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11th Annual Blazing New Trails Event & Auction

A contemporary, casual benefit

Friday, August 22, 6 p.m.

Ball Conference Center - 21350 West 153rd Street, Olathe
Hosted by Olathe Chamber of Commerce & Garmin International

  • Silent auction, cocktails, hors d' oeuvres
  • Live auction with Dave Webb
  • Business casual attire


Click here to RSVP online today

or call 913.764.1050!

  • $80 per person;
  • $250 per couple (reserved seat at bar-top table);
  • $500 reserved seating (bar-top table of four);
  • $2000 event sponsor (reserved seating for eight)


Proceeds to benefit the Olathe Chamber of Commerce Foundation Fund
The Olathe Chamber of Commerce Foundation Fund, a component fund of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, supports the Olathe Chamber of Commerce in its mission to be the voice of business that advances the economic well-being and quality of life in Olathe. It helps finance a variety of programs, especially in the areas of Economic Development, Convention & Tourism, Leadership & Training.


Blazing New Trails Planning Committee:
Laura Baldwin, Lori Barnes, Nancy Carr, Ron Clark, Liz Dean, Sandy Feeney, Glenda Hocker, Carly Hysell, Tricia Luedke, Sara Misemer, Anne Oswald, Sharon Rodriguez, Kathleen Saunders & Beverly Wittenborn


Many exciting items are available for purchase in both the live and silent auctions!
Check back weekly for up-to-date listings!

Olathe Police Department Ride Along Certificate (expires 07/16/15), padfolio, blue 20 oz. plastic tumbler, 2014 pocket calendar and pen (two available)
Donor: Olathe Police Department

One VIP complimentary voucher for two tickets to any performing arts series event in the 2014-2015 season. Expires 05/24/15.
Donor: Performing Arts Series at Johnson County Community College

$75 gift certificate. Expires 08/31/15.
Donor: Niche Jewelry

Two basic wash and basic inside tickets and one super wash and super inside ticket.
Donor: Green Lantern Car Wash

Bass Pro Shops 9'x14' speed frame tent, Bass Pro Shops big outdoorsman recliner chair and Bass Pro Shops big outdoorsman rocking chair.
Donor: Bass Pro Shops

Four rounds of golf with cart, valid Monday-Friday. Expires August 2015.
Donor: Prairie Highlands Golf Course

Personalized street sign. Expires 07/31/15. (five available)
Donor: City of Olathe - Public Works Department

$250 gift card to Capital Grille
Donor: Simmons First National Bank

"Olathe the City Beautiful" three-DVD series, containing nine short stories about people, places and events that shaped Olathe's history.
Donor: Olathe Historical Society

One time golf outing for up to three people with the Chamber's CEO, Tim McKee at Shadow Glen Golf Club, no expiration date. Call to schedule date. Buyer is responsible for securing players.
Donor: Chamberís Economic Development Council

Vintage "Fruit Basket" stretch bracelet and vintage 42" blush wine necklace.
Donor: Silpada Designs

Complimentary weekend night stay, incidentals not included and blackout dates apply. Expires 07/31/15.
Donor: Aloft Leawood-Overland Park

WestBend iced tea maker and linen bag
Donor: Adelman Travel

Basket filled with Kansas State University items
Donor: Kansas State University Olathe

Birthday party at Backyard Specialists, booked during our weekday store hours for up to 15 kids. Expires 12/30/14.
Donor: Backyard Specialists

$50 gift card
Donor: Indigo Wild

Shop Olathe - Five $100 gift cards to Olathe businesses. Will be presented in a cookie basket with logos of the companies.
Donor: Farmers Insurance

Luxury velour hostess towel gift set in black, ivory and burgundy. Embroidered with "To God Be the Glory."
Donor: Holy Sent Ministries

University of Nebraska collectorís edition bathroom/bar/recreation room fun - two seats, two trashcan sets and two towel sets.
Donor: Rick & Kathleen Saunders

Beautiful hand stamped and embossed gift tags for seasonal and other auspicious occasions.
Donor: Kathleen Saunders

Four 2014 Concert Season Passes for the Friday Night Concert Series
Donor: Stone Pillar Vineyard & Winery

All-inclusive BBQ party for 10 people. Includes two meats, two sides, plates, napkins, plasticware, serving utensils, pickles, buns and BBQ sauce. Expires 11/30/14.
Donor: Crazy Good Eats

Valid for contact lens exam and fitting and six months of contacts (excludes dailies)
Donor: Galbrecht Eye Care

Complimentary one-night stay with two queen beds or a king bed and $25 to use at Johnny's Italian Steakhouse.
Donor: Hilton Garden Inn-Olathe

Four dugout box seats to the Royals vs. Detroit Tigers game on Sunday, Sept. 21, 1:10 pm (Sec. 120, Row N). Includes a premium parking permit.
Donor: Metcalf Bank

Four Family Two-Packs (two value baskets and two concretes ea.)
Donor: Culverís of Olathe

Complimentary wine tasting for four, includes a gourmet chocolate truffle.
Donor: Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants

Roundtrip sedan transfer. Expires May 2015.
Donor: Agenda: USA

$50 gift card
Donor: Jack Stack Barbeque

Two night stay in a Mountain Vista room. Includes breakfast for two daily at the Fiesta Cafe. Not valid on holidays. Expires 08/15/15.
Donor: Omni Tucson National Resort

$50 gift card
Donor: Rye Restaurant

$100 gift certificate. Good for catering to home or business in the metro area. Valid Monday thru Friday for breakfast or dinner.
Donor: Grandmaís Office Catering

Weekend use of a Volkswagen Passat from Bud Brown Volkswagen for a three day weekend getaway. Pick-up on a Friday and return on a Monday. Driver must have valid driver's license and insurance, 1,000 miles driving limit. Expires 03/01/15.
Donor: Bud Brown Volkswagen LLC

One night stay in a king classic room, valid Sunday-Thursday, not valid on KU basketball, football or other special event weekdays or weekends. Expires 08/22/15.
Donor: The Oread

One night stay, Valid Sunday-Thursday, not valid on KU home games or other special events
Donor: The Eldridge

For any regular season home game in 2015 you will receive: first pitch honors, two passes for on-field pre-game ceremonies, eight choice tickets to the game with two parking passes and your name in lights on the message board.
Donor: Kansas City T-Bones

Ten range passes and hat
Donor: Centerfire Shooting Sports

Bucket of dog goodies including a gift certificate good for two nights of boarding. Cannot be used 11/24-11/28 or 12/24-12/26.
Donor: Camp BowWow

Ativa 8-sheet micro-cut shredder
Donor: Office Depot


This year Blazing New Trails will be held at

Ball Conference Center
21350 West 153rd Street
Olathe, KS 66061

For more information on this venue,
visit their website.

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