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Live Auction Experience #1

THE BOMBER ARTIST SERIES ALL MOUNTAIN SKIS, AND BOMBER LADIES ALPINE SKI JACKET

Generously Donated by Bomber Ski

Bomber Artist Series Skis
Working with the Jean-Michel Basquiat Foundation and the Keith Haring Foundation, Bomber Ski has created an all-new collection of All-Mountain “Artist Series” skis for sale through select retailers and at www.bomberski.com. Four designs feature the imagery of Basquiat: “Evil Thoughts”, “Chief”, “Third Eye” and “Snow Angel” while an additional four feature the imagery of Haring: “Bright Vibes”, “Flag Dance”, “Red Dog”, and “Handstands.” Each pair of Bomber skis are handmade using Swiss-sourced wood for the six-layer, sandwich- construction core and high-grade Swiss steel for the edges. All Bomber skis feature a traditional, full camber design.

“Bomber skis continue to win the highest praise from professional and recreational skiers alike who value their craftsmanship and performance,” said Robert Siegel, co-owner of Bomber Ski. “With these new Bode Miller, Jean Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring-inspired products coming to market, Bomber is once again setting new standards for skiers around the world.”

Bomber Ski Jacket
Handmade in one of Italy’s finest manufacturing facilities, the Bomber Alpine Ski Jacket sets a new standard for performance and luxury in outdoor wear. Its four-way stretch fabric allows the wearer an incredible range of mobility within the jacket, which is essential for outdoor recreation. The jacket sports custom RiRi finishings (zipper pulls and snaps) and features a removable collar and thumbhole sleeve liner. It is available in men’s sizes 46-56 (navy), and in women’s sizes 38-48 (navy and ivory).

VALUE:  $6,000
MIN BID:  $4,000


Live Auction Experience #2

SENTIENT JET ASPEN WORLD CUP FINALS VIP HOSPITALITY PACKAGE

Generously donated by Sentient Jet

The World Cup Finals are coming to Aspen in March, marking the first time the Finals have been held in the U.S. in 20 years!  

The prestigious World Cup Finals are the season finale to the World Cup circuit.  The March 15-19, 2017 event will feature the world's best men’s and women’s alpine skiing athletes competing for the overall title in downhill, super G, giant slalom, slalom and the newest alpine Olympic sport - the nation’s team. This alpine team event, a fan favorite at the 2015 Worlds in Vail/Beaver Creek, features a mixed team of two men and two women competing for their national teams in a head-to-head slalom with a knockout format each round. 

Come be a part of the celebration in Aspen as to cheer on U.S. Ski Team athletes like Lindsay Vonn, Travis Ganong and Mikaela Shiffren and await the awarding of the coveted Crystal Globes!

VIP World Cup Finals Hospitality Package (good for 2 people)

  •  (Two) 5-day VIP Hospitality passes March 15 – 19, 2017; Overlooking final gates and finish arena of the 2017 Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals, you’ll be provided access to gourmet food, complimentary cocktails and the best seats on the mountain. Each pass also includes skiing privileges  
  •  VIP Welcome Swag Bag and 2 invites to the 50 Years of Ski Racing Kick off Celebration at the Hotel Jerome on March 15th.

VALUE:  $8,000
MIN BID:  $7,000


Live Auction Experience #3

A DREAM 4-NIGHT GETAWAY WITH EXCLUSIVE RESORTS WITH CHOICE OF 8 DESTINATIONS

Generously donated by Exclusive Resorts

A vacation is not just about one-of-a-kind experiences – it’s about creating lasting memories with the people you love.

Averaging 3,500 square feet, Exclusive Resorts’ private collection of three – five bedroom homes are in the world’s best locations and feature dream amenities such as chef-grade kitchens, private infinity edge pools and hot tubs, spacious outdoor and expansive great rooms – perfect for large family gatherings.  Each residence is carefully vetted, providing you with the peace of mind that comes with knowing exactly what to expect.

Best of all, they plan every detail – from stocking the pantry with your favorite foods prior to your arrival and hiring a private chef to booking tee times and creating custom itineraries – so you can enjoy a hassle-free vacation.  Your only demand of the day is to have fun. 

Choose to reserve your Exclusive Resorts vacation in any one of these sought-after locations:

  • Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
  • Los Cabos, Mexico
  • Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica
  • Real Del Mar, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Seat Island, Georgia
  • Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Steamboat Springs, Colorado
  • Lake Tahoe, California

Booking Guidelines:

  • Travel must occur within one year of the event and will be forfeited if not completed by then.
  • Travel must be booked within 90 days of the last night in residence.
  • Reservations are subject to availability.
  • Additional nights may be available.
  • Holiday weeks designated by Exclusive Resorts are excluded (Christmas, New Year’s, President’s Day, Spring Break, Fourth of July and Thanksgiving.

VALUE:  $10,000
MIN BID: $7,500


Live Auction Experience #4

A WEEKLONG VACATION AT THE STUNNING RITZ CARLTON RESIDENCE
CLUB, ST THOMAS IN A 3-BEDROOM OCEAN FRONT CONDO

Generously donated by Brice Janney

Find inspiration in an enchanting tropical setting accompanied by understated luxury and graceful service.

Breathtaking natural beauty, a bounty of outdoor adventures, a perpetually perfect climate, and renowned duty-free shopping; these are just a few of the reasons why St. Thomas attracts people from around the world.

Nestled on 30 oceanfront acres alongside idyllic Great Bay, The Ritz-Carlton Club, St. Thomas is comprised of a small group of elegant plantation-style buildings situated along the powder white beach of Great Bay. It is a place to experience moments of dream-like island escape, perfected through the renowned service and amenities of The Ritz-Carlton.

Located on the east side of St. Thomas, the Club sits gracefully on 15 acres of sloping beachfront property. Sharing the site is The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas, named the number one resort property on the island by Fodors. Experience unparalleled pampering, from a relaxing cliff-side massage to an elegant dinner in the Great Bay Grill to a sunset cruise on the resort's catamaran. Feel at ease, knowing your Club Concierge will take care of everything.

The Ritz-Carlton Club, St. Thomas is 20 minutes from Charlotte Amalie, 30 minutes from Cyril E. King International Airport, and 15 minutes from St. John's by ferry which leaves from nearby Red Hook.

This is a beautiful 3 bedroom, 3 bath, which includes a sofa bed, thus sleeps 8.

Property Amenities*

  • Lighted tennis courts
  • Full-service aquatics center at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel
  • European spa and health club with sauna, steam, massage and specialty treatments
  • Fine dining at the Great Bay Grill, inside The Ritz-Carlton Hotel adjoining the Club
  • Coconut Cove beach bar and grill
  • Free form pool with lap lane, whirlpool and children's pool

Residence Amenities

  • Elegantly furnished with designer touches including upscale appliances and fixtures, premium floor-coverings and marble surfaces
  • Private lounge serving food and drinks

VALUE:  $15,000
MIN BID:  $10,000


Live Auction Experience #5

SAILING AND DINNER IN HYANNIS WITH ROBERT F. KENNEDY, JR. AND FAMILY AT THE KENNEDY COMPOUND

Generously donated by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

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You and your guests (up to 4 people) will start your afternoon with an exclusive tour of the historic Kennedy Compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts by your host Bobby Kennedy. 

You will then depart from the Hyannis Port Yacht Club for a summer afternoon of sailing in Nantucket Sound aboard the Kennedy sailboat.

Afterwards, enjoy dinner with Bobby and family at the Kennedy compound.

Restrictions:  Dates to be mutually agreed on with donors.  July 1 – August 21, 2017

Valid for 4 people
VALUE:  PRICELESS


Live Auction Experience #6

LEARN THE ART OF FALCONRY WITH ROBERT F. KENNEDY JR. AND CHERYL HINES IN NEW YORK

Generously donated by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

Learn the Art of Falconry with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Cheryl Hines in Westchester, NY.   You and your guests (up to 4 people) will spend an afternoon with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., master falconer and former president of the New York State Falconer’s Association.

After lunch with Bobby and Cheryl, you will learn the basics of this 8,000 year old sport at the hands of a true expert, flying your own bird and taking game.

Restrictions:  Date to be mutually agreed upon with donors.  March 1 – October 31, 2017

Valid for 4 people
VALUE:  PRICELESS


Live Auction Experience #7

PRIVATE HELICOPTER TOUR & CHAMPAGNE PICNIC ATOP ASPEN MOUNTAIN

Generously donated by Julianne & Bill Murphy

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Looking for an unforgettable way to propose?  Or a one-of-a-kind experience with family or friends?  Take off from Aspen Private Airport with up to 5 guests for an incredible hour-long tour of the Aspen area in a 6 person, state of the art Bell 407GXP Helicopter piloted by owner/pilot Bill Murphy.

You will then land atop Aspen Mountain for a custom champagne picnic in an Aspen meadow overlooking the stunning Elk Mountain Range with incredible photo ops.

Restrictions:  Dates to be mutually agreed on with donors.

Valid for 6 people
VALUE:  PRICELESS


Bode Miller Men's Aztech Mountain Triangle Jacket and Performance Ski Pant

Size Large

VALUE:  $2,025
MIN. BID:  $1,500