We are dedicated to doing good in our community and the world. Second largest Rotary Club in Eugene with over 90 members. Widely known as the “best” and “most fun” Rotary club in Eugene with the BEST FOOD.
Southtowne Rotarians devote countless hours and raise millions of dollars to: help create new educational opportunities for youth, distribute aid to the disabled and homeless, provide food for the underprivileged, improve outdoor and recreational living environments, and support visual and performing arts.
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Buy Wine Raffle TicketsBuy your tickets for $10 until 7:20 tonight!ONE GRAND PRIZECase (12 bottles) of premium wine valued at $300TEN ADDITIONAL PRIZESHalf case (6 bottles) of premium wine valued at $150
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Gold Level SponsorsEugene Southtowne Rotary wishes to thank and acknowledge the following individuals & companies for sponsoring Festival tables at the Gold Sponsor level. Hosted by Nancy Gleaves Hosted by Bill Hughes & Gerry & Marlys Reicher Swearingen Martin Potter & Scott Hosted by Scott Wilber John Brown Hosted by George Mike & Wendy Raz and & Janice Rode Gary & Gail Schwieger
Silver & Bronze SponsorsEugene Southtowne Rotary wishes to thank and acknowledge the following individuals & companies for sponsoring Festival tables at the Silver & Bronze level.SILVER BRONZE• David & Sheila Bong; Newsee • Sally & Dick Briggs• Linda Carnine & Susie Hanner • Mitch & Rachelle Hagstrom• Kathi Hoffer• JR & Shelley Irwin • Lonny & Mary Ellen King• Nancy & Walt Meyer • Ron & Susan Sticka (2 tables)• Ben Mondragon; Keller Williams Realty • Bill & Sharon Woods• Paul & Stephanie Riess; Paradise Media• Camille Ronzio and Paul Colvin• Ed & Adrienne St Clair; Prudential Real Estate• Ted & Marilyn Stevens• Blaine Werner; Lone Star LLC
Your Auction Committee!Thanks to our organizers and leaders!Event Chair: Ted StevensTreasurer Oral Auction Wine Raffle Scott Wilbur Ted Stevens Jim Martin Steve Guerber Joelle GoodwinSales & Administration Mitch Hagstrom Barb Tull Kathi Hoffer Wine Tasting Mark Gissner Steve Hutchinson Ted Ledgard George Kloeppel Glen BrighamEvent Volunteers Frank Lambe Curtis Diama Nancy Meyer Christie McDonald Ted Stevens Susie Hanner George Rode Scott Wilber Project DisplayLocation & Decorations Sally Briggs Kathi Hoffer Promotion & PR Grace Widdicombe Dessert DashGraphics & Printing Camille Ronzio Christie McDonald Table Sponsorship Rick Duncan Website & PowerpointSilent Auction Deanna Rivera Curtis Diama Hospitality & Thank You Deanna Rivera Cheri Brokaw Bill Weir Ryan Torres
Dessert Dash!Which dessert will your table win?HERE’S WHAT YOU DO: Each table chooses a captain - print their name on the signup sheet. The captain encourages everyone at the table to put in as much $$$ as possible for a chance at the best dessert. EACH TABLE GUEST or COUPLE bids using THEIR BID NUMBER. The captain tallies all bids on the sheet. The Captain chooses someone to select the table’s choice of dessert. Volunteers collect sheets and check totals. The Auctioneer announces winners.
Shakespeare Festival WeekendOral Auction Item 1 One night’s lodging for two at the Ann Hathaway B & B in Ashland. Oregon Shakespeare Festival voucher for two tickets for performances during the 2012 season (see program for details). Subject to availability and tickets sell out early. Purchase this item now and get your ticket request in early.Donated By Steve Hutchinson and Ashland Rotarians
Ceramic Temple VesselOral Auction Item 2 A beautiful ceramic vessel by local artist, Kenneth Standhard. A real treasure for the collector or non- collector alike. Standhardt’s pieces are in collections and museums throughout the Northwest.Donated By Kenneth Standhardt & Scott Wilber
Your Donations HelpLocal Community Service ProjectsThe current focus is “Kids in Need.” Literacy promotion, English classes for Spanish speaking children and families Food baskets Clothing (via Sock it to Me) Kots for Kids Emergency needs Family fun Art Classes
Your Donations HelpLocal Community Service Projects
Your Donations HelpLocal Community Service Projects
Your Donations HelpLocal Community Service Projects
Amethyst & Diamond NecklaceOral Auction Item 3 Beauiful design from Beaudet Jewelry Set in White GoldDonated By Charles & Georgiann Beaudet, Beaudet Jewelry, Southtowne Shoppes
A Week in Sun ValleyOral Auction Item 4 Two-bedroom, two bath home, located 20 miles from Sun Valley. Available during ski season (subject to availability) for a week’s use. Outfitted with wi-fi and gorgeous territorial views. Proceeds from this auction item will go to the Stove Team.Donated By Nancy Hughes
Your Donations HelpLocal Community Service ProjectsWe Also Support: Scholarships for College-Bound Students (Traditional & Non- Traditional) Sock It To Me (collecting new socks and underwear for low income families and the homeless) Food for Lane County Meals on Wheels Minor home repairs for Senior Citizens
BBQ Dinner for 8Oral Auction Item 5 Hosted by Ted and Kim at their home. Includes margaritas and appetizers, an entree of locally- sourced meat, vegetables from Kim’s garden, Ninkasi beer, wine, and Ted’s famous cookies. Scheduled for Saturday, August 18th, 2012.Donated By Ted Ledgard & Kim Kelly
Authentic Mexican Dinner for 8Oral Auction Item 6 Hosted by Nancy & Walt Meyer Includes appetizers, margaritas, Mexican beer, wine, two entrée choices, dessert, and more! One lucky guest will win a door prize from the State of Puebla and everyone will take home a gift from the State of Queretaro and a basket of traditional Mexican treats. The date is open for you to arrange with the Meyers.Donated By Nancy & Walt Meyer
Oregon Coast WeekendOral Auction Item 7 3 nights on the central Oregon coast in a 2-bedroom, 2.5 bath, fully equipped condo unit with beautiful ocean views at the Inn at Otter Crest. This package includes lunch at Mo’s, dinner at the Chowder Bowl in Newport’s Nye Beach, and a family pass to the Oregon Coast Aquarium.Donated By Ted & Marilyn Stevens, Mo’s Restaurants, The Chowder Bowl, and the Oregon Coast Aquarium
Stove Team Work WeekOral Auction Item 8 A life-changing Stove Team trip to Mexico or Central America fall 2012. Your fee is included with this auction, you only need enthusiasm, a passport, and roundtrip airfare to the work week’s destination. Don’t miss this opportunity. Your life will be forever changed.Donated By Gerry Reicher and Stove Team International
Your Donations HelpPromoting safe, fuel-efficient stovesStoveTeam helps start locally owned factories to promote the use of safe, affordable, fuel-efficient stoves in the developing world.StoveTeam works to alleviate poverty by supporting social and economic development within each target country.
Your Donations Help Stove projects in Honduras, El Salvador, Mexico, and Nicaragua
A Night For Theater in SeattleOral Auction Item 9 Two tickets to Cats at the Paramount Theater (VIP seats and access to the Club Lounge) and a weekend night at the Marriott Springhill Suites in downtown Seattle. Performance is Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 6:30pm.Donated By Seattle Theater Group, Marriott Springhill Suites, and the Seattle Relations Team of Pacific Continental Bank
Eugene Date NightOral Auction Item 10 Get away right here in beautiful Eugene! This package includes two nights lodging at the Hilton Hotel. Take a short walk to dinner at the Oregon Electric Station and enjoy a breakfast for two at the Hilton.Donated By Eugene Hilton Hotel and John Mielke, KKNX Radio
Professional LandscapingOral Auction Item 11 Mark Peeters and his crew from Peeters & Peeters Landscaping to tune up your yard. Site consultation, design, and landscape plan implementation, including materials, plants, and planting. This package will go a long way in getting you ready for the coming spring and summer.Donated By Mark Peeters, Peeters & Peeters Landscaping
Your Donations HelpSaving Smiles, Changing LivesMultidisciplinary care for cleft lip and palate, as well as other conditions requiring reconstructive surgery.The goal is to eliminate the incidence of untreated cleft lips and palates in children worldwide by the year 2025. $1,500 pays for airfare of one medical volunteer. $500 pays for the disposable supplies for the entire mission. $200 covers the cost of antibiotics for the mission.
Japanese Kaiseki Dinner for 6Oral Auction Item 12 Six course dinner in the Japanese Kaiseki style. The dinner includes beverages (wine, sake, and beer). Be prepared for seasonal sashimi, seasonal main course (most likely white fish), 5 to 7 side dishes, Miso soup, and rice. Yummm! Work with donors to arrange a date.Donated By David & Sheila Bong
Executive Wine PackageOral Auction Item 13 12 red wines and one white all donated by highly discerning wine enthusiasts. Every bottle is worthy of the best collection and will be highly enjoyed now or in the future.Gathered By Scott Wilber and friends
Special AppealEmergency Food BoxesWhat We Did Last Year: 16 Head Start families received Thanksgiving food boxes 16 Head Start and Fairfield Elementary families received boxes at Christmas.Please Help Us Do More in 2012
Eagle Crest Resort & RaftingOral Auction Item 14 Thrill to a white water rafting trip for four--the Big Eddy Thriller--and spend a week relaxing at Eagle Crest Resort in Central Oregon. This package, only available the week of July 27 to August 3, 2012. Includes lodging for four in two one- bedroom hotel suites. Take an amazing and fun raft trip with Sun Country Raft Tours on the beautiful Deschutes River while there.Donated By Sun Country Raft Tours and Steve & Donna Guerber
Rafting on McKenzie for 6Oral Auction Item 15 Take your group of 6 for a full-day on the river with a highly experienced guide. Lunch is included. Due to water conditions, this package must be used in July or August, 2012.Donated By Kathi Hoffer, Laura Reidman, and John Mielke of KKNX Radio
Special AppealEnd Polio NowWe Are "This Close"
Rock & Roll DinnerOral Auction Item 16 Hosted by the Rodes and rock historian /DJ extraordinaire John Mielke. Great company, wonderful food, and music that will take you back to your childhood. August 18, 2012. Tickets to the dinner will be sold in packages of two per bid and attendance will be limited to 60 people.Donated By George & Janice Rode and John Mielke, KKNX Radio
Northern Oregon Coast WeekOral Auction Item 17 May 25 through June 1, 2012 Two-bedroom condo that sleeps 6 at a resort in Seaside, Oregon. Take time to explore the Seaside/Cannon Beach- area, and visit historic Astoria while there.Donated By Steve & Donna Guerber
Your Donations HelpChildren are a beautiful tapestry.Project Amigo promotes education as a means to end poverty in Colima, Mexico.Programs designed to motivate children in poor rural areas to stay in school have the goal of helping them gain the skills they need to leave the world of poverty behind them.Scholarships help push them onward in their quest to build better lives through higher education!
The “Ultimate” Day for 4Oral Auction Item 18 A day of indulgence for 4 men or 4 women. Round of golf at Shadow Hills Country Club. Chauffer to a beautiful private home for swimming, snacks, drinks (Scotch?), fine cigars, a steak dinner, and a night of Texas Hold’em poker. There are some restrictions on timing and a minimum bid of $1,500 is required, but it’s worth that and more!Donated By Mitch Hagstrom and three of his friends
Baseball in SeattleOral Auction Item 19 Four tickets to a Saturday Seattle Mariners home game. Includes lodging for two for one weekend night at the Marriott Springhill Suites in downtown Seattle.Donated By Seattle Mariners, Marriott Spinghill Suites, and the Seattle Relations Team of Pacific Continental Bank
Your Donations HelpOther International Projects Water projects in the Uganda villages of Busmaba and Kwapa Medical projects in Uganda Distribution of medical equipment and supplies to countries in Central America