13th Annual Phil George Blue & Gold Dinner and Auction Presented by Crockett National Bank
Join us Friday, August 11 at 6 p.m. for the 13th annual Phil George Blue and Gold Dinner and Auction presented by Crockett National Bank.
The Blue & Gold Dinner & Auction is our biggest Ram Club fundraiser, benefiting student-athletes by providing funding for scholarships, enrichment and recruiting for Angelo State Athletics. Blue & Gold is a fun evening that starts with silent auctions, followed by dinner and a live auction. This event is a chance to meet ASU coaches and many of our outstanding student-athletes.
For sponsorship or ticket information, please call the ASU Office of Development at 325-942-2116. And don’t forget to post your own photos during the event with the hashtag #bluegoldauction.
Insta-Bar, Item #01
Wrap up your evening at the Blue and Gold Dinner and Auction by taking this Insta-Bar home with you. The ASU Department of Agriculture gave it the perfect West Texas finish, and the Ram Club Board of Directors added the “Insta” to the Insta-Bar. It can sit in your living area or out on the patio and comes stocked with beverages for the perfect after-party.
Built by the ASU Department of Agriculture and stocked by members of the Ram Club Board of DirectorsValue: Priceless
Donor: ASU Department of Agriculture and the Ram Club Board of Directors
Custom Floor Lamp by Dr. Topliff, Item #02
Imagine artwork with elements that genuinely speak to West Texas and the Southwest. Angelo State University Provost Don Topliff has melded turquoise into mesquite and whitetail sheds from the Mayer Ranch into functional artwork you won’t find anywhere else.Value: Priceless
Donor: Angelo State University Provost. Dr. Don Topliff
Painting by Reid Scott, Item #03
What better way to celebrate ASU than a painting by Reid Scott, great grandson of Dr. Lloyd Vincent who was the university’s longest tenured president! Reid is the son of Billy and Laura Scott, both Angelo State alumni, and a student at Wall High School. Reid’s art has raised thousands of dollars for area nonprofits, and he works on commissioned pieces, as well. A natural artist, he has cultivated his skills with summer workshops and is expanding his knowledge of photography.Value: $2,000
Donor: Reid Scott
Two Nights at Luxurious Boot Ranch, Item #04
Tucked away deep in the heart of the Texas hill country sits an idyllic golf community like no other. Boot Ranch in Fredericksburg is an artful expression of luxurious Texas ranch style living. Relax during a two night stay for four couples in one of the property’s finest Sunday Houses and enjoy a round of golf. Boot Ranch Sunday Houses are the perfect destination for extended families and friends or even ideal refuge for executives looking to enjoy a peaceful stay on a championship style golf course. The course at Boot Ranch has been ranked by both the Dallas Morning News and Golf Digest.Value: $3,400
Donor: Clark Pfluger
Minimum bid: $500
Pronghorn Antelope Hunt, Item #05
Two hunters will enjoy a three-day Pronghorn Antelope hunt in rugged Roosevelt County, NM Oct. 7 – 22, 2017. Buyer can ask for pre-hunt scouting and a guide for the hunt, if desired. One mature buck per hunter, taken with any legal weapon, is allowed. Buyer must purchase a license at www.wildlife.state.nm.us. (Antelope Hunt Permit-Unit 32, Two Tags).Value: $1,500
Donor: Pat and Cindy Boone
Sturdy 14-foot Flatbed Utility Trailer, Item #06
If you can carry ATVs or golf carts, you’ll want this 14-foot long by 6-foot wide trailer with side and back ramps for easy loading. It is built by the ASU Department of Agriculture, so you know it’s tough.Value: $4,000
Donor: ASU Department of Agriculture
Minimum bid: $1,000
Marble Table, Item #07
This elegant green marble table is the perfect accent for your home, office or even outdoor patio. The beautifully patterned top is 3 ½ feet wide x 5 ½ feet long supported by copper colored steel legs. Whether you use it for entertaining guests or displaying prized artwork, you’ll enjoy this conversation piece. Plus, Angelo Apartment Movers will move the table for you within a 60-mile radius of San Angelo.Value: $1,400
Donor: Clark Pfluger
A “Suite Deal” for Texas Tech Football Fans, Item #08
Watch Texas Tech football in great company and style from Chancellor Robert Duncan’s suite. Package includes four suite tickets to your choice of any 2017 Texas Tech Red Raider Football Game. Includes parking pass.Value: Priceless
Donor: Texas Tech University System
Leave a Legacy: Endowed Scholarship, Item #09
The best gift is one that continues beyond your lifetime and makes it possible for students to achieve their educational goals. Your gift will create an endowment that produces an annual scholarship into perpetuity for deserving student-athletes. Even better, our generous title sponsor, Crockett National Bank, and the Angelo State University President’s Circle will be providing matching funds for your gift. Raise your bidding stick now to leave your legacy.Value: Priceless
Minimum bid: $5000
ASU Game Day Experience, Item #10
2017 Football Season Tickets
This football season package includes reserved seating at seven Rams home football games and a reserved tailgating spot at the ASU LeGrand Alumni and Visitors Center for each pre-game Ram Jam. To sweeten the deal, Jason Parks of Boudreaux’s Texicajun Party will cater your tailgate for 12 on September 9th. You’ll get the inside scoop with passes to the football VIP room and access to the field and locker room for one football game (date TBD). Finally, take center field for the coin toss at one home game (date TBD.) An added bonus is a figure from Angelo State’s history, “Tuffy”, a painting by Jerry “Wolfman” Vincent, alumnus and former football player. You can’t put a price on football spirit like this!Value: Priceless
Donor: Angelo State Athletics, Angelo State Alumni Association, Jason Parks – Boudreaux’s Texicajun Party
Vintage Sterling Silver Squash Blossom, Item #11
Donated by an ASU alumnus, this is a truly unique piece of jewelry. A traditional Native American Design, this vintage sterling silver and turquoise squash blossom is a great addition to any jewelry collection. Visit Vaquera Style.Value: $1,200
Donor: Vaquera - Lindsay Cranek, ASU Alumnus
Royal Caribbean Cruise, Item #12
Plan your Caribbean getaway for two after winning the bid for a four or fi ve night cruise from Galveston. (4 night cruise only Sept. - April) Your cruise includes dining at numerous venues, world-class entertainment, thrilling activities, stops at several incredible destinations and Royal Caribbean’s award-winning personalized and friendly service. Special terms: Applicable to an inside cabin. Does not include taxes, fees or standard recommended gratuities.
Cabin selection and length of the cruise can be upgraded for a fee.
The certificate must be used within 2 years of the issue date. www.facebook.com/principaltravl/Value: $1,000
Donor: Brandi Vincent - Principal Travel, ASU Alumnus
NNNN Ranch Overnight Stay, Item #13
Come enjoy the beautiful NNNN Ranch owned by ASU alumnus, Alvin New. If you need a retreat for two or 20, NNNN Ranch is the perfect escape for families, church groups or business teams. Visit around the campfire or spend some time viewing nature, rugged scenery, incredible wildlife and gorgeous sunsets. You may also choose to relax while fishing at the bass or catfish ponds. This retreat is a short drive from San Angelo, but you’ll feel like you are a world away. www.4nranches.com.Value: $3,500
Donor: Alvin New, ASU Alumnus
Minimum bid: Bid determines number of night’s stay. Up to $2,000 – one night. Over $2,000 for the weekend.
Dinner for 10 at The Angry Cactus West Texas Bar and Grill, Item #14
Five course dinner with wine pairing
Chef Tim Condon is offering a fine dining experience at San Angelo’s newest rave. You’ll be seated for a five-course dinner with appropriate wine pairing from the chef’s personal wine collection. Get your palate ready.
Donor: Tim Condon, Chef
Whitetail Management Buck Hunt, Item #15
This is a two person whitetail management buck hunt on the Mayer Ranch outside Sonora. The hunt is an all-inclusive three-night stay with meals at the ranch’s newly constructed lodge, hosted by John and Richard Mayer. This hunt will be personally guided by John Mayer for a management buck, with the option of upgrading to a trophy buck for an additional fee. Possibility of taking a doe and javalina during your stay!Value: $2,500
Donor: John Mayer and Richard Mayer
Minimum bid: $500
Lajitas Golf Getaway, Item #16
Four people will enjoy this “away-from-it-all” adventure at the edge of Texas where you’ll find a premier 18-hole golf course and beautiful resort. The Lajitas Golf Resort features “Black Jack’s Crossing”, designed by PGA Hall of Fame golfer, Lanny Wadkins. Every room in the resort has a unique theme and décor designed to transport visitors back to the days of the Old West. Enjoy two deluxe rooms for two nights and four rounds of golf. Certificate Expires on Aug. 11, 2018. Blackout Dates Apply. Visit lajitasgolfresort.com.Value: $1,500
Donor: Lajitas Golf Resort
Dallas Cowboys Game, Item #17
Tickets for two to watch America’s team with the Mayer Family at their club seats on the 30-yard line as the Dallas Cowboys face off with the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. Travel in style by flying to and from the game on game day with your choice of a member of the Ram Fam and the Mayer family.Value: Priceless
Donor: Richard Mayer and John Mayer
Double J Ranch Quail Hunt and Week-Long Dove Hunt for Two, Item #18
Attention, bird hunters! You must take advantage of this fantastic double deal.
Double J Ranch Quail Hunt with Dr. Dale Rollins
Two lucky hunters will spend the day on the Double J Ranch in Runnels County on a fantastic hunt for bobwhite quail with Dr. Dale Rollins as your guide. Steve Mayer will show you land stewardship and western hospitality at its finest. Dates to be arranged. Hunters must provide their own shotguns and ammunition and have a valid Texas hunting license.
Week-Long Dove Hunt for Two
(September 1 – 8, Opening Week)
Those two lucky hunters can also catch the opening week of dove season at the LeGrand Headwaters Ranch, just a 10-minute drive from the Angelo State campus. Experienced or new hunters won’t want to miss this opportunity to explore the great outdoors and experience West Texas’ favorite sports at two of the greatest ranches in the area.Value: $2,000
Donor: Jo Dee and Steve Mayer; LHR Adventures LLC
Two-Night Stay at the Beautiful Harkey Ranch, Item #19
Round up nine of your closest friends and family for three days and two nights at the beautiful Harkey Ranch. The lodge is roomy with amenities including a pool and amazing views. You’ll be treated to a tour featuring the exotic animals, including giraffes, monkeys, and zebras, raised by Chase and Jamie Akin. To top it off, Jason Helfer of The Peasant Village will spoil you with a catered wild game dinner. Enjoy a case of wine from Ranger Beverage during your stay. www.facebook.com/harkeyranch/.Value: Priceless
Donor: Chase and Jamie Akin, The Peasant Village, Ranger Beverage
Seattle Seahawks VIP Experience, Item #20
Enjoy two 45-yard line Delta Sky 360° Club Level seats at the Seahawks versus Indianapolis Colts game at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. Experience the Spirit of 12 with the best seating, premium video options, fresh Northwest inspired food and premium beverage selections that takes you back to rich traditions in Seahawks history. Package includes a parking pass and luxury accommodations for at least two nights.Value: $3,000
Donor: Mike Millegan, ASU Alumnus
Minimum bid: $1,000
Dinner at Angelo State University’s Tippett House with ASU President Brian J. May and his lovely wife, Patti, Item #21
President Brian J. and Patti May invite you for dinner at the beautiful Tippett House, the official home of Angelo State University presidents and their families since 1971. Victor P. and Ergeal Tippett deeded their home to ASU in 1970, indicating the home was given “in admiration for the educational standards” of ASU. The idea for the gift came about during the Tippetts’ long friendship with former President and Mrs. R.M. Cavness. Dr. and Mrs. Lloyd D. Vincent were the first ASU president’s family to occupy the home.Value: Priceless
Donor: Angelo State University President, Dr. Brian J. May