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2011 Gala Live Auction Items!


11/01/2011

We are so looking forward to having you attend the 10th Annual Hope House of Colorado Gala this Saturday!

At this year’s Hope House Gala Auction, you can look forward to many fun and exciting items and get much of your Christmas shopping done!

2011 Live Auction Items

Colorado Avalanche Luxury Suite
Value: $3,900

Kick back and watch the Colorado Avalanche take on the Dallas Stars in a Luxury Suite at the Pepsi Center! This package includes 20 suite tickets and 4 VIP parking passes for the Monday, November 28th Avalanche game at 7:00 pm. These suite tickets provide you with early entry to the suite through the VIP entrance, access to the club level and its private restaurants and bars, and comfortable seating in extra wide theater style seats! The suite also includes a wet bar, refrigerator and ice maker. Cheer on the Colorado Avalanche in comfort and style!
Catering not included but available through the Pepsi Center.

Donated by: AvNet Technology Solutions


Rowdy Trout Ranch
Private Guided Fishing Weekend Adventure
Value: Priceless!!

A very exclusive and one of a kind catered 2 night weekend and PRIVATE GUIDED FISHING retreat for 3 couples at The Rowdy Trout Ranch on the Platte River near Bailey, CO.

Mark & Carolyn Neely have generously donated their private home for this exclusive weekend. John and Laurie Scott and Mark and Carolyn Neely will be your “staff” for the weekend, and will help you personally plan and enjoy a weekend you will never forget. “Chef” John will prepare gourmet meals, including a stream side lunch with a wine pairing. Enjoy guided fly fishing and shooting clay pigeons, hiking, ATV riding, or just enjoying the river with a good book from your private deck!

This is a bucket list adventure that truly is priceless! Bidding starts at $2500!
Donated by:Mark & Carolyn Neely and John & Laurie Scott


Winter Park Summer Getaway
Value: $1400

Nestled against the western slope of the Continental Divide, and just a short drive from Denver, Winter Park is a great place to live, visit and play!  This package includes 7 nights lodging in a 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath townhome near downtown Winter Park.  This is the perfect summer vacation for 6 – 8 people. 

Keep your family entertained with amazing deals and certificates on bike rentals and shopping at the Wild West Trading Company!  More importantly, keep them fed with certificates ($10 - $25) to such places as Fraser Valley Hot Dog, The Sushi Bar, Marisol Cantina, Deno’s, De Antonio’s Pizza and Mountain Grid Coffee & Bistro.
This is the ultimate family summer vacation!

Choose best available dates between May – October, 2012.
Donated by: Lem & Liz Tingley & various Winter Park restaurants and shops


New Year’s in the City
Value: $700

Spend New Year’s Eve downtown with the Denver Broncos! First, enjoy a 2 night stay (December 30th and December 31st) at The Apartments at Denver Place in their luxurious penthouse suite for 2 couples! This package includes full complimentary access to their work out facilities, in house access to Elway’s Restaurant, and 20% off spa services at the Ritz Carlton Spa. Also, this penthouse suite is just minutes away from 16th Street Mall where the New Year’s Eve fireworks take place! Then on New Year’s Day, watch the Broncos take on the Kansas City Chiefs (4 tickets; Section 230, Row 30). This is the ultimate way to ring in the New Year!

Donated by: Marquette Management and
Lila Bartel Wilson in memory of Beth Anne Bartel Wilson


Easter Week in Cabo!
Value: $2,000

Spend Easter week (April 1 – 8, 2012) at the Playa Grand Resort and Grand Spa in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico! This charming, Mexican hacienda style resort sits on eight acres of beach, only steps from the sparkling Pacific Ocean and minutes from downtown Cabo.

Your condominium includes a one bedroom luxury suite complete with king bed, kitchenette, private balcony with an ocean view, satellite TV and air conditioning. (Can sleep 4 max with a queen sofabed.)

This special resort offers privacy and quiet, but is also located within walking distance of all of the fine shops and restaurants of Cabo San Lucas. This is a dramatic setting to relax and enjoy your dream Easter vacation in the sun!

Airfare and meals not included.
Donated by: Mike and Margaret Cunningham


Hot Air Balloon and Golf Weekend Adventure Package at
The Omni Interlocken Resort
Value: $1,000

Imagine the ground gently moving away as you take in the unique panoramic view of the Boulder, Colorado mountains. Float with gentle morning breezes and experience the first form of air travel. This package begins with a 90 minute hot air balloon ride, complete with champagne toast for 2 provided by Life Cycle Balloon Adventures. Next enjoy dinner ($100 gift certificate) at the award winning Greenbriar Inn in Boulder followed by a one weekend night stay at the beautiful Omni Interlocken Resort complete with breakfast and 18 holes of golf for 2. This package is a great mixture of adventure and comfort!

Donated by: Life Cycle Balloon Adventures, The Omni Interlocken Resort and Greenbriar Inn