Chicago Noche 2013 Live Auction Items

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Bottle of premium Guatemalan rum. Ron Zacapa Centenario is a popular premium rum produced in Guatemala. Zacapa was created in 1976 to celebrate the centenary of the town of Zacapa, in eastern Guatemala. The company claims that part of their success lies in the fact that barrels are stored 2,300 meters above sea level in an aging facility situated below the upper slopes of the mountains and volcanoes of Guatemala, where the temperature is an average of 62°F. The rum has won awards from various international competitions and is the first rum to be included in the International Rum Festival’s Hall of Fame.

In-home gourmet dining experience. Experience a fun, hands-on five-course dining experience for eight people with seasonal cocktails created by Adam Seger, and complimentary seasonal small plates created by Amy Cox. As Founder and Mixologist for Hum Spirits Company and Consulting Sommelier/Mixologist for iPic Entertainment, Adam Seger takes a chefʼs approach to creating drinks. In addition to creating “Moetʼs Red Carpet Glamour,” the welcome cocktail for the 84th Academy Awards Governorʼs Ball, Seger also created the HUM-centric cocktails for Colin Cowieʼs celebrity-studded Oprah 25 party. Amy Cox is the owner of subURBAN homestead, a sustainable lifestyle company that offers upbeat, fun, wellness classes and events for corporations, non-profit organizations, schools and businesses. Amy is a Certified Holistic Health Coach, facilitating workshops that empower participants to holistically make sustainable and healthy lifestyle changes, by minimizing preventable disease.

Grand vacation home in the Rocky Mountains. Spend a week at a beautiful modern chalet set high in the Colorado Rockies on 32 acres of private land and national forest. The 9,700 sq. ft. home has six spacious, private suites, each with a private Jacuzzi hot tub and outside deck or patio. Other features include a Chef’s Kitchen, a Great Room with wood burning fireplace, a wellness studio, an indoor pool, a steam shower, original art, and extensive grounds for walking, hiking, and exploring the Rocky Mountain views. More information click here.

St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands vacation home. Enjoy seven nights and eight days in beautiful St. Croix. Take in a panoramic view of the Caribbean while you are sitting poolside at a private home fully furnished with all the amenities. The three bedroom, three bathroom villa has a main house and a furnished guesthouse. It is located in a very private area and is only two minutes from the beach where snorkeling, SCUBA diving, kayaking, golf, tennis, horseback riding and nature hikes are easily scheduled. For more photos and information, click here.

Tropical getaway in Kauai, Hawaii, PLUS airfare for two. Would you like a warm getaway next winter? What about a dream vacation on the most romantic holiday of the year? Enjoy a condo for up to six people located high upon a bluff overlooking pristine Anini Bay in Kauai, Hawaii. The condo features spectacular views and a cliff-side pool and spa. Travel dates: February 13 – 20, 2014.

Night at the Union League Club of Chicago with dinner and breakfast for two. The ULCC has 180 beautifully-appointed guest rooms and three restaurants with award-winning chefs. You will dine at the Wigwam Restaurant where you will enjoy the Chef’s Tasting Menu with paired wines. You will also be treated to a beautiful buffet breakfast. The hotel has a state-of-the-art Athletic Department that features a 5-lane swimming pool, cardio room, weight room, specialty classes and personal trainers. The spa facilities are complete with massage, manicures, pedicures and hair styling. More information click here.