Some like it hot! Local heroes from the Encinitas Fire Department will cook up a fabulous dinner for a lucky party of six. Your group will be treated to a firsthand experience of life at the firehouse, and will include a tour of the station and other fun activities. Hear the stories about what it’s really like to be an emergency responder. All part of an unforgettable evening.
Encinitas Fire Department Value: Priceless
USA Olympian and AVP Pro Beach Volleyball player (and OPE dad), Rob Heidger, will conduct a beach volleyball basic skills clinic for up to 12 kids or adults. Create your own team and imagine what it takes to become an Olympian and pro player. Your volleyball group will be the envy of the beach this summer!
Rob Heidger Value: $750
Experience exciting sailboat racing on San Diego Bay on the Cheresh's 40-foot J120 racing sloop, Scamp. On Wednesday early evenings starting May 27, throughout June and July, and on August 5, two to three adults will join Dave Cheresh and his crew in the "Beer Can" races on the bay. The crew meets at 5 PM at the dock at San Diego Yacht Club. Races last approximately two hours. Participants may also enjoy the San Diego Yacht Club post race "Beer Can" burger bash on the deck overlooking the water at the yacht club. (Wednesday evenings only. July 22 excluded).
Judy Varner & Dave Cheresh Value: Priceless
Private wine cellar tasting and dinner for six at Lord Puffer Vineyards. Jeanne and Marty (Lord Puffer) Benowitz will be your hosts for this memorable evening. Tasting will include Lord Puffer Vineyards wines (all from California grapes) and wines from South Africa, Spain and Australia supplied by 4 Wines Plus More, an importer specializing in distinguished family-owned vineyards from around the world. Afterward, Jeanne will show off her culinary skills with a sumptuous dinner. Great wine, great food, great company and great fun!
Jeanne & Marty Benowitz Value: Priceless
Spend nine glorious nights in three luxurious hotels in beautiful Italy. Three gift vouchers valid for three-night stays in each of the following hotels: Hotel Westin Excelsior - Rome, Hotel Westin Excelsior - Florence, and Hotel Danieli - Venice. Room and breakfast for two, valid until 12/31/2010 and based on hotel availability. Arrivederci!
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. Value: $6,000
"Kids Wanna Rock" with this cherry red sunburst Epiphone electric guitar, autographed by all five members of Bryan Adams' Band: Bryan Adams, Keith Scott (OPE dad), Mickey Curry, Gary Breit & Norm Fisher. Bryan Adams has had an ongoing string of hits since the mid ‘80’s with such songs as “Cuts Like a Knife” and “Run to You.” This is truly a one-of-a-kind treasure.
Keith Scott Value: Priceless
Cruise to Alaska onboard the beautiful Holland America M/S Amsterdam! This 7-night 8-day cruise accommodates 2 adults and 2 children in a room with an outside ocean view. This trip includes roundtrip airfare for four to Seattle and a one-night's stay at the Hyatt at Olive 8 near the departing port. The scenic Alaskan ports include Juneau, Sitka, Ketchikan and Victoria, BC. Passports for all travelers are required. On land excursions are not included. http://www.ronoyer.com/HayHouse/Alaska_July09/Program1.html for more information. (Valid July 11-18, 2009 only for 2 adults, 2 children). Contact donor to arrange booking.
Hay House Value: $7,000
Your private party will enjoy the spectacular ocean view from the lovely Poseidon Restaurant in Del Mar. Seven-course meal for a party of eight, specially prepared for you by Executive Chef, Timothy Gutmann. Tim’s background includes studying under the world famous Franz Popperl, participating on an exclusive International Culinary Team under Chef Thierry Blouet, and culinary experience at local favorites such as Pamplemousse Grille, L’Auberge Hotel & Spa, Bali Hai, Aqua Blu and Wild Note Café. Alcohol and gratuity not included. 14 days prior notice required (not available on Tuesdays or Sundays). Expires 12/31/09.
Chef Timothy Gutmann, Poseidon Restaurant Del Mar Value: Priceless
Your child will experience the thrill and responsibility of being Principal at OPE on Friday, June 12th. Your little Principal-in-training will understand what a big job it is to oversee the daily operations of a 700-student elementary school. This lucky student will do the morning announcements, help at the school assembly, then enjoy lunch out with Mrs. English. Your child may invite one friend to join them for lunch. This will be a memory for a lifetime!
Mrs. English Value: Priceless