Take a look at some of the exciting items available at this year's Gala!
Includes: 12 Amazing Bottles of Wine
Twelve on the 12th! This is your chance to enhance your wine cellar with twelve (12)
unique bottles of wine donated by SRA supporters who dug
deep into their own amazing cellars to help us create a special
mini-collection of prized wine. Be the owner of SRA’s “12 on the
12th” wine collection.
A special bonus bottle will be opened at the winner's table to
celebrate your win!
Donated by: Friends of SRA
Includes: One Week (7 nights) in a 3-Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Home in
Fabulous three (3) luxurious bedroom home, “Au Coin des Amis”
located in a Provençal village in the Luberon Valley—the most
beautiful area in all of Provence, situated halfway between Avignon
This 2000-square-foot home was previously owned by an
artist and elegantly restored in 2010. The house is flooded with
Provençal charm and architectural detail, yet is combined with
modern and stylish bathrooms, kitchen and living spaces. There is
a rooftop terrace and a wine cellar.
Not that you will want to leave Au Coin des Amis, but just in case,
there are many nearby villages and places to explore. Head over to
Chateauneuf-du-Pape region for wine-tasting, hike incredible trails
in the ocre formations, meander in the daily local markets, explore
stunning hilltop villages, and take a cooking course—all within
minutes of your home base. Restrictions: Dates to be mutually agreed upon
Donated by: Beth and Tom Frisher
Includes: Authentic Caribbean Feast for 40 ~ Beer, Wine and Island Cocktails ~ Live Music ~ Limbo Contest
As Bob Marley sang, “don’t worry ‘bout a thing, cause every little thing gonna be alright!”
Your amazing hosts will provide you and 39 of your closest friends a Caribbean beach party
to beat the band. Your island getaway will be at the beautiful Hillsborough home of Gary and
Cheryl Partee. Island cocktails such as Mojitos and Piña Coladas will await you upon arrival,
followed by an array of appetizers and an authentic Caribbean meal featuring Bob Marley’s
Close your eyes and you’ll think you are in Jamaica but keep your ears open to listen to
the sounds of the steel drum band that will have you dancing right up until the limbo dance
contest and beyond!
Restrictions: Event to take place before March 12, 2016, on a mutually agreed upon
Donated by: Cheryl and Gary Partee, Kim and Pat Popovits, Sheila Brosnan, Gail and
John Diserens, Bob Morse and Jennifer Kockos, Sarita and Bob Ahern, Lisa and Rob Stanton
Includes: Four (4) Nights with Exclusive Resorts ~ Choose From One of 17 Sought-After Destinations ~ Accommodations for up to 10 People
Enjoy a 4-night stay with Exclusive Resorts, designed for the
luxury vacation market. Exclusive Resorts combines highly
personalized service with the space and privacy of multi-million
dollar exquisitely appointed two- to five-bedroom private
residences which are able to accommodate up to ten of your
closest friends and family.
Averaging 3,500 square feet in size, each residence is
equipped with luxuries like gourmet kitchens, private pools
and other five-star resort amenities. You’ll be invited to choose
from 17 of Exclusive Resorts’ most sought after destinations
ranging from the slopes of Telluride, to the Grand Cayman to
the beaches of Los Cabos and to the spectacular jungles of
Peninsula Papagayo in Costa Rica.
Like any Exclusive Resorts guest, the winner will work closely
with their very own Exclusive Ambassador to help plan their
trip alongside a dedicated on-site concierge to fulfill your every
request while on vacation – whether it’s stocking the pantry
with family must-haves, scheduling an in-residence chef or
running a late-night errand.
To summarize, they do all the work, so you don’t have to. Your
only job? Choosing where to go!
Restrictions: Choose from 17 destinations. Travel must
occur by December 13, 2015. Does not include transportation.
Donated by: Gateway Escape by Exclusive Resorts
Includes: One Barrel (24 Cases) of Wine ~ Bottles, Corks, Labels and Label Design ~ Case Boxes
Winemaking 101 by Matt and William Weese of the Weese Family Winery! This is the chance of a lifetime for you and perhaps a few of your friends to make and own a barrel of
Weese Family Winery sourced wine...that’s 24 cases of wine! Join brothers, Matt and William Weese
as your consulting winemakers for an extraordinary winemaking experience and produce your very own
barrel of wine.
You can get your hands dirty and learn how to do it, or drop in just for the blending, or sit back and let
Mother Nature and the Weese brothers work their magic and VOILÁ, you have 24 cases of your own
tailored 2015 classic! Before bottling, our team will work with you to design and print your own label for the latest wine country icon wine – yours! A truly one-of-a-kind addition to your cellar!
Donated by: Weese Family Winery, Matt and William Weese, Copyman, Asha Tobing, Ashley Pizziol
Includes: There (3) Nights for Four (4) People at Henry’s Fork Lodge ~ Round Trip Coach Air Transportation for Four (4) ~ All Meals, Beer and Wine ~ Fishing Guides for Two (2) Days ~ Fishing Licenses
You and three guests will head to the award-winning Henry’s Fork
Lodge near Yellowstone National Park for three nights.
This exquisite lodge is located at the heart of America’s finest fly
fishing. The lodge was recognized as one of the “1000 Places to
See before You Die” in the New York Time’s best seller of the same
name—one of only two fly-fishing lodges in the world so honored. And
Henry’s Fork of the Snake River is famous as one of the best trout
streams in the country.
From your base at the lodge you can fish the Henry’s Fork, or it’s an
easy drive to fishing spots in nearby Yellowstone National Park, as
well as such great fly-fishing rivers as the Madison, Gallatin, and South
Fork of the Snake. Other activities available include hiking or biking
through historic Harriman State Park, taking a day trip to Jackson Hole
to see the Tetons, or wildlife viewing and hiking in Yellowstone National
Park. There is an 18-hole championship course and country club in
nearby Rexburg. A scenic nine-hole course and four tennis courts are
also located at Island Park Village (20 minutes from the Lodge).
While you’ll wake up in a natural paradise, you’ll enjoy fine dining
included in your stay, rivaling top restaurants of major cities. Don’t let
this memorable experience “fly” by!
Restrictions: Based on availability during the summer of 2015. Air
is restricted to Thursday departure and Sunday return provided by
Allegiant Air. Does not include lodge gratuities.
Donated by: Henry’s Fork Lodge, Amelie Kappes, Erin and Sean
Santana, Tim and Kirsten McCarthy
Includes: Authentic Five Course Lobster Fest Dinner for Eighteen (18) ~ Location: Private Home In Hillsborough or in Your Home ~ Beer, Wine & “Cape Codders”
Sponsored and Served by The Fun-Loving SRA Gala Committee!
Back (again and again!) by popular demand! The SRA Gala Committee is pleased to once again offer this
Taste of New England. They will host an authentic five course lobster dinner for 18 with all the trimmings
at the exquisite Hillsborough home of Tim and Kirsten McCarthy or in your home. Your crew and wait
staff will be the gregarious Gala Committee.
You will start with passed hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine and “Cape Codders.” Once seated, enjoy the clam
chowder, steamers and salad. You will be awed by the 11⁄4 pound lobster flown in fresh from Maine!
Boston cream pie and coffee are the perfect finish. Sit back and let the crew take care of everything. We
do it all for you!
Restrictions: Event to take place before March 12, 2016, on a mutually agreed upon date. For party
in your home, must be within 20 miles of San Francisco.
Donated by: The 2015 SRA Gala Committee, Tim and Kirsten McCarthy, The New England Lobster
Company and Fiddlers Green
Includes: Two (2) VIP Wanamaker Premium Tickets to Practice and Competition Rounds ~ Round Trip Coach Air ~ Five (5) Nights Lodging for Two (2)
Arguably the greatest championship course in the United States, the Straits at Whistling Straits has hosted
the 2004 and 2010 PGA Championships and the 2007 U.S. Senior Open, and it is the future site of the
2020 Ryder Cup.
Open, rugged and windswept terrain defines the Straits Course, designed by Peter Dye along two miles of
Lake Michigan shoreline.
You and a friend will enjoy two (2) VIP Wanamaker passes for five days, round trip coach air transportation
and five (5) nights’ hotel accommodations.
The Wanamaker Club is a sports bar-themed, climate-controlled pavilion that features numerous HD
televisions, private restrooms, upscale food and beverage options available for purchase, and a spirited
social atmosphere that is sure to make it the place to be for ticket holders on-site during Championship
week. Takes place August 12-16 at Whistling Straits Golf Course, Kohler, Wisconsin. Restrictions: Accommodations TBA and may not be in the Kohler area. Ground transportation not
Donated by: Jim Moskovitz, JMJ Films
Includes: San Francisco Giants Luxury Suite for Friday,
May 8, 2015 Night Game vs. the Miami Marlins ~ Sixteen (16) Tickets for the Suite and Four (4) Parking
Passes ~ $1,500 Towards Catered Food and Beverages in the
You and 15 of your closest friends have the hottest ticket
in town as you watch the World Champion San Francisco
Giants take on the Miami Marlins from the Franklin Templeton
Luxury Box on Friday night, May 8, 2015.
You’ll be watching America’s favorite pastime in style,
including indoor/outdoor viewing areas, concierge service
and a spacious environment. And in-suite and balcony flat
screen televisions give you more access to replays of the
Don’t miss this Grand Slam!
Restrictions: Game is not transferable.
Donated by: Franklin Templeton Investments, George and
Includes: All-inclusive Crystal Cruises ~ Round-trip from Istanbul ~ Aboard the luxurious Crystal Serenity ~ September 13 - 20, 2015
Journey through the Aegean Sea - discovering the great ancient cultures that helped shape our modern Western world - as you visit
vibrant Turkey and festive Greece on this Mediterranean adventure. Enjoy the unparalleled all inclusive Crystal Experience featuring
complimentary fine wines, champagne, premium spirits, non-alcoholic beverages, dining in specialty restaurants, gratuities and more. Ports include: Istanbul, Turkey (overnight) ~ Kusadasi, Turkey ~ Rhodes/Lindos, Greece ~ Santorini/Thíra, Greece ~ Mykonos, Greece. Restrictions: Air, port fees and security taxes not included.
Donated by: Crystal Cruises, Melissa Nightingale