These “Trips Of A Lifetime” will be available for bid the night of the event in our Grand Ballroom Silent Auction. Additionally you can join in on our all new “HEADS or TAILS” game. Buy a $100 chance to join the FUN!. Only 100 tickets will be sold and the winner will have their choice of ANY of the listed trips.


8 Day Gourmet Tuscany Tour

On this a Italian tour package, the town of Montecatini serves as your home base from which to venture out daily to explore the surrounding landscapes of breathtaking Tuscany. You’ll indulge in picturesque scenery, world-class local wines, traditional cuisine, and cultural discoveries via eight days of regional excursions. From the rolling hills of Montalbano to Vinci and beyond, you’ll make daily sojourns through bountiful vineyards, olive groves, and chestnut trees. You’ll visit the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci to experience the Renaissance master’s life and art. Traveling through some of the most stunning and lush natural landscapes in Italy, you’ll embark each day to visit idyllic spots, including the gorgeous Chianti Valley and the Etruscan Coast. As you visit quaint wine shops, cafes, a traditional butcher shop, historic estates, and museums, you’ll feel immersed in the history and traditions of each daily destination. In addition
to sampling the local gourmet Tuscan fare, you’ll also be treated to an Italian cooking lesson, starting with the selection of fresh ingredients at a local market. You’ll prepare an authentic Italian dish inside a rustic Tuscan farmhouse where you and your travel companions will enjoy your culinary creations – complete with master-chef prizes. You’ll also sample artisan-crafted chocolates and learn the art of Italian dessert-making at your hotel. You’ll revel in the beauty of becoming familiar with a single destination of Montecatini while making priceless daily discoveries of locales that are off the beaten path.
• Professional travel agent consultations
• Touring by first-class, air-conditioned motor coach
• Professional Tour Director while touring
• Buffet breakfasts daily
• 4 lunches & 3 dinners
• Does NOT include air



If you crave the perfect tropical beach experience, then this amazing trip to St. Lucia is perfect for the two of you. The sparkling water of the Caribbean looks like a million gallons of liquid sapphires washing ashore on the pure white sand beaches just feet from your door. Spend your days splashing in the crystal clear water, relaxing in a hammock under beachfront palms… or anything else you want to do… because on St. Lucia, the best of the islands awaits you. Stay up late and experience lying on the beach at night watching a billion stars twinkling just for you. Or, you can go shopping for intriguing local gifts and clothing and enjoy dining on the incredibly fresh foods that delight your palate. One-day experience the St Lucia rainforest from above with a thrilling aerial tram tour. Board an 8-person open-air gondola and glide among the treetops, learning about local flora and watching for endangered jacquot parrots soaring alongside you as you go. This rejuvenating nature and wildlife excursion also provides spectacular views of the island’s northern side. This perfect beach experience includes round trip main cabin airfare for two, four nights luxurious hotel and your thrilling tour to the rainforest.


Tropical Costa Rica

Costa Rica occupies a privileged spot in the heart of Central America. It’s a small country with beauty and adventure behind every corner. In Costa Rica, you can enjoy lovely tropical beaches, the grandest adventures, the wonders of nature, scintillating culture, all the necessary components of a perfect vacation. Costa Rica stands out for its variety of aquatic ecosystems and its beautiful white and black sand beaches, providing a supreme setting for activities such
as sportfishing, snorkeling, and sunbathing. One day, enjoy a perfect mix of adrenaline-pumping adventure combined with relaxation on this full-day tour at Vida Aventura Nature Park in the beautiful Guanacaste Mountains. Soar across seven canopy zip lines through a forested canyon before horseback riding over hillside trails. You’ll catch views of two active volcanoes, Miravalles and Rincon de la Vieja, followed by a mineral mud bath and a dip in a thermal pool to wash it all away! Your five night/six-day trip includes roundtrip coach airfare, your marvelous hotel, and your full day tour.


San Juan Island Whale Watching

A whale watching adventure awaits you in the beautiful and the sunny San Juan Islands, just north of Seattle. Travel from Seattle to Friday Harbor onto San Juan Island, then on to Victoria and Vancouver on this Pacific Northwest getaway. Enjoy the beauty of San Juan Island on a special Whale Watch Cruise from Friday Harbor. The San Juan Islands are a world-renowned destination for both their natural Northwest beauty as well as populations of Orca whales that reside in the area’s waters. Friday Harbor is a small town on San Juan Island, and the departure point for your Orca Whale and Sealife Excursion. In addition to the San Juan’s, visit Victoria, the capital of British Columbia for a taste of British culture, and Vancouver which features a modern skyline, famous international cuisines and spectacular water and mountain views. Your four nights/five-day trip includes roundtrip coach airfare, your delightful hotels, and your transportation between each city plus your whale watching tour.

Win A Trip for $100
Heads OR Tails

More fun than any other auction or raffle you have encountered! During the game, an announcer asks all Heads or Tails participants to stand and choose heads or tails by placing their hands on either their heads or their bums. The announcer then flips a coin and asks the “losers” to take a seat. The coin flipping continues until only one person remains standing who is declared the winner of the Trip of a Lifetime!.

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    – $100 per ticket
    – Your choice of any trip
    – Only 100 tickets sold
    – Need not be present to win

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