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Kids First Law Center Cocktail Party & Fundraiser this Friday, May 11 – LIST OF AUCTION ITEMS!

by admin on May 9th, 2012

Kids First Law Center will be holding its annual Cocktail Party & Fundraiser Friday, May 11 from 4:00 -7:00 pm at at the newly renovated CSPS/Legion Arts building at 1103 3rd Street SE!  Once again, there will be many great auction items to bid on.  Entry is free and your first drink is on  Kids First, thanks to the generosity of this year’s sponsors:  Bradley & Riley, Bankers Trust and United Fire Group. Come, bid, and support our mission to help children of divorce. Friends and family are welcome.

This year, Kids First’s auction promises to be bigger and better than ever with more than 50 exciting items!  Auction items include:

Live Auction Items

  • Private party for 80 at Campbell Steele Gallery, catered by LJs + bar tab
  • Chicago Getaway: 2 nights at the Four Seasons, dinner at the Paris Club, two CityPass cards
  • Mother of the Year: order declaring Mother of the Year, Mother’s Day brunch for 4 at The Class Act, and more!
  • A Mediterranean Evening – Dinner for 10 in your home served by Nick & Cristiane Abou-Assaly
  • Eagle Ridge Getaway in Galena – customizable to your liking

Silent Auction Items

Sports & Outdoors

  • Chicago Cubs v. Pittsburgh Pirates game tickets (Aug 1 at Wrigley)
  • Iowa v. UNI football club tickets (Sept 15), with parking
  • Iowa v. Central Michigan football tickets (Sept 22), with parking
  • Kernels private suite, including 20 tickets
  • Golf for 3 at CRCC with Tom Peffer
  • YMCA family membership for 1 year
  • Private golf lessons from Elmcrest pros
  • Personal trainer at Elmcrest

Gourmet Gifts

  • Party poolside at Lynn Hartman’s home
  • Tuscan dinner for 8 delivered to your home by Tiffany & Melanie O’Donnell & Melanie DiBernardo
  • Magnum bottle of wine
  • Case of award-winning Zinfandel
  • Home brew and snack package
  • Gourmet cookie baskets
  • Share Wine Lounge gift card & electric wine bottle opener
  • Cupcakes for Six Months:  20 Lil’ Baby Cupcakes delivered monthly by Wright Touch Bake Shoppe
  • Templeton Rye glasses, DVD documentary and bottle of whiskey
  • Homemade bread courtesy of Mark Ogden
  • Mexican fiesta package: Tequila, margarita mixers, glasses, Rick Bayless cookbook and salsas
  • Dinner in Asia:  gift certificates from local Asian restaurants
  • Last Chance Girl Scout Cookies
  • Early Bird gift card

Art & Music

  • Brucemore Classics tickets (Night of the Iguana) with picnic dinner
  • Paramount Theatre architectural tour & Orchestra Iowa tickets
  • TCR’s “Hairspray” and backstage tour – tickets for 4
  • Tulip painting by Gary Connors-Boe
  • Framed watercolor by Darrel Wahlstrom & Art Museum membership
  • 8 hand-made Zentangle cards, including a 1 one-hour Zentangle instruction with artist
  • Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (4 tickets) at the Linn County Fair, June 29
  • Dried foliage arrangements
  • Things with Wings art

Family Fun

  • CR Fire Truck Ride
  • Year long passes to Coral Ridge Ice Arena and Carousel; 2 passes to Iowa Children’s Museum
  • Hancher’s The Gizmo Guys (4 tickets), May 20 & anytime family day pass to Iowa Children’s Museum
  • Hand-embroidered baby onesies, knit hat, baby books, ready to gift!
  • Handmade baby quilt

Health & Beauty

  • Cosmetic Solutions basket: Obagi skin products, facial, brow/lash tinting, $100 gift certificate
  • Zoom teeth whitening
  • Verbena Chair Massages
  • Palace Barbershop Salon and Spa men’s gift card and professional hair care products
  • Two haircuts at Palace Barbershop Salon and Spa
  • Norwex product package

Unique Items/Experiences

  • 2 tickets to Des Moines Civic Center performance of your choice,  night at Embassy Suites, dinner at Centro ($100 gift card)
  • Millstream Private Brewery Tour for 10, plus beer/meat/cheese in biergarten
  • NewBo Market Membership, NewBo Books gift card, kolaches, The Blue Toad gift card

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