Children's Miracle Network Hospitals – Love of Children Ball 2017
Auction Ends: Aug 17, 2017 11:59 PM EDT

Live Event

Sat Aug 26, 2017
5:30 PM - 11PM EDT

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     Love of Children Ball 2017 

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Join us as we honor Dr. Rachel Gagen at our 7th annual Love of Children Ball, August 26, 5:30 to 11:00 at the Academy Center of the Arts.  Enjoy an open wine and craft beer bar,  wonderful dinner by Meriwether Godsey, a stimulating live auction, silent auction of children's artwork, and dancing to the Skyler McCurley Band!  Reservations are $125 each, $1,000 for a table of eight, $1,500 for a corporate sponsor table of eight. Proceeds from the Ball will help create a special pod within the Virginia Baptist NICU to treat babies born dependent on opioids and their moms.

                   Presented by Beacon Credit Union    


Live Auction Items for the night of Love of Children Ball

Backyard Camper Package

Unique package includes an installed natural fire pit by CLC, Inc. on a pre-existing patio; Campvalley 10-person instant Cabin Tent (spacious 14' by 10') can fit two queen air mattresses and features a rainfly with large awning and additional side door; four Cutter CitroGuard candles to repel mosquitoes and other other insects; a set of two deluxe Quad folding chairs with two mesh cupholders (foldable into nylon carrying bags); and Coleman CPX 6 Classic XL LED Lantern with 4 D batteries included.

Design in a Day Package

Incredible package with a complete room redesign by Moyanne, a furniture piece from Beverly McCloskey Designs, and a leather piece from Moore & Giles Home Goods Collection.

Family Vacation Package in Orlando, Florida

One week stay anytime at Mystic Dunes Resort and Golf Club in Celebration, FL, four Disney one-day Park Hopper tickets, four tickets to Crayola Experience Orlando, four tickets for Laser Combo with includes General Admission and one Laser Tag Game per ticket to WonderWorks Orlando.

Battle of the Brews and BBQ:

An epic battle between Brewmasters from Jack’s Abby in Framingham, Massachusetts and Apocalypse Ale in Forest, Virginia, competing for the hearts of 16 guests.  Dr. Bill Van Dyke and Pat Gleason will be featuring their amazing BBQ.

Caribbean Vacation for Two -

7 Nights at any of one of Elite Island Resorts

(Valid through 12/ 20, 2019; Extra charge 12/21-1/3 and 2/1-2/24):

  • Palm Island in The Grenadines
  • Club Barbados Resort & Spa in the Barbados
  • Los Establos in Panama
  • James’s Club in Saint Lucia
  • Pineapple Beach Club in Antigua
  • James’s Club in Antigua
  • The Verandah in Antigua

Pampering Package

Ultimate treat…..Ridgeview Aesthetics $2,000 Coolsculpting certificate & full Skin Type Solutions regimen up to a $1,000 value; Ippolita sterling silver necklace from Fink’s’ Crosswhite Fitness boot camp, tennis clinic, fitness, workout and massage; Mary Kay body pampering set; year membership to Kinetix Fitness Health Club.

Mediterranean Themed Barbecue for 25 to 30 guests

Awesome dinner party featuring chicken and beef kabobs, flavorful rice dish, salad, pita bread, hummus and baba ghanoush).  Date is by mutual agreement after January 2018.  Location and grill provided by the winner.

Couple’s Getaway Kiawah Island

Retreat to a four-night stay at the Forbes Five Star Sanctuary Resort on Kiawah Island, SC - Voted #1 U.S. Hotel by Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report.

Exclusive Chef’s Table Dining Experience

Fine dining for a party of six with new executive chef, Jim Moyer, at The Manor House at Locust Thicket on Old Forest Road. (Valid on Thursday or Friday evenings) You’ll be transported to your destination by Emerald Limousine.