Issuu on Google+

The Polk County Women Attorneys present…

Basket Auction Benefitting the Young Women’s Resource Center Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Schedule of Events 5:30 p.m.

Silent Auction Welcome and Presentation by Young Women’s Resource Center Live Auction

7:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m.

Basket Auction Committee Co-Chairs: Molly Driscoll-Bohlman, Corrin Hatala, Maggie Hibbs The Basket Auction Co-Chairs would like to thank the members of the P C W A Basket Auction Committee for all of the time and energy they graciously gave to make this event possible. Thank you! Amanda Atherton Lori Bullock Tracy Deutmeyer Ellen Hames Danya Keller Kelsey Knight

Sydney Kronkow Allison Lindner Meghan Malloy Alicia Nicoletto Katrina Phillip Kate Strickler

Tracy Swalwell Abigail Thiel Katheryn Thorson Lauren Van Waardhuizen Brianna Vaughn Maggie White

The Basket Auction Co-Chairs would also like to thank: The Board Members of the Polk County Women Attorneys and the Staff of the Young Women’s Resource Center for their guidance and support of this 15th annual event.

Mobile Bidding For the first time, tonight’s Silent Auction will be conducted through BidPal’s mobile bidding platform. Upon check-in this evening, a link to our BidPal site and app will be sent to your smartphone. Please use your smartphone to bid on and track your favorite baskets. Bidding kiosks are available for those without smartphones or needing assistance. Please ask any volunteer for help using the BidPal mobile bidding platform. You can also track the Silent Auction’s progress this evening by watching the Live Scoreboard in the main hall. The Live Auction will follow the Silent Auction and will not use the mobile bidding platform.

Event Sponsors & Special Supporters Platinum Sponsors

Lombardi Law Firm

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Additional Sponsors Catering & Venue: Des Moines Embassy Club Audio/Visual Equipment: Des Moines Embassy Club and the BrownWinick Law Firm Auctioneers: Jeff Obrecht and associates, Peoples Company

Special Supporters An anonymous group of donors contributed the funds for the seasonal centerpieces on display this evening. The decorated pumpkins featured in the centerpieces were decorated by 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students at the Young Women’s Resource Center, together with members of the Basket Auction Committee. The decorated pumpkins will be returned to YWRC and the students who decorated them after the Auction.

Other Opportunities to Donate Centerpieces The mums in the centerpieces on display this evening are available to purchase for a freewill donation. To purchase a mum, please bring your mum(s) to check-out.

Wine Pull Donate $20 to the Young Women’s Resource Center for an opportunity to take home a bottle of wine worth as much as $40. Please visit the wine pull table near the bar to participate.

Connect with Us! The Young Women’s Resource Center and Polk County Women Attorneys are online! We would love to see your photos of the event and winning baskets. Tweet us at @PCWA515 and @YWRC, and use the hashtag #PCWABasketAuction! Or find YWRC on Facebook: and Instagram: YWRCgirls

Please bid on the Silent Auction Baskets using the BidPal app or site on your smartphone or using one of the available BidPal kiosks!

Silent Auction Baskets 1.

Learn to Cook! (Approximate Value $ 400) 

In-home cooking class for 10 people

* Donated by Carmen Keith


A Day at the Spa (Approximate Value $85)  

Gift certificate for pedicure, shampoo, and styling Tank top

* Donated by Aveda Institute and Aimee


Dinner and a Show (Approximate Value $ 115)    

Gift card to Gusto Pizza Gift card to Spaghetti Works Des Moines Gay Men’s Chorus CD 2 tickets to the Des Moines Gay Men’s Chorus Winter Solstice Concert

* Donated by Gusto Pizza, Spaghetti Works, and Des Moines Gay Men’s Chorus


Mambo Italiano DSM (Approximate Value $ 175)    

Gift card to Cosi Cucina Gift card to Café Barrata’s Gift card to Bravo Cucina Italiana Gift card to Biaggi’s

* Donated by Cosi Cucina, Café Barrata’s, Bravo Cucina Italiana, and Biaggi’s


Chef’s Delight (Approximate Value $ 125)    

Gift card to Graziano Bros. Various Italian foods BBQ sauces and seasonings Gift certificate for a cooking class at the Des Moines Social Club

* Donated by Grazinao Bros., Famous Dave’s, and the Des Moines Social Club


Tastefully Simple (Approximate Value $ 65) 

Assorted Tastefully Simple products

* Donated by Chrissy McDonald, Tastefully Simple consultant

Please bid on the Silent Auction Baskets using the BidPal app or site on your smartphone or using one of the available BidPal kiosks!


Downtown Tour (Approximate Value $ 180)   

Gift card to Margaritas Gift cards to the Full Court Press Restaurants, including The High Life Lounge, El Bait Shop, Hessen Haus, Fong’s, The Royal Mile, Mullet’s, and Buzzard Billy’s Gift card to The Fighting Burrito

* Donated by Margaritas, Full Court Press, and The Fighting Burrito


Parents’ Weekend (Approximate Value $ 240)    

One night stay at the Holiday Inn Express by Drake University Gift cards to the Drake Diner Gift cards to Fernando’s Mexican Grill Gift card to Hoshi Sushi Lounge

* Donated by Holiday Inn Express, Drake Diner, Fernando’s Mexican Grill, and Hoshi Sushi Lounge


Rollin’ Sushi (Approximate Value $ 205)   

Gift cards to Hoshi Sushi Lounge Gift cards to Haiku Gift card to Akebono Japanese Restaurant

* Donated by Hoshi Sushi Lounge, Haiku, and Akebono Japanese Restaurant


East Village Treat Yo’ Self (Approximate Value $ 175)    

Gift certificate to Dornink Gift certificate for a 50 minute massage at East Village Spa Cucumber spritz, lip balm, and coffee mug Tocca Liliana Perfume

* Donated by Dornink, East Village Spa, and Eden


Bow Wow Hipster (Approximate Value $ 145)      

Gift certificate toward doggy daycare or boarding Gift certificate to Jett & Monkey’s Dog Shop Raygun canvas bag Raygun pint glass Raygun koozies Assorted Raygun stickers, postcards, and notebooks

* Donated by Downtown Doggy Daycare, Jett & Monkey’s Dog Shop, and Raygun


Spirits & Sweets (Approximate Value $265)  

Gift certificate for a tasting party at Vom Fass Assorted chocolates from Chocolate Storybook

* Donated by Vom Fass and Chocolate Storybook

Please bid on the Silent Auction Baskets using the BidPal app or site on your smartphone or using one of the available BidPal kiosks!


DSM Sports Lover’s (Approximate Value $ 365)      

4 tickets to an Iowa Wild game 2 Iowa Wild hats, including an autographed baseball cap 4 tickets to an Iowa Barnstormers game 4 tickets to an Iowa Energy game 4 tickets to a Des Moines Buccaneers game Gift certificate to Bennigan’s

* Donated by Iowa Wild, Iowa Barnstormers, Iowa Energy, Des Moines Buccaneers, and Bennigan’s


Wine No(t) Party? (Approximate Value $ 300) 

In-store wine tasting for up to 20 people

* Donated by WineStyles of West Glen


Wine Tasting Extravaganza (Approximate Value $ 200)   

Tour and wine tasting for 15 people at La Vida Loca Winery Tour and wine tasting for 4 people at Sommerset Winery 4 wooden wine stoppers, handcrafted by the Honorable Robert J. Blink, District Court Judge for Iowa’s 5th Judicial District

* Donated by La Vida Loca Winery, Sommerset Winery, and Judge Robert J. Blink


Dabble in Des Moines (Approximate Value $ 130)    

Gift card to Glazed Expressions Gift certificate to one class at the Des Moines Social Club Quilting scissors Halloween floral arrangement

* Donated by Glazed Expressions, Des Moines Social Club, Creekside Quilting, and Irene’s Flowers


BBall & BBQ (Approximate Value $ 120)    

4 tickets to a Drake University women’s basketball game 2 tickets to a Drake University men’s basketball game Gift card to Jethro’s BBQ Gift card to Woody’s Smoke Shack

* Donated by Drake University Athletics, Jethro’s BBQ, and Woody’s Smoke Shack


Coffee Lover’s (Approximate Value $ 110)     

Starbucks coffee and mug Gift card to Mars Café Mars Café blend coffee and thermos Gift card to Zanzibar’s Smokey Row blend coffee

* Donated by Starbucks, Mars Café, Zanzibar’s, and Smokey Row Coffee

Please bid on the Silent Auction Baskets using the BidPal app or site on your smartphone or using one of the available BidPal kiosks!


Breakfast & Dessert (Approximate Value $ 200)     

4 Americana “Bombshell Brunch” gift certificates 3 coffee mugs Bruegger’s Bagels blend coffee and coupons Gift card for Cheesecake Factory Gift cards to Scratch Cupcakery

* Donated by Americana, Bruegger’s Bagels, Cheesecake Factory, and Scratch Cupcakery


Theatre for Two (Approximate Value $ 275)   

2 tickets to Kyle Abraham / Abraham in Motion, February 1, 2017 at the Des Moines Civic Center Gift card to Exile Brewing Co. “2 for Breakfast Stay” at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown

* Donated by Des Moines Performing Arts, Exile Brewing Co., and Des Moines Marriott Downtown


Des Moines Outdoors (Approximate Value $ 290)

Gift certificate for 30 minute paddle boat or kayak rental at Gray’s Lake Gift card to Back Country Neckwarmer and leather cardholder Gift card to Bike World Bicycle Helmet and water bottle Soccer ball * Donated by Des Moines Parks & Recreation, Back Country, Bike World, and Soccer Connections      


Movie Night! (Approximate Value $ 80)  

Gift cards for Jesse‘s Embers 4 movie passes to Fleur Cinema & Café

* Donated by Jesse’s Embers and Fleur Cinema & Café


Crown Royale (Approximate Value $ 220)   

4 tickets to Kansas City Royals game in April or May 2017 One night stay at select Drury Hotels Quik Trip gift card

* Donated by Kansas City Royals, Drury Hotels, and Quik Trip


DSM → CHI-town (Approximate Value $ 210)   

Baseball signed by Dexter Fowler, center fielder for Chicago Cubs 4 tickets to Iowa Cubs game 4 tickets to the Shedd Aquarium, Chicago

* Donated by Chicago Cubs, Iowa Cubs, and Shedd Aquarium

Please bid on the Silent Auction Baskets using the BidPal app or site on your smartphone or using one of the available BidPal kiosks!


New Arrival (Approximate Value $ 100)   

Gift certificate for a prenatal yoga session Gift certificates to The Learning Post Transportation quilt

* Donated by The Family Tree, The Learning Post, and Fiedler & Timmer P.L.L.C.


Night on the Town (Approximate Value $ 375)   

2 tickets to any Des Moines Symphony Masterworks concert One night stay at Embassy Suites by Hilton Downtown Des Moines Gift certificate to Alba Restaurant

* Donated by Des Moines Symphony, Embassy Suites by Hilton Downtown Des Moines, and Alba Restaurant


Work it Out! (Approximate Value $ 300) 

6-month membership to Aspen Athletic Club

* Donated by Aspen Athletic Club


Relax & Be Fit (Approximate Value $240)  

10 classes at Power Life Yoga Gift certificates for a massage and facial at Massage Envy

* Donated by Aspen Athletic Club, Power Life Yoga, and Massage Envy


Outdoorsy Family Fun (Approximate Value $ 90)  

Two 18-hole passes at Beaver Creek Golf Course 2 pecks of apples at McWilliams Orchard

* Donated by Beaver Creek Golf Course and McWilliams Orchard 30.

Girl Power (Approximate Value $ 175)  2 tickets to Iowa State University women’s basketball game  Engraved brick in the Iowa State University Carrie Chapman Catt Center Legacy of Heroines Plaza  3 pinecone sculptures by local artist, Isabel Bloom

* Donated by Iowa State University Athletics, Iowa State University Carrie Chapman Catt Center, and Isabel Bloom


Family Fun (Approximate Value $ 240)    

Family four pack to the Science Center of Iowa Gift cards and free child’s meals with adult meal purchases from Chili’s Grill & Bar Gift cards for indoor play at Backyard Adventures Bowling package for 5 bowlers at Warrior Lanes

* Donated by Science Center of Iowa, Chili’s Grill & Bar, Backyard Adventures, and Warrior Lanes

Please bid on the Silent Auction Baskets using the BidPal app or site on your smartphone or using one of the available BidPal kiosks!


Work & Relax (Approximate Value $ 295)  

Gift certificate for one-month of training and 10 sessions at Cross Fit 2 gift certificates for one-hour massage at Waukee Wellness & Chiropractic, P.C.

* Donated by Cross Fit Des Moines and Waukee Wellness & Chiropractic, P.C. 33.

Gifts Galore (Approximate Value $ 140)  Gift certificate to Denny’s Gift Den  Gift certificate for 3 dozen cookies from Cookies by Design  Gift certificate to Shear Expressions  Eye cream and goggles * Donated by Denny’s Gift Den, Cookies by Design, Shear Expressions, and Beach in a Box


Ankeny Day of Fun (Approximate Value $ 200)

Gift certificate to The Waterfront Seafood Market Gift card to The Fletcher Full Service Kitchen + Bar Round of golf for four with cart at the Briarwood Club of Ankeny * Donated by The Waterfront Seafood Market, The Fletcher Full Service Kitchen + Bar, and Briarwood Club of Ankeny   


Get Your Drink On! (Approximate Value $ 375) 

Gift certificate for keg party

* Donated by Cattoor’s on Grand / The Keg Stand


Growlers & More (Approximate Value $ 110)

University Library Café growler and refill 2 University Library Café pint glasses Rock Bottom Restaurant Brewery growler and storage bag 2 beer steins * Donated by University Library Café and Rock Bottom Restaurant Brewery    


Relax . . . Don’t Do It (Approximate Value $ 185)

Gift card to Café Su Gift cards to Z’Mariks Gift certificate for one hour facial and pedicure from Serenity Aveda Spa * Donated by Café Su, Z’Mariks, and Serenity Aveda Spa   


“Shoppes” at Roosevelt (Approximate Value $ 110)    

Gift certificate for free lube/oil/filter service from Drake Garage Gift certificate to Sacred Diamond Tattoo Coupons to Louie’s Wine Dive Gift certificate to Zumi Collection

* Donated by Drake Garage, Sacred Diamond Tattoo, Louie’s Wine Dive, and Zumi Collection

Please bid on the Silent Auction Baskets using the BidPal app or site on your smartphone or using one of the available BidPal kiosks!


Animal House (Approximate Value $ 190)    

4 day passes to Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium Family four pack to Blank Park Zoo 3 large pizzas from Godfather’s Pizza Gift certificate to Felix & Oscar’s

* Donated by Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, Blank Park Zoo, Godfather’s Pizza, and Felix & Oscar’s


Go, Pack, Go! (Approximate Value priceless!) 

Autographed football from the Green Bay Packers, featuring signatures from the entire 2015–2016 team and coaching staff

* Donated by Green Bay Packers


Skol Football (Approximate Value $150)  

Autographed photo of Cordarrelle Patterson, wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings 2 tickets to the University of Northern Iowa vs. South Dakota State University football game, November 19, 2016

* Donated by Minnesota Vikings and University of Northern Iowa Athletics


School Spirit! (Approximate Value $ 100)       

Drake Law School mug Smart Wallet card holder Drake Law luggage tag Drake Law School sesquicentennial celebration book Drake Law School t-shirt 12 tickets to any Drake University football game Drake University canvas bag

* Donated by Drake Law Women, Drake Law School, and Drake University


Curb Appeal (Approximate Value $ 200)  

$100 gift certificate towards a $250 landscape design Gift certificate for residential window treatment

* Donated by Iowa Outdoor Products and Larry’s Window Service

Live Auction Baskets 44.

Do-it-Herself (Approximate Value $ 600 — Suggested Starting Bid $250) This basket has everything a woman needs to Do-it-Herself: a $500 Home Depot Gift Card to fund your next home improvement project, with a copy of The Magnolia Story by Chip and Joanna Gaines for inspiration. Also included are safety glasses, work gloves, and a $25 Hy Vee Gift Card (for liquid inspiration, or courage for that matter) for when things get real. And if all else fails—designer duct tape in case of an emergency.  $500 Home Depot gift card  The Magnolia Story, by Chip and Joanna Gaines  Safety glasses  Work gloves  $25 Hy Vee gift card  Designer duct tape

* Donated by Bradshaw, Fowler, Proctor & Fairgrave, P.C.


Leader of the (Six) Pack (Approximate Value $ 250 — Suggested Starting Bid $100) Ride and party down the trails in style with this basket featuring:  Leather 6-pack carrier for bicycle  6-pack of miscellaneous craft beers  Wireless Bicycle Speaker / Bluetooth Enabled  Fun Bicycle t-shirt  Bicycle Chain Bottle Opener  RAGBRAI: America’s Favorite Bicycle Ride history book  Gift Card to local Des Moines bike shop

*Donated by Scheldrup Blades Shrock Smith P.C.


The Great Tailgate (Approximate Value $750 — Suggested Starting Bid $300)

Be fully prepared to entertain friends and family at your next Great Tailgate!  Portable Grill  Cooler  Bags/Cornhole Set  Lawn Chairs  Football  BBQ Tools  Gift Card for Groceries  BBQ Sauces/Rubs  Beer  Stadium Blanket  Thermos  Plates, cups, utensils, etc. * Donated by Whitfield & Eddy, P.L.C.


All That Jazz (Approximate Value $275 — Suggested Starting Bid $125) Ella, the Count, Billie, Coltrane, Louie… Enjoy some of the jazz greats and style with this swingin’ basket, featuring:  Magnolia Wine Kitchen gift card  Noce Jazz Cabaret gift card  Billie Holiday poster  Jazz-inspired coffee table books  Jazz-inspired glassware

* Donated by Finley Law Firm, P.C.


Staycation (Approximate Value $ 450 — Suggested Starting Bid $175) Who needs to get out of town?! This basket has all the makings for a relaxing getaway right here in Des Moines.  2 excellent tickets to Beautiful, The Carole King Musical on Friday, December 9, 2016  One night stay in a downtown Des Moines hotel  Wine  Chocolates  Additional staycation essentials!

* Donated by Newkirk Zwagerman Law Firm, P.L.C.


House Divided (Approximate Value $ 600 — Suggested Starting Bid $250) Divided loyalties together in the ultimate basket. Your house doesn’t have to choose between these schools anymore . . . but the winner will still have bragging rights all season long! This basket includes:  4 tickets to the Iowa State vs. Iowa men’s basketball game on December 8, 2016 in Iowa City  Gift certificate to Basta Pizzeria Ristorante in Iowa City  A “House Divided” flag  Competing Iowa and Iowa State apparel: o 2 sweatshirts o 2 women’s henleys o 2 stocking caps o 2 baseball caps  Drink coozies

* Donated by Simpson, Jensen, Abels, Fischer & Bouslog, P.C.


Zoo Tour (Approximate Value $ 500 — Suggested Starting Bid $200) Take your family on a local safari . . . all year long! This basket includes:  Blank Park Zoo Behind the Scenes Tour  One-year Family Plus Membership to the Blank Park Zoo  Blank Park Zoo notebook to remember all your family’s favorite zoo memories  2 stuffed zoo animals so you can bring your zoo adventures home

* Donated by Belin McCormick, P.C.


The Chocolate Storybook (Approximate Value $ 200 — Suggested Starting Bid $75) Indulge in this basket filled with homemade chocolates and unique gifts from Chocolate Storybook in West Des Moines!  One pound box of English Toffee  32-piece chocolate assortment  One pound box of dark pecan turtles  Pumpkin pie cotton candy  Milk chocolate caramel popcorn  Double-covered malted milk balls  Bridge mix  9-piece Fall caramels  4-piece Fall Oreos  Pumpkin-shaped caramel cutout  Candy corn-shaped marshmallow cutout  Caramel pecan nut pretzel rods  Jelly pumpkins  Milk chocolate foiled leaves

* Donated by Sullivan & Ward, P.C.


Paint & Sip Night (Approximate Value $ 500 — Suggested Starting Bid $200) Have a relaxing evening with your favorite friends, your own private painting party, and a variety of wines to share!  A gift certificate for a 10-person painting party  6 assorted bottles of wine to enjoy with your friends.

* Donated by Carr & Wright P.L.C.


Relax to the Max (Approximate Value $ 500 — Suggested Starting Bid $200) This is the perfect basket to enjoy after a long day in the office. Relax to the max with yoga and a massage!  Lululemon yoga mat  Lululemon yoga bag  Gift certificates for services from East Village Spa o 80 minute EV Signature Massage o 45 minute Gong Fu Body Scrub with 30 minute facial  Assorted tea from Gong Fu Tea  Aveda stress relief lotion

* Donated by Davis, Brown, Koehn, Shors & Roberts, P.C.


Get in the Disney Spirit for Disney on Ice! (Approximate Value $ 800 — Suggested Starting Bid $325) Get in the Disney spirit with this Disney-inspired basket. The feature of this basket is six 3rd row, center-ice tickets to Disney on Ice at Wells Fargo on Nov. 26 at 5:00 pm. The family can pre-game all their favorite Disney movies before the show (and forever after!) with an Amazon Fire TV Stick and a Netflix gift card. Keep the Disney spirit alive with a family cooking night with a Mickey & Minnie Mouse aprons and Mickey Mouse cookie cutters. Perfect for a family movie night, whip out two Lion King inspired throws (one cheetah, one leopard). Get your own Nemo look-alike with your own fish bowl, rocks, a Nemo/Dori aquarium statute, and a Petco gift card. Finally, have a tea party with your own a tea set and tea from Gong Fu Tea in the East Village.  6 tickets to Disney on Ice at Wells Fargo Arena on November 26, 2016  Amazon Fire TV stick  Netflix gift card  Mickey & Minnie Mouse aprons  Mickey Mouse cookie cutters  2 animal print throw blankets  Fish bowl with Finding Nemo aquarium statute  Petco gift card  Tea set and tea from Gong Fu Tea

* Donated by Dickinson Mackaman Tyler & Hagen, P.C.


Is this Heaven? (Approximate Value $ 400 — Suggested Starting Bid $175) No, you’re still in Iowa . . . but you might feel like you are in heaven with this basket full of Iowa food and drinks!  24 oz. Trappistine Caramel assortment from Our Lady of the Mississippi Valley  Happy Joe’s Pizza gift card  Amana Meat Shop and Smokehouse gift card  Jaarsma Bakery cookie jar and gift card  Millstream Root Beer six pack  Peach Tree Brewery Sure Shot Kolsch six pack  Bottle of Boule de Poils from Snus Hill Winery  Iowa State Fair Cookbook  Pork spices gift set from Allspice  Iowa trivet by artist B.J. Sittig, Heart of Iowa Market Place  Sweet corn shaped chocolates from Chocolaterie Stam  Twin Bings from Palmer’s Candy

* Donated by Dorsey & Whitney LLP


The Great Gatsby (Approximate Value $ 600 — Suggested Starting Bid $250) Slip briskly into an intimacy from which you may never recover with F. Scott Fitzgerald’s masterpiece, The Great Gatsby, and inspired pieces, including an extensive strand of real freshwater pearls, hair pieces toasting to flapper culture, and champagne glasses toasting to you! Enjoy two orchestra seats to the Des Moines Playhouse production of The Great Gatsby. Finally, spritz Daisy, a Marc Jacobs fragrance, for full effect.  2 tickets to The Great Gatsby at the Des Moines Playhouse (January 27 – February 12, 2017)  A copy of The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald  Daisy, Marc Jacobs perfume  Strand of freshwater pearls  Flapper hair pieces  Champagne glasses

* Donated by Ahlers & Cooney, P.C.


Ready, Set, Go! (Approximate Value $ 900 — Suggested Starting Bid $400) This is basket is ideal for the professional woman on the go! Contents awaiting you include:  Large Kate Spade colorblock bag—perfect for hauling a laptop or tablet device  Black Kate Spade clutch for transitioning from day to night while on the move  Blue Kate Spade credit card holder for the traveler who wants to carry less  Multicolor Kate Spade passport holder  Black Kate Spade luggage tag  Local Stansberry Design lace kimono—just the thing to throw on in the airport  Gold portable charger for a cell phone or tablet to keep you connected  Headphones and leather headphone organizer by This is Ground, Los Angeles  Eye mask and earplugs to help you relax while in the air

* Donated by Faegre Baker Daniels LLP


Sushi + Sake (Approximate Value $ 375 — Suggested Starting Bid $150) Everything you need to make and serve sushi at home like a pro . . . plus gift cards to local sushi restaurants for inspiration!  Gift cards to local sushi restaurants  Sushi-making kit and recipe book  Dry ingredients for making sushi  Sushi boat and serving platters  Sake bottles and cups  Soy sauce dispenser and bowls

* Donated by Nyemaster Goode, P.C.


Backyard Movie Night (Approximate Value $ 750 — Suggested Starting Bid $300) Invite all your friends and family to watch your favorite movie in your backyard. We’ll provide the popcorn and help buy the snacks -- all you have to do is pick a movie! And until the weather is nice enough to enjoy your outdoor movie and snacks, we provided a few movies and snacks to tide you over.  FunFlicks Outdoor Movies gift certificate for a 16 foot inflatable movie screen rental and popcorn for up to 75 people  $125 Gateway Market gift card to help you buy snacks, drinks, or catering  2 black Coleman lawn chairs  Outdoor blanket  Small collection of family-friendly movies, including Dreamworks’ Home; Spiderman; and everybody’s October favorite, Hocus Pocus  Movie theatre candy and microwave popcorn  16 gallon tin bucket to use as a drink cooler during your outdoor movie party

* Donated by Ronni Begleiter, Rebecca Brommel, Elizabeth Coonan, Catherine Cownie, Molly Driscoll, Ashley Fuhrmeister, Corrin Hatala, Alice Helle, Maggie Hibbs, Miranda Hughes, John Hunter, Amanda Jansen, Michael Jenkins, Amy Johnson, Cindy Lande, Allison Lindner, Jordan Meggison-Decker, Christopher Nuss, Katheryn Thorson, Sheila Tipton, and Haley Van Loon of Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum, P.L.C. and FunFlicks Outdoor Movies


Glamour in the Village (Approximate Value $ 350 — Suggested Starting Bid $150) Treat yourself! This basket includes an assortment of gift cards to shops/boutiques, a spa, and a restaurant in the East Village with “value-added” elements from each vendor to add to the experience.  Alba Restaurant gift card  East Village Spa gift card  Additional East Village surprises!

* Donated by Fredikson & Byron, P.A.


Wine & Dine 101 (Approximate Value priceless! — Suggested Starting Bid $150) Let this basket be your introduction to cooking . . . and cooking with wine. After all, you can’t really cook without wine!  Large cooking pot “basket” of kitchen goodies  Favorite recipes from the women professors and faculty from Drake Law School  2 gift certificates to the Des Moines Social Club for cooking classes (or any class)  A bottle of wine

* Donated by the Drake Law School Women Professors & Staff


Staff Appreciation Day! (Approximate Value $ 450 — Suggested Starting Bid $200) Our legal assistants, paralegals, runners, law clerks, office managers, HR managers, and accountants do such much for all of our firms every single day. Show your team how much you appreciate them with selections from this ultimate staff appreciation basket.  Gift cards and certificates to various local spas, salons, and businesses so your staff can treat themselves!  Various small gifts to show your staff how much you care!

* Donated by Fiedler & Timmer P.L.L.C.

2016 pcwa basket auction program