San Antonio’s 32ND Annual
Cattle Baron’s Gal a Benefiting the American Cancer Society
We’re Buckling Up to Cure Cancer!
Welcome to this eveningâ€™s gala and thank you so much for supporting us in our efforts to help cancer patients in South Texas. This devastating disease has affected so many people in our community and we are no different. We were fortunate to have the resources to get us through that difficult time. Some are not so lucky. Many patients depend upon the American Cancer Society for transportation and other necessary resources to help them through their journey with cancer. Please consider extending your support by donating to the raffle, silent and live auctions and other fundraisers
tonight to help the American Cancer Society expand their help to these patients. We thank our guests, sponsors and all of the hard working individuals who served on the many committees created to hold an event of this magnitude. Because of your efforts, we all made this a sell-out event! Enjoy the evening! Sincerely,
Jaime & Lori Wesolowski
Jaime and Lori Wesolowski, 2010 Cattle Baronâ€™s Gala Co-Chairs
Saturday October 16, 2010 7 pm to Midnight
Estancia, a stunning development in the heart of the Hill Country, just west of Boerne, will provide an outstanding entertainment facility and covered arena for the event. 1 ESTA NCI A L A NE BOER NE, T E X A S 78006
PA R K ING: Ample free self-parking is available onsite. Complimentary valet parking is available with some ticket packages. AT T IR E: Chic Western Wear
Evening’s Program 5:30 pm
VIP PARTY OPENS
SILENT AND BID BOARD AUCTIONS OPEN
GENERAL ADMISSION MIDWAY OPENS
Invocation AND WELCOME
7:30 – 8:30 pm
LIVE AUCTION AND FUND THE MISSION
8:30 – 9:45 pm
CLAY WALKER PERFORMS
SILENT AUCTION CLOSES
BID BOARD AUCTION BEGINS CLOSING
Music by Harry Wurzbach & the 410s
Bill Taylor, KENS5 Emcee
Tommy “T-Bone” Bounds, Auctioneer
10:15 – Midnight THE KLOCKS PERFORM 10:30 pm
LAST BID BOARD CLOSES
TIME TO MAKE YOUR WAY HOME
A Most Worthy Cause Monies raised through the gala support early detection and prevention education, national cancer research, and patient services including prosthetics, wigs, counseling, lodging during treatment, and transportation and advocacy.
V IP M EN U 5:30 – 7 pm
GRILLED WHITE WINGS ™
SHRIMP ON ICE
Small pieces of chicken breast with a slice of jalapeño and Monterey jack cheese, wrapped in a ribbon of apple smoked bacon, marinated in white wine and spices, grilled to perfection over mesquite coals
Presented with cocktail sauce, lemons, and Tabasco
GOAT CHEESE EMPANADAS
Herb encrusted and served with mango chutney
CHRISTMAS BACON (1 per person)
G a l a M en u 7 – 10:30 pm
CHIPOTLE TORTE Mascarpone cheese layered with fresh basil pesto, sun-dried tomatoes, and served with garlic toast
CAPRISI SALAD SKEWERS CHEESE GRIT WAFER
Featuring the culinary delights of:
DON STR A NGE OF TE X A S AVOCADO BAR
SEAFOOD TACO AREA
Whole Side of Beef
presented on standing cedar “A” frame carved by cowboys and served on small biscuits from black skillets
A Don Strange tradition of filling half of a creamy ripened avocado with your choice of, aged balsamic vinegar, green goddess dressing, French dressing, sour cream, bacon bits, shredded cheddar cheese, chives, picante sauce, and shrimp ceviche
Served in a corn tortilla with Oaxaco and chipotle cream salsa
Beef Tenderloin Texas’ finest cut of beef served with jalapeño béarnaise sauce sliced and served to your guests by uniformed Don Strange personnel, presented with Homemade Parker House Rolls
Fish Tacos Served in a corn tortilla with mango jicama salsa
Grilled White Wings™
Mascarpone cheese layered with fresh basil pesto, sun-dried tomatoes, and served with garlic toast
Served with pickles, onions, and Don’s famous BBQ sauce on freshly baked bread
Small pieces of chicken breast with a slice of jalapeño and Monterey jack cheese, wrapped in a ribbon of apple smoked bacon, marinated in white wine and spices, grilled to perfection over mesquite coals, presented on long grills
Sautéed Oysters Ernie
Fresh oysters dredged in seasoned flour, lightly sautéed and served with Don’s signature Ernie sauce
Crumbled venison sausage, peppers and Monterey jack cheese folded into a flour tortilla and served in wedges
The KLOCKS The KLOCKS are a four piece TOP 40 Dance Variety Rock n Roll band from San Antonio, Texas. The group performs for Weddings, Conventions, Corporate Events, Clubs, etc.. Specializing in TOP-40 Cover songs, they play music from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and today’s current hits. The KLOCKS can go from standards to country to slow songs. The KLOCKS can pretty much do it all.
HARRY WURZBACH & THE 410s Harry Wurzbach & the 410s are a classic rock quintet, considered to be one of San Antonio’s finest, featuring guitar, bass, drums, keys and lead vocal. They play a wide variety of hits from the 80’s and 90’s, with tight harmonies and solid dance beat.
Clay Walker Ernest Clayton “Clay” Walker Jr. (born August 19, 1969) is an American country music artist. He made his debut in 1993 with the single “What’s It To You,” which reached Number One on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts, as did its follow-up, 1994’s “Live Until I Die.” Both singles were included on Walker’s self-titled debut album, also released in 1993 via Giant Records. He stayed with the label until its 2001 closure, later recording for Warner Bros. Records and RCA Records before joining his current label, Asylum-Curb Records, in 2007. Walker has released a total of ten albums, including a greatest hits package and an album of Christmas music. His first four studio albums all achieved platinum certification in the United States, and his greatest hits collection and fifth studio album were each certified gold. In addition, he has charted thirty singles on the country charts, including four more Number One hits for a total of six: “Dreaming with My Eyes Open,” “If I Could Make a Living,” “This Woman and This Man” and “Rumor Has It.” His most recent single is “She Won’t Be Lonely Long,” the lead-off to an upcoming eleventh album of the same name.
Activities MEMORIAL TREE: Purchase a special star to show
your support for a loved one who has been touched by cancer. Your $20 donation can be made in an individual’s honor or memory. Your loved one’s name will be put on an ornament and added to the tree.
COWBOY PHOTO MEMORIES: Capture the moment with an official Cattle Baron’s Gala 2010 picture. Pictures produced at location.
WESTERN SHOOTING GALLERY: Test your gun slinging skills against your friend with the Fast Draw Game.
52 CARD RAFFLE: Test you luck our 52 Card Raffle Booth with a new game and prize every hour.
Rules for Auctions SILENT AUCTION CLOSING TIME: 9 pm BID BOARD CLOSING TIMES:
Bid Board 1 Bid Board 2 Bid Board 3 Bid Board 4
10 pm 10:10 pm 10:20 pm 10:30 pm
CHECKOUT INSTRUCTIONS: Checkout time for the Silent Auction, Live Auction, Fund the Mission and Bid Boards will start at 11 pm. Checkout will be located at the entrance/registration area. Guests who have pre-swiped credit cards will receive receipts for purchases at the Express Checkout. All others must complete payment with cash, check or credit card. After checking out, items will be picked up at the Auction area. Buyer will need to present a paid receipt for pick up of items.
HELPFUL TIDBITS Use your pre-assigned bid number like a secure credit card for the evening. All charges will be added onto the credit card given to ACS and settled at the end of the evening. Bid BIG! It all goes to a great cause.
AUCTION RULES: 1. All sales are final. There will be no exchanges unless expressly noted in the auction description. There will be no refunds. Your bid, oral or written, is a contract to buy. 2. All auction items are offered on an “as is” basis. All descriptions of auction items are for the sole purpose of identifying the items and seller disclaims any express or implied warranties. A minimum bid or minimum increase may be requested. Bids below these minimums will be disqualified. 3. Payment in full must be arranged the evening of October 16, 2010. In the event of non-payment, the item will be released to the next highest bidder. 4. The highest bidder acknowledged by the Auctioneer or Cattle Baron’s Auction Official shall be the buyer. Written bids on an item are effective only when received by the Auction Official before bidding on the items is closed. In the event of a dispute, the Auctioneer or Auction Official shall have the sole and final discretion to determine the successful bidder or resell the item in dispute. 5. If a bid board auction item is actively bid on by two or more bidders at the time of the auction’s close, bidding will continue until a highest bidder can be determined. 6. Items too large to take home will be returned to the American Cancer Society Building and stored until the buyer makes arrangement to pick up or have the item delivered to their home. 7. Airline and trip arrangements are subject to availability and are to be agreed upon with the donors. All blackout dates are stated in the documentation. Taxes and tips are not included unless specifically noted. 8. Extensions on services, trips and gift certificates will not be allowed. 9. Group purchases are welcome; however, one person must be responsible for bidding and payment. Unless otherwise specified, all services, trips and gift certificates must be used by October 16, 2011.
Live Auction Items ROCKY MOUNTAIN HEAVEN… SUMMER OR WINTER VALUE $30,000
Telluride, Colorado… your base camp is C-Forever Lodge, appropriately named and nestled amongst the highest concentration of 14,000’ Peaks in America. The 7,500 square foot, 5 bedroom, 5 ½ bath home has virtually everything to make certain your stay will be memorable and truly amazing. Each bedroom has breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountain Peaks and the game room provides activities for all ages. This fantasy five-night Telluride experience for 8 has been donated by Tom & Silvia Cusick. Travel in style in your very own private jet. Our Citation I/SP will quickly and comfortably fly you and up to three guests roundtrip to Telluride, CO. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride! Courtesy of Express Jets.
SHE WON’T BE LONELY LONG VALUE $7,600
Give her diamonds! This 18k white gold double oval black & white diamond pendant on an 18K gold “Diamond by the Yard” chain. The pendant is set with 1.00 CTW of black diamonds & 0.75 CTW of white diamonds. The chain has 0.50 CTW of white diamonds. That’s 2.25 CTW of diamonds with gold. It’s a show stopper… plus the recipient of this necklace will receive an up close & personal serenade on our stage tonight by Clay Walker. Courtesy of San Antonio Jewelry & Clay Walker.
CHESAPEAKE BAY, MARYLAND RETREAT VALUE $5,000
Enjoy a seven-night stay for six at this beautiful waterfront home near Annapolis, Maryland. You’ll love the stunning 180-degree view of the South River, just off the Chesapeake Bay. The location is incredible. Just 10 minutes from Annapolis, the United States Naval Academy; 40 minutes to Washington, DC, and Baltimore. The large deck overlooks the South River. Stairs lead down to your own private pier and boat lift. A community boat launch is also available. The house is beautifully decorated with hardwood floors, open architecture and water views from the living room/kitchen and master bedroom. The home is fully equipped with everything you need for your stay. There are three bedrooms and three bathrooms. Airfare for 4 included. Courtesy of Lynn & Mac Riddick and American Airlines.
CASA PIAZZA VALUE $11,000
Enjoy a seven-night (Saturday-Saturday) stay yearround at “Casa Piazza,” a private 5-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom 8,000 square foot luxury villa located in La Punta, “the most exclusive gated community in Mexico” on the Santiago Peninsula between Manzanillo and Santiago bays. The Manzanillo area is a crown jewel in Mexico’s Pacific Riviera, located 150 miles south of Puerto Vallarta and 350 miles north of Acapulco. The villa will easily accommodate 10 guests comfortably, with a maximum occupancy of 12, or 2 families with kids. Your villa’s staff includes a chef, manager, houseman, and a maid providing 5-star daily housekeeping. Courtesy of Scott & Mary Piazza.
THE DISCOVERY ATV VALUE $PRICELESS
A former young cancer patient, Craig Egan, President of ACE Technologies, envisioned a unique project for Camp Discovery 2010, the construction of a state of the art, all electric vehicle. From concept to creation, this one of a kind technology utilized the support of the Alamo City Electric Automobile Association. This project, led by Craig and Gary Krysztopik, required over 1,000 hours of engineering and design work. Through the financial generosity of the San Antonio Automobile Dealers Association and many others, advanced vehicle components were purchased for the kit. The young campers were the driving force to transform the motors, wires and wheels into a vehicle for the 21st century, a true discovery of strength and determination. Campers choose the name, “The Discovery” in discovery of their new skills and talents. With a top speed of 50 MPH and acceleration of 0-30 in 3 seconds, this extraordinary all terrain vehicle will drive one to new discoveries.
Cadillac for a Year VALUE $10,000
Try out the best Cadillac has to offer with a new Cadillac every 3 months for a year. Donated by Ken Batchelor.
AQUATIC DREAMS VALUE $5,500
Your dream comes true with a crystal, clear freshwater aquarium. This 92 gallon aquarium is a complete system with a custom maple wood stand. Add a the touch of peace and tranquility to your home or office. Courtesy of Aquatic Interiors Unlimited, LLC.
AFRICAN SAFARI EXOTIC HUNT VALUE $8,500
10 day rifle hunt for 2 hunters. This safari must be completed by September 1, 2011. Antelope for Africa Safaris offers hunting and photographic safaris throughout South Africa. Outfitter Melville du Plessis is a life-member of PHASA with 27 years experience safari outfitting and professional hunting in South Africa. Our base camp is located at the foot of the Waterberg Mountains on the conservancy area Zwartkop District in the Limpopo Province. The hunt includes the day fee for 10 days for two hunters; services of a licensed professional hunter; pick up and return to Polokwane International Airport in Limpopo Province; all accommodations (ranch houses or chalets); all meals and soft drinks during the hunt; all land travel for the purpose of the hunt with a 4x4; tracker and skinner; field preparation of trophies; daily laundry service and a full kitchen staff. One additional non-hunting day added at no cost; a quiet day for you to rest/relax on your own. All South African plains game listed per brochure. Hunters must confirm their “wish list” of species to be hunted well in advance of their safari. NO airfare included. AS OF SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
Silent Auction Items IT’S A PARTY! 301. IT’S FIESTA TIME WITH CASA RIO Have a party with family and friends on the Riverwalk with this $250 party certificate to Casa Rio. Estimated Value $250 302. Wow Wee! It’s Kiddie Park Time Celebrate the special child in your life with a children’s party for 12 at Kiddie Park including unlimited rides for each child. Estimated Value $225 303. A Hill Country Wine Tasting Private wine tasting and tour for 10 at Dry Comal Creek Vineyards where the wines and vines receive personal care and tending combined with a labor-intensive handmade approach to picking, fermentation, winemaking and bottling. Estimated Value $200 304. Heart Party for Ten Enjoy a VIP table for 10 at the Leon Springs Dance Hall with 2 drink tickets per person and a large basket of tamales from Black Tie Affairs Catering. Estimated Value $400
305. Your Kids’ Party will be Cheesy Breezy Round up the kiddos for this kids’ cheeseburger and milkshake party for 12 at Cheesy Jane’s. Estimated Value $100 306. Time for Wine: A Tasting for Ten Let your taste buds experience a trip around the world with this wine tasting for 10 at Water 2 Wine, the ultimate wine experience with access to more than 100 wines from 13 countries. Estimated Value $100 307. A Night at the Quarry with Fleming’s Experience a Night of Discovery at this wine and hors d’oeuvres pairing for 10 with commentary by the Wine Manager. Estimated Value $650 308. Go Urban with Wine at 20Nine Give your wine tasting an urban flare with this wine tasting and appetizers for 20 at 20Nine Restaurant and Wine Bar. This trendy, styling, and urban setting was named after Highway 29 that runs from Carneros to Calistoga through Napa Valley. Every wine is served at proper temperature in Stolzle crystal stemware. Estimated Value $500 309. Catch a Ride to Becker Country Relax and enjoy as a limousine whisks a party of 8 into the Hill Country to the Becker Vineyards
winery and cellar for a private tour and a tasting of wine with hors d’oeuvres. The vineyard was planted on a site of native Mustang grapes and most vintages are aged in new French oak, others in new American oak, and stored in the largest underground wine cellar in Texas. Estimated Value $100
JUST RELAX OR GET-A-WAY 401. Ahhh! That Feels Great! Allow yourself to be pampered with 90-minute, in-home, customized personal massage with Lea from Essential Escape Massage Therapy. Estimated Value $100 402. Ahhh! That Feels Great! Allow yourself to be pampered with 90-minute, in-home, customized personal massage with Cathleen from Essential Escape Massage Therapy. Estimated Value $100 403. Put a Crowne on Your Night in Houston End your night in Houston with a night in a parlor suite at the Crowne Plaza Houston Medical Center, conveniently located across the street from Reliant Stadium and is just minutes from the Galleria. Estimated Value $140 404. A Place to Stay in West Houston Make your next trip to Houston a get-a-way
weekend with this 2 night stay at the Crowne Plaza Houston West. Estimated Value $200 405. A Night in the Galleria in Dallas Discover all that Dallas has to offer with this night stay at the Crowne Plaza Dallas near the Galleria, which is centrally located in the heart of the North Dallas Addison business district featuring over 170 restaurants, entertainment venues and some of the most prestigious shopping in the Dallas area including Galleria Dallas. Estimated Value $140 406. North Dallas Crowne Suite If you’re searching for a hotel with comfort, convenience and award-winning hospitality, look no further than the Crowne Plaza Suites Dallas Park Central. Located in the vibrant North Dallas business district, with this 2 night stay in a suite, you’ll be just minutes from renowned Dallas attractions, shopping and fine dining. Estimated Value $150 407. A Night in Arlington Experience Southern hospitality at its finest when you stay at the Crowne Plaza® Suites in Arlington. Our all-suite hotel is centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth and is just minutes from the DFW Airport, Six Flags, Texas Ranger Stadium, and Arlington’s new Cowboy’s stadium. This one night stay at the Crowne Plaza is the perfect complement for any trip to Arlington! Estimated Value $175
408. The Sheraton in Denver Perfectly located on the 16th Street Pedestrian Mall, the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel is in the heart of Denver’s business and financial districts and a simple 3½ blocks from the Colorado Convention Center, the Colorado State Capitol, the Denver Art Museum, and the Pavilions shopping and entertainment complex. Our Sheraton Denver hotel offers 1,231 rooms with beautiful mountain and downtown views. Estimated Value $120 409. Celebrate City Center with the Mandarin A two-night stay for two people at Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas with unlimited yoga and Pilates courses during the length of stay, unlimited access to The Thermal Experiences at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental (within business hours), and unlimited access to Fitness and Wellness Center. Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas is part of City Center, a joint venture between MGM Resorts International and Dubai World, and is located at the very heart of The Las Vegas Strip. Estimated Value $750 410. No Place Like the Sheraton in Kansas Enjoy a two night, weekend stay for two with breakfast buffet at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel at the Convention Center. Newly renovated and in the heart of the College Boulevard business corridor, our hotel is just minutes from your business destination and is conveniently attached to the new Overland Park Convention Center. Estimated Value $200
411. St. Louis Nights A two-night stay for two in a king room at the Sheraton St. Louis City Center Hotel and Suites, nestled in the downtown historic area of St. Louis. Come enjoy the historic flavor of this 1929 landmark building with modern comforts such as the heated, indoor pool and oversized guest rooms. The hotel is also located just steps from the Metro Link/Light Rail system, making it easy to visit downtown attractions like the Arch, Busch Stadium, Riverboat Casinos, and Union Station. Estimated Value $260 412. Gospel Brunch with a Texas Twist Enjoy a Sunday brunch in Gruene, Texas with four passes to Gruene Hall’s Gospel Brunch with a Texas Twist. Every second Sunday, this popular, toe-tapping show is like no other with a New Orleans brunch served up by the Gristmill River Restaurant and Bar. Cowboystyle Gospel tunes are provided by Bret Graham and The Gospel Silvertones as well as by Selina Affram, a longtime mainstay of Gruene Hall’s Gospel Brunch. Estimated Value $100 413. A Wondrous Weekend at Austin’s Premier Resort Like the Hill Country that surrounds this luxury resort hotel, Barton Creek is known for its distinctive combination of peaceful beauty and gracious warmth. Enjoy luxurious accommodations for two nights with breakfast
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for two at Barton Creek Resort and Spa. Offer valid Sunday thru Thursday only. Estimated Value $410 414. A Wondrous Weekend at Austin’s Premier Resort Like the Hill Country that surrounds this luxury resort hotel, Barton Creek is known for its distinctive combination of peaceful beauty and gracious warmth. Enjoy luxurious accommodations for two nights with breakfast for two at Barton Creek Resort and Spa. Offer valid Sunday thru Thursday only. Estimated Value $410 415. To infinity and beyond at NASA Take a mini-vacation with this opportunity to be a tourist in Texas! Enjoy a one night stay at The Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake with breakfast for two. Estimated Value $150 416. Relax at the Rim Treat yourself to a pampering at the Woodhouse, dinner at Tiago’s Cabo, and a stay
at the Marriott. This item includes an “organic renewal” spa package at the Woodhouse Day Spa with a 50 minute volcanic stone massage, soothing facial with purifying back treatment, and organic sugar scrub pedicure; a $30 gift certificate to Tiago’s Cabo Grille, and a one night stay in a king room at the Marriott Courtyard at The Rim. Estimated Value $494
JEWELRY AND ACCESSORIES 501. Who Doesn’t Want a James Avery? James Avery Craftsman Elegante Drop Ear Hooks are a pair of 14k gold and sterling silver earrings that are 1 ¾” long. This simple yet elegant pair of earrings can go with almost anything. Estimated Value $199
Silent Auction Items 502. That’s so Charming! A pink leather, woven pattern bracelet from Pandora. Pandora is recognized as one of the world’s most up-andcoming brands and is best known for their everpopular charm bracelets. This item includes a Pandora pink ribbon cupcake container and a Pandora apron. Estimated Value $540.56 503. Where Did You Get That? 149 Sheryl Reeh Necklace and Earrings Estimated Value $50 504. Perfect Match A coordinating set of turquoise necklace and earrings with orange flower accents. Estimated Value $45 505. Love that Necklace and Earrings A blue and clear crystal Sandra Baskin design from Seeds of Love Flowers and Gifts. Estimated Value $80 506. Chocolate Drop Mandarin Gems large chocolate pearl with cz accent on gold filled chain. Estimated Value $300 507. Cross Your Heart Angela Crenshaw Designs smokey quartz cross strung on smokey quartz and leather and
hammered sterling silver hoop earrings. Estimated Value $115 508. Beautiful in Blue Angela Crenshaw Designs elegant 14K gold filled drop earrings with chalcedony and blue topaz accents. Estimated Value $50 509. Handcrafted Necklace A unique rounded coral necklace handcrafted by Jennifer Moriarty. Estimated Value $250 510. Up Close and Personal This turquoise and carnelian necklace and earring set from Personal Adornments is sure to become a treasured piece. Estimated Value $187 511. Texas Turquoise Bitter Creek Designs versatile 7 strand turquoise necklace. Estimated Value $280 512. Time to Reach Out Montana Silversmith Sterling Ladies Watch from Methodist Outreach. Estimated Value $200 513. Under the Sea A fun Vicki Siptak design with a fish pendant. Estimated Value $200
(Continued) 514. The Great Southwest A southwestern-inspired beaded lizard necklace is a Vicki Siptak design. Estimated Value $200 515. Classic Betsey Classic Betsey Johnson rounded sunglasses. Estimated Value $150 517. Traditions at the Depot Gift Set This Brighton organizer bag and quilt coin purse are perfect to keep your everyday needs looking stylish. Estimated Value $257 518. Clutch of Gold A versatile and classy Solas darling gold clutch purse from Traditions at the Depot. Estimated Value $208 519. Snake Clutch from Traditions at the Depot Harmony turquoise snake clutch purse from Traditions at the Depot is sure to become a personal favorite. Estimated Value $176 520. Love that Bag! Fun and flirty red, beaded, heart-shaped purse. Estimated Value $164
521. Hand me that Bag! Medium upholstered ladies’ handbag handcrafted by Lynette Furr especially for tonight from Wild Wild West Purses. Estimated Value $150
ACTION PACKED 601. Football Finds Here’s your chance to own an autographed football for you or a friend! This item includes one University of Houston autographed football and $50 in gift certificates to Dick’s Sporting Goods. Estimated Value $Priceless 602. Have a Ball! Commemorate your fan status with this basketball autographed by your 2009-2010 San Antonio Spurs! Estimated Value $Priceless 603. A Bowl of Fun Let’s bowl! This item includes a bowling game for 5 at University Bowl including shoes, billiards, and a tub of popcorn and $50 in gift certificates to Dick’s Sporting Goods. Estimated Value $95 604. Rein it in with Dressage Take advantage of this opportunity by Esperanza Farms and Stables for four equestrian dressage lessons. Estimated Value $200
605. Heck of a Hockey Package Great times await with this suite to one San Antonio Rampage game including 22 tickets, 5 parking passes, 5 programs, and 1 jersey! Estimated Value $500 606. Sweet Silver Suite Rustle up 22 friends and enjoy this sweet view of a San Antonio Silver Stars game of your choice. Item also includes 5 parking passes and 5 game programs. Estimated Value $500 607. Get Your Spurs Ready! Bid on this opportunity to get excited about and size up your home town team for the upcoming season! Here are 2 tickets to the Spurs’ preseason game verses Oklahoma City Thunder this coming Monday, October 18th. Estimated Value $60 608. Tee it Up for Two Round of golf for two at the River Crossing Club, a premier Texas Hill Country private golf club. This course is a 18-hole championship course with a perfect balance of challenge and forgiveness that provides one enjoyable round after another. Estimated Value $170
609. Tee it Up for Two Round of golf for two at the River Crossing Club, a premier Texas Hill Country private golf club. This course is a 18-hole championship course with a perfect balance of challenge and forgiveness that provides one enjoyable round after another. Estimated Value $170
613. What a Combo! Baseball and Outback Enjoy four box seats to see the San Antonio Missions during their 2011 regular season and two $45 gift certificates to Outback Steakhouse. Estimated Value $166
610. Super Pro! Always wanted to improve your game? Bid today for a one hour tennis lesson with Barry Mills from The Dominion Country Club. Barry’s experience includes over 25 years as an amateur and professional player, teacher, and coach. Estimated Value $75
614. Fore for Four A round of golf for four at The Dominion Country Club, golf cart not included. Challenging, innovative, and gracefully designed, The Dominion Country Club’s golf course is both a breathtaking sight and a challenge to play. Estimated Value $450
611. Get Star-Crossed at Dominion This great deal includes participation in The Dominion Country Club’s Future Stars Tennis Program. This program is for children 4-8 years old. The experience and stability of the tennis professionals at The Dominion is unparalleled in this region. Estimated Value $225 612. What an Excellent Shot! Participation in The Dominion Country Club’s Excellence Tennis Program for those aged 8 to 16 years. The Dominion’s lighted tennis courts step down a terraced hillside, offering the intimate feeling of playing on your own private court. Estimated Value $225
615. Fore for Four on Wheels A round of golf for four at The Dominion Country Club, including golf cart. The course features a classic design combined with meticulous attention to detail. Each hole has its own character while still preserving the overall continuity of the course. Estimated Value $550 616. Golf at the Bay A round of golf for two at any of three Robert Trent Jones, Sr. golf courses at the Horseshoe Bay Resort. All three courses have been featured in the Dallas Morning News’ “50 Best Courses in Texas” list ever since the origin of the ranking in 1989. Estimated Value $300
617. All Golfers Want a Swing at TPC! A round of golf for four at San Antonio’s own TPC (Tournament Players Club) golf course. The course opened in January 2010 with 36 holes situated on 2,800 rolling acres at the base of the beautiful Texas Hill Country. TPC San Antonio is a private resort accessible only to members and guests of the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa. Estimated Value $700 618. Guided Pheasant Hunt for Two Don’t miss this opportunity for a good time with participation for you and a friend in the Olton 28th Annual two day guided pheasant hunt in December during opening weekend. Estimated Value $600 619. Nobody does the Great Southwest like La Paloma in Arizona A round of golf and two night stay for two at The Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa in Tuscon, Arizona. Enjoy the breathtaking views of mountains from the greens at this Jack Nicklaus course and then partake in the resort’s full service spa. Estimated Value $500
Silent Auction Items 620. The Eyes of Texas Are Upon You! This unbelievable package is perfect for any true University of Texas fan. Enjoy four game tickets to the October 23rd game vs. Iowa state, a Mac Brown autographed football, and a UT fan basket with two hats and two spirit shirts. Hook ‘em! Estimated Value $Priceless
OUT AND ABOUT AROUND TOWN 701. A Leon Springs Tradition — Fralo’s Fralo’s Art of Pizza $100 gift certificate. Just up the road from The Dominion, Fralo’s is earning a spot in the hearts of locals with casual but fun dining among lazy moss-draped oaks and picnic tables and live music several times a week. Estimated Value $100 702. A Taste of the Town Biga on the Banks three-course tasting for two. This certificate entitles the recipient the pleasure of dining at Biga on the Banks overlooking the San Antonio River for the value of a 3 Course Chef’s Tasting for 2. This prefixed three-course early dining dinner is served in a timely manner so you can make curtain call. Perfect for pre-theatre or concert dining. Estimated Value $75
703. Two Treats on Broadway This perfect afternoon includes a $25 dining certificate to nearby Tre Trattoria Ristorante and four passes to the Witte Museum. Estimated Value $57
708. Get Wild with the Family Two adult and one child day pass to Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch, the longest running, most visited safari park in Texas. Over the past 25 years, the park has grown both in acreage and diversity of animals. It’s time to go on safari! Estimated Value $42
704. The Art of Gourmet A pairing of two San Antonio favorites includes 4 passes to the San Antonio Museum of Art and dinner for four at Josephine Street Café. Estimated Value $112
709. Take Your Friends for a Mexican Feast El Chaparral Mexican Restaurant $100 gift certificate. Come visit El Chaparral, where a legacy of friends, family and faith has created… “A Taste Like No Other!” Estimated Value $100
705. Rim it UP! You are sure to enjoy this dinner and movie pairing in The Rim with four movie passes at Santiko’s at the Palladium and two $25 gift certificates to Stone Werks Big Rock Grille. Estimated Value $90
710. Mi Amore! Aldo’s Ristorante Italiano $100 dining certificate. Aldo’s warn and inviting dining experience takes your taste buds to Tuscanny with authentic Italian recipes. Estimated Value $100
706. A Taste of the Riverwalk This sampling of downtown restaurants is sure to come in handy! A $50 gift certificate to Boudro’s Texas Bistro, a $30 gift certificate to Restaurant Insignia, and dinner for two at Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse. Estimated Value $147
711. Go Gourmet in Downtown SA Gift certificate for $100 valid at either Little Rhein Steak House or Fig Tree Restaurant. Take your pick between two downtown favorites. Little Rhein Steak House is in La Villita and is known for its high quality steaks and rustic charm. Fig Tree also offer outdoor seating overlooking the river but is known for delicate dishes, crisp linens, and elegant china. Estimated Value $100
707. Grand Gourmet Enjoy two tickets to Nine to Five at the Majestic Theatre downtown and a $75 gift certificate to nearby Houston Street Bistro. Estimated Value $180
712. Say it with a Song Enjoy a $100 gift certificate to Paesano’s Ristorante and two seasons ticket to the San Antonio Symphony’s 20102011 POPS (Philharmonic Orchestra/Philharmonic Symphony) monthly series featuring The Music of John Denver, Holiday Pops, Cirque de la Symphonie, Simply Sinatra with Steve Lippia, Don Braswell on Broadway and Fiesta Pops! Estimated Value $770.50 713. Dinner and a Movie Enjoy a wonderful evening watching a good movie with two passes to San Antonio IMAX Theatre and dining on good food with two $25 gift certificates to Stone Werks Big Rock Grille. Estimated Value $74.86 714. Botanical Gardens and Dinner This item is the gift that keeps on giving with Agarita level family membership for one year to the San Antonio Botanical Society and two $30 gift certificates to Paloma Blanca Mexican Cuisine. This membership includes free daily admission for one year to the Botanical Garden for two adults and up to four guests and discounts to special events and classes. Estimated Value $95
715. Steak and Friends Dinner for four at Don Strange’s Warring General Store’s Steak Night which includes a shirt, hors d’oeuvres, a salad, either a 10 oz. ribeye or two chicken breasts, a baked potato, and tea per person. Estimated Value $120
720. Bon Appétit! Enjoy this $250 certificate for coursework at the Culinary Institute of America. The San Antonio campus is located in the historic Pearl Brewery and offers one-day weekend courses as well so sign up today for a CIA Gourmet Cooking and Baking Class! Estimated Value $250
716. LOL! A good time with four passes to Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club and a $45 gift certificate to Carrabba’s Italian Grill. Estimated Value $105
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717. Summer Fun Fun in the sun with participation for one child in The Dominion Country Club’s summer camp. Estimated Value $235 718. Your Kids Will Love You This fun mini-getaway package includes two tickets to Six Flags Fiesta Texas, a $50 gift certificate to Maggiano’s Little Italy, and one night at the Residence Inn at The Rim. Estimated Value $350 719. Make Dominion Your Domain Experience San Antonio luxury or share it with a friend! Bid now on four one-day membership passes to The Dominion Country Club and a one night stay at the Westin La Cantera Resort and Arnold Palmer Golf Course. Estimated Value $400
801. Mums the Word! Grab this opportunity to improve your home’s curb appeal with flowers from Yard Master Landscaping. Estimated Value $300 802. Doggie Delight A Senior Wellness Workup for your dog or cat including a physical exam and wellness blood testing for your pet over the age of 7 years. Estimated Value $250 803. Smooth as Silk A package of 6 microdermabrasion sessions at Four Seasons OB/Gyn. The doctors and staff at Four Seasons understands the importance of your health and well-being and are honored to serve all of your women’s healthcare needs. Microdermabrasion is a gentle and effective way of removing dead cell tissue from the outer most layer of your skin and new cells are stimulated to improve blood flow and cell turnover rate. Estimated Value $600
804. Nothin’ Like a Good Set of Teeth! Bid now on this generous package from Dreher & Luce family and cosmetic dentistry: a dental exam including x-rays, a home bleaching kit, and an Oral B Triumph electronic toothbrush. Offer valid for new patients only. Estimated Value $420
addition to, providing benefits and incentives for employees. Estimated Value $90 808. Fraser Your Floors Transform your concrete floor into an attractive, textured, and vibrant element of your home’s décor with this certificate from Fraser Concrete Floors for 100 square feet of concrete staining or stamping. Estimated Value $300
805. Tailor Made Ring in a new decade in style with this $500 gift certificate to use towards services at Chris Casseb Clothing. Prices range depending on brand, fabric, and services desired but Chris Casseb Clothing has the style and experience to create an ideal look from readymade brands starting at $145 for slacks and $425 for suits as well as tailor a custom fit starting at $295 for slacks and $895 for suits. Come in today for your quality, custom-fit clothing! Estimated Value $500
809. Music to My Ears Gift certificate for a one month piano rental from Alamo Music Center with delivery and four piano lessons at the center. Viva la musica! Estimated Value $250 810. Greens of Silk A $150 gift certificate to Silk Greenery, a proud supplier of the finest quality silk flowers, plants trees, and home accessories. We specialize in custom floral arrangements, which are crafted by our experienced staff of floral designers and are made to fit any of your decorative needs. Estimated Value $150
806. Flower Power Add just the right touch to your home with this Flowers for a Year certificate from Tammy’s Creations good for one floral arrangement each month. Estimated Value $425
811. A Great Hair Day! Treat your hair with this $100 gift certificate for any stylist at Alta Moda Salon. Estimated Value $100
807. Help Has Arrived! Free up some time with this certificate for two hours of personal assistance and errand services by Generations Concierge. Offer valid in San Antonio, Boerne, Bandera, and New Braunfels. Generations also assists businesses with the management of schedules, errands, and tasks, in
812. Salon Heaven A cut and color at Salon David Escape Spa. All hair services begin with a consultation, then indulge in a soothing scalp and neck massage while your hair is refreshed, moisturized, hydrated and renewed. Estimated Value $182
Silent Auction Items 813. Purely Posh A hair cut with Andrea at Purely Posh Salon. Purely Posh is like no other with its chic atmosphere, hospitality, and highly trained professionals providing personalization in a full service salon. Estimated Value $47 814. Purely Posh A hair cut with Andrea at Purely Posh Salon. Purely Posh is like no other with its chic atmosphere, hospitality, and highly trained professionals providing personalization in a full service salon. Estimated Value $47 815. Keep it Clean With a Wash Tub Membership for one year, wash your car all you want! We mean it, everyday as many times as you want ... for a whole year! Certificate is valid at over 20 San Antonio locations and includes a complete interior vacuum, bumper to bumper gentle wash, all windows cleaned inside and out, and a soft towel drying. Estimated Value $380
816. She goes to Stadia Three laser hair removal treatments up to $600 at Stadia Medical Spa. Stadia provides a full range of aesthetic service and was voted Best Spa and Best Spa Treatment provider by San Antonio Express readers. Stadia offer only the most effective laser hair-removal treatments, which reduce or eliminate the need for shaving or using other hair-removal products on various parts of the body for women and men. Estimated Value $600 817. What a Smooth Solution! Here’s your chance! A $250 gift certificate to Smooth Solutions laser hair removal. No fancy gimmicks, no big Hollywood stars, just a dedicated and friendly staff helping you in your quest to permanently remove unwanted body hair. Smooth Solutions has been in business over 10 years and has completed over 500,000 successful hair removal treatments. Estimated Value $250 818. Picture Perfect Sitting fee and 10x14 custom portrait by Langmore Photography. Langmore’s work has appeared in National Geographic, Popular Photography, Natural History Magazine, and Women’s World. Estimated Value $525
(Continued) 819. Picture This with an 8x10 Photography session with Robin Jackson Photography and an 8x10 family portrait. Family, children, and pets welcome! Estimated Value $300 820. Picture This with an 11x14 Photography session with Robin Jackson Photography and an 11x14 family portrait. Family, children, and pets welcome! Estimated Value $450 821. Making Memories On location portrait session and a 16x20 portrait with Photography by Corene, 1999 photographer of the year. Estimated Value $500
SHOP ‘TIL YOU DROP! 905. Isn’t that Just Daisy! Moldova embroidered duster/double D. Tucked away inside a chic main street abode, Daisy Pearl Boutique has quickly become the destination for both local and visiting fashionistas. Come see what all the buzz is about! Estimated Value $895
906. Penned Up Mont Blanc Meisterstück Hematite Legrande fountain pen and Mont Blanc Diaries & Notes natural toned leather large notes journal. Estimated Value $1,195 907. Kitchen Corner A beautiful Bella Ranch granite lazy Susan perfect for any kitchen complete with Giogrio Gifts fall black orchid serving ware by Michael Aram. Estimated Value $189 908. Grillin’ Time! A Don Strange Grill Pardner. A hand-crafted metal grilling and warming platter perfect for keeping your grilled food warm. This platter is a residential replica of the commercial presentation platter used by Don for the last 30 years. It is hand-made at the Don Strange of Texas Ranch. Estimated Value $179 909. The Beauty of Light Bid now on this classic wrought iron chandelier donated by Kevin and Jennifer Moriarty. Estimated Value $200
910. Floor Warmer Gift certificate for $500.00 good towards the purchase of any in-stock area rug. At O’Krent’s Abbey Flooring Center, they understand that it’s not just a floor, it’s your home! Estimated Value $500 911. Scene at Big Bend Three Cows at Big Bend framed photograph by Kevin C. Moriarty. Estimated Value $300 912. Porch Décor from Bella Ranch Interiors Bella Ranch Interiors large backlit wooden star made from old wood fences is a perfect touch to any cozy outdoor living space. Estimated Value $119 913. Decorate the Time Traditions at the Depot Timeworks Regency Pallazode di Sardinia clock. Estimated Value $188 914. Bella Ranch Gift Package Warm home décor set with a cross of horseshoes, wall sconces, and a candle centerpiece. Estimated Value $114 915. Cross Art A perfect addition to and centerpiece for your wall cross collection! This cross from David and Christy Achilles is made of stone and is 2 feet tall and 1 foot wide. Estimated Value $80
916. BBQ Party in a Basket Your next cookout is sure to be a hit with this BBQ basket from Don Strange Ranch with six bottles of Don Strange sauces, a bottle of Becker Reserve Wine, a Jon Hart King note pad, 2 reusable Don Strange grocery bags, a Don Strange Ranch t-shirt, and a Brian Strange CD. Estimated Value $150 917. Gifts from a Friend This package includes a 36x44 Lime-oak framed and matted watercolor, Desert Cactus; a 34x44 limed-oak framed and matted print, Desert Mesa; and a corresponding 5’5” x 8’2” Southwestern designed area rug in sage, dusty rose, and bone. All items donated by Barry Blackman. Estimated Value $650 918. Bass Pro Prints Two framed prints from Bass Pro Shops. Estimated Value $200 919. A Basket of Apples Bella Ranch Interiors large twig basket with two bags of green decorator apples. Estimated Value $55 920. Chips and Dip Party Set Perfect for a gathering, bid now on this mission chip and dip set from Bella Ranch Interiors. Estimated Value $55 921. Good Grind Perfect for any coffee lover, bid now on a basket from Kiva Coffee Roasters with a Burr coffee grinder and five 1 pound bags of assorted single original coffees roasted in Fair Oaks Ranch. Estimated Value $80
922. Country Time This gift for him from Seeds of Love Flowers and Gifts includes cufflinks and a cowboy boot clock and business card holder. Estimated Value $60 923. Sips and Seeds Draw out a beautiful Texas afternoon or invite a friend over for this gift basket from Seeds of Love Flowers and Gifts including a drink shaker, two martini glasses, and two packages of Gerbs flavored pumpkin seeds. Estimated Value $60 924. Blokus! Add some spice to family game night with this giant version of Blokus, an abstract strategy board game from Learning Express. Blokus has won numerous awards including the Mensa Select award and the 2004 Teacher’s Choice Award. Estimated Value $180
927. It’s a Girl! Giorgio Gifts gift basket for baby girl from the Mud Pie Baby Collection is perfect with a princess onesie, booties, blanket and sweet hair bow complete with one large Wells Fargo Collector’s Edition Plush Pony, “Al.” Estimated Value $167 928. A Gift from SAKS Beauty gift basket from SAKS Fifth Avenue. Estimated Value $350 929. Just Another Tequila Sunrise A tequila variety of bottles in a case donated by Plaza Liquor in Boerne. Estimated Value $100 930. Ready for my close up! An in-home teeth bleaching system from Dr. Sonia Jennings Family Dentistry. Estimated Value $275
925. That’s the Spirit! Get into character with this $100 gift certificate to the Spirit Halloween Superstores at any San Antonio location. Our experience means we can bring you the best and most complete selection costumes, masks, wigs, accessories, makeup, and decorations – with many products you won’t find in any other store or on any other site. Everything you can imagine for Halloween is at Spirit. Estimated Value $100 926. Doggies are for Love Pamper your pup with this gift basket of treats, toys, a blanket, and a Sleepy Paws pet bed. Estimated Value $80
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Bid Board Items Package 201
Relax, Rejuvenate, ReVive
Run, don’t walk to snatch up this great item! Be sure to place a bid on this gift package including pampering for you and your friends. Estimated Value $1,000 Package 202
Comforts of Home
Zasha by Jude Frances Diamond Pave Blue Topaz Ring. Donated by Giorgio Gifts who offer simply elegant gifts that celebrate the fun in life. Estimated Value $1,140 Package 205
The Perfect Fit for You Both
Warm up a room with this rustic finish, Indonesian Pemuda Wine Buffet from Comforts of Home with two Robin Renee Hix oil painted framed photographs of Longhorns. Estimated Value $2,400
A couple’s platinum membership one year at Spectrum Athletic Clubs. Spectrum goes beyond a workout and includes a great environment with great classes and equipment. Estimated Value $2,000
Did you say Puerto Rico? Oh yeah! Enjoy a one week stay at the ESJ Towers in Puerto Rico between 12/19/2011 and 1/3/2012. Ideally located on the beautiful Isla Verde beach, just minutes from Old San Juan, the ESJ Towers is the ultimate family-friendly accommodation. The ESJ Towers offers the best in beachfront living with spacious living and dining areas and fully equipped. At the ESJ Towers beach front resort, located on the finest beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico, guests will discover why this bustling and diverse Caribbean capital is the ultimate escape into tropical island paradise. Estimated Value $1,500 Package 208
Rustle Up Your Spurs Have a great time with these four box seats to a Spurs Game donated by Party City and Don E. Lasseter, Jr. Go Spurs Go! Estimated Value $1,200
Celebrate Cibolo at the New JW Marriott Two nights deluxe accommodations for two at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa with complimentary resort fee. The JW Marriott Resort is situated in Texas Hill Country in Cibolo Canyons, where crystal clear streams and towering oak and cedar trees meet the majesty of the hills just 20 minutes from downtown San Antonio. This Hill Country Resort features the 36-hole TPC San Antonio and the Sophisticated Lantana Spa. Estimated Value $800
Enjoy the luxurious charm of this elegant, queen-sized, iron bed from Fiddlin’ Frogs. Estimated Value $3,600 Package 209
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words Take home this wonderful collage of art painted by children at Methodist Hospital who are currently fighting cancer and by their siblings donated by the San Antonio Chapter of the Young Texans Against Cancer. Enjoy their brush strokes today! Estimated Value $Priceless
Diamond CIRCLE OF SUPPORT Pendant 2010 Circle of Support Pendant in 14K white gold with approximately 2.00 CTW of FG color (FG SI1), SI clarity round diamonds and an 18” 14K white gold chain. The Circle of Support pendant was designed by the owner of Americus Diamond and created by Americus Diamond goldsmiths in support of charitable organizations and may not be purchased in stores. Estimated Value $7,500 Package 211
Spurs on the Floor Two Charter level floor seats to the San Antonio Spurs vs. Memphis Grizzlies basketball game on December 18, 2010 with parking pass. Seats are section 16, row 1, seats 17 and 18. Donated by Mr. & Mrs. Roberto & Melissa Alvarez. Estimated Value $900 Package 212
The Emerald Coast Enjoy a five day, four night stay in a 2 bedroom/2.5 bathroom gulf view condominium at the Portofino Resort in Pensacola Beach, Florida. The condo sleeps two to six persons. Airfare for two is included. The resort has it all with onsite spa, restaurant, tennis, and all the beach amenities you would want. Portofino is situated along eight miles of untouched, protected white sand beaches within the Gulf Islands National Seashore. We invite you to come explore
the sand, surf and sky as you hike, bike or kayak along the shoreline, dine on Pensacola’s best seafood, steaks and other ingredients at Portofino’s restaurants, and let your senses awaken with pampering spa treatments. Estimated Value $2,000
Love that Chair! Add Western Style to any room with this one of a kind chair from Catrina’s at the Ranch. The chair is a hand carved Italian Chair with Leather, Axes and Heather. Estimated Value $2,400
A Toast at Messina Hof Gift certificate for a private charter bus and a private tour and tasting for 20 people at Messina Hof Winery. You and your friends will be treated like royalty at your private tour and tasting. Your group will learn about the rich history of the Messina Hof Winery and tour the grounds of lavish estate which includes 42 acres of vines with a behind-the-scenes look at how our wines are made and bottled. Estimated Value: $2,850
It’s a Roberto Coin! J. Green Jewelers offers this Roberto Coin rhodalite and sterling silver necklace and earring set from the CAPRI Collection. The J. Green Jewelers team has more than 100 years of experience and expertise. They know how to design, make, price, package, and deliver products to keep customers coming back. Green’s philosophy for success is simple, “provide the finest jewelers, designers, and value in the world, and deliver it with first-class, quality service.” Estimated Value $2,100
Hill Country Excursion A hunting trip to remember! Bid now on this four day, three night, Hill Country River Ranch excursion with lodging for up to eight people with use of river facilities including kayaks, canoes, fishing, and swimming on over ½ mile of crystal clear spread-fed Nueces River headwaters. This excursion also allows for up to four hunters to take 1 axis doe and unlimited wild boar. Estimated Value $4,000
Brace Yourself One orthodontic treatment with Ferris Orthodontics. Ferris’ top priority is to provide you the highest quality orthodontic care in a friendly, comfortable environment. We utilize the latest technological advances in the industry, such as invisible ceramic braces and Invisalign®, along with the latest in computer technology (digital imaging and advanced computer graphics) to ensure that you receive the most effective care possible. Offer valid for new patients only. Estimated Value $5,230
Bid Board Items Package 218
Panadora’s Box A Pandora bracelet with multiple fun pink beads, glass, and stones. Pandora is recognized as one of the world’s most up-and-coming brands and is best known for their ever-popular charm bracelets which came from the idea of having “one charm for every unforgettable and charmed moment in your life.” Rings, necklaces, and customizable earrings have been added to the line, and new collections are introduced every quarter. Bid now to take home this unforgettable moment. Estimated Value $1,136 Package 219
Spurs vs. LA! Don’t miss this opportunity to see the San Antonio Spurs vs. the Los Angeles Lakers on December 28, 2010! These section 28, row 4, seats 19-22, tickets come with a parking pass. Estimated Value $1,195 Package 220
Shaded in Style
A pair of chairs and a table for your drinks A pair of Old Hickory Leopard Leather Arm Chairs and a Round Travertine End Table donated by Calamity Jane’s Trading Company. Like the name implies, Calamity Jane’s Trading Company offers an exclusive selection of home furnishings that blend the richness of earth tones and textures with the gracefulness of artistic design and function. Value $4,400 Package 222
Deer Friends Certificate is valid for one Axis Deer Hunt at Last Gap Ranch in Center Point, Texas. Offer includes one night lodging, guide, and guide fees, and use of walk-in cooler. Scheduling is subject to availability and should be mutually agreeable. Donated by Mini Mart, Inc.. Value $ 1,800
Green with Envy 14k white gold, green, amethyst, and diamond pendant with chain and earrings from The Green Bull. We design and create many “one of a kind” jewelry lines. One such line is our “Simply Divine” collection. The Green Bull has won “Best Jewelry Store in Kendall County” for eleven consecutive years! Value $1,700 Package 224
Giddy Up Horsey A chance to bring home a wonderful little pony for the family. Starlyte is A.M.H.A. registered. She is a sorrel mare who is 7 years old and 31” tall. Starlyte is looking for the right family. If you are the loving family for this delightful pony, she is excited to meet you! “I promise to bring so much love and fun to your family!” Donated by Bronagh and Earl Floyd. Value $2,500
Wear the timeless and quality look of style with these Pucci Sunglasses from Dietz-McLean Optical. Estimated Value $1,050 AS OF SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
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the American Cancer Society and Camp Discovery.
commitment to the health of our community, KCI is pleased to do our part by supporting
therapies that continue to break new ground in patient outcomes. As part of our
This spirit of innovation, fueled by our commitment to caring, has led to clinically proven
For more than 30 years, KCI has been at the forefront of advanced healing technologies.
KCI Proudly Supports the American Cancer Society Cattle Baron’s Gala.
Together, We’re Rounding Up A Cure.
Methodist Healthcare is a proud supporter of the
Cattle Baron’s Gala. Our Approach to Care In partnership with our patient’s physician, Methodist’s team of cancer care specialists includes medical oncologists, transplant
pulmonologists, gastroenterologists, radiologists, pathologists, urologists, dermatologists and other specialists. Our certified nurses, oncology pharmacists, social workers, nutritionists, physical therapists, music therapists, pastoral staff and case managers all strive to meet the unique physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and their families. Oncology services we offer: • Research and Technology
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• Targeted Therapies
Congratulations to Jaime and Lori Wesolowski for being this year’s chairs.
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Methodist Hospital • Methodist Children’s Hospital of South Texas* • Metropolitan Methodist Hospital* • Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital* • Methodist Heart Hospital* • Northeast Methodist Hospital* Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Hospital - Northwest • Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Center - Medical Center • Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Center - North Central • Texas Transplant Institute* Texas Neurosciences Institute at Methodist Hospital* • Gamma Knife Center at Methodist Hospital* • Methodist Stone Oak Hospital • Methodist Boerne Emergency Center* *A Methodist Hospital facility **Source: 2009/2010 National Research Corporation, Health Care Market Guide
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A longtime friend of the American Cancer Society, Don Strange, the patriarch of the internationally renowned catering company, Don Strange of Texas Inc., passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at the age of 69. Don Strange and his wife Frances were the Co-chairs of the American Cancer Society Cattle Baron’s Gala in 2009. Strange is best known for his larger than life presence, passion for his family and his life-long love of Texas cuisine. Don Strange is often credited by many for putting Texas on the culinary map. Don was part of the Cattle Baron’s Gala from the beginning. Starting with the first Cattle Baron’s in Dallas, Don created the signature menu and style of Cattle Baron’s. As the Cattle Baron’s expanded — cities across Texas called on Don Strange to help them create successful events. Over the years Don helped the American Cancer Society raise millions of dollars for the fight against cancer by creating incredible parties that kept guest coming back year after year.
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The American Cancer Society’s patient transportation program ensures these patients a ride to their life-saving treatment and gives them a whole lot of hope. Methodist Healthcare Ministries has donated $100,000 towards this program. Our goal is to match that amount. During the gala you will have the opportunity to give to this important cause, if you are unable to attend you can make a donation using the enclosed replay card.
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MAVERICK TABLES $3,500
UTHSCA Macy’s Barry Blackman The Stuart Charitable Foundation Dr. Jane Appleby Sendero Wealth Management
Humana Blue Cross Blue Shield Cavender’s Western Wear Christus Santa Rosa Healthcare GCS Glo Cleaning Systems Jim Lutz, Metropolitan Methodist Hospital Lockhead Martin Michael Stratis Nordstrom Precision Pathology Services Southwest Motor Transport Outback Steakhouse Blue Bird Auxiliary Securitas United Health Care USAA Whataburger Methodist Hospital Operating Room Seale Ranches Bolner’s South Texas Gynecologic Oncology Methodist Children’s Hospital Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital Methodist Hospital Healthcare Facilities Development Catrina’s at the Ranch/CKC Custom Homes Denise Graves Genetech Ferris Orthodontics Wells Fargo CTRC — Surgical Oncology Anna Floyd Interim Healthcare IMED
SANTA ANNA TICKETS $200
Landmark Cancer Center Don Lasseter Moore Electric Parade Sound Production Schnitzler Cardiovascular Consultants Nalco Company Systematic Communications Company Brian & Kristin Raimando Arian Killebrew Austin Fredrick
Beam Global Spirits & Wine, Inc. Cappadonna Electric Coca-Cola Distributing of San Antonio Rebecca Creek Distillery, LLC Toyota of Boerne
Rio Grande Regional Hospital — In honor of Ken Davis Bell and Weed Broadway Bank AS OF SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
Auction Donors 20Nine Restaurant & Wine Bar 3 Girls Alamo Golf Club Alamo Music Center Alta Moda Salon Americus Diamonds Aquatic Interiors Unlimited, LLC ARW Kiddie Park Barry Blackman Beckwith Electronic Engineering Co. Bella Ranch Interiors Biga On The Banks Bitter Creek Designs Black Tie Affair Catering Boudro’s on the Riverwalk Brake Check Brown Ranch Casa Piazza Carrabas’s Casa Rio Chama Gaucha Cheesy Jane’s Chris Casseb Crowne Plaza — Houston Medical Center Crowne Plaza — Houston West
Crowne Plaza — Dallas Crowne Plaza Suites — Arlington Discovery Toys Dominion Country Club Dominion Tennis Dry Comal Creek Vineyards El Chaparral Ellen Lin, MD ESJ Towers Esperanza Farms and Stables Essential Escape Massage Therapy Ferris Orthodontics Five Star Cleaners Flemings Four Season’s OB/Gyn Fralo’s Art of Pizza Fraser Concrete Floors Generations Concierge Giorgio Gifts Glazer Distributing Grey Moss Inn Gruene Hall Horseshoe Bay Resort Houston St. Bistro IMA X Theatre
James Avery Jeff & Jacquie Rothe Jeff & Sheryl Reeh Joan Dreher, DDS & Ernest Luce, DDS Josephine St. Café Kerri & Michael Black Langmore Photography Linda Dozier Little Rhein Steak House/Fig Tree Lynn and Mac Riddick Maggino’s Little Italy Make A Wish Miniature Horses Messina Hof Winery Nadia & Matt Bonner O’Krent’s Abbey Flooring Center Olton’s Chamber of Commerce Outback Steakhouse Paloma Blanca Mexican Cuisine Pam Gilbert Party City Personal Adornments Photography by Corene Pure Posh Salon — Andrea Ruiz Stylist Robin Jackson Photography Rural Outreach, Methodist Hospital
San Antonio Botanical Society Seeds of Love San Antonio Jewelry San Antonio Missions Baseball Club San Antonio Museum of Art San Antonio Rampage Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel Sheraton Overland Park Hotel Sheraton St. Louis City Center Hotel Spectrum Health Clubs Spirit Store Spurs Sports & Entertainment Sylvia and Tom Cusick Tammy’s Creations TPC San Antonio Traditions at the Depot Tre Trattoria/Restaurant Insignia University Bowl VCA Veterinary Hospital of Leon Springs The Westin La Cantera Westin La Paloma Hotels & Resorts Wild Fish Witte Museum The Woodhouse Day Spa at the Rim Water 2 Wine
AS OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
Chic Fashion Show a nd as Hold ‘Em Pok er Tour na ment Sponsors. Th ank You, RTexa nch
W O H W S O N O I H S FA Sponsors:
Methodist Healthcare Ministries • Dr. and Mrs. Wright Hartsell Plastic, Reconstructive & Microsurgical Associates of South Texas, P.A. • Bexar County Medical Society Alliance Hospice INSPIRIS • Jim and Kathy Rogers • Methodist Healthcare System • Silver Eagle Distributors Bolner’s Meat Market • Wanda Gibbons • Metropolitan Methodist Hospital • Cordillera Ranch Shindig O’Krents Abbey Flooring Center
Gal a Committee 2010 GALA CHAIRS
FOOD & BEVERAGE
TEXAS HOLD â€˜EM
Jaime and Lori Wesolowski
Marlise Kercheville Pam Gilbert Alex Miller Rosanne DiGiacomo Tracy Strieber
Kay & Mark Bernard Ashley & Timo Hixon Marisa & Troy Fulmer Nancy Meadows
Dean Alexander Joe Baab Candace Cole Eileen Huss Stephanie Parker Patty Runyan Tammy Rivers
Justin Doss Michael Beaver Genifer Brackman Bernie Boone Charles Braun Tim Carr Imelda Guzman Matt Kelly Wayne Martin
Steering Committee Palmira Arellano Lisa Ayres JoDee Kerestes
AUCTION LOGISTICS Terri & Randy Abernathy Chairs Nancy Davis Dana Huerta Sheryl Reeh Barbara & Clyde Wagner Irene Black
CAMP DISCOVERY PROJECT Debbie & Dudley Harral Chairs Peggy Cary Alan Farris Bryan Jaax Paula Larson Tandy Mellard Kristin & Brian Raimondo Marilyn Stanton-White Peggy Visio Cindy McCloy
DECORATIONS Catrina Hoelke Luanne Ansaldo Pat Burns Stacey Burton Janet & Mike Casey Rebecca Terrazas Kammie Sittre
ENTERTAINMENT JP Bartonico Michael John Nicole & Scott Boynton Cathy & Noll Haffner Susan & Dan Kilgore Brien Mayoral Roy Washington Mac Mckinney
IT CHECK-IN/OUT Omar Martinez Chair Rabbi Barry Block Pedro Carrizales Kate Crosby Mildred Schooman-Markel Sarah and Ryan McLaughlin
LIVE AUCTION Denise Dominguez
FASHION SHOW Dixie George Kim Beaver Kathy Black Dianne Dorsett Wanda Gibbons Betsy Grimaldi Tamara Holzhausen Katy Kelly Jane Nellis Candace Propost Joni Reyna Kathy & James Rogers Anna Silva Janice Simons Tammy Windsor Victoria & Patrick Ervin Donna Muslin Michelee Muslin Dawn Martin
FINANCE Kate Crosby Mildred Schooman-Markel
MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS Palmira Arellano Shirley Wills Nancy Cook-Monroe Kevin Helmrick JoAnn King Cynthia Kirksey Pilar Oates Mike Schaefer Skip Wood Maren Senn Nancy Preyor-Johnson
Tammy Rivers Taylor Bridges
SILENT AUCTION Cynthia Schluter Chair Tammy Santiago Linda Dozier & Jim Castrellon Patty Manea Sherry Fraser Gloria Goodwin Tresa Shalt
Vicki & Stephen Goebel Chairs Valerie & Andy Williams Barbara & Gabriel Durand-Hollis
Methodist Healthcare COMPETITION Barry Burns
MD COMMITTEE Ken Davis, MD Dominic Dominguez
Sally & Mac Williams Co-Chair Janet & Bill Zinsmeyer Co-Chair Kim Arellano Angela Crawford Angelica Ducat-Hambrick Stewart Tiller Ann & Ray Winn
UNDERWRITING Peggy & Steve Allison Co-Chairs Michael Duffy Jennifer & Kevin Moriarty
VIP PARTY Dudley Harral Chair Andrea & Paul Anderson Helen & Scott Bryan Dr. Stephen Carter Austin Frederick Judy & Dick Gilby Claudia Hura
VOLUNTEERS Wendy Biro-Pollard, CVA Chair Kathy Black Co-Chair Sarah McLaughlin Glen Dietrich
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY STAFF Lisa Ayres (Gala Staff Partner) Janie Lambaria
Chair AS OF SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
SOUTH TEXAS PATHOLOGY Paula Larson, MD
The Studer Group
Media Sponsors: 2010 Cattle Baronâ€™s Gala Materials Designed by:
AS OF SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
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The Mission The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service. 8115 Datapoint San Antonio, Texas 78229 • 210-595-0219
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This year’s gala is dedicated to Don Strange.
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Gala History The Cattle Baron’s Gala was founded in Dallas in 1974. The gala was so successful that citie s across the U.S. duplicated the model. In 1979, the gala came to San Antonio. Since then, it has become the largest fundraising event for the local chapter of the American Cancer Society. It has netted more than $7 million for cancer education, support, research, and advocacy.
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Amelia & John R. Shaw Jeanne & Irving Matthews and Pat Gibbons & Dottie Block Maggie & Robert Sheerin and Evelyn & Tom Berg Patsy & Thad Ziegler and Ann & Lon Carpenter Mr. & Mrs. Ben Adams and Jane & Jimmy Satel Barbara & Alan Dreeben and Jane Cole Barbara & Rick Wilson and Carolyn & George Fischer Jean Braley Margie & Joe Rust and Jane & Tom Benesch Weise & John Steen and Lyn & Pete Selig Stephanie & Bobby Cavender and Liza & Jack Lewis Beth & Cliff Douglass and Nancy & Edward Steves Beth & Cliff Douglass, Nancy & Edward Steves, Stephanie & Bobby Cavender and Liza & Jack Lewis Lisa & Jimmie Thurmond and Estee & Luke Kellogg Kathy & Bill Johnson, Beverly & Chris Harness, Hillary & Russell Noe and Kathy & Blake Bonner Kathy & Bill Johnson Susanne & Louis Cooper Marie & Paul Smith and Christine Nelson Roxanne & Christopher Smith Vicki & Glenn Dietrich Kelley & Pat Frost Kathryn & Byron LeFlore Lida & Bo McAllister Amy & John Hayes Christopher O’Connell Sharon Turner & Family Gloria & Larry Goodwin Dr. Delbert & Louise Chumley Paige & Marc Strode Dr. Juan & Joni Reyna and Jim Castrellon & Linda Dozier Frances & Don Strange and Lorissa & Richard Coiner Jaime & Lori Wesolowski