Conservation Gala Auction & Raffle

//Conservation Gala Auction & Raffle
Conservation Gala Auction & Raffle 2018-05-08T18:00:08+00:00

This year’s event will feature:

  • LIVE AUCTION: Incredible one of a kind items!
  • SILENT AUCTION: A variety of high, quality and unique items. Something for everyone!
  • HEADS OR TAILS RAFFLE: Our infamous icebreaker! For only $20.00 you can have a little fun and win your “Pick of the Silent Auction”
  • MYSTERY RAFFLE: Your opportunity to win 1 of 6 awesome gifts! Tickets are $20.00 each or 3 for $50.00.

2018 Live Auction Preview

1. Film Fest Wine & Dine Experience
If you’re not a celebrity, you DON’T get a reservation at Sotto Sotto during Toronto International Film Festival – unless of course, you’re the winning bidder of the Film Fest Wine & Dine package! This priceless package provides you with exclusive and unprecedented access to one of Toronto’s most long-standing and popular restaurants for in-town celebrities. You and your guests will enjoy a luxurious and elegant dinner for 4 with some of the best Italian food the city has to offer, while rubbing shoulders with this year’s hottest celebrities and film industry executives… who knows, you might just end up getting discovered as the next up-and-coming star (paparazzi flashes not included)! To make sure that you wine and dine like a celebrity, this package includes a magnum of 2014 Veuve Cliquot-Ponsardin champagne for your enjoyment… maybe you can offer Drake a glass? Donors: Ristorante Sotto Sotto CVC Board of Directors

2. The Budding Photographer
Have you ever dreamed of being a photographer and taking amazing photos, but you’re not quite sure how to get started? Have you had your camera for a few years and are ready to upgrade to the newest state-of-the-art technology available? Then The Budding Photographer package is for you! Generously donated by Canon Canada and Chase TeronAdventure Photographer, this package includes the newest Canon Rebel T6i DSLR body, along with an 18-55 IS lens, a 24 mm f 2.8 lens, and a camera bag to protect your equipment. You will have the opportunity to participate in a private 3-hour photography workshop with renowned professional photographer Chase Teron, where he will show you the ins and outs of your new equipment and how to make the most of it to get the amazing shots you’ve dreamed of! This package also includes a stunning large format (24×36) framed print of Moraine Lake, Alberta called “First Light” by Chase Teron, shot on a Canon 5D Mark III, 24-105mm Canon L Series lens. Donors: Canon Canada Chase Teron Adventure Photographer

3. Greens of the Credit
Enjoy the best greens the watershed has to offer! You and three friends can enjoy four days of golf along the Credit River with foursomes (including carts) at the exclusive and private Mississaugua Golf and Country Club, the Credit Valley Golf & Country Club, Lionhead Golf Club, and Osprey Valley Golf Club in beautiful Caledon. Donors: Credit Valley Golf Country Club, Lionhead Golf Club, Mississaugua Golf & Country Club, Osprey Valley Golf Club

4. Start Your Engines
Ladies and gentlemen, buckle up… because we’re going for the ride of a lifetime! Are fast cars your thing? Does the sound of a revving motor and the smell of burning rubber make your day? The Start Your Engines package includes: four 2-day Honda Indy VIP gold grandstand tickets plus pit & paddock passes to get you close to the action; a 2.5 hour exotic car tour across the Niagara region where you’ll get to drive cars including a Ferrari 458 Italia, Lamborghini Huracan, a McLaren mp4-12c and more; a day of race driver training with your own vehicle at the Canadian Motorsport Park; and an assortment of Ferrari merchandise to keep you driving in style! Donors: Honda Indy, DriveTeq, GTA Exotics, Ferrari of Ontario, Deborah Martin-Downs

5. Stay-Cay in the Credit
Get away from it all with a stay-cay in the beautiful upper Credit River watershed and enjoy the best that Caledon has to offer! Enjoy a 3 day / 2 night stay in your choice of suite at the stunning Forks of the Credit Inn, including: daily breakfast; yoga class for 2; and a guided hike of Forks of the Credit Provincial Park. Your Credit stay-cay also includes dinner for 2 at Spirit Tree Estate Cidery, dinner for 2 at Ray’s 3rd Generation Bistro, a tour and tasting for 2 at GoodLotBrewery, and a canoe or kayak for 2 rental for 2 at Island Lake Conservation Area. Donors: Forks of the Credit Inn, Goodlot Brewery, Ray’s 3rd Generation Bistro, Spirit Tree Estate Cidery, Credit Valley Conservation

6. Rare, Royal, Blue & Friends
The Rare, Royal, Blue and Friends package is the ultimate collection for the discerning scotch whisky connoisseur. Providing a rare and valuable assortment of exceptional scotches for your enjoyment, this collection includes a bottle of 1970s Johnny Walker Black Label (rare), a bottle of Long John Royal Choice 21 year-old in a commemorative spode decanter and presentation box, gifted in the 1970s by the Royal Family to their garden party caterer (royal), bottle of Johnny Walker Blue Label (blue), and an assortment of other high-end single malts to complete your discerning scotch connoisseur’s collection. Donors: Jim & Micheline Muscat

7. Zulu Nyala African Photo Safari for Two
Enjoy your own personal African photo safari for two with 7 day / 6 night accommodation at Heritage Safari Lodge or Hemingway-style Tented Safari Camp in South Africa, including: two wildlife viewing activities per day on Zulu Nyala Game Reserve; all meals included with gourmet breakfasts and buffet dinners; and a personal ranger that will assist with arranging activities during your stay. Donor: Zulu Nyala Group

8. Mont Tremblant Chalet Escape
Escape to la belle provence for a 7 day / 6 night stay at an exclusive 3 bedroom chalet at the base of Mont-Tremblant, Québec. Set within the Laurentian Mountains, northwest of Montréal, Mont- Tremblant offers acclaimed winter sports, golf courses and incredible shopping. North of town, expansive Mont-Tremblant National Park offers forested hiking trails and lakes for canoeing, along with winter activities. Donor: Earthco Soil Mixtures

9. The Host With The Most
here will be no doubt that you’re the host with the most after throwing the soirée of the year in the comfort of your own home – let Chef Lino do all the work, with a luxurious four-course plated dinner service for 8 including wine pairings to ensure the evening of a lifetime! Don’t worry, you won’t have to go back to the kitchen yet – we’re also including a Dinner for 4 at Chef Massimo Capra’s hottest new restaurant, Capra’s Kitchen, where you can continue to indulge in amazing culinary delights, and pretend that you’ll never have to cook again! Donors: On The Move Catering, Capra’s Kitchen

2018 Silent Auction Preview

Over 120 silent auction items including:

  1. Adirondack Chair Hand-painted by CVC Staff
  2. ‘Interior Life’ by Laura Berman
  3. Take a Hike!
  4. Shore Bird’ Wood Sculpture hand carved by Norm Hohban from Ontario Wormy Butternut
  5. House in Barrie 1919′ by Lawren Harris. #453 of 495
  6. Mr. Martin meets Mr. Courvoisier. Two bottles of premium cognac
  7. White Pine’ by Group of Seven artist A.J. Casson
  8. The Canoe 1912′ by Group of Seven artist Tom Thomson
  9. Austin Sculpture Rio de Vida from Acoma Series 1987
  10. Owls’ by Norval Morrisseau
  11. PING i200 4-PW Irons Set with steel shafts, 7 Clubs
  12. Titleist Ultra Lightweight Stand Bag with Titleist Velocity Golf Balls
  13. PING 52 Degree Wedge and 58 Degree Wedge
  14. Soap Opera Villian Package
  15. PING Driver
  16. Foursome at Osprey Valley Golf Club. Includes 18 holes and carts
  17. The Travelling Mans Package. Includes: Briefcase, RayBan Sunglasses, D&G Light Blue Cologne 100ml
  18. Bushnell Tour V4 Rangefinder and DT Trusoft Titleist Golf Balls
  19. Michael Kors Lexington Gold-tone Watch
  20. William Painter ‘The Hughes’ Men’s Titanium Sunglasses and Remy Martin VSOP Cognac
  21. PING #3 Wood and #5 Wood
  22. Home Bar Starter Package #1
  23. Landscape Consultation and Instant Bird Paradise
  24. MasterChef Select 4-burner Propane BBQ (48,000 BTU), BBQ Cookbooks and BBQ Accessories
  25. Get Handy Starter Kit
  26. 5 Cubic Yards of Bulk Gro-Bark Mulch (includes delivery)
  27. Craft Beer Package #1: 2 Large Bottles, 48 Cans of Craft Beer and 4 Toronto Maple Leafs Beer Koozies
  28. One Night Pelee Island Adventure
  29. Birdseye View of Credit River Watershed
  30. Kate Spade Cameron Street Lane Purse in Nightlife Blue
  31. Coach Outline Signature Celeste Convertible Hobo
  32. Michael Kors Violet Carryall Tote and Michael Kors Fulton Vanilla Logo Flap Continental Wallet
  33. Kate Spade Madison Stewart Mega Lane Purse in Red Carpet
  34. Madison Burke Designer Jewelry Carrying Case with Kate Spade Jewelry
  35. Wine Package #1: 7 bottles of wine and set of 4 Luigi Bormioli Crescendo Bordeaux wine glasses
  36. Maui Jim sunglasses with case
  37. Dipper by the Waterfall’ by Robert Bateman
  38. Farmhouse Pottery Stoneware Platter
  39. Port au Persil’ by Andre Charles Bieler. #99 of 100
  40. Grey Goose Package: 2 bottles of Grey Goose 750ml and Bar Set in Carrying Case
  41. West Guilford 1930′ by Group of Seven artist A.J. Casson. Heritage Edition #440 of 495
  42. Eagle Carving by The Country Saw
  43. Two White Wolves’ by Debbi Fitzgerald. #430 of 450
  44. Michael Kors Hartman Ladies Watch
  45. Midnight – Black Wolf’ by Robert Bateman
  46. Lakeview Waterfront Connection – Transforming the Mississauga Waterfront Print
  47. Kate Spade Cobble Hill Mylie Purse in Asilah Blue
  48. Kate Spade Toasted Wheat Purse and Kate Spade Hazel Wallet
  49. Garnet, Amethyst and Peridot Necklace
  50. Coach Pink City Crossgrain Leather Tote and Coach Pebbled Strawberry Leather Double Zip Wristlet
  51. Wine Package #2: 8 bottles of assorted wines
  52. A Children’s Portrait Session
  53. RayBan Wayfarer Sunglasses
  54. Terra Cotta Cookies for a Year! Includes Gift Basket and 12 vouchers for cases of cookies
  55. 2 Night Stay in Niagara-on-the-Lake
  56. Vera Bradley Floral Fiesta Rolling Duffel
  57. Get Cookin’!
  58. Stress-free Room Design Package
  59. Heritage the Rock 10-piece non-stick pot set with roasting pan
  60. 40 miniature liqueur bottles and bottle of Havana Club Rum and Amarula
  61. Gift certificate for premium family portrait session
  62. 14-piece Cuisinart Elite Pro Japanese Steel Knife Block Set and Cookbooks
  63. Slim Wine Cellar 12 bottle Wine Fridge
  64. Zolingen S.G. Knife Set
  65. Michael Kors Woman’s Ritz Analog Display Quartz Watch
  66. Serengeti 7231 Monte Sunglasses
  67. Kate Spade Pink Punch Purse and Kate Spade Wallet
  68. Tory Burch – Robinson Convertible Shoulder Bag in Black
  69. Sophie Hulme Purse – Mini Milner Saddle Leather in Apricot
  70. Pearl Necklace
  71. Kate Spade Small Margareta Grove Street Classic Stripe Tote
  72. Coach Pebbled Beige Leather Double Zip Wristlet and Anua Colourful Scarf
  73. Wine Package #3 – 8 bottles of assorted wines
  74. Gentle Monster Semi Rimless Sunglasses
  75. Off to the Races!
  76. 3 Night Pelee Island Adventure!
  77. Family Day on the hill at Caledon Ski Club
  78. A Family Portrait Session
  79. 2 Tickets to Toronto Blue Jays vs Oakland A’s and Toronto Blue Jays 5950 New Era Cap
  80. Batter Up!
  81. Toronto Blue Jays 1992 World Series Team Baseball Cards and Limited Edition Photograph Booklet
  82. 2 Tickets to Toronto Blue Jays vs Oakland A’s and Toronto Blue Jays 5950 New Era Cap
  83. Craft Beer Package #2: 2 Large Bottles, 48 Cans of Craft Beer and 4 Toronto Maple Leafs Beer Koozies
  84. Troy Tulowitzki Toronto Blue Jays Jersey
  85. Blues & Brews Package: 2 Tickets to Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Mets & Beau’s Brewery Gift Basket
  86. Mont Blanc Sunglasses
  87. Silver Necklace with Sapphires with Certificate of Authenticity
  88. Kate Spade Black Purse and Kate Spade Rose Gold Clutch
  89. Set of 4 Atlantis Handmade Crystal Wine Glasses and Vintages 2 Bottle Wine Set in Wooden Box
  90. Michael Kors Mini Bailey Ladies Watch
  91. Go Leafs Go! Nazem Kadri Toronto Maple Leafs Jersey, SM
  92. Toronto Maple Leafs Wild Sports 2×8 Tailgate Foldable Table and 4 Beer Koozies and Craft Beer
  93. Home and Away Toronto Maples Leafs Jersey’s: Blue XXL, White XL
  94. Hop Scotch!
  95. Auston Matthews Greatest Rookie Season Ever Framed Photograph and 34 Craft Beers
  96. Toronto Maple Leafs James van Riemsdyk Autographed Stick with Certificate of Authenticity
  97. White vs Dark Cognac: Hennessy Pure White Cognac and Remy Martin VSOP
  98. Boston Bruins Tuukka Rask Jersey, SM and Boston Bruins Hat Trick Hat, SM
  99. HP Pavilion X360 Convertible Laptop
  100. Connor McDavid Edmonton Oilers Jersey, SM and 2 Edmonton Oilers Smirnoff Glasses
  101. 2015 World Junior’s Team Canada Framed Championship Collage
  102. 32″ Toshiba LED TV
  103. Super Bowl Package
  104. Spectacular Toronto
  105. 4 Passes to Medieval Times
  106. Credit River Brews and Sweets
  107. Exclusive Stay in Port Credit
  108. Home Bar Starter Package #2
  109. Clarkson Cuisine Package
  110. Cigars and Cognac
  111. Dinner for 2 at Oliver & Bonacini’s Beaumont Kitchen at Sherway Gardens and 2 bottles of wine
  112. Poker Package Complete with Blond and Brunette
  113. Roberto Cavalli Men’s Watch
  114. 6 Bottles of Napa Valley Wines

Thank you to our 2018 Auction Donors

Adam Wilford
Adrienne Ockenden
Alison Qua-Enoo
Allan McGlade
Allan Pace Designs
Ana Pascos
Art Gallery of Ontario
Beau’s Brewery
Brampton Flight Centre
Caledon Ski Club
Canon Canada
Capra’s Kitchen
Celeste Longhurst
Chase Teron Adventure Photographer
Christine Zimmer
Cindy King
City of Brampton
Credit Valley Conservation
CVC Foundation Board of Directors
Credit Valley Golf & Country Club
David Riseborough
David Wells
Deborah Kenley
Deborah Martin-Downs
Earthco Soil Mixtures
Ed Arundell
Eric Baldin
Erin Curtis
Explore Pelee
Ferrari of Ontario
Finlay House Bed & Breakfast
Flato Developments Inc.
Forks of the Credit Inn

Gary Murphy
GB Stone
Giovanni Sarra
GoodLot Brewery
Gord Slater
Graeme Macdonald
Greenhawk Equestrian
GTA Exotics
High Park Brewery
Honda Indy
HP Canada
Jérôme – Photographer
Jesse de Jager
Jim Muscat
John Farrell
John Ross Racing Stables
Julia Kole
Kamal Paudel
Kaneff Golf
Karen Buckle
Karen Ras
Kate Kais-Prial
Ken Thajer
Laura Berman
Ljiljana Karapandzic
Maple Leaf Sports Entertainment
Maureen Pogue
Medieval Times
Melissa Creasey
Michael’s Back Door
Micheline Muscat
Mike Puddister
Mike Walker

Mississaugua Golf and Country Club
Nathan McFadden
Noble Bistro
Norm Hohban
Oliver & Bonacini Hospitality
Olivia Bakowski
On The Move Catering
Osprey Valley Golf
Pelee Island Winery
Ray’s 3rd Generation Bistro
Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
Ristorante Sotto Sotto
Rob Travener
Robert Bateman
Ron Starr
Rosemarie Humphries
Sandy Brown
Sean James Consulting & Design
Snug Harbour
Spirit Tree Estate Cidery
Terra Cotta Cookie Co.
The Chocolate Shop
The Letter M
The Publican House Brewery
The Wandering Dog Inn
The Waterside Inn
Tooba Shakeel
uFly Simulator Inc.
White Dahlia Designs and Decor
Woodbine Entertainment Group
Yasmine Slater
Zulu Nyala Group