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          AUCTION
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2010
                  START DREAMING ...
           The iCarly Ultimate Fan Experience
           Give your iCarly fan the best gift of all— A chance to
           meet the cast of Nickelodeon’s hottest show
           iCarly! You and three friends will visit Carly, Sam,
           Freddie and Spencer for a live taping or run-through of
                                                                           MEET
           iCarly during on a closed set at the Nickelodeon Studios
           in Hollywood California. The show doesn’t have a live
                                                                           THE
           audience, so this is an amazing chance to see this goofy
           band of teens film their webisodes first-hand. After the
           tour you and your guests can take pictures with the cast
                                                                           CAST
           and you will receive a gift basket chockfull of all sorts of
           cool iCarly gear. We’ll fly you and your guests out to LA
           and put you up at one of Hollywood’s stylish hotels so you
           can relax and watch iCarly after this amazing day!

           Please note: All guests must be over the age of 8 to tour the
           set. Date must be mutually agreed upon between donor and
           winner.


            Chef’s Tasting Trio
            José Andrés is an internationally recognized culinary
 CHEF’S     innovator best known for bringing both traditional and
            avant-garde Spanish fare to America. Enjoy a triple

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            dose of the James Beard Award winner through his
            three Washington area restaurants: Oyamel, Jaleo, and
            Zaytinya. In 2006, Andrés was named Chef of the Year
 TRIO       by the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan
            Washington. The chef at each restaurant location will
            select the best dish of the house for you and three guests
            to savor. Each menu has been matched carefully with
            two bottles of wine to complete your meal. The Chef’s
            Tasting Trio will allow your palate to experience Spanish
            tapas at Jaleo, Mediterranean mezza at Zaytinya, and
            authentic Mexican cuisine at Oyamel.
            Dance Up A Storm with Ellen DeGeneres
            We are sending you to LA - It’s your chance to
            dance up a storm with Ellen in person with four VIP
            Tickets to a taping of her show. You never know
            what will happen with Ellen; the show features a
                                                                                 DANCE
            diverse mix of celebrity interviews, musical
            performances, audience participation and segments                      UP A
            spotlighting everyday people with extraordinary
            stories. After the show get ready to relax… We’ll
            throw in two hotel rooms for two nights and a tour
                                                                                 STORM
            of Warner Brothers Studios.


            Your Top Three
            Idol fans rejoice! This piece of Idol history will be

 YOUR       sure to make your friends go ga-ga! The top three
            contestants from American Idol Season 8 have all
            signed this Mitchell acoustic guitar. Kris Allen
TOP THREE   your season eight winner, Adam Lambert, runner
            up, and the last girl standing, Allison Iraheta all
AMERICA     autographed this gorgeous guitar just for you. Use
            it to tune up your own vocals or display it in your
            home for safe keeping!


            Heavenly Hideaway
            A beachfront villa in Puerto Vallarta will be your lavish
            hideaway for seven days and six nights. Bring your
            entire family or closest friends to enjoy the beauty of this
            four-bedroom, six bathroom private home of Villa Casa
            Las Palmas. The villa offers access to some of the most
            pristine beaches in Mexico, including 255-feet of private
                                                                                 HEAVENLY
            beachfront property of Ranchos Punta Mita…waiting just
            for you! Surrounded by lush gardens, this home is truly
                                                                                 HIDEAWAY
            spectacular. Distinctively designed for pure luxury, the
            11,000 square foot villa has amenities and decor that is
            unique to the eye-you have to see it to believe it. As you
            enter the home you are greeted by a stream, which
            literally runs through the living room into an infinity
            pool overlooking the beach. The breathtaking courtyard
            includes palm trees and a jetted tub to soothe your
            sunbathed skin after a long day on the beach. Each room
            was designed to evoke unimaginable bliss. The Villa
            provides picturesque views of pristine white-sand
            beaches, natural islands and the turquoise Pacific of
            Banderas Bay and the Marieta Islands. As a guest at
            Casa Las Palmas, you will also have access to the Four
            Seasons’ tennis and golf facilities as well as the Punta
            Mita concierge services to make your stay as pleasurable
            as possible. Your accommodations will be nothing short
            of pure perfection.
            Dates must be booked three months before the planned trip and must
            be mutually agreed upon by auction donor and winner. Holiday and
            some high-season blackout dates apply. Date of trip must be
            confirmed by January 1, 2011. Expires November 1, 2011.
            Courtesy Of: Paul & Debbie Motenko and Jerry & Cheri Hennessey
           Island Getaway
           You and guest will enjoy a two-night weekend stay at
           the beautiful Amelia Island Plantation, Florida's

ISLAND     natural island destination, know for its ocean-
           topping sunrises and spectacular sunsets over green
           salt marshes. This 1,350-acre Florida beach resort
GETAWYAY   offers superior accommodations and activities. The
           property’s three Audubon International-certified
           sanctuary golf courses inspire and challenge golf
           enthusiasts. Conveniently located just north of
           Jacksonville, Florida by Fernandina Beach, this AAA
           Four Diamond beach resort will provide the perfect
           backdrop to relax, get away, and connect with the
           natural beauty of Amelia Island Plantation.
           Breakfast for two is included each morning.


           Learn From the Master Privately…
           Jim Cramer & Mad Money Talks!
           Here is one of the most unique auction items ever
           devised! You and three friends will be whisked
           away on a private plane leaving from Dulles to
                                                                    LEARN
           CNBC Studios in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey for a       FROM THE
           private screening of the most popular financial
           show ever made. Guru and madman Jim Cramer,
           host of CNBC's Mad Money, will personally greet          MASTER
           you and invite you into his studio for the live
           production of Mad Money from beginning to end.
           You will watch the master captivate his television
           audience with bull and bear predictions as an
           amazing student of America's companies.

           After the show, Jim Cramer and Federal Realty
           CEO Don Wood will treat you and your group to a
           wonderful private dinner where you should feel free
           to ask Jim anything that you'd like; from stock
           advice to companies to watch out for, to his
           opinions on his beloved Philadelphia Eagles. Hotel
           accommodations for the evening are included in
           New York City and that same private jet will have
           you back in your office the next day by lunch! You
           will go home with gift bags that will help you
           remember your experience for a very long time.

           Mad Money does not tape in front of a live
           studio audience, so this really is a private
           screening!
           Celebrities of Jim's caliber just don't do things like
           this very often but his respect and enthusiasm for
           the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has made this one
           time opportunity available to a select few. Come
           join Jim and Don for an experience you'll never
           forget.
           Queen of the Caribees
           Visitors have been discovering Nevis since 1493.
 QUEEN     Now it is time for you to go and discover it for your-
           self. Your Nevis oasis for seven days is a beautiful
 OF THE    three-bedroom, three-bath private home located
           high on Mt. Nevis in the midst of gorgeous and

CARIBEES   lush gardens. The Rowan House was designed for
           privacy and consists of three structures built
           around a dining veranda that has a small plunge
           pool. Come, discover Nevis, nicknamed “Queen of
           the Caribees,” and let it cast its spell on you.

           A Rare Opportunity To Own A True
           Classic!!
           One of the CF Foundation’s best friends has                 A
           offered to auction his baby to the highest bidder
           AND THEN MATCH THE HIGHEST BID
           HIMSELF! A beautiful Red 1957 Ford
                                                                     TRUE
           Thunderbird Convertible complete with
           removable hard top and signature porthole, 312
                                                                    CLASSIC
           cubic inch V8 engine and 3 speed manual
           transmission makes this a very rare bird indeed.
           This two-seater has a deluxe red interior and
           runs like a champ. In the 55 year history of this
           iconic nameplate, the ’57 is widely known as the
           pinnacle of Thunderbird class, expression and
           style. In the collector car world, this T-Bird is
           extremely desirable and a wonderful choice for
           the enthusiast investor wanting to start or add
           to their collection. Arrangements to check out
           this wonderful piece of automotive history can
           be made at any time prior to the Breath of Life
           Gala.
           Want to see it first hand? Take a drive
           down to Flemings Ultimate Garage in
           Rockville to take a peek for yourself!
           They are housing this beauty until the big
           night!




                    Flemings Ultimate Garage
                        1400 Rockville pike
                       Rockville, MD 20852
                          (301) 816-1000
           World Series Champions!
           You don’t have to be a fan, just be a part of history.
           It's a brand new era in Stadium history and you can
           be a part of it! Visit the new Yankee Stadium and            HOW ‘BOUT
           see the 2009 World Series Champions with 4
           tickets to watch the New York Yankees hit it out of            THEM
           the park. There isn’t a bad seat in the house!
                                                                        YANKS

           Five Guys for Fifty
           Have we got the Superbowl party for you? FIVE
           GUYS Burgers and Fries has been voted
 FIVE      Washingtonian Magazine’s “Reader’s Choice” #1
           Burger every year since 1999. Five Guys is offering
  FOR      you the opportunity to serve their famous burgers
           and fries at your next cookout. FIVE GUYS will

 FIFTY     bring fryers and grills and cook on location for up
           to 50 people. And the beer is on us! Top it all off
           with 50 cupcakes courtesy of Georgetown Cupcake,
           Washingtonian's Best Cupcakes in DC. So invite
           your friends, hang up your apron and get ready to
           enjoy your FIVE GUYS burgers and fries!

           A “NATIONAL” TREASURE!
           Are you a Nationals fan? Then you will want to slide
           into home with this Autographed Washington
           Nationals jersey. With this amazing item signed
           by #37, Stephen Strasburg, you will feel like one
           of the players—the jersey is just like the ones the
                                                                        NATIONAL
           players wear on the field! Display this jersey with
           pride; it’s sure to be the envy of all your friends.         TREASURE
           Batter up and don’t strike out on the chance to take
           home this amazing item!



           Backyard BBQ
           Nothing feels more like summer than a barbeque.
           You and as many as 49 of your friends can relax
           in your own backyard while Bill's Backyard
BACKYARD   Barbeque does the cooking creating a delicious
           menu of meats and side dishes for your “down-
 BBQ       home” BBQ.            Your guests will enjoy live
           entertainment from Mike Westwood, a musician
           and solo artist for over twenty years, and we'll even
           throw in a keg of beer from a local microbrewery.
           All you need to do is find the perfect space and take
           all the credit! This party for fifty is sure to be as cool
           as the summer breeze.
          Plant and Tree Care
          Wheat’s Landscape will come to your home to
          plan out your landscaping needs and take care of           FROM
          your trees and plants all year long! We’ll provide
          you with $5,000 worth of products and labor from
          Ruppert Companies for you to implement your
                                                                    ROOT
          new landscape plan. Over the course of the year
          you will receive a minimum of six seasonal site
                                                                      TO
          visits from Wheat’s Landscape to care for your
          trees and plants. From root to shoot, every tree
          and shrub has a purpose that is as individual as
                                                                   SHOOT
          the property where it grows. The Wheat’s team
          will make sure that the plants in your yard are
          strong and healthy all year long.



          Island Living
          Escape to the beautiful Isla Mujeres in the
          Caribbean for a stress-free week at the “Los
ISLAND    Caracoles” condo at Villa Bonita de Isla.
          Spend the week of September 24 to October

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          2, 2011 on this quaint island and get some well-
          deserved rest and relaxation. Spend your days
          swimming in the ocean, reading by the pool or on
          the private beach, snorkeling, using the private
          dock, or taking advantage of nearby attractions
          such as the dolphin park or the local Mayan ruins.
          Isla Mujeres is a history lover’s dream: an ancient
          Mayan city, Spanish conquerors and pirate
          visitors are all a part of the island’s exciting past.
          Extend your summer and enjoy the beauty, the
          nature and the privacy of Isla Mujeres for a
          magical week in early fall!



         THE SITUATION ROOM

         Are you interested in politics and world affairs? Go
         on a behind-the-scenes tour for two adults of
                                                                     THE
         CNN’s “The Situation Room with Wolf
         Blitzer” located in the CNN Bureau,
         Washington, DC. You will be able to tour the
                                                                    REAL
         newsroom, studio and control rooms, see part of the
         show being filmed and have the exceptional
                                                                   SITUATION
         opportunity to meet Wolf Blitzer himself!
          IT’S THE COPPER RUSH!
          You’ve heard of the Colorado Gold Rush—spend a

 THE      week in beautiful Copper Mountain,
          Colorado—it’s the Copper Rush! Rush on over to
          Copper Mountain and see all the riches it has to
COPPER    offer. Copper Mountain is a great place to visit any
          time of the year. In the warmer months, spend some
RUSH      time out in the fresh mountain air: Copper
          Mountain offers golf, hiking, cycling, and mini-golf
          as well as summer camps for the kids. During the
          colder months, Copper Mountain is a skier’s
          paradise with 20 ski lifts and numerous slopes. Not
          a skier? Not to worry! At Copper Mountain, you can
          ice-skate, snowboard, take a scenic ride on a sleigh,
          or even go dog sledding! If outdoor sports aren’t
          down your ally, there is shopping in the town, a spa,
          and numerous restaurants. Copper Mountain is also
          the ideal place for settling in with a good book, a
          steaming cup of hot chocolate, a roaring fire and
          breathtaking mountain views. At Copper Mountain,
          there is something for everyone!


          A Star Studded Affair
          Take part when BET celebrates the best in music,
          acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment
          when you and a friend attend the 2011 BET
          Awards in Los Angeles. See who is given the
                                                                   A STAR
          Lifetime Achievement Award and watch as the most
          popular singers of our time pay tribute before the      STUDDED
          honoree themselves give the performance of a
          lifetime. And witness who, like you, holds a special     AFFAIR
          place in their heart for philanthropic work when the
          Humanitarian Award is given to a celebrity
          philanthropist who donates their time and money to
          a charitable cause. It will be a night you will never
          forget!



          Rosette for Charity
          New York based jewelry designer Mona Taner
          created these beautiful 18-karat gold rosette
ROSETTE   necklaces with .10-carat diamonds especially for
          the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The 18-inch
  FOR     necklace comes in green or white gold and
          supports the Foundation's efforts to find a
CHARITY   cure for CF. Both necklaces will be available at
          the event. These are beautiful pieces that will keep
          the cause close to your heart.
          Each necklace will be auctioned individually
           American Idol Rocks!
           You and three guests will be flown to Los
           Angeles, California to take part in one of the
AMERICAN   biggest pop culture phenomenon to date:
           American Idol! You will have a VIP experience

 IDOL      during the upcoming ninth season to brag about
           to your friends. Watch Ryan host the live
           performances of the Idols at the American Idol
 ROCKS!    stage as they all battle to be The Next American
           Idol. You and your guests will be sitting in Ryan's
           personal seats, just steps away from all the action.
           You’ll get an up close and personal look at the
           newest additions to the Idol family; pop singer
           and actress Jennifer Lopez and Aerosmith’s
           lead singer Steven Tyler, who have already
           begun their judging duties! You will stay at the
           luxurious Westin Bonaventure Hotel for three
           nights and fly back to DC with tons of amazing


           Mais Oui, Paris!
           Oo la la! What could be better than a week for
           two in the city of light? Our trip includes a week
           long stay in a Parisian private residence near the
           Eiffel Tower, one of Paris’ most important
           landmarks. There are so many things to do and see
                                                                   MAIS OUI
           in Paris! Shop on the Champs Elysees, indulge in
           macaroons at La Duree, climb to the top of Notre
           Dame, sample the decadent French cuisine and
                                                                   PARIS!
           spend a day at the Louvre. We’ll fly you there
           business class. Have the time of your life in this
           spectacular European city—incroyable!




           The Santa Fe Trail
           You and a guest will get swept away during your
           two night stay in one of America’s most timeless
           cities in the West… Lose yourself in the magic,
           charm, and mystery of the Southwest at La Posada
                                                                    THE
           de Santa Fe Resort & Spa. Nestled on six beauti-
           fully landscaped acres in the heart of Santa Fe, this
                                                                   SANTA FE
           AAA Four Diamond Santa Fe hotel and Resort is a
           haven of Adobe-style architecture, colorful gardens,
           and cozy outdoor fireplaces. While exploring the
                                                                   TRAIL
           city, enjoy dinner at one of Santa Fe’s renowned
           restaurants. Fill your spirit with breathtaking
           mountain vistas and azure skies.
          A True Legend
          Are you a fan of the inspiring 1993 sports movie
          Rudy? Then you will definitely love this blue Rudy
 A TRUE   Ruettiger #45 football jersey with white and
          gold lettering that has been signed by Rudy

LEGEND    Ruettiger himself! Take a lesson from Rudy and
          overcome any obstacles blocking your way from
          bidding on and taking home this amazing item!




          B-Ball Mania
          Snatch up this great opportunity for 16 people to
          watch the Washington Wizards take on the
          Boston Celtics on January 22, 2011 in the
          Verizon Center Executive Suite Seats. The
                                                                 B-BALL
          game is sure to be memorable, and you and a group
          of friends can enjoy all of the excitement of a
          Washington Wizards game in these premiere seats!
                                                                 MANIA
          This amazing experience also includes catered
          food and beverages and an autographed
          Wizards basketball!


          Blaze A Trail!
          The Portland Trail Blazers can blaze their way into

 BLAZE    your home with this 2009-2010 season
          autographed Trail Blazers basketball! The
          basketball was signed on March 23rd, 2010,
   A      during an autograph session with the team. With 50
          wins and 32 losses in their 2009-2010 season,
TRAIL     remember that exciting year of basketball and be
          the ultimate Trail Blazers fan with this incredible
          item!



          Power Forward
          You won’t want to miss out on bidding for this
          basketball autographed by sports legend
          Larry Bird! This authentic Spalding basketball
          has been signed in large print by “The Hick from
          French Lick”, Larry Bird, and has been
                                                                 POWER
          emblazoned with the Pacers logo. This is the
          perfect item for any Celtics or Pacers fan…or fan of
                                                                 FORWARD
          the man himself!
          Man’s Best Friend
          Kick up your feet and enjoy all that this 47 inch
 MAN’S    LCD HD widescreen TV has to offer. You can
          feel good about watching all your favorite shows

 BEST     and movies on this energy-saving television that
          reduces power consumption. With a glossy black
          border and invisible speaker system, this TV has a
 FRIEND   clean, polished look perfect for home and man-cave
          alike. Watching “the game” will never be the same!
          Want to show off your photos? Play your favorite
          tunes? You can hook up your USB to play music
          and display pictures right from the TV! This TV is
          the total package, providing you with enhanced
          color and sound, special features, and a sleek look.


          Cirque Du Soliel In LA
          Enjoy a two-night stay at The Redbury @
          Hollywood        and    Vine, where high-end
          accommodations meet with bold, high-style design.
          Situated at the iconic convergence of Hollywood
                                                                   CIRQUE
          and Vine, this Hollywood boutique hotel provides
          an unpretentious and engaging hospitality
                                                                  DU SOLIEL
          experience. Your stay is complete with a dinner at
          the exclusive Cleo Restaurant. Cleo has a light
          and fresh menu, foods prepared in a unique stone
                                                                   IN LA
          oven, and a contemporary Mezze bar. And don’t
          worry about the restaurant’s one-month waiting
          list… you’ll skip to the front of the line! After
          dinner, head over to the Kodak Theater in
          downtown Los Angeles and be dazzled by IRIS,
          A Journey Through the World of Cinema;
          Cirque du Soleil’s newest show. The Hollywood
          hills are waiting!


          Visit Morocco Via Washington, DC
          The Marrakesh restaurant in Washington, DC is an
 VISIT    exotic experience that transcends mere dining and
          brings you into another world. Course after course
MOROCCO   of Moroccan cuisine featuring succulent meats,
          vegetables and salads are served against the

 IN DC    backdrop of Middle Eastern music and decor that
          will both excite and lull you into one of the most
          special evenings of your life. You and nine of your
          friends will be transported VIP-style by limousine to
          Marrakesh to be entertained by the belly dance
          show as you eat your seven-course dinner. We
          promise you an experience far out of the ordinary
          that you will never forget.
              Start Spreading the News
              Make it a family affair with four tickets and a

START         VIP tour of The Newseum, a 250,000-square-
              foot museum of news, that offers visitors an
              experience that blends five centuries of news
SPREADING     history with up-to-the-second technology and
              hands-on exhibits. Go behind the scenes and
 THE NEWS     experience how and why news is made. Come away
              with a better understanding of news and the
              important role it plays in all of our lives. Share
              your favorite exhibit over dinner for four at
              The Source, Wolfgang Puck's award-winning
              restaurant and the signature dining experience at
              The Newseum. Your day will be educational,
              inspirational and a whole lot of fun!


              What Happens In Vegas Stays In Vegas
              Discover a hidden gem within the City of Lights –
              elegant, spectacular, and delightfully tucked away –
              at the Las Vegas Hilton. Experience the perfect
              reflection of the glittering surroundings of Las
              Vegas. Revel in elegance, feel the pulse of the high-
                                                                         WHAT
              energy, and engage in infinite diversions to               HAPPENS
              heighten the senses, from premier casino gaming
              and exquisite restaurants to endless entertainment.        IN VEGAS
              We will fly you and a guest out to Las Vegas to
              spend three days and two nights in the world’s most
              spectacular playground.
              Your stay at the Las Vegas Hilton will also include
              dinner for two at Casa Nicola and tickets to see
              the headlining artist at the Hilton Theater which
              has hosted some of the best acts in music including
              regular appearances by resident headliner Barry
              Manilow. Las Vegas continues to set itself apart as
              a one of a kind destination. Play your cards right
              and this trip is yours!




            For a full list of auction items please visit our website:
                       http://metrodc.cff.org/breathoflife
                     For additional information, please contact:
             Michelle Christian mchristian@cff.org 301-657-8444 x208

								
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