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2012 Live and Silent Auctions

Channel 4 Studio Tour with Steve Garagiola

Channel 4 Studio Tour with Steve GaragiolaTour of Channel 4 Newsroom for up to five 5 people. Includes viewing of LIVE newscast production. Valid Saturday or Sunday only. Courtesy Steve Garagiola

Custom Breakfast or Lunch Flight for 2

Custom Breakfast or Lunch Flight for 2 Fly to a destination of your choice within a 120 mile radius of Livingston County Airport. Enjoy a morning or afternoon in locations such as Frankenmuth, Spring Mill or Kalamazoo! Donated by Peter Bowen and his Cessna 172

Dave Santia “Speed Painter”

Dave Santia “Speed Painter”Original artwork by nationally recognized artist! Will create two, possibly three 4 x 5 foot paintings LIVE at the event to be sold to the highest bidders! " I've been drawing and painting every day of my life for nearly 30 years (since I was 7). After being inspired by original speed painter Denny Dent, I trained myself over a period of about a year to speed paint and went public with it about a year and a half ago. Since going public, I've raised over $25,000 for various charities." Prominent owners of Dave's paintings include Chef Wolfgang Puck, Detroit Lions Nate Burleson & Stephen Tullock, & others.

Electric Guitar

Electric GuitarSigned by Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard (ZZ Top), Eric Clapton, Carlos Santana, Jeff Beck, Steve Vai & Joe Walsh. This extraordinary collectors guitar was signed by the artists as they came offstage at the 2006 Eric Clapton Crossroads Music Festival in Dallas Texas, June, 2006. Includes Certificate of Authenticity. PRICELESS

Hot Air Balloon Ride for 2

Hot Air Balloon Ride for 2Have you waited years for the chance to do something extraordinary? Here's your opportunity to experience the thrill of this adventure donated by Don Wertman II in one of his Maverick LLC Balloons! Glide silently, weightlessly, through the sky. Champagne and two 2012 Le Concours handpainted commemorative flutes included.

Classic Car Rides

Classic Car RidesThis is a unique opportunity to bid on a chauffeured ride in one of our Love INC Le Concours de Livingston Classics. Participating autos and owners are identified throughout Le Concours.Graciously donated by our exhibitors.

Orange Beach, Alabama Vacation

Orange Beach, Alabama VacationOne week stay at top of the line beachfront condo in Orange Beach Alabama; (3 bed, 3 bath sleeps 8) This unit has been professionally decorated with soft neutral colors. All the comforts of home, but in an elegant setting. 2 king beds (like having 2 master suites), a queen and sleeper sofa give lots of space for 8 guests. (No pets/no smoking) Winners choice September 15-22, 2012 OR September 22-29, 2012 WithAirfare for two. Condo donated by Dr and Mrs. Larry Segroves; Airfare Donated by Leslie Koehler ~ Brighton Travel

Beautiful Simon G Diamond Pendant

Beautiful Simon G Diamond Pendant 18 karat rose, white and yellow gold diamond pendant, with .48 carat total weight of diamonds. Diamonds are F in color and VS in clarity. Pendant is hand crafted by renowned designer Simon G. Jewelry, and is signed and numbered. Pendant is valued at $2,595 and is donated by Cooper & Binkley Jewelers of Brighton..

Zulu Nyala Photo Safari

Zulu Nyala Photo Safari6 days/6 Nights Luxury Accomodations at the famous "Zulu Nyala" Game Reserve, where the movie "I Dream of Africa" was filmed. Includes 3 delicious meals a day prepared by fine international chefs, and 2 daily open Land Rover trips with experienced guides. A full time concierge is on duty through out your stay to help you plan never to be forgotten sidetrips and more. "My husband and I have traveled extensively. We are glad that we took this trip last as everything else would have paled in comparison." Janis Saigale. Non-transferable. Two-years from date of purchase to redeem. Donated by Trevor Shaw, Zulu Nyala

Guided Float Fly Fishing Trip

Guided Float Fly Fishing Trip This Certificate may be redeemed for a full day trip for two anglers on the Pere Marquette, Manistee or Ausable rivers.  Most trips are fly-fishing only however accommodations can be made for spinner fishing.  Angers may choose Spring Steelheading, summer dry fly fishing or the Fall Salmon run.  I like to encourage today’s youth to fish, so a youngster as a partner is always welcome!  A full day consists of 6 to 8 hours fishing. Included is transportation to and from the river, (from Jay's Sporting Goods in Clare) tackle, (i.e. rods, reels, line, leader, weights, tippet, etc…) Flies and gratuities are the only extra cost.  Anglers will need to bring: Chest waders, polarized sunglasses, rain gear and whatever flies you have that you feel may be of use.

Set of four Red Wings tickets for mutually agreeable game

Set of four Red Wings tickets for mutually agreeable gameIncludes authentic Red Wings Jersey to be signed by player of winner’s choosing. Gordie Howe signed Photo, Signed copy of "Heroes of Hockeytown". Tickets and jersey donated by Red Wings Assistant General Manager Jim Nill; book donated by Harold Trudeau; photo donated by D. J. Charneski.

 Private Roush Plant Tour for 2

Private Roush Plant Tour for 2Based in Livonia, Mich., “The Art of Performance Engineering” takes place at ROUSH Performance. Two people will get an exclusive, VIP look at what goes behind the scenes on at ROUSH and how the vehicles and parts are designed, manufactured, tested and produced, log on to www.ROUSHtv.com. In addition to the array of Ford Mustangs, a complete line of propane vehicles, performance parts and crate engines can be viewed. Donated by Patrick McGowan

Premiere Golf Package

Premiere Golf PackageSIX Foursomes with carts at Premier Courses! Two Foursomes at Polo Fields in Ann Arbor (both include dinner for four); Foursomes at Oak Point Country Club; Hunter’s Ridge Golf Course, Chemung Hills Country Club and Lakelands Golf and Country Club.

Dinner for Eight

Dinner for EightSit down with friends to a delectable 4 Course Dinner for eight with wine to be prepared by Chef Steve Pilon, owner and Executive Chef of The Wooden Spoon, 675 West Grand River in Brighton. 2 time winner of Iron Chef Competition of Livingston County. Former Executive Chef of Oak Pointe Country Club. Date to be determined by Chef and highest bidder.

2 Red Wings Tickets and Signed Jersey Package

2 Red Wings Tickets and Signed Jersey Package2 great lower bowl seats for a November Red Wings game, and a signed jersey. Probable signers to include Pavel Datsyuk and possibly others. Donated by Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group

Lingenfelter Collection Tour

Lingenfelter Collection TourPrivate Tour for up to 10. The Lingenfelter Collection includes over 150 vehicles that make up one of the greatest car collections in the United States. In a guided museum tour for up to 10 people, you will see some of the finest Corvettes, Muscle Cars, and Exotics, including the Bugatti Veyron, Ferrari Enzo and Lamborghini Reventón. An unforgettable experience for your group of classic and high performance auto officianados. Donated by Ken Lingenfelter

Glider Ride donated by Sand Hill Soaring Club

Glider Ride donated by Sand Hill Soaring ClubGregory MI. Sandhill Soaring Club offers members and guests the opportunity to experience flight in one of its purest forms. Based at Richmond Field in Gregory, Michigan, Sandhill fosters and promotes the sport of soaring in a relaxed community atmosphere. This is one breathtaking glider ride for the winning bidder.