FAR WEST NORDIC AUCTION/RAFFLE


Saturday • October 26, 2013 6PM

Truckee Community Recreation Center
(Interstate 80 and Highway 89N)

A Benefit for the Far West Nordic Junior Ski Program

The 28th annual Far West Nordic Auction/Raffle Party will be held at the Truckee Community Recreation Center on Saturday October 26th.
This is the “CAN’T MISS” EVENT of the season. This is Far West Nordic’s largest fundraiser for its Junior Nordic Programs. Please plan on attending and bidding on some of our great prizes.

VOLUNTEERS

We need VOLUNTEERS for the Auction/Raffle Party. Please SIGNUP and help us make the auction a huge success.

TICKETS

$40 admission for ages 12 and up includes one raffle ticket.
$20 admission Juniors age 11 and under

$20 donation only ticket
Buy additional raffle tickets for $5 each.


Admission and raffle tickets can be purchased at the door.

You can designate a Junior to receive credit for your online purchase.
We cannot credit individual Juniors for tickets purchased at the door.

FOOD

Taco and Burrito Bar

Parent Dessert Bar

MEMBERSHIP

Stop by our membership table to join or renew.
Thank you to those who have joined or renewed their membership for 2013-2014.


AUCTION AND RAFFLE PRIZES

Live Auction • Silent Auction • Raffle Prizes

It is not necessary to be present to win.

Thanks to all of our generous donors we have a phenomenal array of raffle and auction prizes.

The Grand Raffle Prize Dream Ski Package: Salomon boots and bindings, Fischer Skis, Swix Poles, all top of the line,
and a 90 minute "Pick Your Pro" lesson.

Great Auction Items include Ski Area Passes - Restaurant Dining - Romantic Weekend Getaways - Ski Equipment - Vacations - "Celebrity" Ski Lessons - Fine Art - Outdoor Gear & Clothing - "One of a Kind" Prizes

 

Salomon

Fischer

swix
Great Basin Brewing Company Truckee River Winery Ninkasi
coppola winery Paco's Alpenglow
Winspire    

 

AUCTION PRIZES

SILENT AUCTION ITEM

DONATED BY
Granite Cheese Board, green/gray/brown Alpine Stone Works
Granite Cheese Board, burgandy/green/tan Alpine Stone Works
Signed Super Tour Shirt, Kikkan Randall,Liz Stephens, Sadie Bjorsen, Lauren Fritz, Sophie Caldwell, Jessie Diggins  
Danae Anderson Painting "you can" 10 1/4 inch by 10 1/4 inch Danae Anderson
Mickey's BIG MACK Charters, Sportsfishing Lake Tahoe, 2 people for 5 hours Big Mack
1 hour Massage by Sonja Harris Sonja Harris
Framed Photograph, Cows in the Headlands, photographer: Helmut Horn Alpine Mounting/Tahoe Posters.com
Framed Photograph, Portal of Light, photographer: Helmut Horn Alpine Mounting/Tahoe Posters.com
Steamer Tahoe, vintage style giclee print, Artist: Paul Bailey Alpine Mounting/Tahoe Posters.com
Thunderbird, vintage style giclee print, Artist: Paul Bailey Alpine Mounting/Tahoe Posters.com
Framed Photograph, Pebble Beach, photographer: Joanne Dost Alpine Mounting/Tahoe Posters.com
Atomic AT Worldcup Classic, 196cm, featherlight The Sports Exchange
December Sunset Donner Lake, Olof Carmel Fine Art Photography Carmel Gallery
NASCAR Driver for A Day, Nascar Racing Experience for 2, 2-night stay in a standard quest room at participating Hyatt Place Hotels, Winspire booking & concierge service  Winspire
NASCAR Driver for A Day, Nascar Racing Experience for 2, 4-night stay in a standard quest room at participating Hyatt Place Hotels,Round-trip coach class airfare for 2 within the 48 contiquous U.S.,  Winspire booking & concierge service  Winspire
Iron "rail road ties" Skate Skiier 23X23ish Richard  Blide/wild Hair Welding
Mt. Borah, Far West Nordic Masters Jacket, Last two of this kind Large Andy Pasternak
Mt. Borah, Far West Nordic Masters Jacket, Last two of this kind Medium Andy Pasternak
Framed European Architectural Etching from Backstreet Framers, Beautiful Gold Frame Backstreet Framers
Reeves, Water Colour Artist Box, 32 pieces The Store/ Lisa Adams
Tubbs Frontier Snowshoe Grey/Blue Frame, Control Wing Binding Tahoe Dave's
Jet Boil, Javakit. Personal cooking system and coffee press Bill & Jodi Sterling/Sterling & Co.
Salomon Wheely Ski Bag, Navy Blue/Orange, 195CM Length, 2 pair ski, 7Lbs 10 OZ Bill & Jodi Sterling/Sterling & Co.
Salomon Nordic 3 pair ski bag, 215 Pro Sleeve, Black/ Yellow zipper Bill & Jodi Sterling/Sterling & Co.
Deuter Act Trail 28 SL, red Hiking Backpack women's Fit Bill & Jodi Sterling/Sterling & Co.
Deuter Act Zero 50+10 pack, Navy/royal blue, Men's Pack Brendan/ Alpenglow
Salomon Roll Suitcase, Navy Blue/orange, Big Blue-X Paco's Bike & Ski
Steve Schmier's Jewelry, Lake Tahoe Pendant Neckless Michael Grant/ Steve Schmier Jewelry
1 Pair Maui Jim Sugar Beach Sunglasses: (Gloss black with neutral grey lenses) Maui Jim
1960 Original Squaw Valley Olympic Souvenir Plate The Alpine Antiquer/ Adelaide Gramanz
Perennial Landscape & Nursery, Gift Certificate $100.00 Perennial Landscape & Nursery
1 -10 Pack of Full Day Trail Passes, Valid 2013-14 Ski Season, Tahoe XC Kevin & Valli Murane
1 Full Season Dog Pass, Tahoe XC Kevin & Valli Murane
Rossignol-Double Decker Gear & Boot Bag , Black with Red logo Roger Chaney
Rossignol-Long Haul 2 Pair Ski Bag, Black with Red logo Roger Chaney
Toko Black/Yellow Hat, Swiss Flag in Front  Roger Chaney
Toko Hot Wax, High Fluoro, WorldCup-Tribloc, yellow-snow temp +21-+32F Roger Chaney
Toko Hot Wax, High Fluoro, WorldCup-Tribloc, Blue-snow temp +14 to -22F Roger Chaney
Toko Hot Wax, High Fluoro, WorldCup-Tribloc,red-snow temp +10 - +25F Roger Chaney
2 Bones Books By Jeff Smith, Out From Boneville and The Great Cow Race Bodie Hudson
Supertour Basket, signed Shirt, Tan Hat, Water Bottle Wild Cherries/ Far West Nordic
Madshus Annum 175, Waxless Touring Ski Brendan/ Alpenglow 
Snohoe, white with Blue Blade Sno Hoe Tahoe City
El Dorado Reno, Dinner & Show Package for Four to our currant Stage Show with Dinner at The Prime Rib Grill or La Strada El Dorado Hotel and Casino
$60. Gift Certificate at The River Ranch, expiration 11/30/2014 River Ranch
$100. Dinner for two, Sunnyside Resort Sunnyside Resort
$50 Gift Certificate to Cyclepaths, Truckee Cyclepaths
2 full day, full suspension Mountain Bike Demo's,from the Olympic Bike Shop Olympic Bike Shop
one night Lodging for Two at charming Sorensen's Resort in beautiful Hope Valley.(Mon-Thurs) non-holiday, space available basis, expiration 10/2014 Sorensen's
A day at the Boat Work's Package: $50. at Fine and Funky, $10 at Tahoe City Chocolates, Dinner at Jake's on the Lake Fine and Funky, Jake's on the Lake, Tahoe City Chocolates
K2 SNBD Snowboard, Coors Logo 22" Stance and Length 55.9cm Mike Rosen
Torquoise/gold Hula Hoop, Elevation Hoops Dean and Lisa/elevation Hoops
Raku vase from Tohas Stokes Thomas Stokes
Healthy Athlete Package, Swiss Ball, Traveling Roller Massager & Foam Roll Sierra Sports Care and Chiropractice
Northstar, Two-2 day lift Tickets, Value $190.EACH  
Mountain Hardware Patio Entertainment Package - patio paper lantern light string, margarita pitcher, 4 glasses and mix Mountain Hardware
one month at CROSSFIT BLIZZARD Myles Lewis/Crossfit Blizzard
2 Mon- Friday Lift Passes to Sierra At Tahoe Sierrra at Tahoe
Photo Book - Tracks of Passion, Eastern Sierra Skiing, Dave McCoy & Mammoth Mountain Robin Morning/Mammoth Lakes
Matt Gelso's US Ski Team Race Jersey worn at 2006 World Juniors in Slovenia Matt Gelso
Tahoe House Preserves Gift Basket Tahoe House
Breakfast and Golf Package- 2 Round TC Golf Course and $30 at Bridgetender  
Tahoe Music Institute, one month's worth of lessons ( four 30-min instrument lessons) Value $160.00 Tahoe Music Institute
French Kiss Carpet Care, $100.00 of Carpet Cleaning Elan and Stacey Bordes
Firelight Lodge Tahoe Vista, 2 nights Lodging Peter Przybyslawski
River Grill, Tahoe City, Gift Certificate $50.00 Jennifer and Richard Courcier
Andrew Newell,US Ski Team Headband, Red, Bjorn Daehlie Andy Newell
Andrew Newell,US Olympic Team Polo Shirt, white with blue strip Andy Newell
Andrew Newell,US Olympic Team Sweatshirt, Navy blue Andy Newell
Dr. Jim Taylor Package, One hour Sports Psychology Consult, Positive Pushing (book), Prime Sport: Triumph of the Athlete Mind (book) Dr. Jim Taylor
Orange Flipside Sport 20L AW,  LowePro Photographers Backpack, Multi function, removable insert, waterproof Bear Valley Cross Counrty/KS & RHH
Signed Katerina Nash Poster Katerina Nash
Mavic Altium Zxellium Ultimate, full carbon Bike Shoe Size 5 from Katerina Nash Katerina Nash
Set of 5 , signed, numbered Ken Eberts Commemorative posters Tahoe Posters/Fred Zabell
Silversilk Lariat Neckless with Drop Beads Gioielli
Baby Blue Spruce Living Christmas Tree, 7gallon Villager Nursery
60 minute massage with Gale Klenk, Truckee, Ca Gale Klenk/Truckee Massage
$100. Cottonwoods, fine Hilltop Dining Mike Blide/Cottonwood
BB King signed album Cover, Silver Strings Charity Fundraising
One hour Massage with Richard Leversee Richard Leversee
Dale of Norway, Stag Head, purple/white strips, medium Kristie Wingard
MAMMOTH BIATHLON WEEKEND: March 21 and 22, 2014, 2 night stay in a one bedroom condo, one day Biathlon entry fee ($75), 2 6-packs Mammoth Mountain Beer, Brian's Bicycles and Cross Country Ski store GC $20. Dr. Mike Karch, Gary Small, Mammoth Brewing Company
"Aspen Tress, Picture Peak" by Jim Stimsons Jim Stimson
Marker Brand Spring Gloves,  Mammoth Outdoor Sports
Boy Watson Performance Long Johns and Long sleeve top (size 14-16) Mammoth Outdoor Sports
Tahoe Vista/Kings Beach Package: Enjoy a Stay-cation in your Backyard. 2 nights lodging at Firelight lodge, Breakfast at the Log Cabin $30, 1 hr. Jet ski Rental from Paul Joslin Paul Joslin, Firelight Lodge, Log Cabin
Case of Mixed wine Peter Hanson
Joy Strotz Photography, 1 hour high school senior photo session, includes professional makeup, private web gallery, digital images on Facebook, and $100. studio credit Joy Storotz Photograghy
Hand Knit Headband and Gloves set/ Black by Hedi Burkhart Hedi Burkhart
Hand Knit Headband and Gloves set/ Blue by Hedi Burkhart Hedi Burkhart
Salomon Momentun II Full Zip Pant, Large Paco's Bike and Ski
Craft Performance Women's Pant, Medium Paco's Bike and Ski
Louis Garneau Division Jacket, Medium Paco's Bike and Ski
Salomon Momentum III Jacket, Medium Paco's Bike and Ski
Salomon Momentum III Women's Jacket, Medium Paco's Bike and Ski
Swix Cirrus Women's Midlayer, small Paco's Bike and Ski
Champion Paco's Vest Women's, Medium Paco's Bike and Ski
Swix Podium Fleece, Junior 8-10 Paco's Bike and Ski
Fischer XC Ski Bag, 3 pair skies Paco's Bike and Ski
Toko  Glide Wax Kit: Brush, Scraper, Wax Paco's Bike and Ski
Toko  Glide Wax Kit: Brush, Scraper, Wax Paco's Bike and Ski
Golden Line Renovator/Binder/Accelerator (humid) Paco's Bike and Ski
Start High Fluoro Wax (30-34F) Paco's Bike and Ski
Yosemite Mountaineering invites you to Glacier Point Ski Hut: 2 for 2 nights or 4 for 1 night, icludes Dinner, Wine Dessert Breakfast and Lunch.  Dave Bengston/ Yosemite Mountaineering School and Guide Service
Dairy Queen Birthday Party for 10, icludes lunch and a 10" cake Dairy Queen Truckee
Renewal Dermatology, Gift Certificate $250.00 Renewal Dermatology
90 mins Nordic Lesson with Nancy Fiddler Nancy Fiddler
Emza Wrap Silver/Gold on Brown wrap Bracelet Kristen Siewart Appleton
Silver Sage Sports Performance: Frame by Frame video Analysis Silver Sage Sports Performance/ Andy Pasternak
Silver Sage Sports Performance: one lactate or Vo2 Test Silver Sage Sports Performance/ Andy Pasternak

 

LIVE AUCTION ITEM

DONATED BY
Tahoe XC Full Season Pass  Kevin And Valli Murane 
2 hr.private  Biathlon lesson with Glenn Jobe, includes Day Pass, rifle and ammo.   Glenn Jobe 
Waisup 12' Woody Paddleboard  Laurel and Tom Kalange 
Far West Merchandise Basket - LL Bean Hat Autographed by Far West President T-shirt, Buff, Ski Ties,   Far West Nordic 
Truckee Restaurant Package, Whole Treats $20.,Bar of America $75., Village Pizzeria $40, Zano's $22., Squeeze In $25.  Whole Treats, Village Pizzeria, Bar of America,Zano's Pizza, Squeeze In 
Tahoe Donner XC Full Season Pass  Tahoe Donner 
Royal George XC Full Season Pass  Royal Gorge Cross Country 
A fast , fast wax set: Golden Line Renovator/Binder/Accelerator (cold) Start High Flouro Powder (23-41F)  Paco's Bike and Ski 
Mane Attraction Hair Salon, $100.00  Mane Attraction 

 

RAFFLE PRIZES

RAFFLE ITEM

DONATED BY WINNER
Grand Prize: Salomon Classic or Skate Boots, Salomon Bindings, Swix Poles and Fischer Skis, Pick your Pro 90 min private lesson Bill and Jody Sterling /Dan Hill Blide
Black Scarf with silver dangling hearts from Marilyn's Catwalk  Marilyn's Cat Walk/ Marilyn Wood  Mark Herhusky
Marmot , Women's Sparkler Hat, Purple   Jen Lopez
Marmot, Men's Grey Scalene Hat   Carla Stokes
Moonset, Euer Valley, Olof Carmel Fine Art Photography  Carmel Gallery  Rodarte
2 all day Lift Tickets to Mt. Rose  Mt. Rose  Lobo
CB's Pizza & Grill $25.00 Gift Certificate  CB's Pizza  Hartley
One Night Stay in a Tower Guest Room, Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, Reno  Atlantis Casino Resort Spa  Doug R.
Cabona's Clothing Store, Truckee, CA $50.00 Gift Certificate  Cabona's  Mike Wells
Campo Restaurant, $25. Gift Certificate  Campo  Betsy Taylor
NASTC $200.00 toward a Ski Improvement clinic  Chris and Jenny Fellows  Christin Hanna
5 Pack of Trail Passes, Tahoe XC  Kevin & Valli Murane  Kirkeby
$25. Za's Gift Certificate  Za's  Annette Burkhart
$25. Za's Gift Certificate  Za's  Cameron Small
U14 Far West Championship Full Zip Hoody, XL  Sugar Bowl Ski Team Foundation  Mike Wells
U14 Far West Championship Full Zip Hoody, L  Sugar Bowl Ski Team Foundation  Debbie Brown
Big Truck Hat, U14 Far West Championship, Black  Sugar Bowl Ski Team Foundation  Gus Johnson
Big Truck Hat, U14 Far West Championship, Blue  Sugar Bowl Ski Team Foundation  Bryce Hubner
Big Truck Hat, U14 Far West Championship, Grey  Sugar Bowl Ski Team Foundation  Mary Guerra
Rossignol, Hip Pack Hydro System, Black with Red logo  Roger Chaney  Branden Deeter
Ruffwear, For Dogs on the Go, XS life Vest, orange  Spike Hudson  Mischel Twining
USSA Supertour, Tan Hat  Wild Cherries  Jennifer Robson
USSA Supertour, Red Water Bottle  Wild Cherries  Jennifer Blide
USSA Supertour, Light Blue T-Shirt,M  Wild Cherries  Brandon Herhusky
USSA Supertour, Red Water Bottle  Wild Cherries  R. Jones
Clif Bar, 12 Energy Bars, Apricot  Clif Bar & Company  Dick Tush
Clif Bar, 12 Energy Bars, Apricot  Clif Bar & Company  Sean Curtis
Clif Bar, 12 Energy Bars, Blueberry Crisp  Clif Bar & Company  Murnane
Clif Bar, 12 Energy Bars, Blueberry Crisp  Clif Bar & Company  William Thauvette
Toko Black/Grey/Yellow Hat with pompom  Roger Chaney  Kevin Murnane
2 Adult Lift Tickets at Diamond Peak, 2013-14 season, non-restricted  Diamond Peak  Lynette Talbott
2 Adult Lift Tickets at Diamond Peak, 2013-14 season, non-restricted  Diamond Peak  McElravey
$25.00 Gift Certificate at Picnic, Tahoe City  Syd Earley  Dan Hill
$10 Candy at Tahoe City Chocolates  AK/ Tahoe City Chocolates  Schoonmaker
$10 Ice Cream at Tahoe City Chocolates  AK/ Tahoe City Chocolates  Debbie Klee
Burger Me, Truckee, Gift Card  Burger Me  Larusson
$25 Gift Certificate fromLa Fleur Rouge, Truckee  La Fleur Rouge  Giuliano DeMatt
One Free Demo Day From Tahoe Dave's , exp 5/2014  Tahoe Dave's  Alex Herrera
Nik-N-Willies Large Take-n-Bake Pizza  Nik-N-Willies  Andy Pasternak
$25 Jax at the Trax Gift Card  Jax  Heidi Verkler
Headband from Knock Outs Activewear  Kathy Gelso  Betsy Taylor
Headband from Knock Outs Activewear  Kathy Gelso  Alain Bordes
Headband from Knock Outs Activewear  Kathy Gelso  Hamilton
Hat from Knock Outs Activewear  Kathy Gelso  Pat Matava
Rosie's Café Gift Certificate, $25.00  Rosie's Café  Mary Ferrari
Rosie's Café Gift Certificate, $25.00  Rosie's Café  James Kelley
The Dam Café, Tahoe City, $25.00 Gift Certificate  Dam Café  Susan Votaw
Clif Bar, Kleen Kanteen  Katerina Nash  Bob Small
Gioielli Gift Certificate, Truckee  Gioielli  Jennifer Blide
Prime Sport, Triumph of the Athlete Mind   Dr. Jim Taylor  Tara House
POSITIVE pushing  Dr. Jim Taylor  Brian Putrimas
 1 day Backcountry rental Gear  The Backcountry Truckee  Debbie Brown
Truckee Bagel $25 Gift Card  Truckee Bagel  Live Auction
Truckee Bagel $25 Gift Card  Truckee Bagel  Gary Small
SaveMart $25  SaveMart  Moana Roberts
Holiday Wreath, Villager Nursery  Villager Nursery/ Eric Larusson  Don Fulda
Signed Poster, Katerina Nash  Katerina Nash  Ryan Herhusky
Sugar Bowl lift Tickets (2)  Sugar Bowl Ski Corp.  Live Raffle
4 tickets to Placer Autumn Art Tour, Nov. 8,9 and 10 Artlandish Studios in Newcastle Aly Kendall
Halloween Tin of Carmel Peanut Popcorn & Chocolate Bar  Mammoth "Rocky Mt. Chocolate Factory"  Pruski
Halloween Ghost-shaped Peanut Fudge  Mammoth "Rocky Mt. Chocolate Factory"  Chauncey
Tamarack Lodge Ball Cap  Tamarack Lodge  n/a
Water Bottle & Toko Ski Tie Combo  Brian's Bicycle &Cross Country Ski Shop  Brett Jolly
Water Bottle & Toko Ski Tie Combo  Brian's Bicycle &Cross Country Ski Shop  Mark Herhusky
Dinner at "941" $50  941 Live Raffle
Swix  Ski Bag, 2 pr Skis  Paco's Bike and Ski  Rick Jordino
Toko Glide Wax Kit: Brush/Scraper/Wax  Paco's Bike and Ski  Branden Deeter
Toko Glide Wax Kit: Brush/Scraper/Wax  Paco's Bike and Ski  Don Bennett
Start Fluoro Wax, cold  Paco's Bike and Ski  Sandi Piercy
Start Graphite Wax, all temp  Paco's Bike and Ski  E. Tauber
Start SG4 Wax, 20-30F  Paco's Bike and Ski  Marty Schoonmaker
Start Fluoro Wax, cold  Paco's Bike and Ski  Grace Norgard
Steamer's Restaurant, Gift Certificate $25  Steamers  Villager Nursery
Gift Certificate $25 Safeway  Safeway  Bob Beldon
Crystal Glide Ski/Snowboard Tune-up  Granite Chief  Kat Rohlf
Crystal Glide Ski/Snowboard Tune-up  Granite Chief  Haydn Halvorsen

 

 

and more....

Please check back for updated prize lists.

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