TORONTO, May 8, 2012 /CNW/ - Upper Canada College's Believe in Blue Gala at the Royal Ontario Museum sold out quickly, but members of the public still have a chance to bid online for four one-of-a-kind items that will be auctioned off in support of areas of great importance to the school and its students:
- Attend Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans next February with two premium tickets. VIP tickets to the Maxim Party and three nights at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans round out this package.
- Dine with Rush lead singer Geddy Lee and seven of your friends at Barberian's Steak House. See more at http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1907388/10%20RUSH.mov
- Spend Fashion Week in Paris with two Holt Renfrew buyers from Sept. 28 to Oct. 2. This package includes a $2,500 shopping credit at Holt Renfrew with a personal shopper, an overnight stay for two at the Shangri-La Hotel, spa treatments for two in Mirage Spa by Caudalie and dinner for two at Bosk! in Toronto. From there, take a return trip flight for two to Paris, where you'll enjoy complimentary car service, fashion shows and four nights at the Shangri-La Hotel. See more at http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1907388/01%20PARIS%20correction.mov
- Beat the competition for an Ultimate Fighting Challenge package that includes a three-night stay in Las Vegas' Bellagio beginning on July 6, two VIP tickets to a July 7 UFC event, a backstage tour, athlete meet-and-greet and UFC swag. You'll also receive a training session for up to eight people with UFC trainer Shah Franco, a tour of Fight Network and a screen test. See more at http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1907388/04%20UFC.mov
To have a chance to win one of these packages, please go to http://ucc.vonality.com/ to submit your maximum bid by 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 12.
Proceeds from the online auction will go towards needs-based scholarships at UCC. In the 2012-13 school year, 11 per cent of UCC students will receive financial assistance. The goal is to have 20 per cent of the student body (220 boys) receiving needs-based scholarships within the next few years. Proceeds will also support upgrades to the school's science wing, and boarding facilities and programs.
For further information:
Please contact: Cristina Coraggio, Upper Canada College, director of marketing and communications, at 416-488-1125, ext. 3341 or firstname.lastname@example.org.