Auction Items for “Jazz On My Mind” Benefit

20 Sep 2012

We are thrilled to announce the incredible auction items donated for our benefit dinner, concert and auction on September 29th in Houston, Texas! We are looking forward to a fabulous night. Auction will be led by James Ford, Auctioneer #12478


The Greatest Party at Seas: The Smooth Jazz CruiseOne week on “The Smooth Jazz Cruise” and Bon Voyage party with Tom Braxton and friends. PLUS, two round-trip flights to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Value: $6,000



Red car -- Redline RallyRedline Rally: Ever wanted to drive your dream car? Now’s your chance! Drive 5 supercars with stops at high-end locations with gifts, champagne at Houston Motor Club and one-night stay at Hotel Sorella. Value: $5,300



Collectible Mug: Captain Henry MorganAntique Row: Captain Henry Morgan collectible Royal Doulton mug & 1903 print, “Family,” by William Ladd Taylor. Value: $200




Houston Texans football team logo2 tickets to Texans vs. Baltimore Ravens on October 21st, and football signed by Texan’s quarterback Matt Schaub. Plus, $200 gift certificate to Piatto Ristorante.



Schizophrenics Anonymous bookCopy of Schizophrenics Anonymous book signed by Congressman Patrick Kennedy, and copy of Schizophrenics Anonymous (SA) 20th anniversary (1985-2005) commemorative book signed by SA founder Joanne Verbanic. Value: $20




Dionne Warwick autobiographySigned autobiography by Dionne Warwick, “My Life As I See It.” Value: $30





Golf -- Nike Sasquatch DriverGolf Package: Round of Golf, Nike Sasquatch driver S-65 Diamana including head cover.



Norman Rockwell paintingFramed print of Norman Rockwell’s “The Marriage License.” Value $215






3 bottles of winePerry Ellis tieFifty Shades Trilogy“Fifty Shades” trilogy by E. L. James, Perry Ellis Portfolio Grey Tie, and 3 bottles of wine. Value: $130




Houston ZooFamily Pack for Houston Zoo





photo of paint cans and brushesNeed your home spruced up? Painting of 1-2 rooms–up to 600 square feet. Included: ceilings, walls, baseboards, door trims. Walls and ceilings to be painted with water-based paint. Door trims and baseboards to be painted with oil-based paint. Not included: repairs of drywall or custom paint. Donated by: Patrick Combe. Value: $1,000




Chocolate goodiesChocolate Pizazz: large bag of their most popular popcorn plus $25 gift certificate. Value: $75




Cabernet Sauvignon wineWine: Staglin Family Vineyard, 1.5L 2006 “Salus” Cabernet Sauvignon. Donated by: Staglin Family Vineyard. Value: $200







Advanced Muscle Care: Monthly 30-minute therapeutic massage for one year. Donated by: Marvin Joiner, owner. www.medical-massage.net Value: $540


Marriott Hotel logoWashington, D.C. Anyone? $200 Smith & Wollensky gift certificate. North Bethesda Marriott Hotel: wo-night stay, including breakfast for two with free parking and internet access. Donated by: North Bethesda Marriott. Value: $800


Marriott Hotel logo

Staycation: One-night weekend stay with breakfast for two at the Houston Marriott Energy Corridor Hotel. $200 Brennan’s gift certificate. Value: $300



Plane -- Cessna 182Flight to Brenham in a Cessna 182 and lunch at Southern Flyer Cafe (ladies–wear your poodle skirt). Donated by: Richard Smolenski. Value: $200




Book by Jason WomackCDs and DVDsProductivity Pack: Ever feel like you work nonstop, don’t get everything accomplished and have no time for your loved ones? You need the Productivity Pack. Includes hardcover book: “Your Best Just Got Better” signed by Jason Womack; paperback book: “The Promise Doctrine;” DVD, “Making Things Possible;” Audio CD: “20 Time-Saving Tips;” Audio CD: “Building Your Personal Excellence,” and one-hour of phone consultation. Donated by: Jason Womack, international consultant and presenter. Value: $1,000


Malone's Deli and Catering logoMalone’s Deli & Catering: two $50 gift cards. Donated by: Chef Keith Malone. Value: $100



Cinemark logoCinemark 19 Katy: Pack of 6 Cinemark tickets. Visit www.cinemark.com for showtimes. Not valid for all films. Value: $57



Spa Package: your body and your auto body. Gift of Wellness Certificate: 2 complimentary 30 minute hydro-massage sessions. PLUS, Best Hand Car Wash #2, $100 gift certificate. Value: $160


Houston Rockets logo2 tickets to the Houston Rockets and New Orleans game on October 12th at 7 PM, 2 Rockets coffee mugs, 2 rockets shirts, 2 rockets hats, 1 Houston Rocket 45th anniversary poster, and 2 bottles of Leslie Alexander’s wine.



Vinters Own logoEvening tour of winery plus wine tasting for 10 people, and two framed wine art pieces. Donated by: Vintersown. Value: $300



Customized Formula 1 driver’s helmet signed by driver Cord Secrest of the “Gearbox” championship team, signed photograph of Cord racing, photograph with Cord Secrest and lunch with Cord at The Houston Motor Club. Also: tickets to race????



Watercolor painting of vaseFramed 18″ x 24″ watercolor painting, “The Vaaase” by local Houston artist. Donated by: Pat McEnery. Value: $300






Pair of Kendra Scott drop earrings in jewelry box. Value: $80



Country Playhouse Theatre logoStadia Sports Grill logoTwo season passes for The Country Playhouse Theatre and $100 gift certificate to Stadia Sports Grill. Value: $335


Coach Crossbody Bag. Value: $128


Evening with Nora Jones: 2 VIP tickets to Nora Jones concert on October 30th at 8 PM, and dinner. 3 hour limo service by Carey Limo.


Zulu NyalaTrip to Africa: 6 days and 6 nights luxury accommodations for two people in the heart of Zululand/St. Lucia/Sodwana Bay Marine Reserve/Lubombo corridor–one of the richest wildlife conservation regions in Africa. Location for the movie, “I Dreamed of Africa.” Dates subject to availability. Includes 3 delicious meals per day and 2 daily open land rover trips to see animals. Value: $4,950


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