|Don't miss this Rockin good time! Below are the live auction items... WOW!
LA 01 - SAUMUR BONNETIERE
Add a touch of French elegance to your abode with this beautiful and
unique piece of Highland House furniturer a saumur bonnetiere/bar. The
interior features a lighted upper section lined with mirror and below
is a wine rack and adjustable shelf.
THANK YOU: Traditions Furniture
LA 02 – Neiman’s Ali
American artist LeRoy Neiman (1921-2012) – Renowned for his
brilliantly colored expressionist artworks of athletes, musicians and
sporting events – captures the fierce intensity of boxing great Mohammad
Ali in this lithograph signed by both men in commemoration of the
grand opening of the Muhammad Ali Center Beginning in 1964 Neiman
who was the official artist for the center’s opening, sketched and
painted Ali over the course of some years
THANK YOU: Anonymous
LA 03 – NFL Football (x2)
Experience the excitement of hard-hitting pro ball at famed Lambeau
Field in Green Bay when the Packers take on the Lions on Sunday, Dec. 9
2012. Your high bid nabs you four Club Level tickets to the game – and a
$500 expense card toward travel or lodging.
Please note that this exciting Rockin’ the Roundhouse LA-03 item is up for bid twice.
THANK YOU: Koch Carbon LLC
LA 04 – Sea-Doo
Make waves – and memories – on your very own GTS 130 Sea-Doo recreational watercraft with trailer!
THANK YOU: Marine World
LA 05 – Houston, we have no problem
Travel where few others can go – behind the scenes at NASA, where
you’ll meet NASA Shockers and, if the stars align, astronauts! This
out-of-this-world RnR package features a photo of the moon signed by
U.S. astronauts, four CityPASSES offering admission to five of Houston’s
top attractions, fine dining at Del Frisco’s Steakhouse Houston ($150
gift card), a two-night weekend stay for two at the Royal Sonesta Hotel
Houston and a $1,000 certificate good toward other travel expenses. Get
ready to Blast Off!
THANK YOU: Alex Kanelakos, John Rolfe, Mike Young, Greater
Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau, Del Frisco’s Steakhouse
Houston, & Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston
LA 06 – Don’t miss a game
This Shocker sports MegaPackage features two season tickets for men’s
(section 104, row 2, seats 5 and 6) and women’s basketball, volleyball,
baseball and softball.
THANK YOU: Shocker Athletics
LA 07 – Dine in Shocker style
Enjoy an evening to remember with Wichita State University First Lady
Deborah and WSU President John Bardo in their lovely home for an
exquisite “modern cuisine” dinner prepared by Dr. Sam Cohlmia and served
by Debbie and Mike Kennedy amidst fabulous floral decor created by
master florist J.R. Koontz. This spectacular evening will be shared with
THANK YOU: Deborah and John Bardo, Dr. Sam Cohlmia and J.R. Koontz
LA 08 – To Napa: Cheers!
Four fine wine aficionados will experience the riches of Rudd
Vineyard and Winery, Summers Winery and Futo Winery. Dine at the
renowned PRESS St. Helena restaurant. Enjoy a seated lunch and a tour of
the famed Rudd Caves, where the wine is aged. Share a tour and private
lunch with Summers’ win-maker Ignacio Blancas, and leave with a case of
Summers’ Rober Parker-rated wine. And at Futo Winery, enjoy a private
tasting and tour, where tours are not open to the general public. This
TO NAPA package includes airfare, up to a $1,000.
THANK YOU: Rudd Vineyard and Winery, Summer Estate Wines, Futo Winery, PRESS St. Helena and Sunflower Travel
LA 09 – Rolling Stones Guitar
You’ll get total satisfaction with this autographed Rolling Stones
guitar signed by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, Charlie Watts
- and Bill Wyman, who typically doesn’t sign items if other members of the iconic rock band already have!
THANK YOU: Anonymous
LA 10 – Shocker of a night
Dine with a party of eight guests with Wichita State men’s basketball
coach Gregg Marshall and his wife, Lynn. Enjoy a gourmet meal planned
by Cindy and John Carnahan, each course complemented by a fine wine and
served by Debbie and Mike Kennedy. Oh, what a Shocker of a night!
THANK YOU: Lynn and Gregg Marshall, Cindy and John Carnahan
LA 11 – A Soothing Adventure
Lose yourself in the beauty that is Sedona, Arizona, a.k.a. “The Red
Rock City,” during a one-week stay for up to six people. Located near
Oak Creek Canyon in the Arroyo Roble Resort, this private upscale resort
community epitomizes relaxation and rejuvenation. The spacious
townhouse feature two bedrooms, two fireplaces, therapeutic spas in each
master bath, two patios and two balconies. Resort amenities includes
tennis courts, pool, steam room and sauna. Enjoy the mild mountain
weather as you take in the sights of the town, explore art galleries,
boutiques and restaurants or fish and hike. Must be used between Jan. 1,
2013 and Feb. 28, 2014.
THANK YOU: Gladys and Buck Alley
LA 12 – Beauty, Privacy – Golf!
A private golf club like no other, Flint Hills National Golf Club has
been ranked in Golf Digest’s America’s Top 100 Courses and as a Top 50
Golf Retreat. Your high bid will land you firmly in the lap of golf
luxury with a night’s stay in one of the four bedroom lodges at Flint
Hills, the services of a chef to cook you dinner and a round of golf for
four players on the club’s incomparable course, including golf carts
and driving-range access.
THANK YOU: Anonymous
LA 13 – Major League Dining
Don’t strike out on this majorly unique Rockin’ the Roundhouse dining
adventure! Your high bid will field you and seven guests a dinner at
one of Wichita’s finest restaurants, Ya Ya’s, with two former Shocker
standout baseball players, now Major Leaguers – New York Mets pitcher
Mike Pelfrey and longtime Major League catcher Koyie Hill.
THANK YOU: Mike Pelfrey, Koyie Hill and Ya Ya’s.
LA 14 – MVC Tournament Play
Join the Shockers at the 2013 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament
in St. Louis. Your high bid nets you two all-session tickets to the
men’s basketball tourney, two VIP passes to the MVC Hall of Fame
breakfast and the MVC Coach of the Year luncheon – and you’ll be staying
for three nights at the team hotel: the Westin Hotel St. Louis.
THANK YOU: Missouri Valley Conference
LA 15 – Live Art: Ol’ Blue Eyes & WuShock
Complementing the smooth jazz vibe of this year’s Rockin’ the
Roundhouse, artist Mike Potts will create onsite two works of art: one
in the likeness of Ol’ Blue Eyes himself, Frank Sinatra and the other is
of the one-and-only WuShock. As a performance artist, Mike travels the
country engaging auiences in the process of painting. Many times, he
takes as his “live art” subjects personalities who have inspired
millions – and tonight it’s Sinatra and WuShock.
THANK YOU: Mike Potts
LA 16 – What Happens at Treasure Island stays at Treasure Island
In Vegas, you’ll chart a course with a two-night stay in a deluxe
strip-view room at the elegant Treasure Island Resort and Casino,
located in the heart of the strip. Enjoy gaming casinos, world-famous
shows and savory dining. Your Treasure Island experience includes two
tickets to Cirque de Soliel’s “Mystere” and a night of fine dining.
THANK YOU: Phil Ruffin