Only one week to go before we host our Second Annual Fabulous Fashion Show and Live Volunteer Auction. Here is a listing of the wonderful volunteers wiling to auction off their time and talent to the highest bidder. Visit our website, www.winonavs.org to purchase tickets.
The 2018 Live Auction Volunteers
KAREN WATERS Custom T-Shirt Quilt
Have you ever wondered what to do with all of those old t-shirts that you’re not willing to let go of? Let Karen, a Clothes Shop Volunteer since October 2017, create a unique, one-of-a-kind custom t-shirt quilt for you. She will take your t-shirts and turn them into a keepsake that can be passed down for generations. You purchase the materials or hand over your favorite tee shirts and Karen will preserve your memories.
Celeste Sullivan Learn to Roll Your Own Sushi and Spring Rolls
The perfect reason to gather up to 10 friends and family to learn the art of rolling sushi-in your own home! The Kitchen Coach, will provide laughter and tasty food, along with knowledge that will empower you long after she leaves. Celeste Sullivan is the Kitchen Coach-a plant-based Health Coach, giving people the power to confidently prepare meals that give them more energy, better digestion, and direct action against heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. Celeste will provide the rolling tools and all the ingredients except the meat and seafood. She will advise you on the quantity to purchase based on your preference and group size.
Tesla Mitchell Zumba or Country Heat Party
How about a private Zumba or Country Heat class with just you and your friends! Both Zumba and Country Heat are high energy, super fun dance classes with either a Latin and Hip Hop feel with Zumba or a line dancing inspired class with country music for Country Heat. You could either book a private class at Snap Fitness in the Winona Mall with Tesla or else have Tesla come and add a little flair to your birthday or team party! Either way will be fun, exciting and full of lots of laughs and smiles!
Greg Taylor Let Him Entertain You with Music
Greg Taylor, radio personality for KWNO AM 1230 & FM98.7, is an accomplished singer song-writer who has performed all around Winona. Greg is being auctioned off this evening to provide the lucky bidder with three hours of music at your next big event. He may even opt to write you a song!! Greg plays acoustic guitar and sings a mix of covers and original songs which would work well in a small venue around town or an intimate house concert. To be used by January 2nd, 2019 and the highest bidder can chat with Greg on his daily talk show, In The Know on KWNO, and promote Winona Volunteer Services and why he/she decided to help with the fundraising event.
Brad Tremain Hours of Tile Work
Have you been wanting to remodel a bathroom or kitchen? If you are looking to install new tile flooring or a backsplash, let Brad do it for you! Brad, the owner of Tremain Top Tile, is offering up to $500 in labor. Bidder pays for materials and job must be scheduled within 6 months.
Sandra & Brian Burke Lowcountry Boil
Sandra & Brian invite ten lucky guests to experience a low country boil at their place or yours sometime between now and the end of October. This scrumptious seafood dish is a combination of shrimp, sausage, corn, potatoes and spices. Relax while the Burkes pour you wine and create this fabulous feast in front of your eyes. Low country boil is a favorite dish they learned to prepare while living in North Carolina. The rule of thumb is: the bigger the crowd, the bigger the pot.
Conray Ligon and Aliza Lussenhop Ladies Night Out for 4
Get 3 of your best girlfriends together for a fun night out. As you ladies are getting ready, Local Celebrity Bartender, Aliza, will be whipping up some delicious cocktails to get the night off to a good start. Now it’s time for you to come have a seat and get your makeup professionally done by Conray Ligon, Winona’s own a Professional Makeup Artist. He loves making you feel beautiful, confident, and like the best version of yourself. This package includes: 2 bottles of liquor and spirits, as well as a high quality HD makeup application for you plus 3 friends.
1963 Coke Machine Delivered by LeRoy Telstad
WVS provided cold drinks to our volunteers for many years with this Coke Machine. Now, this vintage, coin operated, soda machine can be yours to enjoy and cherish. LeRoy Telstad, President and historian at Coca –Cola of Winona, has agreed to transport this classic 1963 Coke machine to your home as long as you provide easy access to its final destination. Upon placement, LeRoy will give you an overview of the machine which, by the way, can hold and dispense beer bottles.
Fran Edstrom, Morgan Gish and Andy & Maggie Modjeski Movie Night Under the Stars
A summer time treat, for young and old, you choose the movie, 10 friends and we will provide the rest! Hosted in the backyard of Fran Edstrom’s home the evening will include traditional theater snacks, s’more’s and beverages for all ages. Comfortable seating and of course bug spray for those Minnesota Mosquitos will complement the night.
Clint Evans Custom Promotion for Your Next Event
North Castle’s, Clint Evans wants to help you celebrate your next big event. Are you having a family reunion? Hosting a big birthday bash? Celebrating your retirement? Christening a new boat? Whatever your celebration, Clint will make it better with customized tee-shirts, cups, aprons, tablecloths. He will work with you on the design so the message says exactly how you feel. Plus he’s throwing in 15 free T-shirts!!!
Winona State Students 5 Hours of Yard Cleanup
Let us help you get your year ready for the spring/winter of 2018-2019. They have the muscle and the brawn to make your yard look the best it’s ever been. A group of 6 football players will come to your house and prepare your yard for either the winter or the spring. It would be helpful if you can supply the rakes and bags. The Winona State Football team has a long history of giving it’s time and energy to the Winona community. For Winona State University’s student athletes, community engagement isn’t just a requirement, it’s a pillar of the WSU athletic program. Since the start of the 2016-17 school year, WSU athletes already have contributed more than 800 hours of service to the local community. Just some of their efforts include: Warriors to Readers, Make-a-Wish Games, Trick or Treat for Cans, Winona Health projects, and pitching in to sand-bag. In the game, in the classroom, and in the community; these athletes believe that better tomorrows come from hard work today.