2020 Service Auction Highlights
 
 
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Live Auction Items So Far......
  • Custom Quilt
    • A unique opportunity to have a custom made quilt for you or a loved one! A great Christmas gift  as it can be completed by December, 2020. Make it the centerpiece of your Interior design. Plan the colors, design, and quilting with Rotarian Vicki Lyons and Kathy Weitekamp of Island Girl Quilting. Materials and quilting valued at $600 and would retail well over $1000. - Vickie Lyons
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  • MOTHERS Car Day Spa 
    • Car beat up after a winter of slush and snow? A Holmen Rotarian will wash, polish and wax your car, SUV, van, or pick-up, clean the tires and wheels, wash the windows, vacuum up the french fries from under the seat, clean and treat the leather/vinyl and try and get your kids footprints off the headliner.  All using high quality MOTHERS California Gold wash, clay, polish, wax, tire/wheel cleaner, upholstery solutions and equipment. The winner gets to go home with a clean car and any of the remaining MOTHERS products. - Bob Buck
  • Let Me Mow Your Lawn All Summer
    • A Holmen Rotarian will take care of mowing your lawn in the La Crosse, Holmen or Onalaska area for three consecutive months this summer. You decide on the months and leave it up to Scott. Maximum yard size 1 acre. (Service includes lawn equipment, fuel and labor.) Scott Ryan
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  • Gourmet Cakes
    • One of many delectable gourmet cakes can be yours, if the price is right. These are way more better than your mama’s and not the usual ‘cake walk’ fare. Can’t decide on which one? Maybe you want to buy two! Plates and forks are included so eat it here or take it home to enjoy! Judy McHugh
      • Coconut  Cake  - Moist and fluffy coconut cake with layers of creamy filling.  A taste sensation topped with a silky buttercream and shaved coconut.  Simply coconut and simply delicious!
      • 2 X Almond Raspberry Cake - sooo popular that we added two of these to the auction this year! A delightful almond flavored cake with raspberry filling and a creamy buttercream frosting.  Topped with fresh, sweet raspberries, raspberry drizzle & toasted, sliced almonds.  My personal favorite!
      • Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake - Extra rich and irresistible chocolate cake with layers of fudgy chocolate filling & topped with an abundance of sweet and salty peanut butter buttercream.  The chocolate drizzle & chopped Reese’s completes the perfect cake!
      • Lemon Poppyseed Cake - A delicious lemony cake with blueberry/raspberry filling, buttercream frosting and topped with fresh blueberries, raspberries & a lemon drizzle.  Yum! Looks like spring!
      • Classic Carrot Cake - Four layers of moist cake with freshly grated carrots and golden raisins.  Filled with sweet and tangy cream cheese frosting and topped with toasted pecans.  A wonderful classic!
  • Gift of Flight
    • “Want to get Away?”  -  Wait no longer.  Let’s go to breakfast at Lone Rock Airport.  I will fly you there in a Cessna 172 airplane.  We can take aerial pictures along the way, “text and fly” with great cell phone coverage and feel what it is like to soar like a bird.  The restaurant has a great breakfast.  Included in the flight package is a first class breakfast with other pilots, a Cessna 172 replica coffee mug and a souvenir flying t-shirt.  Plan for 3 hours from start up to back at the hangar.   Your adventure could be any day of the week that works best for you.  You will be equipped with a live intercom headset to experience first-hand communication between the pilot and the control tower….  You will have the opportunity to fly the airplane via Visual Flight Rule with the option to track the flight on two separate GPS instruments, all from the confines of the front seat…  Why not experience what almost every young kid would love to do….  Let’s Soar Together! - Larry Bodin
 
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Take your pick- Wisconsin Football Packages!
 
  • Wisconsin Badgers Opening Day Package
    • Two Tickets for opening day Badgers Game at Camp Randall Stadium and some really cool items to celebrate your favorite team.  - Ryan Olson
  • Wisconsin Badgers Guided Tour
    • Wisconsin Badger football game either September 12 vs. Southern Illinois or September 19 vs. Appalachian State.
    • Nancy and Dean McHugh will be your private drivers and hosts for your group of 4.
    • We will pick you each up from your homes, drive you to Madison for the game, and get a parking spot.
      We will have snacks plus alcohol and non-alcohol beverages along for in the parking lot.
      If you wish to leave early enough, we can also stop at one of the Regent Street outdoor beer gardens on the way to the stadium to enjoy some early pregame fun with the crowd.
      We will make a stop at the Madison South Rotary tailgate right across from the stadium, where we will treat your group to a sandwich and beverages before the game.
      After the game, we will drive you back from Madison and deliver you to your homes. 
      No driving.  Your only expenses would be any souvenirs, or refreshments at the game.
  • Sailing and Dinner on Lake Pepin
    • Join Kelly Dunn and his wife Loretta on their sailboat Kele as you spend an afternoon on beautiful Lake Pepin in Lake City, Minnesota.  You and your guest will meet them at Hansen's Harbor to board their 21 foot Hunter day sailor.  Then plan on being on the water for at least three hours as you view the majestic bluffs of the Mississippi.  Perhaps a bald eagle will fly by and snatch a fish from the lake.   After returning to the marina we will enjoy a nice dinner at a  local restaurant in Lake City.  The trip will be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date between 6/1/20 and 9/15/20 and is weather and wind dependent.  Both a weekend  day or weekday departures are possible. - Kelly and Loretta Dunn
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  • Beautiful Handmade Necklace
    • This necklace is a collection of original hand-painted Southwestern clay beads, red jasper, wood, bone, Peruvian Indian clay, Arizona turquoise, and melon shell heishi.  Necklace has three strands, each of which is 30 inches long.  For an additional cost, earrings are an additional possibility. - Sherry Hammond
  • In Home Foot Care 
    • Billy Crystal once said; “I can’t be funny if my feet don’t feel good.” With this auction item you are going to be hilarious!  This item consists of 4 visits from a Certified Foot Care specialist, RN Ms. R Peterson, Master in Nursing. Ms. Peterson will evaluate your foot health, trim your nails, including nails that are thickened, file any callouses, massage your feet and educate you about proper foot care. Each treatment is approximately 30-45 minutes in length. Visitation area limited to the within 20 miles of La Crosse  –  Helen Lethlean
  • Birds In The Yard
    • A course for young naturalists who want to learn about the birds we live with. We will discuss the birds in our yards and parks, why they like sharing our space, and how to make our outdoors safer and more attractive for them. Includes ten easy to assemble nesting house kits for construction during the program. Time and location will be determined by the purchaser. A great project for scouts, 4-H, church youth groups or just fun for the neighborhood kids! Taught by George Hammond, retired county agent and 4-H leader. 
  • Guys’ Grooming from the Neck Up 
    • Are you having a wedding, a bachelor party, an anniversary celebration, a family reunion, or some other event where the guys have to look their best? I’m a licensed barber with an established practice, and I’ll come to you on or before your special day (within an hour’s drive of LaCrosse, WI) and provide haircuts and beard trims for up to 8 men and boys.   I’ll also provide a box of premium cigars to help those interested celebrate the big day. - Art Lyons
  • Memories to Movies
    • Up to 80 of your cherished photos made into a movie along with your music of choice. Perfect for Anniversaries, graduation or just to keep your memories fresh. Delivered on a flash drive.  - Carrie McNamer
  • Swarovski Crystal and Pearl Necklace and Earrings
    • Beautiful sparkling crystal necklace perfect for the next big event! Proms, weddings or the next HARC Service Auction! - Peg Knobloch
  • Casa Hogar Painting
    • Unique painting of Casa Hogar by  Justin Bodin. All money collected for the painting go to Casa Hogar Orphanage in Peru. 
 
Fun Games and Basket Raffles too!
 
Bottle Toss
 
Show us your carnival skills! For a minor fee you can ring toss for your favorite bottle of beer, wine or liquer. Will it be the magnum of Dom, a 5th of Jack or the bottle of GrainBelt? - Jackie Jentsen-Utz 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
More Auction Items to come!