The following are available at the live auction taking place
at the WISE Awards & Banquet on February 8th, 2020,
AND available for Pre-Bidding HERE
Browning XBolt Rifle with Vortex Scope
This Browning XBolt is chambered for 6.5 Creedmore, currently the world's most popular calibre, with a synthetic stock in a "Hells Canyon" Camo pattern and boasts a Duratouch coating. It comes with a Cerakote Burnt Bronze finish on the 22 " fluted Sporter Barrel and action. The Barrel has a threaded muzzle break that can be removed and replaced with the included thread protector if the muzzle break is not desired. It has a Feather Trigger and a barrel twist rate of 8. It is built for success and is loaded with features that maximize accuracy! This rifle was selected as the Outdoor Life Editors Choice Award Winner!
Speaking of accuracy and durability, it is topped off with a Vortex Diamondback HP riflescope 4-16 x 42 with Dead-Hold BDC. It includes Vortex Pro Series Rings and bases. The solid one-piece aircraft-grade aluminum alloy construction makes them virtually indestructible and highly resistant to magnum recoil. Argon purging puts waterproof and fog-proof performance on the checklist and the advanced, fully multi-coated optics raise an eyebrow when crystal clear, tack-sharp images appear in the cross-hairs. Don't forget that Vortex will repair or replace your Vortex product in the event it becomes damaged or defective—at no charge to you. ... LIFETIME WARRANTY.
Thank you to Vortex optics for the generous donation of the scope.
Adventure & Relaxation Excursion
This "Adventure and Relaxation" excursion is just what the doctor ordered! Nestled in the gorgeous and world-renown Kananaskis Country west of Calgary, you will experience some of the most beautiful scenery as you enjoy a one day horseback adventure from Boundary ranch with 3 of your friends! Take in the panoramic and breathtaking views on a Ridge Ride, enjoy the camaraderie and savour a classic cowboy steak lunch.
After the ride, you and 3 guests can check into the Rundlestone Lodge in Banff. One night stay for 4 people - 2 rooms, is included in this package. Rundlestone Lodge is conveniently located only minutes from downtown Banff. It offers a host of amenities including a fitness centre, whirlpool, swimming pool and conference facilities.
Thank you to Boundary Ranch and the Rundlestone Lodge for this generous donation. The value of this package exceeds $1000.00.
Waterfowl Hunting Adventure
One Day - Two Hunts!! You and 3 guests will join Claude Boiteau - "Duck Guide / Hunter Extraordinaire" and an all-around great guy! "Fowl Play Outfitters" will provide a one-day Central Alberta Waterfowl hunt for 4 people. This is not a zone-specific hunt - you will go where the waterfowl is! It will include early morning hunt for geese AND a late afternoon hunt for ducks. It will be valid in September or October 2020 and includes a guide, dog (your own trained dog is also welcome), blinds, a full spread of the finest quality decoys for ducks and geese, photography and one AHEIA representative as host to accompany you on this adventure. You will be responsible for valid hunting licences, firearms, ammunition, appropriate clothing, rain gear, camera, beverages (non-alcoholic only) and snacks.
Many thanks to Claude Boiteau for this generous donation.
The Value for this adventure exceeds $1500.00 and numerous attendees of this banquet can attest to the quality of this experience.
Silver Pigeon 1 12 Gauge Shotgun
This is a beautiful Beretta 12 Ga Silver Pigeon 1 Shotgun! At its heart, it has the best-in-class 686 action, which is compact and low-profile while being extremely strong providing a true premium-grade experience. Whether you take it to an upland hunt or to the clay range, the Silver Pigeon I gives you the flawless performance and the classic looks of a Beretta. Featuring classic lines, the most-durable action on the market and the flexibility of the of the Optima choke system, the 686 Silver Pigeon I was designed to last through generations of hunters. It comes with 5 chokes - Cyl, Imp Cyl, Sk, Mod and IM. It has the adjustable comb so can be fit to your dimensions for an enjoyable shooting experience. It has 30" barrels so it is designed to be used in the field or on the range. It includes a fitted case as well as a free fitting and shooting lesson from AHEIA President Bob Gruszecki.
The value of this firearm exceeds $3000.00.
Flames Ultimate Fan Extravaganza!
Go behind the scenes and start the game where the pros do with the Coaches Red Zone experience! Enjoy a pregame reception on the event level in a private room with a Calgary Flames celebrity. Hear the keys to the game from a Flames Coach before puck drop and watch the hometown favorite Flames take the ice right in front of you. This extravaganza is planned for Saturday, March 14th, 2020 at the Scotiabank Saddledome when the Flames take on the Winnipeg Jets. This package includes Four (4) Gold level tickets, reserved parking at the Scotiabank Saddledome, and a Calgary Flames name and numbered jersey for each Guest!
Many thanks for this generous donation from the Calgary Flames Hockey Club!
This package exceeds $4000.00 in value!
Paddle Board Package
A stand-up paddleboard (SUP) combines paddling with surfing but gives you a fresh perspective, allowing you to look down into the water which makes you feel like you’re walking on the surface. Standing upright, use a paddle to propel yourself through the water as the width of the board makes it is easy to balance. Here is a great way to enter this fun and fastest growing sport in the world with everything you need! The Pelican Flow 94 SUP features an anti-slip cushioned deck pad for secure footing, bottom grooves for increased tracking, and is made of impact-resistant RAM-X hull material, weighing only 40 lbs, which is easy to carry with the centre and side carrying handles. This package includes the Stand-up Paddleboard, a Pelican 70 - 87" adjustable length paddle, a "Fluid brand" Nylon personal flotation device and an AHEIA Marine Safety Kit.
Thanks to Canadian Tire Calgary Southland for this generous donation!
The value of this package approaches $1000.00.
North American Tour Skybox
Spruce Meadows offers an incredible experience for fans and riders alike. The North American Tournament hosts the best show jumping athletes from throughout the Americas. On Saturday, July 4, 2020, enjoy an afternoon with 30 of your friends in the comfort of a world-class venue with a tremendous panoramic view. You will have a skybox from 11:00am to 5:00pm as you enjoy the magnificent equestrian competition from your exclusive seating. That day, honour our Canadian Military and enjoy shopping, pony rides, face painting, wagon rides and the family fun favourite…the ‘Prairie Dogs’. This experience includes a full accreditation package with VIP parking and you will also be treated to a Barn Tour! Beverages and Catering not included.
Thank you to donor Spruce Meadows.
The value of this package is estimated at over $5,000.00.