A Silent Auction of Irresistible Getaways
1. Oceanfront Splendor with Four Suites
One Week in a 4 -bedroom, 4-bath condominium at the Sanctuary Resort in Sandbridge, Va. Located just south of Virginia Beach with 5 miles of incredible Atlantic Ocean beach.
Dates: 3/26 – 4/2, or 4/23-4/30.
Opening Bid: $3,800
Given to the American Heart Association by Cathy Wack & Steve King
2. Manhattan in December
Experience the glamour of New York City for Three nights during the Holidays with a 57th Street flat close to 5th Avenue, Central Park, and the best shopping in the country. One-bedroom with a living room with sofa bed, this flat is perfect for a family, two couples who share a bath, or a girls' trip for 4.
Date to come
Opening Bid: $2,482
Given to the American Heart Association by: Mr. & Mrs. Ron Davis
3. An Oceanfront Week on Folly Beach
Enjoy Bimini, a charming three-bedroom vintage beach classic with screened porch, beach cabana, painted floors and tons of charm. A mile from the Folly Beach Pier, 20 minutes from downtown Charleston, this small cottage is the perfect getaway for a couple with or without children.
Opening Bid: $2,500
Given to the American Heart Association by: Dr. and Mrs. Austin Ball, Charleston
4. Oyster Festival and a Fall Night at the Tides Inn
Spend a night at the award-winning Tides Inn on Carter’s Creek in Irvington, Virginia, and plan to attend the Urbanna Oyster Festival the next day. Enjoy drinks around a fireplace outside on the waterfront terrace, and make reservations for a perfect dinner of Chesapeake crab cakes or other regional delicacies.
Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Opening Bid: $250
Given to the American Heart Association by: The AHA Go Red Brunch Committee
5. Valentine’s Date Night Baskets
Bid on one of three stylish gourmet baskets to treat your Valentine with a night in on February 14. Wines, chocolates, yummy snacks and treats fill each basket designed to pamper the love of your life.
Opening Bid: $175
Given to the American Heart Association by: (1) Cathy Davis (2 & 3) Go Red Dance Brunch Committee
6. A Staycation on Caroline With a “Date Night Basket”
Enjoy a king room for two in the trendy Courtyard Marriott on Caroline. Stroll, shop, and eat in our cities’ fabulous spots that we never have time to enjoy! Nibble on your custom “Date Night Basket” of wine, cheese and snacks, or use this wonderful gift for overflow houseguests during the holidays.
Dates: Based on availability, this offer good until January 3, 2019.
Opening Bid: $250.
Given to The American Heart Association by The Courtyard Marriott
7. A Perfect 3-Day Getaway on the Water
Enjoy three nights in this waterfront Southern Living Nautical Cottage in Montross on the Machodoc Creek. The cottage is an hour from Fredericksburg and Richmond, and close to the best of the best in the Northern Neck. It sleeps six with three bedrooms, two baths, and its screened porch, grill and dock with boat slips.
Dates: Available Thursday – Sunday in April, May (excluding Memorial Day), September (excluding Labor Day) and October. Please book your dates by April 1, 2018. To be considerate of the homeowner, one scheduling change is allowed.
Opening Bid: $ 700
Given to The American Heart Association by: Berkley M. Mitchell
8. “Beauty and the Bay": A Waterfront Week on Back Bay
Plan a relaxing Saturday to Saturday waterfront week in this cozy two-bedroom unit with kitchen on Back Bay in Sandbridge. Tennis courts, a sauna, two swimming pools, and a volleyball court are at your disposal, along with nightly sunsets that will take your breath away.
Dates: Available September 15 – October 27, 2018. Please book your dates by April 1, 2018. To be considerate of the homeowners, only one scheduling change is allowed.
Opening Bid: $1,500
Given to The American Heart Association by: Dr. and Mrs. Richard Lewis
9. Oceanfront Room for Two for the Neptune Festival
Grab the chance to get away to Virginia Beach at the Sheraton Oceanfront in the middle of the award-winning annual Neptune Art Festival. Soak in the ocean waves with hundreds of fine artists and craftsmen showing their work under tents all along the boardwalk. Enjoy Virginia Beach in the fall, and some of the best art in all of Virginia.
Dates: September 28 – 30, 2018
Opening Bid: $350
10. A Spring Weekend on the Outer Banks
Enjoy three nights in the luxurious oceanfront Sanderling Inn in Duck, North Carolina. Walk the beach, shop in the village, and sample gourmet seafood in area restaurants. Enjoy the spa, nature walks along the sound, and golf. King room for two.
Dates: March 22-25, 2018.
Opening Bid: $800
Given to the American Heart Association by: Chancellor’s Village
11. A Week in California’s Wine Country
Get away in style in this two-bedroom “Hope Cottage” in the heart of California’s Wine Country. With two bedrooms and one bath, this charming newly decorated cottage is perfect for relaxing, touring the wineries of Napa and its surroundings, and enjoying California’s perfect weather. The owners live nearby and will arrange transportation, golf for four, and recommendations for all kinds of California fun. Hope Cottage is 20 minutes from downtown Napa, and 45 minutes to San Francisco. Hope Cottage is available Saturday to Saturday May, June, July, and November.
Given to the American Heart Association by: Diana and Mark Bryggman
For all getaways, please set your travel dates by March 15, 2018. Only one change of dates is permitted in the private homes. Rooms booked at hotels are set, and all trips must be used by December 1, 2018. No smoking, parties, or pets. Please reimburse your homeowner for any damage you cause.
Bev and Don Newlin