Silent Auction

The MAJ Silent Auction results are in! If you won an item below, please call MAJ at 517-321-3073 to make payment and pickup/delivery arrangements. Thank you to everyone who donated items for this year's auction. 

1. Golf Package for Four

Estimated Value: $600        Minimum Bid: $175             Winning Bid: $350 Andrew Khurana       

Item Description: Round of golf for one foursome, including all cart and greens fees at Knollwood Country Club in West Bloomfield. Food and refreshments are included at the 10th Tee, plus one dozen golf balls. Not available to prior winners, must be used by 10/31/19.

Donated By: Stephen Wood, Litigation Funding, LLC
Pick up/Contact: Stephen Wood, 248-353-8830, steve@911litigationfunding.com
 

2. Michael Fulmer signed Tigers Jersey

Estimated Value: $225        Minimum Bid: $100              Winning Bid: $100 Kevin McNeely          

Item Description: A white Detroit Tigers jersey signed by Michael Fulmer, the 2016 American League Rookie of the Year.

Donated By: Stephen Wood, Litigation Funding, LLC
Pick up/Contact: Stephen Wood, 248-353-8830, steve@911litigationfunding.com
 

3. Golf Package for Four

Estimated Value: $240        Minimum Bid: $200              Winning Bid: $325 Dennis Ross  

Item Description: A round of golf for three plus Dean at a classic Donald Ross course - Western Golf and Country Club in Redford. This package includes lunch and libations. The winning bidder can contact Dean to arrange a convenient time and date.

Donated By: Dean Koulouras, Law Office of Dean Koulouras
Pick up/Contact: Dean Koulouras, 734-458-2200, dean@koulouraslaw.com
 

4. Floral Arrangement

Estimated Value: $150        Minimum Bid: $60                Winning: $70 Donna MacKenzie 

Item Description: Spectacular floral arrangement, perfect for a Mother's Day gift, for pickup at the Annual Convention. Must be present to win.

Donated By: Nancy Earle, Nancy Earle Floral Design
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

5. Lake Charlevoix Sailing Tour

Estimated Value: $160        Minimum Bid: $100             Winning Bid: $155 Kristine Rizzo 

Item Description: A set of four tickets for a daily sailing trip on Sunshine Charters in Charlevoix, Michigan. Good for a morning, afternoon, or evening cruise. Sunshinecharters.com. Contact Zachary Mack to arrange mail or delivery of tickets.

Donated By: Zachary Mack, of counsel, Salvatore, Prescott & Porter
Pick up/Contact: Zachary Mack, 248-679-8711 mack@spplawyers.com
 

6. Pair of U of M Football Tickets

Estimated Value: $150        Minimum Bid: $100              Winning Bid: $100 Stu Fraser       

Item Description: Two tickets to the U of M football home opener against Middle Tennessee State on 8/31/19. Tickets are together on the aisle, section 20, row 21. Zachary will mail tickets to the winning bidder upon request.

Donated By: Zachary Mack, of counsel, Salvatore, Prescott & Porter
Pick up/Contact: Zachary Mack, 248-679-8700 mack@spplawyers.com
 

7. Overnight Weekend Stay at Detroit Marriott Southfield

Estimated Value: $139        Minimum Bid: $75                Winning Bid: $100 Chad Engelhardt       

Item Description: A gift certificate for a weekend king room with breakfast for two, good for any Friday or Saturday night. Expires 5/10/2020.

Donated By:  Detroit Marriott Southfield
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

8. Gift Card to the Capital Grille

Estimated Value: $200        Minimum Bid: $120              Winning: $225 Ron Weiner

Item Description: A $200 gift certificate for a fabulous dinner at the Capital Grille.

Donated By: Jesse Reiter, Reiter & Walsh, PC
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

9. Bloody Mary Basket

Estimated Value: $120        Minimum Bid: $60                Winning Bid: $125 Jennifer McManus    

Item Description: Everything you need for the perfect Bloody Mary: Two different kinds of vodka, two different mixers, spices, hot sauce, and an assortment of garnishes. There's even a gift card to Meijer included to get fresh celery and limes.

Donated By: Laura Hornshaw, MAJ
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

10. Golf Package for Four

Estimated Value: $500        Minimum Bid: $350              Winning Bid: $375 Dennis Ross  

Item Description: Lunch and golf for three plus Jules Olsman at the Detroit Golf Club.

Donated By: Jules Olsman, Olsman, MacKenzie, Peacock & Wallace
Pick up/Contact: Jules Olsman, 248-591-2300, jbolsman@olsmanlaw.com
 

11. One Night Lodging and Round of Golf

Estimated Value: $425        Minimum Bid: $200              Winning Bid: $280 Dan Beck        

Item Description: One night lodging at Shanty Creek, valid at the Lakeview Hotel. Included is 18 holes of golf for two, with cart, valid on any of Shanty Creek's four championship golf courses. Expires 10/7/19. Blackout dates may apply, and advance tee time required.

Donated By:  Shanty Creek Resorts
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

12. Set of Four Tigers Tickets

Estimated Value: $192        Minimum Bid: $120              Winning: $150 Gerald Wahl          

Item Description: A set of four tickets to the Tigers vs. Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 7:10 pm. Seats are in section 137, Row 12, seats 9-12.

Donated By:  McKnight, Canzano, Smith, Radtke & Brault, P.C.
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

13. Delicious steaks at the Chop House

Estimated Value: $500        Minimum Bid: $300             Winning Bid: $500 Randy Allaben

Item Description: A $500 gift certificate to The Chop House, valid at their Ann Arbor or Grand Rapids locations.

Donated By: Paul Shibley, Muskegon
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

14. Getaway at Pere Marquette River Lodge

Estimated Value: $500        Minimum Bid: $300              Winning Bid: $300 Jason Blankenship   

Item Description: A $500 gift certificate to the Pere Marquette River Lodge, www.pmlodge.com, in Baldwin, Michigan, on the famous Pere Marquette River. Good towards fly fishing, lodging, or Orvis/Patagonia merchandise sold through the lodge.

Donated By: Paul Shibley, Muskegon
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

15. Overnight Weekend Stay at the Westin Book Cadillac

Estimated Value: $350        Minimum Bid: $150              Winning Bid: $225 Liisa Speaker 

Item Description: One weekend night stay in a deluxe room at the Westin Book Cadillac in downtown Detroit, including valet parking. Good through 5/10/2020.

Donated By:  The Westin Book Cadillac
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

16. Denard Robinson signed Under the Lights with Ticket Stub

Estimated Value: $350        Minimum Bid: $250              Winning: $300 Renee Gruber       

Item Description: A framed photo, with ticket stub, of the Big House Under the Lights. Signed by Denard Robinson.

Donated By:  MAJ
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

17. Signed Tom Izzo Photo Trio

Estimated Value: $350        Minimum Bid: $250             Winning Bid: $275 Kevin McNeely          

Item Description: A framed trio of photos of Hall of Fame Coach Tom Izzo. One with Draymond Green, one with Cassius Winston, and a signed photo of a young Tom Izzo on the sideline.

Donated By:  MAJ
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

18. John Beilein signed Michigan Final Four 2018 Photo Trio

Estimated Value: $350        Minimum Bid: $250              Winning Bid: $275 Renee Gruber

Item Description: A framed trio of photos of Michigan's NCAA 2018 Men's Basketball Final Four, signed by head coach John Beilein.

Donated By:  MAJ
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

19. Sparky Anderson '84 signed World Series Program and Ticket Stubs

Estimated Value: $350        Minimum Bid: $250              Winning Bid: $275 Eric Steinberg

Item Description: From the 1984 World Series, featuring the Tigers vs. the Padres - A framed program and ticket stubs, signed by famed Tigers manager Sparky Anderson.

Donated By:  MAJ
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

20. Michigan Big House and Crisler Center Collage

Estimated Value: $200        Minimum Bid: $150              Winning: $150 Pratheep Sevanthinathan           

Item Description: Perfect for a Michigan fan's conference room or game room - a framed photo collage of the Big House and Crisler Center

Donated By:  MAJ
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

21. Sparty Collage with Breslin Center and Spartan Stadium

Estimated Value: $200        Minimum Bid: $150             Winning Bid: $150 Jon Young      

Item Description: Perfect for a Spartan fan's conference room or game room - a trio of photos with Sparty, the Breslin Center, and Spartan Stadium set together in a matte and frame.

Donated By:  MAJ
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

22. TROUBLE WITH THE SNAP!

Estimated Value: $1000000           Minimum Bid: $250              Winning Bid: $300 Barry Fagan   

Item Description: A trio of photos of the Spartans' last-minute victory over Michigan in 2015, signed by the hero of the night, Jalen Watts-Jackson.

Donated By:  MAJ
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

23. Wine Basket

Estimated Value: $60          Minimum Bid: $10                Winning Bid: $20 Judy Herman    

Item Description: This gift basket includes one bottle of Spartan Blush from Burgdorf Winery in Williamston, a wooden, Michigan-shaped cutting board, a cheese knife, two Speaker Law Firm wine glasses, and a Speaker Law Firm bottle opener.

Donated By: Liisa Speaker, Speaker Law Firm, PLLC
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

24. Coffee and Candy Basket

Estimated Value: $45          Minimum Bid: $10                Winning: $20 Marla Linderman    

Item Description: This gift basket includes two bags of Biggby's Best flavored coffees, two Speaker Law Firm travel mugs, a bag of R Candy's Gourmet English Toffee, a bag of Michigan cherry mixed chocolates, and a butter Honey Nougat candy bar from Zingerman's.

Donated By: Liisa Speaker, Speaker Law Firm, PLLC
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

25. 2018 No-Fault Institute: Full set audio or video with digital materials

Estimated Value: $390        Minimum Bid: $150             Winning Bid: $175 Steve Siporin 

Item Description: Your choice of audio or video recordings, plus the digital handbook, of the 2018 No-Fault Institute. Winning bidder has choice of CDs, DVDs, a USB drive, or an emailed version.

Donated By:  MAJ
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

28. Whitmer Inaugural Swag Bag with signed print

Estimated Value: $125        Minimum Bid: $50                Winning: $110 Judy Herman        

Item Description: A swag bag from Whitmer's 2019 Inauguration. This oevrsized tote bag includes a Mackinac Bridge print signed by the Governor, an inaugural logo fleece blanket, love Michigan mittens, a Stormy Kromer plaid coozie, and more!

Donated By:  Governor Gretchen Whitmer
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

29. Whitmer Inaugural Swag Bag with signed print

Estimated Value: $125        Minimum Bid: $50                Winning Bid: $100 Chris Hunter  

Item Description: A swag bag from Whitmer's 2019 Inauguration. This oevrsized tote bag includes a Mackinac Bridge print signed by the Governor, an inaugural logo fleece blanket, love Michigan mittens, a Stormy Kromer plaid coozie, and more!

Donated By:  Governor Gretchen Whitmer
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

30. Two Tickets to Cats at the Fisher Theater

Estimated Value: $250        Minimum Bid: $150              Winning Bid: $300 Barry Gates    

Item Description: Two tickets to Cats in great seats at the Fisher Theater! This pair of  tickets (sixth row center) is for a September Sunday evening show, with specific date to be confirmed later. Judy will mail tickets or transfer through Ticketmaster.

Donated By:  Judy Herman
Pick up/Contact: Judy Herman, 248-568-9337, judy@khuranalegal.com
 

31. Golf Package for Four

Estimated Value: $500        Minimum Bid: $150              Winning Bid: $150 Leon Walsh    

Item Description: Round of golf for three plus Barry at Point O' Woods Country Club in Benton Harbor. Point O' Woods is Southwest Michigan's premier golf and country club, and according to Phil Mickelson, is "one of the finest tournament venues in the world."

Donated By: Barry Conybeare, Conybeare Law Office, PC
Pick up/Contact: Barry Conybeare, 269-983-0561, barry@conybearelaw.com
 

32. Golf Package for Four

Estimated Value: $375        Minimum Bid: $100              Winning: $300 Bill Decker 

Item Description: Golf for three plus Kelly Kruse at the historic Indianwood Golf & Country Club in Lake Orion. Indianwood is annually ranked in the top 100 classic golf courses in America. The winning bidder can make arrangements directly with Kelly.

Donated By:  Kelly A. Kruse
Pick up/Contact: Kelly Kruse, 248-594-7500, lkrusepc@aol.com
 

33. Set of Four Tigers Tickets

Estimated Value: $200        Minimum Bid: $100             Winning Bid: $150 Gerald Wahl   

Item Description: A set of four lower infield box tickets to the Tigers vs. Marlins on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 7:10 pm. Seats are in section 127, row 19. Tickets will be emailed to the winner by Gerald Hanson.

Donated By:  Hanson/Renaissance Court Reporting & Video
Pick up/Contact: In-House

 

35. Golf Package for Four

Estimated Value: $500        Minimum Bid: $250              Winning Bid: $350 Andrew Khurana       

Item Description: Golf and dinner for three plus Stu Fraser at R & S Sharf Golf Course at Oakland University.

Donated By: Stu Fraser IV, Fraser & Souweidane, PC
Pick up/Contact: Stu Fraser IV, 586-463-0100, stufraser@fsattorneys.com
 

36. Half-day Shooting Lesson for Two

Estimated Value: $300        Minimum Bid: $50                Winning: $175 Brian Bourbeau    

Item Description: Great for new shooters! A half-day shooting lesson for two, any combination of handgun, rifle, or shotgun, with calibers from .17 to .50. Winner pays only for ammunition, and can arrange date with Steve Howard directly.

Donated By: Steve Howard, American Firearms & Munitions Consulting LLC
Pick up/Contact: Steve Howard, 517-374-9000, stevethegunguru@gmail.com
 

37. Half-day Shooting Lesson for Two

Estimated Value: $300        Minimum Bid: $50                Winning Bid: $175 Tiffany Ellis    

Item Description: Great for new shooters! A half-day shooting lesson for two, any combination of handgun, rifle, or shotgun, with calibers from .17 to .50. Winner pays only for ammunition, and can arrange date with Steve Howard directly.

Donated By: Steve Howard, American Firearms & Munitions Consulting LLC
Pick up/Contact: Steve Howard, 517-374-9000, stevethegunguru@gmail.com
 

38. Awesome Pair of Tigers Tickets

Estimated Value: $125        Minimum Bid: $80                Winning Bid: $130 Ron Smolarski

Item Description: Two excellent tickets for the Sunday, June 16th at 1:10 pm Tigers game vs. the Cleveland Indians. These tickets are in section 120, row 30, seats 1 & 2, and include a parking pass next to the Detroit Athletic Club.

Donated By: Glenn Saltsman, Glenn A. Saltsman, PLC
Pick up/Contact: Glenn Saltsman, 248-932-0100, gsaltsman@usa.net
 

39. Golf and two nights stay at UAW Black Lake

Estimated Value: $600        Minimum Bid: $300              Winning Bid: $300 Robert MacDonald    

Item Description: Two nights' stay and one round of Golf with cart for four at Black Lake Golf Course in Onaway, MI. Black Lake was designed by one of golf's most acclaimed course architects, Rees Jones, to create an environmentally responsible, championship-caliber course

Donated By: Mike Stone, United Auto Workers
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

40. Lions or Red Wings Game in Chicago with Lodging

Estimated Value: $2250     Minimum Bid: $1000                       Winning: $1100 Karen Seder        

Item Description: Enjoy a three-night stay in a 2 bed, 2 bath luxury townhome in Chicago's River North neighborhood. This package includes two tickets to the Bears/Lions game on November 10, 2019 or a Blackhawks/Red Wings game at a later date.

Donated By: Brian Garelli, President, Preferred Capital Funding
Pick up/Contact: Brian Garelli, 312-204-9933, brian@pcfcash.com
 

41. Three Nights at the Vdara in Las Vegas

Estimated Value: $750        Minimum Bid: $300             Winning Bid: $500 Daniel Koester

Item Description: Stay for three nights in a one bedroom suite at the Vdara Hotel on the fabulous Las Vegas Strip! Winning bidder can contact Preferred Capital Funding's President Brian Garelli to arrange dates.

Donated By: Brian Garelli, President, Preferred Capital Funding
Pick up/Contact: Brian Garelli, 312-204-9933, brian@pcfcash.com
 

42. Gift Card to Alfoccino Italian Restaurant

Estimated Value: $100        Minimum Bid: $50                Winning Bid: $50 Jason Kief         

Item Description: Enjoy an Italian dinner courtest of mort Meisner! Alfoccino is located at 2225 N. Opdyke Rd. in Auburn Hills.

Donated By: Mort Meisner, Mort Meisner Associates
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

43. Keurig Office Pro Single-Cup Coffee Maker

Estimated Value: $250        Minimum Bid: $100              Winning Bid: $100 Jason Brown  

Item Description: This keurig brews a perfect cup of coffee, tea, hot cocoa, or iced beverages in under a minute. It has a choice of three cup sizes and a removable drip tray to accommodate travel mugs. Ideal for the office break room!

Donated By: Bill Watters, DBI Office
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

44. Champion Club Tigers Tickets (4)

Estimated Value: $520        Minimum Bid: $325              Winning: $375 Liisa Speaker        

Item Description: 4 Champion Club tickets for Saturday, June 15th Tigers game at 6:10 pm vs the Cleveland Indians. This package includes a parking pass, buffet, free soft drinks, dessert bar, and free pizza in the 6th inning. Contact Mel directly for tickets.

Donated By: Melvyn and Drew Saperstein, Fried, Saperstein Abbatt, PC
Pick up/Contact: Mel Saperstein, 248-353-6500, mel.saperstein@gmail.com
 

45. Detroit Red Wings Tickets

Estimated Value: $520        Minimum Bid: $325             Winning Bid: $325 Barry Gates    

Item Description: Four tickets to a Detroit Red Wings game during the 2019-2010 season at  Little Caesar's Arena in the lower bowl. Date to be arranged with Mel Saperstein.

Donated By: Melvyn & Drew Saperstein, Fried Saperstein Abbatt, PC
Pick up/Contact: Mel Saperstein, 248-353-6500, mel.saperstein@gmail.com
 

46. Bacco Ristorante Gift Card

Estimated Value: $150        Minimum Bid: $75                Winning Bid: $150 Alan Blatnikoff

Item Description: A $150 gift card to Bacco Ristorante in Southfield.

Donated By:  Lipton Law Center
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

47. Golf Package for Four

Estimated Value: $500        Minimum Bid: $150              Winning Bid: $300 Kevin McNeely          

Item Description: Gift certificate for a foursome for golf with lunch and cart at Travis Pointe Country Club in Ann Arbor.

Donated By: Brian McKeen, McKeen & Associates
Pick up/Contact: Brian McKeen, 313-961-4400, bjmckeen@mckeenassociates.com
 

48. Golf Package for Four

Estimated Value: $500        Minimum Bid: $250              Winning: $450 Stephen Wood      

Item Description: Gift certificate for golf with lunch and cart for three plus Brian at championship golf course Meadowbrook Country Club in Northville. Meadowbrook is an immaculately maintained course with some of golf's most demanding greens.

Donated By: Brian McKeen, McKeen & Associates
Pick up/Contact: Brian McKeen, 313-961-4400, bjmckeen@mckeenassociates.com
 

49. Pair of Tigers Tickets

Estimated Value: $190        Minimum Bid: $110             Winning Bid: $110 Natalie Herskovic      

Item Description: A pair of Detroit Tigers tickets for the Tuesday, May 21st game at 7:10 pm vs the Miami Marlins. These tickets are in the second row behind home plate, seats 7 & 8, and include a parking pass.

Donated By: Jason Waechter, Law Offices of Jason Waechter
Pick up/Contact: In-house  
 

50. Great Seats for the Tigers!

Estimated Value: $100        Minimum Bid: $65                Winning Bid: $65 Ron Weiner      

Item Description: A pair of Detroit Tigers tickets for the Tuesday, September 24th game at 6:40 pm vs the Twins. Seats are behind home plate, section 127, row 29, and include access to Tiger Club and Tiger Den Lounge, as well as free parking at the adjacent Tiger Garage.

Donated By: Stephen Wood, Litigation Funding, LLC
Pick up/Contact: Stephen Wood, 248-353-8830, steve@911litigationfunding.com
 

51. Great Seats for the Tigers!

Estimated Value: $100        Minimum Bid: $65                Winning Bid: $65 Ron Smolarski 

Item Description: A pair of Detroit Tigers tickets for the Thursday, September 26th game at 1:10 pm vs the Twins. Seats are behind home plate, section 127, row 29, and include access to Tiger Club and Tiger Den Lounge, as well as free parking at the adjacent Tiger Garage.

Donated By: Stephen Wood, Litigation Funding, LLC
Pick up/Contact: Stephen Wood, 248-353-8830, steve@911litigationfunding.com