The Annual DSU Gala is Friday, February 28 at the Dakota Prairie Playhouse.

Doors open at 6:00pm

Come early for music by Rick & Brick & Friends.

Dinner, live and silent auctions

Entertainment by nationally acclaimed mentalist Chris Carter

Tickets are available from the DSU Foundation

Call 605.256.5693



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Items Available on the Silent Auction at the DSU Gala include:

Four hours of labor from the DSU Trojan Football Team
Valued at PRICELESS!
Donated by DSU Football - Coach Josh Anderson

Beautifully framed and matted General Beadle State College print. Signed by artist John Green.
Valued at $1,000
Proceeds from this item will be directed toward the Honors Program in the DSU College of Arts and Science

Two Fujitsu Q572 Touch Screen Windows 8 tablets
Each valued at $879.00
Donated by Fujitsu - Slater Ohm

Annual membership up to a family, 20 training sessions, CC yoga mat & CC duffle bag.
Valued at $800.00
Donated by Madison Community Center - Aaron Walter                              

Popcorn Print, Accent Boxes, decorative owls, and wooden @ wall sculpture
Valued at $500.00
Donated by Montgomery's Furniture-Eric Sinclair

Four adult all-area lift tickets and rentals at Terry Peak (Expires: 2013-2014 Ski Season)
Valued at $308.00
Donated by Terry Peak

Two night stay in a one bedroom suite at Grand Stay in Rapid City
Valued at $200.00
Donated by Grand Stay/Rapid City - Brian Kern & Gavin Fawbush

Arbonne spa basket
Valued at $200.00
Donated by Erin Nielsen '03

Professional hair product basket
Valued at $180.00
Donated by Salon Etc. - Natae Johnson

$150 gift certificate at Stadium Sports Bar and Grill
Valued at $150.00
Donated by Stadium Sport Bar and Grill - Ted Hosselkus

Arbonne nutrition basket
Valued at $150.00
Donated by - Erin Nielsen '03

One family photography session
Valued at $139.95
Donated by Striped Banana - Danielle Rosheim

An afternoon/evening at the Lake Madison home of Wayne and Becky Halma. Includes a steak dinner for 4 and a relaxing boat ride on the lake.
Valued at $125.00
Donated by Wayne and Becky Halma

Two Free Photography Sessions with 11x14
Each valued at $125.00
Donated by Black Studios - Michael and ElizaBeth Black

Painting session for two at Creative Spirits, includes canvas painting
Valued at $111.30
Donated by Creative Spirits - Stephanie Rinne

Certificate for a one hour airplane ride for two
Valued at $100.00
Donated by Wally and Carrie Ahern

3 gallons of Benjamin Moore paint
Valued at $100.00
Donated by Kolor Works - Kim Ebsen

1 mini photography session
Valued at $89.95
Donated by Striped Banana - Danielle Rosheim

DSU mens pullover and polo
Valued at $79.99
Donated by DSU Bookstore - Ben Jastorff

DSU womens coat and blue scarf
Valued at $71.98     
Donated by DSU Bookstore - Ben Jastorff

Two Native American themed prints
Valued at $70.00
Donated by Maria Harder

DSU childs sweatshirt and Teddy Bear
Valued at $67.98
Donated by DSU Bookstore - Ben Jastorff

Family of four admission passes to Reptile Gardens   
Valued at $66.00
Donated by Reptile Gardens, Inc.

Tanning package - 60 capsule minutes
Valued at $58.95            
Donated by Always Tan - Ashley Johnke

Two weekday admission tickets to Wild Water West
Valued at $52.64             
Donated by Wild Water West

Two handcrafted bird feeders with stand
Each valued at $50.00 
Donated by Jane Nutter Johnson

Golf-lovers basket       
Valued at $50.00
Donated by Maury '59 and Alice Poppen

Two rounds of golf, plus two cart rentals at the Madison Country Club
Valued at $91.00             
Donated by Madison Country Club - Eric Hieb

Two 1-hour massage sessions - located in Madison, SD
Each valued at $45.00
Donated by Jada Emery Massage Therapy

Girls Cinderella tent and boys sports tent
Each valued at $40.00
Donated by Sandy and Steve Entringer

A bagel a day for a month
Valued at $40.00            
Donated by Einstein Bagels - Claire Larson

$40 gift certificate to Mad Mary's Steak House and Saloon
Valued at $40.00
Donated by Mad Mary's Steak House and Saloon - Randy and Diane Tiedeman

Rebekah Scott Designs wallet
Valued at $40.00             
Donated by Rebekah Scott Designs - Rebekah Scott

Womens pearl and onyx necklace
Valued at $35.00             
Donated by Johnson Jewelry - Greg Johnson

Stainless steel mens chain necklace
Valued at $27.00
Donated by Johnson Jewelry - Greg Johnson

Select a great looking two-pieced suit by Giorgio Casani, Hardwick, or Giorgio Fiorelli. Pair your suit with a quality dress shirt and necktie. Pick whatever style and color that fits your occasion. You will find several brands to select from.
Valued at $375.00    
Donated by Stans Mens and Womens Apparel–Dick Fawbush

One-of-a-kind hand crafted necklace with semi-precious stones, beads and Swarovski crystals. It also includes vintage bits and pieces such as vintage fob as well as other vintage charms.
Valued at $150.00
Donated by Monie Issenhuth

This whole piece necklace is repurposed from other vintage jewelry -- vintage chain, antique shoe buckle, various fastenings and vintage beads.  
Valued at $100.00
Donated by Monie Issenhuth

Vikings Tickets
Take a leap of faith and bid on these EXCELLENT tickets donated by a long-time season ticket holder. Last year the tickets were Row 4 on the 35 yard line. She expects to be in the same area this year. Once the schedule is confirmed you will be informed of the game date and seats.
Valued at $500
Donated by Bonita Schwan

One night stay in Valiant Vineyards and Buffalo Run Resort bed & breakfast (located in Vermillion, SD) includes wine tasting. Good Sunday through Thursday only.
Valued at $130.00
Donated by Valiant Vineyards and Buffalo Run Resort

Madison Bulldog booster basket
Valued at $129.98
Donated by Max Hodgen and Suzy Collignon-Hodgen, and Bud Postma

Stephen Foster tribute album
Valued at $30
Donated by Nathan Edwards

Long linen necklace featuring carnelian, carved jade and prasiolite (green amethyst) stones with agate, Czech glass and metal accents
Valued at $45.00
Donated by Gina Peak

Basket of fun including Childrens Museum passes
Valued at $50
Donated by Floyd and Megan Rummel

Painted Chair by April Cundy and book She Acts Very Different written by Linda Cundy
Valued at $70.00           
Donated by Linda Cundy and April Cundy

Baseball signed by 2011 Cooperstown Hall of Fame inductee Bert Blyleven
Valued at $200
Donated by the Minnesota Twins

15 ton load of decorative rock. Also, includes the delivery cost within a 10 mile radius of Madison or Winfred      
Valued at $500.00        
Donated by Michael Johnson Construction


Live Auction Items include:

Take a peek through the kaleidoscope
Weekend stay at Black Hills four-bedroom cabin. Terry Peak and Mystic Miner Ski areas are just a few minutes away. Snowmobile, hiking, and mountain biking trails are also accessible.
Valued at $920.00
Donated by Terry and Lynn Ryan.

Experience the painted dessert            
Seven-day stay at Palm Desert in a 2-bedroom condo in gated community on the golf course, with pool. Use is restricted to the months of June, July, August, September, October, November, and early December and must be used by December 15, 2014.
Valued at $1,500.00
Donated by Wayne and Becky Halma

Paint with all the colors of the wind
Experience the Crazy Horse Memorial up close with free admission, an escorted trip for four up the mountain, and lunch or dinner for four at Laughing Waters.
Valued at $720.00
Donated by Ruth Ziolkowski - Crazy Horse Memorial

Black Hills, Rolling Thrills for Diamond Dale         
4 days, 3 nights at Black Hills Diamond Dale Vacation Log Home
Restrictions apply:
*Labor Day thru Memorial Day, not including either (September-May)
*Excluding Thanksgiving, Christmas thru New Years Day, & Presidents Day
*Subject to availability
Valued at $750.00
Donated by Randy and Theresa Schaefer

Purple mountain majesty, amber waves of Green?
Golf one of the most exclusive courses in the region. One night lodging for two couples or two individuals; two rounds of golf, including cart at Sutton Bay. Food and beverage included. Expires September 2014  
Valued at $2,400.00
Donated by First PREMIER/PREMIER Bankcard Miles Beacom

Pheasant Primer
Enjoy a day of hunting for two people, with guides, dogs, and processing for six birds at Pheasant Creek Farms
Valued at $600.00
Donated by Denny Rowley

Blue 42! Set! Hike!       
Are you are always telling Coach Anderson what to call during the game from the stands? Now you can do it from the sidelines! Trojan Football Coach-for-a-Day
Valued at PRICELESS!
Donated by Coach Josh Anderson

Last Updated: 2/24/14