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2017 Live Auction Items

CDT_EYrgb_header2015.jpgChanhassen Package

Includes gift certificate for two people to attend a dinner theater production, an overnight motel stay in Minneapolis, and a $50 VISA gift card for gas or misc. expenses.

Donated by: First Premier Bank & Anonymous Donor

Estimated Value: $350

christmas concert.jpgChristmas Concert

VIP Tickets to "Glorious Christmas" concert December 10 featuring Casting Crowns and For King & Country.  Your Tickets include 2 seats in the VIP Section as well at Participation in the exclusive Q & A session with the Bands before the concert.  You will also receive a gift certificate to the Brazilian Grill to make your night complete.

Donated by: Sammon's Financial Group

Estimated Value: $300    The Experience: Amazing!!

chocolates.JPGMMMMMMMMMMMMMM So So Good!

This tray of chocolates is simply amazing.  I had a chance to sample them last year, and "Oh my are they good."  A sweet treat for a sweet cause. 

Donated by: Arlene Stern

Estimated Value: Too good to be true!

 

Sticky buns.jpg Sticky Buns

The most amazing buns you will ever taste! A little piece of heaven right here on earth.

Donated by: Florene Meier

Price:  $80

 

dinner rolls.jpgIn Memory of Henry

Clazina has been making homemade buns for many years for the Center of Hope Fall Benefit.  This year we want to honor the memory of her late husband and friend of the Center of Hope.  These dinner rolls are always baked with a healthy helping of love, and even more so this year.

Donated by: Clazina Van Wyhe

Estimated Value: Priceless

Golden Ticket Items

goldenticket.pngThe Golden Ticket!

Purchase one or more of 50 Golden Tickets for a chance to win your choice of the Golden ticket items that are listed below. For the price of a $30 ticket you have a chance to win a prize valued between $400 and $1,200.

Check out the descriptions of the items below. It should be noted that two of the items - the beef package and the hunting knife - will be included in the live auction if they are not selected by the winner of the Golden Ticket.

However, the three vacation packages - to Gettysburg, British Columbia or Maine - will NOT be included in the live auction if they are not chosen by the winner of the Golden Ticket.

Estimated Value: $610 to $1,200

box and pens_011.jpggoldenticket.png Handcrafted Pens & Keepsake Box

This box was created with a story to tell.  It was created in an oriental style using cherry, mahogany and hackberry woods. The pens have an interesting heritage.  The pen on the left is made from Padauk wood native to Myanmar/Thailand. There are two copper stripes which accent the stripes of black walnut and white as from a 1959 baseball bat.  The pen on the right  is made from recycled bookcase mahogany and black walnut from a tree in Madison, SD. The 4 stripes are cut from a South Dakota license plate.

Donated by: John Wade

Estimated Value: $170

NOTE:  If this item is not selected as the Golden Ticket, this item will be included in the live auction.

Beef.jpggoldenticket.pngWhere's the Beef?  Here's the Beef!

Great quality beef for you and your family.  This item consists of 204 pounds of beef packaged in steaks (2 per package), 3-pound roasts, and 1-pound packages of ground beef. 

Donated by: Vander Werff Quality Beef; Rich and Joy Vander Werff

Estimated Value: $600

NOTE:  If this item is not selected as the Golden Ticket, this item will be included in the live auction.

hunting-knife-html.gifgoldenticket.pngCal Klein Handcrafted Hunting Knife

Elk horn handles, colored spacers, ATS 34 stainless steel heat treated RC 60 blade, File Work on blade backbone, stainless steel bolsters, engine turning decorations, fancy pins, tapered tang and decorated leather sheath.

Donated by: Cal Klein

Estimated Value: $190.

NOTE:  If this item is not selected as the Golden Ticket, this item will be included in the live auction.

craftsman-crate-html.gifgoldenticket.pngCraftsman Crate

Repurposed wood crate, cordless drill and impact driver kit, 300-piece drill/driver kit, LED rechargeable work light, screwdriver set, pliers set, hammer, three-in-one saw, tape measure, 2 folding nut driver sets and utility knife.

Donated by: Rotary North of SF, Russ Robers

Estimated Value: $450.

NOTE:  If this item is not selected as the Golden Ticket, this item will be included in the live auction.

gettysburg.jpggoldenticket.png History Comes Alive at the Gettysburg Battlefield

History comes alive in the Gettysburg National Military Park.  Spend three days & two nights at the Battlefield Bed and Breakfast for two, Including a premier Battlefield bus tour and evening bus tour of Old Town Gettysburg

Donated by: Sammons Financial Group

Estimated Value: $1,200

NOTE: If this item is not selected as the Golden Ticket, this item will NOT be included in the live auction.

BC trip.jpggoldenticket.png Escape to Victoria's Elegance and Grandeur

Rising regally on Victoria's spectacular Inner Harbor, The Fairmont Empress showcases the spirit and energy of Vancouver Island in grand style with her turn-of-the-century beauty, The Fairmont Empress captures the grandeur and elegance of a bygone era, while her facilities and services meet the needs of today's traveler. Spend your days exploring the local sites and cuisine. You will be awestruck by the countless experiences The Fairmont Empress and Victoria can offer you!

Donated by: First Premier Bank

Estimated Value: $1,200

NOTE: If this item is not selected as the Golden Ticket, this item will NOT be included in the live auction.

Maine Trip.jpggoldenticket.png Make Memories in Maine

Hit the winding road, drive along the nooks and crannies of New England’s gorgeous rocky coast, past the fishing villages, and discover the charms of Boothbay Harbor or Belfast in Maine. Boothbay Harbor is the quintessential maritime village, and historic Belfast is the perfect place to explore the scenic seaport and architectural treasures. Both the Tugboat Inn and the Fireside Inn & Suites Ocean's Edge are long-time fixtures of hospitality, and offer you all the comforts of home so you can make the most of this refreshing escape!

Donated by: Sammons Financial Group

Estimated Value: $1,200

NOTE: If this item is not selected as the Golden Ticket, this item will NOT be included in the live auction.

Available for Purchase

Sailing.jpgSail Lake Superior

Be the crew of a 50-foot yacht with a seasoned captain.  Enjoy a three-day mini-vacation.  Leave the marina on a sunny afternoon from Bayfield Wisconsin and sail around the Apostle Islands.   Highlights, dependent on weather, you will sail Lake Superior, dock at Madeline Island and enjoy exploring the island and its sea caves, tour multiple light houses, take in some beach time and a beach bonfire, go for a swim and hike the trails.

Trip Includes:

Private bedrooms and baths for 3 couples.   8 meals   Beautiful Vistas

Donated by: First Premier Bank

Value: $4,800