The Live Auction will be held at the Gala on March 10th, and will be the feature fundraiser for our biennial auction. You may preview and learn more about the Live Auction items below and at the following link:
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Upon check-in at the Gala, you will be given a bid paddle to use during the Live Auction. Beginning at approximately 9pm, a professional auctioneer will present and auction a select group of items.
This is a great opportunity for your child to be Head of School for the Day! Join Mrs. Dunne at carpool to greet the children and staff. Your child will then have the opportunity to have meetings with the administration staff to help make decisions for the coming year. After, a special snack will be provided before your child is returned to class at the end of the morning.
Throw a dinner party in your home and leave the cooking to the pro! Chef Ray Ellis will shop for, prepare and serve a meal for ten (10) in your home. A sample menu is attached. The certificate includes food, wine, serving and clean up. A proposed menu is attached but may be modified.
Chef Ray has over 10 years experience working at every level in high-end kitchens. He studied and worked under the tutelage of two master chefs - Patrick O'Connell at The Inn at Little Washington and Michel Richard at Michel. Following his own passion for gourmet food and customer service, Chef Ray started Verdot Tastings in 2014. Since then, he has counted among has clientele politicians, professional athletes, and corporate executives. Some are so enamored with his service that they fly him to their vacation homes to ensure their parties are top-notch. With these experiences, he has developed a service that gives his clients an experience they will never forget.
Escape to beautiful Sea Island, Georgia to enjoy Sea Island Resort, the only resort in the world to receive four Forbes Five-Star awards for eight consecutive years.
The package includes elegant accommodations in one room for four nights at The Cloister or The Lodge at Sea Island Resort. One round of golf for two including a cart and forecaddie on any of Sea Island Resort's three championship courses, including Seaside and Plantation, site of the PGA Tour's RSM Classic, hosted by Davis Love III. And a resort credit in the amount of $400 to be used at any resort restaurant or the spa. We especially recommend Colt & Allison at the Lodge. Be sure to go early to see the bagpiper serenade the sunset along the beautiful Banks River! Resort fees and tax included. Donated by Sea Island Resort and Lindsey & Mark Keatley.
Upon the conclusion of the Live Auction, you will be given the opportunity to contribute at various levels towards the Outdoor Classroom to benefit all of the children at CDS. This initiative will be focused on things such as building large digging areas, purchasing activity panels and large outdoor equipment such as a mud kitchen and weaving wall and purchasing smaller items for the children to use during their play. The school also hopes to be able to purchase outdoor storage space for all of the new items. The possibilities are endless and we hope that you will support CDS in this very exciting endeavor that all of the children will be sure to love for years to come.