Saturday Evening Silent Auction May 14, 2016

The “Fine Finish” Under the Grand Tent

5:30 pm The gala finale to the week with champagne reception; gourmet dinner prepared by Executive Chef Jeremy Goldsmith, Sodexo, Gonzaga University; and live & silent auctions in the tent on the campus of MSU Billings

Silent Auction

All lots close 10 minutes after completion of the Live Auction

1. 'Peaceful Reflection'

Donated by MSU Billings alumnus Gary Slane, Wildfire Photography

  • Professional triptych of a high dynamic photo taken at the base of the Absaroka-Beartooth range
  • Durable fine art print using a process called aluminum infusion
  • Three pieces – each measuring 16″ x 24″

2. Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Donated by Billings Mustangs, Yellowstone Valley Brewing, Pita Pit

  • Billings Mustangs Bonus Book
  • Root beer, two pint glasses and a gift certificate for a six-pack of beer from Yellowstone Valley Brewing
  • Five $5 gift certificates to Pita Pit

3. Paddle and Saddle

Donated by Absaroka River Adventure, Paint Brush Adventures, Cowboy Bar & Supper Club in Fishtail, MT

  • One-half day rafting trip
  • Two-hour horseback ride along the Stillwater River
  • $50 gift card to Cowboy Bar & Supper Club in Fishtail, MT

4. 'Skin Point Dancers'

Donated by Mike & Cherry Okragly

  • Framed print by artist Cecil Young Fox
  • Finished piece measures 12 ¾” x 11″

5. That's Italian!

Donated by Kennedy’s Restaurant & Catering

  • Pastas and sauces
  • Olive oil and balsamic vinegar
  • Chocolates
  • Dipping and finishing sauces
  • Fashion apron
  • Two bottles of Italian wine

6. Spoil Her

Donated by Terra Poulsen and Hayley Walton at Adore Salon & Spa

  • Elegant gemstone sterling silver and crystal necklace and earring set crafted by local artist Terra Poulsen
  • $25 gift certificate for services with stylist Hayley Walton at Adore Salon & Spa

7. 'The Gift'

Donated by Carol Hagan, Rimrock Art & Frame

  • Signed, limited-edition giclée with handpainted highlights, #25/100
  • Beautifully framed by Rimrock Art & Frame
  • Finished piece measures 26″ x 26″

8. Get Fit Party

Donated by Billings Gymnastics School, Sweet Tooth Cakes, Wilcoxson’s Ice Cream

  • Kid’s birthday party at Billings Gymnastics School (up to 22 children)
  • $30 gift certificate for Sweet Tooth Cakes
  • $20 gift certificate to Wilcoxson’s Ice Cream

9. Go Cats!

Donated by MSU Bozeman Alumni Foundation, Hilton Garden Inn-Bozeman, 14 North Gastropub

  • Two tickets to the October 8, 2016 football game: MSU Bobcats vs. Northern Arizona in Bozeman
  • Two-night stay and breakfast for two each morning at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bozeman
  • $75 gift certificate for 14 North Gastropub

10. Facelift for Your Home

Donated by Sherwin-Williams, Winchell Landscaping, Earth First Aid Curbside Recycle, Brice’s Masterclean, Salvage Design, Billings Hardware

  • Selection of professional painting tools and supplies, gift certificate for four gallons of Sherwin-Williams Superpaint Satin interior or exterior paint
  • $150 gift certificate for Winchell Landscaping
  • Gift certificate for bins and three months’ service from Earth First Aid Curbside Recycle
  • Gift certificate for carpet cleaning of two rooms and hallway from Brice’s Masterclean
  • Gift certificate for one painting class from Salvage Design
  • Tool kit from Billings Hardware

11. A Girl's Best Friend

Donated by Garde & Sharon Peterson

  • Beautiful three-diamond pendant set in 14K yellow gold on an 18″ chain

12. 'Guiding the Sails'

Donated by Louise King

  • Framed, signed print by Billings artist Mike Capser, #26 of 999
  • Finished piece measures 18″ x 37″

13. Cheesy Delight

Donated by Gainan’s Flowers & Garden Center

  • Impress your friends with your beautiful serving accessories from Gainan’s Flowers & Garden Center

14. A Grand Adventure

Donated by Wild West Rafting in Gardiner, MT, and The Grand Hotel in Big Timber, MT

  • One-half day whitewater rafting or scenic trip for two
  • One-night stay at The Grand Hotel with breakfast for two

15. 'Junipers in the South Hills'

Donated by Mike Caskey

  • Framed original pastel by Billings artist Mike Caskey
  • Finished piece measures 22″ x 18″

16. Set for Date Night

Donated by Dillard’s, Susan Germer – susang, Texas Roadhouse

  • Fragrance basket including Euphoria Men aftershave lotion, Gucci Guilty Intense Eau De Toilette, Gucci Première, sequin clutch
  • Artisan-made, pure silver, vintage, semi-precious stone and glass beads with handcrafted sterling silver ear wires by susang
  • Artist Susan Germer’s original watercolor notecards
  • Gift certificate for dinner for two at Texas Roadhouse and gift pack of Texas Roadhouse sauces

17. A Glimpse of the Past

Donated by Dovetail Designs

  • Beautiful, handmade rustic mirror showcasing the workmanship of Dovetail Designs

18. Napa Beauties

Donated by Trent and Konnie Sizemore

  • Three bottles of wonderful Napa wines

19. Backyard Party Fun

Donated by Firefly Outdoor Movie Co., Angry Hank’s, Domino’s Pizza, Cherry Berry, Jayne’s Signature Sweets

  • Gift certificate for one rental of a 12′ backyard movie system from Firefly Outdoor Movie Co.
  • Hat, t-shirt, koozie, keychain, growler and growler refill from Angry Hank’s
  • Gift certificate for a family party pack from Domino’s Pizza
  • $20 gift certificate to Cherry Berry
  • $25 gift certificate for Jayne’s Signature Sweets

20. 'Drawing Inspiration from the Big Sky'

Donated by Joe Heins

  • Signed, framed, limited-edition print of an original oil painting by Billings artist Joe Heins
  • Finished piece measures 15″ x 30″

21. Take the Spotlight

Donated by Bottega, Clark Marten Photography, Sanctuary Salon & Spa

  • $100 gift card for Bottega
  • $600 gift card for Clark Marten Photography for photo session ($350 value) and $250 toward your portrait from Clark Marten Photography
  • $100 gift card for Sanctuary Salon & Spa for makeup, hair or both

22. A Weekend with the Saints

Donated by PayneWest Insurance, Inc, Best Western Premiere Helena Great Northern Hotel, Silver Star Steak House – Helena, Dog Spot

  • Two tickets to the September 3, 2016 football game: Carroll College Saints vs. Montana Tech Orediggers in Helena
  • One night’s lodging at the Best Western Premiere Helena Great Northern Hotel
  • $50 gift card for Silver Star Steak House
  • Gift certificate for one dog grooming and gift certificate for one overnight stay from Dog Spot

23. 'A Bill Rains' Beauty'

Donated by Louise King

  • Framed print by Bill Rains, #304/350
  • Finished piece measures 23 1/2″ x 29 1/2″

24. Fountain of Youth

Donated by Montana Medical Aesthetics

  • Gift certificate for microderm abrasion and a facial peel
  • Image ORMEDIC sample kit with facial cleanser
  • Image ORMEDIC lip complex
  • Sunscreen and anti-age serum
  • Elta MD full-size sun screen
  • Baby Foot foot peel

25. Making Memories

Donated by Jana Graham Photography

  • $500 gift certificate toward beautiful memories

26. Girls Just Want to Have Fun!

Donated by Neecee’s, An Affair to Remember Catering, Simply Wine

  • After-hours private shopping experience for you and nine of your friends
  • A $250 gift certificate to be used at your party
  • 20% off your total purchase of regularly-priced items for you and your guests (excludes gift certificates)
  • Gift bags for each of your guests
  • Appetizers provided by An Affair to Remember Catering
  • Wines provided by Simply Wine

27. 'Colt'

Donated by Joseph Booth

  • Framed, original charcoal on grey paper
  • Finished piece measures 23″ x 19″

28. Viking & Vino

Donated by Paul & Teresa Casey

    Sponsored by MSU Billings Foundation

  • 5 1/2 quart Viking sauce pan with lid, seven-ply construction, stainless steel interior and exterior, aluminum core for even heat distribution (may be used on any cooking surface, including induction)
  • One bottle of wine

29. 'Winter Solitude'

Donated by Louise King

  • Original, framed watercolor by T. Palm
  • Finished piece measures 11″ x 17″

30. Spa-tacular Dutch Treat

Donated by Petlantis Revitalizing Pet Day Spa, Massage Envy, Caramel Cookie Waffle

  • Gift certificate for a groom to breed from Petlantis Revitalizing Pet Day Spa
  • Gift certificate for one-hour facial at Massage Envy
  • Two gift certificates for Caramel Cookie Waffle

31. 'Grizzly'

Donated by MSU Billings Alumnus Harry Koyama, Harry Koyama Fine Art

  • Framed, limited edition giclée on canvas, #1 of 50
  • Finished piece measures 18 1/2″ x 15 1/2″

32. Griz Under the Lights

Donated by Patty and Bruce Wilson, Amusement Services – Tim & Nat Carson

  • Two tickets to the September 3, 2016 home opener football game under the lights: UM Griz vs. St. Francis, 7:00 pm kick-off
  • One-night stay at Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown
  • $100 VISA gift card

33. Corks & Cooks

Donated by Michelle Dawson, 2016 Wine & Food Festival co-chair, Costco

    Sponsored by MSU Billings Foundation

  • Beautiful handmade cork wreath
  • $25 gift card for Costco
  • Glass cheese tray
  • Square glass “vino” plate
  • One copy of Celebrating Home, by Christy Rost
  • One copy of Cowgirl Creamery Cooks, by Sue Conley & Peggy Smith
  • One bottle of wine
  • Two 2016 Wine & Food Festival wine glasses

34. 'Melting Snow'

Donated by MSU Billings Alumna Michiko Conklin

  • Framed original watercolor
  • Finished piece measures 22 1/2″ x 18 1/2″

35. Summer Golf Series

Donated by Pryor Creek Golf Course, Riverside Country Club, MSU Billings Office of Alumni Relations, The Vig Alehouse

  • Gift certificate for four rounds of 18 holes of golf at Pryor Creek Golf Course
  • Gift certificate for four rounds of 18 holes with cart at Riverside Country Club in Bozeman
  • MSU Billings golf bag and hat
  • $50 gift card for The Vig Alehouse

36. 'Mountain Home'

Donated by MSU Billings Alumna Kira Fercho

  • Original oil on canvas, custom frame
  • Finished piece measures 11″ x 14″

37. Big Mountain Bundle

Donated by Whitefish Mountain Resort, The Lodge at Whitefish Lake

    Sponsored by MSU Billings Foundation

  • Two winter lift tickets (valid through April 9, 2017)
  • Gift Certificate for a two-night stay at The Lodge at Whitefish Lake
  • $75 gift card fordining at The Lodge at Whitefish Lake

38. 'Looking for a Landing'

Donated by Greg Hogan, Hogan Designs

  • Framed original watercolor
  • Finished piece measures 15″ x 12″

39. Young Again

Donated by Tallman Medical Spa

  • Éminence Persimmon & Cantaloupe Day Cream
  • Éminence Pink Grapefruit-C Day Cream
  • Éminence Foundation
  • $100 gift certificate

40. 'Mirrored Island'

Donated by Greg Mort

    Sponsored by MSU Billings Foundation

  • Framed, signed lithograph, #371/450
  • Finished piece measures 33″ x 26 ¼”

41. Patio Sanctuary

Donated by Davidson’s Home Furnishings & Design Ltd., Red Lodge Ales, Wild Birds Unlimited, Goose Bay Hand Blown Glass

  • Outdoor rug and pillows from Davidson’s Design
  • Five six-packs of Red Lodge Ales bottled beer
  • Bird feeder with wild bird food from Wild Birds Unlimited
  • Hand blown candle holder with candle crafted by Goose Bay Hand Blown Glass in Townsend, MT