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Sneak peek: Golf Ball & Charity Auction for August 9

What a great way to support more than Ozarks children’s charities – and do so on a perfect couples night in the Ozarks.

Almost 400 items combined will be up for bid in silent and live auctions during the he annual Golf Ball & Charity Auction presented by Copy Products, Inc. and University Plaza. The event, set for 6 p.m. Tuesday, August 9 at the University Plaza Convention Center, will benefit the 43 children’s charities of this year’s Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr Pepper.

Here’s a sneak peek:

Camden on the Lake package: Play and stay at one of the elite clubs in the entire nation! Play a foursome at The Club at Porto Cima, one of the most exclusive getaways in the state. This is for two rooms and one night’s stay each at Camden on the Lake as you enjoy breathtaking, scenic views of the Lake of the Ozarks. It’s a priceless package for the perfect getaway.

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$1000 Macadoodles Gift Card Donated by Macadoodles:

At Macadoodles, shopping is an experience like no other. They stock 4,000 difference labels of fine wine, including domestic, regional, European, Australian, South American, South African, New Zealand and Kosher. The store is backed by friendly, knowledgeable and professional staff.

$500 Price Cutter Gift Card & $500 Rapid Roberts Gift Card – Donated by Price cutter and Rapid Roberts:
The two gift cards would meet everyone’s needs – a $500 Price Cutter gift card as well as a $500 gift card from Rapid Roberts.

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Cadet Lawn Mower donated by Race Brothers: Thanks to our good friends at Race Brothers Farm Supply, we’re able to offer this 2016 Cub Cadet RZT42 zero turn mower. It has a 42-inch deck and 23 HP Kohler V-Twin engine.

 Charity Ball-lawn mower

TaylorMade M-2 Driver (Retail $430) – Donated by TaylorMade, MADE OF GREATNESS: OUR MOST TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED DRIVER EVER: Hit it further and straighter with Taylor Made’s most technologically advanced driver, the M2. It features a lower and more forward center of gravity (CG), to promote higher launch and lower spin.

 Auction-Taylor Made M-2 Driver

TaylorMade Irons – Donated by TaylorMade: Hit it close with best that Taylor Made has to offer, M2-irons. This (right handed) 4 through pitching wedge allows for incredible feel and forgiveness as you go for the green. Lower your score immediately!

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Limited Edition Golf Bags Donated by E&E Pro Am

Original PCCC Artwork: Want to own a beautiful piece of PGA history? This beautiful original painting can be yours! Painted by world famous artist Alicia Farris.

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Nakato Japanese Steakhouse — Dinner for 10: What a better way to entertain your friends and family! Enjoy a dinner with 10 people at Nakao Japanese Steakhouse in Springfield. Chef Steve Oshita will be your personal chef for the evening as he prepares delicious menu items.


St. Louis Cardinals VIP packaged donated by the Cardinals: Wouldn’t it be fun to be the successful bidder on the four box seats to any mutually agreed upon 2017 St. Louis Cardinals game?  Included will be VIP parking and dinner for four at the Cardinals Club. Added Value- Four Springfield Redbird Roost Tickets for the 2017 season!

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Arctic Cat Wild Cat X – Donated by Bass Pro Shops
Talk about a great time! Off-road in style on this Arctic Cat ATV, propelled by a 951 cc, V twin, SOHC 4 stroke, 4-valve W/EFI engine which features a Pentroof combustion chamber. The unit is fueled by an 8.8 Gallons fuel tank. Other features offered by the Arctic Cat Wildcat X Limited include aluminum bumpers, passenger handholds and a 300 lb. capacity rear cargo box. The ATV also comes with 13 Inches of ground clearance and a capable suspension system that offers 17 inches of front suspension travel and 18 inches of rear suspension travel. The ATV is valued at $20,399.

Bid on this Wild Cat ATV donated by Bass Pro Shops
Bid on this Wild Cat ATV donated by Bass Pro Shops

Metropolitan Grill Dinner for 8 with wine, donated by Pat Duran & Metropolitan Grill: Enjoy a wine dinner for 8 at Metropolitan Grill, an eclectic mix of world cuisine, innovative drinks and stimulating people. Bills as the “Cheers” of fine dining in Springfield, Metropolitan Grill will include your special evening appetizers, main course, dessert and wine.

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Scooter Donated by SWCIL


Bid on this Wolf Island Scooter. The Islander is Wolf’s economy-retro scooter—but don’t let the word “economy” fool you! This scooter is above average in its class and is built with the same quality parts as our other Wolf scooters. It gets excellent gas mileage and will suit light day-to-day, inner-city travel, no problem! The Islander enjoys long rides on the beach, getting coffee at the local coffee shop, or going to the movies on a Friday night! The Islander is very easy to keep happy, and just needs a little bit of gas, a good washing from time to time, and some tender loving care.

Trip to Florida donated by Chances for Stone County

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Get to the Florida Sunshine by bidding on this great package. You’ll receive four Southwest Airlines one-way tickets (they expire July 31, 2017, for domestic travel only and can be combined into roundtrip travel). Each individual Southwest flight e-pass is valid for one-way travel, two Southwest flight e-pass are needed to book roundtrip travel. Each Southwest flight e-pass is valued at $200. Travel valid on Southwest operated, published and scheduled service only in the United States, its territories and its possessions including Puerto Rico. Stay four days and three nights at the Westgate Reports in a two-bedroom villa at any Westgate Resort (excluding Westgate South Beach & Westgate Myrtle Beach). There are eight located to choose from in Orlando but not valid over holiday, during ski season or during special events and can only be made on a space available basis (expires August 9, 2017). Four Busch Gardens, Tampa tickets (expire December 15, 2017 and not valid December 16 to December 31 in 2016). Seaworld Orlando tickets. Take the families below the surface, above the waves and beyond their expectations. More than 200 acres of up-close animal encounters, thrilling attractions and lavish performances immerse guests in the mysteries of the sea. Seaworld Orlando’s epic new realm, Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin transports you into the icy world of the penguin like never before. It’s a thrilling, chilling family experience combining innovative, trackless ride technology and up-close encounters with a colony of more than 200 penguins. Four Aquatic SeaWorld’s Waterpark tickets: From high-speed water slides and exhilarating wave pools, to tranquil beaches and the remarkable animal habitats that are the hallmark of Seaworld, Aquatica delights all ages and interests. The one-of-a-kind water park is home to some of the world’s most famous thrilling water rides, featuring 36 slides, six rivers and lagoons and more than 80,000 square feet of sparking white, sandy beaches. Aquatica’s exclusive attractions promise unlimited fun, sending guests on amazing undersea adventures and through breathtaking animal exhibits.  A Day Away Kayak Tours (expires April 6, 2018) offers four seats for any kayak tour (excluding summer time bioluminescent tours). Boggy Creek Airboat Rides: Four complimentary admissions for a half-hour tour into the Central Florida Everglades (expires February 9, 2018)

$500 Gas Card to Fast N Friendly – Donated by Fast N Friendly
Keep the tank full and visit Fast-N-Friendly! Fill up for future with $500 worth of gas.

$500 Gas Card to Rapid Roberts- Donated by Rapid Roberts
Feel good as you fill up your tank with this $500 gas card to Rapid Roberts. Buying something you need and giving back to Ozarks Children!

Vandivort Package –Donated by the Hotel Vandivort: Check out the silent auction for this sweet deal: Stay in style with this two-night stay at the Hotel Vandivort. This is a two-night stay in the Explorer Suite (rack rate $239 per night) and enjoy dinner for two at The Order (valued at $75) based upon availability.

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$250 Price Cutter Gift Card & $250 Shell Gas Cards – Donated by Price Cutter & Underwood Oil: Thanks to the folks at Price Cutter and Underwood Oil you will be fueled in every way!

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Patio set donated by Burrell Children and Youth Services

Enjoy this on your patio or deck – two Wicker chairs, Wicker love seat, Wicker glass top table, Wicker side table, umbrella and stand, five pillows, two cushions, décor pieces and a rug. A $950 value.

Crown Royal Throne

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This is a limited edition hard to find Crown Royal Throne that is not available at normal retail outlets. Only 250 were made. The signature purple velvet and gold chair is lavishly detailed and beautifully constructed. It is the perfect conversation piece for any Crown Royal enthusiast.  I do not have the dimensions of it, but it is quite large.  Other chairs have sold up to $2,500.