The Maple Leaf Foundation - Since 1982
2012 Silent Auction

The Ball’s silent auction supports the Killam – Maple Leaf Foundation Fellowships.
Administered by Fulbright Canada, the Killam – Maple Leaf Fellowships provide exceptional Canadian undergraduate students the opportunity to spend a semester in a New England University and their American counterparts to spend one semester in a Canadian University.

The 2012 auction highlighted uniquely New England–Canadian donations, ranging from artwork and sports memorabilia to distinctive travel/entertainment items and regional products such as the following:
  • Wine & Art Basket: "Oh Canada" exhibit book and two bottles of Canadian wine (value: $100 - donated by the Consulate General of Canada in Boston
  • A selection of KenKen books, including one book autographed by Will Shortz, NY Times puzzle editor (value: $125 - donated by KenKen)
  • Framed and signed photograph of Prince Edward Island West Point by PEI artist Léona Arsenault (value: $140 - donated by Léona Arsenault)
  • Wes Welker autographed football (value: $150 - donated by Repsol Energy)
  • Keurig® Platinum Brewing System (value: $180 - donated by Green Mountain Coffee)
  • Assortment of epicurean products such as a cheese board, wine aerator, wine glasses, Laguiole cheese spreaders (value: $225 - donated by Trudeau)
  • One night stay at the Hôtel Manoir Victoria in Québec City (value: $250 - donated by Hôtel Manoir Victoria)
  • Keurig® OfficePRO® Premier Brewing System (value: $250 - donated by Green Mountain Coffee)
  • Collection of souvenir items from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to commemorate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee (value: $290 - donated by RCMP)
  • Serigraphy "Montreal From the Mountains" by Québec artist William H. Barltlett (value: $325 - donated by the Québec Government Office in Boston)
  • One-night stay at the Seaport Hotel including dinner for two at Aura Restaurant (value: $350 - donated by Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center)
  • 2013 Boston Marathon finish line package including brunch at the Westin Copley and four bleacher tickets at the finish line (value $400 - donated by John Hancock)
  • Framed painting "Cape Islander Fishing Boats in Delaps Cove Nova Scotia" by Nova Scotia artist Tom Forrestall (value: $450 - donated by Tom Forrestall with the compliments of Senator Buchanan)
  • Hockey night with Ray Bourque! Two tickets in a suite with Ray Bourque for a Boston Bruins regular season game (value: $500 - donated by Celebrity Marketing)
  • A Nova Scotia Adventure including:
    • Royal Nova Scotia Tattoo Basket (6 tickets to a performance of the Tattoo, CD&DVD, shirts and caps - donated by Royal Nova Scotia Tattoo
    • Two rooms at the Prince George Hotel - donated by Prince George Hotel
      Total value: $650 with the compliments of Senator John Buchanan
  • Framed intaglio "Outer Dark" by Newfoundland artist Jonathan Green (value: $700 - donated by Margaret R. Cohen)
  • Four tickets to the February 10th game Boston Celtics vs Denver Nuggets in the Heineken Boardroom at the TD Garden (value $750 - donated by TD Banknorth)
  • A Québec City Adventure including:
    • Two-night stay at Le Château Frontenac including breakfast for two (value $1500 - donated by Le Château Frontenac)
    • Signature menu with wine pairing for two at Panache Restaurant (value $470 - donated by Panache Restaurant)
    • Hydro therapy and massage for two at Tyst Trädgård (value $400 - donated by Tyst Trädgård)
    • Dog sleigh ride (value $180 - donated by Aventure Inukshuk)
    • Total value: $2550
  • Lladro figurine "Beauty in Bloom" by artist Francisco Polope (value $3500 - donated by Active International inc.)
  • A Toronto Adventure including:
    • Two round trip vouchers from Boston to Toronto (value $2500 - donated by Porter Airlines)
    • Two-night stay with breakfast for two at the Trump Toronto (value $2060 - donated by Trump Toronto)
    • Total value: $4560
Thank you to our 2012 ball sponsor!

Thank you to our 2012 reception co-sponsor!

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