2019 AUCTION ITEMS

Polar Bear Excursion to Churchill, Manitoba
with Brian Keating on November 2, 2018

Experience a once in a lifetime, one-day, all-inclusive excursion from Calgary to the remote northern seaport of Churchill, Manitoba to witness Polar Bears in their natural environment with guest naturalist Brian Keating.  Brian is a weekly guest on both Calgary and Edmonton’s CBC Radio, and for many years, was a regular on the Discovery channel, using his own wilderness adventure and wildlife filming.

You and your travel companion will fly nonstop on a chartered jet from Calgary to Churchill, Manitoba, on November 2nd, 2018. You will then transfer to a Tundra Buggy for a five to six hour guided polar bear safari.

 

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included, as well as ground transfers and a visit to Main Street Churchill for souvenir shopping.

Special thanks to Classic Canadian Tours     http://www.classiccanadiantours.com/

10 Day Stay in Icon Vallarta

Enjoy a 10 day stay in an amazing world class luxury home in the Icon Vallarta. Centrally located in Puerto Vallarta, this home will accommodate 4 Couples on the 11th floor. The views are stunning and the property is second to none. This is NOT a typical Mexican Time share. This is a privately owned home.

Located in the Hotel District next to the Hilton, the property has Direct Ocean Access, Private Beaches, 3 Beach Front Hot Tubs, Cinemas, Games Rooms, Exercise Rooms and a spa, c/w a business center, the list goes on and on.

The condo can easily accommodate 4 couples in luxury: it is fully outfitted with a kitchen, towels, fine linens etc.

For more details view www.icon-vallarta.com

Last 2 weeks of November, Christmas and the month of January are excluded.

Graciously supplied by Glen and Jeanette Richardson and Family

Calgary Flames Hockey tickets for 10 games

Two Premium Tickets to 10 (1/4 season) Calgary Flames Games of Your Choice During 2018-19 Regular Season

Seats 35-36 (on the aisle) Row 4 Section 219

Game Day Price in Excess of $4,500

A Minimum of Five Premium Priced Saturday Night Games Guaranteed

 

Courtesy of Don Bacon

Annual Membership at Cottonwood Golf and Country Club

Enjoy your own membership at this fabulous 18 hole golf course for a full year! Cottonwood’s tranquil atmosphere and healthy lifestyle offer an alternative for busy urban lives. Situated along the picturesque Bow River, this beautifully designed and well-maintained golf course is located 15 minutes southeast of Calgary’s city limits. It is not your stereotypical Private club.  The facility is a "casual" country club where every member and guest feels welcome and comfortable.

Special thanks to Cottonwood Golf and CountryClub     https://cottonwoodgcc.com/

10,000 Air Miles

These 10,000 Air Miles may be used for Air Travel or Merchandise – if you already have an Air Miles Account, these miles will be added to your own account to enhance their value. If you don’t have an account you will want to set one up now and get a great start on your next travel or merchandise purchase!

 

You will also win a set of luggage and 2 lovely leather passport holders. Bon Voyage!

 

Air Miles Courtesy of EnvisionCustom Renovations- http://www.envisioncustomrenovations.com/ 

Luggage courtesy of AMA Travel - https://www.amatravel.ca

Bell Media Advertising Package

Need to Get the Word Out about your Products or Services?

Bell Media Calgary is your multi-platform media provider, offering customized advertising to grow your business. 

Options include television, radio and digital campaigns developed with your goals, your message, your audience, and your budget in mind.

Choose results. Choose Bell. 

  • Choose from CTV Calgary, CTV2, 98-5 Virgin Radio, CJAY92, Funny1060 or a myriad of digital platforms. Or work with the team of experts to customize a fully integrated campaign designed to deliver results.

  • Advertising package valued at $5,000

Courtesy of Bell Media     www.bellmedia.ca/

50 Pound BBQ Hog Party, Roaster and a $500 gift certificate to buy all the fixings for your party

What is a better way to spend a glorious summer day with 50 family and friends, than mastering your own roasting of a 50 pound BBQ hog, including the free use of a pig roaster, courtesy of Bon Ton Meats.  Bon Ton will marinate and prepare the hog, and provide all instructions for your BBQ adventure.  Such a great outdoor party would not be complete without an amazing $500 gift basket of all the grocery fixings to go with your BBQ, courtesy of Safeway.

  • 50-pound BBQ hog

  • Roaster for your hog

  • Marinating and preparation by Bon Ton Meats

  • $500 of groceries and all the fixings from Safeway

Special thanks to Bon Ton Meat Market   http://www.bontonmeatmarket.com

and to Sobeys/Safeway   https://www.sobeys.com/en/

A Spectacular Evening out for Four - Dinner at Teatro Restaurant (Gift Certificate for $400) followed by tickets to the Finals of the Honens International Piano Competition
September 7, 2018 only

Dine at one of the best restaurants in Calgary - With experience that has charted the globe, Teatro’s team of Chefs brings inspiring flavours from the Mediterranean and around the world to life on your plate. Their team’s intention is to craft an unforgettable dining experience for you, orchestrating each detail so that you can bask in each moment of indulgence.

 

After dinner, stroll a few steps across the 8th Avenue pedestrian walkway to the Jack Singer Concert Hall.

 

At the Honens International Piano Competition you will have excellent seats to see the top 3 finalists vie for this prestigious award. Out of a total of 100 pianists from all over the world, all eyes will be on these final extraordinary pianists, and you will be there to listen to their final repertoire and to hear the judges selection of the finalist.  The Honens Prize Laureate is awarded $100,000 CAD and an artist development program valued at a half-million dollars—the largest prize of its kind. 

Special thanks to Teatro Restaurant  http://www.teatro.ca/

and Honens International Piano Competition

http://www.honens.com/competition/2018-piano-competition/

Spirits Wagon

A cart filled with spirits of all kinds.  A bartender/host’s dream. Stock your bar in one fell swoop and entertain all year long, then display the beautifully refurbished wagon for guests to admire. Or share your winnings with your friends.

 

Wagon Courtesy of A & T Antiques & Collectibles and the members of Rotary Club of Calgary South

Major Sponsor - Courtesy of Calgary COOP Wines Spirits Beer

www.coopwinepiritsbeer.com

Glen Breton Canadian Single Malt Whisky

An annual tradition at this tournament and always the most popular.  Glen Breton Rare Single Malt Whisky is the only single malt whisky produced in Canada.  It cannot be called Scotch unless produced in Scotland, hence Canadian Single Malt Whisky.

  • Produced by the traditional copper pot stills method using only three ingredients: barley, yeast and water.

  • Kept in a handcrafted oak barrel so it continues to age in your own home.  Barrels are toasted to perfection.

Courtesy of Norm and Marilyn Gusset     https://www.glenoradistillery.com/glenora-whiskey/

Wine Wagon

A Wagon full of wine for all your entertaining needs…or just to sip at your leisure throughout the year. All packaged in an amazing refinished antique wagon to adorn any lawn or garden or to take the kids or grandkids for a stylish ride.

Wagon Courtesy of A & T Antiques & Collectibles and the members of Rotary Club of Calgary South

Major Sponsor - Courtesy of Calgary COOP Wines Spirits Beer

www.coopwinepiritsbeer.com

The Fishin' Hole Fly Fishing trip on the Bow plus 2 rods, reels and lines

Your unique experience includes the following:

  •     A Guided trip down the Bow River for 2 people

  •     2 Sage Foundation 5 or 6 weight fly rods

  •     2 Okuma SLV Reels - these will match the weight of the rod

  •     2 Matching Fly Lines and Backing

Courtesy of The Fishin' Hole     https://www.thefishinhole.com

Spend an Enchanted Evening for Four - Dinner with wine pairings at Blink Restaurant & Bar followed by tickets to hear a concert by the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

Enjoy a sumptuous dinner with wine pairings at Blink Restaurant & Bar which will take you on a culinary journey that inspires the senses - simple, vibrant and delicious.

Then stroll down 8thAvenue Mall to the Jack Singer Concert Hall to enjoy a concert by the Calgary Philharmonic during their 2018-19 season. You have many choices of concerts from Pops to Classics. You get to choose the concert and the date.

Courtesy of Blink Restaurant & Bar     www.blinkcalgary.ca

Courtesy of Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra      https://calgaryphil.com/

Thomas Jeffery Man’s Suit, shirt, tie and belt
$100 Gift Certificate for Vintage Group Restaurants and 2 Tickets to REVV52 on Nov. 3, 2018

You will be the best dressed man in town with a new Coppley suit, a dress shirt by T. Lipson, a tie by Serica, and belt by Bench Kraft.

 

Once you are well-dressed, why not enjoy a dinner at one of Vintage Group’s 6 restaurants ($100 gift certificate) and afterwards you could take in a performance of Revv52 at their Gala event on November 3, 2018 at Studio Bell, National Music Centre.

Revv52 is a Calgary-based vocal ensemble that entertains, inspires and energizes its audiences with original productions of the most important and beloved songs in popular music. With over 50 singers representing all walks of life and professions and a live band that is the toast of our city, you will be captivated.

Note:The gift certificate for one of the Vintage Group restaurants can be used at any time, and the Revv52 tickets are only valid for November 3, 2018.

Courtesy of  http://www.thomasjeffery.ca/

Courtesy of Vintage Group  https://vintagegroup.ca/

Courtesy of Revv52  http://revv52.com 

 

 

Breakfast for 10 with the Pandas

You and your family / friends can enjoy a delicious breakfast and learn why giant pandas are so important, why they sleep so much, and what specialized care is required to protect this majestic endangered animal. After your meal, you’ll be treated to an exclusive viewing of the pandas enjoying their morning routine. You are welcome to stay on park to explore afterwards.

Courtesy of Mrs. Betty Stein and The Calgary Zoo     https://www.calgaryzoo.com

Fabulous Patio Furniture

A Woodard Skyline Patio Set including 2 Chairs, 2 Ottomans, and 1 table. Made with aluminum frames, Sunbrella fabric (mold and water resistant), with deep seat cushions. A perfect addition to your patio or balcony.

(Artwork and western statues are not included). 

Courtesy of SML Entertainment- https://www.smlentertainment.com/calgary

2 Night Stay at Johnston Canyon & Bungalows
Hike the Canyon and have a fabulous Rockies Retreat

Enjoy a 2 Night stay in a large 4 person Bungalow. It has 2 bedrooms, spa slipper vintage tub, fireplace, full cooking and private patio. Located 20 minutes west of Banff on the scenic Bow Valley Parkway.

Must be used:   Sept. 10 – Oct. 5, 2018 OR May 20 – June 20, 2019 OR Sept. 10 – October 5, 2019

Please phone 403-762-2971 to make a reservation. 

Graciously supplied by Glen and Jeanette Richardson and Family

2018 MAKE ROTARY AN OFFER

4 Exclusive Dinner Opportunities

2019 to be announced

Four Par 3 holes will each feature an invaluable dinner experience for you and your friends - highest offer wins the item.  Minimum bid of $1,000 will be implemented.  Golfers submit bids anonymously throughout the game on each Par 3, and everyone will have one last chance during the reception. Non-Golfers can also bid during the reception.

Highest bidder wins! The dinner offerings are noted below.

A dinner for 8 at Bread and Circus Trattoria

Bread and Circus is inspired by the welcoming, friendly Trattorias of Rome, where the menus are dictated by custom and comfort, the atmosphere is fun and friendly and the room is bright and warm. Our dishes are all inspired by takes on these longstanding recipes from Rome’s expansive empire with a few tweaks for our modern day take. 

Bread and Circus was named one of the top 25 restaurants in Calgary this year by Avenue Magazine and is a local favourite of foodies and chefs. Buon Appetito! 

What is included? 

  • A fun and interactive family-style five course menu featuring local produce; hand-made pastas; local meats and house made desserts 

  • Welcome cocktails

  • Italian wine pairings with each course 

  • Dessert, coffee/ tea

Courtesy of Bread and Circus     http://www.breadandcircusyyc.com/

A dinner for 8 with Chef Mike Christen

Connecting Culinary & Nutrition One Bite At A Time. Mike Christen is a chef and educator, infusing his 25 years of experience as a chef with his passion for holistic nutrition. Educating his community on the importance of quality ingredients to create a balanced and healthy life through video instruction, local events, and beyond.

You and your guests will discover just how easy it is to eat healthier with simple ingredients packed full of flavor and healthy benefits.

Courtesy of Chef Mike     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZLHG5W1fKY

A dinner for 8 with Chef Christine Holstine

Founder and CEO of Holstine Catering, Christine brings her 10+ year culinary background and Red Seal Chef certification to each menu she produces. Christine embodies a passion for creating a collaboration with each client to ensure a smooth experience, elegant presentation and custom menus tailored to your vision.

Her desire to deliver personalized gourmet catering in an efficient and friendly manner has helped her achieve a loyal, satisfied and expanding clientele. The winner of this evening will enjoy a 6 course dinner which Christine has planned with great detail.

Wild Mushroom Bisque

Goat Cheese Tart

Pomegranate Greens Salad

Alberta AAA Herb Crusted Tenderloin Roast

Cheese course

Chocolate and Salted Caramel Bombe

Courtesy of Chef Christine     http://holstinecatering.com/about-holstine-catering

Eau Claire Distillery Tour & Tasting followed by dinner at Longview Steakhouse plus transport by AMPM Limousines – for 4

Your group will be taken by AMPM Limousines on a scenic country drive to Turner Valley where your group of 4 will go for Tour and Tasting at the Eau Claire Distillery and then you will continue to the famous “Longview Steakhouse” in Longview for a delicious dinner. Your limo will return you to Calgary.

What’s Included?

·      AMPM Limousines will pick you up, take you to the Distillery, the Steakhouse and home again.

·      You will experience a fascinating, behind the scenes look at how spirits are made and have a view into their working distillery (known for its vodka and gin)

·      A visit to the exclusive dunnage barrel warehouse

·      A tasting of Eau Claire products, including some which are available only at the distillery

·      2 bottles of their exclusive gin, 8 of their own sodas and 4 branded glasses.

Afterwards, your limo will take you a bit further through rolling countryside, to Longview, and you will dine at the iconic Longview Steakhouse. You will not be disappointed at this family run, well-known steakhouse which has views out over the foothills to the Rocky Mountains. 

Courtesy of Eau Claire Distillery in Turner Valley  https://eauclairedistillery.ca/

 

 

 

The Longview Steakhouse in Longview   (403) 558-2000

AMPM Limousines.        https://ampmlimo.ca

2020 Tournament Date:

Thursday July 23, 2020

Cottonwood Golf & Country Club