2017 Live Auction Donors

Out Of This World Party At Gilley's


Winner of the Out of This World Party receives:

  • Private party at Gilley's Dallas with 200 of their closest friends
  • Private concert by the Aaron Hendra Project
  • Signature BBQ buffet designed by Chef John Gilbert, owner of G Texas Catering
  • Valet provided by Jack Boles Parking

Donated By: G Texas Catering, John Gilbert, Gilley's Dallas, Aaron Hendra Project, Jack Boles Parking, Matthews Southwest

Hello Gorgeous! Closet Of Your Dreams


Winner of the Closet of Your Dreams receives:

  • Personalized closet designed by Ornare's very own Olavo and Fernanda Faria in their Dallas Design District showroom
  • Custom made and tailored Zac Posen gown from the Zac Posen showroom in New York City
  • Four seasons of shoes from Neiman Marcus Dallas
  • $2,500 gift card to Neiman Marcus Dallas to fill your new custom made closet
  • $6,500 gift card to Vhernier to pick out stunning jewelry to sparkle and shine in, along with your new wardrobe
  • One pair of nile belly crocodile vamp boots with black roughout shaft, a sleek buffalo collar and hand tied tassel handmade in Texas by Miron Crosby

Donated By: Ornare, Zac Posen, Vhernier, Neiman Marcus Dallas - Downtown, Miron Crosby

2018 Tag Heuer Indy 500 VIP Experience


Winner of the Tag Heuer Experience receives:

  • VIP once-in-a-lifetime weekend for two at the 2018 Indianapolis 500 in Indiananpolis, Indiana
  • Two domestic business class round-trip airfare tickets to and from the race, ground transportation to and from local airports, two nights in a premium hotel in Indianpolis, two private dinners and a police escort on race day to and from the Indy 500 track with special access to the TAG Heuer VIP Lounge and "pits"
  • New generation AUTAVIA Heuer 02 Chronograph fitted with a vintage brown calfskin leather strap with ecru top-stitching, polished in pin buckle with the classic Heuer logo

Donated By: Tag Heuer and Bachendorf's

Uncork and Unwind


Winner of the Uncork and Unwind package receives:

  • A wine tasting experience for four in Napa Valley and Sonoma complete with two hotel stays and local wine tours
  • A tasting in Calistoga at Coquerel Family Wines where each couple will receive 6 bottles of Coquerel wine to take home
  • Two nights at Hotel Healdsburg in Sonoma with a $500 gift card to Dry Creek Kitchen, Chef Charlie Palmer's signature progressive American restaurant
  • Two nights at Napa Valley's legendary Brannan Cottage Inn where your Deluxe King accomodations have a private deck and fireplace; complimentary continental breakfast, parking and concierge services included
  • Private 2-hour tour of Palmaz Vineyards estate with a tasting of their current wines, paired with light hors d'oeuvres
  • Ride in style on your intimate tour of the wineries with personalized ground transportation from Squire Livery in Napa and Healdsburg Tours in Sonoma. Trip includes 160,000 miles provided by American Airlines and ground transportation to/from DFW Airport provided by Wynne Transportation

Donated By: Kate and Ted Smith, Brannan Cottage Inn, American Airlines, Coquerel Family Wines, Palmaz Vineyards, Healdsburg Tours, Squire Livery and Wynne Transportation

Cast Away In Pagosa Springs

Winner of the Pagosa Springs package receives:

  • Three nights and four days of fly fishing at Hidden Lake Ranch in Pagosa Springs, CO for you and three guests
  • Roundtrip travel in a private jet from Status Jet
  • Enjoy dramatic mountain vistas with nearly three miles of exceptional fishing on the fully-enhanced Weminuche Creek, along with five fully-stocked alpine lakes up to 15 acres in size

Donated By: Sporting Ranch Capital and Status Jet

CBS Television Studios Visit

Winner of the Studio Visit receives:

  • A trip to Los Angeles during the summer of 2018 to visit the set of the hit CBS show, NCIS: Los Angeles, starring Chris O'Donnell and LL Cool J
  • Accomodations include a 3-night stay in the Rodeo Drive Suite at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel with breakfast for two people each morning
  • Lunch at Neiman Marcus Beverly Hills and spa treatments for you and your guest during your stay
  • 80,000 miles provided by American Airlines and ground transportation to/from DFW airport provided by Wynne Transportation

Donated By: Bryan Seabury, American Airlines, Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Neiman Marcus Beverly Hills, Wynne Transportation


Gentlemen, Start Your Engines!

Winner of the HUBLOT package receives:

  • Stunning limited edition HUBLOT Big Bang Ferrari Carbon Texas in Titanium with bi-material bezel: carbon incrusted with Titanium
  • VIP experience for the winner and one guest to visit the Ferrari Factory in Maranello, Italy as well as a visit to the birthplace of the HUBLOT timepiece, the world headquarters and HUBLOT Manufacture in Nylon, Switzerland
  • will pick up your two night stay in Maranello, where you can choose from one of their select hotels
  • Enjoy a tour of the Ferrari Factory and a taste of exhilaration through a fully immersive experience in a Ferrari F1 racing simulator
  • Enjoy an authentic Italian meal at Mamma Rossella, a favorite amongst Ferrari drivers, then visit Reggio Emilia, where Parmigiano-Reggiano and Balsamic vinegar are produced and end the evening with dinner at Opera 02
  • The adventure continues in Geneva, Switzerland where you will stay at the Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva where you will then travel to Nylon for the day to enjoy a private, behind-the-scenes  tour of the HUBLOT Manufacture
  • 440,000 miles provided by American Airlines for use toward your trip

Donated By: HUBLOT, Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva, American Airlines,, Bill and Wendy Payne


Baby It's Cold Outside

Winner of the Montreal package receives:

  • A memorable "Montreal Experience" for two couples sponsored by GORSKI, leading North American Luxury fur and fine outwear brand
  • GORSKI appointed personal concierge at your disposale to plan your trip from the minute you win this exclusive opportunity until you board your flight home including ground transportation to/from Montreal's Pierre Trudeau International Airport
  • 3-night stay at the five star Sofitel Hotel, located within the Golden Square Mile in downtown Montreal including one dinner hosted by the storied Estiatorio Milos and the other hosted by Europea
  • Private showroom visit with Leonard Gorski where each couple will receive a $10,000 GORSKI shopping spree. Select or order your fabulous GORSKI product(s) from the collections including: Apres-Ski fine outwear, luxe collections, home collection, cashmere with fur trim collection, fur accessories, evening and travel fur collection, men's collection and more!
  • Enjoy 200,000 miles provided by American Airlines and ground transportation to/from DFW Airport by Wynne Transportation

Donated By: GORSKI Group, American Airlines, Estiatorio Milos, Europea, Wynne Transportation

To Infinity and Beyond!

Winner of the NASA Experience receives:

  • Once-in-a-lifetime NASA VIP Tour Experience for you and a guest to visit NASA at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas
  • First class airline tickets to and from Houston, ground transportation, luxury entertainment and meals with a private tour at NASA
  • Two nights at the glamorous St. Regis Hotel
  • Private Art of Watchmaking Session at the OMEGA Houston Boutique

Donated By: Omega- A Division of the Swatch Group

The Suite Life

Winner of the Suite Life experience receives:

  • Watch all four of Dallas' major sports teams from the luxury of a private suite with your friends. While cheering on your favorite teams, you'll get a visit from a legend with each of the Big League teams
  • Cheer on the Dallas Cowboys on Christmas Eve from a luxury Ring of Honor Level Suite! Includes 20 tickets to the game, one reserved VIP parking pass and five blue lot passes. Food, beer, wine, soft drinks and a suite attendant are included
  • An 18-person suite to a 2017-18 regular season Mavs home game, includes 5 Lexus Parking Garage passes
  • 18-person Luxury Suite for a Dallas Stars 2017-18 regular season game, five parking passes included
  • 20-person Texas Rangers Baseball Club luxury suite during a 2018 regular season game at Globe Life Park
  • Golf with all four legends and your choice of three guests at the nationally ranked Dallas National Golf Club; lunch and cigars included

Donated By: Carlson Capital, L.P., Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars Foundation, Texas Rangers Baseball Club, JTK Talent and Steve Stodghill

Sparkle and Shine

Winner of the David Webb experience receives:

  • Fly to New York City, where you and your guest will visit the Madison Avenue showroom and factory of David Webb
  • Join Mark Emanuel, owner of David Webb, and his skilled design team of dedicated craftsmen, to create your own custom piece of jewelry, valued at $50,000
  • Mr. Emanuel will tak you on a private tour of the company archives where more than 40,000 original drawings by founder David Webb are stored, as well as the company workshop, where all the jewelry is made. Then enjoy a private lunch together at the company headquarters.
  • 80,000 miles provided by American Airlines and two nights at The Standard, High Line Hotel in New York City
  • Ground transportation to/from DFW airport provided by Wynne Transportation

Donated By: David Webb Jewelry, American Airlines, The Standard, High Line, Wynne Transportation


Adventure Awaits: Elk Hunting in Utah

Winner of the Elk Hunt package receives:

  • All-inclusive guided Utah Rifle Bull Elk Hunt at the Johnson Mountain Ranch in September 2018 for one elk hunter and up to three guests
  • Stay at the newly built, 6,000 square foot lodge, where the hunting starts five minutes from the door. Food and beverage are included
  • With a resident elk head herd of over 2,000, 100% success is all but guaranteed!
  • Guests may also enjoy trout fishing and upland game hunting for chukar, pheasant and quail
  • Roundtrip travel in a Citation XLS private jet from Dallas Love Field to Richfield, Utah. Ground transportation in Utah provided

Donated By: Bob Thomas

Take a Spin With Lance Armstrong

Winner of the Lance Armstrong experience receives:

  • Winner and three friends will enjoy a bike ride with Lance Armstrong in Aspen, Colorado in the beautiful Rocky Mountains
  • After your bike ride, enjoy lunch with Lance, a cancer survior himself, who has helped raise over $500 million dollars for cancer research
  • Fly to and from Aspen in a private jet, and stay four nights at a high-end 3,800 square foot private home in Snowmass, which boasts four bedrooms, two separate living rooms, a garage to store bikes and a hot tub
  • Gift card for bike rentals and lunch is included

Donated By: Lance Armstrong, Dominika and David Barnes, Ed and Julie Hawes, Amy Turner and Bill and Wendy Payne

Cowboy Up!

Winner of the Cowboy's Poker package receives:

  • Join Troy Aikman, Tony Casillas, Charles Haley, Daryl Johnston, Drew Pearson and Darren Woodson for the ultimate guy's night as they host you and 11 of your friends for a game of celebrity No Limit Texas Hold'em
  • Enjoy a delicious dinner and libations from one of Dallas' finest steakhouses, Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse

Donated By: Troy Aikman, Tony Casillas, Charles Haley, Daryl Johnston, Drew Pearson, Darren Woodson, JTK Talent, and Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse

A Year of Vacation with One & Only Luxury Resorts

Winner of the Year of Vacations package receives:

  • Discover the world's most luxurious and spectacular resorts with One & Only in the most exotic destinations, from Dubai to the Maldives to the Bahamas to Cabo San Lucas
  • Enjoy a 4-night stay for two guests in a Palm Beach Junior Suite, including daily breakfast for two and roundtrip airport transfers to The Palm in Dubai
  • Escape for a 4-night stay for two in a Water villa at One & Only Reethi Rah in the Maldives where your stay will include daily breakfast, yacht transfers, the "Sunset Sandbank" experience, a chef's dinner with wine pairings, and two 60-minute spa treatments at the One & Only Spa
  • Next travel to the Bahamas, for a two-night stay in a 3-bedroom villa with a private swimming pool for six guests. Your island getaway includes daily chef-prepared breakfast in your villa, roundtrip airport transfers, 50-minute spa treatments for each guest and a chef prepared dinner with wine pairings.
  • Finally, descend on the crown jewel of the stunning Baja peninsula, and indulge in a 4-night stay for 2 guests at this exclusive Mexican oasis on the Sea of Cortez. Stay in a luxurious Ocean Front Pool Casita Junior Suite. Roundtrip airport transfers and daily breakfast included
  • 840,000 miles from American Airlines

Donated By: One & Only Resorts, American Airlines

Fore! AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Experience

Winner of the Pebble Beach package receives:

  • Walk inside the ropes with PGA TOUR players, professional athletes, celebrities and amateur players at the 2018 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am February 7-11, 2018, courtesty of GREY GOOSE Vodka with three of your closest friends
  • Enjoy the GREY GOOSE Vodka VIP host group which offers access to food and beverages during the tournament
  • Four night stay in two Monterey Suites at the Hyatt Regency Montere Hotel and Spa on Del Monte Golf Course, Wednesday- Sunday donated by
  • Receive 240,000 miles provided by American Airlines, as well as ground transportation to/from DFW Airport provided by Wynne Transportation

Donated By: GREY GOOSE Vodka, American Airlines,, Wynne Transportation

Best Seats in the House at The 2017 Cattle Baron's Ball

Winner of the Best Seats in the House package receives:

  • Backstage seats for two to watch Brooks & Dunn's entire Cattle Baron's Ball concert at a private table on the Andrews Distributing Main Stage presented by Miller Lite

Donated By: Brooks & Dunn and Andrews Distributing

Ciao Bella

Winner of the Ciao Bella experience receives:

  • Six nights, seven day lodging in Umbria, one of the most beautiful regions in Italy, for you and nine guests at the glorious Italian villa, the Abbadia Celestina, featured in Conde Nast as one of the the top villa destinations in Europe
  • Swim in the heated pool, explore the Umbrian countryside wineries and roam the 50 acre grounds of Abbadia Celestina which includes a private 6-hole golf course, an 11th century Abbey with chapel, a vineyard, 20 + acres of truffle woods, a Japanese garden, bocce court with flood lights, croquet lawn, snooker room, tennis court and a hot tub
  • Receive daily housekeeping, continental breakfast, a champagne reception upon arrival, and one multi-course dinner paired with wine prepared by Chef Helen
  • After your relaxing stay in Umbria, make your way to Florence for the next portion of your journey. Take a private tour of the Richard Ginori factory where you will create a custom set of porcelain dinnerware, handcrafted with an image of your home or family crest sponsored by Dean Driver, of Allen Dean Home and Richard Ginori. The dinnerware set is in the Fiesole pattern from Ginori, and includes 16 each of dinner plates, salad plates, bread and butter plates, tea cups and saucers, and rim soup bowls. It also includes one of each of the following- oval platter, round platter, bowl and pickle dish. Allen Dean Home generously assumes the shipping, duties, taxes and delivery of the dinnerware
  • Upon your return to Dallas, Truluck's Dallas will host a private dinner party for up to 20 people, served on your new custom dinnerware. Truluck's esteemed Executive Chef, Manny Vera, will design an extravagant four-course dinner with wine, worthy of your heirloom tabletop
  • 440,000 miles provided by American Airlines and ground transportation to/from DFW Airport provided by Wynne Transportation

Donated By: Graham Smith Bernal, American Airlines, Wynne Transportation, Bill and Wendy Payne, Dean Driver/Allen Dean Home, Richard Ginori, Truluck's Seafood, Steak and Crab House


Dallas' Culinary Posse

Winner of the Chef's package receives:

  • A BBQ for 30 guests at your home, ranch or lake house with an all-star team of celebrity chefs- Nick Barclay, Richard Chamberlain, Dean Fearing, Kevin Garvin, David Holben, Kent Rathbun and Jim Severson
  • The lucky winner will start the day with the chefs, creating the menu and preparing for the extravaganza. Learn from the masters and be a part of the behind-the-scenes action as you participate in all the kitchen fun!
  • Each chef will showcase his talents on the grill and smoker, with a menu featuring wild game, seafood, meat or free-range birds
  • Wynne Transportation will escort your guests to/from your chosen location in style

Donated By: Nick Barclay, Richard Chamberlain, Dean Fearing, Kevin Garvin, David Holben, Kent Rathbun, Jim Severson and Wynne Transportation

 Ready, Aim, Fire!

Winner of the Trident package receives:

  • Two days for the winner and three guests on the sprawling 22,000 acre Black Ranch in Weatherford, Texas with the Trident Response Group team, including former Navy SEALs, Army Rangers and snipers. The TRG team will guide you through an incredible experience of instruction, flying, shooting, skeet competitions and more
  • Hone your shooting skills on the ground with their team while participating in move and shoot drills with pistol and carbines. The TRG team will also take you out on the long range to learn how to take responsible shots out to 1,000 meters
  • Harnessed and tethered to a helicopter, you will shoot in-flight for fly-by target shooting, as well as wild boar hunts both during the day and evening utilizing the aircraft's on-board FLIR system
  • Stay at the luxurious Black Ranch main house and enjoy a dinner prepared on site by 5-star Dallas chef Tre Wilcox, finished with fireside whiskey and stories from the TRG team
  • The winning bidder will also take home a Modern Carbine, engraved with the CBB logo from Modern Outfitters

Donated By: Trident, Bill and Wendy Payne, Tre Wilcox Cooking Concepts, Modern Outfitters                                           

It's Time to Party- South of the Border!

Winner of the Cabo package receives:

  • Four night stay at the fabulous Hacienda Beach Club & Residences for up to 16 people (8 couples) in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
  • Enjoy two residences at this beautiful property, which is steps away from a private stretch of Medano Beach

Donated By: Amy and Chris Ellis (Endeavor Real Estate Group)

Ultimate Reba and Brooks & Dunn VIP Experience

Winner of the VIP Experience receives:

  • Four tickets to see "Reba, Brooks & Dunn: Together in Vegas" on November 29, 2017 at Caesar's Palace Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, a backstage meet & greet with all three artists before the show, along with an autographed guitar
  • Two rooms for one night at Caesar's Palace
  • To complete your VIP experience, you will travel in style from Dallas to Vegas with a private flight by NICHOLAS AIR.

Donated By: NICHOLAS AIR, Brooks & Dunn, Caesar's Palace Las Vegas Hotel & Casino