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Changing the Face of Leadership

Sherry Penny

Join us for our Tenth Anniversary Gala: Changing the Face of Leadership, honoring founding director, Sherry Penney. Also honoring Marshall Carter, Chair of the NYSE, and George Russell, EVP of State Street Corporate Citizenship. Carter and Russell provided the grant from State Street Corporation to launch the program. We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker is Margaret McKenna, President of the Walmart Foundation.
 
The Gala will also celebrate and honor the founding members of the ELP Advisory Board, and the 2011 Emerging Leaders Fellows. Emceed by Dan Rea of WBZ Nightside with Dan Rea.

Tickets are $150 per person and table sponsorship is available.

Fellows in the 2011 and 2012 can attend free of charge. Please email Andrea Wight to RSVP. 

Support the Center for Collaborative Leadership’s 10th Anniversary fund by participating in the event auction. The rewards of your investment will be two-fold: exciting prizes and the satisfaction of preparing talented new leaders for Boston. On-line Bidding is open now and closes on November 4 at 5 p.m. Live bidding will be held the evening of the event. Bids will be updated daily.

Silent Auction

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

     
Vendor Value Description Donor Suggested starting bid Current Bid
New England Patriots Autographed Football priceless Enjoy a football autographed by Logan Mankins, guard for the New England Patriots. Mankins , drafted by the Patriots in the first round, was named to the Pro Bowl in 2007 and 2009 and was also selected to the Associated Press All-Pro Second team in 2007 and 2009. New England Patriots Starting Bid: $50 ∙ Bid Increments: $25 BID NOW
Boston Bruins Tickets $278 Watch your Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins vs. Buffalo Sabres at TD Garden. This auction is for two seats to the Thursday, March 8 game starting at 7:00 pm. These seats - located in Loge Section 10, Row 7, seats 1 and 2 – are less than a dozen rows back from the ice near the blue line. Joseph Bator ‘08 Starting Bid: $50 ∙ Bid Increments: $25 BID NOW
Red Sox VIP Experience $500 This auction item includes two tickets to a 2012 regular season game with a pre-game tour, field access, Green Monster access and VIP experience. The Anthem Group

Starting Bid: $100 ∙ Bid Increments: $25

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New England Revolution Tickets $120 Four tickets to any regular season stand-alone 2012 New England Revolution game. The Revs have made the MLS Cup Play-offs in 10 of their 16 seasons! Parking for regular-season, stand-alone Revolution games is free. The New England Revolution Starting Bid: $25 ∙ Bid Increments: $10 BID NOW
Boston Red Sox Autographed Baseball $100 Enjoy an autographed baseball from Jacoby Ellsbury, the Red Sox versatile outfielder. Ellsbury made his major league debut in 2007 and was selected as the American League Comeback Player of the Year in 2011. Ellsbury is believed to be the first Native American of Navajo descent to play in the Major Leagues. The Boston Red Sox Starting Bid: $25 ∙ Bid Increments: $10

$100

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Eat, Drink and Be Merry

     
Vendor Value Description Donor Suggested starting bid Current Bid
           
Deanna Yameen (ELP Fellow 2003) $360 This collection includes 4 bottles of Talenti 2003 Rosso Di Montalcino, 4 bottles of adriano Adami Garbèl Prosecco brut, and 4 bottles of Masciarelli 2009 Villa Gemma white wine d’abruzzo. Deanna Yameen ‘03 Starting Bid: $100 ∙ Bid Increments: $25 BID NOW

Fun and Fancy

     
Vendor Value Description Donor Suggested starting bid Current Bid
           
Day sail and lunch $400 Chartered afternoon sail aboard Eagle, an Alerion Express 28, from historic Salem Harbor to points along the North Shore of Boston including Beverly, Manchester & Gloucester.  1-4 guests.  Lunch and beverages provided.  Duration flexible, likely 2-4 hours.  Includes optional motorboat ride through Marblehead Harbor to Eagle in Salem Harbor. Stephen Roger ‘08 Starting Bid: $100 ∙ Bid Increments: $25 BID NOW
Family fun package $240 This package include 4 tickets to each of the following: AMC Theater, Museum of Science, Boston Aquarium, and National Showcase Theater. UMass Boston Student Arts & Events Council Starting Bid: $50 ∙ Bid Increments: $25

$50

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Finer Things in Life

     
Vendor Value Description Donor Suggested starting bid Current Bid
           
Framed photograph $300 Enjoy this beautiful framed photograph entitled, “1929 Art form in Nature.” Deanna Yameen ‘03 Starting Bid: $50 ∙ Bid Increments: $25 BID NOW
South Shore Restaurant package $175

As Kevin Harron, president and cofounder of Burtons and 2007 Massachusetts Restaurant Association's Man of the Year, says: "Our strategy is simple. We commit to serving only the freshest, highest-quality ingredients, to employ passionate, driven people and train them to deliver consistent, considerate service. We keep our prices affordable, our atmosphere comfortable, and we work diligently to make sure we're upholding our values."

Island Creek started as an idea. Raise & harvest oysters & other shellfish straight from our own backyard using low-impact methods. Founded by Skip Bennett & brought to life by he & fifteen other Duxbury-based growers, that idea has grown into a lifestyle as everyone here strives to run small, sustainable operations that put quality of life, product, & environment above all else.

Burton’s Grill and Island Creek Oyster Bar Starting Bid: $50 ∙ Bid Increments: $25 BID NOW
Dinner and a Show $275 As Kevin Harron, president and cofounder of Burtons and 2007 Massachusetts Restaurant Association's Man of the Year, says:  "Our strategy is simple. We commit to serving only the freshest, highest-quality ingredients, to employ passionate, driven people and train them to deliver consistent, considerate service. We keep our prices affordable, our atmosphere comfortable, and we work diligently to make sure we're upholding our values."

The Celebrity Series Mission is to present the best in the performing arts to the broadest possible audience, to create new works that bring artists and audiences together, and to engage young audiences in artistic experiences through performing arts-based education and community service programs.  This package is for 2 tickets to one performance in the 2011-2012 season.

Burton’s Grill and Celebrity Series Starting Bid: $50 ∙ Bid Increments: $25

$100

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Leadership Lessons

         
Vendor Value Description Donor Suggested Starting bid Current Bid
           
Autographed book collection $72 Rosabeth Moss Kanter, named by the Times of London, as one of the “50 most powerful women in the world,” shares with you four of her prominent writings.  This collection includes:  America the Principled, Confidence, Supercorp, and World Class.  Each has been autographed by Rosabeth. Rosabeth Moss Kanter Starting Bid: $25 ∙ Bid Increments: $10 BID NOW
The Leader Within $109 2 passes to tour the JFK Library and Museum which portrays the life, leadership, and legacy of President Kennedy, conveys his enthusiasm for politics and public service, and illustrates the nature of the office of the President.

Package includes a copy of the book Next Generation Leadership: Insights from Emerging Leaders autographed by Dr. Sherry Penney, and the book True North Groups autographed by both Doug Baker and Bill George.

JFK Library, Doug Baker, Center for Collaborative Leadership Starting Bid: $25 ∙ Bid Increments: $10 BID NOW
Autographed book collection by various authors $78 Expand your library with the latest work from each of these authors.  Collection includes:  Living Lines by Missy Carter, When Invisible Children Sing by Dr. Chi Huang, True North Groups by Doug Baker and Bill George, and Black Faces in White Places by Randal Pinkett.  All books have been autographed by the authors. Missy Carter, Dr. Chi Huang, Doug Baker, and Center for Collaborative Leadership Starting Bid: $25 ∙ Bid Increments: $10 BID NOW

The New You

     
Vendor Value Description Donor Suggested starting bid Current Bid
           
Alessandro Salon $100 gift card $100 The minute you meet Alex you will know he is a true professional and that his passion is hair.  He has traveled to hairstyle hotspots such as London, Milan, and Rome to be trained at the top salon academies like Trevor Sorbie, Tony and Guy, Vidal Sasoon, and Graham Webb. Even after years of international training and owning his salon, he is still driven to create colors and styles so that others feel good about themselves. For Alex, the exciting part is continuing to train in the latest techniques and trends to make his clients happy! Silvia Sarra Starting bid $25 ∙  Bid Increments: $10 BID NOW
Avanti gift certificate for service with Alex $100 Alex has owned Avanti Salon since 2001. In addition to being one of the most accomplished stylists on Newbury Street, he's also a mentor, educator, leader, Breast Cancer Cure advocate, and friend to his staff and clients.

Don't let his quiet demeanor fool you- though he doesn't like to brag, Alex has won "Best Color Specialist" by the Improper Bostonian as well as numerous other awards.
  Starting Bid: $25 ∙ Bid Increments: $10 BID NOW
Gift certificate to Vince $300 Vince is a contemporary fashion brand best known for its luxury staples that reflect a modern, sophisticated lifestyle, using the finest fabrics, quality construction and attention to detail without compromising wearability. Vince Starting Bid: $50 ∙ Bid Increments: $25 BID NOW
David Meister Dress or Gown $500 Fashion designer David Meister has been recognized alongside some of the most respected figures in American fashion. Meister’s name is synonymous with sophisticated, beautiful, body conscious women’s wear and his list of devotees reads like a who’s-who in the world of fashion, entertainment, and culture. Meister’s designs are a red carpet staple, gracing the frames of some of the most recognized women in Hollywood including Diane Lane, Katherine Heigl, Queen Latifah, Fergie, Felicity Huffman, Tina Fey, Demi Lovato, Drew Barrymore, Sigourney Weaver, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Sharon Stone.  Select the dress or gown of your choice from DavidMeister.com   David Meister Starting Bid: $100 ∙ Bid Increments: $25

$125

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Professional portrait/photograph $300 Tong is an Art Director at The Bose Corporation and a part time photographer.  His work is featured on the Boston Tattoo Convention Website (http://bostontattooconvention.com/media/2011-photos-2/tong-mangklarat/), the pages of multiple bands and the social networking profile pictures of many family, friends and clients.  The portrait services consist of a session for yourself, your family or your company in a location of your choice in the greater Boston area and digital copies of the best pictures from the session. Tong Mangklarat Starting Bid: $50 ∙ Bid Increments: $25 BID NOW

 

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.

Event Cost: $150 per person and table sponsorship is available | Register Now»