G.I.F.T. Gala 2018 Silent Auction Items

All proceeds of the 2018 G.I.F.T. Gala, Sip-n-See, and cash raffle

will be going toward enhancing St. Patrick teacher salaries!



Silent Auction will begin at 5:30 p.m.

at St. Patrick Elementary School





101     Wall Hanging: “When I Rise, Give Me Jesus”

A beautiful way for anyone to start their day off right. “When I Rise” wall hanging measures 24 ½ W x 36” H.

Donated by: New Life Christian Bookstore


102     Farmer's Prayer Resen Cross

This cute little 5” cross would be a great addition for any end table or dresser.

Donated by Fr. Andrew Litt


103     3 CD's: "Jerusalem"; "The Truth is There"; and "Thy Will Be Done" 

Contemporary Catholic singer Ellen Soukup credits the Holy Spirit for guiding her music ministry.  

Ellen's CDs stress words of faith, the sanctity of life and the importance of the Eucharist. 

Music lovers of all ages will be inspired by Ellen's recordings featuring original contemporary

and gospel songs. Ellen resides in Lincoln, Nebraska with her husband and two children.

Donated by Ellen Soukup


104     Red Decorative Throw

Bison/Husker Fan, or just love red and white! This 50” x 60” throw is soft and comfy for

watching a game at home, or for a little added warmth while watching a game from the stands.

Donated by Friend of G.I.F.T. Gala


105     Cream Lattice Ceramic Lamp

This quaint and distinctive cylindrical ceramic lamp allows you to customize your lighting.

The slightly distressed base makes a great addition to your rustic or traditional decor. The lampshade

is a cotton-linen blend for a bit of natural texture, which is a neutral cream color that's easy to mix in with any design.

Donated by Friend of G.I.F.T. Gala


106     Cross from Rome Blessed by Pope Francis

Rome, you say? Yes, that’s right! This beautiful glass cross was purchased in Rome

and has been blessed by our Holy Father, Pope Francis. This would be a great addition to any home!

Donated by Brandon and Amy Stritt



107     Wall Plaque: “Wash Your Hands and Say Your Prayers”

Friendly reminder to your kids….“Jesus and Germs” home decoration. We all need a

friendly reminder that Jesus is always there. This would be a fun addition to anyone’s home. Made by Sara Jarding.

Donated by Todd and Andi Cappel



108     “Midnight Harlow” Quilt

Do you need to brighten up your home a bit? Or maybe brighten someone’s day?

This stunning throw quilt measures 52” x 52”. The quilt features roses in mauve and pink.

Donated by Kif and James Huffman; Pieced by Sew Blessed Staff; Quilted by Ashley Sintler



109     Area Rug

Check out this beautiful and durable 5’ X 7’ area rug. The grays and blues tie

together so well and the pattern is very stylish. This rug is perfect for any room in your home!

Donated by Samway Floor Covering & Furniture



110     Monogram Wall Hanging

This beautiful, handmade wall hanging will be a great touch to anyone’s home!

It measures approximately 19” x 19”. Showing is the letter “M”, but the entire

alphabet is behind the frame, so any letter may be switched out.

Donated by Mark and Mary Jo Serbousek


111     Religious Home Décor

This is a beautiful, handmade wall hanging, has a framed cross and religious

saying mounted on multi-colored, stained wood. It will add charm to any home!

Donated by Mark and Mary Jo Serbousek


112      Mr. and Mrs. Wall Hanging

Do you have a wedding to go to that is coming up? This would be the perfect wedding gift!

This charming wall hanging measures 16” H x 14” W. The neutral colors will look great in any home!

Donated by Mark and Mary Jo Serbousek


113     Mini Bar

This Mini Bar used to be an old fashioned sewing table! It is painted in a neutral

color that would go with any décor in your home! There is a galvanized container

which now sits where the sewing machine used to. The mini bar measures 36” L x 19” D.

Donated by Mark and Mary Jo Serbousek



114     Succulents Planter

Who doesn’t love succulents? Especially when they are already potted for you and ready to go!

These succulents are planted in a charming antique sewing drawer. Start thinking of all the places you can put these!

Donated by Jarrod and Kim Doyle



115         4’-tall Umbrella Plant

This is a low-maintenance, easy-to-care-for plant that can add graceful foliage to a room.

Donated by Raleigh and Kathy Haas.


116        “First Grade Star Quilt”

This beautiful 70” x 78” quilt was constructed and quilted by Kaye Feilen.

Donations of money from the 2017/2018 St. Patrick 1st grade class was used to purchase the fabric.

Donated by Kaye Feilen and St. Patrick 1st Grade Class


117   Vase with Monthly Floral Arrangement for One Year

With a floral arrangement each month you can delight the heart of a loved one, teacher, or employee of the month;

add a splash of color to your home or church, or welcome your customers in a warm way at the front desk. This beautiful vase

and  flowers are yours to take home tonight! You may bring this vase in each month to Keystone Floral to be refilled,

or they can wrap fresh flowers for you to place in your own vase.

Donated by Nancy Collins and Keystone Floral





201     TeePee Fun!

A teepee, pillow, basket of books and more. Who doesn’t need a quiet place to read?

This would be a perfect addition to a kid’s room, play room, or a nook at Grandma and Grandpa’s house.

Just think of all the places the kids could imagine themselves to be.

Donated by Friend of G.I.F.T. Gala


202     Ultimate Art Kit

This 200 piece kit includes a large variety of supplies – from

watercolors to pastels - everything you need to create amazing artistic projects.

Donated by Friend of G.I.F.T. Gala


203     John Deere Mighty Trike Bike

Driveways and play yards are no match for this rugged 3-wheeler! Constructed of ultra-tough

steel and detailed with the iconic John Deere yellow and green, this tricycle will provide many miles of

driveway and sidewalk fun. The Mighty Trike features huge rubber tires with thick treads to roll over any

obstacle. Cruise over grass, gravel or sidewalks with ease. Includes adjustable seat and

handle bars. Take a ride on the rear deck or use the hitch for pulling.

Donated by Plains Equipment Group and Select Seeds


204     Hess Dump Truck and Loader

Kids will have fun times with this one! The Hess Dump Truck and Loader is a powerful

partnership of heavy-duty earth movers. With over 30 brilliant LED lights plus realistic sounds,

this over-sized dump truck and 2-way motorized, track-driven loader are a versatile team, ready to tackle the toughest jobs!

Donated by Bob and Barb Bortner



205     40” Round Web Swing

Laughter and fun is guaranteed with this web swing!  It can hold up to 600lbs allowing multiple kids to swing at the same time.

Donated by Larry and Becky Jones



206     Picnic Basket with Cita Deli Gift Card

Get ready for beautiful spring weather with an equally beautiful picnic basket.  Includes picnic blanket,

plates, glasses and a $50 gift certificate to Cita Deli.  You’ll be packed and ready to go for a romantic outing!

Donated by Ben and Kate Siegfried


207     Wall Hanging: “Every Child Is An Artist”

This is the perfect way to hang up your child’s or grandchild’s artwork! This will show them that 

you are proud of their creative side. This wall hanging measures 36” W x 7” H and has eight clasps.

Donated by Friend of G.I.F.T. Gala


208     “Lincoln On Board” Board Game

Lincoln On Board is a Monopoly style game where the property and other spaces represent

businesses and landmarks in the city of Lincoln, Nebraska. You can learn all about our state capital while you’re having fun!

Donated by Fr. Andrew Litt



209     YMCA Birthday Party and Birthday Cake

Need a place to hold a child’s birthday party? The Ed Thomas YMCA is just the place! Their party

room is available on Friday evenings, as well as Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Along with the use of

the room, the reservation includes time for swimming during the recreational swim times and use of the gym,

if available. Also included in this package is a delicious and awesomely decorated birthday cake

made by Sheri Haag! Please contact Sheri to make the arrangements.

Donated by Ed Thomas YMCA and Sheri Haag


210     Darling Hair Accessories

This fun basket has all the hair accessories any girl would love!

The basket is full of homemade bows, headbands and a bow holder.

Donated by Amy Stritt


211     For Your Favorite Father

A book by Ed Cole “Maximized Minutes For Fathers”, 101 favorite

Bible verses for Men, and a plaque suited to inspire anyone.

Donated by Friend of G.I.F.T. Gala


212     Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium

You and your family will love visiting Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. One of the new

exhibits the Zoo has added within the last couple of years is the African Grasslands. It covers 28 acres

that feature breathtaking panoramic views of grasslands and African wildlife! Another exhibit that has been added

is the Alaskan Adventure. This is a splash grounds that has over 75 unique, Alaskan-themed bronze sculptures,

that feature dancing waters through sprays and spouts! Sounds like so much fun for all!

Donated by Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium


213     5 Games of Bowling

Whose family doesn’t need a fun outing? TJ’s Family Fun Center has made that easy for you!

This certificate is good for five (5) games of bowling. Other fun things to do at TJ’s is an arcade and other

games. Food and drinks are also available to  purchase, so you can make this a fun time all around!

Donated by TJ’s Family Fun Center


214       Album Memories Set

Do you have some scrapbooking you would like to do? Here is a start! This package includes

a 7” x 7” pink album,  ribbon, paper kit, apron, stickers, scallop punch, and more; all in a cute Follow Your Dreams storage box.

Donated by Theresa Shiers




301     Caravelle New York Men's Japanese Quartz Black Watch

The blue face on this watch is a real eye-catcher! The stainless steel case

and bracelet compliment the watch with its dark color. It is water resistant to 99’, withstands

rain and splashes of water, but not showering or submersion. It is easy to see and has a very classy look!   

Donated by Friend of G.I.F.T. Gala


302     UNOde50 Silver Bracelet

This gorgeous silver bracelet, made of silver-plated pieces, is a perfect

accessory for any woman’s jewelry needs. This unique design was handmade in Spain.

Donated by Friend of G.I.F.T. Gala


303     Lula Roe Leggings Package

Six pairs of super soft leggings, 3-tall and curvy and 3 one size. You can share with friends or keep

all to yourself.  Plus to help complete your outfit, $15 LuLa Cash redeemable through Natalie Smith.

Donated by Natalie Smith


304     Vera Bradley Bag and Wallet

This bag offers abundant organization in a stylish silhouette. Exterior pockets (a slip and a zip)

keep keys and phone at hand while the six interior pockets keep the bag's contents neat. It has a fully

zippered  top closure and a sturdy removable bottom insert. The bag measures approximately 13" (L) x 13" (H) x 4" (W).

Donated by Friend of G.I.F.T. Gala


305     CITIZEN Women’s Gold Watch

This is an elegant round watch featuring sunray dial with Arabic numeral

indices and date window at 3 o'clock. It has a stainless steel band with a jewelry clasp closure.

It is also water resistant to 99’. In general, the watch withstands splashes or brief immersion in water, but not suitable for swimming.

Donated by Longnecker’s Jewelry


306     Premier Designs Jewelry and Jewelry Holder

This cute little mirror and jewelry holder is the perfect solution for storing your jewelry. It will hold necklaces,

bracelets, rings, earrings…you name it! And to top it off, it comes with Premier Design Jewelry to get you started!

Donated by Cassie Spencer, Premier Designs Jeweler



307     CHI Hand Shot Hair Dryer

Spring into beauty with this high end hair dry. The CHI Hand Shot hair dryer features a handle-free

dryer body design. The ceramic heater maintains consistent heat, helping to create smooth, sleek styles full of body and bounce. 

Donated by Studio 205 Hair Salon


308     St. Patrick School Tee

This is an adult, size medium, black t-shirt with a green and silver glittered St. Patrick Knight.

Perfect for cheering on our Knights and Lady Knights!

Donated by the St. Patrick Development Office



309     St. Patrick School V-Neck Jersey

This is an adult small, green, v-neck jersey, printed with a white horse and knight. Perfect for cheering on our Knights and Lady Knights!

Donated by the St. Patrick Development Office


310     St. Patrick School ¾ Length Sleeved Shirt

This is an adult medium, gray, ¾ length sleeved, printed with a black horse and knight.

Perfect for cheering on our Knights and Lady Knights!

Donated by the St. Patrick Development Office


311     St. Patrick School T-Shirt

This is an adult small, dark gray t-shirt, printed with a white horse and knight.

Perfect for cheering on our Knights and Lady Knights!

Donated by the St. Patrick Development Office


312     St. Patrick School Football Tee

This is a youth large, pink football tee, printed with St. Patrick Knights in silver glitter.

Perfect for cheering on our Knights and Lady Knights!

Donated by the St. Patrick Development Office


313     Knitted Scarf, Crochet Stocking Cap and KEEP Bracelet

You will fall in love with this oatmeal colored, hand knit scarf and black crochet

stocking cap! Who wouldn’t want these for all of the cold winter days? Also included

is a KEEP Collective with a black and brown leather keepsake bracelet.

Donated by Miranda Perry


314      Paul Mitchell Flat Iron

For hair with salon-quality shine and feel, the Express Ion Style is the flat iron

of choice for professionals and consumers. You can style your hair (straight, wavy or curly!)

with infrared technology for quick, gentle and consistent results!

Donated by Studio 205 Hair Salon





 401     Bamboo Turn Table

This is a cute 14” Bamboo Turntable that could be used in several different ways!

We have dressed it up with a bottle of whiskey, glasses, and whiskey stones to get you started.

Donated by Friend of G.I.F.T. Gala



402     Tin Caddy with Pasta

Are you going for the rustic look? This tin caddy will do just that! It is stocked with

Wild Garlic & Porcini Mushroom Pasta, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Pasta Sauces, and a Cheese Grader.

Donated by Friend of G.I.F.T. Gala



403     Ice Cream Maker

I scream, you scream…We all scream for ice cream. This Cusinart ice cream maker would

make a fun addition to anyone’s kitchen. Comes with fun ice cream bowls, a small

recipe book, scoop and sprinkles to get you started!

Donated by Mike and Laura Ford and

Knowlen & Yates


404     Copper Mugs – Set of 4

These copper-plated mugs are designed to keep your drinks colder. They are perfect for

cocktails, beer, or even iced tea. The handles are designed for an easy and comfortable grip.

Donated by Friend of G.I.F.T. Gala


405     Bunn Coffee Pot, Filters, Coffee and Mugs

Unleash your inner barista with these stylish bronze stainless steel mugs and Bunn coffee pot.

Donated by D&S Hardware


 406     Dinner Cooked by Fr. Wehrs at St. John’s Rectory - Cambridge

Fr. Wehrs is an excellent chef! He will dazzle you with a dinner at the St. John’s Rectory in Cambridge.

Donated by Fr. Wehrs


407     Ninja Professional Blender with Nutri Ninja Cups

The Ninja Professional Blender with Nutri Ninja Cups has 1100 watts of professional

performance power with 3 speeds, pulse, and single-serve functions. The 72 oz. Total Crushing Pitcher

pulverizes ice to snow in seconds for creamy frozen drinks and smoothies. Also included are two 16 oz.

Nutri Ninja Cups with To-Go Lids that are perfect for creating personalized, nutrient-rich drinks to take on the go.

Donated by Friend of G.I.F.T. Gala


408     Black Leather Case with Irish Whiskey and Scotch

Impress your guests with this Jameson Irish Whiskey and Chivas Regal Blended Scotch.

Or, maybe you’ll want to keep it all to yourself! Either way is a winner!

Donated by Dennis and Cora Berry



409     Hors d’oeuvre basket and Wine

This cute basket full of fun food and a tasty bottle of wine, will set the atmosphere for a fun evening with friends.  

Donated by Larry and Becky Jones


410     Yeti Roadie 20 Cooler

This is the perfect cooler for a day trip! Yeti coolers outperform and outlast the competition

with thicker walls, a rugged construction, more than twice the insulation and a full-frame gasket.

This Yeti comes with a full-length stainless steel handle that makes it easy to carry, and a drain system.

The outside dimensions are 19 ¼ x 13 ¾ x 14 3/8. Inside dimensions are 13 x 8 3/8 x 10. You will not regret owning a Yeti!

Donated by Lord’s Hardware & Furniture


411        Wine Holder with Wine and Wine Glasses

How unique is this? The wine holder is made out of a wine barrel! It will hold two bottles of wine and four wine glasses! 

Donated by Greg and Nancy Broadfoot



501     Handmade St. Patrick Rosary

This lovely St. Patrick rosary has been made with a Celtic Crucifix.

Each of the “Our Father” beads have St. Patrick on one side and Our Lady of Sorrows on the other.

Donated by Ellen Soukup


502     Reserved Parking Space School Drop Off and Pick Up

(for the 2018/2019 School Year)

Don’t worry about having to wait in line to drop off your kids or showing up twenty minutes

early to get a spot to park when picking them up! This reserved parking space will be

located on the Southwest corner of St. Patrick Elementary School.

You may use it the entire 2018/2019 school year!

Donated by Friend of G.I.F.T. Gala



503     Piano Lessons (14 Private Lessons at 30 minutes each)

Have you always wanted to learn to play the piano? Or maybe you know someone

who would love to learn? Now’s your chance! Shannon Corder is offering fourteen private,

thirty minute lessons. Shannon has taught piano lessons out of her home for

seventeen years, to ninety students, ranging in ages 4-65 year old!

Donated by Shannon Corder


504     Job’s Tears Rosary

The seeds used to make this stunning Rosary are Job’s Tears. The tear drop shaped

fruit for each Rosary bead are from the plant called Coix lacryma – job. According to legend,

the name Job’s Tears was given to this fruit in memory of the many tears shed by Job in the Old Testament writings.

Donated by Mike and Rhonda Litt




601     Nebraska Cornhusker Football National Championship Mug Set – Set of 5

Still in their original box, these five glass championship beer mugs are a collector’s item from “back-in-the-day”!

The mugs are from the years 1970, 1971, 1994, 1995, and 1997! What a way to party! Go Huskers!

Donated by John and Kathy Mabile


602     Anytime Fitness 3 month membership and Brown's Shoe Fit coupon

Anytime Fitness of McCook is offering 24/7 access to 3,900 clubs! This will include free program setup, design,

5 week mile stone check ups, free “in body” scanning, private showers, unlimited aqua massage and tanning, HD TVs

with internet access on cardio, and group fitness classes. I’d say you’ve got it made! Also included is a coupon from

Brown’s Shoe Fit to get that right pair of shoes to start off your fitness journey.

Donated by Anytime Fitness and Brown’s Shoe Fit


603     Signature Football - Signed by McCook Bison 2017 Football Team

and 2 Adult Bison Activity Passes for the 2018/2019 school year

This football has been signed by the 2017 McCook Bison football team. The Bison finished the

2017 season with a Nebraska State Quarterfinals appearance and an overall season record of 9-2. 

Also included in this package are two 2018-19 Adult Activity passes to show the Bison your continued support. 

Donated by Friend of G.I.F.T. Gala and McCook High School Athletic Department


604     One Night Stay at Cobblestone Hotel & Suites – McCook

Have extra family coming for graduation or just need a night away?  This is just right for you! 

Enjoy a one night stay at Cobblestone Hotel and Suites.  Complimentary breakfast and Bar service available.

Donated by Cobblestone Hotel & Suites


605     CrossFit McCook:

One - 3 month membership, socks and shirt; Brown's Shoe Fit coupon

What is this CrossFit all about? Now’s your chance to find out for yourself! The CrossFit

workouts and training are always measurable and incorporate metabolic conditioning, gymnastic

body weight movements and Olympic and power lifting. All classes are coached by a member of the

CrossFit team who will provide instruction in proper mechanics, scaling movements and intensity level.

And to top it off, go get you a new pair of workout shoes at Brown’s Shoe Fit with this $25 off a $50 purchase coupon.

Donated by CrossFit McCook and Brown’s Shoe Fit


606     Golfing for four (4) at Arrowhead Meadows in

Curtis, NE with Fr. Waskoviak and dinner afterwards

Arrowhead Meadows Golf Course is a natural tract with lots of wildlife and some challenging golf

holes. The Bi-level fairways, mature cottonwoods, ash, and box elders all make your round a test. Four

people will play 18 holes with Fr. Harlan Waskoviak, which includes a cart. After your day of golfing,

dinner will be provided for you at St. James rectory. Contact Fr. Waskoviak to make the arrangements.

Donated by Fr. Waskoviak and St. James Catholic Church


 607     $50 Gift Certificate to The Sports Shoppe

Who doesn’t need extra sports apparel? The Sports Shoppe is a full line sporting goods store 

featuring shoes for all ages, sizes and shapes! Goods for every sport, clothing for all

ages, and every season! It also features the most in Nebraska clothing in our area!

Donated by The Sports Shoppe


608     Body Connection: One Month Gym Membership with

Workout Bands and One Month Unlimited Tanning; Brown’s Shoe Fit Coupon

Here is your chance to get ready for the summer! This is a one month gym membership and an

unlimited tanning package from the Body Connection. Also included is a set of five premium resistance

bands. And of course you will need new shoes when you begin your fitness journey; so go to

Brown’s Shoe Fit with this coupon and find the right style for you!

Donated by Body Connection and Brown’s Shoe Fit


609     Parent and Child Golf Lessons

Are you looking to improve your swing and spend quality time with your child?  Bobby Gaulke,

of Heritage Hills golf course, is offering four 1 hour lessons and a round of golf after you complete the lessons. 

Donated by: Marshell and Tracy Sis     




701     Arrow Car Was Key and Oil Change Certificate from Wagner Ford

Just in time to wash the winter mud and muck away, and get ready for the summer;

a car wash and an oil change! This  package includes a $50 key to Arrow automated car

wash and a certificate good for one oil change at Wagner Ford.

Donated by Arrow Car Wash and Wagner Ford


702     GOLIGHT Stryker Model 30002 (white)

with Wireless Hand-Held Remote - Magnetic Mount

This GOLIGHT has a revolutionary installation features with an exclusive wireless dash-mount

remote option that eliminates the need for running a wiring harness. It also has an innovative

mounting plate with clamping interphase that saves time with a simple, two-step installation.

Donated by GOLIGHT



703       Pet Grooming Certificate and Supplies

Get your pet looking great with a $50 grooming certificate from Pet Pros. 

Included with basket is travel size collapsible water dish, dog toy and shampoo. 

Donated by Pet Pros


704       Oil Change Certificate

Who doesn’t need an oil change before their summer vacation? This certificate is

good for one oil change at Wagner Chevy, located at 201 East B Street, McCook, NE.

Donated by Wagner Chevy


705       Doggy Basket

This is a great way you can treat your best friend! A new dog bed, toys, treats and a

$100 gift card to Macfee’s Paw Spa & Inn to be used towards grooming or boarding. Your choice!

Donated by Macfee’s Paw Spa & Inn