The Kids’ Ranch Annual Auction

The Kids’ Ranch Annual Auction
November 30, 2007
Generously Sponsored By
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
And Amcore Bank
Live Auction @ 7:30 p.m.
With special thanks on behalf of the children that will benefit from this evening’s events, the
entire Kids’ Ranch organization would like to extend a heartfelt “Thank You” to each and
every donor, volunteer and participant. Thank you for joining us in giving the lifelong gift
of literacy and unconditional caring to the precious children of our community.
This Evening’s Schedule
6:30 ~ 7:30 -- Preview items, purchase raffle tickets and enjoy Chef Michael’s delectable
7:30 – Live Auction Begins!
HALFTIME BREAK. Raffle Drawing!
Last chance to bid on Silent Auction items.
Silent Auction Ends!
Live Auction Resumes!
Raffle Prizes
1st Prize – A one-week stay at the Grand Beach Vacation Resort – Orlando, Florida
starting February 24, 2008! 3 bedroom –2 bath, whirlpool. Donated by Pat & Bill Wilde
(Value $1800).
2nd Prize – $250 Christmas Cash donated by Amcore Bank.
3rd Prize – Trek Mod Outwheeler – big wheel type trike for kids ages 3 – 10 (Value
Live Auction
1. American Girl doll, “Samantha” with an outfit and a set of 6 books donated by Betsy
Hansen. Value $125.
2. Enjoy a 45 minute flight for three (3) people aboard a Cessna 182. Donated by Pilot Joe
Canepa. Value $100.
3. 2008 Season Baraboo Country Club punch card. Good for ten (10) 18 hole or twenty
(20) 9 hole rounds of golf (excludes members only days). Value $260.
4. Handmade standing snowman created by Vonnie Leifer. Priceless!
5. Just for Him –
*Autographed photo of Bret Bielema donated by UW-Badgers Marketing & Promotions.
Value: Priceless!
*A plush Badger Robe donated by McArthur Professional Towel Mill. Value $69.
*$25 Gift Certificate from Baraboo Motors for Parts & Service.
6. Just for Her *Two cooking classes of your choice at Bekah Kate’s Kitchen, Kids, & Home. Value $90.
*A one-hour massage by Cheri Suefzer at Alternative Health Care Center. Value $55.
*$20 Gift Certificate for Little Village Café.
*A nightlight made by Tami Stute of Copper Creations.
7. Dessert Package – Beautiful hand-thrown pie plate created by Connie Westly from The
Gentle Bluebird Pottery. Value $40. PLUS a Pie a Month for Three Months by Baker
Extraordinaire Donna Meyer. Priceless! PLUS a Unique Gift Basket from Coffee Bean
Connection. Value $35.
8. A thrilling Para-sail ride over beautiful Lake Delton donated by Holiday Shores Water
Sports. Value $50 PLUS Two full-fare tickets for an exciting jet boat experience donated
by the Original Wisconsin Ducks, Inc. Value $42.
9. Dells Night Out- From the Ho-Chunk Casino a $100 Gift Certificate to dine at Copper
Oak Steakhouse PLUS Six (6) movie tickets for Desert Star Cinema donated by AGT.
10. Hand thrown 16” Platter donated by nationally renowned Potter Winn Byers. Value
11. Five Box Seats, food, beverages, and parking pass for the UW-Madison vs. UWMilwaukee Women’s Basketball game on December 4, 2007. Donated by Lycon, Inc.
Value $350.
12. Two (2) First Class Dinner Train tickets aboard the Snow Train on February 16,
2008. Donated by Mid-Continent Railway. Value $160.
13. Harvard Air Hockey Table donated by Charter Media.
Value $330.
14. “Oh Christmas Tree” Quilted 16” x 24” Wall Hanging. Donated by Carla Brining.
Value $40. PLUS two (2) fused glass Christmas Tree ornaments created by Jean Stephany
of Goat Crossing Studio. Value $30.
Last chance to bid on Silent Auction Items!!
15. Oscar Mayer Wiener Mobile pedal car donated by Virginia Foulk. Value $100.
16. An overnight stay in a two bedroom Rio Condominium at the Chula Vista Resort.
Donated by NRG Media. Value up to $300. PLUS Six (6) Water park tickets for Lost Rios
Indoor/Outdoor Water Park donated by Chula Vista. Value $180.
17. Delicious homemade baked bars/breads/cookies by our very own “Vanna White” –
Barb Stanek Quinn. Value $40.
18. Two Devil’s Head lift tickets and a snowboarding lesson for two. Donated by
instructor Chris Shanks. Value $140.
19. A 28” x 33” framed and matted print entitled “Egg Flowers” donated by local artist
Sara Strozinsky. Value $395.
20. Loaf of the Month Certificates for one free loaf of bread your choice each month.
Donated by Elite Bakery PLUS a half case of mixed wine donated by Bekah Kate’s
Kitchen, Kids, & Home. Value $100.
21. Child’s Green & Gold Packer Recliner with cup holder donated by The Furniture Loft.
Value $187.
22. Terry Redlin framed print, “Family Traditions” signed, open edition, 24” x 14”.
Donated by Bucky Voltz. Minimum bid $200. Value $400.
23. A Large Tray of Christmas Cookies freshly baked by Danete Keefer. Value $40
PLUS two (2) fused glass Christmas Tree ornaments created by Jean Stephany of Goat
Crossing Studio. Value $30.
24. Al Ringling Theatre has donated for your enjoyment, fifteen (15) tickets for any of
their 2008 Lively Arts Series events.
Value $300.
25. Lunch for Two at the Java Café. Value $25. PLUS a one-hour therapeutic massage
by Margaret Sullivan at Pro Health Alternatives. Value $60.
26. Enjoy a one week stay in this one bedroom (sleeps four) condominium at the
wonderful Harbour Lights Resort located in the center of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
(option available for additional bedroom). Donated by David & Judy Kamla. Value
27. Chef Michael Althen of Elite Catering will prepare a mouth-watering gourmet dinner
for four (4) in your home. Value $150.
28. Once again, LaDonna from An Siopa Eire has made her connection with Green Bay
and brings us exciting Packer Memorabilia! Priceless to a true Packer fan! (Still a secret at
the time of printing).
Remember it’s all for the kids!
Special Thanks to our Auctioneer – Mike Bourke. Your efforts are greatly
appreciated –thanks for making it so much fun! We would also like to thank our
Ben “Santa Claus” Greenwood
and Barb “Vanna White” Stanek Quinn.
We couldn’t do this without you ---and we wouldn’t want to!
Silent Auction Donors
McArthur Professional Towel Mills Carla Brining
CinderFellas Beauty Salon
Amy Teelin
Jamie Dresen
Wild Bird Barn
Gem City Candy Company
Judy Ellington
Christmas Treeland
Goat Crossing Studio
Wreaths by Chalan
DEKORRA Products
Turtle Island Beads & Gallery
Judy Kamla
Inspire Industries
Baraboo National Bank
Sara Bancroft-Short
Shell Lee Hainz
Cornerstone Gallery
Garden Party
McFarlanes’ True Value
Quintessential Quilts
By Boots
Dave & Deri Ament
Irene Thompson
Helen’s Daughters
B.K. Holzem Enterprises
Sports Impressions
Corner Drug Store
Betty Smith
David Fuhs
David & Judy Kamla
Slama’s Lawn & Sports
Copper Oak Steakhouse
Sophie’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts
Casino 2000
Original Wisconsin Ducks, Inc.
An Siopa Eire
Shadow Box Gallery, Inc.
Holiday Wholesale
Char Olson
Linda Faivre
The Del-Bar
Intuitive Touch Massage
Copper Creations
Baraboo Motors
Glacier Rock
Peg McMillan
Baraboo Turning Point Studio
Mount Olympus Water & Theme Park
Alternative Health Care Center – Dr. Kevin Bartol
Alternative Health Care Center – Cheri Seufzer
Just Imagine Your Favorite Toy Store
Moxie & Friends Photo Expressions
Bekah Kate’s Kitchen, Kids & Home
Spirit Horses Wellness Center – Tayanne Kliner,
Betty Frey, Terry Haag, and Jeni Kippley
Additional Donations:
In lieu of an auction item, a scholarship donation was made by:
*RR Donnely (formerly Perry Judds)
*Seneca Foods Corporation
*Huinker’s Body Shop
Publicity Materials Donated by:
*Dell Prairie Printers
*Minuteman Press
*The Sign Shop of Baraboo
The delicious chocolate fountain was graciously donated by A & A Chocolate Fountains
of Poynette, Wisconsin
Tonight’s entertainment is provided by Larry Stout.
Every effort has been made to recognize each and every donation. Please accept our
apology if your name was inadvertently missed.
Minimum bids may be required on certain items.
Changes or alterations of any item are at the sole expense of the recipient.
Family Reunions –
Retreats – Meetings
Small Weddings
Set in the beautiful rolling hills of Rock Springs (halfway between Baraboo and
Reedsburg) the Kids’ Ranch is the perfect location for your next special event.
For rental information and to book your next event, please call Anne at (608) 522KIDS or (608) 393-1037.