Inspiring Environmental Stewards

Want to Get Away?

Buy a “Century Club” travel experience raffle ticket for a chance to win your choice of one of the 10 fantastic packages below. 

The odds are great (only 100 tickets will be sold), and of course even better when you purchase multiple tickets.  Many of these items are valued at thousands of dollars and can be enjoyed by groups, so get some friends and go in on a ticket together and share the spoils. The winning raffle ticket will be pulled during our Eco-Golf Classic dinner on June 5, but tickets can be purchased on line up until 5 p.m. on June 4th. Need not be present to win!

It’s easy!  1. Click here to buy a $100 ticket(s). 2. Pick your favorite package.

#1. Week at Tahoe Mountain Cabin Retreat

Head out west to this beautifully appointed mountain home located on the northern side of Lake Tahoe in Truckee, California.  This 3-bedroom home with a creek out back sleeps 8-10 people. It is located a short drive from many of the world-class ski resorts surrounding Lake Tahoe and the lake itself. Includes access to pools, tennis courts, golf courses, and workout facility. Winter of summer, the Truckee/Tahoe area offers lots of shopping and a multitude of outdoor activities in a stunning setting. Visit www.hallcabin.com for more information and photos.

The package includes a 7 night stay beginning on Friday. End date June 1, 2018. Dates by mutual agreement. Avoiding major holidays is helpful in scheduling. Additional days may be available at The Nature Generation friends’ rate. The donation must be used by the recipient and not passed on to unknown people.

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#2 Week at Flagstaff Vacation Getaway

Enjoy the wonders of the Southwest!  Spend a week at a beautiful vacation home in Flagstaff, Arizona.  You’ll be minutes from downtown Flagstaff – and a daytrip away to the Grand Canyon, golf courses, Sedona, and ski resorts.  This is a furnished, three bedroom cabin with a kitchen and outdoor decks around the outside. Bring the family and enjoy a wonderful time away.

Please make reservations several months in advance. No smoking in the house. No pets. This is a family cabin, not a commercial property, and staying in the house is at your own risk. Please leave the house the way you found it. If you do drink the wine or eat the food, please replace with something comparable. If visiting in winter expect to have to shovel the driveway to get in the house, and a four wheel drive vehicle will be necessary. Winters are not mild and the house is located at high altitude (over 7,000 feet). Expires 6/4/2018.

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#3 A Weekend in Virginia Wine Country

A two night stay for up to six people at Fieldstone Farm, a premier Loudoun County Bed & Breakfast Inn – located in the heart of the Loudoun Heights wine trail and in the historic town of Hillsboro. Laze in the heated swimming pool (summer and fall) with commanding views of the mountains, cozy up to a crackling fire (fall and winter) or stroll the property’s gardens, wildflower meadows and hiking paths anytime of the year!

This package includes a wine tasting adventure to three wineries via coach service and a private tour by the winemaker at Hillsborough Vineyard. The stay also includes a fabulous catered dinner at the Inn for one evening and full breakfast in the morning.

Located in Hillsboro, Virginia. Available dates July 1, 2017 – May 2018 (based on availability). Reservations must be made directly with owner. Additional days may be available at The Nature Generation friends’ rate. Donation must be used by auction winner (i.e., not passed onto unknown people). No pets. No smoking. Children welcome.

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#4  Relaxing Weekend on the Chesapeake Bay

Your three night getaway is only two hours from DC on beautiful Tilghman Island, MD, one of the last working fishing villages on the Chesapeake Bay.  This 1890’s restored home is only a one-minute walk to Black Walnut Cove.  Go for walks, bike rides, or kayaking on the Cove, or in the Chesapeake.  St Michaels’ unique restaurants and shopping is 15 minutes away, and the Blackwater National Wildlife refuge is only a 45-minute drive. Or, simply do nothing but view the magnificent sunrises and sunsets, drink a glass of wine on the porch and watch the world walk by.

Dates to be coordinated with donors. House sleeps four on two queen beds. No smoking in the house.  Expires 6/4/18

 

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#5 Golf Around The Beltway

Get your foursomes ready to play some of the best private golf courses around the beltway:

Loudoun Country Club (Purcellville)

River Creek Country Club (Leesburg)

Piedmont Club (Haymarket)

Norbeck Country Club (Rockville)

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#6 Chartered Flight & Dinner for Two

Experience private air travel by chartering your own flight and seeing our region as only you can from the sky – overlooking the rolling Loudoun Valley and the reaching mountains of West Virginia. Following the first leg of the flight, you will enjoy dinner in Lancaster, Pennsylvania at Fiorentino’s Italian Restaurant, overlooking the airport runway, before flying back to Leesburg Executive Airport.  The Mitsubishi MU-2 Solitaire is a twin engine, turboprop airplane that comfortably seats 6, flies at a speed of 315 knots (365 mph), and has a range of 1,600 nautical miles.

Winner will be free to schedule the event in the late summer 2017.

 

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#7 Washington Dîner en Blanc

Join this worldwide event, in which people flash-gather in a public space, formally dressed head to toe in white, set up a temporary chic dining area – location – a last minute surprise! The Washington DC event is always sold out – you can be a part of the magic this year! You’ll receive two tickets, a bottle of wine, top chef culinary basket, and table and chairs. Then wait by your phone for the location.   https://washington.dinerenblanc.com/

Dinner will be on a Saturday in August, exact date TBD.

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#8 Redskins vs. Denver Broncos

Here’s your chance for close-up seats to a game.  Watch the Redskins play the Denver Broncos from awesome end zone seats at FedEx Field on Sunday December 24th at 1:00PM.  4 Tickets! Section 133 Row 21

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#9 Portrait time at the Ritz

Have your family portrait painted by an expert artist at world renowned portraiture firm Bradford Renaissance Portraits. Bradford Rowley produces masterful oiled canvases. – Shutterbug Magazine. Your portrait session will be conducted in Palm Beach, Florida or Westchester, New York. You choose! This package includes a night at the Ritz Carlton at either of those locations and 20” canvas portrait.   http://www.bradfordportraits.com/

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#10 Brewmaster for a Day

Join the brewmaster at Old 690 Brewery to learn how to brew beer. You’ll be involved in every step of the brewing process, and may even have the opportunity to pick the beer to be brewed and name it. This is good for up to 4 people and includes lunch. Brew days happen Monday – Thursday, but vary each week. Come ready for a long fun filled day!

 

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