SOLD!!! "Bengal Amore" Bengal Foundation Banquet

  • Live On-Site Auction:
    Sat, Apr 28th 2007, 9:00 PM
  • 1555 Pocatello Creek
    Red Lion Hotel
    PocatelloIdaho  83201
  • SOLD!!! This will be one to remember. So many fun and exciting events planned. Many people from the community are stepping up to help and make the event even more fun. There is already fabulous one of a kind items and more on the way.


*Compliments of the Bengal Car Wash, each winning bidder in the live auction will receive one free car wash*

You, four of your friends and five of your enemies can take out your frustrations at the newest hot spot in    Pocatello, P.A.S.S. (Paintball Airsoft Super Store). 2000 paintball rounds, BT4 Marker/safety masks, goggles and CO2 tanks are included. Afterwards enjoy lunch and relive the fun over two rounds of drinks at  The Pressbox.  F.A.T.CLUB / P.A.S.S. - JO BARTLETT/ THE PRESSBOX

L2           GO CHIEFS! Here is your chance to see former ISU great Jared Allen at Arrowhead Stadium during the Kansas City Chief's 2007 season.  Package includes two game tickets (great seats!), two nights lodging and $500 towards airfare. JARED ALLEN - KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

L3           ABOVE THE SHOULDERS MAKEOVER You'll feel and look like a new woman after you pamper yourself with this package.  Your first stop will be at  the PCS Laser & Skin Center where you will receive a Microdermabrasion Treatment.  This treatment removes skin discoloration, reduces fine lines and wrinkles, helps restore sun damaged skin and leaves your skin silky smooth.  Next stop by Smiles by Design for your professional teeth whitening kit.  Visit Cielo   Su Terra Day Spa for a CST signature facial, a Swedish massage, makeup application and then popular hairstylist Jack Lynn will give you a haircut and style at the Hair Studio.  You will look and feel FABULOUS!  PCS LASER & SKIN CENTER/ SMILES BY DESIGN/ CIELO DU TERRA DAY SPA/ JACK LYNN -  HAIR STUDIO  

L4            EASY RIDER You are in for the ride of your life.  ISU Athletic Director Paul Bubb will escort you on his motorcycle to midfield of Holt Arena before the first ISU home football game.  YOU will handoff the game ball to the officials to kick-off the 2007 Bengal football season.   PAUL BUBB - ISU ATHLETICS

L5           CUSTOM WROUGHT IRON TABLESC raig has designed two beautiful wrought iron end tables this year.  They are three sided with copper tops.  These will look great in any home.CARLSEN'S REPAIR - CRAIG CARLSEN  

L6           WHERE'S THE BEEF? Outdoor grilling just got a lot easier with this Perfect Flame 65,000 BTU Stainless Steel Natural Gas Grill 45  burger capacity.  It is equipped with 733 square inches of total cooking surface, a 10,000 BTU side burner, porcelain cast iron cooking surface, five stainless steel burners, electronic ignition, porcelain cast iron   griddle and a stainless steel smoker.  Del Monte Meats has included a case of hamburgers and prime cut steaks.  INTERMOUNTAIN GAS CO., RANDY MORGAN AND TONY GRIESBRECHT -DEL MONTE MEATS

L7           MAYTAG NEPTUNE WASHER AND DRYER Available again this year is the Maytag Energy Star Rated "Neptune" washer and dryer.  The high efficiency washer is easy to use and features the exclusive turbo clean wash system with an oversize 3.34 cubic foot tub.  The dryer, with Intelli-dry sensor and gentle breeze drying will keep up with any waiting between loads.  POCATELLO ELECTRIC - MIKE VIGLIATURO/ IDAHO POWER

L8           HOME LOAN/REFINANCING PACKAGE If you have been thinking of buying a new home or refinancing your current one, you won't be able  to pass up this opportunity!  Larry Bell of Bank of Idaho will have the interest rate locked in through  the end of July on this loan package.  The rate will be announced at the auction.  The Bank of  Idaho will finance OR re-finance any 1-4 family dwelling (subject to credit approval) and will waive the loan origination fee of 1% of your loan amount (no price limitation!).  Paul Smith will provide the appraisal, valued at $400.  (Example of value of loan $150,000 x 1% = $1500!). Property must be in the Pocatello area.  Call Larry at 232-5242 with any questions.  BANK OF IDAHO - LARRY BELL/ PAUL SMITH APPRAISALS

L9           MARK D'S DUTCH OVEN DINNER The master of Dutch Oven cooking.  Mark Dahlquist has again agreed to prepare a gourmet multi- course Dutch oven dinner for eight prior to a home football game of your choice.  Mark will choose the perfect wine to compliment your dinner.   MARK DAHLQUIST  

L10         MESQUITE RETREAT Turn the winter blues to green in sunny Mesquite, Nevada. Enjoy a week in a beautiful townhouse with two and one-half bedrooms, a private patio in the front and open patio on the back. It is located off the 15th green at the Oasis Golf Club and is available for one week (anytime).  All the  essentials are furnished for you.  The townhouse includes a fitness club at the Oasis which has a  pool and tennis courts. Tuscany Shell will help with your gas with a $50.00 gas card. Just call Ryan Ward before May 31, 2007 to reserve your date.  Golf or got to know when to  hold'em..... RYAN & MINDY WARD, CHARLIE & KATHY AASAND, PAT & KAREN HERMANSON/ BILL ISLEY - TUSCANY Hills SHELL  

L11         NOW THAT'S ITALIAN! Mari Tusch will prepare an authentic Italian meal for you and seven guests to include antipasto,  wine, homemade raviolis and more wine than would make the Sopranos sing. A delicious dessert will finish your meal.  This will truly be a great evening.  MARI TUSCH  

L12         JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING LODGINGJackson Hole is beautiful anytime of year.  Enjoy one week at the Jackson Pines Resort  conveniently located in downtown Jackson Hole.  What will be your pleasure?  Biking, hiking, rafting or skiing?  How about a trip to Yellowstone National Park? A $50.00 gas card will help with  your travel costs.  Downtown Jackson Hole offers unique shopping and great restaurants.  Room sleeps 4-6. Available 11/1/07-11/8/07.  ISU BENGAL FOUNDATION / BILL ISLEY -TUSCANY hills SHELL  

L13         ALL TERRAIN SCOOTER Get up and going on this brand new 2007 All Terrain 49 CC Gas Scooter.  The scooter has an  electric start and a single air-cooled 2 stroke engine.  It has front and rear brakes, weighs 30 lbs. and folds up for convenient storage.  Maximum speed up to  JIM FENTON- GAURDIAN AUTO SALES!

L14         A HISTORY OF CHAMPIONS The ISU Alumni Association designed this wonderful poster depicting memorable moments in ISU   Athletic history.  Only fifty posters were signed by Babe Caccia and Dubby Holt before Dubby's death in January.  What a fitting tribute to all of our great champions.  ISU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION - SIERRA DESIGN  

L15         WEBER STATE BASKETBALL TRIP Join the men's basketball team when they travel to Weber State University on February 2, 2008.  You and a  guest will depart for Ogden (2/1/08) on the team bus. On gameday you will join the team for breakfast and  the pre-game meal.  Then off to beat the Wildcats.  Bus returns after the game.  Contact ISU Men's Basketball 282-4492.I.S.U. MEN'S BASKETBALL - JOE O'BRIEN  

L16         CATCH AND RELEASE What a memorable experience you will have spending the day fly-fishing with Dr. M.R. "Mick"  Mickelson and Idaho State University President Dr. Art Vailas.  Mick will take you to one of his secret fishing spots and has some special treats in store for you.  He'll even tie the flies but you  have to catch the fish. Your trip includes lunch on the river, a gourmet dinner at The Trout Hunter Lodge in Island Park and overnight accommodations.  DR. MICK MICKELSON/ Idaho State University President DR. ARTHUR VAILAS  

L17         ANNIVERSARY PACKAGE Searching for ideas to celebrate an anniversary or any special occasion?  We have coordinated the perfect celebration package for you.  Flowers from Dellart/Atkins Florist will set the mood for a candlelight dinner for two at the Continental Bistro.  Then off to your suite at the Black Swan where a romantic basket of goodies including a bottle of Dom Perignon await you! Give that special someone a a beautiful brushed silver Seiko watch.  DELLART/ATKINS FLORIST, CONTINENTAL BISTRO, BLACK SWAN inn,  MOLLINELLI JEWELERS  

L18         NEW ORLEANS RESORT Located within the famous French Quarter, Bonaparte's Quarters Resort is close to superb restaurants, lively nightclubs, historic buildings and other cultural attractions.  You'll enjoy the non-stop nightlife of  Bourbon Street.  New Orleans is also home to a variety of art galleries and museums.  Accomodations will sleep 2-4 people.  Transportation for two  to either Salt Lake City or Boise on Salt Lake Express and a $250.00 travel is included.   Available 10/26/07 - 11/2/07.  ISU BENGAL FOUNDATION/ SALT LAKE EXPRESS - KATHY POPE  

L19         DINNER WITH THE A.D. Enjoy dinner with Idaho State University Athletic Director Paul Bubb and his wife Suzy at their  home.  You and three guests will enjoy the Bubb's hospitality and have a chance to get an inside  glimpse of Bengal Athletics.  PAUL AND SUZY BUBB   

L20         A NIGHT ON THE TOWN Can't visit New York? You'll think you are in the Big Apple when you and three guests are chauffeured in a  limousine to Remo's for a delicious dinner for four.  You are in for a treat when Hornet selects two bottles of  wine just for you.  Then off to the Performing Arts Center for the performance of your choice during the 2007-08 season.  REMO'S - HORNET THRONSON /ISU PERFORMING ARTS CENTER - GEORGE CASPER/ dave and desiree eliason - @ HOME REALTY  

L21         JETTED TUB Relax after a long day of work or play in your 6' x 3' acrylic jetted tub.  This is an 8-jet 65 gallon end  drain drop-in tub.  Rubber ducky included.  FERGUSON ENTERPRISES - CASEY STANDLEY  

L22         ISU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL GUEST COACH Not that Coach Newlee needs any help but here's your chance to be the guest coach of the 2007  Big Sky Conference Tournament Champions at a non-conference game during the 2007-08  season. You will join the team for their pre-game meal and sit courtside on the team bench.  Contact ISU Women's Basketball 282-4492ISU WOMEN'S' BASKETBALL - COACH JON NEWLEE  

L23         UTAH JAZZ PACKAGE The Jazz package includes dinner for four, $250.00 towards on night lodging for two couples and  four game tickets during the 2007-08 season.  Contact Rick Endo by May 17, 2007, at 237-4300 to  reserve game date.  Rick ENDO - DYKE'S ELECTRIC  

L24         ADVERTISE WITH ESPN Advertise your business regionally in Southeast Idaho with this very special radio package.  Includes twenty-five (25) radio commercials on KMGI 102.5 FM, KSEI 930 AM, KRXK 1230 AM,  KGTM 98.1 FM and KBJX 106.3 FM.  Commercials must be used by 10/30/2007.  Please call Cyndi Colaianni at 233-2121 to book your commercials.   PACIFIC EMPIRE RADIO CORPORATION - CYNDI COLAIANNI

L25         ACAPULCO RESORT The setting is striking, from magnificent green mountains circling the bay, to the stretch of famous golden  sand.  The night life in Acapulco is irresistible and the food is the finest in Mexico. Enjoy Para sailing,  skin diving, sport fishing or look for mermaids from a glass bottom boat. Included is transportation for two  to either Salt Lake City or Boise on Salt Lake Express and a $250.00 travel  voucher from ISU Federal  Credit Union is included. Room sleeps 2-4 people and has a kitchenette. Available 11/26/07 - 12/3/07.ISU BENGAL FOUNDATION/ SALT LAKE EXPRESS - Kathy Pope/ ISU FEDERAL CREDIT UNION.  LONNIE NESLON  

L26         COACH MEETS GRILL Join Andy and Debbie Akers at their authentic teepee for a night you won't forget.  What a unique setting for a very special barbecue prepared by ISU Head Football Coach John Zamberlin and his  staff.  You and nineteen of your friends will have a great time around Andy's  campfire....marshmallows included.  ANDY & DEBBIE AKERS/ ISU FOOTBALL - Coach JOHN ZAMBERLIN  

L27         UP, UP AND AWAY The Pocatello AvCenter has donated a $2,000.00 credit for any charter trip within the U.S. and  Canada.  The AvCenter offers a Citation II executive jet which carries seven passengers or the King Air executive class turbo-prop which carries eight passengers.   POCATELLO AVCENTER - MEL WAGONER  

L28         THE FULL TREATMENT Dr. Robert Fritz from Sleeping Spine Health & Wellness has donated a "Full Treatment Package"  for one year at his clinic.  They offer a wide range of services including chiropractic care, massage  therapy, fibromyalgia treatment and much more.   SLEEPING SPINE HEALTH & WELLNESS - DR. ROBERT FRITZ  

L29         DINNER WITH THE PRESIDENT Join Idaho State University President Dr. Art Vailas and his wife Dr. Laura Vailas for an intimate  dinner for you and three guests at the Sandpiper. Get to know the Vailas' in a casual setting.  DRS. ARTHUR AND LAURA VAILAS/ SANDPIPER RESTAURANT - ROD RUSSELL  

L30         FLY WITH THE ISU FOOTBALL TEAMT ravel with the ISU Football team when the Bengals take on the Sacramento State Hornets on  November 17, 2007.  The package includes charter flight for two, ground transportation, lodging  and game tickets.  Depart Friday November 16th and return Saturday following the win!  ISU ATHLETICS - PAUL BUBB/ COACH JOHN ZAMBERLIN  

L31         CUSTOM GOLF CART PAINT JOB Is your golf cart in need of a facelift?  Let Prestige Auto Body add some pizzazz to your cart with this custom one color paint job.   PRESTIGE AUTO BODY - DOLAN TARESH  

L32         DINNER WITH COACH O'BRIEN Men's Basketball coach Joe O'Brien and his wife Amy invite you and five guests to join them for dinner at the Red Lion Hotel.  Chef Timothy Brezee will prepare a delicious meal for you and of course will choose the perfect wine to enjoy.    JOE O'BRIEN - ISU MEN'S BASKETBALL

L33         MURDER OF THE GREAT CHEF It's 1948. Tonight we have gathered together at the Culinary Institute of America to honor the Institute's Great Chef Alan Davies who is receiving the highest award in the culinary world....unfortunately  we have just received news that he has been murdered this afternoon. Ten suspects are invited to the home of Phil & Bekki Meador for a night of food, fun, wine and of course murder.    PHIL & BEKKI MEADOR/JIM & SHELLY BACIGALUPI/ MARK VILLANO/ DONNA & STEVE HAYS /  Butcher Block - Ed & Amy Vargason  

L34         ST. GEORGE CONDOMINIUM St. George has a little something for everyone.  The resort has a separate adult only pool/hot tub  and a separate family pool/hot tub.  Enjoy the sports court, horseshoe pit, putting green and gas  barbecues. Tuscany Shell has donated a $50.00 gas card for your trip. Golf is abundant and don't  forget the awesome outlet malls. Unit sleeps 4-6 people and has a kitchen area.  Available 11/23/07 - 11/20/07.  ISU BENGAL FOUNDATION/ BILL ISLEY -TUSCANY HILLS SHELL  

L35         TAKE IT TO THE X-TREME (CAR WASH) You will receive a year's supply of car washes (150 tokens valued @ $5.00 each).  X-Treme Car Wash has four locations to choose from and all have the most up-to-date technology in the industry.  The tokens are good for the Silver Wash which includes a two-step presoak process and a high tech polish.  GREGG SUTTNER- X-TREME CLEAN CAR WASH  

L36         CAMP STOVE AND ACCESSORIES The Outfitter's Cook Stove is one of the best cook stoves built.  It has twice as many burners as other stoves  the same size.  The cooking surface is 24 x 18 inches with four individually controlled burners for a total of  40,000 BTUs of heat.  It weighs only 16 pounds and comes complete with hose and regulator.  Your camp site will be complete with your Sportsman's Warehouse Camp Kitchen and accessories.  RICK ESKELSON - PARTNER STEEL/ ROGER BEHREND - SPORTSMAN'S WAREHOUSE  

L37         DIAMONDS ARE A GIRLS BEST FRIEND - $1,000 Bid Minimum Any woman would look stunning wearing these 14K yellow solitaire .75 ct. diamond earrings and beautiful 14K yellow gold rabbit ear pendant with .50 ct diamond on a 14K yellow gold 18"  necklace.  SANDOVAL FAMILY  

L38         BEAR LAKE VACATION FOR ONE WEEK Bear Lake is the perfect spot to take your family for a vacation.  You can stay a week at the  Howell's condominium that sleeps up to 10 people. It is completely furnished with linens, and  cooking and eating utensils. The condo is located in the Sweetwater Area.  You can play on the   beach or take a dip in either of the two swimming pools available. There are also tennis courts and  equipment rentals. A challenging 9 hole Par 3 Golf Course is within 2 miles.  There are two dates available this year.  The week of July 9, or November 12, 2007.  Call Richard @ 235-5740 to reserve your week.  RICHARD & GLORIA HOWELL  

L39         FISHERMAN'S DREAM SHADOW BOX Any fisherman will want this custom made shadow box with hand tied trout flies.  This  will look great in  your den or office.  JON THEURNAGLE - PATRIOT LENDING  

L40         PLAN FOR THE FUTURE Let the professionals help you plan for your future. This package includes a financial planning  strategy, general will, durable power of attorney and living will preparation and accounting tax  services.  RUTH JACKSON - A.G. EDWARDS, KIRK HADLEY, JOHN ENGLESON  

L41         COLONOSCOPY Don't put this simple checkup off.  Dr. Mark Mansfield will perform a diagnostic colonoscopy at the  Ambulatory Surgery Center.  Procedure should be recommended by your physician. Colon testing  can save your life. Complete billing information included.  DR. MARK MANSFIELD  

L42         SPORT BROADCAST FANTASY You know you've dreamed of this.  Now here is your chance to serve as the guest commentator for one quarter of an ISU football game and one half of an ISU Men's basketball game. Plus you will host a tenminute segment of "The Bengal Review" this fall with Head Football Coach John Zamberlin and a ten minute segment with Head Basketball Coach Joe O'Brien during his 2007-08 season.  The Bengal Review is aired  locally on News Channel 6 as well as on Altitude TV affiliates in Colorado and Wyoming.  But that's not  all.....Host a one-half hour segment of "The Coaches Show" with both Coach Z and Coach O next season on ESPN radio.  PAUL BUBB - ISU ATHLETICS  

L43         HOMECOMING TAILGATE PARTY FOR TEN Your pregame plans are set for the ISU Football Homecoming game on October 6, 2007 vs. Northern Colorado.  The College of Technology Culinary Arts Department will prepare a tailgate feast for you and  nine guests.  And you have a prime tailgate spot in the middle of the action at the Bengals' pregame   activities located in the west parking lot next to BengalFest.  You can use your portable barbecue, Bengal gear and goodies for all future Bengal football games.  ISU COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY Culinary arts department/ isu athletics/ stan thyberg  - slt graphics  

L44         RALEIGH MOUNTAIN BIKE Get physical with a view.  This Raleigh Venture 3.0 Mountain Bike is equipped with Shimano Revo 7 speed shifter, Shimano front and rear derailer and gears.  The comfort riser handlebar and Avenir  deluxe comfort seat will make your ride a breeze.  BRAD CHILTON - SCOTT'S SKI & SPORTS/ BILL ARMSTRONG - DEATON & CO.

L45         TURKISH  RUG Turkish rugs number among the best in the world. They use only the finest material; lambskin, cowhide, silk, cotton and man-made materials. This beautiful 8' x 6' rug is very contemporary in style.

L46         CUSTOM MADE BAR WITH BUDWEISER ACCESSORIES Dan Tyler at the Cabinet Place has handcrafted another beautiful oak and brass bar for your home.  You'll want to have all your friends over to gather around for their favorite beverages.  Watkins Distributing has donated a 4.4 cubic foot refrigerator and glassware. Two Budweiser bar stools and  a Budweiser hanging bar light complete this package.  DAN TYLER - THE CABINET PLACE/ TONY WATKINS - WATKINS DISTRIBUTING  

 L47         HYPERLITE  Beginners, intermediate and advanced riders will like the flowing feel of this Motive Series wakeboard.  It  has a mellower turn with a smoother lift off the wake than other decks.  It features a molded-in fin creation  designed by World Champion Shaun Murray.  A smooth, predictable, fast continuous rocker line covers the  spectrum of abilities.  A "V" bottom tunnel lets additional water flow thru for great traction and stability on landings. 140 Motive Foundation boots are included and we've added some goodies to make your day on  the beach and water fun.  BOB BERGMAN/ SPORTSMAN'S WAREHOUSE/ BENGAL FOUNDATION  

L48         RADIO ADVERSTISTING Need to get the word out?  How about $500 in advertising on  five of Riverbend Communications radio  stations, which include KLCE 97, K-BEAR 101, Z103, THE HAWK 105 and Riverbend's Talk Radio AM  station. This is a total of $2500 in advertising with some restrictions, please see attachments.  RIVERBEND COMMUNICATION - LISA WILMORE  

L49         THREE ALARM FUN A childhood dream can come true at any age.  The courageous firefighters of Pocatello Fire Station  #1 will give your family a personalized tour of the station, their trucks and equipment.  After your  private tour enjoy brunch specially prepared for you by the firefighters.   Don't miss this chance to  sit and chat with our community heroes.pocatelo fire department station #1 -Jake liday  

L50         QUEEN SIZE LOG BEDS Nettinga is busy at work crafting a queen size log bed.  Sam's beds are always beautiful and  look great in any home or cabin.  SAM NETTINGA  

L51         WHAT YOU SEE...Is what you get.  Our decorations on the stage are for sale again this year.  The patio set will look  great on any deck or patio. While you are relaxing outside enjoy the basket of gourmet goodies and             premium wine.



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We would like to give a special thanks to our Bengal Foundation Fundraiser Volunteers!

- Bill Armstrong
- Gary Black
- Mike Calley
- Dave Christensen
- Bill Code
- Jared Colson
- Jed Crowder
- Darryn Davidson
- Ted Flandro
- Ron Gallegos
- Judy Grahl
- Mitchell Greer
- Craig Hirschi
- Mike Hudson
- Tom Jewell
- Dave Kirkpatrick
- Marta Jo Link
- Leon Lish
- John MacKay
- Tony McLaughlin
- Aaron Merzlock
- Isaac Mitchell
- Frank Nuding
- Don "Pappy" Papenberg
- Duane Rawlings
- Dianne Robison
- Greg Romriell
- Deb Thompson
- Steve Thomsen
- Mari Tusch
- Doug Young
- Bryan Yowell
- Bob Zausch