Live Auction Items:
Part of the Sedro Woolley Foundation Auction will include the chance to win a vacation cruise with Holland America!
VIP Table for 2019
Who wouldn't want to be close to the action in 2019? If you think this year's Masquerade Ball action is crazy and fun, just wait until next year when you are wined and dined at our prestigious VIP table for 10 lucky auction goers. You will have your own private staff to serve special appetizers, premium wines and delectable entrees. Special desserts are included especially for your group. VIP parking close to the venue is included in this great item. You can choose where to place your table to be pampered.
Sedro Woolley Rotary Club
Neuvo Vallarta Mexico Trip For 8
The Grand Luxxe Residence Club, Nuevo Vallarta Premier Golf and SPA welcomes six guests for one amazing week (7 days). This exclusive resort is being offered again at the request of the Auction Committee. The lucky bidder and guests will have the opportunity to relax, play, and be pampered in sheer luxury and fun. The 2750 sq. ft. condo features two spacious master suites with elegant bathrooms and sleeps six adults.
Your vacation begins with complimentary private transportation from the airport to the resort (secured/gated property) and personal assistance upon arrival as you make your way to your beautiful room. Once you are settled your vacation begins! Enjoy your indoor or outdoor dining areas for snacking, sipping or game-playing or step into your private plunge pool with your favorite beverage on your grand terrace, taking in the spectacular views of the resort! Included in your week are 16 rounds of golf at the newly renovated Jack Nicklaus Designed 18-hole, signature golf course and two 50-minute spa treatments at the new world-class Spatium. Other amenities: Eight large swimming pools to choose from, located throughout the resort; miles of beach access; miles of "jungle-like" walking trails on the property; Personal Concierge on each floor to assist you; maid service daily; fresh coffee available every morning, right outside your door; free nightly entertainment at the resort (multiple locations); several kid's splash and play pools; a leisurely float down the "lazy-river" and much more.
The more lead-time, the greater chance you will have of securing the week of your choice. Reservations can be made up to a full 12-months in advance. For more information on this one-of-a-kind vacation contact Keith at 360-708-9696.
Dates excluded: Easter and Holy-Week; weeks of Christmas and New Year's. Expires: 5/1/2019.
Keith and Cyndi Sorestad, Sedro Woolley Rotary Club
Tour of Scotland - Scotch Tasting
This Scotch tasting is for up to 8 people and hosted by Mary and Shelley Lehr on the deck of their home on Skagit Bay in LaConner. Single malt scotches will be provided with a commentary from Preston Lehr. Heavy Appetizers will be included.
Tim Lehr, Marty Lehr, Preston Lehr and Brock Stiles
“Chopped” Dinner for Eight
“You be the Judge”
In a food network inspired cooking contest, three home cooks will face off in a “Chopped meets Iron Chef” challenge, to bring you and your seven guests a truly unique dining experience. While enjoying cocktails, wine or beer out on the patio as the sun sets, your chefs for the evening will prepare and serve you and your guest’s basket inspired appetizers, entrees and desserts using the finest northwest ingredients. You will have the opportunity to score each course based on presentation, flavor, and use of basket ingredients. At the end of the evening the scores will be tallied and we will see whose food “reigns supreme” and who will be “chopped.”
Josh and Aimee Requa, Dan and Cheri Hockett, Rick Postera and Kristin Worley
Rotary Work Party
Have a project that's too big to handle on your own? No one plays in the dirt better than Sedro Woolley Rotarians. Landscaping, fence building and more! At least six Rotarians along with their big-boy toys for moving dirt or digging holes will be available to the highest bidder. A Rotarian will captain the efforts. No job is too big for this crew -we'll get 'er done right.
Sedro Woolley Rotarians
Valentine Dinner for 8 at Sugar Creek Ranch
Are you that person who forgets to make reservations every year for Valentines Day? Buy this item tonight and it's guaranteed that 8 of you will be enjoying a six-course gourmet meal on February 9, 2019 instead of wishing you'd bought the monthly bouquet of flowers or the set of jewelry! Each course features a different wine, along with the famous hospitality provided by Doug and Stephanie Wood at Sugar Creek Ranch.
Doug and Stephanie Wood
No Winter Blues in Cancun!
Spend 8 days and 7 nights at the fabulous Riviera Maya resort on the Yucatan Peninsula which is located on the Caribbean Sea. Your resort has miles of beaches as well as 15 pools. This is for up to 6 adults and 2 children who will share a 2 bedroom suite with 2 bathrooms. Your accomodations have a full kitchen when you cannot make it out to one of the 17 restaurants and bars on the grounds. There are unlimited things to do on the grounds including a Cirque de Soleil show Joya which is a truly spectacular event. Each room in your accomodations has and LED TV for your viewing enjoyment when you need to get out of the sun for a bit. Like golf? There is a Jack Nicklaus par 4 executive course, and for tennis lovers many courts. Many beach activities to enjoy also! Everything is taken care of for you and you will be able to wander the trails to view the wildlife. This is a vacation you won't forget!
Nordic Tug Cruise in the San Juans
Enjoy a day on the water this summer with Teak and Anne Martin on their 32 foot Nordic Tug! Brunch and Lunch are served with beverages. You have many options of focus: you could whale watch for Orcas, kayak, hike trails on scenic Cypress Island (accessible only by boat) or enjoy sightseeing islands and wildlife. The trip is customizable for you and five others. We look forward to the day with you!
Mutually agreed upon date.
Teak and Anne Martin
Give a Gift to the World Scholarships
The Sedro-Woolley Rotary Club has helped youth of our community for many years by giving scholarships to graduating seniors. There will be several levels of giving in various amounts. We ask that you dig deep and give what you can. What a great way to help our local students further their education. this year a number of our scholarships will go to students who will be pursuing a vocational education program after graduation. These kids are our future and need our help! Remember, your contribution is fully tax deductible! The Rotarians and our students thank you for your generosity!!
Sedro Woolley Rotary Club
Dinner A Month
Be the winning bidder on this item and you will receive one dinner for 6 people per month for 12 months. Beginning May 2018 and ending April 2019, the meals will be delivered to the home of the highest bidder (limited to Skagit County). Dinner will be a 4 course meal including appetizers, salad, main entree, dessert and beverages. The date of each monthly dinner will be arranged for a mutually agreed date and time (major holidays excluded). Monthly dinner will consist of cultural or regional specialties from Australia, Italy, Philippines, Thailand, and Germany. Also will include special dinners such as Cornish game hens, lasagna and pork roast.
Sedro Woolley Rotarians & Spouses.
Handmade Knife - Kitchen Chef Knife
Once again, another Bruce Berglin Kitchen Chef Knife!!! Bruce Berglin has been creating one-of-a-kind knives since 1998; this knife bears his name and serial number 173. Less than ten knives per year are produced and the waiting list for his custom knives continues to grow. This knife is constructed from high carbon steel with file work incorporated along the spine. It has a brass guard, brass pins, and a red spacer that accents the Presentation Grade Burl Desert Ironwood handle. The fit and finish of this knife is superb. This is a medium sized chef knife with a blade of just over six inches long. Here is another rare opportunity to acquire one of the conversation pieces and turn your future cooking chores into an adventure. Every Bruce Berglin knife comes with a free sharpening service and a lifetime guarantee.
My Oh My
Tonight is your chance to own autographed pictures of one or both of Seattle's most beloved sports heroes, Ken Griffey Jr. and Edgar Martinez. Do you recall the famous moment when Edgar slapped a double to left field bringing home Ken Griffey from first base? Griffey is now in the Hall of Fame and Edgar will be joining him next year. This is your opportunity to own the Hall of Fame autographed picture of Ken Griffey Jr. and/or next year's inductee Edgar Martinez. The high bidder also takes home a mounted poster with the words of the immortal Dave Niehaus that will never be forgotten in Seattle sports history. The high bidder can take one of the autographed pictures or if you desire, by simply doubling your winning bid take both. The high bidder will take home the poster.
McMullen and Ochs
Hall of Fame Helmet
Imagine this hard to find Blaze Green Seahawk helmet autographed by the future Hall of Fame quarterback Russell Wilson. You just don't see these helmets and it comes with a certificate of authenticity and Russell's own personal hologram on the back of the helmet. This will make a great addition to your home and will be a conversation starter for years to come. With more Superbowl victories in our future with Russell Wilson leading the way, this is an item that should not be missed!
Stiles Law Office
Hockey in Style-Silvertips Suite
Love the excitement of hockey? Love to party? Watch the Everett Silvertips play hockey in style! This package includes a private suite for 12 people at the fabulous Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, in suite wait staff, 4 parking passes, a Silvertip jersey, and $400 to cover food, drinks or souvenirs. Don't forget your cowbells!
Dick and Susan Straathof, Dwayne Lane's North Cascade Ford, Steve and Jan Massey
Rock and Roll is Here to Stay
Join two of the most iconic rock and roll bands of any generation and party with Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers on their Summer of Living Dangerously tour on June 5th at 7:30pm at the Key Arena. Get warmed up with dinner at the Grill from Ipanema, a Brazilian steak house prior to the concert. With too many hit to count, they will have you dancing in the aisles as you recall all the great hits these two bands have produced. Now you have a chance to see them both in one night. An event you won't forget and one you will wish would never end.
Max Dales Prime Rib Dinner for 12 people
Max Dales Steak and Chop House cooked it, and Sedro-Woolley Rotarians will deliver a prime rib dinner for 12. This meal includes Ceasar salad, baked potatoes with all the goodies and trimmings, oven roasted fresh vegetables with Balsamic glaze, Max Dales homemade rolls, slow roasted Prime rib with horseradish sauce and Burnt Creme for dessert. A great idea for a gathering of friends or family.
Max Dales Restaurant
Russian Dinner for 8
Enjoy a home-made multi-course Russian dinner experience with a breathtaking view, music, pictures, and stories! The menu includes Yulia's famous Russian borsch, Zachary's traditional family recipe of kotlety, as well as mashed potatoes, Russian salad, beet salad, cabbage rolls, pelmeni, blinchiki, shashlyk, smoked meats, and salmon. Your home-made meal will be paired with a selection of great wines gathered by Sarah, as well as authentic Russian vodka not available in the US - smuggled out of Russia at the order of President Elect Carl! For dessert, you can look forward to Yulia's famous layered wedding cake, Sarah's gluten-free exquisite sharlotka, and other sweet treats. Your dinner will be served by ladies dressed in traditional Russian folk attire and includes an exploration of history, culture, personal connections and life growing up in Russia - in slide shows, stories, movie clips and more!
Where: Becky and Randy Elde's beautiful dining room and patio in Clear Lake.
When: mutually agreed upon date in 2018.
Your Rotary hosts for the evening are Carl and Yulia Garrison, Sarah Martin and Zachary Kotlerman, and Becky and Randy Elde. Non-Rotarian chef team may include Dasha Kotliarova, Nataliya Garoutte & Irina Wood.
What says summer more than hot dogs, apple pie and baseball. If you love baseball and love America this item is a must-have. It is a custom-made American flag built with baseball bats made in America. The craftsmanship is superb and the symbolism is even better. Anyone would be proud to Display this item in their home or office. The bats were specially milled for this item. Don't regret going home without this baseball flag representing America.
Donor: to be determined
Angus Beef for your Dining Pleasure
There is nothing better than not having to stop at the grocery for your evening meal. Well, be the high bider on this item and you can enjoy one-half (1/2) of a grass fed Angus steer that will be ready for your dining pleasure on October 15. This is some of the best and most delicious meat you can get and comes fully cut and wrapped by Del Fox meats so that all you have to do is pick it up and turn on the grill.
Bunco and Bubbles
You will enjoy an evening at the home of Rotarian Sheena Burns, playing, chatting, eating and drinking champagne (or wine if you prefer) with 11 of your friends! Dinner and drinks will be served (and a safe ride home if you shake, rattle and roll too much). What is Bunco? Bunco is a popular game played with six dice and a whole lot of luck. The ladies of the Sedro-Woolley Rotary Club will make this a fun-filled evening. Rest assured the only skill you need to play is a wrist for throwing dice, keeping score, and an elbow for enjoying food and drinks. Prizes awarded for winners - and losers! Date TBD by winner and hostess.
Browning Shotgun, Trapshooting, Lessons and Dinner
Have you heard about the State Championship caliber trapshooting team from Sedro-Woolley High School. Well here is your chance to experience what they do. The star of the show is a brand new Browning Cynergy CX Over/Under shotgun. But not only do you take home the shotgun you and 9 of your friends will be treated to 10 rounds of trap at the Old Gun Club right here in Burlington (Old Skagit Gun Club). If you have never done this before or just want some tips there will be a qualified trap shooting coach right there to give instructions. If your friends don't have shotguns (and you don't want to lend them your new one) there will be shotguns on site to use. You certainly can bring your own gun as well. After up to 10 rounds of trap shooting and working up a hunger, you will be treated to a magnificent meal to top the day off. The trap shooting will need to be done on a Saturday in July, August or September, subject to the schedule of the club. The winner of the gun must be eligible to purchase the gun and pass a background check.
Donor: Team August, Flexure Accounting and All American Armory
The ultimate in juicing is here, tonight, for you to take home to start that healthy lifestyle or to take the next step forward in your already healthy quest for the right foods and diet. The Greenstar Pro Juicer takes a step out of the kitchen to your own juice bar. It features all stainless steel gears, new safety features and easy clean up. It gives higher yields and increased versatility. The options of what you can do with this machine are endless. We are also providing a variety of fruits and vegetables to go with the Greenstar Pro so that you can start taking advantage of this fabulous machine tomorrow morning when you wake up.
Donor: Team February
Living Large Upriver
Spend a fabulous weekend exploring the lands east of Sedro-Woolley. If the eagles, the Skagit River and all the other beautiful scenery was not enough start out to your adventure with a one night stay at Ovenells Heritage Inn. As part of the adventure enjoy a wonderful meal at the Lone Star Restaurant and then wander on over to movies at the theater in Concrete for a great date night. When you return home you will go with a gift certificate from the famous Double O Ranch and their fabulous beef. To help you enjoy your stay and to remember this wonderful weekend a gift basket from eastern Skagit County will be yours. What a wonderful way to enjoy a relaxing weekend for 2 people.
Donor: Team September