Saturday, October 26, 2019
At Mercedes-Benz USA headquarters

Exciting Live and Silent Auctions featuring Unique Get-Aways, Dining Experiences, Entertainment, Wine Baskets, Original Art, Fine Jewelry and more!

 Live Auction


Fishing Trip & 3 Night Stay in Jackson Hole!

Treat yourself and a friend to the finest guided fly fishing experience you’ll ever have!  Enjoy a full day guided fly fishing float trip with unparalleled fishing access to the lakes and streams of Jackson Hole with an expert guide from Grand Teton Fly Fishing.  Your accommodations during this three night stay are at the Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa which offers a full mountain resort experience in the heart of Teton Village in Jackson Hole.

This trip includes:

Available for the 2020 Fishing Season
6 months advance booking required for the condo
3 months advance booking required for the fishing guide
Not Available: July 2nd – July 5th

Donated by: Martin Concrete Construction
Value: $4,825

MAGNUM Classic Folding E-Bike

The classic folding e-bike boasts a 350W motor & can take you up to 30 miles on a single charge.

  • A powerful 36v 350 watt folding bike that will get you places fast.
  • Wide gel saddle for maximum comfort and reliability.
  • A large display with 6 levels of assist.
  • Easy Folding Frame – Low Step
  • Throttle
  • Stocked with a Rear Carrier, Front and Rear Lights and Padded Leather Grips

Donated by: ElectroBike Georgia
Value: $1,600

Gourmet Dinner for 8 with Wine Pairings at the Johnston Home

Enjoy a gourmet dinner prepared and served by members of a Sandy Springs men’s gourmet cooking club! The evening will be hosted by Mike and Barbara Johnston at their lovely home overlooking the Chattahoochee River. Dinner will include an appetizer and 4 courses with wine pairings from the Johnstons’ private wine cellar. The chefs will work with their dinner guests on menu selection and date. This men’s gourmet cooking club gathers regularly to prepare exquisite dinners under the direction of professional chefs from some of the finest restaurants in the Atlanta area. This promises to be a wonderful evening you won’t soon forget! Major holidays excluded.

Donated by:
Dick Derrick, Bob Levinson, Terry Saturday, Brian Savory, Bryant Zavitz, Mike and Barbara Johnston

Moonstone, Diamond and Platinum Ring

This one of a kind, handmade, filigree dome ring by Ascot Diamonds features at 7 millimeter natural moonstone surrounded by 92 round brilliant cut diamonds! The diamonds total 0.80ct with G color and VS clarity set in 950 platinum. This piece was custom made especially for the Vintage Affair!

Donated by Ascot Diamonds
Value: $6,850

Reynolds Lake Oconee Condo & Golf

2 Nights, Golf for 4

Get away to Reynolds Lake Oconee, a globally recognized resort, community and club. Take in the beauty of Lake Oconee in a 2 bedroom, 2 bath terrace level Lake Club condo with lake and golf views. Enjoy a round of golf for four on one of the property’s 6 courses. Love boating? Pick up your Pontoon Boat just outside the back door at the Lake Club Marina docks for a ½ day on the lake which is included in your getaway. Reynolds offers 9 dining venues, four marinas, swimming pools, 21 miles of walking and biking trails, a world class fitness and tennis club. The perfect weekend trip just 90 miles east of Atlanta! Sleeps 6. Fully furnished kitchen & laundry. Holidays excluded. 

Value: $2,458

A week on Safari in South Africa for Two

Enjoy a week (6 nights/7 days) on safari for two at Makutsi Safari Springs, a private, family run game reserve in South Africa. Surrounded by nature and wildlife, mineral springs water and tranquility, Makutsi shares African paradise with you.

Enjoy three 3-hour daytime game drives and one 5-hour nocturnal game drive in an open Land Rover with an English speaking nature guide. The reserve is home to elephants, rhinos, zebras, lions, giraffes, crocodiles, hippos, leopards and other wildlife.  Your visit also includes a full day’s game viewing at Kruger National Park and sightseeing in the breathtaking Drakensberg Mountains and Blyde River Canyon.  When you are not on safari, Makutsi offers two mineral water swimming pools and other relaxing spots to experience Africa. 

Additional Information
Includes lodging at Makutsi, daily breakfast and dinners. (Lunches not included.)
Includes airport transfers to the lodges at Makutsi from Hoedspruit or Phalaborwa airports.

Donated by: Michael Weber

Gulf of Mexico Beach Front Home for 7 Nights

Enjoy a 7 night stay at Tropical Dunes, a luxurious 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath professionally decorated Gulf Front beach house! The home is located in Fort Morgan, AL in the beautiful “Dunes” gated community with access to 2 swimming pools, hot tub and workout room. The warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico are only 50 yards away. This peaceful community borders a nature reserve. The 2,750 sq ft house sleeps 15 people.

Not Available:
April 18-25, 2020; October 17-24, 2020; Nov. 7-14, 2020
No pets.

Donated by Carla and Rimas Kapeskas
Value: $3,290

Personalized Tour of Porto and the Douro Valley, Portugal

Enjoy a personalized tour with Alice Piontek, a native Atlantan and Filipe Antunes, a Porto native, who are excited to share their passion for the Douro Valley. Your time there will include a stay with Alice and Filipe on their Organic Farm-Bed & Breakfast which includes a Farm to Table Dinner. Also enjoy the freedom of independent travel with Alice as your expert on-call “concierge” to make suggestions and arrangements for lodging, local transportation, restaurants and tours. Alice and Filipe bring years of knowledge of Portugal to create the perfect vacation for you with a unique balance of exploring, learning, tasting and relaxing.

Includes: 7 days/7 nights for 2 in Portugal

  • 3 nights in the historic city of Porto at an Airbnb “Plus” rated property
  • A personal walking tour of Porto with Filipe
  • Visit to a Port Wine house in historic Gaia with port wine tasting
  • 2 nights at charming country accommodations, Quinta da Barroca, in the heart of Alto Douro Wine Region
  • Douro River Cruise tour with Mandala Travel including vineyard visit and lunch
  • 1-2 nights at Quinta do Comenda in Guimarães at Alice and Felipe’s organic farm and bed and breakfast
  • Additional night at Quinta do Comenda, Lisbon or Oporto (depending on departure arrangements)

Additional Information
Travel should conclude by 6/1/2021. 60-day notice for reservations required. Accommodations are subject to availability. Comparable properties, tours and activities may be substituted due to seasonal availability in coordination with purchaser’s preferences. Travel not available December, January or February.

Donated by: Lusoland Travel/Alice Piontek & Filipe Antunes

Silent Auction Highlights


Ruby and Diamond Pendant

A fashionable double circle ruby and diamond pendant in 14K white gold. This necklace by Jewelry Artisans features 4 round brilliant cut rubies and 40 round brilliant cut diamonds on a 16”  white gold chain.

Donated by Jewelry Artisans
Value $1,460

Mercedes-Benz Kids Ride On Car

Little ones will have a blast with this rechargeable battery toy vehicle!

Donated by Mercedes-Benz USA

Cultured Pearl Necklace and Earrings

This heirloom pearl set consists of a 21” double strand, graduated freshwater cultured pearl necklace and matching pearl stud earrings. The necklace feature 164 freshwater pearls, ivory with rose and green overtone, ranging from 3.85mm to 7.5mm. The vintage white gold clasp features 3 medium blue sapphires that weight approximately 0.12ct total weight.

Donated by Barbara Hubschman
Value $1,500

Great Get-Aways

One Night Stay at Chateau Elan Inn

Weekend Getaway at Le Meridien with Dinner for Two

1 Week at a Beach Front Condo in Miramar Beach, FL

Asheville Getaway to see Downton Abbey: The Exhibition & More

1 night at Marriott Perimeter Center and $50 gift card to Joey D’s Oak Room for dinner

Chattanooga Getaway Package

Yonah Mountain Vineyards Cave Tour and Wine Tasting for 4

and more!

Fun Things to Do

GPB Station Behind the Scene Tour & Gift Basket

Delta Flight Museum and Simulator Experience

Private Tour of Georgia Capitol & Lunch with GA Rep. Silcox

Georgia Aquarium Admission & Behind the Seas Tour for 4

4 passes to Chattahoochee Nature Center and Lunch at Willy’s

Atlanta Family Fun Package for Four
Tickets to Zoo Atlanta, Atlanta Botanical Garden & the Center for Puppetry Arts

and more!

Sports Events

4 Tickets to Falcons vs. Saints on 11/28/19

2 Tickets to UGA Football Georgia vs Missouri in Athens on 11/9/2019 and an Official UGA football personally signed by UGA Coach Kirby Smart

GA Tech Men’s Basketball 2 Tickets this season, excludes Duke and VA

Executive Braves Tickets section 130 to the Braves vs. the Rockies 8/29/20

2 Braves Tickets Plus Parking Lot Pass and $25 Gift Certificate to Cheeseburger Bobby’s

and more!

Wine & Dine Me

Dinner for up to $800 at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

$150 Gift Card for Dinner for Two at Bistro Niko

Catered Dinner for 6 in Your Home with Wine Pairing by Brooklyn Cafe

Wine Dinner at the Lautenbacher’s home in Dunwoody 1/11/20

Chef’s Wine Dinner for Six at Southern Bistro

Bourbon Tasting Dinner for Twelve at Under the Cork Tree

and more!

CAC Mission Live Auction Items:

Tools for School

$50 Provides 2 Children with New Backpacks and School Supplies

Program Impact:
Up to 1,000 local children are prepared to return to school with
the tools they need to learn.

Summer Lunches for Children

$250 Provides 2 Children with Lunches for the Summer when School is Out

Program Impact:
15,000 lunches are distributed in the summer preventing up to 600
local children from going hungry.


Keep a Family in their Home

$500 Keeps a Family in their Home by Helping with Rent

Program Impact:
More than 700 Evictions a Year are Prevented, Providing Families
Stability During a Difficult Time.


We are accepting auction item donations for this year’s event. Should you or your company wish to participate, please contact Mary Ann Hawthorne, our Auction Chair, at or call 404-444-8099.