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LIVE AUCTION GUIDELINES GENERAL GUIDELINES ReSurge International has attempted to catalog and describe the property correctly, but all items are sold “as is.” ReSurge assumes no responsibility for the validity of description, authenticity or condition of any item offered. ReSurge makes no warranty or guarantee and in no case shall be responsible for the correctness of description, genuineness, authorship, provenance or condition of property. No statement contained in the catalog or made orally at the sale or elsewhere shall be deemed to be such warranty, representation or assumption of liability for tax purposes or for general value. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. ReSurge reserves the right to withdraw any item from sale prior to the call for bids.
receipt. A “paid” receipt will be given at the cashier’s desk following payment in full. Envelopes containing gift certificates should be carefully checked before leaving the auction. All items must be removed on the evening of November 5, 2011 unless otherwise arranged. Shipping arrangements shall be made and paid by the winning bidder.
LIVE AUCTION The Live Auction will begin during dinner and continue without interruption until all items have been auctioned. Live Auction items may be viewed beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the designated Live Auction area. To enter a bid, the bidder signals either the auctioneer or one of the spotters. Use the paddle number assigned to you. The
Please save your receipt from checkout.
auctioneer will determine the successful
It will provide substantiation and quid pro
bidder. Please hold your bidding number
requirements mandated by the IRS. The
so it can be seen easily. Successful bidders
charitable deduction is limited to the excess
for the Live Auction must sign a ReSurge
of the purchase price on an item over its
“live auction bid sheet.” At that time, they
fair market value. By his/her purchase, the
should verify that the bid number, amount
buyer waives any claims for liability against
and item description are correct. In the
either ReSurge or the donor for property
event of any dispute between bidders,
or services. Neither ReSurge nor the donor
the auctioneer shall have sole and final
is responsible for any personal injuries or
discretion to determine the successful
damage that may result from the use of
bidder or to re-offer the item in dispute.
property and services sold.
Value set forth for items being auctioned are the donor’s and ReSurge’s best
PAYMENT AND MERCHANDISE CLAIM
estimates and are not warranted by the auction for general value. Items depicted
Payment for items purchased must be
in the “slide” presentation are for illustrative
made in full on November 5, 2011 at the
purposes and may not be the actual
cashier’s desk. Cash, checks made payable
to ReSurge International, Visa, Mastercard or American Express will be accepted. The cashier will issue a receipt for all items. Bidders should retain all receipts for their tax records. No items will be released from the Item Pick-Up area without a “paid”
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All sales are final and there will be no exchanges or refunds except where noted. Unless otherwise specified, all auction items must be used within one year of the date of this auction.
Wine and Dine Dinner Party for Ten at The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco’s New Restaurant.
Presenting San Francisco dining that will inspire even the most discerning palates, The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco unveils a memorable culinary experience in their brand new restaurant—name to be revealed! Ten of you will share an epicurean evening in the restaurant’s private dining room with Chef Ron Siegel. Your three-course meal will be paired with a special selection of estate grown and sustainably farmed fine wines from Wente Vineyards.
VALUE » $850 SPECIAL THANKS:
The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco Wente Vineyards Restrictions: Reservation based on availability. Cannot be booked until after March 15, 2012. Valid until December 31, 2012. Does not include gratuity.Wine provided separately by Wente Vineyards.
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L’Auberge Carmel Getaway
Luxuriously romantic, L’Auberge Carmel was created for adults to relax, rejuvenate and nurture relationships—the perfect Carmel escape getaway. This package includes a two-night weekday stay at L’Auberge Carmel and dinner for two at Aubergine, featuring Grand Cru wines from the Sheas’ 17,000-bottle wine cellar. In addition, the winning bidder and guest will dine the other night at Cantinetta Luca, an award-winning Italian restaurant. The Sheas will feature the wines of Gaja and Antinori to complement the rustic menu of Chef Jason Balestrieri. L’Auberge Carmel is located in the heart of Carmel-by-the-Sea and features 20 luxuriously appointed guest rooms in a three-story building with old world ambiance. The highlight of L’Auberge Carmel is its intimate 12-table restaurant, Aubergine, featuring the cuisine of Executive Chef Christophe Grosjean. Aubergine was listed as one of the top 20 restaurants in the United States by Gourmet Magazine, and Condé Nast rated L’Auberge one of the top 30 hotels in America. The hotel earned its Relais & Chateaux rating in 2007.
VALUE » $3,000 SPECIAL THANKS:
Elizabeth and Bill Shea Restrictions: Dates are subject to hotel and restaurant availability. Must be used on weekday nights only. Must be redeemed by December 31, 2012.
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Assembled by board member Marion McGovern and friends, this package celebrates Magnum Madness! 1970
Chateau Lynch Bages Pauillac
Pichon Baron Bordeaux (Pauiliac)
Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon
Trefethen Napa Cabernet Sauvignon
Ridge Montebello Cabernet Sauvignon
Dunn Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon
JL Chave Hermitage Rouge
Harbison Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Hourglass Cabernet Sauvignon
Kenwood Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon
Sean Thackeray Orion Schlein Vineyard Surprise
VALUE Âť $3,750 SPECIAL THANKS:
Kate and Jack Berquist, Russ and Anne Fuller, Joseph F. Harbison, III and Patricia A. Harbison, Dan Higgins and Maiya Shaw, Marion and Gerald McGovern, Peter Merlone, Paul and Cince Pringle, Schlein Vineyard, Susan and Sanjay Vaswani
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Spectacular Night for Eight in San Francisco—Any Season at All!
Four couples will revel in an amazing night out in San Francisco— each enjoying a one-night stay at the Four Seasons Hotel, just a heart beat away from Union Square and the Museum of Modern Art. Before you retire for the evening, join together to take in the beautiful gardens and amazing architecture of the Yerba Buena district. Then, settle in for fine dining at Blue Stem Brasserie, the latest addition to the Yerba Buena restaurant row. The eight of you will be seated at their gorgeous main table for the chef’s signature tasting menu. So go ahead, get your favorite friends together and treat yourselves to an unforgettable San Francisco experience.
VALUE » $2,600 SPECIAL THANKS:
Jennifer and Sean Jeffries Restrictions: Expires November 4, 2012. Date to be mutually agreed upon. Alcohol and gratuity not included.
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Imagine having the best of all worlds when you go on vacation: the spacious comforts of a multi-million dollar private residence, along with the services and amenities of a luxury resort. That’s what you’ll experience with Exclusive Resorts, the world’s leading luxury destination club. Each Exclusive Resorts residence is more than spacious enough for family and friends and is tastefully furnished to exceed even the highest standards. When traveling with the club, you’ll enjoy privileged access to unmatched personalized service designed to anticipate your needs. Now you have the opportunity to experience the pleasures of membership as a guest of Exclusive Resorts with a seven-night stay. You’ll enjoy the benefit of standard services including daily housekeeping services and a dedicated Onsite Concierge to fulfill your every request, from stocking the pantry with your favorite foods to hiring a private chef. Choose from one of these desirable locations: +*%0ŏ!$Čŏ(+.% ŏŏđŏŏ !!.ŏ((!5Čŏ0$ŏŏđŏŏ+.0ŏ 1 !. (!Čŏ(+.% ŏŏđŏ.* ŏ5)*Čŏ 5)*ŏ /(* /ŏŏđŏŏ +/ŏ+/Čŏ !4%+ŏŏđŏŏ!*%*/1(ŏ,#5+Čŏ+/0ŏ%ŏŏđŏŏ !(ŏ!(ŏ .Čŏ1!.0+ŏ((.0Čŏ !4%+ŏŏđŏŏ+00/ (!Čŏ.%6+*ŏŏđŏŏ *+3)//Čŏ+(+. +ŏŏđŏŏ0!)+0ŏ,.%*#/Čŏ+(+. +ŏŏđŏŏ!((1.% !Čŏ+(+. +
VALUE » $10,000 to $14,000 depending upon choice of location
Anne and Russ Fuller Restrictions: Vacation will consist of one consecutive seven-night stay in an available Exclusive Resorts residence listed above for an individual (23 years of age or older) and his/her guests. Vacation is not transferable and subject to terms and conditions of the Exclusive Resorts Club Sponsored Guest Agreement, including without limitation, maximum occupancy restrictions. Vacation must be reserved directly through Exclusive Resorts. Travel must occur between February 1, 2012 and January 31, 2013 and will be forfeited if not completexd by January 31, 2013. Reservations for specific dates, residences and destinations are subject to availability. Travel not available to all Exclusive Resorts destinations and subject to black-out periods (including but not limted to the seven-day periods surrounding the holiday weeks). Eligible destinations and black-out periods are subject to change from time to time. Air and ground transportation to and from destination and all other expenses, including but not limited to meals and drinks, phone calls, government fees, transfers, insurance and any taxes are the sole responsibility of traveler.
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The ultimate package for the avid cyclist includes a 2012 Trek Madone 6.2 along with top of the line bicycle gear. A full custom fitting done by Palo Alto Bicycles will maximize your riding potential. Package includes: Ä‘Ĺ? .!'Ĺ? +*!Ĺ?Ä‡Ä‹Ä‚Ĺ?Ä‚Ä€Ä Ä‚ This flagship 6 Series model embodies all the qualities a pro-tour rider or enthusiast demands: precise steering, instant acceleration, long-ride comfort, hand-built quality, and personal customization. Âť Value $4,100 Ä‘Ĺ? %.+Ĺ?!+*Ĺ?!()!0 Ä‘Ĺ? //+/Ĺ? Ĺ? %((!Ĺ?+((!0%+*Ĺ?5(%*#Ĺ?Ĺ?!.Ĺ?(Bibshort / Jersey / Vest / Socks / Warmer Accessories Size specific) Ä‘Ĺ? %.+Ĺ?0+.Ĺ?+ Ĺ?5(%*#Ĺ?$+!/Ĺ? Ä‘Ĺ? '(!5Ĺ? .Ĺ?1*#(//!/Ĺ?
VALUE Âť $5,560 SPECIAL THANKS:
Palo Alto Bicycles Sara and Russell Hirsch
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Island Paradise: *!ÄĄ3!!'Ĺ?05Ĺ?%*Ĺ?Ĺ? 141.5Ĺ?%((Ĺ? at Koh Samui, Thailand
One former winner called this â€œthe most relaxing vacation Iâ€™ve ever been on.â€? Hereâ€™s your chance to experience a dream luxury vacation home in exotic and lush surroundings. The lucky winners of this package will find themselves at Baan Rattana Thep, the luxury villa located on Thailandâ€™s destination island resort of Koh Samui! The amazing home sleeps 10 in five en-suite bedrooms and has direct beach-front access, an infinity pool with Jacuzzi and on-site gym. The villa includes an on-site Thai chef, and boasts the finest Thai architecture and art with all the modern amenities, including plasma TV, satellite, DVD/CD and HI-FI system with outdoor speakers. www.baan-rattanaâ€“thep.com
VALUE Âť $15,400 SPECIAL THANKS:
Olaf and Kristina Rogge Restrictions: Expires on March 1, 2013. One-week stay excluding Christmas, New Yearâ€™s and Easter. Lodging only included. Air and ground transportation to and from destination and all other expenses, including but not limited to food and drinks, phone calls, government fees, transfers, insurance and any taxes are the sole responsibility of traveler.
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Transformations: 4,!.%!*!Ĺ?*!Ĺ?!!'Ĺ?+*Ĺ?Ĺ? ReSurge Surgical Team Trip to Vietnam or Latin America This life-changing experience will be a gift you give to children in needâ€” and a gift you give to yourself. One person will have the chance to be on the front lines of delivering surgical care to those who need it most. Youâ€™ll travel along for the first week of a trip to Vietnam or Latin America, accompanying a team of 12â€“15 medical volunteers. Experience for yourself the excitement of clinic day, when the doctors and nurses examine hundreds of patients and schedule surgeries for the remaining two weeks. Should you so choose, step into the operating room and see firsthand how reconstructive surgery is performed. Stand at a childâ€™s bedside and witness his or her parentsâ€™ joy when they behold their child immediately following surgery. This is a true medical team trip experience, delivering care in parts of the world with little access to medical care. As such, accommodations may be basic, but youâ€™ll have the incredible camaraderie of the team and the trust and joy of the ReSurge patients. This trip will be truly transformative. Choices of trips and dates to Vietnam or Latin America January 2012 through May 2013. Trips take place between January and May.
VALUE Âť EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME Restrictions: All dates and locations are subject to change. Advance notice will be given. Trip participant must be 21 years or older.
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St. Francis Winery Five-Course Dinner Party for 12
A glorious evening awaits 12 lucky people who will delight in the ultimate wine and food experience at St. Francis Winery & Vineyards located in beautiful Sonoma Valley. This private evening for 12 starts with a tour of the wine-making facility, followed by an hors d’ oeuvres reception and a five-course dinner paired with wines only available at the winery. As an added bonus, take home two magnums signed by the winemakers.
VALUE » $4,000 SPECIAL THANKS:
St. Francis Winery 2!ŏ1/$Čŏ4!10%2!ŏ$!" Restrictions: Expires November 5, 2012. Date to be mutually agreed upon.
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Two Tickets to the American Idol 2012 Live Season Finale
Experience the sensation that has defined American reality TV in the 21st century! Join Ryan Seacrest, Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson, and other Hollywood celebrities for the LIVE 2012 Season Finale of American Idol on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at Hollywood’s landmark Kodak Theatre. This event is guaranteed to be Fox TV’s most popular broadcast of the season. After the Finale, you and your guest are invited to Fox TV’s exclusive Post-Finale Party. At the end of the night, settle into your room at at the SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills, a landmark of sleek sophistication. Don’t miss this opportunity of a lifetime to witness the making of America’s next musical sensation!
VALUE » PRICELESS Restrictions: Children under age 6 cannot be admitted. Tickets and hotel room are date specific and will expire if not used on May 23, 2012. Hotel room fair market value $500.
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“A Day and Night in 0$!ŏ%*!5. /Ęŏ4,!.%!*!ŏ Package for Four
Enjoy a memorable round of golf and lunch for four at The Course at Wente Vineyards, a Greg Norman designed championship golf course, followed by a wine pairing dinner at the award winning Restaurant at Wente Vineyards, featuring the very best sustainable and organically grown local ingredients. Unwind after your day of golf and evening of food and wine at the private Wente Family Guest Cottage in the picturesque Livermore Valley. Enjoy a full breakfast at the Grill at Wente Vineyards before your departure. This package also includes a $200 wine credit and four tickets to the concert of your choice* at Wente Vineyards’ 2012 Concert Series, featuring top headliners. There you will enjoy your music and wine country inspired sunset dinner in a breathtaking vineyard setting. Finally, take the memories home with you with an exclusive wooden case of Wente Vineyards Nth Degree Cabernet Sauvignon signed by fifth generation winemaker Karl Wente.
VALUE » $5,000 SPECIAL THANKS:
Wente Vineyards Amy Hoopes Nicole Quandt Restrictions: Restrictions: Package for up to four people includes a one-night accommodation in Wente Vineyard’s three-bedroom private guest cottage in Livermore–subject to availability and based on a mutually agreeable date. *Concert based on availability at time of booking. Package expires 10/2012.
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Two of you will enjoy seven nights at the Palazzo Tornabuoni, a private residence club managed by the Four Season’s Hotels and Resorts. This restored 15th century palazzo was once home to Pope Leo XI and the powerful Medici family. Past and present beauty is seamlessly interwoven to create this elegant, contemporary one-bedroom home. Experience a week enjoying a unique lifestyle born of the best of centuries of Florentine Life—and the city’s deep-rooted talent for turning life into a work of art. Start and end your trip in style with round-trip limousine service from the airport to the Palazzo. Reservations made by Jan 1, 2012 will allow you to book this luxury vacation even during peak holiday seasons!
VALUE » $15,000 SPECIAL THANKS:
Dr. Hoyoung Huh and Eleanor Park Restrictions: Vacation will consist of one consecutive seven-night stay for two adults. Travel must occur between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2012 and will be forfeited if not completed by December 31, 2012. Reservations for specific dates are subject to availability. Air transportation to and from destination and all other expenses, including but not limited to meals and drinks, phone calls, government fees, transfers, insurance and any taxes are the sole responsibility of traveler.
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