The second annual Imagine 2005 Charity Wine Auction, held on July 30 at Chalk Hill Winery in Healdsburg, Calif., raised a total of $2.5 million for children's charities in Sonoma County and Russia. The event, which garnered $1,955,700 in live-auction bids and an additional $54,925 through a silent auction, drew wine-loving celebrities such as NBA star—turned-actor John Salley, actress Jane Seymour and Olympic gold medal—winning figure skater Brian Boitano.
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