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2012 Silent Auction Items

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"Whisk" Healthy Eating at its Best!

An eclectic basket of healthy, locally-grown organic food items, including gift certificates for the freshest of meats, milk , and cheeses.
Add all-natural treats and unique kitchen items and you've got this epicurean delight!

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Courtesy of Gracie Douglas, Whisk Organic Food Market
FMV: $100

Botox Basket

BOTOX injections by Dr. Sonya Merriman for the facial area of your choice (up to $300 value).
$50 referred bucks for use on any product or service available at Plastic Surgery Associates of Valdosta, Murad skin care products.

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Courtesy of Plastic Surgery Associates of Valdosta
FMV: $500


Fresh Beginnings "Gift of the month" for 6 months

You select your "Gift of the Month" from Fresh Beginnings extensive catalog of delicious cookies and candies each month, May through October 2012. Also, a canister of chocolate-dipped chocolate chip cookies to take home with you from the Gala!

Description: Fresh Beginnings treatsDescription: Fresh Beginnings Logo

Courtesy of Jennifer Powell, Fresh Beginnings

FMV: $250


3-Months Advertising on Talk 92.1

A great way to advertise your business! Three months of advertising on South Georgia's news and talk leader, Talk 92.1 FM!

New advertising only. Cannot be used as credit on current contract.

Description: Talk 92.1 FM Radio Logo

Courtesy of Scott James, Talk 92.1
FMV: $1,500

Framed 2011 Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Program Autographed by Jessie Tuggle

Hand signed by inductee Jessie "The Hammer" Tuggle" an original program from the 2011 Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
Tuggle was a standout linebacker for the Blazers recording 340 tackles and earning All American honor.
For the Atlanta Falcons he played in five Pro Bowls and Super Bowl XXXIII.
In addition to the Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame, he is a member of the VSU Athlete Hall of Fame and the College Football Hall of Fame.


Courtesy of the VSU Foundation
FMV: Priceless

Kids Artist Basket

This basket includes everything your little artist needs. Two T-shirts, Crayola markers, crayons, color pencils,
Crayola fabric makrers, kids smock, fabric pain, finger paint, construction paper, doodle pad, glitter glue, stickers,
watercolors, paint, paint brushes, pip squeak markers, Crayola window markers and more.


(Not actual basket)

Courtesy of VSU Greek Ambassadors

FMV: $175

Vera Bradley "Mocha Rouge" Purse and Wallet

Vera Bradley "Mocha Rouge" purse and turn lock wallet.

vera bradley

Courtesy of VSU Alumni Association
FMV: $111

Child's Easter Basket

A fun filled Easter basket for children.

easter basket

(Not actual basket)

Courtesy of Mr. John and Reverend Marcia McRae
FMV: $40

Homemade Cheesecakes for a Year

How about a homemade; from scratch, cheesecake delivered to your home or office each month for an entire year? ! Karen Gunter, wife of VSU Provost Phil Gunter, will do just that! A variety of flavors are available.

Description: cheesecake

Courtesy of Karen Gunter
FMV: $480


Kids Soccer Party for 20

Enjoy a soccer party for 20 children with the VSU women's soccer team.
Instructional games provided only.
Give at least 30 days notice.

vsu soccer

Courtesy of Coach Mel Heinz, VSU Head Soccer Coach
FMV: $250

Ninja Pizza Party for 20

20 children are invited to a fun-filled Ninja party!
Pizza, games, and activities

Description: Karate kids

Courtesy of Mitchell Church, Performance Martial Arts Academy
FMV: $400

Planetarium Birthday Party

Your child can enjoy a birthday with the stars at the VSU Planetarium. Includes lunch in the Palms Dining Center and cake.

Limit to twenty participants and must be used within one year from purchase date.

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Courtesy of VSU Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences
FMV: $500

Scrumptious Catered Cocktail Party

A Fine Pear Catering, the newest endeavor from Katherine and Rick Coleman and known for special one-on-one, customized attention, will deliver all the food, staff and serving pieces required for a scrumptious cocktail party for 20 in your home, including, china dinner plates and silverware. The specially-selected hor d'ourves menu will include all of the following: mini crab cakes, BBQ sliders, fingerling potatoes with a goat cheese fondue, zucchini sticks with lemon dipping sauce and jalapeno corn dip served with chips.

Additional guests may be negotiated by contract. All beverages and setups are the responsibility of the purchaser unless added by contract. Be one of the first hostesses in your neighborhood to enjoy Valdosta's newest caters- A Fine Pear will not disappoint!


Courtesy of Rick Coleman, A Fine Pear Catering

FMV: $300

Dinner at the Mays House Catered by Carrie Ann & Co.

One private dinner party for 10 people to include spring mix salad, Tuscan chicken, mashed potatoes, sauteed vegetables, bread and dessert.
Hosted at the renovated Mays House in Monticello, Fl.

The Mays House northeast corner

Courtesy of Carrie Ann & Company, Inc.
FMV: $240


Four All Sports Passes

Come out and show your support for the VSU Blazers!
Package includes 4 season tickets to all VSU sporting events for the 2012-2013 season... football, baseball,
softball, volleyball, and basketball.

Description: Football crowd

Courtesy of VSU Athletics
FMV: $840

Improve Your Tennis Game!

Tennis instructions by VSU National Champions' Tennis Coach, John Hansen.
Package includes four hours of tennis instruction.

Description: John Hansen
Description: tennisballs

Courtesy of John Hansen
FMV: $200

VSU Bookstore Basket and Shopping Spree

Shopping spree of $500 to the VSU Bookstore and a basket of VSU items to take home with you the night of the Gala.


Courtesy of VSU Bookstore
FMV: $575

Travel with the Blazers to Saginaw Valley

Accompany the VSU Blazers for two to Saginaw Valley for the Blazer football game.
September 9, 2012


Courtesy of Herb Reinhard, VSU Athletics

Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals

Four tickets for Sunday May 27th (Memorial Day weekend) Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals, 5:04PM game time.
Four tickets to 755 club and parking pass. Tickets are in section 104L Row 20 seats 101-104.

Electronic tickets will be emailed to winner after auction.


Courtesy of Glenn Pierce
FMV: $430

One Year Membership to The Firm

Tone up for summer with a 1 year membership at The Firm 24 hour fitness club.
Chance to win two memberships.

Must begin by July 1, 2012

Description: The Firm Logo

Courtesy of Scott James
FMV: $300


Pair of Prints by Leon Colvin

Beautiful signed and numbered prints of Mr. Colvin's Tufted Titmice on Passion Flower and Carolina Wren on Cherokee Rose pieces.
Mr. Colvin is recognized as the premier colored-pencil wildlife artist in the Southeast. His work is exquisitely realistic.
Exquisitely framed by Classic Art and Frame

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Tufted Titmice on Passion Flower

carolina rose
Carolina Wren on Cherokee Rose

Courtesy of Leon Colvin
FMV: $600


Limited edition print- Flowering Quince by Earle McKey III

A southern garden favorite, the Flowering Quince is exquisitely portrayed by renowned local artist Earle McKey III.
His discerning eye and artistic talent picks up every detail of the subject bloom. A beautiful addition to your home.

Beautifully framed by Classic Art and Frame.


(Not actual print)

Courtesy of Earle McKey III
FMV: $500

"Bathing Suit Beauties" 1, 2, 3

Three 13 x 9 limited edition prints signed by the artist.
Recapturing an era of style and sophistication. Art Deco inspired artist.
Prints sold together.


Courtesy of Jeff Williams
FMV: $225

Trips and Destinations

Two Nights with a view at Villas by the Sea

This package includes two nights in a lovely condominium at Villas by the Sea on Jekyll Island.
The condo has a kitchen, living room, three bedrooms, two baths, and an ocean view.

Must be used by April 1, 2013.

Description: Jekyll Island

Courtesy of VSU Faculty, Dr. & Mrs. Dick Saeger
FMV: $750