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"Stay for Breakfast" Package


Item Category: Hotels & BBs


Whether you're planning a staycation or you're taking off for parts unknown - bid on this gift certificate for an overnight stay at the Marriott - Cincinnati Airport location in Hebron, Kentucky.  Wake up the next morning and enjoy a complimentary breakfast for two in the Marriott's River City Grille.  Redeemable for one WEEKEND night.  Expiration date - March 2015.


Donor: Cincinnati Airport Marriott


Donor Value: $140


"The Art of Beverly Erschell" Book


Item Category: Education & Languages


Anyone interested in local art will be captivated by this celebration of the work of one of Greater Cincinnati's most admired contemporary artists, Beverly Erschell. The book annotates four decades of Erschell's work and is illustrated with many examples of her individual paintings.


Donor: Cincinnati Book Publishing


Donor Value: $32


"The Friendly Peddler" Print


Item Category: Art


Here is a rare opportunity to purchase a Will Moses signed work which is out of print.  The "Friendly Peddler" was published in 1988, and although slightly faded, would enhance any collection of his works.  Will Moses is the grandson of Grandma Moses and a major painter of American country art.  This numbered lithograph - #230 of 1000 - comes with a certificate of authenticity.  The matted and framed print measures 34" wide x 22" high.


Donor: Cincinnati & Soup


Donor Value: $350


"The Urban Leash" Book


Item Category: Entertainment/Concerts - Local


The Urban Leash is a work of fiction by a local author, Erin Moss, and autographed by the author.  If you love your pets, this is the book for you!


Donor: Erin Moss Holzman Books


Donor Value: $14


"Three More For Breakfast" Print


Item Category: Art


Bev Doolittle is one of America's most collected artists. Her camouflage art is loved by art collectors around the world.Crowded with intricate visual detail, haunted by presences, seen and unseen, her paintings captivate the viewer on many levels.
She is often called a "camouflage artist" because her distinctive use of context, design and pattern help viewers discover meanings which seem hidden only until they become obvious. "Three More for Breakfast" is a signed Limited Edition Lithograph, Unframed, Image Size: 18 X 18.5 in.
The artist notes "It's not a good idea to cook bacon in bear country...unless you are great at tree-climbing." Look carefully and you'll see three unexpected breakfast guests about to make their furry presence known. Value $350

 


Donor: Lynn Worland


Donor Value: $350


"Two More Indian Horses" Prints


Item Category: Art


Lynn Worland is donating Bev Doolittle's "Two More Indian Horses" includes 3 panels, each 17" x 25", signed & numbered with a certificate of authentication. It comes unframed. Bev Doolittle was educated at the Art Center College of Design in L.A. in 1968. Her career led her to advertising art and TV productions in L.A., but her passion was art and nature. "I love nature. I try to look beyond the obvious and create unique, meaningful paintings depicting our Western wilderness and its inhabitants," said Doolittle.  Here she has done just that with these 3-panels work of art. Donor value:  $640.00.


Donor: Lynn Worland


Donor Value: $640


"With The Wind-Canvas Backs"


Item Category: Art


Owen Gromme was born in Wisconsin in 1896 and grew up along the shores of Lake Winnebago. After a long career he retired from the Milwaukee Public Museum as curator of Birds and Mammals. During his lifetime he documented the many species he observed. "With the Wind-Canvas Backs" is the 10th Anniversary Print of the year Wisconsin Waterfowl. It  has an embossed signature and is numbered.  The unframed print measures 26 1/2 x 25 inches. The value is $150


Donor: Lynn Worland


Donor Value: $150


"Women In Pink" Book


Item Category: Entertainment/Concerts - Local


Women In Pink, by local author Erin Moss, is dedicated to women who have survived cancer.  This is signed by the author.


Donor: Erin Moss Holzman Books


Donor Value: $13


$100 Off Service/Treatment Certificate


Item Category: Health & Body


Dr. Lawrence Kurtzman is a board certified plastic surgeon iwth more than 20 years experience. This certificate is good for $100 off any service or treatment however Dr. Kurtzman retains the right to determine your suitability for any given procedure. The certificate is not redeemable for cash and is not valid for the purchase of skincare products or treatments. The certificate will expire April 1, 2015.  Multiples available. 


Donor: Kurtzman Plastic Surgery


Donor Value: $100


$500 Toward Plastic Surgery Procedure


Item Category: Health & Body


Dr. Lawrence Kurtzman is a board certified plastic surgeon iwth more than 20 years experience. This certificate is good for $500 off any surgical procedure however Dr. Kurtzman retains the right to determine your suitability for any given procedure. The certificate is not redeemable for cash and is not valid for the purchase of skincare products or treatments. The certificate will expire April 1, 2015.


Donor: Kurtzman Plastic Surgery


Donor Value: $500


'Christmas' Bear


Item Category: Kids Items


Soft and cuddly - this big, brown bear is a charmer.  Any child would love to lay their head on this stuffed bear while they read the books that are also included - Scholastic's "The Dot," Berenstain Bears "Bedtime Battle" and Mercer Mayer's "Just Critters Who Care."  The bear measures approximately 21" tall when seated.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $25


'Cincinnati Arts' Print


Item Category: Art


Jan Brown Checco's beautiful watercolor prints of iconic Cincinnati buildings are enhanced with subtle embossing to create a unique work of art. "Cincinnati Arts" depicts the many aspects of our art institutions. This 19 x 16 print is ready for your framing to brighten any room.


Donor: Brown Checco Fine Arts


Donor Value: $55


'Noodles for a Year" Prize Pack


Item Category: Restaurants


This cool package from Noodles and Company includes a tote bag and a cutting board, but best of all is a punch card which entitles you to either one bowl of noodles or a sandwich each month for a year. The monthly card is good at any  Noodles and Company locations.


Donor:


Donor Value: $100


04 Merryvale Starmnt Napa Cab 1.5L 3 btl


Item Category: Wine & Beer


A delicious red from Napa Valley, this Cab blend is ripe and fruity, with complex plum, cherry and berry flavors. Just reaching maturity, and ready for a party in 1.5 liter magnum bottles. You are bidding on 3 bottles.


Donor: Ohio Valley Wine & Beer Co.


Donor Value: $168


05 Bodegas Beronia Rioja Gran Res 12 btl


Item Category: Wine & Beer


A juicy Spanish red aged for 6 years before release with cherry, berry, chocolate, and licorice notes and silky tannins. Smooth, refined, yet flavorful. Rated 90 points or Outstanding by the Wine Spectator.  You are bidding on twelve 750ml bottles.


Donor: Heidelberg Distributing Company


Donor Value: $372


05 Clarendon Hills Grenache Romas 6 btls


Item Category: Wine & Beer


This old-vine Aussie red was awarded a whopping 94 points by the Wine Spectator for its fleshy texture, generous red cherry and lingonberry flavors, mineral notes, and incredibly long finish. Gorgeous juice and is just now reaching its prime. You are bidding on six 750 ml bottles.


Donor: Heidelberg Distributing Company


Donor Value: $600


06 Il Roverone Valpolicello Class 6 btl


Item Category: Wine & Beer


A flashy red blend from Verona, Italy selected by Specialty Wines: pretty aromas of violets, spice box, and rose follow through to a palate of dried currants and cherries on a silky, medium-bodied frame. You are bidding on six 750 ml bottles.


Donor: Ohio Valley Wine & Beer Co.


Donor Value: $174


06 M by Michael Mondavi Cab 3 btls


Item Category: Wine & Beer


Rated a whopping 93 points by the Wine Advocate, Michael Mondavi’s stunning Napa Cabernet is sourced from a small Atlas Peak vineyard formerly used for Opus One. This opulent wine is still youthful and will drink well for at least another 20 years. It delivers layer upon layer of black fruit with touches of licorice and ember, promising to evolve even more complex flavors as it ages. Stunning! You are bidding on three 750 ml bottles.


Donor: Ohio Valley Wine & Beer Co.


Donor Value: $600


06 Poggio Il Castellare Brunello 6 btls


Item Category: Wine & Beer


Earning an impressive 92 points from the Wine Spectator, this Tuscan beauty shows terrific integration of its floral, cherry and plum tart notes, all backed by a steely structure that carry on to long, spicy finish.  This Brunello is just now coming into its own and has a long life ahead.  You are bidding on six 750 ml bottles.


Donor: Ohio Valley Wine & Beer Co.


Donor Value: $360


07 Antinori Brunello Pian de Vigne 6 btl


Item Category: Wine & Beer


Magnificent Brunello from one of Italy’s premier wine-making families! Vivid and sleek with cherry, raspberry, and spice flavors following through to a long, ethereal finish. Just now entering its prime drinking years but with a long future ahead. You are bidding on six 750 ml bottles.


Donor: Heidelberg Distributing Company


Donor Value: $480


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