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AUCTION AUCTION BOOKLET BOOKLET


2014

Back to the Bayou A Live and Silent Auction Benefiting the Spartanburg Day School Presented by the Parents’ Club Saturday, March 15, 2014 6:30 p.m. Indigo Hall

Auction featuring Hospitable Homes in France, Italy, Lake Summit and DeBordieu Excellent Excursion to New Orleans Gracious Gatherings Plus much, much more!


Live Auction Pecan cHEESE wafers-A-PLENTY... Susan Dent

Be the lucky winner of 50 dozen of the most coveted pecan cheese wafers in Spartanburg. Susan Dent will graciously have them delivered to SDS for you to use throughout the year as teacher or hostess gifts or simply enjoy them yourself! 5 dozen per tin. You don’t want to miss this delectable treat!

DID SOMEONE SAY ITALIAN?

Jeanie and Patrick O’Shaughnessy, Betsy and Ricky Richardson, Page and Billy Blackford and Jennifer and Alex Evins Enjoy a delicious Italian dinner for 10 with wine pairings at the beautiful home of Jeanie and Patrick O’Shaughnessy. Fabulous Testa Richardson and Testa O’Shaughnessy will prepare a true Italian feast. Must be used within 1 year on a mutually agreeable date.

RETREAT TO DEBORDIEU . . . Anna and Justin Converse

Enjoy a beautiful one week stay at the home of Anna and Justin Converse at DeBordieu Colony. This gorgeous home has 5 bedrooms/5 bathrooms, a playroom with full bath, even its own pool and can comfortably sleep 10. It is situated on the creek with deep water access. The house has 2 golf carts to transport you to the beach, tennis, golf or swimming pools. To be used on a mutually agreeable date from March 21, 2014 - May 15, 2015 excluding the summer months.

HOT LOBSTER…

Kitsy and Andrew Babb, Kirsten and Levon Eastin, Laura and John Gramling, Mimi and Tom Killoren, Tina and David Lyon, and Kim and Aaron Toler Enjoy a delicious lobster dinner for 12 on Friday, September 19, 2014 at the fabulous home of Kitsy and Andrew Babb. Cocktails and appetizers will be served poolside beforehand.


UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN… Nan Halbach-Merz

Come and enjoy a 1 week stay at a beautiful 4-bedroom, 5-bath Villa with a pool, 20 minutes outside Cortona, Italy. The Villa is also 15 minutes from Montepulciano, home of the finest of Italian wines, Brunello. The Villa is situated just off the main autostrade, A1 between Rome and Florence. Available the first week in September 2014, the last week of June 2015 or the first week of September 2015. All proceeds from the sale of this home will go to the THM Endowment.

MARDI GRAS PARTY…

Julie and Rob Freeman, Mimi and Tom Killoren, Amy and Corry Oakes, Molly and Gordon Sherard, Meredith and Mark VanGeison, Jenny and Jay Wakefield Nothing could be finer than a Mardi Gras celebration at the beautiful home of Amy and Corry Oakes. Invite 30 couples for a bead and mask-filled night of FUN. Mutually agreeable date in February 2015.

WHO NEEDS SOME JOY? Nancy Corbin

This fabulous JOY painting will brighten any room in your home. The 30″ by 40″ piece was painted in acrylic, ink, collage and watercolor. The piece is already framed using archival, museum quality methods and can be hung immediately.

SDS GIRLS NIGHT OUT . . .

Mary-Stewart Loring and the 2014 SDS Gala Auction Committee Come out for a great night with the girls at the home of Mary-Stewart Loring. Date determined sometime in the fall 2014. Bid to commit to paying $30.00 for a fun night with the girls! Food and drinks galore! Bring friends!


BAND PARTY…

Iris and Jamey Amick, Bethany and Eric Cobb, Karin and Martin Cornelson, Lyssa and Eric Foust, Carter and Ben Graves, Kirsten and Benji Miller, Laura and Scott Montgomery, Amy and Corry Oakes, Anne and Gary Poliakoff, Brand and Laura Stille, Invitations on Pine and Southeastern Paper Group Invite 150 of your closest friends (75 couples) to a fabulous party featuring Spartanburg’s own “Back 9”. Party will be held Friday, September 5, 2014 from 7:00PM-11:00PM at the Carrington Pavilion. Guests will dance the night away while enjoying a full bar and Fuddrucker’s mobile “Fudd Truck”. Includes invitations provided by Invitations on Pine and personalized cocktail napkins provided by Southeastern Paper Group.

WEEK IN FRANCE: VILLA GRIMAUD . . . Lindsay and Billy Webster

Just 20 minutes from the shopping and beaches of St. Tropez, Villa Grimaud is a charming property set in a private cul-de-sac with ocean views. This 4 bedroom/4 bathroom home has all of the modern conveniences such as air conditioning, outdoor pool (no fence around pool), well-equipped kitchen, Jacuzzi, barbeque, and enclosed grounds. Communal tennis court is also available and exclusive to residents. Must be used on a mutually agreed upon week anytime up to one year from auction date.

OlÉ!…

Stacy and Jack McBride, Sally and Warwick Spencer Enjoy a fabulous Mexican Fiesta with all the trimmings including drinks for 50 people at the beautiful Hacienda of Sally and Warwick Spencer. A little South of the Border right here in the Upstate! Mutually agreeable date up to 1 year from auction date.


New Orleans Jazz and Dining…

Kirsten and Levon Eastin, Lyssa and Eric Foust, Paige and Edward Hannah, Misti and Kevin Hudson, Susan and Bill Owens Imagine the ultimate Big Easy Excursion! During you and your guest's 3 night stay at the Hyatt French Quarter you’ll enjoy VIP admission to the Preservation Hall of Jazz (even front of the line status) and brunch or dinner with wine pairings at Commander’s Palace. Includes airfare for 2 to New Orleans! Must be used within 1 year of Gala and not available Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s.

LET’S GET SHUCKING…

Jamie and Bear Boyd, Ann and Stewart Johnson, Jr., Louise and David Johnson The Johnson/Boyd Families will provide a fabulous and casual night of oysters, wine and beer. Shuck until your heart’s content with 50 of your closest friends at the fantastic Boyd’s home. Mutually agreeable date in either Fall 2014 or Spring 2015.

LAKE SUMMIT LUXURY… Valerie and Bill Barnet

Enjoy this beautiful home overlooking Lake Summit! This picturesque spot sleeps 10 with a boathouse directly on the lake. Mutually agreeable long weekend during Fall 2014 or Spring 2015.

DRIVE AND ARRIVE IN STYLE… Friends of SDS

Beautifully maintained, top of the line, fully loaded 1996 Mercedes S500 4-door sedan. This single owner auto was garage housed and is ready for a new home!


PARKING SPACES (1-4) . . . SDS

One of the most coveted items of the auction, the winning bidder will enjoy his or her own personalized parking space in an area of your choosing. Space is good for the 2014-2015 school year.

RESERVED ATHLETICS PARKING SPACE (1) . . . SDS

Enjoy a reserved personalized parking space near the Dent Center. Space is good for the 2014-2015 school year.


Pour Mon Chérie DINNER-A-MONTH FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR…

Marjorie Appiah, Kitsy Babb, Bethany Cobb, Kim Duckett, Kirsten Eastin, Carter Graves, Laura Montgomery, Kelly Reid, Molly Sherard, Laura Stille Treat your family to a wonderful home-cooked meal without lifting a finger! Your meal will be delivered to you on the first Tuesday of each month for an entire school year (August 2014 - May 2015). Contact Bethany Cobb for details.

CHASING THE SUN… Sam Mitchell

You don’t want to miss this piece of art by one of our very own, Sam Mitchell. The sun was captured beautifully by Mrs. Mitchell on the banks of the Potomac River just outside Alexandria, Virginia. 20″ by 20″ acrylic on canvas.

LUNCH IN THE GARDEN. . .

Betty Montgomery, Belle Montgomery and Laura Montgomery First, tour Betty Montgomery’s beautifully designed and planted garden where something wonderful is always in bloom. The tour will be followed by champagne and lunch for 16. What a charming afternoon! Please contact Laura for a mutually agreeable date in April 2014.

PERFECT PLATTER… Jennifer Futrell

Handmade by 4K wonder, Ms. Jennifer, this large decorative, oven safe platter is sure to dress up any meal or sit beautifully on your coffee table.


WAKING UP RED… Marilyn Burtnett

This painting of an old country house was rendered in oil on canvas by SDS Renaissance Woman, Marilyn Burtnett. Nurse Burtnett viewed this abandoned home from Highway 176 when visiting her daughter and painted it with cadmium red paint to “wake up” the house and it does appear to glow from within.

PURE BARRE…

Pure Barre of Spartanburg Pure Barre, the fitness rage sweeping the nation, has opened a studio in Spartanburg. This is a private class for you and 24 friends! Mutually agreeable date within 1 year from auction date.

RODAN AND FIELDS REGIMEN…

Nancy Tiller, Independent Consultant for Rodan +Fields Are you ready for the best skin of your life? You know Drs. Rodan and Fields as the creators of Proactiv. Now these Stanford trained dermatologists offer multi-med regimens to address not only acne and sensitivity, but also aging and sun damage. These products are sure to reverse sun damage and reveal a younger, prettier you!

SANTA’S ELVES…

Mary-Stewart Loring and Vicky Noe, Roebuck Greenhouses Does decorating your home for the holidays turn you into the Grinch? Take the stress out of the holidays with your own Décor-elf! She’ll bring the tree, ribbon and all the trimmings. Vicky Noe, Roebuck Greenhouses, will provide the greenery for the front door and mantle. Must be used on a mutually agreeable date between December 1-10, 2014.

CAROLINE’S CAKE… Caroline’s Cakes

These fabulous cakes taste extraordinary! Gift certificate includes 1 cake and shipping to destination of your choice.


MOTHER/DAUGHTER EVENING AT PETIT ARMOIRE and PEARSONS. . . Nita Lawrence

Enjoy an evening of shopping, snacking and socializing for 10 mothers and 10 daughters. Let us help you find some great new pieces to outfit the little and big girl. All guests will receive 20% off purchases made the night of the party at Pearsons and Petit Armoire (excludes special order merchandise). Mutually agreeable date within 1 year from auction date.

FRESH FACED FOR SPRING…

Dr. J. Barry Bishop, Plastic Surgery Associates Winner will receive a complimentary Botox treatment valued at $400.00, 3 Laser Hair removal sessions for lip, chin or brows, a personalized aesthetic consultation and a brow waxing and shaping session. Expires 3/15/15.

ZEN GARDEN YOGA… Zen Garden Yoga

What an unbelievable yoga package! Experience a private yoga class for 10. Champagne and chocolates will be served to the group. Next, enjoy a $100 Eco-Chic Boutique gift certificate with 20 % off all merchandise. Expires 3/15/15. Please coordinate with Zen Garden Yoga 4 weeks prior to party.

SEAGRASS IN STYLE. . . Hodge Carpet

This lovely 5′ by 8′ bound sea grass rug will perfectly accent any room!

PAGE DAVIS PAINTINGS… Page Davis

These gorgeous 6″ by 6″ whimsical, landscape oil paintings were painted on location in St. John by talented SDS parent and artist Page Davis.


JANE POPE JEWELRY… Jane Pope Cooper

Our newest and greatest jewelry designer in Spartanburg shares her talents with the SDS family. Don’t miss your chance to bid on these one-of-a-kind earrings.

TIME FOR A NEW LOOK?... Green Papaya Salon

Rachel Smith, owner of Green Papaya Salon, will set you up with the latest and greatest hairstyle and products to keep your coif looking good as new! Must redeem by 3/15/15.

ADDISON WEEKS JEWELRY Katherine Mulford

Treat yourself or someone you love with this beautiful bracelet from Addison Weeks Jewelry based in Charlotte, NC.

A NEW YOU…

Dr. Michael Orseck, Magnolia Plastic Surgery Get a renewed look this spring with 30 units of Botox, 1 Juvederm syringe and a Glo Minerals Chemical Peel. Provided by Dr. Michael Orseck of Magnolia Plastic Surgery. Please redeem within 1 year of auction date.

DRINK THEM BLACK…BLEACH THEM WHITE…

Dr. Jennifer Wren Lever, Radiant Dentistry and Little River Roasting Company Enjoy 4 pounds of whole bean coffee PRIOR to redeeming your teeth bleaching kit from Radiant Dentistry. Please redeem within 1 year of auction date.


YOGA IN YOUR HOME… Lori Skerjanz

Imagine how limber you’ll be after these 5 private lessons in your home. Let private yoga instructor, Lori Skerjanz, put you through your positions. Five mutually agreeable dates within 1 year of auction date.

BUY IT AND CLEAN IT!...

Jarrett Kraeling, Pink on Main and Bell Laundry $100.00 gift certificate for Pink on Main and $100.00 gift certificate for Bell Laundry.

ALEXIS BITTAR NECKLACE AND EARRINGS… Duffy Baehr, Baehr Feet

Stunning hand carved and hand painted sage green Lucite necklace and earrings by Alexis Bittar. The modular group from the season’s Lucite collection has notions of 1950’s style with concentric circles imitating eyelets and metalwork in sculptural, clean, modern lines.

SDS SANTA…

Laura Montgomery Hand-painted and hand stitched by SDS mom, Laura Montgomery, this charming SDS Santa will be perfect for your Holiday Home!

CIRCLE HER WRIST WITH BEAUTY… Stafford’s Jewelery

Alwand Vahan designed 6.0mm sterling silver bracelet with fluted ball cap ends capped off with 14kt yellow gold skirts. A real beauty!

FRESH BODIED FOR SUMMER… Brad Cooper

Get into shape with 10 45-minute personal training sessions in the SDS weight room with celebrity trainer Brad Cooper. During your sessions Brad will combine weight training, cardio and body weight exercises to maximize your workout. Please contact Brad to schedule. Must be used within 1 year of auction date.


Delightful Destinations and Delectable Dining SUPER BOWL PARTY…

Bethany and Eric Cobb, Alice and Ty Dawson, Witney and Tim Fisher, Leah and Michael Fluegge, Molly and Josh Jones, Beth and Andy Lancaster, Leigh Anne and Ryan Langley, Jennifer and Michael Orseck, Allison Pingley, Virginia and Toby Wood Super Bowl 2015…Super Party 2015! Invite 40 friends and host an Epic Super Bowl Party without lifting a finger. Party with tailgate spread will be held at the fantastic home of Leigh Anne and Ryan Langley which features indoor and outdoor TV viewing.

ZAC BROWN BAND!

Molly and Gordon Sherard How fun does this night of rollicking country music sound?! Find out for yourself with 4 tickets to the concert of the year! May be used at any Zac Brown concert within 1 year of Gala. Excludes Atlanta shows. Contact Molly Sherard for arrangements.

PORT ROYAL VILLAGE, HILTON HEAD ISLAND… Linda and Scott Votey

Golf Villa at Port Royal Village, Hilton Head Island includes full use of the Westin Resort. Villa has 2 bedrooms/2 baths with a pull out couch. In addition to heavily discounted golf, tennis is free. Villa is available the week of August 2-9, 2014 only (Saturday to Saturday). Contact Scott Votey at SDS for arrangements.

WHITE OAK MOUNTAIN HOME . . . Jenny and Jay Wakefield

Enjoy a long weekend atop White Oak Mountain in Columbus, NC. A quick 45-minute trip, you will have use of the pool, tennis courts, basketball court and hiking trails. During the day, browse the local antique shops in downtown Landrum. This 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo has a kitchen, dining area, den and patio from which one can view Landrum, Tryon and Spartanburg on a clear day. Please call Jay Wakefield (590-1311) for mutually agreeable date.


LUNCH WITH OUR REP… Willy Taco

Winner will enjoy lunch for 2 with Representative Trey Gowdy at the delicious Willy Taco. Must be used on a mutually agreeable date and be arranged with Representative Gowdy’s office.

LAKE LANIER RETREAT. . . Betsy and Jim Switzer

The entire family will enjoy this lovely home on Lake Lanier. This lake front property sleeps 6 and offers water activities – including kayaking and canoeing – and indoor activities like ping pong and foosball. Large dock is perfect for a fun family gathering or just a relaxing afternoon on the hammock. Please contact Betsy Switzer for a mutually agreeable weekend from May through September 2014.

INTIMATE DINNER WITH CHEF RENATO…

Marjorie and Kofi Appiah, Bethany and Eric Cobb, Julie and Dean Garritson and Katherine and Daniel Sheehan This delicious 4-course dinner for 10 will be prepared by Chef Renato of Renato’s Italian Restaurant in his new downtown space. Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, followed by a fabulous meal – complete with Italian wine pairings. Mutually agreeable Sunday evening May August 2014.

SHOPPING DAY AND NIGHT AT SOUTHPARK…

Hampton Inn & Suites at Phillips Place and P.F. Chang’s Grab a friend and enjoy a fabulous shopping day (and night) in Charlotte, NC. After you’ve shopped till you've dropped, cocktails and cuisine await you at P.F. Chang’s (next to Hotel), where you can use your $100 gift card. Get a great night’s sleep away from the kids at the Hampton Inn & Suites at Phillips Place. Must be redeemed by 3/15/15.


GREAT GERHARD’S… Gerhard’s Café

Enjoy the start of a great evening with friends or family. Gerhard’s Café will provide assorted appetizers and 2 rounds of drinks for 10 people. Date of event must be scheduled 1 week in advance and expires 3/15/2015.

WINE, WINE ALL THE TIME… SDS Parents' Club

Enjoy this collection of wonderful wines all year long!

TIP TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN

Mary Speed and Manning Lynch It’s all about the view! Relish exceptionally long-range views well into South Carolina from this beautiful mountain top home situated at an elevation of 4500 feet. This Cashiers, NC home sports 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and sleeps 8. Winning bidder will enjoy 3 nights at the home between March 20, 2014 - May 19, 2014. Come experience the covered porch with wood burning fireplace and put your feet up!


For the Swamp King WILD GAME DINNER…

Cabe and Mary-Stewart Loring, Lindsay and Brad Lowry, Belle and John Montgomery, Laura and Scott Montgomery, Winn Taylor, Jaime and Ben Wall Let Gourmet Chef Cabe and his Sous Chefs prepare a tasty wild game dinner for 12. Your hosts will provide an elegant evening with multiple courses and wine pairings. This is perfect for the outdoor enthusiast! Mutually agreeable date in Winter 2015.

PSA FULL AUTOMATIC EXPERIENCE AND ACCESS

Palmetto State Armory, Palmetto Wealth Management, Inc. and Chris Schwendimann Winner will enjoy unlimited access to one of Palmetto State Armory’s 3 firing ranges (Greenville, Columbia, Beaufort) for 1 year (quite the package in itself) PLUS, as an added bonus, you and up to 3 of your guests will be treated to a one-time experience to shoot the MP5, Uzi, and M249 Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW). Range time, eyes and ears, targets and instruction all included. What a perfect opportunity for your man to have his shot! Must be over 18 or accompanied by a parent. Expires 3/15/15.

PANTHERS…TICKETS AND TAILGATE!

Lisa and Greg Atkins, J.P. and Catherine Baehr, Mary-Stewart and Cabe Loring Enjoy the Carolina Panthers experience in style. Package includes 4 Club Level tickets, parking pass and a tailgate complete with all the fixins’: food and drinks. Please contact Greg Atkins to determine mutually agreeable game. Tasty Tailgate provided by Mary-Stewart and Cabe Loring.

SPRING SPRUCE UP FOR YOUR CAR . . .

Jay Wakefield of Wakefield Buick, GMC, Suzuki Complete car detail – includes wash, wax and oil change. Contact Jay Wakefield at 582-4588 to set up a date, time and additional details.


SHIP AT SEA PRINT… Friends of SDS

This large framed print of a ship at sea would be perfect for the aquarius in your life!

TACKLE YOUR HONEY-DO LIST… Little Construction Company

Let Jim Little and his crew tackle your “to do” list in one day. Little Construction will assist you from 8:30AM - 4:30PM to complete small construction projects. Details to be determined with Jim Little. Mutually agreeable day within 1 year of auction date.

SHIRT “ON” YOUR BACK… Carmen Cooper

Carmen Cooper, middle school teacher, will help you create a custom made shirt from the J. Hilburn Company. Just in time for those dapper days this spring.

FRAMED PRINT OF GLENDALE SHOALS… Carroll Foster, Hot Eye Photography

SDS Parent, Carroll Foster, has donated a one-of-a-kind black and white print for the auction. He has traveled the world taking photos. This ready to hang print will look lovely in your home.

STILL LIFE… Chris Crowley

Always a big hit at the SDS auction, Chris Crowley’s painting will add a splash of color to your home. This gorgeous painting of a wood duck is perfect for the sportsman in your life!

OUTDOOR HEATING LANTERN… Freeman Gas Company

This heater is ideal for warming you up on chilly evenings outdoors. Imagine enjoying your porch, deck or dock well in to the Fall!


PRIVATE WATER SKIING LESSON . . . Carter and Ben Graves

Enjoy a 3-hour water skiing lesson with National Champion Water Skier and SDS Dad, Ben Graves. The lesson will be held on Lake Flumie, a private water skiing lake. Ben will have all equipment needed to learn to ski (or to hone your skills). Lunch will be provided. Mutually agreeable date in the Summer/early Fall 2014.

YETI COOLER…

Kimberlee and Tony Sanchez This auction item needs no description. Top of the line cooler! What a great addition to your picnics this Spring!

HUNT AT RIVERBEND . . .

Riverbend Sportsman’s Resort For your outdoor enthusiasts – One-half day hunt for 2 people. Date to be determined by purchaser and Riverbend. Expires 3/31/2015.

LET’S RIDE . . .

BMW Performance Center One day at the BMW Performance Driving School. Will focus on finesse, quick reflexes and eye coordination through a variety of exercises. This school gets you there fast! Valid 1 year from issuance date on certificate. You may apply the $1,450.00 value of this certificate to any of the driving schools.

BURN RUBBER . . .

BMW Performance Center One Day Teen School – experience a wide range of driving conditions in a controlled environment and under close supervision of a BMW training instructor. Valid 1 year from issuance date. Student must be at least 15 years of age and possess a valid learner’s permit. You may apply the $550 value of this certificate to any driving school.


WHITE WING TRAVEL BAG AND COVEY RISE SUBSCRIPTION Friends of SDS

This handcrafted canvas travel bag with leather trim is perfect for any outdoorsman! It has pockets for your tablet and all of your gear. Includes a complimentary subscription to Covey Rise magazine.

FOR THE RJ Rockers Lover . . . RJ Rockers

Enjoy 12 months of your favorite RJ Rockers brew with your fabulous new growler. Visit the brewery once a month (from April 2014 to April 2015) and fill up the growler with your choice of brews. Valid 1 year from the date of the auction.

BRONZED!...

Friends of SDS Beautiful bronze rendering of pheasant and bird dog by unknown artist. This statue is the perfect accent for your study or office!


Pour L ’ Enfants! HERE COMES SANTA CLAUS…

Bethany Cobb, Lyssa Foust, Mimi Killoren, Laura Montgomery and Mike Corbin This party would make a spectacular holiday gathering for your daughter and her friends or the perfect way to throw your “Christmas Baby” a birthday party with ease. Includes invitations, tea, Christmas treats, craft and a visit from Jolly Old St. Nick himself! Includes photo with Santa taken by SDS photographer, Mike Corbin (Mike will give winner CD of all photos). Party will be held at The Piedmont Club Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 10:00AM - 12:00 noon.

SHOOTING WITH DR. RICHARDSON Alex Richardson

Three 1-hour sessions on the art of shooting the basketball. Coach Alex Richardson offers his expertise in the instruction of proper fundamentals that will lead to success on the hardwood. A record-setting shooter from back in the day, Coach Richardson will share the skills and drills to make anyone a better player. Must be redeemed within 1 calendar year of purchase.

LUNCH LADY OR GENTLEMAN… Chef Ed and FLIK

Your child will surely enjoy assisting Chef Ed serve lunch to all their friends. Must be used on mutually agreeable Friday during this school year.

DODGE IT! . . .

Coach Bob Allsbrook Enjoy a 3-line, 11/2 hour dodge ball party for up to 40 children. Coach Bob will referee the dodge ball game in the SDS gym. Must be booked within 1 calendar year of purchase.


ONE WEEK OF CAMP GRIFFIN 2014 . . . SDS Camp Griffin

A week of fun and excitement for your child during Camp Griffin 2014. Buyer has their choice of camp. Limited to a camp valued at $130 or less. Buyer may upgrade to a higher-valued camp.

CAMP WAYFARER . . .

Camp Wayfarer Summer Camp for Girls and Boys Enjoy a mini-session at the fabulous Camp Wayfarer for Girls and Boys. Camp Wayfarer offers over 30 outstanding programs from archery to waterskiing. Must be for a 1st time family (grades 1st -6th). May upgrade to longer session if desired by paying $800.00 after the Auction.

ALL SPORTS BIRTHDAY PARTY . . . Coach Bob Allsbrook

Sports birthday party for up to 20 girls and boys held at SDS. Coach Bob will provide games and all the fun. Mom will provide cake and the trimmings. Contact Coach Bob to set up a mutually date and time and to discuss details

MRS. PAYNE’S SECRET DESTINATION AFTERNOON . . . Kathy Payne

Your child and a friend will enjoy a secret day of fun with beloved teacher Kathy Payne. She will pick the children up and treat them to a pizza lunch and then return them home later that afternoon. Please contact Kathy Payne to schedule within 1 year of auction date.

ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT…

Dr. Steven J. Smiley, Smiley Orthodontic, PA Dr. Smiley is offering a gift certificate for $2,000 toward a comprehensive orthodontic treatment (full set of braces) for a child or adult. Winner should contact Smiley Orthodontic and begin the process to a happy smile! Please redeem by 3/15/15.


BEAR CUB ENCOUNTER… Lucia and David Meeks

A group of 4 people will have the opportunity to spend 30 minutes interacting with three Syrian bear cubs, born January 2014. You will observe and hold the cubs plus viewing, enjoying and learning about the other youngsters and adults that call Hollywild home! Talk about a photo-op! Children must be at least 5 years old, and all minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Bear cub encounter must be scheduled no later than April 30, 2014.

CAMP HIGHLANDER…

Shelley and Karl Alexander, Camp Highlander Pack your camp trunk and head to “Session A” of Camp Highlander. Nestled in the NC Mountains, this will be a camp adventure you won’t want to miss! June 8 - June 20, 2014. For campers ages 6-16.

FOR ALL THOSE MONKEYS… Upstate Climbing

A birthday party package from the largest indoor climbing facility in the Upstate! Invitations, decorations and paper products provided for 20 friends. Mutually agreeable date before 3/15/15.

BROADCAST NEWS… Amy Wood and WSPA

Imagine a real behind the scenes peak into the life of broadcasting! The winning bidder and 9 friends will experience a tour of WSPA studio, have a Q&A session with award winning local newscaster, and SDS mom, Amy Wood, watch the live tease at 4:30, take photos on set and then watch the first block of the 5:00 news LIVE. Children must be 6 or older and chaperoned. Also a GREAT experience for adults interested in up to the minute news casting! Mutually agreeable date before 3/15/15.


HEAD OF SCHOOL FOR A DAY . . . Head of School Rachel Deems

Your child can become Mrs. Deems for the day. The lucky winner will be able to pick the lunch menu for the day, determine the dress code (within reason), visit classrooms and have photographs taken at the Head of School’s desk. The student will need to dress appropriately and the date is determined by the Head of School. Must be used by the end of this school year.

A NIGHT IN THE LIBRARY… Will Strait

Ever wonder what goes on in the library after the school closes for the night? Here is your chance to find out! Mr. Straight is excited to host a parent and group of children (up to 5) in the library on a weekend night from April 11 - May 3, 2014. Activities can include story-telling, movie watching (on the library’s big screen) and games. Perfect for your booklover! Contact Will Strait to coordinate date.

ART FOR A CHILD’S ROOM… Marilyn Burtnett

Over-the-crib canvases (36″ by 12″) or shape and size of your choice up to 24″ by 24″. You suggest the image – or choose from images already in use in the room (mobile, wallpaper, etc.) Nothing could be cuter than a piece of art from our favorite SDS nurse, Marilyn Burtnett.

LET’S PLAY CORNHOLE… Friends of SDS

What could be better than a tailgate with SDS Griffin cornhole? These carefully crafted boards were designed for hours of family fun while showing your SDS pride! Two boards with matching red and blue cornhole bags. Let the tossing commence!


JUST A SWINGIN’… Beverly Tesseneer

Beverly Tesseneer, former SDS parent, is donating a piece of Day School history to the auction this year. Alumni will be jumping for joy when they see an original swing from the former Lower School playground. Don’t miss your chance to own a piece of SDS history!

CHAMPIONS JUNIOR GOLF CAMP AT WOFFORD . . . Champions Junior Golf Camp and Wofford College

One boy or girl age 5-17 at Champions Junior Golf Camp – Day Camp for the week of June 2-5, 2014. Information is available at www.championsjuniorgolf.com.

HOOP IT UP . . .

Coach Mike Young and Wofford College One week of full day basketball camp with Coach Young at Wofford College for your child aged 6-11. Camps are available the week of June 16-20, 2014 or August 4-8, 2014.

TENNIS CAMP. . .

Coach Rod Ray; Rod Ray Tennis Camp at Wofford College Choose a week of day tennis camp for your child aged 7-17. Date should be confirmed prior to May 1, 2014. Week of 1/2 day tennis camp to be used during the dates of June 2-5 or June 29 - July 2, 2014.

GOAL. . .

Ralph Lundy Soccer Camp One week of regular residential camp to be used at one of the following sites: Christ School, University of W. Georgia or Wofford College. Wofford dates include: June 19-22, 2014 (ages 9-13) or June 26-29, 2014 (ages 14-18).


BOOK ‘EM, DANO!

City of Spartanburg Police Department Your child will be picked up by a Spartanburg City Police Officer and driven to school in their police cruiser. The officer will then escort the child into class astonishing (or scaring straight) all their friends! Winner must live within city limits. Must be used on mutually agreeable date and release must be signed by parents/guardians.

MAYOR FOR THE DAY… Mayor Junie White

Here’s your chance to see what our esteemed leader does during his day! Spend the day shadowing the Spartanburg Mayor. Mutually agreeable date within 1 year of auction date.

LET’S HAVE A SWINGING TIME… Lower School Students

Parents get ready to bid on these fabulous swings hand painted by the creative whiz kids of the Lower School. Each class has their own swing in the auction. Subject matter includes sunflowers, handprints, portraits, etc. These adorable swings are varnished and ready to withstand SC weather for years to come! 3K Swing 4K Swing 5K Swing 1st Class Swing 2nd Class Swing 3rd Class Swing 4th Class Swing


2014 Gala Committee: Party Planners Laura Montgomery Lyssa Foust Décor Misti Hudson

Acquisitions Mary-Stewart Loring Bethany Cobb Mimi Killoren Perfect Palate Kim Toler

Bodacious Beverages Heather Schwendimann Liz Fort

Invitation Design Catherine Baehr

Treasurer Kelly Reid

Parking Tina Lyon

Special Thanks:

Allegra Marketing • Print • Mail, Chef Ed and FLIK, Magnolia Spirits and Greg Atkins, Mike Corbin, Donna Woody, Lee Vasbinder, Chrystal Neeley, Galen Andrew, Roebuck Greenhouses, Lee Healy and Tim Fisher.


2014 Auction procedures ABSENTEE BIDDING/SEALED BID

Should you be unable to attend the Auction, you may still place bids on the items of your choice. You may also choose to view the Gala Benefit Program on line at our website: www.spartanburgdayschool.org. You can place a sealed bid if you cannot attend the Gala. Email sealed bids to mimi.killoren@sdsgriffin.org. A representative will try to purchase the item for you for the lowest price possible, not to exceed your limit. If your bid is successful, you will be notified by March 18, 2014. Items purchased by sealed bid must be paid for and picked up in the Spartanburg Day School main office by March 18, 2014. Upon arrival at the party, each person is assigned a number for bidding. Your number is used for all Silent and Live bidding, as well as for paying the Cashier at the end of the evening.

silent auction

Saturday, March 15, 2014 • Bid sheets are attached to or displayed near each item. Bidder is to write assigned number and amount of bid on the bid sheet. Each bid must be higher than the preceding bid by the amount stated on each bid sheet. Winner will be the highest bidder. • In the event of a dispute, the Committee shall have the sole and final discretion to determine the winning bidder.

live auction

• To enter a bid, the bidder raises his number card, directing the signal to either the auctioneer or to one of the spotters whose job it is to relay bids to the Auctioneer. Bids should be made promptly. The Auctioneer will not let bidders bid against themselves. • A “sealed bid” representative will be present and will try to purchase items for sealed bidders at the lowest price possible, not to exceed the sealed bid amount. • The highest bidder acknowledged by the Auctioneer shall be the purchaser. In the event of any dispute between bidders, the Auctioneer shall have the sole and final discretion either to determine the successful bidder or to re-offer and re-sell the article in dispute.


• If the Auctioneer determines that any opening bid is not commensurate with the value of the article offered, he may reject the bid and withdraw the article from sale. • On the fall of the Auctioneer’s hand, the title to the article will pass to the highest bidder, who, thereupon, assumes full risk and responsibility thereof.

GENERAL AUCTION RULES

• Buyers must pay full purchase price by cash, check, may be invoiced, MasterCard or Visa, at the cashier’s table that evening and must take their item(s) with them. • All Auction items must be removed from Indigo Hall at the end of the Auction on March 15, 2014. Delivery of purchased items is the responsibility of the buyer. • All sales are final, and there are no exchanges or refunds on items. Please read carefully the specifications and limitations. • All house, condominium, and/or apartment rentals are subject to final approval of the successful bidder by the owner. Note restrictions, i.e., no pets, no smoking, etc. • Unless otherwise specified, all Auction items and services must be used within one (1) year after March 15, 2014. Unless specified, dates and times are to be arranged at the mutual convenience of the donor and buyer. It is the Purchaser’s responsibility to contact the donor for any service provided or arrangements for use of a vacation home or trip. If after one year, the buyer of said item has not contacted the donor to make necessary arrangements for said item, the donor is not obligated to honor this transaction. • When an item is not displayed, the buyer will receive a certificate for the promised gift. Please check for expiration dates. • The SDS Development Office will acknowledge to each purchaser that he/ she is eligible for a tax deduction for the excess of the purchase price over the fair market value of the item. For items with no readily obtainable fair market value (i.e. one-of-a-kind items), the establishment of fair market value for tax purposes should be done in consultation with your tax advisor.


• The Spartanburg Day School makes no express or implied warranties or representations of any kind or nature with respect to the property or services, and in no event will it be responsible for the correctness of description, genuineness, authenticity, or condition of the property or services. No statement in the catalog or made at the sale, or in the bill of sale or invoice or elsewhere, shall be deemed such a warrant, or representation, or an assumption of liability. By his or her purchase, the buyer waives any claims for liability against either Spartanburg Day School, the donor of the property or services, or the members of the Parents’ Club Acquisitions Committee.


Please write your Bidder Number here

Happy Bidding!


SDS 2014 Auction Booklet (Final Draft)  
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