2019 Live Auction Preview

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Namasté in Bed

You owe yourself a better night’s rest, and with a new mattress from The Bedroom Company you are guaranteed to get that! Choose from an Elite Natural Bamboo Queen, plush or firm Michigan Mattress set, manufactured here in our home state using only the finest quality materials for the greatest value and longevity. Make your way to their show room in Traverse City to meet owner, Jim Egbert and select the perfect mattress to meet your needs, wants and desires. Online selection & delivery available to Michigan homes.

Up to a $2,000 value.

Donated by: The Bedroom Company

Treat Yourself

10 girlfriends will have the ultimate evening with Urban You with Fluff Bar and medical spa services along with personalized skin consultations. The Fluff Bar includes hair styling, make-up application, paraffin dips and facials. As the host, you receive a $100 gift and your guests will receive special pricing on all that Urban You has to offer, as well as a swag bag. As the cherry on top, Urban You will provide wine and appetizers for all to enjoy! End your day with a cup of tea from Under The Woods and a hibiscus body scrub, Cherry Pie lip balm and other goodies from Pack Elephant - all 100% handmade by women in Grand Rapids.

Donated by: Urban You Beauty Bar, Pack Elephant and Under The Woods

Save It for a Rainy Day

Switch up your normal date night and head to The Great Escape Room Grand Rapids to escape one of the Sherlock-themed rooms and/or paint at Wine & Canvas GR with your $70 certificate. For some fun the whole family can enjoy, take the kids to Great Lakes Glow Golf and Craig’s Cruisers for some light-hearted competition, then head to a Griffins game! Grab a group of 10-12 people to join you at Van Andel Institute for lunch & a customized tour with a scientist. Last but not least, hangout on air with Dan Harland from Fox17 and/or Jamal Spencer from WZZM13 at an upcoming football game! This package also includes a signed copy of Detroit Red Wings player, Justin Abdelkader's children's book "Shoot For the Goal".

Donated by: The Great Escape Room Grand Rapids, Wine & Canvas GR, Craig’s Cruisers, Great Lakes Glow Golf, Grand Rapids Griffins, Van Andel Institute, Dan Harland, Jamal Spencer and Justin Abdelkader

“For Those About to Rock”

The ULTIMATE concert experience. 2 VIP tickets to a show of your choice at 20 Monroe Live, 2 tickets to Amy Grant & Michael Smith’s Christmas tour at Van Andel Arena on December 5th, and 2 tickets to a show of your choosing at Wings Event Center in Kalamazoo. Enjoy a one night’s stay at the Staybridge & Suites in Kalamazoo after the show!

Donated by: 20 Monroe Live, Van Andel Arena, Wings Event Center and Staybridge & Suites Kalamazoo

A Novel Gift

Give your loved one a gift they will never forget: A character named in your loved one's honor in one of New York Times Bestselling Author Elin Hilderbrand’s upcoming novels!

Donated by: Elin Hilderbrand

"G.R.N.O." (Grand Rapids Night Out)

Enjoy a night on the town with tours and tastings at Gray Skies Distillery, Atwater Brewery and a Lux Wine Tasting at Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant. Grab drinks and appetizers at Leo's Restaurant with a $35 gift card, then head to Chop House GR with your $100 gift card for dinner. End your night out with a complimentary one-night stay at the Amway Grand Plaza. Wake up and refresh from last night's activities with a free consultation at the Bengston Center & a gift card to Cheeky Strut hair salon.

Donated by: Atwater Brewery GR, Gray Skies Distillery, Chop House GR, Leo's Restaurant, Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant GR, Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, The Bengston Center & Cheeky Strut

Traverse City Uncorked

Take a weekend trip to Traverse City to view the fall colors at their peak on the Old Mission Peninsula. Get a group of 6 together for a 3 hour "Reez-ling" Wine Tour with TC TÜK transportation (Expires 11/1/19). Enjoy complimentary wine tastings and tours at Bonobo, Chateau Grand Traverse and Bowers Harbor. Head downtown for a VIP brewery tour for 2 at Right Brain Brewery and grab a few beers at 7 Monks Taproom with your $25 gift card. End your perfect fall weekend with a pair of tickets for a cooking class at Fustini's Oils and Vinegars.

Donated by: TC Tük, Bonobo Winery, Chateau Grand Traverse Winery, Bowers Harbor Vineyards, 7 Monks Taproom, Right Brain Brewery and Fustini's Oils and Vinegars

Personal Branding. Perfectly You.

Stuffy headshots need not apply. Your new idea is unique, dynamic, and bold. Your photo should be too. This 2-hour experience includes:

  • Professional hair and makeup
  • 2 outfit changes
  • Expert posing and coaching with Owner & Photographer Elise Kutt
  • An online gallery of 25+ images from which to select your...
  • 10-image portfolio with editorial-style retouching
  • A high-resolution digital file of each selected image with usage release

Prepare for your photo shoot with a Skincare Consultation, HydraFacial™ Treatment and BOTOX® Cosmetic (24 units), (complete with a plush bath robe) from Plastic Surgery Associates. Finish off your look with a new pair of diamond studs (valued at $800) from Siegel Jewelers!

Donated by: Photography by Mod Bettie/Elise Kutt, Hair & makeup by Jennifer Bartlett, Retouching by Hannah Piedt, and Plastic Surgery Associates

Sun, Sand and Margaritas in Cabo or is Cancun Calling Your Name?

No, you are not dreaming. The high bidder will receive a wonderful eight (8) day, seven (7) night stay in Cabo San Lucas or Cancun with standard accommodations for two (2). Experience all the best of the Cancun or Baha peninsula when you book this dream getaway! Valid for two years so you won’t have to worry about finding the right time. We’ve taken care of all hotel taxes, booking fees, and will be providing professional booking concierge services to the buyer. All-inclusive upgrades are available. No blackout dates, subject to availability.

Donated by: Lamoreaux Auction & Appraisal LLC