The eight-time Daytime Emmy award-winning The Dr. Oz Show, hosted by the one and only Dr.Mehmet Oz (accredited health expert, best-selling author, and world renowned cardiac surgeon), is an informative hour that tackles a wide range of health and wellness topics and offers expert advice on how to be your best self. If those New Year’s resolutions have lapsed this will be the perfect package for you!You and 4 friends will absolutely enjoy VIP tickets to attend a taping of The Dr. Oz Show in NYC and meet the good doctor himself. It will be easy to keep the healthy vibes going with a post-show fitness and nutrition consultation with Lisa Scaramuzzo-Jones (a Chapel School mom and health/fitness expert) and a one month’s supply of Shakeology, a delicious daily dose of dense nutrition. Find your spiritual wisdom and life energy with a one hour Reiki session with Amy Purpura RN.
Thank You: The Dr. Oz Show, Lisa Scaramuzzo-Jones, Infinite Love Reiki, Amy Purpura RN
This is your once-in-a-lifetime chance for a front row perch at one of the hottest concerts of the summer – the Citi Concert Series on Today. Enjoy a VIP, all-access experience on the plaza with some of the biggest names in music.The 2016 Today concert series featured Luke Bryan, Nick Jonas, Jennifer Lopez, Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton, DNCE and Alicia Keys just to name a few and this year’s line-up is guaranteed to be even better than ever. Why wait in line and fight for a good view when you could be up close and personal with your favorite artist? This is truly an experience that summer memories are made of!
Restrictions: Date upon mutual agreement. All shows performed on Friday mornings and broadcast on “Today.”
Thank You: Deborah Turness & NBC News
Are you ready to say ahoy to sun, ocean breezes, delicious food & drink all spent in the company of good friends? Well then come aboard the luxurious, 40-foot Sea Ray Mella Bella II,for an amazing afternoon on the Long Island Sound with the lovely Ms. Chrissy and the rest of the wonderful Colagrande family. You will not soon forget sipping delicious wine from San Pietro Wines & Spirits as you journey to Louie’s Oyster Bar and Grille, the iconic seafood spot in beautiful Port Washington, NY, for a lunch showcasing the bounty of the sea.
Restrictions: Up to 4 people, Adults only
Thank you: The Colagrande Family & San Pietro Wines & Spirits in Tuckahoe
A pair of VIP tickets to three of the biggest shows is Late Night television. As the host of The Late Show franchise redux — taped at the historic Ed Sullivan Theatre in New York — Colbert talks to actors, athletes, politicians, comics, artists and musicians as himself for the first time. His funny antics and great interview style are sure to keep you entertained through the taping. Head to the world-renowned 30 Rockefeller Center to laugh your way through a live taping of Late Night with Seth Meyers. An Emmy-Award winner,enjoy Seth Meyers as he interviews a variety of guests, pokes fun at the news of the day and riffs with his bandleader and fellow Saturday Night Live alum Fred Armisen. Hailed as “indispensable in the comedic dialogue,” The Daily Show veteran Samantha Bee is the new kid on the Late Night TV block and her show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, has been going strong since its February 2016 debut. You and a guest will thoroughly enjoy her fun, smart comedy about politics and current affairs and quickly understand why there is so much buzz about this one and only Bee.
Thank You: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Late Night with Seth Meyers & Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Head to greener pastures - literally
Keep the joyous spirits of St. Patrick’s Day going well past tonight by spending up to 10 glorious days in beautiful Kilkenny, Ireland. Named one of the top ten friendliest cities in Europe by Conde Nast Traveler, Killkenny is a charming medieval town known for many wonderful attractions including its centerpiece, the incredible Kilkenny Castle, the National Craft Gallery, several breathtaking cathedrals& abbey’s, Smithwick’s Ale House and countless local shops, pubs and delicious restaurants. There are fabulous golf courses too! Enjoy all that this amazing destination has to offer while staying in your own delightful two bedroom apartment which is in walking distance to town and just a short drive from Dublin, Waterford and many other famous Irish towns.
Blackout dates: Last two weeks of June, Christmas Break and Easter Week. Must be used by March 17, 2018.
Thank You: Lisa Johnston & Mary McEvoy
Spend a fun-filled week at "The Happiest Place on Earth!" This fantastic vacation package includes one week in a 2-Bedroom/2-Bath condo at Orange Lake Resort located next door to Walt Disney World Resort® and Animal Kingdom®. Shop, dine and choose among the 4 golf courses and 7 pools at this full service resort.
This incredible package includes:
Grab your mouse ears and get ready to make magical memories.
Restrictions: Condo must be requested at least 120 days in advance. Please be aware holiday weeks may not be available. Park Hopper Passes cannot be used in conjunction with the VIP Disney Theme Park Tour.
Thank You: Maureen & George Bellotti, Walt Disney World, VIP Family Tours Inc., WonderWorks Orlando
End the year with a New York Holiday classic courtesy of The New York City Ballet –George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker. From the moment the lights dim, you and your guest will be transported to a world of magic and wonder. This incredible evening even includes a backstage tour. A truly unforgettable and joyous experience!
Thank you: The Mehler Family
Enjoy sun, sand and fun in your own a 3-bedroom beachside home in this beautiful New England town.Located just steps from a private beach and a short drive to the lovely towns of Watch Hill, Mystic and Stonington, get ready to make a wonderful summer memory in this gorgeous home.
Restrictions: Available June 17 - 23, 2017
Thank you: Mary McEvoy & Lisa Johnston
Move over Bobby Flay, there’s a new grill master in town. Everything, and we mean everything, you need to bring your BBQ to the next level. You will love your new Traeger Pro Series 22 Pellet Grill/Smoker complete with a Gaucho Package of accessories which includes a cover, pellets and front folding shelf. Intimidated by this incredible electric grills’ cooking capability? Don’t be, because after a one-on-one lesson with Instagram favorite SenorSmoke (@curtosbbq; aka Jonathan Giannettino) you will be impressing your guests in no time. So head to Mini’s Prime Meats in Bronxville to pick-up a steak. Use your new INFO knives to slice them up for family and friends. And then sit back and relax with with a cold brew courtesy of Captain Lawrence Brewing Company. Your summer cookouts will never be the same again!
Thank you: Jonathan Giannettino, Curto’s Appliances & Outdoor Kitchens, Mini’s Prime Meats and Captain Lawrence Brewing Company
No New York Sports fanatic will be able to pass up this up. Four, yes we said four, Yankee Legends Seats. Remember your time with the Bronx Bombers forever with the ultimate souvenir - a signed Derek Jeter bat. Before you head off to see the boys of summer, you and a friend will head to your MSG lounge level seats to see the Rangers face off against the Pittsburgh Penguins (the reigning Stanley Cup Champions) on Sunday, April 9. Feel free to work up an appetite during the game - a delicious dinner awaits you at Mustang Harry’s.
Thank you: Alexa Pappas, Morgan Stanley, Mustang Harry’s and The Conroy Family
The Price of Benefactor Tickets include:
* Admission to the gala on March 17, 2017
*A Special Cocktail Reception in mid-February
*Recognition on the Invitation and in the Journal
*Sneak Peek of the Auction Packages
*Our deepest gratitude and appreciation