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Derby Dreams and Dinner; Donated by Mike & Maureen Moore

Enjoy a behind the scenes tour of Saddleback Stables, a working thoroughbred farm along with Bourbon and starters in the barn followed by a gourmet dinner for 10 donated and prepared by Jenny Cleveland and Ed Heath, the award winning owners of Edwardsville's Cleveland-Heath Restaurant.

Estimated Value: $1,500


Mississippi River Tour on a 45' Motor Yacht; Donated by Dutch Hauhe & Friends

Sail along the beautiful Mississippi river aboard the beautiful yacht named Scoundrel, donated by Dutch Hauhe (owner). The four-hour cruise for six people will include Hors 'D Oeuvre's, a full open top-shelf bar, and an amazing view on top of a beautiful boat. Cocktails prior to cruising, from the dock, located at Polestar Marina (St. Charles, MO).

Estimated Value: $1,500               


1-Week Stay in 5,200 square-foot Home in Carbondale, Colorado; donated by Mitch & Bob Meyers

During a one week stay, enjoy mountain views from your 5,200 square foot home in Carbondale, Colorado on the banks of the Roaring Fork River. This home has four bedrooms (2 king, 2 queen), to sleep up to eight. Each bedroom comes with an en suite bathroom. Carbondale is located between Glenwood Springs and Aspen. Available to stay in summer, fall or ski season.

Estimated Value: $7,000

Live Painting by Artist Jennifer Hayes

Donning bright and bold colors, artist Jennifer Hayes specializes in both figurative and abstract works of art, that are recognizable in the texture, color and curves on the canvas. Her art at the Red & Black Gala will represent the history, tradition, pride and spirit of Cougar Soccer. Visit her website to view her works of art at:

Estimated Value: Priceless


Dinner with Chancellor Randy Pembrook; donated by Chancellor Randy Pembrook & Wife Mary Jo

Up to 10 people can join Chancellor Randy Pembrook and his wife for a catered dinner at their lovely home.

Estimated Value: Priceless

1-Week Stay in Townhome in Breckenridge, Colorado (April 15-Nov. 15); Donated by Craig & Jane Louer

Stay in this luxurious townhome, featuring three bedrooms plus loft accommodations. This Tyra Summit townhome is the perfect place to experience true ski-in/ski-out access. The popular 4 o'clock ski run is located just steps from your back door with access to skiing in the winter and hiking/biking trails in the summer. Featuring a spacious floor plan, large dining area, fireplace, and flat screen televisions in all of the bedrooms, this unit is perfect for larger and multiple families looking to have an unforgettable experience. Other amenities include free Wi-Fi, on-site pool/hot tub facilities, garage parking for two vehicles and an open yard with two private balconies. Bedrooms include: Master (King), second (queen), third, (two twins), and loft (trundle bed – 2 twins).

Estimated Value: $5,000


DogWatch SmartFence; donated by Alan Grammer

The DogWatch SmartFence is a true revolution to pet containment. This smart fence keeps you connected to your dog and your system in a whole new way through advanced wireless technology. Monitor your system 24/7 when you're at home or on the go. This underground fence system is used and recommended by veterinarians all over the world.

Estimated Value: $2,100


Lake of the Ozarks Condo; donated by Kerry & Jenny Baugher

Enjoy a trip to the Lake of the Ozarks in a 7-day, 6 night stay at a Porto Cima Country Club condo. 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths that sleeps 6 comfortably.

Estimated Value: Priceless


MAC Dinner with Coach, donated by the Missouri Athletic Club

Dinner for ten (10) at the Missouri Athletic Club hosted by Head Men's Soccer Coach Mario Sanchez and his wife Shana. Includes a three-course dinner, menu chosen by the Missouri Athletic Club's Executive Chef, held in the Rendezvous Room (private dining room at the Downtown location) with wine included.

Estimated Value: $3,000


Spirits on Bourbon Package: Gift card & Condo; donated by Brad Bohannon

Travel to the crazy chaos that is Bourbon Street donated by Spirits on Bourbon. Stay 4 nights in a condo (sleeps 6 guests comfortably) on historic Bourbon Street, while taking in the scenery, spectacular food and drinks, and history that is Bourbon Street. Spirits on Bourbon was featured on Bar Rescue (featured on Spike TV). This package also includes two $50 gift cards, for Spirits on Bourbon and Turtle Bay.

Estimated Value: $4,000


Summer Solstice Sailing; Donated by the Hewitt's & Louer's

Enjoy a classic pontoon trip around Dunlap Lake, complete with your own set of swimmies and noodles. A can of worms and cane pole are all you need to relax and unwind. Cocktail cruise and Dinner for 6 as you enjoy an always beautiful sunset.

Estimated Value: Priceless


Bixby's at the History Museum; donated by Butler's Pantry & Bixby's

Enjoy a multi-course dinner for 10 prepared by Bixby's Restaurant Head Chef – Ray Wiley. This private dinner will be held at Bixby's in the Missouri History Museum which will be closed to the public. Wine pairings for each course are included as well.

Estimated Value: $1,500


Getaway Tour of Grafton Wine Country; donated by Tom Gerdes/Southern Bus Tours

Plan a day getaway for you and up to 11 of your closest friends to Grafton Wine Country, includes bus, driver fee, gas, and $300 in gift certificates to local wineries. Trip can be anywhere from 3 to 12 hours round-trip.

Estimated Value: $2,500


2 Hour Reception at 360 Rooftop Bar; donated by Lodging Hospitality Management

Get together with 11 of your closest friends and head up to the 360 Rooftop Bar. This 2-hour reception features a food & beverage party that includes 8 selections from the small plates menu and beverages with include open premium bar selections along with non-alcoholic beverages.

Estimated Value: $800


Teddy Bear Puppy; donated by Mary Foster

They are man's best friend and we have your new best friend with this adorable Teddy Bear puppy! This 9 week old teddy bear puppy is a cross between a Bichon Frise and Shih Tzu. Their level of devotion, companionship, unwavering love and happiness make it virtually impossible to not adore them.

Estimated Value: Priceless

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