The 13th annual Mentor Iowa Tidrick Honors auction will take place on Sunday, May 1st, 2016 at the Hyperion Field Club in Johnston, Iowa starting at 2 pm. 

Silent Auction will start at 2 pm – 3:30 pm. Program will begin at 3:45 pm. Live Auction to follow.

Program will include:

Presentation of the 2016 Tidrick Honors to Adventureland Resort.

Presentation of the 2016 Mentor of the Year to Michael Coughlin.

Presentation of the 2016 Dean Lester Scholarship award recipient.

Announcement of the Dan & Dee O’Donnell Scholarship award.

Announcement of the Jimmy Millhollin Mentee Assistance fund.

Many thanks to the following sponsors who allow this event to be free and open to the public:


D.M. Kelly & Company

Four Eyes Foto

Brent & Sherri Gast

Carl & Marcene Grant Jr.

Hyperion Field Club

Brad & Angela Imming

Charles & Jaina Johnson

Lana Jones-Gould

Kaleidoscope Marketing & Design

Peter Kitundu & Anjela Shutts

Steve & Connie Koehn

Dr. Amy Kumagai

Lynn & Jan Reinicke

Kim & Connie Schmett

Thomas Sherrard

Donnie Tryon



Live Auction


  1. Date Night

This package includes everything needed to have a perfect night with your loved one in West Des Moines.  Start your night out with your $100 in gift cards to Flemings, continue your fun night with your “admit 2” passes to the Funny Bone.  After the show enjoy the rest of your night with your one-night hotel stay package at the Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines.  Buy your sweetie some flowers to start the night off with your $25 gift certificate to Plaza Florist.  Surprise your sweetie by spoiling her with this pair of Mokume – Gane set of earrings.

Donated by Flemings, Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines, Funny Bone, Plaza Florist, Tim & Sue Hatling


  1. Up, Up and Away

1 hot air balloon ride for two passengers.  Certificate expires May 1st, 2017.  After your amazing adventure up in the air, enjoy a nice dinner with your $100 gift certificate to the Waterfront Seafood Market.

Donated by Tim and Elsie Cloyd, Waterfront Seafood Market


  1. Philadelphia Story

Philadelphia Story is a contemporary cityscape. Done in soft blues and greys, this large piece (40x54) is canvas wrapped with a textured giclee finish and an easy piece to work into any style of home décor.

Donated by Elements by K. Sorbe


  1. This IS Next Year

You will receive 2 tickets to the Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds game on Tuesday, July 5th at 1:30 pm at historic Wrigley Field.  The seats are Upper Box Midfield, Section 434, Seats 107 and 108.  An incredible Cubs memorabilia package comes with the tickets including an autographed baseball from 2015 NL Rookie of the Year Kris Bryant, an autographed bat from outfielder Matt Szczur and an autographed 8 x 10 from catcher Miguel Montero.  Eight reserved grandstand tickets to an Iowa Cubs home game are included so you can see the future Chicago Cubs in action while they are still here in Des Moines.  Also included are two $20 gift certificates to Johnny’s Hall of Fame to celebrate your great pitch.

Donated by the Connie Klug, Chicago Cubs, Joe Nelson, Michael Gartner, Iowa Cubs, Johnny’s Hall of Fame


  1. Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend

Diamonds definitely are a girl’s best friend with this .65-point pear shaped solitaire pendant guaranteed to sparkle and be the envy of all your friends.

Donated by Tim & Sue Hatling


  1. You Will Never Hear “I’m Bored” Again

This package will keep your family entertained for many hours and countless memories will be made with the many fun things you will have access too.  Included in this family fun package are:  $50 gift card to HobbyTown (Ankeny), Family four pass to Blank Park Zoo, 8 30 minutes free coupons to SkyZone, 4 Free Pass gift certificates to The Playground for Kids, 4 tickets to Center Grove Orchard and bottles of Apple Butter Syrup, Medium Apple Salsa & Apple Butter, 10 Buy one get one free admission gift certificates to Fridley Theatres and 4 Complimentary Admissions to Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium.

Donated by HobbyTown (Ankeny), Blank Park Zoo, SkyZone, The Playground for Kids, Center Grove Orchard, Fridley Theatres, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium


  1. Wavepool Cabana Party at Adventure Bay

This Wavepool Cabana Party At Adventure Bay in Adventureland includes the following:  10 park admission tickets, 225 square foot cabana, priority access to Adventure Bay, access to a 32″ LED Flat Screen TV with Direct TV and HD Blu-Ray and full surround sound and audio, Internet access, refrigerator with 10 bottles of water, keypad locked safe, locked cabinet for larger bags, ceiling fan and premium furnishings, complimentary lazy river/wavepool tubes and a personal host providing food & beverage service.

Donated by Adventureland of America


  1. Bragging Rights

Four 50-yard line seats for the Iowa State vs. Northern Iowa football game (Saturday, September 3rd) an autographed football from Iowa State Head Coach, Mark Campbell and a $20 gift certificate to Hickory Park.

Donated by David Erickson, Geff Gescheidler, Hickory Park Restaurant


  1. Genuine

You will receive a genuine Ruby and Diamond bracelet approximately ¾ carat total weight in gold over a sterling setting.

Donated by Herman’s


  1. Mile High Super Bowl Champs

You will receive four upper Deck Midfield tickets to see the Super Bowl Champions, Denver Broncos, in action at Sports Authority Field in Denver, CO for either the Kansas City Chiefs, Indianapolis Colts or the Oakland Raiders (bidder can choose from any of these games.)  The seats are in the MidField Upper Deck.  You also will receive a parking pass with the tickets as well.  Also included is a book titled “Fight to the Finish” produced by the Denver Post commemorating the Broncos’ 2015 Championship season, Feel like you have played with the pros with this Game Used NFL military themed football provided from NFL Referee, Scott Helverson.  Mr. Helverson also included 3 NFL hats to feel like you are in the game.  If you are a fan of the Colts, you can enjoy this team stamped football.  Spend the night in Denver before or after the game at Drury Hotels.

Donated by Connie Klug, Scott Helverson, Drury Hotels, Indianapolis Colts


(At the end of Live auction item #10 we will be auctioning off the two large hanging plants donated by Canoyer Garden Center and LuAnn VanKirk.  We also will be auctioning off the flower displays created and donated by Connie Schmett.)


Silent Auction


Spotlight items


Spot 1.  100 Years of Des Moines

Enjoy this incredible print of Des Moines.  From one view it is Des Moines in 1914, but the image transforms to 2014 as the viewer pans the photo.  This lenticular print will look amazing in your office and definitely be a conversation starter.

Donated by Dean and Krista Tanner


Spot 2.  Party Time

Wine tasting party for 20 at WineStyles.

Donated by WineStyles


Spot 3.  Okoboji Style

Head up north and enjoy all that Okoboji has to offer with this fun package.  You will receive 4 park passes to Arnolds Park Amusement Park, 4 Queen II passes to the Queen II Excursion Boat, a $25 gift certificate to Sportsman’s Pub and a $30 gift certificate to the Consignment Corner.

Donated by Arnolds Park Adventureland Park, Sportsman’s Pub, Consignment Corner


Spot 4.  Here Comes the Dough

Enjoy this unique 5-foot-long dough riser from our friends at West End Architectural Salvage.  This piece is from Egypt and will look amazing on your dining room table or hanging on your wall.

Donated by West End Architectural Salvage


Spot 5.  The Wild Rose

One room two night stay at the Wild Rose Casino/Hotel in Emmetsburg, dinner for 2 at Dunnigan’s and $100 in free slot play.  Also included is an assortment of Wild Rose Casino branded items.

Donated by Wild Rose Entertainment


Spot 6.  The Club of Choice

Foursome with carts at the Hyperion Field Club.

Donated by the Hyperion Field Club


Spot 7.  The SUITE Life

You will receive an Iowa Cubs skybox for 12 for the Saturday, May 28th game versus the Albuquerque Isotopes.  Also included with this package is water and Coca-Cola products.

Donated by Atlantic Bottling


Spot 8.  Custom Made

You will receive custom made quilt created by 2013 Tidrick Honors recipient, Louise Whitlow.

Donated by Louise Whitlow


Spot 9.  Put a Smile on Your Face

You will receive a black edition Sonicare Professional electronic toothbrush.  Also included in this package are 2 brush heads, whitening pen and sugar-free gumballs.

Donated by Philips Sonicare and Zoom division of Philips


Spot 10.  Pearly Whites

You will receive a pink Sonicare Professional electronic toothbrush.  Also included in this package are 2 brush heads, sensitivity relief toothpaste and a take-home whitening kit.

Donated by Philips Sonicare and Zoom division of Philips


Spot 11.  Sitting in Style

You will receive this upholstered track office chair.

Donated by Iowa Prison Industries


Spot 12.  Storm Lake Getaway

You will have all kinds of fun with this getaway in Storm Lake.  Included in this package is a 2 night stay at King’s Pointe Waterpark Resort in a Standard City View room & 4 full-access waterpark passes (Based on availability, excludes blackout dates. Not valid Memorial Day through Labor Day, Friday’s or Saturday’s.)  You will also receive $50 in Storm Lake bucks redeemable as cash at participating Storm Lake merchants.  Enjoy a morning beverage with your $25 gift certificate to Grand Central Coffee Station.  As you are strolling through Storm Lake you can also use your $20 gift card to Kristy’s Kandies and your $30 gift certificate to the Sugar Bowl Gold Crown Hallmark Store.

Donated by King’s Pointe Waterpark Resort, Grand Central Coffee Station, Storm Lake Merchants, Kristy’s Kandies, Sugar Bowl Gold Crown Hallmark Store


Spot 13.  The Complete Package

You will receive a Complete Package Vehicle Detailing from R Jones Collision.  This package includes a hand wash & dry, clean rims & condition tires, polish exterior, wash windows (inside & out), vacuum interior, clean door jambs & trunk, bug & tar removal, degrease engine compartment, dust dash and shampoo floor mats.  Keep your car smelling wonderful after the detail with your IonCare Car/Bathroom Deodorizer.

Donated by R Jones Collision, Oreck Clean Home Center


Spot 14.  Yoga Power

You will receive all you need to be in touch with yourself.  Included in this package are 2 gift certificates good for a 5 pack of classes at Power Life Yoga.  Also included is a yoga mat and fit bit provided by Alpha Ventures LLC.

Donated by Power Life Yoga, Alpha Ventures LLC




A1.  You’re a Grand Ole Flag

An original piece of screen art inspired by the American Flag created by local artist Peri Woltjer.

Donated by Out of My Mind Designs


A2.  Reach for the Stars Angel

Isabel Bloom sculpture titled “Reach for the Stars Angel”.

Donated by the Isabel Bloom (Valley West Mall)


A3.  Whole

This unique piece was created especially for the Mentor Iowa auction.  This piece is titled to describe the difficult, “dark” experience the children of Mentor Iowa live with; in congruence with the dark theme is light.  These children receive some ease and “light” in their lives through Mentor Iowa.  Just as important is the “light” that these children bring to the lives of others.  This painting aims to recognize and appreciate the whole child, the dark and the light, of these children; just as Mentor Iowa does.

Donated by Alexandria Bradley


A4.  Terrace Hill

Terrace Hill framed and matted print signed by Governor Terry Branstad and First Lady Chris Branstad.

Donated by Governor Terry Branstad, First Lady Chris Branstad, Kim & Connie Schmett


A5.  The Iowa Capitol

Artist Proof of the print “The Iowa Capitol”.  This piece is signed by the artist Bill Fultz.

Donated by Bill Fultz


A6.  Pope Saint John Paul II

Artist Proof of the print “Pope Saint John Paul II”.  This piece is signed by the artist Bill Fultz.

Donated by Bill Fultz


A7.  Pope Saint John XXIII

Artist Proof of the print “Pope Saint John XXIII”.  This piece is signed by the artist Bill Fultz.

Donated by Bill Fultz


A8.  Two of a Kind

Enjoy this original painting on canvas created by artist, Bailey Johnson.  This work of art was specifically created for the Mentor Iowa auction and features a dolphin theme.  Ms. Johnson is a graduate of Roosevelt High School and currently is attending DMACC.

Donated by Amy Smith


A9.  Uplifted

This unique piece was created especially for the Mentor Iowa auction.  This piece is titled in order to define no just how the mentors impact these children, but how these wonderful children impact others.  Their strength, courage, will, wit and so much more go challenged but unbroken.  Aw-inspiring people make up Mentor Iowa, and this painting is a small tribute to that.

Donated by Alexandria Bradley


A10.  Cherish Family

Enjoy this original Sticks piece titled “Cherish Family”.  This theme represents everyone here at the auction today as we are all members of the Mentor Iowa family!

Donated by Mentor Iowa


A11.  Mimosas and Art

This item will allow you to participate in a Mimosas + Art class to be used any time before April 30th, 2017 at the Des Moines Art Center.  This certificate covers the tuition and material fee up to $50 total.  Use your $40 gift card to Baratta’s after you have created your work of art.

Donated by the Des Moines Art Center, Baratta’s


A12.  Duffy

You will win a full sized print of any cartoon of your choice from cartoonist, Brian Duffy.

Donated by Brian Duffy Cartoons


A13.  Winter Pair-Cardinals

This framed and matted print is signed by artist Larry Zach and numbered 59/850.  This piece is the creation of the Mr. Zach based upon his sketches, photographs and experiences.  All art credentials are provided on the back of the print.

Donated by Bob and LaRue Maddox


A14.  Flowing

Enjoy this peaceful print of a water stream created by artist Bill Fultz.  This print comes on a foam core and is ready for you to frame for your house color scheme.

Donated by Bill Fultz


A15.  Bridges of Madison County

Enjoy this matted print of the Bridges of Madison County by David Austin.

Donated by Kim and Connie Schmett


A16.  Dreams and Detours

12 custom made cards for you to share your special words with the ones you love.  Also included is a signed “Dreams and Detours” book from author Mike Pace.

Donated by Gail Pace of Found Art, Mike Pace


A17.  Commissioned

Enjoy this commissioned wrap around art piece commissioned by American Republic.

Donated by Steven Vail Gallery


A18.  Good Boy

Enjoy the framed and matted print of a Yellow Labrador created by Ruane Manning in 1987.

Donated by Kim and Steve Stewart


A19.  A Lot of Heart

Enjoy this beautiful screen art piece featuring three layers of hearts on a stand to compliment any room in your house.

Donated by the Treasure House (Ankeny)


Clothing & Accessories


CA1.  Your Wrist’s Best Friend

You will be the envy of all of your friends with this gorgeous bracelet from Fiscus Diamond Jewelry with jewelry cleaner and some additional Fiscus items.

Donated by Fiscus Diamond Jewelry


CA2.  Itti Bitti

A fun, simple bottle cap adorned with antique jewelry and small found treasures becomes a versatile, timeless necklace…equally smashing with a t-shirt or little black dress.

Donated by Luann Simpson-Itti Bitti


CA3.  Smashing Look

A fun, simple bottle cap adorned with antique jewelry and small found treasures becomes a versatile, timeless necklace…equally smashing with a t-shirt or little black dress.

Donated by Luann Simpson-Itti Bitti


CA4.  Guilt Free Shopping

Shop with no guilt when you buy that special something you have always wanted with your $100 gift card to Old Navy.

Donated by Old Navy


CA5.  You Are All Set

You will be set for every day of the week with this package including a travel jewelry case, journal, tote and $25 gift card to White House / Black Market.

Donated by White House / Black Market


CA6.  Templeton Rye Goodies

This package has several items featuring the Templeton Rye brand.

Donated by Templeton Rye


CA7.  cabi Collection

This package will have you ready for any occasion with this cabi collection including – Sorbet pullover size M, shelf bra cami size M, tie back tee size M and white wide leg jean size 10L.  This package is valued at $315!

Donated by Jennifer Parker of cabi


CA8.  We Want the Funk

Here is a great way to spend some quality shopping time with your friends.  You can host a private shopping party at the Funky Zebras boutique (3 locations).  The hostess receives 10% of the total party sales as a credit towards FREE clothing.  Also included is a bottle of sweet sparkling Moscato Rose wine to help get you in the mood to shop.

Donated by the Funky Zebras


Food & Wine


FW1.  Americana “Brunch Style”

You will receive 4 “Saturday Bombshell Brunch Combo” gift certificates.  This incredible brunch includes their famous unlimited brunch buffet as well as their bottomless mimosa & Bloody Mary bar.

Donated by Americana


FW2.  Best Brunch in town

You will receive 4 “Saturday Bombshell Brunch Combo” gift certificates.  This incredible brunch includes their famous unlimited brunch buffet as well as their bottomless mimosa & Bloody Mary bar.

Donated by Americana


FW3.  You Are a Saint

Have a fun night out with your 2 $50 gift cards to Saints, Tonic Bar, Beaver Tap or Taco Hangover.

Donated by Riley Drive Entertainment


FW4.  The Ultimate Winery Experiences

Enjoy Dinner for two including a glass of wine per person up to $50 gift certificate at The Wine Experience.  You also will receive a “5 free cheese plates” gift card at Jasper Winery along with a Jasper Winery “wine” container.

Donated by The Wine Experience, Jasper Winery


FW5.  Time To Prosper

Enjoy your 10 Free Lunch gift certificates at Basil Prosperi.

Donated by Basil Prosperi


FW6.  Planned or Impulse

You will receive 4 gift cards total in the amount of $100 to take care of your grocery or impulse shopping needs.  You will receive 2 $25 Hy-Vee gift cards and 2 $25 Casey’s gift cards to take care of your grocery purchases.

Donated by Bob & LaRue Maddox


FW7.  A Rare Find

This is an incredible find and will be a talking piece for any of your house guests.  You will receive a pizza board from Egypt with tile on it from a sorority house on the campus at Iowa State University.  Also included with this package are two bottles of wine (Malbec/Cabernet & Sauvignon Blanc) and two Reidel wine glasses.

Donated by West End Architectural Salvage, James Eilers from Willy’s Bistro, Doris Gorius from Boulton & Hay


FW8.  From the Cellar

Enjoy this wine basket that is dedicated for the true wine lover.

Donated by Dr. Amy Kumagai, Phil & Kathy Douglas


FW9.  Lucca

Enjoy a night without having to cook with your $100 gift certificate to Lucca.

Donated by Lucca



For the Family


FF1.  The Great Martini

Mentor Iowa’s own Executive Director, Marty Lester, will perform a 30-minute magic show for your child’s party or classroom.  This magic show will entertain audience members 2nd grade or lower.

Donated by Marty Lester


FF2.  Best Birthday Ever

This gift certificate entitles you to a Grand Prix Birthday Party for up to 10 guests, one 16” pizza and lemonade.  Also included is 1 Go-Kart Race, 1 Bumper Boat Race, 1 Round of Mini-Golf, 1 Game of Laser Tag, 2 Tokens for the Batting Range, Basket Ball Hot Shot and use of the Inflatable Obstacle Course (weather permitting).

Donated by Sleepy Hollow Sports Park


FF3.  The Ultimate Doll Collection

This incredible package is everything a little girl could dream for in a doll collection.  You will receive 10 dolls total along with stands.  Miscellaneous other doll items are included with this package as well.

Donated by Mallory Pope, Emily Eveland


FF4.  American Girl Makeover

Dress up your American Girl doll with these clothes and custom made furniture.

Donated by Chris and Janet Bishop


FF5.  Your Pet’s Perfect Package

This package will help you and your best friend travel in style.  You will receive a 4-in-1 convertible wheeled pet carrier made by Snoozer.  Also included is a Creature comforts leash and Pet Odor exterminator candles (Cinnamon Apple & Sandalwood scents).

Donated by Bob and LaRue Maddox, Creature Comforts – The Vet Clinic


FF6.  Memories Captured Forever

This package will allow you to print your photos from your phone.  You will receive in this package a VuPoint Solutions Photo Cube Compact Photo Printer and a Color Cartridge.

Donated by Bob and LaRue Maddox


FF7.  For the Buena Vista Fan

If you are a fan of Buena Vista then this is the package for you.  You will receive a BV sweatshirt, t-shirt, lanyard, pennant, 2 coozies and water bottle.

Donated by Buena Vista University


FF8.  Say Cheese

You will receive a sitting for a studio/outdoor family session gift certificate along with a 16 x 20 print of your favorite shot.

Donated by Life Journey Photography


FF9.  Smile Pretty

You will receive a sitting for a studio/outdoor family session gift certificate along with a 16 x 20 print of your favorite shot.

Donated by Life Journey Photography


FF10.  Feel the Beat

Listen to your favorite tunes anywhere you want to go with this duffle bag that contains a MP3 speaker.

Donated by State Farm – Mark Courter



For the Home


FH1.  Fertile Soil

Five fertilizer and weed control treatments up to 10,000 square feet in the Des Moines area.

Donated by Ripke Lawn Service


FH2.  Never Misses a Spot

This certificate is good for a $100 residential window cleaning from Larry’s Window Service.

Donated by Larry’s Window Service


FH3.  We Install So You Can Use

This package helps update your bathroom toiletry needs.  You will receive 1 White Pro Flow Toilet ($100 value) from Ferguson ProVisions and AJM Plumbing will install it for free ($90 value).

Donated by Ferguson ProVisions, AJM Plumbing


FH4.  Clean on the Inside

Free interior car detailing from Greenfield Auto.

Donated by Greenfield Auto


FH5.  Clean as a Whistle

Free interior car detailing from Greenfield Auto.

Donated by Greenfield Auto


FH6.  Pays Attention to Detail

One free Auto Detailing from Ankeny Auto Body I.

Donated by Ankeny Auto Body I


FH7.  Crystal Clear

You will receive a water stand, crock and gift certificate for three 5-gallon bottles of Crystal Clear Drinking Water.

Donated by Crystal Clear Water


FH8.  Woven With Love

You will receive a handmade woven Alpaca wool rug by Ginger Sucich.

Donated by Ginger Sucich


FH9.  A Bucket of Fun

This bucket from Lowe’s at Jordan Creek will allow you to get any home project done and save money at the same time.  You will also receive a U.S. Lock Deadbolt to keep your house safe and sound.

Donated by Lowe’s at Jordan Creek, Des Moines Lock


FH10.  Tea Time

You will enjoy your tea even more when it is served with this 13 piece Siena Tea Set & be ready to serve right away with your 2 boxes of Miracle Tree Moringa Organic Tea.

Donated by Tim & Sue Hatling


FH11.  White Glove Inspection

One free Auto Detailing from Ankeny Auto Body I.

Donated by Ankeny Auto Body I


FH12.  Lemon Lime Fresh

You will receive 2 hours of cleaning at your residence with 2 people with this gift certificate.

Donated by Ashley Vanderpool of Lemon Lime Cleaning


FH13.  Are You Being Served

Enjoy serving your house guests with this stylish wooden serving tray.

Donated by Trieste


FH14.  In-Home Consult

Get ideas on how to help your home look the way you want it to with this 1-hour in-home consult from The Elements By K. Sorbe in Storm Lake.  Certificate expires April 2017.

Donated by Elements by K. Sorbe


FH15.  Everything But the Kitchen Sink

You will receive a wide variety of items that are designed to help you and your house stay up to date.  Included are a “Palace” scented candle & Enchanted Garden Nut Bowl w/spoon from Michael Aram, The Splendid Table’s How to Eat Supper book and a pizza cutter.

Donated by Sue & Tim Hatling, Ktichen Collage


FH16.  You Look Dapper

You will receive two $25 gift certificates to Dapper Dan’s Absolut Dry Cleaners in Ankeny.

Donated by Dapper Dan’s Absolut Dry Cleaners


FH17.  Lawnscaping Fun

Spruce up your lawn with these fun decorations.  This repurposed pallet includes a blue/yellow flower, orange/yellow flower and a green birdhouse.  You can use your $25 gift card to Wal-Mart to purchase any additional items to spruce up your yard.

Donated by Margo & Chris Fox, Wal-Mart (Altoona)


FH18.  Feels Like Spring

It will start feeling like Spring with the set of 4 Spring plates.

Donated by Trieste


FH19.  Gone Forever

Never worry about your paper shredding needs again with this Fellows PowerShred 73Ci shredder.  The list price on this shredder is $385.

Donated by Triplett Companies




G1.  Copper Creek

Four gift cards for 1 free round of golf with cart for 18 holes at Copper Creek Golf Course in Pleasant Hill.

Donated by Copper Creek Golf Course


G2.  The Ultimate Course

Foursome with carts at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake.  (valid Sunday – Friday, expires 12/31/16)

Donated by the Honey Creek Resort State Park on Rathbun Lake


G3.  Divots & Dimples

You will receive a team in the 2016 Divots & Dimples Charity golf outing set with the date of Friday, September 23rd.

Donated by Mentor Iowa


G4.  Grip It and Rip It

Foursome with carts at Willow Creek Golf Course.  Expires 12/31/16.

Donated by Willow Creek Golf Course


G5.  Senior PGA at its Finest

You will receive four Good-Any-One-Day tickets to the 2016 Principal Charity Classic along with four Concession Stand Vouchers.  Grab a bite to eat after the classic is over with your 2 $25 gift cards to Tumea & Sons.

Donated by the Principal Charity Golf Classic, Tumea & Sons


Health & Beauty


HB1.  Half Day Excursion Package

Gift certificate for Sahar’s Salon, Day Spa and Boutique which features a 1 hour Swedish Massage, 1 hour European Facial, Lunch, Pedicure and Manicure.

Donated by Sahar’s Salon, Day Spa and Boutique


HB2.  Improving Quality of Life

This package will allow you to enjoy the incredible products produced by Norwex.  You will receive a Back Scrubber, Body Pack, Pet-to-Dry Tiger and Natural Hand Cleaner.

Donated by Louisa Dykstra of Norwex


HB3.  Aveda Spree and Hot Sticks

You will receive a $75 gift certificate to the Aveda Institute Des Moines and also a Conair ¾ in. spiral iron.

Donated by Aveda Institute Des Moines, LaRue Maddox


HB4.  2 Hours of ME

Be the envy of your friends by enjoying your 1-hour massage and 1 hour facial from Massage Envy.

Donated by Massage Envy


HB5.  It’s All About Me

Enjoy this package that is all about spoiling yourself.  Included in this package is a 60-minute massage w/level 1, pedicure and manicure.

Donated by the Aveda Serenity Couture – Valley West Mall


HB6.  Healthy Skin, Real Results

You will love the look and feel of your skin after experiencing the Hydrafacial treatment you will receive with this gift certificate to Urban Effects Med Spa.

Donated by Janet Calhoun & Susan Cross ARNP of Urban Effects Med Spa


HB7.  Let Me Spoil You

This beauty package will make you feel pretty and good about yourself.  You will receive a haircut, botanical strengthening hair treatment and eye brow wax with Christin VanKirk of Serenity Aveda at West Glen.

Donated by Christin VanKirk, Serenity Couture West Glen


HB8.  Peace and Serenity

This beauty package will help you relax and make you happy.  Included in this package is a cut, style, treatment, brow wax and candle with level one stylist from Serenity Couture West Glen.

Donated by Serenity Couture West Glen


HB9.  A Beautifying Basket

You will receive a $25 gift certificate to Adara Salon & Spa.  Also within this package are AVEDA Beautifying products including Crème cleansing oil, body moisturizer and composition.

Donated by Adara Salon & Spa, Salon Spa W


HB10.  Your Dentist Would Be Proud

This package includes all the items needed to keep your teeth healthy.  Included in this package is a Oral-B Professional Rechargeable toothbrush, Crest Pro-Health anticavity fluoride rinse and Gum Health, and floss.

Donated by Carney and Sorensen Family Dentistry


HB11.  I Can See Clearly Now

Free comprehensive Eye Exam gift certificate and Luxottica gift certificate.

Donated by Dr. Amanda Korth with Korth Eye Care LLC


HB12.  Nourish Your Roots

45-minute massage gift certificate from the Family Tree Yoga & Massage.

Donated by The Family Tree Yoga & Massage


HB13.  Find Your Inner Peace

45-minute massage gift certificate from the Family Tree Yoga & Massage.

Donated by The Family Tree Yoga & Massage


HB14.  For Health and Wellness

You will receive two gift certificates that will focus on your health and wellness.  One gift certificate is for one (1) half-hour massage session and the other is for one (1) half-hour Normatec massage session.

Donated by Amanda Lundstedt, BSBA, LMT with Active Edge Orthopedic and Sports Massage


HB15.  Lasting Beauty

This package will provide many products designed to keep you looking your best.  Included in the package is a Mary Kay skin care basket and $15 gift card, product and gift bag from Urban Style Salon & Suites, gift card and Aveda products from Art of Life and products from Anani Salon.

Donated by Patti George (Mary Kay), Urban Style Salon & Suites, Art of Life, Anani Salon


HB16.  Young Living

This basket contains many items to help keep your fountain of youth going strong.  Included in this package are Thieves products, Thieves oils, Peppermint Essential Oil, Lavender Chap Stick, Travel Bag/samples, Ningxia Red Packets and Young Living Kitchen Towels.

Donated by Lisa Douglas


Out & About


OA1.  Get Your Wiiings!

This package is perfect for the aspiring pilot.  Included is a Discovery flight in a Cessna 172 at Exec 1 Aviation in Ankeny.  Also included is a Top Gun DVD and a four pack of Red Bull and Yellow Edition Red Bull.

Donated by Voss Distributing, Red Bull


OA2.  Oktoberfest & SWINE

You will receive 2 Upgraded tickets to the 2016 Oktoberfest celebration held Friday, September 23rd and Saturday, September 24th.  These tickets include 2 glass steins and access to the Lederhosen Lounge equipped with Bier Maidens to serve you and other perks.  You also will receive 2 tickets to the 2016 SWINE Festival held on Saturday, June 4, 2016 outside the newly renovated Iowa Culinary Institute in Ankeny.

Donated by In Any Event


OA3.  OHHHHHHHHH BACON!!!!  Early Entry Style

Be one of the first to get 2 Early Entry tickets to the World’s Premier Bacon Festival.

Donated by the Iowa Bacon Board


OA4.  Grand Falls

Enjoy a nice trip to Larchwood, Iowa and stay at the Grand Falls Casino Resort with a 1 standard room reservation stay (Sun – Thurs) – must be a Resort Club member to redeem and two Robert’s lunch buffets.  Expires 11/1/16.

Donated by Grand Falls Casino Resort


OA5.  Bang for Your Buck

Enjoy one Staycation Package which includes One Free Hotel Stay and 2 Free Buffets at Terrible’s Lakeside Casino in Osceola.  Expires 8/26/15.

Donated by Terrible’s Lakeside Casino (Osceola)


OA6.  Target Marks the Spot

Purchase whatever you want with these three gift cards to Target totaling $130 and $25 gift card to Costco.

Donated by Target (Altoona), Target (Valley Drive), Target (Ankeny), Costco


OA7.  Hotel Pattee

One complimentary classic room at the historic Hotel Pattee located in Perry, Iowa.

Donated by the Hotel Pattee


OA8.  QuikTrip

Use these two $50 gift cards to QuikTrip for that weekend cruise.

Donated by QuikTrip


OA9.  West Side Story

Enjoy these two restaurants in West Des Moines.  Two $25 gift cards to PF Changs and two $25 gift cards to Wellman’s Pub & Rooftop.

Donated by PF Changs, Wellman’s Pub & Rooftop


OA10.  Diamonds Up North

You will receive two Kitchen Buffet tickets and two $25 Slot Dollar certificates at Diamond Jo Casino in Northwood, Iowa.

Donated by Diamond Jo Casino (Northwood, Iowa)


OA11.  Headed Out West

Enjoy these restaurants located in West Des Moines.  You will receive the following:  $25 gift card to The Other Place, $25 gift card to Biaggi’s, $25 gift card to the Cheesecake Factory and two Granite City mug club gift cards, 2 granite city glasses, coozies, complementary appetizer gift cards and 1 Granite City jug.

Donated by The Other Place, Biaggi’s, Cheesecake Factory, Granite City


OA12.  Laughter is the Best Medicine

Enjoy a night out as you enjoy your “Admit 2” passes to the Funny Bone – restrictions apply and expires 11/30/16.  Also enjoy your $25 gift card good at any Jethro’s location.

Donated by Funny Bone, Jethro’s BBQ/Splash


OA13.  Masterworks Evening

Enjoy 2 tickets in the Gold Section for any Masterworks Concert in the 2016-17 season for the Des Moines Symphony.  Enjoy a meal at the historic Latin King in Des Moines with their two $50 gift cards before the performance.

Donated by the Des Moines Symphony & Academy, Latin King


OA14.  Ankeny Fun

Enjoy an overnight stay at the Courtyard by Marriot in Ankeny (expires 12/31/16).  Enjoy a meal at Old Chicago with your $25 & $10 gift certificates.  Have lunch the next day with your gift certificate good for $10 at Yanni’s.

Donated by Courtyard by Marriot (Ankeny), Old Chicago, Yanni’s


OA22.  A Little Bit of Everything

Enjoy a night free of cooking as you enjoy your $20 in gift certificates to Chili’s, $20 in gift cards to LaMie Bakery and 2 “Two Embers Burger dinners” gift certificates to Jesse’s Embers.

Donated by Chili’s, LaMie Bakery, Jesse’s Embers


Sports & Fitness


SF1.  Accelerate

10 training sessions through Acceleration Iowa.

Donated by Acceleration Iowa


SF2.  A Trip to Kinnick

Two tickets to cheer on the Iowa Hawkeyes as they take on Miami of Ohio on Saturday, September 3rd.  When you come back from the game head on over to Ankeny and use your $30 gift card to Thunderhead Bar & Grill.

Donated by Frank and Susan Stork, Thunderhead Bar & Grill


SF3.  The Menace

2 family 4 packs of general admission tickets to a home Des Moines Menace game during the 2016 Season.  After the games use your two $25 gift cards to 1908 Draught House.

Donated by the Des Moines Menace, 1908 Draught House


SF4.  Go Barnstormers

Four tickets to the Iowa Barnstormers home game vs. the Sioux Falls Storm on Friday, May 27th, 2016.  After the game enjoy some fun with a $20 gift certificate at Johnny’s Hall of Fame.

Donated by Iowa Events Center, Johnny’s Hall of Fame


SF5.  A Wild Time

4 tickets to an Iowa Wild 2016-2017 regular season home game.  You also will receive an autographed hockey puck and 2 Iowa Wild hats.  After the game go enjoy your $20 gift certificate to Johnny’s Hall of Fame

Donated by the Iowa Wild, Johnny’s Hall of Fame


SF6.  Cyclone Power

2 reserved tickets to an Iowa State football game of your choice between San Jose State (Sept. 24) or Texas Tech (Nov. 19) at Jack Trice Stadium for the upcoming 2016 football season.  After the game enjoy your $30 gift card to Wallaby’s in Ames.

Donated by Iowa State University, Wallaby’s (Ames)


SF7.  Feel the Energy

You will receive a gift certificate for 4 sideline or grizz zone plus level tickets for a 2016-2017 regular season game.  Also included are a Iowa Energy youth jersey, t-shirt, coozie and sunglasses.  After the game go enjoy your $20 gift certificate to Johnny’s Hall of Fame.

Donated by the Iowa Energy, Johnny’s Hall of Fame


SF8.  Go Cubs Go

4 Reserved Grandstand seats for two Iowa Cubs games on May 29th, 2016 vs. the Albuquerque Isotopes and June 9th, 2016 vs. the Round Rock Express.

Donated by City Supply Corp.


SF9.  Fun at the YMCA

Four-month Family Membership gift certificate.  Must be authorized by 10/1/16.  Non transferrable and for new membership only.  After your workout treat yourself to an incredible meal at Chuck’s Restaurant and look stylish wearing your Churck’s Restaurant hat.

Donated by the YMCA of Greater Des Moines, Chuck’s Restaurant


SF10.  Show-Me States Finest MLB Baseball

You will get to see the state of Missouri’s finest baseball with this package.  You will receive two reserved seats to a St. Louis Cardinals baseball game (restrictions apply and expires 8/31/16) and 4 vouchers redeemable for one ticket each for any Monday – Thursday 2016 regular season Royals home game in April, May, June, July or August to a Kansas City Royals baseball game.

Donated by the St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals


SF11.  Feel the Need for Speed

You will receive four Upper Grandstand tickets with Fan Walk for the July 10th Iowa Corn 300 IndyCar Series race.

Donated by the Iowa Speedway


SF12.  Getting Personal

You will receive 2 Personal Training sessions with Brian King, NASM-CPT at Aspen Athletic Cubs.

Donated by Brian King, NASM-CPT




M1.  Can You Feel the Magic

Enjoy this incredible piece of one of the greatest NBA players to ever take the court.  Magic Johnson signed this jersey and comes with a certificate of authenticity from PSA/DNA.  Magic Johnson signed his signature in silver pen on the number 2 on his jersey.

Donated by Donnie Tryon


M2.  How SWEET (16) It Is

This is an ultimate for any ISU Men’s Basketball fan.  You will receive an autographed poster of the Big 12 champs and a framed and matted print of the Cyclones from the Cy-Hawk series showdown.

Donated by ISU Men’s Basketball, Janet Tryon, Phylis Hornbrook


M3.  Iowan’s in the NFL

You will receive autographed items from two native Iowan’s who have played in the NFL.  Items included are an 8 x 10 from Super Bowl champ Kurt Warner and a hat and card signed by Kyle Orton.

Donated by First Things First Foundation, Joe Nelson


M4.  Skol Vikings

You will receive autographed 8 x 10’s of Cordarrelle Patterson and Kevin Williams with the Minnesota Vikings.

Donated by the Minnesota Vikings


M5.  Da Da Da, Da Da Dup (ESPN Theme)

You will receive an almost impossible to obtain ESPN banner.  This banner is just like the ones hung up at all ESPN broadcasted sporting events.  You will also receive an ESPN backpack with this package.

Donated by David Lubbers with Walk On Productions


M6.  Hall of Famers

You will receive two autographed baseballs of members of the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame.  Included are autographed baseballs of Paul Molitor and Frank Thomas.

Donated by the Minnesota Twins, Michael Gartner