2012 Auction Preview

Top Auction Items

Please note that these items will be auctioned off live at the UW-Whitewater Alumni Golf Classic on Monday, July 23 at the Grand Geneva Resort and Spa.


Nantucket Getaway

Nantucket House

Value: $6,000

Starting Bid: $1,200


Donated by John Madison '75

Leave the Blackberry at home and escape the frenzy and stress of your everyday routine with a true vacation experience. Relax the week away at one of the top American retreat destinations: Nantucket Island. Just a short distance from the cooling and serene waves of the Atlantic, this picturesque clapboard home has three bedrooms and shares a stunning Hollywood-style pool with the main house. Featuring upgraded stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, this retreat is sure to be a memorable and tranquil getaway for your family and guests. Seven-night stay in April, May or June 2013 (airfare not included).

Past Winner Experience:"Beautiful, beautiful house. Every amenity possible-expansive deck with grill, large pool and hot tub, flat, new bike trails that go everywhere. A laidback island with many beaches to explore. Saw many seals from the beach; kayaked most of a day in Nantucket Harbor. Exploring the island was the most fun and seeing everything from a bike was the BEST."-Ron and Marilyn Binning   

Boston Brownstone

Boston Brownstone

Value: $4,000

Starting Bid: $1,500


Enjoy a seven-night stay in this beautiful Boston brownstone, located in the city's highly desirable Back Bay neighborhood. This stunning condo can fully accommodate large parties, with four bedrooms and three bathrooms, comfortably sleeping 8 to14 people. This home is exquisitely decorated and furnished, boasting granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. It also includes one covered parking space. Nearby parks, shopping and restaurants galore, this is a perfect residence for a large multi-generational family vacation, ladies' trip to Boston, or guy's trip to Fenway. Exclusions: Holidays and the week of the Boston Marathon are not available. This is an active short-term rental property so any dates previously rented will be excluded as well (airfare not included).

Playa Del Carmen Penthouse Condo

Boston Brownstone

Value: $1,320

Starting Bid: $400


Spend five days and four nights in this luxurious three-bedroom penthouse condo at Mamitas beach in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Called the Aldea Thai, this condo is a professionally furnished and decorated with all of the amenities of home, complete with breathtaking ocean views. The penthouse features its very own private roof top terrace with a huge plunge pool and views of everything that is Playa. Dates negotiable, the condo is available during the months of October, November and December 2012, excluding the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays (airfare not included).

RCA 42" Full HD LCD Television


Value: $466

Starting Bid: $100


With 1080p Full HD resolution, a high brightness level and a high contrast ratio, this TV delivers true high-definition quality pictures that HD has to offer. Multiple types of connection options give you flexibility and piano black finish makes the TV a classic addition to any room.

Key Features: 42'' LCD Full HDTV | Inputs | 1080p Full HD | Contrast: 4000:1 | Brightness: 500cd/m2 | Response Time : 6.5ms | RoHS compliant

Evergreen Golf and Steak Dinner for 20

Evergreen Golf Course

Value: $1,200

Starting Bid: $350

Evergreen Golf Course is a popular location for outings in Southern Wisconsin and you can take advantage of their great hospitality with this special outing for 20 that includes green fees, carts, and a delicious steak cookout in their spacious new clubhouse. Evergreen offers 27 holes on primarily level terrain with some gentle knolls and mounds. Water, bunkers, and fairways thickly lined with trees add to the challenge and fun!


Silent Auction Sneak Peak

  • Two Pre-Season Packer Tickets
  • Four club level seats to a Milwaukee Brewers Home Game
  • Warhawk behind the scenes football experience
  • Gourmet dinner for six at the Chancellor's home
  • Famous Carvetti's Famous Pig Roast for 100
  • $1,000 gift certificate to Fineryou Medical Spa
  • Lake Kaubashine cabin with kayaking
  • His and hers Harley Davidson jackets
  • 50% off estate planning from Kuczek & Associates
  • Ergonomic desk chair
  • Sunset cruise on Lake Delavan
  • Viking professional stand mixer
  • Four rounds of golf at Trappers Turn Golf Club
  • Child's hand-carved wooden rocking motorcycle
  • Nike golf bag
  • Two Jersey Boys theatre tickets
  • Evergreen Golf Club foursome
  • Guided photo walk of Milwaukee for two
  • A day on the Tallgrass Prescription Burn Crew
  • and many more wonderful items!