Auction to benefit Gratigny Plateau Park ends today

5 great prizes up for grabs

Published On: May 08 2013 02:22:13 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 15 2013 02:29:53 PM EDT
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Local 10 will be hosting its third live, on-air auction to raise funds for the construction and maintenance of Gratigny Plateau Park, located in Northwest Miami-Dade County.

The auction is tailored for mom in celebration of Mother’s Day and began Thursday. The auction closes tonight at 6 p.m.

There are five fabulous prizes on which you can bid.

1 - Mandarin Oriental Miami Triple Five-Star Hotel Package

Value: $1,400
Starting Bid: $500

2 - Macy’s Gift Certificate

Need a new dress, shoes or home accessories? You will have $1,000 and your very own personal shopper to help and guide you in your shopping extravaganza.

Value: $1,000
Starting Bid: $300

3 - Exclusive Jewelry by Levinson Jewelers

Value: $1500
Starting Bid: $300

4 - “The Bird” Original Artwork by Alex Mijares

Miami native Alex Mijares is a talented artist who constructs figures seemingly from puzzle pieces that comprise the person of focus in each work of art.

Value: $4,500
Starting Bid: $750

5 - Adrienne Arsht Center “SLAVA’S SNOWSHOW” (4 tickets)

This internationally-acclaimed entertainment phenomenon is a cross between Cirque du Soleil and Blue Man Group. The breathtaking show created by Slava, the original Cirque du Soleil’s clown genius, is an awesome theatrical experience and a profoundly moving spectacle full of vibrant wondrous images, delightful comedy, enchanting music and snow — lots and lots of snow.

Value: $220
Starting Bid: $100

Auction Company of America is hosting the auction. To register and place your bid for any or all of the above items, visit https://www.proxibid.com/asp/Catalog.asp?aid=66615. The auction closes Friday, May 10 at 6 p.m. One hundred percent of funds raised will go to the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade to benefit Gratigny Plateau Park.

The Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade was founded in 2004 as a 501(c)3. The Foundation is leading efforts to maintain, improve and expand the assets of Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces, as well as municipal park systems throughout Miami-Dade County

If you would like to contribute to be part of this neighborhood revitalization effort, click here to make a tax deductible donation.

Finally, click here for a chance to donate to the park in a way that won't cost you a cent!