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The Following is a partial list of Symposium 2006 Auction and Raffle Items:

1.    All inclusive Puerto Rico Resort Destination For Two !!!.  Value $4000

            Donated by Las Paradisus Resort and American Airlines/American Eagle.

              Imagine your own private suite and pampered relaxation:

              Located on the private white sands of Coco Beach, along the north-east shores of Puerto Rico.           

              (This all-inclusive package Includes all meals and alcoholic beverages)

            (Jafet Velez, MS., a Parrots International 2006 Guest Lecturer, is the El Yunque Aviary Supervisor.

            Note: The Puerto Rican Parrot is one of rarest parrot in the wild and one of the ten rarest birds in the world)

 

2.    An Amazing Day and gifts with Omar Gonzalez of Omar's Exotic Birds. Value $2000+

            Donated by Omar's Exotic Birds.

            Includes a once in a lifetime chance:

  • You will be picked up and chauffeured in the Blue "Hyacinth-Mobile" Hummer.

  • A full morning tour with Omar through his exclusive closed breeding facility in Temecula.

  • A stop at Wilson Creek Winery for tasting of Temecula champagne.

  • Exclusive 5-star luncheon The Vineyard Rose.

  • Back in the Hyacinth-Mobile for a visit to ZOOMARS (Omar's Petting Zoo) in San Juan Capistrano.

  • A $250 certificate good for a future private birthday party for 30 of your little loved ones at ZOOMARS.

  • A trip to an Omar's Exotics Birds store of your choice for a $500 spending spree.

3.    Inclusive vacation package to Loro Parque Parrot Congress V, September 27-30, 2006. Value $2500

        One Air Fare & Hotel & Registration Package to Tenerife Island, Spain.

            Donated by Loro Parque.

             Includes:

  • Roundtrip airfare for one to Tenerife Island, Spain.

  • One Full registration package to the Loro Parque Congress V.

  • Hotel accommodations during the Loro Parque Congress at the 5-star Hotel Botanico.

  • Free entrance pass to the famed Loro Parque Parrot Park.

                         Loro Parque boasts the largest collection of Parrots in the world.

                         The Congress meets once every four years and is essentially the Olympics of

                             parrot conservation meetings.

 

4.    Resort weekend vacation package to San Diego for a family of four: Value $550

            Donated by the Catamaran Hotel Resort and Sea World.

5.    A day with A.C. Lyle and VIP Tour of Paramount Pictures Studio. Value Priceless.

            AC Lyles is an industry renowned story teller and a famous Paramount Pictures Producer.

            The auction will be for:

            Lunch will be served in the Executive Dinning Room at Paramount. Following lunch,

            AC will then escort you and a friend on a private tour of Paramount Studios.

            He will take you on a tour of the lot, show you famous offices, and tell you amazing stories.

            A.C. knows all of Hollywood's past: 

            AC has been with Paramount Studios for 78 years. President Reagan was AC Lyle's best man

            and at one time he had an office at the White House.  Currently AC is working on Deadwood on HBO.

 

6.    Animal Environments Stainless Steel Amazon Cage from Bird Cages By Carmen. Value $1450

             Donated Carmen Daily and her children by Bird Cages by Carmen.

             Includes four feeders.

 

7.   Animal Environments Stainless Steel Ring Stand from Bird Cages By Carmen. Value $658

             Donated Carmen Daily and her children by Bird Cages by Carmen

             Includes two feeders.

 

8.    Artist Proof Framed Giclee of Baby Puerto Rican Parrots by Avian Artist Wayne Symth. Value $1200

             Donated by artist Wayne Symth and Parrots International.

             Signed by the world renown artist, Wayne Symth. Museum framed.

 

9.    Artist Proof Framed Giclee of Flying Wild Rican Parrot by Avian Artist Wayne Symth. Value $1200

             Donated by artist Wayne Symth and Parrots International.

             Signed by the world renown artist, Wayne Symth. Museum framed.

 

10.    Bronze Eagle Head Sculpture by David Spellerberg (National Heritage Collectors Society). Value $2400

             Donated by artist David Spellerberg

             This solid bronze sculpture is the gift of choice given by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

              Weight: an incredible 24 pounds !!!

 

11.    Original Golden Conure (Guaruba guarouba) artwork in the hyper-realistic style. Value $850

              In pencil and guache, on museum quality stock. Museum framed

              Signed by renown avian artist Tony Sanchez (The official artist of Loro Parque, Spain)

 

12.    Original Sun Conure (Aratinga solstitialis) and Jandaya Conure (Aratinga jandaya)

             artwork in the hyper-realistic style.                                                                  Value $850

             In pencil and guache, on museum quality stock. Museum framed

             Signed by renown avian artist Tony Sanchez (The official artist of Loro Parque, Spain)

 

13.    Complete Registration Package for Dr. Susan Friedman's, online course on Parrot Behavior:

             "Living and Learning with Parrots"

             Donated by Dr. Susan Friedman, PhD.

 

             Dr. Susan Friedman, PhD, a psychology professor at Utah State University, teaches an

             online course entitled  Dr. Friedman donates her time for the benefit of various conservation,

             rescue and educational programs and projects.           

             There is an 18 month waiting list to participate in Susan's Class. Susan teaches the class three times

             a year in Jan, May and September.

             There will be two complete packages with two separate silent auctions for these two packages.

             The winners receive:

                        1.    A complete course.... choice of times.... no 18 month wait

                        2.    Dr. Friedman will pay the $50 fee to be donated a Living and Learning organization

                               of choice.

 

14.    Pet Safe Wellness Bed. Value $100

             Donated by PetSafe International.

 

15.    Pet Stroller. Value $139

             Donated by Pet Depot.

 

16.    Paramount Pictures and Dreamworks Corporate Gift Basket. Value @ $250

             Donated by Jim and Jan Tharp.

             Filled with Paramount and Dreamworks DVDs and other paraphernalia.

             Two complete baskets will be auctioned separately

 

17.    Parrot Toy Gift Baskets Value @ $125+

             5 baskets donated by Omar's Exotics

             6 baskets donated by Jungle Toys with gift certificates donated by:

                    Birds Plus

                    Exotic Birds by Fran

                    Discount Birds

                   

             Filled with parrot toys and gift certificates

 

18.     A rare, one-of-a-kind, signed, Parrots International Symposium 2006 Poster. Value $250

             Donated by Parrots International.

             Signed by each of the International 2006 speakers. Suitable for framing.

 

19.    A rare, and one-of-a-kind, Parrots International 2006 T-shirt,  Value $65

             Donated by Parrots International.

             Hand signed by the Parrots International 2006 Speakers

             Size Large

 

20-25. A series of six gifts certificates: each available separately from multiple Restaurants, Drs. Foster and Smith

             and Kaytee

 

26.    Majestic Manzanita Tree Stand. Value $350

                Donated by Pet Depot

                48" high with tray and casters. Solid Manzanita sand blasted to a beautiful finish

 

27.    Sakura Parrot and Toucan Salt and Pepper Set. Value $30

 

28.    Parrot Themed Novelty Items. Raffle Items will include:

                 Parrot soaps and ceramic parrot key ring holder-representative of parrot themed novelties

                 we will have (in addition to parrot purses, shirts, sweatshirts, bathing suit, sarong, jewelry, etc.)

 

29.     Parrot Toy Raffle Items

                 Scores of parrot toy raffle items will fill the raffle table

30.    Various Parrot Prints and Art

31.    "Parrots of the World" by Joseph Forshaw, copyright 2006 Princeton University Press. Value $41

                 Donated by Princeton University Press.

 

32.    Autographed Cookbook Set by Giada DeLaurentis  and a Giada apron. Value $100.

                Donated by Giada DeLaurentis and Todd Thompson.

 

33.     Sunday Brunch for four people at  the Border Grill in Santa Monica. Value $80

                Donated by chefs Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken.

 

34.    Kings Cages Playstand Model #503. Value $219.99

                Donated by Andrew King and Kings Cages

 

35.    Dinner at Josie's in Santa Monica. Gift Certificate Value $125

                Donated by Josie Le Balch

 

36.    Five shirts - custom embroidered with the Parrots International Logo. Value $50

                Donated by Linda Buesching and "My Embroidery Service"

                Raffled separately: Two black polos, two white polos and on womans blouse.

 

37.    Two shirts - custom embroidered. Value $50

                Donated by Linda Buesching and "My Embroidery Service"

                Raffled separately