CVSM Dinner Dance Auction & Raffle Items
NOTE: THIS LIST IS FROM LAST YEAR'S AUCTION - The 2012 Auction List will be posted closer to the event
Live Auction Items
Off-Season Rehoboth Beach Getaway at a beautiful condominium, built in 2003 and one mile from the surf. An easy four hour drive, it’s the best cure for the mid-winter blues, to get an early start on the summer, or to take in the warm water, sun, and great outlet sales in September. Available any week between Labor Day and Memorial Day. Donated by Jim and Sandy Freeman – a $500 value
Chef Michael Mahr will prepare dinner in your home – Chef Mahr will come to your home and prepare dinner for eight guests. Includes food, preparation, and clean-up. (Drinks not included.) Donated by Michael Mahr. Underwritten in part by John Stoner of Shippensburg Animal Hospital.
Marine Terrace, Daytona Beach, Florida – 2 Bedroom Ocean-front Condo. Sleeps 6. To be used November 25-December 2, 2011. This wonderful fifth floor condo has two-bedrooms, two-baths, a living room and a kitchen. All utensils, towels, etc. are provided. By using the pull-out sofa-bed, a MAXIMUM of six persons can be accommodated. Located along Atlantic Avenue, there are many restaurants and bars within walking distance. There is an exercise facility on the main floor. About 90 minutes from Orlando, this is a beautiful, peaceful place to spend the Thanksgiving time of year – a $1,000 value
Two Weeks at a Mercersburg Academy Summer Camp – your choice of Young Writers Camp (grades 6 – 9, 7/3-7/15), Summer Theatre Workshop (grades 6 – 9, 7/3-7/15), Teen Adventure Camp (ages 14 – 16, Session 1, 6/26-7/8 ) or Mercersburg Adventure Camp (ages 8 – 14, Session 1, 6/26-7/8) Good for one participant for your choice of these exciting two week residential camps. Activities are varied depending on age and camp focus, and may include theater games and improvisation, creative writing, kayaking, rock climbing, writing and directing a short film, horseback riding, rafting, and much more. Room and board included – up to a $1,900 value
One Week at
Beautiful Home in St. Augustine, Florida –
Enjoy a week's stay in beautiful and
historic St. Augustine, FL. The home is located in World Golf Village on the
5th hole, minutes away from championship golf courses, World Golf Hall of Fame
and PGA Tour Golf Academy. The home features three bedrooms (sleeps 6 –
8), game room with pool table, library, gourmet kitchen, pool and outdoor spa.
Beautiful beaches are fifteen minutes away. No seasonal restrictions on the
dates, but week must be arranged with donor. Donated by Marissa Burt and
family. The value of this week is estimated at $4,000 -
$6,000! (minimum bid - $1,750)
Private Flight & Dinner for 4 in New York City! – fly in a private airplane leaving from Hagerstown, MD airport to Teterboro, NJ where a limousine will take you into the city for dinner, then return to Hagerstown later that evening. Donated by Hank and Jan Guarriello. The value of this trip including flight, limo service, wine and dinner is over $2,800!
Silent Auction Items
Sports & Adventures
Shooting Outing for Four – A Fun Day of Sporting Clays, Five Stand, Skeet & Trap at Prospect Hall in West Virginia. Includes use of guns, ammo, and lunch. Donated by Hank and Jan Guarriello – a $1,000 value
Two Learn to Ski or Snowboard packages to Whitetail Mountain Resort donated by Whitetail for ages 8 and up, valid until April 1, 2012 or the end of the 2011-2012 ski season, whichever comes first- a $172 value
Two Ski Roundtop Mountain Adventures Adventure Package donated by Roundtop includes Tubing, Tree House Zips, The Woods, Sky Ride, Bumper Boats and 1 OGO Ball Ride. The Vertical Trek is not included. Expires 9/1/11 – a $80 value
Trips & Jaunts
“Romantic Package for 2” – King Size Room with On the House hot breakfast, free wireless, and free local calls at Hampton Inn, Chambersburg, Other amenities include a fitness room and outdoor swimming pool. Donated by Hampton Inn – a $100 value
“Weekend Excursion” – Eastern Shore- rural setting on Cheseapeake Bay, sleeps 10. Donated by Katie Clay
Wining & Dining
$100 Gift Certificate to Aqua 103, “Progressive American Cuisine”, Hagerstown
$50 Gift Card to Bistro 71, Chambersburg
Country Porch Creations Gift Basket, - donated by Ginger Edmundson from Country Porch Creations -
Under the Tuscan Sun Gift Basket, donated by Hank and Jan Guarriello
Barefoot Contessa “How Easy Is That” gourmet Gift Basket, with assorted Barefoot Contessa and Stonewall Kitchen mixes and the Barefoot Contessa’s new cookbook “How Easy Is That?” cookbook autographed by Ina Garten. Donated by Gypsie and Sharpe and Sharpe – a $150 value
Gift Basket, donated by Adams County Winery
Art, Music & Entertainment
Two-hour performance by the CVSM Jazz
Quartet at your party or event, donated by Andrew
Sussman (piano), Herm Hopple (bass), Sam Hepfer (drums) and Tim Gotwald
(saxophone). Date to be confirmed based on availability of musicians. Expires
February 1, 2012 - a $700 value
Tregan Shama Signature I Electric Guitar, with hard-shell case— Tregan Guitars are some of the best playing guitars in their price range. An original design by Tony Guarriello, the Shaman guitar is also one of Tregan’s best sellers. It can be seen being played by Tommy Organ weeknights on Lopez Tonight (TBS). Tommy was one of the guitar players for Michael Jackson’s “This Is It” Band. The Shaman Signature I is like an old classic, with great feel, comfortable play and stunning looks. It’s an upgrade to the Shaman Standard Series, and features a triple bound, chambered, mahogany body with a quilted maple top; a bound mahogany set neck; an ebony fingerboard with abalone inlays; three alnico V humbuckers; Grover tuners and a triple bound head stock. The Fire Sunburst Finish tops off this guitar making it the perfect blend of form and function – donated by Tony Guarriello from T.G. Inc/Tregan Guitars – MSRP $879.00; Street Price $609
Four tickets to the Wilson College Performing Arts Series – Your choice of 2 tickets to both the Brandywine Harp Orchestra (3/5) and Central PA Youth Ballet (4/2), or 4 tickets to one of the concert – donated by Wilson College – a $60 value
The Symphony (DVD)- one course from The Great Courses Company, which presents college-level courses taught by distinguished professors. A survey of the symphony, including selections from the greatest symphonies by such masters as Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Dvorak, and Shostakovich, as well as lesser-known composers. The course is taught by Professor Robert Greenbert, who holds degrees from Princeton University and the University of California, Berkeley, and who presently is music historian-in-residence with San Francisco Performances. Twenty-four 45 minute lectures on 6 DVDs. – donated by Richard Shoap- a $375 value
Elements of Jazz: From Cakewalks to Fusion (CD)- one course from The Great Courses Company, which presents college-level courses taught by distinguished professors. This program teaches the basics of jazz and its history. The instructor is Bill Messenger, an expert on musical composition, music history, and music theory, who lectures on American music at The Peabody Institute, and is a jazz performer himself. Eight 45 minute lectures on 8 CDs. – donated by Richard Shoap- a $135 value
“Be a Maestro!” – Conduct a selection
with the CVSM Community String Orchestra at an
upcoming concert program. Includes a free baton! – donated by Herm Hopple
Framed map (about 6” x 8” unframed size) of Pennsylvania, ca. 1705-1810. (The seller claimed it was a Matthew Carey map, but that claim has not been substantiated. Carey (1760-1839) established a print shop in Philadelphia during the period of the American Revolution and published the first known American atlas.) – unframed, 35 ½ x 48 inches; donated anonymously.
Limited edition Print of Martin’s Mill Bridge, painted by local artist Mark Twain Noe; donated by Tower Bank.
Framed numbered print (no. 280 of 500) by artist Peter Sculthorp. Framed size 26” x 31”. Moonlight winter scene with stone-end barn and spring house—a taste of local color, perhaps.
Personalized picture. Successful bidder receives a black and white framed and matted picture comprised of a word of their choice, up to 8 characters. Each letter is a black and white photograph and the recipient of this picture will choose from a variety of letter choices for a picture that is one of a kind! Sample will be on display at the gala – donated by Gypsie and Sharpe and Sharpe – a $140 value
An American flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol on Christmas Day, 1987, Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity; donated by Sandy Powers
Two views of a lawyer: one painted on wood and inset to appear framed reads; “Please don’t tell/my mother I’m a/lawyer./She think I play/piano at the/ bordello.” The other is a color photograph from a leaf of a 1608 manuscript commonplace book by Thomas Trevelyon held in the Folger Shakespeare Library: “The Lawyer” depicts a lawyer, beneath whom is a 6-line poem.
Luhrs Performing Arts Center- 2 vouchers worth up to $50 each – donated by the H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University- a $100 value.
Two tickets to "Almost Mardi Gras" Musicale , Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 3:00 P.M., hosted by Gene and Sally Herritt at their home in Shippensburg. Featuring the Capitol Dixieland Band (Lynn Lerew, trombone; Tim Gotwald, saxophone; Bob Steiner, clarinet; Jan Sulcove, trumpet; Bill Wilson, tuba; Sam Hepfer, drums) AND New Orleans blues from singer-guitarist Mitch Morrill and violinist - a $90 value
Two tickets to "Variety Hour" Musicale , Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 7:00 P.M., hosted by Garry and Vicki Gontz at their home in Chambersburg. Featuring David King (Elvis! – he’s performed many times with the legendary Jordainaires), Lee Merriman (Broadway), Tresa Paul (folk and rock), Valerie Merriman (piano), and Dick Shoap (emcee) - a $90 value
Two tickets to "Vibrant Serenity" Musicale , Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 3:00 P.M. Featuring Jody (keyboards) and Nancy (vocals and drums) Messich and Tim Gotwald (flute and sax) performing smooth jazz, Caribbean music (complete with a steel drum), and a little Jimmy Buffett – a $90 value
House & Home
Karastan Original Collection Carpet from Essis and Sons Carpets – 2’6”x4’3”, a courtesy of Mike Essis of Essis and Sons Carpets – a $500 value
Large Oak Rocking Horse handcrafted from Keystone Classics Furniture, donated by Penn Dutch Funiture, Hagerstown – a $220 value
A boxed pair of glass salt and pepper shakers in silver cases, donated by Sandy Powers
A $150-200 Gift Card by Snavely’s Garden Corner. Donated by Chris Snavely –
Flower arrangement, donated by Plasterer’s Florist.
Fenton Art Glass Sailing Vase, handpainted by Artists’s Signature on bottom – donated by Marty and Dawn Boscolo – a $225 value
Jewelry, Clothing & Personal Accessories
Silk Charmeuse Musical Notes Tie- donated by Richard Shoap – a $89 value
Italian leather handbag, donated by Celeste Snavely of Doncaster clothing and accessories, a $450 value
Brighton Necklace and matching Bracelet donated by Here’s Looking At You
12 Hats Embroidered with your logo or wording on the front- Includes the hats, embroidery, and digitizing for the logo. Display item is a sample of the hat, but it comes in many colors. Donated by FastInk Screen Printing & Embroidery Co. – a $120 value
Patagonia Sweater – man’s ¼ zip sweater from the “Patagonia” collection. The micro-poly fleece construction has the aesthetic of wool. It’s a great item to use in layering for warmth. Available for both men and women! Donated by Lyons & Company – a $100 value
One $150 ‘Pet Health Card – gift card for use for any veterinary service provided by Shippensburg Animal Hospital PC at any of the 3 locations Shippensburg, Mt. Rock or Carlisle.
Gift Basket from Great Clips- donated by Ted Guarriello, valued at $150.00
One Premium Mystic Tan – Grand Tan – Valued at $30.00
(Bidding will close for Table 1 at 9:45 PM and Table 2 at 10:15 PM)
14 karat white gold diamond earrings donated by Ludwig’s Jewelers, Inc.
Retail value: $750
(Raffle tickets are $10 each, 3 for $25, or an "arm's length" for $50)