2015 Live Auction
Celebration of Service & Survival
A Day at the Kentucky Derby!
Bid on an item that is on everyone’s bucket list...attending the Kentucky Derby! This package includes a reserved box of six on the 3rd Floor Grandstand area along with a guided backside tour for six Derby week (Mon-Wed of that week).
Casa San Francisco Villa - South Akumal Mexico
Casa San Francisco is a "Hacienda" style villa located on the white sandy beach of exclusive South Akumal. Casa San Francisco offers four bedrooms in the main villa, over two floors. The main floor includes the open living and dining area and fully equipped kitchen. From the living / dining area you will enjoy a full view of the turquoise Caribbean. Via sliders you access the gorgeous swimming pool and it's limestone deck area which is well furnished with tables, chairs and pool side loungers. There are also some great coconut trees along the beach which are perfect for hanging your hammock. Donation restriction cannot be scheduled during either Christmas or New Year’s week.
Donor: Brab Williams
Dinner for 10 In Your Home!
Churchill Downs Executive Chef David Danielson along with his culinary and banquet service team will amaze you as they come into your home and prepare dinner for you and nine friends. The experience includes: appetizers, a five course tasting menu for up to ten people, and service staff (beverages including alcohol will be the responsibility of the auction winner).
Fighter Pilot for the Day!
Experience firsthand the thrill and excitement of being a fighter pilot in a light attack fighter plane in air-to-air combat from Air Combat USA. This basic air combat maneuvers program (Phase I) is totally unique and provides an introduction to the Tactical Fighter Maneuvers (TFM-l). Fully briefed you’ll climb into the aircraft alongside your instructor. With your hands on the controls you will engage in multiple “g-pulling” dogfights. Your flight will be recorded on video tape and reviewed in a flight debriefing. This is not an air combat simulator and you don't need a pilot's license! Flights are deployed all over the United States, so pick your mission! Tally Ho!
Donors: Air Combat USA and Beth Hinkson, Auction Shake Up
Lunch with John Yarmuth in D.C.!
Be sure to bid on this once in a lifetime opportunity visit Washington, D.C. and have lunch with John Yarmuth. Package includes lunch for two, two nights stay at the Marriott near the capitol and two round-trip tickets on Southwest Airlines. We have also added a “special” tour of the hill, compliments of Mitch McConnell this tour of our nation’s capitol will help make your trip to the nation’s capital one to remember.
PARIS PACKAGE: Bon Voyage! Parisian Escape
This package includes seven glorious days and nights in a beautiful Paris apartment overlooking Notre Dame Cathedral. Located in the shadows of Notre Dame Cathedral at 21 Rue D’Arcole on the Ile-de-la-Cite, this lovely two-bedroom, one-bath Parisian apartment sleeps four, with one queen size bed in each bedroom. The apartment is within easy walking distance to all Paris has to offer.
Donors: Maydie & Nolen Allen and Melinda & Steven Stogel
This Santa Fe Condo is called "Sweet Dreams" and that is what you will have when you settle into the Santa Fe life style and enjoy a week of tourism and rest. The three bedroom, two bath condo is located in walking distance from the historic downtown Sante Fe Plaza, near shopping and wonderful places to eat. You can see historic sites, visit art galleries, hike, ski, or white water raft.....all depending on the season, and they are all wonderful seasons in Santa Fe, where the sun shines 340 days a year! You can enjoy six nights with your winning bid on this condo stay.
Donors: Trudy Wheeler and Dr. Charles Barrett
Must be 25 years or older to bid. Dates to be arranged with owner and Adobe Destinations. Expires 09/2015
University of Louisville #1 Basketball Fan Package
C-A-R-D-S! This is a must-have for University of Louisville Basketball Fans. This package includes a section of the floor from the 2013 NCAA championship game floor and is signed by Hall of Fame coach Rick. This fan package also includes two tickets to the home Louisville/Virginia basketball rematch on March; the final home game of the season. The package also includes Freedom commemorative/collectors print.
Donors: Northwestern Mutual Life, University of Louisville Athletic Office, Bluegrass Frames, Jeanine & Brian Triplett