Heart-J Summer Celebration

Saturday, July 6th, 2019

Preview of Auction Items

On Saturday evening, we'll have a silent auction that focuses on Experiences and Artwork. Thanks to the generosity of our auction sponsors, 100% of the proceeds from the auction will go to support Heart-J Center programs for youth and veterans.

 

The silent auction will open at 5:30 pm and

will close at 7:45 pm, just prior to the dessert course. 

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2 nights at the historic Pierre Hotel on Central Park East

2 tickets to "Come From Away" on Broadway (limited to Tues, Weds, Thur through Oct 17)

Dinner at The Mermaid Room

$100 Gift Card to Magnolia Bakery

Tour of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

 

Sponsors: The Pierre Hotel, Alchemy Production Group/The Cooper Company, Mermaid Inn, Magnolia Bakery, Intrepid Museum

Minimum Bid: $1400

Item #1:

LUXURY NEW YORK CITY GETAWAY

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Challenge your golf skills at TPC Colorado in Berthoud. This beautiful new links-style course is quickly becoming a destination for golfers from around the world. 

 

This item includes a round of golf for four people. Can be combined with Item #3 (see below).

Sponsor: TPC Colorado

Minimum Bid: $250

Item #2:

GOLF FOR 4 AT TPC COLORADO

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Your party of three will spend the morning enjoying the views and practicing your links game joined by local Realtor and TPC Colorado Member Nanci Garnand. After the round, Nanci will treat you to lunch at the TPC Colorado Clubhouse.

This item includes a round of golf for three people, followed by lunch.

Can be combined with Item #2 (see above).

Sponsor: Nanci Garnand

Minimum Bid: $250

Item #3:

GOLF AND LUNCH FOR 3 AT TPC COLORADO

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You and three friends will join lifelong Loveland resident and Heart-J Center Board Chair, Richard Ball, for a tour of Lake Loveland in his 1964 wooden motorboat. Tour includes champagne, hors d'oeuvres, and stories of a lifetime on the lake. 

Sponsor: Richard Ball

Minimum Bid: $150

Item #4:

LAKE LOVELAND BOAT TOUR

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Whether you love to paint or have never lifted a brush, you'll love this private workshop with Heart-J Center's Creativity Guide, Trish Murtha.

You and as many as three friends, will join Trish this fall for a drive in the mountains as the aspens  begin to change. Once you've reached the perfect grove, Trish will share techniques for capturing the heart of Colorado's fall colors on canvas.

Sponsor: Trish Murtha

Minimum Bid: $50

Item #5:

WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP ~ ASPEN GROVE

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You and your group of up to 20 family, friends, or colleagues are in for a fun and adventurous competition at beautiful Sylvan Dale Ranch. Decipher clues to find locations around the Ranch, take part in a photo scavenger hunt, and complete fun and hilarious tasks. Would be a fun birthday party, corporate teambuilding event, or family outing. The two-hour adventure is followed by a cookout lunch or happy hour - customized for your group.

Sponsor: Heart-J Center

Minimum Bid: $200

Item #6:

THE AMAZING RACE: HEART-J EDITION

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Join artist Trish Murtha for an afternoon in a lovely garden in downtown Loveland. Trish will share her love of all things botanical and help you find your inner artist amongst the flowers and trees. 

Come on your own or bring as many as three friends!

Sponsors: Trish Murtha and Kathy Hartman

Minimum Bid: $50

Item #7:

WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP ~ SECRET GARDEN

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Score a bulls-eye with this fun private archery and BBQ package at Sylvan Dale. Your group of up to 15 can enjoy the Ranch's archery range as you sharpen your skills with bow and arrow guided by certified archery instructor (and Heart-J Center staffer) Silas Binkley. Afterwards, celebrate with a BBQ and happy hour. All equipment provided. This package may be tailored for a corporate team, a family gathering, or a birthday party (ages 10 and up).

Sponsor: Heart-J Center

Minimum Bid: $150

Item #8:

ROBIN HOOD PARTY AND BBQ

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Join Loveland artist George Coll at his studio at the base of the Devil's Backbone for a half-day oil painting class. George's methods have beginners feeling like pros by the end of a session and if you're already an accomplished artist, George can show new techniques for capturing light and details that bring your work to life.

Sponsor: George Coll

Minimum Bid: $100

Item #9:

HALF-DAY OIL PAINTING with GEORGE COLL

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Treat eight of your friends to an evening of regional wine tasting in your home, tailored to your wine preferences. Whether South America, Spain, Italy or both banks of Bordeaux, we’ll take you through a customized wine tasting experience that provides an understanding of the grapes, producers, and specific growing regions. 

 

This tasting includes five bottles of wine, glassware, tasting notes and will be led by Stacy Slinkard, a certified sommelier and wine educator. This evening is sure to be a lively, experiential wine tasting that shines a bright spotlight on key grape varieties with tips for wine buying, food-pairing and aging potential, this tasting will cover interesting aspects of today’s wine industry and market options.

Sponsor: Stacy Slinkard, Sommelier

Minimum Bid: $500

Item #10:

WINE TASTING PARTY IN YOUR HOME

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Choose your own path as you embark on an adventure of discovery on one of Sylvan Dale Ranch’s many beautiful hiking trails. You’ll be guided by an expert naturalist who will share the many wonders of the natural world within the Ranch. Whether you’re a bird nerd, tree hugger, or critter lover, you’re sure to find marvels and wonders as you hike this beautiful countryside. Reward yourself with a delicious picnic lunch to cap off the adventure! Maximum group size of 15.

Sponsor: Heart-J Center

Minimum Bid: $50

Item #11:

PRIVATE NATURE HIKE AND PICNIC LUNCH

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Loveland artist Trish Murtha will capture the essence of your beloved pet as a customized piece of fine art. Or, if you are a frequent rider at Sylvan Dale, the artwork could be of your favorite horse from the Sylvan Dale herd. 

Sponsor: Trish Murtha

Minimum Bid: $100

Item #12:

CUSTOM WATERCOLOR OF YOUR PET

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Channel your inner city slicker with a 6-night “Heart-J Rider” package for two adults – and you can add the young ‘uns if you want – at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch.  Dude Ranch Week is packed with adventures and just enough “down time” to reflect on how much fun you are having! Your package includes: your own horse for a week, riding instruction, an overnight pack trip, hearty meals, stories by the campfire…and need we say…. s’mores?!! There’s also yoga, a supervised youth program for kids 6-12 years old, a heated outdoor pool, volleyball, tennis, fishing, billiards, game courts, skeet shooting, and more!  

 

Applies to the following 2019 weeks, subject to space availability: 

July 14-20 (Native American Week)

July 21-27

July 28 - August 3

August 4-10 (Rodeo Cowboy Week)

August 11 - 17 (Great Grownup Getaway - ages 21+)

September 15-20 (5 night stay - Great Grownup Getaway - ages 21+)

Pay it forward option: If your 2019 summer vacations are already planned, you may purchase this vacation package to give a local military family the experience of a lifetime.

Minimum Bid: $1,400

Item #13:

DUDE RANCH VACATION at SYLVAN DALE

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Take a quick getaway to Sylvan Dale and discover peak relaxation! This package includes an overnight in one of Sylvan Dale’s cozy Western cabins, complete with beautiful antique furnishings and peaceful riverside setting. You’ll wake to a hearty and delicious ranch breakfast, then head for the barn to saddle up and hit the trails with Sylvan Dale’s registered quarter horses. 

Minimum Bid: $100

Item #14:

BUNK & BREAKFAST PLUS TRAIL RIDE

In addition to these 14 incredible experiences, the Summer Celebration Silent Auction will include a variety of artwork including originals by George Coll and Sheron Buchele Rowland, as well as selections from the collection of Patrick Williams. All will be on display at the event. See you Saturday at 5:30 pm!