Live Auction Items

1. Three Private Wine Paired Dinners

With this fun and interactive live auction bundle, you will experience one of three exclusive wine paired dinner experiences for 8-10 guests.  Let’s see what’s behind door #1

Mission Hill Family Estate

Wine paired dinner for 8 guests at the Mission Hill Family Estate library.

Overlooking rows of Pinot Noir & Chardonnay set against the Okanagan Lake, our Estate complements our wine’s natural affinities with cuisine that is locally, sustainably, and seasonally source.  By growing much of our own produce in the estate Varietal Garden and working hand-in-hand with local farmers, we are able to provide a spectacular culinary experience highlighting the bountiful ingredients & word-class wines that characterize this region.

Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort

Wine paired dinner for 8 guests held in the Okanagan Wine Experience Centre.

This epicurean adventure will be hosted by Executive Chef Daniel Craig, a Chaine des Rotisseurs Jeune Chef Concourse Gold Medallist.  Okanagan wines will be paired by Restaurant Manager Amanda Fuselli.  Your meal will feature fresh, local ingredients for a farm to table menu paired with the finest local wines.

Start Fresh Kitchen

Dinner for 10 guests with exclusive use of the boutique kitchen and select wines from the cellar of Marilyn & Robert Scott.

The Start Fresh Kitchen brings down the walls between chefs and their biggest fans featuring long table dinners prepared and served by the Chefs themselves.  This truly community-based kitchen provides year-round training in culinary arts and farming education and has a reputation as a socially-responsible and innovative organization.  From the process of sourcing ingredients, to developing a dish, to styling the plate, they respect the integrity of our food.  Local wine paired with each course, provided from the cellar of Marilyn & Robert Scott.

Value: Priceless

Thank you to all the contributing properties and Marilyn & Robert Scott

 

2. Big Bottles

You’ll never be without a top quality wine with this collection of Magnums of the best wines from around the valley. Each winery donated at least 1.5L of their top wines, many of which aren’t otherwise available for purchase.

Your cellar will feature:

  • 50th Parallel 2015 Pinot Noir
  • Cassini Cellars 2010 Maximus
  • Cedar Creek 2014 Platinum Block 2 Pinot Noir
  • The Hatch Pinot Noir Clone Series (3 Standard Bottles)
  • Lake Breeze 2011 Tempest
  • Martin’s Lane 2014 Pinot Noir Collection (3 Standard Bottles)
  • Mt. Boucherie 2015 Meritage
  • Poplar Grove 2011 Merlot (2 Magnums)
  • Road 13 2015 Seventy-Four K (Double Magnum)
  • Sperling Vineyards 2015 Old Vines Riesling
  • Tantalus 2015 Pinot Noir

Value = $2,000

Thank you to all the contributing wineries and Geoff Kozoway at Metro Liquor

3. Okanagan Adventure Staycation

This trio is sure to keep you entertained and filled with adrenaline for the year ahead. You’ll cover the valley north to south with adventures at Silver Star Mountain Resort, Predator Ridge Resort and Area 27 Motorsports Park.

SILVER STAR MOUNTAIN RESORT

Silver Star is BC’s third largest ski area with varied terrain attracting every kind of skier.  The colourful mid-mountain village offers true ski-in, ski-out access to the slopes and the all-inclusive lift ticket provides access to cross-country, fat bike and snowshoe trails, tubing and skating.  Your stay includes 3 nights in the Snowbird Lodge, 3-day lift tickets for 4 guests, and the priceless opportunity to ride on one of the alpine groomers

PREDATOR RIDGE

Next you’ll be off to experience the active lifestyle at Predator Ridge, home to the Okanagan’s premier golf resort community.  With 36 holes of spectacular golf, three outdoor yoga platforms, and over 25km or hiking and biking trails, Predator Ridge is the perfect outdoor destination.  Enjoy a one night stay in a Falcon Point Villa, followed by one round of golf for 4 people.  Your round includes use of a shared cart and access the practice facility.

 

AREA 27

Finally, fill your need for speed at the exclusive Area 27 in Osoyoos. Imagine a racetrack like no other, with the flow of a classic Grand Prix circuit and benefits of modern technology. Designed and built with intention, taking advantage of natural elevation changes, and featuring a variety of corners to tempt, test and challenge. A driving enthusiast’s dream, you can push your car to the limits with you’ll receive a one-day track experience with August Luxury Motorcars including lunch, and a combination of short and full circuit lead-follow lapping.  Vehicle rental not included.

VALUE $5,500

Thank you to Silver Star, Predator Ridge, and August Luxury Motorcars

 

4. Prestige Oceanfront Resort Sooke Getaway

The Prestige Oceanfront Resort Sooke is your ideal haven for relaxation and rejuvenation. This destination resort features luxurious guest rooms, exceptional dining experiences, a worldclass spa, and extraordinary hospitality. Rising above the Pacific Ocean, the waterfront resort offers breathtaking views and is perfectly situated to inspire a truly West Coast experience.

The Pacific Penthouse is located on the top floor of the resort with more than 1920 square feet of indoor living space; offers two master bedrooms, two ensuites, a luxurious living room and dining area, as well as nearly 1700 sq. feet of private outdoor space including five private balconies, a hot tub, putting green, and barbeque.

YOUR GETAWAY WILL INCLUDE
• A three night stay in the Pacific Penthouse for four guests
• Flights for four from Kelowna to Victoria with Pacific Coastal
• Chauffeur pick up and drop off at Victoria airport in a Bentley
• 7 course dinner with wine pairings – prepared by a private chef in the Penthouse
• Breakfast for four each morning at West Coast Grill
• One full day Fishing Excursion for four with lunch
• One day Golf Excursion for four at Bear Mountain Golf and Country Club with chauffeur
• $250 West Coast Grill dining allowance
• $250 spa allowance at Le Sooke Spa

VALUE $14,500

Thank you to the Huber Family and Prestige Hotels & Resorts

 

5. Opening Doors (Receipted Contribution)

The year’s Heart of Gold is focused on keeping families together when they need it most. All proceeds from the evening will go toward building and operating JoeAnna’s House, a home away from home for families who need to travel to Kelowna General Hospital for care. As the Southern Interior’s leading referral centre, one in every four beds at our hospital is occupied by someone from outside the Central Okanagan. Together, tonight, we can help to ensure these families are focused on healing.

Should you prefer to make your gift more discretely, enclosed within this program is a confidential donation card. Please feel free to fill this in with your details and hand it off to one of the RBC volunteers throughout the room. Your gift will be processed next week and a charitable tax receipt will be mailed in the coming weeks. Thank you for your generous support.

VALUE SET BY YOU