Auction Items

Online auction begins at 8am on Thursday 4/12 and runs through 4/14 at 7:15pm.
● Bids can be made via text to Michelle Orden at 201‐783‐5118, by email to michelle@squashhaven.org and in person at the Showdown reception. The auction website will be updated continuously with current bids.
● Buy it Now purchases may be counted towards the team fundraising totals for Showdown teams who have passed their $10,000 goal. Please let us know your team of choice when purchasing.
● Buy it Now opportunities close at 1pm on Saturday April 14th.
● All bids close at 7:15pm on Saturday April 14th.
● Fund a Need allows supporters to choose exactly how they want their donations to be spent. Fund a Needs can be purchased online and in person at the Showdown reception.
● Questions? Contact Michelle Orden at 201‐783‐5118 or by email at
michelle@squashhaven.org

PREMIERE EXPERIENCES

Golfer’s Fantasy - ONE AVAILABLE

Do you dream of a round of golf for you and two of your friends at one of the top private courses in the United States? You will be the guests of a member for a round at a) one of the top-rated courses in the world, just a short drive from New York and Philadelphia; or b) one of the top-rated courses on the east coast of Florida. Check one of these experiences of a lifetime from your personal bucket list and support the life-changing work of Squash Haven. Both opportunities include lunch. For details and to arrange your fantasy round, please contact Pug Winokur at hsw@capricornholdings.com.

Current Bid: $7,250                                  Incremental Bid: $250          Buy it Now: $5000

 

See U2 from the luxury suite! - SOLD

Go back in time to the ‘80s and rock out with Bono, the Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr. as they take to one of the biggest stages on the planet in Madison Square Garden. Enjoy old hits and new tunes in your Lexus level luxury suite. Suite comes with finger food, soft drinks, a private suite attendant, private restroom, VIP entrance, and more. Alcohol additional. July 1; includes 12 tickets.

Current Bid: $12,250                                   Incremental Bid: $250       Buy it Now: $10,000

 

GOLF

The Course at Yale - SOLD

Enjoy a special round of golf for four at The Course at Yale in New Haven. Voted the #1 college golf course in America, this Charles Blair Macdonald course is a recognized example of the finest early American design.  To be arranged with Yale Squash Coach Dave Talbott and subject to course availability. Two packages are available.

Current Bid: $750                                  Incremental Bid: $50             Buy it Now: $1200

 

Country Club of Fairfield - SOLD

The Country Club of Fairfield is located on a beautiful ocean inlet of Long Island Sound.  Founded in 1914 by Oliver Gould Jennings, Seth Raynor was hired to design and build this course which features versions of many of the best golf holes in the British Isles.  Enjoy lunch and golf for three with donor Drummond Bell. Two packages available.

Current Bid: $1,000                                  Incremental Bid: $50              Buy it Now: $1,200

 

Lunch and golf for two at Century with Natalie Grainger and Peer Pedersen - SOLD

Located in beautiful Purchase, Century is one of the top courses in New York State. Indulge in a delicious lunch and a fun and competitive round with this dynamic duo.

Current Bid: $650                                       Incremental Bid: $50             Buy it Now: $1000

 

Golf Lessons - SOLD

Head to The Course at Yale in New Haven with Yale Coach and three-time All-Ivy selection Chawwadee Rompothong to hone your swing in this pack of three hour long classes.

Minimum Bid: $200                                  Incremental Bid: $50               Buy it Now: $300

 

PRICELESS EXPERIENCES

Inside Visit to Yale - SOLD

Enjoy the best of New Haven on your next visit. You will receive private tours of the world class Yale University Art Gallery and the Beinecke Rare Book Library with one of the top members of the Library and Arts staff. Your tours will include a break for lunch for two at the storied Mory’s. After a day out on the town, you will relax in style overnight at The Study at Yale with a stay for two. Your stay will include complimentary dinner for two (alcohol and gratuity additional) at its renowned restaurant Heirloom and tickets to the Yale Repertory Theater.

Minimum Bid: $700                                  Incremental Bid: $50               Buy it Now: $1000

 

Theater Fans - SOLD

Impossible to buy at any price, enjoy this exceptional opportunity to sit in two prime “house seats” to a Broadway show of your choice (excluding Hamilton, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Dear Evan Hansen). These seats are generally reserved for special VIP guests of the theater and are not available to the general public. A few weeks advanced planning will ensure seats on the date and to the show of your choice.  

Minimum Bid: $600                                  Incremental Bid: $50              Buy it Now: $1200

 

Cooking Class and Seasonal Wine Lunch for 8 - SOLD

Spend a morning preparing a seasonal dinner with Greenwich author, health food advocate, culinary teacher, chef, and mom Courtnay Arpano. Eight guests will participate in a 3-hour, hands-on class where a delicious three-course meal will be prepared.  The meal with wine pairings will be served after the cooking is complete. Will take place at Courtnay’s Kitchen in Greenwich. Seasonal menu to be customized between Courtnay and recipient. Must be redeemed by 4/15/19.

Minimum Bid: $500                                  Incremental Bid: $50           Buy it Now: $1000

 

Blue Dragon - SOLD

Enjoy a chef’s tasting menu including wines for four at the famous chef and cooking show host Ming Tsai’s newest restaurant Blue Dragon.  It is an Asian gastro pub located in the Four Point Channel area of Boston and was named one of Esquire Magazine's "Best New Restaurants 2013" and one of Zagat's "24 New Restaurants You Need to Know About Around the US"

Minimum Bid: $600                                  Incremental Bid: $50               Buy it Now: $1000

 

Lunch with outgoing Yale Athletic Director Tom Beckett at Mory's - SOLD

Tom Beckett has served as the Director of Athletics at Yale University since 1994 and oversaw 35 varsity sports and approximately 850 student-athletes. Before he steps down in June, get his perspective on Bulldogs sports and more over lunch at Mory’s. Don’t wait, seize the opportunity to spend time with this legendary leader.

Minimum Bid: $100                                  Incremental Bid: $50                 Buy it Now: $500

 

Adirondack Escape - SOLD

Explore the splendor of the Adirondack Mountains and Mirror Lake with a two-night stay for two at the High Peaks Resort in Lake Placid, New York.  Your stay includes breakfast for two as well as two Olympic Sights Passports. In any season, Lake Placid is the perfect home base for myriad outdoor activities.

Minimum Bid: $300                                  Incremental Bid: $50                 Buy it Now: $600

 

Beat the Bomb! - SOLD

Looking for a fun night out? Look no further! Beat The Bomb is a high-tech 60 minute game in which teams of 6 players suit up in hazmat gear at the Beat the Bomb in Brooklyn (Dumbo) and try to disarm a paint bomb… or get blasted! 2 groups of six available.

Minimum Bid: $250                                  Incremental Bid: $50                 Buy it Now: $250

 

SQUASH

Doubles with the Best - SOLD

Take on the number one ranked doubles team in the world: Damien Mudge and Manek Mathur. Mudge has been ranked as the number one player on the professional doubles tour for 15 years. Mathur represented the Indian National team before playing for the Trinity College Bantams. Both are ready to take you and your partner on for doubles fun at a mutually agreeable venue.

Current Bid: $1,000                                  Incremental Bid: $50               Buy it Now: $1500

 

Training with the Best - SOLD

Learn from one of the best coach/player duos in the game - Natalie Grainger (formerly ranked #1 in the world) and Olivia Blatchford (ranked #13)! During this 2 hour talk and on court session, you will gain instrumental tips on both the physical and mental approach to the game. This gift is perfect for a team or school group to share and will have lasting impact on your game, motivation, and training.

Current Bid: $1,500                                  Incremental Bid: $50               Buy it Now: $2500

 

Train with the Yale Squash Team - SOLD

An afternoon practice at Yale for one or more squash enthusiasts with the women's and men's squash teams, owners of 13 national titles and some of the top student-athletes in the nation. Not open to squash players between 8th and 12th grades.

Minimum Bid: $150                                  Incremental Bid: $50                 Buy it Now: $350

 

Get the Best Gear with Harrow - SOLD

A $500 gift card that can be used to buy the best in squash racquets, sporting equipment, or apparel.

Current Bid: $400                                  Incremental Bid: $50                 Buy it Now: $500

 

Private Lessons at Chelsea Piers - SOLD

Chelsea Piers is home to one of the largest and most dynamic squash facilities in southern Connecticut and is host to the Showdown. Choose from their top coaching staff for your next private sessions. Five lessons available, one each from John Musto, Arturo Barreto, Rei Hergeth, Deerav Moolani, and Christian Rosstad.

Hergeth: Current Bid: $125      Incremental Bid: $25    Buy it Now: $150

Moolani: Current Bid: $75      Incremental Bid: $25    Buy it Now: $150

Rosstad: Current Bid: $75      Incremental Bid: $25    Buy it Now: $150

 

Lesson with Yale Assistant Tim LaSusa - SOLD

Hone your game in New Haven at Yale’s Brady Center with LaSusa, a former St. Lawrence standout and Round Hill assistant.

Current Bid: $100                                    Incremental Bid: $25                   Buy it Now: $125

 

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Relax and Rejuvenate - SOLD

Acupuncture awakens your body’s natural healing capabilities, and restores you back to your optimal state of health and well-being. Relish in the glow of a 2 hour AcuFacial (cosmetic facial acupuncture treatment) with the renowned acupuncturist Stephanie DiLibero in New York City!

Minimum Bid: $250                                  Incremental Bid: $50                 Buy it Now: $450

 

Sports Massage - SOLD

Relax and unwind with a full body sports massage with Diego Urrea. Urrea is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Personal Trainer, Martial Arts Instructor and Reiki Master based in Rye. His approach to massage and fitness is a combination of balancing mind, body and spirit.  Enjoy a massage tailored to your specific needs. Two available.

Minimum Bid: $80                                  Incremental Bid: $25                 Buy it Now: $130

 

Reboot with Euphebe - SOLD

Are you wanting to feel and look healthier? Tired of cooking? Have yummy meals delivered from Euphebe to your home! Treat yourself to one week of 6 lunches and dinners that are tasty, satiating, plant-based, and free of refined-grains and sugar. Each meal is individually packaged and frozen for convenience. Just re-heat and enjoy! euphebe.com

Current Bid: $300                                  Incremental Bid: $50                 Buy it Now: $250

 

Full Biomechanics Lab Evaluation - SOLD

Greenwich Sports Medicine is one of only a handful of private clinics in the country to provide patients with this technology that is great for high-performance training, rehabilitation, and return-to-play. You'll have access to research-grade testing including sEMG (muscle testing), dual force plate analysis, joint capture data, and a pressure-plate treadmill.

Minimum Bid: $300                                  Incremental Bid: $50                 Buy it Now: $600

 

VyperRoller vibrating foam roller - SOLD

Used daily by the world's most elite athletes, the VYPER VG1 is a cutting-edge fitness and recovery device that uses pressure and vibration to improve the body's overall physical performance. With three speeds of high-intensity vibration, the VYPER VG1 allows you to warm up, activate, and recover faster and more effectively than any other SMR tool.  

Minimum Bid: $100                                  Incremental Bid: $50                 Buy it Now: $200

 

Greenwich Sports Medicine Treatments - SOLD

People everywhere have unresolved pain and don’t know where to start. Greenwich Sports Medicine has developed a personalized approach to injuries and performance optimization that gets results so you can get back to doing what you love to do. This package includes a comprehensive 1hour initial evaluation and treatment along with three 30-minute follow-up appointments. Whatever your injury history or current concerns, let GSM help you become your own champion.

Minimum Bid: $400                                  Incremental Bid: $50                 Buy it Now: $800

 

Gift of your Dreams - TWO LEFT

Have you ever wondered why you dream and what the significance is of your dreams?  Would you be interested to learn the basics of how to interpret your dreams and how this information can positively affect your life?  Join seven others four Tuesday evenings in May for a group Dream Workshop lead by Emilie Murphy, a certified Spiritual Director and Group Dreamworker with her masters degree in Spirituality from Fordham University.   This is a "sign-up" auction item limited to eight.  May 1, 8, 15, 22 from 7-9pm at a private home in Rye, NY.

Price per participant: $250

 

Brighten your smile! - SOLD

With over 32 years of experience, Dr. Zach Orden is a compassionate dentist who offers comprehensive, high quality, gentle dental care in his state-of-the art practice. In as little as one hour you can achieve a smile that is several shades whiter and brighter than the original color of your teeth. Offices are located in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ (15 minutes from the GW Bridge) and Westwood, NJ (25 minutes from the Tappan Zee Bridge).

Current Bid: $150                                         Incremental Bid: $50                Buy it now: $300

 

FAMILY AND HOME

Fresh Spring Look! - SOLD

Make sure your next event is flawless! Get planning with a one-on-one consultation from Winston Flowers in your home or venue as well as a $500 credit for an upcoming event. You’ll also take home a beautiful Winston arrangement from Showdown. Must be redeemed by 4/15/19.

Minimum Bid: $500                                  Incremental Bid: $50                 Buy it Now: $700

 

Transform your Holiday Mantel - SOLD

Using both your family accoutrements along with purchased materials, Greenwich-based designer Meg Critchell will transform your holiday mantel into a stunning centerpiece for gatherings and holiday merriment.  

Minimum Bid: $200                                  Incremental Bid: $50                 Buy it Now: $400

 

College Prep with Carnegie Pollak - SAT vs ACT?

The SAT/ACT Diagnostic Course introduces students to the format, timing, scoring, and basic strategies associated with the SAT and the ACT. The Course consists of four sessions: 1) An introduction to SAT Reading, Writing & Language, and Mathematics; 2) A timed practice SAT, administered under authentic testing conditions; 3) An introduction to the ACT English, Math, Reading, and Science; and 4) A timed practice ACT, administered under authentic testing conditions. After the course, students and families receive a personalized consultation with test prep expert Jerry Carnegie. This conference call will help students and families interpret the results of the practice tests, identify a preference between the SAT and ACT, and establish an appropriate testing timeline.  Must be redeemed by 8/3/2018.

Minimum Bid: $600                                  Incremental Bid: $50                 Buy it Now: $800

 

Pre-Season SAT, ACT, and/or PSAT Course with Carnegie Pollak

Carnegie Pollak's Pre-Season Courses are specifically designed for rising sophomores and juniors who want a “head start” and any senior who plans to retake a test in the fall. The Pre-Season SAT, ACT, and PSAT Courses are five sessions long, and they feature one timed practice test. Each course provides an overview of test-specific content, strategies, and timing. Must be redeemed by 8/24/2018.

Minimum Bid: $800                                  Incremental Bid: $50               Buy it Now: $1250

 

Private Carnegie Pollak Tutoring Session

Get the support you need for an academic subject or standardized test with one 90-minute session with a tutor in your home or online. Tutors available for middle school, high school and college subjects as well as standardized tests, including the SAT, ACT, APs, SAT Subject Tests, PSAT, ISEE and SSAT. Carnegie Pollak also has tutors that can prepare students for grad school tests, such as the GMAT, GRE, MCAT, LSAT and DAT. Must be redeemed by 12/31/2018.

Minimum Bid: $250                                  Incremental Bid: $50                 Buy it Now: $400

 

FUND A NEED

Support the needs of the Squash Haven team members throughout the year in the way that is most meaningful to you!

$1,000: Sends a team member to an overnight summer squash or academic camp

$500: Buys two new computers for classrooms

$250: Stocks the shelves with books for the literacy enrichment unit

$100: Provides a team dinner out before High School Nationals

$50: Delivers a week of fresh fruit for healthy snacks

$25: Gives one of our high school seniors a t-shirt from their future alma mater