13th Annual Chairman’s Lunch

Friday 12th August, 2016. Palladium Room Crown Casino


Main Auction

Silent Auction

Premium Silent Auction

  1. cumminsross - Brand,Strategy & Creative Workshop (one day) with renowned Media Strategist Sean Cummins
  2. 2014 Australian Open. Rolex suite hospitality for two includes meal, drinks and premium seats at Rod Laver Arena. Guests to receive a Rolex gift signed by a Rolex tennis testimonee. Choice of either day or night session on Saturday 18th or Sunday 19th January, 2014
  3. Chopard Happy Sport Mini Watch, s/steel case, dk blue dial with three moving diamond set stars. Blue satin strap. Value $4,420. Donated by Chopard (Asia) Pte Ltd
  4. Two tickets in Tyresmart corporate box for AFL 2013 Grand Final, buffet meal and full bar
  5. Veolia MCG Corporate box for 14 people at 2014 Collingwood/Carlton Match. Priceless
  6. Spotless Corporate Box hospitality for 16 people at AFL game 2014 Season Value $8,000
  7. Jonathon Welch 2008 Aust of the year & elite tenor to appear at private or corporate function
  8. Peter Bland, Australian adventurer to lead a team of 10 people for a full day of bush walking / abseiling in the mountain ranges, lunch included
  9. 2013/14 Ashes Series. Invitation for four people to the MCC Committee Room on Day 2 of the Boxing Day Test. Donated by MCCMCC
  10. Framed Black Caviar silks, signed riding whip and horse shoe. Value $3000
  11. A table of eight, President’s Reserve, Wednesday January 15 day session at 2014 Australian Open. Includes lunch and refreshments and reserved seating
  12. AAMI Park Corporate Suite for 12 Guest at Melbourne Victory home game, including gourmet finger food, premium wines,ales and soft drinks plus a soccer ball signed by Liverpool FC players from the recent friendly at the MCG. Valued at $5,500 and donated by Melbourne Victory FC

Life’s Experiences

  1. Flight Simulator Experience - Boxed voucher Value $200?
  2. Private screening for 30 people of a pre-release,in-season or catalogue title in the private theatrette of Universal Pictures AustralasiaHead Office, Millers Point (Sydney)
  3. Tom Hafey Motivational Talk - Value $5,000
  4. Mid week balloon flight over Melbourne for two people, value $600. Donated by Picture this Ballooning
  5. Southern Cross Genetics, donation of bull semen, value $500
  6. Philip Island Ferrari Hot Laps. Eight vouchers, each for two laps in either the Ferrari 599 road car or Ferrari 430 Challenge race car. Value 1,000. Donated by Frank Russo and On Track Events
  7. Luxury car for the weekend from Mercedes Benz Berwick
  8. Porsche 911 - yours to drive for a weekend. Value $1500. Donated by Porsche Centre Melbourne
  9. People Solutions Group P/L HR Diagnostic & Consulting Services - Value $3,200
  10. Three hour private hire of a new concept in event venues, The Backlot Studios, Southbank
  11. Private, one hour training session with Australian men’s swimming coach, Rohan Taylor, donated by Swimming Victoria
  12. Ace Airport Parking $500 voucher. For multiple stays
  13. Epworth HealthCheck by Epworth Healthcare, a premier health assessment service, valued at around $3,220

Sporting & Memorabilia

  1. Sport Australia Hall of Fame signed memorabilia. Signed by iconic sporting identities
  2. The George Adams Estate Trophy for handicap winner, Sydney to Hobart yacht race
  3. Charity Paintball for 20 people, ideal for sporting club activity and fun. Conditions apply
  4. Framed watercolour painting by Robert Wade “The Seventeenth, Sawgrass TPC”. $2000
  5. Framed print (1/6) by Robert Wade “The Eighteenth Green, St Andrews” $350
  6. Carlton Team Mascot for one child, reserved seats for four, two change room passes - 2014
  7. A round of golf for four at Sandhurst Golf Club with golf carts and $100 dining voucher
  8. A round of golf for four at Heritage Golf and Country Club including carts
  9. Western Community Race Day. Table of eight in Chairman’s Club, Flemington Racecourse Saturday, 14/12/13. Excludes catering which may be paid for on the day. Value $2000
  10. 2006 Variety “Brockie & The Bash” - Melb to Cairns - Limited edition
  11. Round of golf for four at Flinders Golf Club includes golf carts, $250
  12. A round of golf for three with David Schwarz,”The Ox” at Thirteenth Beach Golf Club
  13. Table for four in The Terrace, Flemington ,beverages not included, non-feature raceday during season 2013/14
  14. Learn to sail with Peter Bland on his H28 Yacht, including lunch & snacks
  15. Signed Andre Agassi Racquet and signed book and bag - Min Value? $1000?
  16. Ricky Ponting Cricket Bat with certificate Min Value $500?
  17. McLaren Formula One merchandise - Autographed Team jersey and Cap
  18. Framed Liverpool FC Jersey signed by players from game against Melbourne Victory FC
  19. Engel Australia Outdoor adventure pack:camping stove, chairs (2), cooler bag & 15L thermocooler/ warmer

Wine & Dine

  1. Cecconi’s Flinder’s Lane Restaurant Invitation from Cecconi’s for you and four guests to lunch with Dr Turf, Sports Media personality. Catering value $1,000
  2. Grossi Florentino a four course tasting menu with matching wine for four people. $1,000
  3. Nashi catering. Boardroom Sandwich Lunch for 15 people includes fruit platter and juice
  4. The Baths Middle Brighton Restaurant and Cafe. $200 Dining voucher
  5. ‘Champagne Charlie’ - Cuddly Koala bear with two bottles of french champagne
  6. Shoreham Estate Wine Mornington Peninsula. Six bottles each of 2011 Pinot Gris and 2011 Pinot Noir. Value $230
  7. Shoreham Estate Wine Mornington Peninsula. Six bottles each of 2011 Pinot Gris and 2011 Pinot Noir. Value $230
  8. Fine wine donated by David & Bindy Koadlaw. Lake’s Folly Cabernet (1997,1998 & 2009) and a bottle of 1996 Chateau d’Yquem Sauternes, France. Value $575
  9. Sake Restaurant Private room lunch or dinner for four to six guests with a Sake mini Master Class. Value $700


  1. Travelscene on Eastern Hill, Fitzroy $1000 Travel Voucher
  2. Three bedroom Penthouse at Breakers Noosa, 1 week, plus two return economy airfares
  3. One night’s accommodation for two people in a studio suite at Art Series Hotel ‘The Cullen’, Prahran
  4. Tony Charlton Prancing Horse Weekend for four people for two nights, including a five course Burgundy dinner cooked by French chef, Thierry Cornevin includes Grand Cru and Premier Cru wines. Value $2,500. Donated by Thierry Cornevin & Prancing Horse Estate
  5. Vilamoura, Portugal 4 bedroom Golf Course Villa for two weeks
  6. 2013 Ski Package at Snowdrift Lodge Falls Creek, two nights for four people includes breakfast. Value $1,100
  7. RACV Cape Schanck Resort golf escape for four people, two nights accommodation in a 3-bedroom villa, golf each day with carts plus $500 dining voucher for use at the resort
  8. Manton’s Creek Winery, for eight people, a decadent dining/accom package donated by Pellicano Group
  9. Weekend at the Jacob’s Creek Visitor centre, Barossa Valley, plus magnum of St Hugos

Personal Luxuries

  1. Men’s Bulgari briefcase , black calf leather with palladium hardware. Value $2,070
  2. Hamper of hair accessories and products from Australia’s Next Top Model, donated by Comnet International Sales and L’Oreal
  3. 230 Boutique clothing voucher valued at $350
  4. Hat from Beryl
  5. 1,000 gift voucher from Liberty Belle Skin Clinic Toorak
  6. Food Hamper of products from Carmen’s Muesli
  7. Revlon Cosmetics gift pack together with a 90 minute meditation massage valued at $400
  8. A luxury hamper of products for ‘Him & Her’ from Crabtree & Evelyn. Value $203
  9. Merida Speeder Bike T1 or a voucher to the value of $749, donated by 99 Bikes Port Melbourne
  10. Estee Lauder Gift Basket, value $400
  11. Otazu costumejewellery as seen in “Sex in the City”. Value $755
  12. RDC Spa Berwick - A Taste of Paradise couple’s treatment package, vslue $400
  13. Freshwater pearls and semi-precious stones “Love & Grace” donated by Love from Venus
  14. Arthur Galan AG gift voucher for $500
  15. Silver clover necklace donated by Edenborough Evans valued at $200
  16. $500 gift certificate from Harrolds

House & Garden

  1. Stylish English’Threads’throw donated by Elliot Clarke. Value $600
  2. $500 Bunnings Shopping Vouchers
  3. $500 Bunnings Shopping Vouchers
  4. Genovese coffee hamper incuding a domestic barista course for two people. $370
  5. A large wicker storage chest from RG Imports valued at $385
  6. Ricoh Aficio SP C222 DN Colour Laser Printer. Approx $500
  7. $500 Bunnings Shopping Vouchers
  8. Outdoor Chef Ascona BBQ, pizza grill and cookbook. Donated by Comnet Sales
  9. Giant Panda - Cuddles and fun for the young and young at heart - Priceless
  10. Baccarat Signature S/Steel 9pc cookset value $670, from Meat Livestock Australia
  11. Baccarat “Estillo” 56 pc s/steel cutlery set and 5 pc roasting set, value $510, Meat Livestock Australia
  12. 42” Panasonic LED TV, with Wifi capability, $899 from the The Good Guys Brighton
  13. Baccarat Supremo Stirfry Pan, Fry Pan and Cast Iron 3.8L Casserole, value $430 Meat Livestock Australia
  14. The Artist at Sixty’ by Barry Thompson. White Work collection. Appraised value $5,500Anito Traverso Gallery
  15. Authentic Aboriginal art piece, ‘Hail Storm’(No 1) by Willy Tjungurrayi. Valued at $2,500
  16. Baby BMW push car for toddlers. Donated by Valley Prestige BMW, Traralgon
  17. Waterford Crystal Vase - Value $800
  18. CLO’ey, a domestic food waste composter. Donated by Closed Loop
  19. Garden design consultancy, Andrew Laidlaw, Landscape Architect, Royal Botanic Gardens
  20. Authentic Aboriginal art piece, ‘Hail Storm’(No 2) by Willy Tjungurrayi. Valued at $2,500
  21. Apex Tools Gear Wrench Roller Cabinet and 58pc Socket/Wrench Set, Value $998


  1. Vietnam and Cambodia river cruise, for two people, return airfares from Melbourne, two nights deluxe accommodation in both Siem Reap and Saigon. 7 night luxury cruise, fully catered. Includes sightseeing, all transfers and taxes. Donated by National Network Travel & Cruise, a Cruiseco travel agent. Approx Value $10,000. Won by Mr Paul Harbun
  2. Matador entertainment BBQ. 6 burner, stainless steel with granite top, valued at $2,000. From Bunnings. Won by Mrs Lee Rimes
  3. Two Bedroom Apartment at Peppers Salt Resort and Spa Kingscliff NSW for 5 weekdays. donated by Donna Ross. Won by Mr Jeremy Millar
  4. $1,000 Linen House Package Donated by LinenHouse. Won by Mr Luke Agosta
  5. Artist Photographer $1,000 Gift Certificate. Won by Mr Rob Christie
  6. Estee Lauder Tom Ford collection cosmetics hamper. Value $1,000. Won by Mr Tony Foti
  7. Midea 500KW Highwall Fixed Airconditioning Unit (cooling only) Donated by System Control Engineering. Value $900 conditions apply. Won by Mr Anton Bahar
  8. $500 Bunnings Shopping Voucher. Donated by Bunnings. won by Mr Wayne Nash
  9. Ricoh printer, Aficio SP C222 DN approx $400. Donated by Ricoh Australia. Won by Mr Brendan Dover
  10. Hair Styling hamper. Donated by Rocklands Hairdressing, Bulleen. Value $300. Won by Mr Michael Clemenger
  11. MCC Long Room framed carpet square, valued at $250. Donated by Stephen James. Won by Mr Darryl Talbot


  1. E.J. Whitten Foundation, $30,000
  2. Rufolo Pty Ltd, $30,000
  3. Channel 7 Melbourne assistance with audio visual presentation
  4. Quill Club Donation $9,500
  5. Melbourne Systems
  6. Maxwell & Williams 60 Diamante Cylindrical Vases - $3,600
  7. Mario Vigano Memorial Donations - 2 x $1,000
  8. Christine Tarascio $2,000
  9. Petra Lieb $1,000
  10. Flowers Vasette
  11. Dame Janet Spooner DGSJ $500
  12. Mr & Mrs Allan Overall $200


  1. Hotel Windsor Afternoon Tea
  2. Melbourne Theatre Company, two ticketsw
  3. Shoreham Estate Winery-two dozen bottles of wine
  4. Koko Dining Voucher
  5. Crown Metropol accommodation voucher
  6. R B Sellars Gift Vouchers (2)
  7. Koko Black chocolate hamper
  8. Peter Bland book and documentary package (10)
  9. Punch Lane Dining voucher