Conservation's Political Voice

Sunday, June 5, as part of our 2016 Legislative Recognition Event “An Evening Social at Midwood Farm,” Virginia LCV will hold a live auction to benefit our Political Action Committee (PAC) which will in turn help secure a conservation majority at the State Capitol.  Sound conservation policy can only exist when sound conservationists hold office.  Virginians deserve elected officials who are dedicated to the preservation and protection of our Commonwealth’s natural resources. Read below for more information about this year’s auction offerings! We look forward to seeing you all June 5 in The Plains!

Auctioneer – Will O’Reilly
Courtesy of Bonhams


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1) Cocina Mexicana

Donated by Chef Kevin Harris and Jean Perin

Dinner for 12 in your home prepared by renowned Chef Kevin Harris.  Relax with your guests while Chef Kevin prepares a full Mexican menu of delicious offerings.  Scheduled for a mutually agreed upon date.

Duo of Gazpacho

Lump Crab Ceviche Chipotle Crema Black Bean Tostones

Pepita & Plantain Crusted Sea Bass

Anejo Spiked Mango Coulis Green Chili & Papaya Salsa Taco De Verduras Agave Roasted Calabaza

Sorbete de Sabra y Crepe de Chocolate

Prickly Pear Sorbet & Chocolate Crepe with White Chocolate Mousse Wild Berries & Citrus

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2)Shenandoah River Canoe Trip for 12

Donated by Swift Shoal Excursions and Sarah and Greg Ellison

Experience the beauty of one of the most scenic rivers in Virginia during a fantastic canoe trip for 12 along the Shenandoah River. Enjoy the array of birds, fish and other wildlife that Virginia’s natural landscape offers.  A delightful picnic luncheon is included. All equipment and transfers are provided. Arranged for a mutually convenient date.

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3)  Elizabeth Locke Owl Ring

Donated by Elizabeth Locke

An absolute must for the owl fancier and wildlife admirer – a stunning handmade Elizabeth Locke ring in hammered 19k gold featuring a striking octagonal lapis with owl carving on a godron bezel and straight shank. Valued at $4,825, this gorgeous ring could be yours tonight.

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4) A Week in Belize at Hamanasi Eco-Resort

Donated by Dana and David Krauskopf

Nestled between the lush Maya Mountains and the turquoise Caribbean Sea, Hamanasi is a special place from which you can explore the best of Belize on and offshore. An award-winning, secluded, intimate boutique resort located on the beach south of Hopkins, Hamanasi sits on hundreds of feet of Caribbean Sea beachfront surrounded by tropical flora on the finest stretch of beach in Belize.  Hamanasi is a Green Globe and Sustainable Travel International Certified Property. With a short flight from Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, Houston, Miami, New York or San Salvador you may let the warm tropical breezes melt away your hectic life for the laid back pace of Belize!

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5) One Week for Six at Round Hill Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica

Donated by George L. Ohrstrom II

Enjoy a week at a private luxury villa with guest cottage for you and five of your friends. The beautiful Round Hill Resort overlooks Montego Bay. Walk to the beach or use the complimentary golf carts and shuttles to make your way around the exclusive resort and its 30 acres of gardens. Enjoy playing tennis, windsurfing, golfing and swimming in the semi-private pool. Take advantage of the full spa, featuring treatments and therapies made to ease the mind and soothe the soul.

Round Hill has received Green Globe certification for excellence in sustainable tourism. The villa sleeps six for six nights and seven days.  Available during a mutually agreed upon week.