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“Give Thanks and Give Back” Annual Auction

November 20, 2014 at 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Join us for the Annual Auction benefiting the Club’s projects and committees.  In addition to the “Wall of Wine” and Opportunity Drawing, there will be a number of silent and live items up for auction including the following:

“Give Thanks and Give Back”

Annual Auction

The San Diego Rotary Annual Auction will be held November 20 at Liberty Station.  Titled “Give Thanks and Give Back“, the proceeds will go to our club supported projects.  Thanks to donations from the various committees that the Club supports, we will have an outstanding variety of items and experiences available for bidding.  So that you can plan your bidding, the following are previews of just some of the items being offered at the Live and Silent Auctions.
LIVE AUCTION ITEMS (partial list)
Honorary Charger Girl – A special girl in your life will create the memory of a lifetime as they join the Charger Girls  in preparation for game day against the Denver Broncos on December 14.  The package includes lunch and having their hair and makeup done prior to the game. The young lady cheers with the Charger Girls for the first half of the game and then we provide tickets for them to be able to sit with parents, grandparents etc. to enjoy the 2nd half of the game from the stands.  The package includes three seats to the Charger – Denver game on December 14.  Participants must be female between the ages of 7 and 15.

Donated by the Girl Scout Committee

Valued at $650 and a lifetime of memories

Private Cooking Class Party at Great News! Cookware and Cooking School. Enjoy a special cooking class party for your style!  Private class parties include:  Complimentary refreshments, sole use of the classroom during your cooking class, pre-printed copies of the recipes, servings of dishes prepared and 10% discount off all store merchandise.

Donated by “Bridges of Hope Against TB” Committee

Valued at $1,600

Dinner at Fire Station #22  – Enjoy an unique dining experience of a specially prepared dinner for four at Fire Station Number #22 in Point Loma.  Your dinner will be specially prepared and served by the crew.

Donated by the Monarch School Committee

Valued at $400

Silent Auction Items (partial list)
Staycation Extravaganza –  Del Mar. Included is an one-night stay at the L’Auberge Del Mar; $100 gift certificate to Ruth’s Chris; a bottle of 2006 Foxen Merlot; a 2010 Gloria Ferrer Blanc de Blancs; one-year family Balboa Park Explorer Pass to enjoy all the museums coming up on the 100 year celebration in 2015; $88 gift certificate from Del Mar Rendezvous Restaurant; a $25 Starbuck’s gift card.

Donated by Rotary Readers committee

Valued at $1100

Plant a Fruit Tree – Dr. Doug Arbon will buy, plant, and help you plant an apricot, plum, plumcot, apple, nectarine, or peach tree.

Donated by the STEM Committee

Valued at $250

Fishing Packages
1. 3/4 Day vouchers from Point Loma Sportfishing aboard the Mission Belle.   Mexican permits & Visas are additional. Rod and tackle included.
2. 1/2 Day vouchers from Point Loma Sportfishing aboard the Daily Double.  CA fishing licenses are additional.  Rod and tackle included.
3. Half Day Pass from Fisherman’s Landing
4. Overnight Trip Fisherman’s Landing

Donated by the Fish Across the Border Committee

Various Packages Valued from $100-200 per person

An original 18”x 24” oil painting titled “Scarlet Ibis”, was composed while at the San Diego Zoo in 2012. The artist is Benjamin Mesa, a principal at Architects Mosher Drew.  While an architect by profession, Ben is an equally talented photographer, painter and sculptor.

Donated by the Youth Exchange Committee

Valued at $1,500

Enjoy the rich, deep red wines from the best vineyards in California, then transport to Hawaii with a glass of Ulupalakua Maui Blanc.

Donated by the Senior Services Committee

Valued at $300

A truly unique opportunity to work with professional architects and designers from Jackson Design and Remodeling to create a plan to transform a room in your home.

Donated by the Storefront Committee

Valued at $1,000

Enjoy a two night getaway to the iconic Westgate Hotel downtown San Diego where you will stay in a  Premier room and have the use of a $150 Westgate gift card.  There are two packages available.

Donated by the Rotaract Committee

Valued at $1,100

Martinis for Every Taste – Enjoy martinis and snacks after a hard day at work.

Donated by the Senior Services Committee

Valued at $120

“Senior Package” which will be donated to a graduating senior who is part of our Hoover Interact committee. The Senior Package will provide the student a year book, tickets to the prom, Hoover gear and photos at their prom.  The Rotarian that wins the bid for this package will receive a collage of framed art work that the students at Hoover Interact created as a way to thank Rotary for all they do for them.

Donated by the Hoover Interact Committee

Valued at $150

San Diego Youth Symphony – Four tickets to Winter Ovation Concert in February 2015 and a Live in Concert CD

Donated by the Music Committee

Valued at $150



November 20, 2014
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
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Liberty Station Conference Center
2600 Laning Road
San Diego, CA 92106 United States
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