Dream Auction

Can You Help Us with Items for the Dream Auction?

Perhaps you are a craftsperson or you know one? Could you obtain contributions from your clients or suppliers? Could you put a package together from your organization? We rely on your help to deliver a successful auction. It’s not hard – just ask!
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raised at last year’s auction
The “Dream Auction” supports our bursary program providing financial aid to people who would not otherwise be able to attend this annual conference. With over $13,000 raised at last year’s auction, our grants will enable students and/or representatives of smaller environmental non-governmental organizations to attend this year’s conference.

To make a donation, please contact Freyja Whitten (Credit Valley Conservation) via email freyja.whitten@cvc.ca.

VQA Wine Draw and Ontario Craft Beer Draw

A limited number of tickets will be available for a timed sale at the Harvest Banquet on Tuesday, November 13th. Tickets will be $10 each or 3 for $20. Two draws will take place at 8:15 PM in the Conservation Dome, one for the wine and one for the beer.  You must be present to win.

Prizes:

  • LCBO Food & Drink 25 for 25 list of Ontario VQA wines, donated by the Latornell Steering Committee.
  • A case of Ontario Craft Beers donated by the Latornell Steering Committee.

Winning cards will be drawn by the Wine and Beer Draw Sponsor.

Wednesday Latornell Gala Banquet Auction

The Dream Auction provides a variety of items bound to appeal to everyone in the crowd. It’s a perfect opportunity to start your Christmas shopping with many one of-a-kind items available.

There are two ways to take home a great item on Wednesday, November 14th:

  • Silent auction – how high will you go…?
  • Bucket Draw – 1 ticket for $2; 3 tickets for $5; an arm length of tickets for $20

At the Silent Auction there is something for everyone! Entertainment, Family Activities, Booze, Art and Toys. We look forward to having you join us for an evening of fun!

Example of Items Available in the Auction

  • Toronto Raptors tickets (good ones!)
  • Toronto Maple Leafs tickets (also good ones!)
  • 4 tickets to the Wizard of Oz at the Elgin Theatre
  • Paddle charcuterie board
  • Nottawasaga Inn weekend getaway package
  • Framed original carbon tree ring print of heritage tree in Ratray Marsh
  • 2 night stay at Holiday beach cottage on Lake Erie
  • Fly rod package: Orvis Encounter 6 wt rod with case, large arbor reel, backing and 6wt forward sinking line
  • Butterfly houses
  • 2 Grey Owl paddles
  • Books, prints, gift cards, wine, scotch, food, maple syrup… and much more!

Sneak Peek at the 2018 Dream Auction

There will be many items to be won in the Dream Auction, but you might be interested in the following two items: a canoe package worth $1,500 and a Long Point Eco-Adventures package worth $2,100!

Canoe Package (Value $1,500)

The canoe package is generously donated by The Complete Paddler

It is a full package to get someone on the water. The package includes:

 Long Point Eco-Adventures Package (Value $2,100)

The Long Point Eco-Adventures package is generously donated by GEMS and EMAC

There will be one winner, but the winner will get to choose between:

  • Package #1 – Couples Weekend
  • Package #2 – Family of 4 Weekend

Both Long Point Eco-Adventures packages are for 3 nights and 4 full days over a weekend in the summer of 2019

Long Point Eco-Adventures Package 1 – Couples Weekend

King Wilderness Suite Luxury Glamping
3 nights, includes:

Long Point Eco-Adventures Package 1 – Couples Weekend

King Wilderness Suite Luxury Glamping
3 nights, includes:
hot buffet breakfast each morning
private flush toilets
outdoor shower
hot and cold running water
mini-fridge
private deck
electrical outlets

3 Dinners vouchers ($100 each night):
Dinner at the Sandbar
Dinner at the Burning Kiln Winery (across the street)

Activities for 2:
Zipline and Canopy tour (approx. 2.5 hours)
Grape Escape Cycling (approx. 4 hours)
Observatory Stargazing
Axe throwing
Apiary Tour
Zodiac Tour (approx. 2.5 hours)
Winery Tour (to be done the evening of the Burning Kiln dinner)

 

Long Point Eco-Adventures Package 2 – Family of 4 Weekend

Queen Wilderness pod
3 nights, includes:

Long Point Eco-Adventures Package 2 – Family of 4 Weekend

Queen Wilderness pod
3 nights, includes:
1 queen bed and a double sized couch pull out
hot buffet breakfast each morning
private flush toilets
shared shower facilities
outdoor shower
hot and cold running water
mini-fridge
private deck
electrical outlets

3 Dinners vouchers ($100 each night):
Dinner at the Sandbar
Dinner at the Burning Kiln Winery (across the street)

On-site tuck Shop – voucher for $50:
For ice cream and gifts

Activities for 4:
Zipline and Canopy tour (approx. 2.5 hours) 8 years old minimum age for ziplining
Observatory Stargazing
Zodiac Tour (approx. 2.5 hours)