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									                          2007 LIVE AUCTION ITEMS
L1.   GO BEHIND THE SCENES TO THE NFC CHAMP’S HOME TURF: SOLDIER FIELD. What a
      year it was for our hometown favorites, DA CHICAGO BEARS! Now you and 14 of your best buddies can
      tour the stadium where memories were made and check out places the cameras weren’t allowed. Date TBD.
      As usual: No Packers fans allowed!
      Donors: SMG and Tim LeFevour
      Value: Priceless                                    Opening Bid: $150

L2.   WHO’S YOUR FAVORITE BEARS LINEBACKER? If you said #54, Brian Urlacher, this is just the
      item for you. Impress your friends with this official NFL helmet signed by none other the Bears’ icon and
      Monster of the Midway Urlacher, and add a piece of historic Bears memorabilia to your expanding
      collection. A great way to cap off a phenomenal year.
      Donors: The Christopher Family
      Value: $600                                              Opening Bid: $250

L3.   ALREADY ITCHING FOR A LITTLE BEARS 2007/8 FOOTBALL? Now’s your chance to lock in
      two premium seats to next season’s Chicago Bears game of your choice. That’s right, YOU pick the game
      and opponent. No experience is complete without a parking pass AND field passes for exclusive access
      prior to the game’s start. And, to help you look the part, we’ll include several items of clothing from the
      Bears’ Superbowl XLI run. Bear down and bid now!
      Donors: Bryan and Laura Pett
      Value: Priceless                                           Opening Bid: $300

L4.   LADIES: LOOKING FOR A STUNNING NECKLACE? GENTS: LOOKING FOR A SPECIAL
      GIFT? It’s easy to appreciate the unique style and unmatched quality of David Yurman designs, and if
      you’re the lucky bidder, you’ll go home with a necklace sure to draw countless compliments. So, treat
      yourself or the lucky lady in your life to a little bit of bling.
      Donors: Ann Grant, Renee Halpin and Leslie Speir-Bowman
      Value: $780                                                   Opening Bid: $300

L5.   GET READY FOR THE TIME-HONORED CROSSTOWN CLASSIC AND THE FRIENDLY
      NORTH VS. SOUTH SIDE BASEBALL RIVALRY! Regardless of which team you root for, you and 3
      other baseball nuts will have a blast at the annual nail biting event between the Cubs and Sox at US Cellular
      Field on your choice of either June 22nd, 23rd or 24th. And, because rooting for your fave might make you
      hungry, enjoy a $200 gift certificate for dinner for 4 at Greek Isles afterward. Go (insert your team here)!
      Donors: The Campion Family
      Value: Priceless                                           Opening Bid: $325

L6.   MOVE OVER OPRAH… NOW YOU TOO CAN HAVE AN EXECUTIVE CHEF PREPARE AN
      EXQUISITE DINNER PARTY TO YOUR SPECIFICATIONS! Delight in the culinary expertise of
      executive chef Nicholas Raspanti of Hyatt Hotel and Bella Cuisine fame with a scrumptious dinner for 12
      lavishly prepared in the home of Terri and Mark LeFevour! Chef Raspanti, who received his culinary
      degree at the Chicago Hospitality Institute, will please your senses and impress your guests with an upscale,
      relaxed evening of top-notch preparations. Evening includes drinks, wine, hors d’oeuvres and dinner, which
      may be filet or seafood, gourmet side dishes and a dessert prepared tableside. For added elegance, enjoy
      piano music during cocktails and dinner. A true evening to remember.
      Donors: The LeFevour and Carnevale families
      Value: $1,200                                             Opening Bid: $350
L7.   ONE DAY. TWO PREMIER GOLF COURSES. 36 HOLES. HEAVEN. For the serious golfer, life will
      be good. Olympia Fields has been the home of the Western Open and more recently the 1997 U.S Senior
      Open and 2003 U.S. Open. Ravisloe Country Club is a challenging, beautiful Donald Ross-designed course
      a few miles from Olympia. This dreamy day includes greens fees for 2 at each course, personal caddies to
      carry the load, lunch, dinner and beverages with jovial and entertaining hosts Mike Dost and Dave Johnson.
      Hole in one, perhaps?
      Donors: The Dost and Dave Johnson families
      Value: Priceless                                         Opening Bid: $400

L8.   GRILL THOSE STEAKS TO PERFECTION WITH THE ULTIMATE GRILL! Summer is almost
      here and so are the highly anticipated backyard barbeques. Toss out that old grill, invite the neighbors and
      cook up the perfect meal with a Weber Summit Series top-of-the-line, stainless steel grill with all-weather
      cover. To whet your appetite, we’ll include a mouthwatering Weber Grill cookbook, and to ensure you cook
      only the best meat, enjoy your $50 gift certificate from Casey’s Market in Western Springs. And, because
      you might need a few more outdoor accessories, we’ll even add a $100 Costco gift certificate. What a
      perfect package!
      Donors: Hortons, the Palmer and O’Brien families, Casey’s Meat Market, The Weber Grill Restaurant and
        Western Springs True Value Hardware and the O’Malley family and Mary Kate Smith
      Value: $1,400                                            Opening Bid: $500

L9.   GET AWAY WITH THE KIDS OR AWAY FROM THE KIDS TO SUNNY ARIZONA! You deserve
      a break to someplace warm and inviting, and what better way to dive into relaxation than with a 1200 sq-
      foot, 2-bedroom (King and Queen beds), 2-bath, 2-pull out w/kitchen luxury villa at Marriott’s Canyon
      Villas in Phoenix, AZ. Enjoy the villa overlooking a golf course, which sleeps 12, from October 15-19,
      2007. This beautiful resort property offers a beautiful pool with waterfall, the Revive Spa at JW Marriott
      Desert Ridge and boasts top-notch golf amenities at the Wildfire Golf Club with Palmer and Faldo courses
      and Grayhawk Golf Club with Raptor and Talon courses. We’ll add a $200 gift card to put toward airfare,
      spa or golf!! Paradise awaits!
      Donors: The Puccini and Holland families
      Value: $2,300                                             Opening Bid: $600

L10. ANCHORS AWAY INTO THE DEEP BLUE YONDER OF LAKE MICHIGAN. Win this yearly
     favorite, and thanks to the marvelous hospitality of Captain Jack and First Mate Donna Yelnick, 12 of you
     will set sail on the Yelnick’s expansive vessel and sail into fun. You can choose a day or evening cruise
     along the beautiful Chicago skyline. And, of course no proper trip would be complete without a fully
     stocked bar and refrigerator. Bring the sunscreen and your sense of adventure!
     Donors: The Yelnick family
     Value: Priceless                                           Opening Bid: $750

L11. ESCAPE TO THE SERENITY OF ISLE OF PALM, SOUTH CAROLINA. Need an escape? Looking
     for someplace to wind down? Imagine a leisurely family getaway or rare couples’ retreat for 7 nights in this
     3-bedroom, 3-bath condo near Charleston. Beautiful accommodations comfortably sleep 6 adults or even 8
     utilizing two pull-outs. You select the week: May 2-9, Sept. 12-19, Sept. 26-Oct. 3, Oct. 31-Nov. 7, Nov.
     14-21, Nov. 28-Dec. 5, Dec. 12-19 or any week in Jan. or Feb. 2008.
     Donors: The Ferguson family
     Value: $2,500 for a full week                           Opening Bid: $600
L12. NOT A MOMENT OF DOWN TIME DURING THIS “FIRST CLASS IN LAKE GENEVA”
     WEEKEND EXTRAVAGANZA! This ultimate weekend experience in nearby Lake Geneva will be one
     your family and friends will always cherish. Join Captain Andrew and Chef Susan Borgstrom as they guide
     you through a dizzying list of fun-filled activities to include:
•    Four hotel rooms for one night at the world-class Abbey Resort and Spa between days of sailing
•    Two spectacular days of boating for 8 – one day for adults and one day for families, or 2 days for adults --
     on their beautiful 2006 Cobalt 31-ft. craft with a generous supply of delicious food, French wine and other
     assorted cocktails and beverages.
•    Nanny services for your children while you cruise on Lake Geneva, courtesy of trusted and experienced
     Borgstrom family friends
•    Meals for your little darlings while they have fun with the sitter and you have fun on the water
•    Dinner for 8 people at Gordy’s in Lake Geneva

      Wow! Don’t miss out on this fantastic weekend!
      Donors: The Borgstrom family
      Value: $3,400                                           Opening Bid: $750




                            2007 SILENT AUCTION ITEMS
S1.   A CLASSIC AND FAVORITE VACATION DESTINATION SPOT: FT. MYERS, FL. Soak up the
      sun, play in the sand and sip drinks with little umbrellas during this one-week stay at a 3-bedroom, 2-bath
      home that sleeps up to 8 people. Only 10 short miles to the shores of the sparkling Gulf waters and nearby
      countless challenging golf courses, this trip is a step above! While you’re there, see the sights, leave your
      worries behind and bring your sunscreen! Available weeks include: April 7-14, 14-21, 21-28, anytime May-
      October, October 26-November 2, November 15-22, December 1-8, 8-15 or 15-22. Let the sun shine!
      Donors: The Brodlo family
      Value: $2,100-2,300                                        Opening Bid: $500

S2.   GRAB YOUR GIRLFRIENDS FOR A GALENA WEEKEND OF SHOPPING AND FUN! For
      winding down amidst quaint shops and the nostalgia of yesteryear, nothing beats Galena, IL. Reconnect
      with a few pals while you stay for 2 nights at the Wilson’s 1838 Victorian mansion filled with period
      antiques and located just 2 blocks from the heart of downtown’s historic area. You choose the weekend
      nights with the exception of March 24-April 2, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day or October weekends.
      Relax and have fun!
      Donors: The Bill Wilson family
      Value: $500                                              Opening Bid: $200

S3.   ATTENTION ALL WATER BUGS: TIMBER RIDGE LODGE IN LAKE GENEVA IS CALLING!
      Kids LOVE water and they LOVE giant water parks even more. Be a hero and take the family for
      splashingly fun 3-night stay (Sun-Thurs) at the exciting Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark in grand Lake
      Geneva, WI. Accommodations include one king bedroom plus a pull out (comfortably sleeps 4). Holidays
      are excluded and the package expires Dec. 31, 2007. Also includes up to 4 waterpark passes so bring your
      camera because you’ll want to capture their delight!
      Donors: The Kohlsat family/Premier Property Investments
      Value: $700                                              Opening Bid: $300
S4.   SIT BACK AND LET LOCAL ITALIAN GEM, VIA BELLA, CATER YOUR NEXT
      GRADUATION, SUMMER SOIREE OR FAMILY GATHERING. For your next party, forget the
      cooking! Let the wonderful folks from LaGrange’s Via Bella restaurant come to you with a mouth-watering
      menu for 25-30. Includes salad, choice of chicken and choice of pasta. Includes wine to make the night
      complete. Also receive a $30 gift certificate from Toni Marie’s Sweets & Savories in Hinsdale towards a
      special cake or cookies. Simply divine!
      Donors: The DeLise family and Via Bella and Toni-Marie’s Sweets & Savories
      Value: Priceless                                        Opening Bid: $250

S5.   AN EVENING OF TUSCAN DELIGHT BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE DESPERATE
      HOUSEWIVES OF TIMBER RIDGE COURT. Join your wonderful hostesses as they prepare an
      evening full of culinary surprises. This celebration of food, libations and music in an outdoor venue
      (weather permitting) will feature the food and wines of Italy. The soiree will have a decidedly Tuscan
      influence and the ambiance will take you and your guests (up to 12) away for an evening almost like you
      were at a small family eatery off a brick-lined piazza in Florence.
       Donors: The Christopher, Daemicke, Vasti and Wittenberg families
       Value: Priceless                                         Opening Bid: $175

S6.   BROADWAY IN CHICAGO PRESENTS EDWARD ALBEE’S “WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA
      WOOLF.” For all you theatre buffs, this classic interpretation of the well-known work stars Kathleen
      Turner and Bill Irwin. Package includes 2 tickets for the Tue., March 27, Wed., March 28 or Thurs., March
      29 performance at the LaSalle Bank Theater. Critique the play over dinner afterward with your $100 gift
      card from Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants.
      Donors: Eileen D’Angelo/Broadway in Chicago and Russ Klitchman and Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants
      Value: $250                                              Opening Bid: $100

S7.   WORLD-CLASS CUISINE AT FOUR OF THE FINEST DINING ESTABLISHMENTS CHICAGO
      HAS TO OFFER & RED DOOR SPA TREATMENTS, TOO. When it comes to innovative, classic and
      first-rate restaurants, Chicago has the market covered. Be the winning bidder on this package and enjoy four
      $100 gift certificates to some of the city’s finest eateries including Harry Carey’s, the Park Grill, Spiaggia
      and Fado Irish Pub. Then, on to the Red Door for $200 in spa treatments. Lastly, we’ll treat you to a
      wonderful bottle of wine, 2 wine glasses and a few premier magazines. Your taste buds will rejoice!
      Donors: The O’Malley family and Concierge Preferred
      Value: $650                                                 Opening Bid: $250

S7.   LET THE DINNER CLUB TAKE THE DRUDGERY OUT AND PUT THE FUN BACK IN
      “WHAT’S FOR DINNER?” Share a few laughs and a glass or two of wine with 3 friends as you each
      make 4 delicious take home meals from downtown LaGrange’s only do-it-yourself Dinner Club. It’s simple,
      the family will approve and you won’t feel like you’re working. Package includes humorous aprons with
      phrases such as “Born to Shop, Forced to Cook,” and “Who are these kids and why do they expect me to
      feed them?” Yes, cooking can be fun!
      Donors: The Dinner Club and LaMantia Design and Construction/Gacek family
      Value: $500                                             Opening Bid: $200

S8.   THE ULTIMATE GIRLS NIGHT OUT FOR YOU AND 30 OF YOUR BEST FRIENDS. OK gals,
      you know what gets you excited: shopping, wining and hors d’oeurving!! Grab 30 of your nearest and
      dearest and head to LaGrange’s Vintage Charm boutique for a wonderful (and needed!) night out. The
      evening will include appetizers and drinks and a personal shopping experience. Everybody receives a 10%
      discount on this store’s unique selection of jewelry, apparel, beach/summer house items and lots more.
      Perfect for a neighborhood or club get-together. You send the invitations, they’ll do all the hard work.
      Donor: Vintage Charm
      Value: Priceless                                         Opening Bid: $150
S9.   LET THE PROFESSIONAL DESIGNER SHOW YOU HOW IT’S DONE! Come and put your fashion
      foot forward. You and 2 friends will join professional designer Sheryl Allen on a tour of the exclusive
      “designers only” showrooms at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart to preview the latest trends and products. Each
      person will be able to make a purchase at designers’ cost (approximately 20% off) or a total of 3 items at
      cost. This package also includes up to 2 hours of in-home consultation with Sheryl to discuss any shopping
      goals prior to the spree. Use your creativity and vision!
      Donors: The Allen family and Sheryl Allen Interiors
      Value: Priceless                                          Opening Bid: $150

S10. MAKE YOUR HOME THAT MUCH MORE COMFY. A partnership made in heaven: you provide the
     fabric and sewing expert Susan Scheppler will provide the custom labor for cushions or pillows to add flair
     to any room in your home. Think of the possibilities: 4 kitchen chair cushions, a window seat cushion, a
     bench cushion with 2 throw pillows or a puffy, tufted down cushion for that special antique chair. To liven
     up the room even more, enjoy a floral watercolor by artist Barbara Slivovsky. What an improvement!
     Donors: The Scheppler and Slivovsky families
     Value: $375                                              Opening Bid: $150

S11. YOUR CHOICE OF CUSTOMIZED WALL ART OR CANVAS “GRAFFITI” SIGN THAT ADDS
     DISTINCTION AND WARMTH. Add flair and a very special touch to your home with wall art by Vicki
     Gumbiner. Choice of two art types: 1) Choose any phrase, 6 words or less, such as “Home is where the
     heart is” and Vicki will use her creative skills to hand paint the phrase directly onto a wall of your choice.
     Letters can be up to 6” in height in any color you desire. 2) Graffiti art letters would be approximately 12”
     tall and 8-12” wide, painted on canvas and affixed to the wall. (Example: Grace Gumbier, Highlands
     Middle School, #22 would be GG, HMS #22). It can be easily removed with no wall damage. So, imagine
     the perfect spot, choose your style and BID!
     Donors: The Gumbiner family
     Value: $300                                                Opening Bid: $125

S12. MARY, MARY, QUITE CONTRARY. HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW? Well, if you
     consulted with Heidi’s Garden Creations for design ideas, it would grow quite beautifully! This package
     includes up to 5 hours of Heidi’s design expertise (available 10/1/07-1/31/08). She’ll review the goals of
     your landscape project, identify style and maintenance preferences and work toward a high-level digital
     design showing the proposed bed shape and plants. Digital photos will be taken of your site and software
     will be used to superimpose the proposed design over your existing space.
     Donors: Heidi’s Garden Creations/The Lopez family
     Value: $250                                              Opening Bid: $75

S13. GET YOUR NEXT PARTY ROLLING BY SERVING DRINKS FROM YOUR VERY OWN TIKI
     HUT! It’ll be just like your guests are celebrating in the tropics when you use this 5-6 foot, 3-sided hut
     from which to serve your libations. Day-after auction delivery included.
     Donors: The Bowman family
     Value: Priceless                                           Opening Bid: $50

S14. SHOWCASE YOUR LOVE OF PAINTINGS WITH A VIBRANT OIL ON CANVAS WORK OF
     ART. Thanks to the generosity of internationally known artist and Highlands parent Csaba Korsos, you can
     take home an heirloom quality, original oil on canvas. This 17” x 17” masterpiece entitled “Cayman
     Breeze” was created especially to celebrate this year’s benefit theme, “Calypso Dinner Dance.” Korsos’
     works have hung in the Cayman Islands National Museum and can grace the wall of your home as well!
     Donors: The Korsos family
     Value: $700                                              Opening Bid: $375
S15. PERSONALIZED PHOTOGRAPHY TO CONVEY THOSE SPECIAL MOMENTS IN TIME. A
     Sorrells Signature Portrait is designed to capture relationships in a warm and natural way, and this package
     includes a sitting in the atmosphere of your choice including the studio, your home or outdoors. The experts
     at Sorrells will work with you to plan all details of the shoot and recommend clothing and colors so the
     portrait will reflect your family’s unique personality and lifestyle. The finished portrait will be
     professionally retouched to enhance each person’s best features.
     Donor: Sorrells Signature Portraits
     Value: $400                                                Opening Bid: $150

S16. BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHIC KEEPSAKE YOU’LL PROUDLY DISPLAY FOR
     YEARS. There’s something elegant, pure and dramatic about black and white photographs and this timeless
     medium never goes out of style. Children are particularly endearing subjects and with this package, you will
     forever capture their innocent smile, cascading curls or energy-laden pose. Sorrells will create a comfortable
     environment in which to photograph your children so their characters shine through. Included is the sitting,
     one 8 x 10” black and white photo and to add another layer of artistry to the finished image, the pros will
     paint selected areas of the image with a “Touch of Color.”
     Donor: Sorrells Signature Portraits
     Value: $385                                               Opening Bid: $150

S17. DO YOU SPEND YOUR SUMMER DAYS DREAMING ABOUT GOLF? Feel the club in your hand
     and the sun on your face as you and a companion revel in this 36-hole extravaganza with your jovial and
     entertaining hosts Tom Campion and Ray Carlson! Split the day between LaGrange Country Club and
     Edgewood Valley Golf Course with well-deserved breaks for lunch, dinner and the requisite wind-down
     cocktails to toast to a memorable day.
     Donors: The Campion and Ray Carlson families
     Value: $950 but with your hosts, priceless!         Opening Bid: $350

S18. BASEBALL SEASON IS UPON US, AND SO IS A WONDERFUL BREAKFAST AND AN
     ACTION-PACKED CUBS GAME! Start your day with a hot cup of joe and some expertly prepared eggs,
     courtesy of the Moondance Diner. Then, don your Cubs hat, bring your spirit and watch the Cubs slug those
     balls out of ol’ Wrigley Field. Enjoy 4 tickets to a game, date TBD. And we’ll throw in a parking pass as
     well. As an added bonus, you’ll receive an encased baseball with the autograph of “The Sarge,” AKA
     former Cub Gary Matthews.
     Donors: The Somers family and Jerry Kyle/Lisa Gamster and the Moondance Diner/Manuele family
     Value: $245                                               Opening Bid: $150

S19. A HEARTY BREAKFAST, THEN IT’S “ROOT, ROOT, ROOT FOR THE CUBBIES…” TIME
     during this breakfast feast at Moondance Diner Saturday, July 21 followed by the Cubs vs. Diamondbacks
     12:05 pm game at Wrigley Field. And, to incent you to arrive early, the first 10,000 fans will receive an
     exclusive, limited edition Carlos Zambrano bobble head doll! PLUS, among the first 10,000 fans, 10 will
     also win an exclusive bobble head doll created in THEIR likeness. Insert your own joke here, but it will be a
     GREAT time!
     Donors: The Kafkes family and the Moondance Diner/Manuele family
     Value: $235                                            Opening Bid: $125

S20. LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, LET THE HOMETOWN SPARRING BEGIN! Just make sure it’s all
     in jest as you enjoy these 4 tickets to see the White Sox battle it out against the Cubs at U.S Cellular Field
     on Friday, June 22 at 3:05 p.m. Your upper level seats will let you see all the action on the field as you
     engage in friendly (!) conversation with the north and south siders seated all around you. End your evening
     by using your $50 gift certificate from the one and only Ben Pao Restaurant in Chicago.
     Donors: The King family and Russ Klitchman/Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants.
     Value: Priceless                                          Opening Bid: $125
S21. CHICAGO WHITE SOX GUYS NIGHT OUT OR EXTENDED FAMILY FUN FOR 10! Have you
     been meaning to gather the guys or take your son and his friends to U.S. Cellular Field to see the White Sox
     (hopefully) continue their winning streak? Well, now you can with these 6 Box Seats tickets and 4 Club
     Level tickets to the Wednesday, April 18th game against Texas. Start making your invite list and get ready
     to have some real fun, Sox style.
     Donors: Tom Kelly and Leaders Bank
     Value: $475                                            Opening Bid: $225

S22. IT’S ALMOST WARM OUTSIDE. IT’S ALMOST BASEBALL SEASON. IT’S ALMOST TIME
     FOR YOU TO SEE THE WHITE SOX IN ALL THEIR GLORY! You know you can picture
     it…sitting with 3 of your good friends in the comfort of your Cell box seats, with dinner included, watching
     the never-ending excitement of a Chicago White Sox baseball game. We’ll bring the action, you bring your
     optimism and best Sox cheer! Date to be mutually agreed upon. Have a ball!!
     Donors: The Adelman family
     Value: Priceless                                         Opening Bid: $175

S23. YOU’VE HEARD IT SAID MANY A TIME: NEXT YEAR, DA BEARS WILL GO ALL THE
     WAY! And, as they make the journey, you don’t want to be left out of the action. Be the high bidder and
     you’ll get your hands on two Chicago Bears tickets for a regular season game, date TBD. These are terrific
     30-yard-line seats so you won’t miss a single play. Plus, fill your stomachs afterward with food from your
     $25 gift certificate to Cida Thai Restaurant. Don’t miss being part of the “ROAR OF THE CROWD!”
     Donors: The Konovsky family and Cida Thai Restaurant
     Value: Priceless                                         Opening Bid: $150

S24. CATCH SOME COURTSIDE ACTION LIKE ONLY THE BULLS CAN PROVIDE FROM THE
     BEST SEATS IN THE HOUSE! Chicago Bulls basketball games are non-stop excitement and being a part
     of the frenzy inside the United Center is a treat! Enjoy dribbling, shooting, and passing by some of the best
     with your two prime, above- the-bench tickets against the NY Nicks on April 10th. A parking pass is
     included so you’re just steps away from the stadium. GO BULLS!
     Donors: The Velliotis family
     Value: $420                                               Opening Bid: $175

S25. BEARS MEMORABILIA IS HOTTER THAN EVER AND THE FRIDGE IS STILL COOL!
     William “The Fridge” Perry is still one of the most popular Bears players and the legacy of the 1985
     Superbowl Win nearly came full circle last season. Proudly display this autographed football in a case in
     your rec room and relive the glory of the ’85 season. Thanks for the memories.
     Donors: Jerry Kyle and Lisa Gamster
     Value: $175                                             Opening Bid: $75

S26. CRAZY ABOUT BEARS LINEBACKER #54, BRIAN URLACHER? Don’t miss the opportunity to
     own this official NFL football signed by none other the Bears’ icon and Monster of the Midway Urlacher,
     and add a piece of historic Bears memorabilia to your collection. A great way to cap off a phenomenal year.
     Donors: The Christopher Family
     Value: $400                                             Opening Bid: $175

S27. START YOUR ENGINES…AND THEY’RE OFF! Car racing fans, take note. Be the winning bidder
     and take home this California Speedway Champions 2002 lithograph signed by artist Hector Cademartori.
     This detailed litho displays all the 2002 winners from this well-known racetrack in Fontana, California. It is
     framed and ready for hanging.
     Donors: Jerry Kyle and Lisa Gamster
     Value: $300                                              Opening Bid: $150
S28. SOFTBALL IS A GIRL’S GAME – IF YOU FOLLOW OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALAR JENNIE
     FINCH. For the softball fan in your life, present them with this autographed and framed Olympic softball
     jersey from gold medal winner Jennie Finch. Finch is currently playing for professional team the Chicago
     Bandits out of Lisle, and any true fan would be proud to add this to their collection.
     Donors: Jerry Kyle and Lisa Gamster
     Value: $450                                             Opening Bid: $200

S29. THIS BASEBALL ISN’T FOR TOSSING AROUND THE BACKYARD, THAT’S FOR SURE!
     Nope, in fact this official MLB baseball is autographed by none other than Sox slugger Jim Thome (who
     will in all likelihood hit home run number 500 in 2007!). So, get in early on this piece of Sox memorabilia
     and support Thome as he hits his way into the record books.
     Donor: Russ Klitchman
     Value: $150                                             Opening Bid: $65

S30. YOUR LITTLE GIRL WILL SHOUT A LOUD “HEE HAW” WHEN SHE SPIES “NICKI,” THE
     NEWEST AMERICAN GIRL DARLING. Light up your daughter’s life with this complete starter
     collection boasting the newest doll, cowgirl Nicki, who will only be available for a year. The package also
     includes Nicki’s adorable dog, two outfits and a cute straw hat. PLUS, you’ll receive a $100 gift certificate
     for a day of indulgence at the American Girl Store. Ride ‘em cowgirl!
     Donors: The Scheid family
     Value: $275                                              Opening Bid: $100

S31. A PEFECT BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION EXPLORING A QUARRY AND RECHARGING WITH
     PIZZA: THAT ROCKS! Kids (and most adults) are fascinated with the inner-workings of quarries so
     indulge their curiosity with a birthday party or other get together at Vulcan Quarry in McCook. Up to 20
     people will meet at Ledo’s Pizza at 11:00 am Monday-Saturday during warm weather where a tour bus will
     whisk you away for a 1.5-hour tour of the quarry. After leaving with goody bags, the group will be returned
     to Ledo’s to enjoy a pizza party with 5 pies and soda. And, because birthdays aren’t birthdays without ice
     cream, they’ll also receive 2 medium Cold Stone Creamery birthday cakes. Awesome!
     Donors: Vulcan Quarry, Ledo’s Pizza and the Podkowski family/Cold Stone Creamery
     Value: Priceless                                           Opening Bid: $125

S32. YOUR KIDS WILL BE FLYING HIGH AT THIS BIRTHDAY PARTY TO REMEMBER! They
     love to be active and love birthday parties even more, so why not indulge both with this fantastic birthday
     party package at Flying High Party Planet. Party includes 1.5 hours of exclusive gym party time, 30 minutes
     in the party room for 12 children with 2 staff members to assist with games and details, free Flying High
     party t-shirt for the lucky birthday child and parting gifts for all guests. It also includes a scrumptious
     medium Cold Stone Creamery birthday cake. Available Saturdays and Sundays with advance reservation.
     Donors: Flying High and the Podkowski family/Cold Stone Creamery
     Value: $180                                                 Opening Bid: $100

S33. HERE’S A HOT BIRTHDAY PARTY IDEA: SPEND IT IN THE WESTERN SPRINGS FIRE
     HOUSE! Your little one will blush with excitement when a REAL fire engine from the Western Spring Fire
     Department picks him/her and another child and accompanying adult up from their house and whisks them
     to the station for a birthday party for 10! They’ll take a tour of the station, get up close to the vehicles and
     transform into honorary fire fighters for a couple hours.
     Donors: The Western Springs Fire Department
     Value: Priceless                                            Opening Bid: $125

S34. YES, KIDS, 1st GRADE TEACHERS DO HAVE LIVES OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM…SEE FOR
     YOURSELF! One lucky winner and 7 friends (2 from each class) will spend a fun-filled and lively lunch
     with the 1st grade teachers. They will share stories, learn more about each other and enjoy their teachers as
     they are just being THEMSELVES. A treat any student is sure to cherish.
     Donors: Mrs. Deegan, Ms. Jarosik, Ms. Graham and Ms. Leamy
     Value: Priceless                                           Opening Bid: $50
S35. CALLING ALL 2ND GRADERS: TIME WITH YOUR TEACHER AWAY FROM SCHOOL. HOW
     COOL! Does your 2nd grader know his or her teacher’s favorite color? How about favorite vacation spot? If
     not, if they win this item, they can find out. The lucky student and four friends will attend a chatty and
     fantastic breakfast date with their 2nd grade teachers and find out the inside scoop on their “real” lives!
     Donors: Ms. Kamin, Mrs. Lenihan, Mrs. Polich and Mrs. Nichols
     Value: Priceless                                           Opening Bid: $50

S36. HEY 3RD GRADERS: HOW ABOUT A PIZZA LUNCH WITH YOUR TEACHERS? What a great
     way for your 3rd grader to spend some one on one time with his/her teacher. This pizza lunch will be held at
     school during the regular lunch hour for the winner and 4 friends. In addition, the teachers are busy putting
     together gift bags so each child remembers the great experience.
     Donors: Mrs. Fitzgerald, Mrs. Davini, Mrs. Bosak and Mrs. Ziolkowski
     Value: Priceless                                        Opening Bid: $50

S37. WHAT’S BETTER THAN BEATING YOUR 4TH GRADE TEACHER AT MINIATURE GOLF?
     Calling all 4th graders: grab 9 of your best pals, practice your golf swing and decide what kind of pizza
     you’d like during this fun miniature golf outing with the 4th grade teachers. All participants will come home
     with a special Highlands golf shirt and picture of all the fun. Not to worry, if the weather doesn’t cooperate,
     a fun time bowling will be had by all.
     Donors: Mr. Barnes, Mrs. Hanson, Mrs. Johnston, Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Barges and Mrs. Meske
     Value: Priceless                                            Opening Bid: $100

S38. SHOW YOUR 5TH GRADE TEACHER WHAT A PHENOMENAL ARTISTE YOU ARE DURING
     THIS GREAT OUTING! Ceramic Art Café in LaGrange is a fun place to create masterpieces and if you
     are the winning bidder, your child and 3 friends will join the 5th grade teachers in expressing their inner
     painter after school. Hard work deserves good food, so pizza at Via Bella will follow the art session. What a
     great way to spend some quality time with the teachers!
     Donors: Mrs. Ciango, Miss Madden, Mrs. Gamster, Mrs. Schlegel and Via Bella/the DeLise family
     Value: Priceless                                          Opening Bid: $100

S39. SUMMER IS COMING AND YOU’RE LOOKING FOR A GREAT PLACE TO SPLASH AND
     SWIM AND PLAY AND WORKOUT? Look no further than the Five Seasons Sports Club. The facility
     just underwent an impressive $1,000,000 expansion and you get access to everything with this 3-month
     Gold family membership. The club has a wonderful pool and is perfect for those not wanting to fight
     crowds at other neighborhood pools. The Gold membership is their top level so enjoy all the luxuries of this
     fantastic gem. You must begin your three-month membership by May 31, 2007.
     Donor: Five Seasons Sports Club
     Value: $825                                          Opening Bid: $250

S40. STRETCH AND STRENGTHEN YOUR MUSCLES AND THEN RELAX YOUR TIRED BODY.
     Pilates is a form of exercise many Hollywood stars swear by and with these two 1.5 sessions in your home
     by Jeanette Quirk, you’ll see what all the hype is about. Then, to soothe your tired muscles, enjoy two 45-
     minute massages from the Paulson Center. Remember to breathe!
     Donors: The Quirk/Valek families and the King family/Paulson Center
     Value: $200                                               Opening Bid: $75

S41. A DIFFERENT KIND OF “HAPPY FEET” ARE YOURS FOR THE ASKING (OR BIDDING). Are
     you dedicated to your workout routine but experience pain in your arches and heels during activity? Then
     this one pair of custom, molded orthotics may be the perfect solution. Recommended for active patients
     who enjoy exercising, these inserts will be ready about two weeks after you visit the Mercado Foot and
     Ankle Clinic for a customized cast/fitting. Happy trails!
     Donors: Mercado Foot and Ankle Clinics (Dr. Cindy Mercado Ciessau)
     Value: $350                                               Opening Bid: $150
                                    2007 BUY NOW ITEMS
      You can purchase an item outright by bidding the Buy Now price and it’s
      yours immediately! Or, you can bid incrementally and take your chances.
                                    Have fun!
B1.     FIVE SEASONS SPORTS CLUB: STATE OF THE ART FACILITY WITH SO MUCH TO
       OFFER! This beautiful club has just undergone an amazing $1,000,000 expansion/renovation and you can
       take advantage of everything the facility has to offer! Buy this item now and a 3-month family membership
       can be yours. Swimming, tennis, working out, you pick your activities and enjoy getting out and being
       active! This is the top membership level, so all the amenities await! You must begin your three-month
       membership by May 31, 2007.
       Donor: Five Seasons Sports Club
       Value: $825                  Opening Bid: $250                      Buy Now: $600

B2.    FIVE SEASONS SPORTS CLUB: STATE OF THE ART FACILITY WITH SO MUCH TO
       OFFER! This beautiful club has just undergone an amazing $1,000,000 expansion/renovation and you can
       take advantage of everything the facility has to offer! Buy this item now and a 3-month family membership
       can be yours. Swimming, tennis, working out, you pick your activities and enjoy getting out and being
       active! This is the top membership level, so all the amenities await! You must begin your three-month
       membership by May 31, 2007.
       Donor: Five Seasons Sports Club
       Value: $825                  Opening Bid: $250                      Buy Now: $600

B3.    CHEER YOUR HEARTS OUT FOR THE WESTERN SPRINGS JUNIOR FOOTBALL GAMES.
       Buy now and your daughter will have the chance to cheer on the WS Junior Football team without the
       regular sign up fee. GOOOOOO TEAM!
       Donor: Western Springs Junior Football Association
       Value: $100                Opening Bid: $50           Buy Now: $85

B4.    DOES YOUR SON WANT TO PLAY FOOTBALL? WOULD YOU LIKE THE FEE WAIVED? If
       so, now’s your chance. Buy now and the Western Springs Junior Football Association will waive the
       regular entrance fee for one player for this exciting league.
       Donor: Western Springs Junior Football Association
       Value: $175 returning player, $275 new player
                                     Opening Bid: $75            Buy Now: $160

B5.    IT’S YOUR SON’S OR DAUGHTER’S TURN TO DRIBBLE AND SHOOT, SPIKE AND BUMP.
       With a guaranteed spot in the always-popular Highlands Basketball or Volleyball summer camp, you’ll
       have one less broken vase in the house and a more skilled player at the end of the season. Camp dates, June
       12 – July 13, grades 4-7. Double bonus!
       Donor: Highlands District 106
       Value: $110                  Opening Bid: $50           Buy Now: $100

B6.    DOUBLE-TAKE: IT’S YOUR SON’S OR DAUGHTER’S TURN TO DRIBBLE AND SHOOT,
       SPIKE AND BUMP. With a guaranteed spot in the always-popular Highlands Basketball or Volleyball
       summer camp, you’ll have one less broken vase in the house and a more skilled player at the end of the
       season. Camp dates, June 12 – July 13, grades 4-7. Double bonus!
       Donor: Highlands District 106
       Value: $110                 Opening Bid: $50          Buy Now: $100
B7.   IF YOUR MATH EXPERTISE EXPIRED AT THE THIRD GRADE LEVEL, LET A PRO TAKE
      OVER! Let’s face it, math is tough and it’s been a long time since you sailed through pre-algebra and
      trigonometry, but your child could use some help. Look no further than Highlands mom (and grad!) and
      certified math teacher Alison Credit. With 11 years teaching experience at Deerfield High School, Alison
      will provide your child with 2 one-hour tutoring sessions. What are you waiting for?
      Donors: The Credit Family
      Value: $100                  Opening Bid: $50           Buy Now: $85

B8.   HELP YOUR CHILD GET A LEG UP ON HIS/HER READING SKILLS THIS SUMMER
      (THEY’LL HAVE FUN IN THE PROCESS!) Buy now and your child will receive 10 private 45-50
      minute tutoring sessions of multisensory, phonetic-based method for teaching reading. Using the Orton-
      Gillingham Multisensory Learning Method with Highlands mom Julia Nelson, your child’s skills are sure to
      improve. For maximum benefit, these sessions should be done twice weekly. Each session requires about 45
      minutes of lesson preparation to fit the child’s needs. No make-up sessions will be allowed and sessions
      will take place the summer of 2007 at Julia’s home at a mutually agreed-upon time. Julia is a certified
      Orton-Gillingham International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC) tutor and
      has her MA in Education.
      Donors: The Nelson Family
      Value: $500                  Opening Bid: $200                   Buy Now: $350

B9.   “HEY MOM, HOW ABOUT SOME MATH HELP?” HEY SUSIE/JOHN, HOW ABOUT SOME
      HELP FROM A PRO INSTEAD? If your son or daughter could benefit from a two-hour math tutoring
      session, this is the BUY NOW for you. Let former Highlands teacher Reta Strecker guide your son/daughter
      through some of the lessons in her Countryside home. Reta is an expert in K-12, except Calculus.
      Donor: Reta Strecker
      Value: $100                  Opening Bid: $50         Buy Now: $85

B10. 8th GRADE GRADUATION IS SOON UPON US, SO GIVE YOUR FAMILY THE VIP
     TREATMENT TO HONOR YOUR SOON-TO-BE GRADUATE! Before you know it, June will be
     here. Hard to believe they’re off to high school. You and your family can enjoy the VIP treatment for the
     Highlands 8th grade graduation ceremony with four (4) reserved seats plus reserved parking. In addition,
     you’ll receive Highland’s spirit items including a waterproof RecPac blanket, a beach cooler/pack and a
     jacquard striped cabana towel. They grow up so fast!
     Donors: Highlands Middle School and Always in Stitches/Sophia Natiello
     Value: Priceless              Opening Bid: $75           Buy Now: $150

B11. CALLING ALL ASPIRING MUSICIANS: PLAY GUITAR LIKE YOUR FAVORITE ROCK
     STARS! Does your son or daughter walk around the house playing his/her air guitar, but wants to learn the
     real thing? If you BUY NOW, your child will receive four (4) 45-minute guitar lessons in your home with
     recording and performing artist Ron Smith. Student must have own guitar. Music to your ears!
     Donor: Jennifer Ames/District #106 Director of Special Education
     Value: $160                 Opening Bid: $65           Buy Now: $145

B12. SING LIKE THE PROS—DO RE MI FA SO LA TI DO! If you are in 5th grade through adult age, you
     will love these 4 voice lessons by Janet Mensen-Reynolds, a member of the Lyric Opera Chorus and a
     frequent area soloist. Take your “American Idol” shower sessions to the next level!
     Donor: Janet Mensen-Reynolds
     Value: $120                   Opening Bid: $50        Buy Now: $100

B13. KIDS’ MINDS ARE LIKE SPONGES AND SECOND LANGUAGES COME EASILY. Give your
     child the gift of exposure to another language. They’ll pick it up naturally and it’s a great skill to have as
     they get older. You’ll receive a $100 gift certificate toward classes of your choice from Language Stars
     (Etel Ferkenhoof). Package also includes a Language Stars t-shirt and CD with songs in Spanish, French,
     German and Italian. What are you waiting for?
     Donors: Language Stars
     Value: $125                    Opening Bid: $50           Buy Now: $110
                                      2007 RAFFLE ITEMS
R1.   DON’T LET ESTATE PLANNING FALL BY THE WAYSIDE. This package includes preparation of
      two (2) wills (including a minor’s trust), preparation of two (2) powers of attorney and two (2) powers of
      attorney for health care. Service also includes up to 1.5 hours of estate planning consultation.
      Donor: Noreen Costello
      Value: $750

R2.   LOOK LIKE A MILLION BUCKS WITH THIS UNIQUE JEWELRY COMBINATION! Accentuate
      your style with Silpada Designs jewelry, which specializes in high-quality, handcrafted .925 sterling silver
      with natural materials. This item includes a beautiful turquoise, square sterling silver pendant on a 16 ½
      inch chain. The matching turquoise and sterling earrings are on locking French wires. These pieces will
      speak volumes about your good taste, and to top it off, we’ll include a $25 gift certificate to spend on your
      next Silpada Designs order.
      Donors: Lynn Jonen/Silpada Jewelry Consultant and the Jonen family
      Value: $150

R3.   PROTECT YOUR EYES AND SEE CLEARLY AT THE SAME TIME! This raffle package includes a
      comprehensive eye exam by optometrist Dr. Irene Combs and a pair of polarized prescription sunglasses up
      to $150 value.
      Donors: The Combs family and LaGrange EyeCare & EyeWear
      Value: up to $495

R4.   DISNEY WORLD IS CALLING YOU TO EXPERIENCE ALL THE MAGIC! For this unbeatable
      item, you will receive 4 one-park Disney tickets with no expiration date AND two nights at the Rosen Plaza
      Hotel on International Drive in Orlando. Hotel sleeps four, so start packing!
      Donors: Rosen Plaza Hotel and the Dost family
      Value: $740

R5.   EXPERIENCE COMMUNITY THEATER AT ITS FINEST! For over a decade, Theatre of the
      Highlands has been producing entertaining, professional plays for audiences of all ages to enjoy. You’ll
      receive 6 tickets to see “Oliver” the weekend of June 28-July 1 and a $75 gift certificate to Café Salsa for a
      filling and delicious Mexican meal.
      Donors: Theatre of the Highlands and Café Salsa
      Value: $155

R6.   CATCH A MOVIE WITH FRIENDS TO CELEBRATE OR JUST HANG OUT. The LaGrange
      Theater is one of the coziest places around to catch a show, and you can do just that with a group of 10
      friends. Birthday parties, get togethers, you pick the occasion! We’ll supply the popcorn and drinks. To
      bring it up a notch, we’ll also include a medium Cold Stone Creamery birthday cake sure to make everyone
      grin! See you at the movies!
      Donors: LaGrange Theater and the Podkowski family/Cold Stone Creamery
      Value: $90

R7.   CALLING ALL ASPIRING CHEFS: NOW’S YOUR CHANCE TO SHINE IN THE KITCHEN.
      Fuller’s Hardware in Hinsdale has some of the best cooking classes around and with these two gift
      certificates to any cooking class of your choice, you’re sure to learn a bunch and have some fun. They can
      be used at one time for two people, or on two separate classes for one person. And, to make it official, 2
      wooden spoons, a spatula and kitchen towel are included. There are so many classes to choose from, better
      start looking now! Bon appetit!
      Donors: Fuller’s Hardware
      Value: Up to $250
R8.   EAT, DRINK AND BE MERRY AND SHOW OFF YOUR LATEST HIP ACCESSORIES AT THE
      SAME TIME. Take your new custom-made, beautiful brown and teal matching fabric purse,
      wallet/wristlet, belt and headband courtesy of designer Barb McDermott, and skip over to lunch with your
      $50 gift certificate for Oakbrook Center’s Antico Posto. You’ll look great and eat great fare too!
      Donors: Barb McDermott Designs and Russ Klitchman/Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants
      Value: $172

R9.   FEELING A BIT DRAB? LIGHTEN YOUR LOCKS AND FEEL LIKE A MILLION BUCKS!
      Ready for that sun-kissed, summer hair color? Or ready for a dramatic change. Let professional color
      specialist Ms. Kyle Micheil come to your home and provide and all over color/highlight. And, to improve
      your spirit too, a Paulson Center massage is also included. Go ahead, indulge!
      Donors: Kyle Micheil and the King family/Paulson Center
      Value: $110 plus massage

R10. NEED A LITTLE SPA PICK ME UP AFTER THE LONG, HARSH, CHICAGO WINTER? Then a
     manicure, pedicure and luxurious facial from Western Springs’ own salon and spa, Studio Bliss, is just the
     solution for you. Enjoy a wonderfully relaxing afternoon and leave looking and feeling like a new woman!
     Donor: Studio Bliss
     Value: $130

R11. INTRIGUIED BY THE HEALING POWER OF ACUPUNCTURE? If so, you won’t want to miss this
     initial consultation for an acupuncture treatment and/or an herbal medicine regime. You can feel the pain
     just melt away, so give it a try and open your mind to the healing possibilities today.
     Donors: James Lo, MD; Mary Lo, MD; and Charles Lo, MD
     Value: $200

R12. PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY SESSION WITH YOUR CHILD AND BEST OF ALL, YOU
     OWN THE IMAGES! Children grow up so fast and having visual memories of younger years is priceless.
     Stop time with this child’s sitting by local photographer Diana Roberts. Package includes sitting, and then
     the artist will provide you with the CD of images to create whatever portraits/holiday cards, etc. you choose
     at a huge cost savings over traditional photographers. A beautiful, lasting memento, the finished product all
     will enjoy.
     Donor: Diana Roberts Photography
     Value: $135

R13. ADD A COLORFUL TOUCH OF FLAIR TO THAT DRAB WALL, AND BRIGHTEN UP YOUR
     MOOD EVERYTIME YOU WALK PAST! Thanks to the artistic creativity of Barbara Slivovsky,
     grandmother to our school’s Leah and Eric, you can be the proud owner of a gorgeous original floral
     watercolor painting that you’ll be delighted to hang for years to come. A real treasure!
     Donors: Barbara Slivovsky and the Slivovsky family
     Value: $100

R14. TREAT THE SPECIAL BRIDE THAT YOU KNOW. You’ll be the favorite aunt or cousin when you
     present this beautiful basket including a “diamond” paperweight, wedding planner, custom stationary and
     more from Ashley’s Custom Stationary in Clarendon Hills. She’ll start her life as a “Mrs.” with only the
     best!
     Donor: Ashley’s Custom Stationary Shop
     Value: $300

R15. IS CLUTTER AND DISORGANIZATION GIVING YOU HIVES? Don’t fear, Stuff Busters and
     streamliner extraordinaire Patty Wolf will help you spring clean in style with this two-hour consultation.
     Amazing what a little organization can do to improve your mood!
     Donor: Patty Wolf
     Value: $120
R16. SO YOU’RE NOT A TECH WIZARD: BRING IN AN EXPERT TO TURN YOU INTO ONE! IT’S
     NOT AS HARD AS YOU MIGHT THINK. Are you a bit leery about all the capabilities of that computer
     sitting in your home office? If so, you’ll love this two-hour consultation on how to maximize the use of
     your Windows-based system. Among the areas you might focus on: organizing your desktop and files for
     easy access. Exploring ways in which programs like Excel and Word can be used to simplify tasks. Or, if
     you have a digital camera, you’ll learn how to easily transfer your precious pictures to and from the camera
     and learn how to print them in all their blazing color. Bill Gates, watch out!
     Donor: Heidi Lopez
     Value: $100

R17. LOOKING FOR THOSE PERFECT ACCENT PIECES FOR YOUR LIVING OR DINING ROOM?
     MEZMERIZED BY BEAUTIFUL GLASS CREATIONS? These items are for you. Thanks to Jerry
     Smith, husband of Highlands teacher Mary Kate Smith, you’ll love your new beautiful black, red and clear
     glass vase and bowl. These pieces will provide a wonderful reminder of our amazing Highlands School and
     look great almost anywhere!
     Donors: Mary Kate and Jerry Smith
     Value: Priceless

R18. IT MIGHT SOON BE A NEW CUBS SEASON, BUT THE NOSTALGIA OF THE EXPERIENCE
     NEVER CHANGES. Sit back and enjoy a new season of Chicago Cubs excitement in historic Wrigley
     Field. Picture-perfect setting coupled with a thrilling 9-innings of baseball at its best will create great
     memories of this fun afternoon, with 4 tickets and a parking pass. Game date to be mutually determined.
     And, so you don’t have to pay the big $$ at a far away lot, parking is included. Hey, batter batter…
     Donors: Glen and Cathy Somers
     Value: $245

R19. MARK YOUR CALENDARS AND DON’T MISS AN INNING OF CUBS FUN. With these 4 Chicago
     Cubs tickets located in the Upper Deck Box about even with first base, you’ll have a ball at the May 6, 1:20
     contest against Washington. Grab a beer or soda, popcorn or hot dog and your best friends and you’ll be set
     for an afternoon like no other. Taking me out to THIS ball game is a blast.
     Donors: The VanSpankeren family
     Value: $200

R20. HEY ALL YOU SOUTH-SIDE BASEBALL FANS, THIS GAME’S FOR YOU. Hoping for another
     Chicago White Sox Series victory? Don’t care but just want to see a game anyway? Either way, you can use
     these 4 Sox box seat tickets with parking pass to catch one of the hottest teams in the league hit their way to
     a great season. Game date to be mutually agreed upon.
     Donors: The Moran family
     Value: $235

R21. CHICAGO IS HOME TO SPECTACULAR SPORTS TEAMS AND THE BULLS ARE NO
     EXCEPTION. Dribble, shoot, swoosh! Stand, cheer, yell. Repeat. You’ll be glued to the action on the floor
     with these 4 Chicago Bulls tickets for the Monday, March 26 game at 7:30 pm, in Row 1, Section 102 and
     will revel in the entire United Center experience. So, grab some friends, or your kids, or some coworkers
     and see them shoot to score. Includes Ketel One Club passes. Game date TBD. 3 POINTS!
     Donor: Dartmoor Homes
     Value: $420+

R22. KICK OFF THE OFFICIAL START OF SPRING WITH THE SLICK ICE ACTION OF THE
     CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS. You know the drill: few sporting events can rival the spontaneity, frenetic
     energy and loyal fan base of our very own Chicago Blackhawks. With your six (6) Row 8, Section 121
     tickets to the March 21st hockey contest vs. the Sharks, you’ll be on the edge of your seats all game long.
     And, with your VIP parking pass, you won’t have to walk far when it’s done.
     Donor: Dartmoor Homes
     Value: $405
R23. FROM LEGENDARY SAN FRANCISCO 49ER TO “DANCING WITH THE STARS”
     STANDOUT, THIS GUY CAN MOVE. And, now you can own a piece of Jerry Rice’s legacy with an
     autographed copy of his new book entitled “Go Long: My Journey Beyond the Game and the Fame.”
     Read along as this Hall of Fame standout, former wide receiver and recent popular dance phenom shares the
     inspirational lessons and empowering practices that have helped him attain success, both on the football
     field and off.
     Donors: Jerry Kyle and Lisa Gamster
     Value: $100

R24. “NICKI,”THE AMERICAN GIRL DOLL OF 2007 WILL BE THE PERFECT ALWAYS
     COMPANION FOR YOUR DARLING DAUGHTER. She’ll grin from ear to ear when she sees who is
     moving into her room: it’s Nicki, the newest American Girl addition who will only be around for a year!
     Ten-year-old Nicki Fleming is a natural with animals. She’s also compassionate, dependable... and very
     busy! Your daughter will certainly enjoy this classic gift with paperback book and count one more girl
     among her best friends.
     Donors: Jean Krcmar, Nibra Robinson, Cheryl Wright, Marion Mortimer, Sheri Lopez
     Value: $100

R25. ROCK OUT WITH THE NEWEST AND COOLEST GADGET THIS SIDE OF ANYWHERE. The
     iPod U2 Special Edition is back for an encore and it can be yours if you’re the lucky winner! Distinctive
     colors, 30 gigabyte memory, laser-engraved signatures, and exclusive video make it uniquely U2. There’s
     plenty of space to download your favorite videos, tons of your favorite songs and contains few U2
     surprises!
     Donors: Julie and Steve Lenihan
     Value: $279

R26. YOUR SON IS ITCHING TO GET OUT SO THANK GOODNESS OUTDOOR PLAYTIME IS
     FINALLY HERE! Treat your active son to a pair of brand new in-line skates so he can cover some serious
     ground this summer. And, since safety always comes first, outfit him with the latest in safety gear and
     helmet protection. We’ll also include a Learning Resources toy to make it that much more fun. Wheeeee!
     Donors: Matt Caron and Learning Resources, Inc./The Dost family
     Value: $165

R27. GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE OUTDOOR FUN TOO so get her her own pair of girl’s Rollerblades,
     complete with the necessary safety gear and helmet so she stays in one piece. Plus, with this $100 gift
     certificate from Hinsdale’s King Keyser, she can browse the extensive merchandise and buy some more fun
     stuff for her active lifestyle.
     Donors: Matt Caron, King Keyser/the Rick Johnson family
     Value: $175

R28. FIVE SEASONS SPORTS CLUB: STATE OF THE ART FACILITY WITH SO MUCH TO
     OFFER! This beautiful club has just undergone an amazing $1,000,000 expansion/renovation and you can
     take advantage of everything the facility has to offer! If your name is chosen, a 3-month family membership
     will be yours. Swimming, tennis, working out, you pick your activities and enjoy getting out and being
     active! This is the top membership level, so all the amenities await! You must begin your three-month
     membership by May 31, 2007.
     Donor: Five Seasons Sports Club
     Value: $825
R29. ADMIT IT: YOUR POOCH IS A MEMBER OF THE FAMILY AND DESERVES A LITTLE
     DOGGY PAMPERING. Fido and Fluffy aren’t just your dogs, they’re a part of your life. Even canines
     need a little treat now and then, so with this $150 gift certificate to The Barker Shop, you can send them in
     for an afternoon of grooming and pampering, pooch style. Package includes photo and a gift basket, as well
     as one custom stadium blanket embroidered with the family name along with the names and caricature faces
     of the family members, including cat and dog pets. Dog-gone purrrfect!
     Donors: The Barker Shop and Always in Stitches/Sophia Natiello
     Value: $195

R30. THIS IS NO FISH TALE: YOU’LL SOON BE CATCHING THE BIG ONES! Thanks to the
     generosity of middle school principal Mike Papierski, father and son plus one friend will relish this day-
     long, memory-making fishing trip to Lake Michigan. The trip will consist of six hours of fishing, lunch on
     board and memories that will last forever. You don’t need to bring any fishing gear at all! Date will be
     determined depending on your availability. A typical trip begins at 5:00 a.m. and you’ll be home with many
     fish to eat around 2:00 p.m. Don’t miss this great opportunity!
     Donor: Mr. Mike Papierski
     Value: Priceless

R31. WITH DR. POWERS-RICHARD AS YOUR GUIDE, THE RAINFORSEST WILL COME ALIVE!
     Explore the wonders of the rain forest without the mosquitoes. Your guide, Highlands Elementary School
     principal Dr. Powers-Richard will lead the expedition of an elementary student and 3 friends to the
     Rainforest Café Restaurant for lunch. The adventure will be captured on film for you to share with family
     and friends. Also includes a gift basket and certificate.
     Donor: Dr. Powers-Richard
     Value: Priceless

R32. MRS. GROETSEMA’S JOB MAY LOOK EASY BUT WE CHALLENGE YOU TO SEE FOR
     YOURSELF! Your child can step into Mrs. Groetsema’s very capable shoes for a day to see for themselves
     what it takes to TEACH elementary students every day. As “gym teacher for a day,” your child will have a
     blast and hone their skills for a potential future career. A whistle and picture for posterity are included. Drop
     and give me twenty!
     Donor: Cheryl Groetsema
     Value: Priceless

R33. YOUR 6TH GRADER WILL BE BOWLED OVER DURING THIS ROLLING GOOD TIME! The 6th
     grade team would love to take your child and 5 friends to a bowling party sure to be full of laughs. They
     will cover the cost of bowling, shoe rental, pizza and soda. Think anyone will have a 300 game?
     Donors: The 6th grade team: Mrs. Sandusky, Mrs. Pilch, Mr. Swick, Mrs. Novotny, Miss VanVoltenburg
       and Ms. O’Brien
     Value: Priceless

R34. WHAT REALLY GOES ON IN THE OFF-LIMITS MIDDLE SCHOOL “TEACHER
     WORKROOM?” Now your child can find out what REALLY transpires behind those foreboding closed
     doors. The Middle School Performance Team will provide a lunch experience for your middle school child
     and six of his/her friends in the “Hornet Hideaway Café.” The teacher will whip up a taco lunch, drinks,
     dessert and ambience during a mutually agreed-upon lunch period in the “inner sanctum” of the usually off
     limits teachers’ work/lunch room.
     Donors: Mrs. O’Reilly, Mr. Kolar, Mrs. Eskra, Ms. Johnson, Mrs. Hardesty, Mrs. Lanciloti and Mrs. Provan
     Value: Priceless

R35. KEEP YOUR PRESCHOOL KIDS BUSY FOR HOURS AND GIVE THEM A KINDERGARTEN
     ADVANTAGE WITH LOADS OF EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES! This wonderful basket contains a
     wide assortment of interesting games, favorite books and much more, all to help your preschooler on his/her
     road to kindergarten. A great package you’ll enjoy also!
     Donors: Ms. Mohrhusen, Mrs. Jackson and Miss Allen
     Value: Priceless

								
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