Up for bid at the 9th Annual Winter Ball...
Catch a wave. Bathe under a waterfall. Walk, hike or bike through a lush tropical paradise and view a plethora of tropical wildlife. Relax and soak up the sun and culture. Costa Rica is a beautiful escape from reality, bringing happiness to all who are lucky enough to take in its unique and exotic landscapes.
Dinner at Worcester’s most renowned steakhouse! You and seven of your friends or colleagues will partake in a fabulous meal at the 111 Chop House, where experts hand-select and prepare all cuts of meat, and standards are of the highest quality.
Cruise in style with a summer lease of a luxury Mercedes-Benz C-Class convertible! This sporty, fresh-air driving experience will transport the high bidder to endless exciting destinations throughout the summer.
Enjoy a delectable, three-course gourmet dinner for 10, crafted and served in the comfort of your own home by the experts at Russell Morin Catering & Events.
Embark on a breathtaking bucket-list adventure inside the arctic circle in Tromsø, Norway. Located right in the middle of the planet's Northern Lights belt, this is the ideal spot to see the bright and colorful Aurora borealis at its most magnificent. Experience an otherworldly winter wonderland as you enjoy reindeer-driven sleigh rides, dog sledding, ice fishing and snow mobile trips. Partake in the indigenous culture with a traditional Sami meal inside a cozy Sami tent.
Spend a captivating evening in a grand, historic home with fascinating people, stimulating conversation and wonderful food. This is a singular opportunity for five couples to join Chancellor Michael Collins and his wife, Maryellen, at Grenon House, the University of Massachusetts Medical School Chancellor’s residence, for an elegant dinner party.
Visit the stunning medieval village of St-Cirq-Lapopie in southwest France. Your accommodations: a charming stone house set high on a cliff overlooking the Lot River, boasting spectacular views from two terraces.
Here is your chance to drive on one of the most celebrated racetracks in North America: Laguna Seca Raceway near Monterey, California. Prepare for an experience of a lifetime when you attend the thrilling Mercedes-Benz AMG One-Day Race Program.
The Winter Ball is the premier fundraising gala that supports the lifesaving mission of the academic medical center formed by UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center.
Each December, members of the Central Massachusetts community gather to celebrate and support these two important institutions. Now in it's eighth year, the Winter Ball has raised nearly $6 million since 2009 through sponsorships, live and silent auctions, and ticket sales.
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