Festival of Trees

Premier holiday gala benefiting HealthEast patients & families.
Festival of Trees

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The Ultimate Saint Paul Outing: Behind the Scenes Tour of the Saints Stadium & a Gourmet Dinner with Chef Tschida

St. Paul SaintsExclusively for you and nine guests: a sneak peek of the St. Paul Saints brand-new CHS Ballpark before the public is invited to the home opener on May 21. You'll tour every aspect of the stadium from the dugout to the outfield and hear some tales about the Saints (perhaps even about Bill Murray!). Leave with a Saints cap and tickets to a game.

After the tour, your group will proceed to the lovely Board Room at the Saint Paul RiverCentre where the view of Rice Park is spectacular. The exquisite meal, created just for you, will begin with wine and hors d’oeuvres before a four-course meal with specially selected wine.

Chef Tschida, with Morrissey Hospitality, will delight you not only with the delicious meal, but also with his charming personality as he describes what he has made, answers questions and shares cooking tips. Chef Tschida’s culinary experience has included roles at Boulevard Bar and Grill, Paradise Landing Restaurant and Bar, The Lexington, with Wildside Caterers at Xcel Energy Center and 317 on Rice Park Event Center, and MHC Culinary Group at Saint Paul RiverCentre.

The tour must occur in March 2015 and the dinner expires November 23, 2015.

Value: Priceless
Donors: Saint Paul Saints and Morrissey Hospitality

Aloha, Oahu!

HawaiiA trip to Hawaii will help get you through these long winter months. This trip is offered March 7 to 14, 2015, and includes four roundtrip airline tickets. You'll be staying at the luxurious Lagoon Tour at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. This two-bedroom condominium has an ocean view.

The resort is situated on 22 oceanfront acres of Waikiki's widest stretch of beach, amid lush tropical gardens and fragrant flowers. This paradise features 20 restaurants and bars and six pools, one featuring the longest waterslide on Waikiki. Enjoy a wide range of activities from hula lessons to surfing, visit the spa or join an outdoor yoga class.

The island of Oahu features incredible beaches, golf courses, historical sites such as Pearl Harbor and numerous other attractions. Make your friends jealous and create a lifetime of memories during your week in Oahu!

Value: Priceless
Donors: Mary Dunn, MD, HealthEast Neurosurgeon and John M. Nasseff & Helene A. Houle

A Summer Getaway in Winter Park, Colorado

Summer getaway in Winter ParkEnjoy Colorado's favorite winter playground in the summertime! Twenty of you will love spending a week at this vacation dream home. The log cabin home, tucked away in a forested gated community, is perfect for a corporate retreat or a reunion of family and friends. Bedrooms include two master suites, two bedrooms connected by Jack and Jill bathrooms and two bunk rooms. The first floor features an open great room with vaulted ceilings and a wall of windows. The kitchen is fully stocked with supplies for mouth-watering meals to be served in the large dining room. After dinner, retreat to the family room complete with a wet bar, pool table and sauna. Play games or watch movies on the big screen TV, or step outside to count the evening stars while relaxing in the hot tub.

Located just minutes from town, you have access to all the Winter Park area has to offer: shopping, dining, and a wide variety of outdoor activities from hiking and white water rafting to the alpine slide and horseback riding.
 
Must be used between May 1 and November 15, 2015. Individuals under age 25 must be accompanied by a parent.

Value: $14,700
Donors: Greg and Peg Palen

Be the Ultimate Host (with a little help from Chef Jeremy Reinicke & Byerly’s Woodbury)  

Chef Jeremy ReinickeThis is the easiest entertaining you've ever done: Byerly's new Woodbury store will provide the food and wine, Chef Reinicke will make it all delicious. All you have to do is invite some friends and set the table!

This chef-prepared meal includes five courses with wine pairings for eight people. Having Chef Reinecke work in your kitchen will not only result in outstanding food, but also a delightful experience for everyone, as he shares his passion for cooking with the best ingredients.

Chef Reinecke has a broad background in cuisine spanning from Chef Instructor at Le Cordon Bleu, to Restaurant Manager, to Cooking School Coordinator with Cooks of Crocus Hill. He worked at James Beard Award Winner Tim McKee’s Solera in downtown Minneapolis, as well as Robert Mondavi and Julia Child's "COPIA" in Napa Valley.  He is currently working on introducing whole, fresh foods and scratch cooking to the Cafes of HealthEast Care System. 

Value: Priceless
Donors: HealthEast Ways to Wellness and Byerly’s Woodbury

All Hands on Deck

Hubbard yachtEnjoy a cocktail and dinner cruise for eight on board a beautiful Hubbard yacht! You will depart from the Afton City Docks and cruise the St. Croix River while dining on gourmet cuisine. This is a once in a lifetime experience you won't want to let pass you by!

Limited to Monday-Thursday between mid-June and September 2015. Winning bidder must contact Hubbard Broadcasting by June 1, 2015 to arrange cruise date or this prize is subject to forfeit.

Value: $6,000
Donor: Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc.

Rolex Watch

Rolex watchThis is the perfect opportunity to support HealthEast and pick out a lovely Rolex of your choice for you or your loved one. It will make a perfect gift – just in time for the holiday season! Ladies and gent styles available.

Value: $6,000
Donor: R.F. Moeller Jeweler

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Silent auction items

Home for the holidays

Pampered Chef (7-piece cookware)       

Value: $560.00

Authentic Nutcrackers    

These authentic nutcrackers will add to your holiday decor. Includes a Santa (homeland of Ded Monoc) and Geppetto (handmade in Germany). Value: $500.00

Two Siberian White Down Pillows (king size)        

Value: $400.00

Wine Night Essentials     

Includes: Chateau's wine glasses; four stainless steel spreaders; Burlap Keep Calm and Drink Wine bag. Value: $100.00

Sterling 11-Piece Resin Nativity Set (9" high)       

Value: $300.00

John Thode Signed Photographs   

"Fly Me to the Moon" and "Fox." Value: $420.00

Pampered Chef   

Stainless 8-quart covered stockpot. Value: $245.00

TV    

LED V-Series Magnavox 39" TV. Value: $370.00

Outdoor Holiday Planter    

Welcome your guests with this gorgeous outdoor planter. Plus a $50 gift card to Sailer's Greenhouse & Marshall Gardens. Value: $150.00

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Night on the town

"Cherish the Ladies" at the Ordway    

Includes two tickets to "Cherish the Ladies" on March 17, 2015. Value: $100.00

211stpaulchamberorchestraSt. Paul Delights    

St. Paul's Chamber Orchestra is regarded as one of the best chamber orchestras in the world! Redeem this voucher for two tickets to any St. Paul. While you're out, enjoy a wonderful $100 meal at Pazzaluna. Value: $180.00

Laughter is the Best Medicine    

Get ready to laugh with all your friends and family! Admission for ten people to the Acme Comedy Club will guarantee you a fun and entertaining evening. Valid for any Tuesday-Thursday show. Expires 5/22/15. Value: $150.00

Old Log Theater    

Two tickets to the Old Log Theater. The Old Log Theater is recognized as one of the most popular theaters in the United States! With its unique look, this is an experience you won't forget. Expires 7/10/15. Value: $50.00

Elements of Surprise    

Receive a ticket voucher to any Mixed Blood Theatre main stage performance. They pride themselves on the element of surprise in every show, so get ready to be shocked and on the edge of your seat! Valid for their 2014-2015 season. Value: $40.00

Satire & Comedy: The Perfect Match    

As the longest running satirical theater in the country, comedy and originality are what Minneapolis Theatre's Brave New Workshop is all about! Total of four passes to any production at the theater, not valid for Saturday 7 pm or 8 pm shows or shows from December 15 through 31. Value: $60.00

203HistoryTheatreTravel Back in Time    

Have you ever wanted to relive an event in American history? Enjoy a night for two at the History Theatre and you will! All seats are no more than 40 feet from the stage, making traveling back in time easier. Tier 2 or 3 seating, 2014-2015 season. Value: $80.00

An Evening at Como    

Two of you will attend Como Friends' Bouquets event on February 26, 2015. That night sample wines, hors d'oeuvres and desserts as you wander through the Marjorie McNealy Conservatory enjoying candlelit gardens and live music. 21+. Value: $110.00

212JungleWild Night at the Theater    

Get ready for a wild night of theater! Your two tickets to The Jungle Theater are good for any Sunday-Friday performance in the 2014-2015 season. Expires 11/22/15. Value: $86.00

Magic Bob's Parlor Show     

One hour of magic with the famous Magic Bob! Corporate or adult only functions please. Value: $350.00

Catered Dinner Party    

Always wanted to throw a dinner party but never wanted to do the cooking? Socialize with your closest 25 friends and let Prom Catering take care of the rest. Redemption value not to exceed $1250, expires 12/31/15. Value: $1,125.00

The Cabaret    

Four of you will go to Stevie Ray's Comedy Cabaret at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres. Expires 11/30/15; not valid on Saturdays, special events or performances 11/13-12/31. Value: $112.00

607stevierayimprovImprov Classes    

Learn how to think on your feet, be more comfortable in the spotlight, and give yourself time to laugh and release stress with a weekly two-month beginner's improvisational course at Stevie Ray's School of Improv. Ages 18 and up, valid for new students, and expires 11/30/15. Located near Southdale Mall. Value: $200.00

Triple Espresso    

Enjoy this highly caffeinated comedy show with a loved one at the Music Box Theatre in Minneapolis. This show will keep you laughing! Vouchers are for November 23-December 19 and December 30-January 31 shows. Value: $79.00

221CHANHASSENChanhassen Dinner Theatre    

Get ready to be delighted by an incredible performance and delicious dinner when you attend a Chanhassen Dinner Theatre show! Two tickets are valid for show only tickets on Tues., Wed., or Thurs. evenings.  Exp. 4/2016. Value: $175.00

A Gathering for the "Downtowner" in You    

Sit in the warmth of the private dining room and enjoy the chef's meal of five courses with five wine pairings for eight people at the Downtowner Woodfire Grill. Exp 11/22/15. Value: $1,000.00

Exclusive Archive Tour    

View some of the 1.7 million unique artifacts the Science Museum of Minnesota holds in trust for the public. From our backyard to half-way around the world, and from today to prehistory, the collection is diverse and superlative. Take a one-hour guided tour through these treasures. Limit of four attendees, all should be over age 6. Value: Priceless

Salsa y Salsa at the Yellow Barn    

Margaritas combined with learning how to make the best fresh salsa could only be improved by heading upstairs in the barn for group Salsa dance lessons! Can accommodate 6 to 10 couples. Hosted by HealthEast Foundation Board chair Tom and Deb Fee at their Yellow Barn Wellness Center. Expires 11/22/14. Value: Priceless

Italian Dinner Basket    

Mama Mia! Cook up a delicious Italian meal for two. This basket has all of the essentials: wine, glasses, salad bowl, dinner fixings and more! Value: $65.00

Tria Restaurant    

Warm. Fresh. Real. Everything at Tria from the seasonal, fresh food and excellent, friendly service to the warm and inviting ambiance was designed to deliver these three simple qualities. Tria is located in North Oaks. Expires 11/30/2015. Value: $50.00

M St. Cafe Certificate        

Value: $100.00

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Whistle while you work

22" Recycler Lawn Mower        

Value: $370.00

Downtowner Clean    

Have your vehicle looking shiny and new all year round thanks to Downtowner Car Wash. With this, you will receive six full-service washes! Value: $80.00

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Go team go

Bowl Away the Night    

Have two hours of fun with up to 40 of your closest friends! This package includes bowling and shoes. Exp 10/15. Value: $520.00

Team Signed Stick    

2014-2015 season. Value: Priceless

404WILDAutographed Wild Jersey    

Perfect gift for a Wild hockey fan! Signed Jersey by the members of the 2013-2014 team. Includes certificate of authenticity. Value: $500.00

WILD Hockey Night, PLUS STP Hotel Perks    

Tickets to a Wild vs. Coyotes game at 8 pm on Saturday, January 17, 2015 (section 105, Row 19, Seats 7-10). After the game, relax and enjoy the city while dining or staying the night at The Saint Paul Hotel with this $300 certificate to the St. Paul Grill. Value: $680.00

Perfect Your Swing    

A 90-minute swing evaluation with Mickey Soderberg, PGA. With millions of lessons in North America, golfTEC has proven results. Great gift for the avid golfer in your life! Inside Roseville Golfsmith. Value: $125.00

Tearing up the Ice: A WILD Night    

Watch the WILD take on the Dallas Stars at 7 pm on Sunday, February 22, 2015 (section C29, row 4, seats 8-11). Value: $380.00

Autographed Wild Jersey (2)        

Value: $500.00

Ways to Wellness Signature Program    

Start your wellness journey with a 60-minute DISCOVERY session and a 60-minute wellness assessment to create your customized plan. Six 45-minute follow-up sessions of your choice: nutrition, personal training and/or health & wellness coaching. Expires 12/31/14. Value: $600.00

Sweat it out!    

Grab your friends and sweat it out together with a TRX party for 12 or Pilates party for 8 at Sweatshop Health club on Snelling and Selby in St. Paul. Get ready to sweat while toning your body and having a blast! Expires 5/22/15. Value: $375.00

402pondersignedphotoVikings & Gopher Ornaments    

Do you bleed purple (or maroon) and gold? Then these three ornaments are for you! Value: $50.00

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Getaways

The Charming St. James    

Indulge in a one-night stay at The St. James hotel located in Red Wing. This bed and breakfast is offered with any guest room available Sunday-Thursday. Value: $300.00

Explore White Bear    

Spend a romantic weekend in White Bear Lake. Includes: two regular tickets to "The Foreigner" (exp 3/22/14), a $25 gift certificate to Rudy's Redeye Grill and one night in the Whirlpool Suite at White Bear Country Inn (unavailable Saturday nights or New Year's Eve). Value: $200.00

Luxury at the W    

A luxurious one-night stay awaits you in a wonderful king room at W Minneapolis - The Foshay! Expires 10/01/2015. Value: $250.00

510TheSaintPaulAn Enchanted Evening    

Make a getaway - close to home. Enjoy a night's stay at The Saint Paul Hotel with deluxe overnight accommodations for you and a special someone. To complete your visit, have dinner in the St. Paul Grill ($100 value), and receive a turndown service. Expires 11/22/2014 and is based upon availability. Value: $290.00

Bowl and Stay at the Island    

Enjoy a one-night stay in a standard room and bowling for four with shoes. Valid Sun-Friday, expires 11/22/15. Value: $175.00

Colorado Rockies Retreat    

Enjoy a one-week timeshare reservation (Saturday to Saturday) in a two-bedroom unit at the Mountainside at SilverCreek Condominiums, a ski-in, ski-out condo development located on the slopes of Ski Granby Ranch and near the southwest entrance of the Rocky Mountain National Park. Unit includes a queen sleep sofa in the living room and twin sleep sofa in the dining area (maximum occupancy for seven). Most units have a fireplace and private hot tub. Available in 2015. Value: $2,000.00

Holiday Inn St. Paul    

Enjoy a one-night stay at the Holiday Inn located in downtown St.Paul. This offer is available until 10/3/15. Value: $130.00

London Fog Club Bag    

Make traveling easier by using a London Fog Club Bag. This dark green 20" wheeled bag is durable for all types of traveling adventures. Value: $220.00

504SiestaDunseSun, Sand and Siesta Dunes    

Enjoy an amazing week-long trip to Sarasota, Florida at the Siesta Dunes Beachfront Condos. Your beachfront condo is rated the "2012 Best Beach in America." The condo is located on the ground floor and includes two bedrooms and two baths. Siesta Dunes is located in a tropical paradise considered to be the most beautiful part of Florida's barrier islands. Its beaches have "the world's finest, whitest sand." Facilities include pools, saunas, tennis courts, sun deck, beach pavilion and barbeques. Dates: Saturday, January 10-Saturday, January 17, 2015. Value: $1,500.00

50,000 Air Miles    

Cover your airfare with 50,000 miles. Trip cannot exceed 50,00 miles. Value: Priceless

507grandcasinoGrand Casino    

Enjoy a one-night stay in the casino's hotel, and try your luck at the casino! Valid Sunday-Thursday at Mille Lacs or Hinckley Properties. Exp. 3/31/15. Value: $70.00

The Montana Sporting Club Winter Escape    

Your Montana Winter Escape includes a 6 day/5 night stay in a 3 bedroom luxury log home at the Ranches at Belt Creek; or a 2 luxury 2 bedroom cabin retreat; membership privileges to private sporting club; and a personal ranch host. Activities available: horseback riding, hiking, hunting, clay shooting, ATV's, snowmobiling, hay rides and sleigh rides, downhill & cross country skiing, ski joring, dog sledding and much more. Valid November 2014-April 2015 and November-December 2015. Value: Priceless

The Montana Sporting Club Summer Escape    

Your Montana Summer Escape includes a 5 day/4 night stay in a 3 bedroom luxury log home at the Ranches at Belt Creek; or a 2 luxury 2 bedroom cabin retreat; membership privileges to private sporting club; and a personal ranch host. Activities available: horseback riding, four wheeling, fly fishing, rafting and much more. Valid May-October 2015. Value: Priceless

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Family fun

A Play Date    

Five Passes to New Brighton Park and Recreation includes complimentary admission at the Eagles Nest Indoor Playground, Fitness Center or Gymnasium. Expires 11/22/15. Value: $30.00

Dodge Nature Center    

Enjoy a one-year family of five membership at the Dodge Nature Center in West St. Paul! Expires 11/30/15. Value: $60.00

mill-cityMilling Around Mill City    

Mill City Museum is right in the ruins of what was once the world's largest flour mill. Four of you will learn about the flour industry history, the river and Minneapolis. Great for all ages! Exp. 11/22/15. Value: $44.00

Brunswick Zone Mayhem    

Family Funtastic Package includes two hours of bowling, shoe rental for six people and soda. You'll also receive five rounds of laser tag - perfect for snow days! Expires 5/22/15. Value: $110.00

moaMall of America Field Trip    

Includes two passes to Moose Mountain, and two 20-point Nickelodean Universe passes. Valid January - December 2015. Plus a 2014 Mall of America coupon book. After your trip to the Mall swing by Abdullah Chocolates in Burnsville to pick up a treat with a $20 gift card. Value: $100.00

Ride the Rails    

Enjoy two family passes to the Jackson Street Roundhouse. Each pass is good for two adults and two to four children. Open for use Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 4 pm. Value: $70.00

stagesThe Ultimate Stage    

Four tickets to any Stages Theatre Company show in the 2014-2015 Season! Shows include: 'Goodnight Moon,' 'Twelve Dancing Princesses,' 'One-Dog Canoe,' 'Disney's The Little Mermaid, Jr'. Excludes JC Studio & holiday performances. Value: $65.00

Stepping Stone Tickets    

Enjoy four tickets to a weekend performance at Stepping Stone Theatre. This offer is not valid for The Best Christmas Pageant show. Value: $64.00

615DaleStudiosLogoCapture the Moment    

Have Dale Studios capture a unique portrait of your child or family that you'll be proud to display in your home. Dale Studios specializes in black and white portraits that decorate your home like a piece of art. "Don't wait...things change too fast. Your family will never be this age again." Certificate to be used toward the sitting fee and any prints. Expires 4/2015. Value: $200.00

Cake by Carol    

Enjoy two wonderful 8" layer or 1/4 sheet cakes! You get to choose the size and flavor upon ordering. These will go perfectly with any special occasion! Expires 12/1/2015. Value: $70.00

Portrait Session    

Grab the family or friends and head over to Kirk Portrait Designs for a high quality portrait session! Value: $250.00

Exclusive Historical Tour    

Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of our rarely seen, state-of-the-art collection storage areas. We will visit the Library, archives storage, artifact storage, as well as the Conservation Labs. At each stop we will see unique examples from the Collection. This tour is designed for 16 people, to be held during regular business hours Tuesday through Friday. Think of it as a sneak peek into Minnesota's (very clean) attic! Value: Priceless

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Treat yourself

Laser Skin Tightening    

Good for a single laser skin tightening treatment for face or neck. Tareen Dermatology was voted "Best Doctors for Women" by Minnesota Monthly 2013. Value: $250.00

Festive Sleepwear    

Includes: Santa hat, ladies small red and white flannel pajamas, two pairs of adult Christmas stockings. Value: $90.00

Sleek Accessories    

Includes: Alexis Hudson Shawnee Clutch, Ralph Lauren beret & gloves. Value: $370.00

The Loft Literary Center    

Gift certificate to be redeemed  for writing class, conference, membership or room reservation. Value: $50.00

A Food & Wine Experience    

Includes: four tickets to the 2015 Food & Wine Experience, wine, subscription to MN Monthly magazine, and a one-year membership to Bacchus, the Minnesota Wine Society where you will receive discounts on Haskell's wine and attend exclusive tastings. 21+. Value: $480.00

817holidayknotsGet Rid of Holiday Knots    

Relax and unwind after the holidays with a 60-minute massage from Therapeutic Massage by Shelly, LLC. Expires November 2015. Value: $90.00

Love Your Skin    

Ready to love the skin you are in? At the Skin Rejuvenation Clinic, they tailor their services to fit your specific needs. It could be skin tightening treatments, anti-aging treatments, body sculpting treatments, laser peels and more! Value: $120.00

802bibeotBibelot    

Bibelot offers unique gifts, sophisticated clothing and jewelry to paper and home goods made by local artisans. Locally owned for over 47 years, the Bibelot is 'whimsical, elegant and unexpected.' Value: $50.00

Shops in St. Paul    

Shop in St. Paul with some fun gift cards! 1. Great Harvest Bread on Selby (only location available) get one loaf of fresh-baked bread each month until May 2015; 2. At Haskell's (any location) get a one-year membership to Bacchus, the Minnesota Wine Society where you will receive discounts & attend exclusive tastings; 3. Cafe Latte will give you one whole dessert ($38 certificate, expires 11/30/15). Value: $110.00

Roberto Coin Jewelry Certificate    

A girl's best friend? Enjoy shopping for Roberto Coin Jewelry at R.F. Moeller. Certificate does not cover sales tax. Valid at any R.F. Moeller location. Value: $500.00

Lazare Diamond Gift Card    

Want to "rock her world" with a special something especially for her? This is the perfect opportunity to choose the Lazare diamond of your choice. Does not cover sales tax. Valid at any R.F. Moeller location. Value: $2,000.00

Raymond Weil Watch    

A great opportunity to choose a Raymond Weil men's or women's watch of choice. Does not cover sales tax. Valid at all R.F. Moeller locations. Value: $1,000.00

814RFMOELLERShop R.F. Moeller

Perfect timing for your holiday shopping. Pick out something for your special someone this season. Value: $250.00

Skin Care Basket  

A complete skin care basket and microderm certificate from Advanced Dermatology Care. Expires May 2015. Value: $400.00

Evoo Spa Basket    

Includes: bath cloth, headband, Vitabath skin therapy, brush kit, mini files, standing mirror, and Evoo brand day cream, body scrub, facial polish, and massage lotion. Value: $204.97

Koval Whiskey        

Value: $175.00

Jewelry Set plus Tote        

Value: $120.00

Andros Medspa Basket        

Value: $250.00

Dashfire Bitters and Wells Spirits    

Impress your friends with these locally-crafted spirits and bitters. Created in the old Hamms Brewery, 11 Wells rum is smooth yet flavorful. Add three bottles of Dashfire Bitters and you will be set for a wonderful night. Value: $120.00

Red Hornback Leather Purse        

Value: $275.00

831lunchwithceoKowalski's Gift Card    

Treat your fridge, wallet and stomach to Kowalski's! Value: $100.00

Police Ride Along    

Get ready for an exciting night in St. Paul. Paired up with a St. Paul police officer, you will have the opportunity to go on calls, respond to emergencies, and befriend one of St. Paul's finest. 18+, expires 11/22/15. Value: Priceless

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