Champagne Evening at Assemblage
Spend an unforgettable evening for 10 friends taking in the spectacular art collection in the new private gallery of the Duncan and LeBaron families, Assemblage. Sip five Champagnes from small, independent grower/producers, all from Grand Cru and Premier Cru vineyards. The wines selected will be highlighting the differences in the three grape varietals permitted in Champagne; Chardonnay, Pinot Noir & Pinot Menuier, with an expert on hand to guide and enlighten you. Each flight will be paired with delightful small bites to nosh upon! To top off this V.I.P experience, limousine transportation will be provided for you and your guests!
Restrictions: Expires May 1st, 2015. Date to be mutually determined by winning bidder and donor.
Limo Service is limited to four hours and all pick up/drop off locations must be within Lincoln city limits. Limo service is subject to availability.
A gift from: Ms. Paige Duncan & Dr. Jonathan Henning
Journey to Mars
Grenade, Marry You, When I Was Your Man – too many hits to list! Catch Bruno Mars, 2013 Billboard Artist of the Year, on his "Moonshine Jungle Tour" with two box seats to the show at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha on Monday, June 23, 2014. Make it a complete night out on the town in Omaha with a $100 gift card to Black Oak Grill for dinner and drinks as well as a one night stay at The Element by Westin hotel both located at Midtown Crossing.
Restrictions: Hotel stay valid for June 23rd, 2014 only.
Concert tickets will be available to winning bidder in May, 2014
A gift from: Ameritas
A Friend of JDRF
Go Big Red!
Can you feel it? The first Husker football game is only 161 days away in counting! Be there for all the action with a pair of Husker football 2014 season tickets. These highly sought after seats are located in the West Stadium Section 31, Row 16. How could anything be better than Husker season tickets you ask? Well, also included is a season parking pass for your convenience! GO BIG RED!
A gift from: Mr. & Mrs. Rodney & Jeanette Wellsandt
ArborLinks Stay & Play!
Hailed as one of the best golf courses in Nebraska, ArborLinks is an exclusive private destination golf club with membership by invitation only. The Club features an 18-hole championship course designed by Arnold Palmer, a full-service clubhouse, as well as overnight accommodations. Every Detail has been designed to cater to those who demand a truly unique golf atmosphere, coupled with unparalleled services and amenities. Now is your opportunity to experience all that ArborLinks has to offer with this premier package including two days of unlimited golf for four along with a one night stay in one of the stylish on-site cottages with a $100 voucher towards food and drink.
Restrictions: Expires December 31, 2014
Must be reserved in advance, subject to availability.
A gift from: Landscapes Unlimited, LLC/ArborLinks
Need for Speed
Today’s agenda: go outside and play in the head-turning Mercedes-Benz SLK Roadster. Hit the road in high style with a one year/10,000 mile lease of a fully loaded luxury SLK 250 Roadster in Polar White. This car has it all: stunning leather interior with walnut trim, heated front seats, SiriusXM radio, Becker Map Pilot navigation system, and of course, the SLK’s hallmark retractable hardtop that folds down in 20 seconds! Did we also mention that all service and maintenance is included?? Now is the time! Get out, have some fun and experience the allure of pure sports car magic.
Restrictions: Winning bidder is responsible for all fees associated with plates and insurance.
Winning bidder is subject to credit approval.
Taxes are included through the dealership.
A gift from: Mercedes Benz-BMW of Lincoln
The Master’s Suite
Your golf buddies will be green with envy when you bring home the world famous Master’s jacket, assembled with a 2006 pin flag and score card signed by champion Phil Mickelson, as well as a photo of “The Jump.” Beautifully framed in mahogany, this one-of-a-kind piece of golf history will be the pride of your collection.
A gift from: Mr. & Mrs. Gary & Cindy Novotny
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Do you “Believe” that you and your three girlfriends will have the best day ever with this fabulous package? The four of you will be pampered with manicures and pedicures, enjoy dinner and drinks at Rodizio Grill, and for the highlight of the evening, you will be treated to four FLOOR SEAT TICKETS to see the legendary diva herself, Cher, with special guest Cyndi Lauper! Enjoying a 50 year reign in the world of pop, Cher is the only recording artist in history to have a number one hit in each of the past six decades and you will have the opportunity to hear them all! Stay over for the night at the brand new Hyatt Place Lincoln.
Restrictions: Hotel reservations subject to availability and must be made in advance. Hotel gift certificate expires December 31, 2015.
A gift from: Pinnacle Bank
Dr. & Mrs. Duane and Laurie Miller
I-70 Baseball Challenge!
Cardinals vs. Dodgers
This is the ultimate package for the classic St. Louis Cardinals superfan! First, you will receive two premium tickets to watch the Cardinals take on the Los Angeles Dodgers at Busch Stadium on Saturday, July 19th. Located just five rows behind the dugout, these seats are unbelievable! And not only are your seats remarkably close to all the action, but your hotel is too! With a two night stay at Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark, overlooking the stadium. Finally, no true Cardinals fan’s collection would be complete without a framed autographed jersey from Cardinals World Series winning all-star, Bob Gibson! Calling all you redbird fanatics, this one is for you!
Restrictions: Hotel stay valid for July 18th & 19th, 2014 only
A gift from: Lincoln Hotel Group - Mr. & Mrs. John & Tami Klimpel
The Sports Shoppe – North Platte
Fit for A Royal
Come enjoy a day at the K! You and three of your friends will get a chance to experience the Royals Crown Club. Watch the Kansas City Royals along with Nebraska's own Alex Gordon take on the Detroit Tigers from your posh leather seats while a waitress serves you all you can eat and drink. You are actually closer to the catcher than the pitcher is! With this once in a lifetime opportunity, you will experience the game like never before!! As a memento of this exceptional experience, the winning bidder will receive a framed autographed Alex Gordon All Star Jersey! Also includes a two night stay at the Kansas City Downtown Marriott, steps from the Power & Light District.
Restrictions: Gratuity not included.
Hotel stay based on availability
A gift from: Mr. & Mrs. Alex & Jamie Gordon
Gary Michael's Clothiers
Kansas City Downtown Marriott
Food, Fire, & Wine
Gather your distinguished party of eight for an unforgettable evening of food, fire, and wine. The head chef at FireWorks will specially prepare five incredible courses of culinary artistry and imagination; each one perfectly paired with a tantalizing wine. Relax with friends as you're served in the private Fire Escape dining room, while the FireWorks sommelier offers enlightenment on why the food and wine taste so remarkable when paired together. A uniquely delicious and one-of-a-kind culinary experience!
Restrictions: Valid ONLY at FireWorks Restaurant, 5750 South 86th Drive. Lincoln.
A gift from: FireWorks Restaurant
The ethereal, other-worldly paintings of Sunny Gibbons have been exhibited widely across the Midwest and also in New York, where Gibbons graduated from the Parsons School of Design. She is known for her large-scale, cosmic and atmospheric oils that are abstractions from nature. “Refraction” measures 40” x 96” x 3”, and is valued at $7,750.
A gift from: A Friend of JDRF
In the Hunt
At Beede Outdoors, you will enjoy an abundance of fast flying quail, chukar, and pheasants with a fully guided upland bird hunt for two, with dogs. This package includes 12 pheasants per person that will be cleaned, bagged, and frozen, ready for transport. Surrounded by lush fields and overlooking a beautiful lake, your hunting party will also enjoy a one night stay at the on-site cabin that comfortably sleeps six. The lake is yours to enjoy and comes fully stocked with fish just waiting to be caught! Conveniently located in Bennet, Nebraska, this fun-filled, action-packed hunt will not soon be forgotten!
Restrictions: Trip can accommodate more than two, but additional guests would be responsible for the cost of the birds. Cabin sleeps six only.
Trip must be booked between September 1st 2014 – March 1st 2015.
Must call ahead and make reservations to guarantee cabin availability.
Must provide own food and drink
A gift from: Beede Outdoors
Steve & Claudia Russell
Pull on your best cowboy boots and fly down south to the sold-out finale of George Strait’s “The Cowboy Rides Away” tour! Don’t miss the very last chance to see this legendary performer as he finishes out his final concert tour at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Saturday, June 7th. Of course, the King of Country wouldn’t hang up his cowboy hat alone; he’s brought some of his friends along with him! Just a few of the music legends who will be joining him onstage include Martina McBride, Kenny Chesney, Sheryl Crow, Faith Hill, Miranda Lambert, Eric Church, Jason Aldean, and Alan Jackson. Don’t you worry your pretty little head about how to get there or where to stay, because we’ve taken care of that through roundtrip airfare provided by Southwest Airlines, and a two night stay at Embassy Suites in neighboring Irving, Texas. Whoa Doggy – this is gonna be a good one!
Restrictions: Hotel stay valid only for June 6th and 7th 2014
A Gift From: A Friend of JDRF
Set on 190 acres of cliff-top tropical gardens perched 35 meters above Jimbaran Bay, the AYANA Resort and Spa Bali enjoys majestic views and a secluded location providing the perfect location for ultimate relaxation. Escape the urban landscape with a six night getaway to your own private luxury villa in one of the most spacious and acclaimed premier Bali resorts. For a completely indulgent vacation, escape to your villa in Bali to be waited on by your 24-hour on-call butler, dine at lavish restaurants, take part in boundless resort recreation activities, or just relax by the white sand beaches or your own private infinity plunge pool with absolutely no set schedule except your next spa treatment. Your sanctuary waits!
Restrictions: The Certificate is valid for one visit, and is nontransferable, nonrefundable and non cash-redeemable. Redemption booking is subject to availability upon reservation; blackout periods include but are not limited to Summer Holiday and the New Year period from December 24th until January 7th Voucher is valid for 1 year from the date of issue.
A gift from: AYANA Resort & Spa – Bali
JDRF Board of Directors
If you are unable to join us on March 22nd but are interested in one of these fabulous packages, please contact the JDRF office at (402) 484-8300 for proxy bid information!