Benefiting the Community Assistance Center (CAC)

Saturday, October 21, 2023 • 6-10pm

RSVP to your choice of three amazing trips in our annual fundraising trip raffle!

The winner gets their choice of a trip to New Orleans, Montreal/Quebec, or Paris, with all proceeds benefiting CAC’s emergency assistance program. Buying a raffle ticket also gets you access to bid in our silent and live auctions during our annual fundraising gala, a Vintage Affair – An Evening in Paris.

Tickets: $50 each/$200 for five tickets

Raffle tickets are sold through our event ticket & online auction website , BidPal. Buyers must create an account with BidPal. As a bonus, raffle ticket-holders can participate in the Vintage Affair online auction with mobile bidding! If you would like assistance with purchasing raffle tickets, please contact Cameron Darweesh at development@ourcac.org.

Quebec’s Luxurious Past & Present Fit for a Queen

Montreal and Quebec City, Canada

A Luxurious Experience of Vintage Flair and European Elegance in Montreal and Quebec City, Canada for Two Nights at Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth and Two Nights at the Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac for Two, Including Business Class Train Transportation from Montreal to Quebec City Aboard the Canadian Rail and a $200 Fairmont Gift Card Toward Dining (Land Only)

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Escape to the stunning province of Quebec, where you can immerse yourself in the “joie de vivre” of Montreal, and stroll through history in Quebec City, just a few hours up the St. Lawrence River. Luxury has been reimagined at Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, following a $140 million transformation over a year in the making, propelling the hotel into an exciting new chapter where it shines brighter than ever in downtown Montreal. After a scenic ride aboard the Canadian Rail you’ll come upon the iconic Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, which has also undergone a multimillion dollar renaissance project that repositions it as one of the world’s leading hotels, blending the charm of the hotel’s enchanting past with modern innovations, creating an allure that is fresh and seductive.

After a renovation that celebrates Montreal’s history, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, one of Montreal’s most iconic landmarks, now proudly boasts bold, artistic designs inspired by the vintage flair reminiscent of Montreal’s golden years, in combination with contemporary decor and modern essentials, to create the ultimate experience in style and comfort. The authenticity of the building, a historic heritage monument, has been preserved. An urban market, a revolutionary concept in the hospitality world, offers seasonal products and supports local producers and artisans while fostering a community spirit in the heart of downtown Montreal, while the Agora, a multi-purpose venue, offers dynamic programming, pop-up shops and much more. Wherever you go throughout the hotel, you’ll find a seamless blend of connectivity, efficiency and elegant comfort—so important for today’s travelers— that make it easy to get cozy.

Towering over Old Quebec, and ideally located within the walls of the city, Quebec City’s urban Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac will seduce you with its breathtaking views of the St. Lawrence River and the architecture of the Old Fortified City, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In any one of its many guestrooms, you’ll feel an elegant touch of historic Europe. Your experience at this landmark luxury hotel will guarantee you a memorable and inspiring stay in one of the most beautiful, and walkable, cities in the world. Unwind and swim a few laps in the indoor pool or work out in the state-of-the-art health club, and let this premier hotel’s gracious amenities and services surpass all your expectations.

Your Package Includes
Your trip for two includes:

• Two nights accommodations at Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth
• Two nights accommodations at the Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac
• Daily complimentary breakfast
• All room-related taxes
• (1) $200 Fairmont Gift Card
• Round trip Business Class train service from Montreal to Quebec City
• Free concierge reservation service

Terms and Conditions
Travel package is non-refundable and subject to availability. Certificates/gift cards cannot be replaced. Passport required for travel outside the U.S. A minimum 45 day advance reservation is required. Travel is valid for 18 months from date of issue. Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth blackout dates: Jun 16-19, Grand Prix.

The Home of Jazz

New Orleans, Louisiana

Tour, Cruise and Cook Your Way Through Three Centuries of History, Legends and Romance in New Orleans, Louisiana for Four Days & Three Nights at Either the Windsor Court Hotel, the Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans, or the Maison Dupuy Hotel for Two, Including a Tour of the City, a Dinner Jazz Cruise and a Demonstration Class at the New Orleans School of Cooking, and $1,000 in Visa Gift Cards Which Can Be Used Towards Economy Class Air

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Riverboats, jazz, Creole cuisine and Mardi Gras have given “The Big Easy” its flamboyant reputation, and that rich heritage continues today. Let your dinner jazz cruise take you back to a time when life was as slow and graceful as the current on the Mississippi! A demonstration class at the New Orleans School of Cooking and a tour of one of America’s most colorful cities are the finishing touches on your trip to the one and only New Orleans.

Music is always nearby, supplied by the tolling bells of St. Louis Cathedral, the clanging of streetcars, and the rhythms of Dixieland Jazz. Stop for a café au lait and beignets at a sidewalk café. Your thorough and fascinating introduction to the endless variety that is New Orleans on your city tour includes such highlights as the Superdome, St. Charles Avenue, the French Quarter and Jackson Square.

From Cajun to Creole, and French to fabulous, New Orleans is a city of flavors! As the evening sets in, take a lazy ride down the Mississippi in an authentic paddlewheel riverboat for your dinner jazz cruise. The entertaining classes at the New Orleans School of Cooking are held in a renovated molasses warehouse, built in the early 1800s in the heart of the French Quarter. The popular lunch classes include generous samplings of the demonstrated items as well as recipes, coffee, iced tea and beer.

You have three fantastic options for accommodations around the grand city of New Orleans, each offering a unique experience. Step into timeless hospitality at the elegant Windsor Court Hotel, where you’ll find luxury, essential amenities, a superb art collection dating back to the 17th century, and the hotel’s impressive collection of awards. Laissez le bon temps rouler (Let the good times roll) at the fully restored and completely renovated Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans. Renowned as one of the landmark hotels of the French Quarter, this stately hotel is located adjacent to famed Bourbon Street within walking distance of the city’s most popular attractions. Or experience one of the most unique New Orleans hotels in the French Quarter, the Maison Dupuy. As one of a small handful of hotels set inside the city’s Vieux Carré district, and located only two blocks from the heart of Bourbon Street, this upscale hotel beckons you to relax and escape the hustle of modern life, offering guests a distinct mixture of history and luxury unlike any other.

Your Package Includes

Your trip for two includes:

  • (2) $500 Visa Gift Cards to be used toward the purchase of your Economy Class Air or any other Visa purchases of your choice
  • 4 days/3 nights accommodations at Either the Windsor Court Hotel, the Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans, or the Maison Dupuy Hotel
  • All room-related taxes
  • Dinner Jazz Cruise, including a lavish Creole buffet
  • Gray Line New Orleans-Super City Tour
  • Demonstration class at the New Orleans School of Cooking
  • Free concierge reservation service
Terms & Conditions
Travel package is non-refundable and subject to availability. Certificates/gift cards cannot be replaced. Hotel may be substituted with equal or similar accommodations. Blackout dates: Jan 1, Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest, Jul 2-5, Oct 29-31, Dec 31. Dinner Jazz Cruise runs on specific days of the week and at specific times. Tours run on specific days of the week and at specific times. If tour is not available, it may be substituted with equal or similar experience. A minimum 45 day advance reservation is required. Travel is valid for 18 months from date of issue.

The City of Lights is Yours to Love!

Paris, France

Delight in the Seine and the Shine of Paris, France (Europe) for Six Days & Five Nights at the Hotel Le Littre or Hotel Saint Paul Rive Gauche for Two, Including an Eiffel Tower Tour with Summit Access, and Bateaux Parisiens Seine River Dinner Cruise, and a $500 American Express Gift Card Which Can Be Used Towards Meals (Land Only)

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The City of Light is sure to bring a spark to your life, from the fashion, the culture, the architectural heritage, gastronomy and museums! Come explore the capital of France and discover the magic that has beckoned visitors for millennia. You’ll stay at one of two luxurious Parisian hotels, each offering its own French flair, style and charm, and you’ll see the best of Paris with a skip-the-line Eiffel Tower tour and a dinner cruise along the Seine River!

No trip to Paris is complete without a visit to the legendary Eiffel Tower, built for the Paris Exposition of 1889. But unlike most travelers, you’ll get to bypass the long lines! Accompanied by a host, this one-hour tour includes fast track, skip-the-line access, allowing you to quickly proceed to the second level to survey the city from the viewing platforms while listening to commentary about Paris’ culture, traditions, and history. Then, continue to the summit to see Gustave Eiffel’s private apartments as you sip champagne from the onsite bar. When you board the elevator for the summit, be sure to hit record on your mobile for a dizzying video of the view and ironwork!

Spend one evening, which is sure to be memorable, floating down the Seine River aboard a gourmet dinner cruise. Ride past the city’s famed monuments, including the Eiffel Tower (it’s worth another glimpse in all its sparkling glowing glory at night!), the Louvre Museum, and Notre Dame Cathedral, aboard this luxury Bateaux Parisiens riverboat. Soak up the magic of Paris from an onboard dining room while enjoying a gourmet three-course meal.

After hours and days of walking all over the city, seeing and experiencing its many delights, you’ll truly enjoy your luxurious accommodations at Hotel Le Littre in the heart of the city, where you’ll have all the calm, privacy and services you need at your fingertips. Classic elegance perfectly complements the hotel’s warm and peaceful atmosphere, whether you’re starting your day with a tranquil visit in the winter garden, unwinding in the bar or simply relaxing in your room. Located on the Left Bank, Hotel Le Littre is between Saint Germain des Pres and Montparnasse, the new areas for fashion designers and luxury shops. World-renowned museums, typical Paris sites, unusual places, famous monuments, beautiful landscapes… Le Littré is an ideal starting point for your tourist visits.

Between the Latin Quarter and St. Germain des Pres is the Hotel Saint Paul Rive Gauche, a 17th century residence. Entirely renovated in 2015, this boutique hotel boasts an ideal location close to everything, right in the heart of the action, but with the tranquility of a quiet little street. Nearby are the Luxembourg gardens, and many walking-distance sites such as the Sorbonne, Notre Dame cathedral, the Pantheon and the Louvre, all of which make this a convenient pied-a-terre for enjoying the city. The Hotel Saint-Paul Rive Gauche belongs to a Franco-British family, hoteliers for four generations, who have made the hotel a marriage of French elegance and English comfort. Situated on the line of Paris’ former outer wall under Philippe Auguste, this 17th century building was once the home of Franciscan monks.

Your Package Includes

Your trip for two includes:

  • 6 days/5 nights accommodations at the Hotel Le Littre or Hotel Saint Paul Rive Gauche
  • Daily complimentary breakfast
  • All room-related taxes (including VAT)
  • Eiffel Tower guided tour, including skip-the-line tickets to the second level and general access to the summit
  • Bateaux Parisiens Seine River dinner cruise
  • (1) $500 American Express gift card to be used towards meals or any other AMEX purchases of your choice
  • Free concierge reservation service
Terms and Conditions
Travel package is non-refundable and subject to availability. Certificates/gift cards cannot be replaced. Passport required for travel outside the U.S. Hotel may be substituted with equal or similar accommodations. Paris city taxes are the responsibility of the passenger and required to be paid directly to hotel upon check out. Tour runs on specific days of the week and at specific times.  If tour is not available, it may be substituted with equal or similar experience. Dress code for Seine River Cruise is smart casual. Sport shoes and shorts are not accepted. A minimum 45 day advance reservation is required. Travel is valid for 18 months from date of issue.