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WILD WILD WEST SHORE The 19th Annual Silent & Live Auction Saturday, April 16, 2011 Saddle Up, 6:00 p.m. The 19th Annual Silent/Live Auction Wild Wild West Shore West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church Rocky River, Ohio • There are so many fabulous items being offered this year. Please take the time to read this brochure cover to cover before the evening of the performance. • Many of these events are “family friendly” so make sure you look for age ranges in the item description. • Events offered in this catalogue begin in April 2011 and run thru April 2012. We have tried to put the Big Events, Dinners and Events in chronological order. • NOTE: It is IMPORTANT that you remember to bring this catalog with you on Saturday evening. Your bid number will be written on the back! • Enjoy the evening and have fun! 2 WILD WILD WEST SHORE SILENT & LIVE AUCTION TABLE OF CONTENTS General Guidelines .............................................. Page 6 Take Away Table Items........................................ Page 6 Events of the Evening .......................................... Page 7 Trinkets & Treasures (Arts & Crafts) .................... Page 8 Hoedowns (Big Events)........................................ Page 17 Hootenannies (Dinners) ...................................... Page 22 Rootin’ Tootin’ Times (Events)............................. Page 28 Vittles & More (Foods & Baskets) ....................... Page 32 How To, Pardner (Instructions)............................ Page 35 Lend A Helpin’ Hand (Services)............................ Page 37 Beyond The Prairie (Getaways) ........................... Page 40 The Buck Stops Here (Live Items) ........................ Page 41 Food Sponsors..................................................... Page 43 3 GENERAL GUIDELINES EVENTS OF THE FOR THE SILENT AUCTION SILENT AUC Doors open at 6: • Very Important - Please write legibly and use the correct Grazing stations will be avail bidding number. We cannot stress this enough! Silent Auction closes • Each person will be given a bidding number at the sign-in LIVE AUCT table. If you want to bid as a couple, choose one number to Live Auction begins prom use throughout the evening. Desserts and coffee/tea availab • No fixed bids. All items are minimum bids so pay attention to HAPPY TRAILS UNTIL W the bid cards. All bids MUST be in whole dollars. Live Auction ends a Take away items will be avail • You will find items posted, one per card and arranged by category. Write your bid number, number of units, and bid STAGE COACH amount per unit on the bottom blank line. Again, please, Joe Hannum, Auc please, please write legibly!!! Rachel Emery & Bonnie V Tom Hughes, Anne • To raise the bid on minimum bid items, enter your bid number Jeff Johnson & Chuck H and new bid on the next available blank line. To increase your own bid, cross off only your previous bid. 1 Ticket $2 TAKE AWAY TABLE ITEMS 2 Tickets $ 50% of every ticket sold w All items will be invoiced. We will not take any money the evening The Cleveland Fo of the event. If you are the winning bidder on an item that is displayed, we expect you to take the item home with you. Winning bidders will be posted on the tables in the Rotunda as WET YOUR WHISTL Serving beer and wine throu soon as we determine the winners. If you are a guest, please make Soft drinks and water are sure the check-in people have your full name, address and phone 1 Ticket $ number. 2 Tickets $ 5 Tickets $ Invoices will be distributed at church following the worship service on Sunday, April 24. If you do not attend the worship service, an invoice will be mailed to you. We accept cash, check, Visa or 50/50 RAF $3 per ticket; $5 for 2 ticket MasterCard. Winner will receive 50% o 4 Wild Wild West Shore TRINKETS & TREASURES & A101 Baby Blanket A lovely crocheted pink, lavender and white blanket for that special baby! One offering. Minimum Bid $20. Jodith Janes, 216-221-0437 A102 Crocheted Baby Blanket Made to Order You select the colors, and Jodith will crochet an adorable baby blanket for you! One offering. Minimum Bid $20. Jodith Janes, 216-221-0437 A103 Chinese Peasant Print Colorful Chinese peasant print, hand-painted in China, in a black lacquer frame. One offering. Minimum Bid $50. Karen Kircher, 440-572-8485 A104 Framed Original Szutter Print of Cleveland's Flats Framed original print 29" x 25" of Cleveland's Flats by Martin Szutter valued at $200. One offering. Minimum Bid $50. Marie Grossman, 216-221-1256 A105 Four Seasons of Cleveland Framed Prints Four Seasons of Cleveland framed prints (3 in. x 4 in. each) in a frame that is approximately 20" high and 11" wide. Valued at $100. One offering. Minimum Bid $35. Marie Grossman, 216-221-1256 A106 Silk Floral Arrangement This beautiful silk floral arrangement is donated by Peter Plant, who designs West Shore’s weekly Sanctuary flowers. One offering. Minimum Bid $75. Peter Plant, 216-357-9705 A107 Versatile Baby Carrier Versatile baby carrier valued at $40 hand-made to your specifications from four color choices. Great to use from newborn to 35 lbs; easy to use for breast-feeding; capable of adjusting to four different carry positions. One offering. Minimum Bid $20. Ahmie Yeung, 440-922-0118 5 A108 Pregnancy/Child Age Tracker Necklace A special necklace made of sterling silver and semi-precious stones - just move the pendant charm to track how many more weeks until your special day! Valued at $50. One offering. Minimum Bid $25. Ahmie Yeung, 440-922-0118 A109 Copper Garden Sprinkler Copper Garden Sprinkler from Aqua Garden Art. "Cosmic Beauty" design with a center globe valued at $130. One offering. Minimum Bid $50. Glendalee & Tom Burns, 440-933-3021 A110 Limited Edition Print: 1 11 in. x 20 in. limited edition print, unframed, signed by the artist. One offering. Minimum Bid $50. Mike Gold, 440-582-2452 A111 Limited Edition Print: 2 11 in. x 20 in. limited edition print, unframed, signed by the artist. One offering. Minimum Bid $50. Mike Gold, 440-582-2452 A112 Limited Edition Print: 3 12 1/2 in. x 15 in. limited edition print, unframed, signed by the artist. One offering. Minimum Bid $50. Mike Gold, 440-582-2452 A113 "Hunter's Star" Table Runner Table runner in orangey/brown/black. 17 in. x 36 in. One offering. Minimum Bid $45. Karen Auer, 440-777-1269 A114 Ohio Lighthouses Wall Hanging Wall hanging features Ohio lighthouses from Vermillion and Lorain and kites on Beverly Beach. Twig-loop hanging option. 13 in. x 32 in. One offering. Minimum Bid $30. Karen Auer, 440-777-1269 A115 Braid Table Runner Braid Table Runner in beiges/browns. 17 in. x 52 in. One offering. Minimum Bid $35. Karen Auer, 440-777-1269 6 A116 Sunday Morning Reserved Parking Space Reserve your own Sunday morning parking space for every Sunday morning from April 23, 2011 to April 22, 2012. One offering. Minimum Bid $75. West Shore UU Church, 440-333-2255 A117 WSUUC BUUK Store Gift Certificate - $50 Use this certificate to purchase anything in the store, including books, shirts, jewelry, games, etc. One offering. Minimum Bid $25. Roy Prentiss, 440-801-1759 A118 Hand-Knitted Baby Clothes - Crème Adorable sweater, hat, mittens & booties, size 1- 2 yrs, crème colored. $35 value. One offering. Minimum Bid $17. Joyce Oliver, 440-331-1202 A119 Hand-Knitted Baby Clothes - Aqua Handsome aqua baby sweater, hat and booties. $30 value. One offering. Minimum Bid $15. Joyce Oliver, 440-331-1202 A120 Multi-Colored Hand-Knitted Baby Clothes Outfit your favorite baby in this pink multi-colored cap, sweater and booties. $30 value. One offering. Minimum Bid $15. Joyce Oliver, 440-331-1202 A121 Antique Leaded Glass Window This antique leaded glass window is in the Art Deco design from the 1920's - 30's. It has greens, golds, and clear glass of different textures and measures 15 in. x 21 in. One offering. Minimum Bid $35. Suzanne Rusnak, 440-334-3336 A122 Print: Lion on Auble Street This framed print, by artist Robert Tubbesing, is from Jean Andelson's estate collection. One offering. Minimum Bid $25. Leslie Andelson, 206-854-2247 A123 Ink Drawing by Choon Thaim This ink drawing, by Choon Thaim, is a piece from Jean Andelson's estate collection. One offering. Minimum Bid $25. Leslie Andelson, 206-854-2247 7 A124 Lenox Butterfly Meadow Candle Lamp New, still in the box, never used! Retired Lenox design valued at $50. One offering. Minimum Bid $25. Jodith Janes, 216-221-0437 A125 Cowan Pottery "Ambassador Bowl," 1929 Own a piece of NE Ohio history with this distinctive octagonal-shaped bowl designed by R. Guy Cowan himself in 1929 at his Rocky River studio! It is 11.25 in. wide, with an Azure glaze. The bottom of the bowl has the circular Cowan mark. At the time it was made, this bowl was meant to be part of a table setting including a flower figurine and two candelabras. This can be the start of your vintage setting. Valued at $50. One offering. Minimum Bid $25. Carol Jacobs, 440-333-2209 A126 "Delta:" Framed Woodcut & Monotype Print, 1982 Woodcut artist Carol Summers is considered by many art historians to be among a handful of master printmakers alive today. "Delta" has been displayed in the Fireside Room and was valued at $800 in 2000. One offering. Minimum Bid $250. Kenneth & Joan Rasmussen, 440-899-2909 A127 "Drive Past Devil's Tower" Signed Print Artist Bob Coronato from Wyoming recalls, "I remember the day we trailed a bunch of cows on the Ipy Ranch near Devil's Tower in the fall and it was very dry and the cows were shaking the dust off the sage. The air was full of the pollen and the smell of the sage - just about killed me. So I thought it would make a good painting!" This 24 in. x 30 in. signed framed print is valued at $200. One offering. Minimum Bid $75. Chuck Homer & Jeff Johnson, 216-227-9150 A128 "If that dog doesn't kill me…" Signed Print This 24in. x 30 in. signed framed print is titled: If that dog doesn't kill me, he's gonna darn sure leave me walkin!" By Wyoming artist Bob Coronato. Valued at $200. One offering. Minimum Bid $75. Chuck Homer & Jeff Johnson, 216-227-9150 A129 Rodeo Poster by Bob Coronato A foam-core mounted poster, titled "Rodeo July 9-18, 2010," by Wyoming artist Bob Coronato. Valued at $35. One offering. Minimum Bid $15. Chuck Homer & Jeff Johnson, 216-227-9150 8 A130 Framed Digital Photo: "Beauty & The Bricks" This framed digital photo is 17 in. x 21. in. One offering. Minimum Bid $45. Judy Maruszan, 440-333-2604 A131 Two Ted DeGrazie Framed Prints This pair of prints approximately 14 in. x 10 in. are valued at $80. One offering. Minimum Bid $40. Wes & Betty Maynard &, 440-333-1463 A132 Mitchell Gold & Bob Williams Frame This beautiful 5 in. x 7 in. coquille frame is in an antique silver finish. One offering. Minimum Bid $20. Chris & Julie Miller, 440-356-9750 A133 Three Tribal Masks Set of three tribal masks (wood carved wall hangings) in woven basket; 20+ years old. One offering. Minimum Bid $30. Chris & Julie Miller, 440-356-9750 A134 Wooden Safari Napkin Rings Set of nine wooden safari napkin rings. One offering. Minimum Bid $10. Chris & Julie Miller &, 440-356-9750 A135 Bamboo Stainless Steel Flatware Set of 36 pieces: complete service for six, with two extra large spoons, small spoons and knives. One offering. Minimum Bid $20. Chris & Julie Miller, 440-356-9750 A136 Wooden Carved Elephant Napkin Rings Set of six carved wooden elephant napkin rings. One offering. Minimum Bid $10. Chris & Julie Miller, 440-356-9750 A137 Wooden Safari Serving Utensils Set of three wooden Safari Serving Utensils (Sheffield), plus small wooden giraffe spoon and two wooden zebras. One offering. Minimum Bid $10. Chris & Julie Miller, 440-356-9750 A138 "Survivor" Band CD w/Autographed Photo "Eye of the Tiger" CD by the band Survivor; includes autographed photo of the band. Valued at $50. One offering. Minimum Bid $25. Fred Franchi, 216-548-9476 9 A139 Artificial Palm Tree in Wooden Planter Great for decorating: 4 ft. artificial palm tree. One offering. Minimum Bid $10. Janet Tracy, 440-243-0613 A140 Batik from the Fiji Islands A beautiful Batik from Jan's travels to Fiji; approximatley 2 ft. x 2 ft. One offering. Minimum Bid $25. Janet Tracy, 440-243-0613 A142 Necklace Extender Extender to match any necklace, made to desired length. 50 offerings. Minimum Bid $10. Janet French, 216-221-2318 A143 Big Sky Dreaming Pendant Contrailed sky blue glass pendant, blue glass, crystal, metal mask, sterling beads with hinged magnetic clasp. Length: 25 in. One offering. Minimum Bid $70. Janet French, 216-221-2318 A144 Desert Dusk Necklace Rhodonite and glass: gray, gray pink, maroon with sterling clasp. Length: 22 in. One offering. Minimum Bid $40. Janet French, 216-221-2318 A145 Flaming Pacific Sunset Pendant Orange-white-translucent agate pendant, agate beads and chips, glass beads, shell spacers, copper clasp. Length: 21 in. One offering. Minimum Bid $40. Janet French, 216-221-2318 A146 Lavender & Silver Lace Pendant Vintage-earring pendant of sterling-framed faceted lavender glass, lavender and purple glass beads, sterling spacers and clasp. Length 18 in. One offering. Minimum Bid $25. Janet French, 216-221-2318 A147 Chinatown Memory Pendant Removable enameled silver pin-pendant, teal and royal blue, with reticulated fish and wire balls, glass beads, gold-plated clasp. Length: 18 in. One offering. Minimum Bid $45. Janet French, 216-221-2318 10 A148 Mineral Wealth Necklace Black lava rock, hematite, jasper, sterling clasp. Length: 22-1/2 in. One offering. Minimum Bid $30. Janet French, 216-221-2318 A149 Honky Tonk Mood Pendant & Earrings Black and white painted wood mask pendant, glass beads, brass clasp. Length: 19 in. Matching earrings. One offering. Minimum Bid $25. Janet French, 216-221-2318 A150 Trading Post Trinket Turqouise howlite with turquoise and coral accents, sterling clasp. Length: 20 in. One offering. Minimum Bid $30. Janet French, 216-221-2318 A151 Primeval Forest Meditation Pendant & Bracelet Exotic wood pendant: wood, jasper, tiger-eye, glass, stone and pit beads with sterling clasp. Length: 23 in. BONUS vintage wood bracelet. One offering. Minimum Bid $35. Janet French, 216-221-2318 A152 Flight of the Copper Dragonfly Pendant Brass/copper dragonfly pendant and clasp: agate, copper and glass beads. Length: 22 in. One offering. Minimum Bid $30. Janet French, 216-221-2318 A153 Cactus Flower Pendant & Earrings Chartreuse stone pendant and chips; jasper, glass and gold metal beads, gold-plated flower clasp. Matching earrings. One offering. Minimum Bid $25. Janet French, 216-221-2318 A154 Out of Africa Necklace & Earrings Qull-and-bead dangles on brass arc (from a Dorothy Faller necklace) paired with brass, bone, wood and glass beads. Length: 18 in. Matching earrings. One offering. Minimum Bid $30. Janet French, 216-221-2318 A155 Circus Parade Recycled "gold" metal elephant trio from Shirley Heck's belt; red, green and blue glass beads, gold-plated clasp. Length: 24 in. One offering. Minimum Bid $20. Janet French, 216-221-2318 11 A156 Keys to Happiness Chain Bugs Bunny 1997 pewter "stamp" pendant, washers, metal rings, glass and metal beads - big and blowsy. Length: 27 in. The pendant is 4 1/2 in. A steal at half the price! One offering. Minimum Bid $20. Janet French, 216-221-2318 A157 League of Women Voters 2011 Auction Necklace 1 Red, white and blue glass beads. One offering. Minimum Bid $25. Janet French, 216-221-2318 A158 League of Women Voters Auction 2011 Necklace 2 Brown fossilized bead necklace: flat gorget and carved beads of fossilized coral with other brown, black and dusty rose stone beads. One offering. Minimum Bid $45. Janet French, 216-221-2318 A159 Western Treasures Gift Basket This basket is chock full of western flair, with collectibles, games, and much more! Featuring: Navajo collectible doll, Native American rug, handmade bracelet w/retro-western characters, incense, cowgirl votive, West Game for Cowgirls, and much more! Valued at over $90. One offering. Minimum Bid $50. Roxanne Janilla & Larry Duerk, 216-570-3179 A160 The Musical Theater Project "Rising Star" Membership One complementary membership to The Musical Theater Project, which celebrates American musical history in a seamless blend of entertainment and education. Founded in 2000, TMTP's colorful multi- media concerts crack open the Great American Songbook, exploring marvelous words and music to discover what these songs have to say about our country and ourselves. "Rise Star" level Membership Benefits include a t-shirt, TMPT tote, TMPT's Overture newsletter, discounts on tickets and CDs. One offering. Minimum Bid $30. The Musical Theater & Heather Meeker, 216-529-9411 A161 Richard Rodgers "Command Performance" CD Harbinger Records and The Musical Theater project released this critically-acclaimed CD of the composer's historic piano rolls in 2009. Valued at $25. One offering. Minimum Bid $10. The Musical Theater & Heather Meeker, 216-529-9411 12 A162 Decorative Gold-Framed Mirror Decorative gold-framed mirror ready for hanging! 12 in. x 16 in. One offering. Minimum Bid $20. Veronica Davis, 216-548-4176 13 Wild Wild West Shore HOEDOWNS B201 27th Annual Trivial Pursuit Party Saturday, May 7, 2011, 6:30 p.m. The dinner, the challenges, the prizes, the trivia! We encourage you to bring friends from outside the church. Perfect for new members! Join us at the Mayer's home in Rocky River. Teens & older. 40 places. Minimum Bid $25. Donald & Mimi Mayer; Gaile & Joe Schafer, 440-356-6662 B202 Faerie Garden Fantasy Saturday, May 28, 2011, 1:00 p.m. Imaginative fun afternoon with the faeries! Dine on faerie cakes and faerie punch, listen to faerie music. Make an authentic faerie garden to take home. We will provide the inspiration and all materials for the most beautiful little garden you have ever seen. Event held at Dorothy Faller's home, 6889 Columbia Road, Olmsted Falls. 15 offerings. Minimum Bid $25 for one adult and up to two children; $35 if one garden is made for two people. Dorothy Faller, 440-427-0033; Additional hosts: Tom Hughes, Roxanne Janilla, Heather Macalla, Gaile Schafer B203 Wild, Wild Fireworks Monday, July 4, 2011, 6:00 p.m. Mosey on down to Suite 1305, Winton Place for a 4th of July party at Charles' Winton Place apartment. What better place to observe the Edgewater Park fireworks while chowin' down and imbibing in a little firewater? 25 places. Minimum Bid $30. Charles Grace, 216-712-4665; Additional hosts: Dottie Brown, Lesley Hahn, Gaye Laurell, Edie Schwede, Marti Travis 14 B204 Cantina Saturday, July 16, 2011, Chapel/Courtyard, 6:00 p.m. Hey all you cowboys and cowgirls - it's still the same Cantina that you have grown to know and love, but it takes on a more western flair this year! Join us at the "chuck wagon" in the Chapel and Courtyard for tasty vittles, mighty fine drinks, and line dancing lessons. All ages welcome! Children under 12 eat free! 50 places. Minimum Bid $20. Suzanne Rusnak, 440-334-3336; Additional hosts: Rachel Abernethy, Bonnie Kelly, Cil Knutsen, Anna Mate, Tamara Sims B205 Ritas & Fajitas Feast Saturday, July 23, 2011, 6:00 p.m. Join us in Lakewood for margaritas, fajitas, rice and beans, and tex-mex merriment. We'll have multiple varieties of margaritas, soft drinks and sumptuous chicken and steak fajitas, with lots of Colleen's home-made salsa! All ages welcome. 16 places. Minimum Bid $35. Joe Hannum & Coleen Demas, 440-463-5091 B206 16th Annual Tea In The Garden Party Sunday, July 24, 2011, 4:00 p.m. An authentic English tea, in Jodith's authentic English garden. Cucumber, smoked salmon and egg and cress sandwiches, trifle, Dundee cake, and oh yes...tea! Teens and older welcome. 16 places. Minimum Bid $20. Jodith Janes & April Stoltz, 216-221-0437 B207 Slippery Sam's Saloon Saturday, August 13, 2011, 7:00 p.m. Check y'er horse and six shooters at the swinging doors of Slippery Sam's Saloon - also known as the Riemers' home in Bay Village. There'll be drinkin' and dealin' in the form of blackjack, poker or roulette - it ain't gambling, it's gaming! The barkeep will pour your favorite drink - anything from a shot-n-beer to one of them fancy martinis. And don't forget the food, too! Adults only. 30 places. Minimum Bid $25. Lois & Paul Riemer, 440-331-4325 15 B208 Grub at the Chuck Wagon Saturday, September 17, 2011, 6:00 p.m. Saddle up, pardners, and head for the chuck wagon for some good ole cowboy grub including chili, steaks, cornbread and all the fixins'. The Sarsaparilla Saloon will be open for business! Tall tales around the campfire are sure to be lively. Vegetarians need not apply! All ages welcome. 50 places. Minimum Bid $30. Cil Knutsen, Chuck Homer, Jeff Johnson, Suzanne Rusnak, 216-226-4221 B209 Puerto Rican Dinner & Latino Heritage Festival Saturday, October 1, 2011, Baker Hall, 6:00 p.m. Experience the cultures of the Caribbean featuring Puerto Rican cuisine, art and entertainment from various Latino cultures. Enjoy dinner and dancing in Baker Hall and in the Courtyard. All ages welcome. 64 places. Minimum Bid $30. Danielle & Victor Ruiz, 216-251-4311; B210 1st Seating: Soup's On! Come 'n Git It! Sunday, October 2, 2011, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Hey all you cowpokes, mosey on over to the Bay Village chuck wagon. We're fixin' to serve all-you-can-eat bowls of soup (six different kinds) plus hearty bread, dee-licious desserts, and drinks to wet your whistle - with or without firewater! All ages welcome. 18 places. Minimum Bid $20. Chris Baumhauer, Anne Osborne & Kathy Strawser, 440-835-1508 B211 2nd Seating: Soup's On! Come 'n Git It! Sunday, October 2, 2011, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. If you missed the first seating, you’re still in luck. Don’t worry…there’ll be plenty of grub left for you to enjoy. All ages welcome. 18 places. Minimum Bid $20. Same as above. B212 Annual Chili Cook-Off III Saturday, October 8, 2011, Baker Hall, 5:00 p.m. It’s the third year for this West Shore Event. Bring your best chili for the competition. Competition categories include: traditional, white chili, vegetarian, and exotic. Slaw, cornbread, beer and soft drinks will be served along with the usual fixin's. All ages welcome. 100 places. Minimum Bid $25. Philip Reed, 216-941-3791 16 B213 Clifton Beach Clambake Saturday, October 22, 2011, 5:00 p.m. Come to the Beach - no clam digging required for this traditional clambake dinner! Enjoy the beautiful lake and feast on sumptuous clams, corn, lobster, potatoes, and home-made bread. Toast the sunset at 6:37 p.m. Event begins at 5 p.m. 30 places. Minimum Bid $45. Cil Knutsen, 216-226-4221; Additional hosts: Dave Condon, Bill Irvine, Steve Meka, Dave Willett, Chan & Ed Spellman B214 Minute to Win it Saturday, December 3, 2011, Baker Hall, 6:30 p.m. An evening of fun and challenges based on the popular TV show. Adults and children ages 10 and up. Minimum Bid $15 adults; $10 children ages 10 -18. 25 places. Jeff & Edyta Dudzik, 216-226-3287 Additional hosts: Matt & A.J. McCabe, Kevin Ball & Carol Winter B215 Hostess with the Mostest Holiday Party XIII Saturday, December 10, 2011, 6:00 p.m. Come mingle with old friends and new at this pre-holiday gathering at the home of Jodith Janes in Lakewood. Adults only. 30 places. Minimum Bid $25. Jodith Janes, Anna Mate, April Stoltz & Sarajane Willson, 216-221-0437 B216 Gung Hay Fat Choy 4710 Celebrate the Year of the Dragon Saturday, January 28, 2012, Baker Hall, 6:30 p.m. Happy Chinese New Year! Fun, fabulous food, and good luck decorations abound! All ages welcome. 50 places. Minimum Bid $25. Cil Knutsen, 216-226-4221; Additional hosts: Rachel Abernethy, Tamara Sims, Maline Ung, Cynthia White & Jan Williams B217 Hearts With Sweethearts Friday, February 10, 2012, Baker Hall, 6:30 p.m. Come celebrate Valentine's season at our Hearts Tournament. Bring your sweetheart ...or come on your own to enjoy this lighthearted card game, complete with shooting the moon (not for the faint-hearted) and the cold-hearted Queen of Spades. We'll have big-hearted snacks, hearty desserts, heartwarming wines, stout headed stout, softhearted soft drinks and prizes! Teens & older. 36 places. Minimum Bid $20. Daniel & Joyce Stock; Additional hosts: Melinda Stock & Fluffy Raiford, 440-356-7366 17 B218 Spaghetti Western Saturday, February 18, 2012, Baker Hall, 5:00 p.m. Spaghetti and Western movies, horseshoes and other games for all ages! Bring your western talk and cowboy walk! Adults and teens. Minimum Bid $10. Children can eat free! 100 places. David Willett & Steve Meka; Additional hosts: Karen Kircher & Kevin Keefe, 216-221-4288 B219 Button & Bows: Vintage Fashion Show & Tea Party Sunday, March 18, 2012, Baker Hall, 3:00 p.m. Attend this Tea Party & Fashion Show featuring designer clothing from the 1880s to the 1980s brought to you by VIVA! This event gives twice - your money will support the Church and the HUUG Family will donate to VIVA, an off-shoot of Goodwill Industries,who hosts the show. Bring a friend, a daughter or granddaughter. Dads bring your girls and enjoy an afternoon to remember! Ages 8 and older. Minimum Bid adults $20; children $10. HUUG Extended Family, 440-333-2255; Additional hosts: Karen Auer, Jodith Janes, Lesley Hahn, Roxanne Janilla, Kathy Kosiorek, Anna Mate, Paula Mealey, Joan Rasmussen, Cathy Ross & Kathy Woodbridge 18 Wild Wild West Shore HOOTENANNIES D301 A Taste of Burgundy - Beef, That Is Saturday, May 21, 2011, 6:30 p.m. A rich, wine-laden beef bourguignon, a favorite dish from the Burgundy area of France, is a truly glorious dish, perfect as the centerpiece of a dinner among friends! All prepared by Roy, who is an excellent chef! Dine al fresco if weather permits. Adults only. Five places. Minimum Bid $25. Roy Prentiss, 440-801-1759 D302 Diners, Drive-Ins, Chuck Wagons and Dives Saturday, June 4, 2011, 5:00 p.m. Enjoy some great comfort food featuring a few Youel specialties of the day! We'll challenge you to a Food Quiz and ask that you bring your favorite comfort food recipe to share. Adults only. 12 places. Minimum Bid $20. John & Jane Youel &, 440-835-5089 D303 True Grits Brunch Sunday, June 12, 2011, High Noon Don't dilly-dally pardners. Round up yer appetite and head on down to the River (Rocky River that is) for this mighty fine spread of temptin' grub! Pile up your plate with Kit-and-Caboodle Egg Casserole, Badlands Bacon, Happyfying Hash Browns, Texas Toast, Grits, Maverick Muffins, Fruit Salad Fixins' and Makin' Tracks Mimosas! And bust my britches - it's all fer a minimum bid of $20. Adults only. Eight places. Vicki Lewis & Chris Baumhauer, 440-333-3829 D304 Garden Party Brunch Sunday, June 26, 2011, High Noon Sip on champagne, Bloody Marys or whatever is your pleasure while you enjoy the beautiful summer weather, a lovely brunch, and stimulating conversation at the Jackson's home in Westlake. Adults only. Eight places. Minimum Bid $20. Jerry & Betty Jackson, 440-835-5122 19 D305 Starry Night Friday, July 15, 2011 Your favorite food and libations served under the stars! Enjoy a feast in the bamboo forest by the fish pond at the Streitel's Lakewood home. Adults only. Four places. Minimum Bid $50. John & Susan Streitel, 216-221-1017 D306 Go West - A 70's Disco Party & Event Friday, July 22, 2011, 7:00 p.m. Celebrate with food and drinks retro-style geared to the sound and excitement of the 70's hit song, "Go West!" Relive the decade dressed as a member of the Village People or something that captures the essence of the era. Adults only. 15 places. Minimum Bid $25. Jerry Devis & Dave Clements, 440-892-8012 D307 A Locavore's Dream: Food from the (local) Garden Saturday, August 20, 2011, 6:00 p.m. Ren and Dawn's Third Annual celebration of local food, featuring vegan, vegetarian and pescetarian meals. Featuring tasty vegetables and herbs grown in their own garden, eggs grown from city chickens, fresh Lake Erie fish, Cleveland-brewed beer, and a featured cocktail made with spirits distilled in Columbus. All ages welcome. 12 places. Minimum Bid $30. Dawn & Ren Brumfield, 440-488-3410. Additional hosts: Sonia Di Fiore, Matt & A.J. McCabe, Mary Jo Maish, Marcia Perrins, Brett Watts D308 West Side Market Dinner Sampler Saturday, August 27, 2011, 6:00 p.m. Enjoy sampling the "best of the West" - the West Side Market that is! From appetizer to dessert, we will serve the freshest and best from this Cleveland landmark market. Adults only. Seven places. Minimum Bid $25. Kathy & Andy Kosiorek, Jodith Janes, 216-226-4503 D309 Greek BBQ Saturday, August 27, 2011, 6:00 p.m. Howdy Pardners! Forge the Mighty Cuyahoga to Ellen's Cleveland Heights home for a Mediterranean BBQ feast. Plenty of great food and strong drinks - spanikopita, grilled lamb, tzatziki, fresh pita, rice pilaf, Greek salad and more! Adults only. 12 places. Minimum Bid $25. Erin Gyomber, 216-371-1993 20 D310 Workers of the World - Relax Monday, September 5, 2011, 9:45 a.m. Sleep in on Labor Day. Wayne and Kathleen will prepare brunch for you. Weather permitting, we'll host you in our backyard Zen garden. Ten places. Minimum Bid $15. Wayne & Kathleen, 440-250-0300 D311 Music & Poetry Dinner Saturday, September 10, 2011, 6:00 p.m. Guests can perform whatever they want - play an instrument, sing a solo or duet, read poetry or just be part of the adoring audience. Excellent piano accompanist. Performances begin at 6 p.m. during cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Sit-down dinner at 7 p.m. followed by more performances during dessert. Teens and older. Ten places. Minimum Bid $18. Charles Grace, 216-712-4665 D312 Wild, Wild West Clam Bake Saturday, September 24, 2011, 6:00 p.m. Sit around the campfire with fellow rustlers and enjoy clams, lobster and all the fixins' at Karen's home in Strongsville. Wet your whistle with some home brew! Adults only. 12 places. Mimimum Bid $50. Karen Kircher, 440-572-8485; Additional hosts: Kevin Keele, Tom Konkoly & David Soltesz D313 California Dreamin' Dinner Friday, September 30, 2011, 6:30 p.m. Far beyond the Western badlands lies the Imperial Valley and the great foods of the Pacific Coast. Join Lesley and Mary Lou for a leisurely dinner featuring ocean seafood, avocado salad, veggies in season, a dessert with apples from Washington State and wines from Sonoma Valley and Oregon. Event will be held at Lesley's home in Rocky River. Eight places. Minimum Bid $30. Lesley Hahn & Mary Lou Pollak, 440-333-6252 D314 Danish Lunch Saturday, October 15, 2011, High Noon An authentic Danish lunch - cheaper than flying to Copenhagen! Learn how to make and enjoy Danish open-faced sandwiches, complete with Danish beer, Akavit and Royal Copenhagen porcelain. Teens & older. Eight places. Minimum Bid $30. Soren & Mary Jane Hansen, 440-871-6626 21 D315 Aw Shucks! Charades! Saturday, October 15, 2011, 6:30 p.m. Join us at the Rusnak Ranch for a friendly game of charades "chuck- full" of fun and surprises. Team Ponderosa will face off against Team Big Valley while chowing down on appetizers, drinks and desserts. Adults only. Twelve places. Minimum Bid $20. Suzanne Rusnak, 440- 334-3336; Additional hosts: Karen Kircher & Kevin Keele D316 A Time-Warp Dinner Saturday, October 22, 2011, 6:00 p.m. Cocktails in hand, wander between appetizer offerings and scenes of wild and pre-historic France courtesy of Robert's vacation video playing in another room. Then dine on country food (Daube d' Avignon), home-made bread, salad and dessert of Barossa cream while feasting your eyes on a house full of Ruth's modern art! Adults only. Eight places. Minimum Bid $25. Robert & Ruth Bercaw, 440-331-8743 D317 The Magnificent 7 Dinner Saturday, November 19, 2011, 6:30 p.m. Magnificent 7 course meal, good conversation and fun at the Heck Ranch. My pardner, Vicki, and I hope to see you - we'll have a wild time in Westlake! Adults only. Eight places. Minimum Bid $35. Kathleen Heck & Vicki Lewis, 440-899-9032 D318 Lose Those Shoppers' Blues Saturday, December 17, 2011, 6:00 p.m. After a full day of holiday shopping, what better way to say "bye bye" to the shoppers' blues and recuperate than with a casual feast at Nancy's home in Westlake. Take the evening off and relax with us. Enjoy a casual feast of finger foods, wine and cheese, and dessert fondue. We'll lift your spirits with some "spirits!" Adults only. Ten places. Minimum Bid $25. Nancy Juergens, Chuck Homer & Jeff Johnson, 440-871-8261 D319 Hungarian Dinner XXI Sunday, January 15, 2012, 6:00 p.m. The popular 21st Annual Hungarian dinner with Gary's family recipe of chicken paprikas and other good Hunky stuff including a great torte by Drina. Dinner at the Nemes' home in Bay Village. All ages welcome. Six places. Minimum Bid $25. Gary & Drina Nemes, 440-871-3271 22 D320 Prairie Puzzlers Saturday, January 21, 2012, 6:30 p.m. No cattle rustlers allowed! Mosey on over to the Rusnak Ranch to see who will be the fastest puzzle solvers in Wild, Wild Westlake! Snacks, drinks and desserts will be served as one team tries to ambush the other for bragging rights to the title, "Fastest Puzzlers in the West!" Adults only. Twelve places. Minimum Bid $20. Suzanne Rusnak, 440-334-3336; Additional hosts: Karen Kircher & Kevin Keele D321 Gravestone: A Wild West Murder Mystery Dinner Saturday, February 4, 2012, Chapel, 6:00 p.m. One guest is dead and you need to put the clues together and find the murderer. Is it you or the person you least suspect? The West Shore Chapel is transformed into the Gravestone Saloon for a Wild West mystery themed dinner. Your invitation will come with recommendations for costumes and character details. The object is to stay in character while interrogating others and having fun! Full dinner will be served. Adults only. Fourteen places. Minimum Bid $25. Byron & Hollie Brubaker, 330-933-0497 D322 Wild Tripoley Game Night Saturday, February 11, 2012, 7:00 p.m. Join us at Karen's home, 12189 Park Cliff Drive, Strongsville for an evening of appetizers, drinks of all kinds and "Tripoley" - an easy game of chance! A friendly game with friendly folks; no six-shooters allowed. No experience necessary and pennies will be provided! Adults only. Ten places. Minimum Bid $20. Karen Kircher, 440-572-8485; Additional host: Kevin Keele D323 Soup, Salad & Serendipitous Scrabble @ Sarjane's on Sunday Sunday, February 12, 2012, 1:30 p.m. Enjoy a lunch of salad, along with Sarajane's famous vegetarian soup and bread followed by dessert and games of Scrabble for the social- Scrabble player. Fun and Prizes! Teens & Older. Eight places. Minimum Bid $20. Sarajane Willson, 440-503-6363 D324 Puttin' on the Ritz Saturday, March 3, 2012, 6:30 p.m. Put on your top hats, white ties and tails! Come for this glittering, intimate soiree for a five-star dinner in a five-star atmosphere at 23 Westwood Country Club! This sumptuous meal will include lobster, foie gras and flaming desserts along with the perfect wine pairings. Adults only. Ten places. Minimum Bid $95. Cil Knutsen, 216-226-4221 D325 Bangers and Mash Saturday, February 25, 2012, 6:00 p.m. Jodith will explain why her popular, proper English dinner has such a funny name. Teens & Older. Eight places. Minimum Bid $25. Jodith Janes, 216-221-0437 D326 Vegetarian Comfort Food & Modern Art Saturday, March 3, 2012, 6:00 p.m. Dine on Tom's vegetarian meal featuring comfort food surrounded by David's abstract art! All this amidst the ambience of their Japanese garden style Berea condo! BYOB. Nine places. Minimum Bid $15. Thomas Konkoly & David Soltesz, 440-239-9910 D327 Last Dinner on the Titanic Thursday, April 12, 2012, 6:00 p.m. April 12, 2012, marks the exact anniversary when the RMS Titanic headed West and had a fatal collision with a massive iceberg in the North Atlantic. We will commemorate the extraordinary bravery and heroism of that night, which many considered the end of the age of innocence, with dinner and conversation in the manner of the era. You may come as First Class, Steerage, or anything in between. Feel free to come in costume, even if only a hat or boa! Adults only. Ten places. Minimum Bid $40. Carol & William Jacobs; Pam & Tom Smith, 440-333-2209 D328 Gourmet Dinner With A Lakeview Saturday, January 7, 2012, 6:00 p.m. Enjoy a tantalizing seven-course dinner including wine pairings for each course at the home of Chann and Ed Spellman. This is a gourmet's delight right out of "Travel and Leisure" featuring such items as Chile Rubbed Shrimp with Avocado Corn Cocktail; Salad of Fennel, Arugala and Ricotta; Grilled Tuscan Pork Roast w/Rosemary and Red Pepper Relish; White Beans w/Roasted Tomatoes; and Vanilla Panna Cotta with Mixed Berry Compote. Adults only. Eight places. Minimum Bid $35. Chann & Ed Spellman, 216-227-8005 24 Wild Wild West Shore ROOTIN’ TOOTIN’ TIMES E401 Olde Towne Theatre Party VII Friday, April 29, 2011, 7:15 p.m. Assemble at the Bliss home in Avon and carpool to the Olde Towne Theatre to see "The Diary of Anne Frank." Return to the Bliss' home afterward for sandwiches and dessert. 20 offerings. Minimum Bid $20. George & Liane Bliss, 440-937-6167 E402 Cleveland Indians' Game Tickets Sunday, July 10, 2011, 1:05 p.m. A block of four prime location seats for this Sunday afternoon game between the Cleveland Indians and the Toronto Blue Jays. Seats are in Sec. 131 Lower Box: Row A, seats 3 &4; Row B, seats 3 &4. Parking is in the Community College lot right across Carnegie from the Carnegie/ Ontario gate. Face value of the tickets plus parking pass is $160. One offering. Minimum Bid $80. David & Gloria Brown, 330-725-7403 E403 Dinner & Theater Saturday, July 30, 2011, 6:00 p.m. Dine with the Blomgrens at Lakewood's Dragon's Kitchen followed by an evening of theater watching a rousing version of "Hairspray" at the Beck Center. Adults only. Four offerings. Minimum Bid $45. George & Gerry Blomgren, 216-221-4478 E404 See the North Coast on Two Wheels Saturday, July 30, 2011 We will enjoy the sights and sounds of Cleveland while cycling from Lakewood to Little Italy and back - 25 miles! Bonnie is a knowledgeable and experienced bike trip leader. We will stop at Presti's for lunch or a snack (not included in bid price) for an hour before returning to the West Side. Bring your cell phone. Minimum of 3 to maximum of 6 riders. Six offerings. Minimum Bid $10 per person. Bonita Vargo, 216-226-5918 25 E405 Circle the Wagon: Walking & Driving Tour of Cleveland Saturday, August 13, 2011, High Noon Enjoy a guided tour of the "Old West" - the West Side of Cleveland! Not quite Dodge City but enjoy a walking and driving tour of important architecture and sculpture guided by your hosts. The Wagon Train will stop to cool off at an area saloon followed by a late afternoon chuck wagon meal. Adults only. 59 offerings. Minimum Bid $25. Jerry Devis & Dave Clements, 440-892-8012 E406 Picnic at Put-In-Bay Saturday, August 13, 2011 Enjoy a picnic at Margery's cottage, "Wee House," built in 1910. You can bike or hike, relax or go sight-seeing. Carpool right after church or travel on your own to Put-In-Bay. Margery will provide transportation to and from the ferry. Adults only. 12 offerings. Minimum Bid $20. Margery Ventresca, 440-244-5891 E407 "Man of La Mancha" at the Huntington Playhouse Friday, August 26, 2011, 6:30 p.m. Follow the trail to Marty's house, 4276 W. 217th Street, Fairview Park, for dessert. Then, we're off to Huntington Playhouse for the 8:00 p.m. performance of "Man of La Mancha." Teens & older. Six offerings. Minimum Bid $25. Martha Wiersma & Anne Osborne, 440-356-6923 E408 Two Cleveland Indians Tickets Monday, September 5, 2011, 1:05 p.m. Great seats in Section 136, first row, next to the camera bay, just beyond the 1st base dugout! Each ticket comes pre-loaded with $4 towards concession purchase. One offering. Minimum Bid $40. Brad Davidson & Rebecca Ross, 440-871-2114 E409 Weekend Getaway at Atwood Lake September 17, 2011 Two nights at a fabulous 1890 country home near Atwood Lake overlooking a beautiful country meadow. Includes Saturday dinner and Sunday brunch, two twin rooms and one queen. Adults only. Six offerings. Minimum Bid $100. Marg Gobeille; Jim & Shirley Heck, 440-333-9279 26 E410 Opera at Oberlin Conservatory Sunday, November 20, 2011, High Noon Enjoy Sunday buffet lunch at Kendal at Oberlin, followed by "A Wedding," a new opera by William Bolcom. Lunch at noon; opera begins at 2 p.m. Adults only. Two offerings. Minimum Bid $20. Peggy Reid, 440-775-1061 E411 Four Tickets: Instrumental Evening for the Earth Two tickets to a silent auction and chamber music concert performed by members of the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra. Date and time to be held in November 2011 at West Shore. Value $200. Two offerings. Minimum Bid $65. Scott Sanders, 440-725-6251 E412 Dave Blazer & The Divas Thursday, March 8, 2012, Chapel, 7:00 p.m. West Shore's own version of The Back Room with jazz standards sung by Kathleen and accompanied by Dave, and joined by other West Shore Divas. In addition to jazz, performances include torch songs, cabaret and a spot-on imitation of Marlene Dietrich! Adults only. 40 offerings. Minimum Bid $20. Kathleen Rolenz, 440-250-0300 E413 Film Buff Special Enjoy lunch and a film at the Cleveland International Film Festival, to be held in March 2012. This wonderful event has annually sold over 60,000 tickets! Transportation from church to Tower City Center included. Date to be mutually determined. Teens & older. Two offerings. Minimum Bid $50 per couple. Lesley Hahn, 440-333-6252 E414 Cleveland Zoo Family Membership A one year membership to the Cleveland Zoological Society. Admits up to two named adults in the same household and their children (18 years and under) to the Zoo and Rainforest. Also, you will receive free or discounted visits to 130 other zoos. Value $68. One offering. Minimum Bid $40. Rachel Abernethy, 216-521-2158 E415 Golf at Westwood Country Club "Camp Neverstop" - valet parking and bag handling; fitness center preparation for activity plus golf with cart (54 holes max); use of swimming pool; tennis (75 minutes max); cocktails and light snacks; 27 locker room with shoe service and steam room shower. Minimum Bid $150 without golf instructions from host. Adults only. Date and time TBD. One offering. Minimum Bid $150. Philip Alexander, 440-333-2654 E416 Wine & Food Pairings Join Bob and Gloria at their favorite wine bar in Rocky River and sample wines and food. Date and time to be arranged. Adults only. Four offerings. Minimum Bid $25. Bob & Gloria Bemer, 440-777-9108 E417 Great Lakes Theater Tickets Two "A Level" tickets to one production of Great Lakes Theater Festival's 2011-12 season. Performance choices include: Cabaret, Taming of the Shrew, The Mouse Trap, Romeo & Juliet. Tickets are subject to availability. Value $120. One offering. Minimum Bid $60. Phil & Kelly Florian, 216-228-3230 E418 Cocktails & Broadway for Four Call the Beck Center Box Office to reserve four seats for a play of your choice during 2011-12 season. Check the date with Lynda and then attend a cocktail party for you and your guests at her Rocky River home preceding the show. Value $125. One offering for four people. Minimum Bid $75. Lynda Sackett, 440-333-6186 E419 Golf for Three at Firestone Country Club Join Paul at Akron’s Firestone's North Course for 18 holes of golf including cart plus lunch or dinner for a maximum of three players. Valued at $200 per player. Date and time TBD. One offering. Minimum Bid $200. Paul Youngberg & Marilyn Weske, 440-933-0721 E420 Four Tickets to "Optimistic Voices" Concert Sunday, May 22, 2011, 3:00 p.m. The Musical Theater Project celebrates American musical history in a seamless blend of entertainment and education. Founded in 2000, TMTP's colorful multi-media concerts crack open the Great American Songbook, exploring marvelous words and music to discover what these songs have to say about our country and ourselves. Four tickets. Teens & older. Value $72. One offering. Minimum Bid $30. The Musical Theater & Heather Meeker, 216-529-9411 28 Wild Wild West Shore VITTLES & MORE 501 Three Fruit Marmalade Three fruit marmalade is a combination of oranges, lemons and grapefruit. Sold by the jar. A jar will be on display at the service auction. Delivery will be at a mutually agreeable date or you can pick up your jars at the church. 40 offerings. Minimum Bid $4. Jodith Janes, 216-221-0437 F502 The Pub $30 Gift Certificate Enjoy dinner, lunch or drinks at the popular Pub in Rocky River. Gift certificate valued at $30. One offering. Minimum Bid $15. The Pub, 440-356-6933 F503 Assorted Christmas Cookies We will bake 8 dozen assorted holiday cookies to be delivered on a mutually agreeable date in December. Please contact us by November 20, to make arrangements for this delectable holiday treat! One offering. Minimum Bid $20. Buffy DeWitt & Kathy Bollin, 216-226-5414 F504 Homemade 9” Pie Made to Order Savor a homemade pie made to order with your choice of filling - seasonal fruit, cream or meringue. Barbara must be given at least one week's notice. Buyer must pick up at Barbara's home, 18500 High Parkway, Rocky River. One offering. Minimum Bid $25. Barbara Doenecke, 440-331-4889 F505 Board of Trustees Fine Wine Basket A collection of fine wines from the Board of Trustees and the Parish Co-Ministers. Each has been asked to contribute a bottle of their favorite "grape" to make up this exceptional selection of whites and reds - fit for a connoisseur's wine cellar. One offering. Minimum Bid $75. West Shore’s Board of Trustees, 440-333-2255 29 F506 Kitchen Starter Bin From West Shore’s Craft Ministry, a plastic-lidded bin chock full of linens and gadgets to outfit a new kitchen. Includes hand-knit oven- handle towel and dishrag, flour sack towels, dish liquid, Barkeepers Friend and sponge, stain stick, handmade bar soap and holder, bottle brush, heat-proof spatula, paring knives and bamboo board, kitchen scissors, measuring cups & spoons, whisk, stirring spoon, stainless bowl, timer, funnels, two cookbooks, a freezer chart, pot holders, sieves, a steamer, knitted scrubbers and more. One offering. Minimum Bid $50. West Shore Craft Ministry, 440-333-2255; Additional donor: Janet French F507 Peanut Butter & Chocolate Buckeyes for the Holidays The Hannum children will make and deliver 4 dozen of their scrumptious peanut butter and chocolate Buckeyes for the holidays! Perfect for your holiday party, re-gifting, or just for indulging on your own. Date and time TBD. One offering. Minimum Bid $25. Joe Hannum, Kai, Min & Kit Hannum, 440-463-5091 F508 Coffee Hour Goodies Sarah will provide homemade baked goods (cookies, muffins, cakes) once per month for twelve months. That's an entire year of your favorite goodies every month! Request your favorite. One offering. Minimum Bid $25. Sarah Piotrowski, 216-226-4488 F509 My Friends Restaurant Gift Certificate - $20 My Friends is open 24 hours for your dining pleasure! One offering. Minimum Bid $10. My Friends, 216-221-2575 F510 Homemade Crab Cakes with Mustard Basil Sauce Eight delicious crab cakes prepared at a future date to be determined by the purchaser. Pick-up at church. Two offerings. Minimum Bid $20. Carol Savarda, 440-333-5754 F511 Gift Certificate to Green Island Restaurant - $25 Tucked into a little street off Sperry Road in Bay Village, Green Island is a homey spot to haul anchor! One offering. Minimum Bid $15. Rosemary & Walt Halun, 440-871-5908 30 F512 Heinen's Gift Card - $25 Grocery certificate to Heinen's. One offering. Minimum Bid $15. Sue Clark, 440-356-0524 F513 Baby Shower Gift Bin From West Shore’s Craft Ministry, the Perfect Starter Basket for the New Mother and Baby! Includes fold-up fabric storage bin; white hand knit baby blanket, jacket, bonnet & booties; three-piece green/white cotton Pooh motif outfit (6-9 months) with gift receipt; two pacifiers; chime-crinkle hanging toy; spin-shine rattle; "Flutterby" teether; plate, bowl and flatware set; collage picture frame; plastic squeaker Pooh bath book; baby shampoo; and baby powder. One offering. Minimum Bid $75. WSUUC Craft Ministry, 440-333-2255 Additional donor: Janet French 31 Wild Wild West Shore HOW TO, PARDNER 601 Fused Glass Pendant Workshop Unleash your creative energies and design your own one-of-a-kind fused glass pendant in Dan's artist studio - no experience necessary. Includes instruction and cost of materials per person to fashion a fused glass pendant, findings, and neck cord. Mutually agreeable date to be determined. Limited to two adults or one parent and child. Two offerings. Minimum Bid $35. Daniel Pruitt, 216-521-8939 I602 Bridge Instruction Doug, a life master, will explain bridge strategy and coach you on bidding and playing your hand. Includes two sessions of 3 hours each. No experience necessary. Time and place TBD. Four offerings. Fixed Price $25. Doug Henderson, 356-2825 I603 Brew for Two Craft beer brewing for beginners. An expert home brewer will show you how to have it your way! Lunch provided with all supplies you will need to make 5 gallons of your favorite brew style. Mutually agreeable time in late August. Adults only. Two offerings. Minimum Bid $100. John & Susan Streitel, 216-221-1017 I604 Learn to Make 100% Natural Hand Soap Experience the art of making your own soap! You will learn how soap is made using Nature's own skin loving ingredients; how aromatherapy is used to create your own essential blend; and Why handmade soap is better for your skin than store-bought. Take home 12 beautifully handcrafted bars of soap with your own label. Date TBD mutually by participants. Teens & older. Six offerings. Minimum Bid $50. Steve Meka, 216-221-4288 32 I605 PhotoShop Lessons Puzzled by the ridiculous number of tools and menus in Photoshop? Want to learn how to make dark photos light or faded-looking photos darker? You decide what you want to learn: Image Correction techniques, Paintbrush Tools, Layer and Blend Modes, and more! Jeff is an instructional media specialist who will offer 2 hours of lessons at your home. Date & time TBD. Winning bidder must have an Adobe PhotoShop program installed on his/her computer. Teens & older. One offering. Minimum Bid $35. Jeff Richards, 216-252-0505 I606 Bring Treasured Photos Back to Life! Jeff, an experienced photographer, who will take your 8” x 10” (or smaller) prints and either restore or repair them. RESTORATIONS are for removing a few dust spots, small stains, restoring faded or shifted colors. REPAIRS are for more serious problems: large stains, torn, cut or creased photos, or dust and/or spots over much of the photo. Color or B&W prints (no colorization offered). 13 offerings. Restoration: Up to 10 photos at $15 per photo. Repairs: Up to 3 photos at $30 per photo. Jeff Richards, 216-252-0505 I607 Guitar Lessons Guitar lessons for the intermediate or beginner level. Includes a total of four lessons lasting 30-45 minutes each. Time and date TBD. All ages. One offering. Minimum Bid $40. Barry Irvin, 440-356-9184 I608 "Loopy" Ribbon Yarn Scarf Lessons One hour of instruction to fashion knit, 2” x 48” "loopy" ribbon yarn scarf. Ability to knit stitch required - not for the beginner! Requires med-large needles. See samples provided. Teens 13 older and up. One offering. Minimum Bid $10. Karen Auer, 440-777-1269 I609 Knitting 101: "Purls" of Wisdom Learn the timeless craft of knitting in a relaxed, fun atmosphere! A total of five classes where you will gain the "purls" of wisdom to enable you to cast-on, knit and purl! We will discuss different yarns and needles, and combine our knowledge to complete a small project. Some supplies required. Time and date TBD. Teens & older. Six offerings. Minimum Bid $25. Cynthia Viskocil & Judy Rumsey, 440-933-2609 33 Wild Wild West Shore LEND A HELPIN’ HAND S701 Set of 4 Steig Larsson Books & Glass Mouse Great detective novel series plus hand-blown green glass mouse paperweight. Valued at over $100. One offering. Minimum Bid $60. Nancy Meyer-Emerick, 216-267-5713 S702 Sermon Topic of Your Choice This is your chance to choose a topic for a Sunday morning sermon in the 2011-12 church year, subject to the minister's approval. For an individual, group or committee. One offering. Minimum Bid $60. Revs. Wayne Arnason & Kathleen Rolenz S703 Genius with Computer Augie is a computer whiz and loves to teach. Schedule a two-hour session so he can show you how to get your e-mail, navigate the web or even use him to unpack the computer boxes and set everything up! Value $80 each. Two offerings. Minimum Bid $40. Augie Cintron, 216-926-7166 S704 Save-Around-Cleveland Entertainment Book Enjoy up to $6,100 in discounts for popular restaurants, services and more! One offering. Minimum Bid $20. Barry Irvin, 440-356-9184 S705 Medication Counseling by Registered Pharmacist Bob, a registered pharmacist, will review your medication lists and meet with you individually to answer your questions during a one hour meeting. He will call you prior to the meeting to obtain your health history and list of medications. Date and time TBD. Ten offerings. Minimum Bid $50. Bob Nemcek, 216-381-6731 34 S706 Comprehensive Physical Fitness and Dietary Assessment This comprehensive analysis is available for sedentary and recreationally active individuals, as well as for athletes. Service is provided by Kathy Little, an Associate Professor of Exercise Science at CSU. Testing will be scheduled in the morning - see brochure for more details. To qualify, you must not be at high risk or diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or other metabolic diseases or be pregnant. Adults only. One offering. Minimum Bid $75. Kathy Little, 216-570-8097 S707 Massage or Spa Service at Your Home Cheri is a licensed massage therapist and will provide your choice of spa services or massage therapy at your home! Her office is located in North Royalton. Date and time to be mutually determined. Valued at $100. One offering. Minimum Bid $50. Cheryl Polk, 440-260-0971 S708 Lamp Repair Don't throw your old lamps out - Stan will repair your favorite them! Value $35. Two offerings. Fixed Price $10. Stan Levine, 440-331-8489 S709 Childcare - A Weekend Evening of Your Choice Lori is a certified Early Childcare teacher. She will care for your children at your home for one Friday or Saturday evening of your choice. Date TBD. One offering. Minimum Bid $25. Lori Burk, 440-714-1794 S710 Gas & Car Wash Gift Certificates Two gift certificates: $30 Get-Go Gas Certificate and $10 Bee Clean Car Wash Certificate. One offering. Minimum Bid $20. Jeff & Dorothy Richards, 216-252-0505 S711 Financial Planning Services Sara Robechek is a certified financial planner who has provided financial planning and investment advice since 1981 as a fee-for- service only provider; e.g., no financial products are sold by the company. Sara will meet with you at your home for up to four hours to help you strategize your financial future. Time and date TBD. Valued at $620. One offering. Minimum Bid $100. Robechek Company, 216-561-2006 35 S712 Your Own "Geek" Will Come to Your Home for a PC Check A total of up to 1.5 hours for a computer "tune-up" for one Windows- based personal computer at your home or business. Does not include hardware or installation of hardware services unless prior agreement with seller. Value $75. Three offerings. Minimum Bid $25. Mark Cook, 216-862-0531 S713 Chess Lessons & Strategy A beginner can learn to play chess. A novice can learn basic strategy and tactics. An accomplished player can get some competition. A really good player can just beat up on me! Three, five-hour sessions of lessons and gaming. Value $70. One offering. Minimum Bid $30. Jeffrey Martin, 440-360-7185 S714 Mother's Helper Services Sophie will provide two, two-hour sessions as a Mother's Helper, helping you to watch your little ones, ages 2 - 7 years old, while you get things done at home. One offering. Minimum Bid $20. Sophie Spellman, 216-227-8005 S715 Costume Jewelry Repair Do you have a necklace that's broken, too short or too long, or a double-strand you wish was one longer strand? Janet will re-string your necklace. There's an extra charge for knotting, adding beads or a new clasp. She will also convert appropriate earrings from clip to wire. Minimum Bid $20 per item. 50 offerings. Janet French, 216-221-2318 36 Wild Wild West Shore BEYOND THE PRAIRIE V801 Five Day Vacation Danish Cottage Vacation in the Hansen family's straw-thatched cottage on the island of Sealand, about an hour and 15 minutes from the Copenhagen airport! Includes a pre-vacation meal at the Hansen's house to introduce Danish culture to the winner. Time and date TBD (excludes summertime). All ages. Cottage will hold maximum of eight people. One offering. Minimum Bid $500. Soren & Mary Jane Hansen, 440-871-6626 V802 A Week at Chautauqua Enjoy a week at the Summer House Inn in beautiful Chautauqua New York. One bedroom with twin beds on 2nd or 3rd floor and community living room and kitchen. Full program of arts, music and lectures (tickets are buyer's responsibility). Contact Jane for available dates. Valued at $685. Two offerings for two people each. Minimum Bid $300. Jane Hawthorne, 216-226-6934 37 Wild Wild West Shore THE BUCK STOPS HERE ~ Live Auction Items ~ A112 Mike Gold Limited Edition Print: 3 A116 Sunday Morning Reserve Parking Space D301 A Taste of Burgundy, Beef, That Is D303 True Grits Brunch D305 Starry Night D307 A Locavore’s Dream: Food from the Garden D309 Greek BBQ D316 A Time-Wrap Dinner D317 The Magnificent 7 Dinner D319 Hungarian Dinner XXI D324 Puttin’ on the Ritz D327 Last Dinner on the Titanic D328 Gourmet Dinner with a Lakeview E416 Wine & Food Pairings E419 Golf for Three at Firestone Country Club F505 Board of Trustees Fine Wine Basket S702 Sermon Topic of Your Choice (Not in the order they will be presented.) 38 Wild Wild West Shore is brought to you by these Fine Eateries 39 Wild Wild West Shore is brought to you by these Fine Eateries 16300 DETROIT AVE • LAKEWOOD • OH 44107 216-226-0056 40 Wild Wild West Shore is brought to you by these Fine Eateries 24961 Detroit Rd.• Westlake, OH 44145 • 440-871-3445 41 Wild Wild West Shore : is brought to you by this Fine Eatery 18120 Sloane Avenue Lakewood, OH 44107 Phone 216- 521-4600 Since 1975, Nature’s Bin has been committed to bringing fresh produce, a friendly atmosphere, and a better way of life to the West Shore community. 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Stop by our Rocky River retail store for freshly prepared entrees, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, fine wines & one-of-a kind culinary gifts. Duet specializes in weddings, holiday menus, box lunches, buffets, corporate affairs, birthdays, anniversaries, bar/bats mitzvas. 2252 WOOSTER ROAD ROCKY RIVER, OH 44116 440-333-2220 43 Wild Wild West Shore is brought to you by these Fine Eateries Don's Lighthouse The Cleveland restaurant to go for Fresh Seafood selections along with Certified Angus Beef, Chops, Signature Salads and Pastas. 8905 Lake Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 216-961-6700 Reservations Recommended 44 Wild Wild West Shore is brought to you by these Fine Eateries 45 Wild Wild West Shore is brought to you by these Fine Eateries GRUMPY’S is a local Tremont Favorite that sits in a renovated building with bold colors to offset the ever-changing artwork on the walls of our two dining rooms. We boast a menu featuring American and Southwest cuisines. Our goal is to have customers leave with a smile and come back often! We’d love to see you soon! 2621 W. 14th Street Cleveland, OH 44113 216-241-5025 BYOB & WI-FI Mon 7 -3 · Tues - Thurs 7-9 Fri 7 -10 · Sat 8 -10 · Sun 8 - 3 46 Wild Wild West Shore is brought to you by these Fine Eateries Dish deli uses as many local companies and farmers as we can. All of our food is made in season utilizing only the freshest and peek season foods. Our chef, DONNA CHRISZT is a nationally recognized accomplished chef. She understands the meaning of fresh and quality. These standards are always reflected in our menus and service. Everything is made by hand, from scratch. We use fresh baked breads with no preservatives as well as a line of deli meats that also have no preservatives. This allows our everyday deli clientele to enjoy the same quality and DISH Deli is located at 1112 Kenilworth, Cleveland, OH in the historic Tremont neighborhood. ( 2 16 ) 523-7000 47 Wild Wild West Shore is brought to you by these Fine Eateries LATITUDE 41°n 5712 Detroit Ave. Cleveland, OH 44102 216.961.0000 email@example.com where to watch the world go by 48 Wild Wild West Shore is brought to you by this Fine Eatery Dolce Wraps serves quality wraps, paninis and Middle Eastern fare at reasonable prices. Take a break from shopping and try the chicken rotisserie wrap—it's a customer favorite. Not a meat eater? Order the vegetarian chili, it's hearty and full of flavor! Call us for take-out or come on in! 3510 Westgate ☼ Fairview Park, OH 44126 440-333-WRAP (9727) Visit us on the web at: www.dolcewraps.com Monday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m 49 Our Mission Our Mission is to inspire more people to lead lives of meaning and purpose. We do this through: • transcendent worship; • a nurturing, inclusive community; • lifespan faith development; • service to others within our congregation, our • local community and the world beyond; • spreading the news of Unitarian Universalism and our church. Principles and Purposes jx vÉäxÇtÇà àÉ tyy|ÜÅ tÇw ÑÜÉÅÉàx A A A • The inherent worth and dignity of every person; • Justice, equity and compassion in human relations; • Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations; • A free and responsible search for truth and meaning; • The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large; • The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all; • Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part. 20401 Hilliard Boulevard Rocky River, Ohio 44116 phone 440.333.2255 fax 440.333.2287 www.wsuuc.org 50
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