SCAA Scholarship Fund Silent Auction
February 15-16, 2023
Spartanburg, South Carolina
SCAA is hosting a Silent Auction to benefit the Aviation Scholarship Fund during the 2023 Annual Conference. The auction runs from 10 a.m. on February 15, to 7 p.m. on February 16. Items available for bidding are listed below. The highest bidders will be announced during the Hall of Fame Banquet, and items must be paid in full at the conclusion of the banquet on Thursday, February 16. You may pay by credit card or check. SCAA cannot issue an invoice for auction items.
Carolina Panthers Tickets + Hotel Stay valued at $900
Four (4) tickets to a Carolina Panthers game with choice of opponent (Atlanta, Tampa Bay or New Orleans). Seats are on the 50-yard line, upper level. Package includes a two-night stay at Courtyard Charlotte City Center.
Donated by Parrish and Partners and WK Dickson
Suite Tickets to Concert of Choice at Bon Secours Arena Greenville + One Night Hotel Stay valued at $880
Four (4) suite tickets to the concert of your choice; one-night stay with valet parking and breakfast for two guests at Hyatt Regency Downtown Greenville
Donated by Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport and Hyatt Regency Downtown Greenville
Gamecock Football Tickets valued at $250
Four (4) club-level tickets to USC vs. Vanderbilt game in Columbia on November 11. Includes a parking pass for Gamecock Park and club-level access and amenities.
Donated by Paul Holt
University of SC Baseball Tickets for Five-Game Strech 2 valued at $120
Winner receives two seats on 3rd baseline, parking included. The five games are on March 7 (vs. the Citadel), March 10, 11, 12 (vs. Bethune-Cookman), and March 14 (vs. Presbyterian College).
Donated by Laura Stevens
BMW VIP Track Meet valued at $499
A bucket list experience to remember! Get behind the wheel and experience world-class driving machines in three challenging driving sessions, and enjoy a “hot lap taxi ride” with a professional driving instructor.
Donated by BMW Performance Driving School, Greer, South Carolina
Scenic Flight over North Carolina Mountains valued at $500
Enjoy a scenic, 1.5-hour round-trip aerial tour of the North Carolina mountains. Plan your trip for Spring or Fall for optimal viewing!
Donated by Terry Connorton
BMW Weekend Test Drive valued at $300
Winner will test drive a BMW vehicle for one weekend. The vehicle will have to be picked up at the Spartanburg plant on a Friday at 12 p.m. and must be returned on Sunday evening OR no later than 9 a.m. Monday morning. NOTE Winner must give BMW 3 weeks’ notice on when they want to use the vehicle so it can be confirmed. It will be an X model built here in SC. Exact model not guaranteed.
Donated by BMW and Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport
Columbia Package valued at $600
One night at Hilton Columbia Center. (Not valid for USC Vanderbilt Weekend) + $100 Hunter Gatherer Brewing Gift Certificate
Donated by Hilton Columbia Center & Hunter Gatherer Brewing
Charleston/Isle of Palms Package valued at $1,300
The winner gets 2 Charleston food tour passes, 2 ghost tour passes, a two-night stay at Wild Dunes Resort on Isle of Palms, a Charleston foodie basket, and a hand painted wine gift bottle.
Donated by Beacon Association Managment, Wild Dunes and Bull Dog Tours
Myrtle Beach Hotel Stay valued at $450
Three Day- Two Night Stay-resort view room at Marriott Grand Dunes in Myrtle Beach. Package includes 4-Pack of Passes to The Track and eight Lost Treasure Mini Golf passes.
Donated by Chris Bethea and Marriott Grande Dunes
Four Rounds of Golf at Savannah Lakes Village valued at $265
Four rounds of golf on one of the two courses at Savannah Lakes Village.
Donated by McCormick County Airport and Savannah Lakes Village
Original Painting by Lynda English valued at $800
Take home a beautiful work of art by award-winning South Carolina artist Lynda English.
Donated by Lynda English
Combat Leaders Framed Print valued at $300
The Fourth Fighter Group, led by Col. Don Blakeslee, was one of the most successful P-51 groups of the war. With their first pilots coming from the three RAF American volunteer Eagle Squadrons the 4th FG was credited with more than 1000 German aircraft destroyed. Col. Blakeslee is depicted flying with fellow 4th FG pilot, Col. James Clarke.
Donated by Ralph Lacombe
Original Signed Painting by Columbia Artist Steven Whetstone valued at $300
12×12 signed painting of abstract blue Palmetto trees.
Donated by Steven Whetstone
Framed Collectors Print Featuring Marilyn Monroe valued at $125
Framed print of Alpha Industries B-15 Flight Jacket advertisement featuring Marilyn Monroe.
Donated by Chris Eversmann, Jim Hamilton – LB Owens Airport
Columbia Gift Basket valued at $250
Manicure with choice of regular or gel polish and Basic Pedicure with choice of regular polish at Columbia salon. Stanley tumbler, with personalization (monogram, sports team logo, collegiate logo, etc.) of choice to be added, Buddy’s BBQ items.
Donated by Jill Gilbert, Holt Consulting Company and Sydney Gilbert
Amazon Echo Show 10 Smart Device valued at $250 value
This 10-inch smart device is designed to move with the user. Video calls, recipes and shows are always in view and the item features premium, directional sound. The ultimate kitchen companion, Echo Show can display photos (unlimited storage for Prime members); stream shows, music and podcasts; and connects with home security, lights and thermostats.
Donated by Parrish and Partners
Myrtle Beach Fun valued at $150
2-Pack of Passes to The Track and four Lost Treasure Mini Golf passes.
Donated by Chris Bethea
Aviation-themed gift basket valued at $75
Premium bottle of liquor presented in an aviation-themed package.
Donated by Holt Consulting Company
Autographed Copy of South Carolina From the Air valued at $50
Winner will take home a signed copy of the book.
Donated by John Hodge