2017 Live Auction Items

Champagne Toast with Waterford Crystal Glasses
"Good wine is a necessity of life for me," said Thomas Jefferson. Enjoy one of his favorite sparkling wines, SAINT-HILAIRE Blanquette de Limoux. Benedictine Monks of the Abbey of Saint-Hilaire produced this wine more than a century before Champagne made its debut - making it France’s oldest sparkling wine. The highest bidder will win this wonderful sparkling wine accompanied by two Waterford goblets.

Value: Priceless                 Donated by Friends of Pine Jog

Golf Outing at Exclusive Dye Preserve
Enjoy a foursome at this Pete Dye designed course, one of the best in the state. Dye Preserve lives up to its name with over 175 acres of Cypress Hammock teaming with native wildlife. Golfers often see ibis, red-tailed hawks, eagles, fox, wild pigs and even deer with their young fawns.

Value: $1,300                     Donated by Dye Preserve

Shark Tagging Trip for Up to 3 People with Guy Harvey Research Institute
Have you ever wanted to get (safely) close to a shark while helping researchers? Join the experts on the boat and take part in shark studies. Participants will help in assembling equipment, baiting hooks, measuring and tagging the animal! Also includes a signed print by Guy Harvey himself!

Value: Priceless!                Donated by Nova Southeastern University & the Guy Harvey Research Institute

Craft Beer Pairing Party @ Pine Jog
“Pining” for Beer?  You and 25 friends will enjoy a craft beer tasting with carefully selected beers by craft beer expert Chris Moyer – and the party is hosted here at beautiful Pine Jog! Our fabulous caterer for this evening, Sandy James, will keep you well fed with a delicious sampling of hors d'oeuvres that complement the beer selections. All you need to do is show up!     

 Value: $1800                    Donated by Sandy James, Chris Moyer and FAU/Pine Jog EE Center

Delray “Stay-cation”  
Stay overnight at the famed “Colony Hotel” on Atlantic Avenue! This historic gem has operated since 1935, and boasts a private beach club – but is located in downtown Delray just steps from exciting nightlife. Package includes restaurant certificates from Dada, City Oyster, Boston’s on the Beach, Two Fat Cookies and a beach bag of goodies!    

Value: $500                        Donated by Colony Hotel, Dada, City Oyster, Boston’s on the Beach, & Two Fat Cookies

The Man Who Stopped the Orchid Thief
The theme for tonight’s event is orchids, and in the U.S., no place has more native species than Fakahatchee Strand Preserve. This state park was the setting for the 1998 book The Orchid Thief. The lucky buyer of this package and 3 of his or her friends will go on a guided orchid walk with famed biologist Mike Owen, who was featured in Susan Orlean’s book. Mike will take you off the beaten path to his favorite orchid spots and regale you with tales of the REAL STORY of how he and another ranger caught The Orchid Thief red handed! Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!
Value: Priceless                  Donated by the Florida Park Service

Orlando SeaWorld Vacation Package
This package includes 2 complimentary nights’ stay at the beautiful Fountains Resort by Bluegreen Resorts, 4 one-day passes to Sea World and 4 one-day passes to Aquatica!
Value: $1250                       Donated by Bluegreen Resorts and Sea World

A Touch of Spain Paella Party!
This fun and exciting package includes a Paella Party by Chef Gianni, who will come to your home and carefully prepare paella for your guests!
Value: Priceless                  Donated by A Touch of Spain

5 Days/4 Nights in Cancun
Vacation Package includes 5 days and 4 nights of hotel accommodations, standard room, at either Laguna Suites Golf and Spa or the Ocean Spa Hotel in Cancun, Mexico.  Reservations are restricted by availability.Valid for travel by two adults and two children under the age of 12.
Value: $600                        Donated by Sunset World Gives Back

Life in the Fast Lane!
Race car enthusiasts will be thrilled with this once-in-a-lifetime chance! Come to the historic Sebring International Raceway for a day of high-performance sports car racing. You and a friend will take separate rides with Michael Davis for “hot laps” in his new racecar!
Value: Priceless                  Donated by Michael Davis

A Week in Antigua
Enjoy an all-inclusive tropical vacation at The Veranda, a beautiful eco-friendly beachfront resort. Package includes 7 nights stay in villa-style suite - up to two rooms. Airfare for two - up to $500 - will be covered by Pine Jog. This package does not include $125 pp per night food and beverage supplement. Been to Antigua?  This package can also be switched out to one of their 6 other locations.
Value up to $2900                Donated by Elite Island Resorts

Zulu Nyala Safari Vacation
Experience the magic of Africa! This trip of a lifetime includes six nights’ accommodation (standard room) at Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge or in Tented Camp (depending on availability), including three meals per day, two game viewings per day on Zulu Nyala Game Reserve and two 500 ml bottles of water per day.
Value: $5950                        Donated by Zulu Nyala Group