Live Auction- 2015 CATC Scholarship Dinner



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Find Adventure on a getaway to Jackson Hole, Wyoming!

Pack up your ski gear or hiking boots for a week of adventure in beautiful Jackson Hole, WY!  This package features accommodations for seven (7) nights for up to six (6) people in a three (3) bedroom, two and a half (2.5) bath condominium with a picturesque view.  Situated in The Aspens community, the condo is close to Teton National Park and a short walk to free shuttle service to Teton Village ski area.  Also within walking distance are several restaurants, a full grocery store and coffee shop.  A block away there is a gym with an outdoor pool, hot tub, and sauna available for a daily fee.  Based on availability, the condo stay will be honored through the summer of 2016 so you can choose between skiing or exploring the great outdoors in the sun.  Complete your vacation experience with travel on United Airlines, as this package includes up to 100,000 United Airline miles to be used for this trip!

Restrictions:  Condominium use is subject to availability and must be scheduled for a mutually agreed upon date.  Airfare on United Airlines not to exceed 100,000 miles.


Bon Appetit! Private Dining Experience for 12 with Chef John Coletta*

Take advantage of this exclusive rare private dining experience for twelve (12) people with renowned chef John Coletta, Executive Chef at Quartino!  The dinner will begin with a reception with Prosecco and thoughtfully prepared finger foods followed by a seated dinner including antipasti, pasta or risotto and a main plate. The evening will conclude with dessert, biscotti and coffee.   For your dining pleasure, the dinner can be held in the comfort of your own home or at Quartino and will include two servers who will set, serve and attend to any guest requests.  To enhance the elegance of the evening, The Flower Firm will create a gorgeous five vase cluster to place down the center of the table in colors selected by the dinner host.  Wines with dinner will be provided by Quartino.

Great for group bidding*

Restrictions: Dinner to be scheduled for a mutually agreed upon date and time. Mutually agreed upon menu, taking into consideration preferences of the host, seasonal availability and known dietary restrictions.  If the dinner is held at the home, all china, serving vessels, glassware, napkins, and flatware are to be supplied by the host of the dinner. 


Let’s Go Blackhawks: Travel With the Team!

Cheer on your favorite hockey team with this incredible and unique opportunity to take a road trip with the Chicago Blackhawks!  This amazing experience includes travel for two (2) guests with the Chicago Blackhawks on the team charter to a mutually agreed upon away game during the 2015-16 season!  Round out your trip with two (2) tickets to the game as well as hotel accommodations for two (2) nights at the team hotel.  The lucky winners also receive travel back to Chicago on a commercial flight the following day.  Show your support for the team with a signed Patrick Kane jersey, also included in the package.

Restrictions:  Tickets must be redeemed for a mutually agreed upon game and are subject to availability.  At least one of the two people on the trip must be 21+.  Experience is not recommended for children younger than age six.


Passport to Paradise: Five (5) Nights in Turks & Caicos

Pack your bags and invite your eight (8) closest friends and family to escape for five nights to the exquisite Grandview on Grace Bay Beach. This three (3) bedroom corner penthouse unit has two master bedrooms with ocean views, one queen bedroom and a bonus 4th bedroom with two twin beds. There are also three full bathrooms. This 2400+ square foot residence consists of an open living and dining room; kitchen with granite countertops; and a private beach front corner balcony that overlooks Grace Bay Beach and is directly next to the exclusive Grace Bay Club. The Grandview has a pool, hot tub, on-site fitness room and the residence is walking distance to restaurants, grocery stores and shopping. This exclusive getaway will also include $100 towards dinner at the Coco Bistro Restaurant, a mid-week maid service, and two rounds of golf at the Provo Golf Club. Concierge and private chef also available at an additional cost.

Restrictions: Grandview Stay to be scheduled for a mutually agreed upon date.


Private Boat Cruise on Lake Michigan*
In memory of Marijo Gordon

Cruise Lake Michigan in style!  Up to twenty (20) guests are welcomed aboard the Irish Wake. Enjoy four (4) uninterrupted hours on this luxurious yacht to celebrate a special occasion, birthday, or host a private reception.  Your private party isn’t complete without something to eat and drink, so the package includes a $250 gift certificate to Maggiano’s (they’ll deliver your meal right to the boat) and the boat will have a complimentary stocked bar.  Boat captain is included.

Great for group bidding*

Restrictions: Use of boat to be held on a mutually agreed upon date during the 2015 boating season.  Not available July 3-5, August 14-16, or September 12.


WGN Radio Experience with Anna Davlantes

Take part in this exclusive opportunity for two (2) people to join the afternoon show on WGN Radio for a special behind the scenes experience.  Join Anna Davlantes in the WGN studio overlooking Michigan Avenue to witness a live broadcast on a mutually agreed upon afternoon.  Your afternoon at the studio includes a very special tour of the Tribune Tower given by a docent from the Chicago Architecture Foundation.  Travel to and from the studio in style with an Uber Black car ($100 Uber credit).  Complete your day with dinner at The Italian Village Restaurant, with a $250 gift certificate, where you can share stories about your day at WGN.

Restrictions:  WGN experience to be scheduled for a mutually agreed upon date