Buffalo Trace Virtual Bourbon Experience & Raffle to Benefit WaterStep

October 21, 2020 - November 13, 2020 7:00 pm

Water Step, 625 Myrtle Street, Louisville, KY, USA


The Auction/Raffle will officially close at 8:00pm EST.

Winners will be notified and should proceed to check out at 8:00pm EST.

Pick up for prizes is available Monday - Friday, November 16-20th from 9:00am to 5:00pm EST

at 625 Myrtle St. Louisville, KY 40208


Flight #1 Winners!! (Items 101-118 Closed at 7:30pm EST)

Item #101 - Taste of Louisville #1: Christine Bohnenkamp

Item #102 - Ted's Cigars & Knob Creek: Bob Doligale

Item #103 - Louisville Water Experience: Kate Horton

Item #104 - Woodford Barrel & Bourbon: Mark Sneve

Item #105 - DINE Gift Basket: Vicki Lynn Stanley

Item #106 - Hand Crafted Bowl & Maker's 46: Davis Farris

Item #108 - Buffalo Trace Collection #1: Craig Harbsmeier

Item #109 - Blanton's Gift Set: Richard Spaulding

Item #110 - Handmade Leather Goods: John Dove

Item #111 - Copper & Kings Experience: Kathy Jacobi

Item #112 - Oldham Co Golf & Gustavo's: Whitney Eversole

Item #113 - Jeptha Creed Experience: John Dove

Item #114 - KY State Park Gift Certificate: Valerie Whitsell

Item #115 - Maker's Mark 101 Gift Set: Bob Doligale

Item #116 - Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year: Ariana Gibbs

Item #117 - Maker's 46 Geometric Wall Art: Jeremy Turner

Item #118 - Red Wine Trio: Robert Falk

Item #119 - Nub Cigar Pack/Herfador: Valerie Whitsell

Item #120 - Buffalo Trace & Cigars: Valerie Whitsell

Raffle Winners!! (Closed at 7:45pm EST)

Grand Prize - 6 millionth barrel bottle of Buffalo Trace: Nicholas Nelson

1. Eagle Rare: Jeffery Klingeman

2. Buffalo Trace National Historic Landmark Barrel Head: Shelley Lockhart

3. Maker's Mark limited edition U.K. 2012 NCAA Championship bottle: Christian Condit

4. Maker's Mark Wood Finishing Series limited edition 2020 bottle: Marcia Hogg

5. Old Carter Batch 6, Bottle #1128: John Bohenkamp

6. 2020 Limited Woodford Reserve Five Wood: Phillip Pennington

7. WL Weller, 12 Year: Mark Arriens

8. Buffalo Trace Yeti Tundra Cooler: John Bishop

9. Buffalo Trace Gift Basket: Bob Doligale

10. Blanton's Single Barrel in wooden case, Barrel #232: Herman Wallitsch

11. Old Rip Van Winkle, 10 year: Bob Doligale

Flight #2 Winners!! 

Item #200 - White Wine Trio: Karl Weidner

Item #201 - Taste of Louisville #2: Allan Sewell

Item #202 - Woodford Reserve Batch Proof: Tiffany Murphy

Item #203 - Nub Cigars & Old Forester 1910: Bob Doligale

Item #204 - Buffalo Trace Collection #2: Chris Gamble

Item #205 - Rocket Stove: Paul Sirek

Item #206 - Wild Turkey Gift Basket: Vaughn Bell

Item #207 - Persimmon Ridge Golf for Four: Allan Sewell

Item #208 - WL Weller Collection: Neal Dunlap

Item #209 - Ted's Cigars & Humidor: John Dove

Item #210 - Old Carter Bourbon & Rye: Darrin Hines

Item #211 - Louisville FC Soccer Tickets: Neal Dunlap

Item #212 - Kentucky Owl Bourbon & Rye: Bob Doligale

Item #213 - Maker's Mark Experience: Bob Doligale

Item #214 - Old Forester 150 Bourbon: Chris Gamble

Item #215 - Gary Digital Safe: Bob Doligale

Item #216 - 1974 Rebel Yell: Stephen Gibson

Item #217 - Van Winkle 12 Year Lot B: Chris Gamble

Item #218 - BT Single Oak Project: Neil J Stamp

Item #219 - Blanton's Stopper Set: Mark Sneve

Item #220 - Ted's Cigars/Herfador: Valerie Whitsell

Item #221 - Blanton's Stopper Set: Neal Dunlap

Item #301 - Ken Combs $50 Gift Certificate: Shannon Tivitt

Item #302 - Footwork's Gift Certificate: Thomas Bell

Item #303 - Men's Jackpine Hiker Boots: Bob Doligale

Item #305 - Women's Sorel Boots: John Dove

Item #307 - Women's KEEN Ankle Boots: Sylvia Duff-Kremer

Item #309 - Dyad 10 Women's Running Shoes: Christine Bohnenkamp

Item #310 - Women's KEEN Pull-on Boots: Valerie Whitsell

Item #311 - Men's Jackpine Hiker Boots: Brian Holloway

Item #312 - Men's Capstone Work Boots:  Christian Condit




Join us on this site November 13, 2020 from 7:00-8:15pm EST for a Special Live Stream Event!


The Buffalo Trace Virtual Bourbon Experience will be hosted by John Ramsey from WAVE 3 Listens Live! and include a special appearance from Harlen Wheatley, the Master Distiller of Buffalo Trace, as well as the Raffle & Auction Results!


The Event will get started at 7pm EST

Tune in at 6:30pm EST for some extra content about WaterStep!


Live Stream Event Agenda (EST)


6:30pm - Bonus WaterStep Content

7:00pm - The Event Starts!

7:00-7:15pm - Introduce WaterStep and Disaster Relief Work

7:15-7:30pm - John Ramsey from WAVE 3 Listens Live! interviews Harlen Wheatley, Buffalo Trace's Master Distiller

7:30pm - Close of Silent Auction Flight #1 (Items 100-120)

7:30-7:45pm - More Information on WaterStep

7:45pm - Raffle Closes

7:45-8:00pm - Audience Questions for Harlen Wheatley

8:00pm - Close of Silent Auction Flight #2 (Items 200-312)

8:00-8:10pm - Raffle Winners are drawn

8:15pm - The Event Ends!


Thank You for Joining Us!!


Questions for Harlen Wheatley? Text them to:

(502) 751-7104

Questions or Issues with the Raffle/Auction?

Text: (814) 923-8431

Email: kate.horton@waterstep.org

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Raffle Prizes and Information:



There is ONE Raffle Ticket Grand Prize, The 6 millionth barrel bottle of Buffalo Trace valued at over $1,250, and eleven other separate drawings for runner-up prizes, which will be drawn from the same set of ticket sales. This means that each raffle ticket will be placed back into the running for each of the runner-up prizes. The total value of all raffle items exceeds $5,000. Detailed descriptions of the Grand Prize and Runner-Up prizes are included on the "WaterStep Raffle Item".

 Only 249 raffle tickets are available for purchase for $100 each and can only be purchased through the official raffle website link. The drawing will be held on Friday, November 13, 2020 at  7:45 pm (EST) at WaterStep (WS) 625 Myrtle Street, Louisville, KY streaming live via our virtual platform. A WS employee will be using random.org to select the winning ticket(s).  Ticket sales will cease when all tickets are sold or no later than 7:45 pm (EST) on Friday, November 13, 2020. The winner does not need to be present or watching the live feed to win. Due to the current COVID health circumstances, the general public will not be able to attend the drawing. 

The winners will be announced the evening of the raffle at approx. 8:00 pm via the live stream on the official raffle website as well as all WS social media outlets. The winner(s) will also be notified via email, phone and/or certified mail if needed. 

ELIGIBILITY: Raffle ticket purchasers and the person named on a raffle ticket must be at least 21 years of age at the time of purchase. Offer is void to anyone under age of 21. WS accepts no liability or responsibility regarding the condition of the prize. All entries must be made in the name of the individual and no transfer of ownership of a ticket is permitted. No entries will be accepted from or on behalf of, corporations, trusts, partnerships, or other entities. Please be advised that WS employees are not eligible to purchase tickets.

 All Items will be available for pick-up at WaterStep - 625 Myrtle Street, Louisville, KY 40208 on Monday - Friday, November 16-20th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Edge Outreach, Inc (dba WaterStep) (WS) is a 501 (C)(3) organization, EIN# 61-1262016 Raffle License EXE-002381.

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Raffle and Auction Closing and Pick-Up Schedules:


Open: October 21, 2020 

Raffle Close: November 13, 2020, 7:45 PM (EST) Winner announced on live stream platform at approx. 8:00 pm.

Auction Item Close:

Flight #1 (100 series) will close at 7:30 pm on Friday, November 13, 2020.

Flight #2 (200 & 300 series) will close at 8:00 pm on Friday, November 13, 2020.


Note:  Winners do not need to be present (on live stream) to win.


All Items will be available for pick-up at WaterStep - 625 Myrtle Street, Louisville, KY 40208 

Monday - Friday, November 16-20th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Questions can be directed to Matt Castor, Director of Development, matt.castor@waterstep.org


Water Step, 625 Myrtle Street, Louisville, KY, USA

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