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Michael Brockman\'s Jazz Quartet

Michael Brockman Jazz Quartet

Hotel Reservations

Although the special group rate has expired, it may be possible to still obtain a good rate. Please contact us.

Research Update

On the afternoon of the auction you are invited to attend a research update meeting in the Rainier Room. See details.

Research Update

On the afternoon of the auction you are invited to attend a research update meeting in the Rainier Room. See details.

Auction Item Wish List

We are always happy to receive donated items for our annual auction using our online form.

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14th Annual "In Pursuit of a Cure" - Preview Auction Items

Auction Catalog

The Live Auction Catalog is available for download here.

The Silent Auction Catalog is also available for download here.

You are cordially invited to

Together investing in a cure for FSH muscular dystrophy

Hyatt Regency Lake Washington Grand Ballroom
1053 Lake Washington Blvd N, Renton

Champagne Reception, 5:00 to 5:30 pm
(425) 827-8954

Hyatt Regency Lake Washington

Table Captain/Sponsor Raffle

As a reward for organizing or paying a full table of ten (10), your name will be entered into a drawing for a certificate good for one (1) night’s stay at the brand new Lake Washington Hyatt Regency at Southport for the night of the auction (January 27th, 2018). Drawing to be held on January 13, 2018. Certificate valid for one (1) night in a Standard or Accessible room including applicable taxes, and it is transferable, so if you win, you may wish to give the certificate to one of your guests. Download the PDF Logo Table Captain/Sponsor Form, fill it out and email it to us, or print it and return it in person, by fax or by mail. If you are paying for the table but don’t have all the names yet, just send the form with your payment and any guests you have identified, or call us to reserve your table. Get your entry in before January 13th. Remember, you must submit a form to be entered into the raffle.

David SilvermanLive Auction with auctioneer David Silverman. With a unique background in improv and musical comedy, he is probably one of the best traveled actors you will ever meet. David has climbed Mt Rainier, Mt Kilimanjaro and Machu Picchu: his travel stories are entertaining as well as insightful and inspiring.

Lauren ArcherAuthor, Speaker, Hypnotherapist and Health Coach Lauren Archer as Master of Ceremonies. As the Mindfulness Program Director for Sound Medical Weight Loss, Lauren helps patients believe in themselves and their ability to achieve their dreams. She teaches a course called "The Art of Mindful Weight Loss," and is the author of "Six-Word Lessons on Changing Habits: How to Stop Self-Sabotage and Gain Self-Mastery." Note that this book is eligible for an donation to Friends.

Sean DenardDancing following the Live Auction with DJ Sean Denard. While serving in the army in North Carolina, Sean had the opportunity to DJ at the NCO club. He quickly discovered that he not only had a gift for being a DJ, but he loved it as well. After returning to Seattle, Sean opened Denard Productions and made this his full-time career.

Our most powerful source of fundraising is the Annual Auction. We gratefully accept items to sell at our auction and always need volunteers to help with set up and administration.


Dinner Menu


Spinach Leaves and Artisan Greens, Roasted Beets, Candied Almonds,
Beechers Aged Cheddar and Blood Orange Vinaigrette

Entrée Choices

Wagyu Flat Iron
Sweet Potato Hash, Asparagus, Wild Mushroom Sauce

Seared Campbell River Salmon
House Cured and Preserved Lemons in a Light Caper and Cream Reduction
Cardamom-Ginger Scented Kabocha Squash Puree, Simple Oven Roasted Asparagus
Shaved Fennel and Fennel Frons tossed in Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Sea Salt

Quinoa and Edamame Cake
with Wild Mushroom Salad
Placed on Cardamom-Ginger Scented Kabocha Squash Puree
Simple Oven Roasted Asparagus

Alternating Desserts

Sacher Torte
Trio of raspberries

Lemon Tart

Starbucks Pike Place Roast Regular and Decaffeinated Coffee and Tazo Teas