2016 Gala Live Auction Items

  1. Four Disney World Park Hopper Passes:
    • Four 1-day passes valid during normal operating hours
    • Provides admission to any one or all of Disney’s unique theme parks:
      • Magic Kingdom Park
      • Epcot Center
      • Hollywood Studios
      • Animal Kingdom

Complimentary tickets cannot be upgraded, nor can they be applied towards a package to meet eligibility requirements.  Passes expire December 24, 2017.

  1. Indianapolis Get-Away

Donated by Nestle Inn and the Indianapolis Repertory Company

  • One night at historic Nestle Inn Bed and Breakfast in downtown Indianapolis, includes parking/Wi-Fi (expires 12/1/2016)
  • 2-vouchers for the Indianapolis Repertory 2015/2016 season
  • VISA gift cards ($75)
  1. Valentine Package:
    • Jane Seymour’s Open Heart necklace
    • Rose bouquet
    • Box of chocolates.
  2. Mama Mia.. That’s Italian!

Donated by Sandi Knapp

  • Enjoy a gourmet Italian feast for six catered by Sandi Knapp in your home or location of your choice. You choose the menu and she’ll provide the culinary expertise. Beverages are not included.
  1. South African Photo Safari for Two:

Donated by Trevor Shaw, Zula Nyala owner

Experience the trip of a lifetime! Your destination for six unforgettable days and nights is a private preserve in southern Maputaland, where the animals roam freely in one of the largest and most diverse conservation areas in South Africa. Stay at your choice of two 4-star locations: the stone and thatch Zulu Nyala Lodge or the elegant colonial Zula Nyala Heritage Hotel.  Cool lounges, wide verandas, sparkling pools and tennis courts make being “in camp” a relaxing, pleasurable experience. Your trip includes three meals per day and two daily photo game drives in an open Land Rover.

Airfare not included. Must use within two years. Non-refundable.

  1. Mississippi Riverboat Cruise

Donated by Riverboat Twilight:

  • Come aboard and welcome to the Heartland and the mighty Mississippi River! This 166-mile cruise is full of history, entertainment, eagle watching, and more. The excursion includes two adult tickets for a two-day cruise from Le Claire IA to Dubuque and back. All meals, activities, and lodging are included. Winner of this auction item must call in advance for reservations.
  1. Bobby Hull Jersey:

Donated by Bob and Julie Dobski

Professionally framed Chicago Blackhawks jersey signed by Hockey Hall of Famer and 1961 Stanley Cup player, Bobby Hull.

Certificate of Authenticity included.

  1. Gale Sayers Jersey:

Donated by Bob and Julie Dobski

Professionally framed Chicago Bears jersey signed by All American running back and NFL Hall of Famer Gale Sayers.

Certificate of Authenticity included.

  1. “An Evening in Tuscany”  Gourmet Dinner for Eight:

Donated by Bobbi and Matthew Hynes

You won’t want to miss this amazing multi-course gourmet meal prepared and served in the Hynes home!  Antipasto, primo, secondo, contorno, formaggi, dolce, and more.  Plus wine pairings!.

  1. Door County Wisconsin Getaway:

Donated by Don and Marilyn Kammler

Enjoy four days, three nights in a two bedroom home located on 16 acres of partially wooded property minutes from popular sites.    Dishwasher, DVD, VCR, and radio reception. No need for air conditioning. Smoke free and pet free. Dates available: May 2016 – June 15th 2016 and August 1, 2016 –October 2016.

  1. DBS Painting:

Donated by Dave and Diane Siglar

Spring is just around the corner.  Are you ready to freshen up a room?  Let us do the work for you! We will apply 2 coats of a color and finish of your choice to the walls of a room up to 250 square feet (9 foot high walls maximum height).  Includes 2 gallons of paint from Sherwin Williams (Cashmere), Don Smith Paint & Wallcoverings (Pratt & Lambert Accolade) or The Paint Depot (Manor Hall). DBS Painting has been making McLean County beautiful one room at a time for over 25 years!

  1. Bloomington-Normal Getaway

Holiday Inn Express one night, 2 Illinois Symphony Orchestra BCPA, 2 Castle Theatre Concert tickets, 2 invites to meet Bobbi Valli at the Dobski’s , and  $100 dinner at Biaggi’s provided by Dr. John and Jane Han.

  1. Flinger’s Craft Beer & Pizza Party for 10:

Donated by Pat Fruin

All you can eat and drink from Flinger’s entire menu: 24 craft beers, cheese bombs, Flinger’s rolls, pizza, fresh salads and the best wings in town.  Choose any 2016 NFL Sunday afternoon or Monday night game or the 2016 NCAA Final Four Championship game in March.

  1. Stan Musial “ Louis Cardinals”/ Autographed. Certificate of Authenticity included.

Donated by Bob and Julie Dobski