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LIGHT PROJECT AUTION LIST!

 

Weston Kiwanis Club is graciously hosting a beautiful wine tasting event on Saturday, April 26th at Aspetuck Country Club to benefit the Stadium Lights Project and the Weston Kiwanis Foundation (which benefits many Weston and local charities).
 
If you would like to join us that evening, tickets are $100 per person or if you would like to place a bid for one of our many amazing auction items, please contact Dawn Egan at .  Prior to the event if you place a bid and a higher bid is submitted, you will be notified right away.  On the night of the event make sure your best bid is in.  Final bids will be announced the night of event at 9:15pm. 
 
This project has received both Board of Education and Parks & Recreation approval.  If final approvals are not granted, any monies donated through this auction & event will automatically be gifted to Kiwanis to benefit local charities.   You may submit a bid for all items even if you will not be attending the event.
 
Summary:
  • Football players to work for you!  Face value:  $500
  • Dinner & After party for 16!  Face value: $800
  • Tods beautiful pocketbook!  Face value:  $1495
  • 2 Roundtrip JetBlue tickets!  Face value:  $900
  • 2nd set of 2 Roundtrip JetBlue tickets!  Face value:  $900
  • Full week at Ocean Reef Resort Yacht Club!  Face value:  $2900
  • 2005 Case - Cuvee des Cadettes from Chateau La Nerthe!  Face value:  $900
  • NYC trip – Alpine Limo, Yale Club, Benjamin’s Steakhouse!  Value: $600
  • 2 Tickets to see Madame Butterfly!  Face value:  $500
  • Necklace designed by Randi Regenstein!  Face value: $275
  • Overnight at fancy Union League Club in NYC!  Face value:  $315
  • Clarins Big Beauty Basket!  Face value:  $300
  • Dinner for 4 at The Whelk!  Face value:  $250
  • BodyFit workout with Joyce Weiss!  Face value: $150
  • Peter Friedman Photo!  Face value:  $680
  • ESPN Sports Tours!  Face value:  $300
  • Soundwaters Schooner and lunch from Peters!  Face value: $170
  • Westport Playhouse & Bartaco!  Face value:  $170
  • Ally Bally Bee Girls Night out!  Face value:  $325
  • Magnum of Cambria Chardonnay!  Face value:  $79
  • Golf for 4 at Redding Country Club!  Face value:  $600
  • 2 US Open tickets & WRC membership & lesson!  Face value:  $475
  • Tommy Armour Golf Lithograph!  Face value:  $400
  • WESTON custom made mouthguard!  Face value:  $185
  • Smokehouse Barn Party for 20!  Face value:  $600
  • Mothers Day Package!  Face value: $300
  • Cigars anyone?   Face value:  $115
  • $200 at Pane e Bene!  Face value:  $200
  • Tutor anyone?  Face value:  $300
  • Amazing Car Detailing!  Face value:  $250
  • 4 One Direction Tickets!  Current bid at $2,500
  • Beautiful homemade cashmere baby blanket!  Face value:  $150
  • Full picnic basket with $40 from Black Cat Grille!  Face value:  $130
 
 
Two Live Auction Items
 
  • How would you like to have a minimum of 6 strong, motivated, capable hardworking WHS Football Players come to your home on a weekend  for two full hours to do whatever you need – yard cleanup, massive garage project, move your entire home furniture around, clear those trees and branches that fell over this lousy winter?  You name it; these strong boys will take care of it with pride and enthusiasm!      
 Donated by:  Our own Weston High School Football Players
 Starting bid $500; bid increments $50
 
  • Mexican Fiesta Dinner for 16 at the Egan’s home with after party in the barn!  Catered by the VanDeusens, Kerseys and Egans – they will prepare, cook and serve up a fiesta for sixteen amigos for the evening!  This homemade meal will feature guacamole with fresh salsa, potatoes torta topped with arugula and manchego cheese, a medley of shrimp, scallops, cod and fire roasted corn & tomatoes; gazpacho shooter; cumin scented slow braised pork with tomatillo garlic salsa over creamy polenta, pepitas, cilantro and cotija cheese followed by cinnamon chocolate salted-caramel Mexican Pudding.  Of course, festive beverages will be served
            Donated by:  Egans, VanDeusen’s, Kersey’s; Face value: $800
            Starting bid $800; bid increments $100
 
 
Silent Auction Items:
 
  • Tod’s Must have Pocketbook!
Its beauty speaks for itself.  Imagine being out on the town with this bag.  You may end up on the style pages in the NYTimes!  Give everyone a real reason to talk about you!  Just ask me for a photo and I will email it.  REALLY NICE BAG!!!!
 
Donated by:  Mitchell’s of Westport & Karen & Bob Mitchell; Face value:  $1495
Starting bid $800; bid increments:  $100
 
  • If you are a wine collector, this is a must!
 Cuvee des Cadettes from Chateau La Nerthe is a blockbuster Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Cuvee des Cadettes is only produced in exceptional years with a production of less than 1,000 case. This is an unopened case of 6 bottles provided directly by the Importer- Pasternak Wine Imports. Chateau La Nerthe is the only true Chateau in the region, with a history going back to 1784. This is a wine not to be missed.
 
            Donated by:  Gary Clayton; Face value:  $900
            Starting bid:  $600; bid increments $50
 
  • JetBlue!!
Yes, the name speaks for itself… Let’s Fly Away on JetBlue
2 JetBlue Round Trip Tickets - 10 holiday periods are excluded; must be used within a year.
 
Donated by: Harry Spencer & JetBlue; Face value: $900
Starting bid $500; bid increments: $25
 
 
  • 2nd Set of Tickets….
Yes, we got really lucky and have two sets of Jetblue tickets to offer!
2 JetBlue Round Trip Tickets - 10 holiday periods are excluded; must be used within a year.
 
Donated by: Harry Spencer & JetBlue; Face value: $900
Starting bid: $500; bid increments: $25
 
 
**A Dream Vacation Destination comes True!!**
  • Ocean Reef Resort Yacht Club on Grand Bahama Island!
3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 8; full kitchen, patio with grill, gym, 2 pools, nightly cocktails; located in active Marina; fly into Freeport (via Miami)
Amazing bonefishing, snorkeling, Lucaya golf course and multiple beaches nearby! Any week available except Christmas & Easter.  Ideal for family, boys fishing trip, romantic getaway or Moms trip away from kids! 
 
Donated by: private donor; Face value $2,900
Starting bid: $1,250; bid increments $100
 
 
 
  • Time to get your Groove on!  Romantic NYC Night!
You & your sweetheart will be driven both ways into NYC by Alpine Limousine Service; you will stay in the magnificent Yale Club and dine at Benjamin’s Steakhouse! 
 
Donated by Rob Barberi, Alpine Limousine Service, Doug Stuebe & Benjamin’s Steakhouse - Face value $600; starting bid: $300; bid increments: $25
 
 
  • A Music Lover’s Dream!
Two tickets to see Madame Butterfly, Saturday, May 9th at 7:30pm at the MET.  This is a beautifully staged opera with magnificent Puccini music.
 
Donated by:  Ken and Denise Edgar; Face value: $500
Starting bid: $250; Bid increments: $25
 
 
  • Necklace designed and made by Randi Regenstein
Jewelry Designer of the Stars!!! You too can own a piece of this designer’s collection!  Just send me a note and I will email photos! 
 
Donated by:  Randi Regenstein; Face value $275
Starting bid $150; Bid increments: $20          
 
 
  • Midtown Escape!!
Union League Club Overnight - You know what they say…whatever happens at the Union League Club stays at the Union League Club!
This club is a social club providing its members and guests with a quiet sanctuary and relief from the hustle of the city.  Founded in 1863, this club has a record of outstanding service.  A really special night!
 
Donated by: Dallas & Pam Kersey; Face value: $315
Starting bid $150; bid increments: $25
 
 
  • BodyFit…. This Could Be You!!
Enjoy a fitness evaluation and a 90 Minute training session with
Joyce Weiss of BodyFit in the comfort of your own home or at Joyce’s home gym!
 
Donated by: Joyce Weiss; Face value: $150
Starting bid $75; bid increments: $10
 
 
  • Tutoring Package Available!
Writer and tutor, Deirdre Doran, is offering up to Three Hours of tutoring in Writing, English or History.  Can also be applied toward college essay preparation.
 
Donated by: Deidre Doran; Face value: $300
Starting bid $150; bid increments: $10
 
 
  • Peter Friedman Photographer
One Portrait Session for families/children, in your home (within Fairfield County) in Black & White and/or Color, and one Custom Framed  11x14 Portrait
Also Great for Senior Photo!
 
Donated by: Peter Freidman; Face value $680
Starting bid $250; bid increments: $20
 
  • ESPN! SPORTS UNCOVERED
How darn cool is this? ESPN Guided Sports Tour in Bristol, CT – a great birthday party idea!
 
Donated by:  Chris Kopas; Face value $300
Starting bid  $150; bid increments $10
 
 
  • ESPN! SPORTS UNCOVERED
Yes, a second package!  How darn cool is this? ESPN Guided Sports Tour in Bristol, CT – a great birthday party idea!
 
Donated by:  Chris Kopas; Face value $300
Starting bid  $150; bid increments $10
 
 
  • Soundwaters Schooner – Sail & Lunch
4 tickets on a Soundwaters Schooner Public Afternoon or Sunset Sail.  The Schooner sets sail out of Stamford.   Children must be at least 5 years old. Not valid for Fireworks Sail. Included is a picnic lunch thanks to Peters Market.
 
Donated by:  Soundwaters & Peters Market; Face value $170
Starting bid $100; bid increments $10
 
 
  • For any real foodie, a description is not needed!
Dinner for 4 at the Whelk – A much sought after reservation and a culinary treat!
 
Donated by:  Bill Taibe; Face value $250
Starting bid  $150; bid increments $20
 
 
  • Treat yourself – A night out on the town!
Two tickets to a performance during the Westport Country Playhouse’s 2014 Season plus $50 Bartaco gift certificate for lunch or dinner! 
 
Donated by: Westport Playhouse & Bartaco; Face value $170
Starting bid $90; bid increments $10
 
 
  • Girl’s night out at Ally Bally Bee
Grab 12 of your friends and head to Georgetown’s hot new artisan shop – Ally Bally Bee!  A fun way to learn a new craft, enjoy your friends and have some laughs!  BYOB!
 
Donated by Morag Grassie; Face value $325
Starting bid $75; bid increments $10
 
 
  • A Little Help to become more beautiful than you already are!
A huge basket of Clarins Products!  Yes, Mothers Day is coming, you could so treat yourself!  Everything from eye creams to cleansers to lotions!  Oh, there is no woman who does not LOVE products!
 
Donated by Clarins; Face value: $300
Starting bid  $150; bid increments $20
 
 
  • For a Friday night after a lousy week!
A magnificent Double Magnum of Cambria Katherine Vineyard Chardonnay
Wine Enthusiast gives this wine 91 points and describes it as “So elegant and sophisticated, this is a great California Chardonnay.  It has a lush entry framed by high natural acidity at the back end.  Minerality on the finish”.
 
Donated by Peters Spirit Shop; Face value $79
Starting bid $60; bid increments $10
 
 
  • Time to Tee it up!
Golf at the beautiful and so exclusive Redding Country Club! 
Golf threesome with host Dan Lerner on a weekend OR Unaccompanied  Four Golfers during the week!  This package includes golf, carts, balls and lunch. 
 
Donated by Dan Lerner; Face value $600
Starting bid $300; bid increments $25
 
 
  • For the true Tennis Lover!
Two Upper Promenade Tickets for Monday, August 25th Day Session (#1) to the 2014 US OPEN! For those of you with true aspirations to one day be playing at the US Open, WRC has donated a family membership and a 1 hour private lesson with one of the pros!  Oh, you will be on ESPN soon enough!
 
Donated by US Open and Weston Racquet Club; Face value $475
Starting bid $300; bid increments $20
 
 
  • A Tommy Armour Golf Signed Lithograph
A truly beautiful peaceful lithograph - ideal for an office or study!  Signed lithograph of Tommy Armour by artist Bob Crofut.  Recognized for his extensive research and the unique ability to evoke the emotional atmosphere of the past, Crofut’s work has appeared in such magazines as National Geographic, Time and Golf Digest.  Upon request, a picture will be sent to you via email.
 
Donated by Tom Landry; Face value $400
Starting bid $250; bid increments $20
 
 
  • A must for any Weston Athlete!
A Custom made Blue & Yellow Weston Mouthguard!  Really, so cool!   Dr. Steven Regenstein has donated a Playsafe Custom made mouthguard for any Weston student!  You have the power to prevent injury!  Did I mention, it is sooo cool!
 
Donated by Dr. Steven Regenstein; Face value $185
Starting bid $90; bid increments $10
 
 
  • Local Artisan Brew and Smokehouse Barn Party!
Invite 10 couples for a special night in a special barn! This is not just any barn, this incredibly elegant entertaining space is so warm and cozy you will never want to leave!   Imagine having the chance to invite your friends for an evening
            sampling of Newburgh Brewery craft beers, courtesy of Weston's own Mike Meccay, plus hand smoked salmon made by talented Westonite Dave Christopher.  Lots of other scrumptious appetizers too.  A truly wonderful opportunity for an evening with friends.   Please use in June, September or October.  Up to 20 people total.  
 
            Donated by:  The Christopher & Bliss Families;  Face value:  $600
            Starting bid $300; Bid increments: $20
 
 
  • A Day Just for Her!
Especially since Mothers Day is coming up!  An amazing haircut with Fred at Steve Mancini Salon, $150 towards any spa service at the new cool URA Spa and $50 gift certificate towards lunch at Luca’s – what a great gift !
 
Donated by Steve Mancini Salon, URA Spa & Luca’s Restaurant; Face value $300
Starting bid $150; bid increments $10
 
 
  • Cigar anyone?  Just for him……
This cigar selection includes 7 sticks made by the most respected names in the business.  Cigars from Monte Cristo and Cohiba are supplemented by two cigars from “The Edge” collection by Rocky Patel.  Also includes a Gurkha Double Maduro, an Avo Classico, and a Connecticut Toro, also by Rocky Patel.  All of the cigars enjoy a rating of 89 or better by Cigar Aficionado magazine.  To add to this collection, and to make your wife happy, is a beautifully elegant Stinky ashtray (yes that is what it is called!).  To finish off the evening, please enjoy a bottle of Dow’s 1999 Vintage Porto – a true real man’s evening! 
 
Donated by Tom Landry & Chris & Tom DeLay; Face value $115
Starting bid $75; bid increments $10
 
 
 
  • Dinner anyone?  For two or more…
Westport’s famous Pane e Bene!  Please enjoy this $200 gift certificate donated by John & Susan Moran to this amazing restaurant!  Take your sweetheart, take your boss, take another couple if it is your turn to pay! 
 
Donated by John & Susan Moran; Face value $200
Starting bid $150; bid increments $10
 
 
  • Make your car sparkle!
Make it Shine!  Reed Ameden has donated a full car detailing!! Reed takes your car and finds every nook & cranny to make sure it gleams and sparkles!
 
Donated by Reed Ameden; Face value:  $250
Starting bid $100; bid increments $10
 
  • A Picnic Basket that every ant will want to visit!
Everything you will need for a special day out with your family and a $40 gift certificate to Black Cat Grille! 
 
Donated by Julie & Steve Bliss & Black Cat Grille; Face value:  $130
Starting bid $70; bid increments $10
 
 
  • A Beautiful Cashmere Handmade Baby Blanket
Made lovingly by Gabriela Low – all cashmere and magnificent!  This is a blanket any baby will have for life!
 
Donated by Gabriela & Jim Low; Face value:  $150
Starting bid $70; bid increments $10
 
 
  • A Tea Basket for 4:00pm – just when you need it!
You will be grateful you took this basket home tomorrow at 4:00 in the afternoon when you need a quick pick me up!
 
Donated by Tom Landy; Face value $50
Starting bid $25; bid increments $10
 
 
  • One Direction Tickets!!!
 
4 tickets for Tuesday, August 5th at 7:00pm at MetLife Stadium to One Direction! Yes, you read that correctly – One Direction! These tickets will be in Suite 5-29 and food & beverages will be provided!

Donated by Fernando & Denise Murillo
Current bid is presently at $2,500; bid increments $100

 
 
Lastly, a wonderful offer!
 If you are thinking of doing a family portrait before August, esteemed photographer, Peter Friedman, is offering a special deal - for every Weston portrait session he shoots, $100 will be donated to the Stadium Lights Project! You pay the normal sitting fee ($225), you get a free Custom Framed 8x10 portrait (save $240) and the Stadium Lights gets $100! For further details, please contact studio at 227-4595.  Ideal for Senior Photo!
 
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