2013 Raffle Prizes
See You In September - Value $3500
Let your worries melt away while vacationing at charming Martha’s Vineyard. A peaceful, one-week stay awaits you in a 3-story center hall colonial located on an acre of land in one of the more desirable communities of Martha’s Vineyard. This respite is close to the beach and town and includes private association access to tennis courts and bicycles. Relax on the large rear deck in the private screened porch, or the front covered porch where a swing and hammock await you. (Available September 7-14, 2013 ONLY).
Compliments of George '72 and Monica Semler
Leaving On a Jet Plane - Value $2900
Jet off to beautiful North Carolina for a 4-night stay at a luxurious private cottage in Cashier, NC. Experience mountain views and unparalleled outdoor adventures in a Lake Glenville cabin, located on 215 feet of secluded waterfront. The cabin features four bedrooms and all the amenities of home including a wood burning stone fireplace, satellite TV, wireless internet, and ample entertainment for your stay. JetBlue airfare for two is included. (Available April 19-23, 2014 or April 27-May 1, 2014 ONLY; airfare included).
Compliments of David '68 and Susan Caples
New York State of Mind - Value $2900
Experience an unforgettable night on the town in The Big Apple. Before attending a ballet of your choice at the Metropolitan Opera House, you will enjoy dinner at the Gotham Bar and Grill. At the end of the evening, retire to your plush accommodations at a fine New York City hotel. JetBlue airfare for two is included. (Available May 13, 2013 – July 6, 2013 ONLY; excludes galas, certain premiers, and productions).
Compliments of the Metropolitan Opera House and the Gotham Bar and Grill
Sultans of Swing - Value $1300+
Be the envy of the golf course when you start swinging with a set of custom Nike Pro Irons (4-9 irons and putting wedge) and golf bag. After putting your new clubs to use during 18-holes of golf at Holiday Valley, retire for a 2-night stay at the Wingate by Wyndham, located in the heart of Ellicottville, NY. (Men’s or women’s clubs available).
Compliments of AdPro Sports/Integrity, the Wingate by Wyndham, and Holiday Valley Resort
Paint it Black - Value $1160
Calling all patrons of the arts! Feature this charming Bob Gregg original painting, “Canisius College 1970,” in your home or office. Frequent Artpark this summer for their Anniversay Event and the timeless classic, The Sound of Music. Fill your ears with the timeless music of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra at two concerts of your choice. Begin a day of arts appreciation at Pano’s or the Acropolis for breakfast, then take a tour of the Albright-Knox art gallery. End your day with friends for a wine tasting for 10 at J.P. Bullfeather’s.
Compliments of Bob Gregg Art, Artpark, Alrbight-Knox Art Gallery, Pano’s, Acropolis Family Restaurant, J.P. Bullfeathers, and Uniland Development Company
You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman - Value $1065
Ladies, prepare to indulge in some of your favorite things! Drape yourself in a stunning 32” strand of black fresh-water pearls and onyx beads. Embrace an afternoon of luxurious spa treatments including a facial, manicure and blow out. Indulge in an abundance of delectable chocolate confections from Alethea’s Chocolates. Lastly, delight in a two-night stay at the Giacomo, Niagara Falls' premier luxury boutique hotel.
Compliments of Bomi Grelick, Michele for Hair & Day Spa, Tronconi Segarra and Associates, and the Giacomo
Time in a Bottle - Value $1030
Gentlemen, relax with a glass of broad, ripe 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon or luscious, crisp 2008 Dry Reisling from Rooster Hill Vineyards. As you enjoy the depths of flavor of these fine wines, keep time on your Swiss Legend Legato Cirque men’s watch. This sporty piece features a silicone band, blue textured dial, chronograph and calendar.
Compliments of Rooster Hill Vineyards and owners Amy '82 and David '86 Hoffman and Richard ’82 & Donna Hoelscher ’82 Suchan
Rock the Boat - Priceless
Enjoy a bon voyage on Lake Erie compliments of your hosts Debra and Roswell Park aboard their Beneteau 31, The Gryphon. Your afternoon or sunset sail for four people on Lake Erie includes drinks and snacks. You may schedule your sail between June and September, weather permitting. No worries, the Skipper is flexible. Ship sails out of the Buffalo Yacht Club.
Compliments of Debra and Roswell Park
Hit the Road Jack! - Value $1000
Rising gas prices have you stressed? Drive without a care and hit the road with $1,000 in gas gift cards to Exxon Mobil and Sunoco.
Compliments of Schmitt Sales, Inc.
Hot Fun in the Summertime - Value $1000
Enjoy a lovely summer picnic for you and 19 guests at the Palisano Pavilion, a versatile recreation area, located at the heart of Canisius’ campus. Chartwells, Canisius’ premier caterer, will delight your taste buds with a menu featuring tender grilled chicken, juicy Italian sausage, crisp side salads, a delicious dessert, and refreshing beer and wine. Party to take place on a mutually agreed upon date between June – August 2013.
Compliments of Chartwells Catering
The Name of the Game - Value $1080
Let the games begin with your new Velocity Cruz Tablet T408, a perfect prize for multimedia lovers! The games can continue as you show your Buffalo pride while cheering on the Sabres at a 2013-2014 season home game in a signed Mikhail Grigorenko Sabres jersey. The fun carries on as you cheer on your Buffalo Bisons at a May 2013 home game! Show off your Buffalo Bandits pride by displaying a Mark Steenhuis signed game program. Lastly, enjoy an overnight stay in a suite at the fine Buffalo Hyatt Regency hotel, including dinner for two at EB Green’s Steakhouse, and breakfast in the Atrium Bar and Bistro.
Compliments of Viamedia, Buffalo Sabres, Ken and Marion Jagodzinski, Buffalo Bisons, Buffalo Bandits and the Hyatt Regency Buffalo
Hey Good Lookin'! Whatcha Got Cookin'? - Value $760
This is the perfect prize for those who enjoy dining out. You will receive a variety of gift certificates to some of the best restaurants that Buffalo has to offer. Feeling guilty? Work off those meals with a 3-month fitness membership to the Buffalo Athletic Club!
This package includes the following gift certificates:
- Rue Franklin
- Pane's Restaurant
- Chef’s Restaurant
- Anchor Bar
- 800 Maple
- Creekview Restaurant
- Ristorante Lombardo
- Salvatore’s Italian Gardens
- Russell's Steaks, Chops, and More
- Della Terra
- Buffalo Athletic Club
Compliments of the fine Buffalo establishments listed above and Uniland Development Company
Be True to your School - Value $700
Can’t get enough basketball? Cheer on your Golden Griffs all season long with season tickets for two to Canisius’ men’s home basketball games! Gear up for the game by selecting some new Canisius apparel, courtesy of the Canisius College Bookstore. Hear first-hand details of this year’s games as you and a guest enjoy a private dinner with the Griffs’ head coach, Jim Baron, at the incomparable Left Bank Restaurant. Dinner to take place on a mutually agreed upon date before September 2013.
Compliments of Michael Christiano ’83, the Left Bank Restaurant, Canisius College Department of Athletics, Coach Jim Baron, and the Canisius College Bookstore