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The Central 4Ward, a group of supporters of Brookfield Central High School, have developed a 5-year plan to enhance and grow the athletic facilities at the high school. With the first Hall of Fame banquet coming up Saturday, the will be a silent auction to help raise money.
I thought it would be fun to list some of the items - there are some cool things to bid on for a good cause.
- A once in a lifetime opportunity! Group of four (4) will have the ability to join Milwaukee Brewers Radio Broadcaster, Bob Uecker, on his personal boat and fish on Lake Michigan. Food and beverages will be provided. Date to be mutually agreed upon, but experience cannot take place on a weekend and the Brewers have to be on a homestand. Value: Minimum Bid: $6,000.
There are some interesting ticket packages also.
- A pair of tickets to the September 30 game at Lambeau Field to see the Green Bay Packers vs. New Orleans Saints, 3:15 p. m. game time. Included in package is a Packer Scott Wells autograph football.
- Four tickets in Busch Stadium to catch the Milwaukee Brewers challenge the reigning World Series Champions the St. Louis Cardinals on Aug. 4. One night hotel stay at Drury Inn in St. Louis near the Arch and Busch Stadium is included in this package. Value: $600 Minimum Bid: $300
- Two tickets to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Michigan Wolverines on Sept. 22, 7:30 pm. Ability to attend pep rally, tour of locker room and go down onto the field Friday evening before the game and brunch at the Tippecanoe Restaurant the morning of game day.
- Travel to St. Louis, Missouri to watch the Green Bay Packers play the St. Louis Rams. Four (4) tickets with an overnight hotel stay.
- Brewers Package - Watch the Home Team in Style! Luxury Box at Miller Park to watch the Milwaukee Brewers.
- Big Ten Day – Travel for two people to one of Chicago’s premier hotels with Bill Carollo and watch a Saturday full of nothing but Big Ten Football. Guests would be privileged to have lunch, meet any ‘celebrities’ who stop by, and get expert advice on the officiating of all the Big Ten Football games that day. Date to be mutually agreed upon.
- Marquette Golden Eagles – Package includes four tickets to a 2012-2013 game excluding the Wisconsin Badgers, a Sobelman Gift Certificate for pre- or post-game bite and MQ apparel to show your team pride.
- Milwaukee Admirals Package - Four tickets in Herb Kohl’s Bradley Center Suite for a Milwaukee Admirals game or a Milwaukee Mustangs game for the 2011-2012 or 2012-2013 seasons. Snacks and beverages are included. Pizza will be available at the end of the first period.
- VIP Milwaukee Bucks Package.
If you are an autograph collector, then check these out.
- Mini Riddell Green Bay Packers Helmet autographed by Wide Receiver Greg Jennings. Value: $50 Minimum Bid: $25
Wisconsin Badgers Football signed by all Brookfield Central Players
Autograph baseball from Hall of Famer Robin Yount, lifetime Milwaukee Brewer and two–time MVP. Value: $100 Minimum Bid: $50
Autograph Baseball from Hall of Famer Bob Uecker, current Milwaukee Brewers Radio Announcer aka “Mr. Baseball.” Value: $100 Minimum bid: $50
Green Bay Packers, Aaron Rogers Print Autograph Football by Head Coach of the Green Bay Packers, Mike McCarthy. Value: $100 Minimum Bid: $50
Autograph Baseball of the 2011 National League All-Star Team featuring Milwaukee Brewers: Prince Fielder, Rickie Weeks and Ryan Braun, Los Angeles Dodgers: Matt Kemp and Clayton Kershaw and San Francisco Giants: Brian Wilson, Tim Linecum and Matt Cain. This is just to name a few. Value: $250 Minimum Bid: $100
Autograph Baseball of the 2011 American League All-Star Team featuring New York Yankees: Robinson Cano, Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter, Curtis Granderson, Mariano Rivera, David Robertson and CC Sabathia, Texas Rangers: Josh Hamilton and CJ Wilson. This is just to name a few. Value: $250 Minimum bid: $100.
Autograph Baseball by Boston Red Sox, David Ortiz Value: $120 Minimum Bid: $60.
Autograph 2011 All-Star Bat signed by Milwaukee Brewers, Ryan Braun Value: $600 Minimum Bid: $300.
Milwaukee Brewers Prince Fielder 2011 All-Star Bat (not signed) Value:$500 Minimum Bid: $200.
Autograph Baseball by Los Angeles Dodgers Don Mattingly Value: $100 Minimum Bid: $50.
Autograph Baseball by Los Angeles Dodgers Matt Kemp Value: $110 Minimum Bid: 60.
Autograph Baseball by Los Angeles Dodgers Clayton Kershaw Value: $125 Minimum Bid: $60. Autograph Baseball by Colorado Rockies Troy Tulowitzki Value: $75 Minimum Bid: $50.
Autograph Baseball by Colorado Rockies Todd Helton Value: $75 Minimum Bid: $50
Autograph Baseball by Colorado Rockies Carlos Gonzalez Value; $75 Minimum Bid: $50.
Green Bay Packers, Brett Farve autograph 8x10 print. Value: $250 Minimum Bid: $100.
There are also several other outstanding items.
Several get-a-ways - Genoa, Wisconsin Get-a-way, Colorado Escape, Door County Cottage.
Like to golf – A round at Westmoor Country Club, Lohmann Golf Designs transformed Westmoor Country Club from a fine golf course into a golfer’s paradise. Bid on a foursome at Westmoor Country Club followed by world class cuisine with a $300 dinner voucher.
Golf Lessons, golf balls Pepsi Golf Bag in Lancer colors.
For the kids there are Summer Youth Baseball Camp instructed by Cory Bigler and Summer Youth Baseball Camp instructed by Jeff Bigler, Head Varsity Coach Brookfield Central High School and Youth Baseball Clinic.
Wanna look good? There’s a Salon Package, Form Training has personal training, yoga, Pilates, sports training and nutrition. The Yoga Asylum $50 Gift Card and a beautiful silk scarf and Gift Card from Bruce Paul Goodwin.
Lancer items like Lancer Pride Package includes Brookfield Central Blanket, two bleacher seats to enjoy events in comfort and a Greater Metro Game Pass.
High School Students reserved parking space.
Perfect for the Graduate – Eight reserved seats and two reserved parking spots for graduation.
Eight hooded sweatshirts, assorted sizes and colors (Grey, Black, Pink), two stadium chairs and a Greater Metro pass.
And here are some other great items.
Mini Sausage Race – Four lucky children will be able to fulfill a dream of running as a Miller Park Racing Sausage.
Four tickets to the Off Broadway Performance, Packer Fans from Outer Space at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Overnight stay at the InterContinenetal.
Melanie Sikma Photography, a boutique photography studio located in the Stonewood Village Shops in Brookfield specialized in photographing newborns, children, and families. Package includes a portrait and home design consultation, a weekday session for up to six individuals in the same family, a private appointment to view and order images and a 16 x 20 portrait print. Value: $610.
Enjoy four hours of DJ/Karaoke at your private party. Perfect for graduations, anniversary or birthday parties or even a wedding.
$200 Bartoltta cards Two certificates, good for Racine Kringle of the Month for six months. Value: $149 each.
Weekend use of Car/Truck/SUV – Boucher Auto Group Value: $300.
Some good things for a great cause.