Gala and Auction

2019 Gala will be held February 9, 2019

Support high quality, local health care by joining us for the annual Foundation Gala. Event proceeds benefit the areas of greatest need this year: Emergency, Lab, and Surgery. 

Check out our exciting live auction prizes below!

2019 Live Auction


Red Power      

A young child's face will light up when you surprise them with this Case IH Magnum electric tractor with wagon, made by Peg Perego.  This will create loads of great fun for the youngster in your life!  Donated by Titan Machinery of Grundy Center.


Hawkeye Football!   
Cheer on the black and gold with a pair of tickets to Iowa football, courtesy of Chris and Kelly Dinsdale.  You and your guest will enjoy watching the Hawkeyes take on Minnesota during family weekend on November 16 from great seats on the 49 yard line, halfway up the stadium.  This package also includes a prepared pork loin for your Tailgate, courtesy of PT Grillers, plus a $50 Kwik Star gift card.

Beautiful Yard           
Put a $1,000 certificate for landscaping or concrete work to use this spring and summer, beautifying your yard!   Precision Lawn Care & Precision Concrete has donated this – and they'll work with the lucky winning bidder to complete your dream project.   


Mickey Magic            
Disney is celebrating the ninetieth birthday of the world's most famous Mouse - and your family can enjoy the magic of an Orlando and Disney World vacation in 2019 or 2020!  This package includes 5 one-day Parkhopper admission passes to any Disney World park; 4 passes to SeaWorld Orlando, 4 passes to SeaWorld's Aquatica waterpark, plus a $750 Disney gift card courtesy of  GCMH Foundation Board members, which can be used towards your stay in a Disney World Resort, a Disney Cruise, or more Disney tickets.

Disney tickets expire 1/25/2021

SeaWorld and Aquatica tickets expire 7/15/2020

Patio Party    
The lovely patio and garden of John and Mary Doak is the place for your relaxing dinner party for up to eight people!  John and Mary are wonderful hosts, and along with other hospital Foundation Board members, will provide and serve your party on a date of your choice during summer or early fall.  The dinner party needs to be used by October 1.


Vikings Fan                

Gather your friends or family for a 2019 preseason Minnesota Vikings game!  Package includes seating for 4 in a deluxe suite in the team's new stadium, complete with food service.  Also included are 2 wristbands to Nickelodeon Universe and 2 passes to Moose Mountain at the Mall of America.  Thanks to Foundation Service Corporation in Reinbeck for providing this one- of-a-kind experience!


See Clearly    
Say good bye to glasses or contacts!  Treat yourself to LASIK Eye Surgery at the Wolfe Eye Clinic. The Laser Vision Correction Procedure includes: initial evaluation examination, IntraLASIK procedure in both eyes, follow-up visits for one year post-op, and enhancement procedure within two years post-op if necessary.  Brought to you by the Wolfe Eye Clinic and Todd and Dr. Stefanie Rohler, Lifetime Vision Center of Grundy Center.


Get Away from It All!           
How does an amazing one-week getaway sound?  Todd and Janelle Onnen are providing a one-week stay in a one-bedroom deluxe resort in the United States!  Choose from a long list of RCI International's accommodations, which are located in the most desirable vacation locations in the U.S.  Vacation needs to be used in 2019.  


Galena Get-Away      
Grab your family or friends for a weekend in lovely Galena, Illinois.  Bob and Beth Johanns are providing their three bedroom home in Galena for up to 6 people for a weekend stay in 2019. Enjoy the beautiful countryside, historic downtown Galena, championship golfing, or snow skiing while visiting the Galena territory!  The auction package includes special Galena wine and a $50 Kwik Star gift card for your weekend outing!  Needs to be used by January 31, 2020.  Blackout weekend: July 4-7.


Craft Brewery Tour  

Grab your friends for this one-of-a-kind Iowa craft brewery tour that you won't want to miss!  Ten of you will be treated to a private brewery tour and tasting flights at Single Speed Brewery in Waterloo, flight tasting at Second State Brewery in Cedar Falls, and flights with a $200 gift certificate to Lark Brewery in Cedar Falls.  No need to worry about transportation because you and your friends will be picked up at your home and driven to the breweries and back with a six-hour limo ride provided by Red's Limo Service, Jesco Industries, and Frontier Landscaping.


Twilight Riverboat  

Spend two days cruising the mighty Mississippi!  The excursion for two aboard the Twilight Riverboat departs from LeClair with an overnight stay at the Grand Harbor Resort in Dubuque before returning to LeClair the next day. All meals as well as admission to the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium are included in this package, courtesy of the Twilight Riverboat.

Hog Roast      
Can you say party?  Celebrate the next special occasion in your family with a traditional Hog Roast!  Mark Buskohl and Joe Simon will come and cook at your party site - and your guests will be treated to the tastiest pulled pork around!  This will feed about 200 and Brother's Market will supply the buns and 60 pounds of potato salad.  The BBQ sauce is covered by Famous Dave's.  

Sweetheart  

Lavish the love on your special Valentine with everything your sweetheart needs!  This package includes six fresh flower bouquets throughout the next year from The Fleurist in Grundy Center and a $250 gift certificate for trendy new eyeglasses or sunglasses, courtesy of Hometown Optics of Grundy Center.  From Jennifer's On Main, treat her to a Kendra Scott designer necklace, bracelet, and earrings, as well as a Think Royln purse.  Tranquility on Main in Reinbeck will spoil your sweetheart with a one hour massage.  Treat your Valentine to fine dining at Figaro Figaro in downtown Cedar Falls and make sure to satisfy her caffeine and sweet cravings with two pounds of Starbuck's coffee with mug, STAM chocolates, and Here's What's Poppin' popcorn!