The 11th annual Mentor Iowa Tidrick Honors auction will take place on Sunday, April 27th 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.

David Erickson is the 2014 Tidrick Honors award recipient.

Maureen Fisher is the 2014 Mentor of the Year award recipient.

We will be announcing our 2014 Dean Lester Scholarship award recipient.

Many thanks to our sponsors for making this event free and open to the public:

Charles and Jaina Johnson – Title Sponsor

Magellan of Iowa – Food Sponsor

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Auction item sponsors – Alpha Ventures LLC, Bob Burmeister, Confluence, Robert & Lori Cramer, Dickson Industries, D.M. Kelly and Company, Four Eyes Photo, Brent & Sherri Gast, Gilbert & Cook, Inc., Carl & Marcene Grant Jr., Helena Chemical Company, Hummel’s, Hyperion Field Club, Brad & Angela Imming, Iowa Journey Photography, IP Pathways, Anjie Shutts & Peter Kitundu, Connie Klug, Steve & Connie Koehn, Hanny Mason, Lynn & Jan Reinicke, Kim & Connie Schmett, Thomas Sherrard, Jim & Eileen Snodgrass, Nick Van Patten

Auction services provided by Daugherty Auction and Real Estate Services, Inc.

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Live Auction


1.  Lustrous Elegance

24 inch cultured pearl necklace of 5 ½ – 6 mm white pearls with a 14K gold clasp.  Have your nails look nice when you show off your necklace with two manicure gift certificates from Helen’s Nails.   

Donated by Herman’s Fine Jewelry, Helen’s Nails


2.  Up, Up and Away

1 hot air balloon ride in the balloon “Glorious Drifter”.  Balloon ride will last 1 hour and will hold two passengers.  Certificate expires May 5th, 2014.  Includes wine from Tonic and a $25 gift card to the Big Steer Restaurant.  If you choose to have a picnic after your ride, enjoy this picnic set by Wenzel.

Donated by Tim and Elsie Cloyd, Tonic, Big Steer Restaurant, Judge Karla and Bill Fultz


3.  Richmond Hill

This painting is signed and numbered by the artist, James Voxx, and measures 48” w x 70” h.  This professionally framed and matted piece will definitely shine in any home.

Donated by Elements by K. Sorbe


4.  Put me in Coach

Eight reserved grandstand tickets to an Iowa Cubs home game and throw out the 1st pitch for the game.  Cheer for Mendy Alcantara of the Iowa Cubs as this package includes a signed bat from him.  Also included are two $20 gift certificates to Johnny’s Hall of Fame to celebrate your great pitch.  Relax after the game in your one night stay to be used on a Friday or Saturday night with breakfast for two at the Marriott Hotel Des Moines Downtown.  Also included in this package are 4 tickets to a Kansas City Royals vs. Milwaukee Brewers game on Tuesday, August 5th.  These tickets are courtesy of Major League Baseball Umpire and Mentor Iowa board member, Eric Cooper, who will be working the game!

Donated by the Iowa Cubs, Joe Nelson, Johnny’s Hall of Fame, Marriott Hotel Des Moines Downtown, Eric Cooper


5.  Think Spring   

What better way to get this horrible winter behind us than to use this package to think about spring.  Included in this festive package is a custom pieced quilt – 60” square pink and purple stars on a white background with extensive custom quilting.  You will also receive this large wicker basket, two ceramic birds on flower post stakes, window clings, tissue, large silk flower arrangement and a sunflower sculpture.

Donated by Connie Klug, Bill and Judge Karla Fultz


6.  Watch it on the Big Screen

This E Series smart LED VIZIO HDTV 55” big screen television will be the envy of all of your friends. 

Donated by Helena Chemical Company


7.  Wavepool Cabana Party

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


8.  Without Question

Your ears will love to have these 1 carat garnet earrings from Josephs Jewelers.  This festive color helps us all remember that Mentor Iowa celebrates our 40th anniversary this year!

Donated by Josephs Jewelers


9.  Custom Made

This incredible custom made wine rack features an 1884 Bordeaux vintage wine bottle in a Max Wustlich Niedfrau (Sa) crate.  This piece was custom made from the stars of the HGTV show, West End Salvage.  Also included are several bottles of wine to get your wine collection started.

Donated by West End Architectural Salvage


10.  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 massages for the both of you at Massage Envy, enjoy dinner with your $25 gift card to Bonefish Grill, continue your fun night with your $100 gift card to Blue Moon and enjoy the rest of your night with your overnight weekend stay package at the Drury Hotel.

Donated by Massage Envy, Bonefish Grill, Blue Moon, Drury Hotel


11.  The Fleming’s Experience

Enjoy this package created especially for Mentor Iowa by Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar.  This experience is designed for 6 people to enjoy a four course small plates meal paired with wine.  The menu is created by Chef Partner, Josh McCurnin and wine pairings are selected by Wine Manager, Jessica Carvalho.  Certificate expires 9/30/14.

Donated by Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar


12.  Vail, Colorado Condo for a Week

This is your chance to get away to the soothing confines of Vail, Colorado.  You will receive a condo in Vail, Colorado for a week (primary restrictions apply – Christmas, spring break, etc.).  This condo rents for $900/night.  Whether you want to ski, golf, check out location attractions or just relax; you know you have a great place to go after a busy day of taking in the beautiful scenery of Vail.

Donated by David and Kim Kochel


13.  cycl(ONE NATION) vs. Boomer Sooner

Four 50 yard line seats for the Iowa State vs. Oklahoma football game (Saturday, November 1st), an autographed football from members of the Iowa State football team, his and hers Under Armour Iowa State tops, a pair of Iowa State folding chairs and a $20 gift certificate to Hickory Park. 

Donated by David Erickson, LuAnn VanKirk, Alpha Ventures LLC, Hickory Park Restaurant


14.  I Need Some Shade

This package includes everything you need to create a shade garden.  You will receive $500 in planting materials along with the expertise of Gardening Guru and Mentor Iowa champion, Kathy McDonnell.  Kathy will provide her guidance and direction to help you have the shade garden of your dreams.  This package also features a boxwood angel garden ornament from Iowa Outdoor Products.

Donated by Kathy McDonnell, Iowa Outdoor Products


15.  Smoked Delicacy

Enjoy smoking meats to a whole new level with this Traeger Jr. Grill, bag of pellets and cover. 

Donated by Aqua Oasis


Silent Auction


Spotlight items


Spot 1.  Where Dreams Come True

Four one-day park hopper passes to:  The Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Donated by Walt Disney World Co.


Spot 2.  100 Years of Des Moines

Enjoy this incredible print of Des Moines.  From one view it is Des Moines in 1914, move around and this photo transforms to 2013.  This lenticular print will look good in your office and definitely be a conversation starter.  

Donated by Dean and Krista Tanner


Spot 3.  Party Time

Wine tasting party for 20 at WineStyles.

Donated by WineStyles


Spot 4.  American Girl Makeover

Dress up your American Girl doll with these clothes and custom made furniture.  Store all of your doll items in this designer tote.

Donated by Chris and Janet Bishop


Spot 5.  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, 4 “this certificate is good for 1 free – 18 holes of golf, with the purchase of 1 – 18 hole round of golf at the regular price (includes cart) passes and a $25 gift certificate to Sportsman’s Pub.

Donated by Arnolds Park Adventureland Park, Brooks National Golf Club, Sportsman’s Pub


Spot 6.  The Club of Choice

Foursome with carts at the Hyperion Field Club.

Donated by the Hyperion Field Club


Spot 7.  Foo-koo-DOUGH-may

This signed, authenticated and professionally framed jersey is signed by current Chicago White Sox and former Chicago Cub Kosuke Fukudome.  This is a great piece of Major League Baseball memorabilia to have in any man cave.

Donated by Marcus Pitts


Spot 8.  Sitting in Style

Enjoy this custom made 4 foot wide cedar love seat rocker.

Donated by Kerry Johnson Works


Spot 9.  Iowa Energy “Chalk Talk”

This package includes a pre-game locker room tour and “chalk talk” with Energy coaches and players, 4 premium seats to enjoy the game, polo shirt and replica jersey.

Donated by the Iowa Energy


Spot 10.  The Wild Rose

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 11.  On Fire

The Kindle Fire is a mini tablet computer version of’s Kindle e-book reader.  The Kindle Fire has a color 7-inch multi-touch display with IPS technology and runs a custom version of Google’s Android operating system called Fire OS.

Donated by Merle Hay Mall


Spot 12.  Have a Seat

This mission chair is the perfect way to take a load off your feet and relax in comfort.  Enjoy your 12 bags of LaRue Coffee as you relax in your chair. 

Donated by Iowa Prison Industries, LaRue Coffee


Spot13.  Golf Clinic

This package features all that you need to help your golf game get better.  A golf clinic for 25 people under the guidance of Golf Pro, Mark Egly, will help you and your friends improve your golf score.  Also included – a putter, $25 gift card to Play It Again Sports, box of Maxfli Revolution golf balls and a golf club weight.

Donated by Mark Egly, Play It Again Sports, Joe Nelson


Spot14.  Sweet Dreams with Mentor Iowa

Enjoy this one of a kind package.  You will receive a hug quilt and pillow featuring the Mentor Iowa logo and tagline.  These two pieces were made by 2013 Tidrick Honors recipient, Louise Whitlow.

Donated by Louise Whitlow




A1.  The Original

An original piece of screen art created by local artist Peri Woltjer.

Donated by Out of My Mind Designs


A2.  Little Sunshine

Isabel Bloom sculpture titled “Little Sunshine”.

Donated by the Isabel Bloom (Valley West Mall)


A3.  Calla Lillies

This signed canvas from artist, Candace Zohbon, measures 45” x 15” and is titled “Calla Lillies”.

Donated by Candace Zohbon


A4.  Terrace Hill

Terrace Hill framed and matted print signed by Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor, Kim Reynolds.

Donated by Governor Terry Branstad, Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds, Kim & Connie Schmett


A5.  Hand in Hand

Matted and framed print from Deck the Walls (Merle Hay Mall).

Donated by Deck the Walls (Merle Hay Mall)


A6.  Never Grows Old

Display your favorite photos in this vintage re-purposed window frame created by one of Mentor Iowa’s very own mentors.  The uniqueness of this frame makes for a perfect sentimental gift.  Fits 4 x 6 photos and is perfect for the upcoming wedding season!

Donated by ClarkMadeDesigns


A7.  I Found You

Framed and matted “Words” print.  This package also includes 3 custom made greeting cards.

Donated by Found Art


A8.  Hearts Angel

Isabel Bloom sculpture titled “Hearts Angel”.

Donated by Phil and Kathy Douglas


A9.  Boy with Book

Isabel Bloom sculpture titled “Boy with Book”.

Donated by Phil and Kathy Douglas


A10.  Leaf it up to You

An original oil painting featuring a set of leaves.  Created by artist Karla Kuhn.

Donated by Louise Whitlow


Clothing & Accessories


CA1.  K. Renee

Spoil yourself by using your $200 gift card to K. Renee.

Donated by K. Renee


CA2.  Sweet Smell of Success

This basket includes the following scents:  men’s 3.4 bottle of Prada, women’s 2.7 bottle of Nina Ricci, Endless Euphoria mini, Euphoria mini and a variety of cologne/perfume samples.

Donated by Lori Hammer of Coty Prestige


CA3.  Silpada’s Finest

$100 gift certificate to Silpada to be used with Silpada consultant, Connie Schmett

Donated by Connie Schmett



Show your pride of living in Iowa with these 3 Iowa/Des Moines themed t-shirts from RAYGUN.

Donated by RAYGUN


CA5.  Bling Bling

$100 gift certificate towards a purchase of $300 or more to Fiscus Diamond Jewelry in Ankeny.

Donated by Fiscus Diamond Jewelry


CA6.  Crafted to Perfection

This necklace and matching earring set is handcrafted by artisans in Haiti.

Donated by Nancy Johnson with ViBella Jewelry


Food & Wine


FW1.  Madison County Flavor

Wine/Beer tasting for 6 that will include cheese and chocolate.

Donated by Madison County Winery


FW2.  Roll Out the Barrell

Barrell Room reservation for 3 hours at Jasper Winery.

Donated by Jasper Winery


FW3.  Groceries on Me

Use your two $50 gift cards at Hy-Vee to keep your refrigerator stocked full of tasty treats. 

Donated by Hy-Vee


FW4.  Home Café Experience

Verismo System by Starbucks.  This package includes 12 Espresso Roast Dark coffee pods, 12 Milk pods, 12 Masala Chai pods, 12 Pike Place Roast Medium coffee pods.  Also included is a loaf of bread per month for a year gift certificate to Panera Bread.

Donated by Kevin and Mary Officer, Panera Bread


FW5.  Have a Drink on Us

This package contains everything you need for a nice glass of wine.  You will receive 2 bottles of 2009 Medlock Ames Cabernet Sauvignon.  Pour your wine into a set of his and her’s Waterford wine goblets.  Top off your dining room table with this hand stitched table cloth from Germany.

Donated by Dr. Amy Kumagai, Phil and Kathy Douglas


FW6.  No Trading

Enjoy a basket of goodies and a gift card to Trader Joe’s.

Donated by Trader Joe’s


FW7.  From the Cellar

Enjoy a 2007 Palomita Syrah bottle of wine from Hamilton Vineyard and a Whitehall Lane winery & vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Napa Valley bottle of wine from the personal collection of Bob & LaRue Maddox.

Donated by Bob & LaRue Maddox


FW8.  Guilt Free Shopping

This package includes gift cards for you to go shopping guilt free.  Included in this package:  $50 gift card to General Growth Properties (Jordan Creek Mall), $25 gift card to Costco and a $25 gift card to Dahl’s.

Donated by General Growth Properties, Costco, Dahl’s


FW9.  Nothing Cheesy About It

You will receive a combination of cheese and other items such as crackers, sausage, etc. from The Cheese Shop on 42nd street.

Donated by The Cheese Shop



For the Family


FF1.  Van Gogh in Training

2014 summer art class at the Des Moines Art Center.  

Donated by the Des Moines Art Center


FF2.  Time to Learn

This package includes fun games for the whole family to enjoy.  The following games are with this package:  Respond, Rhyme-n-Tyme, Rubik’s slide, Newton’s Apples, El Lince and Eco Fluxx.

Donated by the Learning Post (Urbandale)


FF3.  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


FF4.  It’s Incredible

4 family four pack gift certificates (includes four $5 game cards, four unlimited buffets, four unlimited drinks).  Each certificate expires 10/31/14.

Donated by Incredible Pizza Company


FF5.  I Wanna go Fast

This Magna 20” boy’s rip claw bike looks cool for the youngster in your life and is already assembled and ready to roll.  Safety always comes first so wear your new bike helmet from Bike World.

Donated by Joe Nelson, Bike World


FF6.  Bike Trails

This Schwinn 28” men’s median bike will help you cruise the bike trails and is already assembled and ready to roll.  Safety always comes first so wear your new bike helmet from Bike World.

Donated by Joe Nelson, Bike World


FF7.  Living Iowa’s History

Live Iowa’s history with your Living History Farm family plus membership.  After a day of fun filled activities, enjoy a meal at the Machine Shed with your $30 gift certificate.

Donated by Kim and Connie Schmett, Machine Shed


FF8.  Fun for the Family

This package contains several family friendly activities.  Included in this package are 2 adult & 2 children’s tickets to Blank Park Zoo, 3 Sky Zone 30 minute free passes, 4 free go-kart & round of mini-golf passes to Sleepy Hollow and a fun pack gift certificate to Air Lanes which includes 2 games per person for 4 players (rental shoes not included). 

Donated by Blank Park Zoo, Sky Zone, Sleepy Hollow, Air Lanes


FF9.  Family Attractions

This package contains several family friendly activities.  Included in this package is Pyrex beaker-mug, 2 admissions and 2 IMAX tickets to the Science Center of Iowa, 3 Sky Zone 30 minute free passes, 4 free go-kart & round of mini-golf passes to Sleepy Hollow and a fun pack gift certificate to Air Lanes which includes 2 games per person for 4 players (rental shoes not included). 

Donated by Science Center of Iowa, Sky Zone, Sleepy Hollow, Air Lanes


FF10.  The Journey

This item is for an outdoor family photo session and includes an 11 x 14 print.  This is a flat fee price and everyone will win this package with a $75 bid.

Donated by Iowa Journey Photography


FF11.  Say Cheese

You will receive a free Family Photo Session (photo site must be in Iowa) from Four Eyes Photo.  Cullen Powers from Four Eyes Photo is the photographer for today’s event.

Donated by Four Eyes Photo


FF12.  A Lasting Impression

You will receive a $100 Gift certificate to Portrait Innovations.  (Certificate is valid for portraits only and is not valid for Specialty Products, Décor Gifts & Keepsakes)

Donated by Portrait Innovations


FF13.  My Best Friend

This package has all the things you will need to take care of your best friend.  You will receive 5 days of dog daycare at Happy Tails Doggy Daycare.  Make sure your dog looks sharp before going to Happy Tails by using your $40 gift card to Klise Dog Grooming in Johnston, Dog treats and 2 dog toys.

Donated by Happy Tails Doggy Daycare, Klise Dog Grooming (Johnston)


FF14.  Good Dog

Your best friend will receive a basket of goodies from Brown Dog Bakery and candles from Creature Comforts – The Vet Clinic.

Donated by Brown Dog Bakery, Creature Comforts – The Vet Clinic


FF15.  If You Build It They Will Fly

Your family will be entertained for many hours building these 7 airplane model kits.

Donated by Judge Karla and Bill Fultz


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.  Simply Perfect

4-Step Lawn application program during the 2014 season gift certificate.

Donated by Perficut Lawn & Landscape, Inc.


FH3.  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


FH4.  Snap-On

Be the envy of your friends with this neon wall clock with Snap-On tool hands.  Serve your friends some beverages and keep them cool in your 2 sets of 4 Stainless Socket can coolers.

Donated by Snap-On


FH5.  We Install So You Can Use

This package helps update your bathroom toiletry needs.  You will receive a toilet fixture from Ferguson and AJM Plumbing will install it for free.

Donated by Ferguson, AJM Plumbing


FH6.  Put it in Pen

Write in style with this Acme Charles and Ray Eames Dots fountain pen and carry all of your business cards in this classy “Dots” business card case.

Donated by Pigott, Inc.


FH7.  Your Place or Mine

Spruce up your dinner table with this set of 4 Hadley brand table placemats.  Finish of setting the table with this Gillasta glass picture.

Donated by Letter Perfect, Trieste


FH8.  Flying High with Red Wing

Enjoy your new 10 piece Red Wing pottery set.

Donated by Donald Tryon


FH9.  Pay Attention to Detail

Make sure your car is spotless with this car detailing package from Willis Auto Campus.

Donated by Willis Auto Campus


FH10.  Clean on the Inside

Free interior car detailing from Greenfield Auto.

Donated by Greenfield Auto


FH11.  Golden Touch

Gold detail package from Lithia Volkswagen and Audi of Des Moines.

Donated by Lithia Volkswagen and Audi of Des Moines


FH12.  Rub a Dub Scrub

A detail tub full of items will help keep your car/truck clean from Arnold Motor Supply.  Get to those hard to reach spots with your Oreck cleaning extension.

Donated by Arnold Motor Supply, Oreck (Ankeny)


FH13.  The SWEET (16) Smell of Success

An Iowa State University Scentsy warmer with three scents.

Donated by Nancy Johnson with Scentsy Wickless Candles




G1.  It’s in the Hole

Two Rounds of Golf (no carts) at Toad Valley Golf Course in Runnells by Southeast Polk High School.  Two rounds of mini-golf are also included.

Donated by Toad Valley Golf Course


G2.  The Bomber

Foursome with carts for 18 holes at Ballard Golf & Country Club in Huxley.

Donated by Ballard Golf & Country Club


G3.  Chip Shot     

Foursome with carts for 18 holes at Ballard Golf & Country Club in Huxley.

Donated by Ballard Golf & Country Club


G4.  Eagle

Foursome with carts at Lake Panorama Golf Course.  

Donated by Lake Panorama Golf Course


G5.  Fareway

Foursome with carts at Willow Creek Golf Course. 

Donated by Willow Creek Golf Course


G6.  Birdie

Foursome with carts for 18 holes at Ankeny Golf & Country Club.

Donated by Ankeny Golf & Country Club


G7.  The Ultimate Course

Foursome with no carts at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake.  (excludes Saturdays, expires 12/31/14)

Donated by the Honey Creek Resort State Park on Rathbun Lake


G8.  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


G9.  A Noble Course

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

Donated by Copper Creek Golf Course


G10.  Leave it to Beaver

Two gift cards worth one round of golf with cart at Beaver Creek Golf Course in Grimes.

Donated by Beaver Creek Golf Course


G11.  Best Ball

Two 2 players – 18 holes with cart at Jester Park Golf Course gift certificates.   Good Monday – Thursday anytime. 

Donated by Jester Park Golf Course


G12.  Watch the Senior’s Play

You will receive 4 hats & 4 any-day good passes to the 2014 Principal Charity Golf Classic at the Wakonda Club.

Donated by The Principal Charity Golf Classic


Health & Beauty


HB1.  Latisse Magic

Get your eyelashes longer, fuller and darker with this bottle of Latisse.  Includes a consultation from Physicians Eye Clinic.

Donated by Physicians Eye Clinic


HB2.  Serenity

Gift certificate for a 60 minute massage w/Level 1 therapist, pedicure and manicure.

Donated by Serenity Couture


HB3.  LaRoche-Posay special

Certificate for skin products from the LaRoche-Posay brand.

Donated by Jeffrianne Young, M.D. of Physicians Eye Clinic


HB4.  Pearly Whites

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


HB5.  Feel Special

This package contains a gift certificate for a haircut with Taylor and a variety of the hottest specialty products in the beauty market.  Continue feeling special by using your pedicure gift certificate from Solar Nails.

Donated by Rick Mosley Hair, Solar Nails


HB6.  Nourish Your Roots

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

Donated by The Family Tree Yoga & Massage


HB7.  Find Your Inner Peace

One group yoga class gift certificate from the Family Tree Yoga & Massage.

Donated by The Family Tree Yoga & Massage


HB8.  It’s All About Me

Enjoy this package that is all about spoiling yourself.  Included in this package is a self-renewal Elemental Nature Massage, manicure, Pedicure haircut gift certificate and 1 bottle of Aveda stress-fix body lotion.

Donated by the AVEDA Institute


HB9.  A Massage to the Higher Level

One hour massage gift certificate to Massage Heights at Merle Hay Mall.  Good only at the Merle Hay Massage Heights location.

Donated by Merle Hay Massage Heights


HB10.  Living the Life

You with receive a $75 gift certificate from Addie Palmer Spa.  After you are finished at the spa, treat yourself to a fantastic seafood meal with your $100 gift certificate to Waterfront Seafood Market.

Donated by Addie Palmer Spa, Waterfront Seafood Market


HB11.  I Can See Clearly Now

Free comprehensive Eye Exam gift certificate, Luxottica gift certificate and 21 pre-moistened lens cloths.

Donated by Lisa Domino of Domino Eye Care, PLLC


HB12.  Hair Raising

A haircut and wax with stylist Robin Sullivan of Urban Style Salon and Suites and also a Moroccan travel bag including shampoo, conditioner, hair spray and oil.  Keep staying stylish with these 4 Bumble and Bumble products – Blow Dry, Crème, Dryspun Finish, Styling Spray.

Donated by Robin Sullivan of Urban Style Salon and Suites, Anani Salon


HB13.  I See You

A free eye exam with Dr. Maxwell of Whylie Eye Care Center – Altoona.  After your exam go enjoy a Free Large Pizza at Bianchi Boys Pizza in Altoona.

Donated by Whylie Eye Care Center – Altoona, Bianchi Boys Pizza


HB14.  Be Kreative with Kristin

$100 gift certificate to be used with hair stylist, Kristin Hoepker of Kreative Styles.

Donated by Kristin Hoepker of Kreative Styles


HB15.  Pampering at its Finest

This pampering package is good at the Aveda Serenity Couture Salon in Valley West Mall.  Included in this package is a Haircut with Level 1 or 2, makeup application, pedicure and gel manicure.

Donated by Aveda Serenity Couture Salon


HB16.  Art of Life

This package includes a $50 gift certificate to Art of Life Salon and Spa.  Also included is a variety of Aveda products (Aveda stress relieving soaking salts, rehydrating lip glaze and body lotion)

Donated by Art of Life Salon and Spa


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 Sugarfree Red Bull.

Donated by Voss Distributing, Red Bull


OA2.  SWINE – Where Cork meets Pork

You will receive 2 tickets to the 2014 SWINE Festival held Saturday, June 7th at DMACC’s Ankeny campus.

Donated by In Any Event



Be one of the first to get 2 VIP tickets to the 2015 Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival.  You will be one step ahead of the public as standard tickets to last year’s event sold out in less than 1 hour.

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 night weekday stay (Sun – Thurs) and two Robert’s lunch buffets.  Expires 10/27/14.

Donated by Grand Falls Casino Resort


OA5.  You pick the Show

This gift certificate is good for 4 tickets to a Des Moines Playhouse performance of your choice during the 2014 season.  Before the show enjoy some fine cuisine with your two $25 gift certificates to Rock Bottom Brewery.  After the show relax in your room at the Holiday Inn Downtown at Mercy Campus.

Donated by the Des Moines Playhouse, Rock Bottom Brewery, Holiday Inn Downtown at Mercy Campus


OA6.  Time to get Away

Enjoy a free night stay at the Hyatt Place Des Moines/Downtown.  Use a $25 gift card to either Centro, Raccoon River Brewing, South Union, Zombie Burger, Django or Gateway Market.   Use your 4 tickets to enjoy a night out with friends and enjoy a Des Moines Playhouse performance of your choice during the 2014 season.

Donated by Hyatt Place Des Moines/Downtown, Orchestrate Management, Des Moines Playhouse


OA7.  Down by the Isle

Classic Hotel package including an overnight stay in deluxe room (Sun – Thurs), breakfast for 2 at the Lone Wolf and $10 FanPlay per hotel guest based on double occupancy. 

Donated by The Isle of Capri Casino Hotel (Waterloo)


OA8.  Down by the River

Enjoy one weeknight (Sunday – Thursday) stay in a King or Queen room and two lunch buffets at Robert’s Buffet located in the Riverside Casino in Riverside, Iowa.  Expires 10/27/14.

Donated by Riverside Casino and Golf Resort


OA9.  Bang for Your Buck 

Enjoy one free hotel stay (any night) and 2 buffets at Terrible’s Lakeside Casino in Osceola.  Expires 8/27/14.

Donated by Terrible’s Lakeside Casino (Osceola)


OA10.  Road Trip

You will receive four admission tickets (expires 12/31/14) to Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo.  After a day of seeing the animals, you can relax with your 1 night weekend stay with breakfast for two at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Omaha.

Donated by Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo, DoubleTree by Hilton in Omaha


OA11.  Target Marks the Spot

Purchase whatever you want with these four gift cards to Target totaling $105.

Donated by Target (West Glen), Target (Valley Drive), Target (Ankeny), Target (Altoona)


OA12.  Hotel Pattee

One complimentary classic room (valid Sun-Thurs nights – Not valid special events) at the Hotel Pattee in Perry, 2 hotel pattee glasses & 1 bottle of Pacific Bay Merlot.

Donated by Hotel Pattee


OA13.  West Side Story

Enjoy these restaurants and eateries in West Des Moines.  $20 gift card to PF Changs, two $25 gift cards to Wellman’s Pub & Rooftop.  Enjoy the pastries at Scratch Bakery for dessert with $20 gift card and remember this experience with your own Scratch t-shirt.

Donated by PF Changs, Wellman’s Pub & Rooftop, Scratch Bakery


OA14.  Trey McIntire Project

Enjoy 2 tickets to the Trey McIntire Project for Thursday, May 1st at the Civic Center of Des Moines.  Also included with these tickets are a one night stay gift certificate at the Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines – On The River (expires 2/1/15) and 2 $25 gift certificates to Mezzodi’s.

Donated by the Des Moines Performing Arts, Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines – On The River, Mezzodi’s


OA15.  How Many Slices You Want?

Here is a package for the lover of pizza.  Included are two $20 gift certificates to NYC Pizza, $10 gift certificate & One Large pizza of your choice gift certificate to Old Chicago in Ankeny, $25 gift card to The Other Place.

Donated by NYC Pizza, Old Chicago – Ankeny, The Other Place


OA16.  Guaranteed Good Eating

Here is a package for the lover of eating out.  Included are two $25 gift cards to Okoboji Enterprises, $20 gift certificate to Now or Later, $25 gift certificate to the Greenbriar, $25 gift card to Tumea & Sons.

Donated by Okoboji Enterprises, Now or Later restaurant, Greenbriar, Tumea & Sons


OA17.  QuikTrip

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

Donated by QuikTrip


OA18.  Classically Trained

Enjoy 2 tickets in the Gold Section for any Masterworks Concert in the 2014-15 season performed by the Des Moines Symphony.  Relax after the show with your $50 gift certificate to the CAB in Johnston.

Donated by the Des Moines Symphony, the CAB


OA19.  Guaranteed Laughs

Enoy 2 “Admit 2″ passes to the Funny Bone.  Good Wed, Thurs, Fri   (restrictions apply, expires 4/27/15).  Before the show you can enjoy great food and drinks at On the Rocks in Ankeny.

Donated by the Funny Bone, On the Rocks (Ankeny)


OA20.  Clearly the Best

This package is for a fun getaway in Clear Lake, Iowa.  You will receive an overnight stay at the AmericInn whirlpool suite, a Clear Lake sweatshirt, $25 gift certificate to 7’s restaurant and 3 bottles of wine.

Donated by Audrey & Terry Peterson, 7’s restaurant


OA21.  Ankeny Fun

Enjoy an overnight stay at the Courtyard by Marriot in Ankeny.  Enjoy a Dinner for 2 gift certificate at Applebee’s in Ankeny.

Donated by Courtyard by Marriot (Ankeny), Applebee’s (Ankeny)


OA22.  Breakfast Anyone?

You will receive a Waring Pro Professional Waffle Maker and two $25 gift cards to My Favorite Muffin.

Donated by Judge Karla and Bill Fultz, My Favorite Muffin


OA23.  A Little Bit of Everything

Enjoy a night free of cooking as you enjoy your gift card to the Cheesecake Factory, $20 gift certificate to El Mariachi (Johnston) and two Embers Burger dinners gift certificate from Jesse’s Embers.

Donated by Cheesecake Factory, El Mariachi (Johnston), Jesse’s Embers

Sports & Fitness


SF1.  Accelerate

10 training sessions through Acceleration Iowa.

Donated by Acceleration Iowa


SF2.  Marketing 101

Do you have a big party or work event coming up?  If so you need to promote your event with this certificate good for one free full color 3 x 8 customized banner.

Donated by Business Designs, Inc.


SF3.  Go Barnstormers

Four 100 Level corner tickets to any Iowa Barnstormers home game during the 2014 regular season.  After the game enjoy some fun with a $20 gift certificate at Johnny’s Hall of Fame.

Donated by Iowa Barnstormers, Johnny’s Hall of Fame


SF4.  Fun at the YMCA

Triannual 2 adult/children membership certificate.  Must be redeemed by 8/1/14.  Non transferrable and for new membership only.  After your workout feel like a champ and use your $10 gift certificate to Champps Restaurant & Bar.

Donated by the YMCA of Greater Des Moines, Champps Restaurant & Bar


SF5.  The Menace

Family 4 pack of tickets to a home Des Moines Menace game during the 2014 Season.  Enjoy a nice sandwich after your game with your 2 $10 gift card’s to Jason’s Deli.   

Donated by the Des Moines Menace, Jason’s Deli


SF6.  To the Extreme

Get yourself in the best shape of your life with this Summer 2014 Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping Course.  Certain locations only.  Workout gloves are also included in this package.

Donated by Farrell’s USMA


SF7.  AIM High

Gift certificate to a Summer 2014 AIM HIGH course, or beginners Martial Arts Course.  Certain locations only.  Also included with this package is a martial arts uniform.  If the size doesn’t fit it can be exchanged at Farrell’s USMA.

Donated by Farrell’s USMA


SF8.  I Love Kansas City

This package features fun times for the lover of sports in Kansas City.  For the baseball fan there are four Hy-Vee infield seats (several exclusions apply) to a Kansas City Royals game.  For the football fan there is a Kansas City Chiefs replica helmet that can be used for display or getting autographs.

Donated by the Kansas City Royals, Kim and Steve Stewart


SF9.  Vroooom Vroooom

This package includes everything a racing fan would desire.  You will receive 2 Grandstand tickets and 2 FanWalk Vouchers to the May 18, 2014 NASCAR Nationwide series race.  Also included is an Iowa Speedway cooler, sweatshirt, autographed hat, flag, 2 glass mugs, 2 die cast mini cars and 2 coozies.

Donated by the Iowa Speedway


SF10.  Go Cubs Go

4 Reserved Grandstand seats for two Iowa Cubs games on May 12th, 2014 and June 18th, 2014.  After the games you can use two $20 gift certificates to Johnny’s Hall of Fame.

Donated by City Supply Corp., Johnny’s Hall of Fame


SF11.  A Trip to Kinnick

Two tickets to cheer on the Iowa Hawkeyes as they take on the Ball State Cardinals on Saturday, September 6th.    

Donated by Frank and Susan Stork


SF12.  Scheels Shopping Spree

$100 gift card to Scheels All Sports.

Donated by Scheels All Sports


SF13.  A Wild Time

4 tickets to an Iowa Wild 2014-2015 regular season home game.  After the game go downtown and enjoy your $25 gift card to Dos Rios.

Donated by the Iowa Wild, Dos Rios


SF14.  For the Football Fan

You will satisfy your football addiction with this package.  Included are 4 tickets to the Iowa Barnstormers game on Saturday, May 10th – versus the Jacksonville Sharks.  Also included are 2 hillside tickets to see the Iowa State Cyclones take on Toledo (Oct. 11th) or Texas Tech (Nov. 22nd).  After the games unwind at the 1908 Draught House and use your two $25 gift cards.

Donated by the Iowa Events Center, Iowa State University, 1908 Draught House


SF15.  Peyton & The Broncos

You will receive 4 tickets to a 2014 Denver Broncos home game of your choice.  This may be your last chance to see Peyton Manning in action.  Tickets are sold out.  So take this opportunity to get your tickets now.

Donated by Connie Klug


SF16.  All About Fitness

Use your $150 Fitness Sports gift certificate to obtain all of your fitness gear.

Donated by Fitness Sports



M1.  The NFL Hawkeyes

Enjoy these past Iowa Hawkeye football players who have had a presence or are still in the NFL.  One item is a poster signed by Tim Dwight and the other is a signed picture of Superbowl champion, Marshall Yanda.  

Donated by The Rookie in Windsor Heights, Joe Nelson


M2.  Show Me the Money

Framed authentic sheet of uncut $1 bills from the US Mint.

Donated by Donald Tryon


M3.  The Admiral

This basketball features a signature of NBA Hall of Famer, David “The Admiral” Robinson.

Donated by Kim and Steve Stewart


M4.  A Collector’s Dream

This package will help you start your autograph collection off on the right foot.  Collector items include:  Autograph of Chicago Cub, Jeff Samardzija, Autograph of Super Bowl MVP Kurt Warner, Autograph of Minnesota Viking Cordarrelle Patterson, Set of 2013 Topps baseball cards.

Donated by the Chicago Cubs, First Things First Foundation, Minnesota Vikings, Joe Nelson


P1 – Templeton Rye package                                                                                                                                                                   (2:15 PM)


P2 – 2 $25 gift cards to On The Rocks (Ankeny)                                                                                                                                                        (2:30 PM)


P3 – $50 gift card to the CAB (Johnston)                                                                                                                                                                                       (2:45 PM)


P4 – $50 gift card to My Favorite Muffin.                                                                                                                                                                                                  (3:00 PM)


P5 – Dinner for 2 at the Iowa Culinary Institute                                                                                                                                                       (3:15 PM)


P6 –$40 gift card to Full Court Press businesses, High Life Lounge hat, Living the High Life t-shirt.                                                                                                                                                                                                   (3:30 PM)

Some of our items include:


VIZIO 55 inch TV donated by Helena Chemical Company


Fleming’s Experience – 6 people with four courses designed by Chef Partner, Josh McCurnin & paired with wine manager, Jessica Carvalho


2 VIP tickets to the world’s premier bacon festival


One room for a two night stay, $100 free slot play and dinner for two at Dunnigan’s restaurant


Throw out the first pitch of an Iowa Cubs home game along with 8 reserved grandstand seats


Dinner for 2 gift certificate from the Iowa Culinary Institute


Autographed 8 x 10 of Kurt Warner

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Autographed 8 x 10 of Cordarrelle Patterson

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2 $50 gift cards to QuikTrip


4 Disney park hopper passes

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4 Iowa State vs Oklahoma football tickets (50 yard line) for Saturday, November 1st

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$100 gift card to Scheels


4-Step Lawn application program during the 2014 season


Discovery flight in a Cessna 172, Top Gun DVD and Red Bull items

Family Tree

45 minute massage gift certificate and one free group yoga gift certificate


10 training sessions gift certificate

Amusement Park 01 (CMYK)

Wavepool Cabana Party at Adventure Bay (10 park admission tickets, 225 Square Foot Cabana, Priority Access to Adventure Bay, 32″ LED Flat Screen TV, Direct TV, 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, personal host provided

Happy tails

5 days of doggie daycare at Happy Tails

Kindle Fire

Kindle Fire donated by Merle Hay Mall

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1 carat Garnet earrings from Josephs

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Hot air balloon ride from TEC Visions