2009 Charity Auction

Cleveland Scholarships Programs
Charity Auction!!!

Congratulations to Billy Jeffrey

Winner of the 2009 Charity Auction

www.billyjeffrey.com

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Billy Jeffrey Chippendale at A Christmas Story House

Billy Jeffrey poses in front of the Major Award Leg Lamp in A Christmas Story House.  Photo Credit Eric Mull.

Spend 2 Days Celebrating Christmas

in A Christmas Story House!!!

VIP EXPERIENCE FOR 4 WITH HOTEL, MAJOR AWARD, CHINESE TURKEY AND MUCH MORE INCLUDED!

“A Tribute to the Original, Traditional, One-Hundred-Percent, Red-Blooded, Two-Fisted, All-American Christmas…” is now yours for the bidding. A Christmas Story House & Museum in partnership with Jimmy Malone invite the winning bidder and 3 guests to spend two days reliving their favorite moments from the cult classic A Christmas Story at the original A Christmas Story House in Cleveland, Ohio! This special once in-a-lifetime experience is being offered exclusively through this auction, with all proceeds from the charity auction going to the Cleveland Scholarship Programs. The Cleveland Scholarship Programs is Northeast Ohio’s only regional resource promoting educational awareness and opportunity to enrich our community and prepare the workforce of tomorrow. Cleveland Scholarship Programs has a vital role in transforming Northeast Ohio from a manufacturing-based to a knowledge-based economy.

Auction Sponsors

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Mark Klaus Christmas Movieland Lanigan and Malone on Magic 105.7

Experience includes:

Schedule & Activities: December 20 -23

DECEMBER 20:

  • Winner and guests arrive in Cleveland (Time TBD)
  • 3pm: Check into a suite at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
  • Visit the former Higbee’s Department Store Window (next to Renaissance Cleveland Hotel)

DECEMBER 21:

  • 8am: Be Jimmy Malone’s personal guest on Magic 105.7’s Lanigan and Malone Morning Show
  • 10am: Personal behind-the-scenes tour of A Christmas Story House & Museum
  • Try on original costumes from the movie
  • Read through the costume “bible” that includes photos and notes from the production
  • 12pm: Check into A Christmas Story House
  • Large FRA-GI-LE Major Award crate delivered to the front door of the house (yours to keep). Crow bar provided to open.
  • Go out to check the mail for Decoder pins delivered to mailbox (one for each guest and yours to keep)
  • Climb under the sink just like Randy
  • 5pm: Steak Dinner at John Q’s Steak House
  • 7pm: Back to A Christmas Story House to watch “A Christmas Story” in the house it was filmed (25th Anniversary DVD is yours to keep; popcorn and sodas provided)
  • 9pm: Spend the night in A Christmas Story House sleeping in Ralphie and Randy’s bedroom!

DECEMBER 22:

  • 8am: Open presents in A Christmas Story House living room
  • Continental breakfast basket provided by A Christmas Story House
  • Presents included: 2 BB guns (behind the desk), a bunny suit, 4 Christmas Story House shirts.
  • Bring your own presents to unwrap as well
  • Shoot BB guns in the back yard. But, “Don’t Shoot Your Eye Out!!!”
  • 10am: Visit “Holly”wood Christmas Movieland compliments of Mark Klaus.
  • 2pm: Visit The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
  • 5pm: Enjoy Chinese Turkey.
  • 7pm: Back to A Christmas Story House watch A Christmas Story Documentaries and play “A Christmas Story” Monopoly and “A Christmas Story” The Board Game in the house the movie was filmed.
  • 9pm: Spend the night in A Christmas Story House sleeping in Ralphie and Randy’s bedroom!

DECEMBER 23:

  • By 10am, Pack up your prized “Major Award” and check out of A Christmas Story House. Have a very Merry and Memorable Christmas.
  • Visit Cleveland Botanical Garden gingerbread fantasyland.
All proceeds from this charity auction benefit The Cleveland Scholarship Programs. The Cleveland Scholarship Programs is Northeast Ohio’s only regional resource promoting educational awareness and opportunity to enrich our community and prepare the workforce of tomorrow. Cleveland Scholarship Programs has a vital role in transforming Northeast Ohio from a manufacturing-based to a knowledge-based economy.FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: DO I NEED TO BE PREQUALIFIED TO BID?
A: Bidder prequalification may be necessary in order to ensure the sincerity of bids over $10,000.

Q: CAN ADDITIONAL GUESTS ATTEND PARTS OF THE EXPERIENCE?
A: No. The charity auction is only valid for the winning bidder and up to three guests (four people total). No other guests will be permitted. Guests under the age of 18 may attend the experience if they are accompanied by their parent or legal guardian.

Q: WILL I NEED TO PAY TAXES ON THE HOTEL STAY?
A. No, however, a credit card will be required upon check-in. The winning bidder must sign an agreement to pay for any missing items or damage that occurs during their stay and provide a valid credit card to cover such expenses.

Q: CAN I TAKE PICTURES IN THE HOUSE?
A: Yes. The winning bidder and guests are encouraged to bring a camera to take photos in the house.

Q: IS GROUND TRANSPORTATION INCLUDED?
A. No, the winning bidder and guests must provide their own transportation to and from the airport and around town.

Q: WHAT IF I HAVE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS NOT ADDRESSED HERE?
A: Should you have any questions about this charity auction not addressed here, please contact us by using the “ask seller a question” link at the top of the page.

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Lannigan and Malone on Magic 105.7

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