2017 JEA Annual Gala

September 10, 2017

Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Ticket Price: $136 per person

You are cordially invited to join us on September 10, 2017 for the 2017 JEA Annual Gala, “James Bond: Diamonds Are Forever.”

 

Guests will enjoy a delicious dinner provided by Chef Jeffrey Quasha and his team.

The night will feature live and silent auctions, specialty cocktails by Ghost Coast Distillery, a Champagne Wall of diamonds, music by First City Events and a casino “after party."

COMMITTEE

JEA GALA CO-CHAIRS

Michelle Allan

Robyn Carroll

Lauren Fins

 

JEA PRESIDENT

Scott Samuels

 

JEA PROGRAM COORDINATOR

​Jacqui Drazen

FOOD & DRINK

CHEF JEFFREY QUASHA

 

​COCKTAIL RECEPTION

 

ELEGANT DINNER BUFFET

 

SPECIALTY DRINKS BY GHOST COAST DISTILLERY

 

Certified Kosher Meals Available Upon Request

JEA Gala "Diamonds are Forever" Sponsors:

PREVIEW OF THE AMAZING AUCTION ITEMS:

  • Four One-Day Disney Park Hopper Tickets

    Create lasting family memories when you bid on four (4) One-Day Disney Park Hopper Tickets. These tickets are valid during normal operating hours and provide admission to a magical one-day experience at our unique theme Disney Parks for one day. $650 Value

    Create lasting family memories when you bid on four (4) One-Day Disney Park Hopper Tickets. These tickets are valid during normal operating hours and provide admission to a magical one-day experience at our unique theme Disney Parks for one day. $650 Value

    Create lasting family memories when you bid on four (4) One-Day Disney Park Hopper Tickets. These tickets are valid during normal operating hours and provide admission to a magical one-day experien...

    Create lasting family memories when you bid on four (4) One-Day Disney Park Hopper Tickets. These tickets are valid during norm...

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  • 1 Week of Doggy Daycare at Hipster Hound

    1 Week of Doggy Daycare at Hipster Hound- Voted #1 Doggy Daycare by 2017 Connect Savannah. Let your hound play with his or her hipster friends during the day at the Hipster Hound Doggy Day Care. We know you'd rather be playing with your dog all day, but that's not always possible. That's why Hipster Hound is here for you. We offer a huge play area for your dog where he or she can have a ton of social time with friends. We ensure that your dog gets the best care. $125 Value

    1 Week of Doggy Daycare at Hipster Hound- Voted #1 Doggy Daycare by 2017 Connect Savannah. Let your hound play with his or her hipster friends during the day at the Hipster Hound Doggy Day Care. We know you'd rather be playing with your dog all day, but that's not always possible. That's why Hips...

    1 Week of Doggy Daycare at Hipster Hound- Voted #1 Doggy Daycare by 2017 Connect Savannah. Let your hound play with his or her hipster friends during the day at the Hipster Hound Doggy Day Care. We...

    1 Week of Doggy Daycare at Hipster Hound- Voted #1 Doggy Daycare by 2017 Connect Savannah. Let your hound play with his or her ...

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  • Israeli Dinner for 8

    Bid on what is sure to be a fun time! A delicious Israeli Dinner for 8 provided by the Schneiders and the Solender/Denmarks. $600 Value

    Bid on what is sure to be a fun time! A delicious Israeli Dinner for 8 provided by the Schneiders and the Solender/Denmarks. $600 Value

    Bid on what is sure to be a fun time! A delicious Israeli Dinner for 8 provided by the Schneiders and the Solender/Denmarks. $600 Value

    Bid on what is sure to be a fun time! A delicious Israeli Dinner for 8 provided by the Schneiders and the Solender/Denmarks. $...

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  • Two-night weekend stay in Alpharetta, GA

    Two night weekend stay in Alpharetta, GA at a choice of 3 Hilton hotels a DoubleTree, Hampton Inn or a Hampton Inn & Suites all owned and managed by Northpoint Hospitality Group. Alpharetta has the brand new, recently completed, multiuse development, Avalon. Over 570,000 square feet of retailers and local chef-driven restaurants, Avalon delivers a destination for those seeking to experience a hotspot of cultural activity and amazing finds. $300 Value

    Two night weekend stay in Alpharetta, GA at a choice of 3 Hilton hotels a DoubleTree, Hampton Inn or a Hampton Inn & Suites all owned and managed by Northpoint Hospitality Group. Alpharetta has the brand new, recently completed, multiuse development, Avalon. Over 570,000 square feet of retailers ...

    Two night weekend stay in Alpharetta, GA at a choice of 3 Hilton hotels a DoubleTree, Hampton Inn or a Hampton Inn & Suites all owned and managed by Northpoint Hospitality Group. Alpharetta has the...

    Two night weekend stay in Alpharetta, GA at a choice of 3 Hilton hotels a DoubleTree, Hampton Inn or a Hampton Inn & Suites all...

    Two night weekend stay in Alpharetta, GA at a choice of 3 Hilton hotels a DoubleTree, H...

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  • My grandmother's Nettie's Spectacular Mandelbrot

    Three dozen batches of my grandmother's Nettie's Spectacular Mandelbrot. This Mandelbrot can be made with nuts & raisins or chocolate. It is parve and prepared in a kosher kitchen. It will be made to order and come vacuum sealed; it will keep in freezer for months. Made with love by Linda Sacks $36 value

    Three dozen batches of my grandmother's Nettie's Spectacular Mandelbrot. This Mandelbrot can be made with nuts & raisins or chocolate. It is parve and prepared in a kosher kitchen. It will be made to order and come vacuum sealed; it will keep in freezer for months. Made with love by Linda Sacks $36...

    Three dozen batches of my grandmother's Nettie's Spectacular Mandelbrot. This Mandelbrot can be made with nuts & raisins or chocolate. It is parve and prepared in a kosher kitchen. It will be made ...

    Three dozen batches of my grandmother's Nettie's Spectacular Mandelbrot. This Mandelbrot can be made with nuts & raisins or cho...

    Three dozen batches of my grandmother's Nettie's Spectacular Mandelbrot. This Mandelbro...

    Three dozen batches of my grandmother's Nettie's Spectacu...

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  • Condo Stay in St. Simons

    Everyone could use a relaxing beach getaway, and you don’t have to travel too far from home! Bid on this beautiful Oceanfront Condo Stay in St. Simons- Three (3) night stay (Thursday, Friday & Saturday). Accommodations feature 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a sofa bed. Donated by Carole & Jerold Cohen $1,200 value

    Everyone could use a relaxing beach getaway, and you don’t have to travel too far from home! Bid on this beautiful Oceanfront Condo Stay in St. Simons- Three (3) night stay (Thursday, Friday & Saturday). Accommodations feature 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a sofa bed. Donated by Carole & Jerold C...

    Everyone could use a relaxing beach getaway, and you don’t have to travel too far from home! Bid on this beautiful Oceanfront Condo Stay in St. Simons- Three (3) night stay (Thursday, Friday & Sa...

    Everyone could use a relaxing beach getaway, and you don’t have to travel too far from home! Bid on this beautiful Oceanfront...

    Everyone could use a relaxing beach getaway, and you don’t have to travel too far fro...

    Everyone could use a relaxing beach getaway, and you don...

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  • JEA Swim Lessons

    JEA Swim Lessons- Four (4) 30-minute swim lessons with JEA Aquatics Director, Kirby Southerland. $100 value

    JEA Swim Lessons- Four (4) 30-minute swim lessons with JEA Aquatics Director, Kirby Southerland. $100 value

    JEA Swim Lessons- Four (4) 30-minute swim lessons with JEA Aquatics Director, Kirby Southerland. $100 value

    JEA Swim Lessons- Four (4) 30-minute swim lessons with JEA Aquatics Director, Kirby Southerland. $100 value

    JEA Swim Lessons- Four (4) 30-minute swim lessons with JEA Aquatics Director, Kirby So...

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  • 1-week Beach House Vacation on Tybee Island

    1-week Beach House Vacation on Tybee Island (August 2018). Donated By: Dayle & Aaron Levy. Escape to this beautiful Tybee Island beach house in August 2018 for the perfect end-of-summer get-away! House sleeps 8 people. 3.5 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. $3,000 Value

    1-week Beach House Vacation on Tybee Island (August 2018). Donated By: Dayle & Aaron Levy. Escape to this beautiful Tybee Island beach house in August 2018 for the perfect end-of-summer get-away! House sleeps 8 people. 3.5 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. $3,000 Value

    1-week Beach House Vacation on Tybee Island (August 2018). Donated By: Dayle & Aaron Levy. Escape to this beautiful Tybee Island beach house in August 2018 for the perfect end-of-summer get-away! H...

    1-week Beach House Vacation on Tybee Island (August 2018). Donated By: Dayle & Aaron Levy. Escape to this beautiful Tybee Islan...

    1-week Beach House Vacation on Tybee Island (August 2018). Donated By: Dayle & Aaron Le...

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  • 2 nights at Resort in Orlando (with Breakfast & Round of Golf for 4 )

    Two night resort stay that includes Breakfast and a Round of Golf for 4 at Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida. This Spanish Revival-style AAA Four Diamond hotel is one of the area’s largest full-service hotels. Amenities, include the newly-redesigned golf course, tennis & basketball courts, sand volleyball court, luxury spa, fitness center, 15 restaurants and lounges, 4 stunning pools and a tranquil nature trail make Rosen Shingle Creek the ultimate destination. Value $2,000

    Two night resort stay that includes Breakfast and a Round of Golf for 4 at Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida. This Spanish Revival-style AAA Four Diamond hotel is one of the area’s largest full-service hotels. Amenities, include the newly-redesigned golf course, tennis & basketbal...

    Two night resort stay that includes Breakfast and a Round of Golf for 4 at Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida. This Spanish Revival-style AAA Four Diamond hotel is one of the area’s ...

    Two night resort stay that includes Breakfast and a Round of Golf for 4 at Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida. Thi...

    Two night resort stay that includes Breakfast and a Round of Golf for 4 at Rosen Shingl...

    Two night resort stay that includes Breakfast and a Round...

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  • JEA Parking Spot

    One of the most coveted auction items each year at the JEA Gala! Pull right into your spot just steps from the JEA' s main entrance. Better than valet so don't delay! Only 3 available! Value $2,000 each

    One of the most coveted auction items each year at the JEA Gala! Pull right into your spot just steps from the JEA' s main entrance. Better than valet so don't delay! Only 3 available! Value $2,000 each

    One of the most coveted auction items each year at the JEA Gala! Pull right into your spot just steps from the JEA' s main entrance. Better than valet so don't delay! Only 3 available! Value $2,00...

    One of the most coveted auction items each year at the JEA Gala! Pull right into your spot just steps from the JEA' s main entr...

    One of the most coveted auction items each year at the JEA Gala! Pull right into your s...

    One of the most coveted auction items each year at the JE...

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  • The Chef’s Table Experience for 6 people at Cohen’s Retreat

    Indulge in a 6-course Chef’s Tasting with your closest friends at the cozy, yet elegant Cohen’s Retreat. Chef Robert Britton will amaze you with his culinary talent as you enjoy a wide selection of delicacies. Value $1,000

    Indulge in a 6-course Chef’s Tasting with your closest friends at the cozy, yet elegant Cohen’s Retreat. Chef Robert Britton will amaze you with his culinary talent as you enjoy a wide selection of delicacies. Value $1,000

    Indulge in a 6-course Chef’s Tasting with your closest friends at the cozy, yet elegant Cohen’s Retreat. Chef Robert Britton will amaze you with his culinary talent as you enjoy a wide selectio...

    Indulge in a 6-course Chef’s Tasting with your closest friends at the cozy, yet elegant Cohen’s Retreat. Chef Robert Britto...

    Indulge in a 6-course Chef’s Tasting with your closest friends at the cozy, yet elega...

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  • Sue & Ira Ruby Dinner

    Delicious dinner for 10 hosted at the home of Sue and Ira Ruby.This highly desired dinner needs little description—everyone knows this coveted dinner is top notch. Enjoy a delicious dinner for 10 hosted at the home of Sue and Ira Ruby. Includes wine pairings and cocktails. Value $2,000

    Delicious dinner for 10 hosted at the home of Sue and Ira Ruby.This highly desired dinner needs little description—everyone knows this coveted dinner is top notch. Enjoy a delicious dinner for 10 hosted at the home of Sue and Ira Ruby. Includes wine pairings and cocktails. Value $2,000

    Delicious dinner for 10 hosted at the home of Sue and Ira Ruby.This highly desired dinner needs little description—everyone knows this coveted dinner is top notch. Enjoy a delicious dinner for 10...

    Delicious dinner for 10 hosted at the home of Sue and Ira Ruby.This highly desired dinner needs little description—everyone k...

    Delicious dinner for 10 hosted at the home of Sue and Ira Ruby.This highly desired dinn...

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  • One Hour of Personal Training or Pilates with Kat

    One Hour of Personal Training or Pilates with JEA Health & Wellness Director, Kat Ackerman. Value $60

    One Hour of Personal Training or Pilates with JEA Health & Wellness Director, Kat Ackerman. Value $60

    One Hour of Personal Training or Pilates with JEA Health & Wellness Director, Kat Ackerman. Value $60

    One Hour of Personal Training or Pilates with JEA Health & Wellness Director, Kat Ackerman. Value $60

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  • Motorola Wifi Camera and Wireless Fence Bundle

    The camera is compatible with up to 10 cameras for a complete home monitoring system, with a high-sensitivity microphone with two-way communication, and a 60 degree adjustable angle and zoom. The wireless fence is great for at home and travel use, it is adjustable up to one acre, has two training modes (tone only and 15 levels of static correction), and has a long battery life. Value $300

    The camera is compatible with up to 10 cameras for a complete home monitoring system, with a high-sensitivity microphone with two-way communication, and a 60 degree adjustable angle and zoom. The wireless fence is great for at home and travel use, it is adjustable up to one acre, has two training...

    The camera is compatible with up to 10 cameras for a complete home monitoring system, with a high-sensitivity microphone with two-way communication, and a 60 degree adjustable angle and zoom. The w...

    The camera is compatible with up to 10 cameras for a complete home monitoring system, with a high-sensitivity microphone with t...

    The camera is compatible with up to 10 cameras for a complete home monitoring system, w...

    The camera is compatible with up to 10 cameras for a comp...

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  • Henny Penny Birthday Party

    A children's birthday party for 10 with cupcakes to match the theme of the party. Value $200

    A children's birthday party for 10 with cupcakes to match the theme of the party. Value $200

    A children's birthday party for 10 with cupcakes to match the theme of the party. Value $200

    A children's birthday party for 10 with cupcakes to match the theme of the party. Value $200

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  • $1,000 Credit towards a Summer Session at Camp Blue Star

    Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Blue Star inspires campers to connect with the natural world and provide endless opportunities for extraordinary summer camp adventures. As part of a caring and inclusive Jewish camp community, our campers, ages six to sixteen, spend their days immersed in camp life; enjoying exciting activities and sharing happy moments with camp friends. This is $1,000 towards a second session sleep away camp for one lucky camper! Value $1000

    Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Blue Star inspires campers to connect with the natural world and provide endless opportunities for extraordinary summer camp adventures. As part of a caring and inclusive Jewish camp community, our campers, ages six to sixteen, spen...

    Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Blue Star inspires campers to connect with the natural world and provide endless opportunities for extraordinary summer camp adventu...

    Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Blue Star inspires campers to connect with the natural world a...

    Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Blue Star inspires cam...

    Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Ca...

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  • Boat Ride and lunch or dinner with Captain Bill Sand

    Enjoy a lazy cruise down the river and gourmet lunch, or early dinner, for up to 6 people.
    Courtesy of Sharon & Bill Sand. Value $300

    Enjoy a lazy cruise down the river and gourmet lunch, or early dinner, for up to 6 people.
    Courtesy of Sharon & Bill Sand. Value $300

    Enjoy a lazy cruise down the river and gourmet lunch, or early dinner, for up to 6 people.
    Courtesy of Sharon & Bill Sand. Value $300

    Enjoy a lazy cruise down the river and gourmet lunch, or early dinner, for up to 6 people.
    Courtesy of Sharon & Bill Sand. Va...

    Enjoy a lazy cruise down the river and gourmet lunch, or early dinner, for up to 6 peo...

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  • 60 Minute Massage

    Looking for a truly amazing full body massage experience? One that leaves you feeling more relaxed and free of pain? Then look no further for a truly pampering full body massage that is like no other. Value $75

    Looking for a truly amazing full body massage experience? One that leaves you feeling more relaxed and free of pain? Then look no further for a truly pampering full body massage that is like no other. Value $75

    Looking for a truly amazing full body massage experience? One that leaves you feeling more relaxed and free of pain? Then look no further for a truly pampering full body massage that is like no oth...

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