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Only in Vegas…

  • Two-night, two-room stay at Caesars Palace
  • Dinner for four at Vegas hotspot, STK
  • VIP tickets to Absinthe
  • Reserved table and bottle service at Pure Nightclub

Two couples or four girlfriends will embark on a grown-up adventure to Las Vegas.  Revel in luxurious style with a two-night, two-room stay at Caesars Palace.  While you’re there, you’ll be treated to dinner for four at Vegas hotspot STK and VIP tickets to the critically acclaimed and daring new show, Absinthe.  Finish off your evening in high-roller style with VIP entrance and reserved table service at Pure Nightclub.

VALUE: $2,500 – $3,000

Generously donated by Caesars Entertainment and the Parca Auxiliary 2012 Provisional Group: Jennifer Bishko, Kathleen Casciaro, Lija McBride and Amelia Stangelini.

Valid from May 16, 2012 through March, 2013. Rooms based on availability-not valid on holidays, during major conventions or certain special events. Amenities not included. Rooms, Absinthe and Pure credits must be used on the same visit. Absinthe tickets not guaranteed after September 30, 2012. Table service at Pure Nightclub includes one bottle of your choice of alcohol and is not available on holiday weekends or special events.

“Modo e Spasso” ~ Fashion & Fun at Sam Malouf

Sam Malouf shopping experience with five $1,000 gift certificates

  • Al fresco Italian dinner for ten by St. Clair’s Catering
  • Original art for each couple to take home

Five couples will experience an intimate evening in one of the most fashion forward men’s specialty clothing stores on the Peninsula, Sam Malouf.  Enjoy private time with Sam and his associates, who will ensure that the man in your life finds a look and style authentically his own. Each couple will receive a Gift Certificate worth $1,000 to use while sipping champagne and exploring the refined selection of the most distinguished European and American Designers. Then retreat al fresco to the patio for a delectable Italian dinner brought to you by St. Clair’s Catering — complete with wine pairings and special favors for all!

VALUE: $8,500 – $9,000

Generously donated by Sam Malouf, St. Clair’s Catering, The Studio Shop, Benjamin Veloz and the Parca Auxiliary 2012 Provisional Group: Lisa Brennan, Sherri Jarrett, Betza Mock, and Nicole Salama.

If the shoe fits…

  • Six pairs of shoes for six months from Wilkes Bashford

“Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.” Marilyn Monroe.
Once a month for the next six months, treat yourself to a new pair of shoes from renowned fashion retailer Wilkes Bashford.  Consider your world conquered.

VALUE: $3,550

Generously donated by Wilkes Bashford.

Credit may not be carried over from month to month. Some limitations apply: 1 pair of Jimmy Choos, max value $600; 2 pairs of Manolo Blahniks, max value $650 each; 1 pair of Gravati, max value $500; 1 pair of Pas de Rouge, max value $400; and 1 pair of Christian Louboutins, max value $750.

Sip, Swing, and Spa – Retreat to Mayacama

  • Four nights in a three-bedroom villa at Mayacama Resort
  • $1,000 gift card to use on wine, golf, spa…whatever you like

Experience five days and four nights in a three-bedroom villa at Mayacama, a private golf resort located in the Healdsburg countryside that Fortune Magazine called, “Golf heaven in wine country”.  Use your $1,000 gift card to spend your way…golf the Jack Nicklaus signature course, dine privately in the wine cellar, enjoy relaxing spa treatments, or take a chauffeured wine tour from one of Mayacama’s knowledgeable wine stewards. 

VALUE: $7,000 – $8,400

Generously donated by Jon and Wendy Grad and the Parca Auxiliary 2012 Board of Directors.

The Devil Wears Parca

  • Two tickets to two NYC Fall Fashion Week shows
  • Dinner at Raoul’s
  • Zac Posen Handbag
  • VIP Shopping Experience at Saks Fifth Avenue
  • Three nights at 60 Thompson in SOHO
  • 10 hours of Car Service

You and a friend will be treated to a first class experience of a NYC “it” girl, including tickets to BCBG Max Azria and Herve Leger, two of New York Fashion Week’s hottest shows.  With the coveted Zac Posen Spring 2012 Large Darling Satchel in hand, you’ll head to Saks Fifth Avenue for a personal shopping experience complete with champagne and professional makeup application.  We top this off with dinner for two at New York’s iconic SOHO establishment Raoul’s and accommodations at 60 Thompson, a chic boutique SOHO hotel. And to help you get around without breaking those Louboutins, 10 hours of car service is included.  Anna Wintour, watch out!

VALUE: $3,500 – $4,200

Generously donated by 60 Thompson, BCBG Max Azria Group, Big Apple Car, Zac Posen, Saks Fifth Avenue and the Parca Auxiliary 2012 Provisional Group: Hilary Desrosiers, Licia Hayden, Sarah Kingsbury and Chelsea Woo.

Tickets to Fashion Week are Priority Standing for the Spring 2013 Runway Shows held in September.

Pull out your Parka

  • One week stay in large five-bedroom home in Park City, Utah
  • Four lift tickets to Park City Mountain
  • Two lift tickets to Deer Valley Resort
  • Dinner four four at Apex
  • Three pairs of Oakley ski goggles

Polish your poles, and prepare yourself for the “greatest snow on earth”!!!  Experience a week of powder in a five-bedroom, five-bathroom home in Park City, Utah.  Complimentary lift tickets will allow you to discover Deer Valley and master Park City Mountain.  Enjoy dinner for four at Apex, the Montage Deer Valley’s signature restaurant, known for its innovative cuisine and fresh farm-to-table ingredients.  New Oakley ski goggles await….so grab the rest of your gear and head to the mountains! 

VALUE: $6,500-$7,500

Generously donated by Carrie and Adam Beard, Deer Valley Resort, Montage Deer Valley, Oakley, Park City Mountain, Sports Basement and the Parca Auxiliary 2012 Provisional Group: Carrie Beard, Katie Irvine, Kerri Macha and Lisa Ott.

Black out period:  December 25-January 2, 2013, January 19-21, 2013, January 25-27, 2013, February 16-18, 2013 and March 15-31, 2013.  Home may be booked using only one full weekend (e.g., Monday to Sunday). Home is located in Jeremy Ranch and is ~5 minutes to The Canyons, 15 minutes to Park City, and 20 minutes to Deer Valley by car.  Lift tickets are not valid on December 25-January 2, 2013, January 19-21, 2013 and February 16-18, 2013.

Bask in Bacara Bliss-The Ultimate Santa Barbara Retreat

  • Two nights in a spectacular, one-of-a-kind suite at Bacara Resort
  • Dinner for four at four-star Miró restaurant
  • Four 50-minute spa treatments

A one-of-a-kind escape to Santa Barbara’s renowned Bacara Resort and Spa awaits four guests who will spend two nights in the exclusive two-bedroom, 2,000 square foot Sea Haven suite that sits at ocean’s edge.  Enjoy a romantic sunrise or sunset viewed from the wraparound terrace or by the two fireplaces in the living room through floor-to-ceiling windows.  Relaxing spa services and dinner at the four-star Miró restaurant will ensure that your luxurious stay will be second to none.

VALUE: $10,000 – $15,000

Generously donated by Ohana Real Estate/Montage.

Timeless Elegance from Kerns Fine Jewelry

  • 18-karat, white gold, pave diamond bracelet

A beautiful 18-karat, white gold, decco link bracelet with 294 pave diamonds will bring an added touch of luxury to any jewelry collection.   This exceptional and unique estate piece is sure to be treasured by you and generations to come.

VALUE: Priceless

Generously donated by Kerns Fine Jewelry.

Fore at the Four Seasons

  • Three nights in a Casita room at the Four Seasons Punta Mita
  • Golf for two on Jack Nicklaus designed golf course

A world of tropical adventure awaits.  Spend three nights in luxury at the Four Seasons Punta Mita in Puerto Vallarta.  From your Casita room, views of white sand beaches, turquoise waters and spectacular sunsets will take your breath away.  Oceanside golf for two on a Jack Nicklaus designed golf course is included.

VALUE: $3,600 – $4,500

Generously donated by the Four Seasons Punta Mita.

Restrictions may apply.  Holidays excluded. Valid from June 1, 2012 to December 15, 2012 and May 1, 2013 to May 31, 2013.

Girl With the Pearl Earrings

  • Tahitian pearl earrings surrounded by diamonds
  • Tickets for two to the San Francisco Ballet
  • A night at the Fairmont Hotel
  • Pre-ballet spirits and small bites at Jardinière
  • Private transportation to and from the Ballet

Adorned with these decadent Tahitian pearl earrings surrounded by diamonds from Christine Jewelry you are sure to feel like a work of art, as you embark on an evening of culture in San Francisco.  You’ll be transported from the Fairmont Hotel to Jardinière, for spirits and small bites.  Next, it’s onto the San Francisco Ballet where a world of dance awaits. At the end of this fabulous night, your driver will return you to the Fairmont for some well-deserved rest and relaxation.

VALUE $4,000-4,800

Generously donated by Avalon Transportation and Christine Jewelry, with the support of the Parca Auxiliary Sustainers.

Date to be mutually agreed upon. Transportation not to exceed six hours.

Live From New York, It’s Saturday Night Live! And…Jimmy Fallon!

  • Tickets for two to live taping of Saturday Night Live
  • Tickets for two to live taping of Jimmy Fallon
  • Two night hotel stay at hip NYC hotel

Embark on an unforgettable weekend in the Big Apple. Enjoy a two-night stay at one of New York City’s premier hotels, attend a live taping of Saturday Night Live in addition to a taping of one of SNL’s most famous and adorable alumni, Jimmy Fallon. Tickets await for some of the most coveted seats in NYC.  Well, isn’t that special!

VALUE:  Priceless