The 6th Annual Kiwanis Club of Stuart College Football Event was held on Friday, July 27, 2012 at the Lyric Theatre.

The Kiwanis Club of Stuart and the many children of Martin County who are benefitted by this event say Thanks!
Thanks to all of our presenters, sponsors, auction donors, restaurants, program advertisers, marketing persons, plant donors, ticket purchasers, our photographer, the Lyric and it's staff members, and all others who have helped the KCOS make this event a success for our community.   


1.  Event Summary
2.  Sponsors
3.  Live Auction
4.  Chinese Auction
5.  Friends of Kiwanis
6.  Restaurant Specials

                                                 Event Summary

The Kiwanis Club of Stuart will present the 6th annual College Football Preview at the Lyric Theatre on Friday, July 27, 2012.  The evening starts with doors opening at 6:30 pm.  A Chinese Auction of many items will run from 6:30 to approximately 7:20 in the back stage room of the Lyric (accessible by a separate door on Flagler Avenue).  

At 7:30 a live auction of vacations, plane rides, a golf outing at the Bears Club and other special items will be presented in the auditorium by local auctioneer Drew Pittman.  

Following the live auction the presenters will be welcomed by cheer leaders and will be introduced by Referee Rich Campbell. Well known speakers for UF, FSU, UM, USF, UCF, and FAU will give updates and forecasts of the upcoming college football season.  Mixed with humor, the speakers will tell it like it is - team strengths & weaknesses, recruiting, coaching, and other aspects of the upcoming season. There will be a question and answer session after the presentations.

Click for information about our SPEAKERS.  Note - our scheduled FSU speaker canceled due to a conflict and as of current date we do not have a replacement FSU presenter.

For information about our CHINESE AUCTION click on "College Football Preview" on the dropdown menu on the left and then click on "Chinese Auction Items."

For information about our LIVE AUCTION  click on "College Football Preview" on the dropdown menu on the left and then click on "Live Auction Items."

Click our following event brochures to see how to be a sponsor or buy advertisements in our event program, how to donate items for the auctions, and how to purchase tickets.     SAVE THE DATE BROCHURE    BUY YOUR TICKETS BROCHURE    AUCTION ITEM REQUEST BROCHURE    SPONSORSHIPS, PROGRAM ADS, AND TICKETS BROCHURE


Our following sponsors are greatly appreciated.

FAU Sponsor - Jamie Redditt - Stuart Shooting Center, Inc.;

FSU Sponsor -  Scott Osteen - Ace Hardware stores located at 975 SE Federal Hwy, Stuart (287-3664) and 1140 NE Jensen Beach Blvd, Jensen Beach (334-4626)           

UCF Sponsor  - Dave Derrenbacker - Water Pointe Realty Group;  

UF Sponsor - Michael Crook - Proctor, Crook , Crowder, & Fogal;                        

USF Sponsor - Jacob Ensor -  Ross, Earle & Bonan, PA                             

UM Sponsor  - Martin Health Systems;  

Advertising Sponsor - Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers;

Green Room Sponsor - Publix Super Markets, Inc.;

Sponsor for UF, UCF, and FSU - Greg Nuttall - Hill Barth & King

                     Live Auction Conducted By Auctioneer Drew Pittman 

The following are our LIVE AUCTION ITEMS.   You can click on the highlighted item to see a brochure of the item.  Or, you can click on the links to those items which have separate web sites.These items will be auctioned in the auditorium from 7:30 pm to 8:00 pm by Kiwanian/auctioneer Drew Pittman.  If you win an auction item we will give you a card with the auction item information.  You will need to pay for the live auction items in the lobby at the end of the event.  Master Card and Visa credit cards will be accepted.



003    A ONE WEEK STAY (JUNE 18 - 25, 2013) AT THE DRIFTWOOD BEACH CLUB IN LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA  donated by Helping People Succeed


005    A PLANE RIDE OF APPROXIMATELY 1 HOUR PILOTED BY ALLEN de MARKEN donated by Allen and Kris de Marken    

006   A "COOLER OF CHEER" consisting of an ice chest loaded with 40 - 50 bottles of top shelf liquor and wine and a ton of ice.   The ice chest has been donated by Ace Hardware of Stuart and Jensen Beach and the beverages have been donated by members of the Kiwanis Club.  Auctioneer Drew Pittman has donated the tokens for the ice.

007   One week rental of a CABIN IN THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS of Georgia.  Donated by Martin County Sheriff Robert Crowder and his wife Debbie.                   

008    One week rental of a LOG CABIN IN VALLE CRUCIS NORTH CAROLINA.  Donated by Bob and Kristen Ritter.   $500.00 Minimum bid.

009   Fund A Need - To help Kiwanis provide school clothing to needy children.  The following cards will be distributed to everyone who wants to help with this worthwhile cause.  Thanks.

                                                     Chinese Auction

A Chinese Auction will be held from 6:30 to approximately 7:20 pm in the back room of the Lyric (behind the stage).  Access will be through doors on either side of the Theatre.   No entrance will be allowed from inside the Theatre itself except for those with wheelchairs.   We will have Kiwanians and signs on the sidewalks to direct you to the room.  To participate in the Chinese auction simply purchase tickets from one of the Kiwanians and place the tickets in the containers for the items you wish to try to win.  You will increase your chances to win by placing more tickets in your desired containers. When the Chinese Auction ends the Live Auction will begin in the theatre with auctioneer Drew Pittman.  While the Live Auction is being held we will have the winning tickets of the Chinese Auction drawn and the winners will be posted on sign boards in the Theatre.  Be sure to check the boards at the end of the event.There will be a bar in the back room for beer, wine, and soft drink purchases.Manero's restaurant will also be set up in the back room with box dinners for your purchase.The following is a partial list of the items to be sold at the Chinese Auction: 

001   An entertainment package for 2 to each of the following Helping People Succeed events:         
     A.  The 2013 Art For Living Calendar Reception - Nov. 15, 2012                  
     B.  Light Up The Night Holiday Celebration - Dec. 12, 2012 (tentative date)                    
     C.  2013 Taste of Success International Wine Tasting  - April 13, 2013    
     D.  2013 White Shirt Night        Total Value ---- $600.00           
Donated by Helping People Succeed

002  Basket of items including coffee, jelly, bar b q sauce, cheese straws, pretzels, holders for cold drinks, etc.             Donated by Kiwanian David Dees   $25.00 value 

003  Stauer Hybrid Watch - Silver.    $200.00 value     Donated by Kiwanian Bill Claren

004   30 Minutes of Flight as an introductory flight lesson at the Florida Pilot Center including a photo of you flying.           Donated by Florida Pilot Center, Inc.

005    A round of golf at Martin County Golf and Country Club for 4 players and 2 carts.    Good to October 31, 2012.           Donated by Martin County Golf and Country Club. 

006    A round of golf at Mariner Sands Country Club for 4 players and 2 carts.    Good to October 31, 2012.          Donated by Mariner Sands Country Club, Inc.

007    A $250.00 gift certificate to be applied for labor charges at Atlantic Tire Company   (1 of 2)    Donated by Atlantic Tire  Company.

008    A $250.00 gift certificate to be applied for labor charges at Atlantic Tire Company   (1 of 2)    Donated by Atlantic Tire Company.

009   A 2 night stay at Bosque del Cabo in the rainforest of Costa Rica donated by Kim and Phil Spier

010   A Crowder Fishing Trolling Rod, 20-30 lb class, Model Esu6030 donated by Crowder Rods (Rob Crowder)       $150 value

011    2 Footballs and 1 basketball donated by Al Crake of Allstate Financial Services  

012    A  basket of items from Keiser University to include golf polo shirts, umbrellas, golf balls and other items along with a 45 minute lesson from a Master PGA Professional     (1 of 2)  $275 value    Donated by Keiser University

013    A  basket of items from Keiser University to include golf polo shirts, umbrellas, golf balls and other items along with a 45 minute lesson from a Master PGA Professional    (1 of 2)   $275 value    Donated by Keiser University

014    An Adams Fast 12 Driver.   $300 value. Donated by Steve Young of Golf USA

015    A $125.00 gift certificate for a Christmas tree (up to 6') with stand, delivered.    Donated by Above and Beyond Christmas Trees, LLC  - Essenwine families  

016    Tokens for two (2) tons of ice donated by auctioneer & Kiwanian Drew Pittman.   Tokens for one ton to be part of the "Basket of Cheer"  live auction item and tokens for one ton to be distributed among all of the Chinese auction items.

017    A gift basket containing a bunch of UCF stuff including a UCF bottle of wine.  $300.00 value   Donated by the UCF Alumni Association.  

018   A stay at the Hutchinson Island Marriott in a Deluxe Main Hotel Room for two nights.   Donated by Hutchinson Island Marriott.   See certificate for limitations and restrictions.

019     2 dozen golf balls.   Donated by Mike Searle Allstate Agency.

020    8 tickets to any 2012 St. Lucie Mets baseball game(s) at Digital Domain Park in Port St. Lucie.  Tickets are general admission and may be used for any game so you can take 8 people to one game or 1 person can go to 8 games or any other such combination.    Donated  by Coast 101.3 FM  WHLG Radio.

021    2 tickets to the University of Florida vs SE Louisiana Men's Basketball game on December 19, 2012 in Gainesville.     Donated by University Athletic Association, Inc.

022      Painting entitled "Sweet Magnolias" by artist Margaret Gray with a value of $200.      Donated by Helping People Succeed  

023      A signed print of a painting of Roseate Spoonbills by artist Linda Relis with a value of $150     Donated by Helping People Succeed  

024      FSU special basket including two fancy tee shirts, sunglasses, bracelet, & earrings with a total value of $75.       Donated by Helping People Succeed  

025     Photographic portrait valued at $265.    Donated by Dultmeier Photography.

026    A one year individual membership to Stuart Shooting Center.    A $299 value donated by Jamie Redditt and Stuart Shooting Center, Inc. 

027   2 gift cards for Play It Again Sports.    Donated by Play It Again Sports in Indian Street Shoppes, Stuart.  

028    4 coupons each for a free Jersey Mike's Sub.  Donated by Jersey Mike's Sub in Indian Street Shoppes, Stuart. 

029    Wireless Doorbell Extender,  Vio Model 1300.  Donated by Pool Mart.
030    Captain Morgan Black Spiced Rum, 750 ML.  Donated by Mike Phillips of Harbor Community Bank. 

031    Candle basket.   Donated by Jacqueline's Candles.  

032    Blue Flame Candles.  $62 value.  Donated by Lonee Cataldo of Blue Flame Candles.  

033    A take-home teeth whitening kit.    $299 value.   Donated by Eric B. Benson, D.D.S., P.A.  

034    2 Gift Certificates at Gelato Bar.  $10.00 each.  Donated by Gelato Bar in Indian Street Shoppes, Stuart.

035    1 Gift Certificate to Charley's Flashback Diner.  $10.00 Donated by Charley's Flashback Diner in Indian Street Shoppes, Stuart.  

036   2 Gift Certificates to Asian Specialty Products.  $5.00 each.  Donated by Asian Specialty Products in Indian Street Shoppes, Stuart.

037   2 Gift Certificates to Classic Cleaners.    $20 each.   Donated by Classic Cleaners in Indian Street Shoppes, Stuart. 

038    2 Gift Certificates each for 1 bucket of bagels.   Donated by Max's Gourmet Bagels in Indian Street Shoppes, Stuart.

039     2 Gift Certificates each for 1 item sold.  $250 each value.  Donated by Quikdrop Ebay Store in Indian Street Shoppes, Stuart.

040    Gift Certificate for a manicure.   Donated by D.N. Nails, 3303 SE Federal Highway, Stuart, FL. 

041   2 Gift Certificates for merchandise or services.  $25 each value.  Donated by Stuart Scuba, 3317 Federal Highway, Stuart, FL.  

042    24 hour rental of any Harley Davidson bike - any time;  $25 gift certificate; the following with HD insignia - shot glass, coffee mug, water bottle, coin, and bottle holder.    Donated by Treasure Coast Harley Davidson.  

043    $25 gift card from Duffy's.   Donated by Duffy's Sports Grill.    

044    A fifth bottle of Remy Martin XO cognac.   $160 value.  Donated by Robert A. Burson, P.A.

045     5 - 1 time use Gift Cards from Pei Wei Asian Diner in Stuart.   $10 each.   Donated by Pei Wei Asian Diner in Stuart.  

046     A gift certificate from Park Avenue BBQ Grille in Stuart.   $25. value.  Donated by Park Avenue BBQ Grille, Marvin Veerapen, General Manager.  

047     A  Kanaloa® Soprano Pineapple shape Ukulele, with gig bag.  Retail price with bag $149.90.  Donated by Kanaloa Ukuleles.

048     A round trip plane flight for 2 to a breakfast location, including breakfast, with members of the Experimental Aircraft Association of Stuart.  Value $100.  Donated by EEA Chapter 692 of Stuart, Florida.

049  Tickets to several events to be held at the Lyric Theatre.   4 tickets to 3 Redneck Tenors Unplugged  4 tickets to Sarge 2 tickets to each of the 7:00 showings of the Art Cinema Series on the following dates:  Aug. 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28. Donated by Friends of The Lyric, Inc.

    2 certificate cards for oil changes at The Tire Choice.    Value of $35 each.  Donated by The Tire Choice at 4295 SE Federal Highway, Stuart. 

051     A gift certificate for a round of golf for 4 at Willoughby Golf Club.   Donated by Willoughby Golf Club.

     A gift certificate for a round of golf for 4 with cart and lunch at Stuart Yacht & Country Club.  $280 value.  Donated by WHLG Coast FM 101.3 and Stuart Yacht & Country Club.

053     2 gift certificates for Krav Maga lessons (Israeli self defense).  Each certificate is for 1 month with 3 lessons per week and each is valued at $110.00.   Donated by Jim "Doc" Olson of Alpha Omega Combatives. and  

054    A UCF Knights Coach O'Leary autographed football helmet    Value is priceless.  Donated by UCF Alumni Association with thanks to Kiwanian Dave Derrenbacker of Water Pointe Realty Group.     

055    6 tickets to any 2012 St. Lucie Mets baseball game(s) at Digital Domain Park in Port St. Lucie.  Tickets are general admission and may be used for any game so you can take 6 people to one game or 1 person can go to 6 games or any other such combination.    Donated  by Kiwanian Joe Duerr.

056     A round of golf for 4 at Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club with lunch.   Donated by Harbor Ridge Yacht and Country Club.

   One Photo Safari Tour for up to 4 people on a 3000 acre private preserve in Indiantown.   A tour of approximately 1 hour in a specialized buggy.  Donated by Old Florida Wildlife Tours. 

058   Tickets to Martin Water Spash Park.  Donated by WHLG Coast FM 101.3.

                                                  Friends Of Kiwanis

  Thanks to Bob Dobens who has taken photos for our use in promoting the College Football Preview.   His professionalism is greatly appreciated.Bob is known as "Stuart's Premier Event Photographer" & can be reached at (772) 220-4476, at his email address of or at his website: Bob.

ADRIENNE MOORE: Adrienne has been a great help to us in our event promotions.  Thanks Adrienne, we appreciate your help.Adrienne Moore, APR, CPRC Communications Strategies P.O. BOX 1685 Stuart, FL.  34995 (772) 341-3845  

LAURIE J. GOLDSTEIN: Laurie and her firm have generously allowed us to use some of her time on the electronic billboard located at the intersection of Colorado Avenue and Monterey Road.     This will be a great help in our marketing and is much appreciated.  Thanks. Goldstein, Schmitt & Wade, PL1330 S. Federal Highway Stuart, FL  34994772 214-6464

MIKE SEARLE ALLSTATE AGENCY: Mike Searle has placed a sign on his office marquee just west of the Palm City Bridge on 714 promoting the event. Thank you Mike.

SCRIPPS-TREASURE COAST NEWSPAPERS:  Scripps has generously contributed several in-kind promotional advertisements for the event.  We greatly appreciate the support from Scripps and Inez Frid, Marketing Coordinator.

TRACY VOLZ - ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE OF COAST 101.3 WHLG FM:  Tracy has provided promotional assistance for the event as well as an auction item.  Thanks Tracy and COAST 101.3 WHLG FM for everything. 

                 Restaurant Specials For The Kiwanis College Football Preview

We have made arrangements for several restaurants to offer special dinner deals for people who will be attending the event.  THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING RESTAURANTS!

01.   Manero's will be serving reasonably priced boxed dinners in the back stage dressing area.  The dressing area is where we will also be holding the Chinese Auction and access will be through the dressing room doors on either side of the Lyric.  Enter the room directly from the sidewalk.  We will have a bar for beer, wine and soft drinks in the room.  You will be able to go into the theatre auditorium to eat if you want to do so.  There will be several choices of boxed dinners including prime rib sandwiches.  Manero's will also be offering fresh pop corn.

02.  The Sailor's Return will provide a 10% discount to ticket holders.

03.  Mulligan's will have the following specials from 4pm-11pm with a ticket stub for the College Football Preview:          Bud Select Draft - $1.99         Double Shot Absolute - $5.95        Captain Morgan Drinks - $5.75         House Wine - $3.00         Spinach Dip, Calamari, Wings, Peel & Eat Shrimp or Firecracker Shrimp - $4.99            OR        15% off entire food bill which cannot be combined with the drink & $4.99 appetizer specials listed above.