Thursday, January 14, 2010

CMI's 5th Annual Winter Fundraiser & Reception

CMI's 5th Annual Winter Fundraiser & Reception

CMI's 5th Annual Winter Fundraiser and
Cocktail Reception
The Reserve • 1426 L Street NW • Washington, DC
January 14, 2010; 6:30-9:30pm
All proceeds will benefit CMI • Auction Items
Join us for FREE Wine, Spirits and Hors D'oeuvres

Thursday, January 14, 2010 Admission through December 31 - $45.00; January 1 - $55.00

2010 Sponsors
Raul and Jean-Marie Fernandez,
Gerry Coates,
Melanie and Derek Coburn,
Christy Cooley, Jack Davies, Vetalle Fusilier, Fidel Garcia,
Dr. Jay Greenstein,
Kate Marie Grinold, Kay Kendall, Jimmy Lynn, Larry Michael,
Michael Wilbon

Join friends, both old and new, for an evening of excitement at the Capitol Movement Winter Fundraiser. Your ticket helps Capitol Movement achieve one of it's primary goals: to bring dance to all lives despite economic and social barriers. We hope to see you January 14, but if not, there are plenty of other ways to stay involved...

If you cannot attend the event we can still use your support! Please consider donating $25 towards our fundraiser goal.


2010 Capitol Movement Project Fundraiser and Silent Auction



Dance With The Rockettes Experience Package
Minimum Bid: $2,000
For anyone who’s ever dreamed of dancing with the Radio City Rockettes, The Rockette Experience may bring that dream a bit closer to reality. This experience offers aspiring dancers the opportunity to study, up close and personal, the world-famous Rockette precision dance technique.One lucky person will participate in a three-hour workshop taught by a Radio City Rockette. Learn choreography from the Rockette repertoire, including the world-famous kick line. In addition, the participant will go through a “mock audition” plus have a Q&A session and photo op with the Rockette teacher. Finally, up to three chaperones will join the experience participant for the Stage Door Tour of the world-famous Radio City Music Hall. The Stage Door Tour is a one-hour walking tour where you explore the beautiful art-deco interiors of the Theatre and learn the secrets of the Great Stage, among other highlights! After the experience, all four guests will check out all of the sights that
Rockefeller Center and New York City have to offer, as you head to the Top of the Rock. The observation deck atop the skyscraper, dubbed "Top of the Rock", reopened to the public on in 2005, after undergoing a $75 million renovation. The deck, built to resemble the deck of an ocean liner, offers sightseers a bird's eye view of the city, competing with the 86th floor
observatory of the Empire State Building. Lastly, end your day with some scrumptious food at Koi, where you will enjoy dinner for four at one of New York’s most popular spots for Japanese cuisine. The menu at Koi New York is inspired by traditional Japanese dishes and is enhanced with modern California accents. Among Koi’s signature dishes are Crispy Rice Topped with Spicy Tuna and Kobe Beef Filet Mignon Toban-Yaki. Participant in the Rockettes Experience must be a dancer, age 10 or older, with basic training in jazz, tap, and ballet. Various Saturday or Sunday afternoons through September are available.

Tour the New Yankee Stadium with a Former Yankees World Series Champion Player
Minimum Bid: $1,000

Though the Old Yankee Stadium can easily be called the most historic ballpark in baseball history, many memories have already been made in just one season across the street in the New Yankee Stadium. While there are sure to be many memories to come, start making yours now. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity includes two (2) tickets for a behind-the-scenes tour of the New Yankee Stadium on a date to be determined. Your VIP tour of the New Yankee Stadium will actually be led by a former Yankees player! In its second season, you will walk on the famous Yankee Stadium playing field, visit Monument Park, and set foot in the same locker room where many baseball Hall-of-Famers will stand. Best of all, you will hear stories of what it was like to play next door from the former Yankees player leading your tour! Don’t forget to bring your camera and Yankee gear for photographs and autographs! Player will be determined at a later date.

VIP US Open Tennis Package
Minimum Bid: $4,000
Four people will enjoy courtside seats at Louis Armstrong Stadium to watch some great tennis action, along with tickets to see matches at Arthur Ashe Stadium, the jewel of the USTA. Choice of days available but limited to early rounds (up until quarterfinals). See some of the game’s greats play, as tennis’ best, such as Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Venus Williams, and Serena Williams compete annually to try and capture the coveted Grand Slam title. This priceless experience includes a VIP behind-the-scenes tour, conducted while the Open is going on. This once-in-a-lifetime experience includes stops in the press room, players' lounge, VIP dining room, and more. Photographs are allowed, but guests cannot be disruptive to the athletes.

All visitors for the VIP tour MUST pass FBI clearance. This is the same tour Presidents, dignitaries, and other athletes receive! Date to be mutually agreed upon between winning bidder and GSM.

Napa Valley Vacation Package with Private Wine Tour
Minimum Bid: $4,500
An hour’s drive north of San Francisco, at the tip of San Pablo Bay is a beautiful, 30-mile long valley that has become

synonymous with fine wines. Among the highlights of this trip, guests enjoy a personalized one-day tour in a chauffeur-driven Mercedes S430 sedan to wineries chosen on the basis of their individual wine preferences. Also included are two round-trip coach tickets on American Airlines from any major U.S. city and a 4-day, 3-night stay at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa. The Fairmont Sonoma is the ultimate elegant oasis, a AAA Four-Diamond resort blessed by natural mineral hot springs in the Sonoma Valley. For hundreds of years, ancient thermal mineral waters have graced this site. Today, the resort is proud to be one of the only luxury Spa resorts in the country with its own source of thermal mineral water. Our Spa pays homage to ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Roman civilizations, all of whom believed in the axiom 'Sanitas Per Aquas.’ In addition to the mineral springs and spa (with mineral pools, baths, treatment areas, classes, fitness center, and cafe), amenities include an 18-hole championship golf course, Kris Moe Golf School, gift shops, guided hikes and bike tours. A two-night stay or a Saturday night stay is required by the airline.

Trip for Two to the OC - American Airlines to Newport Beach, CA
Five Days/Four Nights at the Hyatt Regency
Minimum Bid: $2,750

You are invited to experience the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach hotel, formerly the Hyatt Newporter. At this, the best of

Newport Beach hotels, with its Spanish architecture and spacious, elegantly appointed guest rooms, you’ll discover the ideal setting for your vacation. The Jamboree and Pacific Coast Highway location makes visits to Disney, Knotts Berry Farm, The Dunes and beaches extremely convenient. A two-night stay or a Saturday night stay is required by the airline.

Trip for Two to Unique Mountain Resort - American Airlines to British Columbia, Canada
Five Days /Four Nights at The Fairmont Chateau Whistler
Minimum Bid: $4,000

A distinguished member of 'Leading Hotels of the World,' The Fairmont Chateau Whistler was recently rated the #1 Golf and Ski

Resort and #3 Resort Overall in Canada by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler Magazine. The Fairmont Chateau Whistler elevates value year round. During ski season, you can fuel up at the Wildflower Restaurant breakfast buffet and then hit the slopes for the rest of the day. Afterwards, ski in and sip up in The Mallard Lounge. Why not try something new this year and explore

Whistler's true nature with an unforgettable experience in The Vida Wellness Spa, you deserve it. A two-night stay or a Saturday night stay is required by the airline. Trip includes daily complimentary breakfast for two. The resort will be the mountain home of the 2010 Winter Olympic games.


John Riggins Hand-Signed 16×20 Photograph
Joe Theismann Hand-Signed 8×10 Photograph
Mike Green of the Washington Capitals Hand-Signed 8×10 Photograph
President Barack Obama Limited Edition “Inauguration Day” Masterpiece Collage
The Rat Pack Limited Edition Masterpiece Feat. Actual Las Vegas Casino Chips & Cards
Batman: The Dark Knight Limited Edition Masterpiece Feat. Heath Ledger & Christian Bale
Miley Cyrus Limited Edition “Hannah Montana” Masterpiece Collage
Yogi Berra Hand-Signed “With Babe Ruth” 8×10 Photograph
Michael Phelps Hand-Signed “Butterfly In Beijing” 16×20 Photograph
1980 US Hockey “Miracle on Ice” Team Hand-Signed 16×20 Photograph
Lance Armstrong Hand-Signed US Coin Masterpiece Collage
Edgar Prado Hand-Signed “Riding Barbaro At Kentucky Derby” 8×10 Photograph
Derek Jeter Limited Edition “Final Game Farewell Speech” Masterpiece Collage
Cal Ripken Jr. Hand-Signed “2131 Consecutive Games” 16×20 Photograph
Autographed Chris Paul Basketball of Charlotte Hornets (minimum bid $150; provided by CMI)
Autographed Football Redskins #98 Brian Orakpo (minimum bid $150; provided by CMI)
Autographed Gilbert Arenas Jersey (minimum bid $250; provided by CMI)
Autographed Mini Helmet – Washington Redskins Fred Smoot #27 (minimum bid $150; provided by CMI)
Chris Cooley Autographed ProBowl Jersey (minimum bid $175; provided by CMI)
2 Washington Nationals Tickets (provided by CMI)
2 Washington Wizards Tickets (provided by CMI)
Washington Capitals Tickets (provided by CMI)
Autographed Ryan Zimmerman Baseball (provided by CMI)

Shoe Makeover by “KO With Love” (minimum bid $85; provided by CMI)
Crosley Archiver Radio (minimum bid $100; provided by CMI)
Botox and Juvederm certificates (provided by CMI)
Laser Treatments with SkinFinity (provided by CMI)
In-home dining experience for four (4) with Frederik De Pue, Executive Chef of The Reserve (provided by CMI)
One Tuition for Washington Redskins Youth Dance Camp (minimum bid $85; provided by CMI)
One Tuition for Washington Redskins Youth Dance Camp (minimum bid $85; provided by CMI)
Attend a Redskins Cheerleaders Rehearsal at their official cheerleader studio at FedExField (minimum bid $85; provided by

Passes to the 9:30 Club Concerts (=provided by CMI)
One Year of Chiropractic Service 12 Sessions Maintenance (minimum bid $300; provided by CMI)
Jewelry by Traci Lynn – Rhinestone Stiletto Necklace (minimum bid $35; provided by CMI)
LumiSource BoomDesk – (minimum bid $75; provided by CMI)
Bottle of French Wine (minimum bid $100; provided by CMI)
Crosley Radio 1950’s Pay Phone –(minimum bid $45; provided by CMI)
Initial Consult and X-ray by Sport and Spine Rehab (minimum bid $225; provided by CMI)
Five Personal training sessions at Train like a Pro in Washington DC, NW (minimum bid $150; provided by CMI)
Ten-class card to Capitol Movement Studio (minimum bid $65)
Family pack of five (5) Tickets to the 5th annual Capitol Movement Project Concert at the Lincoln Theatre (minimum bid $125)
Portrait Sessions by Studio Diana (minimum bid $250; provided by CMI)
Painting "Ease" 22×20 (minimum bid $165 provided by CMI)
Painting "Just Before Sorrow" by Andre Collins (minimum bid $200; provided by CMI)
Acrylic and Woven Paper Framed and Mounted (starting bid $200; provided by CMI)