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Go Green! Go White!: You and three of your friends will cheer on the Michigan State Spartans from the MSU Athletic Director’s Suite as they take on the Maryland Terrapins at Spartan Stadium on Saturday, November 18, 2017.  Parking also included.  Due to NCAA rules, no person of high school age (9th-12th grade) may participateGenerously donated by Michigan State University Athletics and Nancy & Mark Hollis, A.D.

Desert Oasis: You and a guest can head out west for a four-night stay at the Westin Kierland in Scottsdale, Arizona!   Also included are breakfasts at Nellie Cashman’s Monday Club Café, a one-hour FlowRider session for two, a twosome of golf at Kierland Golf Course, dinner for two at Deseo-Specialty Restaurant, and spa treatments for two at Agave Spa. Generously donated by The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa   

Floor Seats with the Spartans: You and one guest will enjoy a Big Ten MSU men’s basketball game sitting courtside! Cheer on the Spartans at a mutually agreed upon game date, with parking pass and access to Courtside Lounge included.  Due to NCAA rules, no person of high school age (9th-12th grade) may participate.  Generously Donated by Kris & Jennifer Elliott 

Home Cookin’: Sundays are for relaxing, so sit back and enjoy a magnificent gourmet dinner for eight (8) prepared in your home. Spartan Signature Catering chefs will create and prepare a personalized four-course dinner with wine pairings. Generously donated by Spartan Signature Catering

Let’s Go Nuts!: Entertain your next corporate party or family celebration in your own suite at Lansing’s own Class A minor league baseball team, the Lansing Lugnuts!  Included are 20 tickets in the Jackson National suite, full catering and two Executive Club parking passes for the Sunday, May 28th 2017 game against the Great Lakes Loons at 2:05 PM.  Generously donated by Jackson National Life Insurance Company

Puerto Rican Paradise: If you seek the perfect Puerto Rican experience, look no further. You and a guest will enjoy a four-day, three-night stay at the El San Juan Hotel in Puerto Rico. Rejuvenate on gorgeous Isla Verde Beach, recently voted the top urban beach in the U.S., or relax in one of the luxurious cabanas by the pool. Pamper yourself and indulge your wellbeing at the luxurious on-site spa. Satisfy your appetite for exquisite cuisine at one of the innovative dining venues or sip on your favorite cocktail in the historic Chandelier Bar. A $500 voucher toward the purchase of airline tickets for travel out of Capital Region International Airport is also included to help you get to paradise. Generously donated by El San Juan Hotel and Capital Region International Airport

Deee-troit Basketball!: Join the Detroit Pistons in their debut season back HOME in the D. The winner of this bid will receive 4 tickets and a parking pass to a mutually agreed upon Detroit Pistons game during the 2017-2018 season. Winning bidder will have the ability to choose from five game/date choices once the 2017-18 Detroit Pistons schedule has posted. Winner and their guests will enjoy dinner before the game (location/club to be determined), a pre-game photo opportunity on court, as well as a post-game shot (basketball free-throw). It’s a night on the town celebrating the Pistons and an incredible return to downtown Detroit. Generously donated by Farm Bureau Insurance  

Feast like The Gods:  This group gourmet dining experience for eight in the private dining Olympus Room is yours if you are the high bidder! Have the fun of selecting the perfect four course menu with wine pairings for your lucky guests, with the assistance of the Chef & General Manager of the State Room. Dionysus will be jealous of this exclusive evening of food, wine and friends! Generously donated by The Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center 

We Love Spartan Basketball:  You and 3 friends will be the envy of the basketball world when you take your seats for a Big Ten game in Coach Tom & Lupe Izzo’s suite at the Breslin Center for an MSU basketball game (dates to be mutually agreed upon with Lupe Izzo). Due to NCAA rules, no person of high school age (9th-12th grade) may participate. Generously donated by Tom & Lupe Izzo

Football in the Round!: Watch Michigan State football like you’ve never done before …..on multiple TV’s just like some of the media and recruits do. You and up to 49 others can enjoy watching the Spartans while they are on the road as they take-on an opponent during the 2017 season  (must be an afternoon game) from the sparkling new North End Zone athletics facility, a 50,000-square-foot recent renovation to Spartan Stadium.  This one-of-a-kind experience includes pizza, salad and soft drinks to be provided by Spartan Signature Catering. Must be a mutually agreed upon date.  No persons under the age of 18 may participate in this package. Generously donated by Michigan State University Athletics, Tom & Lupe Izzo and Spartan Signature Catering

Take Me Out to the Ballgame: Don’t forget the peanuts and Cracker Jack as you and your friends cheer for the Detroit Tigers as they take on the California Angels on Tuesday, June 6th at 7:10 PM from your very own suite.   Included in this sports suite package are 15 seats, 2 parking passes and $750 in food, so gather your friends to root, root, root for the home team.  It’s sure to be a great time down in Detroit at Comerica Park for the game; you won’t care if you never get back!  Generously donated by Marketing Resource Group and Muchmore Harrington Smalley & Associates


Silent Auction Items

Original Artwork Echo Chamber No. 3 by local artist Jason Keusch

Zap Zone Birthday Party Package plus $50 in Culver’s Certificates

Paramount Coffee Gift Basket and Fabiano’s Chocolate Basket

Two Tickets to 2017-2018 Wharton Center Season Opening Night Broadway Performance (excluding The Lion King) plus $70 Gift Card to The State Room

Chicago, IL: One-Night Stay (Deluxe Room) for up to four people at the Courtyard by Marriott – Chicago Downtown/ Magnificient Mile plus Four (4) VIP Passes for the Rolling Stone’s Exhibitionism Art Show

One-Hour Massage, Wine Tasting for Ten and  Two Hours of Professional Family History Research

Pasadena, CA: Four-Night Weekend Stay for Two in a Standard Room at the Hilton – Pasadena

“When In Rome” – University of Michigan Football Autographed by Coach Jim Harbaugh plus Vatican  Museum book

Two Tickets to MSU Museum’s 28th Annual Chocolate Party Benefit (date TBD), Certificate for $100 towards Dean Trailways Black Car Service and $100 Dublin Square Gift Card

Date Night Package –  $50 Ukai Gift Card and $10 Celebration Cinema Gift Card plus Refillable Popcorn Bucket

Hartland, MI:  Majestic Golf Course – Foursome of Golf including cart plus Buddies Pub & Grill Growler and $20 Gift Certificate

Bellaire, MI / Suttons Bay, MI : Weekend Package at Shanty Creek Resort plus Barrel Room Wine Tasting at Black Star Farms

Greater Lansing Food Bank – Lansing Roots  Program: CSA Full Subscription – $500 value

Certificate for One-Hour Massage plus $20 Blue Gill Grill Certificate including Two Growlers (with Free First Fill)

Dallas, TX: Four-night stay at The Statler – Dallas including parking

Chicago, IL: One-Night Stay with Club Lounge access for Two adults at The Ritz-Carlton – Chicago plus Two Chicago White Sox Lower Box Ticket Certificates plus Todd Frazier Autographed Baseball

Haslett, MI: Wine Tasting  and Tour for Four at Burgdorf Winery plus $50 Watershed Tavern Gift Card

Travel Gift Basket Including Certificate for Two Roundtrip Tickets via Delta Airlines

Paramount Coffee and Fabiano’s Chocolate Basket

St. Joseph, MI : One Overnight “Romance Package”  at The Boulevard Inn & Bistro

Two 2-Lane Bowling Party Packages at City Limits plus Four Impression 5 Admission Passes

Fine Dining Feastin’ : Certificates for Tavern 109 , Maru, Red Haven and Stillwater Grill

Unwind and Dine: Certificate for One-Hour Massage plus $25 Carrabba’s Gift Card

Soup Spoon Café:  Lansing, MI –  Private Three-Course Dinner for Six including Wine Pairings

Conquest Fitness –  Andre Hutson: Two Training Sessions for a Youth Team in the Performance Training Center.

Orlando, FL: Four-Night Stay at the Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort

Lunch and Brunch –  Assorted Gift Certificates for Coral Gables, Cheddars,Chammps,  Red Robin and Claddagh Irish Pub

Chicago, IL: Two-night stay at the Sheraton Grand Chicago plus Lagunitas Brewing Company Swag

Art Craft Display: Graduation Tent Package

One-Night Stay at any IHG Property plus $25 Bordeaux Gift Card including Bottle of Wine, Insulated  Wine Tumblers & Snacks plus $25 Bordeaux Gift Card

Dallas, TX: Four-Night Stay Thursday-Sunday at the Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria

Rebecca Houlihan Photography package

Shop Til You Drop: $100 Sam’s Club Card and $100 Kositchek’s Certificate

Biggby Gift Basket

Dean Trailways Dean Streak to Cedar Point including Two Tickets into Park and Two Seats for Transportation (Four Tickets and Four Seats Total)

Lansing, MI: One-night Stay  at Radisson Hotel Lansing at the Capitol including Breakfast

Certificate for One-Hour Massage plus $15 Crunchy’s Gift Certificate including Growler and Pint Glasses

One Year Basic Family Membership plus Country Mill Family Pass for Eight

Hyde Park Original Lithograph by Artist Harold Altman, Artist proof, 1982

Playmakers Gift Bag including $100 Gift Card

Pizza Party Package:  Certificates to Cugino’s, Deluca’s Restaurant ,Pizza House and Old Chicago

Lansing Convention and Vistors Bureau Lansing Lugnuts Game Suite

Unwind and Wine: Certificate for One-Hour Massage plus $40 Capital Vine Gift Card

South Padre Island, TX: Two-Night stay at the Pearl South Padre including Breakfast for Two

Casino Transportation for Four on the Dean Trailways Line Run

Paramount Coffee and Espresso Cup Set

Forest Akers Golf Course – Foursome of Golf including cart plus $50 Red Lobster Gift Card

14k Yellow Gold Pin of Two Birds with Diamond Eyes sitting on a Branch feeding on Cluster of Rubies

Hartland, MI:  Majestic Golf Course – Foursome of Golf including cart plus $40 Outback Gift Card

Demmer Center Experience Package

Houston, TX: Four-Night Stay at the Hyatt Regency Houston

District5 Extreme Air Sports:  Three VIP Passes, Hat and T-Shirts plus Two Chuck E. Cheese’s Certificate

Old Town 2017 Festival Tickets for: Festival of the Moon, Festival of the Sun and Oktoberfest

Orlando, FL:  Five-days/Four-nights stay for Two at the Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort

Two Tickets in the AD Suite for a mutually agreed upon B10 MSU Men’s Basketball game including  parking pass plus $100 Gift Card to FieldHouse

Douglas J Spa Eight-Hour Day of Serentity  Spa Package

Two Tickets to the MSU Museum’s 2018 Annual Wine Tasting Party Benefit (date TBD) plus Certificate for $100 towards Dean Trailways Black Car Service

Sunset Romance Flight over Lake Michigan plus $100 Gift Card to Zoobie’s/The Cosmos/Creole

Dinner and a Movie Package – $50 Bravo! Cucina Italiana Gift Card and Two NCG Cinema Movie Passes

Beer Lover’s Delight! :  EagleMonk Pub and Brewery ‘Party at the Monk’, $20 Midtown Brewing Company Card plus Pint Glass and $20 Ozone’s Brewhouse Gift Card plus Pint Glasses, Growler and Shirts

MSU Indoor Tennis Facility passes and Swag

Dinner for Eight at The Harper House

East Lansing Family Dentistry  : ZOOM Professional Whitening System

Autographed MSU Basketball plus Dinner for Four at Spartan Hall of Fame Café

Michigan International Speedway: Four Tickets to the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series LTI Printing 200 on Saturday, August 12, 2017 plus $100 Belle Tire Gift Card

East Lansing Marriott:  One Night Weekend Stay with Breakfast for Two plus $25 Beggar’s Banquet Gift Card

Unwind and Dine: Certificate for One-Hour Massage plus $50 Gilbert and Blakes Gift Card

San Antonio, TX: Two-Night Stay in a Classic Room at the Eilan Hotel & Spa including Breakfast for Two in Sustenio and Valet Parking

Mackerel Sky: Jane Pendulum Clock

New Orleans, LA: Two Nights Accommodations for Two  Including Breakfast

Lansing Entertainment & Public Facilities Authority: Lansing Lugnuts Suite

Okemos, MI:  Fitness Together – Private Personal Training Sessions and Fitness Assessment

Lansing Country Club  – Foursome of Golf including Carts plus $50 Harrison Roadhouse Gift Card

Bermuda: Four-Day, Three-Night Stay for Two at the Grotto Bay Beach Resort

Beer Lover’s Delight! :   Assorted  Certificates and Swag from Local Breweries

Birthday Party Package Certificate at Goldfish Swim School

East Lansing Family Dentistry : Zoom Professional Whitening System

Children’s Birthday Party and Airplane Rides Package

Picnic Basket and Spartan Spectacular Cheese Package

Dusty’s Cellar :  5-course dinner for 8 in the Napa Room including  Wine

Jewelry by James: Hand-Crafted Zebra Wood Men’s Watch

Michigan Gift Basket

Two Full-Week Festival Passes to 2017 Common Ground Music Festival

Palm Harbor, FL:  3-Day/2-Night Stay at  Innisbrook Resort including a foursome of golf with carts

Personal Image Salon Gift Certificate & One -Hour Massage  at Compass Rehab Center

Ingham County Sheriff’s Office Jail Tour

Date Night Package –  $75 Capital Prime Gift Card and $10 Celebration Cinema Gift Card

Indianapolis, IN: Two-Night Bed & Breakfast Package with NFL Colts Tickets

Paramount Coffee Gift Basket

Bath, MI:  Hawk Hollow – Foursome of Golf including cart plus $50 Gilbert and Blake’s Gift Card

Barb Hranilovich Framed Art  – Crow Eating Seed