Nanticoke Auction: Donations Mysteriously Appearing

Among the many great auction items at Nanticoke’s “A Night of Mystery” is a home dining package featuring Dave Martin, breakout star from season one of Bravo’s Top Chef who will come to your home to prepare a 4 course meal for 10.  Donated by Liquid Assets, dinner includes wine pairing. SOURCE WWW.CHEFDAVEMARTIN.COM
April 2, 2013

Nanticoke Health Services Foundation’s 27th annual dinner and auction is Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Heritage Shores Club, Bridgeville. With the theme “A Night of Mystery at the Heritage Mansion”, donations are mysteriously appearing to make this year’s auction a thrilling and suspenseful evening for the hospital and the community.

Donations include a deeded timeshare at the Historic Westgate, located in the heart of Colonial Williamsburg donated by Mr. David Knowles. The high bidder will OWN this one bedroom villa that is remarkably spacious, creating the perfect backdrop for your Williamsburg vacation getaway. A registered puppy from Ed Wagner’s Seaford Pet Emporium and a ladies platinum and blue diamond ring from the estate collection of MEG-GEM, LLC will surely inspire suspenseful bidding.  Guests will also be drawn to a gorgeous 18” diamond and white gold necklace that features 3.4 carats. 

If it is a getaway are looking for, there are vacation packages to Walt Disney World, Florida locations including Daytona Beach and Naples, or a week’s stay in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  If you would like to stay closer to home, there are Rehoboth Beach and Ocean City getaways. There are also plenty of day trips available like Jolly Rogers for a day, a tour of one of Delaware’s Wineries or trips to the ball park to watch either the Baltimore Orioles or the Delmarva Shorebirds.

For sports collectors, up for bid will be the ultimate in football memorabilia including an autographed and framed football jersey signed by Baltimore Ravens Joe Flacco, 2013 Super Bowl XLVII MVP, an autographed football and helmet signed by his team mate Ray Lewis, Washington Redskins tickets, Philadelphia Eagles autographed merchandise, and much more. If hitting the links is for you there are golf packages from local premier golf courses.  There is a PGA President’s Cup Golf Package that will also be up for bid.

Don’t cook?  Need not to worry with a dinning package donated by Liquid Assets of Seaford; the chef will come to your home.  It is not just any chef.  It is Chef Dave Martin, breakout star from season one of Bravo’s Top Chef.  He will prepare an incredible 4-course meal in your home for you and 9 guests.  You will experience a once in a lifetime meal.  The personalized menu of seasonal upscale food will be paired with wines from Row Eleven and Stratton Lummis wineries. 

Tickets are going fast so Nanticoke Health Services is encouraging everyone to reserve their space for this year’s Dinner and Auction, and come prepared to keep track of important clues (and your auction items) to help you in deducing the solution to the Nanticoke Mystery.

Proceeds from “A Night of Mystery at the Heritage Mansion” will benefit Nanticoke’s Mother and Baby Care Center through a new fetal monitoring software system.  The new system provides a more complete picture of the mother and baby during labor and delivery, enhancing the coordination of care between physicians and nursing staff.

Event sponsorships include Mystery Clue Sponsor PNC Bank; Parker Brothers Sponsors Cerner Corporation, Complete RX, Trinity Logisitics; Suspect Sponsors Craig Technologies, Inc., ING Investment Management, Nanticoke Medical Staff, and Steve & Rosie Rose; Detective Sponsor CliftonLarsonAllen LLP; and Secret Passage Sponsors Aloysius Butler & Clark, Aramark, Tim Benning, MD & Sue Benning, Blood Bank of Delmarva,  BNY Mellon, Dr. & Mrs. Joaquin M. Cabrera, Capital Services, Inc., Yohko & William Doran, DSI Seaford Dialysis, Halpern Ophthalmology Associates, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware, The Insurance Market, Integra Administrative Group, Mr. & Mrs. Greg Johnson, Dr. & Mrs. Harry A. Lehman III, Nanticoke Surgical Associates, Penco Corporation, Kent & Pam Peterson, Nancy Price – Associate Broker of CWBRR, RCM&D, Seiberlich Trane Energy Services and Sussex County Council

Businesses and individuals can support the Dinner and Auction through sponsorships and/or donating items for the auction.  Sponsorship packages and additional information are available online at, via phone through the Nanticoke Health Services Foundation office at 302.536.5393, or via email at  Dinner tickets are available for $75.00 per person.

Nanticoke Health Services features an award winning, full-service community hospital. Nanticoke Memorial Hospital is ranked number one in Delaware and among America’s Best 100 Hospitals for Critical Care, among the top 5% in the nation for Emergency Medicine for 2012 by HealthGrades, Inc. Nanticoke has been named one of the Best 100 Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Review for the second year in a row. Nanticoke Memorial Hospital holds a Level III trauma status and includes an expanding interventional cardiology program. Nanticoke is nationally accredited by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and is a Gold Plus Award performer according to the American Heart/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®. Nanticoke’s medical staff includes over 120 active staff physicians practicing in 40 different specialties.