Auction Items

These are a sampling of all of the wonderful items that will be on auction for the evening, more to come.

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12 bottles Champagne CHEERS!

A full case from small family vineyards in the Champagne region of France; each bottle has its unique flavors developed from the minerals in that patch of soil, the exposure to the sun and wind – and then carefully crafted by the vintners. A sampling of the names in the case: the 2004 Henri Goutorbe Special Club Grand Cru, 2009 Savart – Expression Premier Cru, 2006 Vilmart & Co. Coeur de Cuvée Premier Cru – just 3 of the 12 exciting champagnes from 12 wineries.

6 bottles of 2014 Opus One

6 bottles of 2014 Opus One

Opus One was founded by Baron Philippe de Rothschild from Bordeaux and Robert Mondavi, determined to create a Bordeaux-blend in Napa with uncompromising quality. The 2014 vintage has subtle aromas, a velvety texture and complex structure. This wine will age gracefully for decades.

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Hall of Fame Package: Tickets to Enshrinement Weekend

2 Tickets to the 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls. This package includes Two Premium Seats to the 2019 Enshrinement Ceremony, Two Premium Seats to the 2019 Hall of Fame Game, and Two Premium Seats to the 2019 Hall of Fame Concert for Legends.

Moe's Restaurant

Wine Dinner at Moe’s Restaurant

Five fabulous courses, each paired with a wine from Dave Phinney’s Orin Swift Cellars. Since the release of his first Orin Swift Cellars wines, Dave Phinney has received rave reviews and top rankings; Moe’s Restaurant in Cuyahoga Falls has provided delicious food in a cozy atmosphere for over twenty years. Combine the two, and you are set for a spectacular evening. This dinner will be in a private room, so your group of ten can relax and enjoy. Includes bonus wines. Donated by Moe's Restaurant and Matt Marignoni.

Transformer Station

Tour at Transformer Station & Dinner

Long-time supporters of the Akron Art Museum, Fred and Laura Bidwell will give a private tour of an exhibit at the Transformer Station in Cleveland, a space for contemporary art and then a dinner at their beautiful home, prepared by chef Ben Bebenroth of Spice Kitchen & Bar, Ohio City. For six people, date to be mutually agreed.

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Presenting Sponsor

The Lehner Family Foundation

Platinum Sponsors

JUSTIN Winery  Fiji Water Landmark Vineyards
 Cohen & Company  First Energy Corporation  McMillen Family Companies


 Jeff & Lisa Bruno

Gold Patrons

Akron Pediatric Surgical Associates  

Dr. Anne Caveny and Dr. Wayne Hedrick
Myrna Berzon
Dr. Susan and Mr. Edward Brown

Silver Sponsors

Huntington Bank Logo   Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc.

Herb & Dianne Newman
George & Karen Daverio
Don & Cindy Misheff