Live Auction Stepping Out 2014

STEPPING OUT TO CELEBRATE LIFE 2014

Preview our exciting Live Auction items and plan your bidding strategy!

Up for bid —  eleven fabulous live auction items


Item #1
ESCAPE TO THE SONORAN DESERT

Enjoy a week’s vacation for two at the Sheraton Desert Oasis Villas in Scottsdale in a premium one-bedroom villa. Nearby activities include hiking, horseback riding, golf and gourmet dining. At the end of the day, relax at a poolside cabana and take a dip in the 4,500 square foot swimming pool with cascading waterfalls.

Donor: Amy Cullick
Conditions:Based on availability. Must book with Amy Cullick. Expires September 27, 2015.

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Item #2
STARRY NIGHTS AT CALISTOGA RANCH

Value: $3,200

EXPERIENCE THE NAPA VALLEY UNDER A BRILLIANT STARRY SKY

Refresh your mind and body with a two-night stay under the stars at the amazing Calistoga Ranch. You will be accommodated in a One-Bedroom Lodge with a fireplace and king bed. Get in the mood with a romantic candlelit dinner for two taken in the privacy of your lodge or in the highly acclaimed Lakehouse Restaurant. Your in-lodge 60 minute spa treatment will have you both feeling as light as feathers after which you will enjoy a bottle of wine and gourmet cheeses by the fireplace.

Donor: Calistoga Ranch
Conditions: Valid Sunday – Thursday based on availability. Blackout dates apply. Maximum 2 people. Expires on September 27, 2015.

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Item #3
CELEBRITY CHEF TUSCAN DINNER FOR EIGHT

Value: Priceless!

TAKE THE NIGHT OFF AND LET CHEF DAVID COOK FOR YOU

A chauffeured limousine from Stawberry Limousine, Inc., will take you and your guests to a stunning home on Russian Hill overlooking the Bay. While enjoying views of the Golden Gate, you will savor a multi-course Tuscan dinner prepared by renowned Chef David Haydon of Il Davide in San Rafael. Prepare for a lovely, long evening of dining as Chef David wows you. His Tuscan-inspired menu will pair the delicate flavors and textures of northern Italy with wonderful wines to complement the cuisine. The warm ambience of the evening will make you feel as if you are under the Tuscan moon.

Donor: David Haydon
Conditions: A mutually agreed-upon date to be established.

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*Item #4
NORTH LAKE TAHOE GETAWAY

Value: $5,100

RELAX AND UNWIND FOR A WEEK AT A LAKEFRONT CONDO AT TAVERN SHORES

This lovely 4-bedroom, 2 ½-bath condo overlooks the north shore of Lake Tahoe in easy walking distance to Tahoe City. If summer is your season, enjoy a swimming pool, two tennis courts, beach volleyball and a pier. Snowbirds may choose from a tantalizing choice of nearby ski resorts such as Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows for downhill and cross-country skiing.

Donor: Kathryn Niggeman

Conditions: Available seven nights on mutually agreed-upon dates, major holidays excluded. Maximum 8 people. Expires September 30, 2015.

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Item #5
WINDSTAR CRUISES—PRIDE OF THE SEVEN SEAS

Value: $7,699

ANTICIPATE A LUXURIOUS AND INTIMATE CRUISING EXPERIENCE

Dreaming of a unique and fascinating voyage? An incredible journey awaits you, and Windstar Cruises will take you there in style. On board you will be pampered and entertained while the beautiful, small ship takes you to tiny harbors and hidden coves where others cannot go. Choose the Star Pride to Asia; or the Star Legend to Scandinavia; or the Star Breeze to the Riviera. These are just some of the destinations available to you on these stars of the seas.

Donor: Windstar Cruises

Conditions: Choice of any 2015 voyage on Star Pride, Star Legend, or Star Breeze. Port charges, taxes and gratuities of approximately $500 per person are not included. Subject to prior sale and availability. Itineraries are not guaranteed. Airfare, insurance, beverages and other incidentals are not included. Maximum 2 people.

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Item#6
STEPPING OUT WINE LIBRARY

Value: $3,000

AN EXTRAORDINARY WINE COLLECTION

All the wines in this special collection have been donated by tonight’s models, Stepping Out committee volunteers and the To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation Board. Explore and enjoy over 50 Bottles of unique and interesting varietals from the wineries of California to the vineyards of France, Italy and beyond. All wines are valued at over $30 with many worth significantly more.

Donors: Stepping Out Models, Volunteers, and the To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation Board

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*Item #7
THE BIG ISLAND BECKONS

Value: $8,600

SAY “ALOHA” TO SEVEN NIGHTS IN A TOWNHOME ON THE SPECTACULAR KOHALA COAST OF HAWAII

Kauna’oa is an intimate gated residential enclave in the heart of the Mauna Kea Resort. This luxurious home has three-plus bedrooms with en suite baths, ocean views, a private pool and hot tub. You will have access to a private spa and exercise facility as well as a private par-3 practice golf course designed by Weiskofp Designs Group. A short stroll takes you to two award-winning beaches.

Donors: Friends of To Celebrate Life

Conditions: No major holidays. Available February – September 2015 on mutually agreed-upon dates. Accommodations only; travel not included. Cleaning fee not included. Maximum 6 people.

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*Item #8
SAILING PARTY ON THE BAY FOR UP TO 30

Value: $3,500

AN AFTERNOON ON SAN FRANCISCO BAY

All aboard the 82’ Schooner, Seaward. A great way to celebrate a graduation, have a family reunion, or simply throw a party for you and your friends. You will enjoy a fun-filled afternoon cruising the beautiful San Francisco Bay. Enjoy cocktails and lunch as you sail along the waterfront, around Angel Island and Alcatraz and under the Golden Gate Bridge.

Donor: Call of the Sea

Conditions: Available from 5/01/2015 – 11/01/2015. Accommodates 20 -30 people; children welcome.LA_Item 8_SailingParty SF Bay


Item #9
MOUNTAIN MAJESTY IN JACKSON HOLE

Value: $6,000

SPECTACULAR BEAUTY AT YOUR DOORSTEP

Enjoy seven days in a luxurious four-bedroom log cabin home nestled at the base of the Grand Tetons. Whether you love skiing, golfing, hiking or hand-gliding, Jackson Hole, WY, has it all. Choose your sport, choose your season and indulge yourself while luxuriating in this rustic yet elegant home.

Donors: KC & Steve Lauck

Conditions: Available 7 days/6 nights from January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015 on mutually agreed-upon dates. Accommodations only. Cleaning fee not included. Maximum 8 people.

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*Item #10
MARVELOUS MANZANILLO BAY

Value: $2,300

RELAX IN THE WARM EMBRACE OF THE INN AT MANZANILLO BAY

The Inn at Manzanillo Bay is located in Troncones Beach, Mexico. You   will have 5 nights to unwind in a luxurious Terrace Suite. Your stay includes a gourmet dinner at the patio restaurant at The Inn and a round of golf for two at an 18-hole Robert Trent Jones-designed golf course. There are many activities available for the adventurous as well as for those who prefer to be pampered. Included is a Gift Certificate for $1,000 to get you there on Alaska Airlines.

Donor: Mike Bensal and Scarborough Insurance Agency

Conditions: Mutually agreed-upon dates. Maximum 2 people.

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Item # 11
FUND A NEED

Value: Priceless

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Raise your paddles to support Emergency Services. Why? Because when diagnosed with breast cancer, everything becomes an emergency no matter who you are or what your circumstances. Your donation will provide funds for diagnostic testing, navigational assistance through the medical system, help with insurance co-pays, transportation to doctor appointments and direct support to help with rent, utilities, meals and counseling.

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NO ONE SHOULD FACE BREAST CANCER ALONE AND WITH YOUR HELP, NO ONE WILL!

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