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Winter Ball 2014

The Dreams of Gold Winter Ball on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 was a phenomenal success! Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate SMS Olympians past and present. The event raised more than $115,000 for the SMS Scholarship Fund, which goes directly to help the more than 40 percent of current SMS student athletes who receive financial aid. The silent auction had more than 100 items, and the live auction featured eight spectacular items - thank you to all of our donors and high bidders for making the night a success!

Come join us for the 2015 Winter Ball on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015!

To purchase tickets, a table and to RSVP, contact Wendy Schriebl at (802) 856-1101. For more information, contact Mary Ives at (802) 856-1112.
LIVE Auction - 2014 Dreams of Gold Winter Ball
Custom Farm Table
Set the right tone in your mountain home with this rustic timber trestle table by Vermont Barns. This rustic pine table has a two-inch thick top and is 40”X12’ to accommodate all of your family and friends. The steel band and clavos accents make this more than a piece of furniture, it’s a work of art. Build your whole room around this one-of-a-kind, handmade table. 

Value: $4,000 
Donated by: The Wadsworth Company & Vermont Barns
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Private Jet Charter for four
Celebrate like the celebrity you are, on a luxury, Falcon 50 jet, full of “bells and whistles,” for the best day ever. Travel in luxurious flight for about 1000 miles (approx 2 hours of flight time).

Value: $14,000 (Reserve: $5,000) 
Donated by: Brian Henry & Kiri Borg 
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Ski package, demo and ski with Headmaster for two
You and your partner will be treated to a morning demo ski with your choice of skis, poles and bindings hand selected by the professionals at Norse House. You’ll spend your morning making laps at Stratton on your new boards with Stratton Mountain School Headmaster Chris Kaltsas.

Value: priceless 
Donated by: Norse House
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The Rye House - three nights for 20
You and up to 20 guests will luxuriate in this one-of-a-kind English Country Estate, situated on 210 private acres with magnificent views to the south in Litchfield, Conn. Make a mini-vacation of it for Memorial Day or any other three-day weekend. Must use before October 2014.

Value: $10,000 
Donated by: Marc & Karen Shaw
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Madison Square Garden Suite - hockey or hoops?
You and up to 11 guests will enjoy your sporting event in style with this newly renovated Madison Square Garden Suite package.

Value: $6,000

Donated by: Tom O’Hara
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Weggenmann steel and diamond ring from Von Bargen's
This stunning steel and diamond ring by German designer Michael Weggenmann is a show stopper! This ring has 13 round, brilliant-cut diamonds with a weight of 0.74 carat TW. Diamonds are F-G color and VS clarity and are nestled into the ionized steel band for a smooth feel. You’ll be the envy of all with this gorgeous, unique piece on your hand.

Value: $5,200

Donated by: Von Bargen’s Jewelry

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Whistler Four Seasons 7-night stay
You and your guests will stay for seven nights at the Whistler Four Seasons. This premier suite is within walking distance to skiing and lifts. The suite can accommodate two adults and two children, or three adults and features one King and one Queen pull-out bed. Package is available for the 2014-15 ski season, or end of the 2013-14 season. Exclusions apply to Christmas and Presidents’ Week.
Value: $5,000
Donor: Gary Davis

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Aspen/Snowmass luxury ski & stay
You and up to nine guests will stay slopeside at the luxurious Deerbrook townhomes in Snowmass Village April 6 – 13, 2014. This four-bedroom, four-and-a-half bath multi-level townhome has two master suites, and is perfect for two families to share. This prize also includes two, five-day adult four mountain lift tickets valid at Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk.

Value: $15,000 (reserve: $8,000)
Donated by: Leon & Joy Dreimann, Aspen/Snowmass

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Winter Ball committee
Mary Ives
Development Associate

Cassandra Bender

Meredith Morin
Director of Communications

Carson Thurber
Assistant Headmaster