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Live Auction 2017



We look forward to welcoming you to Gala 2017 as we celebrate 25 years of service to the Collin County community!


Saturday, April 29, 2017
Hyatt Regency, Dallas
 
   
GGG - Bonjour!

Bonjour!
Two couples traveling together will enjoy a 3 night stay in a chateau in romantic Bordeaux. This is the opportunity of a lifetime! During your stay on either the Left or Right Bank, you will receive VIP treatment, including one-of-a-kind vineyard and winery tours, private wine tastings, and an insider’s look at winemaking in France’s most famous wine region. When not on the vineyard, enjoy scenic drives in the countryside or sightsee in the historic districts of the city – both are only a short distance away. Bon Voyage!

Includes:
• 3 nights/4 days in a chateau in Bordeaux
• Winery tours and private wine tastings
• $500 VISA gift card

Restrictions:
• Airfare and transportation not included
• Lodging available Monday – Friday, September – June (excluding Christmas and Easter holidays)
• Trip must be booked by April 29, 2018
• Mutually agreed upon date
• 3 months advance noticed required
• All travelers must be 21 or older

Generously donated by
:
Total Wine



GGG - San DiegoSunny San Diego!
Escape the Texas heat and kick back in sunny San Diego in style! Enjoy 7 nights in a beautiful 2 bedroom/3 bathroom condo at the Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara. With a full kitchen, living and dining areas, this spacious, private condo offers relaxed, elegant California style – and all the thoughtful services of Four Seasons.

Includes:
• 7 nights/8 days at the Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara, in North San Diego (July 7, 2017 – July 14, 2017)
• $300 Gift Certificate at Driftwood Spa at the Four Seasons
• $200 Gift Certificate to Vigilucci’s Seafood & Steakhouse

Restrictions/Notes:
• Winner to contact residence owner by May 12, 2017 to set up the reservation
• Package only available July 7 – July 14, 2017

Generously donated by: Liz & Randy Sweney



GGG - Punta MitaPunta Mita, Mexico for 8
This stunning 4,200 square foot, 4 bedroom villa sits along the 7th fairway of the remarkable Jack Nicklaus Pacifica golf course. Take advantage of the terrific year-round beach weather with true indoor/outdoor living as the walls of the spacious living area disappear and reveal the private heated pool, Jacuzzi, grill and loggia that is offered with each villa. Soak in the breathtaking views of Banderas Bay from a comfortable top deck that extends from one of the 4 large bedrooms, each equipped with an en suite bathroom.

The convenience and amenities of 2 private beach clubs are a quick 3-minute golf cart ride and provide you and the rest of your guests with the option of a private, low-key retreat or a mix-and-mingle experience filled with events and activities.

Includes:
• 5 nights/6 days in a private 4 bedroom Villa
• Access to the Kupuri Beach Club and the Owner’s Beach Club
• Access to the Bahia and Pacifica golf courses
• 4 person Golf Cart included (additional golf carts available upon request and an additional fee)

Restrictions/Notes:

• A stay can be reserved, based on availability, anytime during the year with the exception of Spring Break (3/3/18 - 4/21/18) and President’s Day, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s weeks
• The nights must be used during 1 trip
• At least one person staying at the residence must be over the age of 25
• This certificate expires 18 months from the date of purchase
• All special event/holiday weeks start the Saturday before the holiday through the Saturday after the holiday with the exception of Christmas and New Year’s which is 12/22/17 - 1/5/18



GGG - Dine Around“Dine Around” for 8 with Wine Pairings & a Limo!
You and your guests will begin the evening with a wine and cheese reception at the home of Chef Kent Rathbun. You will then be taken to local favorite, Shinsei. Continue the evening at Lovers Seafood & Market. Finish the night with dessert at Kent’s home. Did we mention you will be driven in a limo from place to place? Sounds like a fun night with friends!


Restrictions:
• Monday – Thursday only (based on availability)
• Chef’s Choice menu and wine pairings
• No cocktails included
• Offer not valid on holidays, weekends, the month of December or for special events



GGG - TellurideExplore Telluride
Nestled in the stunning San Juan mountain range in southwest Colorado is the mining town-turned-ski resort, Telluride. With accommodations in the custom-built residences at the Villas of Tristant, you’ll be ideally located near the funicular lift that drops you off at on the Village Bypass ski run, granting you easy access to the world-class Telluride Ski Resort.

The Tristant’s luxury residences boast expansive vaulted ceilings, stacked stone fireplaces, beautiful granite counter tops and panoramic views of the San Juan Mountains. The residence’s on-site amenities include beautifully crafted interiors, a deck, and a private outdoor hot tub, a heated garage, Sub Zero and Wolf appliances, top of the line culinary equipment, radiant heat hardwood and tile floors, Jacuzzi tub and steam showers in master bathrooms, state-of-the-art entertainment and communications system, book and game library, private out¬door hot tub, and a gourmet Wolf gas grill on the deck.

Includes:
• 5 nights/6 days at the Villas at Tristant in a Four-Bedroom Residence
• All room-related taxes including resort fees
• Free concierge reservation service

Restrictions:
• Travel package is non-refundable and subject to availability
• Blackout dates: President’s Day week, Labor Day weekend, Christmas week and New Year’s week. Residence will accommodate up to eight people
• A minimum 30 day advance reservation is required
• Travel is valid for 12 months from date of issue



GGG - Cubs“Hey, Chicago, what do you say?!”
The best food, museums, architecture that awes and enough shopping for days – find it all on this getaway for four to the Windy City!

Includes:
• 2 nights/3 days in a luxury downtown Chicago hotel along the magnificent mile
• 4 premium tickets to a Chicago Cubs 2017 OR 2018 Home Game (mutually agreed upon game, excludes Yankees). Seats will be infield field box seats at Wrigley Field
• Dinner for 4 at the world famous Gibson’s Steakhouse
• Night Helicopter Tour of Chicago for 4
• Architecture Boat Tour for 4
• $350 Travel Voucher

Restrictions:
• Mutually agreed upon date
• Subject to availability



GGG - The VoiceVIP Experience at The Voice – Live!
Be a part of the hit reality TV show “The Voice”…LIVE! You and a guest will enjoy a live taping of the December 4, 2017 show from legendary Director Alan Carter’s personal seats - these seats cannot be purchased! Before the show you will be given a backstage tour along with an opportunity to take a picture in one of the four coach’s chairs*. You will then be escorted to the broadcast booth for a tour with the Show’s Director.

Includes:
• 2 VIP Tickets to a Live Taping of The Voice on December 4, 2017
• 2 nights/3 days at Hotel Amarano – Luxury LA Hotel
• $700 American Airlines Travel Voucher

Restrictions/Notes:
• Tickets only valid on December 4, 2017
• *Picture taken in one of the four coach’s chairs if time permits

Generously donated by:
Alan Carter, Director – The Voice & Vacationista Travel



GGG - HamiltonHamilton - an American Musical
Hamilton - An American Musical, is an award winning musical about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s rap-driven portrait of the rise and fall of Alexander Hamilton was inspired by the 2004 biography Alexander Hamilton by historian Ron Chernow. Hamilton has achieved both critical acclaim and box office success and has been referred to as “the most exciting and significant musical of the decade”. On Broadway, the production consistently plays to sold-out crowds and the demand for this ultra-hot musical shows no sign of slowing.

Includes:
• 2 nights/3 days at the Gansevoort Hotel for 2
• 2 tickets to Hamilton (center orchestra – within the 1st 15 rows)
• After the show enjoy a backstage tour and meet and greet with the cast
• Dinner for 2 at Lure Fish Bar

Restrictions:
• Mutually agreed upon date
• Trip must be booked by April 29, 2018



GGG - Tim & FaithSoul2Soul Tour featuring Tim McGraw & Faith Hill
Grammy Award-Wining Superstars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill just kicked off their “Soul2Soul - The World Tour 2017”. You and 11 friends will join country music’s longtime favorite couple in style at their concert in Dallas, Texas at the American Airlines Center on October 7, 2017.

Includes:
• American Airlines Center Suite for 12 on October 7, 2017
• Roundtrip Mercedes Sprinter Car Service

Restrictions:
• No food or beverage included in the American Airlines Suite
• Suite available for October 7, 2017 date only
• Car service valid for October 7, 2017 concert only
• Gratuity not included for driver

Generously donated by:

Hilti, Inc. and Smith Luxury Transportation



GGG - CMA AwardsAttend the 2017 or 2018 CMA Awards
Recognized worldwide as “Country Music’s Biggest Night™,” the CMA Awards in Nashville, TN represent the pinnacle of achievement in the Country Music industry. Every year the finest country musicians are honored by a committee of their peers to receive an award for their extraordinary contribution to the music community. Complete with performances and special hosts, the best way to see the CMA awards is LIVE!

Includes:
• 2 - 200 Level tickets to the 2017 (November 8, 2017) or 2018 (date TBD) awards show
• 2 passes to the “Country Late Night After Party”
• 2 nights/3 days at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel for 2 (or similar property)
• Roundtrip economy airfare for 2 from anywhere in the continental US

Restrictions/Notes:
• Expires after 2018 CMA’s have been held



GGG - Costa Rica​Escape to Paradise
This oceanfront home at The Palms Private Residences in Guanacaste is just 30 steps from the soft white sand and brilliant waters of Playa Flamingo Beach. The Palms offers a tranquil and intimate retreat without sacrificing the amenities you would expect from a sprawling resort, including infinity and sitting pools, water and land sports equipment, as well as fitness and business centers.

This residence has direct views of the ocean, is centrally located, and decorated beautifully with native Costa Rican materials and décor. Floor to ceiling, double pane, bi-fold doors further enhance your view of the Pacific Ocean and bring the beauty of the outdoors inside.

Includes:
• 4 nights/5 days at The Palms, a luxury oceanfront resort
• 4 – 60 minute, ocean-front massages
• Sunset dinner on the beach and a bottle of wine for 4
• A dedicated on-site concierge who works with you to create custom, detailed and over-the-top experiences

Restrictions:

• A stay can be reserved, based on availability, anytime during the year with the exception of Spring Break (3/3/18 – 4/21/18) and President’s Day, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s weeks
• The nights must be used during one trip
• At least one person staying at the residence must be over the age of 25
• This certificate expires 18 months from the date of purchase
• Unless otherwise noted, all special event/holiday weeks start the Saturday before the holiday through the Saturday after the holiday with the exception of Christmas and New Year’s which is 12/22/17 - 1/5/18



GGG - Aloha​Aloha!
It is time to enjoy spectacular beaches, gentle ocean breezes and stunning sunsets at one of the world’s most scenic places, the all-suite Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui on pristine Polo Beach in renowned Wailea.

The Fairmont Kea Lani is Hawaii’s only luxury all-suite and villa oceanfront resort, set on the gorgeous white sands of Wailea. A luxurious haven in one of the most scenic places on earth, this Maui resort is a world away from the hustle and bustle of the city. In short, the Fairmont Kea Lani is the oasis of dreams.

Located close to Wailea’s 3 championship 18-hole, par 72 golf courses, 11 tennis courts, and boutique shopping, this idyllic resort features a full activities program to keep you busy or provide opportunities for leisure.

Includes:
• Round trip Economy Class air (option to upgrade to 1st class and pay the difference)
• 6 nights/7 days at the Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui in a Partial Ocean View Suite
• Daily complimentary breakfast
• All room-related taxes
• $500 Fairmont gift card that can be used towards golf at the Fairmont Kea Lani Golf Club or for spa services
• Free concierge reservation service

Restrictions:
• Travel package is non-refundable and subject to availability
• Airport taxes and carrier imposed fees are the responsibility of the passenger
• Flights may not be upgraded with miles
• A minimum 30 day advance reservation is required
• Package originates from the Contiguous U.S. Travel is valid for 12 months from date of issue

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