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2016 Silent Auction for SPAN

Silent Auction and Holiday Party on Saturday, December 17 from 3:00 to 4:30 pm*
*Silent Auction closes at 4:00 pm.

Bring your friends and family, and raise money for a great cause!

The Silent Auction runs October 29 - December 17, 2016

Final bids will be taken at the Jing Ying Holiday Party on December 17, 2016 (bidding ends at 4:00 pm).

We are taking donations until December 9. Not only will you help a great charity, you can also promote your business. Please view our Facebook Event page for up-to-date information (we've just started adding items to this web site). As soon as you make a donation, it will be put on display; so the sooner you donate, the longer our students and guests will be able to view your donation. We welcome your business cards and/or literature to make available to students/bidders.

Proceeds benefit the Serving People Across Neighborhoods (SPAN), a local organization that provides emergency food and financial services to families. The three main areas of assistance they provide are: prevention of evictions, prevention of utility disruption, and meeting medical or prescription needs.

A big thank you to our generous donors! We'll update listings and links to our donors as we get more information and more items. The following list of donations is a work-in-progress and does not reflect the donations we currently have.

We are also accepting non-perishable food and items such as toothbrushes for SPAN's pantry. For every item you donate, you will receive an entry into our door prize drawing.

Silent Auction Items

Gift Certificate: $50 off a Jing Ying Party (ages 5 to adult)

Your child (or you!) can have a Kung Fu Birthday party at the Jing Ying Institute! We will provide you with invitations, set up tables, provide 90 minutes of studio time and clean up afterwards. We will provide an introductory kung fu class for all participants. In addition, there will be lots of fun games and activities followed by time for refreshments and cake. You provide the cake and refreshments, we'll provide the fun!

We’re also happy to do a customized tai chi or kung fu party for adults (why should kids have all the fun!?!) or a self-defense class. We can even provide premium tea as a beverage if you like.

Birthday parties are $150 for 10 people. For more than 10 people, it is $5 for each additional person. Event will be at a mutually-agreed upon time. Expires 6/30/16

Value: $50

Donated by Jing Ying Institute, 1195 B&A Blvd, #6, Arnold MD

Gift Certificate: Jing Ying Private Lesson

Hone your skills during a private lesson with Shifu Billy! Gift certificate good until 6/30/2017.

Value: $75

Donated by Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi, 1195 B&A Blvd, #6, Arnold MD 21012

Dog-gone Fun Gift Basket

This fantastic basket has all kinds of delicious, healthy treats for your animal companion PLUS a $25 gift certificate to All for the Pet so you can check out their newly-renovated store. All for the Pets has been in business for 41 years! They offer grooming, boarding of small animals, live animals for purchase (birds, fish, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, hermit crabs, reptiles), adoption of AACo Animal Control cats, and all kinds of food and supplies for your animal friend.

Value:  $80+

All for the Pet, 551-A Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd, Severna Park, MD 21146

Boy Scout 3-Way Cheesy Cheese Popcorn in Tin

This large tin of delicious popcorn is decorated with patriotic scenes.

Donated by Jing Ying's Golden Dragon award recipient, Peggy Blackman.

2 Tickets to Bow Tie Cinemas

Thanks to Jing Ying student, Jim Miller, for getting these tickets (again!)

Not valid where contractual obligations preclude the use of passes. Not valid for special events, concerts, and alternative content presentations. No expiration.

Value: up to $22

Donated by: Bow Tie Cinemas of Annapolis

Grandmaster Dennis Brown DVD & Book

GM Dennis Brown has donated his DVD How I Made it in America and his book, Things I've Heard and Remember: Favorite Stories, Verse, Quotes and Pleasantries of Grand Master Dennis Brown.

GM Brown is a repeat donor! Many thanks to not only a great martial artists but a great person.

Value: Priceless

GM Dennis Brown, Senior Disciple of GM Willy Lin, Owner of Dennis Brown's Shaolin Wu-Shu Training Centers

Two Tickets to Annapolis Symphony Orchestra

Two tickets to the ASO's 2017 Masterworks Concert: Prague, Paris, and Cologne on March 3 & 4, 2017. Concert is held at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. The ASO is a long-time repeat donor to Jing Ying's Silent Auction for SPAN.

Value: $150

801 Chase St, Annapolis MD

Gift Certificate: Annapolis College Consulting

Choose between these 2 options
- 60 minutes of professional consulting on a college-related subject OR
- $200 off a full suite of College Consulting Services

Value: up to $200

Annapolis College Consulting

Clearskin Professional Acne Treatment System

This kit includes a deep-pore cleansing scrub, jar of clarifying toner pads, a daily correcting lotion, and a dual-ended blackhead remover.

Value: $33

Donated by Judith Bart, Independent Avon Representative

Nailapalooza Gift Basket

Basket includes a gift certificate for a manicure, 4 bottles of luscious nail lacquer, a necklace, dark chocolate truffles, and a tiara (because everyone deserves chocolate and a tiara!)

Value: $50

Donated by:

Benfield Nails and Day Spa, 523 Benfield Rd, Severna Park MD 21146

The Big Bean (3 donations!)

Two $25 Gift Cards and a 1 pound bag of your choice of coffee (must redeem by 12/31/16)

Auctioned as three separate items.

Donated by: The Big Bean, 558 B & A Blvd, Severna Park, MD 21146

Gift Basket: Body Scrubs & More by Gillian

Pamper yourself or give someone you care about this wonderful basket of body scrubs & more! Includes: eucalyptus shower fizzie, lavender shower fizzie, eucalyptus epsom, bed of roses scrub, creamy milk bath. Handcrafted by Gillian, a local entrepreneur and terrific person!

Body Scrubs and More by Gillian

Gift Certificate: Parents Night Out

Catch a movie or get some time for yourself while The Brick House entertains your child. They will have pizza, games, movies, and – of course – LEGOS! Fridays (6:30-9pm). Reservation required.
Gift certificate Expiration: 4/7/2017

Value: $30

Donated by The Brick House, 129 Lubrano Dr, Annapolis MD 21146 (A LEGO learning center)

Gift Certificate: One Robotics Class

Your child can enjoy a Robotics Class at The Brick House in Annapolis. Monday evenings from 6 to 7pm.

Gift certificate expiration: 4/3/2017

Value: $15

Donated by The Brick House, 129 Lubrano Dr, Annapolis MD 21146 (a LEGO learning center)

Gift Certificate: 8" Round Ice Cream Cake

Enjoy an 8" round ice cream cake. You can pre-order from a variety of styles/flavors or you can choose from a selection of ready-made cakes at the store.

From long-time donor:
Brusters of Glen Burnie & Severna Park

Two $25 Bakery Gift Certificate

Cakes and Confections offers cakes, pies, cookies, pastries and more. They even offer breakfast and lunch!

Value: $50

Cakes and Confections, Severna Park, MD 21146; 410-315-9650.

Four-Pack of Fine Oils & Vinegars

Sample Cleo’s delicious oils and vinegars. This 4-pack includes 2 oils (Jalapeno fused olive oil, Tuscan herb fused olive oil) and 2 vinegars (25 Star aged balsamic vinegar, Champagne Mimosa fruit vinegar).

Cleo's Fine Oils & Vinegars, Annapolis Towne Center

Large Box of Chocolates

Enjoy a variety pack of hand-crafted chocolates or give it as a gift to your favorite chocoholic!

Value: can you really put a price on handcrafted chocolates?

Coco Coture, 350 Ritchie Hwy, Severna Park, MD

Gift Certificate: One-Night Hotel Stay with Breakfast for 2

This gift certificate entitles the bearer to a one-night stay with breakfast for two at Crowne Plaza Annapolis! Reservations will be based on availability and cannot be redeemed during city-wide events.
Expires 12/01/2017.

Value: $150+ (depends on when you book the room)

Crowne Plaza Annapolis, 173 Jennifer Road, Annapolis, MD (across from the Annapolis Mall).

Goddess Infinity Wrap

You will love this beautiful scarf...either to give as a gift to someone you care about or to wear yourself. Not only is the pattern gorgeous, but the material is wrinkle-resistant and only a few in this pattern have been made. Designed by a local entrepreneur.

Value: $25

Donated by:
Deca Wrap

Gift Certificate: Eastern Mountain Sports Camping Package

3-day rental of 1 tent, 2 packs, 2 pads, and 2 sleeping bags.

Value: $100.00

Donated by long-time donor:
EMS Annapolis, 200 Harker Pl, Annapolis, MD 21401; 410-573-1240

Eco-Fun Basket from Eco-Adventures!

Inside the basket is: a box of yummy dried crickets (oh, yeah!), a snake plush, Dr. Brady Barr’s book, Crocodile Encounters, TWO passes for FIVE Open Discovery Times at Eco Adventures (each pass is for one child, an adult is free), pencil, sticker, plastic magnifying glass, and – in case the crickets weren’t enough – a lollipop with some kind of dried worm in it!
Value:  $125+

Donated by: EcoAdventures, 216 Najoles Rd, #600, Millersville, MD 21108

Gift Certificate: Delicious Fruit Bouquet

A delicious fruit bouquet overflowing with pineapple daisies, strawberries, grapes, cantaloupe and honeydew. Can redeem from the Annapolis, Crofton, and Severna Park locations. Pick-up only. Excludes holidays. A donor to Jing Ying’s silent auction from the very beginning!

Value: $69.00

Donated by Edible Arrangements, 7 Solomons Island Rd, Suite D, Annapolis MD 21401; 410-897-9940

Family Fun Basket

Your Local Farmer’s Insurance Agent wants to INSURE you have a good time with this Family Fun Basket. It includes: Christmas Opoly board game, popcorn, Raisinets, Goobers, DVD with 20 Christmas movies, and candy cane...all packaged in a lovely basket.

Value: $60

Donated by Pam Negron, 1300 Ritchie Hwy, Arnold MD 21012

2 Beautiful Hair Pins

Bid separately on these two beautiful hairpins: Celtic Knot Hairpin (value: $16) and Copper Rose Hairpin (value: $22)

Total Value: $38

Donated by: Debbie Fields, lilla rose independent consultant (business card available at Jing Ying).

Fieldstone Animal Inn Basket with Gift Certificate

Gift Certificate: Indulge your four-legged companion to a weekend of fun and pampering. The Ultimate Weekend Getaway includes a 3-night stay, a serving of gourmet treat each day, an individual playtime each day, and a spa session on the day of departure. Spa session includes a fresh bath, facial scrub, nail & paw treatment, refreshing aromatherapy treatment, and nourish vitamin conditioner.
Basket also includes treat container, bowl, bag of treats, storage container, and toys. Fieldstone is a long-time donor.

Value: $200+

Donated by Fieldstone Animal Inn, 174 Obrecht Rd, Millersville MD 21108; 410-647-6516

Gift Card: FroYo House

Use this gift card for a frozen treat. Plenty of flavors and lots of toppings from which to use. Located in Arnold and Severna Park.

Value: $15

Froyo House
Severna Park: 550 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd, Severna Park
Arnold: 1276 Bay Dale Dr, Arnold (College Parkway Center)

Gift Card: Garry's Grill Restaurant

A community fixture in Severna Park, Garry's Grill is a great place for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The restaurant has been a long-time donor to Jing Ying's Silent Auction for SPAN.

Value: $35

Garry's Grill & Catering, 553 B & A Blvd, Severna Park, MD

Gary's Gardens $25 Gift Certificate

Donated by Gary's Garden, 651 Ritchie Highway, Severna Park, MD 21146; 410-544-8787

Value: $25.00

Sweet Peet’s Pies (a dash of crazy-good in every pie)

Two Separate Items for bidding: Apple Maple Pie and Pecan Pie.

Value: Priceless (bakeries sell for @$30 each)

Baked and donated by SHI XIONG Pete Giguere

Fenix Flashlight

Pocket size, high performance LED flashlight that features up to a 960 lumen output and can shine a distance of 682 feet. It has 5 different modes and is used by law enforcement/military personnel around the world.

Donated by: Cecilia Hayes, Keller Williams Realty

Red, White & Blue Basket!

A basket stuffed full of anything red, white, and blue. Socks, wall hanging, door mat, bubblegum, nailpolish, and more. Fun!

Donated by: Cecilia Hayes, Realtor. Keller Williams Realty. 703-608-3729

Gift Certificate: One Hour Massage

This gift certificate is for one craniosacral and myofascial massage. Expires 03/2017

Value: $110

Donated by Healing & Wellness Center, KENT ISLAND

Gift Certificate: Ten Ion Cleanse Sessions AND Ten Infrared Sauna Sessions

Both of these healing modalities are known for detoxification and more. Please go to Dr. Mowry’s website (listed below) for more information. Expires 03/2017.

Value: $750

Donated by Dr. Kristin Mowry, Healing & Wellness Center, KENT ISLAND

4 Tickets to Historic Ships in Baltimore

Winner receives a certificate redeemable for tickets for four people to visit ALL Historic Ships in Baltimore (HSB) sites plus a lighthouse: USS Constellation, USS Torsk (submarine), USCGC Taney, Lightship Chesapeake, and Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse.

Expires: December 17, 2017.

Value: $72

Historic Ships of Baltimore

Gift Certificate for One Free Portrait Session

Session includes a portrait shoot on your boat, in your home, at the beach or park. Picture a personal, relaxed session where you want it....and how you want it. You'll get a 11x14 wall print and a small file disc (additional enlargements not included).

Value: $220

Donated by Laura's Eyes Photography

Santa Basket Packed with Delicious Cake Pops and Christmas Tree Pretzels

These delicious AND gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous cake pops make an absolutely fabulous holiday gift for someone you care about. They come packaged in an adorable Santa basket.

Hand-crafted and made in Severna Park.

Value:  $80

Donated by: Lisa Schneiderman, owner of LS Cakepops,

Gift Certificate: Two Beginner Ski or Snowboard Packages

Two beginner ski or snowboard packages. Includes a restricted lift ticket to the beginner ski area, complete rentals, and 90-minute class lesson.  SHI XIONG LIPTON CHIN of Jing Ying, has offered to provide you with further instruction (no additional cost)!

Value: $206

Donated by: Liberty Mountain Resort, 78 Country Club Trail, Carroll Valley, PA 17320

4 Tickets to Amsoil Arena Cross

Four tickets to the Amsoil Arena Cross at Royal Farms Arena on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 7:00pm.

Value: $136

Donated by Macaroni Kid Pasadena-Severna Park

Mary Kay Gift Basket

Limited edition Cityscape items: Shower Gel and Dry Oil Mist PLUS $25 gift certificate for product at your own private skin and color consultation!

Value: $70

Donated by Pam Spearman, Indepedent Mary Kay Consultant

Gift Certificate: Mosquito Barrier Spray for 2017 SEASON

This gift certificate covers a SEASON of mosquito barrier spraying, FOR UP TO ONE (1) ACRE

The season runs from April through October 2017 and sprays occur every 3 weeks, totaling 10 treatments! Your location should be in Anne Arundel County.

The gift certificate needs to be used in the 2017 season (April-October 2017).

Value:  $625

Donated by Mosquito Squad of Annapolis,

10-Week Yoga Session

Enjoy a 10-week session of yoga at this lovely studio in Pasadena, Maryland, owned by a long-time & very experienced practitioner of yoga, Terri Hogue. Comes with a salt rock tea light holder. Terri has donated to Jing Ying's silent auction for many years.

Only for individuals who have not been a yoga student at Mountain Yoga in the last 3 months.
Expires December 2017.

Value: $160

Donated by Mountain Yoga Studio, Pasadena MD 21122

$200 in Gift Certificates to Japanese Restaurant

Wow - Oishi has once again donated four (4) $50 gift cards to the silent auction for SPAN! Located in Arnold Station, this gem of a restaurant has very fresh and delicious food which includes sushi, noodles, teriyaki and more!

Value: $200

Oishi, 1450 Ritchie Hwy, Arnold, MD 21012

Gift Basket: Origins

This beautiful box contains Origins perfume, High Potency Night-A-Mins renewal cream, Drink Up Intensive overnight mask, GinZing brightening mascara, VitaZing energy-boosting moisturizer, Clear Improvement active charcoal mask, GinZing refreshing eye cream, a high-quality eyemask, and a small tote bag.

The Origins Annapolis Towne Centre store has been a long-time and generous supporter of Jing Ying's Silent Auction for SPAN!

Value: $125

Origins Annapolis, Annapolis Towne Centre

Gift Certificate: Pats Select Pizza and Grill

Repeat-donor, Pats Select, has donated a gift certificate for two classic pasta dinners.

Value: $25

Pats Select Pizza and Grill, 8108 Ritchie Hwy, Pasadena, MD 21122

Gift Basket: Certificate for 5 Pilates Mat Classes & Other Goodies

Enjoy 5 mat classes at this lovely pilates studio located one building down from Jing Ying! Comes with a water bottle and cool-feet socks.

Only for individuals who have not been a Pilates on the Bay student in the last 3 months.
Expires June 1, 2017

Value: $140

Pilates on the Bay, 1197 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd, Arnold, MD 21012

$100 Gift Card: The Pointe Restaurant Crab House & Grill

Diane Neighoff is a smart, generous woman who really cares about people. For several years, she has donated a $100 gift card to The Pointe Restaurant Crab House & Grill in Arnold because it raises lots of money for our event. Diane is a financial planner and owner of Comprehensive Financial Services.

Value: $100

Donated by Diane Neighoff
Comprehensive Financial Services

Special Edition Jing Ying T-Shirts

These performance t-shirts are very special. There are only two of them! The body of each shirt is the usual black with the same Jing Ying artwork. However, the sleeves are red. There is one large and one XL.

Value: Priceless

Donated by Tyler Quevedo.

Matted, Original 35mm Photo of Flower

This beautiful original photo by Jing Ying student, Nancy Rando, is expertly matted by Side Street Framers & gift gallery. Nancy integrates her artistic side with an interest in holistic health as a means of creative expression and healing art. Contact information at Jing Ying.

Nancy Rando, Healing Expressions Fine Art Photography, Writing, Consulting (Severna Park)

Gift Certificates: Women's Cut & Style/Men's Cut & Style

Two different certificates from one great place! Donated by the lovely Brooke of Ruby Salon.

Women's Cut & Style value: $78
Men's Cut & Style value: $42

Donated by Brooke at Ruby Salon
3 Monticello, Annapolis, MD

Bowling Gift Certificate: Pizza, Pins, & Pepsi!

All-you-can-bowl for two hours, up to 6 people per lane, shoe rentals, large cheese pizza, pitcher of soda, and large popcorn. Offered when lanes are available, except during Galaxy Bowling. Good at Severna Park Lanes, Annapolis Bowl and Greenway Bowl in Odenton.

Value:  $85+

Donated by Severna Park Lanes, 840 Ritchie Hwy, Severna Park, MD 21146

Gift Certificate: 1/4 page Severna Park Voice B&W Ad

Get your very own 1/4 page black and white ad in local newspaper, The Severna Park Voice. (Optional: you can upgrade to full color for an additional $189)

Value: $505

The Severna Park Voice, Severna Park MD

Fused, Stained Glass Earrings

This is a beautiful pair of blue and silver fused, stained glass earrings made of glass and sterling silver. Donated by long-time donor, Side Street Framers & gift gallery. In addition to framing, this family-owned business offers a variety of beautiful gift items ranging from jewelry to fine soaps.

Value: $30

Side Street Framers & gift gallery
Park Plaza, Severna Park

Limited Edition Watercolor: “Busy Annapolis”

This lovely watercolor is framed perfectly! This will look wonderful on your wall or as a special gift to give.

Value: $132

Donated by Side Street Framers & gift gallery!
558B Ritchie Hwy, Severna Park (Park Plaza)

Gift Card: Sofi's Crepes

Enjoy some delicious crepes, both savory and sweet, at this local eatery! Sofi's is a repeat donor.

Value: $25

Sofi's Crepes, 560 B & A Blvd, Severna Park, MD 21146

Gift Certificate: Szechuan Cafe in Pasadena

This beloved restaurant in Pasadena offers Chinese cuisine and a sushi bar. Repeat donor.

Value: $20 (Expires 10/4/2017)

Szechuan Cafe Restaurant, 4313 F & G Mountain Rd, Pasadena, MD 21122

Gift Certificate: 3 Hours of Office Organization

Donated by Terri Cooch of TLC Home

Gift Card: Szechuan Inn in Severna Park

This local restaurant offers a variety of Asian cuisine and fun events (music, karaoke, etc.)

Value: $50

Gift Certificate: Cleaning Service

$200 value of cleaning services. Services customized to customer’s needs.

2-weeks notice required to schedule. Expires 12/31/2017 (Anne Arundel County only).

Donated by Town & Country Total Cleaning, Edgewater, MD
(and our student, Brooke!)

Bag of Trader Joe's Goodies

Enjoy a bag of delicious goodies from Trader Joe’s!: Cookies, truffles, cereal bars, cheesesticks, brownie mix, sparkling juice, tea, salsa, and more…..packaged in a reusable tote.

Obtained by Jing Ying student, Dennis!

Value: $30+

Trader Joe's Annapolis, 160 Jennifer Rd, Annapolis, MD 21146

Passes to the International Spy Musuem

Thanks to repeat-donor International Spy Museum for donating two passes for general admission, TIMED tickets (this expedites the admission process and prevents having to wait in the outside general-admission lines. Included is a Spy Store discount coupon (20% off).

Value: $44.00         Expires 2/24/2017

International Spy Museum, 800 F Street, NW, Washington DC 20004

Oyster Shell Tree and $50 Whimsicality Gift Certificate

This oyster tree is a fun piece perfect for the holidays. The $50 gift certificate lets you pick out an item on your own at Whimsicality (and there are all kinds of goodies from which to choose!) You can bid on each item separately.

Whimsicality is a treasure of a shop, located in Cape St. Claire. You will find all kinds of unique jewelry, home goods, and creative gifts in this local business who has given so generously to Jing Ying's silent auction over the years.

Total Value: $110.50

Whimsicality, 1350 Cape Saint Claire Rd, Annapolis, MD 21409

Gift Certificate: TWO (2) Beginner Learn to Ski or Snowboard Package

Your package includes a lift ticket valid on Northern Lights, Velvet, Almost Home and Launching Pad trails, use of ski rental or snowboard equipment, and a group lesson. This package is available for ages 8 and up. It excludes holiday periods: Christmas thru New Year’s, Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend, and President’s Day weekend. Restricted lift access. As a bonus, SHI XIONG LIPTON CHIN of Jing Ying has offered to meet with you and provide additional instruction (no cost to you!) Of course, you will need to arrange a mutually-agreed upon time within the time limits of the gift certificate.

EXPIRES 4/1/2017 or the end of the 2016-2017 ski season, whichever comes first.

Value: $210

Donated by: Whitetail Resort, 13805 Blairs Valley Rd, Mercersburg, PA 17236

$50 in Gift Certificates: Japanese Steak House

Enjoy great food and have a fun time at this terrific, local Japanese Steak House.

Two $25 gift certificates.

Total Value: $50

Ziki Japanese Steak House, 2nd Floor Annapolis Towne Centre, Annapolis

Four Hand-Knitted Baby Hats (different sizes)

These beautiful baby hats are donated by Joanne Zoller-Wagner, knitter extraordinaire, Jing Ying student and BIG supporter of the annual silent auction! Not only does she donate but she’s been to many silent auctions and bids on lots of items.

Value: Priceless


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