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					                                                    04 Therapy in style
                                                    Back by popular demand! Dr. Phil awaits you!
           LIVE AUCTION                             Four of you will attend a taping of the popular
                                                    “Dr. Phil Show” at the Paramount Studios in
                                                    Hollywood. You will have Priority seating in
              Live Auction 8:30 PM                  the studio as well as parking on the world
                                                    famous Paramount Pictures Studio lot.
                                                    Package includes one night stay (one room) at
                                                    the Four Seasons Beverly Hills Hotel.
01 Reminiscent of the Old World                     Must be 18 years old. Invitation must be
Fountain                                            presented. Please call four weeks in advance for
This 5' two-tier fountain from Pottery World will   reservation.
bring the sounds of tranquility into your home or   Value: An Enlightening Experience
yard.                                               Donated By: Dr. Phil Show and Sierra Auto Fair
Value: True Elegance
Donated By: Pottery World
                                                    05 "A Fowl Experience"
                                                    Sharol Moore will guide four hunters at this
02 Celine!                                          exclusive wildlife preserve in Yolo County for a
Celine Dion is coming to Arco Arena on October      day of pheasant hunting. The preserve boasts
14, 2008. We have 2 “hard to get” tickets to the    more than 800 acres of superb natural wildlife
sold out concert, section 112, row P (Center        habitat and tons of native birds. Dogs will be
stage) for your enjoyment.                          provided for the hunt, or bring your own.
Value: $650                                         Must have valid license. 2008 Pheasant Hunt
Donated By: Dave Ferrari, Sierra College Trustee:   Season Dates shall be mutually agreed upon.
Bill Martin, Sierra College Trustee
                                                    Value: A Bird in Hand
                                                    Donated By: Wildlands, Inc.
03 New York New York!
Enjoy a three night stay at this luxurious brand    06 I can see clearly now….
new three bedroom three bathroom apartment on       Are you near sighted, far sighted, or have
W57th Street, between 8th and 9th, one block        astigmatism? Are you tired of wearing glasses or
from Columbus Circle, Time Warner, and              contact lenses? Then you might be a LASIK
Central Park with views of the Central Park and     candidate! LASIK is a surgical procedure
Hudson River. This apartment is conveniently        intended to reduce a person’s dependency on
located on W 57th street, just steps away           glasses or contact lenses. LASIK surgery
from shopping and the theater district.             expertly performed by Dr. Paris Royo, M.D., is
                                                    the solution to your vision correction. Dr. Royo
6 weeks advance reservation suggested.              will perform LASIK surgery using the most
Available after August 1. Expires April 2009        advanced technology known as Custom Lasik,
Value: Unforgettable                                which provides the utmost precision in
Donated By: Javad and Shirin Rahimian               correcting your vision.

                                                    LASIK surgery does not correct a condition
                                                    known as presbyopia or aging of the eye. Must
                                                    medically qualify. Non transferable. No cash
                                                    value.Expires: 4/30/2009
                                                    Value: $ 3,980
                                                    Donated By: Dr. Paris Royo of Royo Eye and Laser
07 1997 Horizontal - California Red                  11 Fun in Tahoe Keys
1997 Joseph Phelps Insignia                          Enjoy a 3 night stay at this magnificent five
1997 Arrowood Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon             bedroom house on the Tahoe Keys. 10 people
1997 Whitehall Lane Reserve Cabernet                 can stay in this luxurious five bedroom house
Sauvignon                                            with private boat deck. Master bedroom has a
1997 BV Georges De Latour Cabernet                   steam bath with Jacuzzi. Perfect for boating, jet
Sauvignon                                            skiing or just relaxing!
1997 Caymus Special Select Cabernet                  Mutually agreed upon date. Please allow at least
Sauvignon                                            four weeks advance notice.Please no pets and no
Value: Elixir to remember!                           smoking. $200 cleaning fee not included.
Donated By: Jim and Mary Conkey                      Expires April 2009
                                                     Value: The Key to Tahoe
                                                     Donated By: Majid and Maryam Rahimian
08 Feeling Crabby?
Get your group of 12 together and enjoy a
wonderful crab feed at the beautiful home of Dr.     12 Thrill of a Life Time
Rick Talbot and Carol Clefton in Granite Bay         Take to the skies and cross this item off of your
Hills. Your hosts will make sure that you’ll have    Bucket List of things to do in your lifetime!
plenty of food, drink, music and fun! You will       Experience the excitement of acrobatic flight in
not be crabby after this dinner….                    this beautiful Christen Eagle. JC Brandt will
Mutually agreeable date. Expires April 2009          take you on the ride of your life as you
Value: The Best of Land and Sea                      experience barrel rolls, loops and stalls or play it
Donated By: Rick Talbot and Carol Clefton, Patti     safe with a scenic flight over the Sierra Foothills.
and Steve Brown, and Pacific Seafood                 Either way, don't pass up this once in a lifetime
                                                     opportunity! JC Brandt is a Retired Senior Capt.-
                                                     United Airlines with approx 30,000 hours of
09 Wanna Getaway?                                    flight time, air show Pilot, air show narrator,
Fly anywhere Southwest flies! 2 passes for           member of Experimental Aircraft Assoc.,
roundtrip transportation valid on any Southwest      International Aerobatic Club, Confederate Air
Airlines operated flight within the Continental      Force Pilot, and Airline Pilots Assoc.
United States. No restrictions, no blackout dates.   NOTE: 200 lb maximum
Value: Freedom to travel
Donated By: Southwest Airlines                       Value: Adrenaline rush
                                                     Donated By: J.C. Brandt - Pilot
10 "Purple Hills, American River
Canyon"                                              13 French Burgundy Collection
Beautiful 26" x 22" original mixed media on
                                                     Collection of five vintage French burgundies:
paper in museum quality frame, by fine art
painter, Imi Lehmbrock-Hirschinger. Imi is an
award-winning painter best known for her             1995 Dom. Ponsot-Grand Vin, Vielles Vingnes
interpretations of aerial images called              Clos de la Roche
“Colorfields”. Her contemporary approach is          1996 Dom. Henri Perrot-Minot Morey-St-Denis
bold yet captures the essential elements of          "En La Rue de Vergy"
the landscape. Her work is represented in many       1995 Dom. Philippe Charlopin-Parizot Fixin,
collections in Europe and the United States.         From Coted' Or
                                                     1998 Gigondas "Les pimpignoles"
Value: $ 1,100                                       1996 Dom. A.F. Gros Chambolle.Musigny
Donated By: Imi Lehmbrock-Hirschinger
                                                     Value: Tres Bien
                                                     Donated By: Cliff and Joan Hartwell
14 Villa La Estancia - Nuevo Vallarta                17 Tide Pool Treasure
Wrap yourself in the pleasures of the paradise!      Original oil on linen 18x24 painting by
Five night stay at a 3000 SQ, 2 bedroom, 2 ½         renowned artist Victoria Brooks. Victoria
bathroom ocean front luxury villa at Villa La        Brooks’ paintings are characterized by a vibrant,
Estancia in Nuevo Vallarta, just north of Puerto     impressionist style. Known for her studio pieces
Vallarta. Villa La Estancia is a luxury five star    and portraits she also paints extensively on
resort by the sea at Nuevo Vallarta on a beautiful   location. She has had numerous local and
white sand beach. This new exclusive property        national gallery exhibitions and won many “Best
offers all the deluxe services and amenities of      of Show” awards for painting competitions.
a five-star hotel including a 25000 SQ health spa    Value: Treasured memories
and several gourmet restaurants.                     Donated By: Victoria Brooks
Must be used by February 1, 2009. Date
mutually agreed upon. Excludes premium               18 Terraces at Napa Valley
dates/holidays, including but not limited to         This once in a lifetime treat includes a two night
weeks prior/after Christmas, New Years,              stay at a two bedroom guesthouse at The erraces.
Thanksgiving, etc. No pets. $75 cleaning upon        The Terraces at Quarry Vineyards rises above
checkout                                             the Napa Valley, on the eastern slopes of
Value: $3,500                                        Rutherford. This special place is the demarcation
Donated By: Brad and Joey Aronson                    between the valley and hills of California’s finest
                                                     wine growing region. Since 1985, The Terraces
                                                     has used this special fruit to produce small
15 Texas BBQ in Granite Bay                          handcrafted lots of Cabernet Sauvignon and
Get your group together, the Kelleys and the         Zinfandel. Your stay includes private four wheel
Conkeys are having a BBQ! Larry Kelley, the          drive vineyard tour, balsamic vinegar barrel
Master BBQ Chef will show you how it’s done          tasting and wine tasting. Each guest can then
in Texas (and Jim Conkey will help). Enjoy a         select 1 bottle of his or her favorite wine to take
BBQ dinner for 20 at Larry and Mary Jane             home.
Kelley’s beautiful backyard. Your hosts, Jim,        4 weeks advance reservation required. Expires
Mary, Larry and Mary Jane will make sure that        April 2009
this is a BBQ that you won’t forget….
Mutually agreeable date between May to               Value: For winers only
                                                     Donated By: Timm and Sharon Crull
September 2008.
Value: Finger Lickin' good
Donated By: Larry & Mary Jane Kelley, Jim & Mary
Conkey                                               19 Mama Kim Cooks!
                                                     “Mama Kim” Scott is one of the hottest, most
                                                     talented caterers in Sacramento. She will be
16 For Swingers Only                                 preparing a sit down dinner for 10 in your home.
An ultimate hit for the golf connoisseur! Enjoy      So, get ready to wow your friends with a
one round of golf for four at each of these          elightful and delicious evening that you will
premier golf courses: Granite Bay, Winchester,       always remember.
Catta Verdera and the Ridge Golf Club.               Food and labor included. Does not include bar,
Value: Hole in One                                   rentals or gratuity. Mutually agreeable date.
Donated By: Catta Verdera Golf Club, Granite Bay     Expires April 2009
Golf Club, The Ridge Golf Club, Winchester
                                                     Value: Culinary Delight
Country Club
                                                     Donated By: Mama Kim Cooks
20 Caribbean Paradise                                22 Diamond Creek Horizontal
Enjoy 7 nights in a 1 bedroom oceanfront suite at    Selection
The Frangipani Beach Resort located on the           1996 and 1997 Diamond Creek Horizontal
exclusive island of Anguilla in the British West     selection, one bottle each (six total):
Indies. Anguilla is famous for its beautiful white   Gravelly Meadow Cabernet Sauvignon
sand beaches, turquoise waters, gourmet              Red Rock Terrace Cabernet Sauvignon
restaurants, celebrity sightings, friendly locals,   Napa Valley Volcanic Hill Cabernet
and exclusive resorts. The Frangipani is a           Value: Collector's dream
harming boutique Mediterranean style hotel           Donated By: Debbie and Wayne Riggert, Dan
located on Meads Bay, one of the most beautiful      Wilcoxen
beaches on the island. Walk out your door onto
the white sand, swim in the ocean or the new
infinity pool overlooking the ocean, relax under     23 Epicurean Experience
a palapa, walk the beach or play tennis on our       Some of the finest restaurants of our area would
lighted court. You can enjoy a cocktail or           like to invite you to dine with them:
sumptuous meal on the deck overlooking the
pool, beach and ocean. Watch a spectacular           Champagne brunch for 4 at Hawks
sunset. Complimentary water sports include           Dinner for 4 or lunch for 8 at Mikuni
Hobie Cats, kayaks, and tubing rides. You can        Dinner for 4 with French wine paring at La
also charter our 34 foot speedboat, The              Provence
Relentless, for excursions to other beaches,         Dinner for 4 at Crush 29
snorkeling coves or other islands. A 1 bedroom       Value: A feast
suite includes 1 bedroom with a King bed,            Donated By: Crush 29, Hawks Restaurant, La
separate living room, full kitchen, 2 bathrooms,     Provence Restaurant and Terrace, Mikuni Japanese
beachfront patio, or oceanfront balcony. 2           Restaurant & Sushi Bar
rollaway can be put in the living room to give a
maximum occupancy of 4. Daily Continental
Breakfast is included.                               24 Colors of Mya Louw
Reservations are based on availability. The hotel    “Glowing Landscape Study” Original acrylic
is closed Sept. and Oct. Reservations not            24x36 acrylic. Oil and Pastel painter, Mya
available Dec. 19, 2008 thru Jan. 4, 2009 or         Louw, was born in Rotterdam, Holland. She has
April 3, 2009 thru April 18, 2009. Expires           lived, studied and worked in South Africa,
7/31/2009                                            Europe and the United States. The quality of
                                                     infinite space and rolling hills is what she
Value: $8,000                                        attempts to capture in her landscapes. She does
Donated By: Steve and Lari Kircher                   this with vibrant colors whilst pushing the
                                                     medium and subject matter to new boundaries
21 Cosmopolitan Universe.…                           with every canvas.
Sip cosmopolitans while looking at the cosmos!
Sierra College Astronomy professors Dick             Value: Glowing value
Marasso and Harry Houpis cordially invite 10 of      Donated By: Mya Louw
you to an evening of food, beverages and star
gazing at the home of Mansour and Sonbol
Aliabadi! Dick and Harry will bring their            24A Fund a Scholarship
portable telescope and will show you the sky like    Do you want to make a difference in someone’s
you have never seen it before!                       future?
Mutually agreed upon date, expires 2009              We will tell you how . . . . .
Value: Reach for the stars                           Value: A Lifetime of Thanks
Donated By: Dick Marasso, Harry Houpis, Mehdi and    Donated By: A Taste of Excellence Attendees
Ellie Ghodoosian, and Mansour and Sonbol Aliabadi
25 Drift Boat Fishing Trip                          28 Wines to Remember
A unique fishing experience for two,                Did you enjoy the wines tonight? Most of the
accompanied by one of the state's top fisheries     participating wineries such as Silver Oak,
experts in a new drift boat. Float trip down the    Caymus, Twomey, etc. have donated a bottle of
beautiful lower American or Yuba Rivers             the wines poured this evening. You will bring
including fly fishing or spin fishing for trout,    home more than a case of the wine to enjoy!
salmon, striped bass or shad, or simply for an      Number of bottles may vary.
enjoyable ride and the scenery. Lunch is            Value: Perfect Tasting
provided. All fishing gear is also provided, but    Donated By: A Taste of Excellence Participating
feel free to use your own. Dress according to the   Wineries
season and weather.
Redeemable summer/fall 2008 only. Dates shall
be mutually agreed upon.                            29 Crush on Mayors
                                                    Want to know what is happening in your cities?
Value: Hook Line and Sinker….Priceless
                                                    Lincoln Mayor Primo Santini, Rocklin Mayor
Donated By: Wildlands, Inc.
                                                    Brett Storey, and Roseville Mayor Jim Gray
                                                    invite two people to an interesting, informative,
26 Los Lagos Progressive Dinner                     and delicious lunch at Crush 29 Restaurant.
Be entertained in style. 8 people will dine in      Mutually agreed upon date, expires April 2009
three of the most beautiful homes in Los Lagos.     Value: City Gossip
Your hosts the Conkeys, LeRoys, and Royos will      Donated By: Mayor Jim Gray, Mayor Primo Santini,
make this an unforgettable experience. This is      and Mayor Brett Storey
an evening you don’t want to miss…
Must make arrangements at least 30 days in
advance. Expires April 2009                         30 Carpe Vino Cave Dinner
                                                    Eight people will be treated to fine cuisine and
Value: Bon Appetite!                                superb wine in the charming cave room at Carpe
Donated By: James & Mary Conkey, Joseph &
Shirley LeRoy,
                                                    Vino in old Auburn. A treat for the Wine and
Paris & Afie Royo                                   Food connoisseur!
                                                    Not Valid in the month of December. Expires
                                                    April 2009
27 Fairmont Hotel Fantasy - Airline                 Value: An evening of fun
included                                            Donated By: Carpe Vino
Enjoy a total of four-nights in a Fairmont Hotels
& Resorts Junior Suite, airfare for two included!
This wonderful package provides an oversized        31 What happens in Vegas, stays in
room with a well-defined seating area at your       Vegas……
choice of Fairmont properties in North America,     Feeling lucky? Two lucky bidders will have fun
such as Fairmont Banff Springs, Canada,             for two nights at the Wynn Las Vegas. This five
Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Canada, Sonoma           star hotel is the ultimate in luxury casino resort
Mission Inn, Scottsdale Princess Resort,            in Las Vegas. Use $500 cash towards your air
Fairmont Washington DC, etc. This package           fare, gambling, show, or shopping! Package
includes daily breakfast for two in the dining      includes daily breakfast for two and one lunch
room. Your package certificate can be redeemed      during your stay.
with no blackout dates, and will be accepted on     Specific date: November 21-23, 2008 (week-end
any date that there is availability for the room    before Thanksgiving)
type purchased. Great for a romantic getaway,       Value: You can bet on a winning week-end in
wedding trip, shopping with girls, or even a        Sin City
business trip!!                                     Donated By: Jim and Jennifer Murrin
Value: $7,000
Donated By: Sierra College Foundation Board of
32 I will Survive
One year of bread, water, and caffeine, what else
can one ask for?? Enjoy one year of Panera
Bread (4 loafs per month), Fiji Water(one case of
500 ml per month), and Java City coffee (two 12
oz bags per month). Must be on everyone’s
emergency list.
Value: $900
Donated By: Fiji Water, Java City, Panera Bread

33 Melting Pot Revealed
Fondues are perfect as appetizers, entrees, and
desserts. The Melting Pot, the award-winning
fondue restaurant, will share it secrets with you
and nine of your friends. Spend a couple of hours
in your own personal class hosted by the owner,
learning the secrets to making great fondues.
Learn what makes a fabulous fondue party
including how to select the right wines to
complement the occasion. Have fun making your
own cheese and chocolate fondues and enjoy
tasting your unique creations. Take home a gift
with some unique memories of your experience.
The course will be hosted by the owner at The
Melting Pot in Rocklin at midday.
 Date to be mutually agreed upon. Expires 30
April 2009.
Value: Melts in your mouth
Donated By: Mike and Kimberly Frampton

34 Taste to Remember
Assortment of gift certificates from restaurants
that you enjoyed tonight, such as A Chef's
Affair, BJ's, Blue Nami Sushi, Carvers, Paul
Martin's, Mas Mexican, Monkey Cat, Latitudes,
Pizza Antica, Rubino's Ristorante, Thai Basil,
The Greenhouse Restaurant, Toast, just to name
a few!

Value: $700
Donated By: A Chef's Affair, BJ's Restaurant and
Brewery, Blue Nami Sushi and Sake House, Carvers
Restaurant, Latitudes, Mas Mexican, Paul Martin's
American Bistro, Pizza Attica, Rubino's Ristorante,
Thai Basil, The Greenhouse Restaurant and Toast

601 Holy Mole Guacamole!!
Join us for an evening of food, music, drinks,
and friendship on September 19, 2008 at 6:00
PM at the Aliabadi’s backyard in Granite Bay.
You don't want to miss the fun…..
Value: $100
Donated By: Sonbol and Mansour Aliabadi

602 Tahoe Donner Hike Adventure
3 days and 2 nights girls getaway to Patti
Brown’s Tahoe Donner home...includes a special
"Donner Party Hike" given by Maureen
Horvath. We will go up Friday afternoon, and
return Sunday afternoon. Come ready for fun
and friendship, and of course some great hikes,
views and hot tubbing!
Value: $300
Donated By: Patti and Steve Brown