Big Brothers Big Sister of Central Texas

Ice Ball 2015

Hyatt Regency Austin, Zilker Ballroom

August 22, 2015 6pm – Midnight
Join Big Brothers Big Sisters for Austin’s brightest gem, the Ice Ball. Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, seated dinner, auction and live music.

Host Committee

  • Connie and Bill Nelson, Host Committee Chairs
  • Christine and Blake Absher
  • Phillip Allen
  • Maria Barrett
  • Becky Bonham
  • Clayton Christopher
  • Cheryl Degan
  • Elizabeth and Nad Elias
  • Lisa and Dan Graham
  • Pamela and William Hurley
  • Lynn Isaak
  • Julie Jones
  • Katy Lane
  • Rachel and Colt McCoy
  • Kate and Hector Perez
  • Lauren Petrowski
  • Lori Ramseur
  • Toni Schach
  • Gayle Stallings
  • Rebecca and Michael Stern
  • David Story
  • Nancy Tallman
  • Lindsay and Jared Toren

Auction Packages 2015

Bali Beachfront Bliss

This all-inclusive 7-night stay in Bali is an experience that will last a lifetime. Your party of 8 will be welcomed and chauffeured to the unparalleled paradise of Jepun Villas. The entire resort is yours for the week!

  • 7 days and nights for up to 8 guests
  • Private transportation to and from the airport
  • 4 master bedroom villas with private en-suite bathrooms with open-air showers
  • Multiple living and dining areas, recreation villa, marble terrace, and private massage pavilion
  • All designed around an infinity-edge swimming pool with spectacular views of the Indian Ocean
  • On-site staff caters to every need
  • Includes: full day of island sightseeing, 4 scuba or snorkeling sessions, and 4 hour-long massages
  • Breakfast served daily
  • Welcome drinks upon arrival
  • Balinese dinner served with a Balinese dance performance


Crystal Peak Lodge

Enjoy a week-long trip for four to luxurious Crystal Peak Lodge, a ski-in ski-out resort at the base of Breckenridge’s Peak 7, and just a 5-minute gondola or shuttle ride to restaurants and shopping in Breckenridge. This mountain-view corner residence has 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, a full kitchen, and access to resort amenities including outdoor hot tub, fire pit, fitness center, and bowling alley. You can ski and snowboard, or try snow kiting, ice skating, and sleigh rides – or visit in the summer for hiking, biking, rafting, and golf.

Special thanks to Connie and Bill Nelson

Carefree in Cabo

Spend 5 nights in warm sands and the gorgeous blue waters of Medano Beach in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, at the luxurious Hacienda Beach Club and Residences, a 22-acre, $230 million private beach club and residential community. Your 4 bedroom, 3 1/2 baths villa sleeps 10. Relax in the elegance of the living area or by the infinity-edge pool while you gaze over the terraces at the breath-taking views. The restaurants, shopping, and nightlife of Cabo provide endless ventures for every taste and occasion.

Special thanks to Amy and Chris Ellis

Auction Donors 2015

  • Amy's Ice Creams
  • ALC Steaks
  • Austin Pet Stylist
  • Ballet Austin
  • Barley Swine
  • Benold's Jewelers
  • Blanton Museum of Art
  • Benjamin Beau Salon
  • Cafe Josie
  • Capital Cruises
  • Castle Hill Fitness
  • Carmelo's Ristorante Italiano
  • Courtyard by Marriott Austin Downtown
  • Consuela
  • CorePower Yoga
  • Doc's Bar and Grill
  • Elegant Limousine & Charter
  • Esther's Follies
  • Esty Skin Studio
  • Fresa's Chicken al Carbon
  • Foreign and Domestic
  • Halcyon
  • Hotel Saint Cecilia
  • Hyatt Regency Lost Pines
  • Jacoby's Restaurant & Mercantile
  • Kendra Scott
  • Kome Sushi Kitchen
  • Lick Honest Ice Creams
  • Merlin Works
  • Montage Laguna Beach
  • Noonday
  • Paper Place
  • Parkside Projects
  • Perla's
  • Perry's Steakhouse
  • R&R Limousine and Bus
  • Ryman Auditorium
  • Rogue Running
  • Russell Korman Fine Jewerly & Watches
  • Salon Intuitions
  • Shady Grove
  • Snap Kitchen
  • St. Philip Restaurant
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Texas Rowing Center
  • The Capital Grille
  • The Driskill Hotel
  • Tom's Dive & Swim
  • Truluck's
  • Travaasa
  • Uchiko
  • Water 2 Wine
  • West Bank Jewelry
  • Wanderlust Yoga
  • Z Tejas