Ann Arbor Christian 30th Anniversary Celebration

Dinner and auction event
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May 14, 2022

“Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving. — Colossians 2:6-7

Save the date to join us as we celebrate 30 years of growing by God’s grace!

WHEN: May 14, 2022 at 6:00pm

WHERE: The Valley at Frutig Farms

ADDRESS: 7650 Scio Church Rd., Ann Arbor, MI

EVENT INCLUDES: 

  • Live & Silent Auction
  • Hors d’oeuvres & Dinner
  • Fellowship & Fun
  • And much more!

We suggest dressy attire appropriate for an outdoor event (tented with grass surface)

Dinner & Fellowship

Dinner & Fellowship

Join us for a great night celebrating Ann Arbor Christian School’s 30th Anniversary!

Benefit Auction

Benefit Auction

The proceeds from the event will go to further the mission and vision of Ann Arbor Christian School. 

Get Involved

Donate Items or Volunteer To Help

Contact us at anniversary@annarborchristian.org

Note: Please print a copy of the form and attach to item for pick up or delivery to the school.

Countdown

Planning is underway and the day will be here before we know it. Be sure to reserve your space. The silent auction will be available online prior to the evening of the event.

Watch here for more information!

May 14, 2022

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The Day Of

We will start the evening off with hors d’oeuvres & dinner on the beautiful property of The Valley of Frutig Farms. The night will include an online silent auction and live in-person auction of wonderful items and experiences. Please plan on joining us as we celebrate all God has done in the life of Ann Arbor Christian School and enable us to continue to impact the lives of the students, families and communities in the Ann Arbor area.

Event Details

Date: 14 May 2022
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: The Valley at Frutig Farms • 7650 Scio Church Rd., Ann Arbor, MI

Predicted Weather

Temperature: 72°
Rain: 36%
Humidity: 70%
Wind: 4mph

Support AACS

Challenging. Faith.

The 30th Anniversary Celebration supports the mission and vision of Ann Arbor Christian School. Come join us as we celebrate our past, reflect on all that God is currently doing, and look to the future of what He may have in store for AACS.

Live Auction Items

The Homestead Resort

Enjoy a 1-week stay at the Homestead Resort in Glen Arbor, MI.
You will be staying at Beals House Condo #3 across from the Beach Club with a direct view of Crystal River, Lake Michigan, and Sleeping Bear Point.

Details:

  • Stay Date: 1/13-20/2023
  • 3 BR, 2.5 bath condo can sleep 8
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • No smoking or pets
  • Skiing available on site (you pay for equipment & lift tickets)
  • Great place for young kids to learn to ski (Ski School available; schedule in advance)
  • Sleds in the garage which you can take to the Sleeping Bear Dune Climb (10 min drive) for epic sledding!

Custom Engraved Priceless Tabletop

This is a stunning, one-of-a-kind, custom ordered tabletop made from one piece of solid wood with a map of Ann Arbor engraved; approximately 6’x40″. Legs not included (but we can help you find someone to make legs). We can help transport it to your home.

Brewmaster Assistant For The Day

You and a friend schedule a day at HOMES Brewery in Ann Arbor, MI to help mash in a new batch of their fantastic beers, and learn about all of the steps in the beer making process. Finish the day with beer tasting and dinner for two!

Legacy Tree

Celebrate your family, a loved one or your connection to AACS by planting an American Yellowwood tree on the school property. You will design a plaque with a name and meaningful message or favorite Bible verse which will be placed by the tree.

“We will tell the next generation the praiseworthy deeds of the Lord”. Psalm 78:4

Tennessee Family Adventure

On your drive down to Tennessee, stop by the Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, KY for a Private Behind the Scenes tour of the Bourbon making process. Continue south and check in to a Chattanooga area Marriott property to use as your home base. From there…

Journey deep inside historic Lookout Mountain to see the tallest and deepest underground waterfall open to the public in the United States on the Cave Walk to Ruby Falls. Then spend the rest of the day learning about animals at the Chattanooga Zoo. Up the adrenaline factor whitewater rafting on the Ocoee River, courtesy of Cherokee Rafting Co. and ziplining the Zipline Canopy Tour at Wildwater Ocoee Zipline.

Start your journey home by heading to Pigeon Forge where there are numerous tourist attractions including the Alcatraz East Crime Museum. See exhibits on notorious criminals and famous crimes from the past! Grab a bite at one of numerous delicious restaurants in Knoxville and have safe travels home!

*Private tour for 8 at Buffalo Trace Distillery, Valid Monday-Thursday expires 12/31/23.
*Marriott Gift Card for $150. No expiration.
*Family Pass (2 adults and 2 children) for Cave Walk to Ruby Falls. No expiration.
*4 Adult admission to the Chattanooga Zoo, expires 3/4/23.
*Cherokee Rafting expires 10/1/22.
*4 passes for Zipline Canopy Tour at Wildwater Ocoee Zipline ( four locations to choose from), no expiration.
*Alcatraz East museum expires 12/31/22.

Students vs. Staff Paintball Party

Spend the day at Hell’s Survivors in Pinckney enjoying a battle of AACS staff + parents versus students (34 total participants). Lunch will be provided from Amer’s Deli and Dessert from Milk+Honey.

  • What’s included: rental gun, nitro tank, anti-fog goggle system, and unlimited nitro fills for each person
  • Where you’ll play: an outdoor field
  • Paintballs not included and sold separately.
  • Players will play in 50 Cal Division for beginners.
  • Average length of each game: 20 minutes

*Hell Survivors expires June 28,2022. We have a pass for the whole day to play.

BeFORE and After

Invite 2 friends and join AACS parent Ryan Peterson for 18 holes of golf with carts at the beautiful Lakelands Golf & Country Club course in Brighton. The Lakelands course is a traditional American course with shorter, tree-lined fairways that test short game skills with challenging small greens. The Country Club offers a Golf Shop with 2 full-time PGA Professionals and abundant merchandise; a driving range, putting green, and short game practice facility.

Once your foursome is done with golf, have your significant others meet you at the Clubhouse restaurant for drinks and dinner. Let Chef Jim Leonardo treat you to the latest market fresh cuisines or classic favorites created from his extensive culinary experience. Chef Jim has developed his menus and cooking methods from his time as Executive Chef at NOMI, Mosaic, Vinology, and Katherine’s Catering, among many. Bon Appetit!

*This auction item is available to 3 golfers (Ryan rounds out the foursome) followed by dinner for the golfers (including spouses or plus one) at a mutually agreed upon date.

Chef's Table

In Home Private Chef Experience With Wine

Highest bidder wins an in-home, 3 course culinary experience for 6 created by Chef Jeff Bliven, former Executive Chef of the Chop House in downtown Ann Arbor. Chef Bliven and his sous chef will create a memorable meal that you and your guests are sure to enjoy. Your delicious meal will be accompanied by a beautiful set of wine glasses from Total Wines for your keeping. Grab your friends and enjoy a fun evening that promises to be delicious and entertaining!

The experience will occur on a mutually agreed upon date and all dietary restrictions or allergies will be accommodated.

*Expires Dec 31, 2022

A Week in Traverse City

A relaxing Up North vacation awaits the highest bidder on this package.

One week rental of a 5 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath lake house that sleeps 10-12 people, located on Spider Lake (an all-sports lake) in Traverse City, MI. Explore Grand Traverse Bay by water with 2 double kayaks for four hours. Paddle TC is located in downtown Traverse city at Clinch Park.

During your week, head to Old Mission Peninsula, home to several award winning vineyards, for wine tasting. 6 can Sip, Swirl, and Savor at the beautiful Bonobo Winery. Continue up the Peninsula to taste flights of 3 wines at Chateau Chantal.

*Lake House dates exclude Memorial Day weekend 2022 through Labor Day 2022 as well as some holidays during the year. Contact owner for dates.
*Paddle TC certificate for 2x4hr double kayak rentals.
*Chateau Chantal for 6 expires 5/14/2023

Escape To New Orleans

New Orleans, LA is home to a vibrant live-music scene and spicy, singular cuisine reflecting its history as a melting pot of French, African and American cultures.

Spend four nights at a 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo in the French Quarter just blocks from the famous Cafe du Monde and Bourbon Street. Experience the city from the Mississippi River with a Sightseeing Cruise for 2 on the Steamboat Natchez. Take in the spectacular and thought provoking exhibits at the New Orleans Museum of Art (4 tickets). Spend a meaningful day at The National WWII Museum (4 tickets) which tells the story of the American experience in the war that changed the world—why it was fought, how it was won, and what it means today. Enjoy a true NOLA dining experience with live Dixieland Jazz in the Jazz Bistro, romantic dinners in the Main Dining Room, cocktails in the award winning French 75 Bar and an assortment of private French Quarter fine dining rooms, Arnaud’s offers the quintessential New Orleans dining experience. Plus a gift basket of Aunt Sally’s famous Pralines!

*Condo information – Condo exclusions: NOT Mardi Gras Week or Christmas 2022
*Jazz Tour expires 12/1/22
*NOMA expires 12/31/22
*National WWII Museum expires 12/23/24
*Arnaud’s gift card- no expiration date

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Autumn Harvest

Borek Jennings Funeral Home

First Fruits

Party Mom Planners

Winter Vines

Axiom advisory group
Legacy Wealth Partners
O'Donnell Electric
JP McKeone Insurance Agency
Michigan Chandelier

Bob and Melanie Bolhuis

Strong Branches

SBK Orthodontics Stieper Brust Khatib
Skye Schulz

Adam & Courtnay Gross

Seedlings

McNamara Orthodontics, P.C.

Dancer’s Edge