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Your Guide to the Live/Silent Auction to Benefit the Anthony H.N. Schnelling Endowment Fund


Welcome Who is ABI The American Bankruptcy Institute is the nation’s largest association of bankruptcy professionals, with more than 12,600 members. ABI members represent both debtors and creditors in consumer cases, and more than 75 percent of U.S. bankruptcy judges are ABI members. ABI is the nation’s largest provider of continuing legal education in bankruptcy matters; more than 6,000 members attend programs annually. Founded in 1982, ABI is nonprofit and nonpartisan and is located just outside Washington, D.C

Anthony H.N. Schnelling Endowment Fund Renamed last summer to honor the memory of ABI’s long-time Vice President for Development and a senior restructuring professional, the Anthony H.N. Schnelling Endowment Fund supports many educational and research initiatives: scholarships for students furthering a career in bankruptcy law; national symposia on consumer bankruptcy and commercial restructuring issues; empirical studies by leading scholars on important issues in individual and business bankruptcy; funding for the ABI Resident Scholar, and more More than $1 million has been distributed. Contributions are tax deductible. The ABI Endowment is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization..

Live & Silent Auction All proceeds will directly benefit The ABI Anthony H.N. Schnelling Endowment Fund Important Note Complete details, including additional photographs, sponsor information, detailed descriptios for many items and conditions/restrictions (if applicable) for all Live & Silent Auction items are at: www.abi.org/endowmentauction


All about the Items See the big game live in great seats, enjoy a weekend at a top resort hotel, experience a one-of-a-kind travel adventure for two, or win the chance to play guitar in the ABI rock band, the Indubitable Equivalents – all while supporting the important work of the ABI endowment. Premium sporting event tickets, luxury hotel packages and the latest must-have hightechnology gifts are featured in the silent auction, through the generous donation of our patrons. Live auction items feature a unique experience at a rooftop suite (8 tickets included) at Fenway for a Sox game (sponsored by the Watermill Group) and the rare chance to play guitar with the ABI band live at the Northeast Conference on Saturday night, July 10. Also included in the live auction are two priceless opportunities: an all-expense (including airfare for 2 and three nights lodging) paid trip to Los Angeles for a live taping of the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and an all-expense paid trip to New York (airfare and lodging included) to see a live taping of the Daily show with Jon Stewart. See the attached catalog for these and other opportunities to support the ABI Endowment. Your gifts are tax deductible (consult for tax advisor for more information). We thank our friends at Weitbrecht Auctions, of Braintree, Massachusetts, for their help in making the event a success.


Live Auction Tonight Show With Jay Leno

Donated by Hotel from the Hyatt Newport; Tour from Newport Hospitality 1 Night stay at the Hyatt Regency Newport Hotel & Spa & Breakfast for two. Two mansion tickets for admission to any of the Newport Preservation Society properties. See below for a brief descriptive or visit the website http://www.newportmansions. org for additional information.

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$?,??? $100 $50

Fenway Roof Suite for 8

Donated by Benjamin Procter of the Watermill group Watch the Sox from premium EMC Club seats with seven friends. This package includes 8 tickets in rooftop EMC Suite at Fenway park for the Sunday, Sept. 5 afternoon game vs. White Sox with access to VIP club with premium amenities and concierge service.

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$3,500 $400 $100


Items

Indubies Rock Camp Package

Donated by Micheal Richman & George Kelakos Want your 15 minutes of Rock-n-Roll stardom? Here’s everything you need to rock out with the Indubitable Equivalents, the world’s only all-ABI member band! This package includes: • Fender Squire HSS Bullet Stratocaster Guitar (signed by the Indubitable Equivalents) • Wood and glass lockable guitar display case – suitable for family room, music room, or man-cave • Official “No Reasonable Likelihood of Rehabilitation” tour t-shirt • “Best of the Indubies” compilation CD • Guest appearance with the band on Saturday, July 10, at the 2010 Northeast Bankruptcy Conference Lobster Boil (vocal or instrumental feature)

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$1,000 $200 $100

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Donated by ????????????????

Watch a live taping of the of the Daily Show with Jon Stewart in New York City and enjoy a three night stay at ???????????.

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$?,??? $100 $500


Silent Auction Newport Package

Donated by ?????????????? 1 Night stay at the Hyatt Regency Newport Hotel & Spa & Breakfast for two. Two mansion tickets for admission to any of the Newport Preservation Society properties. For additional information visit the website www.newportmansions.org

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$?,??? $100 $50

Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club Donated by Ocean Edge Resort

Two Night Stay in a One Bedroom Viall or Mansion Room (based on availability). Excludes July 1, 2010 to August 31, 2010

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$650 $100 $50


Items

Mt. Washington Resort Getaway Donated by Mt. Washington Resort

2 nights, midweek, non-holiday stay for 2 people at Omni Mount Washington Hotel, Bretton Woods, NH. Includes breakfast, resort amenity fee and NH tax

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$650 $100 $50

2010 Winter Leadership Room Package

Donated by JW Marriott Camelback Inn Scottsdale Complimentary Three (3) Night Stay for the American Bankruptcy Instutitue’s Winter Leadership Conference, December 9-11, 2010.

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$1,000 $100 $50


Silent Auction iPad

Donated by Bernstein Shur Apple iPad Tablet (16GB, Wifi); 1GHz Apple A4 custom-designed, high-performance, low-power system-on-a-chip, 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology, Wi-Fi, Accelerometer and More

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$600 $100 $20

Apple 32GB iPod Touch Donated by ???????????????

iPod touch features the same multi-touch screen technology as iPhone. Pinch to zoom in on a photo. Scroll through your songs and videos with a flick. Flip through your library by album artwork with Cover Flow. Watch your movies, TV shows, and photos come alive with bright, vivid color on the 320-by-480pixel display. Browse the web using Safari and watch YouTube videos on the first iPod with Wi-Fi built in.

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$300 $40 $20


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iPod

Donated by ????????????? iPod touch features the same multi-touch screen technology as iPhone. Pinch to zoom in on a photo. Scroll through your songs and videos with a flick. Flip through your library by album artwork with Cover Flow. Watch your movies, TV shows, and photos come alive with bright, vivid color on the 320-by-480pixel display. Browse the web using Safari and watch YouTube videos on the first iPod with Wi-Fi built in.

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$150 $10 $5

Roku HD Player

Donated by ???????????????? Manufacturer’s Description -- The Roku player instantly delivers HD-quality movies and TV shows directly to your TV over the Internet. The affordable Roku player is compact, easy to set up and intuitive to use.

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$100 $10 $5


Silent Auction Kindle Wireless Reading Device Donated by ??????????????

Display: 6” diagonal E Ink® electronic paper display, 600 x 800 pixel resolution at 167 ppi, 16-level gray scale. Size (in inches): 8” x 5.3” x 0.36” Weight: 10.2 ounces (289.2 grams). System Requirements: None, because it’s wireless and doesn’t require a computer. Check wireless coverage. Storage: 2GB internal (1.4GB available for user content).

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$190 $50 $10

Sony Digital Reader Touch Edition Donated by ???????????????????

The Reader Touch Edition features a 6”display with simple, easyto-use touchscreen navigation. Turn pages with the swipe of a finger and enjoy fast and intuitive navigation of your favorite books. Take freehand notes and highlight sections of text you want to revisit later, just as you would in a real book, using the included stylus. If you prefer, a virtual keyboard is also available for entering quick notes or searching your eBooks.

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$300 $50 $10


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Playstation 3 Slim 120gb Bundle Donated by ??????????????

This Bundle comes with the PlayStation 3 Slim System , UThe fourth generation of hardware released for the PlayStation 3 entertainment platform, the PlayStation 3 120GB system is the next stage in the evolution of Sony’s console gaming powerhouse.

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$350 $100 $50

Nintendo Wii Console

Donated by ??????????????????? Designed for kids ages five to 95, the revolutionary Nintendo Wii isn’t just a next-generation system — it’s an all-generation system

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$250 $50 $10

Microsoft Xbox 360

Donated by ??????????????????? This incredible gameplay bonanza includes an Xbox 360 console, a wireless controller, a 256MB internal memory, a composite A/V cable

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$250 $50 $10


Silent Auction Red Sox Baseball Package (1)

Donated by Bruce Harwood of Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green 4 Redsox Tickets in 4th row plus parking; Orioles vs. Red Sox Wednesday, 9/22/2010

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$600 $100 $20

Red Sox Baseball Package (2)

Donated by Ruberto, Israel & Weiner 2 Redsox Tickets, July 16, 2010 VS. Texas Rangers vs. Red Sox Sec 26, Row 5, Seats 15 & 16. Grandstand & 3rd base line

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$94 $20 $5

Red Sox Baseball Package (3)

Donated by Ruberto, Israel & Weiner 2 Redsox Tickets, August 22, Sunday game Toronto vs. Red Sox 1:35 p.m. First Base Side

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$94 $20 $5


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Yankees Tickets

Donated by Neubert, Pepe & Montheith, P.C. Yankees Tickets, four Mohean Sun Sports Bar passes and one parking pass. New York Yankees VS. Detroit Tigers. Tuesday, August 17th. Section 109, Row 22, Seats 12-15

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$600 $100 $20

Orioles Tickets

Donated by ????????????????? (2) September 1st tickets vs. the Red Sox in the infield Suite on the 3rd base line

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$??? $?? $??

Sports Memorabilia

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Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$??? $?? $??


Silent Auction Designer Clothing

Donated by Lori Morrier, Independent Fashion Consultant (Need copy) Jungle Maxi summer dress by CAbi (Carol Anderson by Invitation). Three sizes available small, medium, or large. I tem will be on hand in the proper size for the winning bidder. If the winner should win and not like the fit, they will recieve a $100 gift certificate good for a purchase in the Fall 2010 CAbi collection which will be available starting August 1.

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$120 $25 $10

Life Time ABI Membership

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Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$?,??? $50 $10


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Flip MinoHD Camcorder Donated by ??????????????

Flip MinoHD Camcorder 2nd Generation, 2 Hours Captures 120 minutes of stunning HD video on 8 GB of built-in memory; no additional memory needed

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$200 $50 $20

Dell Inspiron Mini 10

Donated by ??????????????????? The Mini 10 are everything you want in a mobile companion and more. They may be small, but you’ll be surprised by all the fun features packed inside

Valued at: Starting Bid: Minimum Bid Increment:

$400 $100 $20

Microsoft Xbox 360

Donated by ??????????????????? TiVo® Premiere is more than a DVR. It’s your cable box, movie box, web box, music box, all-in-one, easy-to-use box. Valued at: $300 Starting Bid: $100 Minimum Bid Increment: $20


Play by the Rule Lets Play by the Rules 1. Auction Organizer. The Silent Auction (Auction) will be held during 17th Annual Northeast Bankruptcy Conference in Ocean Edge Resort, Berwster, Mass. under the charge of theAnthony H.N. Schnelling Endowment Fund Committee. The Auction Manager appointed by the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) will be the final authority on all matters regarding the operation of the Auction. 2. Bid Procedure. Each item at the Auction will have a bid sheet on which bidders may bid by printing their name, cell phone number, and bid amount on the bid sheet. Please enter your bids legibly. All bids must be made in round dollar amounts. The initial bid shall not be less than the minimum bid shown at the top of the bid sheet. Each succeeding bid must be equal to or exceed the required bid increment as shown on the bid sheet in order to constitute a valid bid. Each new bid must be written on the next available blank line. To protect the integrity of all bidders, bids cannot be crossed out. Bids may only be voided by the Auction Manager or designated Auction Official due to a valid bidding error. 3. Proxy Bids. ABI members who cannot attend the Annual Meeting but want to participate in the Auction can bid by proxy. The bidder can make private arrangements or use ABI’s proxy bidding service. If the bidder uses ABI’s service, he or she must complete a Proxy Bid Form and fax it to ____________ at (___) ___-____ no later than ____, ____ __, 2010 at 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. The bidder is responsible for payment for any and all items won using a proxy bid. 4. Auction Schedule. The Auction will take place Friday, July 9, 2010 during the 17th Annual Northeast Bankruptcy Conference in Ocean Edge Resort, Berwster, Mass. Evening Reception, from 8:30 – 11:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time. The Auction will shut down in two phases (______ and _____). Last calls for bidding will be announced for each phase and no more bidding will be allowed after time has been called. The Auction Manager reserves the right to adjust closing times if necessary. 5. Winning Bids. The closing bid circled by an Auction Official constitutes the winning bid. In the event of a dispute, the Auction Manager will act as the final authority to determine the winning bidder or to impose an alternate method of closing the item for interested parties, including, but not limited to, a sealed final bid. In collaborative bidding efforts, the person who bids on behalf of a group will be held ultimately responsible for payment in its entirety. Reasonable effort will be made to read the name and phone number of the highest bidder for each item. If the bid is illegible, the item will be awarded to the next highest bidder. 6. Restrictions. Some items such as vacation properties and services will have restrictions that cannot be changed. Visit www.abiworld.org/endowment auction and pay special attention to all restrictions and conditions that apply to the vacation homes. The act of bidding on an item constitutes acceptance of any such restrictions. Unless


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Rules Continued otherwise specified, all services and vacation properties must be used within one (1) year of the date of the Auction (by _______, 2011). The successful bidder is responsible for promptly contacting the donor directly so that all necessary arrangements can be made in order to redeem Auction items involving personal services or the use of vacation properties. 7. All Sales Final. All sales are final. No exchanges, substitutions, or refunds will be honored by ABI unless specifically indicated. Gift certificates will not be replaced if stolen or lost. All items are sold “as is� and no guarantee or warranty is made by ABI or the donors. ABI assumes no responsibility for the validity of the descriptions, authenticity, or condition of any item offered for bid at the Auction. Values listed are estimates and are not warranted by ABI for tax purposes. 8. Waiver of Liability. By making a purchase, a buyer waives any claim for liability against ABI, its Board of Directors, and the donor of any item,personal services or vacation property. Neither ABI nor the donor shall be responsible for any personal injuries or damages to property that may result from the use of any item, personal services, or vacation property sold during the Auction. 9. Payment Instructions. All items purchased must be paid for in full by 12:00 p.m. PST on _____, 2010. Acceptable forms of payment are cash, check (payable to Anthony H.N. Schnelling Endowment Fund), or credit card (Visa, MC, AmEx, Discover). If full payment is not made by 12:00 p.m., ______, 2010, the bidder will forfeit the right to claim the item at the discretion of the Auction Manager. 10. Item Pickup. All purchased items must be picked up no later than 12:00 p.m. on _____, 2010 unless other arrangements have been made with ABI. All winning bidders are responsible for packing and transporting their items home. 11. Tax Deductibility. American Bankruptcy Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Amounts paid for Auction items in excess of their fair market value may be deductible as a charitable contribution. Please consult with your tax advisor for specific information. 12. Questions. All questions concerning the Live & Silent Auction should be addressed to __________ at (___) ___-____ or ____@abiworld.org. 13. The Most Important Rule. Have Fun & Good Luck !


17th Annual Northeast Bankruptcy Conference Friday July 9, 2010 Ocean Edge Resort, Brewster, Mass.


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