2021 Summit Auction Items

See our 2021 AED Foundation Fundraising Gala Auction Items below!

Item PhotoItem Description
This exciting package includes the following autographed photographs:

J.J. Watt Houston Texans Autographed 11" x 14" Flag Spotlight Photograph

Brian Urlacher Chicago Bears Autographed 11" x 14" Spotlight in Rain Photograph

Mark Ingram Baltimore Ravens Autographed 11" x 14" Spotlight Photograph

Steve Young San Francisco 49ers Autographed 11" x 14" Spotlight Photograph

Sponsored by Sentry
Get ready for the summer with this “Build Your Own” YETI package. Customize this package with a cooler, drinkware, or gear for up to $1,000.

Sponsored by Knapheide
This offering includes the very rear and sought-after Eagle Rare 17-year bourbon. This is one of the five bourbons included in the award-winning Buffalo Trace antique collection. This rare bourbon is only released in small quantities once a year. It also includes a Waterford crystal decanter and tumbler set, that can be personalized to your specification. To make your experience even greater they have also included a box of Davidoff Year of the Ox Fine cigars along with a Dupont Maxijet Matte lighter and a Zino Z2 Double Blade cigar cutter. Lastly, they have included an Eagle Rare barrel head sign. This is truly a bourbon drinkers delight.

Sponsored by Ajax Tools
ENGINE BUILT FOR PERFORMANCE
Reliable mowing power with the Kawasaki® FT series engine. Dependable engine performance, built for
the pros and those who want to mow like them.

COMMERCIAL-GRADE TRANSMISSION
Delivering precision with the Hydro-Gear® ZT3100 Hydrostatic Transaxles. Smooth operation and maneuverability to tackle turf faster.

ROBUST FUEL TANK
Rugged, roto-molded, impact-resistant fuel tank with a 3.8-gallon capacity. Get the job done without having to worry about refueling.

TOUGH MOWER DECKS
52- inch TufDeck™ Pro cutting system features professional-grade, welded cast-aluminum spindles. Durability meets ingenuity in mower deck design.

*Note – Mower is not on-site and will be shipped to the winner’s nearest dealership.*

Sponsored by Doosan Bobcat
This beautiful David Yurman Albion Petite Pendant Necklace with Diamonds is sterling silver. Pavé diamonds, 0.28ct. 7x7mm center. Baby box chain, 1.5mm wide, 17" long. Lobster clasp closure.

Sculptor David Yurman and his wife, Sybil, a painter, launched their house of design in 1980. Their collaboration has left a legacy of iconic pieces that are both style statements and works of art. Each creation is sketched by David Yurman, made of the finest precious metals and rare gemstones, and fashioned by some of the world's best craftspeople.

Sponsored by BLS Enterprises
Spend a weekend at a championship golf resort in Virginia – Kingsmill Resort & Spa. Located in historic Williamsburg, Va. along the James River, Kingsmill Resort & Spa in Williamsburg, Va., is the annual host of the LPGA Kings Mill Championship each May. You and three guests will stay in a two-bedroom, course-side condominium and enjoy Kingsmill’s unparalleled Southern hospitality and fastidious service in a breathtaking setting.
ADDITIONAL PACKAGE DETAILS:
• Package includes overnight accommodations for two nights and one round of golf each day for four people on both the River and Plantation Courses.
• Airfare not included.

Sponsored by Liebherr
Enjoy unique red wines personally selected by AED’s Executive staff that are sure to please. 

Donated by AED's Executive staff.
His/Hers Apple Watches

Enjoy the latest in Apple technology with his/hers Series 6 watches. Watches will be shipped to the winning bidder.

Sponsored by LiuGong
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Pro Bull Riding Championships for 2

Professional bull riding is a fierce, rough, and grueling sport with roots deeply embedded in American culture. It’s America’s original extreme sport. This package includes two VIP tickets to one day of the 2021 Professional Bull Riders World Championship, which will be held in Las Vegas from November 3-7, 2021. You will be able to see the action up close and enjoy the opportunity to meet with bull riders backstage (subject to COVID restrictions). Package also includes CAT luggage, paid airfare, and hotel for the event.

Sponsored by Caterpillar
Enjoy a wide selection of scotch hand selected by AED staff. 

Sponsored by AED staff.
High Back Executive Chair

The IRON HORSE Seating 2100 features a new trim style and frame with the latest ergonomic designs and commercial grade components.



FEATURES

- Black Premium Leather

- Deluxe Comfort Headrest

- HD Tiltup Armrests, Angle Adjustable

- Knee Tilt Recliner with 7 Locking Positions & Adjustable Tension

- Independent Backrest Recline

- Adjustable Air Lumbar System

- Heavy Duty Gas Shock, Height Adjustable

- 5-Star Black Composite Base with Double Wheeled Casters

- Black Aluminum Base



USER RATINGS

- Weight Rating: 250 lbs.

- User Height: 5’0” - 5’9”

- Tested to ANSI/BIFMA X5.1-2017 Office Chair Standards

Chair not on-site. Will be shipped to the winning bidder.

Sponsored by United Group
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2022 Yankees v. Red Sox VIP Luxury Suite Experience for 2

Experience includes:

Two night stay at the Muse Hotel in Midtown Manhatten

Two tickets to the Yankees v. Red Sox game in a fully catered luxury suite (Date TBD)

Experience the Yankees take on the Boston Red Sox in a luxury suite in Yankee Stadium with Lou Pineilla, New York Yankees Legend and 3x World Series Champion*

Suite includes food and alcoholic beverages

Each guest to receive an autographed photo

Terms & conditions: Valid only for 2022 game stated above. *Scheduled to appear. Hotel based on double occupancy. Airfare not included.

Sponsored by Volvo Construction Equipment
Kato Bourbon Package

This package is a must for bourbon lovers. The package includes:

1 Bottle of 2020 12 Year Van Winkle Family Reserve "Lot B"

1 Bottle 10y 9m Russell's Reserve Single Barrel Hand Selected by KATO - Compact Excavator Sales and Eddie Russell

Assorted Kentucky/KATO Barware

KATO Apparel Package

Donated by Kato Bourbon Package

This package is a must for bourbon lovers. The package includes:

1 Bottle of 2020 12 Year Van Winkle Family Reserve "Lot B"

1 Bottle 10y 9m Russell's Reserve Single Barrel Hand Selected by KATO - Compact Excavator Sales and Eddie Russell

Assorted Kentucky/KATO Barware

KATO Apparel Package

Sponsored by Kato Compact Excavator Sales
Napa Valley Experience for Two

Napa Valley is the epitome of countryside scenery and legendary acclaimed wines. More than 400 wineries dot the fertile soils of Napa Valley, one of the world’s premier viticulture regions and famous for its prized Cabernet Sauvignon. But wine, as visitors quicky discover, is only the beginning. Discover the region for yourself.

Experience includes:

Three Night Hotel Accommodations in a standard king room at the Westin Veresa Napa, ideally located in the heart of downtown Napa, this urban oasis with stunning riverfront views makes everyday feel like the perfect Napa getaway.

Private Estate Tasting Experience for Two guests at Quintessa Winery, enjoy a privately hosted tour of the vineyard, winemaking facility, and underground caves, followed by a sit down tasting at a private table showcasing the current release and library vintage of Quintessa

Dinner for Two at Bottega Napa Valley, named best newcomer by Zagat, Top 10 by Forbes, Top 20 by Esquire and Top 100 Bay Area by Michael Bauer!



Terms and Conditions: Subject to availability. Hotel based on double occupany. There are blackout dates, which include major holidays. Package must be booked within 12 months and traveled within 18 months of certificate of issue date.

Sponsored by Volvo Construction Equipment
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Enjoy golf for three at the Exmoor Country Club in Highland Park, Illinois.

Those who play the Exmoor course today will experience what golf enthusiasts 100 years ago called “an atmosphere” — a sense — a feeling — of Old World style, of visually interesting holes, a mix of short par fours and uphill ones that seem like par fives, of lakes and long grasses, of holes that require creative shot making, and a course routing with a natural flow  — one hole to another — over both wooded and open terrain, delivering, all in all, a round of golf that is fun, enjoyable and ever challenging.

The Club has promoted tournament golf at the highest competitive level, hosting 18 national championships since 1903 – all organized with the United States Golf Association, the Western Golf Association, the Women’s Western Golf Association and the PGA of America. In 2018, they hosted Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship, a major professional event.

Package includes breakfast or lunch, cocktails, and caddie service. Airfare not included. Dates to be mutually agreed upon and subject to availability.
Virginia Wine Excursion with AED’s Brian P. McGuire & Daniel B. Fisher

You and a guest will spend two days tasting the fine wine, eating the great food and touring the historic sites of Virginia’s Monticello Wine Trail.  Growing grapes since Jamestown was settled in the early 17th century, Virginia has been hailed by Decanter as “the next big thing in American wine” and the commonwealth’s wine country has been dubbed by Forbes as “East Coast’s Napa.”  World-renowned wine critic Steven Spurrier characterized Virginia as a “national contender, producing wines of bright fresh character that call for a second glass” and its best bottles have been featured at state dinners at the White House and Royal weddings alike.

The winning bidder will receive a personalized itinerary cultivated by AED’s in-house Virginia wine expert, Daniel B. Fisher (Twitter: @eastcoastwine).  AED’s President & CEO Brian P. McGuire, a student of American history, will join you and your guest, along with Fisher, on what is sure to be an enlightening and rewarding experience at the birthplace of American wine in Thomas Jefferson’s backyard.  

The package includes two nights hotel in the Charlottesville-area, transportation while wine tasting and touring, and tasting and entry fees for two guests throughout the trip.  Airfare is not included.  Date to be mutually agreed upon.

Sponsored by AED
2022 U.S. Open Golf at The Country Club in Brookline, MA

Will a 20-year-old amateur rise up and shock the golf establishment when the U.S. Open returns to The Country Club in Brookline, Mass., for a fourth time? One of the game’s most important moments took place at The Country Club in 1913 when Francis Ouimet, a 20-year-old amateur and former club caddie, defeated British professional stalwarts Harry Vardon and Ted Ray in an 18-hole playoff. In 2022, the U.S. Open returns to The Country Club in Brookline, Mass., for the first time in 34 years.

Experience includes:

• Two (2) Tickets to the 2022 U.S. Open at The Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts for Saturday, June 18, 2022


• Two (2) Tickets to the 2022 U.S. Open at The Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts for Sunday, June 19, 2022


• Three (3) Nights Standard Room Accommodation at a Hilton, Hyatt, Marriott, Fairmont, or Kimpton Property (June 17 - 20, 2022)

Terms and Conditions: Valid Only for the 2022 US Open Golf Tournament. Hotel Based on Double Occupancy.

Sponsored by Komatsu
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Dinner with AED President & CEO Brian. P. McGuire

Description: Enjoy dinner for 4 at the Chicago area home of AED’s President & CEO Brian P. McGuire. Date to be mutually agreed upon. Airfare not included.

Donated by: Mr. and Mrs. Brian P. McGuire
CAT Utility Vehicle (UTV)

The gas-powered Cat® CUV82 Utility Vehicle (UTV) efficiently completes hauling tasks, quickly maneuvering over rugged terrain on the work site at speeds over 45 mph (72.4 km/h). The CUV82 seats 2 people and features a rugged all steel cargo bed, 1,000 lb (453.6 kg) total rear cargo capacity and 2,000 lb (907.2 kg) towing capacity for outstanding performance in a variety of applications. The new side by sides offer superior quality and deliver an unrivaled combination of durability, comfort and maintenance simplicity.

*Note – UTV will be shipped to the winning bidder.*

Sponsored by Sponsored by Ohio Cat, Wheeler Cat, Wagner Cat and Stowers Machinery Corporation.







Canadian Fishing by Invite Only in British Columbia

Experience outstanding Pacific Salmon fishing at the private Warm Springs Resort, located on Stuart Island, BC, Canada. Fish with the help of a world-class guide, be pampered by our attentive staff and enjoy amazing meals prepared by a professional chef. Two days and two nights for two people. Includes round-trip float plane airfare from Vancouver to Stuart Island, experienced guides, fishing equipment, sleeping accommodations and meals. Does not include travel to/from Vancouver. Valid for 2022 fishing season (Jul 1-Aug 31).


Sponosred by Ritchie Bros
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