CET Action Auction Items

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Restaurant Gift Card

Item Category: Restaurants

This $50 gift card may be used at Outback Steakhouse, Bonefish Grill and Carrabba's Italian Grill locally or Roy's and Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar out of town.  There is no expiration date.

Donor: Kim Reinhold

Donor Value: $50

Reuse - Rebuy Certificate

Item Category: Home Goods or Services

Building Value is a nonprofit social enterprise that salvages reusable materials for sale to the public. Their efforts help the environment, reduce the cost of disposal, and give architectural gems a second life. This certificate, which expires April 12, 2015, is good on any available product in the Building Value retail store on Spring Grove Avenue.

Donor: Building Value

Donor Value: $100

Rewind 94.9 Goody Bag

Item Category: Entertainment/Concerts - Local

If you are a Rewind 94.9 fan, you will want to show your loyalty with this variety of items bearing the station logo.  The collection includes a tote bag, insulated cooler that fits up to six cans, two pens, a decal, a mouse pad, and a t-shirt, adult size L.

Donor: Rewind 94.9 Radio

Donor Value: $30

Richter & Phillip's Gift Certificate

Item Category: Jewelry

Richter and Phillips Jewelers have been in business since 1896 and are regarded as one Cincinnati's premier establishments. They carry designer jewelry, do custom designs and carry a full line of watches and gifts.  It can be your shopping destination for graduation, wedding or Mother's day ideas. This gift certificate may be used for any non-sale item in the store and will expire December 31, 2014.

Donor: The Richter & Phillips Jewelers

Donor Value: $100

Rick Steves Travel Gift Basket

Item Category: Travel Packaged Vacations

Planning a vacation?  This basket includes a DVD with 3 1/2 hours of practical travel information from Rick Steves along with a travel money pouch, a boxed set of all 100 Rick Steves travel shows from 2000-2014, and a planning map printed on water resistant paper.

Donor: CET Membership Department

Donor Value: $140

River Boat Cruise

Item Category: Adventure - Local

Queen City Riverboats would like to invite you and your group to take a relaxing tour of the Mighty Ohio River!  Your three-hour charter cruise will celebrate Cincinnati's heritage and how the Ohio River made us the Queen City.  Your charter cruise is for a minimum of 80 passengers; food must be purchased at $21.95 per person or higher and is subject to 15% service charge and 6% sales tax.  Valid for a cruise Sunday through Thursday, the certificate expires October 31, 2014.  You must contact Queen City Riverboats to book your date.

Donor: Queen City Riverboats Co.

Donor Value: $1000

Rock Bottom Brewery Glasses & Gift Card

Item Category: Restaurants

Six unique pint glasses with colorful labels of craft beers are sure to be a hit with you and your guests or just for a fun display around your home bar. Try some of these special brews when you use the inlcuded $25 gift certificate that has no expiration date. One package to each of the two high bidders.

Donor: Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

Donor Value: $50

Roger Bacon Spirit Wear

Item Category: Clothing

Something for every Spartan in your family!  This selection covers all  your Roger Bacon Spiritwear needs, and includes an extra large adult black hooded zip-up sweatshirt, extra large gray sweat pants, small beige windbreaker pullover, large neon yellow short-sleeved T-shirt,  large white long-sleeved T-shirt, large ladies black running shorts, decals, and a can cozy.

Donor: Roger Bacon High School Spirit Shop

Donor Value: $138

Romance at the Radisson

Item Category: Hotels & BBs

It may be time to treat your spouse, or that special person in your life, to the Romance Package at the Radisson Cincinnati Riverfront Hotel in Covington, KY.  This package includes: a standard river-view room featuring Cincinnati sky line, champagne and chocolate covered strawberries upon your arrival, a dining certificate toward a dinner at the famed "360" restaurant, and breakfast for two the next morning in Kelly's Pub. Blackout days may apply and this certificate is subject to availability.  Certificate expires April 30, 2015.

Donor: E.G. Detzel Realtors

Donor Value: $280

Rose Quartz & Marcasite Pierced Earrings

Item Category: Jewelry

For over 90 years, Herzog Jewelers in Ft. Mitchell has assisted customers in the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati area in celebrating the important moments of life. These pierced earrings are a perfect example of this!

The earrings feature a pear-shaped faceted rose quartz pendant about 1" in length.  The stone is surrounded by a marcasite setting, adding old-world quality to the modern look. The overall sense is one of understated elegance and simplicity.

Donor: Herzog Jewelers

Donor Value: $360

Rubbermaid Gift Basket

Item Category: Automotive

This automobile double cargo organizer by Rubbermaid contains a wide assortment of items from the Ault Park Concours d'Elegance, including a certificate for 4 tickets to this nationally recognized car show for Sunday June 8, 2014.  Also included are a large Concours d'Elegance polo shirt, large T-shirt, 2 car show posters, 2 hats, 6 pack color, tote bag, key chain, window decals and 2013 car show program.

Donor: Cincinnati Concours d'Elegance Foundation

Donor Value: $240

Rusty Bucket Gift Card

Item Category: Restaurants

Offering great appetizers like wings and shrimp, a wide selection of soups, salads, sides, sandwiches and main plates like Tavern Steak and Roasted Chicken, the choice is yours at Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern.  Located at Rookwood in Norwood, this family friendly restaurant has it all!  Gift card is not valid for tax or gratuity and does not expire.

Donor: Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern

Donor Value: $25

Ruth's Chris Dining Card

Item Category: Restaurants

Enjoy a perfect night out over wine and great steak at Ruth's Chris Steak House at The Banks in downtown Cincinnati.  Using only the freshest and finest ingredients, they are passionate about attention to detail and that special sizzle.  Gift card expires April, 2015.

Donor: Ruth's Chris Steak House

Donor Value: $250

Ruth's Parkside Cafe Dining Certificate

Item Category: Restaurants

Located in the historic American Can Building in Northside, your dining experience at Ruth's Parkside Cafe will be a unique experience. A warm and inviting atmosphere and tasty food awaits you for lunch or dinner Mondays through Fridays, or dinner on Saturdays. The certificate does not expire and one will go to the three highest bidders.

Donor: Ruth's Parkside Cafe

Donor Value: $25

Ruthven Puppies Series Prints

Item Category: Art

From 1998 through 2001, world renowned wildlife illustrator John A. Ruthven was commissioned by CET to create a four print series entitled "Puppies."

Surrounded by glorious dandelions, "Nellie," the English Setter, poses with a fishing net inside a wicker tackle box.

"Sparky," the Golden Retriever, is nestled among wooden decoys and a whistle. He is wrapped up in his master's camouflage jacket.

"Susie," the Springer Spaniel, is tan and cream. She is nestled in a bed of leaves and wrapped up in her master's hunting jacket.

And "Shiloh," the Black Labrador, sits beneath a wooden fence gnawing at the shoelaces of his master's favorite boot.

All prints are signed and numbered and measure approximately 14 inches by 18 inches. Each set of four will have the same number in the series.  These cute puppies are only increasing in value from the original offering.

Multiples available.

Donor: Friend of CET

Donor Value: $1200

Ruthven Songbirds of Ohio II Series Set

Item Category: Art

Here’s your chance to own a complete set of Ruthven “Songbirds of Ohio II”  prints.  John Ruthven, world-renowned wildlife artist, was commissioned to do a second set of songbirds prints for CET, since the first series is no longer available.

Each print in this series presents a different seasonal settings for the birds.

“Orchard Oriole” shows the black, orange and white bird chasing a bumble bee among summer sunflowers.

“Cedar Waxwing” features two beautiful yellow birds perched on a tree branch,  feasting on bright orange winter berries.

“Carolina Wren” depicts two birds sitting on top of a fence in a field of autumn flowers.

“Blackburnian Warbler” features the orange, black and white bird sitting among creamy white flowers and the glossy leaves of a Big Leaf Magnolia in springtime.

All four unframed prints are signed and numbered and measure approximately 14 by 18 inches.  Each set of four will have the same number in the series. This art will only increase in value and is sure to enhance your home or office décor.

Multiples available.

Donor: Friend of CET

Donor Value: $900

Salon Beck Gift Card

Item Category: Salons & Spas

Salon Beck - "a boutique salon where spirit meets the senses and innovation becomes beauty."  Contact Emily or Madeline and schedule your single color process and cut at Salon Beck on 4th Street in downtown Cincinnati.


Donor: Salon Beck

Donor Value: $83

Scale Model of the Hindenburg

Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia

Authentic Models creates "models - reproductions - nostalgia from bygone days."  And, whether you are a history buff or are looking for that special something to enhance your home decor, you will appreciate this exact scale model of the Hindenburg airship.  Made of lightweight material, it is ready to hang in your home.  It measures approximately 45" x 9" x 9".

Donor: Cockerill

Donor Value: $445

Scallywag Tag West Family Pass

Item Category: Family

Take a family fun break with these five passes for either one game of laser tag or a round of mini golf at ScallyWag Tag West on Glencrossing in Western Hills. The passes are good until March 11, 2015.

Donor: Scallywag Tag - West

Donor Value: $35

Schmitt Sohne Glühwein 1 L 6 btls

Item Category: Wine & Beer

Glühwein is a traditional German winter beverage, lush red wine with a blend of spices. Serve warm! You are bidding on six 1 Liter bottles.

Donor: Heidelberg Distributing Company

Donor Value: $51