Auction items

Here are some of the auction items that are part of the 2015 MATES Benefit Dinner and Auction on February 7th!


Health & Wellness: 

Buto & Alter Orthodontics – Generously donated by Dr. Alter (K parent) is a complete orthodontic treatment package; includes initial examination, diagnostic orthodontic records, orthodontic consultation, and comprehensive orthodontic treatment. Good for adult or child! See for more details about his practice.
Value: $5,935          Starting Bid: $2,000

Recreation & Fun: 

Disneyland & Mickey Mouse – Basket includes autographed 1st series Mickey Mouse DVD, vintage Mickey things, and includes 4 Disneyland Park Hopper Tickets.
Value: $800      Starting Bid: $300
DJ LaGuardia – How would you like to have DJ LaGuardia spinning tunes at your next party? Mr. LaGuardia will equip your party with state-of-the-art sound system and get the party going.
Value: $750       Starting Bid: $250


*Dates subject to availability unless otherwise indicated
Silver Strand Beach House – 4 night stay, sleeps 12 
Enjoy a long weekend stay in this gorgeous 3-story beach house in Silver Strand, Oxnard. Included with stay is welcome bottle of Champagne, bicycles, golf cart, beach toys, ping pong, darts, shuffleboard, boogie boards, etc. All fees included; available between May 1st – September 30th  (excludes holiday weekends).
Take a look at the photos:
Value: $3300    Starting Bid: $1500
Tahoe Condo @ Northstar – 1 week stay, sleeps 6-8 
Spend a week this Summer in beautiful Tahoe at this fully remodeled 2 bed + loft condo located a short walk from the Village of Northstar and the gondola to the Ritz-Carlton. Available April – November.
Value: $2800   Starting Bid: $1200
Waikiki Hawaii Condo – 4 night stay 
Romantic stay in condo ideal for 2 people located across from the gorgeous Hilton Hawaii Village. 5 minute walk to Hilton shops, beach, and lagoon.
Unrestricted dates; 45-day advanced notice to book.
Value: $750      Starting Bid: $250

Carpinteria Beach Condo – 3 night stay, sleeps 6
Fantastic, fully stocked, 3 bed 2 bath roomy condo with large front yard and private hot-tub area. This condo is perfect for a large family and is walking distance to the beach and downtown Carpinteria – pre-reserved for your long-weekend stay September 11-14, 2015.
Value: $750         Starting Bid: $250

Exclusive School Items: 

MATES Culmination Package – 4 reserved seats to culmination & VIP parking.
Starting Bid: $100
2015-16 MATES Parking Pass – no more stressing about getting to school on time!
Starting Bid: $100

For a complete list of Auction items, including our silent auction items, click HERE.

Pieology Restaurant Night

It’s MATES night at Pieology at the corner of Moorpark and Wilbur Road. Spend time with friends, family, and neighbors while raising money for MATES. Print out this Pieology Flyer and present it to the cashier, for a portion of your bill to be donated to MATES. Please share with other local community members!

Wed. February 4th, 2015
Pieology Flyer

593 N. Moorpark Road Ste A Thousand Oaks, CA. 91360 (at Wilbur Rd)

Winter Art Gallery

The 6th Annual Winter Gallery
Thursday, January 29th
from 6:00 – 8:00pm in the MPR

Celebrating the incorporation of the arts into the curriculum. Showcasing art from all students at MATES.

Please join us for a brief MCN general membership meeting at 5:45 in the MPR.
Light Refreshments will be served.  Hosted by MATES Community Network

MATES Benefit Dinner and Auction

MATES Benefit Banner

The MATES Benefit Dinner and Auction
February 7, 2015 from 5:00-10:00pm
Boccaccio’s on the Lake

This is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year, and is attended by parents, friends and the community.

The silent auction will feature EXCLUSIVE items including coveted teacher time (exclusive FUN activities for your child with their teacher), librarian for the day, theme park tickets, original artwork, cooking classes, Photography packages, Summer camp sessions, gift cards to many of the best local restaurants, and other exciting baskets full of movie and comic swag, to name just a few!

The live auction will feature an EXCLUSIVE MATES parking pass for 2015/2016 school year, Executive Director (Principal) for the day, front row tickets to the Jr and Sr musicals, amazing vacation packages (including a week at Northstar in Lake Tahoe, and a San Diego weekend getaway package), beach house rentals, DJ services courtesy of Mr. LaGuardia, and several other exciting items to bid on!

We will have exclusive use of Boccaccio’s on the Lake where we will be served passed appetizers of teriyaki chicken skewers, peppered beef crostini’s, and mini crab cakes; there will be two sushi chefs making made to order rolls, stations of spanikopita, bruchetta, baby lamb chops, and BBQ tri-tip sliders, as well as salad with grilled chicken, grilled vegetables, and fresh bread. Dessert will include mini cannoli’s and fresh fruit.

Tickets are $50 per person (adults only) and must be reserved by January 16th.

 MAtes Benefit purchase

Any tickets purchased by December 19th will receive a complimentary entry into the Opportunity Drawing (includes a GoPro Hero 3, massage gift certificates, restaurant and local business gift cards, movie tickets, and more).

To purchase tickets via check, please print this RSVP FORM and return it to the MATES office. MCN is a Non-Profit 501(c)3 Organization  Tax ID# 45-5538529

Boccaccio’s Restaurant is located at 32123 Lindero Canyon Rd. #110 Westlake Village, Ca 91361


Childcare available at MATES YMCA

Cost is $30 for one child & $15 for siblings
Includes dinner, crafts, games, and movie
Open to all MATES families; if your child(ren) do not attend YMCA for before/after care please complete one page emergency contact/information sheet & program waiver (available @YMCA)
Sign-up by January 30th by stopping in at the MATES YMCA.