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2023 Auction for Animals

November 18, 2023

6 pm - 10 pm

Bonnet Springs Park, Lakeland, Florid
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Proceeds go to helping homeless animals! 

Join us for an unforgettable evening filled with entertainment, music, tales, wine pull, games of chance, live & silent auctions, and the Winner's Choice Raffle!

  • Emcees: Brian Lacey & Melissa Marino

  • When: November 18, 2023, 6 PM - 10 PM

  • Where: Bonnet Springs Park: 
    400 Bonnet Springs Boulevard, Lakeland, FL 33815
    Complimentary val
    et parking

  • Dress: Cocktail Attire

  • Need to book a hotel? For special rates, go to:  https://bit.ly/HiltonSPCA 
    (Valid until October 18, 2023)

  • Full Bar (Credit/Debit card only)

  • Dinner will be catered by Nineteen61

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Entrees come with the 1961 Salad & NY61 Cheesecake with seasonal fruit.
Each individual will have the option to choose from one of the following entrees: 
1) Ropa Vieja: Braised brisket and short rib, sofrito, Manchego risotto, sweet plantains, and plantain chips
2) Chicken Roulade: Arugula, Cranberries, goat cheese wrapped sliced chicken breast with broddo & boursin whipped potatoes
3) Quinoa: Quinoa sauteed with sherry honey vinaigrette & seasonal vegetables

2023 SPCA Winner’s Choice Raffle
Powered by: Global Connections​

Tap your heels three times and be on the vacation of a lifetime!

 

The winner can choose one of the following :

 

1) 10-Day Essential to Portugal & Spain for 2, Feb. 12 – 21, 2024

2) 13-Day Classic trip to Thailand for 2, May 4 – 17, 2024

3) 8-Day Mediterranean Cruise for 2 with MSC Cruises, May 7 - 14, 2024

4) $5,000 Cash Prize

You do not need to be present at the auction to win, so grab your raffle tickets today!

Vacation Details 

1) 10-Day Essential to Portugal & Spain for 2, Feb. 12 – 21, 2024

Escorted Package Includes:

  • Flights New York-Lisbon, Barcelona-New York Other departure cities available. 

  • Airline taxes and fuel surcharges

  • 8 nights First Class accommodations

    • 2 nights in Lisbon

    • 2 nights in Seville

    • 2 nights in Madrid

    • 2 nights in Barcelona

  • Hotel taxes, fees, and service charges

  • Hotel porterage

  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival and departure dates†

  • Breakfast daily

  • Sightseeing per itinerary in a modern air-conditioned motor coach

  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout

  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

Special Features

View Lisbon's treasured 16th-century Belem Tower and the Monument of Discoveries

Discover the charming town of Zafra with its 15th-century Alcazar (fortress)

Tour the astonishing Mezquita de Cordoba, transformed into a soaring cathedral

Take an orientation tour of Zaragoza, located on the banks of the mighty Río Ebro

Leisure time in Barcelona with its unending choice of museums, galleries, and cafes

Itinerary

DAY 1: Sunday - Depart for Portugal

DAY 2: Monday - Arrive in Lisbon

DAY 3: Tuesday - Lisbon City Tour

DAY 4: Wednesday - Zafra en route to Seville

DAY 5: Thursday - Full Day in Seville

DAY 6: Friday - Cordoba en route to Madrid

DAY 7: Saturday - Madrid City Tour

DAY 8: Sunday - Zaragoza en route to Barcelona

DAY 9: Monday - Full Day in Barcelona

DAY 10: Tuesday - Depart Spain

Barcelona
Barcelona

2) 13-Day Classic trip to Thailand for 2, May 4 – 17, 2024

Escorted Package Includes:

  • Round trip flights Los Angeles-Bangkok, Bangkok-Los Angeles ♦ other departure cities available. 

  • Airline taxes and fuel surcharges

  • Intra-flight Chiang Mai-Bangkok

  • 11 nights First Class accommodations*

    • 4 nights in Bangkok

    • 1 night in Ayutthaya

    • 1 night in Sukhothai

    • 2 nights in Chiang Rai

    • 3 nights in Chiang Mai

  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges

  • Hotel porterage

  • All transfers are included only with airfare purchase on package arrival and departure dates†

  • 18 meals: 11 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners

  • Sightseeing per itinerary in a modern air-conditioned motor coach

  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout

  • Entrance fees per itinerary

  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

Special Features

  • In Bangkok, visit serene Wat Po, home of the astonishing giant Reclining Buddha, over 150 feet long

  • Visit Bang Pa-In Royal Palace, used as a summer palace by the Siamese royalty

  • Marvel at Chai Wattanaram Temple, one of Ayutthaya's most impressive remaining monuments

  • Explore historic Sukhothai, capital of the first Kingdom of Siam

  • Visit the House of Opium and Golden Triangle

  • Discover Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep Temple, the most sacred temple in Northern Thailand

  • Authentic Thai dinner at Chiang Mai private home

Itinerary

DAY 1: Sunday - Depart for Thailand

DAY 2: Monday - Arrive in Bangkok

DAY 3: Tuesday - Bangkok City Tour

DAY 4: Wednesday - Full Day in Bangkok

DAY 5: Thursday - Flight to Chiang Mai, Dinner at Private Home

DAY 6: Friday - Full Day in Chiang Mai

DAY 7: Saturday - Doi Suthep Temple

DAY 8: Sunday - Travel to Chiang Rai

DAY 9: Monday - Mae Sai Border Town & Golden Triangle

DAY 10: Tuesday - Travel to Sukhothai

DAY 11: Wednesday - Sukhothai Historical Park, Travel to Ayutthaya, Ayutthaya City Tour

DAY 12: Thursday - Travel to Bangkok

DAY 13: Friday - Depart Thailand

Tuk-Tuk parking by Sanam Luang
Two elephants splashing water

3) 8-Day Mediterranean Cruise for 2 with MSC Cruises, May 7 - 14, 2024

8-Day/7-Night Mediterranean Cruise for 2 people in an Ocean View Cabin

MSC Cruise Includes: 7 nights on the MSC Grandiosa – roundtrip from Barcelona, Spain

Itinerary

DAY 1: Tuesday - Barcelona, Spain

DAY 2: Wednesday - Day at Sea

DAY 3: Thursday - La Goulette, Tunisia

DAY 4: Friday - Palermo (Monreale), Italy

DAY 5: Saturday - Naples (Pompeii), Italy

DAY 6: Sunday - Livorno (Florence), Italy

DAY 7: Monday - Marseille (Provence), France

DAY 8: Tuesday - Barcelona, Spain

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