2016 Live Auction Catalog
# 1 Take the Kids to See A Christmas Carol at Ford's Theater!

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The kids at YFT will be working hard to earn a trip to the historic Ford's Theater this holiday season to see A Christmas Carol. This is your chance to be Santa for the kids and provide the opportunity for them to have a special Christmas experience. They would love to have you and your family join them if you'd like!
# 2 Springfield U.S. Model 1873 Saddle Ring Breech loading Trapdoor .45-.70 Carbine

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Integral throughout the Western expansion and Indian Wars. Mostly now known for the Battle of Little Bighorn. Also used by secondary units in the Spanish-American War prior to adoption of Krag Rifle/Carbines. This particular one is original as far as overall finish goes and original as most were cut down rifles. The hammer is a period replacement.

Donated by YFT Trustee, Steve Templeton
# 3 River's Bend Ranch

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This beautiful scenic retreat guest ranch and event venue in Stanley, Virginia, has been owned and operated by the McConnell family for almost 40 years. River's Bend Ranch sits on 300 beautiful acres nestled between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the George Washington National Forest. With a half-mile of shoreline on the Shenandoah River, and over 20 bedrooms on-site, RBR offers the perfect setting for family vacations and reunions, weddings, corporate retreats, or just a quiet weekend getaway. On the ranch guests can enjoy fishing, birding, and walking trails, as well as lawn games, an indoor game room, indoor arena, and trail rides along Shenandoah's South Fork. With the Wisteria Farm and Winery nearby, and the quaint town of Luray, its famous Caverns, and the incredible Skyline Drive just a few miles out, RBR offers access to activities for all tastes and ages.

You and up to seven (7) guests will enjoy a 3-night, 4-day weekend in the largest of RBR's cabin suites, the Lodge. This private cabin includes three bedrooms, a living room with flat-screen cable TV, a full kitchen, w&d, and two full baths with a jacuzzi in the master. It comfortably sleeps 6, or up to 8 using a fold-out sofa. Rocking chairs on the covered, wrap-around porch offer the perfect place to enjoy a cup of coffee and incredible views of the surrounding mountains! Along with your accommodations you will have $1,000 to spend as you wish towards area attractions, horse-back riding or maybe even your own personal chef to prepare meals for your group! Restrictions: Stay must be between November and March.

Donated by Mary Ann Best and River's Bend Ranch
# 4 An Exclusive, Insider's View of Our Nation's Capital

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According to the Washington Business Journal, over 19.5 million people visited the Washington, DC area last year. Yet with our busy lives, seldom do we take the time to take advantage of some of the top vacation destinations in the world that are in our own backyard!! Start your long weekend checking in for 3-night stay in the historic, luxury hotel, The Mayflower, in heart of downtown DC.

Your exclusive DC insider experience includes:
  • Four (4) tickets to George Washington's home, Mount Vernon
  • Four (4) tickets to Viator's Exclusive Washington Monuments Reserved 4-hour guided tour
  • A private behind the scene's tour of the Pentagon accompanied by Retired Captain James Kinney (Director of the Joint Chief of Staffs) and his wife, Linda. Join the Kinney's for dinner or lunch at The Carlyle, A Clyde's Restaurant in Arlington, VA.


Donated by George Washington's Mount Vernon, Captain James Kinney and his wife, Linda, Clyde's Restaurant Group and Bill and Kay Griffiths
# 5 Dinner At Hail And Hog

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Watch a Redskins game WITH Redskins Greats at Hail & Hog!
vs. Arizona Cardinals on December 4th, 2016, at 4:25pm

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to watch a Redskins game with actual former Redskins players? Well, this once in a lifetime package will make that dream a reality. You and up to 9 of your family and/or friends will share a private table with former Redskins greats Ken Harvey and Clarence Vaughn at the Official Redskins Restaurant, Hail & Hog, in One Loudoun. Hail & Hog Kitchen and Tap is a first-class venue, located in the heart of the mixed-use community One Loudoun, which combines the iconic Washington Redskins brand with great food, drinks, service and entertainment under one roof.

Package includes one Private table situated perfectly for viewing the Redskins take on the Arizona Cardinals on December 4th at 4:25pm. You will be the envy of all the other patrons as you cheer on the Redskins and discuss the game with the former players. Also included in the package will be a $1,000 credit towards your final check. Don't miss your opportunity to sing HAIL TO THE REDSKINS with actual Redskins players in this unique setting! It's a Redskins Fans' dream come true!
*Table will be available 1-hour before kick-off


Donated by Dave Pullen, PMC and Hail & Hog, Kitchen and Tap
# 6 Villa at Palm Springs

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Palm Springs is a favorite vacation and second home area for a reason. Golf, tennis, perfect weather, fine dining, hiking, Desert Zoo, beautiful drives up the mountains are just a few reasons to vacation in Palm Springs. This two-story villa, located at the Desert Princess Resort in Palm Springs, includes three bedrooms, three and a half baths, family room, living room, covered patio, and pool access. The bedrooms include one king bed, one queen size bed and two twin beds. This property is located on one of many public golf courses and is yours for a full week. Choose your week from May 14, 2017 - Dec 1, 2017. Transportation is responsibility of winner.

Donated by Sharon and Jim Reinert and Fred Codding
# 7 Walnut Hill Farm

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Ben Adam's family wants to express their gratitude for the care and transformation they saw in Ben's life after his stay at Youth for Tomorrow. Ben's dad, Jeff, says that YFT literally saved Ben's life. Jeff is donating 10 chickens, a whole lamb and a whole pig, all raised on a grass based philosophy with no antibiotics or hormones. This meat is ready to go to the butcher and can be cut how you wish. Jeff will have the order form the day of the auction.

Donated by The Adams Family with Walnut Hill Farm
# 8 National Rodeo in Denver, Colorado

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Any 3 nights between January 7-22, 2017

Cowboys and cowgirls, Livestock show and Rodeo, horseshow and tradeshow, the premier National Western Stock Show and Rodeo, Jan 7-22, 2017, has it all. This package includes four (4) backstage passes to the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo, four (4) passes to the National Rodeo Show, four (4) backstage passes for a tour of the Clydesdale Horses. Stay at the luxurious western hotel in Denver, The Brown Palace Hotel.

Donated by St. Anthony's Hospital in Denver, CO, Bob Funk of Express Clydesdales/Express Ranches
# 9 Exclusive Private Tour of President Ronald Reagan's Ranch

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What a unique opportunity to tour the 40th President's private retreat, Rancho Del Cielo! You and up to three (3) guests will have the distinct pleasure of touring Ronald Reagan's Ranch, his Western White House, for an exclusive and private tour and get a glimpse into the heart and soul of our beloved late President. This ranch is NOT open to the public!

This experience also includes a private tour of the Reagan Ranch Center in downtown Santa Barbara, CA. You will have one room for three (3) nights in the beautiful, Four-diamond Harbor View Inn, a resort hotel that provides an ideal location for those wishing to experience the best that Santa Barbara has to offer.

Also included is a $1,000 Visa gift card for purchase of airfare to your destination, meals or any extras you may wish to purchase.

Transportation is responsibility of winner.

Donated by Young America's Foundation, gift card and lodging by The Workman Family
# 10 Diamond and White Gold Tennis Bracelet!

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This beautiful piece is a classic 4 prong Diamond tennis bracelet in 14K White Gold. 62 round Diamonds make up the 2.00 CTW. Diamond's color is G-H (near colorless!), and clarity SI1. Appraised value $4,950!!

Donated by Quest Jewelers and Dan Sullivan, MDI
# 11 The Lodge at Jackson Hole

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Jackson Hole, the gateway to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, is the quiet haunt of avid outdoorsmen and the rich and famous alike. This internationally celebrated playground promises invigorating mountain air, awe inspiring star filled skies and an astonishing profusion of wildlife. Embrace your sense of adventure with a multitude of summer activities ranging from Yellowstone wildlife tours and horseback riding to whitewater rafting, hiking and mountain biking. Winter months feature everything for the adventure seeker from skiing and snowmobile tours to sleigh rides!

Enjoy the comforts and convenience of downtown luxury lodging in the heart of Jackson, Wyoming with this four night, five day deluxe package for four (4). Located a short drive from the Town Square; lavish guestrooms, world-class amenities and personalized service ensure that you are well rested and well prepared for your Jackson Hole adventures. Whether you have come for world-renowned skiing, snowmobiling and sledding during the winter months, or exceptional fly fishing, hiking and rafting in the summer; the luxurious Lodge at Jackson Hole is the perfect place to recharge after an exhilarating day exploring our magnificent backyard.

Transportation is responsibility of winner

Donated by Tammy and Paul Cali
# 12 Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys

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Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2016

The Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys have matched up seven times on Thanksgiving Day in their historic rivalry dating back to the 1960's. Be there for the 8th historic meeting of the ultimate Indians vs. Cowboys showdown!! Spend this Thanksgiving watching what Sports Illustrated has called the top NFL rivalry of all time and one of the greatest in sports. You and 3 guests will have four (4) excellent tickets, donated by the Washington Redskins, to cheer on our hometown team as they battle their fiercest rival in enemy territory, AT&T Stadium. Enjoy the rest of your vacation in two hotel rooms at the Crown Plaza Arlington, TX for 2 days/3 nights.

Hotel courtesy of YFT Trustee, Richard Norman and his wife Vickie and 4 game tickets courtesy of Bruce Allen of the Washington Redskins
# 13 NASCAR Driving Experience at Charlotte Motor Speedway

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This is a "dream come true" vacation for a NASCAR fan. You'll be spending two (2) nights at the Ritz Carlton in Charlotte, NC to get all the NASCAR experiences in!! You and a guest will have the opportunity to actually drive REAL racecars on the Charlotte Motor Speedway. This 3-hour experience puts you behind the wheel for two 8-minute timed sessions. Don't forget to pull into the pits for a brief pit stop and then head back out! PASSING ALLOWED!!

You'll also have two (2) High Octane Combo packages to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. This includes admission plus unlimited simulator rides, an audio tour featuring over 45 behind the scenes stories of artifacts, a NASCAR Hall of Fame souvenir Mason Jar, a meal at the Pit Stop Café & a Hall of Fame lanyard!

End your NASCAR experience with a once in a lifetime private, exclusive tour of the Joe Gibbs Racing Team's Race Shop. You never know if you'll run into Coach Gibbs, Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, or Matt Kenseth!

Donated by YFT Trustee, Richard Norman and his wife Vickie and Joe Gibbs Racing Team
# 14 Tanque Verde Dude Ranch

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As seen on NBC's Today Show, the Tanque Dude Ranch is one America's old time ranches. Located on over 60,000 acres of Tucson's most breath-taking desert landscapes amid the Rincon Mountains and adjacent to Saguaro National Park and Coronado National Forest. Tanque has a full spa with a whirlpool and indoor pool for your pampering experience. Enjoy three gourmet meals served daily with several special outdoor dining events. Activities include Jeep adventures, fishing, horseback riding and roping, penning, and so much more. End your 7-day/6-night stay for two adults and two children (ages 4-11) in your own casita with a beautiful ride into the Sunset.

*Transportation is the responsibility of the winner

Donated by Carl and Bobbie Berquist
# 15 2011 White Toyota Sienna Le Van

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The 2011 Sienna minivan offers an improved exterior design, better driving dynamics, a more accommodating interior and features that take it up several notches in the hotly competitive minivan category. The 2011 Toyota Sienna folds together many passenger-friendly features including the reclining, leg-rest-equipped second row seats and an entertainment system that lets the kids watch two different programs. For those of you in inclement climes, the Sienna is the only minivan to offer the option of all-wheel drive. The Toyota Sienna XLE's Lounge Seating offers a Long-Slide feature maximizing legroom, while footrests rise up, virtually transforming the second row seats into Barcaloungers. Lustine has all service records and it runs like brand new!

Features include:
Automatic & brand new transmission!
AM/FM radio plus CD capability
Air conditioning
Back-up camera

Donated by YFT Trustee, Jim Giddings and Lustine Automall
# 16 Nashville Trip for the CMAs

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Country Music Awards 2016 in Nashville!!
Oct. 31 -- Nov. 4

The CMA Awards are "Country Music's Biggest Night!" Celebrate 50 years of America's music at the historic 50th County Music Awards show in the heart of country music, Nashville Tennessee. You and a guest will attend the November, 2nd 2016 show with two (2) lower bowl reserved seats to hear some of your favorite country stars, such as Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Chris Stapleton, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Zac Brown Band, Florida Georgia Line and so many more!

Don't forget to head to the Country Music Hall of Fame to learn all about the history of country music as well as some of the artists you will get to see live! You will get two platinum packages which includes admission to the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum with an audio tour as well as a guided tour of Historic RCA Studio B - Nashville's only historic studio tour!

Plus on Tuesday November 1st take in a show at the Grand Ole Opry at the historic Ryman Theater in downtown Nashville, with two lower level main floor tickets. With eight or more artists on each show, every Opry audience is treated to a sample music from a dynamic line-up of new stars, superstars & legends of country music. It's no wonder this live radio show has been entertaining people for nearly nine decades. Please note that due to the nature of the Opry, a complete artist line-up is not posted until the week of each show and even then may change- you never know who just might show up!


Included in this package is an autographed guitar signed by all three members of Lady Antebellum, who is currently nominated for Vocal Group of the Year! Deluxe Three (3) day/ two (2) night accommodations for two (2) at the brand new Westin Hotel in downtown Nashville, including full American breakfast daily.

*Transportation is the responsibility of the winner.

Donated by Carl and Bobbie Berquist
# 17 Table for 10 at the Heart2Heart Gala

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February 11, 2017

"The Heart-2-Heart Gala is an evening of celebration inspired by the heart to heart connection that we make that gives life purpose and fulfills us in our hearts, minds and souls. Heart-2-Heart connections come in many forms. It could be telling someone you love them. It can also be reaching out to someone in need or having a heart for kids. When you make a connection your life can change in a heartbeat."

When you and your friends or family members attend the Heart-2-Heart Gala you will hear from young people whose lives have been forever changed by that Heart-2-Heart connection. Not only will you have a magical evening, but you will be inspired by the people who passionately support the miracles that occur every day at YFT.
Heart-2-Heart is an unforgettable evening of dinner, dancing and entertainment for you, your Valentine and eight more friends or family members at the luxurious Ritz Carlton, Tyson's Corner. Includes dinner for your table of 10!

Donated by Youth for Tomorrow

# 18 Rock the Red! Support the Capitals

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Cheer on the Washington Capitals, from your own private 18 person Lexus Luxury Suite as they take on the Florida Panthers on Saturday, November 5th at 7pm. It will be an exciting season as the Caps try to build on their 2nd most points in a season and are the Reigning Presidents Cup Trophy Winners. You can make this an exciting and memorable company event or share with family and friends as you cheer on Alexander Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, the best Goaltender in the NHL, Vezina Trophy Winner, Braden Holtby, as well as the rest of the Washington Capitals!!

Package includes two (2) VIP reserved parking passes in the Verizon Center garage, 18 tickets to a Lexus Luxury Suite filled with comfortable arm chairs and couches, 2 TVs, a refrigerator/ice maker, your own private restroom, coat closet and so much more. In addition, the winning bidder will receive $500 to spend on food and beverage catering in your suite for all to enjoy!

Donated by Dat Dang, D&D Unlimited, Inc., Courtesy of Vincent Vanni, Monumental Sports and Entertainment
# 19 Ireland Adventure

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Escape the run of the mill and become enchanted with a captivating journey through Ireland, where you will explore pre-historic forts, navigate pristine lakes and discover hidden gems on this guided adventure through Gaelic culture. Enjoy a 6-Night getaway in breathtaking Dublin, Ennis & Killarney, Historic Castle Overnight Stay, Rental Car, Guinness Storehouse VIP Tickets, Gap of Dunloe & Aran Islands Excursions with Airfare for 2.

Trip Highlights include:
  • Mont Clare Hotel, Dublin
  • The Old Ground Hotel, Ennis
  • Randles Court Hotel, Killarney
  • Clontarf Castle Hotel, Dublin - 3-course dinner for 2
  • Full day tour for 2 on the Gap of Dunloe
  • Full day tour for 2 on the Aran Islands
  • 2 VIP tickets to the Guinness Storehouse
  • Daily breakfast for 2 at all hotels
  • 6-day rental car
  • Round-trip coach class airfare for 2 from within the 48 contiguous U.S. to Dublin, Ireland


Donated by Glen Thomas, RST Marketing
# 20 2000 Honda Accord

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2000 Honda Accord 2 Door SE Coupe, Silver & Automatic with A/C & leather seats. It's a 6 cylinder and has only 66,850 miles on it! This is a collector's item as there is not another one of these in the United States!!

Donated by YFT Trustee, Jim Giddings and Lustine Automall
# 21 Nascar Sprint Series Weekend

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Nascar Sprint Series Weekend in Las Vegas
March 11-13, 2107 in Las Vegas, Nevada

This is the ultimate experience for NASCAR fans. Go to Las Vegas for a weekend of motorsports mania!

See all your favorite drivers and experience the Neon Garage that is locat-ed in the center of the speedway's infield. It allows race fans to watch the drivers and the crews of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series from both ground-level and elevated positions. There will be live music and entertainment all weekend long.

Package includes:
(2) Two reserved weekend terrace tickets
(2) Two Neon Garage passes
(1) One VIP parking pass
(3) Three-night stay at a glamorous hotel on the Las Vegas strip

The weekend events include: The Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, the Boyd Gaming 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race and Stratosphere Pole Day.

Donated by Speedway Motor Sports and Marcus and Braun Smith, Charlotte Raceway
# 22 Vail Ski Package for Four (4)

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Vail is all about being something to everyone, which is why it's such a great ski destination for families. Skiers and snowboarders looking for incredible views will be thrilled with the scenic vistas of Vail's Gore Range, and restaurant-goers can find everything from Iron Chef foodie-fare to down-to-earth pub food and New York City-quality pizza. As North America's fourth largest ski area, Vail's terrain will please every level of skier or snowboarder. The resort's vast 5,289 acres offers wide-open, pristine bowl skiing, a plethora of meandering intermediate trails, multiple beginner areas and plenty of steep and deep terrain in the Back Bowls and Blue Sky Basin to keep expert skiers satisfied.

Embark on the ski adventure of a lifetime with this family ski package for four (4) that includes a three (3) night, four (4) day stay at the Vail Marriott. Located in Lionshead Village, the seven-story Vail Marriott is just 150 yards from the Eagle Bahn Gondola, making it an excellent choice for the skier or snowboarder who wants get as much time on the slopes as possible. The Vail Marriot's rustic décor includes exposed wood beams, stone floors and seating areas with leather furnishings. The fireside Avalanche Pub serves lunch and apres-ski cocktails and the First Chair Café, serving dinner and breakfast, offers modern American cuisine.

When the lifts close, or if your legs need a break from Vail's epic terrain, don't despair there are few places that compete with Vail's stacked list of activities. Vail offers visitors every winter experience from tubing, ski biking or bungee trampoline-ing at Eagle's Nest Adventure Ridge, taking a star-lit gondola ride to one of Vail's famed on-mountain restaurants, horse-drawn sleigh rides, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, bowling, movies, world-class nightlife, a renowned dining scene or perusing Vail's many art boutiques and shops. History buffs and long-time skiing enthusiasts will love a visit to Va
# 23 Calling All Meat Lovers

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For over 75 years, Kansas City Steak Company has been providing high quality meats as well as other delicious fine foods. They pride themselves on their family values, high standard of integrity, quality and hard work. YFT has included this item in the auction for many years because of everyone's high satisfaction!! Many winners come back each year for this prized item!!

One item of your choice is shipped each month along with a letter and gourmet guide. Choose from items such as ribeye steaks, filet mignons, stuffed pork chops, crab cakes, hickory smoked hams. Perfect solution for holidays, birthdays, business gifts or for your own enjoyment!!

Donated by John Kennedy, 3 Dog Logistics and Jamie Hogan, HSP
# 24 Remington Statue

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In 1895 Frederic Remington began to make sculptures, producing 22 different subjects, specializing in depictions of the Old American West. He drew inspiration from his time working for Harper's Weekly on a commission as an artist war-correspondent. Remington was the most successful Western illustrator in the "Golden Age" of illustration at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century.

Now you can own your very own sculpture reproduction from the Frederic Remington Art Museum, his very first sculpture from 1895, The Bronco Buster. The Museum offers the only legitimate reproductions, which are crafted by scanning original Remingtons to create the most accurate and authentic reproduction. Enjoy a beautifully crafted reproduction of Remington's bronzes in your very own home. Each piece has been mounted on a 100% natural marble base with a complimentary name plate featuring the artist's name, the name of the sculpture, and our museum name.

Donated by Dave Pullen, PMC
# 25 Martina McBride in Concert

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November 13, 2016

If you missed the opportunity to see Martina McBride at the Heart 2 Heart Gala in February, don't worry, we have 6 tickets to her November 13th concert at the Music Center at Strathmore. A limo will pick you and 5 guests up at your home to take you to dinner at Ruth's Chris Steak House in Bethesda. Then off to see Martina McBride at the Strathmore. Your limo will bring you safely home and because we want you to have a special memory of this amazing concert we have a guitar autographed by Martina just for you!

Donated by Martina McBride and Dennis Ashcraft, Colortree
# 26 Remember the Alamo

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San Antonio, TX

You and your guest will spend a memorable three (3) nights in the oldest, continuously operating hotel west of the Mississippi, the Menger Hotel (www.mengerhotel.com). The Menger bridges San Antonio's colorful border town's past with its cosmopolitan present. The Menger is the closest hotel to the Alamo (across the street) and a two block walk from the Riverwalk. Explore San Antonio on a full day, five star rated, Viator San Antonio Grand Sightseeing Tour that includes the Alamo, Spanish Governor's Palace, the Market Square, the Mission San Jose and many other sites. In addition, enjoy a relaxing riverboat cruise on the Paseo Del Rio. This package includes dinner for two (2) at Casa Rio, serving authentic Mexican food since 1946, located along San Antonio's famous Riverwalk!

Transportation is responsibility of winner.

Donated by YFT Trustee, Richard Norman and his wife Vickie and Kevin Doyle
# 27 Booth Visit with Sonny, Chris & Larry

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What great opportunity! You and a guest will spend a quarter in the broadcast booth watching Larry Michael, Sonny Jurgensen and Chris Cooley in action broadcasting the live "play by play" game action of the Washington Redskins.

This once in a lifetime experience includes a pair of Club Level tickets to a 2017 Redskins home game, one (1) parking pass, two (2) pre-game field passes and press box visit. You will work directly with Larry Michael to schedule your game day experience!

Donated by YFT Trustee Larry Michael and the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation
# 28 Historic Log Cabin in Horse Country Paris, KY

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Enjoy four (4) days and three (3) nights in a Historic Log Cabin that has welcomed Legendary Coach Bear Bryant as a guest. Bear was known to host poker games in the cabin and would hold practices on the land back when he was Football Coach at the University of Kentucky. This log cabin has been completely renovated and is located about 30 minutes from Lexington, KY, just outside of Paris, KY in Bourbon County. The cabin is on Stoner Creek in the heart of thoroughbred country. It has been featured in magazines & TV.

This lovely cabin will accommodate two (2) for a romantic getaway. It has a fireplace, full kitchen, TV and a lovely porch to sit back and take in the amazing scenery. Since it is located in the middle of thoroughbred horse country, many famous horses and Kentucky Derby winners have been bred, stood stud, or stabled within 5 miles of our property such as Sunday Silence, Sea Biscuit and Ferdinand to name a few. And you have the chance to tour those famous stables that once housed these greats. Claiborne Farm is only a few short miles away and has been in operation for over 100 years. It is the birthplace of more than 75 Champions and 22 members of National Racing Museum's Hall of Fame were foaled and/or raised at Claiborne.

The cabin sits on the banks of Stoner Creek (which is a small river). A beautiful screened in porch awaits for you to enjoy a morning coffee while enjoying the trickle of the spring house and sounds of nature. The stone fireplace is perfect to warm up after a day enjoying the property. Canoe on the river, fishing, hiking, horseback riding on request, trap/skeet shooting on request, etc...

You can also plan a visit during the same time to one of the many horse racing events that are held in the area such as the Rolex Event Series in April, or it's only a 90 minute drive to the Kentucky Derby.

This the perfect escape cabin for a long weekend.

*Dates to be agreed upon with owner. No dates available in November 2016.
# 29 Paint Party with Chris Cooley

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After playing for the Washington Redskins for nine years, Chris Cooley is now pursuing his own creative passion as a potter. As an art education major from Utah State, Chris' mission is to instruct, inform and inspire local artists.

"Creating something every day is what makes me most happy. Whether it be pottery, drawing or making my own concrete counter tops, I just have this desire to continue to create. The idea of knowing I made a piece of art that someone uses and loves is amazing. Art inspires me and I hope to show that enthusiasm to all of our gallery customers." - Chris Cooley

The Chris Cooley Gallery has donated a paint night for 20 at the Chris Cooley Gallery in historic, downtown Leesburg. Chris will be there to teach the class and encourage your creative instincts.

Donated by Chris Cooley and the Cooley Gallery, Leesburg, VA
# 30 Lovely Siesta Key Condo

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You and your guests (sleeps 9) will spend one (1) week in this three (3) bedroom, two (2) bath condo on beautiful Siesta Key in Sarasota, Florida! Siesta Key Beach is central Sarasota's gateway to the sparkling waters of the Gulf of Mexico, and an island known as the USA's #1 beach for its beauty and pristine white "powdered sugar" sand! (Winter Blackout dates apply)

Amenities include one king bed with private bath, one twin over double bunk bed, and two queen beds, one hall bath, swimming pools, complimentary beach chairs and umbrellas provided on beach, and easy walk to the beach. Enjoy being on the Intra Coastal Waterway (ICW) with plentiful boat rentals. Includes 25' boat slip with access to the ICW. Many good local restaurants and convenient shopping. Local attractions include the Mote Aquarium and Ringling Circus Museum and Mansion.

*Transportation is responsibility of winner

Donated by YFT Trustee, Bruce Eberle and his wife, Kathi, YFT Advisory Board
# 31 Cub Cadet Snowblower!

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According to the Farmer's Almanac the forecast for our region is for above-normal snowfall. The coldest periods will be in early to mid-January, from late January through early February, and in mid- to late February. The snowiest periods will be in mid-November, late January, and early to mid-February! With this wintry forecast, you will want to be ready with this Cub Cadet Snow Blower!! Cub Cadet unique high-speed induction accelerator draws snow through the system creating an effortless forward motion - no backups! This new 3X technology easily cuts through deep snowfall up to 50 % faster than 2-Stage snow blowers. Electric Start Gas Snow Blower with Power Steering and Heated Grips and a 4- way pitch control and chute rotation!!

Donated by Mike Murray, DMP
# 32 A Private Tour of NBC's The Today Show

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This is an experience you can't get anywhere else! A private tour for you and up to 7 friends of NBC's news and talk show, The Today Show! Others can only come and peer in through the windows to watch but you will be able to go and walk the halls and see everything from the other side of the window!!
You never know, you might get to meet Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker or many other of the show's famous hosts!!

You will stay in the heart of New York City at the Marriott Grand Marquis and have a $500 gift card to use for meals and/or transportation.

Please note the date of your visit must be a mutually approved by The Today Show and certain black-out dates may apply. We will give you the contact with The Today Show to work with them on setting up the date.

Donated by Friends of YFT and NBC's Today Show
# 33 Deep Creek Getaway

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Bring your family or friends to stay in this six (6) bedroom, four (4) bathroom lake view home that includes two (2) master en-suite bedrooms, and is located only minutes from Wisp resort. Any season is perfect for this awesome getaway! Tucked away in the mountains of Western Maryland in beautiful Garrett County, lies Wisp Resort, Maryland's only four season ski, golf and recreational destination resort. Wisp Resort is known for over 100 inches of annual snowfall! Wisp Resort offers something for all
four seasons: Golf, whitewater rafting, pontoon boats, zip lines, hiking, segway tours, climbing and rappelling, mountain bikes, laser games, skiing, snowboarding and much more! Enjoy 1 week relaxing on your porch taking in the breathtaking views of the lake or you can do as many activates as you like! Perfect for weddings, family reunions, company retreats or just a fun time for family and friends!!

Donated by YFT Trustee, Larry Rosenthal and his wife, Holly
# 34 DC Sports Package

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Here's your chance to become the Ultimate Home Town Fan!!! In this, one-of- a-kind package, you and three other people will be able to attend one game of EVERY MAJOR SPORTS TEAM IN DC!! Not only will you be able to see all these amazing teams play in person but you will be going in STYLE!!!

In this package you will receive:
  • Four (4) club level tickets to the Redskins vs. NY Giants on January 1st (parking pass included)
  • Four (4) Nationals tickets BEHIND the Home Team DUGOUT to a mutually agreed upon game (Section 130, Row E, Seats 15-18) & a parking pass
  • Four (4) suite tickets to a mutually agreed upon Capital's game during the 2016-2017 season
  • Four (4) suite tickets to a 2016-2017 mutually agreed upon Wizard's game
  • Four (4) tickets to a mutually agreed upon Mystic's game
  • Four (4) tickets to the DC United 2016 regular season home finale vs. NYCFC on Sunday October, 16th at RFK Stadium! (parking pass included)
  • Two (2) courtside Chairback tickets & pre-match VIP access to a mutually agreed upon home match during the 2017 Washington Kastles Tennis season.


Make all your other sports junkie friends jealous while you take being a super fan to an extreme level with what is truly the Ultimate DC Sports Ticket Package.

Donated by BakerHostetler, Washington Redskins, DC United, The Washington Kastles and The Peterson Company
# 35 Duck and Quail Beware

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Join Lt. Col. Oliver North & Steve Templeton on a two-night hunting excursion, January 15-17, 2017 to MD's beautiful Osprey Point, located on the Eastern Shore. Enjoy one of the Mid-Atlantic's most scenic and bountiful water fowl hunting locations. The hunt, for you and a guest, includes a sumptuous gourmet dinner at Rock Hall's famous inn and restaurant, Osprey Point.

Saturday will be devoted to hunting geese and quail and Sunday will be spent at The Point at Pintail shooting on the gigantic sporting clay course.

Donated by YFT Trustees, Oliver North and Steve Templeton
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