LIVE AUCTION ITEMS
LIGHTS CAMERA ACTION! INTERNSHIP FOR AN ASPIRING FILMMAKER
An exclusive opportunity for Hollywood’s next big director or producer to learn from the best at MarVista Entertainment in Los Angeles with a two to three month internship! Interns will assist with coverage, attend meetings with writers and directors, visit sets, and work on project development. Winner must be at least 18 years of age and enrolled in university, college, or community college to receive internship credit. MarVista Entertainment is an independent studio that creates, acquires and distributes some of the most widely seen films and entertainment in the world.
Donated by: Marvista Entertainment
FAIR MARKET VALUE: PRICELESS
HEAD-TURNING NAK JEWELRY
Light up the night with NAK Armstrong’s Monstera Palm Leaf Earrings in Blue Zircon and Aquamarine.
Recognized for his innovative departures from standard metalworking techniques and an experimental aesthetic that is at once modern yet classic, NAK Armstrong’s CFDA award-winning work continues to push the boundaries of design.
The collection is intended for the archetypal, modern woman who exudes strength and unique precision in the way she approaches style.
Details: 8.0 cts blue zircon, 1.40 cts aquamarine, .0.90 cts brown zircon, 0.40 cts andalusite; a total of 76 gemstones in proprietary angular cuts, all individually set by hand in 20k recycled rose gold; 1 3/8” in length.
Donated by: Nak Armstrong
FAIR MARKET VALUE: $6,750.00
MEAN GIRLS IN NEW YORK - VIP FASHION
Visit New York like the VIP you are with a 3-night stay* at a LEED-certified, 2-bedroom penthouse in the heart of Soho. Enjoy spectacular views of the Empire State Building, 24/7 concierge service, a fitness studio, and a private garden.
First up, getting ready for a night on the town. You’ll meet with your personal stylist who will help you choose $500 worth of designer clothes from Olivela, the luxury retailer that gives 20% of the proceeds of every purchase to GWC. Forbes says Olivela is “taking the sin out of self-indulgence. Luxury buying – meets social impact.”
Next, you and a guest will be picked up by a car service and taken to see the Broadway musical “Mean Girls.” New York Magazine called it “Hilarious! A smart, splashy
musical with immense energy and a wicked sense of humor.” After the show, you’ll be whisked backstage by a producer for an exclusive tour and your pick of show swag to memorialize your adventure.
Donated by: Brian and Adria Sheth, Marisa Sechrest, Olivela and First Class Limos.
Restrictions: Penthouse dates valid until April 11, 2020 as agreed per owner and subject to availability. New York Mean Girls Tickets and Producers tour valid April 15th - July 3rd, Monday, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays or Sunday evening by donor arrangement.
FAIR MARKET VALUE: $8,450.00
BEVERLY HILLS AND BEACH BUMS
Enjoy vintage Hollywood and modern elegance for two nights for two at the Montage-Beverly Hills in the heart of Los Angeles. This elegant retreat is set amongst the city’s most exciting and sophisticated pleasures. Your luxurious accommodations are just steps from exceptional wellness offerings, dining outlets, a rooftop pool overlooking the Hollywood Hills and the world-famous Rodeo Drive.
Enjoy lunch by the pool at the Montage Restaurant and then head to an exquisite oceanside dinner at Iron Chefs Matsuhisa’s Nobu-Malibu.
Next, enjoy a day at the beach with surf lessons by Surf Lessons Malibu and then take a luxury sedan or SUV for a night on the town and dinner for four at The Nice Guy, a swanky new lounge from The h.wood Group that evokes a decadent era of Mafia bars and restaurants.
Donated by: Montage- Beverly Hills, The Nice Guy - The h.wood Group, Nobu-Malibu and Surf Lessons Malibu.
Restrictions: All items subject to availability.
FAIR MARKET VALUE: $3,550.00
CITY TO CITY – NEW YORK TO LONDON TRANSATLANTIC ART
AND THEATRE ADVENTURE!
Your adventure begins with two nights for two at the Conrad New York, a pinnacle of luxury in the heart of Lower Manhattan. Enjoy a private studio visit with renowned artist and environmentalist, Zaria Forman. Cap off your New York “art adventure” with admission for two to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Then head to London to stay three nights in a penthouse
in the heart of Mayfair enjoying views of Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. A private tour of the exhibitions and back rooms of Phillips Contemporary Art auction house will round out your London art adventure.
While in London, head out to the West End Theatre District and enjoy two seats to Waitress*, a new hit musical featuring original music and lyrics by six-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles (“Brave,” “Love Song”). “It’s an empowering musical of the highest order!” raves the Chicago Tribune. After the show, join the producer for an exclusive backstage tour and then pick out your own show swag to memorialize your evening. Your trip will be easier thanks to 25,000 AAdvantage® miles with American Airlines.
Donated by: Brian and Adria Sheth, Marisa Sechrest, Haley Mellin, Zaria Forman and American Airlines.
*Restrictions: Penthouse dates valid until April 11, 2020 as agreed per owner; subject to availability. Waitress tickets and Producers Backstage Tour dates subject to availability. Additional items subject to availability.
FAIR MARKET VALUE: $8,050.00
TAKE ME TO TANZANIA - PHOTO SAFARI
Experience the circle of life on a 10-day trip* for two adults on a spectacular Tanzanian safari with Fair Trade Safaris. During your visit, you and your guest will enjoy stunning wildlife, local tribes and cultures, and go on extraordinary culinary explorations. Destination highlights include Arusha, the gateway to Tanzania’s northern wildlife parks, Ngorongoro/Karatu, often called “The Garden of Eden” because of the variety and density of its wildlife, and finally the Serengeti National Park. In the Maasai language, “Serengeti” means “Endless Plains.” A day-by-day itinerary ensures that you will not miss any of Tanzania’s breathtaking sites, while allowing for plenty of leisure time as well. This exclusive package was generously donated by Fair Trade Safaris and includes a meet and greet at Kilimanjaro International Airport, all accommodations and most meals, safari drives and sightseeing.
While on your safari you will join world-renowned photographer Dr. Robin Moore on a mission to find and capture the most magical moments of your safari. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced photographer, Robin’s secrets for creating iconic images will enrich your experience and ensure that you make your friends back home green with envy!
Donated by: Fair Trade Safaris, Haley Mellin and Dr. Robin Moore
*Restrictions: Dates to be arranged and agreed by donors and winning bidders. Trip valid until April 11, 2020.
FAIR MARKET VALUE: $13,000.00
Treat yourself and 15 guests to a private acoustic solo guitar performance by Grammy Award Winner, Ray Benson at Salt Lick BBQ! Ray created the Asleep at the Wheel Band and has been one of the strongest names in Country Music for the last forty years.
Ride in style as you and your 15 guests will hop on the Tito’s Party Bus provided by Austin’s own Tito’s Handmade Vodka and head to the Texas Hill Country. Enjoy Tito’s Vodka cocktails poured by your own personal bartender as you head to Driftwood, Texas.
Listen to your private performance while enjoying the true taste of Texas by world- renowned Salt Lick BBQ, which has been featured on the Food Network, Travel Channel and Austin’s own KLRU. You and your friends will not be disappointed with your dining experience at one of Texas’ most famous BBQ spots.
Another day, it’s time for some “me time” in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. A car service will whisk you and your guest away to a two-night stay for two at Miraval Spa, which is more than a spa resort, health retreat, or luxury hotel. It’s a unique space that prioritizes purpose and people and serves as a catalyst for changing lives and celebrating individuality. Honored as a “Top Resort in the Southwest” by Conde Nast Traveler and featured in Forbes Magazine.
Donated by: Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, The Salt Lick BBQ, Miraval Spa and Crown Limos.
Restrictions: Benson performance cannot be held on Friday or Saturday nights and is contingent on mutually agreeable dates. All items in package subject to availability. Miraval spa stay expires April 11, 2020.
FAIR MARKET VALUE: $14,660.00
GO BEHIND THE SCENES!
An experience that only we can provide - the opportunity to witness and be a part of the creation of a celebrity promotional video. You will be on set with world-renowned photographer Dr. Robin Moore, our selected celebrity and of course, our highlighted species. Ever fantasize about being up close and personal with a brown lemur or tarantula? Robin will capture it all and you will take home photos or video footage that can be shared with family and friends for a lifetime.
Celebrity to be named
Time and location of shoot TBD - 2019 or early 2020
*Restrictions - GWC to select the location and celebrity. Winner responsible for own travel arrangements and must sign release and waiver of liability.
FAIR MARKET VALUE: PRICELESS
HIGH ROLLER - VEGAS & GOLF
Hit a hole-in-one at ARIA Resort and Casino! Your two-bedroom suite for two nights will accommodate 4 guests at this resort-casino that has set the new global standard in hospitality and is home to world-class dining and nightlife, and pools surrounded by lush gardens and private cabanas.
Golf by day at the beautiful 18-hole Shadow Creek Golf Course, that Golf Digest lists as one of America’s 100 greatest golf courses in the 2019-2020! Shadow Creek also hosted a 2018 match play challenge between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson.
At night enjoy an exclusive dinner at the chef’s table in the kitchen at Best Friend Restaurant at Park MGM, then head to On the Record for a nightcap.
Your stay includes a VIP Check-in and Limo service to and from the airport and golf course.
Top it all off with two round trip tickets from Southwest Airlines to anywhere they fly in the USA and Puerto Rico !
Donated by: ARIA Resort and Casino, Southwest Airlines, Shadow Creek Golf Course, Best Friend Restaurant at Park MGM and On The Record at Park MGM.