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Sat, February 29, 2020
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM CST

The Woodlands Waterway Marriott
1601 Lake Robbins Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77380

This elegant evening celebrates Rotary's commitment to service in the local and global community and honors local philanthropist George Lindahl for his legendary service.

Rotary Club of The Woodlands was established over 40 years ago.  Today, the club consist of nearly 180 members who live by the motto "Service Above Self."  The Evening of Elegance Gala is the cornerstone of Rotary's annual fundraising.  Funds from the event support Rotary House, which provides temporary housing for families undergoing treatment at The Woodlands Medical Center, scholarships for local high school and Lone Star College students, and to support international programs like Polio eradication and fostering peace, and local programs that fight hunger and illiteracy.

The Evening of Elegance features entertainmnent, a bid board, live auction, an elegant dinner and compelling program, which will highlight Rotary's mission and pay tribute to local philanthropist George Lindahl,III for his legendary service to the community.  


Event Offers

$25 Heads or Tails

$25 per chance  and you are ready to play Heads or Tails at the gala!  You don't want to be left sitting while others are competing to win an Apple Watch and IPhone/Apple Watch Charging Station!

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$100 Heads or Tails (5 chances)
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$30 Wine & Spirits Pull

Each purchase has a minimum value of $30.

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$50 General donation for Rotary programs
$100 General donation for Rotary Programs
$70 $70 For A One Night Stay At Rotary House
$490 $490 for a One Week Stay at Rotary House
$2,100 $2,100 for a One Month Stay at Rotary House
$25,500 $25,500 One Year Stay at Rotary House
$14,000 LIVE AUCTION: Crested Butte, Colorado Ski In Ski Out Vacation for 16

Enjoy 7days and 6 nights in 3 condominium units a the Lodge at Mountaineer Square. Two 2 bedroom and 3 bathroom units and one 1 bedroom unit, both with full kitchens and sleep sofas. Sleeps up to 16 people in the 3 units.  The Lodge at Mountaineer Square is located rightnext to shops, ski rentals and the ski lift.  Perfect for an extended family/friend getaway!  Reservations are based on availability, but no restrictions.  Expires 3/21/21.  Generously donated by George Lake.

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LIVE AUCTION: Gourmet 6 Course Dinner for 10, hosted by Mary Matteson Parrish and Norm Parrish

This dinner is for 5 couples, along with our honoree George Lindahl and his wife Kristi.  Congressman Kevin Brady and his wife Cathy will be your celebrity servers!  This is a truly gourmet 6 course dinner prepared by Mary and Norm that features a fine wine pairing with each course. Beef Tenderloin with Bearnaise Sauce or Poached  Salmon with Caper Sauce will be the featured entrees, followed by Norman's Grand Marnier Souffle' with Grand Marnier Sauce.  The dining concludes with an assortment of cheeses served wtih Port and coffee.  Must be scheduled by February 28, 2021.  Generously donated by Mary Matteson Parrish and Norm Parrish.

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$9,800 LIVE AUCTION: Classic White Gold and Diamond Necklace

This stunning keepsake was crafted by John Robichau of Robichau's Jewelry.  It is 14K white gold custom made diamond fashion necklace 1.24 carat weight.  Center diamond is 1 carat; SI;6-H.  Generously donated by Robichau's Jewelry.

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$3,500 LIVE AUCTION: Custom AR15 Made Just For You!

This rifle will handmade to your specifications and customiaed with your favorite alma mater's colors, logo, camo, or any other design of your choosing.

Generously donated by F-1 Firearms

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$3,500 LIVE AUCTION: Roll Tide Vs. Texas A & M Football Weekend for 4!

This fun-filled weekend includes 4 tickets to the Alabama vs. Texas A & M Football Game on November 21, 2020 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  Tickets are on the first row of the Texas A & M side - lower level seats 18-21.  Choose a two or three night stay in a 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom town home located one mile from the stadium.  Package inculdes a University of Alabama autographed football by Nick Sabin and an A & M football signed by Jimbo Fischer.  $100 gift card to Gallette's so you can celebrate before or after hte game - Home of the Yellow Hammer!

Package generously donated by Judy and Dave McCleary and footballs donated by Kristi and George Lindahl.

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LIVE AUCTION: Day at the Capitol with Congressman Kevin Brady

Spend the day "on the hill" with US Congressman Kevin Brady and enjoy coffee with the Congressman.  This trip for 2 includes $1000 for round trip airfare to Washington, DC and 60,000 Marriott points to book the hotel of your choice in the Bonvoy portfolio of hotels.

Generously donated by Congressman Kevin Brady and The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel

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$1,500 BID BOARD: Wine Lover's Heaven

This wine basket is filled with an incredible collection of wines, including a 3 liter 2012 Salvestrin Napa Cabernet, a 2015 Chateau Montelena Cab, a 2012 Domaine Carneros Le Reve Sparkling wine, a 2015 Red Stitch Napa Cab,a 2015 Pape Clement White Bordeaux, and a 1994 Croft Port. The winner of this wine lover's package will also receive a dinner for 4 at Amerigo's where you are welcome to bring your wine with you to pair with your meal. Cheers!

Generously donated by Terry Brown, Norman Parrish and Casey Kosh - Amerigo's

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$1,500 BID BOARD: Healthy Habits Hand and Stone 12 month Membership!

Enjoy a one year membership to Hand and Stone and a spa basket full of surprises. You deserve to relax and renew!

Generously donated by Tony Rodgers, Hand and Stone

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$1,500 BID BOARD: Precious Ammonite Fossil

This Ammonite fossil plate is 300mm years old from Morroco.  Nature's artwork at its best!

Generously donated by Kristi and George Lindhal

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$700 BID BOARD: You Deserve to be Pampered

Pamper yourself or someone else with this indulgent spa package at the new Woodhouse Day Spa in Market Street! After the pampering, enjoy a romantic dinner for two at the Butler House.

Generously donated by Woodhouse Day Spa and The Butler House

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$1,500 BID BOARD: Houston Sports Package - Go Rockets, Go Astros!

Cheer on your home teams!  This package incldes 4 field tickets to an Astros home game, 4 tickets to the Rockets vs. Raptors game on April 5th, and a $200 gift card to Truluck's.

Generously donated by the Houston Astros Foundation, Micah Loyd and Friends of Rotary

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$2,000 BID BOARD: Restore Your Natural Beauty with this Dr. Guy Beauty Package

It's you, only better!  Treat your skin to one A Morpheous 8 treatment, one syring of any Restalyne product (includes Silk, Defyne, Lyft and Refine), 60 units of Dysport and 10% off any surgical procedure.

Generously donated by Dr. Guy Facial Plastic Surgery

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$3,000 BID BOARD: Scotch and Cigar Tasting for 20

Let your palette be your guide.  This event for up to 20 people will be a tasteful and educational experience of no less than 3 highly rated single malt Scotch Whisky brands designed with the intent to help you select an "every day" Scotch Whisky, progressing to no less than 2 highly rated 20+ year Scotch Whisky customary for celebratory, special events.  Also on hand, plenty of food, cigars and other alcohol from North America.  The venue will be the beautiful home of Dave and Judy McCleary.

Generously donated by Jay Knighton and Dave and Judy McCleary

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$1,000 BID BOARD: City and Country Getaway

Escape to the country for a night at the HIstoric Hill House in Willis, Texas.  This stay includes dinner and breakfast the next morning.  Head to the City and enjoy a one night's stay at the beautiful Post Oak Hotel.

Generously donated by the Historic Hill House and Post Oak Motors

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$900 BID BOARD: Brooks & Dunn Reboot Tour Concert with Dinner/Stay

Enjoy a date night on June 6th with 2 tickets to the  Brooks and Dunn concert complete with Woodforest Club passes.  Enjoy dinner before the concert at Tommy Bahama and stay the night at the Hyatt Centric hotel - Market Street.

Generously donated by the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, Tommy Bahama and Friends of Rotary

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$1,440 BID BOARD: Leisure, Lunch and Learn

Purchase this package and you and a friend are set for the top charity events of the season!   Enjoy 2 reserved seats at John Cooper's Signature Series luncheon, In the Pink of Health luncheon, Yes to Youth's Ladies Night Out, Interfiath's Giving Goes Glam and two tickets to The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival! Have fun doing good!

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$2,000 BID BOARD: Family Fine Art Portrait

This fourteen inch portrait printed on canvas will become a family keepsake for generations. 

Generously donated by Metcalf Fine Art

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