We are thrilled to announce the incredible auction items donated for our benefit dinner, concert and auction on September 29th in Houston, Texas! We are looking forward to a fabulous night. Auction will be led by James Ford, Auctioneer #12478


The Greatest Party at Seas: The Smooth Jazz CruiseOne week on “The Smooth Jazz Cruise” and Bon Voyage party with Tom Braxton and friends. PLUS, two round-trip flights to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Value: $6,000



Red car -- Redline RallyRedline Rally: Ever wanted to drive your dream car? Now’s your chance! Drive 5 supercars with stops at high-end locations with gifts, champagne at Houston Motor Club and one-night stay at Hotel Sorella. Value: $5,300



Collectible Mug: Captain Henry MorganAntique Row: Captain Henry Morgan collectible Royal Doulton mug & 1903 print, “Family,” by William Ladd Taylor. Value: $200




Houston Texans football team logo2 tickets to Texans vs. Baltimore Ravens on October 21st, and football signed by Texan’s quarterback Matt Schaub. Plus, $200 gift certificate to Piatto Ristorante.



Schizophrenics Anonymous bookCopy of Schizophrenia Alliance book signed by Congressman Patrick Kennedy, and copy of Schizophrenia Alliance (SA) 20th anniversary (1985-2005) commemorative book signed by SA founder Joanne Verbanic. Value: $20




Dionne Warwick autobiographySigned autobiography by Dionne Warwick, “My Life As I See It.” Value: $30





Golf -- Nike Sasquatch DriverGolf Package: Round of Golf, Nike Sasquatch driver S-65 Diamana including head cover.



Norman Rockwell paintingFramed print of Norman Rockwell’s “The Marriage License.” Value $215






3 bottles of winePerry Ellis tieFifty Shades Trilogy“Fifty Shades” trilogy by E. L. James, Perry Ellis Portfolio Grey Tie, and 3 bottles of wine. Value: $130




Houston ZooFamily Pack for Houston Zoo





photo of paint cans and brushesNeed your home spruced up? Painting of 1-2 rooms–up to 600 square feet. Included: ceilings, walls, baseboards, door trims. Walls and ceilings to be painted with water-based paint. Door trims and baseboards to be painted with oil-based paint. Not included: repairs of drywall or custom paint. Donated by: Patrick Combe. Value: $1,000




Chocolate goodiesChocolate Pizazz: large bag of their most popular popcorn plus $25 gift certificate. Value: $75




Cabernet Sauvignon wineWine: Staglin Family Vineyard, 1.5L 2006 “Salus” Cabernet Sauvignon. Donated by: Staglin Family Vineyard. Value: $200







Advanced Muscle Care: Monthly 30-minute therapeutic massage for one year. Donated by: Marvin Joiner, owner. www.medical-massage.net Value: $540


Marriott Hotel logoWashington, D.C. Anyone? $200 Smith & Wollensky gift certificate. North Bethesda Marriott Hotel: wo-night stay, including breakfast for two with free parking and internet access. Donated by: North Bethesda Marriott. Value: $800


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Staycation: One-night weekend stay with breakfast for two at the Houston Marriott Energy Corridor Hotel. $200 Brennan’s gift certificate. Value: $300



Plane -- Cessna 182Flight to Brenham in a Cessna 182 and lunch at Southern Flyer Cafe (ladies–wear your poodle skirt). Donated by: Richard Smolenski. Value: $200




Book by Jason WomackCDs and DVDsProductivity Pack: Ever feel like you work nonstop, don’t get everything accomplished and have no time for your loved ones? You need the Productivity Pack. Includes hardcover book: “Your Best Just Got Better” signed by Jason Womack; paperback book: “The Promise Doctrine;” DVD, “Making Things Possible;” Audio CD: “20 Time-Saving Tips;” Audio CD: “Building Your Personal Excellence,” and one-hour of phone consultation. Donated by: Jason Womack, international consultant and presenter. Value: $1,000


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Malone’s Deli & Catering: two $50 gift cards. Donated by: Chef Keith Malone. Value: $100


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Cinemark 19 Katy: Pack of 6 Cinemark tickets. Visit www.cinemark.com for showtimes. Not valid for all films. Value: $57


Spa Package: your body and your auto body. Gift of Wellness Certificate: 2 complimentary 30 minute hydro-massage sessions. PLUS, Best Hand Car Wash #2, $100 gift certificate. Value: $160


Houston Rockets logo2 tickets to the Houston Rockets and New Orleans game on October 12th at 7 PM, 2 Rockets coffee mugs, 2 rockets shirts, 2 rockets hats, 1 Houston Rocket 45th anniversary poster, and 2 bottles of Leslie Alexander’s wine.



Vinters Own logoEvening tour of winery plus wine tasting for 10 people, and two framed wine art pieces. Donated by: Vintersown. Value: $300



Customized Formula 1 driver’s helmet signed by driver Cord Secrest of the “Gearbox” championship team, signed photograph of Cord racing, photograph with Cord Secrest and lunch with Cord at The Houston Motor Club. Also: tickets to race????



Watercolor painting of vaseFramed 18″ x 24″ watercolor painting, “The Vaaase” by local Houston artist. Donated by: Pat McEnery. Value: $300







Pair of Kendra Scott drop earrings in jewelry box. Value: $80



Country Playhouse Theatre logoStadia Sports Grill logoTwo season passes for The Country Playhouse Theatre and $100 gift certificate to Stadia Sports Grill. Value: $335




Coach Crossbody Bag. Value: $128


Evening with Nora Jones: 2 VIP tickets to Nora Jones concert on October 30th at 8 PM, and dinner. 3 hour limo service by Carey Limo.


Zulu NyalaTrip to Africa: 6 days and 6 nights luxury accommodations for two people in the heart of Zululand/St. Lucia/Sodwana Bay Marine Reserve/Lubombo corridor–one of the richest wildlife conservation regions in Africa. Location for the movie, “I Dreamed of Africa.” Dates subject to availability. Includes 3 delicious meals per day and 2 daily open land rover trips to see animals. Value: $4,950