2018 Heart Ball Live Auction Packages


The 10th Annual Bonner General Health Foundation Heart Ball is Saturday, February 10th.

We want to thank the many businesses and individuals who donated items for our live auction. We have ten wonderful auction packages for our guests to bid on!

Colorful Love ~

This original piece of art by Georgia Simmons is the fourth in a series of beautiful hearts that capture the essence and complexity of love.

Donated by Howard & Georgia Simmons.

Beer for a Year!  ~

This package is full of fun! There’s one growler with 12 refills from Laughing Dog Brewing & one growler with 12 refills from MickDuff’s Brewing Company! Two Saturday night tickets to the 2018 Angels Over Sandpoint Follies on March 3rd, two tickets to the concert of your choice for the 2018 season of the Festival at Sandpoint, and a $75.00 gift card to Winter Ridge Natural Foods Market for Festival snacks and wine.

Donated by Laughing Dog Brewing, MickDuff’s Brewing Company, The Festival at Sandpoint, Angels Over Sandpoint, and Winter Ridge Natural Foods Market.


Lifetime Membership to Life Flight Network ~

Life Flight Network’s Membership program provides financial peace of mind for more than 140,000 households and 225,000 individuals. Members rest easy knowing a medically necessary, emergent air medical flight for themselves or family members will not add a financial hardship. Life Flight Network works directly with a member’s insurance company for their portion of the payment, and the rest is covered by membership.

Donated by Life Flight Network.

Fly with Quest ~

Come fly away with Quest Aircraft Company on a scenic flight in a brand new Kodiak plane departing from the Quest Factory in beautiful Sandpoint. Your flight will begin with an aerial tour over stunning Lake Pend Oreille, from there you will climb up to get a bird’s-eye-view of Schweitzer Ski Resort. From there you will gradually descend over picturesque Priest Lake and land at the gorgeous Cavanaugh Bay airstrip for a delicious lunch and dinner at Cavanaugh’s restaurant. Enjoy a one-night stay in one of Cavanaugh’s luxurious lodges that offer breathtaking views of Priest Lake. You will be flown back to the Quest Factory the following day. This scenic flight and resort accommodation is valid for four guests to use between June and September of 2018, and is subject to scheduling around weather conditions and Cavanaugh’s restaurant hours of operation.

Donated by Quest Aircraft Company.

Okanagan Wine Country ~

This get-a-way includes a day with Wicked Wine Tours visiting the premier wineries, distilleries and cideries in Okanagan, British Columbia. It includes green fees for two to the Jack Nichlaus “The Bear” golf course at Okanagan Golf Club, and an unforgettable Okanagan Foodie Tour of the best culinary destinations around Kelowna. Use the $1,000 gift card towards your stay at the amazing Hotel Eldorado on the shores of Okanagan Lake. This trip accommodates two to four people depending on the time of year it is scheduled.

Donated by Employees of Litehouse Foods, Inc. 100% Employee Owned.


Wine and Roses Premier Table for Heart Ball 2019 ~

The Wine and Roses Premier Table for Heart Ball 2019 includes premier seating for up to ten guests with a secret swag bag and floral arrangement for each couple.  You will enjoy special wines paired with dinner and a beautiful table scape.  Your elite server will be attentive to your every need!  This package is actually two fabulous events as you and your guests will enjoy a very special evening tasting the menu options and selecting the meal and signature cocktails for the 2019 Heart Ball.

Donated by Tango Café, Trinity at City Beach, Bonner General Health Foundation, Howard & Georgia Simmons, and Barb Merritt.


Take Me Out to the Ball Game ~

This package is for the ultimate sports fans! There are two fabulous tickets to the Gonzaga vs. Pepperdine basketball game at the McCarthey Athletic Center on Saturday, February 17th at 5:00 p.m., two tickets to a Seattle Mariners game of your choice, (up to $150), two tickets to a Seattle Seahawks game, (date to be determined once the 2018 schedule is released), a $200 gift card to use towards hotel, and a gift card to all four of Chef John Howie’s award-winning Seattle area restaurants; $50 – Seastar Restaurant & Raw Bar, $50 -John Howie Steak, $25 – Beardslee Public House & Brewery, and $25 – Sport Restaurant & Bar! You’ll be ready for game day with his and hers Seahawks and Gonzaga shirts, Mariners stainless steel cups, and a Seahawks cooler.

Donated by Jack & Kelly Armstrong, John & Amy O’Hara, Chef John Howie, Tim & Sheryl Rickard, Debbie Heiser, and Robin Hanson.

Steve Meyer’s Wine Maker’s Choice ~

A wine connoisseur’s dream! This is your chance to stock your wine cellar with five cases of premium wine. Pend d’Oreille Winery’s original Wine Maker, Steve Meyer, chose four cases of the winery’s finest red and white wines, including: Pinot Gris, Albarino, Chardonnay, Meyer Reserve Chardonnay, Malbec, Primitivo, L’Oeuvre, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Meyer Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, and Syrah. To make this even better there is one case of premium wine straight out of Steve and Julie Meyer’s personal wine cellar.

Donated by Steve & Julie Meyer.


Suite Heart ~

Enjoy a weekend get-a-way in one of Schweitzer Mountain Resort’s slope side luxury homes with breathtaking views of Lake Pend Oreille. Stay warm in your new his and hers Columbia ski coats and hats from Finan McDonald while you use your weekend lift passes for two. Use your $100 gift card at the Ski House or Chimney Rock, and your $100 gift card to the Alpine Shop. A weekend parking pass is included.

Donated by Schweitzer Mountain Resort, Finan McDonald, and the Alpine Shop.


California Dreaming ~

Your California adventure awaits! This package has four one-day Hopper Passes to Disneyland and California Adventure Park. It has four seats in a luxury box suite at the L.A. Staples Center to any sporting event, based on availability. This luxury box is often used by celebrities, you might watch a game with a movie star! Depending on team schedules there is a possibility of attending more than one event in the luxury box. There is roundtrip airfare for four to California, and $1,000 towards your hotel and transportation. 

Donated by Disneyland, Jack & Robin Dyck, Bonner General Health, and Nicholas Newby.