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Hallbrook Chef - in–home tableIn-Home Chef table by Will Norem of Hallbrook Country Club

Delight your guests with a private, exclusive five (5) course dinner for up to 10 people in your home by the fabulous Hallbrook Chef Will Norem. Chef will work with you on the delicious menu and your guests will have an all-star experience they will not forget!

Expires April 1, 2018.

Donated by: Will Norem

Value: $1,200


CaboBeachfront Cabo Condo in San Jose at El Zalate!

Condo, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2 plus a sleeper sofa)

Life doesn’t get any better than this! You are steps away from the swimming pool, easily within baby monitor range. You hear the breaking of the waves on the sand, which is just on the other side of the pool. This condo is fully outfitted to accommodate your every need. El Zalate is a peaceful, glorious retreat and your view from this oceanfront condo is magnificent.

Enjoy breakfast on our patio; you overlook two beautiful swimming pools and a hot tub. Just on the other side is the beach!  Win this and you will visit paradise on a mutually agreed upon week from April 1 – Oct 30.  Booking from Saturday-Saturday.

Also includes two Delta coach round trip airline tickets in the North America.

Donated by: Diane and Rob O’Byrne, Lockton

Value: $3,200



Maverick’s Owner’s Suite for 12 Guests

Package includes twelve tickets to the Owner’s Suite at the 2017-2018 Mavericks game (date to be mutually determined).  Food and beverage (not liquor) is included.  You and your guests will have a visit from Mac and Cheeze, the Maverick’s mascots, and a ride on the ice in sponsor vehicles for up to 6 people during the second period intermission. Four of your guests will have VIP seats on the player’s bench during the game.  Then post-game your guests will have a meet and greet with Mavericks players in the Zamboni tunnel.  A fun night had by all!

You also will receive a 2017 autographed hockey stick by the team during the 2017-2018 season!  Perfect for any man-cave!

Donated by: Loretto Foundation

Value: $3,000



Two Tickets to the 2017 ESPY’s Awards in Los Angeles

See your favorite athletes & celebrities live and in person at the 2017 ESPYS! Join an all-star lineup of top athletes and entertainers as The ESPYS celebrate the best sports stories of the year. Fans will relive the best plays, biggest upsets, the most outstanding performances, and witness touching tributes such as the Arthur Ashe Award and the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance.

Also includes two Southwest round trip airlines tickets.

Donated by: Friends of Variety, Southwest Airlines

Value:  Priceless



Chiefs Suite for 10 people at Arrowhead in 2017

It will soon be Chiefs Season and you along with nine of your friends can join the excitement as you watch the game from KCTV5’s Chiefs Club Gold Suite at Arrowhead!  The Suite has indoor and outdoor seating!  Package also includes VIP Entrance, food, drinks (soda/beer/wine) and 2 Gold Parking Passes.  Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime experience.  Date to be mutually determined with KCTV5.

Donated by: KCTV5

Value: $14,000



Sonoma Wine Get Away – Christopher Creek Winery

A private house situated on a beautiful winery in Healdsburg, California for a five (5) day, four (4) night stay for up to eight guests.  Home has three bedrooms plus sleeper sofa, swimming pool, game room, large kitchen and fantastic views of the surrounding vineyards. Daily wine tasting with food pairing, plus a bottle of red and white estate wine each day.

Also included is a Southwest Airlines Gift Card valued at $1,000 and an American Express Card valued at $500 which could be used for car service to and from the wineries, and a $500 gift card for a balloon ride with Napa Valley Balloons. Don’t miss our on this dream vacation!

Mutually agreeable dates through December 31, 2018.

Donated by:  Lockton

Value: $ 11,500



Food & Wine Pairing with Wine Specialist!!!

Joe O’Connor, Treasury Wine Estates, & Brian Cheney, Hy-Vee Certified Wine Specialist, will come to your home to host a private wine party for 10!  Complimented with food pairings prepared by Certified Executive Chef Mark Prece, American Academy of Chefs.

Includes an assortment of 90 pt. wines, Delicious Chef Prepared Appetizers, Gourmet Dessert, and a Beautiful Floral Arrangement!  PLUS every guest will leave with a bottle at the end of the evening!

Donated by: Hy-Vee

Value:  $1,500



Party at the Intercontinental Kansas City at the Plaza!!!

Here is your chance to host the party of the year at the landmark hotel at the Kansas City Country Club Plaza.   You are entitled to host a party in one of the Intercontinental’s venues with incredible views of the County Club Plaza, including the Rooftop Bar (based on availability).  Your number of invited guests will depend on the different rooms/capacity available at the Intercontinental.  Party must be booked at used by September 30, 2017.  You will have $4,000 to spend on food & beverages for your friends, family or co-workers!   Already covered for you are all service charges and taxes taking your package value to $5,400.

Donated by:  Friends of Variety

Value:  $5,400



Pepsi All-Star Suite Friday, June 23 at Kauffman Stadium

Pepsi’s All-Star Suite for 20 guests. (20 suite tickets/ 5 parking passes) Includes BallPark Fare and Pepsi Beverages with both indoor and outdoor seating along with flat screens.

PLUS –Join Royals Hall of Famer Jeff Montgomery on set for Fox Sports Kansas City’s Hy-Vee Royals Live pregame show.  One person can watch as Montgomery and host Joel Goldberg broadcast live.  Includes a shout-out at the end of the show.  Date to be mutually determined.

Recipient of the suite must be 21 years or older and sign a single-day damage contract for use of the suite.

Donated by: Pepsi and Jeff Montgomery

Value: $5,000



Luke Bryan Concert AND Meet & Greet – Thursday, September 21, 2017

See one of your favorite County Music Stars Luke Bryan performs his Huntin’, Fishin’ and Lovin’ Every Day Tour live and in person in Austin Texas at the Austin360 Amphitheater on Thursday, September 21, 2017!  You and your guest will receive two premium tickets to his show along with a Meet & Greet with Luke!  Package also includes two round trip Southwest Airlines tickets and two night hotel stay in the Austin area.

Donated by: Q104, Steel City Media, Marc Harrell, Southwest Airlines, Tim Reed / Alamo Drafthouse

Value:  $3,000



Seaside Florida House – 5 Bedroom, 4.5 Bathroom, Sleeps 16)

This brand new luxurious home in upscale Seacrest Beach is the perfect spot for your next family vacation. You’ll enjoy all of the amenities of the upscale community, including a huge resort-style lagoon pool only a block away! The family-friendly 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath home has lots of space for the kids, and the large outdoor patio has plenty of shade for kids of all ages. The new propane grill is just outside the kitchen door making outdoor grilling a breeze. The beach tram stops at your door for a short easy ride to the beach or enjoy the FOUR Jamis 26″ taxi cruisers. Bikes included in the rent price! Large balconies on each floor are perfect for enjoying the Florida weather.

No need to bring anything except your luggage! The home provides beach towels, a cooler, beach chairs and beach toys. There is an outdoor shower and storage unit which can be easily accessed from the landing off of the kitchen. The home is equipped with washer/dryer, hair dryers in every bath, and more. Finishes include beautiful grey hardwood floors, white quartz, decorative back splash and all bathrooms have unique vanities with custom lighting. This is truly a custom home decorated with subtle tones creating a spa and tranquil environment. Wood walls in the living area are a focal point with a built-in TV.

One week stay on a mutually agreeable date January to December 2017 excluding holiday weeks.


Donated by: Friends of Variety

Value: $3,150