The Rotary Club of China Lake Scholarship Auction is proceeding virtually.  Starting today (Wednesday, 27 May 2020) a limited number of items, those with perishable contents or time-sensitive gift certificates, will be available for bidding.
 
THIS WEEK'S AUCTION IS FOR BIDS FROM THE INDIAN WELLS VALLEY AREA ONLY.
 
Here is the list of this week's items, along with their minimum bids.
 
If you would like to bid on any of them, please send an email to cherylsaintamand@gmail.com, or a text to 912-322-8226 with your bid.  When bidding, please include the name of the item along with your bid.
 
The auction will run one week, ending at 10:59AM on June 3rd, 2020.  The highest bid wins.  In the case of two identical bids, the first bid received will be the winner.  You will receive an email or text if you have been out bid.
 
Winners of the various auctions can select either hand delivery for those sheltering in place, or pick-up.  Those items with alcohol will require an adult over 21 to receive the them.

Baskets and Collections

 
Hawaiian Cocktail Party
  Aloha!  Indulging in this sampling of selected snacks and Island made Rum and Vodka may just transport you to the Islands.   Hawaiian Adult Beverage collection with snacks in a Hawaiian themed Cooler Bag.
  Retail value:  $100
Minimum Bid: $50
Current Bid:  $100
 
 
Hawaiian Sweets and Treats Collection
  Indulge in this sampling and you will be in the Islands.  Comes in a Hawaiian themed Cooler Bag.
  Retail value $75.
Minimum Bid: $35
Current Bid:  $50
 
Keurig Coffee Shop Collection
  Start your day, or have a cup anytime with a Keurig K-Elite Single Serve Coffee Maker and Kauai Coffee's Na Pali Coast Dark Roast.
  Retail value $110
Minimum Bid: $55
Current Bid:  $65
 
 
Maturango Museum Collection
  Enjoy Prickly Pear Tea and Jelly, and serve them on a wooden tray with four desert-themed coasters.
  Retail value $50
Minimum Bid: $25
Current Bid:  $50
 
 
ObsidianX Decanter with Glasses and Wine
  An ObsidianX decanter with four matching glasses and a bottle of Opolo 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon.  The decanter comes equipped with a built-in filter.  The wine as described by the vintner “…inky purple of the Cabernet greets you with smoked earth in the glass.”
  Retail value $100
Minimum Bid: $50
Current Bid:  $90
 
Ridgecrest Cinemas Private Screening of the movie Black Widow
  Take 10 of your favorite Marvel Comics Fans to see a private, Before Hours screening of the movie Black Widow.  Available for Each guest: a small popcorn, small drink or water bottle, their choice of a candy item from the snack bar, their choice of a Hot Dog or Nacho.  The date of the Premier of Black Widow was moved from May 1st.  Please contact the Ridgecrest Cinemas for an updated premier date, and to schedule your winning event.
  Retail Value is $800 value
Minimum Bid: $400
Current Bid:  $400
 
 
Wine Basket
  Blast off for a great time with friends; Start with a bottle of "Fighter Pilot Red” wine and “EOD Blaster” Red Blend with plenty of snacks for a relaxing evening.
Minimum Bid: $125
Current Bid:  $150

Gift Certificates and Cards

Balsam Street Cleaners
  Good for Dry Cleaning or Laundry (https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Dry-Cleaner/Balsam-Street-Cleaners-461120874061657/).
  Retail value $50.  Expires 31 December 2020.
Minimum Bid: $25
Current Bid:  $35
 
China Lake Museum Gift Certificate
  For use in the China Lake Museum Gift Shop (https://chinalakemuseum.org/).
  Expires 31 December 2020.  Retail value $100.
Minimum Bid: $50
Current Bid:  $50
 
Drytown
  Four people can enjoy the day at the Drytown Water Park in Palmdale, California (http://www.drytownwaterpark.com/). 
  Expires 13 September 2020.  Four $25 tickets.  Retail value: $100.
Minimum Bid: $50
Current Bid:  $50
 
Ephen Tacos Gift Certificates
  Enjoy a Smoked Fusion meal one at a time or feed 8 all at once (https://www.facebook.com/ephen.tacos/).
  Four $40 gift certificates.  Retail value $160
Minimum Bid: $80
Current Bid:  $150
 
The Golden Dragon
  Enjoy a meal at the Golden Dragon Restaurant (https://m.facebook.com/Golden-Dragon-1103207686407876/).
  Retail value $10.
Minimum Bid: $5
Current Bid:  $6
 
Mon Reve
  Wonderful French Country Cooking in an elegant setting (https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/French-Restaurant/Mon-Reve-113576272008130/).
  Reservations ARE required.  Retail value $100.
Minimum Bid: $50
Current Bid:  $125
 
Romantic Date Night !
  Enjoy a romantic meal at Mon Reve and then head over to the Ridgecrest Cinemas to watch a movie. 
     Mon Reve Certificate:  Reservations ARE required. Retail value $150.
     Ridgecrest Cinemas Certificate:  Retail value $60.
  Total retail valuse $210.
Minimum Bid: $105
Current Bid:  $250
 
Sierra South, Inc. Kern River Raft Tour
  Enjoy a one hour 'Lickety Split' rafting trip for two down the Kern River with a guide from Sierra South Incorporated.
  Reservations ARE required.  Open through September 2020.  Two $40 tickets for retail value of $80.
Minimum Bid: $40
Current Bid:  $50
 
T.J. Frisbee Bicycles
  Apply this gift certificate towards a new ride, get your old ride ready for the road, or purchase clothing or accessories at T.J. Frisbee Bicycles.
  Retail value $100.
Minimum Bid: $50
Current Bid:  $75
 
VCA Crestwood Animal Hospital
  The kind folks at the VCA Crestwood Animal Hospital have offered 12 gift certificates (https://vcahospitals.com/crestwood):  Good for either felines or canines, these certificates cover nail trims, Well Pet exams, or Spaying.  They are listed below by service offered.
 
  Well Pet:  "A wellness exam is an overall general health assessment and complete physical examination that may include diagnostic testing, blood tests, urinalysis, checking a stool sample, and parasite screening. In many cases, a wellness examination can help detect the early stages of disease. Wellness exams are recommended for most pets at least annually, but more often (at least every 6 months) for senior pets and pets with chronic health issues. A wellness exam can help ensure your pet's health and detect early stages of disease."
 
"Your veterinarian may ask you to fill out a preliminary checklist along with a complete medical history of your pet. The checklist will ask about any issues that your pet may have. Make sure to fill out the forms thoroughly and bring a list of questions that you may have about your pet's health."
 
  Well Pet Gift Certificate #1.  Retail value $50.  Expires March 28, 2021.
Minimum Bid: $25
 
  Well Pet Gift Certificate #2.  Retail value $50.  Expires March 28, 2021.
Minimum Bid: $25
 
  Well Pet Gift Certificate #3.  Retail value $50.  Expires March 28, 2021.
Minimum Bid: $25
 
  Well Pet Gift Certificate #4.  Retail value $50.  Expires March 28, 2021.
Minimum Bid: $25
 
  Well Pet Gift Certificate #5.  Retail value $50.  Expires March 28, 2021.
Minimum Bid: $25
 
 
 Spay:  "Our hospital routinely performs spays, the surgical sterilization of female dogs and cats. Spaying involves removal of the uterus and ovaries of female dogs and cats and is called ovariohysterectomy.
The procedure is performed under general anesthesia and involves a surgical incision. Pain management medications are used routinely to ensure your pet's comfort."
 
  Spay Gift Certificate #1.  Retail value $250.  Expires March 28, 2021.
Minimum Bid: $125
 
  Spay Gift Certificate #2.  Retail value $250.  Expires March 28, 2021.
Minimum Bid: $125
 
These surgeries are performed most commonly at or around six months of age. However, many veterinarians recommend and perform this procedure at a younger age. Ask our staff about spaying your pet to help prevent unwanted sexual behavior and pregnancies and to decrease or eliminate the possibility of certain disease conditions later in life.
 
 
  Nail Trim:  Keep those nails clipped for greater comfort; for you and your cat or dog.
 
  Nail Trim Gift Certificate #1.  Retail value up to $20.75.  Expires March 28, 2021.
Minimum Bid: $10
 
  Nail Trim Gift Certificate #2.  Retail value up to $20.75.  Expires March 28, 2021.
Minimum Bid: $10
 
  Nail Trim Gift Certificate #3.  Retail value up to $20.75.  Expires March 28, 2021.
Minimum Bid: $10
 
  Nail Trim Gift Certificate #4.  Retail value up to $20.75.  Expires March 28, 2021.
Minimum Bid: $10
 
  Nail Trim Gift Certificate #5.  Retail value up to $20.75.  Expires March 28, 2021.
Minimum Bid: $10
 
Xin Bowl
  Enjoy a delicious meal from the Xin Bowl Restaurant (http://www.xinbowlca.com/default.asp).  Retail valve $30.
Minimum Bid: $15
Current Bid:  $20