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2009 Final Silent Auction Catalog


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Catalog for Live and Silent Auction for the Franciscan Montessori Earth School. …

Catalog for Live and Silent Auction for the Franciscan Montessori Earth School.

Live auction to be held on Saturday, May 30, 2009. Admission by ticket only. Contact me if you would like to attend.

Silent auction items are displayed in the school's hallways.

This is the school's major fundraising event and proceeds go to support school programs such as student scholarships.

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  • 1. Welcome to Earth Auction 2009 1
  • 2. Live Auction Items Saturday, May 30, 2009 Pkg. #1 Blazer’s Up Close-2 Sweet Tickets Catch the Blazer’s next season in prime seats- Section 102, row A seats 13 &14 for a game TBD. Located 3 rows right behind the visiting team you won’t miss a thing. A Blazer basketball and reusable shopping bag are also included. Don’t let this one pass you by these seats truly are incredible. (Donated by Jeff Townsend) Restrictions- Game to be determined, 2009-2010 Blazer regular season VALUE- $357 #2 Afternoon Guided Kayak Tour An afternoon guided kayak tour at Sand Island, near St. Helen’s and the Sauvie Island Bird Sanctuary are what you are bidding on here. Four hours of exploring for 4 paddlers (minimum of 2 adults please) in late spring or summer of 2009. Kayaks, equipment and snacks provided along with an expert kayak guide from Florea Marine. (Donated by Florea Marine) VALUE- $600 #3 Bend Adventure And Romance By day, choose a half-day adventure including canoeing, volcano, or cave tours or snow-shoeing in beautiful Central Oregon. Stay at the Lara House Lodge. This 1910 craftsman offers a luxurious, getaway experience getaway. Each guest room has world-crafted furnishings, down comforters and private baths. Full gourmet breakfast each morning awaits you and a wine hour every evening featuring Pacific NW wines paired with gourmet cheeses. Included in this package are two bottles of local wines, Starbucks dark chocolate truffles, and aromatherapy. (Donated by 2009 auction committee and Wanderlust tours) Restrictions- Not valid for evening tours, GPS Eco-Challenge, or events. Expires 5/30/2010. VALUE- $344 #4 Dinner For 8 With FMES Parent Adam Berger, at his restaurant, Tabla Mediterranean Bistro Adam Berger has offered to prepare a meal with paired wines for 8 very fortunate people at a mutually convenient date at Tabla Mediterranean Bistro. Winning bidder gets to decide the guest list for this unique and extraordinary culinary experience. The Portland restaurant focuses on adding a modern twist to authentic Mediterranean specialties from regions such as Spain, France, northern Africa and Italy. The Mediterranean fusion restaurant stemmed from Earth School parent and co-founder Adam Berger’s travels in Italy where he spent years in the kitchen learning how to create their renowned cuisines, including the art of handcrafting fresh pasta daily utilizing generation old techniques. Gratuity not included. Expires 5/31/2010. (Donated by Tabla Mediterranean Bistro) VALUE- $350 #5 Weekend House Guests Remedy -Or The Perfect Portland “Staycation” The winning bidder will enjoy a professionally cleaned house and this touristy-chic list of Portland’s finest activities. Experience them again or be the “host with the most” when visitors come calling. This package includes gift certificates from Maid Brigade of Portland for 5 hours of cleaning, Old Wives Tales Restaurant, Ice Skating at Lloyd Center Ice Rink, the Oregon Zoo, the Pittock Mansion, Portland Classical Chinese Garden, the Portland Saturday Market, World Forestry Center. (Donated by Old Wives Tale restaurant, Lloyd Center Ice Rink, Portland Classical Chinese Garden, Michael & Priscilla Winning, Maid Brigade, Pittock Mansion, Portland Saturday Market, Oregon Zoo, and World Forestry Center) Restrictions- gratuity/tip for service not included at Old Wives Tale Restaurant. Gift certificate to be redeemed for food only, one time use, no change given in cash. Lloyd Ice rink certificate expires 1/29/2010. Zoo pass not valid for train fare, concerts, Zoolights or special events. Pittock expires 2/2010. Portland Saturday Market good from 5/30/2009-5/30/2010. World Forestry expires 5/31/2010. Maid service limited service area to include only the areas within the last 3 digits of the following zip codes (009; 015; 019; 022; 023; 024; 027; 030; 055; 060; 080; 086; 089; 201 thru 206; 209 thru 222; 227; 230; 232; 233; 236; 239; 266; 267) Valid through 11/15/09 VALUE- $450 2
  • 3. #6 Year Full of Dates In The City Of Roses: 12 Dates- Lunch, Dinner and a Show. Now this is what we call “a DATE”! Includes a plethora of gift certificates for dining and restaurants, theatre, snacks, golfing, classical music, and of course, wine and more wine. Gift certificates include: Artist Repertory Theatre, Lakewood Theatre Company, Equinox Restaurant, Western Culinary Institute- Restaurant Cordon Bleu, Portland Youth Philharmonic, Lelooska Evening Living History Program, Broadway Rose Theater Company, Gresham golf course, Ingallina’s Box Lunch along with a nice bottle of wine (2005 France Ginestiere Coteaux Du Lanfuedoc), a vintage wine carrier to accompany you on your picnic, Le Bistro Montage; Milo’s City Café, White’s Country meats for a night spent “in” enjoying something grilled with a bottle of nice red (2004 Argentina Don Manuel’s special reserve Malbec, and a Fred Meyer gift card and BBQ utensils. Whew! (Donated by: Kunkle family, Artist’s Repertory Theatre, the Earth School, Broadway Rose Theatre, Lakewood Theatre Company, Western Culinary Institute, Equinox Restaurant, Portland Youth Philharmonic Assoc, Milo’s City Café, Ingallina’s Box Lunch, Gresham Golf Course, Le Bistro Montage, Suzette & Joe Palanuk, Whites Country Meats, and Lelooska Foundation) Restrictions-Artist's Repertory Theatre - 2009 - 2010 season. Expires June 13, 2010. Lakewood Theatre Co. - Reservations must be secured in advance. Not valid on benefit performances. Western Culinary / Cordon Bleu - Excludes alcohol. Expires 5/30/2010. Youth Philharmonic 86th Season - Must mail in voucher at least 2 weeks prior to concert. Lelooska - Advance reservations required. Living History Programs are presented once a month in April - December. Reserve early, many dates are sold out well in advance. Valid through June 2010. Subject to available space. Broadway Rose Co. - ONE Show. 2009 Season 2/13/09 through 12/20/09 VALUE- $710 #7 Night Of Music with The Apologetics Band Grace your next barbeque, house, garden, or graduation party with the acoustic rock sounds of The Apologetics (including FMES dad, Chris Santella). You decide the occasion, and our four-piece band will show up with PA and instruments in hand and play 2-3 sets of toe tapping music- some original, some covers (including Rolling Stones, Van Morrison, Old Crow Medicine Show, The Band and Bob Dylan) We’ll be happy to work with you to incorporate a few of your personal favorites into our sets. (Donated by- Chris and Deidre Santella) Restrictions-According to Availability. Expires May 30, 2010. VALUE- $500 #8 The Perfect Summer Soiree Scrumptious summer salad supper for 6 couples created by past FMES/SFA parent Elaine Low & Kitchen Goddess Catering. There will be 2 appetizers, 6 salads, and a dessert. Elaine is known for food that is both beautiful to behold and amazing to taste. You and your guests are in for a wonderful treat. Also included to accompany your summer soirée are 8 bottles of wine: 4 California Oakton Lane Paso Robles 2007 Petite Syrah and 4 Spain Baron De Barbon Rioja special selection Consecha 2005. In addition to this amazing meal, your dinner party will be accompanied for (two hours!) by a jazz duo on trumpet and piano. Yeah man! (Donated by Elaine Low, Suzette and Joe Palanuk, and Anthony & Karyn Kell) Restrictions-Expires September 15, 2009. Mutually agreed upon date. VALUE-$646 #9 Always The Best Seats In The House #9B Be the envy of all FMES parents as you are guaranteed 4 front row seats to the events of your choice in the FMES gym for the 2009-2010 school year. This includes plays, graduation, or any other special event. Take your time, stay relaxed and never again worry about getting there early enough for the best seats in the house. (Donated by- FMES/SFA) Restrictions- 2009-2010 School Year. Please give development office 24 hours notice before event. VALUE- Priceless 3
  • 4. #10 Zig Zag Family Vacation You’ll release a great big sigh when you reach your destination: A week in a Zig Zag, Oregon in a rustic, historic cabin. Includes: 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. Since it sleeps 8, it’s perfect for 2 families. Locate on the beautiful Zig Zag River, hiking trails right outside the door. Only 10 minutes to Government Camp! As the perfect compliment to your week, we have a basket of Tazo Tea has put together a tea basket that will astound even the most particular tea connoisseur. We have also included heirloom quality games, chess, checkers, Tic-Tac-Toe, and dominoes – All ready for family game night! We've a snuggly blanket to cozy up in--ohh so very soft and handmade with love for you. (Donated by- Robin & Jake Socherman, Lisa Hanemann and Grandma's Blanket Shoppe) Restrictions-Cabin not available Spring Break or Christmas VALUE- $880 #11 Girlfriend’s Pajama Party at the Gatehouse Slumber Party at the lovely and historic Gatehouse in the Gorge. The gatehouse sits just down the path from the Franciscan Sister's Villa in Bridal Veil. The Gatehouse sleeps up to six comfortably, with three beds and one-day bed. You will feel blessed to wake up in one the most beautiful and peaceful places in the Northwest. (Donated by Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist) Restrictions- Expires May 30, 2010 VALUE - Priceless #12 Disneyland! Guaranteed hugs if you come home with this one! This Southern California Family Dream Weekend includes certificates and vouchers for theme parks, Anaheim Hilton, pet sitting. Also included is $500 towards airfare, admission at both Disneyland Park and Disney's California Adventure Park for one day, Knotts Berry Farm Adventure Park for one day, two nights at the Hilton Anaheim next door to you guessed it - Disneyland. Have you ever seen a child smile for 72 hours straight? It gets better - We even have thought about your house, plants and pets. FMES Mom (and experienced, loving dog/cat owner) will pet and house sit for up to two nights and three days in summer of 2009. Tidying and watering, pet walking and feeding included. Paddles ready! (Donated by-Disney, Anaheim Hilton, Knott’s Berry Farm and Kathy Casto) Restrictions-DISNEYLAND One Day Hopper Tickets valid during normal operating hours and provide admission to a magical experience at both Disneyland Park and Disney's Adventure Park for the day. KNOTTS valid through 9/30/09. Anaheim Hilton subject to availability & must be 2-week advance notice Expires 5/31/10. VALUE- $1,326 #13 2009/2010 Reserved Parking Space #13B Reserved FMES Parking Space for the 2009-2010 School Year. Get your bidding sticks ready - Many have longed for and admired these golden plots of asphalt from afar. #13C Only a few can win. Is this the year? Stand back if thee are faint of heart! (Donated by- FMES/SFA) VALUE - Priceless Restrictions-2009-2010 School Year only. #14 Maytag Epic Series Laundry Set Talk about energy efficiency! And Cool! Maytag Epic Series Laundry Set – Features: Energy Star Qualified; Front load 4.0 Cubic feet Capacity Washer; Quiet Series 400 Dryer. Smooth Balance Suspension System; Built-in Water Heater. We have also included $100 towards the installation and delivery of this Laundry set. (Donated by Jon & Sharman Stuart) Restrictions: Arrangements for delivery and installation must be made within two weeks of auction. VALUE - $2,069 4
  • 5. #15 Week In Mexico Treat yourself to a luxurious one-week vacation at the Sheraton Hacienda del Mar Resort & Spa in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. This beachfront resort features private, spacious low-rise villas surrounded by 28 acres of lush gardens and the Jack Nicklaus Cabo del Sol Golf Course. Your Junior Suite sleeps 4, has one full bathroom, 2 queen beds, a partial kitchen, living area, and balcony/terrace. Amenities include a European-style fitness center, five restaurants, a full salon, an infinity pool, and a beachside bar. This gorgeous Cabo condo is a great location for fun & relaxation! To remind you of the lush tropical gardens that await you, we included a red Anthurium plant from Baskets & Bouquet Florists. (Donated by- Melanie Vogelpohl & Baskets & Bouquets by Sharon Roberts) Restrictions: Airfare is not included. Mutually agreed upon dates. VALUE - $2,800 #16 Sweet Rewards For A Year Ask yourself: Can you remember the last time you had a great piece of pie? Think about what a delicious homemade pie EVERY OTHER MONTH would do for your outlook on life. Here is your chance to awaken the pie-lover in you while benefiting the FMES/SFA library. Each delightful pastry will be lovingly prepared by Darla VanBergen, FMES/SFA Librarian and Pie Artist. (Donated by Darla VanBergen) VALUE- Priceless #17 Oregon Coast Adventure The Northwest Oregon Coast - Cannon Beach to Newport! Fun-filled adventure, great activities and beautiful sights. And we take care of your car with oil change, brake & system to get you safely traveling. Start out in Cannon Beach at the Surfsand Resort. Then it’s off to Lincoln City with $200 for lodging of your choice. Lastly, you’ll zip down to Newport for a night at the Shilo Inn, with amenities such as pool and fitness center with free breakfast and snacks all day! For shopping fun, stop in at the Bead Goes On in Lincoln City. While the kids have fund at the Lincoln City Community Center, which as everything from swimming pool to rock climbing while Mom and Dad can stroll through the Connie Hansen Botanical Gardens. Complete the day with a One-Hour Whale Watching Tour in Depoe Bay! For dining and fun activities, we have gift certificates and vouchers for the Wayfarer, Fathoms and Panache restaurants. Panache is known for its Northwest cuisine with a twist, and it’s located in historic Nye Beach. And the kids will go wild at the Oregon Coast Aquarium, Ripley's Believe or Not, Undersea Gardens, and The Wax Museum. (Donated by Martin Hospitality, PDX Automotive, Culinary Center in Lincoln CityInn At Spanish Head, Tradewinds Charters, Lincoln City Community Center, Connie Hansen Botanical Garden Conservancy, Mariner Square, Bead Goes On, PANACHE Restaurant, Shilo Inns and Oregon Coast Aquarium) Restrictions-Inn at Spanish Head Discount Coupon restricted to Sunday through Thursday, excluding July, August, Holidays. Expires: 6/30/2010. Shilo: Not valid Memorial Day through Labor Day. Aquarium expires 10/6/2010. Cooking class expires 3/31/10. Mariner: One free adult/child with one adult/child purchase. Lincoln Community Center expires 3/6/2010. VALUE - $1,500 5
  • 6. #18 Garden Makeover & Water Feature Time to give your outdoor space a fresh look? Here is your chance! Gift Certificate from the Mad Hatter Garden Designs, which can be applied toward landscape design or Spring clean up! Garden makeover or consultation with the Garden Guy – Yes, 2 Hours of ‘getting your garden on’ with FMES Garden Specialist - Marc Boucher-Colbert. This water feature is a large 3-tiered ceramic fountain. Ready to go with some assembly. Here is your chance to really benefit your garden and benefit the FMES/SFA grounds & gardens. (Donated by- Carol Gathier, Mother Francine Cardew and Marc & Jeanine Boucher-Colbert) Restrictions-Both certificates expire 5/30/2010 with mutually agreed upon date. VALUE - $800 #19 Maytag French-Door Refrigerator Maytag French Door Refrigerator – Features include: 22 Cubic Feet; Filtered in Door Dispenser; Smooth Black Finish; Hidden Door Hinges; Energy Star Rated; and Electronic Controls. We will even chip in the installation & delivery! (Donated by Jon & Sharman Stuart) Restrictions: Arrangements for delivery & installation must be made within 2 weeks of the auction. VALUE - $ 2,000 #20 ODS Rose Garden Suite For the Archuleta And Lovato Concert Hold the tweenies back!!! And buy a bunch of earplugs - this one should be a screamer! David Archuleta is set to tour with Disney Star Demi Lovato and the winning bidder has a suite from which to enjoy the show. Archuleta & Lovato are scheduled to hit Portland on July 13 at 7:00pm. “Camp Rock” star Demi Lovato just released her 3rd single from her debut album. David Archuleta's 2nd single from his debut album has gone gold and is currently climbing the charts. David Archuleta rose to fame in 2008 on American Idol as the youngest finalist and runner-up to the winner. Individual online tickets start at $65 before fees. The ODS Suite holds up to 20 people comfortably and has it's own kitchenette. Popcorn and pop included. AND we've included an almost real-life quot;Camp Rockquot; just in case your tweeny/ teenager decides they want a shot at fame. They have one month of Tuition to the Portland School of Rock. The school accepts students from ages 7 to 18 and turns them into genuine rock stars. Students receive 45-minute private lessons on the instrument of their choice. No experience necessary. They accept students at all experience levels. Beginners participate in the shows along side of more advanced students. (Donated by- ODS & Portland School of Rock) Restrictions: Concert is July 13, 2009 only VALUE - $1,275 #21 Bridal Veil Scavenger Hunt & Garden Party Adult Scavenger Hunt & Garden Party for 10-15 at Bridal Veil. A spectacular setting on a comfortable weekend afternoon. The Sisters provide the lovely indoor/outdoor location, tantalizing refreshments and participatory, highly competitive entertainment. quot;In your wildest dreams, you could not imagine the marvelous surprises that await you.” (Donated by- Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist) Restrictions- Adults only. Expires May 30, 2010 VALUE - Priceless 6
  • 7. #22 4 Nights On The Banks Of Camp Creek 4 Nights at a rustic Mt. Hood waterfront cabin in Rhododendron, Oregon. Nestled amongst tall firs and sitting on the bank of Camp Creek, this 1920's impeccably maintained cozy cabin decorated in knotty pine and the perfect place to enjoy a family outing. Features: Full kitchen, electric/plumbing, new washer/dryer, etc. Great location – easy drive to Trillium Lake, Ski Bowl or Timberline Lodge. Includes 3 bedrooms (double beds) and 1 bath with shower. A picture of this great cabin was recently featured on an Oregon cover story about Mt. Hood cabins. Don't miss out on a chance to snuggle up in front of the stone fireplace or roast marshmallows while stargazing at the creek-side outdoor fire-pit. Also included is a set of walkie-talkies by Motorola. quot;Talk-aboutquot; T5000 has a range of 8 miles. Great for hiking with the family. (Donated by Geoff Roach & Tamara Driscoll, Ron & Susan Hanna, and Bret & Danielle Polvorosa) Restrictions- Available dates: (Friday - Monday) 7/10 - 7/14/09; 7/24 - 7/28/09; 8/7 - 8/11/09; 8/21 - 8/25/09; 9/18 - 9/22/09; 10/02 - 10/06/09; and 10/16 - 10/20/09. VALUE - $845 #23 Weekend Of Romance When was the last time the two of you had 48 hours together - alone? Look no further – the perfect Romantic Weekend is right here. Bid on this one to impress your someone special tonight! Win this one because (as we suspected) you are a true romantic at heart! Includes two nights at the Portland Hilton. And wine and dine her (or him) with a $100 gift certificate at the chic Ten 01 Restaurant. Ten 01 is that rare restaurant where flavor, artistry, and dedication combine to create a fresh experience daily. Executive Chef Jack Yoss redefines New American cuisine with bold flavors that perfectly pair with the restaurant's award-winning wine list. Then we’ll scoot you over to Higgins Restaurant & Bar for cocktails. Or take your sweetie out for a drink at the romantic & hip Sapphire Hotel. Head for a massage - Two One Hour Massages Salon Nyla/Day Spa . (Donated by- Salon Nyla - The Day Spa, Higgins Restaurant & Bar, Ten 01, Hilton Portland, and Sapphire Hotel) Restrictions- Hilton-Not valid Christmas, New Years and Valentine's Day. Expires 2/11/2010. Ten 01 expires 5/31/2010. Spa expires 2/2010. VALUE - $675 #24 Improving Your Habitat How about your own private landscape design consultation with professional designer Gail Dressner of Circadian Consulting & Design? Their specialty is promoting natural habitats for people and wildlife! Includes three hours of tree pruning, planting or tree removal by Honl Tree Care. Aren’t you glad this isn’t a Honey-do project! All the birds in your garden will thank you for the new handcrafted, one-of-a-kind, wood birdhouse by FMES grandfather, William Ollenbrook (look-a built in birdie-viewer) for nest & baby bird viewing. Beautiful enough to be art but built to be used and easy to clean. Also included is a very cool, vintage tree-trunk birdhouse and mini humming bird feeder for all of your feathered friends. Includes gift certificates to spend at Boring Bark & Landscape Material. If you are going to all the trouble of improving your outdoors, maybe a good start on the indoors is in order! Gable End Construction has donated either two hours of home repair or a two-hour consultation on any home repair or remodel project. Finally, St. Francis is ready to keep a blest and careful watch over all who reside in your garden and home. (Donated by- Gail Dressner, FMES / SFA, Anonymous, William & Margaret Ollenbrook, Honl Tree Care, Gable End Construction and Boring Bark & landscape Material) Restrictions: certificates expire in one year. VALUE - $930 7
  • 8. #25 Ready To Go Dinner Party For 8 All you have to do is decide who gets to join you. Includes creation of invitations, event set up, all cooking, serving, decor and more - WOW this is great! We've even included the dishes. Portique - Beautiful Porcelain Dinnerware quot;Vineyard Collectionquot; for Eight. Serving platters, appetizer, and dessert plates; 8 sets of dinnerware, & mugs. (Donated by Michelle & Paul Bundy, Portique, and Beth Robley) Restrictions: mutually agreed upon dates. VALUE - $2,203 #26 Courtside Blazer Tickets Courtside Blazers - 2nd Row - 2 Tickets 2009-2010 Season (Game TBD) – So close – they will be fighting over who gets to go with you! (Donated by- Generations LLC) VALUE - $500 #27 Dinner with Mother Francine And Sister Kathleen Ann at Their Home Evening Meal with the Sisters at their villa in Bridal Veil. Yes - you and 5 of your closest friends are invited to join Mother Francine and Sister Kathleen Ann for an unforgettable evening. We are also including four Bottles of Wine, and a beautiful print by school friend Norm Ragnone.(Donated by- Suzette & Joe Palanuk, Norm Ragnone, and the Franciscan Sisters of The Eucharist) Restriction- Limited to six people. VALUE - Priceless #28 Fly Fishing On The Deschutes River The Deschutes is one of the great fly-fishing rivers in the Pacific Northwest and the world. Now you can have a taste of its challenges when you go angling with author Chris Santella (quot;Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Diequot;, quot;Fifty Favorite Fly Fishing Talesquot;) and Geoff Roach, Region Director at the Trust for Public Lands. You will leave Portland before the sun rises with coffee and pastries with the trusty drift boat in tow. Depending on when you go, the focus will be on Redsides (the Deschutes' resident native rainbow trout), steelhead, or both. Chris and Geoff provide tackle and waders. After a morning's fishing there will be a BBQ, libations, then more fishing until dark. While there is no guarantee you'll catch fish, you'll surely enjoy the beauty of the river. If you are new to fly fishing, Chris and Geoff will be happy to provide instruction. Get your bidding sticks ready – it is time to create some fish tales of your own. Trip includes: transportation, breakfast, lunch, and dinner; autographed copy of quot;Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Diequot; and quot;Fifty Favorite Fly Fishing Talesquot;; one box of flies courtesy of The Fly Shop in Welches, Oregon; Tackle (if needed); and river use permit. (Donated by Geoff Roach & Tamara Driscoll and Chris & Deidre Santella) Restrictions- Guest anglers must purchase own fishing license. Trip available October to November 2009 or May 15 - July 1, 2010 And based on donor availability. These are the most productive times to float the river. VALUE - $450 #29 Hot Air Balloon Adventure Take in the beauty of Yamhill County's beautiful wine country from a vantage point that few will experience, in the adventure of a lifetime. Your entire adventure with us is about three hours and includes a lovely sparkling brunch buffet after the flight, plus a souvenir to remind you of your ballooning adventure. This could be one of the great experiences of your life! Don't let it float by! (Donated by- Vista Balloon Adventures) Restrictions- $250 minimum bid. Gift certificate is good for a weekday dawn flight launching from Newberg, Oregon. Flight season is April to October, daily except Tuesdays, weather permitting. VALUE - $405 8
  • 9. #30 Florida Beach House in Clearwater One week stay at a beautiful beach house in Clearwater Beach, Florida. Located on the Gulf-side of Tampa just north of St Petersburg. Sleeps 10! Busch Gardens almost around the corner. And just think -- only 90 minutes from Orlando, Disney World and Seaworld! Includes one-week stay in a beautiful town home. Imagine sparkling Clearwater Beach outside your front door. Located in the center of 8 other units, with 2299 luxurious square feet, three balconies, rooftop sunbathing, barbequing at sunset and more. All new furnishings, master bath with Jacuzzi tub, 5 story elevator access, passive park with children's playground equipment in front yard, Beds with Therm-a- pedic mattresses & wireless internet. One visit and you'll never want to go home. (Donated by Patti Stough) Restrictions: Airfare not included. Value - $4,600 #31 Long Beach Escape Experience two nights on Washington's dramatic Long Beach shoreline from your cozy quot;Quilt Cottage,quot; a two-story fully furnished house in Long Beach, WA. Cottage includes 2 bedrooms, bathroom, great room with satellite TV, wood stove. And just case you don't think you have anything to wear to the beach, we've included his & hers Pacific NW Beach wear. This isn't usually the beach for bikinis, so for him there is a lined jacket from North End All Climate Wear, XL. For her, a Port Authority Ladies Light Blue Fitted Jacket with Hood, size Women's Large. Your coast escape promises to be beautiful, enjoyable, and warm & comfortable, regardless of the season. (Donated by- Brian & Mary Loos, Restrictions-Bed linens & towels furnished. No A/C. Washer/Dryer access. TV with dish & DVD. microwave, coffee maker, and charcoal Grill. No date restrictions. Reservations required – subject to availability. See Contract for details. $100 deposit required but refundable after stay and adhering to contract. Contract must be signed prior to use for liability purposes. No pets allowed. VALUE - $398 #32 Time Out For The Parents You probably know a parent who could use this package! NOURISH THE BODY with plenty of opportunities to hike, sleep, and breathe fresh, mountain air. The beauty and solitude of Mt. Hood and the historic Timberline Lodge await. NOURISH THE BRAIN – When was the last time you got to read a book that didn't rhyme? Fear not, this package makes sure you are properly equipped with reading materials of your very own choosing from Broadway Books. NOURISH THE TUMMY- Give the diet a night off and enjoy some quot;comfortquot; food that fill the stomach and repairs the soul. Including: Dinner for Two at Mother's Bistro & Bar. Mother's Bistro & Bar serves up slow-cooked food, featuring authentic cooking from mothers around the world. Everything is made from scratch using the best possible ingredients. (Donated by- Mother's Bistro & Bar, Broadway Books & Timberline Lodge) Restrictions-Timberline expires Feb 1, 2010. Valid for 1 night's lodging Sun -Thurs. Not valid June 15-Sept 8, 2009, and holiday periods. Mother's Bistro & Bar valid Tuesday - Thursday. Excludes alcohol and gratuity. Expires May 30, 2010. VALUE - $270 #33 Oregon! Oregon! Tickets & Backstage Pass Oregon! Oregon! 2009 - 2 Tickets. New York City has quot;West Side Storyquot; and Oklahoma has, well quot;Oklahoma!quot; but we've got quot;Oregon! Oregon!quot; to satisfy those musical aficionados. Originally performed for our 100-year anniversary, it's been given an updated treatment by the incomparable Pink Martini troupe. It will be performed from August to September 2009. The Portland, Oregon-based 'little orchestra', Pink Martini was founded in 1994 by Thomas Lauderdale. quot;Pink Martini is like a romantic Hollywood musical of the 1940's or 50's - but with a global perspective which is modern,quot; says the founder. quot;We bring melodies and rhythms from different parts of the world together to create something new and beautiful.quot; Winning bidder also gets a behind-the-scenes tour two days before the show with a chance to meet all of the band members of Pink Martini and actress and singer Jane Powell along with a CD of the show. (Donated by- Edward & Alisha Hamel) VALUE- $400 9
  • 10. #34 Professional Photo Session at Bridal Veil Professional Photo Session at the Villa at Bridal Veil. The Villa and the spectacular surroundings are the perfect background for your professional photo session. Loren Minnick, professional photographer and former FMES parent will capture images of your family at Bridal Veil, indoors and outdoors, in any predetermined location at everyone's mutual convenience. Capture a beautiful moment on film! (Donated by Franciscan Sisters of The Eucharist &Loren Minnick) Restrictions- Expires May 30, 2010 VALUE- $200 . #35 Here’s To The Highlands A basket of Scotland! Scottish-themed items such as Scotch, Scottish ales, foods, DVDs, and other miscellaneous items that will take you to the highlands of Brigadoon! (Donated by- Bryan and Colleen Forbes) VALUE- $250 10
  • 11. Silent Auction Items Bidding Opens Thursday, May 28, 2009 Bidding Ends 6:00pm Saturday, May 30, 2009 (for those not attending Live Auction) Bidding Ends 8:00pm Saturday, May 30, 2009 (Guests Attending Live Auction & Dinner) 36. Fir Room: Bed & Breakfast Tray Handmade tray and basket full of items by the Fir Room families. Value: Priceless 37. Juniper Room: Dessert Plates and Coordinating Napkins decorated by the students and families of the Juniper Room. Value: Priceless 38. Redwood Room: Sun Sculpture: Paper mache sun sculpture created by the students and families of the Redwood Room. Bright, bold, and beautiful. Great for the summer/outdoors. The children did the paper mache, brushed and blended the paint. Redwood Room parent Ashley Motley painted the cheery face. Value: Priceless 39. Larch Room: Around the World Bookcase: Around the World themed decoupage bookcase stocked with books. One special book is designed and filled by art from the children of the Larch Room. Value: Priceless 40. Alder Room: Alder Room Cookbook by the children and families of the Alder Room. Value: Priceless 41. Spruce Room: Garden Package by the children and families of the Spruce Room. East West College of the Healing Arts Gift Certificate for $50 One Hour Massage in the Professional Clinic. Massage Gift Certificate expires 4/27/2010. Value: Priceless 42. Hawthorn Room Origami Quilt: A gorgeous origami quot;quiltquot; that was lovingly created by the precious hands of the Hawthorn Room. Each child made a brightly colored origami squares, and each were then carefully placed to form a 10 squared quot;quilt.quot; Included is a diagram of all the Hawthorne Room children and the exact location of each child's square. Value: Priceless 43. Pine Room: World Travel Themed Package & Flat Stanley Scrapbook, with Flat Stanley Rod Puppet by the children and families of the Pine Room. Value: Priceless 44. Magnolia Room: Painting on Canvas by the children and families of the Magnolia Room. Value: Priceless 45. Oak Room: Personality Quilt of and by the children and families of the Oak Room. With the help of parent, Michelle Hite, each student made a 12x12 picture of what they love and who they are, using a variety of media such as appliqué', embroidery, fabric, paint, crayons, and anything else they could come up with. A masterpiece of personality. Value: Priceless 46. Maple Room: Mt. Hood Sectioned Composite Painting on canvas (36 x 36) by the students of the Maple Room. Value: Priceless 47. Montessori Aspect: Pet and House Sitting Are you planning a vacation during the months of June, July, or August? Would you like to take an extended holiday but the thought of leaving your home and pets stops you in your tracks? Gain peace of mind knowing our 11
  • 12. very own MA Director (Kathy Tyler) will take care of your home and pets while you are away! Two - one week sessions! Value: Priceless 48. Forest Room: Fine arts sculpture with ecological theme by the children and families of the Forest Room. Value: Priceless 49. St. Francis Academy: Peace Art - Framed work of art with PEACE theme by the children and families of St. Francis Academy. Value: Priceless 50. A Child's Creation Saved Forever in Art: Immortalize Your Artist - See your budding artist's work rendered in a form to be saved forever! Working with the FMES Art Staff one of your child's art pieces to be transformed into either: a set of greeting cards; a glass plate; or a silk scarf. A forever treasure! Donated by FMES Earthlings Brands Value: Priceless 51. Silver & Jade Bracelet: Sterling silver and jade contemporary design Bracelet Michael Chase & Laurie Huffman Value: $300 52. The Joinery - Handmade Cutting Board: Handmade Cutting Board (locally produced) Donated by: The Joinery Value: $60 52B. The Joinery - Handmade Cutting Board (locally produced) Donated by: The Joinery Value $60 53. quot;Stocks of Wheatquot; Original Oil Painting by FMES Friend, Luciano Monetti Donated by Luciano Monetti Value $300 54. quot;Unknown Titlequot; Print 44x33 Framed (Tree, Cliff, Sea) Donated by: Luciano Monetti Value $180 55. OSU Handmade Afghan & Jersey: Wrap yourself in six pounds of handmade warmth and OSU pride. This OSU inspired afghan was made with love by Patsy Rinella, Assistant Guide in the Pine Room. Easy care, machine wash and dry; made from 100 percent acrylic. OSU jersey completes the package - Go Beavs! Donated by Patsy Rinella Value: $100 56. Landscape In Blue by 'Bagley'. Original acrylic contemporary and gorgeous. This delightful and airy landscape is framed in a cream-colored hardware, ready to hang. 49quot; x 39quot; Donated by: M Financial Group Value: $650 57. Study of Michelangelo's Pieta by Artist Paul Lowis: Beautiful Open Edition Lithograph study of Michelangelo's Pieta by artist Paul Lowis. The original from which the litho was created was done in colored pencil on matte board with highlights in white gauche. The Pieta is considered by many to be the most exquisite sculpture in the world. And the more you view this beautiful work, we could not agree more. Donated by: Jennifer Lauck Value $250 58. quot;Three Pears on a Branchquot; By Molly Cliff Hilts: quot;Three Pears on a Branchquot; 22quot; x 18quot; image size. This Giclee print is signed by the artist and is part of a limited edition series of 250. It is on 100% rag, archival, acid free paper using Gliclee inks. These inks have extraordinary color range and are lightfast for from 80 to 200+ years. Artist, Molly Cliff Hilts is a former Earth School parent and renowned for her art on a global level. Gorgeous! Donated by: Molly Cliff Hilts, Holly Berk, and Erika Berk Value $700 59. Oil on canvas, an original work of an unknown artist. We have entitled it quot;Winter Sun.” Painted wood frame. Reminds one of a quiet walk through the woods on a winter morning. This would be great in a den or workspace. Donated by: Franciscan Sisters of The Eucharist 12
  • 13. Value: $75 60. Limited Edition Fukagawa Porcelain Plate by Suetomi quot;Child of Strawquot; with plate stand and original box. Donated by: Ruth Haines Value $50 61. Vintage, classic Celtic Cross in forged iron. Donated by: Jennifer Lauck Value: $150 62. Vintage Caricature Montage: Very cool vintage caricature art on newsprint and framed. Caricatures include famous tenor, Enrico Caruso and various political and famous men of the 1920's and 1930's. Donated by: Anonymous Value $50 63. Original Watercolor Painting by David Roy: One original watercolor painting by artist David Roy. Framed under glass, it measures 14x16 inches. Donated by: David Roy Value $150 64. Original Watercolor Painting by David Roy: One original watercolor painting by artist David Roy. Framed under glass, it measures 14x16 inches. Donated by: David Roy Value: $150 65. Original Watercolor Painting by David Roy: One original watercolor painting by artist David Roy. Framed under glass, it measures 14x16 inches. Donated by: David Roy Value: $150 66. Original Pastel by Artist David Roy: One original painting in pastel by artist David Roy. Framed under glass, it measures 14x16 inches. Donated by: David Roy Value: $150 67. Framed Photo by Peter Schutte: quot;Dreamsquot; Framed Photo by Peter Schutte. This photo was made for the cover of the European magazine quot;Psychologie.” That issue was all about dreams and dream themes and images that many people lived out their dreams. He was commissioned because his work reflects 'the other side' of life, as the yin and yang, the conscious and the subconscious, the visible and the often invisible sides of our lives and actions and that of nature. Peter is a professional photographer, photography instructor, the spouse of FMES Guide, Heidi Walz. Donated by: Peter Schutte Value: $200 68. Copper Verdigris Basket: Large handcrafted, one-of-a-kind basket sculpted out of 100% copper with verdigris finish. Hammered leaf finish, approximately 15 inches high and 14quot; wide. Perfect for sunroom or kitchen. Donated by: Gwenda McCall Value: $100 69. Sacred Art - Black Onyx Rosary: This is truly sacred art. Custom designed with hand selected black onyx gemstone, the rosary's vintage silver crucifix depicts Jesus the Good Shepherd and Saint Cecilia, patron saint of musicians and church music. Images of Our Lord of Miracles and Our Lady of Perpetual Help adorn the rosary's centerpiece. The rosary is considered a sacred object representing prayer and meditations. It is not intended to be worn as jewelry. Donated by: Dennis Mayers Value: $225 70. Sacred Art - Pure Quartz and Fire Agate Rosary: The love of Christ is inscribed on the vintage silver crucifix, which anchors the pure quartz and rare fire agate gemstones of this custom-designed rosary. Images of the 13
  • 14. Immaculate Conception, Saint Bernadette, and Our Lady of Lourdes are imprinted on the rosary's centerpiece. The rosary is considered a sacred object representing prayer and meditations. It is not intended to be worn as jewelry. Donated by: Dennis Mayers Value: $200 71. Handcrafted Doll: Ashton-Drake Handcrafted Porcelain Doll: quot;Brushin' Up On the Jobquot; - an original issue in the I'm a Little Handyman collection by artist Alex Tslikhin and issued by the Ashton-Drake Galleries. Original box and certificate included. Donated by: Anonymous Value: $75 72. Framed Engraving: Vintage Frank Mura (1861 - ) Brooklyn, NY Waterfall Engraving Framed 21quot;x 8quot; Donated by: Franciscan Sisters of The Eucharist Value: $150 73. Audubon Print: Bird of America Limited Edition - Certified & beautifully framed. This facsimile edition of John James Audubon's Birds of America was produced from the National Audubon Society's original double elephant folio, issued between 1827 and 1839. The color separations, printing and binding were done by Toppan Printing Company of Tokyo, Japan. Donated by: Holly Berk & Dan Bohling, Robert Berk, Erika Berk Value: $1,350 74. Framed Cat Pictures Donated by: Holly Berk & Dan Bohling, Gavin & Ethan Bohling Value $150 75. Ceramic Hanging: Victoria Shaw Ceramic Wall Hanging. Unique (very) one of a kind Native American art. Donated by: Gerald & Norma Morrell Value: $250 76. Ceramic Lantern: Victoria Shaw Ceramic Lantern. Zen-like, very peaceful and quiet piece. Donated by: Gerald & Norma Morrell Value: $250 77. Original Oil on Canvas: by Norma Morrell Donated by: Gerald & Norma Morrell Value: $250 78. Watercolor: Original watercolor painting of Momma & Baby Mouse Embracing. 201/2quot; x 17quot; Framed and signed. Donated by: Nguyen - Quoc - Bao Value: $350 79. Framed Paste: “Gathering Storm” Original by FMES mom Lee Torbert. Donated by: Lee Torbet Value: $225 80. Mother & Babe on Canvas: Acrylic print by local artist and FMES Specialist, Sole Ciganda. 19x37. quot;I started this piece one month after the birth of my son, Aritz. It took about two months to finish, between taking care of my son, trying to sleep and adjusting to a very new life. I held Aritz most of the time and used the sling (like the one in the painting) so that he could be close to me while I painted. Madre Gotica represents a big chunk of our time together during that period. I called this quot;Goticaquot; because of the shape of her hair. It reminds me of the Gothic churches and cathedrals in my home country with the point windows. She has dark native skin and a Gothic European shape--the two roots where my son comes from.quot; - Sole Ciganda Donated by: Sole Ciganda Value: $200 81. Kom Ombo Temple Print: An original, framed print of Kom Ombo Temple in Aswan, Egypt. Donated by: Ahmed & Vanetta Abdellatif Value: $200 82. Oil Painting: Oil on Panel 20 x 28 by Yvonne Hanks Donated by: Yvonne Hanks Value: $400 14
  • 15. 83. Bridal Veil Photo: Print by FMES friend Norm Ragnone - Captured at Bridal Veil, this is a picture of a quiet reflective area with pond and waterfall. Donated by: Norm & Gwen Ragnone Value: $150 84. Bridal Veil Photo: Print by FMES friend Norm Ragnone: photographed at the Franciscan Villa at Bridal Veil. With the villla as backdrop with reflecting pool displaying all of God's glory in the sun. Donated by: Norm & Gwen Ragnone Value: $150 85. Watercolor Overlay: Gorgeous watercolor overlay onto photo print. A quaint little street somewhere in Europe. Paris perhaps? Let your imagination wander. Donated by: Nick and Daniela Carulli Value: $1,000 100. 2009 Portland Rose Festival: The 2009 Portland Rose Festival Waterfront Village Package includes: Eight (8) general admission tickets to the Waterfront Village, valid any time during the event run; $40 retail value. Two (2) Waterfront Village Midway ride cards (4 rides on each card) featuring Funtastic Traveling Shows. No substitutions. Event times, dates, sponsors, locations and retail ticket prices are subject to change without notice or substitution. Donated by: Portland Rose Festival Foundation Value: $64 101. Portland Timbers & Nike: Soccer Package - Large Adult Size - Everything the soccer player needs to get in shape Timbers Style! Includes: Nike Fit Dry Golf Shirt; Nike Sphere Dry Shorts; White Nike Fit Dry Shirt; Soccer or Sport Backpack by Nike; Nike Storm Fit-20 quot;Convertiblequot; (to shorts) Training Pants; Portland Timbers Nike Beanie; Football/Soccer Portland Timbers Warm-up pants & Jacket; Nike unisex size 5 soccer ball (white with black, royal blue & yellow). And now that you are styling - Here is four (4) tickets to a Portland Timbers game, no restrictions. Enjoy! Men’s Size Large Donated by: Portland Timbers, Gavin & Heather Wilkinson Value: $575 102. Cure for the Summertime Blues: This certificate is good for ONE YMCA PROGRAM. Some Summer 2009 choices: Rookie Sports Camps [cheer, soccer, basketball] for ages 4-6 and All Star Camps (ages 7-14) include: Acting Camp , Adventure Camp, Basketball, Flag Football, Golf Camp (ages 9-12), Soccer (ages 6-12), Survival Camp (ages 8-12), Volleyball, Cheer Camp, Lego Camp (ages 6-12). And just so no one is left out this summer - we've got the rest of the family covered with : a One Month Family membership to ClubSport Oregon - the ultimate sports & fitness resort. Donated by: ClubSport Oregon, Mt. Hood Family YMCA Restrictions: YMCA: Gift Certificate must be accompanied by a completed registration form when turned into the Mt. Hood YMCA office. Expires May 30, 2010. ClubSport: For non-members only. Must be 18 years or older to redeem. Expires 9/30/2009 Value $300 103. Gift of Life - Plant A Tree: Friends of Trees will plant a young native tree in honor of a person of the auction winner's choice. Plant a Tree - A gift of Life. Give a growing gift to honor your friends and family, and help the earth and the future. Friends of Trees will plant a young native tree or grove in honor of someone whose life passage or accomplishments you want to celebrate. Includes a gift card for you to mail to your chosen recipient. quot;To plant a tree is to give body and life to one's dream of a better world.quot; Donated by: Friends of Trees Value: $35 104. Hawthorne Auto Clinic - A Physical for your Vehicle - Includes brake inspection, steering and suspension inspection, and cooling system analysis. Also includes a lube, oil, and filter change service. We are an AAA approved repair shop and employ ASE certified technicians. Donated by: Hawthorne Auto Clinic Inc. Restrictions: We do not service: Air cooled VW or Vanagon, British vehicles, exotic European vehicles, Saab, Mercedes Benz, BMW, oversize vans and trucks, most vehicles over 20 years old, domestic diesel vehicles, and motor homes. Certificate expires 5-30-2010. Value: $170 15
  • 16. 105. Night at the Great Wolf Lodge: Just 1.5 hours from Portland/Seattle. We've also included a couple CD's (Barlow Girl & Karaoke Mixed Country Vol. II) for the trip. Your Family Suite features: 2 Queen beds and a semi-private living area with full-size sofa sleeper. The resort combines the rustic charm of a lodge with the amenities of a contemporary resort. Test your bravery at Bear Track Landing with six waterslides and three pools filled with wet and wild fun for all age levels. Discover Fort McKenzie, a treehouse waterfort featuring 12 levels of interactive fun connected by suspension bridges, cargo nets, and web crawls topped off by a 48ft. tower with a tipping bucket full of 1,000 galloons of cascading water. So much fun - bring the family! Please note blackout dates before bidding. Donated by: Great Wolf Lodge, Music Millennium Restrictions: 2009 Blackout Dates apply: June 6,13,19,20,26,27,July 3-4,July10-Aug 22,Aug 28-29, Sept 4-6, Oct 3,10-12,16-17,23-24,30-31,Nov 21, Nov26-28, Dec18-31. Value: $279 106. Foot & Body TLC: Healthy Alternatives Herb & Tea Shoppe - 30 Minute Detox Footspa - Relax with some hot tea and an herbal neck wrap while alleviating your body of heavy metals, infection, synthetic drugs/hormones, and other toxins. Painless process to aid in healing of the body on the cellular level. 30-40 minutes is the optimal time for a treatment, which ensures that the body's circulating blood stream is sufficiently stimulated. Blooming Moon Wellness Spa - $50 Gift Certificate To be used towards: acupuncture, facial or foot treatment. East West College of the Healing Arts Gift Certificate for $50 One Hour Massage in the Professional Clinic. Donated by: Blooming Moon Wellness Spa, East West College of the Healing Arts, Healthy Alternatives Herb & Tea Shoppe Restrictions: Healthy: Expires July 31, 2009 Blooming: Expires 11/09 College: 4/27/09 Value: $130 107. Oregon Historical Society: Oregon Historical Society - Annual Family Membership (2 adults & Kids under 18 years). Includes: Admission to Museum; Subscription to the Oregon Historical Quarterly; 10% discount at the Museum Store; Invitations to and first notice of exhibit previews, lectures, and special events, including the Mark O. Hatfield Distinguished Historians Forum; and membership in Time Travelers, a national network of museums and historical societies. Donated by: Oregon Historical Society Value: $80 108. Hood River Excursion: A Day in Hood River - What a lovely place for a day trip and it's just a short but lovely drive through the scenic Columbia River Gorge. This package includes a train ride, brewery tour and refreshments. (1) Excursion Train Fare for Two; (2) The Brewery in the heart of the Gorge. If there is one thing a brewer loves more than great beer - it is great food and great beer! - This Gift Certificate for $40 is good at the Full Sail Tasting Room & Pub where a NW inspired menu complements the award winning brews and features local and seasonal ingredients. quot;At this very moment, perched on a bluff overlooking the Gorge, 47 specialists in the liquid refreshment arts are crafting barley and hops into your next beer. Swing by for a pint, grab a bite, tour the brewery, or just soak up the view. our brewhouse is your brewhouse.quot; Open daily at 11:30 am for lunch and dinner. River views and deck seating. Brewery Tours Daily at 1, 2, 3 and 4 pm. Donated by: Full Sail Brewing Company, Mt. Hood Railroad Restrictions: Train: Valid only during non-special event dates. Based on availability. Advance reservations required. Valid 5-5-09 through 10-5-09. Cannot be upgraded or extended. Brewery expires 5/20/2010. Value: $100 109. Cause to Smile: $1000 Gift Certificate Toward New Patient Full Braces - Sylvan Orthodontics. Limit one certificate per family, initial exam to be completed by certificate expiration date. One certificate per location Donated by: Sylvan Orthodontics Initial examination to be completed by 12/31/09. Value: $1,000 16
  • 17. 110. TaeKwanDo - 1 Month lessons & Uniform for 2 Persons: This could be a great parent/child activity. Get some one on one time together learning something fun and good for you! US West Coast Taekwando Assoc. Hollywood - Family Martial Arts & Fitness Center. Taekwando is the modern practice of the old oriental art of self defense or unarmed combat. Programs for children & adults! Whether you are 3 or 63, Taekwando can help you realize your maximum potential, both physically and mentally. At Hollywood, we are proud to have one of the top martial arts instructors in the country. Diwakar quot;Danquot; Maharjan, Master Instructor. Gift Certificate includes: 1 Month of Taekwando lessons & a Uniform for 2 Persons ($170 value per person). Donated by: US West Coast Taekwando Assoc. Hollywood Restrictions: Please use in 2009. Value: $340 111. For the Little Princess: Polliwog (clothing, toys, music, slings & carriers, bags, etc.) - What little miss isn't going to love this chic pink outfit. Levi's pink Jeans (size 2T) and Mister Judy Button front quot;Audreyquot; Blouse (designed and made in Portland). Dark Blue / Light Blue & purple Leopard Print Reversible Fleece Hat and Dark Blue / Purple, Turquoise and Red Reversible Fleece Hat by The Fleece Lady. Your princess will look marvelous! Donated by: Marie Williams Outerwear Value: $85 112. Ladies Pullover: North End Sport Ladies Longsleeve Dri-Fit Pullover (Olympic Red/Black Silk Thread) Size: Women's XL Donated by: Value: $30 113. Northwest Children's Theater: Winnie the Pooh - 4 Tickets. October 2 - 25, 2009. 7pm Fridays, 12pm or 3pm Saturdays and Sundays. Expires 10-25-09. Donated by: Northwest Children's Theater Value: $80 114. Grand Central Baking: 1 Rustic Loaf per month for a year. Rustic Breads only. Each month consecutively. Donated by: Grand Central Baking Company Value: $40 115. Portland Beavers Baseball: Four (4) infield reserved tickets to a Portland Beavers baseball game during the 2009 regular season. Restrictions :Monday thru Wednesday Regular Season Only Donated by: Portland Beavers Value: $56 116. Tea Party For 12: Your own tea party for up to 12 includes all services including dishware, decor, shopping, cooking, prep work and clean, prep work and clean up. Donated by: Michelle Bundy Value: $600 117. Dance Classes Plus: Hollywood Dance - Gift certificate for Dance Classes. Good for Two (2) months of 1 time per week dance class or Summer Session (July - August - 6 weeks). Either Pre-Ballet, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop or Polynesian (Adults, Teens and Children). Also - Two free ridiculously tasty breakfasts or lunches! in up and coming trendy Fremont district. The perfect before or after dance class break! Donated by: Bumblekiss, Hollywood Dance Restrictions: New Students only! Expires 3/1/2010. Value: $150 17
  • 18. 118. Sit & Ride Cruiser for your Wild One. Rechargeable running quot;ride-onquot; toy. Has audible horn, flashing lights, and music. Please use wisely and make sure child wears helmet while operating the toy. Ages 18-36 months. Children under 40 lbs. Ages 18-36 months. Children under 40 lbs. Donated by: Value: $50 119. SAINTS Black Diamond Jacket - Women's Small - Black with Royal Blue Embroidered School Logo. Show your school spirit with a snazzy new jacket! Donated by: FMES Athletic Fund Value: $45 120. SAINTS Black Diamond Jacket - Men's XL - Black with Royal Blue Embroidered School Logo. Show your school spirit with a snazzy new jacket! Donated by: FMES Athletic Fund Value: $45 121. What did you do Last Weekend? If you are adventurous and curious and had a whole lot of fun, you were probably at Saturday Academy. This Saturday Academy Gift Certificate is worth the Full Tuition of one program/class/workshop. Classes are for anyone entering grades 2 - 12, who want to explore new topics and like to learn by doing. Students can explore a multitude of topics from science, engineering and technology, to humanities and the arts. Value from $75 - $375, depending on cost of class/workshop. Donated by: Saturday Academy Restrictions: Excludes overnight camps. Must use by May 30, 2010. Value: $375 122. For Your Best Friend: Dog Lovers Package: Like having the quot;DOG WHISPERERquot; to yourself! Set of Cesar Millan, star of National Geographic's quot;Dog Whispererquot; Dog Training DVD Set quot;Mastering Leadership.” Improving your dog's behavior through exercise, discipline and affection. Volumes 1-3 (1)People Training For Dogs (2) Becoming a Pack Leader (3) Your New Dog: First Day and Beyond. PLUS Cesar Millan's quot;Essentials Toolkitquot; DVD - A common sense guide to understanding the basics of dog behavior. $50 Gift Certificate at Burns Feed Store (which is nestled on Orient Drive between Gresham and Boring). They have a great eclectic selection-- from straw bales for garden mulching to vitamins for your pets! Expires May 15, 2010. Pet sitting: Are you planning a vacation during the months of June July and August? Would you like to take an extended holiday but the thought of leaving your house unattended or putting your pets into a kennel stops you in your tracks? If so, then there is no better way for you to gain peace of mind than by having our very own MA Director, Kathy Tyler care for your home and pets while you are away... Two - one week sessions. Donated by: Allegro Media Group, Burns Feed Store, Respond 2 Communications Value $600 123. Take Shape for Life: Lose 10-20 pounds in June! Start your journey towards Optimal Health by learning how to achieve a healthy mind, healthy body and healthy finances. This package includes: 1) Free Health Coaching Services, 2) 4 Weeks of Medifast meals customized for you, 3) An extra bonus week of food (total of 5 weeks), and 4) The Secret is Out book with a $20 value. New clients only. Donated by: Stephanie Arnheim Restrictions: New Clients Only. Expires December 31, 2009 Value: $400 124. Eagles Landing: A foursome (or 4 single rounds) of 18 Holes of golf at the beautiful new Eagles Landing Golf Course on Mount Scott. Eagles Landing also has miniature golf and club house. Expires 3/30/10 Donated by: Eagles Landing Value: $67 18
  • 19. 125. Pizza Party Package for 8 Kids: Birthday Package for 8 Kids. Includes: 2 pieces of pizza per child (up to three toppings); Pitcher of soda in accordance with number of children; Birthday napkins, plates, and cups; tablecloth; suckers, balloons, and ice-cream dixie cups; and Birthday Shirt. Expires 6/15/2010 Donated by: Papa's Pizza Parlor Value: $48 126. Piano Lessons for 1 Month with Ardeth Fullmer Donated by: Ardeth Fullmer Value: $120 127. Portrait Session with 11x14 Gallery Portrait. Donated by: Campbell Salgado Studio Restrictions: Winner must activate Gift certificate within 1 week of auction. Gift certificate is good for 6 months if properly activated. Value: $598 128. Family Dinner & Show: $100 in scrip for Red Robin Stone Cold & Blockbuster. Does your family need a night out? Here is something that everyone in your family will look forward to. Make a date with the family. Gift certificates for Blockbuster, Stone Cold and Red Robin. Donated by: Jonathan and Annette Humphrey Value: $100 129. Nail-Biter Suspense Nights Basket: Are you a closet super sleuth? Do you like to figure out who's who and whodunit? Well this Mini Mystery Library is waiting for you! Nail-biting suspense awaits with these 26 hardback mysteries. You will be engrossed for months! Basket also includes: French Press, 2 mugs and fresh coffee beans. Donated by: Ketty Miller, Starbucks - 122nd & Division Value: $216 130. Willamette Valley Vineyards Private Tour & Tasting for 10: This certificate is an invitation for you and up to 9 of your friends to be our guests for a private tour of our facility and wine tasting with an hors d'oeuvres tray. Willamette valley Vineyards has been recognized by Wine Enthusiast Magazine as one of America's great Pinot Noir producers. Please come experience our hospitality, spectacular views and world class wines. We are certain it will be an experience you will not soon forget! Donated by: Willamette Valley Vineyards Restrictions: No tours on event, holiday or festival weekends. Expires May 30, 2010. Value: $150 131. Super Cool Blocks - Archiquest Intelligent Building System: Are you ready to take building blocks to the highest level? You can with these very cool building sets by Archiquest. With intricate designs on every face of every block, this system will let your child (and you) spend hours building different types of structures. Archiquest brings you a terrific building system with blocks made of special wood and intricate designs on every face of every block. All shapes and sizes. This package also includes Dragons and Pagodas. Donated by: Jacob and Rosemary Lewin Value: $180 132. 2 Jars/Quarts of 2008 Blackberry & Elderberry Jam. Elderberries are a known quot;super foodquot; with medicinal properties. Tastes great and good for cold/flu season. Donated by: Suzette & Joe Palanuk Value: $20 133. Going Places With Baby: Includes a neutral gender Umbrella Stroller filled with: Carters My Best Friend Blanky; Infantino Tag Along Chimes; Yellow Soft Footies; 2 Carter's Duckie outfits; Handmade matching light yellow sweater, booties and bonnet; Kiddopotamus Snuzzler for car seat or stroller; Cuddly Blanket; and Tiny Diner Portable Placemat. And just in case that doesn't quite do it - we've included an additional BabiesRus Gift card for $25. Baby is ready to go in style. Donated by: Nick and Daniela Carulli Value: $60 19
  • 20. 134. Good Night Sweetheart Basket: This basket includes: Going-to-bed CD's and robe, slippers, cozy socks, and a $25 L.L. Bean Gift Certificate to use towards new Pajamas (or whatever). CD Titles: Various Artists, Lullaby: A Collection; Enya, Shephard Moons; Loreena McKennitt, The Book of Secrets; Cowboy Junkies, The Trinity Session; and Paul Horn, Inside Monument Valley. Donated by: Kunkle Family, Steve Reznick & Lydia Junewick Value: $165 135. TaeKwonDo 2 Gift Certificate for Lessons for Two Students: Offering martial arts instruction since 1998, TaeKwonDo2 is pleased to offer 2 Gift Certificates (Valued at $109 each) towards the purchase of TaeKwonDo lessons at its Milwaukie, Oregon school. For two separate people. Whether you are looking to learn self-defense techniques, improve balance and coordination, or add to your physical fitness routine, contact TaeKwonDo2 for more information on their classes and /or schedule a visit to the school. They look forward to meeting you! TAEKWONDO 2 Restrictions: Valid Thru 8/31/2009 Value: $200 136. French Lessons - S'il vous plaît: Three French lessons from a native French speaker. Chris grew up in Belgium and France, has a Bachelor Degree in French and teaches at Portland Community College Continuing Education Department. Donated by: Chris Boone Value: $140 137. TaeKwonDo 2 Gift Certificate for Kickboxing Lessons For Two: Try something new with your spouse or friend! Based in Milwaukie, Oregon, TaeKwonDo2's adult Kickboxing classes combine elements of boxing, martial arts and aerobics to provide overall conditioning and toning. TaeKwonDo2 is pleased to offer Gift Certificates (Valued at $55 each) towards the purchase of its adult Kickboxing classes. Kick the quot;Gym Ratquot; routine; contact TaeKwonDo2 for more information on how to intensify your workout and to schedule a visit to the school. TAEKWONDO 2 Restrictions: Valid Thru 8/31/2009 Value: $100 138. Meals for Four Seasons: Trader Joe's comes to you! Delectable goodies such as specialty pastas, sparkling cider chips, dip, and of course...chocolates!!! This is but a starter for the year of Meals to Match the Season! - A Fresh Homemade Family ( 2 adults and up to 4 kids) Summer Dinner Prepared and Delivered by Susan Hanna & Danielle Polvorosa. Delivered to Your Home any night during the week of: July 19 -25, 2009. Suggested Summer Meal based on seasonal fresh ingredients: Tomato, Watermelon and Strawberry Salad, Grilled Meat & Summer Vegetable Skewers, Rosemary Focaccia, Panna Cotta with Peaches and Amaretto Cookie Crumbles. Suggested Fall Meal based on seasonal fresh ingredients: Mixed Green Salad with Pears & Gorgonzola Cheese, Three Bean Chili, Corn Bread, and Fresh Cranberry Crostata.Suggested Winter Meal based on seasonal fresh ingredients: Fresh Carrot and Apple Salad, Baked Pasta with Mini Turkey Meatballs, Italian bread with Olives, and Orange Flavored Biscotti with Almonds. Suggested spring Meal based on seasonal fresh ingredients: Butter Lettuce Salad with Feta Cheese, Strawberries and Walnuts, Pasta with Asparagus and Mushrooms, Crusty Italian Bread, Yogurt and Fresh Berries in Mini Pastry Cups. Menu is Flexible based on dietary needs. Donated by: Anonymous, Ron and Susan Hanna, Bret & Danielle Polvorosa Restrictions: Call Susan or Danielle at least 2 weeks in advance to establish final details or change dates, if necessary. Susan 503-758-2714 Danielle 503- 788-7664. Value: Priceless 139. Group Tour of California Pizza Kitchen - Bridgeport Village: This certificate is good for one group tour of the California Pizza Kitchen - Bridgeport Village (503) 968-0504. Please call the General Manager to schedule your tour. Tour includes: Become Certified Pizza Makers, Create & Eat Your own Pizzas, Learn How a Great restaurant is run and Have Fun! Also included is a California Pizza Kitchen Family Cookbook for your family! Anonymous Value: $100 140. Girls Special Basket: Includes: Shell Bracelet, Puppy Purse, Stuffed Rabbit, Makeup Kit (Gloss, eye shadow & lipstick), Bath Set (Soap, Lotion, Powder & Shower Gel), and Fashion Doll. Donated by: Kunkle Family Value: $30 20
  • 21. 141. Garden Consultation by Fiddlehead: 90 minutes consultation about your landscape! We specialize in native plantings and landscapes. Fiddlehead LLC Restrictions: Expires one year from 5/30/09 Value: $100 142. Chance to try Bouldering: One of the largest bouldering gyms in the world! Bouldering is an exciting, fast growing aspect of rock climbing. It is especially appealing because it's social, easy to learn and doesn't require any special equipment. Jump on! Donated by: Circuit Bouldering Gym Value: $72 143. Crafts by Sharyl: Our very own FMES parent, Sharyl Lund designed and built this backyard treasure. Recycled materials and electric! If you like funky and fun, this is for you! We love creative people! Donated by:Sharyl Lund Value: $100 144. Great Expectations: Baby Basket includes Baby Bjorn, bath tub, portal potty, boopy, formula and a * Diaper Cake * which includes three layers of diapers rolled up and decorated with baby gifts and accessories. Also, Zenana Spa & Wellness Center $30 Gift Card - could be used towards a pregnancy massage or other service at this unique family-friendly spa. Donated by: Michelle Bundy, Renee Rodden. Zenana Spa & Wellness Center Value: $280 145. Desserts For A Year: Delicious homemade desserts prepared for your family or group of 4 one a month. Donated by: Desserts For You Value: $120 146. Horse Back Riding: One free horseback riding lesson with a national champion trainer. Good for one year Donated by: Debra Livingstone Value: $60 147. 4 Weeks of Floral Arranging: 4 weeks of floral arranging course hosted by quot;Florist To The Starsquot; 2 hour classes. 4 times - you pick the theme! Donated by: Michelle Bundy Value: $800 148. Tea for 4 at the Tea House: Located in Oregon City. Includes teas, dainty tea sandwiches, scones other pastries, soup or garden salad, dessert, and fresh fruit. Donated by: Cheryl and ark Lietzke Restrictions: Expires one year from data of certificate Value: $75 149. East of Portland Pampering: Includes: One Hour therapeutic Massage with Renee Rodden in Sandy and a Signature facial with revitalizing eye treatment at the Columbia Gorge Salon & Spa in Troutdale. Also a tin of dark chocolate truffles and a couple pre-paid drive-up quot;breaksquot; when you need them from Motor Moka and Dutch Brothers. Isn't it time to treat yourself? Good for one year Donated by: Columbia Gorge Salon, Dutch Brothers Coffee, Holy Grail Chocolates, Motor Moka, Renee Rodden Value: $250 150. Hello Kitty Basket: Basket includes TY Girl with outfit (Play Online); Hello Kitty Basket; Hello Kitty Purse; Hello Kitty cup with lid; Sunglasses (child); 1.5 lbs. Assorted Saltwater Taffy; Twinkle Pop Bouquet; and Rock candy on a stick. Donated by: Fuzziwigs Candy Factory, Gretchen & Waylon Holderman Value: $88 21
  • 22. 151. Look Good & Feel Great!: Lose 10-20 pounds in June! Start your journey towards Optimal Health by learning how to achieve a healthy mind, healthy body and healthy finances. This package includes: 1) Free Health Coaching Services, 2) 4 Weeks of Medifast meals customized for you, 3) An extra bonus week of food (total of 5 weeks), and 4) The Secret is Out book with a $20 value. New clients only. Donated by: Oh! Hair Salon & Spa Value: $400 152. Hand Painted Wooden Toy Playset: Beautiful little playset for your child! Hand painted and drafted with love, this playset has a whole family tucked away in their own little box. And to keep the little family happy, they have food, tiny chairs and a set of trees to snuggle them all in. How cute! Donated by: Nikki Tzantarmas Value: $65 153. Change Negative Beliefs or Thoughts into Resources! Limiting beliefs...they slow us down like speed bumps and sometimes even stop us like road blocks. They are a source of discomfort and hinder us from getting what we want out of life. Whether you are conscious of your limiting beliefs or they are operating just below the surface, there is an effective way to change these beliefs and give you unfettered access to your personal resources. Michael Siegel, a certified NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programmer) is a Master Practioner and will teach you in one session how to change those limiting beliefs. This is a powerful technique you can take home and continue to use on your own as well as share with family and friends. Donated by: Michael Siegel Value: $50 154. Animal Basket - Just for Kids: Containing friendly snake plush toys, Tiger Umbrella, school stuff and some things to snack on. Just enough! Donated by: Anonymous Value: $30 156. NW Women’s Fitness Club - 1 Hour personal training session & 1 week fitness or group training membership Looking Good, Feeling Great & Living Life to the Fullest! NW Women’s Fitness Club - 1 Hour personal training session & 1 week fitness or group training membership. Welcome to our world class training studio. A personal training experience can give you a plan for success. Our mission is to help you adopt a more healthy and fit lifestyle so you look and feel your best! Donated by: Northwest Women’s Fitness Club Value: $135 200. The Best Birthday Party Ever: Imagine Fun & Learning together! Make your future scientist or science enthusiast's next birthday party the best yet! FMES provides the location - the FMES gym! This package also includes: Certificate for Mad Science In-Class Field Trip for up to 30 children. Sparking Imaginative Learning! Over 40 cool science topics to choose from. Mad Science is expert at providing fun for large groups and in-class field trips without the expense of transportation, entry fees or lost class time! Donated by: FMES / SFA, Mad Science Of Portland & Vancouver Restrictions: Expires May 30, 2010 and based on FMES gym availability. Mad Science Certificate expires 2/2010. Travel fees apply outside Portland and Vancouver city limits. Not all topics available at all times. Visit website for descriptions and to see which workshops are currently available. Value: $400 201. For the Young Artist: Give them some equipment and watch them create a masterpiece. When they are done, have the one-of-a-kind creation made into something for yourself or maybe a grandmother to use, display or wear. Maybe all three! This package includes a Learning Palace Basket and Gift Certificate to transform a creation into art. Includes: Awesome Ocean Science Book; Slime Science Kit; Kids Care Book (75 ways to make a difference for people, animals and the environment); includes a gift certificate to immortalize your work - See your budding artist's work rendered in a form to be saved forever! Working with the FMES Art Staff one of your child's art pieces to be transformed into either: a set of greeting cards; a glass plate; or a silk scarf. A forever treasure! Expires May 30, 2010. Donated by: FMES Earthlings Brand, Learning Palace, Mike Faris Value: $115 22
  • 23. 202. Administrator for a Day: - Some days Sister Kathleen Ann could really use extra hands, ears and eyes to help cover everything at FMES/SFA. Start by greeting your fellow students as they arrive at school and spend the day shadowing our favorite administrator, Sr. Kathleen Ann. She'll even treat you to lunch! Sorry, only available for current students under 12. Expires June 9, 2009. Donated by: Sister Kathleen Ann Value: Priceless 203. Summer Afternoon Tea Party for 4: You and three (3) friends are cordially invited to a quot;Summer Afternoon Tea Partyquot; with Beth [Brownie & Sophie] in the Juniper Room. We'll enjoy some lite fare, a cup of your favorite tea, and each other's company. Imagine a lovely table set with linen and china, the garden in bloom, and a relaxing afternoon for four. Come & Enjoy! Donated by: Beth Russell Restrictions: Available on the afternoon of your choice, the week of: June 15-19 or June 22-26 from 1 - 3pm. Expires June 27, 2009. Value: Priceless 204. Reinventing Yourself inside & outside. Everyone can use some fine tuning, here is a package to get you started. Includes: (1) Personal Training and Fitness Group - NW Women’s Fitness Club - 1 Hour personal training session & 1 week fitness or group training membership. Welcome to our world class training studio. A personal training experience can give you a plan for success. Our mission is to help you adopt a more healthy and fit lifestyle so you look and feel your best! (2) Penny Beil at Equilibrium Salon - Hair Consultation, Cut, Color & Style with Penny Beil at Equilibrium Salon. New Clients only please. Expires 9/9/09 (3) How about a massage to make you feel good all over? 1 Hour Massage included. (4) Camellia Pure Beauty $30 Gift Certificate - Portland's only natural beauty boutique, carrying over 50 natural and organic lines. Donated by: Camellia Pure Beauty, Northwest Women’s Fitness Club, Oh! Hair Salon & Spa, Penny Beil - Equilibrium Salon Value: $310 205. Let Them Eat Cake! And You Too! - A YEAR OF CAKE - Six (6) Decorated Cakes to be ordered as needed throughout the year. Purchaser can choose cake flavor and decorative design and we will do our best to make it possible. Donated by: Abby Nartker and Montana Reid Value: $150 206. Healthy Changes - Add some Serenity to Your Life through yoga, meditation and massage. Root Whole Body - 1 Month Membership. A really nice way to show your body that you care!! One Month Trial Membership includes: unlimited yoga/movement, sauna and (to reward you for your efforts) - a one-hour massage. Expires 12/31/09. Franciscan Spiritual Center, located in a beautiful retreat setting to visit, not far from here)- Massage Gift Certificate. Sister Emma Holdener, OSF LMT An East West College of the Healing Arts Gift Certificate - $50 One Hour Massage in the Professional Clinic. 2 - 1 Hour Therapeutic Massage. Can be scheduled at anytime the Portland Chiropractic Group clinic is open. And finally, 1 One-Hour Massage at Gresham Therapeutic Massage Center. That is 6 MASSAGES TOTAL - go every other month to spread them over the year or use them weekly for 6 weeks. Donated by: East West College of the Healing Arts, Franciscan Spiritual Center, Gresham Therapeutic Massage Center, Portland Chiropractic Group, Root Whole Body Restrictions: Root Expires 12/31/09. College expires 4/27/2010. Value: $440 207. U of P Soccer: 2 Season Tickets to 2009-2010 Men's & Women's Soccer at University of Portland - PILOTS SOCCER. Package includes Pilots soccer ball and other pilot promotional fun stuff. Helen McDonald c/o Lora Looney Value: $200 23
  • 24. 208. Child's B&W Portrait Sitting with Linnea Osterberg, Photographer - One Child's/Children's Portrait Sitting shot on location in Black & White. Portraits purchased separately through the studio of Linnea Osterberg, Photographer. To shoot at location outside the Portland metro area, a travel fee will apply. Expires 8/31/09 Donated by: Linnea Osterberg, Photographer Value: $200 209. Aldercreek Kayak & Canoe - Basic skills Class for 2 People! Splish splash! Donated by: Aldercreek Kayak & Canoe Value: $130 210. A Different Kind of Cleaning Bucket: Apple Bucket filled with: Dirt Devil Ultra Hand Vacuum, 4 pack micro fiber cloths, Red Wine stain remover, Hand sanitizer, Eco tote bag, and Music CD - Mel Brown Sextet to clean along to. After all that cleaning, we want you to take care of any sore muscles so we've thrown in a Gift certificate for a 1 Hour Massage from East West College of the Healing Arts in the Professional Clinic. Donated by: East West College of the Healing Arts, Franciscan Sisters of The Eucharist Restrictions: Massage Gift Certificate Expires 4/27/2010. Value: $125 211. Tears of Joy Theatre - 4 Tickets: Tears of Joy Puppet Theatre presents quot;Rumpelstiltskinquot; By Sharon Whitney - Runs November 13-29, 2009 - Gift Certificate for 4 Tickets Donated by: Tears of Joy Theatre Restrictions: quot;Rumpelstiltskinquot; November 13-29, 2009 Value: $60 212. Something to Smile About: $1000 Gift Certificate Toward New Patient Full Braces - Happy Valley Orthodontics. Limit one certificate per family, initial exam to be completed by certificate expiration date. One certificate per location. (Sylvan /Happy Valley) Initial examination to be completed by 12/31/09. Donated by: Happy Valley Orthodontics Value $1000 214. Avi Auto Repair LLC - 10 Lube/Oil/Filter: Be kind to your car! Avi Auto Repair LLC Gift certificate for ten (10) Lube Oil Filters - Includes: new oil filter, Valvoline oil and tire rotation. (Gas only) Expires May 30, 2010 Donated by: Avi Auto Repair LLC Restrictions: (Gas cars only) Expires May 30, 2010 Value: $300 215. Adventure in Central Oregon (Bend/Sisters): Desert Plants & Animals, Beer and a Rodeo - Welcome to Central Oregon! Includes: 1) The High Desert Museum - It is more an expedition, more than an exhibition! These 4 Guest Passes will admit 4 people to the High Desert Museum in Bend. 2) Deschutes Brewery $25 Gift Card. Overlooking the wild & scenic Deschutes River in Central Oregon. Starting as a small brew pub serving locals their favorite beers in downtown Bend, Deschutes now sells beer across the western U.S. Over the years, Deschutes has maintained its commitment to innovation and exceptional quality with flagship beers such as Mirror Pond Ale and Black Butte Porter. 3) Rodeo in Sisters Oregon sitting in the Gold Section: Four reserved seats at the famed Sisters Rodeo in Sisters Oregon. Sunday, June 4, 2009. 4) 10 Admission Punch-card with two extra passes to one of the greatest Children's Museums in Oregon! Donated by: Bend Children's Museum, Deschutes Brewery & Public House, High Desert Museum, Sisters Rodeo Association Restrictions: The Museum is open every day from 9am to 5 pm, except Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. Passes expire: 5-30-2010 Value: $178 216. Foldable Competition Sjoelbak Dutch Shuffleboard: Sjoelbak Dutch Shuffleboard Heemskerk Sport HS-40FS Foldable Competition includes 30 pucks. Donated by: Knights of Columbus - St. Joseph the Worker Value: $175 24
  • 25. 217. Corningware Basket: Basket of Corningware ovenware includes: Two round (1.6 & 2.5 liter), and two oval dishes (1.8 & 2.8 liter) with clear lids. Also includes: 2 gray oven mits and a kitchen towel. Safe for use in oven, microwave, refrigerator and freezer. Material resists chipping and cracking. Non-porous surfaces do not absorb food odors, flavors or stains. Donated by: Franciscan Sisters of The Eucharist Value: $50 218. quot;Talk to the Animalsquot; - 4 week Session: Sunrise Farm located in Troutdale, Oregon invites the winning bidder's choice of one person to participate in our quot;Talk to the Animalsquot; program. 4-week session - 1 hour per week. Hand-on activities with gentle farm animals. Donated by: Sunrise Farm LLC Restrictions: Use by 11-30-09. Value: $100 219. Tutoring & New Books for the Family: Tutoring Services - Andrea Makapugay - 4 Hours. Beginning to read, Math (Basic to Algebra), writing, some literature, some science (basic). 4 hours. Instructor in Education Program at Portland State University, Masters in Education and in Special Education. Sylvan Tutor for 7 years. We've also included three different books for readers of all ages at your home to enjoy. Me and My Robot #2 tell all in: quot;The Show-And-Tell Show Offquot; This little book is great for little readers just beginning to read: simple words, big type, picture clues and repetition. Book entitled, quot;You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?quot; Book about the life and times of world-famous left-handed pitcher, Sandy Koufax! Awesome cartoon caricatures and story about his baseball career. Wonderful little book about little Peter Rabbit and the Flopsy Bunnies. The book talks too, with sounds to make it even more cute! Donated by: Andrea Makapugay Singh, A Children's Place Bookstore Value: $114 220. Busy in Seattle: Don't miss out on these two attractions the next time you visit our sister city to the north. Experience Music Project/Science Fiction Museum (Seattle) - Four (4) Passes Woodland Park Zoo (Seattle) - Family Fun Pack includes single admission to zoo for two children and two adults. Donated by: Experience Music Project / Science Fiction Museum, Woodland Park Zoo Restrictions: Zoo expires 12/31/2010. Value: $110 221. 2009 Oregon Brewers Festival Tasting Package. Cheers! Welcome to Beervana - Beer Tastes Better Here! This gift certificate entitles the bearer to a fun-filled experience at the 22nd annual Oregon Brewers Festival, a celebration of craft beer! July 23-26, 2009 Tom McCall Waterfront Park. This certificate may be redeemed for one $50 tasting package, which includes 2 2009 souvenir mugs, 38 tokens, and 2 event programs with tap map. The prestigious Oregon Brewers Festival is one of the nation's longest running and best loved craft beer festivals. It features 81 handcrafted beers from across the country, along with live music and entertainment all four days, restaurants, vendors, and industry exhibits. Expires 7/26/2009 Donated by: Oregon Brewers Festival Value: $50 222. They Grow Up so Fast - Capture it with a Photo-a-Month. Sister Kathleen Ann will capture the memories for you by taking a picture of your child each month during the school year. Requires initial set-up with Sister Kathleen Ann in September 2009 and concludes the last day of school - June 2010. Donated by: FMES / SFA Value: Priceless 223. Swimming Lessons DolFUN Gift Certificate: DolFUN SWIM Academy Swimming Lessons - $100 value towards swimming lessons when full session paid.Note details/restriction on certificate. Required but not included with Auction Gift certificate: $30 Registration Fee. Expires 5/30/2010. Donated by: DolFUN SWIM Academy Value: $100 25
  • 26. 224. The River is Calling! Fishing Trip for Two - Two adults are invited on a one-day Salmon fishing experience on the Willamette River on a 19-foot sled. Lunch and munchies included. Participants must have current license and credentials. Date to be mutually agreed upon. Donated by: Todd and Peggy Sloan Value: $200 225. Super Motorized Motorbike with Sidecar: This battery-powered, rechargeable running toy has audible horn, flashing lights, and music. Goes forward, turns and reverse. Please supervise and make sure child wears helmet while operating the toy. Maximum weight 50 lbs. Donated by: Value: $168 226. One 4- Wheel Alignment: Need some work on your car? Look no further than locally owned Les Schwab Tires at 122nd & Division. One 4-Wheel Alignment for your vehicle. Donated by: Les Schwab Tires Restrictions: expires 4/18/10 Value: $81 227. 1 Hour Session Of Whole Body Evaluation & Treatment: Trevor Todd PT, LMT - (Evaluation & Treatment) - One hour session of advanced techniques of bodywork by Trevor Todd PT/LMT. Session includes whole body evaluation and treatment. Recipient will remain fully clothed and receive gentle, yet effective treatment to unlock acute or chronic neuro-musculo-skeletal dysfunction. Must call to schedule appointment. Donated by: Trevor Todd PT, LMT Value: $280 228. Mountain View Golf Course - 18 Holes with Carts for Four. Mountain View Golf Club is an 18-hole regulation length golf course in Boring, Oregon. This short layout has 3 sets of teeboxes for a fun, but challenging golfing experience. Course Manager David Jarrett, Uncle of the Ollenbrook kids. Must include card with initials of management. Donated by: Mountain View Golf Course Value: $170 229. Sailing Adventure: Choose your sailing adventure care of the VanBergen family. Choose between: An afternoon sailing on a lake or the Willamette with a picnic for the family or as part of the crew in a small sailboat race at the Willamette Sailing Club, with a picnic dinner included. Mutually agreed date. Donated by: Steve and Darla VanBergen Value: Priceless 230. Get in the Spirit Kids! Inspire hope and faith in your little one(s) with these precious books and music: Noah Builds an Ark, Hope - Comfort and Encouragement from the Bible, and two inspirational CDs. Donated by: Knights of Columbus - St. Joseph Value: $35 231. Tapas for Two - Toro Bravo Gift Certificate: Toro Bravo - a super tapas bar in Portland. Expires 4/21/2010. Donated by: Toro Bravo Value: $100 232. Inspire Your Spirit & Soul: Struggling with life or with the economy? Hope, faith and inspiration abound in these creative works by renowned author and inspirational speaker Max Lucado. First is His Name is Jesus with beautiful pages and his own way of telling you about Our Savior. The second book, No Wonder Why They Call Him Savior, challenges you to look deeper into the mystery of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. Singers Kathy Trocolli and Elle Lofaro bring a humorous look at faith in Spaghetti for the Soul. Donated by: Knights of Columbus - St. Joseph the Worker Value: $48 26
  • 27. 233. Ready...Set...PARTY! Your ready-to-go party has a location, face-painting and a cake! If you like to have things ready to go - this is your package! FMES Gym - Make your next birthday party the best yet! Let us provide the location - right here in the FMES gym! $125 Gift Certificate at Time Honored Designs. Good towards face painting or body art. Birthday parties for up to one hour. 12 or fewer guests can be covered by this certificate. Dragon Theater puppets will provide Animal Balloon Sculptures for all of your guests. Ben & Jerry's Cake - Gift Certificate good for 1 Medium (serves 6-10) Cake. And with a $100 Target Gift card for a birthday present, party plates, napkins, cups, favors, etc. Wow - You are so ready for this party! Donated by: Ben & Jerry's, Dragon Theater Puppets, FMES / SFA, Ann & Ivan Ratcliff, John and Diane Remick Restrictions: Expires May 30, 2010. Value: $655 234. Keep the Group Busy Basket: Have a few hours or an afternoon to keep one to several kids entertained? We have a great selection of items to catch the attention of nearly any kid of any age for a while. Don't be afraid to hear quot;Can you watch the kids?quot; again. Bid with confidence. You are ready. Bag of Toys & Games includes: (For the 3/4 year crowd) Candyland, Chutes & Ladders, 25 Bubble Toys, Pay-Doh, Paymobile Police & Fire, Bob the Builder - Bob's Favorite Adventures DVD. (For the 7 - tweeny crowd) Bunco, and Hairspray 2 Disc Collector's Soundtrack. Donated by: Allen & Carolyn Webb Value: $40 235. Kid Garden Bucket: Includes: Butterfly garden stake, kid garden (purple, pink, green striped) gloves, Purple spray nozzle, wildflower seeds, Green Living for Dummies Pocket Edition, 5 plant markers with pen, pink garden rake, green garden shears, and round floral designed pail. Donated by: Allen & Carolyn Webb Value: $20 236. Annual Bridal Veil Dinner & Dance - 2 Tickets. Join the Sisters for their annual soiree scheduled for August 15, 2009 at their lovely villa in Bridal Veil. Dance August 15, 2009. Donated by: Franciscan Sisters of The Eucharist Value: $150 237. Basket of Faith - Ask your teen (or maybe yourself): Do you want to know more about God and faith? Here is a great chance to do just that: Includes inspirational books, Light for My Path and Ten Prayers God Always Says Yes To. Enjoy your reading with scented candles, framed faith verse, and a flashlight to help light your path! Donated by: Knights of Columbus - St. Joseph Value: $55 238. One hour of intuitive reading. Scheduled at a mutually agreeable time Donated by: Susan Johnson Value: $75 239. Beer & Pizza: Are you getting hungry? It's a date. Satisfy the beast in you! Pizza at Flying Pie and zip over to McMenamins for some brew. Donated by: Flying Pie Pizzeria, McMenamins, Lisa & Pete Sevcik Pizza certificate expires 5/15/2010. No Change. Value: $80 240. Catered Indian Dinner for Six - East India Cuisine. Includes: Appetizer, Entree and Dessert. You can pick-up or we will drop off (in tins). Wine already provided: 2 bottles of Champagne, 1 bottle of red, and 1 bottle of white Mutually agreed date. Donated by: Andrea Makapugay Singh, Rosier's Wine Vault Value: $275 27
  • 28. 241. Girls Makeup Basket: Includes TCW The Color Workshop Luxurious Cosmetic Collection & a Designer beauty Bag which includes: 3 Nail Polish, Multiple Blush, Variety of Eye shadow, Lip Crayons and Brushes; The Body Shop Vanity Case (Yellow/Lime) with matching Cosmetic Pouch; bath & Body Works Body Splash & Shower Gel (Magnolia Blossom). Donated by: Kunkle Family Value: $65 242. Dinner and A Show: 2 Tickets to any Portland Center Stage Main Stage Production. $50 Gift Certificate - Tabla Mediterranean Bistro focuses on adding a modern twist to authentic Mediterranean specialties from regions such as Spain, France, northern Africa, and Italy. The Mediterranean fusion restaurant stemmed from Earth School parent and co-founder Adam Berger's travels in Italy where he spent years in the kitchen learning how to create their renowned cuisine, including the art of handcrafting fresh pasta daily utilizing generation old techniques. Donated by: Portland Center Stage, Tabla Mediterranean Bistro Restrictions: Portland Center Stage expires 6/2010. Tabla expires 5/31/2010. Value: $195 243. Sunday at the Concert with Alice: Teacher feature - Oregon Symphony quot;Creepy Crittersquot; for up to 3 kids with Head Guide Ms. Alice Talbott. Alice, an avid classical music lover, invites 3 children, ages 5-10, to join her on Sunday October 25, 2009 for the Oregon Symphony's Kid Concert performance, quot;Creepy Crittersquot; - Join us for a feast of music inspired by some of your favorite (and not so favorite!) critters including mosquitoes, chickens, spiders and bears. Selections include excerpts from Saint-Saens' Carnival of the Animals, Rossini's Cat Duet and Beethoven's Creatures of Prometheus Overture. At Noon on the day of the concert, Alice will give a 1 hour lesson about the music and its history in her home near FMES for the 3 attendees. Alice will provide transportation to and from the concert; she will supervise and sit with the 3 attendees for the 1 hour concert; and deliver the kids to their homes by 6pm, after a special treat. These are musical memories that will be with your child forever. Donated by: Alice Talbott Restrictions: Minimum bid $100 Value: Priceless 244. Sunday at the Concert with Alice: Teacher feature - Oregon Symphony quot;The Spirit of the Seasonquot; for up to 3 kids with Head Guide Ms. Alice Talbott. Alice, an avid classical music lover, invites 3 children, ages 5-10, to join her on Sunday December 20, 2009 for the Oregon Symphony's Kid Concert performance, quot;The Spirit of the Seasonquot; - Whether it's putting ornaments on the tree or lighting Hanukkah candles, Jingle Jill will have you singing and tingling with anticipation for the season of good cheer. selections include Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite, Vivaldi's quot;Winterquot; Concerto and other holiday favorites. At Noon on the day of the concert. Alice will give a 1 hour lesson about the music and its history in her home near FMES for the 3 attendees. Alice will provide transportation to and from the concert; she will supervise and sit with the 3 attendees for the 1 hour concert; and deliver the kids to their homes by 6pm, after a special treat. These are musical memories that will be with your child forever. Donated by: Alice Talbott Restrictions: Minimum bid $100. Value: Priceless 245. Sunday at the Concert with Alice: Teacher feature - Oregon Symphony quot;Musical Valentinesquot; for 3 kids with Head Guide Ms. Alice Talbott. Alice, an avid classical music lover, invites up to 3 children, ages 5-10, to join her on Sunday Feb 14, 2010 for the Oregon Symphony's Kid Concert performance, quot;Musical Valentinesquot; - Not all Valentines come in an envelope! This concert celebrates some of the things we love most. Selections include Copland's music to Our Town and John Williams' Happy Birthday Variations. The concert concludes with the unforgettable story of The Three Bears danced by Dance West. At Noon on the day of the concert. Alice will give a 1 hour lesson about the music and its history in her home near FMES for the 3 attendees. Alice will provide transportation to and from the concert; she will supervise and sit with the 3 attendees for the 1 hour concert; and deliver the kids to their homes by 6pm, after a special treat. These are musical memories that will be with your child forever. Donated by: Alice Talbott Restrictions: Minimum bid $100 Value: Priceless 28
  • 29. 246. 2 Jars/Quarts of 2008 Blackberry & Elderberry Jam: Elderberries are a known quot;super foodquot; with medicinal properties. Tastes great and good for cold/flu season. Donated by: Suzette Palanuk Value: $20 247. Package of Ocean Child Bath and Body Products: All Handmade, Organic, All-natural. Packaged in a vintage- styled bowl. Includes: 1 Home scent Reed Diffuser in Chair Scent; 1 Lavender Linen Water 8 oz.; 1 Lavender Body Butter 8 oz.; 1-16 oz. Bath Soaking Salts Orange/Lavender; 1 Lavender Sachet; 1 Wooden Soap Dish; and 1 Basil Sage Soy Candle. Donated by: Ocean Child Bath & Body Value: $60 248. Baby Love - Treasure Trove of Favorites: What baby wouldn't be soothed by this lovely treasure trove of musical and video favorites. And just think - Mom and Dad are soothed at the same time. Sweet, sweet, sweet! Donated by: Anonymous Value: $200 249. Calling All Space Rangers: Buzz Lightyear to the rescue! Your very own space ranger will spend hours enjoying imaginative play with two Pixar/Toy Story action packs: quot;Pizza Plant Rescue: and quot;Target Practice.quot; Buzz Lightyear, holding a Little Green Man and Woody plush toys, along with a large plastic Slinky, Disney Sticker catalogue and a Mickey Mouse Party Songs music CD. All items come ready in a large wooden basket, which can be used to transport Buzz and Woody on their adventures --- to infinity and beyond!! Donated by: Anonymous Value: $240 250. Knitting Basket & Items: Contains book, yarn and needles! Once you visit a yarn store, you're hooked! Also includes: Original handmade owl pillow to snuggle up with. It even has little furry feather ears. Cute cute cute! AND Beautiful handcrafted cloche-type snug little hat. Made out of natural cotton in contemporary colors. Donated by: Close Knit, Antonia Tzantarmas Value: $245 251. Oregon Reads Package: All 3 books of 2009 Oregon Reads: Stubborn Twig by Lauren Kessler; Bat 6 by Virginia Euwer Wolff; and Apples to Oregon by Deborah Hopkinson. What if everyone in Oregon red the same 3 books? Donated by: Edward & Alisha Hamel Value: $30 252. One Hour Massage by Celestial Touch Massage: By our own FMES parent, Celeste Richardson. You rock Celeste! Donated by: Richard and Dawn Dreasher Value: $60 253. Creating A Home for Independent Confident Children: Three hour consultation in your home by a Montessori trained educator. She will help you personalize a curriculum to meet your family's specific needs and desires. Please review posted sign for greater detail! Also included for your Montessori child: The Laptop Lunchbox - a reusable, compact lunchbox that has internal compartments to assist in creating a waste-free lunch. It also comes with a user's guide for making healthy, earth friendly lunches. Donated by: Michael and Christy Mason, Oregon Center for Environmental Health Restrictions: Expires July 31, 2009 Value: $370 254. Bliss Salon & Day Spa: Enjoy a 60 minute relaxing Massage and 60 minute Spa Facial at Bliss Salon & Day Spa. Donated by: Bliss Salon & Day Spa Restrictions: Expires May 30, 2010 Value: $170 29
  • 30. 255. Academy Theater Children's Birthday Party Package: Includes 10 kids plus 2 adults with 12 feature admissions in preferred seating. Includes pizza, drinks and popcorn and one hour in the party loft! Donated by: Academy Theater Restrictions: Expires 5/30/2010 Value: $175 256. Organics to You - Home Delivery: Fresh organic produce right to your door. Flexible schedule, four deliveries of a small box of produce. Donated by: Organics to You - Home Delivery Restrictions: Expires 11/30/2009 Value: $132 257. V-Smile Learning System and School 'Stuff': Eye Clops, Roxy Backpack, and school supplies. Donated by: Kahler Family Value: $200 258. Wine Carrier with Willakenzie Estate Pinot Noir: Willakenzie Estate Pinot Noir (Terres Basses) Wine Carrier with glasses, napkins and wine opener Donated by: Cevy and Linda Nelson Value: $90 259. Celebrate Me Home: Gift Certificate to quot;Celebrate Me Homequot; with pine scented diffuser. Donated by: Celebrate Me Home and Mary Greenslade Value: $170 260. Zell's Café: Cute little bistro cafe in Southeast Portland. Good for breakfast or lunch for 2 people, gratuity not included. Expires 5/2010 Donated by: Zell's Cafe Value: $25 261. Handy Man Labor: Four hours of quot;handymanquot; labor around the house. Can be something such as hanging art, furniture assembly, dry wall repair, painting, baby proofing...use your imagination! Donated by: Highland Helpers, Inc. Value: $260 262. The Local Talent Café: Gift Certificate for The Local Talent cafe in Sandy, Oregon. Quaint and cute, this is a quiet place to unwind. Offers Coffee, tea and pastries. Donated by: Local Talent Value: $15 263. Sandy Auto Body: Two hundred fifty dollars toward the repair of any vehicle brought into Sandy Auto Body Inc. (collision repair, refinish, and/or towing service provided by Sandy Auto Body). Valid only at Sandy Auto Body. Expires May 30, 2010 Donated by: Sandy Auto Body Value: $250 264. ZanZibar Cellars: Picked by Wine Spectator in 2008 as one of the Top Ten Rising Stars in the US wine industry. Dense, dark, and chewy - these 6 gorgeous bottles of red are beautifully aromatic, showing impressive depth to it's black cherry, pepper, and bay leaf flavors, hinting at licorice as the finish sails on against well modulated tannins. Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, and Cabernet Franc. Best used from 2010 - 2016 Donated by: Zanzibar Cellars Value: $360 265. quot;Gabiquot; Sauvignon Blanca: Gabi is a Sauvignon Blanca and Semillion blend made with fruit from Yakima Valley. The blend is fermented in stainless steel tanks, which allow the wine to retain crisp acidity while flashing ripe tropical flavors and aromas. It is named after my (FMES parent's) oldest son Gabi to whom he dedicates this wine. Donated by: Zanzibar Cellars Value: $264 30
  • 31. 500. Blokes Only POKER NIGHT: Blokes Only Poker Night (No Sheila's) It's Texas Hold 'em Poker Night. Bid goes to the school. Each participant will need a $10 gate fee to the grim reaper on game night. no skills needed. The rules are basic and will be explained on the night. Beginners luck is all you need! Evening includes: grub, booze, playing chips and guaranteed good laughs. Smoking of cigars permitted. Set date. Donated by: James & Jill Collier Restrictions: Limited to the 24 highest bids, beginning at $30 & up. Value Each $30 501. Quilting Weekend: - August 14, 15, 16 - Friday evening through Sunday. BIDDING STARTS AT $10 per spot. Good for any age. Each child aged 8-13 must be accompanied by one adult so bid for 2 spots if you are a parent/kid team. Opportunity to make quilts for homeless kids. Learn how to make a quilt from design to cutting to piecing to basting to quilting to binding. Must bring or borrow your own machine. Instructor will provide the fabric. Previous sewing experience helpful , but not essential. The quilts will be donated to Quilts for Kids. [FYI - Any fabric bought for Quilts for Kids is discounted at the Pine Needle in lake Oswego if people want to get their own quilt kits there.] Venue to be arranged (possibly FMES Library). Each child aged 8-13 must be accompanied by one adult so bid for 2 spots if you are a parent/kid team. Donated by: Rachel Hardesty Restriction: Limited to the six (6) highest bidders. August 14, 15, 16 only. Value: Priceless 502. Christmas Cookie Making Party: Sunday December 6, 2009 (Alternate date in case of snow will be Sunday December 13, 2009). Start a new holiday tradition. Drop of the kids and get some shopping done. They will have a great time and you'll be set for holiday cookies! Donated by: Christin Knight-Stanner Restriction: Limited to the 10 highest bidders only. Starts at $10 per spot & up. Value: Priceless 503. Make Your Own Stuffed Creature Party: Make Your Own STUFFED CREATURE Party for up to eight (8) kids. Could be an elaborate playdate or even a birthday activity if you bid & win all 8 spots. The kids design their own creature from their imagination and we will create it right before their eyes. We will cut, stuff, sew and embellish so they can each take home a one-of-a-kind creation. Date to be negotiated between winning bidder and donor. Party must be held within one year of EARTH AUCTION 2009. Limited to the 8 highest bidders. Donated by: Christin Knight-Stanner Restrictions: Party for up to eight (8) kids. Bidding begins at $10 & up per spot. Expires may 2010. Value: Priceless 505. Make Your Own Sushi Party: Come learn the art of rolling your own sushi! And sip on some sake while you do it! Suzie Mylet will demonstrate how to do it. All Equipment and ingredients will be provided so you can try your hand at this art of Japanese cuisine. We'll round out the experience with some tasty sake samples. Arigato Suzie! Donated by: Suzie Mylet Restrictions: Minimum bids are $20 & up. First 8 highest bidders at $20 or more for June 27, 2009 6:00pm Value: Priceless 506. Triore Paper Craft Party: Try your hand at quot;Triorequot; paper folding - a unique art of folding and arranging paper triangles to create cards, scrapbook pages, and wall decor. Instructor uses her original patters and designs. Ages 6 and up. Donated by: Patsy Rinella Restrictions: 12 highest bidders win a seat at the party. Bids begin at $20 & up. June 30, 2009 - $5 fee paid at the class. Value: Priceless 31
  • 32. Disclaimer We try to be as accurate as possible in descriptions of donated items. If there is an error in value or description, please visit the Development Office, and we will attempt to solve the issue. This catalog represents all items received in our office as of this date. The Franciscan Montessori Earth School and St. Francis Academy offers these auction items in good faith and in full accordance with the descriptions given to us by each donor. Every effort is made to present an accurate description of the item(s). All items are sold “as is” and there are no exchanges or refunds. Please note there are many donated items not listed in this catalog because they are included in our Balloon Bonanza Game on Auction night, May 30th. Auction Rules Registration and Bid Numbers Each person attending the Live Auction receives a bidder number. Couples will share the same bidder number. You may use this number on the Silent Auction bid sheets. If not attending the Live Auction, your name and phone number on the bid sheet are required Checking Out Your Purchases Check-Out for the Live Auction commences on that evening. You can pay for and pick up your items in the check out area of the lobby. FMES families have the option of paying for and picking up their items the following week. You will need to stop by the development office next week, where you can review your receipt and pick up your items. If you to speed up the process, please have your credit card swiped at Check-In, your payment will be automatically applied. All sales are final and can be made by cash, check (payable to FMES Auction), VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. Redeeming Items & Expirations Please note any restrictions on the bid sheets. Assume that most services are based upon availability and gift certificates have a one-year expiration date unless indicated. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to redeem his or her item by contacting the donor directly. It is advisable to make contact with the donor as soon as possible to avoid scheduling conflicts, avoid delays, and fulfill any requirements needed to activate or validate your auction purchase. Liability The Earth School neither warrants, represents, nor is responsible for the genuineness, authorship, provenance, or condition of the item. No statement during the course of the auction shall be deemed a warranty, representation, or assumption of liability. All items sold at the auction are to be undertaken at the sole risk of the purchaser. The Earth School assumes no liability for loss, injury, or damage to any person or property as a result of an auction item. Tax Deductibility According to the IRS regulations, only the amount of the purchase price which exceeds the fair market value of your purchases are tax deductible. Values stated on the receipts are estimates only and must be validated for IRS purposes. The Earth School can give you guidance on how to determine fair market values on those items that you wish to research, however such research is your responsibility. Our Tax ID number will be on all receipts. 32