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   November 6, 2010
  The Park Plaza Castle
FEATURED SILENT AUCTION

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Let Chef Jason Santos of Hell’s Kitchen Cook   Complete Nantucket Wine Festival Weekend
for You                                        Cruise to the island (and back) aboard
Enjoy a unique, four course dinner             the Hy-Line ferry for a two-night
with wine pairing for eight guests at          stay at the White Elephant, a luxury
Gargoyles on the Square with Chef              Nantucket hotel providing sophisticated
Jason Santos. Chef Santos is also known        accommodations alongside magnificent
for his contribution on “Hell’s Kitchen”       Nantucket Harbor. On Friday, May
TV show on Fox. His award-winning              20, 2011, you and your lucky guest will
cuisine combines American, French and          dine a the Galley Beach Restaurant
Asian flavors. Gargoyles on the Square         for the Veuve Clicquot Champagne
is located in Somerville and has evolved       Dinner. You will enjoy a five course
into one of the area’s best restaurants        meal with champagne tastings for each
without losing it’s local flair. Your gift     course. Then attend the Nantucket
certificate is not valid on Friday or          Wine Festival Grand Tasting on May 21.
Saturday nights, and does not include          More than 200 wineries converge upon
gratuity.                                      Nantucket for this climactic point of the
Compliments of Chef Jason Santos,              Festival. Reservations required.
Gargoyles on the Square                        Compliments of Hy-Line Cruises, David
Value: $900                                    and Geoffrey Silva at Galley Beach,
                                               Nantucket Island Resorts and Nantucket
LOT 9                                          Wine Festival, Tanglewood Wine and Food
Honorary Bat Kid Experience                    Classic
This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportu-          Value: $2,160
nity to have the young boy or girl in
your world be an honorary bat boy/girl         LOT 11
at a 2011 Red Sox regular season home          Nantucket Bound
game. Includes the opportunities to            Do you have plans to visit Nantucket
watch the Red Sox take batting practice        this summer? Heighten your experience
and to help the Red Sox batboy set up          with memorable activities and fine
the equipment for the game. As honor-          dining for two. Attend the theater, enjoy
ary bat boy/girl, he/she will be recog-        a round of golf at the Miacomet Golf
nized on the field during the pre-game         Course, and top it off with a sumptuous
ceremony. Also includes four (4) in-field      dinner for two at Sfoglia using a $100
grandstand seats. Not valid for inter-         gift certificate.
league, NY Yankees, post-season games          Compliments of the Miacomet Golf Club,
or opening day. Child must be between          Sfoglia, and Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
six and 13 years old.                          Value: $400
Compliments of the Boston Red Sox
Value: Priceless



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Boston Tree Lighting Ceremony                   David Ortiz Recorded Outgoing Voice Mail
Make your way to the Boston Common              Message
for the 65th Annual Holiday Lighting            Your friends will do a double take when
Ceremony and be on hand as the Mayor            they hear Red Sox favorite David Ortiz’s
“flips the switch” to illuminate Boston’s       voice coming from your phone! For the
official Christmas Tree. This event is a        successful bidder, Big Papi will record
long-standing Boston tradition and the          a personalized greeting on your cell,
official start of the holiday season. Two       home, or work phone to alert callers that
VIP seats will be reserved for you and a        you aren’t available to answer their calls.
guest.                                          Compliments of David Ortiz
Compliments of Mayor Thomas M.                  Value: Priceless
Menino
Value: Priceless                                LOT 15
                                                (Bugaboo)   RED


LOT 13                                          You and your baby will enjoy a
Private Tour of the Pucker Gallery and Chef’s   smooth ride through Boston in your
Tasting                                         new (Bugaboo) RED cameleon
Treat yourself and five friends to a            denim stroller, while also supporting
magnificent evening of eclectic art/            two important causes. In addition to
media and stimulating cuisine at the            benefiting Room to Grow, 1% of all
Pucker Gallery on Newbury Street with           revenue from the entire (Bugaboo)
a Cocktail Reception featuring Chef             RED collection is contributed to the
William Kovel, former chef de cuisine at        Global Fund to help eliminate AIDS in
Aujourd’hui at the Four Seasons Hotel           Africa. This stroller has a unique black
in Boston. Chef Kovel expertly and              matte frame, dark denim fabric and
tastefully blends flavors from around           a distinctive red brake handle. It is a
the globe to create memorable dishes            multi-terrain, infant-to-toddler stroller,
that are sure to be the makings of an           featuring a reversible and height-
unforgettable evening. Then grab your           adjustable handlebar, and swivel wheel
wine glasses and follow Gallery owner           suspension allowing for easy navigation
Bernie Pucker who will guide you on             and maximum comfort for parent and
a private tour of the expansive four-           child. The stroller includes chassis with
floor gallery. Complimentary parking is         wheels, one frame (for seat and bassinet
included.                                       configuration), bassinet fabric, bassinet
Compliments of the Pucker Gallery and           apron, sun canopy, underseat bag,
Chef William Kovel                              mosquito net and rain cover.
Value: $1,200                                   Compliments of Isis Parenting
                                                Value: $1,020




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The Key Concierge One-Month Membership       One Year “Gold” Membership - House of
The Key is Boston’s premier private          Blues Foundation Room
virtual concierge. Enjoy a one month         For those who enjoy the finest in life,
membership for up to 25 hours of service,    the Foundation Room at House of Blues
including, but not limited to organizing     delivers access to refined amenities and
complete travel arrangements, dining         signature House of Blues hospitality.
reservations, theater tickets and event      Through the doors of every Foundation
planning. The Key has the access and         Room, members experience an
knowledge to get just about anything         ambiance rich in antiquities, original
done for you. A Key membership is a          folk art, ornate furnishings and flawless
fantastic addition to your life if you are   attention to detail. Intimate dining
short on time and long on things to do!      rooms, fireside lounges brimming with
Compliments of The Key                       live music and private hideaways are
Value: $1,100                                designed to impress the most discerning
                                             members and their guests while world-
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The Urban Hound Hotel                        elegant seasonal cuisine. Membership
The best thing to happen to your dog         guarantees access to every House of Blues
since coming to live with you! Your          Foundation Room, currently located
puppy will be well taken care of during      in Atlantic City, Boston, Chicago,
his 5-night stay in the brand new, state-    Cleveland, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas,
of-the-art dogcare facility designed         Los Angeles and New Orleans. Every
by PHI DESIGN GROUP. Under the               Foundation Room membership is
leadership of Boston’s own female Dog        accompanied by the services of a
Whisperer, your furry family member          Foundation Room Concierge, exclusive
will be immersed in total luxury and         ticketing privileges and advance
come home relaxed and even more              notification of House of Blues shows,
lovable than before. Your dog will stay      special members-only events, and venue
in a luxury suite complete with the          benefits that may include preferred
Urban Hound mini bar, flat screen tv,        parking, preferred restaurant seating,
daily trips to the park, and a bath and      limited complimentary world-famous
blow out. You will also receive a Polka      Sunday Gospel Brunch tickets, and
Dog gift basket upon pick up. Included       the Company Store discounts. This
in this remarkable stay at the hotel is a    package includes $1,200 in Foundation
5-day resident board and train program       certificates for food and beverage.
with our training manager, Nick Miller.      Compliments of House of Blues Foundation
Compliments of PHI DESIGN GROUP              Room
and The Urban Hound                          Value: $9,700
Value: $1,800



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                                               ART

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Customized Social Media Package.               “Consider the Lillies II” Limited Edition Hand-
To be successful in today’s business           Embellished Giclee
world you need to understand how to            Celebrate your love of art with vibrant
reach potential clients, and now more          and joyful hand-embellished giclee,
than ever, companies are utilizing             edition No: 34/150 by renowned
social media. The leading social media         artist Patricia Nix, generously gifted
icon alone boasts five hundred million         by Galerie d’Orsay. Throughout her
“friends” at last count. Advanced Digital      distinguished career, Patricia Nix has
Replication, Inc. will develop and             positioned herself as a keen protagonist
implement a customized social media            in the development of late 20th century
plan tailored specifically to your business.   painting and sculpture. Her membership
This 25-hour package includes a full-          in the esteemed National Academy of
day consultation, marketing analysis,          Design defines her as one of the most
customized       strategy     development,     highly respected oil painters in America.
implementation and social media                Nix’s work is displayed throughout
training. Advanced Digital Websites,           the world in prestigious public,
Inc. is a comprehensive web design             corporate, and university collections,
provider specializing in social media and      including the Smithsonian Institution’s
search engine optimization strategy.           National Museum of American Art. In
Compliments of Harvey Bravman, Advanced        addition, your winning bid includes an
Digital Replication                            invitation to the gallery’s exclusive 10th
Value: $2,500                                  Anniversary Event on December 11. The
                                               festive reception will feature significant
                                               and rare works from artists highlighted
                                               in the gallery’s most heralded exhibitions
                                               throughout their decade of providing
                                               global collectors with the finest of
                                               works, including Rembrandt, Corot,
                                               Renoir, Pissarro, Dali, Picasso, Matisse,
                                               and Chagall. The exhibition also looks
                                               to the future with the debut of original
                                               works by acclaimed contemporary
                                               artists.
                                               Compliments of Galerie d'Orsay
                                               Value: $2,150




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“Bahamas” Watercolor by Monique Luijben       “The Dancers” Watercolor and the Institute
Imagine yourself on vacation every time       of Contemporary Art
you look at “Bahamas,” a watercolor by        Decorate your home with Ellen
Monique Luijben. Monique, in addition         Spencer’s matted and framed 11”x14”
to being the mother of Room to Grow’s         watercolor “The Dancers” which is part
Executive Director, Saskia Epstein, is a      of her Women Celebration Series. Also
talented artist of etchings, photography,     enjoy four museum passes, each good for
and watercolors. She has created bold         one free admission to the ICA to further
and abstract art her whole life and is a      develop your love for the arts.
graduate of the School of the Museum          Compliments of the Institute of
of Fine Arts.                                 Contemporary Art and Ellen Spencer
Compliments of Monique Luijben                Value: $210
Value: $450
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LOT 22                                        “Stepping Stones” Lead to the ICA
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum               Take a trip to the Institute of
You and your family will enjoy a year of      Contemporary Art to view a collection
free admission to the beautiful Isabella      of stunning artwork, and treasure a new
Stuart Gardner Museum. The galleries          piece of art for your home from award-
in this museum are filled with paintings,     winning artist Ellen Spencer. You will
sculpture, tapestries, furniture, and         receive four museum passes, each good
decorative arts from cultures spanning        for one free admission to the ICA, plus
30 centuries. Your museum pass includes       Ellen Spencer’s 11”x14” watercolor
free admission for two adults. Children       “Stepping Stones” which is part of her
under 18 are admitted free, so make it a      Spirit of New England Series.
family affair!                                Compliments of the Institute of
Compliments of the Isabella Stewart Gardner   Contemporary Art and Ellen Spencer
Museum                                        Value: $210
Value: $85




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                                            CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

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“Mother and Baby” Watercolor by Ellen       Isis Parenting for New Moms
Spencer                                     This is the ultimate gift for an expecting
Ellen Spencer is a well-known,              mom. During pregnancy, or after the
award-winning artist and longtime           baby arrives, she will get the chance
environmental activist who creates          to relax and connect with others in a
paintings that explore the themes of        Prenatal Yoga, Mom & Baby Yoga,
femininity, the celebration of life,        Moms-Only Yoga or Isis Abs class. She’ll
dance, and the environment. Decorate        enjoy the flexibility and convenience
your home with her matted and framed        of 10 drop-in exercise fitness classes of
11”x14” watercolor “Mother and Baby”        her choice at any of Isis Parenting’s five
which is part of the Mother and Child       locations. She will also be thankful for a
Series. Originally from the Boston          quality exercise ball to help relieve aches
area, Spencer now lives and works in        during pregnancy and a relaxing and
Oakland, California.                        rejuvenating massage by an Isis certified
Compliments of Ellen Spencer                prenatal massage therapist. For peace of
Value: $150                                 mind at home or on-the-go included
                                            is a Medibag Family First Aid Kit and
LOT 26                                      an Infant or Child CPR class taught
The Harvard Art Museums                     by Isis Parenting’s American Heart
With your family membership, explore        Association certified instructors - valid
each of the three distinctive museums       for two parents or caregivers. When the
that comprise the Harvard Art Museums:      baby arrives, the proud new mom will
the Fogg Museum, the Busch-Reisinger        attend a six week new moms’ group for
Museum, and the Arthur M. Sackler           information, fun, and support during the
Museum. For an entire year, two adults      earliest weeks and months and receive an
and children under 18 will have free        hour-long individual lactation consult
access to some of the most notable          with a certified IBCLC. An Isis favorite,
holdings in the country. Whether your       the aden + anais soft and superior
interest is in Italian early Renaissance,   swaddling blankets will keep the
German expressionism, or Buddhist           baby warm and snug, and a wonderful
cave-temple sculptures, you’re sure to      assortment of luxurious Mama Mio
find a multitude of intriguing pieces       skincare essentials will keep mom
that will make each visit an expedition     looking great. As the baby grows, mom
of discovery. Also enjoy discounts on       and baby can visit Isis Parenting’s brand
museum events and items in the museum       new location on the South Shore for a
shop.                                       4-week mini-session of classes. Choose
Compliments of Harvard Art Museums          from Jelly Jam music and movement
Value: $75                                  (November or December start only), Isis
                                            Art Studio or select one of a dozen age-
                                            specific Developmental

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Groups for babies and toddlers between      LOT 30
6-36 months. Also included is a Baby’s      This One Won’t Get Away
1st Birthday Band Set to bring the fun      Spend a day aboard FishStix’s private
home with you.                              charter for fly and light-tackle fishing on
Compliments of Isis Parenting               the beautiful waters of Boston Harbor
Value: $900                                 and the surrounding islands. On a spring
                                            day in 2011, you and your child/guest
LOT 28                                      will be welcomed aboard a McKee Craft
A Hand-Painted Family Tree by Cheeky        22 for a day of fishing and adventure.
Monkey                                      Your day includes all the fixings: tackle,
Cheeky Monkey will work with you to         gear, and lunch. Children should be 12
create a custom, hand-painted family        or older - younger only if experienced
tree for your child to enjoy for years to   boater. The trip for two anglers will
come. Every tree is as special as your      depart from Boston’s Marina Bay.
family is unique. This whimsical tree       Charters are very flexible with times
will capture the generations of your        and tides, allowing Boston FishStix
family with colors and design that will     to cater to resident Bostonians or out
be treasured from childhood to old age.     of town guests. The day’s itinerary
Compliments of Cheeky Monkey Murals         will be determined by where the fish
Value: $500                                 are feeding! Guests catch striped bass,
                                            bluefish, and on occasion, blue fin tuna
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Beauty Treatments for a Room to Grow        Compliments of Captain Richard
Parent                                      Armstrong
Pamper Room to Grow moms at the             Value: $650
beautiful Nurture Spa on L St. in South
Boston. Each bid of $25 or more will        LOT 31
provide a new or expectant mother           Lovable Giraffe
enrolled in the Room to Grow program        Take home this lovable stuffed animal
with some well-deserved pampering           that your children will have to look up
with one of the spa’s exceptional beauty    to see. This giant giraffe is similar to
treatments.                                 the one that lives at Room to Grow and
Compliments of Nurture Spa                  delights children in our program! His
Value: Priceless                            long neck is perfect for hugging, and
                                            his gentle way makes him everyone’s
                                            favorite friend. Adorable and cuddly,
                                            this big guy will be a hit for the holidays.
                                            Compliments of Magic Beans and Melissa
                                            & Doug
                                            Value: $100



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Skip Hop Deluxe Edition Diaper Bag          My Gym Lifetime Family Membership &
The Skip Hop DASH sports a hip,             Classes
urban style with great functionality. The   Get active at My Gym with a Lifetime
Deluxe Edition diaper bag comes with        Family Membership and eight weeks
new Shuttle Clips; a unique strap and       of classes for your little loved one. My
fastening system that allows the DASH       Gym provides age-appropriate physical
to attach neatly and conveniently to the    activities, gymnastics, tumbling, games
handlebars of any stroller, and then to     and music. Classes are offered all week
convert into a cool, hip messenger-style    for children six weeks old to 13 years
diaper bag. The Dash now includes new       old. This offer is valid at the Boston or
magnetic closures and a comfy shoulder      Newton My Gym locations.
pad. Check inside the bag for the go-to     Compliments of My Gym
books for all parents, “What to Expect      Value: $315
The Toddler Years,” and “What to
Expect The Preschool Years.”                LOT 35
Compliments of Tadpole                      Hoop Dreams at BasketBall City
Value: $80                                  BasketBall City, Boston’s premier
                                            basketball facility, contains six air-
LOT 33                                      conditioned,      full-sized    basketball
Get Organized & Crafty                      courts complete with glass backboards
Do you have a room you would like           and electronic scoreboards. Sneakers
to convert for sewing, scrapbooking,        required...because this package includes
jewelry making or children’s art?           two hours of court time at BasketBall
Professional organizer, Joan Kosmachuk,     City to play hoops with your friends
of Simple Effects in Boston, stands ready   and family. You will also receive a
to help you. She will come to your          2010-2011 Celtics hat signed by Satch
home for a two-hour organizing and          Sanders, Dave Cowens, and Bob Cousy
design consultation to help make your       as a souvenir to celebrate Celtics history.
transformation dreams successful. A         Compliments of BasketBall City, Satch
unique gift of craft supplies will help     Sanders, Dave Cowens, and Bob Cousy
inspire your personal artwork.              Value: $450
Compliments of Joan Kosmachuk, Simple
Effects, Professional Organizing and
Personal Life Coaching
Value: $120




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Birthday Appearance and Gift from Elmo        Petit Bateau Welcome Baby Baskets
Imagine your child’s joy when she sees        Petit Bateau, the beloved French brand,
Elmo arrive at her birthday party! Elmo       conjures memories of childhood joy,
will appear at your child’s birthday          happiness, and playfulness. You’ll cherish
party for approximately 20 minutes to         the adorable, comforting contents of
help celebrate the special day and to         these welcome baskets -- a plush velour
deliver a special gift from Magic Beans.      blanket, cotton milleraies crawler, white
The birthday party location must be           cotton onesie, hat, sheep print cotton
inside Route 495. Elmo will provide a         bib, boxed towel set with bath mitt, and
wonderful photo opportunity and will          keepsake box containing four cotton
create memories to last a lifetime!           kimono style onesies. Baskets are for
Compliments of Magic Beans                    both infant boy and girl.
Value: $150                                   Compliments of Petit Bateau
                                              Value: $740
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Portrait of Your Child’s “Lovey” by Cheeky
Monkey
Your child’s most constant companion is
soft, worn, and intensely loved. A favorite
bear, a snuggly lion, an adorable monkey
- their first best friend. Remember your
“lovey” with an intimate little painting
that will live on, on your child’s wall,
after the stuffing escapes and the fur
turns sheer! This precious work of art
will always recall the radiance of this
special friendship.
Compliments of Holly Johnson, Cheeky
Monkey Murals
Value: $300




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Newborn Essentials Package                   Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Franklin Park Zoo
With a little bit of everything, this baby   Explore the Franklin Park Zoo with
package is the ultimate gift for you or      one of the knowledgeable zookeeper’s
the new mom in your life! Relax and          staff as your guide. Perfect for children
indulge yourself with a sixty-minute         and adults alike. Learn about hundreds
prenatal massage. When your little one       of exotic animals from around the world
arrives, swaddle your baby with love in      right in the middle of Boston! Discover
a Zutano receiving blanket and relax         the wonders of a tropical rain forest, the
while your baby sleeps using a Glow          Australian Outback, and the African
& Go Baby Monitor. During waking             Savannah. Includes complimentary
hours, stimulate your baby’s brain with      admission for six.
art cards by Wee Gallery created from        Compliments of Zoo New England
bold, whimsical, hand-painted originals      Value: $600
that cater to a baby’s visual strengths,
and feed your baby using one of the
most trusted brands in the industry,
Dr. Brown’s BPA-Free Bottle Set. The
Deluxe Grooming Kit contains all the
essentials to keep baby beautiful, and
two pairs of gorgeous Primigi shoes will
ensure your baby is the most stylish one
in the play-group. On the go, pack up
your essentials in a stylish messenger-
style bag with an ergonomic design
that is perfect for moms and dads alike.
The successful bidder may purchase this
package for the new mom in their life
or to donate to one of Room to Grow’s
expectant mothers.
Compliments of BlueFern Massage
Therapy, Primigi Shoes, Go GaGa, Safety
1st, Kushies, Zutano, Wee Gallery and Dr.
Brown's
Value: $410




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DINING

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Chef Ming Tsai Tasting Menu at Blue Ginger   Chef's Tasting Menu and Wine Pairings for
Fans of the television series “The Next      Four at Maxwells 148
Iron Chef ” have watched Ming Tsai           Ever feel like treating yourself to
intimidate his peers and compete for the     something very special... Maybe a bottle
title of the next Iron Chef. Transport       of 1996 Peter Michael Les Pavots or
your senses via a four-course chef ’s        a 1987 Dom Perignon? How about
tasting menu for two that harmoniously       Sliced White truffles, butter poached
combines the East and the West at            lobster with caviar or seared Kobe
Ming Tsai’s Blue Ginger. Recreate your       Beef? Immerse yourself in innovative
favorite Blue Ginger recipes at home         interpretations of Asian and Italian
with an autographed copy of Ming’s           cuisine with a Chef ’s tasting menu with
cookbook. Excludes Saturdays, alcohol,       wine pairings for four at Maxwells 148.
tax and gratuity.                            Sumptuous fabrics and hand carved teak
Compliments of Chef Ming Tsai, Blue          reflect soft lighting to create a cozy,
Ginger                                       comfortable, welcoming ambiance
Value: $155                                  for your intimate dining experience.
                                             Redeemable February 2011 – June 2011.
LOT 42                                       Gratuity not included.
Meritage 5-Course Dinner and Wine Tasting    Compliments of Maxwells 148
You and a guest will enjoy a 5-course        Value: $500
wine pairing dinner in Meritage,
including tax and gratuities. Meritage is    LOT 44
the culmination of Chef Daniel Bruce’s       Dinner With a View - Seven Course Dinner at
21 years as chef for the Boston Wine         Top of the Hub
Festival. Chef Bruce pairs more than 200     Why dine at ground level when you
dishes each year with outstanding wines      could enjoy the view 52 floors above the
from around the world. Fresh, seasonal       Back Bay at the Top of the Hub? Boasting
cuisine is impeccably matched to the         impressive views of the city skyline, Top
primary characteristics of the wines.        of the Hub is the ultimate romantic
Large and small plates are offered for       dining experience. Its attentive service,
each item on the menu and matched with       spectacular ambiance, and exceptional
complementary wines. Reservations are        cuisine have made it a longstanding
based on availability and must be made       favorite restaurant among locals and
in advance.                                  tourists alike. Enjoy the “Chef ’s Tasting
Compliments of Boston Harbor Hotel and       Menu” for Four, a seven-course dinner
Meritage                                     paired with wines. Excludes gratuity.
Value: $500                                  Not valid on holidays.
                                             Compliments of Top of the Hub
                                             Value: $560



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LOT 45                                       heart of Nantucket on the way to Cisco
28 Degrees Reception                         Beach -- What a way to bond with your
Host a reception for your colleagues,        friends!
friends or family at 28 Degrees in the       Compliments of Triple Eight Distillery,
trendy South End of Boston. Best known       Cisco Brewers and Nantucket Vineyard
for its blend of great food, classy music    Value: $200
and colorful drinks in a lounge setting,
25 guests will be treated to hors d’oevres   LOT 48
on a mutually agreeable date. Drinks         Mother's Secret Baking Mixes
not included. Valid between the hours        A super delicious and surprisingly
of 5 - 10 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesday,       nutritious answer to your bake sale, lunch
Thursdays or Sundays.                        box & midnight snacking needs. These
Compliments of 28 Degrees                    cake and brownie mixes offer a good
Value: $500                                  source of fiber, omega-3’s, antioxidants,
                                             and whole-grains without sacrificing
LOT 46                                       decadence. Organic & all natural, they
Perfect Hostess Gift                         are easy to prepare.
This tempting gift basket from the Meat      Compliments of Blue Egg Baking
House makes the perfect hostess gift.        Company
In addition you will receive a $50 gift      Value: $30
card to be used towards a wide selection
of gourmet grocery items. The Meat           LOT 49
House in Brookline is a modern revival       Formaggio Tour and Tasting
of a neighborhood butcher offering a         Visit the cheese caves at Formaggio
wide selection of expertly butchered         Kitchen, built out of an old office deep
premium beef, poultry, veal, lamb, and       in the nether-reaches beneath Huron
pork. The shop also features legendary       Avenue. Constructed in 1996 (as the first
marinades, fine cheeses, fresh produce,      of its kind in this country) with all the
artisan breads, prepared side dishes and     damp, musty, chilly characteristics of
other gourmet delicacies.                    an Alpine hillside, the caves now hold
Compliments of The Meat House                precious stock at their ideal temperature
Value: $150                                  and humidity, creating both a place to
                                             age young wheels and maintain moisture
LOT 47                                       in older ones.
Nantucket Spirits                            Compliments of Formaggio Kitchen
Recruit your friends to join you for         Value: $300
a 10-person tour and tasting of beer,
wine, and spirits from Cisco Brewers,
Nantucket Vineyard, and Triple Eight
Distillery. Established in 1981 by Dean
and Melissa Long, located in the pastoral

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ENTERTAINMENT

LOT 50                                      LOT 52
Fenway Concert and Hot Stove Cool Music     Inside Boston Ballet with Artistic Director,
VIP Party                                   Mikko Nissinen
You and a friend will enjoy a VIP           Boston Ballet is among the top ballet
experience with Hot Stove Cool Music        companies in the world. Under Artistic
co-hosts Peter Gammons, renowned            Director Mikko Nissinen’s exceptional
ESPN baseball commentator, and              artistic direction, Boston Ballet
Red Sox GM Theo Epstein. Rub                maintains an internationally acclaimed
shoulders with an array of sports and       repertoire of classical, neo-classical and
entertainment insiders. Then stay for the   contemporary works, ranging from
show at Boston’s coolest concert venue      full-length story ballets to new works
- Fenway Park. Past Fenway performers       and world premieres by some of today’s
have included Aerosmith, Phish, Bruce       finest contemporary choreographers.
Springston, The Police, Jimmy Buffet,       Delight your senses by attending a
John Legend, The Rolling Stones, and        performance of A Midsummer Night’s
the Black Eyed Peas.                        Dream in April with four tickets. Then
Compliments of Foundation to be Named       congratulate the artistic staff and dancers
Later                                       backstage after the performance! Get
Value: $1,000                               a sneak peek at performances and how
                                            they come together with a rehearsal
LOT 51                                      viewing at 19 Clarendon Street Studios.
Two Tickets for the New Repertory Theatre   Learn about the success of Boston Ballet
Now in its third decade, New Rep            over lunch with Mikko Nissinen. Lunch
has established itself as one of Boston’s   and rehearsal viewing to be scheduled
premier theater companies. Celebrated       on a mutually agreeable date between
for electrifying, compelling, and           Feb-May, 2011.
poignant productions, New Rep plays         Compliments of Mikko Nissinen, Boston
reflect our world and community and         Ballet
regularly explore ideas that have vital     Value: Priceless
resonance in our lives. Use these tickets
for any Charles Mosesian Theater Show
in the 2010-2011 season.
Compliments of New Repertory Theatre
Value: $100




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Disney on Ice: Toy Story 3                  Private WGBH Tour and Tickets to High
Have you heard the buzz? The toys are       School Quiz Show
back in town! Disney on Ice presents        Treat up to 10 family members and
Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story 3. Be on the       friends to a private behind the scenes
sidelines at the TD Garden for this live,   tour of WGBH television and radio
fast-paced adventure as your favorite       studios and premium seating at a taping
Toy Story 3 characters come to life and     of High School Quiz Show.
take family entertainment to infinity       Compliments of WGBH
and beyond!                                 Value: Priceless
Compliments of TD Garden
Value: $50                                  LOT 56
                                            A Day with WZLX Personality Carter Alan
LOT 54                                      Gear up for a rockin’ in-studio experience
Fender Electric Guitar                      with legendary WZLX Classic Rock
Are you ready to graduate from Guitar       DJ Carter Alan. Take home a WZLX
Hero? This is the world’s most popular      Classic Rock T-shirt and Goodie Bag.
guitar from Fender! Traditional styling,    Then, get to know Carter over lunch the
full-size electric guitar, 3 pick-ups, 1    same day at the Green Room at Scullers.
volume 2 tone, b/t on maple neck and        Compliments of Carter Alan, CBS Radio
rosewood fingerboard in metallic red        and Scullers Jazz Club
finish.                                     Value: $150
Compliments of Fender Squier Affinity
Stratocaster                                LOT 57
Value: $280                                 Mohegan Sun Getaway
                                            Mohegan Sun is a world at play and we
                                            want you to awaken your senses at every
                                            corner. Take advantage of the spectacular
                                            entertainment, gaming, shopping and
                                            dining options while you are there and
                                            enjoy one night in the upscale Mohegan
                                            Sun Hotel, located on 240 acres along
                                            the Thames River in scenic southeastern
                                            Connecticut.
                                            Compliments of Mohegan Sun
                                            Value: $350




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Dinner, Show and Overnight in Boston            Boston Wine Expo for Two
Help solve the crime with two tickets           You and a friend can exercise your
to Shear Madness, the longest-running           pallets with 1,800 wines from more than
play in the history of the American             450 wineries around the globe at the
Theatre. Shear Madness is an uproarious         Boston Wine Expo on Sunday, January
whodunit comedy where the audience              23, 2011! It is the largest trade and
gets to solve the crime. Now in its             consumer wine event in the country. It’s
30th year, Shear Madness presents a             simply the biggest and the best! Cheers.
mixture of improvisation and up-to-             Compliments of The Boston Wine Expo
the-minute improv humor, making                 Value: $150
each performance delightfully different.
Before or after the show enjoy dinner           LOT 60
at Tresca, a Tuscan-styled villa located        Radio City Christmas Spectacular on Friday,
in Boston’s North End. Savor a glass            December 10, 2010 at 8pm
of fine Italian wine from one of the            With six tickets to this exciting event
North End’s most extensive wine lists           in Boston, it is the perfect gift for your
and enjoy an incomparable dinner from           whole family. Direct from New York,
Tresca’s delicious menu which includes          The Radio City Christmas Spectacular
Black Angus Tenderloin and Lobster in           starring the world-famous Rockettes,
Cognac sauce. Then get a good night’s           makes a triumphant return to The Citi
rest at the Sheraton Boston Hotel. No           Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre!
need to drive home. Enjoy the comforts          Most famous for their eye-high kicks
of city living. Not valid for special holiday   and precision dancing, the Radio
performances. This $100 promotional             City Rockettes thrilled over 350,000
gift card is redeemable for purchases at        Bostonians in 2004 and 2006. In addition
Tresca, but not towards gratuity.               to the Rockette showstopper, “Twelve
Compliments of the Sheraton Boston Hotel,       Days of Christmas,” this magical
Shear Madness and Tresca                        production features such legendary
Value: $500                                     favorites as “Parade of the Wooden
                                                Soldiers” and the awe-inspiring “Living
                                                Nativity.” Experience the magic of
                                                Christmas, this year in Boston. These
                                                tickets are only valid for the 8pm show
                                                on 12/10/10.
                                                Compliments of Citi Performing Arts
                                                Center
                                                Value: $900




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LOT 61                                         LOT 64
Jillian's & Lucky Strike Pool Party for 25     Club Passim and Newbury Comics
There’s plenty of space for you and            For more than 50 years, Club Passim
your friends to have a great night out at      has been known as a premier national
Jillian’s & Lucky Strike. This Pool Party      venue presenting new and established
includes an appetizer platter and the use      traditional, folk, and acoustic musical
of five pool tables for two hours. Guests      performers. With a one-year family
must be 21+.                                   membership, you will quickly understand
Compliments of Jillian's and Lucky Strike      why Passim is such a special place for artist
Value: $250                                    and audience alike. Probably more than
                                               any other single site, it can claim to have
LOT 62                                         produced a generation of performers,
Scullers Jazz Club and Dinner for Two in the   record producers, festival organizers, and
Green Room                                     managers who remain a great influence
Two tickets to Scullers Jazz Club and          on today’s music industry. Best of all,
dinner for two in the Green Room.              Club Passim remains a small venue,
Since 1989, the legendary Scullers             where the audience is close enough to
Jazz Club has presented the biggest            feel reverberation of music, see the sweat
names in Straight Ahead, Latin, and            of the brow, and be a part of the art.
Contemporary Jazz, Blues, Soul, R &            Your family membership includes basic
B, Cabaret, and World Music. Led by            membership benefits for 2, plus free
Jazz Impresario Fred Taylor, the 200-          admission for children age 10 and under
seat Scullers Jazz Club has become             for shows priced $20 and below. If you
a true Boston landmark. Offering               like what you hear, don’t worry - a $250
spectacular views of the Boston skyline        gift certificate to Newbury Comics will
and the Charles River, Scullers serves         allow you to bring home your favorite
as the perfect backdrop for World-Class        artists’ latest albums. Also included is a
Entertainment you won’t see anywhere           Newbury Comics gift pack with t-shirt
else in Boston. Subject to availability.       and lots of cool stuff!
Compliments of Scullers Jazz Club and the      Compliments of Newbury Comics and
Doubletree Guest Suites - Boston               Passim Folk Music and Cultural Center
Value: $170                                    Value: $440

LOT 63
Acoustic Guitar
This acoustic guitar and case is the
perfect gift for a budding musician.
Compliments of First Act Guitars
Value: $160




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EXPERIENCE

LOT 65                                          LOT 67
Best Business Advice - Lunch with Paul Guzzi    Hot Stove Cool Music VIP Experience
Over lunch at the Langham, pick the             Baseball, music and some of the coolest
brain of Paul Guzzi, President and Chief        folks you will ever meet convene at
Executive Officer of the Greater Boston         this annual celebration of sports and
Chamber of Commerce. A former                   community. You and a friend will enjoy
Massachusetts Secretary of State and            a VIP experience with co-hosts Peter
Chief Secretary to the Governor, as well        Gammons, renowned ESPN baseball
as a member of the management teams             commentator, and Red Sox GM Theo
of two Fortune 500 companies, Paul              Epstein at Hot Stove’s two featured
Guzzi is a leading advocate for economic        events. Each year, the sports roundtable
development and job creation.                   is the place to be as a who’s who of
Compliments of Paul Guzzi, President and        baseball’s intelligentsia discuss topics
CEO, Greater Boston Chamber                     ranging from hot trades to giving back
Value: $100                                     to the community. Past partcipants have
                                                included Scott Boras, Yankees GM
LOT 66                                          Brian Cashman, and Terry Francona.
Helicopter Lesson in a Robinson R44             After you get up-close-and-personal
Do you know what a Robinson R44                 with an array of sports insiders, wind
is? Find out when you take a helicopter         down at an invitation-only VIP party
lesson at the East Coast Aero club on a         and the Hot Stove concert. Theo and
mutually-agreeable date, where you’ll           Peter will take the stage and be joined
learn to maneuver the R44, a single-            by a line-up of musical artists. Past
engined helicopter with a semi-rigid            performers include: Ken Casey of the
two-bladed main rotor and a two-bladed          Dropkick Murphys, Bronson Arroyo,
tail rotor and a skid landing gear. Yes, it’s   Kay Hanley, Paul Barrere of Little Feat,
as exciting as it sounds! Must be at least      French Lick featuring Boston Celtics
16 years old.                                   Co-Owner Wyc Grousbeck, and MC
Compliments of East Coast Aero Club             Mike O`Malley. This is a day – and
Value: $400                                     night – to remember!
                                                Compliments of Foundation to be Named
                                                Later
                                                Value: $1,000




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LOT 68                                     LOT 70
Chocolate Lover’s Walking Tour             Boston by Night Tour with Robert Lewis, Jr.
Enjoy the sweetest tour in town!           Join The Boston Foundation and Robert
Boston Chocolate Walking Tours is a        Lewis, Jr., Vice President for Program at
tour company that takes you to select      The Boston Foundation, on a tour of
chocolate shops, bakeries, and cafes,      Boston neighborhoods like no other.
to sample, learn and enjoy! Take a         Throughout the tour, you will have
chocolate walking tour and savor the       the opportunity to discuss real issues
flavors and the history of chocolate,      plaguing our city with local civic and
America’s favorite flavor and nature’s     non-profit leaders as well as residents and
perfect food! Four gift certificates to    youth. This tour is also an opportunity
Boston Chocolate Walking Tours.            to walk the streets with StreetSafe
Compliments of Boston Chocolate Walking    Boston street workers and learn how the
Tours                                      initiative is working with young people
Value: $160                                to dramatically reduce youth violence
                                           in a subset of Boston’s neighborhoods
LOT 69                                     disproportionately affected by high rates
PhotoWalks Tour of Boston                  of violent crime.
Imagine a beautiful day, walking around    Compliments of Robert Lewis, Jr.
Boston, taking in the wonderful sites      Value: $3,500
while receiving fascinating historic
commentary and creative photographic       LOT 71
tips. With Photowalks tours, you can not   Beacon Hill Politics
only do this, but also take photographs    Take a guided tour of the state
to help remember the day! Choose           house with Representative Smitty
from any of the five walking tours         Pignatelli. William “Smitty” Pignatelli
PhotoWalks provides. Capture amazing       is a Democratic member of the
pictures in Beacon Hill, Back Bay, the     Massachusetts House of Representatives,
Public Garden, along the Freedom Trail,    representing the 4th Berkshire District.
and Boston Harbor. End your walk in        His Legislative Assignments include
the beautiful public garden and then cut   economic development and emerging
into a hearty steak over dinner for two    technologies. Chat politics or swap
at Morton’s including tax and gratuity.    stories about summers in the Berkshires
Located in the heart of Back Bay,          over lunch on Beacon Hill with this
Morton’s Steakhouse evokes a classic old   political insider.
Boston ambiance and has set the tone for   Compliments of Representative Smitty
fine steakhouse dining in the area.        Pignatelli
Compliments of Morton’s Steakhouse and     Value: $75
PhotoWalks
Value: $360



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Jim and Margery 96.9                          Styling Session with Lisa Pierpont and
Start your day with Jim Braude and            Boldfacers Photo Shoot
Margery Eagan and experience what             Boldfacers.com is an online magazine
Boston’s talking about! For an irreverent     that profiles up-and-coming chefs,
spin on local, political, cultural topics     fashion designers, authors, rockers,
and a dash of the absurd, sit in the studio   artists and yoga instructors. There might
with Jim and Margery during their             be a meter maid-turned-poet, plumber
morning show - Boston’s only live and         or philanthropist. On the outside, their
local male-female talk duo. Before you        stories may not seem so similar, but on
leave, take a tour of 96.9 studios and        the inside, these folks share common
take home a 96.9 FM “Goodie Bag”.             ground. With fire in the belly, a heart
Compliments of 96.9 FM - Boston Talks         packed with passion, they excel. They
Value: Priceless                              express. They contribute. Put simply,
                                              they make Boston tick. Just like you.
LOT 73                                        Lisa Pierpont, founder of Boldfacers.
Relax on Rowes Wharf                          com will style you for your very own
Soothe your mind and body with a              Boldfacers photoshoot. Lisa is a three-
60-minute Signature Massage from The          time Emmy Award-winning producer
Spa at Rowes Wharf, located inside the        for the Chronicle show, a nightly
Boston Harbor Hotel. The Spa at Rowes         newsmagazine on WCVB-TV, the
Wharf is one of the most luxurious health     ABC affiliate in Boston. Lisa contributes
and fitness centers in New England,           to various publications, including
where state-of-the-art facilities and         DailyCandy.com, Boston Common
unmatched amenities converge.                 Magazine, the Boston Globe (“Ask
Compliments of Boston Harbor Hotel            the Sartorialist” columnist), Improper
Value: $200                                   Bostonian and continues to freelance
                                              produce for Chronicle. Hair, make-up
                                              and any wardrobe purchases are not
                                              included.
                                              Compliments of Lisa Pierpont, Boldfacers
                                              Value: Priceless




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LOT 75                                        LOT 76
Lisa Hughes’ Perfect Boston Afternoon         Acting Class
Emmy Award-winning journalist Lisa            Get ready for your close up! One 6-week
Hughes is an anchor for WBZ-TV News           class at Boston Casting, including
weekday evenings. Since her arrival in        Acting for the Camera, Acting for
Boston in 2000 she has covered just           Commercials, Improv classes and more!
about every major news event in New           Boston Casting specializes in casting
England and interviewed many of the           principal roles as well as extras for
area’s news makers. In addition to her        feature films, commercials, industrials
work at the station, Lisa is also involved    and reality television shows. Boston
in a number of community organizations        Casting’s recent film projects include
and charities. Lisa has selected several of   The Fighter with Mark Wahlberg, What
her favorite Boston locales to construct      Doesn’t Kill You with Mark Ruffalo,
this package for a perfect afternoon          The Proposal with Sandra Bullock, and
in Boston! Experience Boston’s most           Paul Blart: Mall Cop with Kevin James.
award-winning salon, Mario Russo, and         Subject to class availability.
receive a haircut and finish from owner       Compliments of Julie Arvedon, Boston
Mario Russo himself! Show off your            Casting
new “do” while you dine at Davio’s            Value: $300
Italian Steak House which is acclaimed
to serve some of the best Northern            LOT 77
Italian cuisine in Boston. Use your $100      Behind the Scenes with Matty in the Morning
gift certificate to enjoy one of Davio’s      at KISS 108
mouth-watering entrees such as Kobe           Start your day off at KISS 108 with
Sirloin, Lobster Risotto, or Sauteed Veal     four friends for a behind scenes of the
Scaloppini. Next, head over to Borders        Matty Show! Check out the morning
to leisurely browse the bookshelves           show offices, production and newsroom
for the perfect read using your $50 in        studios, and witness how the biggest
Borders Bucks.                                morning show in Boston operates! All
Compliments of Davio’s Italian Steakhouse     guests also receive a Kiss 108 goodie bag.
and Mario Russo Salon                         Compliments of Matty Show, KISS 108
Value: $450                                   (Clear Channel)
                                              Value: Priceless




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                                              FASHION

LOT 78                                        LOT 79
Sushi School                                  Divine Style Package
If you’ve always wanted to learn how          Would you like some guidance
to make sushi, here’s your chance! Sea        revamping your wardrobe? Then the
to You Sushi & Asian Foods is offering        Divine Intervention excursion from
an introductory course in their famous        Polished Wardrobe Advising is just what
Sushi School for you and a friend. Your       you need! Spend a half-day shopping
family and friends are sure to appreciate     with a Polished Stylist who will select
your new skills! After you complete the       stores based on your personal profile
class, get all the ingredients you need for   and budget, help you understand what
your next sushi preparation at Whole          silhouettes and styles are best for you and
Foods with a $250 gift card.                  your lifestyle, and offer tips and tricks for
Compliments of Sea to You Sushi & Asian       navigating the mall and local boutiques
Foods and Whole Foods                         to optimize your wardrobe. Take home
Value: $370                                   a complimentary set of multicolored
                                              bangle bracelets from casa di stile,
                                              the premier women’s contemporary
                                              boutique located in the North End.
                                              Then put down your shopping bags and
                                              enjoy dinner with a guest at Back Bay’s
                                              new restaurant Post 390. Celebrate your
                                              new look with a signature bottle of wine
                                              selected by the Post 390’s Wine Director.
                                              Compliments of casa di stile, Himmel
                                              Hospitality Group, Allison Abrams Yee and
                                              Polished Wardrobe Advising
                                              Value: $470

                                              LOT 80
                                              Cartier Buffalo Horn Frames
                                              The Buffalo horn frames are handcrafted
                                              and combine the exclusivity of a natural
                                              material with the professional handi-
                                              craft of the almost forgotten frame
                                              maker. This individual exclusivity is
                                              unique in the eyewear industry and has
                                              limited availability.
                                              Compliments of Andrew Fisher, Royal
                                              Opticians
                                              Value: $2,500



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LOT 81                                        LOT 84
Custom Cocktail Dress by Sam Mendoza          MiniLuxe Manicure Party for Four
A one-of-a-kind handmade cocktail             You never need an excuse to take care
dress custom designed for you by this up      of you. Bring your friends to pamper
and coming Boston-based designer. Must        your paws with a manicure party
allow one month for the completion of         at MiniLuxe’s Boston, Newton, or
the dress. Includes consultation and          Lexington location.
fitting.                                      Compliments of MiniLuxe
Compliments of Sam Mendoza                    Value: $72
Value: $700
                                              LOT 85
LOT 82                                        Sara Campbell Shopping Party to Benefit
Nina McLemore Clothing                        Room to Grow
Use your $500 gift certificate to select      An exclusive girl’s night out for you and
from a wide selection of jackets, skirts,     your friends at any of Sara Campbell’s
pants, blouses and dresses for day or         stores in Beacon Hill, Concord, South
evening. Nina McLemore is known               End, or Wellesley. Guests will enjoy
for her luscious imported fabrics,            special discounts, libations, and treats.
sophisticated yet simple styling, and         The party will be hosted during private
beautiful colors. Gift certificate applies    hours and include an opportunity to
to full price merchandise only.               shop and chat with the designer, Sara
Compliments of Nina McLemore, LLC             Cambell. The best part is that 10% of
Value: $500                                   the proceeds from the event will be
                                              donated to Room to Grow! Must be
LOT 83                                        used by April 30, 2011; Can be held at
Styling Session with Dresscode Owner, Amy     any location.
Finegold                                      Compliments of Sara Campbell, LTD
Let the Dresscode stylists help you find      Value: $400
the perfect outfit or update pieces already
in your wardrobe. Book an hour with           LOT 86
owner Amy Finegold and use your $50           Necklace from Bobbles and Lace
gift certificate toward a fabulous item.      Enhance any look with this hand-
Compliments of Dresscode                      beaded bib necklace with glass and stone
Value: $150                                   accents.
                                              Compliments of Bobbles and Lace
                                              Value: $65




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LOT 87                                      LOT 90
MY Fabulous Oilcloth bag                    Cynthia Rowley Shopping Party and Cocktail
This is the ultimate work, work-out,        Dress
play, kid, beach, picnic - whatever; use    Update your wardrobe with your very
your imagination, oilcloth bag. 17” wide    own private shopping party with all
x 12” tall x 5” deep with webbing straps,   the trimmings at Cynthia Rowley on
leather trim and nickel hardware.           Boston’s iconic Newbury Street. After
Compliments of MY                           store hours, you and your friends will
Value: $160                                 enjoy shopping over cocktails and enjoy
                                            a 20% discount on the Cynthia Rowley
LOT 88                                      collection of women’s clothing and
Vineyard Vines Ties                         accessories. And just in time for the
Vineyard Vines showcases the best of        holidays, Cynthia Rowley will provide
New England with contemporary style         you with a dress of your choice!
and quality products. You’ll look dapper    Compliments of Cynthia Rowley
with the bright colors and jaunty designs   Value: $2,000
of these two ties.
Compliments of Vineyard Vines               LOT 91
Value: $125                                 The Studio Loves The Red Sox
                                            Update your wardrobe with a private
LOT 89                                      shopping party for you and 8-10 friends
Ame & Lulu Overnight Bag and Caddy Carry    at The Studio, one of Brookline’s top
All                                         shopping destinations. After store hours,
Ame & Lulu create accessories for the       you and your friends will enjoy shopping
active lifestyle with fashion and flair.    and a style consultation over wine and
This versatile zipped bag is perfect        light refreshments. Ten percent of the
for a trip to the gym or as an airplane     proceeds from the evening’s sales will
carry-on. The Bungalow combines both        benefit the children and families of
beauty and durability to equip a woman      Room to Grow. The Red Sox wives
on the go. Also included are a 3 Zipper     created hand-decorated hats that you
Caddy Carry All & a 3 Ball Holder for       and your girlfriends can take home as
Golf.                                       parting gifts.
Compliments of Ame & Lulu                   Compliments of The Studio and the Red
Value: $150                                 Sox wives
                                            Value: $500




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LOT 92                                       LOT 94
Women's Earthkeepers Bethel Buckle Tall      Tylie Malibu Runaway Simone Bag
Boot                                         This handcrafted bag is a favorite of
Understated and classy, Timberland’s         Hollywood stylists and actresses. Amp
Bethel collection is the perfect choice      up your look with the Runaway Simone
to take you from the cool months of fall     hand bag. The pyramid and chain
right through to next spring and summer.     embellishments make this a head turner.
Constructed from an intriguing textural      Wear it cross body, over the shoulder or
combination of smooth leather and            as a clutch. 8” (w) x 6” (h)”
velvety, soft nubuck, these boots also       Compliments of Kelly DiNisco and Tylie
have eco-conscious credentials that you      Malibu
can be proud of. Best of all, they’re from   Value: $300
Timberland, a company with a rich New
England heritage and global reputation
for its leadership as a corporate citizen.
Size exchange subject to availability.
Compliments of Timberland
Value: $190

LOT 93
South End Shopping Excursion
Head to the South End for an afternoon
of great shopping! Included in this
package are a $100 gift certificate to
Garage Sale, $100 to Looc, and another
$50 each at Hudson and Flock.
Compliments of Flock, Garage Sale,
Hudson, Nilda Martin - PHI DESIGN
GROUP and Looc
Value: $300




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FITNESS

LOT 95                                        LOT 97
Your own BAA Boston Marathon Number for       Lululemon and Personal Training
2011                                          Beat the holiday blahs as you get into
Put your running shoes on! The 2011           shape with one of Boston’s best personal
Boston Marathon numbers were gone             trainers, Erika Parla, who will work
in 8 hours this year - and you’ll be one      with you to design a workout routine
of the runners this year with your own        to get you looking and feeling great!
BAA Boston Marathon 2011 Number               Erika’s philosophy is to provide each
(making this the hottest ticket in the        client with a customized, achievable,
country). Raise money and public              and progressive training program to
awareness of Room to Grow by running          live healthier, happier, and longer. Use
26.2 miles in April 2011.                     your Lululemon yoga mat, bag, yoga
Compliments of Boston Athletic Association,   dvd and water bottle during your new
Foundation to be Named Later and John         fitness regimen. Then, head over to
Hancock                                       Prana Power Yoga, recognized as one
Value: Priceless                              of the 35 top yoga studios in the world.
                                              Prana offers an environment of love,
LOT 96                                        connection, belonging, acceptance, and
Get Fit!                                      good energy. So say “Namaste” with a
For over 30 years, Fitcorp has helped         gift certificate for five classes to Prana
people in the Greater Boston area meet        Power Yoga.
their fitness goals. With this three          Compliments of Lululemon, ParlaFit and
month membership and two personal             Prana Power Yoga
training sessions you will be sure to         Value: $475
start the new year off on the right track.
Your membership will give you access          LOT 98
to the usage of all 10 Fitcorps top of the    Gypsy Rose Dance Lesson
line centers, group fitness classes, and      Bring out your inner exotic dancer!
discounted rates for additional services.     Gypsy Rose is the only exclusively
Compliments of Fitcorp                        exotic, chair, and pole dancing studio
Value: $320                                   in New England taught by real former
                                              exotic dancers. Their mission is to let
                                              all women, regardless of size, shape,
                                              age, or level of coordination experience
                                              the fun, glamorous, yet daring side of
                                              Exotic Dancing. Bring a friend along to
                                              attend the 90-minute One Hit Wonder
                                              Class where you will learn the basics for
                                              routine, pole, and chair dancing.
                                              Compliments of Gypsy Rose Dancing
                                              Value: $80


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                                             FOR THE HOME

LOT 99                                       LOT 101
Prana Power Yoga                             Love Your Home!
Recognized as one of the 35 top yoga         Make your house a home with a two
studios in the world, Prana offers an        hour interior design consultation from
environment of love, connection,             Duncan Hughes Interiors. A design
belonging, acceptance, and good energy.      expert will give you advice on colors,
So say “Namaste” for five classes at Prana   furniture placement, renovations and
Power Yoga. A $25 gift certificate to        window treatments. We’ll get your
Target for a new yoga mat is included.       new bedroom started with a queen size
Compliments of Prana Power Yoga              organic latex mattress and foundation.
Value: $100                                  Once you have your new floor plan,
                                             you’ll likely be busy shopping on Route
LOT 100                                      9, so take a break on us at Jordan’s
Whole New You                                Furniture in Natick. Enjoy a family four
Head into the New Year with a NEW            pack, 3D glasses included, to the film
YOU! Start off with a new fitness regimen    of your choice at Jordan’s Imax theater.
at Healthworks, the award winning            Recipient must live within 15 miles of
fitness facility and ideal environment for   Boston for interior design services. Free
women dedicated to fitness and health.       mattress delivery in Greater Boston.
Kick start your new healthy routine with     Valid until November 2011.
a one-month membership to any of the         Compliments of Duncan Hughes Interiors,
club’s five locations. Next, tackle your     Gardner Mattress and Jordan’s Furniture
home with a two-hour consultation            Value: $3,350
with Santos Organizational Strategies.
Watch your frustrations disappear            LOT 102
after S·O·S comes into your home or          Hand Painted Robert Weiss Tray
office to help make your life more           This medium oval Robert Weiss tray
manageable and enjoyable. By taking          is hand painted and crafted in Peru
the time to learn your routines, habits      by Cottage Industries who continue
and behaviors, S·O·S will customize an       to work in the old world technique of
organizing system that fits your unique      reverse painting. The design is carefully
style. A professional organizer will offer   painted in the reverse on glass and placed
suggestions on how to organize your          painted-side down in the frame.
space, information, and time. Then,          Compliments of Comina
after all the hard work, treat yourself to   Value: $100
a soothing 60 minute Swedish Massage
at G Spa in their Splurge Lounge!
Compliments of GrettaStyle, Healthworks
Fitness Centers for Women and Marea
Santos
Value: $500


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LOT 103                                       LOT 104
Home Makeover                                 Enjoy Take-Out    while   Your   Kitchen    is
Isn’t it time you really loved your home?     Redesigned
You like your things - great furniture        Isn’t it time you really loved your kitchen?
and artwork... but somehow they just          Newbury Kitchens & Baths will help
don’t work together. You’d love a whole       you discover your dream kitchen. With
new look, but don’t have the time - or        an in-home/on-site consultation, the
the money - to start from scratch. That’s     designers at Newbury Kitchens & Baths
where a redesigner can help. Paula Gaull,     will take you through a computerized
award-winning redesigner and owner of         walk-through of your ideal remodel and
New Leaf Redesign, will create a room         a cost for their proposal. Don’t worry
you love, using the things you already        about cooking, should you decide to
own! You’ll be amazed at the difference!      remodel your kitchen! Enjoy take-out
Or if you’re ready for something totally      dinner with two $25 gift certificates
new, including a new color palette,           from Mela Indian Restaurant, a cozy,
furnishings,      window        treatments,   modern, Indian dining spot located in
accessories and more, Paula can do that,      the South End.
too. Good for one room redesign or 5          Compliments of Newbury Kitchens & Baths
hours of interior decorating consultation     and One World Cuisine Restaurant Group
in the Greater Boston area.                   Value: $3,550
Compliments of Paula Gaull, New Leaf
Redesign
Value: $425




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SPORTS

LOT 105                                      LOT 107
Opening Series with NY Yankees (April        Round of Golf for 4 at the TPC of Boston
2007)                                        A round of Golf for 4 at the Tournament
Photographer, Leo Gozbekian captured         Players Club of Boston which is located
the opening series between the Yankees       in Norton, MA. TPC Boston is the
and Boston’s Red Sox in this 24” Wide        proud sponsor of the Deutsche Bank
Panoramic Photograph. This signed            Championship held over Labor Day
piece will bring Fenway right into your      Weekend. The Foursome includes green
living room. General Manager Theo            fees, carts, caddies and their gratuities.
Epstein will personalize a note should       Compliments of Patrick Canning, KPMG
you choose to give this as a gift.           LLP
Compliments of Theo Epstein and Leo          Value: $1,100
Gozbekian
Value: Priceless                             LOT 108
                                             Bruins vs. Devils - November 15, 2010
LOT 106                                      Grab a friend to watch the Boston Bruins
The Sports Hub with Mike Felger              take on the NJ Devils on November
Sit in for a taping of the 98.5 Comcast      15 from behind the Bruins bench. In
Sports Hub show with Felger and              addition, take home an 8”x10” photo
Massarotti. Then, depending on the           taken immediately following the game-
season, catch a Boston Red Sox or Celtics    winning goal at the 2010 Winter Classic
game with a friend. End your evening         at Fenway Park, autographed by the
with a $100 gift certificate at one of       game-winning goal-scorer, Marco
Felger’s favorite spots, Eastern Standard,   Sturm.
where a late night dinner is worth           Compliments of NESN and Blue Sky
waiting for. A Best of Boston, Eastern       Sports & Entertainment
Standard’s menu brings nostalgia back        Value: $140
from childhood. Subject to scheduling.
Not valid for inter-league, Yankees,         LOT 109
Lakers, Heat, post-season games, or          Autographed Glen Davis (Big Baby) Celtics
Opening Day.                                 Basketball
Compliments of Eastern Standard, Mike        Celtics forward Glen Davis hustles on
Felger and Foundation to be Named Later      the court and isn’t afraid to get into the
Value: $200                                  game. Take home some of his Celtics
                                             pride with a signed Celtics basketball.
                                             Put it on display, or dribble on your
                                             home court to gain the skills of #11.
                                             Compliments of the Boston Celtics
                                             Value: $150




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LOT 110                                    LOT 112
Red Sox Game with Sportswriter Dan         Boston College Hockey Tickets
Shaughnessy                                Are you a BC Eagles fan? Cheer on the
Head out to Fenway with sportswriter       Men’s Ice Hockey team this season at
Dan Shaughnessy for an exclusive           Conte Forum as they try to hold on to
behind-the-scenes pre-game tour of         their 2010 NCAA Championship Title!
the park, the dugout, the press box,       Use these four tickets for a home game
you name it. Then enjoy watching the       of your choice. Parking pass included.
game with Dan and two of your friends      Compliments of Caritas Christi Health
from field box seats. You’ll take home     Care
two autographed copies of Dan’s books:     Value: $100
“Fenway: A Biographer in Words and
Picture,” and “Senior Year: A Father,      LOT 113
A Son and High School Basketball.”         Autographed Bruins Hockey Stick
Game excludes NY Yankees, postseason       Add to your Bruins memorabilia with a
or Inter-League, or opening day.           Bruins hockey stick autographed by the
Compliments of Dan Shaughnessy             entire team.
Value: $400                                Compliments of TD Garden
                                           Value: $150
LOT 111
WEEI On-Air Experience with Rob Bradford   LOT 114
Perfect for the sports fan who wants his   Celtics vs. Bulls - December 3, 2010
or her opinion heard. Sit in on a live     Take home an autographed/framed
WEEI broadcast with sports reporter,       photo of Larry Bird and get excited to
Rob Bradford. Then, share your two         see Shaq and the Boston Celtics play
cents worth alongside Rob in his           Chicago Bulls on Friday, December 3rd,
popular blog. Then, catch a 2011 Red       at the Boston Garden with four tickets in
Sox game with two tickets to a game of     section 304, row 2.
your choice. Not valid for inter-league,   Compliments of Foundation to be Named
Yankees, post-season games or Opening      Later
Day. Date dependent on availability.       Value: $220
Compliments of Robert Bradford and
WEEI.
Value: $300




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LOT 115                                    LOT 118
Grill 23 and Boston Celtics tickets        Red Sox Favorites Collection
The Boston Celtics are back and look       Perfect for the Red Sox collector! Add
better than ever! Don your Celtics green   these signed 8"x10" photographs of
and treat your favorite companions         Kevin Youkilis, Dennis Eckersley and
to a night of exciting basketball and      Jim Rice to your collection.
dining. Start the evening with dinner      Compliments of Blue Sky Sports &
for two at Grill 23 with a bottle of       Entertainment
wine selected by the Wine Director.        Value: $150
Use your $200 gift certificate to sample
their classic American fare. Then, head    LOT 119
over to the TD Garden to watch your        SuperBowl XXXIX       –    2004     Win   vs.
favorite NBA team in action. Mutually      Philadelphia Eagles
agreeable date. Tickets exclude playoff    This helmet commemorating the
games.                                     Patriots 2004 SuperBowl Win over
Compliments of Himmel Hospitality Group    the Philadelphia Eagles is signed by
Value: $400                                the entire team, including Tom Brady,
                                           Tedy Bruschi and Adam Vinatieri.
LOT 116                                    Compliments of Patrick Canning, KPMG
Autographed Shaq Celtics Jersey            LLP
Shaq is the talk of the town as the        Value: $600
newest Celtics center. Enjoy a game
in your new Shaquille O’Neal signed        LOT 120
Celtics Jersey or adorn a wall with        Need for     Speed:   F1   Racing    Driving
the memerobilia. O’Neal is the fifth       Experience
leading scorer in NBA history, so your     Channel your inner Jeff Gordon when
new shirt is certainly a winner.           you and a friend drive indoor racing
Compliments of the Boston Celtics          karts at F1 Boston in Braintree. Get
Value: $400                                ready for the ultimate indoor racing
                                           experience, complete with sharp turns,
LOT 117                                    a corkscrew and tunnel, rolling hills,
2nd Row Dug-Out Red Sox Game               and off-camber corner. Take home two
Take in a Boston Red Sox game with         racing certificates and a $25 dining gift
a friend from the 2nd row in dug-out       certificate for superb casual dining at
seats! Not valid for inter-league games,   the trackside Ascari Cafe. Riders must
Yankees games or Opening Day. Date         be 18+ with valid driving licenses.
dependent upon availability.               Compliments of F1 Boston
Compliments of Krista and Steve Alperin    Value: $100
Value: $600




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TRAVEL

LOT 121                                        LOT 123
Get-Away Package                               SOHO Living
Inner peace is just a drive away in the        Would you like to spend New Year's
Hudson Valley of New York. Emerson             Eve in New York? No need to book a
Resort & Spa is about three and a half         hotel for your weekend or your next trip
hours from Boston, in Mt. Tremper,             to New York City. Enjoy the comfort
New York. It is an extraordinary               of a home away from home for two
destination offering great food and            nights in a stylish two bedroom, two
soothing spa treatments. Relax with            bath, Soho apartment. Comfortably
a one night stay in a regal suite, enjoy       sleeps two couples. Shopping, galleries
dinner for two at the Catamount                and restaurants galore are just steps
Restaurant (up to $75) and wake-up             away. Mutually agreeable dates. Not
to a full breakfast. Reservations are          redeemable December 10 - 29.
based on availability. Some black out          Compliments of Susan and John Hassett
dates, including holidays, may apply.          Value: $500
Compliments of Emerson Resort and Spa
Value: $550                                    LOT 124
                                               Deluxe Accommodations at The Four Seasons
LOT 122                                        Stay     one     night    in     deluxe
Island Creek Oyster Bar and Overnight at The   accommodations at this Five Star,
Hotel Commonwealth                             Five Diamond Hotel across from the
Enjoy dinner for four at the brand new         beautiful Public Garden in the heart of
Island Creek Oyster Bar, the hottest           Back Bay. You’ll find that the beauty
new restaurant in town at The Hotel            of the hotel’s rooms connects you
Commonwealth. Then, all four of you            with the surrounding environment
can stay overnight in luxury with two          while ensuring your comfort and
Commonwealth Jr. Suites at The Hotel           convenience. Subject to availability.
Commonwealth.                                  Blackout dates do apply.
Compliments of Island Creek Oyster Bar         Compliments of Four Seasons Hotel
and The Hotel Commonwealth                     Value: $650
Value: $900




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LOT 125                                       LOT 127
The Langham and Brunch for Two                The Boston Park Plaza Hotel
Take a staycation with a complimentary        Located in the heart of historic Back
Saturday night stay and Sunday brunch         Bay, the Boston Park Plaza Hotel
for two at the Langham Hotel in Boston.       is one of Boston’s most recognized
The lavish Sunday buffet features live        and renowned landmarks. Enjoy two
entertainment and interactive culinary        nights of sophisticated elegance in a
stations with your favorites made to          guestroom that offers contemporary
order. Brunch is not valid on holidays        style furnishings and conveniences,
or during special events. Subject to          including 24-hour room service, state-
availability. Not transferable.               of-the-art climate control system and
Compliments of The Langham Hotel,             much more. Room and tax included.
Boston                                        Subject to availability. Black out dates
Value: $400                                   apply.
                                              Compliments of The Boston Park Plaza
LOT 126                                       Hotel
The Best of the Charles River - The Liberty   Value: $400
Hotel and Boating
Treat yourself to a fun Boston get-away       LOT 128
weekend. During the day, head out             The Westin Boston Waterfront
onto the Charles River and enjoy the          Enjoy a weekend overnight stay for
view of Boston’s skyline by boat. Enjoy       two at the beautiful Westin Boston
a different city view when you relax in       Waterfront, followed by breakfast at
your luxurious room at The Liberty            the modern American grill Sauciety
Hotel for the night. But don’t let your       the next morning.
adventures end there! Practice your           Compliments of Westin Boston Waterfront
sailing with a 60-day membership to           Hotel
Community Boating. Whether you’re             Value:   $400
a novice or an expert, Community
Boating has the classes and equipment
you need to get out on the water in the
watercraft that fits your experience and
interest. Their fleet includes kayaks,
windsurfers, Mercuries, Sonars Lasers
and more.
Compliments of Community Boating and
The Liberty Hotel
Value: $580




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LIVE AUCTION GUIDELINES

Guests must use the auction numbers received at registration for all bids. The highest
bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer shall be the purchaser. In the event of a
dispute, the decision of the auctioneer will be final. Your auction claim receipt
will be delivered to you at your table. All items are subject to scheduling and other
restrictions and expire on or before November 6, 2011, unless otherwise indicated.

All items should be removed from the premises this evening, unless otherwise
noted. Room to Grow, its officers, directors, employees, contractors, volunteers,
committee members and the auctioneer assume no responsibility for the quality
or utility of the auction items or for any items left at the Boston Park Plaza Castle.
Please note that items cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.

All accounts should be settled at the end of the evening by MasterCard, Visa,
American Express, cash or check made payable to Room to Grow. All contributions
are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law, which is over and above the market
value of the item.


SILENT AUCTION GUIDELINES

Guests must use the auction numbers received at registration for all bids. Silent auction
opens at 6:00 p.m. and will close upon announcement after the start of the dessert
presentation. Final bid is at the discretion of event and/or Room to Grow staff. At the
end of the evening, please visit the silent auction tables to determine if you are a final
bidder on any items. Collect receipts for items won and bring them to the cashier
station at the registration table. Present your receipts to the cashier. Once you have
paid for your items, return to the table with your receipts and exchange them for the
actual items. Please note that if your receipt indicates that your item is in the form
of a gift certificate, you may pick it up at the cashier station at the registration table.

All items are subject to scheduling and other restrictions and expire on November 6,
2011, unless otherwise indicated. Room to Grow, its officers, directors, employees,
contractors, volunteers and committee members assume no responsibility for the
quality or utility of the auction items or for any items left at the Boston Park Plaza
Castle. Please note that items cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.




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