JDRF HOPE GALA ROCKIN’ LIVE AUCTION
One of a Kind
HANDCRAFTED JDRF GUITAR
Peter Geiger is an award-winning artist from Cary, North Carolina who turns license plates into stunning art. This guitar, made especially for JDRF, will add pizzazz to your home or office décor. The centerpiece of this guitar is a JDRF license tag – a simple way to support T1D research and awareness.
VALUE: Rockin’ for Research!
SPECIAL THANKS: Peter Geiger, Anfindsen Family, Moffat Family, Dr. Hillary Lockemer
Wolfpack Walk of Champions
NC STATE ULTIMATE FOOTBALL EXPERIENCE
Celebrate the Wolfpack in style! This package includes 4 Vaughn Towers tickets for the NC State versus Wake Forest football game on Saturday, October 1, 2016. Before the game, one lucky youth will represent JDRF and walk with Coach Doeren and the Wolfpack players as they take the “Walk of Champions” to enter Carter-Finley Stadium. After the Walk of Champions, all four ticket holders will enjoy an escorted pre-game experience with Wolfpack Sports Properties. Recipients will have the chance to go on the field, take pictures, and get in the tunnel as the team comes out! It’s a once in a lifetime experience for the Wolfpack fan.
RESTRICTIONS: Only good for the Saturday, October 1, 2016 NC State game vs. Wake Forest game. Child participating in Walk of Champions must NOT be in high school.
VALUE: Touchdown !
SPECIAL THANKS: NC State Football and Coach Doeren, Color Masters Painting, Inc., Lisa Rivers
Rockin’ For Research
JDRF RESEARCH DINNER
From Rockin’ for Research to the “heart” of why we are all here tonight: a CURE. Our very special offering tonight will allow you and a guest to take part in an exclusive JDRF Researcher Dinner. This is a rare chance to hear directly from a researcher who is making an impact on the future of T1D.
RESTRICTIONS: Limited number of seats available
VALUE: $1,000 per couple
Table for 15, Please
PRIVATE IN-HOME CHEF DINNER
Your table is ready! This unique culinary experience is yours to share with 14 guests. Open up your home to Chef David Gaydeski, Executive Chef for the Governor’s Mansion (and fellow type 1 diabetic!) and Chef Joe Lumbrazo, Executive Chef for Backyard Bistro, for an exquisite 6-course meal. Includes custom menu created with the chef. Maybe it’s the company, maybe it’s the superb food, or maybe it’s the comfort of your own home, but this is an evening never to be forgotten!
RESTRICTIONS: Mutually agreeable date. All food and supplies are provided, alcohol not included.
VALUE: Bon Appetit!
SPECIAL THANKS: David Gaydeski, Joe Lumbrazo, Lisa Frazier
Pick Your Paradise
A TIMESHARE FOR A WEEK
Pick your paradise with this one-week timeshare for 4-6 that can be used in RCI timeshare locations throughout the world! Want to go to the Bahamas? Hawaii? Puerto Vallarta? It’s your choice!
RESTRICTIONS: Vacation must be taken by January 31, 2017. Subject to trading availability and unit size selected. Some resorts only accommodate up to 4 people – 6 people max. Meeting with donor should be scheduled through JDRF ASAP to book vacation.
SPECIAL THANKS: Bill and Diane Lane
Tee it up at Baltusrol
2016 PGA EXPERIENCE
The best golf professionals in the world will compete in the PGA Championship on Baltusrol’s historic Lower Course, July 25 – 31, 2016 in Springfield, NJ. Baltusrol Golf Club, synonymous with championship golf, sits at the base of Baltusrol Mountain in Springfield, NJ, only a stone's throw from New York City. Experience the excitement and history that the 98th PGA Championship will add to Baltusrol’s tradition of hosting major championships. Not to worry about the anticipated sell-out, you and 3 guests will have grounds passes for Friday-Sunday and two rooms for two nights at the Renaissance Woodbridge in NJ. You don’t want to miss this!
RESTRICTIONS: PGA Grounds tickets good for Friday, July, 29 - Sunday, July 31, 2016 only. Hotel check-in is Friday, July 29 and check-out is Sunday, July 31.
VALUE: Hole in One!
SPECIAL THANKS: Daniel and Janice Norman
Be a Cameron Crazy
DUKE VIP BASKETBALL EXPERIENCE FOR TWO
Are you a Cameron Crazy?! Don’t miss the chance to experience the hype! You'll have the choice of 1 of 3 Men's Basketball games held at Cameron Indoor Stadium during the 2016-17 Season. You'll be sitting pretty with two tickets for courtside padded seats on the lower level of Cameron Indoor Stadium. After the game you'll have access to the post-game press conference. Also includes a parking pass and a signed 2016-17 team poster. Come back to the stadium on a non-game day for a VIP Access Tour of the iconic Cameron Indoor Stadium facilities – led by Coach K’s daughter, Debbie Savarino.
RESTRICTIONS: Duke Athletics will select 3 regular season home games for the winner to then choose which they would like to attend. Tour must take place during a non-game day. Must contact Duke Athletics to claim VIP experience by Monday, August 1, 2016.
VALUE: Nothin’ but Net!
SPECIAL THANKS: Duke Athletics
Blue Chip Opportunity
Represent all those dedicated to finding a cure for type 1 diabetes as JDRF rings the opening or closing bell! Your family (up to 7 people) will join a JDRF executive, along with Diane Adams, Chief People Officer, Qlik, and International Board Member of JDRF, for the Opening or Closing Ceremony to begin or close NASDAQ MarketSite in New York’s Times Square.
RESTRICTIONS: Notice of the opportunity will be short – likely a week in advance so the award recipient needs to be flexible with scheduling.
VALUE: For Whom the Bell Tolls!
SPECIAL THANKS: NASDAQ, Diane Adams
Live the Island Life
WEEKEND AT THE RITZ-CARLTON IN ARUBA
Perched on exclusive Palm Beach, The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba is the most luxurious and ideally located hotel on the beautiful south Caribbean island. This stunning and unique oasis exhibits the diverse influences and cultures derived from the area’s rich and vibrant history. Spend two nights at this gorgeous hotel in an Ocean View room – you’ll never want to leave!
RESTRICTIONS: This gift certificate expires March 31, 2017 and is based on availability subject to the hotel's discretion. Not redeemable during certain blackout periods and holidays, (specifically but not limited to) Easter holiday (April 3-10, 2016) Winter holiday (December 15, 2016 to January 5, 2017) and President's week (February 15-21, 2017). There is a mandatory government imposed environmental levy of $3.50 per room per day that will be the responsibility of the bearer of this certificate.
VALUE: Life’s a Beach!
SPECIAL THANKS: The Ritz Carlton – Aruba
Pedal to the Metal
DRIVE A FERRARI ON A WORLD-FAMOUS RACETRACK
Bid on your chance to drive a custom Ferrari 130 mph on a world-famous racetrack! Taggart Autosport's Cary-based showroom provides a jawdropping inventory of the best high performance vehicles on the market, from custom Italian exotics to extreme off-road Jeeps and trucks. Taggart is offering this one-of-a-kind driving experience at one of America's premier road courses, VIRginia International Raceway. The winner will be the guest of Taggart Autosport founder and VIR member Jim Taggart at an upcoming member day. Jim will also be available onsite to facilitate the driving experience.
RESTRICTIONS: Must be used by October 28, 2016. Available to claim on any mutually agreeable upcoming VIR member day. VIR member days are subject to change, member days run from 8am-5pm. Driver must be 25 years or older with a valid, state-issued driver's license.
VALUE: Vroom, Vroom!
SPECIAL THANKS: Taggart Autosport
A Taste of Laos
BIDA MANDA AND PLENTY BREWING: DINNER FOR 10
Let Bida Manda and Plenty Brewing come together to unite your party of 10 with a 4 course chef dinner and craft beer pairings. The dinner will take place at Bida Manda – whose space is sure to please with sustainable decorations inspired by Laos with a North Carolina twist. Bida Manda, rated #1 restaurant in NC by Business Insider, is a thoughtful gathering place celebrating the diverse food traditions and culture of Laos. Plenty Brewing, set to open later in 2016, focuses on Belgian beers, with an additional focus on barrel-aging and sours.
RESTRICTIONS: Mutually agreeable date. Must be used by April 1, 2017.
SPECIAL THANKS: Bida Manda and Vansana and Vanvisa Nolintha, Plenty Brewing and Patrick Woodson, Shearin Family
Be a Country Music VIP
KENNY CHESNEY AND OLD DOMINION ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE
This is the good stuff! Eight-time entertainer of the year and the man deemed “The People’s Superstar” by The Los Angeles Times, Kenny Chesney is bringing his Spread the Love Tour to Raleigh on Saturday, May 21, 2016. Ride in style to the show with private transportation from Eco-Style, then enjoy two VIP tickets with VIP entrance access and covered seating. Before the show, sit at the QDR deck at the top of the lawn and enjoy complimentary food and drinks. After you eat, head on down for a once in a lifetime experience to meet the 2016 New Group of the Year, Old Dominion. But that’s not it! You’ll also be the proud new owner of a signed guitar by Kenny Chesney!
RESTRICTIONS: Only for use at the Saturday, May 21, 2016 Kenny Chesney/Old Dominion show. Complimentary food and drinks include dinner from Backyard Bistro and two Corona’s per person. Chauffeured transportation pickup and drop-off must be within a 25-mile radius of Downtown Raleigh.
VALUE: Yee Haw!
SPECIAL THANKS: 94.7 QDR, EcoStyle Transportation, Sarah Blackmon
THREE NIGHTS IN ST. LUCIA
Fly first class to St. Lucia for a three-night stay in a one bedroom Marina View Villa Suite at The Landings Resort in St. Lucia. More than an authentic St. Lucian experience, The Landings St. Lucia is the perfect reflection of true luxury. Featuring three swimming pools, two hot-tubs, a 7,000 square foot signature spa, a variety of water sports, and close proximity to the St. Lucia Golf Club, this 4-star hotel is the perfect spot to keep you busy, or leave you alone to relax in the peace and quiet. Here, the ocean is your playground, the sky is the limit and luxury is always at your fingertips.
RESTRICTIONS: Certificate expires March 18, 2017. Subject to availability at time of reservation. Other restrictions may apply. Blackout dates apply: May 1-10, 2016, December 18, 2016-January 2, 2017.
VALUE: Sun, Sand and Sea!
SPECIAL THANKS: The Landings Resort St. Lucia, Daniel and Janice Norman, Diane Adams
School of Rock
2016 CHILDREN’S PROJECT
This original piece of art created by children in our community living with type 1 diabetes is a symbol of the beauty that can be created when we work together. Let the vibrant colors of this piece brighten your home or office, and be reminded that we’ll keep rockin’ together until we find a cure.
VALUE: All for one and NONE for all! Prints available for $100 each.
SPECIAL THANKS: Jamie Lynn Moore