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  • Golf Classic Swing, Shoot, and Score for Shipley!
  • Spring Auction Held in the Yarnall Gymnasium, this event includes silent and live auctions, dinner, live music, and fun.
  • Secret Gardens The Secret Gardens Committee of The Shipley School cordially invites you to tour some extraordinary hand-picked gardens.

Join Us for the Shipley Spring Auction!


Join us on Friday, April 10, 2015 for Shipley's biggest fundraiser, The Shipley Spring Auction. The success of this event depends on the many talents and resources of our Shipley families, alumni, staff, and extended community. We couldn't do it without you and appreciate any and all help. All proceeds directly support Shipley’s academic, athletic, arts, music, financial aid, and other programs. 

Underwriting Opportunities Available! 

Want to contribute to the Shipley Spring Auction, but not sure what to donate? To help increase the funds raised at the auction, the Spring Auction committee invites you to help reduce the costs of creating such a special, community-building event. In the Underwriting Opportunities information packet you will find a number of options to underwrite portions of the evening. Any amount you decide to contribute in this manner will be fully tax deductible. Please contact Melissa Fairfield with any questions!

Wish List

Racking your brain for what to donate? Look no further. Consult our Wish List

Committee Co-Chairs

Thank you to new committee co-chairs June Leavy and Jen Menziuso for volunteering their time and talent to this year's Spring Auction! 

Sign up today to get involved or contact Melissa Fairfield, Director of Parent Programs and Events, at 610-581-4618 or

Shipley Auction 2015
Tory Burch Robinson Mini Double-Zip Tote and Multi-Gusset Zip Continental Wallet in Comet

The Robinson Mini Double-Zip Tote is a smaller version of one of Tory Burch's signature styles. It can easily hold the basic essentials: a large wallet, a makeup case and a phone - plus a 7" tablet. It's made of the highest quality, scratch-resistant leather and features an optional strap that lets you carry it hands-free. Structured shape, compact size - it's a modern classic, and the epitome of understated chic.

The Robinson Multi-Gusset Zip Continental Wallet is a more spacious version of a signature style. Detailed with multiple pockets and three roomy compartments - plus a long shape that fits all full-length bills without folding - it keeps essentials incredibly well organized.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:14:00 PM

Recreated State Dinner by Former White House Chef, John Moeller







Experience a recreated State Dinner for 12 in your home with State of Affairs Catering founder, Chef John Moeller. In September of 1992 John started his tenure as a White House Chef for President George H.W. Bush and continued with 8 years for President Clinton and 5 years for President George W. Bush. Responsible for all of the private meals for the First Family and the Official Functions that occurred in the White House and on occasion meals at Camp David, John has exceptional stories to share with you and your party guests. Your dinner will be structured as a traditional State Dinner, which includes hors d'oeuvres, a fish dish, a meat dish, followed by a salad and cheese course, and ending with dessert. Chef John will talk about each course with you as they are served, including not only preparation, but also first-hand White House anecdotes. Following dinner, Chef will make himself available for a Q&A, during which you and your guests can learn more about his cooking style and his experience under three different White House Administrations. Along with this incredible experience comes a signed copy of his book, “Dining at the White House,” where you can read all the fascinating details of his tenure as a White House Chef. The date is to be mutually agreed. Winning bidder to provide wine pairings, if desired. 

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:44:00 PM

Passport to NYC

What better way to celebrate the decade of decadence than by fine dining your way through New York City with this passport for two to Avroko Hospitality Group's four award wining joints!

Tasting Menu with Wine Pairings at PUBLIC: Michelin starred since 2009

Bottled Cocktail and a Bite at The Daily: "Best Cocktail Bars in the US" - Food and Wine

Tasting Menu with Wine Pairings at SAXON + PAROLE: "World's Best Restaurant Bar" - Tales of the Cocktail

Round of Signature Cocktails at Madame Geneva: Top Rated Bar in NYC - Zagat

With your passport comes a two-night stay at the Four Points by Sheraton Manhattan Soho Village, located in downtown New York's most fashionable district. This SoHo hotel provides you with the perfect location to all the trendiest boutiques, national department stores, and exquisite restaurants this neighborhood has to offer. Four Points is not only minutes away from neighboring areas like the West Village, Chinatown, Little Italy, TriBeCa, and Chelsea, but also within walking distance to two of Avroko Hospitality Group's renowned restaurants. 

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 9:41:00 AM

Di Bruno Bros. After Hours

If you've ever imagined tasting your way through Di Bruno Bros., here's your chance. With Di Bruno Bros. After Hours, the historic 9th Street store remains open to you and your guests to enjoy a private shopping experience. Di Bruno Bros. is the ultimate source for hundreds of fine cheeses, cured meats, prepared foods and artisan products.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 9:38:00 AM

Learn How to Play Like a Pro, from the Pro!

A one-of-a-kind chance to learn poker with World Series of Poker bracelet winner Annie Duke! This rare opportunity is perfect for someone looking to host the ultimate poker night with friends and learn about strategic decision making in cards and in life! Annie Duke, an internationally known poker champion who draws on her poker expertise in her work as a corporate coach and speaker on decision science, will spend two hours teaching you and a group of friends how to play better poker. Don’t have a poker table? Don’t worry! Pass Line Casinos will provide a poker table and dealer for the event. Annie will teach you when to bluff, when to fold and how to avoid catastrophic decisions. Then you can practice what you’ve learned. Ante up! Restrictions: Mutually agreeable time.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 9:31:00 AM

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