Event Chairs Shawn and Chad Lusk
Agenda 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM VIP Reception Hors d’oeuvres, Champagne, VIP Drawings, & Early Bidding
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Silent Auction & Bid Boards Featuring: Class Projects created by Mrs. Peterson and our young Warriors Wine Pull ~ Jewelry Grab ~ Dine & Dash
8:30 PM Dinner 9:30 PM - 10:30 PM Live Auction, Fund-A-Need & Thomas Markle Jewelers’ Raffle Drawing
10:30 PM Tattoo Parlor and LIVE Entertainment provided by The Spazmatics
Gala Entertainment LIVE Entertainment provided by The Spazmatics
Live 80’s cover band “The Spazmatics” Sophisticated Chic Rock attire suggested
RAFFLE by Thomas Markle Jewelers - Market Street
This Yearâ€™s lucky raffle winner will take home this exquisite 18kt yellow golddiamond encrusted buckle bracelet by Bizzotto Gioielli
1 Raffle Ticket $100 6 Raffle Tickets $500 11 Raffle Tickets $1,000
Class Projects Pre-K “The Poppies” Platter
You’ll proudly display this charming ceramic platter, which features the students’ fingerprint“poppies” and their hand-lettered names, quote, grade, academic year and school name.
Kindergarten “Something Fishy” Planter
This darling “fishbowl” planter, perched on its own stand, will capture a place in your heart and patio! It features each student’s fingerprint “goldfish” and hand-lettered name, quote, grade, academic year and school name. Nemo himself may bid on this one!
First Grade “Bird of Faith” Birdbath
Your back yard will be all atwitter around this sweet ceramic and painted birdbath, featuring the faithful songbird and each student’s fingerprint “feathers”, hand-lettered name, quote, grade, academic year and school name.
Second Grade “Friends” Wall Mirror
The precious gift of friendship is reflected in this metal wall mirror that features the students’ silhouettes in brass and aluminum, graced by Joseph Parry’s famous quote, with hand-lettered names, grade, academic year and school name.
Third Grade “The Collabrative Van Gogh” Painting
Worthy of any gallery, our Third Grade Impressionists have recreated one the artist’s famous “Sunflower” pictures. Vincent would approve! Framed artwork includes title, academic year, school name and the student’s signatures on back.
Fourth Grade “Bluebonnet Country” Garden Bench
Everything’s better with bluebonnets on it! You’ll be sure to enjoy some colorful repose in your garden or patio on this mosaic bench featuring a Texas springtime landscape. Includes handlettered grade, academic year and school name.
Packages are subject to update prior to the Auction & Gala. Auction Preview does not include all packages.
Auction & Gala Preview
PADDLES UP! Ambler’s Wine & Stein Soiree Our Head of School will host a Wine & Stein, Low-Country Boil with live entertainment.
Saturday, November 3, 2018!
You WON’T want to miss this party! $500 per couple Generously donated by Julie and Price Ambler and the Warrior Boosters
Auction & Gala Preview Live Like a Rock Star in NYC Bon Jovi & Breakfast at Tiffany’s 2 VIP tickets to Bon Jovi live at Madison Square Garden. 3-night stay at the Viceroy Central Park New York. Access to pre-show reception and lounge party. Next day Breakfast at Tiffany’s package. Private tour of Tiffany & Co. Tour of the Patek Philippe Salon. Opportunity to try on various Tiffany creations. May 10, 2018 concert date May 11, 2018 Tiffany & Co. tour
Generously donated by Friends of TWCA and Tiffany & Co.
Watch your favorite American League West team from the suite! 12 guests will get to choose a 2018 game to cheer on the Astros!
Generously donated by: Waste Connections, Inc.
Generously donated by Sky Ranch
Rivela Plastic Surgery
Luxury services provided by Rivela: Skin Pen ~ Photofacial ~ Laser Hair Removal
Generously donated by: Rivela Plastic Surgery
Paint & Bubbles 1week of summer art camp Lollydoozers $100 Gift Card Paint & Bubbles Studio expires August 31, 2018
Generously donated by: Paint & Bubbles Studio and Lollydoozers Packages are subject to update prior to the Auction & Gala. Auction Preview does not include all packages.
Auction & Gala Preview Seven-day Grand Cayman Vacation at Ritz Carlton 7 days in a private residence on Seven Mile Beach, with accommodations, up to eight adults. Access to Ritz Carlton amenities, including world-class tennis, golf, and spa facilities, and several 5-star restaurants. Availability mutually agreed upon Blackout dates: December â€“ March
Generously donated by: Jeff and Peggy Mardaga
Auction & Gala Preview 7 Nights in Ouray
Lose yourself with the breathtaking views of Ouray, Colorado with this 7 night stay at 2 bedroom/ 2 bath loft on Main Street vacation!
Generously donated by: Steve and Gayle Brand
Garage Transformation G-FX Epoxy/Polyaspartic garage floor system. 2’x4’ White Powder-coated Cantilever shelves. 6’x8’ Slatwall System with accessories. Floor limited to 500 sf.
Generously donated by: Garage Experts of North Houston
3 Nights at ARIA Hotel and Casino Las Vegas 3 nights in ARIAâ€™s 2-bedroom villa or 2-bedroom penthouse. Limousine transportation to and from the airport. 4 tickets to a MGM Resorts International show. Based on availability
Generously donated by: Aria Hotel and Casino
7 Nights in Steamboat
7 nights in a 4-bedroom, 4-bath ski-in/ski-out condo. Ski valet service included, sleeps 14. Subject to availability Excludes Christmas, New Yearâ€™s Eve, and spring break
Generously donated by: Mike and Bonnie Ray
Packages are subject to update prior to the Auction & Gala. Auction Preview does not include all packages.
Auction & Gala Preview The Ultimate Duck Hunting Package! 3-day/2-night all-inclusive vacation for four in a luxurious farmhouse. at the Rockin’ R Ranch in East Texas. Guided morning duck hunts. Full use of farm vehicles/ATV’s. Expires April 2020 Scheduled during central Texas duck hunting season, at a mutually agreeable time, weather permitting A Texas hunting license and Federal stamp are required prior to the hunt
Generoulsy donated by: The Rockin’ R Ranch
Auction & Gala Preview Arkansas Lakehouse for a Week! Moondance Lake House on Greers Ferry Lake sleeps 16. Immediate access for swimming and boating. 1 day boat rental and 1 round of golf for eight. 6 bottles of collectible wine over 10 years old. House has arcades games, wine cellar, bar, game room, 5 decks, swimming, golfing, boating, fishing, fire pit, play house. No expiration. Excluded weeks before and after July 4 and Thanksgiving week.
Generoulsy donated by: Rob and Desiree Nielsen
Joe Everson Painting Joe Everson painting created at the 2018 Bear Bryant awards ceremony honoring Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Steve Spurrier. Autographed by the eight coaches in attendance: Paul Chryst - Wisconsin, Scott Frost - University of Nebraska (formerly UCF), Clay Helton - University of Southern California, Gus Malzahn - Auburn University, Jeff Monken â€“ Army West Point, Kirby Smart - University of Georgia, Dabo Swinney - Clemson University. Framed picture of the coaches. Bear Bryant hat, original program, and the televised footage.
Generously donated by: Jeff and Ty Tillman
7 Night Caribbean Cruise 7-night Caribbean cruise for two on the Liberty of the Seas by Royal Caribbean. Junior suite accommodations. One shore excursion and $500 on-board credit. 2018 sailing out of the Port of Galveston Certain blackout dates apply
Generously donated by: West Rock Travel
Packages are subject to update prior to the Auction & Gala. Auction Preview does not include all packages.
Auction & Gala Preview Aggies vs Tigers
Donâ€™t miss out on four prime box seats, when Texas A&M Aggies take on the LSU Tigers on Saturday, November 24, 2018. College football at its finest!
Generously donated by: Rob and Karen VanTil
SHAG GRAB $35
Auction & Gala Preview Chef for a Day at Cureight for 2
Customized day for you and one guest, includes a behind the scenes kitchen tour, a personal hands-on experience prepping Chef â€™s signature dishes and anything you may want to learn. Includes 3-course lunch in the Hubbell & Hudson Bistro along with an 8-course dinner at Cureight. Kitchen and lunch portion will be from 10 - 4. Dinner service will be at your desired reservation time. Thursday, Friday, or Saturday only with 2-weeksâ€™ notice.
Generously donated by: Hubbell and Hudson
Four Court-Side Houston Rockets Tickets
Cheer on our Houston Rockets up close with these four court-side seats! This package includes platinum lounge passes, food and beverages at your seat and a premium parking pass. You are guaranteed to be on TV! Generously donated by: Steve and Gayle Brand
Perryâ€™s for 10 Uniquely created dining experience for ten. Features a reception of specialized appetizers, 4-course, sit-down dinner, paired with exceptional red and white wines and topped off with a special dessert. Tax and gratuity not included, The Woodlands Valid during regular business hours, excludes holidays and subject to availability
Generously donated by: Perryâ€™s Steakhouse and Grille The Woodlands Packages are subject to update prior to the Auction & Gala. Auction Preview does not include all packages.
Auction & Gala Preview Jose Altuve & George Springer Signed Base Jose Altuve and George Springer signed game used base from Minute Maid Park with inscriptions, set in shadowbox with photos.
Auction & Gala Preview Texans vs Broncos Weekend Getaway in Denver 4 Club Level tickets to the 2018 Broncos vs Texans game in Denver. 4 pre-game field passes. 1-night stay at the historic Oxford Hotel. $300 towards 2nd night hotel stay. $1,200 towards airfare. $100 gift certificate to Urban Farmer Steakhouse. Autographed Peyton Manning Broncosâ€™ jersey. Hotel and Steakhouse Expires April 30, 2019, valet parking and gratuity not included. Reservations need to be made in advance, blackout dates apply and subject to availability.
Generously donated by: Norm and Lisa Franke
Luxury Closet Champagne Social Everything is bigger in Texas!
3 hours of champagne and hors dâ€™oeuvres with Theresa Roemer inside her 3-story, luxury million dollar closet. May 10, 2018 from 11AM-2 PM
Generously donated by: Theresa Roemer
Mayan Palace Riviera Maya with Airfare Credit
7-night stay for four in a 2-bedroom/2-bath condo at The Mayan Palace Riviera Maya Resort. $500 towards airfare. June 1-8, 2018; other dates may be substituted if available.
Generously donated by: Walter and Eleana Edens, Stephanie Van Horn
Staycation for Your Favorite Teacher
Treat your favorite teacher to a 5 day, 4 night staycation on Galveston Island in the quiet bayside community of Jamaica Beach. This beautiful fully-furnished and equipped 4 bedroom/3 bath. Home includes 4 kayaks, ping pong table or pickle ball, a 6-person golf cart and 2 outdoor grills.
Generously donated by: Curt and Jerri Mortenson
DJI Spark Drone Generously donated by: Woodlands Family Dental, Brett A. Murphey DDS
Auction & Gala Preview Obstacle Warrior Kids Party
OWK party includes: 2 hour admission for up to 15, 30 minutes in the private party room with decorated tables, plates, napkins and utensils. Generously donated by: Obstacle Warrior Kids The Woodlands
Auction & Gala Preview Truluck’s Private Dining Experience 4-course meal for eight, paired with delicious wines from around the world in Truluck’s private terrace overlooking the water. Must give 30-day notice, The Woodlands Gratuity not included
Generously donated: by Truluck’s
Dutch Mountain Ranch Exotic Trophy Hunting
Calling all hunters! Enjoy this four day exclusive hunting trip for 4 hunters or 6 people at the privately owned Dutch Mountain Ranch, 6,000 acres just west of Uvalde, TX. Hunt with a personal guide within the beautiful rolling hills and over 1,800 ft. of elevation changes along the canyons of the Nueces River. Over 25 hunting stand locations suitable for rifle or bow hunting. The trip includes two exotic trophy animals per group (Axis Bull or Blackbuck Antelope). Hunters will also have access to unlimited Axis and Whitetail Does (in season) as well as turkey (in season). Includes luxurious accommodations in the Dutch Mountain Lodge featuring a chef â€™s kitchen, outdoor entertainment area, swimming pool, hot tub, putting green, sporting clay range (clays provided), long range rifle range, all-terrain vehicles, horseshoe pits, card tables. All meals and beverages included. Expires February 2019, Thursday - Sunday stay, dates to be coordinated with owner and Casey Donahew, transportation, taxidermy & processing not included, catering consultation prior to arrival for menu (meals, snacks, beverages & adult beverages), hunter must possess Texas Hunting License & Hunterâ€™s Education Certification where applicable.
Generously donated by: Brett and Jennifer Chamberlain
One Year of Doggie Daycare One year of daycare for your pet at Dogtopia of The Woodlands. Your dog will receive 8-10 hours of safe open-play daycare with trained canine coaches, in a live playroom with webcams! Opens November 2018. Dog will need to pass our standard evaluation. Dog must be spayed/neutered, proof of current vaccinations and well tempered. Hours from 7 AM to 7 PM M-F and 10 AM to 5 PM Saturday and Sunday. 8101 Kuykendahl, Suite 100, The Woodlands 77382
Generously donated: by the Ledbetters
Auction & Gala Preview LASIK Vision Correction “Woodlands” Opthalmologist Includes all pre-operative scans and exams Expires May 31, 2019 Procedure by Woodlands’ Ophthalmologist, Dr. Matthew McCauley
Generously donated by: LASIK Vision Correction in The Woodlands
Auction & Gala Preview The Nice Winery
Private seated wine class for 16, includes tasting of 6 award-winning wines, stemware and light snacks.
Generously donated by The Nice Winery
Bruce Springsteen Autographed “Born in the USA” LP
Sommelier Conducted Wine Dinner for 24 Guests Private dinner for up to 24 at Amerigoâ€™s Grille or private home of your choice. Includes a 4-course tasting menu and wine pairing, prepared and plated by Executive Chef Arturo.
Generously donated by: Amerigoâ€™s Grille
2018 Kawasaki ATV
Single seat Kawasaki Brute Force 300. State and Local sales tax, Title fee, DOC fees, and VIT taxes not included.
Generously donated by: ProPower Sports of Conroe
Auction & Gala Preview The Refuge Bourbon Tasting Four-course bourbon tasting dinner for six. Excludes Fridays and Saturdays.
Generously donated by: The Refuge Steakhouse & Bourbon Bar
Auction & Gala Preview Facials and Fitness Two micro-needlings Two microdermabrasion treatments Two collagen infusion therapy treatments Two VI Peel Two-weeks @ F45 Creekside
Generously donated by: Face Up F45 Creekside
Lake Livingston Getaway 7 night stay in a beautiful 3 bedroom/ 3 bath lakefront home on Lake Livingston, just an hour from The Woodlands. Amazing views from every room! Beautiful two story living room and newly renovated chef â€™s kitchen. Master suite with king bed and s pectacular views of the water. Second bedroom with a queen bed and a bunk room for the kids with connecting bath and gameroom. There are no shortage of activities for the whole family, a gaming system in the gameroom, air hockey table, ping pong table, stand up paddle boards, fishing off the pier and golf cart. Available any 2018 dates excluding the week of July, 4th.
Generously donated by: Mike and Heather Carson
Old School Gaming Party Three hour private game room party $100 Lollydoozersâ€™ gift card Valid from May 31 - October 30, 2018 Four week advance reservation notice required Drinks and alcoholic beverages not included
Generously donated by: Joystix and Lollydoozers
Auction & Gala Preview The Bliss Jungle Riviera Maya with Airfare 6-nights for four in this beautiful 2-bedroom/2-bath suite at The Bliss Jungle Riviera Maya in Mexico. $500 towards airfare. June 22 - 29, 2018, other dates may be substituted if available.
Generously donated by: Stephanie Van Horn and Walter & Eleana Edens Airfare voucher provided by Kassi Foster at C4 Reality
Auction & Gala Preview Weekend in Wimberley Private guest house sleeps 6 on the Blanco River with access to kayaks and tubes, includes fire pit, basketball, bocce ball, ping-pong & horseshoes; only three minutes from downtown Wimberley.
Generously donated by The Dunn Family
Mayan Palace Riviera Maya with Airfare Credit 7-night stay for four in a 2-bedroom/2-bath condo at The Mayan Palace Riviera Maya Resort. $500 towards airfare. June 1-8, 2018; other dates may be substituted if available.
Generously donated by: Stephanie Van Horn and Walter & Eleana Edens Airfare voucher provided by Jim & Michelle Hanigan
Sky Ranch Family Camp in Colorado & Native Shoes
1 week Family Camp at Sky Ranch Horn Creek in Colorado (6 nights, Saturday-Sunday) for up to six. Includes meals, lodging and most activities. Select up to 4 pairs of Native Shoes. Dates and lodging options must be mutually agreed upon, subject to availability . Expires August 11, 2018 and valid for the 2018 session dates only. Valid only for new registrants.
Generously donated by: Sky Ranch & Native Shoes
Auction & Gala Preview Custom Dog House
This adorable, antique style dog house is made with aged wood, a painted tin roof and has many other fun details. The beaded light fixture plugs-in and illuminates the entry way. Opening is 16 1/4â€? height and 9â€? wide. Generously donated by: Chairma Design Group
Auction & Gala Preview Foreigner & Whitesnake at the Pavilion 4 VIP tickets to the Foreigner/Whitesnake concert on Friday, July 20, 2018 at the Cynthia Woods Pavilion. Includes 2 parking passes, and access to the Woodforest Bank Club.
Generously donated by: Spectrum Catering
Banner Elk Winery Roundtrip Airfare for 4 3-night getaway for up to 16 people. North Carolina villa features 8 suites, each with king or queen bed and 2 fireplaces. 4 roundtrip, electronic tickets, on any domestic Southwest flight. Villa not valid in June - October, holidays and weekends. Expires May, 2019. Airfare expires in 1 year.
Generously donated by:
Banner Elk Winery & Villa
Downtown Date Night
Saturday night accommodations for Two. $300 gift card to Chama Gaucha. Sunday brunch at Quattro. Four Seasons expires April 25, 2019. Chama Gaucha expires June 30th, 2018, not valid Friday or Saturday.
Generously donated by: Four Season - Houston Chama Gaucha Michael and Jennifer Leahy
Auction & Gala Preview Kirby’s 4 Course Wine Dinner for Eight
4-course dinner and wine tasting for eight. Not valid Thanksgiving thru January 1, 2019. 2-week notice required.
Generously donated by: Kirby’s Prime Steakhouse
Auction & Gala Preview Raft Montana Getaway - The EPIC Pass
Adventure! Adventure! Adventure! Whitewater rafting, ziplining, biking to Ousel Falls, paddle boards, canoes, kayaks and paddle boats. â€œThe Pinnacleâ€? climbing wall and many more exciting adventures await with 4 EPIC passes, includes 3 night stay at 320 Guest Ranch.
Generously donated by Geyser Whitewater and 320 Guest Ranch
Kendra Scott for a Year!!! Month 1: One pair of Elle or Danielle earrings & a pouch signed by Kendra Scott (valued up to $75) Month 2: One Harlow necklace (valued up to $225) Month 3: A color bar party for you and four friends, one custom piece of jewelry per guest, valued up to $100 (total value up to $500) Month 4: One Rayne necklace and one Elisa necklace (total value up to $155) Month 5: One pair of Alex or Addie earrings and one box of Lobe Wonders (total value up to $85) Month 6: One soft good or travel accessory (valued up to $125) Month 7: Create your own arm party! Choose your favorite bracelet(s) (total value up to $200) Month 8: One necklace (valued up to $120) Month 9: One pair of earrings (valued up to $175) Month 10: One pair of Skylar earrings (valued up to $75) Month 11: One ring (valued up to $125) Month 12: $250 Kendra Scott gift card
Generously donated by:
Kendra Scott Market Street, The Woodlands
Thank you to our Sponsorsr
JESSIE’S GIRL John Armour & Kelli Nations Ken and Ruthie Melber Foundation Watterson Family
WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE Price & Julie Ambler Bunch and Tillman Family Culberson Family Dynamic Sports Medicine and Pain Solution Clint Johnson Family The Parker Family Jack Powell Mike Ray and VanTil Families Remy and Jeff Young Families Sean Young Family Wheller Family Zoner’s Pizza, Wings & Waffles
Thank you to our Sponsors PRESENTING SPONSOR
DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’
Thank you to our Sponsors SWEET CHILD OF MINE
2018 Chairs: Shawn and Chad Lusk Past Chairs: CeCe and Richie Ray Future Chairs: Alison and Vernon Veldekens Committee Members Nelly Anders Kellie Armstrong (Event Coordinator) Courtney Baker Robin Bennett Inger Berger Debbie Bryant Tania Bryngelson Bridget Buck Kristi Buschemyer Heather Carson (Procurement Lead) Jennifer Chamberlain (Procurement Lead) Erica Doner Tanya Ellisor Courtney Emmons Tiffany Everhart Kelli Fleenor Alana Franke Anne Frey Christie Gerhard Michelle Hardy Andrea Huff Ginger Jennings Stefanie Laugen Deborah May
Christian Meacham Kay Mehrens Amberly Moody Crystal Murphey (Sponsorship Lead) Kim Murphy (Auction & Staging Lead) Kelly Owens Tonya Page Laura Powers Mandy Rabon Bonnie Ray (Decorations Lead) Sonya Rojas-Zirilli Katrina Savage Leslie Scrushy (Decorations Lead) Jen Seeger Brandy Smart Kasaundra Smith Ty Tillman Karen Van Til (Class Projects Lead) Stevi Venable Brandi Watterson (Sponsorship Lead) Amy Wyrick ( Auction & Staging Lead) Kim Young (Alumni Lead)
Auction Information and Disclaimers Auction Information and Disclaimers Your assigned bid paddle is located at your table and should match your bid number located on the front of this program. Silent Auction and Bid Board will close before dinner and not reopen. During dinner you will be notified of your Silent Auction winnings. Before you leave for the night, please check out to receive your item(s). Woodlands Christian is not responsible for any item(s) left at the end of the night. Raffle tickets will be sold during dinner but will close before Live Auction bidding. To enter a bid for Live Auction or Fund-A-Need, hold up your bid paddle directing the signal to the auctioneer and/or spotter; please do not lower your paddle until it is acknowledged. For Live Auction and Bid Board, the highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer shall be the buyer. In the event of a dispute, the auctioneer will have the sole and final discretion to determine the successful bidder or to resell the item in dispute. An item may be duplicated at the discretion of the donor. Unless otherwise specified, all auction items and services must be used within one year of the auction; some items may expire earlier. Reservations for trips, hotels, use of homes, etc., must be mutually agreed upon and arranged with the donor unless otherwise specified. Buyer waives any claims for liability against The Woodlands Christian Academy or the donor of item or service. Neither The Woodlands Christian Academy or the donor is responsible for any personal injury or damage to property that may result from the use of the purchase. All sales are final. Everything will be sold â€œas isâ€?. Please read the specifications and restrictions carefully. No exchanges or refunds on auction items are permitted. The bidder is financially responsible for the use of his or her bid number. If your final Auction purchases total more than $10,000, please consider writing a check to ensure that 100% of your donation goes to the school and is not subject to credit card fees. The business office will contact you following the auction to determine your preference. If checks are not submitted to the business office within two weeks, the credit card on file will be processed. A final receipt will be mailed to you. The Woodlands Christian Academy is a 501 (c) (3) organization, Tax ID 76-0391401. Your contribution is tax deductible over the fair market value of goods and services received. Fund-A-Need is 100% tax deductible.
Woodlands Christian Academy 2018 Auction/Gala Catalog