AUCTION

We're looking forward to seeing you on April 21! Check out a preview of our AMAZING live auction items below.


Item #1 – The Ellen Experience

Two tickets to a taping of Ellen in Burbank, California, complete with first-class airfare for two to get you there! Join Ellen DeGeneres, Twitch, Andy and the best audience on daytime television for a fun-filled day of entertainment on the West Coast. Tickets may be redeemed between Fall 2018-Winter 2019. 

Approximate value: Priceless

Secured by Lauren Dixon & Mike Schwabl via WHEC Channel 10 media partners

Airfare donated by Donna Shultz

Item #2 – Buffalo Bills Club Seats & Announcer Tour

Two club seats to one of two preseason games at Ralph Wilson Stadium for this coming season. Enjoy the game from the VIP section, or spend some time getting the play-by-play in the announcer booth. Let’s go Buffalo!

Approximate value: Priceless

Donated by The Buffalo Bills

Item #3 – Golfer’s Paradise

Hit the links on Rochester’s most exclusive golf course at Oak Hill Country Club. Walk in the footsteps of PGA, Ryder Cup and United States Open Champions while enjoying the pristine grounds and beautiful private setting. Package includes 18 holes of golf and lunch for three (escorted by an Oak Hill member).

Approximate value: $800

Donated by Dan Burns, Donna Shultz, David Lyttle

Item #4 – Elegant 18 Karat White Gold Black Onyx and Diamond Pendant

With a streamlined, classic deco feel, this pendant encapsulates the use of geometric lines and bold gemstones, while also having an everyday wearability for the woman who loves the classic sparkle of diamonds elevated with the sophisticated style of black onyx. A stunning statement piece to add a touch of everyday luxury to your look; the dramatic design truly makes this pendant the perfect addition to your jewelry collection!

7.51 carat total weight black onyx set in 18 karat white gold.

94 individually hand-set diamonds, 0.51 carat total weight.

17 inch white gold chain included.

Approximate value: $4,000

Donated by Cornell’s Jewelers

Item #5 – Caribbean Adventure at the Ritz-Carlton

Which is your favorite Ritz-Carlton resort destination? Gorgeous St. Thomas, wild Aruba or picturesque Grand Cayman? Select your island paradise for a a 5-day, 4-night getaway at the Ritz-Carlton. This package includes coach airfare for two, hotel accommodations, and transfers—plus all the sun and fun you can handle! It’s the perfect escape any time of the year, so buy plenty of sunscreen and start packing!

Approximate value: $7,000

Donated by Lauren Dixon & Mike Schwabl

Item #6 – Pasta, Sauce & Paul Guglielmo

Join Paul Guglielmo to learn how to make the world-famous Guglielmo Sauce and try your hand at homemade pasta to pair it with! Your group of 10 will enjoy a pasta and marinara sauce-making workshop at the home of Lauren Dixon & Mike Schwabl on beautiful Canandaigua Lake. Impress your friends with your new-found kitchen skills, and enjoy a delicious meal over the stories of Grandpa Pete Guglielmo.

Approximate value: Priceless

Donated by Paul Guglielmo; workshop kitchen provided by Lauren Dixon & Mike Schwabl

Item #7 – ROC the Penthouse

The Penthouse at One East Avenue is a unique rooftop event venue like no other in Rochester. For corporate meetings, parties, and extraordinary experiences, you'll enjoy a beautiful event in this sophisticated atmosphere. Perched above downtown with a stunning panorama from Lake Ontario to the Bristol Hills, The Penthouse is surrounded by historic architecture, skyscrapers, and natural beauty seen from its chic interior or the wraparound open-air terrace. Package includes rental of the entire 11th floor, Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm. Includes breakfast, lunch and snacks for 50 attendees. AV, large flat screen monitor, wireless microphone and podium provided. Event to be booked by April 21, 2019.

Approximate value: $2,000

Donated by The Penthouse at One East Avenue

Item #8 – Senior PGA Championship at Oak Hill Clubhouse Ticket Package for Four

Watch your favorite golf legends take on the gorgeous course at Oak Hill Country Club. The Clubhouse Ticket Package provides access to the Championship grounds and designated areas inside the historic Oak Hill Country Club’s clubhouse all six (6) days of the Championship (Tuesday, May 21, 2019-Sunday, May 26, 2019). Clubhouse ticket holders will have access to amenities such as HD televisions, restrooms and upscale food and beverage options available for purchase.

Approximate value: $1,500

Donated by Bryan Karns, Championship Director (PGA of America)

Item #9 – ROCk out in Style at the Blue Cross Arena

Turn up the volume in your own private suite at the Blue Cross Arena, fit for up to 16 guests. Choose from one of two incredible shows, including: Kevin Hart, Josh Groban with Idina Menzel.  

Approximate value: $2,000

Donated by Jeff Caulkins, General Manager, Blue Cross Arena

Item #10 – YellowJackets Live Performance

Bring Rochester’s favorite acapella group to your next party or event! For more than 60 years, the University of Rochester YellowJackets have been serenading the Rochester community and are ready to dazzle your group with a vibrant vocal extravaganza.

Approximate value: $1,750

Donated by the University of Rochester YellowJackets
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