Carsten Institute

(2010) Carsten Wilms, one of the most respected educators in the beauty industry, donated 2 sessions in his own styling chair! Renowned for haircut expertise with an international flair, Carsten has been awarded with the “Educator of the Century Award” by Intercoiffure of America and Canada.

Carsten combines an advanced French cutting technique he studied in Paris with traditional shapes. Founder of the Carsten AVEDA Institutes and owner of the Carsten Salons in New York City and Phoenix, you are guaranteed an impeccable haircut and style at the hands of this talented master.


Changing Hands Bookstore

(2011) Changing Hands Bookstore donated $40 in gift cards for a lucky auction winner to browse through its 100,000+ new and used books in a store that is a work of art — soft curves, beautiful murals, interesting nooks filled with books and gifts for all tastes and budgets including CDs, cards, chimes, books of fiction and non-fiction. 

With a full calendar of author events, workshops, and kids’ classes, Changing Hands has become a legendary gathering place, well known in Tempe since 1974

Local First ArizonaSharing space since 1998 with Wildflower Bread Co., a wonderful neighborhood bakery and cafe, it serves the community from the southwest corner of McClintock and Guadalupe and is a proud member of Local First Arizona.


Chicago Cubs Getaway


(2011) This great getaway package includes 2 tickets to a regular 2012 season Chicago Cubs game at Wrigley Field with excellent seats, plus free lodging for the weekend in a high rise condominium within walking distance of the game & offering a fabulous view of Lake Michigan & downtown Chicago.  This could be the year!



Continental Hair Salon

(2011) Get a new do and a new you! Two Gift Certificates, each of a $40 value, for a Hair Cut and Style – including a Blow Dry or Shampoo – at Continental Hair Salon, right around the corner on Seventh Street north of Camelback. Styling the community for fifty years now! Donated by Alberta Gibbs.


Continuum Wine


(2010) Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to own a magnum of Continuum Napa Valley 2007 signed by Tim Mondavi! A wonderful expression of Cabernet, sleek and polished, with a mix of rich, layered black cherry, currant, wild berry and plum fruit that’s intense, concentrated, focused and stylish, turning spicy, with cedary anise and sage notes on a long, persistent finish, the Wine Spectator ranked this wine at 97 points. Continuum 2007 has received accolades from Wine Enthusiast Magazine as well as Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar.



Copy Editor’s Desk – Editorial and Writing Services

(2011) The gift of gab at your disposal! Write elegantly — and get results — with professional editorial and writing services. Victoria Hay of The Copyeditor’s Desk can help you with your business communications, web content or technical document editing. Winning bidder receives 8 hours of services free ($480 value), plus the option of up to 32 additional hours at a 50% discount ($960 value).

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