The Leaven’s Annual Gala 2014
Expect this year’s event to be new and exciting. Expect your heart to be touched as well. But everything won’t be different – we will have a live auction featuring 6 outstanding items (some of which may require some pre-planning for you potential bidders out there). Please take a look, and thanks for partnering with The Leaven to make a difference!”
#201 Experience Elegant Santa Barbara
Enjoy a 2-night stay at the Bacara Resort & Spa, a Spanish-style luxury resort on the Santa Barbara Coast. This package also includes a certificate for dinner at Chuck’s Waterfront Grill and a basket of signature items from the area.
#202 Seafood Boil at the Emerson’s
Your group of 12 will be welcomed by iron gates and will travel through Jon and Eileen Emerson’s vineyard to begin a fabulous evening. Guests will partake of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres upon arrival, followed by homemade Caesar salad. Along with crusty French bread and wine, guests will then enjoy lobster, shrimp, clams, corn, kielbasa, baby artichokes, and potatoes in a seafood boil. Don’t be shy – dig in and use your fingers (bibs and towels supplied)! Finish it all off with Apple Crostata and vanilla ice cream. Wow! (Must coordinate the date with the Emersons.)
#203 Cabo San Lucas Vacation
Rest and relaxation are calling your name – Cabo style! Don’t miss this chance to enjoy 8 days / 7 nights at the beautiful Pueblo Bonito Resort at Sunset Beach. This popular Leaven auction item has been upgraded to a 2 bedroom unit that sleeps up to 8. Must be used May 8-15, 2015.
#204 Dinner for 8 with Chef Jason O’Kennedy of Green Valley Country Club
Maximize your wine cellar with exceptional wine-pairing dinner with master chef Jason O’Kennedy. Chef O’Kennedy will personally meet with you to plan the menu and match your private cellar wine with his gourmet menu. This is one evening that is sure to impress your guests (must schedule a 2015 date through Chef O’Kennedy). Purchaser provides wine and gratuity to GVCC staff.
#205 VCS Tuition for a NEW OR CURRENT student (new feature this year!) **
Vacaville Christian Schools (VCS) is offering one (1) child’s tuition for Kindergarten – 12th grade. VCS is nestled in the heart of Vacaville on 28 acres and for thirty-eight years VCS has offered Solano County children a premium Christian education. Give a child the gift that will last them a lifetime…a secure educational foundation. VCS offers AP classes, honor classes, sports, fine arts, computers and after school care/programs and more!
**Restrictions Apply: Valid for only ONE (1) student during the 2015-2016 academic year. Must be Kindergarten – 12th grade application. Certificate is for Tuition ONLY. Other Annual Fees and Miscellaneous Fees and Registration Fees are NOT included with this tuition discount. New student must be currently in good academic and behavior standing with current school to be accepted. Placement Testing may apply.
#206 Four-Course Dinner for 8
Prepared in your home by Chef Peter Halikas of Mankas Steakhouse. Each course will showcase a locally grown or raised ingredient paired with a local wine. Sit back and relax while Chef Peter and his staff create a wonderful, one-of-a-kind, memorable evening in the privacy of your own home! Wine, glass wear, plates & silverware all provided by Mankas Steakhouse!