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Item Catalogue
Item #1 - The Daily Drucker: 366 Days of Insight and Motivation for Getting the Right Things Done – signed by Peter Drucker Value - Priceless Donated by - The Drucker School Alumni Office Minimum Bid- $50.00 Buyout - $500.00
Signed editions of the Daily Drucker have not been available since Peter Drucker’s passing in November, 2005. This book has excerpts from virtually all of Drucker’s work over 60 years of writing. Each day’s passage is paired with an action point upon which to reflect and act. This was one of two collaborative books Peter Drucker did in the final years of his life with colleague, friend and Drucker School Professor, Joseph Maciariello.

Item #2 – Black Tails Suit Custom Made for Peter Drucker in Austria c1940’s Value - Priceless Donated by – Doris Drucker Minimum Bid- $450.00 Buyout - $5,000.00
This one of a kind piece of Peter Drucker memorabilia is in virtually perfect condition.

Item #3 – “Invent Radium or I’ll Pull Your Hair, a Memoir” by Doris Drucker Book signed by Doris Drucker Value – Priceless Donated by – Doris Drucker Minimum Bid - $30.00 Buyout - $65.00
Rothschilds and radium were the horizons of Doris Drucker’s childhood. Born in Germany in the early twentieth century, she came of age in an upper-middle-class family that struggled to maintain its bourgeois respectability between the two World Wars. Rather than focusing on the rise of Hitler, Doris weaves history into her story of the day-to-day life of an apolitical family. Drucker’s energetic storytelling, eye for the telling detail, and sly wit draw the reader into her portrait of a life made forever poignant by its place in history so close to the brutalities of World War II.

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Item #4- Set of Drucker School Faculty Books Value - $393.00 Donated by – Faculty of the Drucker School Minimum Bid- $350.00 Buyout - $490.00
This collection includes:  The Allure of Toxic Leaders, Jean Lipman Blumen  Hot Groups, Jean Lipman Bluman and Harold Leavitt  Connective Leadership, Jean Lipman Blumen  Entrepreneurial Finance, Richard Smith  Shared Leadership, Craig Pearce and Jay Conger  Leadership and the Quest for Intregity, Richard Ellsworth and Joseph Badaracco  Leading with Purpose, Richard Ellsworth  Strategy: A View from the Top, Cornelius “Kees” de Kluyver  Valuation: Avoiding the Winner’s Curse, Ken Ferris and Barbara Pecherot Petitt

Item #5 – Professor Mihaly “Mike” Csikszentmihalyi Book Collection Value - $162.00 Donated by – Mihaly “Mike” Csikszentmihalyi Minimum Bid- $130.00 Buyout - $230.00
This collection includes:  Good Work: When Excellence and Ethics Meet  Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience  Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement with Everyday Life  Television and the Quality of Life: How Viewing Shapes Everyday Experience  Flow in Sports: The key to optimal experiences and performances  Beyond Boredom and Anxiety: Experiencing Flow in Work and Play  Good Business: Leadership, Flow and the Making of Meaning

Item #6 - "How to win the Hispanic Gold Rush" Lecture OR Four-Hour Consulting Session with Expert on the Hispanic Market, including his book by the same title. franciscovalle@cox.net Value - $5,000.00 Donated by - Francisco Valle „07 Minimum Bid- $4,500.00 Buyout - $ 6250.00

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Mr. Valle is the author of “How To Win The Hispanic Gold Rush™” a book on Hispanic marketing and cultural values selected for inclusion in Forbes Magazine’s Book Club and Google’s Book Review. Mr. Valle has created for clients award-winning Hispanic marketing campaigns and has been interviewed by Bloomberg and several major radio and television talk shows. Francisco J. Valle is the President of Valle Consulting. He is a visionary and innovative consultant with extensive experience building and integrating cross-functional coalitions to leverage the assets of organizations. Mr. Valle has a proven ability to analyze enterprises in order to determine how to enhance their competitive, growth, and financial performance. Mr. Valle is adept at assisting clients develop and implement successful Hispanic-related initiatives resulting in a significant improvement in employee satisfaction, customer service levels, and relationships with the community. Mr. Valle has solved critical issues for organizations including: • How to brand and position products or services for the Hispanic market • How to market to Hispanics • How to manage effectively a Hispanic workforce including productivity improvement

Item #7 - Southwest Chamber Music tickets, Four (4)
www.swmusic.org

Value - $152.00 Donated by - Michael Millar „99 Minimum Bid- $122.00 Buyout - $175.00
Four tickets to either of the exciting 2007-2008 Season April concerts featuring music by Charles Ives; Franz Schubert; and Gustav Mahler.  8:00pm Saturday, April 26th – Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena  8:00pm Monday, April 28th – Colburn School of Performing Arts, Los Angeles (across from the Walt Disney Concert Hall.) Tickets may also be postponed until the 2008 Summer Festival at the Huntington in San Marino, where you may reserve four tickets for Lawn Admission at any summer concert.

Item #8 - Laemmle Theatre tickets (6)
www.laemmle.com

Value - $60.00 Donated by - Laemmle Theatre in Claremont Minimum Bid - $50.00 Buyout - $75.00
Good at all Leammle Theatres: Fallbrook; Downtown Los Angeles; Santa Monica; Beverly Hills; Claremont; Old Pasadena; Pasadena Playhouse; Royal, West Los Angeles; Sunset 5, West Hollywood, and Encino. Tickets are good for all movies except Special Engagements.

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Item #9 - Dodger Tickets, Four (4)
http://losangeles.dodgers.mlb.com/la/ballpark/la_seating_pricing.jsp

Value - $285.00 Donated by – California Bank & Trust in Claremont Minimum Bid - $230.00 Buyout - $350.00
The Los Angeles Dodgers are kicking off their 50th Anniversary season in L.A. Be a part of this exciting year! Dodgers versus the Cleveland Indians, Sunday, June 22nd, 2008. Tickets are in section 135 LG; row J. Preferred Parking permit included.

Item #10 - Dinner and Show at Candelight Pavilion for Two (2)
www.candlelightpavilion.com

Value - $108.00 Donated by - Candlelight Pavilion Minimum Bid - $85.00 Buyout - $140.00
Broadway caliber performances with a gourmet meal! Valid Thursday and Sunday evenings – main floor seating. Owner Ben Bollinger is quoted as saying, “The people better be as excited about the food as they are about the show or we won’t be a very good dinner theater!” Your choices include:  Buddy, the Buddy Holly Story – April 11 through May 18th  Kismet – May 23 through July 6  This One Will Hook You – July 11 through August 17  All Shook Up – August 22 through September 28  Guys and Dolls – October 3 through November 16, and  Various Big Band Evenings.

Item #11 – Relax at Lake Arrowhead Cabin for a Week Value – $1,000.00 Donated by – Kirk and Coco Mueller „92 Minimum Bid – $800.00 Buyout – $1,250.00
A lovely three bedroom, two bath cabin is nestled among beautiful pine trees. This two story classic A-frame structure with pine tree cutouts sleeps 6 to 8. This is a get-away cabin to “UNPLUG”. No phone, no T.V., no stereo, no computer, simply enjoying the mountains and your guests. Approx. 1000 square feet. Newly remodeled. Ten minutes drive to Lake Arrowhead Village and Shops. One Week – Dates dependant upon availability to be discussed with owners.

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Item #12 – Park City, Utah Condo for a Long Weekend – Winter or Summer Value – $1,200.00 Donated by – Heather Berk „01 Minimum Bid – $1,000.00 Buyout - $1,400.00
3 day/2 night stay in a 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom condo in Park City, Utah, on the slopes. The stay must be a Sunday – Saturday stay (no crossing of weeks – i.e. no Friday, Saturday, Sunday stay) Blackout dates: November 23-29, December 21-January 10, February 15-20, April 5-18 This offer will expire after May 31, 2009

Item #13 – Sonoma Four Night Deluxe Getaway Value - $5708.00 Offered by the Gavel Group Minimum Bid - $3200.00 Buyout - $4500.00
Four Star Inn and Spa, Limousine service, Private tastings and so much more! The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa - Enjoy a four-night stay in a 500 square foot Junior Suite providing an oversized room with a well-defined seating area including daily breakfast for (2) in the dining room. The 4-star Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa, an oasis of indulgence in comfort and sensibility, blessed by natural mineral hot springs, is set in the heart of the California Wine Country. The legendary spa has been completely rebuilt with inspired architecture and plantings to accommodate the sophisticated traveler. The spa's inspiring new architecture reveals pools, baths, and treatment areas unique in the West. It is a true spa, created in the grand European tradition and based on the benefits of the property's thermal mineral springs. These certificates can be redeemed with no blackout dates and will be accepted on any date that the hotel has ANY availability including holidays. The certificates will have a one-year expiration date from the date issued. Carey Limousine - Travel with the world's premier chauffeured services company in the Carey exclusive special edition Lincoln Town Car. This package includes a Certificate Good for four hours of chauffeured sedan service, inclusive of Surface Transportation Charges and driver gratuities. Carey is driven to provide consistently superior service that will exceed your every expectation. They will go the extra mile to deliver exceptional attention to detail, ensuring that you travel safely, comfortably and confidently. The winning bidder is required to provide a credit card at the time of booking for incidental charges such as tolls, airport fees, use of vehicle cell phones, changes in trip itinerary, additional stops and/or upgrade to larger vehicle size. Certificate is valid one year from event date. Ravenswood Private Blending Seminar for two (2) (Sonoma) -The classic California "field blend" consists of Zinfandel, Petite Sirah and Carignane combined in percentages determined by the winemaker for

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that vintage. What if it were up to you? You can try your hand at blending these three wines in the proportion your palate prefers - then take home a 375-ml bottle of the results to amaze (and hopefully impress) your friends. Stroll through their estate vineyard to examine the vines up close, then return to the cellar to sample wines straight from the barrel and taste current releases. At Ravenswood, there's no pinkie raising, brie eating, wine spitting wimpiness. Valid one year from event date. Chateau St. Jean (Sonoma) - Enjoy a private VIP tour and tasting for (2). A visit to Chateau St. Jean lifts all your senses. You can begin by exploring the magnificent gardens that will make any visitor feel transported. As you wind your way through the gardens your path will lead you to the main visitor's center. Once inside, a host will greet you and take you across the courtyard to a private tasting room in the Chateau. In this majestic setting, you will be led through a professional tasting of their very best wines presented in fine Riedel glassware. The rich history of winemaking tradition at Chateau St. Jean will be shared as well as savory bites to complement their fine Sonoma County wines. Benziger Family Winery (Sonoma) - Enjoy a tour and tasting for (2). Benziger Family Winery is dedicated to crafting wines of uncommon character that reveal the unique characteristics of the individual vineyards and offer the best expression of Sonoma County winegrowing. A visit to Benziger Family Winery includes a tour of our vineyards and Wine Cave, where guests learn about our biodynamic growing procedures, the history of the Winery, the Family and the property. Guests will enjoy a private tasting of several award winning wines after the tour.

Item #14 - Five Nights in Mexico for Two (2), Including Airfare Value – $7653.00 Offered by the Gavel Group Minimum Bid - $2,500.00 Buyout - $4,000.00
Hyatt Mexico Resorts - Enjoy a five-night stay at your choice of these resorts. Stay at one or all and divide your stay as you wish. The American Airlines certificates will allow you to fly into one city and home from a second city, but the winning bidder is responsible for transportation between the cities selected. Valid one year from event date. Hyatt Regency Cancun - This property is located in Punta Cancun, right on the beach and in the heart of the Hotel Zone. The Hyatt Regency Cancun is just steps away from world-class shopping, restaurants and the best nightlife in Cancun. Enjoy the split-level pool with waterfalls, rest in ocean-view hammocks in the hotel's exotic gardens, order a refreshing tropical drink in one of the hotel bars or improve your handicap at the nearby golf course. Hyatt Cancun Caribe Resort - Enjoy this luxury 5-star hotel and resort located in Cancun, on the tip of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. The remodeled and upgraded AAA Four-Diamond Award winning Hyatt Cancun Caribe Resort is ideally located on a half-kilometer beautiful white-sand beach and has spectacular

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views of the Mexican Caribbean. The hotel is within walking distance of the main entertainment areas and shopping malls Hyatt Regency Acapulco - A prime location on the Bay of Acapulco overlooking the Pacific Ocean and situated in the heart of the city's dining, shopping and nightlife area. American Airlines This package includes round-trip coach class service for (2) from any American Airlines destination in the 48 contiguous United States to anywhere American Airlines flies in Mexico subject to availability. Great upgrade pricing is available! The winning bidders can upgrade their coach class airfare to first class airfare by calling 800-209-6888. A minimum of 21 days advance booking is required as is a Saturday night stay. The winning bidders will be able to earn AAdvantage miles in accordance with the terms and conditions of the AAdvantage frequent flyer program. Miles cannot be utilized to upgrade these coach class certificates to a higher level of service. The certificates will have a one-year expiration date from the date issued and all reservations are subject to availability. Any airport departure or taxes (if charged) are the responsibility of the winning bidder. Ground transportation is not included in this package.

Item #15 - Fleming’s Steakhouse Extravaganza Value – Priceless, your family or friends will remember this night forever! Offered by the Gavel Group Minimum Bid and Buyout - $3,000.00
Your party of (10) will enjoy a culinary adventure that would include a four-course menu created by the Chef Partner of the participating Fleming's, perfectly paired with wine selections from our Reserve List. The dinner would be hosted by the participating restaurant's Wine Manager, who would offer betweencourse education on the wine selections and pairing process. This amazing dinner experience also includes all gratuities. Stylish, contemporary dining is the hallmark of Fleming's. As the name implies, the menu features the finest in prime beef, augmented by a tempting variety of chops, seafood, chicken, generous salads, inventive side orders and indulgent desserts. Fleming's celebrated wine list, known as the Fleming's 100, boasts some of the finest wines in the world, all available by the glass. Valid on a mutually-agreed upon date and time one year from event date at any of the following Fleming's locations: locations across the nation. California - El Segundo, Fresno, La Jolla, Newport Beach, Rancho Mirage, San Diego, Woodland Hills Note: Reservation required and subject to availability.

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Item #16 - Monterey Peninsula Four Star Road Trip Adventure Value – Priceless memories Offered by the Gavel Group Minimum Bid - $3000.00 Buyout - $3500.00
Hearst Castle Private Tour includes 3-Night Stay, Luxury Car Rental and Famous 17-Mile Drive for (2) Hearst Castle - Enjoy a four-hour private walking tour for up to six individuals of the exterior and interior of Hearst Castle. The guide will lead you through the public areas of Hearst Castle, providing you with your own guide who can answer all of your questions without being part of a large group tour. Valid one year from event date on mutually-agreed upon dates and times excluding holidays and subject to availability and 30 days advance notice. Park Hyatt Carmel-Highlands Inn - Enjoy a three-night stay in 380 square foot accommodations at this prestigious member of the 2008 Conde Nast Gold List and One of the Top 500 Hotels in the World according to Travel+Leisure Magazine's 2008 rankings. This property is nestled in a Monterey Pine forest overlooking the Pacific. One of Wine Spectator's Top 15 Luxury Resorts in the United States. Located at this gateway to the Big Sur coast on Highway One is the home of the International Masters of Food & Wine, and just minutes to world-class golf and Monterey attractions. Valid one year from event date subject to availability. Blackout Dates: February 19-23; August 13-16 and December 30 to January 3. The 17-Mile Drive -The 17-Mile Drive is a scenic road through Pacific Grove and Pebble Beach, much of which hugs the Pacific coastline and passes famous golf courses and mansions. It also serves as the main road through the gated community of Pebble Beach. Like the community, the 17-Mile Drive is owned and operated by the Pebble Beach Corporation. Entry into Pebble Beach costs $9 per automobile (not included in this package). At the north end, the road originates in Pacific Grove at the intersection of Del Monte Blvd and Highway 68 (Holman Highway). The famous portion of 17-Mile Drive then begins a few miles south of this point. The road runs adjacent to beaches and up into the coastal hills, providing scenic viewpoints. Travel along 17Mile Drive takes as long as the traveler likes. There are numerous turnouts along the road to stop, take pictures, or get out and stroll along the ocean or among the trees. Each visitor receives a small map that points out some of the more scenic spots. Chief among these is the Lone Cypress Tree, the official symbol of Pebble Beach and a frequent fixture of television broadcasts from this area. Just outside the lower Pacific Grove gate to the gated community of Pebble Beach is Pacific Grove's Sunset Drive (which becomes Ocean View Boulevard), which follows Pacific Grove's scenic coastline and is called by some the "poor man's 17-Mile Drive." Hertz Prestige Collection - Enjoy a $400 gift certificate to rent a luxury vehicle such as Cadillac Escalade, Lincoln Navigator, Jaguar XJ-8, Land Rover Discovery, Jaguar S-TYPE, Infiniti Q45, Jaguar X-TYPE, Cadillac STS, Lincoln LS, Volvo S80 Sedan or Volvo V70 XC Wagon. Current rental prices range from

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$75-$119 a day. The vehicles include complimentary NeverLost In-Car Navigation System (GPS). Hertz Prestige Collection vehicles will also receive expedited return service to get you on your way faster. Prestige Collection locations include: AZ-Phoenix; CA-Hollywood-Burbank, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Oakland, Ontario, Orange County, Palm Springs, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose; CO-Denver; NM-Albuquerque; NV-Las Vegas; OR-Portland; TX-Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio; UT-Salt Lake City; WASeattle

Item #17 - New York Amazing Long Weekend Package for Two (2) Value - $2746.00 Offered by the Gavel Group Minimum Bid - $2300.00 Buyout - $2700.00

Hilton New York - Enjoy a three-night stay that includes a Friday, Saturday and Sunday night. This is the same hotel that John Lennon wrote "Imagine" and that hosted Elvis during his 4 sold out shows at Madison Square Gardens. The Hilton New York is just moments from such famous landmarks as Radio City Music Hall, Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), Fifth Avenue shopping, Central Park, Rockefeller Center, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Broadway and Times Square. Valid one year from event date subject to availability EXCLUDING the following dates: 2008: January 12-13, 19-20, February 1, March 28-29, August 8-9, November 1-27, December 3-13, 27-31. 2009: TBD All reservations must be booked 30 days in advance of arrival and must be canceled 7 days prior to arrival in order to maintain the validity of the certificate. Broadway Tickets - Enjoy (2) orchestra or front mezzanine tickets to your choice of (1) Broadway show subject to availability through Broadway.com. Valid one year from event date. Select from: Wicked, Rent, Jersey Boys, The Phantom of the Opera, The Lion King, Mamma Mia!, The Producers, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Color Purple, Chicago, Spamalot, and more. Tavern on the Green (Central Park at West 67th Street) - Enjoy a three-course dinner for (2) at New York's most famous restaurant, the Zagat-rated Tavern on the Green. A grand café overlooking Central Park, Tavern on the Green is one of New York's most dazzling dining experiences - a real show- stopper overflowing with crystal chandeliers, hand-carved mirrors, and stained glass. Nestled in its own magical gardens, Tavern on the Green exists in a fantasy-like setting. It is no wonder the critics say, "If Oz had a restaurant, this would be it!" Valid one year from event date excluding the following blackout dates: Valentine's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day and between Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

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Item #18 - Hot Air Balloon Adventure with 2-Night Hotel Stay for Two(2) Value - $1482.00 Offered by the Gavel Group Minimum Bid - $800.00 Buyout - $1200.00
First, the passengers will meet the pilot and ground crew who will take them to the launch site where the beautiful balloon is being inflated. Then the ground crew will unpack the equipment and invite the passengers to participate in the inflation process. After launching, the balloon will gently ascend and float between 500 and 1,000 feet. They will travel above the treetops and below the clouds for about an hour, covering 5 or 10 miles--wherever the wind takes them! On landing the pilot and passengers will celebrate with a champagne toast, an old European tradition (soft drinks also available). The whole experience takes about three hours...three fantastic hours. The ride can be taken at any one of Soaring Adventures of America's 150 certified ballooning locations coast-to-coast. Valid one year from event date. Note: Hot air ballooning is subject to weather conditions. If your scheduled flight is cancelled, every effort will be made to reschedule you while on your trip, but there are no promised made or implied that space will be available to allow for rescheduled flights during your vacation. You can, of course, use the certificate at any of the 150 locations at another time if your flight is cancelled and unable to be rescheduled. Hyatt Hotels & Resorts - Enjoy a two-night stay at any of the following participating Hyatt Hotels & Resorts locations (subject to availability and continued participation) valid one year from event date. Soaring Adventures of America - Enjoy (2) hot air balloon rides, valid one year from event date. Arizona: Hyatt Regency Phoenix Launch sites in or near: Phoenix, North Phoenix, Glendale, Deer Valley, Scottsdale, Maricopa, Carefree, Cave Creek, Eloy, and Sedona area. California: Hyatt Regency Mission Bay San Diego or Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport Launch sites in or near: Napa Valley, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, Lake Tahoe, Reno (NV), Perris, Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Temecula, and Del Mar. Colorado: Grand Hyatt Denver or Hyatt Regency Tech Center Launch sites in or near: Boulder, Denver, Lafayette, Longmont, Littleton, Castle Rock, Colorado Springs, Fairplay, and Ridgeway. *Other sites available in Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, Missouri, North Carolina, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, Washington D.C., and Wisconsin. Call (909) 607-4113 for specifics locations.)

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Item #19 Stevenswood Resort on California’s Mendocino Coast 4 night stay for two
www.stevenswood.com

Value – $1,297.00 Offered by the Gavel Group Minimum Bid- $960.00 Buyout - $1500.00
Enjoy a four-night stay including daily breakfast for (2), daily resort fee and a $75 spa gift certificate and complimentary limousine transportation within 10 miles of this AAA 4-diamond rated resort. For an idyllic retreat on Northern California's Mendocino Coast, only two hours from Napa Spa Resort rates accolades. Contemporary and secluded, this tranquil inn offers a gracious respite from the daily whirl. Nestled in a forest by the sea, the intimate lodge echoes the natural beauty of its rural setting. Here guests are pampered with comfort, privacy, and peace, and indulged in gracious service and superlative cuisine. Flanked by sea and forest, the resort integrates the best of two worlds. Located just two minutes south of the town of Mendocino, this AAA four-diamond property is surrounded on three sides by the 2400-acre Van Damme State Park, with its towering redwoods and golden meadows. Each room contains a wood-burning fireplace, private baths, cordless phones/speaker phones and a fully stock honor bar. A private botanical garden, jacuzzi spas, and landscaped grounds enhance the breathtaking setting, with a backdrop of Redwood groves and ocean meadows. Working with local architects, the lodge was designed and crafted superbly with custom-made Honduras wood doors and hand-rubbed Red Oak ceilings. Much of the furniture and furnishings at Stevenswood is imported and stylish, with a flair of contemporary elegance. Italian microfibre sofas, dark espresso fixtures, Venetian glass bowl Italian vanities, imported cork flooring from Portugal, and bathrooms finished in Ocean Green slate from Madagascar. Down comforters and a coterie of plump pillows adorn the premium Tempurpedic Swedish beds.

Item #20 – Deluxe Espresso Machine Package
www.crissyscoffee.us

Value - $650.00 Donated by – Rebecca and Sid Smith „02, owners of Crissy‟s Coffee Minimum Bid- $575.00 Buyout - $700.00
This deluxe coffee and tea package comes with full support and wow to make a perfect cup of coffee AND:       Saeco Aroma Espresso Machine Coffee Bean Grinder 6 Months of Gourmet Life Changing Coffee Beans Chemex Coffee Pot and filters Tea Pot and Gourmet Teas Set of 4 Coffee Cups

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Item #21 - For the Chocolate Lover: Japanese Chocolates from Rokkatei
www.rokkatei.co.jp/

Value - $20.00 Donated by – Fumihide Oda „09 Minimum Bid- $18.00 Buyout - $40.00
Rokkatei Confectioners is located in Hokkaido, the northernmost prefecture in Japan. Mr. Oda’s grandfather founded the company 70 years ago. This delicious box of chocolates contains:  Two packages of white chocolate covered freeze-dried strawberries;  One package of milk chocolate covered freeze-dried strawberries;  One package of “Almond Yee-ha” a mix of almonds coated in white, mocha white and milk chocolate; and  Two packages of “Baby Chocolates”, a mix of white, mocha, and milk chocolate bites.

Item #22 - Pomona Valley Mining Company Sunday Champagne Brunch for Two (2)
Menu: http://www.pomonavalleyminingco.com/brunch.htm

Value - $48.00 Donated by – The Pomona Valley Mining Company Minimum Bid - $40.00 Buyout - $60.00
At Pomona Valley Mining Company - The Pomona Valley Mining Co. is located in the hills of Pomona and boasts a panoramic view of the Pomona Valley. In the tradition of the mining days of Silverado Canyon, the restaurant is patterned after the grubberies and saloons frequented by the prospectors. Relics displayed within the restaurant's interior are genuine artifacts of the mining era.

Item #23 - Case of Wine Value - $558.00 Donated by - Cecily Drucker Minimum Bid- $500.00 Buyout - $735.00
Producer Brander DeLorimier Beringer Arietta St. Clement Darioush Easton Quintessa Beringer Dept. C Vintage 2005 2005 2005 2000 2000 1999 2002 1998 1992 2005 Type w w w r r r r r r r Wine Grenache Blanc Uno Mas Chardonnay Chardonnay-Private Reserve Variation One Orropos (bordeaux style) Merlot Signature Zindfandel-Shenandoah Quintessa (bordeaux style) Cabernet Sauvignon-Private Reserve Pinot Noir Drink By 2009 2009 2009 2010 2012 2009 2009 2010 2012 2009

$25 $35 $35 $75 $40 $45 $25 $90 $88 $35

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Preh Vineyards Nord Estate Wines 2003 2004 r r Cabernet Franc Petite Sirah-Ionquil Vineyard 2010 2009 $50 $45

Note:  Dept C is made by a business partner of Cecily Drucker's; more is available.  Preh Vineyards is wine made from grapes grown on vineyards owned by Cecily Drucker's client, not available anywhere.  Arietta is a client of Cecily Drucker's; at your request, your name will be put on their mailing list. Wines are available only by mail-order (and on limited "allocation" basis) and at fine restaurants. The winery is owned by Fritz Hatton and his family; Fritz is renowned as a wine auctioneer, with many years experience handling auctions for Christie's, Zachys, the Napa Valley Wine and numerous other organizations.)

Item #24 – Deluxe General Mills Gift Basket Value - $75.00 Donated by – Mark Luna „06 Minimum Bid- $60.00 Buyout - $95.00
This basket is bursting with great products: Nature Valley: Sweet & Salt Nut Granola Bars; Pop Secret Home Style Microwave Popcorn; New: Cheerios snack mix; Original Chex Mix party blend; Betty Crocker Lemon Poppy Seed muffin mix; Betty Crocker Warm Delights Fudgy Chocolate Chip Cookie mix; New: Betty Crocker Warm Delights Mini’s; Wheaties; Lucky Charms; Cheerios; Sweet and Salty Caramel Bugles; New: Chex Mix Dark Chocolate; Wheaties T-Shirt (L); Sleeve of Titleist Pro V1 Golf balls; Key chain; chip bag clip and yellow Cheerios sports bottle.

Item #25 - Spaggi's lunch for four (4) Value - $64.00 Donated by – Henry Gonzalez, Spaggi's Restaurant in Upland Minimum Bid - $50.00 Buyout - $80.00
Everyday at Spaggi's is a new culinary experience, where Executive Chef and Owner Henry Gonzalez dishes up delightful, surprising and delicious Italian Cuisine. "Just like people, food should be beautiful from the inside out," he says. The result is Spaggi's award-winning menu that brings customers from all over Southern California coming back for more. For more than two decades, Henry's cuisine has been winning the praise of diners and rave reviews, as well as a number of awards. This close husband-and-wife operation boasts a talented team of chefs and staff dedicated to delivering personal service, exceptional food and a welcoming atmosphere - the best that dining has to offer.

The recipient of numerous culinary awards, Henry is also a sought-after instructor. Since 1988, he has taught private, corporate and public classes. From casual lunches and leisurely dinners, to special celebrations, cooking classes or catering, let Spaggi's make all your meals memorable ones.

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Item #26 - Claremont Village Healthy lunch specials Value - $70.00 Donated by – Podge‟s Juice Company & So Fresh Salads & More in Claremont Minimum Bid - $55.00 Buyout - $90.00
Trying to eat healthy? Here’s an opportunity for four healthy, quick meals in beautiful downtown Claremont. Great idea for locals or students before class! Juices and sandwiches at Podge’s (or the Claremont Juice Company) and Salads, Wraps, Paninis and Soups at So Fresh Salads and More (a homegrown Claremont eatery.)

Item #27 - Claremont Coffee Lovers Special Value - $30.00 Donated by – Starbucks in Claremont & the Claremont Chamber of Commerce Minimum Bid - $20.00 Buyout - $45.00
One pound of Starbucks Brazil Mild whole bean coffee with a Valentines juice tumbler and a ceramic mug with the Claremont City logo.

Item #28 – Lunch at a Claremont Local Favorite - Walters Value - $30.00 Donated by - Walter‟s in Claremont Minimum Bid - $25.00 Buyout - $45.00
Lunch for two (2) at Walter’s. This Claremont standard has been serving up locals and visitors for over 30 years. Walter’s offers a wide range of menu items sure to please everyone. Beautiful seating inside and out with an expanded outdoor patio that offers cooler misting in the hot summer months.

Item #29 - Yale Avenue Meal Specials Value - $35.00 Donated by - Pizza and Such & 42nd Street Bagels in Claremont Minimum Bid - $28.00 Buyout - $40.00
Breakfast, lunch and dinner on Yale Avenue in Claremont:  $20 Gift Certificate at Some Crust Bakery  Two Lunch Specials at 42nd Street Bagels  $20 Gift Certificate at Pizza and Such

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Item #30 - CheeseCake Factory Gift Card
www.cheesecake.factory.com

Value - $25.00 Donated by - CheeseCake Factory Minimum Bid - $20.00 Buyout - $35.00
The Cheesecake Factory serves much more than just cheesecake! Walk through the front doors and you know you're in for something special! With French limestone floors and decorative columns, hand-painted fabrics, contemporary lighting and an abundance of cherry wood, the lavish decor is just the beginning… The Cheesecake Factory is a unique, upscale casual dining restaurant offering more than 200 menu selections including Appetizers, Pizza, Pasta, Seafood, Steaks, Salads, Sandwiches, and more. Our menu also features specialty dishes like Chicken Madeira, Miso Salmon, Cajun Jambalaya Pasta, and The Factory Burger. But save room for dessert! Try one of our 50 delicious cheesecakes and desserts such as our White Chocolate Raspberry Truffle® Cheesecake or our new Godiva Chocolate Cheesecake with a cappuccino or espresso. Enjoy our high-energy atmosphere seven days a week, serving Appetizers, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night Dining, a Full Bar, and Sunday Brunch. We also offer our entire menu for Take Out.

Item #31 - Golfing Gift Basket #1 Value - $70.00 Donated by – Jennifer Lin ‟01 and Kathy Tully, Morgan Stanley Minimum Bid - $50.00 Buyout - $85.00
Basket includes:  Royal Blue Tri-Mountain brushed cotton polo (Men’s L)  Focus Golf Glove, Cabretta Leather (Men’s M)  2 Boxes of Titleist ProV1 Golf Balls

Item #32 - Golfing Gift Basket #2 Value - $40.00 Donated by – Jennifer Linn ‟01 and Kathy Tully Minimum Bid - $25.00 Buyout - $55.00
Basket includes:  Royal Blue Tri-Mountain brushed cotton polo (Men’s M)  Focus Golf Glove, Cabretta Leather (Men’s S)  Box of Titleist ProV1 Golf Balls

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Item #33 - MetLife Golf Gift Basket Value - $145.00 Donated by – Jose Mendozo „00 Minimum Bid - $90.00 Buyout - $185.00
This bursting basket includes:  Four “Snoopy” MetLife head covers  Two “Snoopy” MetLife golf towels  Navy Cutter and Buck Championship DryTec golf shirt (Men’s L)  Sky Blue Cutter and Buck Championship DryTec gofl shirt (Men’s L)  Four sleeves of Titleist ProV 1 golf balls

Item #34 - Coyote Hills Golf Foursome
www.coyotehillsgc.com

Value - $400.00 Donated by – Coyote Hills Golf Course Minimum Bid - $330.00 Buyout - $450.00
Designed by Cal Olson and PGA Tour Legend Payne Stewart, this beautiful and challenging course utilizes its natural surroundings, sharing nearly 250 acres with flowing streams, gnatcatchers and coyotes. Each cart is equipped with a state-of-the-art Global Positioning System to help ensure you thoroughly enjoy your journey on this scenic course. Monday through Thursdays.

Item #35 – “Our Team-Our Dream” Chicago Cubs book by Tammy Lechner Book Signed by Author Value - $50.00 Donated by - Bob Koslowski Minimum Bid- $40.00 Buyout - $60.00 From the Publisher "This is a great story about a great team and a great dream. It reveals the secrets of an enduring love and a magical journey. It is a story passionately told by a Cubs fan. And, it is about the passion of Cubs fans. I think that's perfect, because as they say, it takes one to know one."-Billy Williams, from the foreword
From the Inside Flap If you are a Cubs fan, this is your story. Our Team, Our Dream is a passionate photo documentary highlighting 15 seasons with the Chicago Cubs--capturing the very heart and soul of the most devoted fans in the world and answering the question, Why do the Cubs remain so popular decade after decade? Through compelling photography and enlightening text, both created by award-winning

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(Item #35 continued) photo journalist and Cubs fan Tammy Lechner, you encounter the essence of a spirited commitment that has lived through one century and now continues its tradition in a new millennium. Our Team, Our Dream begins its journey with the annual Cubs Convention, travels to Arizona
where hope is renewed in the fresh breeze of spring, continues into the baseball season to meet the Cubs players along with the die-hard fans of Wrigleyville, and dances through the decades of Cubs history and legends. More than 300 one-of-a-kind photographs depict the Cubs fans' optimism, while a heartening narrative waxes romantic as it explores the reasons why Cubs fans love their team and hold onto their dream of a World Series title...even if it takes forever.

Item #36 - Mansard Paris: Face Creme and Lotion Value - $127.00 Donated by - Cindy Kuo „03 Minimum Bid- $110.00 Buyout - $160.00
Mansard Paris specializes in fine skin care products. Elected better care of beauty and best overall skin care, Paris 2006. Mansard products are high performance products with elevated concentrations of natural bioactive ingredients. Included in this set is:  Crème #6 Plein Vent – Moisturizing crème that protects from the elements. This luxurious crème revitalizes tired skin and begins to minimize wrinkles and fine lines.  Phyto Visage Lotion - For all skin types. Perfect for sensitive and dry skin. Stimulates bloodmicrocirculation. Deeply cleanses the skin and creates a slight tensing and refreshing effect.bobs

Item #37 – Tiffany’s Sterling Silver Golf Ball Key Ring Value - $175.00 Donated by – Tiffany‟s, Pasadena - photo Minimum Bid- $125.00 Buyout - $215.00
Your keys will be secure on this fashionable, yet understated, sterling silver cabled key ring. Tiffany’s silver is guaranteed to be 92.5% pure silver.

Item #38 - Learn to Play the Harmonica Value - $30.00 Donated by - Claremont Folk Music Store Minimum Bid - $20.00 Buyout - $45.00
Hohner Big River Harp made in Germany combined with an instructional DVD make for a fun and one of a kind gift. Watch and Learn DVD with expert musician Tom Wolf will teach you how to play scales, chords, and songs using techniques such as vibrato, bending, and crossharp.

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Item #39 - Birkenstock Gift Certificate Value - $20 Donated by – BIRKENSTOCK Minimum Bid - $15.00 Buyout - $30.00
Redeemable at the Birkenstock store in Claremont only.

Item #40 - Barbara Cheatley Antiques Store Certificate Value - $20 Donated by - Barbara Cheatley Minimum Bid - $15.00 Buyout - $30.00
Located in the Claremont Village, Barbara Cheatley Antiques has been a long time favorite for gifts and beautiful items for the home. This lovely store offers a great selection of unique estate jewelry and cards. There really is a Barbara Cheatley and she’s usually in!

Item #41 Horton Hears a Who Items from 20th Century Fox Value - $40.00 Donated by – Bettina Sherick „98 Minimum Bid- $25.00 Buyout - $55.00
From the classic children’s author Dr. Seuss and the current Fox animated feature “Horton Hears a Who!” these fun items are sure to delight the young at heart and Seuss fans.  Two analogue character watches with Horton on the square face;  Two Horton character pens with lanyards; and  Two Horton Hears a Who kazoos.

Item #42 DVD Collection from 20th Century Fox (26 items) Value - $150.00 Donated by – Bettina Sherick „98 Minimum Bid- $75.00 Buyout - $250.00
Collection includes: Sets  The Practice, Volume One  It’s Always Sunny in Philadephia, Seasons 1 & 2  Picket Fences, Season One  The Fall Guy, The complete first season  Shark, Season One

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 M*A*S*H, Goodbye, Farewell and Amen Single movies  Death at a Funeral (Ewen Bremner, Peter Dinklage…)  The Flying Scotsman (Jonny Lee Miller, Billy Boyd and Brian Cox)  The Darwin Awards (Joseph Fiennes and Winona Ryder)  Kickin’ It Old School (Jamie Kennedy)  The Salon (Vivica Fox, Terrence Howard, Kym Whitley…)  Constellation (Billy Dee Williams and Lesley Ann Warren)  Beyond the Gates (John Hurt and Hugh Dancy)  Home of the Brave (Samuel Jackson and Jessica Biel)  Feast of Love (Morgan Freeman, Greg Kinnear, Radha Mitchell)  Dirty Laundry (Jenifer Lewis, Rockmond Dunbar, Loretta Devine)  Blind Dating (Chris Pine, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Anjali Jay)  The Final Inquiry (Daniele Liotti, Dolphe Lungren, Monica Cruz…)  Two Days in Paris (Adam Goldberg and Luie Delpy)  Blue State: It’s a State of Mind (Breckin Meyer and Anna Paquin)  Two Weeks (Sally Fields, Ben Chaplin, Tom Cavanagh…)  A Dog’s Breakfast (David Hewlett)  Care Bears: Grizzle-ly Adventures

Item #43 Alvin and the Chipmunks Plush Characters from 20th Century Fox Value - $65.00 Donated by – Bettina Sherick „98 Minimum Bid- $45.00 Buyout - $90.00
Alvin and the Chipmunks is a five-time Grammy Award-winning animated music group, created by Ross Bagdasarian, Sr. in 1958. The Chipmunks have found a new audience and are popular again with the mixed media film that came out in 2007 starring Jason Lee. The group consists of three singing animated chipmunks: Alvin, the mischievous troublemaker, who quickly became the star of the group; Simon, the tall, bespectacled intellectual; and Theodore, the chubby, impressionable sweetheart. The trio is "managed" by their human "father" and confidant, David Seville. In reality, David Seville was Bagdasarian's stage name, and the Chipmunks themselves are named after the executives of their original record label, Liberty Records: Alvin Bennett (the president), Simon Waronker (the founder and owner), and Theodore Keep (the chief enginee).

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