- Sat25Mar20176pm – 11 pmWm. Talley Rec Center – Downtown Frederick
Calling all fans of Klinger, Hot Lips, Major Burns and Hawk Eye— Celebrate a night of fun and antics recalling the much loved and hilarious M*A*S*H television show – all to support Mission of Mercy!
This casual TV show themed event will feature superb food, open bar, hysterical games, elaborate décor, a costume contest and more! Come as your favorite show character or in your best military-inspired attire.
Sponsorship Opportunities Available! Click here for information
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The Officer's Club-VIP Ticket: $60.00
Includes 1 hour early admission (6pm), passed hors-d'oeuvres, a special beverage at the bar, a goody bag and plentiful themed food stations from three caterers.
The Swamp-General Admission Ticket: $45.00
Includes open bar and plentiful themed food stations from three caterers. Doors open at 7pm.
*Must be 21 to attend
Thank you to our generous sponsors
Mess Hall Sponsored By:
Love and dishes
Swamp sponsored by:
Barley and Hops
Pipe Creek Wines
Major “Hotlips” Sponsors:
Audio Video Group
Frederick News Post
Captain "Hawkeye" Sponsors:
CareFirst BlueCross BlueSheild
Delaplaine Foundation, Inc
NFM Lending - Jeremy Poling
Corporal “Klinger” Sponsors:
Moxley-Kidwell Construction & Development
Col. Jim and Mrs. Sarah Olson
Plamondon Hospitality Partners
Runkles Sign Service
Service Glass Industries, Inc.
Games Sponsored By:
Doug and Kim Forcino
- Sat20May20177:45 amHarrisburg Area Community College
The Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community provides a 5k walk route and 1-mile walk route. Registration opens February 1; Please register here and walk for Mission of Mercy!
Food, entertainment, prizes and fun activities for children are all part of the festivities. In addtion, each nonprofit participating in the walk - including Missiong of Mercy - Has a Booth with information about their services. Please plan to stop by our booth to say "hello!"
- Mon12Jun201710:00 amHolly Hills Country Club, 5502 Mussetter Rd., Ijamsvill, MD
Presented by Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.
Prizes & Awards
Open Beer & Wine Beverage Cart
Lots 'o Food! Breakfast Munchies, Fun Lunch & Swanky Dinner
Silent Auction Raffle
For more information, call Rachel Smith at 301-682-5683 x211 or firstname.lastname@example.org
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:
Patty Pollatos Fund
Dan Ryan Builders
Carroll Hospital Center
Embrace Home Loans, Inc
Holly Hills Country Club
RLH CPAs & Business Advisors, LLC
Friends of the Classic:
Moe's Southwestern Grill
Rita's Italian Ice
- Fri27Oct20176 pm - 11 pmCeresville Mansion
Join us for a the 17th Annual Mission of Mercy Gala ….a legendary night featuring timeless classics by entertainer Bryan Clark at the intimate and elegant Ceresville Mansion in Frederick, Maryland.
This special fundraiser offers something a little different than the usual black-tie affair … a hand-crafted menu of savory hors d’ouevres and a sumptuous banquet, a never-before seen silent auction, musical dinner performance and a moving presentation sharing the WHY behind the Gala.
Tickets will be limited for this exclusive evening.
Thank you to our Generous Sponsors:
Premier Gold Sponsor:
Frederick County Bank
Highmark Blue Shield Corporate Giving Program
Turning Point Financial
US Acute Care Solutions
Here are a few of our spectacular auction items:
LIVE AUCTION ITEMS
From Spring to Fall, you’ll enjoy outdoor play with this versatile package including a handmade corn hole set, chiminea (fire pit) and a bundle of wood and fuel. We also added in 36 (!) Jimmy John’s subs, beer, wine and a S'mores maker with supplies, so you are all set to PARTY!
Donor: Barrick Garden Center, Cindy Cantrel, Jimmy John’s and Kathaleen Lucey
Beach Bums this Way! Bethany Beach for 10
Relax in Bethany Beach for a week in a lovely A-frame beach house, with 4 bedrooms (sleeps 9) and 2 baths. Located in the small family-oriented community of Bethany West, this home features beautiful landscaping, an outdoor shower, upper sun deck, large screened-in porch, updated kitchen and wi-fi. Access to pools, tennis courts, exercise room, club house and Bethany Trolley Service available for a small fee. House is located ¾ mile from beach. Bedrooms: 2 with 2 double beds, 1 with a queen bed and 1 with a twin day bed.
Terms: Available at the mutual convenience of donor and winning bidder. No black out dates!
Donor: Mollie Kilbourne
Living History - Private Lunch with George Delaplaine
The winning bidder will enjoy a captivating Learning Brunch for two at the delightfully delectable Le Parc Bistro in downtown Frederick with none other than Frederick icon, entrepreneur, philanthropist, veteran, communications industry giant and local historian extraordinaire. . . George B. Delaplaine, JR.
Along with receiving a special edition copy of the documentary on his life – A Peerless Legacy and a copy of the book Pillars of Frederick to learn more about Frederick’s illustrious past,join George to learn more about the facts, fascination and follies of Frederick – some known and some little known! A direct descendant of John Thomas Schley, the builder of Frederick’s first house, you’ll be charmed and astounded by the humor, wit, and wisdom and knowledge of Frederick’s own treasured link to Frederick’s history!
Terms: Date to be arranged at the mutual convenience of donor and winning bidder.
Lunch for three (Mr. Delaplaine, yourself and a guest) provided by Le Parc Bistro in downtown Frederick.
Donor: George Delaplaine and LeParc Bistro
Astronauts and Sun
From NASA to cruise ships, beaches to theme parks, it's all part of Central Florida vacation fun. And at Holiday Inn Club Vacations Cape Canaveral Beach Resort, it's all within easy reach! Enjoy this rip to Cape Canaveral offering lodging for 8 in a two-bedroom condo. Check out the cruise ships from the fishing pier just steps away at Jetty Park. Or lounge poolside in the sun with the kids racing down the 4-story water slide, or playing in the lazy river and tot's pool. There are also plenty of resort activities to keep you moving. Take advantage of our exercise room with sauna and basketball, tennis and shuffleboard courts, plus water sport rentals right on the beach. There's a children's play area for the little ones as well as mini golf and Movie Theater for every age. And everyone loves to grab a bite poolside at the full-service Surf Grill! This vacation is sure to please the entire family!
Terms: Availability based on what is open at the Holiday Inn resort. Contact donor as soon as possible to secure your date.
Donor: Mark and Barbara Hubbard
One-Week in Edisto Beach, SC – Sleeps 18
This package includes a one-week stay at Big Daddy Island, a spacious beach home in beautiful Edisto Beach, SC. The Old Charleston style house, which is located only 2 blocks from the beach, has 7 bedrooms and 4 full bathrooms -- sleeping 18! A large dining area means that everyone can eat together. Other amenities include ping pong table, arcade game, bicycles and beach gear. Edisto Beach is a low key, family-oriented beach with tree-lined streets, bike trails, Mom-n-Pop restaurants, local history and, of course, miles of sandy, shell-covered beaches. Edisto Beach is 45 minutes from Charleston, SC and two hours from Savanna, GA.
Terms: Available mid-June through August 2018 at the mutual convenience of the donor and winning bidder.
Donor: Greg and Elizabeth Galaida
Calling all Foodies! Meal & Cooking Class for 8 at Downtown Bed & Breakfast
Get your friends together for this popular cooking experience with Chef and business owner, Jean-Louis LePage. First, Jean-Louis will help you select your menu …. Want to lean Thai cooking? How to prepare coq au vin? The perfect Maryland crab cake? Then you’ll all gather at 10 Clarke Place a delightful B&B in the heart of Downtown Frederick where you’ll enjoy wine while together you prepare your and enjoy your four-course meal.
Terms: Meal includes four courses: appetizer, salad, entree and dessert.
Available Sunday-Thursday only. Date to be chosen at mutual convenience of donor and winning bidder. Expires 11/1/18.
Donor: Jean-Louis LePage
Bucket List Item! - Golf for 3 Whisper Rock Golf Club, AZ
*** Includes Airfare ***
Come play what is called “the Pine Valley of the Southwest” as the guest of Mission of Mercy’s CEO, Dr. Henry W. Konerko. The day’s event will include breakfast, 18-holes of golf with a professional caddy for a foursome and lunch.
Three (3) Round-Trip Southwest Airlines vouchers are included!
Whisper Rock Golf Club is tucked away in the North Scottsdale, Arizona desert. This private members’ facility features two 18-hole championship golf courses: the lower course was designed by Phil Mickelson in 2001, and the upper course was designed by Tom Fazio in 2005. Members of this prestigious club include Phil Mickelson, Geoff Ogilvy, Jon Rahm, Chez Reavie, Kevin Streelman, Aaron Baddeley, Gary McCord, Peter Kostis, Bob Tway and many more.
Terms: Available at the mutual convenience of donor and winning bidder. Expires 10/10/18. Package includes: 4 Southwest Airlines vouchers that can be combined to make 2 round-trip tickets plus a Visa Gift Card to purchase the third ticket.
Donor: Dr. Henry W. Konerko, Dr. John and Madonna Vitarello, Southwest Airlines
Escape Room Experience & Meal for 8
You’ll definitely want to escape from this Clue IQ experience so that you can get to dinner! You’ll get a private room for 8 participants, plus a gift card so you can choose where and when you dine! Choose lunch, happy hour or dinner at Ayse Meze, Brewer’s Alley, Isabella’s, Pistarro’s or Reina.
TERMS: ClueIQ date to be arranged at the mutual convenience of the winning bidder and the donor. $250 Gift Card to Fountain Rock Restaurants.
Donor: ClueIQ, Joan and Marty Lapera and Fountain Rock Restaurants
SUPER SILENT AUCTION ITEMS
Super-1: Entire House in North Ocean City – Sleeps 7-9 Guests
This single-family home on a quiet street off 139th Street is walkable to the beach & very close to Fiesta Park. With 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, you’ll enjoy all the amenities of a fully furnished home, complete with awesome extras like an outdoor shower, screened in porch, charcoal grill boogie boards and board games! You can even bring your well behaved four-legged friends!
This lovely home is only 8 walkable blocks to the beach or a short bus ride to the OC Boardwalk. It is close to dining, boat and kayak rentals, Northside Park, a movie theater with recliners, mini-golf, arcade and more. And for foodies, it's close to many great restaurants.
Sleeping Arrangements: Bedroom 1 – Queen Bed; Bedroom 2 – 1 Queen & 1 Single; Bedroom 3 – 1 bunk bed. Additional sleeper sofa in common area.
Photos and full description: http://bit.ly/2gci1dk
Terms: Not available June 30-Septemer 30. Expires 11/30/18. If bringing pets, a $150 security deposit is required.
Donor: Karen and Will Lyons
Super-2: Super-Size Your Next Date Night!
You’ll get all the ooooooo’s and ahhhhhhh’s for this very special date night package that includes pampering favorites such as wine, massage for two, gourmet chocolates – and dinner! Chef Chris Spear of Perfect Little Bites will prepare a personalized 3-course, in-home dinner – even providing all the china and cooking equipment, leaving you with no clean up!
Donor: Perfect Little Bites, Bailey Massage, Candy Kitchen, Riverside Liquors
Super-3: Private Tasting Party for 8-10 at Oil and Vinegar + Wine
Your private party will enjoy a guided tour through the specialty products at Oil & Vinegar, located in Westview Promenade. Learn about flavorful and healthy eating, how to pair oils and vinegars for dressings, marinades, desserts, beverages and more!
Your party will include at least three appetizers, a pasta, a unique sparkling vinegar spritzer and dessert --- PLUS tastings of dozens of various vinegars and oils, recipes, cooking tips AND a good bag!
We also provide the wine for your group to enjoy with your selections. Ask Oil & Vinegar how to 'punch up the flavor' by adding their vinegars to your wine! -- Trust us on this ... it's delish!
Terms: Available Monday through Thursday, with some Sunday possibilities. Call for reservation with plenty of advance notice and have several date options in mind.
Donor: Oil & Vinegar, Riverside Liquors
Super-4: Hassle-free 3-day/2-night Bicycle Trip
C&O Canal Excellent Adventure - This is a 3-day, 2-night hassle free, ride-at-your-own-pace adventure where you can ride 110 miles of the beautiful, flat C&O Canal without lugging your gear! Bicycle Escape will secure your campground, prepare your food, and haul your equipment. Two homemade, high quality, tasty breakfast meals will be provided, along with a homemade spaghetti dinner. They will also provide snacks and drinks to take on the trail. When you arrive at the campsites, your gear will be safe and sound, and ready for set up. Also included is a tune up for one bicycle.
Terms: Reservation required. Trip must occur during Bicycle Escape’s regularly scheduled excursions. Contact the store for upcoming dates.
Donor: Bicycle Escape
Super-5: Ski Liberty Stay & Play
Newly renovated with fabulous new amenities! This Colorado-like resort is close to home and features high-end dining, world-class salon and spa with a salt water pool and more! Choose your time of year - spend two days on the golf course or the ski slopes, then retire to your comfortable room for the night where you will awaken to a hot breakfast. Choose (2) 8-hour flex lift tickets, plus ski or snowboard rentals or (2) 2-hour tubing tickets each day OR (2) rounds of golf with cart per day.
Terms: This package is valid Sunday through Thursday, non-holiday, during the 2017-2018 season.
Donor: Ski Liberty
Super-6: Portrait of Your Pet by well-known artist Rebecca Pearl
Calling all cats and dogs! Renowned Artist Rebecca Pearl has been doing custom animal portraits for over 25 years. They are painted in pastel from either life or a photograph. Now, it’s your turn to have your pet turned into a masterpiece! You could also still include some of her background.
Terms: Size will be 12" x 16". For one dog or cat only. Your choice of a head or full body shot. Expires 10/30/18.
Donor: Rebecca Pearl
Super-7: Bourbon and Cigar Package
Distiller's Select Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey paired with 20 divine handpicked cigars from Davidus Cigars including Perla deMar, Black Pearl, Puente OpusX, Flathead 554, Davidoff from Nicaragua, Julius Caesar -- and many more to enjoy!
Donor: Cindy Cantrel and Davidus Cigars
Super-8: Dining Out with Friends
- Mayta’s Peruvian Restaurant: Dinner for 4 - 2 appetizers, 4 entrees & 2 desserts
- Lazy Fish $50 Gift Card
- Red Horse $70 Gift Certificate
- Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant: Lux Wine Tasting + gourmet chocolate truffle for 4 (Local locations in Annapolis MD, Ashburn VA and Reston VA)
Terms: Mayta’s Peruvian Restaurant does not include alcoholic beverages. Expires 10/31/18.
Donor: Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant, Lazy Fish, Mayta’s Peruvian Restaurant and Red Horse
Super-9: Take to the Skies – Flights and Food
Enjoy two unique flight experiences, along with lunch before or after you soar the skies!
- Small aircraft for 3: Experience the beautiful views of Frederick County and surrounding region when you fly with award-winning pilot and air-racer, Lin Caywood in her small plane. After your flight, relive the memories while you enjoy lunch at the Orchard, located minutes from the airport in Downtown Frederick.
- Glider plane for 1 - See the mountains of Fairfield PA and then visit the town you just flew over while enjoying a meal at a near-by restaurant.
Terms: Lin Caywood Flight: Valid ONLY January 1, 2018 - May 31, 2018. Up to 3 persons with combined passenger weight limited to 600 lbs.
Donor: Lin Caywood, The Orchard. Mid-Atlantic Soaring Association and Jennifer White
Super-10: Golf Galore!
Get plenty of time on the links with this package of popular local courses. Take home swag to share from another well-known club down South.
- Round of Golf for 4 at Rocky Gap Casino and Resort. Valid through April 30, 2018.
- Richland Golf Club - Golf for 4 with cart. Sunday-Saturday, after 1pm on weekends.
- Holly Hills Country Club – Golf for 4 with cart. Tuesday – Thursday.
- Whiskey Creek Country Club - Golf for 4 with cart. Tuesday – Thursday.
Donor: Holly Hills Country Club, Richland Golf Club, Rocky Gap Casino and Resort, Whiskey Creek Golf Club
Super-11 Sea Watch Ocean City - Oceanfront Condo Sleeps 6-8
Fabulous views in this oceanfront 2 bedroom + den / 2 bath 9th floor unit in family-friendly Sea Watch condominium. Many community amenities including immediate beach access, indoor pool, outdoor pools, sauna, tennis courts, basketball half court, playground, arcade, sand volleyball court, fitness room and cinema. Unit includes well-equipped kitchen, wifi, cable, full size washer & dryer, boogie boards, and some sports equipment. House cleaned with only natural and organic cleaners.
Master bedroom has queen bed; second bedroom can sleep up to 4 in bunk and trundle beds; open den (no door or wall) has 2 twin beds.
Photos and full description: http://bit.ly/2xYsna0
Terms: Not available June 30-Septemer 30. Expires 11/30/18
Parking Note: Sea Watch charges a $40 CASH fee paid directly to them to park one a maximum of one vehicle on the premises. Additional street/municipal parking available nearby.
Donor: Karen and Will Lyons
Super-12 Apple Watch Series 3 with GPS
-Built-in GPS and GLONASS
-Heart rate sensor
-Accelerometer and gyroscope
-Water resistant 50 meters
-Up to 18 hours of battery life3
Donor: Joan and Marty Lapera
Pet Portrait by renowned local artist Rebecca Pearl
Refresh and Rejuvenate with Hydrafacial and neck treatment from Frederick Dermatology Associates
Tasting Party for 8 at Oil & Vinegar in Westview Promenade