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UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

16th Annual Signature Fundraising Event

Taste for a Cure
Friday, April 15, 2011
Beverly Wilshire Hotel

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Taste for a Cure featured a live and online auction of exceptional items and packages. Each winning bid helped sustain the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center's vital research programs.


The items listed below were available for bids through CharityBuzz. Proceeds from this online auction will support Taste for a Cure, which raises unrestricted funds for cancer research at UCLA.

Taste of Los Angeles Travel Package 
You won't go hungry during this Los Angeles vacation, with meals at some of LA's tastiest restaurants and luxury hotel accommodations in Beverly Hills
-    Two round-trip tickets to Los Angeles on American Airlines
-    Two-night stay for two in a Deluxe Room at the Beverly Wilshire, 
     a Four Seasons hotel
-    $100 gift certificate to any Innovative Dining Group restaurant
-    Dinner for two at Lawry's The Prime Rib
-    Tasting menus for two at The Foundry on Melrose

Southern California Beach Vacation for Four 
Grab the guys and head for the beach. Don't forget your golf clubs!
-    Two night stay in a three-bedroom Oceanview Casita or Golf Villa at Terranea Resort
-    Dinner for four at Michael's Santa Monica
-    Four complimentary rounds of golf at The Links at Terranea
-    $100 resort credit


View the 2011 Live Auction Catalog

Willamette Valley Wineries Instant Wine Cellar
Take home a premium bottle of wine from each Taste for a Cure participating winery
-    Includes 15 bottles of Willamette Valley wine - One from each Taste for a Cure 2011
     participating winery

Robb Report 'Car of the Year' Exclusive Experience
Help select the 2012 Car of the Year, to be published in the March 2012 Robb Report, and attend the exclusive parties that surround this luxury event
-    One judge spot in the selection of the 2012 Car of the Year during the first week 
     of November 2011. Includes two days of driving, evaluating and sharing impressions 
     of the best new luxury and sports car offerings of the year
-    Two round-trip business-class tickets on American Airlines
-    Two-night stay for two at Meadowood Napa Valley
-    Two complimentary breakfasts, one complimentary lunch, two cocktail parties and two
     dinners at Napa's top wineries
-    Tour and tasting at Far Niente and Nickel & Nickel wineries for two people

'Dexter' Walk-On Role
You could appear on-screen in Showtime's hit series, 'Dexter,' about America's favorite serial killer
-    Walk-on role for one person in 'Dexter' Season 6, filmed June through August 2011
-    'Dexter' set visit for you and a guest and tour of the production facility
-    Lunch with the show's crew
-    Showtime 'swag bag' with 'Dexter' merchandise and DVDs, including:
     -    'Dexter' Seasons 1-4
     -    'Weeds' Seasons 1-4
     -    'Nurse Jackie' Season 1
     -    'Californication' Seasons 1-3
     -    'United States of Tara' Seasons 1-2
     -    'Secret Diary of a Call Girl' Seasons 1-2

Willamette Valley Wine Country Escape
This wine country vacation is the perfect way to explore the best of the Pacific Northwest
-    Four business-class round-trip tickets to Portland
-    Two-night stay for two couples in a two-bedroom Grand Suite at The Allison Inn & Spa
-    Complimentary use of a Lexus during your stay
-    Limousine transport to and from the Portland airport
-    Sunday brunch at JORY at The Allison Inn & Spa for four people
-    Dinner for four at The Painted Lady
-    Lunch for four at The Dundee Bistro
-    Private Pinot Noir tasting with special access to neighboring wineries

Australian Vacation
The Australian vacation you've been dreaming about
-    Two round-trip, business-class tickets to Sydney on Qantas Airways
-    Four-night stay in a Deluxe Harbour View Room at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
-    Three-night stay in a one-bedroom suite at Peppers Beach Club Port Douglas
-    Land excursions in and around Port Douglas, which includes:
     -    Australian Natural History Full-Day Safari
     -    Poseidon Outer Reef Cruise
     -    Guided snorkel tours of three reef sites at Agincourt Ribbon Reefs


The opportunity of a lifetime helps fund seed-grants at the Jonsson Cancer Center. Seed-grants are the cornerstone of the JCCC and continue to support the brightest young scientists who are passionate in developing new research projects. You can fund-a-grant at levels from $250 to $10,000.


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