Silent Auction Items


Silent Auction Procedure for June 18, 2018 Event:
Each Silent Auction item will have a bidder sheet attached to a clipboard in front of or next to the auction item.  To make a bid, please clearly print your full name and phone number next to the amount you wish to bid.  Remember that other bidders will follow you and increase the bid, so keep checking that you have not been outbid.  If you really want an item, there is a Guaranteed Purchase option at the bottom of most (not all) bid sheets.  If you choose "Guaranteed Purchase", the bidding ends and you have won the bid and auction item. Guaranteed Purchase Bids can check out immediately by taking the bid sheet to the checkout table.  There is no need to wait until the end of the auction.

At the announced end of the Silent Auction, please pick-up your winning bid sheets from the Silent Auction table and proceed to the checkout table.

     Silent Auction Categories:

  • Baskets
  • Wellness
  • Jewelry
  • For the Home
  • Fun Experiences

It’s Auction Time!

Baskets

1. Bloody Mary Bash: Everything you need for your best Bloody Mary ever! The basket includes Tito’s vodka, Saint’s Sin Sauce, McIlhenny Co. Extra Spicy Bloody Mary Mix, Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce, Mr. & Mrs. T Horseradish Bloody Mary Mix, Suckerpunch Gourmet Spicy Bloody Mary Mix, Tabasco Sauce, Cholula Hot Sauce, Mezzetta Peperoncini, Sable & Rosenfeld tipsy Garlic & Dill Cocktail Stirrers, Paprika, Celery Salt, Demitri’s Bacon Rim Shot and an embroidered bar towel. Value: $124. Donated by Sharon Burley and Susan Savard

2. Pink Flamingo Party: All the makings for your summertime cocktail party! This basket includes Mount Gay Silver rum, Izze Grapefruit Soda, limes, two hand painted Flamingo tall glasses, flamingo cocktail stirrers, a beautiful Tommy Bahama pink flamingo ice bucket with tongs, a Tommy Bahama pink flamingo cocktail shaker, cocktail napkins, a flamingo can opener, recipe, serving tray, flamingo string lights with built in timer, and an embroidered bar towel. Value: $120. Donated by Sharon Burley and Susan Savard

3. Bourbon Bar: Blanton’s, the Original Single Barrel Bourbon with collectible horse and jockey bottle, Woodford Reserve Kentucky Derby 144 Distiller’s Select Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey with 2018 commemorative artwork — the official bourbon of the Kentucky Derby, and Jefferson’s Reserve Pritchard Hill cabernet cask finished small batch very old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey with four The Glencairn glasses, Chill Rocks, an embroidered bar towel and the Field Guide to Whiskey all served on a beautiful wooden tray. Value: $295. Donated by Sharon Burley and Chuck Cernansky

4. The Macallan Special Edition: For the scotch lover, a must have basket that includes The Macallan Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky Edition No. 1, a limited edition matured in eight unique European & American oak cask styles selected by master whisky maker, Bob Dalgarno; Edition No. 2, a limited edition is born from a collaboration between master whisky maker, Bob Dalgarno and El Celler de Can Roca, twice voted best restaurant in the world, and Edition No. 3, a limited edition that is an extraordinary collaboration between master whisky maker, Bob Dalgarno and master perfumer, Roja Dove. Each is unique and of limited availability. Too wonderful to miss! Value: $400. Donated by Sharon Burley and Chuck Cernansky

5. Mix Your Margarita: Frozen or on ice, all the makings for a tasty margarita! The Nicole Miller party bucket includes Camarena Silver Tequila, Pura Vida Triple Distilled Tequila, Jose Cuervo classic margarita mix, Master of Mixes blood orange margarita mix, Jose Cuervo margarita salt, four margarita glasses, embroidered bar towel, Sigrid Olsen Home melamine chip and dip bowl, chips, salsa and Citronella candles so you can enjoy an evening on the deck or patio. Value: $130. Donated by Sharon Burley and Susan Savard

6. Wine Basket: Enjoy a 2009 Charlemagne Grand Cru, a delicious white burgundy, and a 2012 Robert Mondavi cabernet sauvignon from Oakville, Napa Valley. The basket also includes 4 Riedel Accanto crystal wine tumblers, the Vino Pop wine opener (just push and pop), the two-prong cork puller for those imperfect corks, and the Wine Bar Wand to chill your wine from inside the bottle. Value: $225. Donated by Chuck Cernansky

7. After Dinner Delicious: Enjoy this selection of international liqueurs and cordials. The basket includes Baileys the Original Irish Cream; Vincenzi Sambuca di Torino product of Italy; Broadbent Madeira Reserve 5 years old from the Island of Madeira (Portugal); Frambroise Eau-de-vie from Ashford, CT; and B & B, a blend of French brandy and Benedictine, imported from France along with 6 Bormioli Rocco glasses made in Italy. Value: $125. Donated by Sharon Burley and Chuck Cernansky

8. Gourmet Goodies: Enjoy this lovely basket of country market favorites along with a $100 gift certificate. This local favorite has a wonderful butcher shop, delicious prepared foods, a great catering department and a new wine shop. Value: $225. Donated by LaRocca’s Country Market

9. Lock City Brewing Company: Raise a glass at the end of a long work week with this fun selection of branded items (candle, 64-ounce growler, glass, shirt) along with a $20 gift certificate for enjoying Lock City’s artisan craft beer, including pale ales, stouts and porters. Value: $90. Donated Lock City Brewing Company

10. Cigar and Scotch Night: The year was 1492. Christopher Columbus not only discovered a New World, but a wonderful new enjoyment that is delighting connoisseurs throughout the entire world to this day: Tobacco. You and 4 of your guests will enjoy a complimentary visit to The C3 Cigar Lounge in Stamford, along with a hand rolled cigar for each. Bring along your drink of choice, such as the special bottle included here, and you are sure to enjoy a relaxing evening with friends. Value: $200 (plus a specially selected spirit). Donated by Nick Casinelli, The Connecticut Cigar Company, and Westcott Cove Wine & Spirits

11. A Signature Massage: Succumb to the expert touch of a licensed therapist as you are treated to a 50-minute extraordinary hands-on anti-oxidant massage at Agora Spa, customized to your individual needs. A variety of effective massage techniques and signature emollients are used to promote circulation and to hydrate the skin for this signature treatment. Value: $140. Donated by Agora Spa, Stamford Marriot Hotel & Spa

Wellness

12. Pamper Yourself: This delightful basket includes a bottle of Isabelle et Denis Pommier Chablis Ier Cru, a $100 gift certificate for Noelle Spa for Beauty and Wellness, and a Feel Beautiful lily of the valley soy blend candle. Value: $147. Donated by Noelle Spa for Beauty and Wellness and Sharon Burley

13. Beach Bag: Enjoy a relaxing day at the beach with this canvas Starfish beach bag, coordinating beach towel, hand fan and Prokadima paddle game. Value: $50. Donated by Sharon Burley and Chuck Cernansky

14. Teeing up for a Total Body Stretch: It’s easy to forget everything your body does every day. Your body deserves, and needs, some fine-tuning and maintenance, and so do you! Enjoy a one-hour Total Body Stretch, which increases mobility, flexibility and blood flow, and ultimately helps improve muscle function. Value: $100 Donated by Massage Envy

15. SoulCycle: SoulCycle is a 45-minute indoor cycling class that features high-intensity cardio, muscle-sculpting strength training, and rhythm-based choreography. But it’s so much more than just a workout — it’s a powerful mind-body experience. Here’s your chance to get started, with a gift card for five SoulCycle classes, a tote and a candle. Value: $210. Donated by John and Marie Magliano

Jewelry

16. Victorinox Swiss Army Men’s 249085 Original XL GMT White Dial Watch: The Original collection was Victorinox Swiss Army’s first timepiece design, established in 1989 and it is just as precise and stylish now as it was then. Made in Switzerland with a precision quartz movement in a black synthetic case, stainless steel caseback material with black nylon strap bracelet. Water resistant to 330 feet. Value: $125. Donated by Doug Imri, Victorinox Swiss Army

17. Victorinox Swiss Army Women’s Watch: Made in Switzerland with a precision quartz movement in a stainless steel case with a stainless steel bracelet. Water resistant to 330 feet. Value: $175. Donated by Doug Imri, Victorinox Swiss Army

18. Pandora Bracelet: A beautiful Pandora bracelet with the Love & Appreciation charm and two shining clips. Treat yourself, or give it to someone special. Value: $215. Donated by Stella Jia

19. Suchy Man’s Watch: This watch with Swiss quartz accuracy, stainless steel case and bracelet, sapphire crystal luminous is water resistant to 330 feet. Free sizing and batteries at Peter Suchy Jewelers. Value: $255. Donated by Peter Suchy Jewelers

20. Suchy Woman’s Watch: This watch has a genuine sapphire crystal, stainless steel case and bracelet and is water resistant to 330 feet. Free sizing and batteries at Peter Suchy Jewelers. Value: $255. Donated by Peter Suchy Jewelers

21. Native American Etkie Jack Glass Cuff Bracelet: Hand-beaded in collaboration with Navajo artisans with materials locally sourced in New Mexico, this one-of-a-kind piece honors the cultural preservation of the talented artisans. Length of cuff measures 6 inches. Fine glass beads, genuine leather lining. Value $275. Donated by Heart of Gold

For Your Home

22. Summer Flowers Pillow: This machine embroidered pillow features colorful summer flowers — coreopsis, roses, painted daisies and forget-me-nots, attended by little flying visitors. Brighten up your sofa all year long with this reminder of delightful summers! Value: $35. Made and donated by Susan Savard

23. A Special Glass Box: For your jewelry or special memories, a beautiful Nicole Miller Home storage box. Value: $20. Donated by a friend

24. Nambe Harmony Cheese Board & Knife: Your favorite cheeses look even more delicious set on a rustic, heirloom-quality cheese board cast in richly grained wood. Value: $95. Donated by Marion Cernansky

25. It’s 5 o’clock Somewhere: There’s nothing like Juliska. Wine simply tastes better when sipped from their gorgeous glasses. Created with an ancient glassblowing technique, the stunning crackle glassware sparkles like fractured ice, while its stemless design makes it ideal for easy transporting & toasting. 8 Hugo Stemless Red Wine Glasses and Matching Carafe with 2 Bottles of Red: Le Bargate Merlot and Refolo Merlot. Value: $300. Donated by Juliska

26. Vera Bradley Travel Set: Heading south for a few days or to the beach for a long weekend? Travel in style with this Vera Bradley Wheeled Carry-On, Lighten Up Large Family Tote and Market Tote in beautiful Tropical Paradise print. Practical can be absolutely gorgeous! Value: $264. Donated by Bonnie Dreska

Fun Experiences

27. Pasta Making Party: Learn how to make pasta “from scratch” with an authentic Italian cook. After a hands-on instruction for 4 people, enjoy your pasta making skills and finish with a delicious lunch of a homemade pasta dish, salad, bread and vino. Valid January 7 through March 8, 2019. Value: $215. Donated by Paula Soule

28. Wine Tasting: A private wine tasting in your home for up to 12 people, hosted by Jeff Wooddy, the general manager of Rochambeau Wines and Liquor in Dobbs Ferry. Jeff will bring two bottles of six different wines ($25 — $35 a bottle) for you and your friends to taste and drink while he entertains and educates you in the comfort of your own home! Anyone in Westchester, Fairfield Counties or Manhattan is eligible. Tasting expires after one year and must be held between January 1 and October 1. Value: $1,000. Donated by Jeff Wooddy and Rochambeau Wines & Liquors, Dobbs Ferry, NY

29. Creative Writing Session: Writing has never been so much fun! Write a short, funny story, start the book you’ve always dreamed of writing, or brainstorm for a college essay. A one- hour session for you, your child, or a group of up to four adults or children. Also includes an autographed copy of the award-winning middle-grade novel Indiana Bamboo. (To learn more, visit www.MeiraRosenberg.com or www.irisbooks.com).

Value: Priceless. Donated by Meira Rosenberg

30. Family Photo Shoot: Full family photo session to update and capture your family in beautiful and professional photos for holiday cards, gifts and posterity. Create a time-treasured moment to enjoy for a lifetime. Includes one 8 x 10 fine art print. Value $700. Donated by Classic Kids of Greenwich, Katie Farro, photographer

31. Table 104 Osteria Bar: Like a mini vacation to Tuscany…fine wines, small plates, rustic pizzas and chef-inspired entrees will make your experience memorable and enjoyable. Take family or friends with this $200 gift certificate. Value: $200. Donated by Table 104 Osteria Bar

32. Renaissance Portrait: Here’s a rare opportunity to gather those special in your life to sit for an 11 inches x 14 inches wall portrait on canvas with artist enhancement to be created at the Kramer Connecticut studio at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich. A maximum of 8 people can be included in the portrait, which is unframed. Value: $2500. Donated by Deirdre Howarth, Kramer Portraits

33. Little Expressions Portraits: Memories are precious. Let Kramer Portraits capture the spirit of your children on an 11 inches x 14 inches canvas with artist enhancement, to be created at the Kramer Connecticut studio at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich. A maximum of 8 children between the ages of 3 and 17 years can be included in the portrait, which is unframed. Value: $1500. Donated by Deidre Howarth, Kramer Portraits

34. Lunch for Two at Café Oo La La: Stop by with a friend and enjoy lunch for two. Choose from one of their European pressed sandwiches, freshly made soups or garden salads. Enjoy a glass of wine or sip a cappuccino with one of the delectable desserts. Dine in or pack a picnic basket. Value: $40. Donated by Café Oo La La

35. Fabulous French Feast for Six: Personally delivered to your home and prepared by a superb native French cook. Enjoy and share a relaxing and delicious evening as you dine on appetizer, entrée, and divine dessert. Includes two bottles of wine to serve with the delicious dinner. Value: $300. Donated by Nadia and Hugh McGoran

36. Seasonal Cooking Classes for Two: Resident chef and business owner of Culinary Works, Julia Deane combines professional cooking instruction with a casual, hands-on, social format that everyone can enjoy. Benefit from a focus on knife skills and proper cooking techniques while using fresh, in—season food to prepare delicious culinary treats. Value: $200. Donated by Julia Deane, Deane Inc.

37. Date Night: A special night awaits you as you enjoy a night on the town. Start off with dinner at Barcelona, then you’re off to see your choice of a Stamford Symphony performance in the 2018 — 2019 Series at Stamford Center for the Arts’ 1586-seat Palace Theatre, a spectacularly renovated former vaudeville house in the heart of Stamford’s downtown. Tickets for four; dinner for two. Value: $436. Donated by the Stamford Symphony and Barcelona Restaurant and Wine Bar

38. Patriots vs. Vikings: Two tickets to the Sunday, December 2, 2018, game at Gillette Stadium when the Boston Patriots host the Minnesota Vikings. Game is currently scheduled for 4:25 p.m., but subject to change. Value: $500. Donated by Michael and Catherine Mulvehill

39. Enjoy an Exceptional Dining Experience at Fortina: After sampling the food, one food critic from the New York Times exclaimed: “Laboring at dual wood-burning ovens, the kitchen staff cranks out dishes both robust and refined, redolent with smoke and charred in all the right places... it had me remembering things I had eaten in Rome, or Cremona, or Sicily.” Mangia! Value: $125 (Armonk, NY, Rye Brook, NY, Stamford, CT, Brooklyn, NY or Yonkers). Donated by John and Marie Magliano

40. Odyssey Putter for On-Green Precision: Discover PGA Tour-level performance with a precision-ready golf putter from Odyssey. Add 2 dozen Slazenger golf balls and you have yourself the makings of a day to remember. Value: $250. Donated by John and Marie Magliano

41. Rockrimmon Country Club, Stamford, CT: Established in 1947 and located in North Stamford, Connecticut, Rockrimmon is a very casual, family oriented “club in the country.” Enjoy lunch on the terrace and golf for four including green fees and carts. A special day! Value: $700. Donated by Rockrimmon Country Club

Sports Memorabilia

42. Danny Orlovsky Signed Football: After quarterbacking Shelton High School to the program’s first state title in 12 seasons as a senior, Orlovsky arrived at UConn and quarterbacked the Huskies to their first two bowl appearances, first bowl victory and first win over a Football Bowl Subdivision ranked opponent. He was taken in the fifth round of the 2005 NFL draft by the Detroit Lions, and went on to play for the Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and finally retiring from the Los Angeles Rams in October 2017. Value: Priceless. Donated by Danny Orlovsky and Mike Hurley at Stadium Systems

43. Kyrie Irving Signed Boston Celtics NBA Basketball (Panini Auth): Includes a glass case. This item has been hand signed by Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving. The signature on this item has been authenticated by Steiner Sports & Panini Authentic and features a uniquely numbered tamper proof hologram which can be verified in their online database. This process ensures your item is authentic and prevents duplication and fraud. Value: $410. Provided by Steiner Sports

44. Rob Gronkowski Signed New England Patriots Riddell Speed Mini Helmet and Rookie Card: Football star Rob Gronkowski, has personally hand-signed this New England Patriots Helmet. Nicknamed Gronk, Gronkowski has been one of the most prolific tight ends in NFL history. In 2011 Gronkowski, in just his second season in the NFL, set the single-season record for touchdowns by a tight end, with 17 receiving touchdowns, and 18 overall. In so doing, he became the first tight end in NFL history to lead the league in receiving touchdowns. In Super Bowl XLIX Gronkowski contributed in a major way in scoring a touchdown in the second quarter to help the New England Patriots defeat the Seattle Seahawks. This Rob Gronkowski autograph is Guaranteed Authentic by Steiner Sports and include a Steiner Sports Certificate of Authenticity. Also, includes a 2010 Topps 148.1 Rob Gronkowski (Ball in Right Arm) PSA 10 GEM MT RC Rookie Card. Value: $470. Provided by Steiner Sports and Donated by Steve Soule

45. Miguel Andujar New York Yankees Signed ‘MLB Debut’ 8x10 Photograph and Rookie Card: This item has been hand signed by New York Yankees infielder Miguel Andujar. The signature on this item has been authenticated by Steiner Sports and features a uniquely numbered tamper proof hologram which can be verified in their online database. This process ensures your item is authentic and prevents duplication and fraud. Also, includes a 2018 Topps # 305 MIGUEL ANDUJAR RC Rookie Gem Mint PSA 10 New York Yankees. Value: $225. Provided by Steiner Sports and Donated by Steve Soule

46. Sam Darnold New York Jets Signed Wilson Official Duke NFL Football: Includes glass case. This official NFL football has been autographed by 2018 1st round draft pick, Sam Darnold. A highly regard quarterback out of USC, Darnold has been regarded by many as the top quarterback prospect in the talented 2018 draft class. The signature on this item has been authenticated by Steiner Sports and features a uniquely numbered tamper proof hologram which can be verified in their online database. This process ensures your item is authentic and prevents duplication and fraud. Value: $440. Provided by Steiner Sports


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