The Live Auction
Angel Gala 2013
“Studio 54”

copterAn Adventure in the Air followed by a Luscious Lunch…

Cruise the sky above the Crown City with Pasadena’s finest officers. Join the police on patrol in the department’s cutting edge copter. Two lucky crime fighters get to take this 60-minute flight above the streets of Pasadena. Search for a few bad guys while happily noticing so many good citizens below. Point-out potential problems and know that the Pasadena Police are on the case keeping us all safe. Hungry after all this excitement and your thrilling flight? Stop-in for a delicious Italian lunch for two at Trattoria Neapolis on South Lake Avenue. Indulge in pasta, pizza or whatever you desire. All in all, a perfect day and a oncein- a-lifetime opportunity for budding crime stoppers of all ages.
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Donors: Pasadena Police Department, Kristin and Tim Smith

 

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A San Francisco Sojourn

Travel to the City by the Bay in style on one of Southwest Airlines signature brightly colored planes. This package includes 2 round-trip tickets anywhere Southwest flies in the U.S. Would you like peanuts or pretzels? Or, a cocktail perhaps? Relax and enjoy your short flight you will be in the city in no time. Upon arrival, check into the Marines’ Memorial Club and Hotel. Your 2-night stay includes all member benefits, complimentary breakfast, happy hour and a $50.00 dining certificate at “Leatherneck Steakhouse”. Now you can begin to explore all that San Francisco has to offer. Hop a cable car to nearby Pier 39 where you will have a Family Fun Pack to use as you wish. This Pier 39 package includes two hours free parking, four Blue & Gold Fleet Bay cruises or, a thrilling rocket boat ride. Also, you will have four 7-D Experience tickets, four San Francisco Carousel rides
sailboatand, four Aquarium of the Bay tickets. At the Aquarium of the Bay, you will delight in the mysteries revealed below the sea. The San Francisco Bay will never be the same for you after learning of the amazing treasures it holds. Embrace this fabulous opportunity to leave your heart in San Francisco….
Please note hotel is available Sunday through Thursday only.


Donors: Southwest Airlines,
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Haute Cuisine & History
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Indulge yourself and 7 of your friends in an intimate evening of fine food and wine at Pasadena’s renowned Blacker House. This exclusive event will feature Chef Claud Beltran’s famed cuisine from Noir Food and Wine. This historic Greene and Greene house shines, especially at night – rich, polished wood and attention to every detail will illuminate this unique evening. Fragrant floral arrangements by

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Donors:

Ellen and Harvey Knell, Claud Beltran, Mary Devin Design

Hotel Happiness


langhamSpend the night in luxury suite with club access at the renowned Langham Hotel in Pasadena. Check your cares at the door as you are whisked to your beautiful room for the night. Surrounded by rich wood, a shiny marble bath and lavish linens, you will be able to truly relax. Take some time to decide which 2 pampering spa treatments at the Huntington Spa in which you would like to indulge. After your massage or facial, get ready for your delicious dinner. You will be dining at the famed Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Your evening will include a $100.00 gift certificate as well as a bottle of fine wine to enhance your dining experience.

Donors: Langham Hotel, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Lisa and Wayne Brandt
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Treasures of Terranea & A Rusnak Maserati
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Relax and savor the beauty of two nights and three days in your own spacious 3 bedroom Oceanview Casita or Golf Villa at the fabulous Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes. Cruise the coast and arrive in
style in a magnificent Maserati from Rusnak Auto Group. This beautiful car is yours to enjoy for the weekend. This package includes your accommodations’,
four complimentary rounds of golf at the 9-hole, par-3 Links at Terranea and, a $100 resort rusnak2credit to use as you wish. Sun and surf will be yours to enjoy as you slip into vacation mode. Sleep late or seize the day? It’s your choice. Your spirits will soar as you indulge yourself at this luxurious and beautiful retreat.

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license and proof of insurance. 150-mile limit.


Donors: Terranea Resort and Rusnak Auto Group


A Vintage Evening for 12


Enjoy a pleasurable and unique night with eleven friends at a multi-course wine makers

dinner prepared and served especially for you and, your fine palate. Hosted by members of
The Guild of Cancer Support Community, this evening will also include skilled bartenders to tend to your every need. This beautiful night of good food and wine will be held at the
Shelton’s home or, at the home of the buyer if they desire. A fantastic way to spend an
evening with good friends and the value? Priceless…

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Michele Mozilo, Sarah Shelton and Meg Symes



Calling All Cowboys and Cowgirls

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Grab your shiny boots and your Stetson and head out for an adventure of epic proportions. The Montana Sporting Club crew is saddling up your horse and is ready for you and your family. Enjoy a five-day, four-night stay in a three-bedroom luxury log home at the Ranches at Belt Creek. During your stay, your personal Ranch Host will attend to your every need. In addition, you will have exclusive member-only access to a private sporting club with a wide range of amenities and activities to experience.

In the mood for a horseback ride or fly-fishing? How about four wheeling and rafting, snowmobiling and skiing-both downhill and cross-country? To help you decide, the Ranch Concierge will be there to customize your outdoor adventures at the Montana Sporting Club. Perhaps you just want to relax and enjoy this stunning, world-class setting. This special property includes a private hunting lodge, dude ranch, fly-fishing retreat and, a ski resort. With over 800 acres of scenic land to explore, your days will befull and active. At night, you will be able to settle in by the fire in your elegant yet rustic retreat, sip your wine and relive the excitement of your day’s adventures.
The Montana Sporting Club is
available to you from September 2013 through September 2014.


Donor: Montana Sporting Club

 

 

Afternoon Delight


afternoon delightEnjoy a beautiful afternoon Tea Buffet for 25 guests on the balcony of Noor. Between 5 and 7pm, you will delight in Scarlet Tea Room’s famous scones served with homemade cream and preserves. In addition, yummy tea sandwiches will be offered along with petite desserts to nibble. As you relax, soothing hot organic teas will be poured as well as delicious Eden Garden Champagne for bubbly contrast. To complete this lovely experience, Jacob Maarse will provide fresh flowers to set the elegant and feminine table.

Donors: Noor, Scarlet Tea Room and Fine Dining, Eden Garden, Jacob Maarse Florists
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Fifty Fabulous Friends


hippeezzFete your favorites with an ultimate party package for 50 of your
friends. Set the theme of the festivities with beautiful invitations from Carmody & Co.. Decorate your party palace with flair and bountiful bouquets of flowers from talented florist Mary Falkingham. Seat your guests and set your tables in style with a $500 certificate from Town & Country Rentals. Sip, sup and savor with multi-course catering from the talented Three Sisters Catering (Servers not included). And, as the piece de resistance of your evening, you and your guests will dance the night away to the sounds of the incredibly entertaining band, “The Funky
Hippeezz”.

Donors: The FunkyHippeez, Carmody & Co., Town & Country Rentals,

Mary Falkingham Floral Design and Three Sisters Catering Company
 
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Nantucket Nirvana

nantucketGather your mates for a weeklong classic Northeast adventure on Nantucket Island. This historic residence is over 200 years old and was originally owned by the ship’s captain of the Essex, of “Moby Dick” fame. This antique stunner is located just two blocks from the center of town; you can walk or bike everywhere. The 5,500 square foot house has six bedrooms and six baths, and is in ship-shape as it has been completely renovated. This Nantucket beach house is built for fun for all, from young to old. The property comes stocked with eight bikes, surfboards, skim boards, boogie boards, beach nantucket2chairs, towels and sand toys. You will have all you need to hit the seashore in style. In addition, there is a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, a private garden with beautiful flowers, along with a BBQ, room for outdoor dining and even, an outdoor shower (for those sandy children returning from the beach-and their parents
too…) This Nantucket treasure is classic, comfortable, welcoming, warm and historic. It is a perfect setting for a group of friends or families traveling together. Time spent in this wonderful setting will make memories for a lifetime for those lucky enough to stay there.

nantucket3In 2013, this house is available June 1-10 and, June 15-22. After Labor Day, all of September is available, as well as October (when it is scalloping season – a fun time to be there). In the off-season, the house is available every week except the week of Thanksgiving. The first week of December is also open (which is “Christmas Stroll time, a very popular week).

The house is also available for Daffodil Weekend in April as well as through Memorial Day Weekend. If interested in the summer, for planning
purposes, the family must know of your interest no later than May 15, 2013.
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Donors: Mary & Jeremy Bloomer

 

 

 Exclusive Resorts® Luxury Destination Club –4-Night Stay

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Imagine having the best of all worlds when you go on vacation: the spacious comforts of a multi-million dollar private residence, the services and amenities of a luxury resort, and none of the hassle! That’s what you’ll experience with Exclusive Resorts, the world’s leading luxury destination club. Each Exclusive Resorts residence is more than spacious enough for family and friends and is tastefully furnished to exceed even the highest standards. But at Exclusive Resorts, luxurious vacation residences are just the beginning. When traveling with the club, you’ll enjoy privileged access to the amenities of world-class resorts and unmatched personalized service designed to anticipate your needs and leave you entirely free to do nothing more than enjoy your time with your loved ones.
Now you have the opportunity to experience the pleasures of membership as a guest of Exclusive Resorts with a four-night stay. As our guest, you’ll enjoy the benefit of our standard services, including club4 fdaily housekeeping and a dedicated Onsite Concierge to fulfill your every request, from stocking the pantry with your favorite foods before your arrival to hiring a private chef, booking tee times and more.

Choose from these desirable locations:

 • Deer Valley, Utah
 • Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
 • Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
 • Los Cabos, Mexico
 • Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica
 • Real Del Mar, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
 • Scottsdale, Arizona
 • Snowmass, Colorado
 • Steamboat Springs, Colorado
 • Telluride, Colorado

Restrictions:
Vacation will consist of one consecutive four-night stay in an available Exclusive Resorts residence listed above for an individual (23 years of age or older) and his/her guests. Vacation is not transferable and is subject to terms and conditions of the Exclusive Resorts Club Sponsored Guest Agreement, including without limitation maximum occupancy restrictions. Vacation must be reserved directly through Exclusive Resorts and may only be reserved within 90 days of the desired check-out date. Travel must occur between April 15, 2013 and November 15, 2013, and will be forfeited if not completed by November 15, 2013. Reservations for specific dates, residences and destinations are subject to availability. Travel not available to all Exclusive Resorts destinations and subject to black-out periods (including but not limited to the seven-day periods surrounding holiday weeks). Eligible destinations and black-out periods subject to change from time to time. Air and ground transportation to and from destination and all other expenses, including but not limited to meals and drinks, phone calls, government fees, transfers, insurance, and any taxes are the sole responsibility of traveler.

 
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