 Enjoy a fishing excursion on Lake Erie for 2 with fishing enthusiast, Dean Martin. Included is a bottle of your favorite Liberty wine. Date and time of outing to be mutually agreed upon. Donated by: Dean Martin. Value: Priceless
- Jim Kelly autographed football Donated by: Jim Kelly
- Courtyard Wineries Private Tour, Wine Tasting and Truffle Pairing for 4 This experience includes a tasting of six Courtyard wines, a tour of the winery including the barrel room, tank room, bottling line and laboratory. After the tour, enjoy two different truffles handcrafted by Chef Jacob Ritenour of BabyBlue Modern Catering in the barrel room. Each truffle will be paired with a complementary wine. Package will be honored any Sunday through Thursday during regular business hours. Call in advance to schedule. Valid August through October, 2015. Donated by: Courtyard Wineries. Value: Priceless
- Wood Fired Pizza Party for 8 Relax and experience a memorable evening at Dennis and Sue Rak’s beautiful outdoor kitchen, overlooking their vineyards. Enjoy wood fired pizza from the pizza oven along with Liberty wines. Must contact donor to make arrangements.
Donated by: Dennis and Sue Rak, Double A Vineyards Inc. Value: Priceless