Rotary Uncorked Auction   Part One


The Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Rotary believes literacy prevents poverty.  The proceeds from Rotary Uncorked will help fund projects that support this ideal, including College Bound Opportunities, a North Shore based charity.


College Bound Opportunities coaches economically disadvantaged students to realize their potential, graduate from college, pursue meaningful professions and inspire others to follow in their footsteps.   College Bound Opportunities draws its candidates from low and moderate income families in North Shore communities including Lake Bluff and Lake Forest.

100s  Entertainment and Dining


100            Taste of the North Shore - Use these gift certificates to enjoy dining at   Lovell’s in west Lake Forest; Southgate in the heart of downtown Lake Forest and The Noodle Bar of Lake Bluff.     

Donated by Lovell’s; Southgate & Noodle Bar

Value: $233.00



101            Gourmet Dinner - Enjoy a summer barbecue gourmet dinner for 8 at the beautiful Lake Bluff Beach hosted by Sue and David Barkhausen.  In case of inclement weather the gourmet dinner will be hosted at their home at the top of the bluff.       

Donated by Sue and David Barkhausen

Value: $600.00



 102     Unique Bottle of Liquor - You will love this custom painted bottle of Jim 

      Beam Kentucky Whiskey.    

      Donated by Chip Harshbarger

                  Value $75.00



       103     Wine and Cheese - Ron Hirasawa will make your party lively with

sangria that is custom made to your discerning taste.  Ron will make one                              gallon each of red and white sangria with fresh fruit & brandy. A granite cheeseboard compliments this item.    

                  Donated by Ron Hirasawa

                  Value: $300.00


      104    Wine for that Special Occasion – One bottle of 1983 Davis Bynum

                 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.  Davis Bynum opened their Winery in

                 1983.  This is one of their original bottles of cabernet sauvignon.

                 Donated by Ron Hirasawa

     Value: $350.00                                   



      105     Party at Peg Ann Kompany - Invite 15 - 20 your friends to a shopping party

                 in downtown Lake Bluff at Peg Ann Kompany.  Wine will be provided while

                 you and your friends enjoy a private shopping party.  15% of all proceeds from

     the evening goes to the charities supported by Rotary Uncorked.

     Donated by Peg Ann Kompany

     Value: Priceless                                  



     106     Case of Interesting Assorted Wine - This case includes bottles of cabernet

    sauvignon; chianti; pinot grigio; sauvignon blanc and more. You will be sure to

    have your friends favorite wine on hand for a dinner party at your home.

    Donated by Laithewaites Wine

                Value: $200.00



     107     Sunday Bubbles - A perfect, relaxing Sunday brunch for 4 people.

                Donated by The Deerpath Inn

                Value: $166.00



     108     Relax! - Enjoy a varied basket of cheeses and crackers along with four

    bottles of 2007 Murfatlan Romanian Merlot.

                Donated by Tim Newman & Carl Marcyan

                Value: $150.00


200s  Sports


Fore! - Chris Webb invites three people to join him for a round of golf

with a caddy and a fabulous lunch at the beautiful Knollwood Golf Course

on a date of your choosing.   

Donated by Chris Webb

          Value: $550.00



 201   Claim to Fame - Baseball signed by the great Cubs’ player, Ron Santo.   

Two tickets for the June 19th game: Cubs vs. Yankees; section 123, row 14.  This will be a perfect Father’s Day gift.         

Donated by Terry Desmond & Nuveen Company

                      Value: $400.00



202    Let’s  Swing - A round of golf for two people at the amazing Lake Bluff

                      Gold Course…..carts included.  

          Donated by the Lake Bluff Park District.

          Value: $125.00



            203    Home Run! - Baseball bat autographed by every team member from

The 2005 World Series winners, The Chicago White Sox! In addition, four tickets to see the Sox vs Detroit on June 5th; row 24 behind home plate.

                      Donated by Terry Desmond & Merrill Lynch

                      Value: $480.00



204    Be a Pro - Golf Tech is providing a swing evaluation for any golfer

                      wanting to improve his/her score.   

          Donated by Golf Tech

                      Value: $165.00