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February Donation Give-Away: Napa Valley Wine Train Experience

We are happy to announce the new Donation Give-Away for February: Napa Valley Wine Train and 2-Night Stay at the Meritage Resort and Spa. Enjoy a leisurely 3-hour journey for (2) along the thirty-six mile round-trip between the historic town of Napa through one of the world's most famous wine valleys to the quaint village of St. Helena and back.

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  • Feb 6, 2012 1:03:00 AM

Super Bowl XLVI by the Numbers: Millions of TVs, Gallons of Beer & Tons of Food

In the week leading up to Super Bowl XLVI, the Giants and Patriots are not the only ones gearing up for game day. Television audiences around the world are preparing for their own championship of overindulgence. Check out these statistics about consumption on the big day: An estimated 36 million households are planning to host a Super Bowl party this year.

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  • Feb 3, 2012 1:10:00 AM

Winspire Package Spotlight: New Orleans Jazz and Dining Experience

With Mardi Gras just around the corner, the city of New Orleans will once again take center stage as one of the biggest parties in the world. While the hustle-and-bustle of this quintessential "N’awlins" experience may be on a lot of people’s bucket lists, for many, a more relaxed visit to this historic and colorful city is probably more appealing. If this is the case, then you may want to consider featuring Winspire’s New Orleans Jazz and Dining Experience in your future fundraising auction.

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  • Jan 13, 2012 2:44:00 AM

January Donation Give-Away: Indy-Style Open-wheel Racing Experience

We are happy to announce the new Donation Give-Away for January: Indy-Style Open-wheel Racing experience for (1) at your choice of participating locations. Have the need for speed? Feeling adventurous? The Mario Andretti Racing School Experience offers your party of (1) an unforgettable and thrilling racing experience. Mario Andretti Racing School Experience, "The World's Fastest Driving Experience" puts you behind the wheel of a full sized, Indy-style race car. If driving these cars weren't thrilling enough, add the fact that you'll be taking laps on the world's premiere superspeedways.

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  • Jan 12, 2012 2:21:00 AM

Winning Bidder Experience - Las Vegas 3-Night Stay with Cirque Du Soleil VIP Tickets

We wanted to share a comment from one of our winning bidders who recently returned from her trip for two to The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas VIP...

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  • Dec 14, 2011 1:00:00 AM

New Package Announcement: 2012 PGA Championship Experience

We are frequently asked to create unique and exciting sporting event packages. Among the most popular at charity auctions are trips to major golf tournaments. As such, Winspire is pleased to announce a brand new package for 2012: The 2012 PGA Championship Experience at the #1 Golf Resort in the U.S., Kiawah Island (SC), with 3-Night Weekend Stay in Charleston and Airfare for two people.

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  • Dec 9, 2011 2:26:00 AM

Last Chance to Enter the Donation Give-Away!

LAST CHANCE to follow Winspire to become eligible to win a trip to Napa Valley Wine Country! The drawing for our November Donation Give-Away will take place tomorrow at 6pm EST, so we wanted to take this opportunity to remind you that today is your last chance to start following Winspire to become eligible to win this fantastic VIP package experience. That means you must Like Us on Facebook, Follow Us on Twitter and/or Subscribe to our online newsletter today. If you do all three, you triple your chances of winning.

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  • Nov 29, 2011 1:00:00 AM

Event Follow Up: Ohr-O'Keefe Museum Gala

Two weeks ago we announced the Ohr O’Keefe event. In addition to being a really fantastic evening, they sold five far-reaching Winspire packages, allowing them to maximize their fundraising revenue at the event. Following is a list of the five Winspire packages they sold...

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  • Nov 18, 2011 1:00:00 AM

Big Brothers Big Sisters "Get Their Feet Wet"

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berrien & Cass in Michigan ( recently had a very successful fundraiser they almost didn't go through with due to staffing obstacles. Winspire worked with the organization to get the event in order, discussing various "Bucket List" items they could use to boost revenue and increase the profile of the auction. They enjoyed the concept of "Bucket List" items so much, they decided to name their event the "Time of Your Life Bucket List Evening Auction", and included multiple unique experience packages from Winspire.

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  • Nov 16, 2011 1:00:00 AM

Winning Bidder Experience - Charleston, South Carolina Getaway

We wanted to share a comment from one of our winning bidders who recently returned from his Charleston Luxury Getaway...

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  • Nov 11, 2011 1:00:00 AM

Travel Partner Spotlight: Celebrity Cruises

We would like to congratulate one of Winspire's Travel Partners, Celebrity Cruises, for some exceptional reviews they recently received. In the prestigious annual Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards celebrating the world’s best hotels, airlines, cities, islands and cruise lines, Celebrity ranked #1 in the highly competitive large-ship (2,500+ guests) category. Nearly 29,000 readers participated in Condé Nast Traveler’s 24th annual survey, evaluating cruise lines in seven areas: Food/Dining, Staterooms, Design/Layout, Crew/Service, Shore Excursions, Activities/Facilities and Itineraries/Schedules.

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  • Nov 8, 2011 1:00:00 AM

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