Vail Valley Habitat for Humanity hosts annual Capenters’ Ball March 13 |

Vail Valley Habitat for Humanity hosts annual Capenters’ Ball March 13

Daily Staff ReportNewsroom@vaildaily.comVail, CO, Colorado

The Vail Valley chapter of Habitat for Humanity’s annual Carpenters’ Ball is set for March 13 at the Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch. Cocktails and the silent auction begin at 6 p.m., with dinner, a live auction and dancing with Tina Marx and the Millionaires starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $150 per person, or $2,500 for a sponsored table, and dress is “cowboy elegant.” There’s free parking in the Wolf Lot with a shuttle up to the hotel.Auction items include: • Habitat International Paraguay Build:Experience the culture of Paraguay on an international build with board member Amanda Precourt and a crew of volunteers. This second annual trip to Paraguay is guaranteed to change your live and truly make a difference in the lives of others. It includes six days building a with soon-to-be Habitat homeowners in Paraguay and seven nights’ lodging with all meals included The trip is Sept. 26 – October 3, compliments of the Precourt International Scholarship.• Playa & Pescado:Enjoy four nights for six people at a private beach on the tip of the Baja Peninsula in Cabo San Lucas accompanied by a sport fishing charter on a 53-foot yacht.Value: $6,700.Compliments of Lorraine Spargo, Fortuna, LLC & Laureen Hopkins Interior Design• Bon Appetite! Spago Chef’s Table for 10 The best seats in town are found at the Wolfgang Puck Spago Chef’s table! Treat 10 of your closest friends to this foodie’s delight including alcohol and tax.Minimum bid: $5,000.Compliments of the Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch.• Paradise Found!Enjoy a luxury island getaway courtesy of Rock Resorts with a five-night stay at the Landings St. Lucia, situated on 19 beachfront acres at Rodney Bay, near the northern tip of St. Lucia in the West Indies. Compliments of Vail Resorts • Run for the Roses.Attend the Kentucky Derby in style up close and personal from VIP seats on Millionaires Row. A private plane will fly you from the Eagle Airport to Louisville, and the winning bidder receives four tickets to both the Kentucky Oaks and the Kentucky Derby on April 30 and May 1. The package also includes a two-night stay for four at the Galt House, the official hotel of the Kentucky Derby.Compliments of NBC Sports and Remonov & Company • “Homeward Bound” by Carrie Fell. Hang the Habitat spirit in your home and own a breathtaking piece of the West. The original inspiration for the 2010 “Homes on the Range” event, this work of art was created exclusively for Habitat for Humanity by one of the most well-known western artists of our time. Value: $8,000.Compliments of Carrie Fell.To RSVP or to learn more, call 970-748-6718, e-mail or go to

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