|11th Annual Chocolate Moose Gala
Preliminary Auction Catalog
These fabulous items can be won by the highest bidder at the Chocolate Moose Gala on Saturday, January 19, 2013, from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. at The Ware Center of Millersville University Lancaster.
Live Auction Items
1 Ultimate HERSHEY’S Gift Basket
2 Private Dinner at the Woodlot
Indulge, indulge, and indulge with this collection of Hershey treats—a chocoholics dream!
Value: $100 The Hershey Company
Enjoy cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, dinner and dessert in a unique country setting with your host Andy Appel. Dinner will be catered by Carr's Restaurant. Must be used by January 19, 2014.
Value: $600 Andrew H. Appel
3 Winter Weekend in the Poconos
4 Villa for a Week at Gated Golf Community in Florida
Enjoy a long weekend in the Poconos in this vacation home in the Lake Naomi Club near Camelback and Big Boulder/Jack Frost ski resorts. Beautiful place that sleeps eight, plus two sleeper sofas for 12 potential guests! Available February through March 2013. Dates to be arranged with owner.
Value: $750 Stephen W. & Pamela S. Wiley
A one week luxury vacation at a private villa in Ft. Myers, Florida! The villa sleeps six (2 bedrooms and a sleeper sofa in the den). Your villa at Heritage Palms Golf and Country Club includes access to a championship golf course (and many others nearby), lighted tennis courts, several swimming pools, all linens, and end-of-week cleaning service. Greens fees not included.
Value: $1500 Paul and Judy Ware
5 High-Speed Driving Experience in a Ferrari or Lamborghini
An experience you'll never forget! The winner gets to take three laps around an autocross course at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia in a Ferrari or Lamborghini. Instruction prior to drive. Valid only July 25 through July 28, 2013. Reservation required. 7 day cancellation notice or fee may apply. Must sign waiver. must be 21 or older with valid driver's license and credit card. maximum height 6' 4", maximum weight 325 lbs. For driving experience, must purchase autocross track insurance, starting at $49. Cars, dates, times, and venue subject to availability/change. Rain or shone.
Value: $500 Jamie and Kathy Alton
6 ROCK LITITZ Tour Package
Get to know the rock-and-roll capital of the world—Lititz!—up close and personal with this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for six adults. Start with tours of the famous Clair Global, Tait Towers, and Atomic Design enterprises, the companies that create the sound and staging for some of the world's top performers. Then enjoy dinner in the Bulls Head Public House, the region's only truly authentic British pub with great food and 14 international beers and two cask conditioned beers always on tap. Next, spend the night at the General Sutter Inn in three of the luxury ROCK LITITZ Penthouse suites with a fabulous rock theme decor featuring fixtures and furnishings created by the designers at Clair, Tait, and Atomic. The suite includes a communal lounge, deck and kitchen, fully stocked for your enjoyment.
Tom McPhillips, Atomic Design, Clair Global, Tait, and General Sutter Inn
7 Lakefront Poconos Condo for a Weekend
Spend a three-night week in the Poconos in a fully equiped condo. Three bedrooms, 2.5 baths, sleeps 5 (plus 4 on foldout sofas). Any season. Lakefront with deck, canoe, kayaks, tennis, beach, pool, biking and hiking. Skiing at Camelback, Jack Frost and Big Boulder nearby. 2.5 hours from Lancaster. Must be used by January 19, 2014. Subject to availability.
Value: $1,000 Andrew H. Appel
8 Luxury Beach Home in Bethany Beach for Five Days
Five-day, four-night stay in a luxurious, spacious beach home in Bethany Beach, Delaware. Terrific ocean viewa and sunrises. Five bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, plus 2 enclosed outside showers with dressing rooms. Also includes living room, dining room, den full kitchen and laundry, two wraparound porches with a hot tub, outside grill, air conditioning, plus TV's in all bedrooms. This amazing abode is available from April 1 to May 31, or September 6 to October 31, 2013; date to be mutually agreed upon. No pets or smoking permitted. Must be used by October 31, 2013.
Value: $3000 Mary Burton
9 Hilton Head Villa for a Week
Imagine yourself in a quiet Harbor Town neighborhood at Hilton Head Island with quick access to world-class golf, a marina, and Sea Pines Beach Club. Enjoy this fully-equipped three bedroom, three-and-one-half bath villa for one week. Sleeps six. Beautiful place! Must be used by January 19, 2014.
Value: $1100 Stephen W. & Pamela S. Wiley
10 Sailing on the Chesapeake Bay
Set sail with Captain Rick Seavey to skim across the waves of the Chesapeake Bay. No sailing experience necessary. Lunch will be provided. Date to be mutually agreed upon; weather permitting.
Value: $500 Susan & Rick Seavey
11 Four Diamond Club Tickets for Philadelphia Phillies Game
Four tickets to a 2013 Phillies baseball game in the Diamond Club, including a parking pass. Each ticket includes $30.00 of prepaid food and drink. Game to be agreed upon by donor. Tickets available after April 1, 2013.
Value: $580 Trout, Ebersole & Groff LLP
12 White Hats for Our Heroes
Last year our Chocolate Moosemates bought 17 new portable chairs for the North Museum Planetarium. This year our White Hat project will fill the dome with one or more new shows. Planetarium shows cost up to $500 a minute. You get to wear the white hat (well, actually Mardi Gras beads with stars in North Museum logo colors).