JOYRIDERS SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 FUNDRAISER AUCTION ITEMS
WESTJET VOUCHER: 1 ROUNDTRIP FLIGHT FOR 2
Get ready for takeoff! Once again WestJet is graciously donating a “Gift of Flight” to the Joyriders’ fundraiser. The lucky recipient and a friend or family member will be able to fly to any regularly scheduled WestJet destination. The Joyriders is grateful to WestJet for its continued support!
FOUR PASSES TO GREEN GABLES/ANDERSON’S CREEK GOLF CLUBS
Golfers rejoice! How about a round at Green Gables Golf Club in Cavendish’s National Park or Anderson’s Creek Golf Club in Stanley Bridge? Both courses are North Shore Island beauties.
www.andersonscreek.com or www.greengablesgolf.com
LYNN CASSELS-CALDWELL ORIGINAL PASTEL
"Winter Sun" a 19” x 21", framed original pastel by Lynn Cassels-Caldwell of Custom Equine Portraits, Lakefield, Ontario. Donated by Irma Goodwin in memory of her husband and former Joyriders volunteer and board member, the late Charlie Goodwin.
PAIR OF CEDAR DECK CHAIRS
Relax in these two lovely, matching, handmade cedar deck chairs. Created by long-time volunteer and staunch Joyriders’ supporter, Frank McCloskey, who has provided Joyriders with wooden creations for our fundraisers over the years.
Home need an update? About a gift certificate from Cottage Industry, the unique Charlottetown furniture and home decor store that offers pieces that “vary in style from coastal modern to a softer industrial style.”
A star in three dimensions from Island Traditions Store -- Home of the Basket Weavers. The Richmond, P.E.I. store showcases works from more than 100 local artisans, plus there’s a museum and interpretive centre, demos and workshops.
DIVA PURSE, SCARF AND GLOVES SET
A lovely way to accessorize any Diva. Generously donated by The Showcase Gift Shop at the Confederation Centre in Charlottetown.
CHAMPAGNE SAILBOAT CRUISE
Enjoy a cruise from the Charlottetown Harbour to Pownal Bay for two to four people aboard Destiny II, a beautiful 33-foot sailing sloop out of the Charlottetown Yacht Club. Choose from either a sail or a power-cruise option during summer 2018.
PLATE BY HUTCHINSON POTTERY
A delicate piece by Jessica Hutchinson. Operating out of her studio in Oyster Bed Bridge, P.E.I, Jessica creates works that she says “draws inspiration from this little island’s landscape yet www.hutchinsonpottery.com
Beautiful Portuguese Pottery: a serving jug and spoon holder kindly donated by Matos Winery and Distillery of St. Catherines, PEI.
WINE MAKING GIFT CERTIFICATE
Do-it-yourself wine! Wine Kitz Charlottetown will help you make the best quality wine and beer, all at a fraction of the price you would pay at the retail level.
MERCHANTMAN GIFT CERTIFICATE
Enjoy a lovely meal at the Merchantman at the corner of Queen and Water Streets in Charlottetown. Situated in the historic Peake-Carvell building, the restaurant is open year round for delicious, fresh food and friendly service.
Love the “Gronk”? How about this donation of a size-44 New England Patriots Rob Gronkowski NFL jersey. Thanks go to Jason Schella, Regional Manager of Investment Services for BMO.
KETTLEGROVE LAVENDER GIFT BASKET
Kettlegrove soaps are all natural, made with pure goat milk and handcrafted in rural P.E.I. The soaps use Irish moss, handpicked from local shores and are scented only with pure essential oil. Enjoy the variety of scents and shapes.
Feel the tension and stress ease as Laura Dear of Atlantic Therapeutic Massage gives you a relaxing one-hour massage.
Have a ring you don’t know the value of? A favourite necklace, perhaps? The Summerside mainstay, Jewellery Plus, is offering a gift certificate for cleaning, appraisal and photography.
SIGNED COPY OF MICHAEL SMITH’S COOKBOOK “FAMILY MEALS”
The latest cookbook from famous PEI chef and owner of The Inn at Bay Fortune Michael Smith who enthuses, "Real homemade food for your family is easy to make!"
CANVAS PRINT “GREENWICH BOARDWALK” BY MEL GALLANT
This stunning print of the Greenwich Boardwalk, measuring 30" x 19.8," is a photograph on canvas. The photographer and donor is none other than Joyrider board member Mel Gallant.
PROMOTIONAL TRAVEL CREDIT
Promotional Travel Credit in the amount of $1,000 off the cost of ticket on any of VIA Rail train services within Canada.
DOREEN FOSTER ETCHING/AQUATINT
"Huntress" is a lovely etching/aquatint by Doreen Foster of The Studio Gallery in Victoria-by-the-Sea. This frame size 25" x 20" work depicts a young woman flying through the moonlit night on her elegant horse, accompanied by her trusty dog and hunting falcon.
ANN MARIE CLOW LIMITED EDITION STRETCH-CANVAS PRINT
This sweet limited edition 16” x 20” print on stretch canvas is called Play Time is donated by artist Ann Marie Clow from Nova Scotia.
PADERNO COMMERCIAL COOKWARE
Cook up some great feasts with this 11-piece PADERNO commercial collection. Made from durable stainless steel that's tough enough for commercial kitchens but elegant enough for everyday home use. Induction compatible, oven safe, dishwasher safe and backed by PADERNO’S 25-year warranty. Set includes: 1.5L, 2L, 4L Saucepans, 3L Casserole, 5L Dutch oven, 24cm Stainless steel frying pan and 5 covers.
ON-SITE PAINTING BY SCOTT O’NEIL
We are so lucky to once again welcome Malpeque artist Scott O'Neil who will paint live on location at the fundraiser (sample of his work above). Scott will then donate the finished product to the auction.
WOODEN HORSE CARVING
Who wouldn’t want this lovely little equine gracing a mantle or nook in their home? He is generously donated by The Dunes Studio, Gallery & Cafe.
FISH BOWL ON WOOD STAND
Another unique item from The Dunes Studio, Gallery & Cafe: a glass fishbowl nestled into a wood base.
KAREN GALLANT ACRYLIC PAINTING
Island visual artist Karen Gallant has donated this dreamy painting entitled "Moon Struck." The acrylic on wood panel (A 12” x 36” x 1.5” deep) is a beautiful example of Karen's "of another world" style that weaves her Acadian background influences using visual art imagery and graphic design. Visit Karen’s gallery, Studio Ink in Rustico (above Gallant's Country Food Market).
2 KAREN GALLANT PRINTS
We are appreciative that Karen is also generously donating two prints of her work!
ARBONNE SPA GIFT BASKET
An indulgent treat for someone special! Arbonne consultant Christine Sudsbury donated a lovely Arbonne Spa Kit in a gift basket.
RUSTIC PAINTINGS ON WOOD
This pair of rustic P.E.I. paintings on wood display a lovely seashore theme. Painted by L Bridges of Summerside, they are donated by Sam Dalton, father of Joyrider Gabriel.
ABEGWEIT DRIVER TRAINING COURSE
Abegweit Driving School has again donated a driver training course. At the 2015 fundraiser, two grandmothers vied for this item, hoping to secure it for their grandchildren! Who will get it this year?
SUNSET IN CAPE TRAVERS
Wine, cheese and delicious hors d'oeuvres await 6-8 lucky people at the beautiful beachside home of Lois & Tim O'Neill. Watch the sun go down behind the Confederation Bridge as you enjoy many delightful treats with good friends in this lovely setting.
The Stars for Life Foundation for Autism is generously offering a basket of its products, including five tasty dip mixes, X-mas cards and a sand castle kit is Stars For Life's delightful contribution. This worthy organization provides “Life Long Living and Learning Opportunities” to young adults and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Aspergers. Thank you Carolyn Bateman, Mom of Joyrider Adam!
TINY TOOL TIME
A unique quilted box of tools for the tiny tot carpenter in your family.
A lovely donation by P.E.I.’s own Rossignol Winery.
SPA TOTAL FITNESS CENTRE MEMBERSHIP
Now there’s no excuse not to get fit! The Spa is donating a one-year single membership (new).
PEI AQUA FARMS GIFT CERTIFICATE AND TWO BOOKS
New London shellfish producer and processor PEI Aqua Farms has offered two cookbooks and a gift certificate that will appeal to the foodie in all of us.
LINDEE CLIMO OIL PAINTING: “JOYRIDER’S TANNER”
Well-known Nova Scotian artist Lindee Climo is a staunch supporter of Joyriders and she has truly surpassed herself this year. She took it upon herself to paint a major work in the form of a portrait of one of our own horses. Titled "Joyrider's Tanner", this 29 1/2" by 39 1/2" (framed: 33" by 42 1/2 ") oil-on-canvas painting is a stunning work of art. Joyriders is profoundly thankful for Lindee's continued support.
HAND-KNIT ARAN SWEATER
Beautiful Aran sweater, ladies medium, lovingly hand-knit and donated by Barbara Bull of Wheatley River, in support of Joyriders.
photo Province of PEI
4 BROOKVALE SKI PARK PASSES, RENTALS
Get ready for some snow day fun! Four complimentary full-day alpine lift passes and rentals for Brookvale Provincial Ski Park.