Dakota Community Bank & Trust
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Your winning bid could be doubled thanks to the evening’s auctioneer, Dale Pahlke, and Dakota Community Bank & Trust . Raise those paddles as Dakota Community Bank and Trust will match live auction proceeds up to $12,500.
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1.) One-Of-A-Kind Concrete Creation
Sponsored by Concrete Creations
Valued at $1,000
Your home is a reflection of you. Let it showcase your uniqueness with a one-of-a-kind concrete creation. This $1,000 gift certificate can be used to create the custom countertops of your dreams for a kitchen or bathroom. Have something else in mind? Use the certificate to fashion an integral sink, back-splash, table, tile, desk, fireplace hearth and mantle, bench, planter, fire table, or anything else you can put to shape. Your imagination is the only limitation.
2.) Medora Presidential Package
Sponsored by Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation
Valued at $563.63
“Speak quietly and carry a big stick,” is one of Theodore Roosevelt’s famous quotes, and if you win this package you will have the opportunity to hear him say it in person! The winner of this item will enjoy a legendary weekend for two in historic Medora, North Dakota. The package includes one night lodging at the elegant Rough Riders Hotel; two tickets for lower level seating at the Medora Musical; two tickets to the famous outdoor Pitchfork Steak Fondue with “President Roosevelt,” Joe Wiegand; two rounds of golf at Bully Pulpit Golf Course; and a campfire social following the Medora Musical at the home of TRMF president, Randy Hatzenbuhler. This special trip must be used by September 11, 2016 any day of the week.
3.) A Relaxing Year of Massages
Sponsored by Massage 4 U
Valued at $600
Life can get stressful! A good way to relieve the tension accumulated throughout the month is a relaxing massage. This package provides a one-hour massage each month for an entire year. Your pampering options include deep tissue or Swedish massages (hot stone or bamboo fusion massages are available at an upgraded amount). Give yourself a break, and enjoy a year of indulgence.
4.) Guided Hunt in Southwest North Dakota
Sponsored by Double JJ Outfitters
Valued at $1,000
Double JJ Outfitters offers some of the best wild pheasant and upland game bird hunting available on thousands of acres of the finest hunting land in North Dakota. The winner of this package is guaranteed to get some birds on this one-day, two-person guided hunt in southwest North Dakota. Double JJ Outfitter’s guides make sure to fill any hunter’s limits, but the winner of this package is guided for the entire day by the greatest guides of all, Arthur and Bill Jerome. Transportation and lunch are provided. Win this package and have a great time.
5.) Bison Fan’s Bison Sign
Sponsored by Jerome Distributing
Valued at $500
Are you part of the herd? If so, this neon bar sign shaped in the NDSU Bison head is the perfect addition to your collection. Get your garage or man-cave wall ready to go for the 2016-17 Bison football season. Enjoy cheering under the bright lights as NDSU’s football team goes for six straight national championships.
6.) One Week Stay in Oceanside Condo
Sponsored by Kay York
Valued at $1,500
This Florida getaway is the perfect trip to escape the frigid North Dakota winter for a week. Located on Hickory Boulevard, which is a little island in the Bonita Springs area, is a two bedroom/two bath condo featuring a pool, tennis courts, game room, and exercise room. Look out the back window and enjoy a scenic view of a bay that leads to the Gulf of Mexico. Walk out the front door and you will directly step onto the beach where you can watch the dolphins play. Close by is a state park, boat rentals, parasailing and fishing. The condo may be used in November or December of 2016. The winner must call the owner for availability.
7.) One or Two Week Vacation
Sponsored by Dr. Steven and Donna Hamar
Valued at $2,500-$4,000
Need to get away for one or two weeks? If so, this open-ended package is just for you! The winner can choose to stay either one week in a two bedroom condo or two weeks in a one bedroom condo at any Vacation Internationale or Interval International destination (pending availability). Possible vacation locations include Australia, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Hawaii, Caribbean and more. Vacation dates must be used by June 30, 2016. Airfare, airport transportation, food and beverages, taxes and fees are not included. Advanced booking is required.
8.) Peace of Mind from a Home Security/Automation System
Sponsored by NewVision Security
Valued at $3,500
Do you have the peace of mind that comes from a protected home? If not, safeguard your home with NewVision Security, the area’s local security leader. NewVision Security uses advanced home security technology to guard your home and loved ones when you’re there or away. Using cutting-edge sensors with a front door wireless camera, no burglar on the planet would dare break in! That’s a peace of mind you can’t get anywhere else. While away you’ll have instant access with your smartphone allowing you to control your thermostat and front door. If someone comes knocking you can see who’s there and unlock the door with a push of a button. The installation is seamlessly completed by our local technicians. Once installed, the NewVision Security team will teach you how to operate your new system. With user-friendly controls, and the local support you can count on, NewVision Security is your personal security team defending your home 24 hours a day.
9.) The Best Sleep of Your Life!
Sponsored by Mattress Firm
Value – $2,799
Are you one who tosses and turns? Could you use a few more ZZZZZ’s at night? If so, raise those paddles as the winner of this item will get the best sleep of his or her life! This package includes a TEMPUR-PEDIC TEMPUR-Cloud Supreme Queen set with local delivery and set up by America’s #1 TEMPUR-Pedic retailer – Mattress Firm. In addition, a big “thank you” needs to go out to Mattress Firm as it donated six mattresses to this year’s Star family.
10.) Five Night Stay in Big Sky Cabin
Sponsored by Abaco Energy Services
Valued at $2,000
Enjoy a five night stay at the Powder Ridge Cabin, which is nestled in the trees just minutes away from the base of Lone Peak Mountain in Big Sky, MT. World class skiing and snowboarding is just outside the door and cross country skiing is a step away. The majestic Yellowstone National Park is a short 40 mile drive. The home features high vaulted ceilings and spectacular views of the Peak. It caters to the big groups of family and friends with four bedrooms/three bathrooms, a game room for children, large open kitchen/dining/living room area and a hot tub on the deck. This offer may be used from May through mid-November of 2016. Advanced booking required. Winner must pay $325 maid fee.
11.) Romantic All-Inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Package for Two
Sponsored by Dr. Chad and Jen Carlson
Valued at $3,000-$4,000
Give yourself a romantic one-week getaway vacation for two at the All-Inclusive Hard Rock Hotel chain. The winner may choose among the Dominican Republic, Caribbean or Puerto Vallarta Hard Rock Hotels. These all-inclusive locations offer chic guestrooms with a double hot tub, the world famous Rock Spa, acclaimed restaurants, bars and lounges with top shelf liquor, and pristine sandy beaches. Activities you can partake in for an extra service fee include a Mayan Ruins trip, zip-lining, swimming with dolphins, snorkeling adventures, sunset cruises, beach horseback riding, Jack Nicklaus Golfing and more. If you choose to turn it into a family vacation, an extra fee per child is required. Airfare is not included, but airport transfers are. Must complete travel by January 31, 2017 (some blackout dates may apply). Advanced booking is required.
12.) Dove Hunting in Argentina Experience
Sponsored by David Denies Wingshooting
Valued at $9,980
David Denies Wingshooting Package is a three night/four day Eared Dove hunting trip for four to Pica Zuro Lodge in Cordoba, Argentina. Package includes private lodging and housekeeping, recreational amenities (billiards, swimming pool, Jacuzzi/hot tub, flat screen satellite TV, internet, fully-stocked complimentary bar), private chef and all meals and beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic). Along with lodging and food, your group will have an assigned professional head guide to make all shooting arrangements and transfer your group to and from the shooting fields. Each member of your group also will have a personal field assistant to carry their equipment, reload their shotgun, provide anything the hunter might like while shooting and keep their bird count. The following items are not included: airfare, airport transportation ($195 land right and airport transportation fee per person), shooting license ($65 per day), gun rental if necessary ($70 per day), gun entry permit ($140 per gun if bringing your own firearm), shotgun shells (National shells are $13.25 per box for 12 and 20 gauge, $14 per box for 28 gauge, $15 per box for imported 12 and 20 gauge shells and $15 per box for .410 gauge shells), and any gratuities left at your discretion. In addition, there is a $160 entry request fee for Americans to enter Argentina. Once paid, it is good for 10 years. Trips are on a first come-first serve basis and must be redeemed within 12 months of purchase. “David Denies Dove hunting in Argentina was a ‘trip of a lifetime’ experience! They offer great hunting to go along with first class accommodations, food and service! Highly recommend this to every shooter/hunter!” – Dr. Tyler Price
13.) UND Diamond for a Day Package
Sponsored by North Dakota Champions Club
Valued at Priceless
Cheer on UND in style! The winner of this package will experience what North Dakota Champions Club Diamond level members do at every home game by being a “Diamond for a Day.” On November 12, 2016 you will enjoy your own private parking spot and four tickets to the UND Football game against North Arizona and the UND Men’s Hockey game against Denver. Before the football game you’ll have lunch while listening to UND student-athletes talk about their upcoming season. Tailgate runs for two hours prior to the game and 30 minutes preceding the game will start your sideline experience with the UND Football team. After the football game starts hockey with your on-ice experience beginning 30 minutes prior to puck drop. During this time you’ll tour the lower level, see the Zambonis close up, and you’ll get to watch the starting line-ups and listen to the National Anthem from the penalty box.