15th Annual ARC South Florida Summer Spree Travel and Leisure Auction 5/14/10

15th Annual ARC, South Florida Summer Spree Travel and Leisure Auction
May 14, 2010, 5:30 PM
Marriott Miami Airport Hotel
1901 NW Le Jeuene Road, Miami

A ticket to ARC South Florida’s 15th Annual Summer Spree Auction sponsored by American Airlines will offer international hors d’oeuvres, wine, exciting raffle prizes, a thrilling live Auction featuring worldwide trips with Auctioneer Mr. Michael Guyer, and hundreds of silent auction items. Live entertainment will be provided by Danny & Co. Join the fun at 5:45 p.m. on Friday May 14th, 2010 at the newly renovated Marriott Miami Airport, 1201 NW Le Jeune Road. Tickets are $75.00 the night of the event but you can save $10.00 by pre-registering at www.summerspreeauction.com or by calling the ARC South Florida’s office at 305-759-8500 ext 141. Be a VIP for an additional $50 and receive express registration and checkout, free parking and pre-event cocktail.

The auction features a wealth of vacation packages and short getaways, great restaurants, passes for cultural and sporting activities and events, wonderful goods and pampering services. Who couldn’t use a fabulous cool ski break in the middle of Miami’s hot summer on the highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere at the five star Ski Portillo in Chile, South America’s premier ski resort? Or how about a 7-night Galapagos cruise on a 20-passenger Ecoventura yacht or 6 nights in the land of tango with stays at Lois Suites in Buenos Aires and Iguazu or 11-nights in Costa Rica with stays at the Marriott hotels in Los Suenos, San Jose and Guanacaste as well as the Tabacon Resort near the Arenal volcano, all with round trip air on American Airlines? If you want to visit Europe, there are fabulous stays at Marriott hotels in Germany, Portugal, France, Spain and Great Britain with some including round trip air on American Airlines. There are even hotel stays at numerous Marriott resorts in exotic Thailand.

Perhaps you are just looking for some peace and relaxation; great Caribbean getaways include stays at the Regent Grand in the Turks and Caicos, St. Kitts Marriott, Plantation Beach Villas on Tobago, Siboney Beach Club on Antigua, Coconut Bay Beach Resort and Spa on St. Lucia, Renaissance LaConcha and the Ritz Carlton in Puerto Rico, just to name a few. You will also find vacation packages to California, the Pacific Northwest and Colorado as well as one to three night getaways in the Keys, Naples, South Beach, and many US and Canadian cities. Try dinners at local culinary hot spots such as Joe Allen, Morton’s, 660 at the Anglers, Canyon Ranch, Creek 28 and rounds of golf, yoga classes, private trainers, tickets to Monkey Jungle, Miami City Ballet, the Jewish Museum and much much more.

Every dollar raised at the event (tickets sales, auction proceeds) goes directly to ARC South Florida’s programs for Adults and Children with Disabilities.

The Association for Retarded Citizens, South Florida is a local chapter of The Arc, one of the largest volunteer organizations in the U.S. Founded in 1953 by a group of concerned parents, Arc, South Florida serves the over 60,000 Miami-Dade County citizens with developmental disabilities. Arc’s two-fold purpose is to ensure the rights of all persons with developmental disabilities through ongoing advocacy, and to provide specialized programs and services to help individuals lead meaningful and fulfilling lives. Arc, South Florida has programs in ten locations throughout Miami-Dade County, employs over one hundred seventy individuals, and serves hundreds of participants and their families on a daily basis. For more information visit our website www.arssofla.org.