2017 Red Tie Gala Live Auction

#1 Beautiful Breckenridge

Retreat to the mountains for a one-week stay in a five-bedroom, four-and-a-half bathroom house in breathtaking Breckenridge, Colorado. This exquisite, private home is over 4,000 square feet,
sleeps 14 and overlooks a ten-mile mountain range. It also features a Jacuzzi, pool table and close proximity to hiking, skiing, shopping and more. See https://bit.ly/breckenridgeCO for more photos.

Package also includes four one-way Southwest Airlines e-passes which can be combined for two roundtrip tickets.

Based on availability. Breckenridge stay expires December 19, 2017. Blackout dates include 4th of July week and Thanksgiving Week. Winning bidder must pay mandatory $350 cleaning fee. Southwest Airlines travel must be completed by March 3, 2018.

Mr. & Mrs. Jim Noppert, Southwest Airlines

#2 Low-Key Vacation

Enjoy a low-key vacation in the Lower Keys when you spend five nights at this home in Big Pine Key, just 40 minutes from Key West. This three-and-a-half bedroom, two-bath home sleeps six to eight adults and two children. The home is located on a canal-front, dead-end, double-lot. The extra lot provides a secluded place to relax and build a fire after a day spent fishing or at the beach. If you love to fish, dive, spear fish or snorkel, you won’t find a better place in the United States. This package also includes 70,000 air miles on your choice of Delta or American Airlines to help offset your travel expenses.

Big Pine Key stay expires March 4, 2018. Air miles expire December 2017 and must all be used on the same airline.

Courtesy of Brookstone Financial, LLC and Gary McGruder

#3 Signed Bottle of Van Winkle Special Reserve

Take home your very own bottle of 12-year, Lot B, 90.4 proof Van Winkle Special Reserve. This bottle of “outrageously smooth and decadent” bourbon is signed by Julian Van Winkle III, the third generation of Van Winkle’s in the bourbon business.

John & Robyn Bischoff, Chris Zaborowski of Westport Whiskey & Wine, Peter Nesmith and Julian Van Winkle III


#4 Aruba for New Year’s

Ring in the New Year with a one-week stay at the Caribbean Palm Village Resort in stunning Aruba. This two-bedroom condo features a full kitchen and sleeps six people. Caribbean Palm Village is a low-rise resort set amidst lush tropical gardens, and Aruban hospitality abounds there. Let the stress of the holidays melt away in sunny Aruba.

Rental is available December 30, 2017 – January 6, 2018, but is exchangeable for a stay anytime during 2017, based on availability. Winning bidder must pay fee of approximately $180 upon arrival.

Courtesy of Drs. Jateen & C.C. Patel

#5 Run for the Roses

Experience the tradition and excitement of the 143rd Kentucky Derby from your very own third-floor grandstand box (section 324) for six at Churchill Downs.

Courtesy of Churchill Downs, Inc.


#6 Million Dollar View in Destin, Florida

Spend a week soaking in the view from a five-bedroom, four-bath high-rise condo looking directly over the Gulf of Mexico. This newly renovated condo is located within The Tops’l Beach & Racquet Resort and is close to dining, shopping, golf and more. See https://bit.ly/DestinCondo for more photos.


Rental is ONLY available the first or second week of March 2018. Minimum renting age is 25 years. Maximum occupancy is 14 people.

Courtesy of Greg & Annette Deuser

#7 This is “The Voice”

Enjoy four VIP tickets for a live taping of the hit TV show, “The Voice”! On May 16, 2017 you could be in the studio with the famous red chairs and coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Alicia Keys. There’s no telling who you might see perform live on “The Voice” stage.

“The Voice” VIP tickets are only valid on May 16, 2017 and cannot be exchanged for another date. Guests must be 18 or older.

Courtesy of a Friend of RMHCK and Mac Reed & Joanna Moel-Reed

#8 Kentucky Oaks

Experience the thrill of the 143rd Kentucky Oaks from your very own third-floor grandstand box (section 324) for six at Churchill Downs.

Courtesy of Churchill Downs, Inc.


#9 Keeping Families Close – Universal Studios & Disney

Spend four days and three nights at the Universal Orlando Resort, where you’ll have awesome accommodations and be close to the parks to use your eight one-day passes valid at either Universal Studios or Islands of Adventure. The Universal theme parks include incredible attractions such as the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Marvel Superhero Island and so much more! This package also includes four
one-day park hopper passes for Walt Disney World. If that wasn’t enough, we’re adding a $500 Southwest Airlines gift card to help with your travel expenses.

Universal stay and tickets must be used in 2017. Disney World tickets expire January of 2019 and cannot be used December 25-31.

Courtesy of Branson & Velinda Block, The Coca-Cola Company and Walt Disney World

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