LIVE AUCTION PREVIEW


We are pleased to announce that the 2013 Live  Auction may be one of the best yet!  Check out the great items up for bid!



ARGENTINA’S MOST EXCLUSIVE WING SHOOTING ADVENTURE!

Be one of a select few to partake in the high volume dove hunting for which Cordoba, Argentina is well known. Enjoy the best of the best in every area: record setting shooting, incredible food and wine, over the top accommodations and service. Package includes a three-day hunt, lodging, meals and beverages for two people.
Value: $3,300
Donated by Detail Company-Adventures/Flyways Argentina

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NAPA FOR TWO

A wine lover's dream! Indulge your inner sommelier with this trip to Napa Valley! You will enjoy tastings at the Schramsberg Vineyards, world renowned Nickel & Nickel, and a winery lunch and tasting at Palmaz Vineyard. Also included are round-trip airfare for two on Southwest Airlines, a Culinary Institute of America gift card to be used for dining or cooking demonstrations, plus $1,000 in American Express Gift Cards to use for lodging, dinner, or to purchase some tempting wines!
Value: $2,500
Donated by Southwest Airlines, Schramsberg Vineyards, Palmaz Vineyards, Kim & Jim McCoy, The Wiggins Family, and Friends of MAM

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FOR THE GLOBE TROTTER

Do you have a “bucket list” journey in mind? Be the winning bidder and start making plans! Now you have the opportunity to experience the pleasures of membership as a guest of Exclusive Resorts with a four-night stay. As our guest, you’ll enjoy the benefit of our standard services, including daily housekeeping and a dedicated Onsite Concierge to fulfill your every request, from stocking the pantry with your favorite foods before your arrival to hiring a private chef, booking tee times and more.
Choose from these desirable locations:
Deer Valley, Utah  -  Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands  -  Los Cabos, Mexico Peninsula
Papagayo, Costa Rica  -  Real Del Mar, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico  -  Scottsdale, Arizona
Snowmass, Colorado  -  Steamboat Springs, Colorado  -  Telluride, Colorado
And to get you there, we’ve included 2 round-trip flights on United Airlines good for travel within the Continental US, Alaska, Mexico, and Canada!
Exclusive Resorts must be booked between April 20, 2014 and November 15, 2014, subject to availability. Guests must be at least 23 years of age.
Value: $10,000
Donated by Rob & Shanna Schanen and Aimee & Wynne Snoots
 

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CUSTOM ALLIGATOR BOOTS AND RODEO TICKETS . . . PONY UP!

Be the envy of your friends when you design your very own alligator boots from world-renowned Maida’s Boot Co. These boots are one of a kind and made by hand to fit your foot precisely. Black or chocolate brown alligator mens or ladies dress boots with kangaroo uppers and two initials in alligator. Expires May 8, 2014. Then enjoy Rodeo Houston in style with four tickets and a parking pass to the 2014 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo performance of your choice!
Value: $5,400
Donated by Maida’s Boot Co., Bank of River Oaks, and The Moreland Family
 

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SPINDRIFT COVE HOME, CARMEL, CALIFORNIA

Enjoy a week at this ocean side home located in Carmel along the Big Sur Coast. This breathtaking home boasts four individual suites with fireplaces and is nestled on the rocks just 30 feet above the crashing Pacific Ocean. World class golf, shopping and the glorious Big Sur Coast with hiking and sightseeing are located nearby. Don’t miss out on this perfect romantic get-a-way in spectacular setting for four lucky couples or eight people. (Guests must be at least 18 years of age)
Value: Priceless!
Donated by Friends of MAM
   

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WEEK IN ORVIETO, ITALY

You and 9 friends can enjoy a week stay at a villa near the Umbrian city of Orvieto, Italy! The main house and cottage sleep up to ten people. Orvieto offers amazing attractions such as the Duomo di Orvieto, St. Patrick's Well, and tours through the city's medieval underground caves. Previous auction winner gives this five stars!
Value: $5,000
Offered by Susan Braatz

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AN INSTANT WINE CELLAR!

Treat yourself and your holiday guests to over 40 bottles of wine personally selected by the MAM Board and MAM Gala Committee. Selections include: 2005 Far Niente Cabernet Sauvignon , 2009 Nickel & Nickel Cabernet Sauvignon, 2010 Paul Hobbs Chardonnay, 2010 Duckhorn Merlot, 2007 Barons de Rothschild Lafite Pauillac, 2007 Williams Selyem Pinot Noir, and many more!
Value: Priceless!
Donated by MAM Board of Directors and MAM Gala Committee