Live Auction Preview – 2018

1. A Street Named After You!
The perfect legacy gift for your family! This package includes naming rights to the Main Drive off of Prairie Star Parkway that goes from one entrance of SJA to the other. A replica of the sign will be provided for you. Timeframe for naming: 1 Year.
Donor: Friend of St. James Academy
Value: Name the Way!

2. Blade & Timber – Kansas City Urban Axe Throwing
Experience Kansas City’s urban axe throwing experience which offers entertainment for friends, families, corporate groups and team building. Take advantage of this fun and trending new experience as you have the whole facility to yourself. This experience can be booked Monday -Thursday before 6 p.m. for up to 72 people A great way to do team building with your employees, use as a reward or a thank you for your workers, a birthday party, or a family reunion. Certified axe coaches spend one-on-one time with guests to teach proper safety and throwing techniques, so you can master the bullseye! Adventure is just a bid away. Must be scheduled on a mutually agreed upon date and used by 10/1/2019.
Donor: Blade & Timber Value: Bullseye!

3. Say Yes to Key West!
Paradise is located just off the coast of mainland Florida — and it’s called Key West. As Jimmy Buffet crooned, Key West is the original changer of latitudes and attitudes, and one visit here proves he knew exactly what he was talking about. A week’s stay in Paradise Place is all yours in a quaint ground level 1 bdrm/1 bath Key West Old Town Condo, in the heart of the Art District and just six blocks from Duval Street and Historic Seaport. Stay on a mutually agreed upon week in June, July, August or September and must be used during 2019. Included is a Key West Sunset Cruise. Expires October 1, 2019.
Donor: Alex & Heather Knoeferel Value: Paradise Awaits

4. Here’s the Beef!
Beef: It’s What’s for Dinner. At Your House! A quarter beef (130-140 lbs. of meat), locally raised, grass and corn fed, no steroids, antibiotics or growth hormones from Fulmer’s Premium Angus Beef. Package includes a small freezer.
Donor: Rottinghaus Family
Value: Light the Grill!

5. KC Chiefs Lovers Dream
Are you ready for some Football? It’s Thursday night, Prime Time Football Night and 4 lucky Chief’s fans will get to watch the KC Chiefs take on the San Diego Chargers, December 13, 2018. The lucky winners will get to watch Tony Gonzales get inducted into the Hall of Fame at the game. Plus enjoy the special treat of Founders club passes that are included along with an football autographed by Patrick Mahomes. To top it off, parking is included.
Donor: Kevin & Dianne Kelly, MB2 Sports Value:

6. Soak up the Island Life in beautiful St. Maarten!
Soak up the island life this summer with an 8-day trip to beautiful St. Maarten. Sit on your private terrace overlooking the beach and Caribbean Sea and watch the world go by. Explore the beaches or take an evening boat tour. Your stay includes a 2 bdrm, 2 bath condo that accommodates up to 6. Dates: June 8 – 15, 2019.
Donor: Dennis & Joan Huber
Value: Fun in the Sun!

7. Archbishop Keleher + President Tylicki + Fine Wine = the Best Dinner Companions!
This will be one of the most memorable dining experiences of your life! With Archbishop Keleher at your dinner table, there’s no lack of conversation. Enjoy the camaraderie with the Archbishop, gracious hospitality, good food and wine and make memories of an evening you’ll treasure for years to come. Be ready to quench your taste buds as you enjoy a delicious meal cooked by Frank Caputo, Executive Chef of the Brass Onion. To be scheduled on a mutually agreed upon date in the home of Mario and Laura Brancato.
Donor: Mario & Laura Brancato Value: Evening of Memories!

8. A little 4 – Legged Thunder!
Meet your new best friend! This 3-month old purebred Toy Australian Shepherd is hands down the cutest item to be featured in this year’s St. James Auction. This little cutie is from Triple J Kennels in Waco, Texas and is currently being trained by his surrogate brothers here in Olathe, KS. He weighs a sweet 6 lbs and stands 9 inches tall. According to the breeder, he will be less than 15 lbs and under 12 inches tall full grown. He is a Red Merle with hazel eyes and full of uncoordinated puppy energy. He is also incredibly social and loves to be held. He is registered with the Canine Kennel Club and is current on all shots. He can’t wait to meet his new family!
Donor: Chris & Michelle Mathia Value: Puppy Love!

9. Your Graduation Seats are Reserved
12 choice seats are held for the family of one 2019 graduate. This is a bonus – other graduates receive just 10 seats! Don’t worry your seats are guaranteed!
Donor: Friends of St. James Academy
Value: Pomp and Circumstance

10. Mardi Gras” Once in a Lifetime” Experience
You and a guest will be heading to New Orleans for the weekend of 2/23/19-2/24/19 for your “Once in a Lifetime” Mardi Gras experience. You will be joining the Knights of Sparta Krewe, which is an all-male Krewe, and you will be riding in the Mardi Gras parade. You and your guest will enjoy pre-parade festivities as well as the post-parade party. Your guest will join the The Knights of Sparta Krewe’s family during the parade to watch in the stands while you ride on the float and throw beads. Enjoy a nights stay in the same hotel that the entire Krewe and their families stay. Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler (Let the good times roll)!
Donor: The Knights of Sparta, Bill & Kathy Rasmussen Value: Let the Good Time Roll!

11. Fall Harvest Barn Party!
Get ready to kick back and have some fun with 50 of your closest friends at the Harvest Barn Party on Saturday, September 21, 2019. It will be at the homestead of Tom and Corrine Mosburg and it’s what everyone’s talking about. There will be LIVE music along with all the BBQ dinner fixin’s, beer, wine, and soft drinks you can handle. This night wouldn’t be complete without some dancing and overall fun! A full staff of volunteers will be present to meet your every need. Transportation to and from SJA is included. Sit back, relax and enjoy an evening of good old country fun!
Donors: Dave & Sherri Brown, Ryan & Michelle Coffey, Gabe & Brandi DiGiorgio, Jason & Becky Haney, Tim & Jenny Hicks, Bobby & Joanna Homolka, Dan & Colleen Janatello, David & Michele Kuebelbeck, Chris & Kip Morrissey, Tom & Corrine Mosburg, Scott & Andrea Novosad, JB & Michele Potter, JJ & Misti Ranck, DJ & Amy Rand
Value: Yee Haw!!!

12. An Austrian Adventure Awaits!
Austria is a country rich with history, beautiful places, traditions and activities that are distinct to the area. Relax during your 6 day/5 night stay in beautiful Bregenz, Austria, for a European escape in a condo for up to six guests. Along with neighboring Switzerland, it is the winter sports capital of Europe. This is a trip of a lifetime with historic cities, beautiful views, and hiking in the magnificent scenery of the Alps. Enjoy a scenic hike along Lake Constance or take a boating trip to historic Lindau, Germany, 7 kilometers away, nestled within reach of Swiss borders. The region is known for its flavorful wines, cheeses, and chocolates. Blackout dates May through August. Reservations dependent upon availability and a mutually agreed upon week. Includes a $1000 gift card for travel. Trip and travel must be scheduled by Feb. 15, 2019.
Donor: Friend of St. James Academy Value: European Escape!

13. 3rd Annual Presidential Cup
This will be a true test to see who has the “DRIVE” to win “bragging rights” by competing for the Presidents Cup. This opportunity pits your foursome against Andy Tylicki, John Muehlberger, Tom Radke & Stan Dohm. Foursomes play 27 holes one day followed by 18 holes of golf the next at Shadow Glen and Lake Quivira, including beverages and cocktails, appetizers and dinner to complete the tournament. The cup will be displayed in the SJA Trophy Case with the winning foursome’s name and year engraved. Must be scheduled on a mutually agreed upon date.
Donor: Friend of St. James Academy
Value: Bragging Rights!

14. Justin Timberlake “Man of the Woods” VIP Concert Experience
Rock out in style! Package includes 4 VIP Tickets to see Justin Timberlake in the “Man of the Woods” Concert on Monday, Dec. 10. Tickets are located in Sec. 107, Row 2, Seats 11, 12, 13, 14. Limo service to and from concert provided by Prime Time Assistants.
Donor: Class of 2021 & 2022
Value: Can’t Stop the Feeling!!!

15. Wine + Friends
Explore Kansas City’s Northeastern Wine Country in a luxury limo-style mini-bus that can accommodate between 12 to 24 guests. It’s a six-hour journey to sample the best wines that 3 local wineries can offer! Includes all wine tastings, transportation, meat and cheese trays, crackers, baskets of other goodies, light refreshments, and bonus bottles of wine.
Donor: Class of 2019 & 2020 Value: Good for the Soul!

16. Get Your Race On!
Enjoy the best party of the year at Kansas Speedway, TWICE! For each race, receive 4 VIP Grandstand tickets, 4 Pre-Race Passes and 1 Reserved Parking Pass to the Kansas Lottery 300 and Hollywood Casino races on Saturday, Oct. 20-21, 2018, and the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Weekend (May 11 -12, 2019). Seats are in Sect. 124, Row 20, Seats 5, 6, 7, 8.
Donor: Kansas Speedway Value: Checkered Flag!

17. Luxury Golf Cart
You’ll look great in a one-of-a-kind 2014 Yamaha Golf Cart with a HAVOC custom body kit designed by KC Golf Cart Co. This street-ready golf cart is equipped with all the necessities: High back bucket seats, long top, alloy wheels, rear flip custom seat kit with built in cooler, dual USB port, and LED light kit. Cruise around your neighborhood, or take it out on the back 9. This ride is one “SLICE” of heaven. (Excluded from Pick of the Auction)
Donor: KC Golf Company Value: Cruise in Style!

18. Show Your Student “the Love” with a Reserved Parking Spot!
What kid wouldn’t want to park in the front row next year? Help them avoid the rush to get the premium spots ahead of upperclassmen. This includes your family’s reserved spot at all school evening and weekend events. Roll right up front, next to the stairs in the main lot, from August 1, 2019-May 31, 2020. Donor: Friend of St. James Academy
Value: Reserved

19. KU Basketball Front Row & Ball Boy/Girl Experience
Watch the action front row, center court as the KU Jayhawks take on the Louisiana Ragin Cajuns on Friday, Nov. 11 at 7:00 p.m. Package includes four game tickets, a VIP parking pass, and the opportunity of a lifetime for one lucky young person to be the KU Basketball Team’s official ball girl/boy! Eligible for children in 4th-6th grade.
Donor: Jon & Christi Stewart
Value: Front Row, Mid-Court=Priceless!

20. Relax on Grand Cayman’s Seven Mile Beach
Unwind and energize at the all-new Westin in the beautiful Caymans. The package includes a 5-night stay for 2 people, an excursion with Red Sail Sports, and a $500 travel voucher. Sail along Seven Mile Beach on a luxury catamaran, snorkel among Cayman’s vibrant marine life and be served a delicious BBQ lunch from the on-board chef. Dig your toes in the sand and catch some of the best sunsets on earth. Can be used June 1 – October 31, 2019 and based on availability.
Donors: Mr. Jim Mauer and The Westin Resort In Grand Cayman Value: Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset, Repeat!

21. Party on Wheels!
Have you dreamed of the perfect party without all the hassle? Family Reunion, Graduation, Neighbors Gathering, or Employee Christmas Party….this is for you! Plan a party for you and up to 75 guests with the hippest venue around. Both Sombrero’s Food Truck and The Funnel Cake truck will feed all of your guests! Must be scheduled on a mutually agreed upon date. (Blackout dates include Friday & Saturday’s in May & June 2019)
Donor: Sombrero’s & The Funnel Cake Truck

22. ​Wilderness Club at Big Cedar
Escape to the Ozarks for a 3-day, 2-night getaway at one of Big Cedar’s grand villas. This spacious cabin showcases a picturesque view of Table Rock Lake with something for everyone. Package includes accommodations for up to 8 in a two-bdrm-combined lodge and a $250 stipend for choice of a Top of the Rock 13-hole golf tee time, Cedar Creek spa time, and/or fine dining for the group. Dates: 4/18/19 to 4/20/19.
Donor: Bob & Julie Kurland
Value: Remote Haven of Natural Beauty!

23. ​ ​Show off that brand new smile!!
Show off your brand new “SMILE” from Bulleigh Orthodontics. This package comes with a full set of Braces that includes comprehensive orthodontic treatment and all visits, plus a set of retainers. “A smile is a curve that sets everything straight!” Must be used by 12/31/18. New Patients Only!
Donor: Bulleigh Orthodontics, Dr. Chad Bulleigh
Value: Say Cheese!