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									  Saturday, April 29, 2006


     CeleBration 22
Roman Holiday




     DANIEL J. GROSS
  CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL
  7700 South 43rd Street, Bellevue
                                   A Message from Beckie Cleveland                                                      G
                                    Beckie Cleveland, President                                                                            W
                                    Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School                                                                   E
Dear Friends,                                                                                                                              L
     Tonight we gather for our 22nd CeleBration. We welcome you to spend an enjoyable evening                                              C
with the Cougar Family! Your attendance and contributions help to support the quality education here
at Gross Catholic High School.
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     As an Archdiocesan school, Gross Catholic is been committed to academic excellence. We focus                                          M
our curriculum around the characteristics of Marianist education, providing our students with strong
faith-centered programs.
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     This year, we have much to celebrate as a Cougar Family. Our rigorous curriculum has produced
four National Merit Scholar Finalists. Our athletic program celebrates this year’s State Champion
Volleyball team. The yearbook and newspaper staffs again received the Cornhusker, the highest state
high school Journalism award. Our band, choir and drama programs continue to receive numerous
honors. Your generosity is integral in providing these quality programs for our young people.
     As always, we thank you for supporting our fundraising efforts, benefiting the young men and
women of Gross Catholic. Our Cougar Family is very grateful for your generosity. Please enjoy
Roman Holiday1
                                   Sincerely,




                                   Beckie Cleveland, President



                                                            INSIDE
  Advisory Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 2          Corporate Table Sponsors . . . . . . . . . . . page 5
  CeleBration 22 Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .page 2             Gold Cup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 6
  CeleBration 22 Volunteers . . . . . . . . . . . .page 2              Sponsor a Student          . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 6
  A Message from the Chairs . . . . . . . . . . page 3                 Car Raffle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 7
  Past Chairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 3       CeleBration Underwriters . . . . . . . . . . . page 7
  The Evening Festivities . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 4             Auction Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 8
  Dinner Menu         . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 4   Auction Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 8
  Borsheim’s Bling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 5          Auction Items Begin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 9


                                        Sponsor a Student: see page 6

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                                 Gross Catholic Advisory Board 2005-2006

G                  Mr. Tim Burke - President
                   Father Greg Benkowski
                  Mrs. Lynnette Boyle
               Father Steve Emanuel
                                                               Mrs. Judy Haug
                                                               Father Ryan Lewis
                                                               Ms. Jane Ludwig
                                                               Father Robert Osborne
                                                                                                     Mr. John Senger
                                                                                                     Mr. Bob Stutzman
                                                                                                     Dr. James Tracy
                                                                                                     Mr. Ben Tysor


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    Chair Couples : Jeff & Fay Sampson and John & Crys Senger
    Gross Catholic Development Office: Lynn Couvillon Poly ‘79, Mikaela VanMoorleghem ‘94, Julie Couvillon Peterson ’81
R                                      & Lori Szalewski

D   Mass Chair: Laura Miller
     Father Steve Emanuel, Sylvia Black, Kat Doebel &
                                                                       Menu/Catering: Brandeis Catering

S    Gross Catholic Choir                                              Bar Chair: Jay Flott ‘76
                                                                         George Duhacek, Kevin Maher, Matt Maher ‘79, George Paxton,
    Program & Entertainment                                              Denny Dinan, Tom & Bev Sedlacek, Melinda & Dale Kreher,

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      Tom Wees, Kat Doebel, Jeff Nelson, Mike Pierson, Gross             Tom Ecker ‘75, Mike & Rosemary Bertino
      Catholic Drama Department, Leslie Janak & Cougar Jazz
      Quintet: Cougar Jazz Quintet Members                             Student Volunteers Chairs: Barb Andersen-Rogers, Jeff
                Dan Tracy - Trumpet     Mark Polito - Bass             Nelson, Shawn Gray, Marilynn Blankman Sefranek '85 Shelby
V               Andrew Janak - Tenor Saxophone
                Kevin Sullivan - Guitar Paul Sim - Drums
                                                                       Sweetmon & Steve Hamersky

O   Car Raffle Chair: Denise Munnelly Gehringer ’85                    Auction Coordination: Mikaela VanMoorleghem

L     Terry Ficenec, Sandy Antoniak, Janet Van Haute &
      Marlene Mace
                                                                       Oral Auction Chairs:
                                                                       Jeff & Fay Sampson and John & Crys Senger
U   Gold Cup Chairs: Dennis & Jean Larkin                              Silent & Super Silent Auction Chair:
N    John Pogge, Tom Van Haute '79, Paul Parr '03,
     Tim Burke, Dave Wees '76
                                                                       Jerry Hotovy

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                                                                          Fay Sampson, Crys Senger, Alberta Hassett
    Invitations & Reservations Chair: Susan Tracy                      Baskets Chair: Rita Adams
E     Jean Larkin, Judy Haug, Peggy Madrigal, Terri Burke, Linda         Monica Brown, Marti Swenson, Sharon Leuschen, Beth Roth,

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      Ostbolm Houston ’80, Kari Pierson, Lorraine Steil, Mary            Carmen Richardson, Linda Ostblom Huston ‘80, Cyndee McVay,
      Bystrom                                                            Kelly Crotty, Judy Haug, Susan Greene, Monica Yankus, Sandy
R   Corporate Tables & Underwriting Chairs:                              Rhoades, Cheryl Ryck, Denise Munnelly Gehringer ‘85, Therese

S   Jeff Sampson & John Senger                                           Hupf, Mary Jo Holdcroft, Pam Yarpe, Marsha Sterba, Jeanne
                                                                         Tajchman, Ellen Stuva, Pam Wackel
    Program/Auction Guide:
    Ron, Duffi & Aaron Goodrich                                        Basket Decorating Chair: Karen Tangeman
                                                                         Crystal Senger, Fay Sampson, Mary Ann Colasacco, Jan Bode,
    Advertising Chair: Julie Couvillon Peterson ‘81                      Judy Haug, Patty Cavlovic, Marla Cross, Sharon Vanous
                                                                         Hennings ‘79, Cindy Dargy, Cyndee McVay, Kelly Crotty,
    Table Set Up Chair: Marsha Sterba
                                                                         Michelle Pivovar Grzywa '77, Judy Sempek McWilliams '77,
      Tom Sterba, Rita & Scot Adams, Margie & Rich Leimbach, Lori
                                                                         Peggy Madrigal, Nadine Cross, Julie Novotny Crnkovich ’85,
      Zielinski, Kim Waszgis, Liz Fox, Sharon Cerny, Diane Olsen,
                                                                         Norma Kirkland
      Suzanne Allan, Mimi Maher, Monica Brown
                                                                       Cashiering Chair: Bob Kment ‘76
    Decorations and Set Up Chairs:
                                                                         Steve Hamersky, Laureen Kripal Ackermann ’79, Sandi Carney,
    Diane Nowak Wolff '74, Lynn Strachota Sorich '82,
                                                                         John ‘79 & Carol Leonovicz, Mary Ann Mucia, Barbara Weiland,
    Michelle Pivovar Grzywa ’77
                                                                         Joyce Flott, Frank ‘88 & Sheri Kment, Gary Mixan ‘76, Mary
       CaSandra Johnson, Dennis Munnelly, Lloyd Mill, Bernie Wolff,
                                                                         Fisher Kment ’77
       Therese Hupf, Fay Sampson, John & Crys Senger, Rosemary
       Bertino, Peggy Madrigal, Norma Kirkland, Judy Sempek            Mailings Chairs: Lori Szalewski
       McWilliams ’77, Bonnie Jaros, Susan Greene, Norma Sudyka,        Reynette AhSam, Peggy Madrigal, Terri Burke, Judy Haug,
       Pegi Kiscoan Young ‘73, Mary Ann Colasacco, Dana Guiney,         Becky Enenbach, Susie Hawk, Crystal Senger, Linda Ostbolm
       Mary Lawrence Krysl ‘82, Joan Plambeck, Rita Troudt, Dan Poly    Houston ’80
       ’07, Nadine Cross, Jordan Van Valkenberg ’09, Amanda Ciurej
       ’06, Rosie Myers, Connie Goldsmith, John ‘82 & Kathy Larsen,    Auctioneer: Byron Menke
       Ann Caskey, Barb Mende, Ann Kotlik, Anita & Gary Krysl, Laura   Clean Up Chair: Norma Sudyka
       & Dave Heimann, Cindy Clapp Brazeal ’77, Jan & Steve Bode,        Kari & Mike Pierson, Sandi Carney, Brenda Botos, Kelli Murnan,
       Sue Trigg, Judy Haug, Deborah Sullivan                            Don & Margie Eckley, John & Nancy Targy, Glenn Peterson,
                                                                         Dennis Poly, Daniel Poly ‘07

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                               A Message from the CoChairs                                               G
                               Dear Friends,

                                   Welcome to CeleBration 22 – Roman Holiday! We are pleased to act
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                               as your hosts for this very special evening with the Cougar Family.                   E
                                   We welcome you, the patrons, alumni, parents, faculty and staff, who make
                               Gross Catholic such as wonderful place for our children. The superior academic,
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                               athletic, and artistic programs give our children an unparalleled foundation for      C
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                               future success. We feel blessed that this educational excellence is strongly rooted
                               in the framework of our Catholic faith.
                                   An event like CeleBration is only possible with countless volunteers devoting
                               many hours soliciting donations, selling Gold Cup tickets, decorating, and
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                               working behind the scenes tonight. We wish to thank all the alumni, parents,          E
                               staff, students, and friends of Gross Catholic who worked so tirelessly to make
                               Roman Holiday such a success.
                                   We also wish to thank the many corporate sponsors
                               who provide gifts, underwriting, or financed corporate
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                               tables. We also wish to recognize your support by attend-
Jeff & Fay Sampson             ing this benefit event for Gross Catholic. These acts of
BOTTOM:                        generosity make our Cougar Family strong and help us
                               model to our children the importance of giving back to
John & Crys Senger             our communities.
                                   We hope you enjoy this spectacular evening and
                               thank you for your support of Gross Catholic.

                               Jeff & Fay Sampson and
                               John & Crys Senger




                  CeleBration Past Chairpersons
        2005 Dr. & Mrs. Scot Adams and Mr. & Mrs. Terry Ficenec     1994 Mr. & Mrs. Jim Sterling
        2004 Mr. & Mrs. Rick Pane                                   1993 Dr. & Mrs. Michael Gross
        2003 Mr. & Mrs. Denny Monaghan                              1992 Mr. & Mrs. Bob Culver
        2002 Dr. & Mrs. James Tracy                                 1991 Mr. & Mrs. Scott Stratman
        2001 Mr. & Mrs. Tim Burke                                   1990 Mr. & Mrs. Paul Haggas
        2000 Mr. & Mrs. Steve Luna                                  1989 Mr. & Mrs. Pat Begley
        1999 Mr. & Mrs. Dan Young                                   1988 Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Timmerman and
        1998 Mr. & Mrs. Tom Wees                                          Mr. & Mrs. Lou D’Ercole
        1997 Mr. & Mrs. Bill Reinsch                                1987 Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Belford
        1996 Mr. & Mrs. John Langenfeld                             1986 Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Moore
        1995 Mr. & Mrs. Mike Devereaux                              1985 Mr. & Mrs. Robert Reed




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           This Evening’s Festivities
G               CeleBration 22 — ROMAN                              HOLIDAY
         A BENEFIT FOR THE STUDENTS OF DANIEL J. GROSS CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL

T                      5:00 PM — MASS AT ST. BERNADETTE CHURCH
H               Fr. Steve Emanuel, Gross Catholic Chaplain & Campus Minister
                                     Gross Catholic Choir
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S                                6:00 PM — SOCIAL HOUR
                   SILENT, SUPER SILENT, AND BASKET AUCTIONS OPEN

E                        7:15 PM — BEGIN SEATING FOR DINNER
 V                7:30 PM — WELCOME – President Beckie Cleveland
E             INVOCATION – Most Reverend Archbishop Elden Francis Curtiss
N           WELCOME – Chair-Couples Jeff & Fay Sampson and John & Crys Senger
 I                                        DINNER
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G                             8:00 PM — Silent Auction Closes
                      Gross Catholic Drama Department Performance
‘S                     Selections from Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

                              8:30 PM — SUPER SILENT AND
F                               BASKET AUCTIONS CLOSE
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S                      8:45 PM — BORSHEIM’S BLING BOX OPENING
                                ORAL AUCTION BEGINS
T                                 GOLD CUP DRAWING
I                           9:30 PM — CAR RAFFLE DRAWING
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T                                     MENu
I                                    Spring Mix Salad
E               with Mandarin Oranges, Sliced Grapes, and Carmelized Pecans
S                               with Raspberry Vinaigrette

                      Marinated Top Sirloin Steak and Stuffed Chicken
                 with Asparagus and Artichoke served with a Veloute Sauce
        Horseradish and Green Onion Mashed Potatoes • Mandarin Stir Fry Vegetable

                                 Rolls and Butter Rosettes

               White Chocolate and Red Raspberry Torte with Raspberry Puree

                                    Coffee and Iced Tea



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                                BORSHEIM’S BLING!                                              R
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                                 $20 Donation                                                  H
                        PLEASE DO NOT OPEN YOUR BOX                                            E
             UNTIL THE ANNOUNCED TIME DURING THE ORAL AUCTION!                                  I
              A PAIR OF .75 CTW DIAMOND EARRINGS                                               M
Open that special silver and burgandy gift box at the announced time during the oral auction   ‘S
and you might walk away with a pair of .75 ctw diamond earrings! These lovely earrings are
set in an 18k white gold three prong martini set. Retail value: $1,575.                        B
                               JAY STRONGWATER PINS                                            L
                    You may also win one of five Jay Strongwater pins!                         I
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                                 ITALIAN CHOCOLATES
        All boxes include Italian chocolates and a tax receipt for your $20 donation.
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 GIFT BOXES WILL BE ON SALE UPON ARRIVAL AND THROUGH THE SOCIAL HOUR.

 Special thanks to BORSHEIM’S FINE JEWELRY for their generous sponsorship of
                                BORSHEIM’S BLING!
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                              TABLE SPONSORS                                                   L
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    A Friend of Gross Catholic                   First Data Resources
    Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Associates      First Nebraska Title & Escrow Co.
    American National Bank                       Bob Stutzman & First Investors Corporation
    Bank of the West
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska
                                                 Dan ’77 & Michelle Pivovar Grzywa ’77
                                                 Hockenbergs
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    Catholic Mutual Group                        Randy Haug & LeaseTeam                        P
    Jane M. Carnazzo ’78, MD &                   Matt ’84 & Mimi Kinsella Miller ’83           O
      Children’s Physicians
    David Cleveland &
                                                 Doug & Judy Sempek McWilliams ’77
                                                 NuTrend                                       N
        mega Architectural Productions           Omaha Public Power District                   S
    Mark Cleveland & NaturProdukte USA
    CM’s Custom Lawn & Landscape
                                                 PayFlex Systems USA, Inc.
                                                 John & Patty Pogge for the Class of 2003
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    Coca Cola                                    Spiral Solutions and Technologies, Inc.       R
    Scott & Patty Doolin Collins ’86             Dr. James & Mrs. Susan Tracy                  S
    Creighton University                         Jack & Rose Vankat


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             YOU STILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE


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                      A GOLD CUP TICKET TONIGHT!
                                Gold Cup Committee members
                       will be available all evening to sell you a ticket!



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                   TAKE A CHANCE ON THESE CASH PRIZES!
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U                                    1st Place      $5,000!
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                  2nd Place        $2,000!              3rd Place       $1,000
D                                 Gold Cup tickets are $100 each
R                    Make your check payable to Gross Catholic High School
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           A Gold Cup ticket may be purchased by one person or a group of people
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I           There is no obligation to return any part of the winnings to Gross Catholic

N                       Winnings will be reported to the IRS per federal law
G     First ticket drawn will be for $5,000, second ticket for $2,000, and third ticket for $1,000

           A SPECIAL THANK YOU to Dennis & Jean Larkin, Gold Cup Chairpersons
             CONGRATULATIONS TO Craig Boro ‘82, Early Bird Winner of $1,000

S                                         Our Mission
P                           DANIEL J. GROSS CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL
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                              is a faith and family based community
                            committed to developing Christian Leaders
                                  through educational excellence
                                      in the Marianist tradition.
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                            SPONSOR A STuDENT
A      Tonight we ask you to SPONSOR A STUDENT in honor of the Marianist Priests and
    Brothers and the Franciscan Sisters who contributed to the rich tradition of Gross
S   Catholic. Contribute a gift of $1000, $500, $250, or $100 to support the financial
T   aid program at Gross Catholic during our oral auction.
U      At each place setting, you will find a card for you to make your donation. Fill out
D   the card and turn it in to the cashiering station at any time during the evening with
E   your check or request that your gift be added to your other purchases. You may also
N   turn in your card during the oral auction, and your gift will be added to your total
T   purchases for the evening. THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY.



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    9:30 PM                                                                                         A
    DRAWING                                                                          $
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                                                                                 Raffle Ticket      D
TAKE A CHANCE TO WIN A NEW MAZDA 3! OR CHOOSE $15,000 CASH!                                         R
Black Mica Exterior with Black Interior             NEED NOT BE PRESENT TO WIN!
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4-Speed Sport                                                                                       W
Moonroof
                                                   BUY YOUR $5 TICKETS BEORE THE
                                                         9:30 PM DRAWING!
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6-disc CD Package                                                                                   N
26 MPG City and 34 MPG Highway
Best-in-class Frontal Crash Safety Rating
                                                     Vehicle provided by Woodhouse Auto
                                                     Family in Omaha, Blair & Bellevue
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Winnings will be reported to the IRS
per federal tax law.

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                       event underwriters                                                           N
A Friend of Gross Catholic
Arnold Clark Photography
                                Jim & Darci Homan
                                Hotz, Weaver, Flood & Breitkreutz
                                                                    Rotella Bakery
                                                                    Jeff & Fay Sampson
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Barb & John Andersen-Rogers     Mark ’88 & Tricia Riha Hughes ‘92   Bill & Marilynn Blankman        E
Rich & Mary Beth Carey
Coca Cola
                                Jocko & Laura Ilcisin
                                Leigh Ann & Ryan Kreykes
                                                                        Sefranek ‘85
                                                                    Bill Silk
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Cornhusker Beverage             Roy & Diane Milani Kuncl ‘83        Rick Sloup ‘89                  W
Mike ’88 & Stacie Couvillon
Stephen ’84 & Julie Novotny
                                Lawless Distributing
                                Sharon & Tom Leuschen
                                                                    Sterba Photography
                                                                    Marti Swenson
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    Crnkovich ’85               Marlene & Neal Mace                 Laura & Jason Thomsen           I
Richard & Kathryn Croker
James & Jeanne Dale
                                Marianist Province of the
                                    United States
                                                                    United Seeds, Inc.
                                                                    Tom ’79 & Janet Van Haute
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Kat & Martin Doebel             Cathy McAndrews                     Pam & Phil Wackel               E
Teresa & Chuck Dorwart
George & Jobie Duhacek
                                Rev. John McCaslin
                                Jim & Kathy McClure
                                                                    Bob & Chris Larsen Watson ‘74
                                                                    Jim & Liz Wilson
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Mike & Carol Fast               Mark & Julie Van Haute Mellin ‘83   Bernie & Diane Nowak            S
Jay ’76 & Linda Flott           Eric & Barb Dempsey Mende ‘77           Wolff ‘74
Jim & Ann Gapinski              Lloyd & Jean Mill
Ron & Duffi Goodrich            Dennis & Rita Munnelly              DUE TO THE PRINTING
Mike & Kathy Gross              Eric & Lori Zych Ortinau ‘81        DEADLINE, WE APOLOGIZE
Damien & Dana Guiney            Rev. Roland Peschel                 FOR ANY ERRORS OR
Brother John Habjan             Rev. Martin Petrasic                OMISSIONS.
Randy & Judy Haug               Mike & Kari Pierson
Patrick & Susie West Hawk ‘80   Lucille & Ron Ratcliff
Hockenbergs                     Kathy & Stephen Rosenberg




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G                                     General Rules for the Auction
                    I. You are responsible for any bid made with your number or name. When leaving, please
                       settle your bid with the cashiers.
              II.     Payment for any item may be made immediately following the sale of that item or at the
A                     end of the evening.
U                                                                  III.   Items may be removed this evening after your pay-
C                                                                         ment has been settled. Special arrangements for

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                                                                          pick-up of certain merchandise may be made
                                                                          through the Development Office.
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      SPEED UP YOUR CHECK-OUT
          AND PRE-PAY FOR                                          IV.    Values printed on bid sheets for merchandise are
O       YOUR AUCTION ITEMS                                                either the actual retail price, an estimate, or set by
N   In order to facilitate your check-out, we ask you                     the donors of those items.
    to please leave a signed check made out to                     V.     All sales are final. There are no refunds or exchanges,
    Gross Catholic High School or a credit card num-
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                                                                          except where specified.
    ber as you pick up your bid numbers this

U   evening. Your check or credit card number will
    be kept securely in this evening’s bank until the
L   auctions close. You will receive a statement of                                  SPECIAL THANKS
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    your purchases along with the total of your
    check or the amount charged to your account.                               We wish to offer a special thanks to our
S   Any unused checks or credit card slips will be
    returned to you at the end of the evening. Then
                                                                                  Auctioneer Byron Menke
    all you need to do is pick up your items! We                                         for generously donating
    hope this will reduce your wait time at the end of                             his time and talent during tonight’s
    the evening.
                                                                                              Oral Auction



                                              Auction Index
      Oral Auction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9-11
      Super Silent Auction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11-14
      Silent Auction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-30
              From the Vineyards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
              Games at the Coliseum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
              For your Casa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
              For the Famiglia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
              Famiglia of the Puma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
              Buon Appetito . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
              La Bella Vita . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
              Il Teatro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
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              From the Universita . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
              From the Emerald Isle to the Eternal City . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
      May Baskets              . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31



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                                Oral Auction
                                BIDDING BEGINS AT 8:45 PM
                                1     Borsheim’s Bling
                                Open that special silver and burgundy gift box at the announced time during the
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                                oral auction and you might walk away with a pair of .75 ctw diamond earrings!
                                These lovely earrings are set in an 18k white gold three prong martini set. You may also win
                                one of five Jay Strongwater pins! All boxes include Italian chocolates and a tax receipt for    O
                                your $20 donation. Gift Boxes will be on sale upon arrival and through the social hour.         R
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                                                          PLEASE DO NOT OPEN YOUR BOX
                                          UNTIL THE APPOINTED TIME DURING THE ORAL AUCTION!
                                Donor: Borsheim’s Fine Jewelry                                         Donor Value: $2,100.
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2 Front Row at Daniel J. Gross Catholic                         6 Kansas City Chiefs Weekend
                                                                Start the football season off right! This package includes 2
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High School Graduation & Ollie the Trolley
You can have a reserved seat at the beautiful Orpheum           pre-season tickets to see the Kansas City Chiefs take on the
Theater and watch your favorite Cougars receive their
diplomas! The entire row will be reserved for you!
                                                                St. Louis Rams on Saturday, August 26th. Make a weekend
                                                                out of it and stay at the beautiful Southmoreland on the
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Following graduation, enjoy a two-hour Ollie the Trolley        Plaza Bed and Breakfast which blends classic New England        C
ride for either you or your graduating Cougar and 32 of
your closest friends!
                                                                Bed and Breakfast ambiance with small hotel amenities. An
                                                                outdoor breakfast barbeque on Saturday and indoor gour-         T
Donor: Ollie the Trolley & Gross Catholic High School
                                  Donor Value: Priceless!
                                                                met breakfast on Sunday are included. Your stay includes
                                                                Friday, August 25th and Saturday, August 26th, checking
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                                                                out on Sunday. $200 spending money is included with this        O
3 Tickets to the NASCAR Craftsman Truck
                                                                package to spend however you wish! Contact
                                                                Development Office to arrange.                                  N
Series & KC Indy 300 & Three Nights Lodging                     Donor: Jeff & Fay Sampson               Donor Value: $600.
Start your engines race fans! Enjoy a weekend at the Kansas
Speedway. You and three friends can enjoy the NASCAR
Craftsman Truck series on Saturday, July 1, 2006 and the        7 One Week In Estes Park, Colorado
Kansas Indy 300 on Sunday, July 2, 2006. Lodging includes       With Rocky Mountain National Park at your doorstep, a
Friday, June 30th through Monday, July 3rd. D o n o r :         full range of recreational activities within minutes, and an
Holiday Inn Express & Bill and Cynthia Buettner                 elegant home base from which to enjoy it all, Golden Eagle
                                       Donor Value: $1,000.     Resort offers the perfect vacation destination. Located just
                                                                outside of Estes Park, the resort boasts an outdoor pool, a
                                                                whirlpool, and gorgeous mountain views. Close are miles
4 Sponsor a Student
                                                                of hiking and horseback trails as well as rivers and streams
Tonight we ask you to Sponsor A Student in honor of the         for fishing and canoeing. Golf courses and tennis courts are
Marianist Priests and Brothers and the Franciscan Sisters       also within a short drive. This condominium sleeps 4, has a
who contributed to the rich tradition of Gross Catholic.        partial kitchen and is good the week of August 5–12, 2006.
Donate a gift of $1000, $500, $250, or $100 to support the      Contact Development Office to arrange.
financial aid program at Gross Catholic. At your place set-     Donor: Kevin & Laurie Bousema          Donor Value: $1,600.
ting, you will find a card for you to make your donation.
Donor: Parents, Alumni, and Patrons of Gross Catholic
                                     Donor Value: Priceless!    8 Husker vs. USC Trip
                                                                This exciting trip for two includes round trip airfare to Los
5 Play the West Golf Trip for Four                              Angeles (LAX) and local ground transportation, lodging,
Here is one of the best golf outings you will find anywhere!    and local attractions in the Los Angeles area via motor
This package includes three rounds of golf for four with        coach. Daily breakfast buffet in luxurious Ayres Hotel in
carts at any of five outstanding western Nebraska golf          Manhattan Beach, California, private tailgate party, bever-
courses, including two nights lodging. The courses includ-      ages, snacks and Dodgers vs Padres and NU vs USC game
ed in this package are Wildhorse in Gothenburg, Bayside in      tickets! Trip is Thursday, September 14th through Sunday,
Brule, Heritage Hills in McCook, Meadowlark Hills in            September 17th.
Kearney and Cross Creek in Cambridge.                           Donor: Good Life Tours Owners Gary Mixan ’76
Donor: Bob & Jane Carnazzo Stutzman ‘78 and                              and Bob Kment ’76, First State Bank, Bob ‘76 &
          Heritage Hills               Donor Value: $700.                Mary Fisher Kment ‘77        Donor Value: $2,000.



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G                  9 Dinner for Eight with
                   Archbishop Elden Francis Curtiss
                  Exclusive to the Gross Catholic 2006 Auction
                 alone! Enjoy dinner for eight with Archbishop
               Elden Francis Curtiss in his beautiful residence.
                                                                     14 Dinner with Governor Dave Heineman
                                                                     and First Lady Sally Ganem
                                                                     Enjoy an elegant evening with Governor Dave Heineman
                                                                     and First Lady Sally Ganem at the Governor’s mansion.
                                                                     Dinner for eight, complete with a private tour of the
            Your dinner will be catered by Hap Abraham on            Governor’s residence.
     this special evening. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportu-     Donor: Gov. Dave Heineman & First Lady Sally Ganem
O    nity! Contact the Development Office to arrange.                                                Donor Value: Priceless!

R    Donor: Archbishop Elden Francis Curtiss
                                        Donor Value: Priceless!
                                                                     15 Viva Las Vegas

A    10 100 Bottles of Wine, Wine Rack &
                                                                     Feeling lucky? Place your money here! You and a guest are
                                                                     invited to stay for 2 nights, 3 days in Las Vegas. Air fare
L    Refrigerator                                                    (some exclusions apply) is included as well as $600 for
                                                                     hotel accommodations. Contact Development Office to
     You will never be without the perfect wine for dinner.
     Start your cellar with this wine rack and a 100 bottle          arrange your trip.
A    assortment of Shiraz, Malbec, Chardonnay, Cabernet
     Sauvignon, Riesling, Viognier, Merlot, and Zinfandel.
                                                                     Donor: Randy & Judy Haug and CeleBration Past Chair
                                                                              Couples Scot & Rita Adams, Tim & Terri Burke,
U    Your wine will stay at the perfect temperature with this 17-             Mike & Kathy Gross, Steve & Angie Luna, Denny

C    bottle wine refrigerator.                                                & Carol Monaghan, Jim & Susan Tracy, Tom &
     Donor: Jim Sobczyk & Cornhusker Beverage                                 Darlene Wees, Dan & Pegi Young
T                                          Donor Value: $1,500.                                             Donor Value $1,200.

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     Enjoy all the comforts of home while tailgating before the
                                                                     16 Hot Air Balloon Ride and Champagne
                                                                     Picnic
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     this...After being transported to your tailgate spot by your    one special is the gift of flight. Come escape for one hour
     hosts, you will relax in a 35’ RV complete with A/C, fully      in the gentle air currents that will float you over the natu-
     stocked refrigerator, satellite TV and your very own rest-      ral splendor of Nebraska. You will marvel at all the won-
     room. Sit back and let your hosts provide all of the best       ders, take away magical memories that only a balloon ride
     pre-game food and beverages customized just for you. As         can provide! This ride is for two people and may be taken
     hard as it will be to tear yourself away, you’ll head over to   at sunrise or a couple of hours before sunset (some weath-
     Memorial Stadium with 8 tickets to the game and 4 of            er restrictions may apply). A champagne picnic will be
     those tickets are in Club Level. Your hosts will bring you      provided afterwards.
     home after the game in the RV. Contact John Senger of           Donor: Steve Lacroix ‘81 and Gross Catholic Faculty &
     JAC’s Catering to finalize the details.                                  Staff                      Donor Value: Priceless!
     Donor: Jeff & Fay Sampson, John & Crys Senger and Joe
               & Colleen Camarata            Donor Value: $800.      17 Coaches’ Cookout for 16
                                                                     Have the Gross Catholic Varsity Coaches prepare & serve
     12 Golf for Eight at Platteview with Lunch                      your next cookout! This package includes steaks, sides,
     from Eddie’s                                                    sodas, beer, and all the fixings for a party of sixteen. The
     Enjoy a day out on the links at Platteview Country Club.        coaches will bring the BIG grill to your home, cook and
     This includes golf for eight with carts. Afterwards, you’ll     serve the meal for your summer or fall 2006 cookout!
     be treated to lunch from Eddie’s Catering.                      Contact Mike Dempsey to set up your party.
     Donor: Platteview Country Club & Eddie’s Catering               Donor: Mike Dempsey ‘75, Tim Powers ‘88, Tim Johnk,
                                             Donor Value: $800.              Jocko Ilcisin, Mike Filipowicz ‘73
                                                                                                         Donor Value: Priceless!
     13 Cinderella’s Night at the Prom
     Your little girl will be a princess for her homecoming or       18 Minnesota Vikings Tickets for Two
     prom! This package includes a custom-made dress by              Put on your purple and white and cheer on the Vikings!
     Karen Tangeman complete with evening bag and jewelry,           Choose a Vikings Home Game (some exclusions apply)
     a hair up-do from The Hair Place, a $25 to Spezia Italian       for the 2006 season. This includes $300 towards travel and
     Restaurant, a tux rental for her date from Anthony's            accommodations.
     Formal Wear (not to exceed $100), two free tickets to Prom      Donor: Dr. Jim and Susan Tracy        Donor Value: $800.
     or Homecoming and a corsage and boutonniere from                19 Platteview Country Club 2006
     Taylor's Florist.                                               Membership
     Donor: Karen Tangeman, Taylor’s Flowershop, The Hair
                                                                     Enjoy unlimited golf for the entire family (cart not includ-
              Place, Spezia and Anthony’s Formal Wear &
                                                                     ed), unlimited access to the swimming pool and charging
              Gross Catholic Student Council
                                                                     privileges at Platteview Country Club. This course, built
                                         Donor Value: Priceless!
                                                                     on gently rolling hills, features narrow, tree-lined fair-
                                                                     ways. Treat your family to a country club experience!
                                                                     Donor: Terry and Karen Ficenec and Platteview Country
                                                                              Club                         Donor Value: $3,060.

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Hors d’ oeuvres Reception for 25 provided by                  Championship Game of the College
Brandeis Catering                                             World Series with Parking
Enjoy dinner for 10 guests including salad, entree and        This package is every baseball fan’s dream!
dessert OR an hors d’ oeuvres reception for 25 at the         Enjoy two tickets to the championship game
Georgetowne Club provided by Brandeis Catering.               of the College World Series and reserved park-
Includes 1 server for 4 hours to set-up, serve and clean up   ing right across the street from the stadium.
after event. No Saturdays or Holidays. Reservations must      Afterwards head down to M’s Pub in the Old

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be made 2 weeks in advance. Valid until April 29, 2007.       Market and enjoy a yummy lunch or dinner with this $25
Donor: Brandeis Catering          Donor Value: Priceless!     gift certificate.

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                                                              Donor: Stan & Kathy Benis, Tony Alliano and M’s Pub
                                                                                                 Donor Value: Priceless!
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September 2, 2006. You and a guest are invited to witness
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                                                              23 Great Wolf Lodge Vacation for Four
the Nebraska Cornhuskers season opener as they take on        Enjoy a family get-away at the Great Wolf Lodge in
Louisiana Tech. Enjoy dinner in Lincoln’s historic            Kansas City, Kansas in a luxurious family suite. This pack-
Haymarket and stay the night at the Cornhusker Hotel.         age comes with a one-night’s stay, four passes to the
Donor: Beckie Cleveland, Dorothy Ostrowski, Tom               indoor/outdoor water parks located on over 40,000 square
       Kerkman, Joe Blazevich, Margaret Goodman &             feet, and a $317 gift card which can be used to purchase
       Cheryl Goodman                Donor Value: $450.       a second-night’s stay, food, apparel or the relaxing spa -
                                                              you choose!
                                                              Donor: Mike & Kathy Gross and Great Wolf Lodge
                                                                                                    Donor Value: $800.      S
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                                   101 Flowers Every Month for Year
                                   Fresh flowers from Taylor’s Flowers and Greenhouse every month for a year would
                                   lift anyone’s spirits. Limited to $500.
                                   Donor: Taylor’s Flowershop & Greenhouse                     Donor Value: $500.           I
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                                   102 Austin Reed Blazer from Jerry Ryan Clothing and
                                   Sportswear
                                   Dress your wardrobe up with this classy, handsome blazer from Jerry Ryan
                                   Clothing.
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                                   Donor: Jerry Ryan Clothing and Sportswear              Donor Value: $275.                T
103 Two Steak Dinners Every Month for a                       105 Peggy Karr Bowls of the Season
Year from Anthony’s                                           Decorate your home every season with a Peggy Karr 9”          A
Take your sweetie out to dinner once a month at
Anthony’s. Each certificate is good only during the
                                                              bowl. Bowls include Gerbera Daisy Design, Easter Egg
                                                              Design, Fall Leaves Design, American Flag Design,             U
month indicated.
Donor: Anthony’s Restaurant & Lounge
                                                              Valentine’s Heart Design and Winter Snowman Design!
                                                              Donor: Scott & Pam Couvillon Bennett ‘87
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                                  Donor Value: $600.                                              Donor Value: $210.        T
104 American Girl Doll and Clothes                            106 Complete Landscape Design for your                        I
American Girl Doll Samantha Parkington is a girl living
with her wealthy grandmother in 1904. It’s an exciting
                                                              Property
                                                              Make your dreams come true as CM’s Custom Lawn and
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time of change in America, and Samantha’s world is filled     Landscape incorporates your ideas into a striking land-       N
with frills and finery, parties and play. Dress Samantha
up in an assortment of handmade clothes which include
                                                              scape design for your property. The successful bidder
                                                              receives a complimentary consultation with our in-house       S
ponchos for Samantha and your little one to wear, a Gross     landscape designer, a detailed, personalized design
Catholic khaki skort & sweatshirt, pj pants & top, swim-      drawing, and a formal design presentation.
suit, cover-up, towel, sunglasses, beach bag, fur stole and   Donor: CM’s Custom Lawn and Landscape
prom dress!                                                                                       Donor Value: $500.
Donor: Judy Haug, CaSandra Johnson & Don & Marcia
         VanMoorleghem                 Donor Value: $150.
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                    More Super Silent Auction
G                   107 Going Off to College at
                   Bellevue University
                  Let Bellevue University help with your college
                education.      Take a three-credit hour
                                                                     114 Pines of Rome
                                                                     Framed Art Print
                                                                     and Pines of Rome
                                                                     Music CD
                                                                     This beautifully framed
           Undergraduate Class in the College of Arts and
                                                                     photograph of the Pines
S    Sciences, the College of Business, or the College of
     Information Technology. Enjoy some Bellevue University
                                                                     of Rome was taken by
U    paraphernalia to get your year started! Class must be com-
                                                                     well-known photogra-
                                                                     pher Father Don Doll, SJ.
P    pleted by August 31, 2007. Does not include textbooks.
     Donor: Bellevue University             Donor Value: $548.
                                                                     Father Doll currently

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                                                                     teaches at Creighton
     108 KVSS Radio Announcements                                    University, Department
R    What a great way to advertise your business. This pack-
                                                                     of Journalism and Mass
                                                                     Communications. His
     age includes twenty 30-second recorded announcements
                                                                     work has been featured
     OR 3 days of Spirit Tributes to be played on KVSS-FM
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                                                                     in National Geographic.
     radio station. Includes a basket of KVSS goodies.
                                                                     Donor: Father Don Doll, SJ            Donor Value: $150.
     Donor: KVSS Catholic Talk Radio       Donor Value: $900.
I                                                                    115 Twelve Personalized Polo Shirts
L    109 Ibanez Concord Guitar
     Ever wanted to learn to play guitar or maybe just want to       Sport your company logo, your team logo or your family

E    brush up on your skills? This Ibanez Concord guitar is
     sure to be an addition to any music lover’s collection!
                                                                     reunion name on twelve polo shirts from DiGiorgio’s
                                                                     Sportswear!
N    Donor: Jerry & Anne Kotlik           Donor Value: $400.         Donor: DiGiorgio’s Sportswear      Donor Value: $250.

T    110 Lunch with Mayor Fahey at                                   116 Fourth of July Party Complete with
     Charleston’s                                                    BBQ, Fireworks and an American Flag!
                                                                     Throw a 4th of July party for the family! This package
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     Join Mayor Mike Fahey for lunch for three at Charleston’s
     and discuss today’s hot topics. Call for reservations.          includes $250 worth of fireworks from Shepherds

U    Donor: Charleston’s & Mayor Mike Fahey                          Fireworks located at 84th and Centennial in Papillion, 10
                                      Donor Value: Priceless!        lbs of smoked and shredded pork from Tim’s Wild West
C                                                                    BBQ and an American Flag!
                                                                     Donor: Randy & Judy Haug, Tim’s Wild West BBQ &
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     111 Four Tickets to the Fremont Dinner
     Train                                                                   Shepherds Fireworks Inc.    Donor Value: $350.

I    Celebrate the golden age of railroad with a five-course
     dinner on the Fremont Dinner Train. Four guests are             117 Casino Slot Machine and 250 Coins
O    invited to attend this trip back in time to the 1940’s.         Bring Las Vegas right into your home with this authentic
                                                                     slot machine! Have a casino night party with friends and
N    Donor: Lynn Couvillon Poly ’79, Julie Couvillon
             Peterson ’81, Mikaela VanMoorleghem ’94,                play the odds. 250 Machine-tokens included!
             Lori Szalewski and Fremont Dinner Train                 Donor: Bellevue Keno                 Donor Value: $400.
                                             Donor Value: $200.
                                                                     118 Lunch at Arby’s Once a Week for a
     112 Northern Natural Gas Grill                                  Year
     You’ll never have to worry about running out of fuel            Let’s see... Should I have the Beef n’ Chedder today?
     while cooking your steak! This PGS/K40 Gas Grill is             Donor: Arby’s and Tom & Cathy Bumgardner
     designed to provide the ultimate in performance cooking.                                                Donor Value: $312.
     This is not exchangeable for propane.
     Donor: Northern Natural Gas Company                             119 Time in a Bottle by World Renowned
                                           Donor Value: $900.        Artists John & Deb Scanlon
                                                                     In attempting to share their view of the world as a tran-
     113 Fontanini Millenium Limited Edition                         quil and beautiful place, the Scanlons frequently find
     Nativity                                                        themselves in Europe, where the Old World has pre-
     Through four generations, the Fontanini family of Bagni di      served images of a quiet, serene life. In every image, they
     Lucca, Italy, has crafted their exquisite line of handpainted   offer a tribute to the uniqueness of the places they have
     figurines. Specially formulated polymer captures fine           visited, reflecting an appreciation for the beauty, history
     detail. This limited edition nativity is a collector’s item!    or symbolism in each location.
     Donor: Gloria Deo                          Donor Value: $150.   Donor: Frank & Peggy Madrigal           Donor Value: $180.



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120 14K Gold Chain and Pendant with a                           127 Hand-Made Mini Grandfather
Sapphire Stone                                                  Wall Clock



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Treat yourself to something special with this beautiful         This beautifully hand-crafted clock is
14K gold necklace with Sapphire stone!                          housed in a walnut case with an antique-
Donor: Friend of Gross Catholic    Donor Value: $250.           gold style face. This magnificant clock is a
                                                                joy to behold. Battery operated.
121 Jobber’s Canyon Restaurant and Gift                         Donor: James Kottke      Donor Value: $400.
Package
Enjoy a delicious menu that mixes steak, pasta, seafood,        128 Winter’s Secret-Great Gray Owl Limited
burgers, comfort food and mouth-watering hand-crafted
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                                                                Edition Print by Thomas Mangelsen
beer at Omaha’s new, up-scale brewery, Jobber’s Canyon          A signed and numbered framed limited edition photo-
with this $100 gift certificate. In addition to fine dining,
this package includes two “Party Pigs” which hold one
                                                                graphic print by Thomas Mangelsen. Finished frame size
                                                                is 27” x 37.” As one of the world’s largest owls, a great
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case of beer each for your next party and a variety of
Jobber’s Canyon clothing : 6 t-shirts, one hooded sweat-
                                                                gray settles onto his perch among the willowy branches        P
shirt and one baseball cap.
                                                                of an aspen tree.
                                                                Donor: Thomas D. Mangelsen           Donor Value: $575.       E
Donor: Don & Marcia VanMoorleghem & Jobber’s Canyon
                                        Donor Value: $300.      129 Creative Labs Zen MicroPhoto MP3
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122 $1,000 Scholarship to Creighton                             Player
University
Send your son or daughter off to college with this $1,000
                                                                Be captivated. Be spellbound. Winner of the prestigious
                                                                Best of CES 2005 award, Zen MicroPhoto features a revo-       S
scholarship to Creighton University (valid for a freshman       lutionary vivid color display, letting you view photos or
                                                                browse through music playlists from wildly colorful
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undergraduate in the fall of 2006, 2007, or 2008).
Donor: Creighton University          Donor Value: $1,000.       menus. Keep up to 4000 songs or thousands of photos by        L
123 College of St. Mary $1,000 Tuition
                                                                your side and in your pocket!
                                                                Donor: Gateway                         Donor Value: $230.     E
Voucher
                                                                130 Five Gallons of Handcrafted Beer
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In order to redeem this certificate, the holder must be
admitted to College of St. Mary and must be enrolled as a       “Good for What Ales You!” The winning bidder on this
new full-time day student. This voucher is redeemable           item will collaborate with 1996 National Homebrewer of
over two semesters of study in two $500 installments.           the Year and ‘74 alum John Fahrer on a recipe for five gal-
Donor: College of St. Mary          Donor Value: $1,000.        lons of the beer of their choice. Imagine enjoying a cold     A
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                                                                one brewed just for you!
124 40-Player Golf Outing at Bay Hills                          Donor: John Fahrer ‘74                Donor Value: $125.
Golf Club
Make your next family reunion a fun golf outing or take         131 Billboard from Lamar Outdoor                              C
your employees out on the greens for a day! Bay Hills
Golf Club sits on rolling hills that overlook the Platte and
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                                                                The winner of this item is entitled to one bleed poster
Missouri River valleys with one-of-a-kind views. From           (10’5 x 22’8”) billboard from Lamar Outdoor Advertising
the 11th tee you can see the lakes at Buccaneer Bay, and
on the 12th tee you will have a view of the Platte. (Valid
                                                                for 30 days. The location of the billboard can be deter-
                                                                mined by the purchaser and is subject to availability. This
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Monday thru Thursday, except holidays. Shotgun start
before 2 pm. Includes green fees and cart. Beverages and
                                                                must be used by December 31st of this year. Lamar will        N
                                                                provide all artwork at no additional cost. This billboard
food for players must be purchased separately. Must be          cannot be used for any political advertising or as credit
used during the 2006 Calendar year.)                            towards any current contracts with Lamar Outdoor.
Donor: Bay Hills Golf Club             Donor Value: $1,400.     Donor: Lamar Outdoor Advertising Donor Value: $750.
125 U.S. Flag Flown over the Capitol                            132 Custom Designed Earrings
Building in Washington D.C.
                                                                Enjoy these beautiful, custom-designed and made ear-
What a way to remember a special day! This certificate          rings by Silversmith Goldsmith in the Old Market. A ver-
entitles the bearer to receive a Flag of the United States of   sion of these earrings were created for the famous actress,
America flown over the Capitol on a day to be chosen by         Goldie Hawn.
the bearer.                                                     Donor: Goldsmith Silversmith           Donor Value: $750.
Donor: Congressman Lee Terry Donor Value: Priceless!
                                                                133 Four Tickets to Dr. Phil
126 Will Preparation for Individual or
Couple                                                          This certificate entitles you and three guests to VIP seat-
                                                                ing in the audience of an upcoming Dr. Phil taping in Los
Preparation of Last Will and Testament, and if client
                                                                Angeles. Enjoy priority seating in the studio and parking
desires, Power of Attorney, Living Will, Power of
                                                                on the Paramount lot. Must contact Dr. Phil’s office 4
Attorney for Health Care and Children’s Health Care
                                                                weeks prior to the date you would like to attend.
Power of Attorney. Your documents will be prepared by
                                                                Donor: Dr. Phil McGraw             Donor Value: Priceless!
Bruce J. Goracke of the law offices of Dwyer, Smith,
Gardner, Lazer, Pohren, Rogers and Forrest, L.L.P.
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G                     134 Okoboji Trip
                      Enjoy a fun time in Okoboji! Enjoy 18 holes
                     of golf with cart any day of the week for
                   two at the Brooks Golf Club in the 2006 sea-
                son. Take the family to Arnold’s Park with
                                                                    137 Wine Selection
                                                                    Compliment your menu with this lovely wine selection
                                                                    displayed in this beautiful wine rack.
                                                                    Donor: Bruce and Karen Couvillon Goracke ‘84
                                                                                                           Donor Value: $200.
           these 4 one-day passes (expires Sep. 10, 2006) and
S    then grab some dinner at the Wharf restaurant with this
     $25 gift certificate. Enjoy $200 to spend towards travel
                                                                    138 Final Four NCAA Volleyball
                                                                    Tournament Tickets & Signed Gross
U    and accommodations! Contact Development Office when            Catholic 2005 State Championship

P    arranging the trip.                                            Volleyball!
     Donor: Brooks Golf Club, The Wharf, Arnold’s Park,             Enjoy two tickets to the 2006 NCAA Championships on
E            Frank & Peggy Madrigal         Donor Value: $350.      Thursday, December 14th and two tickets to the final
                                                                    game on Saturday, December 16th at the sold-out Qwest
R    135 KitchenAid Professional 600 Mixer                          Center Omaha. Seats are located in the upper bowl. In
     This mixer is any baker’s dream! This high performance         addition to this hot ticket item, you will receive a volley-
     mixer by KitchenAid is designed to deliver professional        ball signed by the Gross Catholic 2005 State Volleyball
S    results. The mixer has a direct-drive, all-steel gear trans-
     mission for durability, a 6-quart capacity wide bowl with
                                                                    Champions and two Gross Catholic Volleyball champi-
                                                                    onship sweatshirts.
I    contoured handle that accommodates large batches of            Donor: Gross Catholic 2005 State Volleyball Champions

L    heavy dough and thick batter, a powerknead spiral dough
     hook which replicates hand-kneading with a forceful            139 Home on Leave by Gene Roncka
                                                                                                       Donor Value: Priceless!

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     protection for many years of reliable service.                 renowned Nebraska artist Gene Roncka, will make any
     Donor: Hockenbergs                     Donor Value: $350.      room in your home beautiful! Twenty five percent of the
T    136 Handmade Wine Table
                                                                    purchase price of this print supports the Children of the
                                                                    Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund.
     This table featuring a still-life wine scene was handmade      Donor: Denny & Carol Stovie Monaghan ’72 and Willow
     by CaSandra Johnson, Gross Catholic’s premier art                      Point Gallery                  Donor Value: $400.
     teacher. It would be a beautiful addition to any home
     inside or out!
     Donor: CaSandra Johnson                  Donor Value: $150.
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     From the Vineyards
A    201 Wine, Cheese and Dessert
U    Enjoy a set of 4 Cypress Home wine-themed dessert
     plates as well as a glass surface saver cutting board
C    and cheese spreader. Pour yourself a glass of wine in
T    these Riedel wine tumblers and relax for the evening!
     Donor: Mikaela VanMoorleghem ‘94,
                                                                    203 A Relaxing Evening with Frank &
I            Lori Szalewski, Julie Couvillon Peterson
                                                                    Dean under the Tuscan Sun
                                                                    Enjoy this basket filled with items to guarantee a
O            ‘81 & Judy Dempsey         Donor Value: $75.           relaxing evening. Included is Frank Sinatra’s
N    202 Entertaining with Wine
                                                                    Greatest Hits CD, The Best of Dean Martin CD,
                                                                    Under the Tuscan Sun DVD, The Italian, a novel by
S    Enjoy this beautiful wine cooler with matching wine            Elaine Coffman, a linen-scent candle, a half pound
     coaster, two oversized wine glasses, two bar towels            of citron leaf spa soak and a bottle of Martini &
     and a bottle of Napa Valley unfiltered Merlot wine.            Ross Asti.
     Donor: Jeff & Fay Sampson        Donor Value: $100.            Donor: Sharon Leuschen, Mary Duffy, Marge
                                                                             Leimbach & Mary Marinkovich
                                                                                                      Donor Value: $65.

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204 A Private Wine Tasting for                           210 Chef’s Cheese Board, Two
Twelve and a $20 Gift Certificate to                     Wine Glasses and a Bottle of
WineStyles
Invite 11 of your closest friends to your very own
private wine tasting at the new WineStyles store.
Use this $20 gift certificate to buy some goodies
after your tasting!
                                                         Wine
                                                         Display your cheese for your next
                                                         party on this Chef Cheese Board from
                                                         Borsheim’s. Sip your wine from these
                                                         elegant glasses and enjoy the evening!
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Donor: WineStyles               Donor Value: $150.       Donor: Dennis & Jean Larkin and John
                                                                 and Crys Senger          Donor Value: $80.
205 An Italian Evening at Home                                                                                   S
This basket includes everything you need to have                                                                 I
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an Italian evening at home - pasta, pasta sauce, a
bottle of Cabernet, stuffed green olives, colander,
                                                         Games at the Coliseum
whisk, spaghetti utensils, coffee, bread sticks, crou-                                                           E
tons, parmesan cheese and kitchen towels.
Donor: Cynthia Beers & A Basket for You
                                                         301 $25 to SCHEELS All Sports and 5                     N
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                                                         Ice Cream Creations from Cold Stone
                                   Donor Value: $50.     Creamery
206 Wine Rack, 3 Bottles of Wine and                     Need a new pair of athletic shoes? How about some
a $20 Gift Certificate to WineStyles                     new fishing gear? Enjoy this $25 gift certificate for
                                                         any of your sporting good needs! After you ride the     A
Enjoy 3 bottles of wine and display them in this
Tuscany wine rack. Use this $20 gift card to
                                                         Ferris Wheel stop by Cold Stone Creamery for an         U
WineStyles to re-stock your wine rack!
                                                         ice cream treat!
                                                         Donor: Cold Stone Creamery & SCHEELS All                C
Donor: Dennis & Lynn Couvillon Poly ‘79
                                Donor Value: $85.
                                                                 Sports                   Donor Value: $50.      T
                                                         302 Two UNO Volleyball Tickets and                      I
207 3 Bottles of Wine, Wine Rack and
Wine Chiller
                                                         a $25 Gift Certificate from La Casa                     O
Indulge yourself in a 2003 Zinfandel from Dusi
                                                         Pizzeria
                                                         Go cheer on the MAVS at home during the 2006-           N
Vineyard, a 2004 Radiance Chardonnay and a 2004
                                                         2007 volleyball season! Afterwards enjoy a pizza at
Late Harvest Merlot from the James Gang Reserve.
                                                         Omaha’s well-know pizzeria, La Casa!
Store your wine on this decorative wine rack and
                                                         Donor: La Casa Pizzeria & UNO Athletics
keep your wine cool in this Houdini wine chiller.
                                                                                         Donor Value: $50.
Donor: Mike & Linda White Herman ‘80
                               Donor Value: $110.        303 Two UNO Football Tickets and a
                                                         $25 Gift Certificate to La Casa
208 Wine Lover’s Rack!
                                                         Pizzeria
Enjoy a 2003 Solo Rosa wine signed by the vintner
                                                         Go cheer on the MAVS at home during the 2006-
Jeff Morgan, a 2001 Stelzner Sanfiovese Riserva
                                                         2007 season! Afterwards enjoy a pizza from one of
Wine, metal wine rack, 8-piece set of wine charms
                                                         Omaha’s well-known pizzeria’s, La Casa’s!
with decorative push-pin hook and a set of four
                                                         Donor: La Casa Pizzeria & UNO Athletics
hand-painted wine glasses.
                                                                                        Donor Value: $70.
Donor: Jeff and Amy Schmid Donor Value: $125.
                                                         304 Four reserved seats to the
209 Going to Rome
                                                         Omaha Royals and Dinner for Four at
Dream of Rome while gazing at this decorative            Nettie’s
Rome wall hanging and listening to this double CD
                                                         Take me out to the ball game! Enjoy 4 reserved seats
of Frank Sinatra. Relax with a glass of MonteVina
                                                         to any game during the 2006 Omaha Royals
White Zinfandel, Nebraska Red Wine by James
                                                         Baseball Season (excluding Independence Day
Arthur Vineyards in Nebraska or a glass of Pinot
                                                         Fireworks Celebration, playoff and championship
Grigio. Keep your red wine at cellar temperature in
                                                         games). After the game head to Nettie’s Restaurant
this wooden wine chest!
                                                         and Lounge for an authentic Mexican meal.
Donor: Diane Nowak Wolff ‘74, Sharon Leuschen,
                                                         Donor: Nettie’s Restaurant and Lounge & Omaha
        Mary Marinkovich and Jane Carnazzo
                                                                Royals Baseball          Donor Value: $60.
        Stutzman ‘78            Donor Value: $60.


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G                 305 Four rounds of Golf at
                  Papio Greens Golf Course
                 Practice makes perfect! Enjoy 4 rounds
                of golf at Papio Greens Golf Course.
               Donor: Papio Greens Golf Course
                                                               312 Two Rounds of Golf from Milt’s
                                                               and $20 to the Varsity Sports Cafe
                                                               Practice your golf skills at this 9-hole golf course.
                                                               Certificate is good for two rounds. After golf, enjoy
                                                               a nice cold one and some tasty appetizers at the
                                      Donor Value: $55.        Varsity Sports Cafe.
S    306 Four Tickets to a 2006 KC Royals
                                                               Donor: Varsity Sports Cafe & Milt’s Golf Center
I    Baseball Game
                                                                                                 Donor Value: $35.

L    Take me out to the ballgame! Enjoy four reserved
     seat tickets to a 2006 KC Royals game at Kauffman
                                                               313 Two-for-One Green Fees at 18
                                                               Different Golf Courses
E    Stadium! Opening day and the St. Louis Series are         Enjoy golf for 2 but only pay for one! Some of the
N    not available.
     Donor: Kansas City Royals       Donor Value: $72.
                                                               courses included are Bent Tree, Shoreline, Bay Hills,
                                                               Fox Run, Tregaron, Tara Hills and Eagle Run!
T                                                              Donor: Doug and Judy Sempek McWilliams ‘77
     307 Four Tickets to Omaha Beef                                                             Donor Value: $40.
     Football Game
A    These ticket vouchers are good for any individual         314 Two-for-One Green Fees at 18
U    game hosted by Omaha Beef Football at the Civic
     Auditorium during the 2006 regular season.
                                                               Different Golf Courses
                                                               Second Chance! Enjoy golf for 2 but only pay for
C    Certificate is not valid for any pre or post-season       one! Some of the courses included are Bent Tree,
T    games and expires on July 9, 2006.
     Donor: Omaha Beef Football       Donor Value: $80.
                                                               Shoreline, Bay Hills, Fox Run, Tregaron, Tara Hills
                                                               and Eagle Run!
I                                                              Donor: Doug and Judy Sempek McWilliams ‘77
O    308 Authentic Coca Cola Leather
     Burton Golf Bag
                                                                                                 Donor Value: $40.

N    Take this beautiful bag out on the course or just dis-    315 Nebraska Cornhuskers Mini
     play it in your home as a collector’s item!               Football Helmet Signed by Husker Head
     Donor: Coca Cola                 Donor Value: $150.       Coach Bill Callahan
                                                               Add this mini helmet to your Husker Collection! This
     309 6 Sessions of Performance                             helmet was autographed by Husker Head Coach Bill
     Training at Going Vertical                                Callahan at the 2006 Recruiting dinner. Included with
     Seek advanced levels of performance and more              the helmet is a photo of Bill Callahan actually signing
     sophisticated ways of achieving total athleticism at      the helmet and a list of the 2006 University of
     Going Vertical.                                           Nebraska Football Signees.
     Donor: Going Vertical          Donor Value: $115.         Donor: Mick ‘78 and Patti Cavlovic
                                                                                                   Donor Value: $75.
     310 Autographed Green Bay Packers
     Mini-Helmet by Ahman Green and Packer                     316 Autographed Picture of Baseball
     Sweatshirt                                                All-Star Johnny Damon
     A collector’s item for any Green Bay Packers fan.         This picture is sure to enhance any baseball fan’s
     Enjoy this Green Bay Packers mini-helmet auto-            collection! This 8 x 10 color photo is beautifully
     graphed by former Husker and current Green Bay            framed with acid-free double mats and UV protect-
     Packer running back, Ahman Green. Cheer on the            ed glass. A must have for a true baseball fan!
     green and gold in this official NFL Packers sweatshirt.   Donor: Mick ‘78 and Patti Cavlovic
     Donor: Pete & Mary Marinkovich, Lori Szalewski                                            Donor Value: $125.
             & Mikaela VanMoorleghem ‘94
                                    Donor Value: Priceless!    317 Nebraska Cornhuskers Mini
                                                               Football Helmet Signed by Tom Osborne
     311 Eighteen Holes of Golf for Four                       This mini helmet is a great addition to your Husker
     at Fontenelle Hills Country Club                          Collection. This helmet is signed by three-time
     Enjoy a day out on this par 67 course with three of       National Champion, former head coach and Husker
     your friends. Cart is included. Monday through            legend, Tom Osborne. Official certificate of authen-
     Friday only - expires December 2006.                      ticity included.
     Donor: Fontenelle Hills Country Club                      Donor: Mick ‘78 and Patti Cavlovic
                                      Donor Value: $60.                                          Donor Value: $75.

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318 Autographed Patriots Jersey                          403 Decorate Your Place!
from Nebraska Native & NFL Star Russ                     Choose something for your home with
Hochstein
Former Husker football great from Hartington, NE
and New England Patriots Lineman Russ Hochstein
signed Patriots home jersey, made by Reebok.
Hochstein got the starting nod at left guard in the
                                                         a $20 gift certificate to Rod Kush’s
                                                         Furniture, a $25 gift certificate to
                                                         Nebraska Furniture Mart and a $25 gift
                                                         certificate valid at either Omaha
                                                         Malibu Gallery location.
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2003 AFC Championship Game and also in                   Donor: Malibu Gallery, Nebraska
Superbowl XXXVIII. He was part of an offensive line
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                                                                  Furniture Mart & Rod Kush
that did not allow a sack in either game.                                               Donor Value: $70.
Donor: Scott Shiller ‘89         Donor Value: $125.                                                                I
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                                                         404 World War II 60th Anniversary
319 Autographed Football by Zach                         Tribute Book
Taylor and Bill Callahan                                 Enjoy this memorable piece of history with an             E
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Add this piece of memorabilia to your Husker col-        extensive look at World War II from TIME LIFE
lection! This Nebraska Cornhusker football is auto-      Books. What a great addition to any coffee table!
graphed by current quarterback Zach Taylor and           Donor: Randy and Judy Haug Donor Value: $50.              T
Head Coach Bill Callahan!
Donor: Bill and Cynthia Buettner                         405 Two Khadi-Work Pillows from
                              Donor Value: $100.         Refined Designs                                           A
320 Golf for Four at Iron Horse
                                                         These beautiful pillows will beautifully accent any
                                                         couch or chair in your home!                              U
Enjoy golf for four with cart any day of the week-
end or weekend at Iron Horse. Iron Horse Golf
                                                         Donor: Renee Steele & Refined Designs Donor               C
Club offers players a unique golf course that is built
                                                                                                 Value: $90.
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around an old rock quarry and features incredible
views and exceptional beauty.
                                                         406 Red and White Handmade Afghan                         I
Donor: Iron Horse Golf Club Donor Value: $300.
                                                         Go Big Red! Enjoy this handmade afghan - a perfect
                                                         addition to your favorite couch or chair on game day!     O
321 Golf for Four at Quarry Oaks
                                                         Donor: Kathy Ostrowski           Donor Value: $150.       N
Enjoy golf for four with cart any day of the week or     407 St. John’s Bible: Gospels and Acts
weekend at Quarry Oaks. Quarry Oaks is an inher-         and a $15 Gift Certificate to Pathway’s
ent part of the scenic Platte River Valley. With its     The first in a seven-volume series of full-color, page-
majestic tree-lined fairways, Quarry Oaks is nestled     by-page reproductions from The Saint John’s Bible:
quietly into the natural landscape of ridges and val-    Gospels and Acts has more than 25 illuminations,
leys, limestone enriched terrain, native vegetation      including full-page opening illuminations for each of
and wildlife.                                            the four gospels. Some of the prominent illumina-
Donor: Quarry Oaks              Donor Value: $400.       tions include the Genealogy of Jesus, the Birth of
                                                         Christ, the Raising of Lazarus, the Crucifixion, Christ
                                                         Our Light, the Last Supper, the Road to Emmaus, and
For Your Casa                                            Pentecost. Take an inspirational journey to Pathway’s
                                                         with this $15 gift certificate.
401 $500 Certificate for SEi Security                    Donor: Dr. Jim and Susan Tracy & Pathway’s
System Installation                                                                         Donor Value: $80.
This certificate may be redeemed for $500 towards
the installation of a SEi “Delux Multi-zone              408 St. John’s Bible: Psalms and a $15 Gift
                                                         Certificate to Pathway’s
Computerized Combination Fire and Security Alarm
System” with Central Station Monitoring.                 The second in a seven-volume series of full-color,
Installation based on required 36 month monitoring       page-by-page reproductions from The Saint John’s
system.                                                  Bible: Psalms engages the eye and ear with five dis-
Donor: SEi Security Equipment Inc.                       tinct scripts and exquisite illuminations that include
                                 Donor Value: $500       digital voice prints of sacred songs from many ethnic
                                                         and religious traditions. Take an inspirational journey
402 Handmade Wooden Rocking Horse                        to Pathway’s with this $15 gift certificate.
Your little one can ride the range on this fun hand-     Donor: Dr. Jim and Susan Tracy & Pathway’s
made wooden rocking horse!                                                                   Donor Value: $75.
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G                 409 Sue Kocsis Framed Print
                  This print by Sue Kocsis makes a won-
                 derful gift to commemorate a special
               time in your life.
                                                               415 Peggy Karr Omaha Skyline Plate
                                                               Enjoy this one-of-a-kind Peggy Karr Plate with the
                                                               Omaha Skyline Scene!
                                                               Donor: Frank Kumor & Erwin’s Jewelers Co.
             Donor: George & Andrea Paxton and Bob                                             Donor Value: $55.

S                   & Kay Johnson
                                     Donor Value: $100.        416 Regal Chip and Dip Set
I                                                              Enjoy this chip ‘n dip bowl - one of Regal’s tastiest

L                                                              designs. The look is truly elegant. Sure to help
     410 Blessed Virgin Mary Statue
     This beautiful statue will look wonderful in your         make any party become a gala occasion.
E    garden! It stands 22” and has a patina finish.            Donor: Office of Stewardship Planning &
N    Donor: Tony Flott                Donor Value: $75.        Development, Archdiocese of Omaha
                                                                                                Donor Value: $60.
T    411 Enchanted Lake Print by Artist Joe
     Samataro                                                  417 10-Piece Salad Set and 2 Large
     Tucked away in the old part of historic Strasbourg,       Pizzas from Godfather’s
A    a city in the northeast of France, artist Joe Sambataro   Enjoy a no-work meal at home. Order Godfather’s
U    discovered this pastoral hideaway. Textured to look
     just like the original oil painting and rendered on
                                                               Pizza and serve salad out of this decorative 10-
                                                               piece salad set.
C    genuine canvas, this exquisite print is as close as       Donor: Godfather’s Pizza and Randy & Judy
T    you can get to the original. The artwork is comple-
     mented by a beige fabric mat and a wood frame fin-
                                                                        Haug                     Donor Value: $55.

I    ished in gold tones and taupe antiquing.                  418 Borsheim’s Biscuit Barrel
O    Donor: Cindy Mace Mendick ‘82 & Home Interiors
                                        Donor Value: $200.
                                                               This beautiful hand-cut crystal biscuit barrel will look
                                                               wonderful on any coffee or side-table in your home!
N                                                              Donor: Pat and Laurie Callahan Donor Value: $75.
     412 Italian Ruffled Bakers Set
     Provide a special dimension to your favorite casse-       419 A Portrait Session and Wall
     role by baking and serving it in these rustic ceramic     Portrait from Sterba Photography
     bakers. The rectangular pan is large enough for a         Portrait session by Master of Photography Tom Sterba
     family-sized lasagna. Safe for the dishwasher,            and a wall portrait up to 16 x 20 inches in size.
     microwave and oven up to 500o F. Made in Italy.           Donor: Tom Sterba & Sterba Photography
     Donor: Tom & Christi Kjar       Donor Value: $100.                                           Donor Value: $195.

     413 24 x 36 Clear Mirror from                             420 Handmade Quilt
     Rainbow Glass                                             Curl up on the couch or decorate any bedroom with
     Decorate any room in your house with this lovely          this full-size, beautiful quilt hand-stitched and
     mirror from Rainbow Glass.                                hand-quilted by Fr. Al McMenamy’s Mother.
     Donor: Gene Faulk & Rainbow Glass                         Donor: Father Al McMenamy
                                    Donor Value: $65.                                     Donor Value: Priceless!

     414 Michael Garman Statue                                 421 Handmade Quilt
     With an eye for the true character of individuals and     Curl up on the couch or decorate any bedroom with
     how they live, Garman has forever captured in three       this full-size, beautiful quilt hand-stitched & hand-
     dimensional sculpture the people who shape                quilted by Fr. Al McMenamy’s Mother.
     America. Along with celebrities such as George            Donor: Father Al McMenamy
     Bush, John Elway, Dan Rather and Nelson Mandela,                                         Donor Value: Priceless!
     you can enjoy this bronze-tone statue “Taking the
     Rough Off” by Michael Garman.
     Donor: Richard and Vera Davis
                                      Donor Value: $126.




18       CeleBration 22 — ROMAN HOLIDAY                         Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School
422 One Child or Family Portrait                            429 GE Microwave
Session and One 16 x 20” Portrait from                      This GE Microwave is a countertop
Contemporary Images
What a great reason to have your family portrait
updated! This certificate entitles you to a compli-
mentary portrait session in the studio or on location
and a 16 x 20” family portrait.
                                                            appliance with one-touch convenience
                                                            pads. A great addition to any home,
                                                            apartment or dorm room!
                                                            Donor: Jim Sobczyk & Cornhusker
                                                                    Beverage
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Donor: Contemporary Images Photography                                             Donor Value: $60.
                                 Donor Value: $300.
                                                            430 Fun in the Garden                                   S
423 Seasaw Table Top Fountain with                          This 9-piece gardening set includes 9” Hedge            I
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Light                                                       Shears, Bypass Lopper, Kangaroo Pop-up
Decorate the inside of your home or backyard patio          Gardening Container, Big Grip Transplanter, Big
with the relaxing sound of this table top fountain!         Grip Cultivator, Ratchet Pruner, Bulb Planter, Tool     E
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Donor: Mulhall’s                 Donor Value: $160.         Tote Bag and Kneeling Cushion. Hang this decora-
                                                            tive bird house up in your backyard and watch the
424 Covered Tureen with Iron Stand
from Over and Back Outfitters
                                                            birds flock!                                            T
                                                            Donor: Richard and Vera Davis & Randy and Judy
This serving dish not only looks great, but is com-                  Haug                   Donor Value: $50.
pletely functional for your next party! Dish comes                                                                  A
with serving spoon and fork.
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                                                            431 A Fresh Start for Your Garden
Donor: No Frills Supermarket Donor Value: $30.              Enjoy this flat of Annuals, birdhouse, a garden pot,
                                                            garden tools and decorative shepherd’s hook!            C
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425 Two Place Settings of Genuine                           Donor: Dan ‘77 & Michelle Pivovar Grzywa ‘77
Fiesta Ware                                                                                   Donor Value: $60.
Add these scarlet red place settings to your Fiesta                                                                 I
collection! Each place setting includes 1 dinner
plate, 1 salad plate, 1 soup/cereal bowl, 1 cup and 1                                                               O
                                                            For the Famiglia
saucer.                                                                                                             N
Donor: Randy & Judy Haug          Donor Value: $80.
                                                            501 Papio Fun Park Activity Card
426 Peace Angel                                             This card provides fun for the entire family with
                                                            your choice of events: go-kart rides, miniature golf,
This lovely Peace Angel may be used to commemo-
                                                            Lazer Runner, batting cages or trampoline games!
rate many of life’s significant events.
                                                            Donor: Papio Fun Park            Donor Value: $60.
Donor: Isabel Bloom               Donor Value: $70.
                                                            502 Two Complimentary Family Passes
427 Vintage Silver Lusterware
                                                            to the Durham Western Heritage
Decanter and 12 Wine Glasses
                                                            Museum
This vintage Lusterware set has never been used and
                                                            Enjoy to two complimentary family passes to the
was unpacked from the original boxes today!
                                                            Durham Western Heritage Museum! This pass will
Lusterware is a type of pottery or porcelain with a
                                                            allow two adults and up to four children or grand-
metallic sheen that gives the effect of iridescence, pro-
                                                            children free admission to the museum.
duced by metallic oxides and an overglaze finish.
                                                            Donor: Durham Western Heritage Museum
Donor: Randy & Judy Haug Donor Value: $100.
                                                                                            Donor Value: $60.
428 Toastmaster Coffee Maker,
                                                            503 Six Adult Day Passes to the
Pears Coffee Package and Scooter’s
                                                            Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo
Gift Certificate
                                                            Visit the Desert Dome, Kingdom of the Night,
A coffee lover’s dream! Enjoy making Pears Creme
                                                            Hubbard Gorilla Valley and Orangutan Forest, the
Brulee and Breakfast Blend Coffees in your 12-cup
                                                            Cat Complex, the Scott Aquarium, the Lied Jungle
Toastmaster Coffee Maker! When you are on the
                                                            and much more at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo.
go, stop by Scooter’s and grab a cup of Joe with
                                                            Passes expire December 31, 2006.
this $5 gift certificate.
                                                            Donor: Henry Doorly Zoo        Donor Value: $65.
Donor: Scooter’s, Susie Greni ‘07 and Randy and
         Judy Haug               Donor Value: $80.


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G                  504 Two Family Day Passes
                  to the Omaha’s Children’s
                 Museum
                What a way to spend the day! A place
             where children and adults can learn and

S    play together. Valid until October 31, 2006.               509 Indoor Horseback Riding Birthday
     Donor: Omaha Children’s Museum                             Party and Ice Cream Cake from Pierce’s
I                                     Donor Value: $66.         Dairy Queen

L    505 Kiewit Fitness Center Pool Party
                                                                This is the perfect birthday party for your little cow-
                                                                girls or cowboys! Party is for 6 children including
E    Take the kids and all their friends swimming at the        the birthday child. This certificate is good for the

N    Kiewit Center. This pool party is for 20 swimmers -
     perfect for a birthday party. Make reservations at
                                                                2006 year only. If party needs to be booked for
                                                                January -March 2007, arrangements must be made
T    least two weeks in advance for a Saturday or Sunday        prior to December 31, 2006. After the horseback rid-
     for up to 2 hours between 2-6:30 pm. Valid until           ing, enjoy two 8” ice cream cakes from Pierce’s
     December 31, 2006. To complete your party, enjoy           Dairy Queen these two certificates.
A    these yummy rainbow cakes from Emminger’s                  Donor: Pierce’s Dairy Queen & American Legacy
U    Bakery!
     Donor: Emminger’s Bakery & Kiewit Fitness
                                                                         Complex                 Donor Value: $120.

C             Center                  Donor Value: $100.        510 Four Tickets to the Omaha
T    506 Four Tickets to the Lost
                                                                Theater Company for Young People
                                                                This certificate is good for four single tickets to the
I    Spacecraft at the Strategic Air and                        2006-2007 season at the Omaha Theater Company
O    Space Museum
     The Liberty Bell 7 space capsule is at the Strategic
                                                                for Young People, excluding special events.
                                                                Donor: Omaha Theater Company for Young
N    Air & Space Museum January 28- May 7, 2006. This                   People                     Donor Value: $64.
     exciting, interactive exhibition brings to life the mis-
     sion of NASA’s Mercury Program and the Liberty             511 Four General Admission Tickets
     Bell 7. Take a ride on a flight simulator, a two-per-      to Vala’s Pumpkin Patch and Pizza at
     son centrifuge, and touch the spacecraft itself.           Sortino’s
     Donor: Strategic Air & Space Museum                        Take the family to Vala’s Pumpkin Patch and expe-
                                         Donor Value: $30.      rience the Lost Pumpkin Mine or the Old-Fashioned
                                                                Hayride! Valid September 30th thru October 31st,
     507 Family Day Pass to Joslyn Art                          2006. Afterwards take the family to Sortino’s and
     Museum and a $20 Gift Certificate to                       enjoy two large, two topping pizzas!
     Julio’s                                                    Donor: Sortino’s Pizza & Vala’s Pumpkin Patch
     Tour the many exhibits at Joslyn Art Museum. Pass                                          Donor Value: $65.
     admits two adults and up to four children. Valid
     until September 30, 2006. Afterwards head to the           512 One Family Season Pass to Papio
     Old Market for a bite to eat at Julio’s!                   Bay Aquatic Center
     Donor: Joslyn Art Museum & Julio’s                         Enjoy your summer with your family at the Papio
                                        Donor Value: $50.       Bay Aquatic Center! Expires on October 2006.
                                                                Donor: Papillion Recreation Department
     508 Family Day Pass to Joslyn Art                                                        Donor Value: $165.
     Museum and a $25 gift Certificate to
     Petrow’s                                                   513 Four Family Member Admissions to
     Tour the many exhibits at Joslyn Art Museum. Pass          the Bellevue Berry Farm and lunch at
     admits two adults and up to four children. Valid           Charley’s Philly Grill
     until September 30, 2006. Afterwards take the kids         Take the family to the Bellevue Berry Farm and
     to Petrow’s for an old fashioned ice cream sundae!         Pumpkin Patch during the month of October 2006!
     Donor: Joslyn Art Museum        Donor Value: $55.          Afterwards head to lunch at Charley’s Philly Grill
                                                                with this $20 gift certificate.
                                                                Donor: Charley’s Philly Grill & Bellevue Berry
                                                                        Farm & Pumpkin Patch
                                                                                                 Donor Value: $46.
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514 Bowling and Pizza                                    520 Arbor Day Farm
Take the family for a night of bowling with this $20     Enjoy brunch for two in the Timber
gift certificate to Papio Bowl. Afterwards enjoy a
nice pizza dinner with this $20 gift certificate to
Sam and Louie’s!
Donor: Papio Bowl & Sam & Louie’s New York
         Pizza                   Donor Value: $40.
                                                         Dining Room in the Lied Lodge &
                                                         Conference Center and two tickets to
                                                         the Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure
                                                         attraction. Expires on April 27, 2007.
                                                         Donor: Arbor Day Farm
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                                                                                  Donor Value: $50.

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515 $40 in Gaming Cards and One
Large 2 Topping Pizza from inPlay                        521 Six Children’s Books with
Play the latest interactive games… hang out in the       Matching Stuffed Animals
                                                         This wonderful book collection is sure to entice any
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inZone Sports Bar… maybe even try a little indoor
rock climbing. Whether you’re with family, friends       little one! Book set includes: The Lamb and the Butterfly
or a date, you’ll all enjoy inPlay’s fun, high-energy    with matching Lamb animal, From Head to Toe with
                                                         matching Gorilla animal, The Secret Birthday Message
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atmosphere.
Donor: inPlay                      Donor Value: $50      with matching Puppy animal, Does A Kangaroo Have a          N
516 Twelve Gift Cards for Nine Holes
                                                         Mother, Too? with matching Kangaroo animal, Go,
                                                         Dog, Go with matching Dog animal, Put Me in the Zoo
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of Miniature Golf at Family Fun Center                   with matching spotted animal and Are You My
Take the family and school friends to Family Fun         Mother? with matching Dog animal. This package is
                                                         neatly put together in this fun, bright storage bin with
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Center for a round of miniature golf! Great for a
birthday outing!                                         a soft, cuddly, yellow blanket!                             U
Donor: Family Fun Center       Donor Value: $60.         Donor: Randy & Judy Haug            Donor Value: $80.       C
517 $100 Gift Certificate to Wishing                     522 Baby Girl Basket                                        T
Well Toys                                                This would make a great gift for any new parents,
                                                         or for that someone special who just had a baby.
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Thomas the Train or Madame Alexander dolls? You
choose with this $100 gift certificate to Wishing Well   Includes bunny booties, pacifiers, hair bows, photo         O
Toys. Wishing Well also carries infant toys, games       album, bottle, bibs, washcloths, four receiving blan-
                                                         kets, pajamas, quilt, porcelain night light and hand-
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and they have party rooms and free gift wrap!
Donor: A Friend of Gross Catholic                        made booties from Senator Gwen Howard.
                                   Donor Value: $100.    Donor: Senator Gwen Howard, Richard & Vera
                                                                  Davis & Dr. Jane Carnazzo Stutzman ‘78
518 Skateland Gift Certificates                                                             Donor Value: $75.
Take the family for a day of skating! Enjoy 5 certifi-   523 Back To School Basket #1
cates that let you choose between rolling skating,
                                                         Why go school supply shopping when everything
playing in the Playdazium, rock climbing or one
                                                         you need is right here!
game of Lazer Runner. Enjoy 5 more certificates
                                                         Donor: Ms. Pam Wackel & Gross Catholic
good for one roller skating admission or one quad
                                                         Sophomore Class         Donor Value: Priceless!
skate rental.
Donor: SKATELAND Family Fun Centers                      524 Back To School Basket #2
                                  Donor Value: $60.      Have everything you need for the children’s back to
                                                         school supply list.
519 Willy Wonka and the Chocolate
                                                         Donor: Ms. Pam Wackel & Gross Catholic
Factory
                                                                 Sophomore Class Donor Value: Priceless!
Enjoy two Golden Tickets to the St. Bernadette 4th
Annual Building Bridges Dinner on Saturday,
October 14th, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory      Famiglia of the Puma
DVD, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory book and
assorted Willy Wonka Candy!                              601 $75 Gift Certificate to Dennis
Donor: St. Bernadette Building Bridges Committee         Uniform
                               Donor Value: $140.        Since 1920, Dennis Uniform has been the pioneer in
                                                         school uniforms. This $75 gift certificate will help
                                                         with your grade school or high school back-to-
                                                         school shopping!
                                                         Donor: Dennis Uniform           Donor Value: $75.

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G                 602 $75 Gift Certificate to
                  Dennis Uniform
                 Second chance! Since 1920, Dennis
                Uniform has been the pioneer in school
                                                             609 Girls’ Basketball Camp for One
                                                             Develop basketball fundamentals at Cougar Cage
                                                             Camp. Camp dates are June 12-15.
                                                             Donor: Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School
             uniforms. This $75 gift certificate will help                                   Donor Value: $40.
     with your grade school or high school back-to-
S    school shopping!
                                                             610 Boys’ Basketball Camp for One

I    Donor: Dennis Uniform           Donor Value: $75.       Develop basketball fundamentals at Cougar Cage
                                                             Camp. Camp dates are June 5-8.
L    603 Orange and Blue Handmade                            Donor: Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School
E    Afghan                                                                                  Donor Value: $40.

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     Cozy up with this one-of-a-kind, handmade afghan.       611 Gross Catholic Computer Camp
     Donor: Kathy Ostrowski         Donor Value: $150.       for One
T    604 One School or Sports Physical
                                                             Want your child to be saavy on the computer? Learn
                                                             flash animation and home networking at this camp!
     from Midwest Minor Medical
                                                             Camp dates are July 17-20.
A    You know you’ll need it! One school or sports phys-     Donor: Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School
U    ical at Midwest Minor Medical’s 84th Street Clinic.
     Valid through December 31, 2006.
                                                                                              Donor Value: $40.

C    Donor: Dr. John Otto           Donor Value: $100.       612 Gross Catholic Drama Camp

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                                                             for One
     605 One School or Sports Physical                       Learn acting fundamentals and become a star!
I    from Midwest Minor Medical                              Camp dates are June 19-23.

O    Second Chance! You know you’ll need it! One
     school or sports physical at Midwest Minor
                                                             Donor: Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School
                                                                                             Donor Value: $40.
N    Medical’s 84th Street Clinic. Valid through
                                                             613 Gross Catholic Football Camp
     December 31, 2006.
                                                             for One
     Donor: Dr. John Otto       Donor Value: $100.
                                                             Learn the fundamentals of this All-American sport
     606 Gross Catholic Class Ring                           and have fun while doing it! Camp dates June 20-21.
     Treat your student to a special memory. Choose a        Donor: Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School
     class ring in satin silver - your choice of male or                                     Donor Value: $40.
     female design.                                          614 Fast Pitch Softball Camp for One
     Donor: Troy Graves & Willsie Company                    Gross Catholic softball coaches, local college players
                                        Donor Value: $250.   and Gross Catholic players host this camp. Camp
                                                             dates are June 5-8.
     607 Senior Portrait Package from
                                                             Donor: Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School
     Arnold Clark Photography
                                                                                                Donor Value: $40.
     Get your senior portrait taken by the folks who have
     served the families of Gross Catholic for 38 years!     615 Boys/Girls Soccer Camp for One
     Your senior will never look better!                     This three-day clinic will cover the basic skills that
     Donor: Arnold Clark Photography                         players need to be successful at the high school
                                      Donor Value: $500.     level. Camp dates are June 12-14.
                                                             Donor: Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School
     608 Gross Catholic Baseball Camp                                                          Donor Value: $40.
     for One
                                                             616 Gross Catholic Volleyball Camp
     This 2-day camp is conducted by Gross Catholic
                                                             for One
     coaches and local college players. Camp dates are
     June 14-15.                                             The Gross Catholic State Championship volleyball
     Donor: Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School             coaches will conduct this camp. Camp dates are
                                     Donor Value: $40.       June 5-6 for grades 4-6 and June 7-9 for grades 7-9.
                                                             Donor: Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School
                                                                                              Donor Value: $40.



22       CeleBration 22 — ROMAN HOLIDAY                       Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School
617 Pom Pon Half Time Jam                                 702 Mexican Anyone?
One grade school girl and a friend can attend “Half-      Enjoy your favorite Mexican food with
Time Jam” Pom Pon Clinic and Performance. Girls
receive a t-shirt, poms, clinic instruction, dinner and
2 passes per girl to the game they perform at.
Performances and clinic date announced at begin-
ning of basketball season. Have your little girl carry
                                                          a $10 gift certificate to La Mesa and a
                                                          $10 gift certificate to Senor Matias.
                                                          Spice up your home with this fun mar-
                                                          garita cafe plate!
                                                          Donor: John and Crys Senger, La Mesa
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her shoes, hair brush, snacks or whatever she may                  & Senor Matias

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wish in these stylish dance totes!                                                          Donor Value: $30.
Donor: Renae Olsen Mazur ‘94 and Gross Catholic
         Dance Team                 Donor Value: $60.     703 $100 Gift Certificate to the                         I
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                                                          Upstream Brewing Company
618 Name the School’s Front Drive                         Enjoy a wonderful evening of fine dining and fresh,
Name the school’s Front Drive to honor someone            brewed beer with this $100 gift certificate. Head        E
special! Is there a special student, family, teacher or
coach you wish to honor? This is a beautiful way to
                                                          down to the beautiful Old Market or hang out west
                                                          at the Legacy location.                                  N
show your appreciation. Good for one year!                Donor: Upstream Brewing Company                          T
Contact the Development Office to arrange.                                               Donor Value: $100.
Donor: Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School
                              Donor Value: Priceless!     704 Lunch on Dodge!                                      A
619 Family Cougar Package
                                                          A one-stop lunch spot! Enjoy this $20 gift certificate
                                                          to Charleston’s and $35 gift certificate to Mahogany     U
Wrap up in this handmade orange and blue throw            Prime Steakhouse!                                        C
at the football games and dress the family in assort-
ed Cougar gear: 2 zip-up hoodies, 2 t-shirts and 2
                                                          Donor: Mahogany Prime Steakhouse &
                                                                  Charleston’s Restaurant                          T
crew-neck sweatshirts.                                                                       Donor Value: $55.     I
Donor: Mary Duffy and Loretta Novotny
                                Donor Value: $150.        705 $50 to Lo Sole Mio Restaurant                        O
                                                          Are you in the mood for Italian? Well, you better go     N
620 Baby Cougar Gear                                      hungry! Enjoy dinner at Lo Sole Mio Ristorante
Dress your little Cub to look like a big Cougar. Your     Italiano.
little cub will look so cute in this hand-knitted         Donor: Lo Sole Mio Ristorante Italiano
cougar hat, cougar fleece blanket, cougar bib and                                          Donor Value: $50.
cougar t-shirt!
Donor: Judy Haug & CaSandra Johnson                       706 $25 Gift Certificate to Trovato’s
                                   Donor Value: $50.      Enjoy a hearty Italian meal in the heart of Dundee!
                                                          Donor: Trovato’s Italian Restaurant
621 Cougar Party                                                                            Donor Value: $25.
This party pack includes everything to get your
Cougar graduation party started!                          707 Caramel Apple Pie from
Donor: Gross Catholic Faculty & Staff                     Wheatfields and Pfaltzgraff Apple Pie
                              Donor Value: $100.          Plate
                                                          Enjoy this caramel apple pie just like Grandma used
                                                          to make and carry it in this covered, decorative pie
                                                          plate!
                                                          Donor: Richard and Vera Davis & Wheatfields
Buon Appetito                                                                                Donor Value: $40.
701 Godfather’s Pizza Once Per
                                                          708 A Twin Creek Experience
Month for a Year
                                                          Enjoy all of your favorite restaurants in the Twin
Make dinner easy with a mouth-watering large
                                                          Creek Area. Package includes: 4 dinner baskets and
pizza once per month for one year for dine-in or
                                                          desserts at Culvers, $20 to Lansky’s Pizza, $20 to
carry-out from Godfather’s pizza!
                                                          Vidlak’s and $20 to Moe’s Southwest Grill!
Donor: Godfather’s Pizza     Donor Value: $150.
                                                          Donor: Lansky’s, Vidlak’s, Culver’s & Moe’s
                                                                  Southwest Grill         Donor Value: $90.


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G                709 Eat Food, Buy Food!
                 Enjoy Lum’s, a family-style restaurant
                in the heart of Bellevue, with this $20
               gift certificate and afterwards head over
             to Baker’s to do your weekly grocery
                                                             717 Lasagna at Home or to Go!
                                                             Bake a delicious lasagna in this Bellagio
                                                             Roaster/Lasagna Pan with rack or go out for
                                                             mouth-watering lasagna at La Casa’s with this $25
                                                             gift certificate!
        shopping with this $20 gift certificate.             Donor: Damian & Dana Guiney and Bernie &
S    Donor: Baker’s & Lum’s Restaurant                                 Diane Nowak Wolff ‘74
I                                      Donor Value: $40.                                     Donor Value: $65.

L    710 A Casual Dining Experience on                       718 West Omaha Dining

E    84th Street
     Treat yourself to a nice lunch or dinner at
                                                             This $25 certificate entitles you to enjoy the cuisine
                                                             of Kona Grill where an adventure in dining awaits
N    Grandmother’s Restaurant with this $20 gift certifi-    you at Village Pointe! Certificate expires October 30,
T    cate. Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the Farmhouse
     Cafe with this $20 gift certificate.
                                                             2006. In addition, enjoy a nice BBQ dinner at
                                                             Famous Dave’s with this $10 gift certificate.
     Donor: Farmhouse Café & Grandmother’s                   Donor: Famous Dave’s & Kona Grill
A            Restaurant                  Donor Value: $40.                                       Donor Value: $35.

U    711 $75 Gift Certificate to Brother                     719 Chipotle Mexican Grill Prize Pack
C    Sebastian’s
     Relax, savor and enjoy the casual, classy atmos-
                                                             Enjoy dinner for four, two t-shirts and two foam
                                                             burrito squeeze toys from Chipotle!
T    phere and wonderful food at Brother Sebastian’s.        Donor: Chipotle Mexican Grill Donor Value: $50.
I    Donor: Brother Sebastian’s     Donor Value: $75.
                                                             720 Runza and Dessert
O    712 Dinner for Two at Applebee’s,                       Take the family for Runzas with this $20 gift cetifi-
N    Spaghetti Works and the Golden
     Corral
                                                             cate. Afterwards pick up a tray of 3 dozen cookies
                                                             from Eileen’s Cookies and enjoy a sweet treat!
     Take a friend, a date or your spouse to dinner! Enjoy   Donor: Runza & Eileen’s Cookies
     Applebee’s, Spaghetti Works and Golden Corral.                                          Donor Value: $35.
     Donor: Golden Corral, Spaghetti Works &
              Applebee’s               Donor Value: $45.     721 $45 Gift Certificate to
                                                             Carrabba’s Italian Grill
     713 $30 Gift Certificate to El Alamo                    Enjoy a casual dinner in a warm, festive atmos-
     Spice it up with a delicious Mexican meal from El       phere. Discover a variety of fresh, handmade Italian
     Alamo!                                                  dishes cooked to order in Carrabba’s lively exhibi-
     Donor: El Alamo                 Donor Value: $30.       tion kitchen.
                                                             Donor: Carrabba’s Italian Grill
     714 $30 Gift Certificate from El                                                           Donor Value: $45.
     Alamo
     Second Chance! Spice it up with a delicious             722 $50 Gift Certificate to the
     Mexican meal from El Alamo!                             Bohemian Cafe
     Donor: El Alamo             Donor Value: $30.           Take the family down for liver dumpling soup and
                                                             pork roast! Donated by the Kapoun and Bogatz
     715 $50 Gift Certificate to Piccolo’s                   families.
     Enjoy a fabulous steak, chicken, seafood or Italian     Donor: Bohemian Cafe            Donor Value: $50.
     dish from this established Omaha restaurant!
     Donor: Piccolo’s                Donor Value: $50.       723 $20 Gift Certificate to Fareway
                                                             Grocery Store & $20 Gift Certificate
     716 Bread for a Year from Panera                        to Baker’s Grocery
     Enjoy one loaf per month of freshly baked, award-       Use these gift certificates to help with your weekly
     winning bread for one year from Panera!                 shopping!
     Donor: Panera Bread            Donor Value: $60.        Donor: Baker’s Grocery & Fareway Grocery
                                                                                                Donor Value: $40.



24       CeleBration 22 — ROMAN HOLIDAY                       Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School
                                                        810 Man’s Hair Cut and
La Bella Vita                                           Products from John Edwards
801 $20 Gift Certificate to Max I.
Walker
Max I. Walker Cleaners & Launderers can help you
look your best with these certificates.
Donor: Max I. Walker              Donor Value: $20.
                                                        Salon & Day Spa
                                                        Pamper yourself, men! Enjoy a hair
                                                        cut with Sharon from John Edwards
                                                        Salon as well as American Crew and
                                                        Nioxin hair care products!
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                                                        Donor: John Edwards Salon and Day Spa
802 $20 Gift Certificate to Max I.
                                                                                     Donor Value: $55.
                                                                                                                S
Walker
Second Chance!     Max I. Walker Cleaners &
                                                        811 WOWT Channel 6 Goodies                              I
Launderers can help you look your best with these
                                                        This channel six seat cooler includes a frisbee, two
                                                        t-shirts, a pen, two water bottles and a coffee cup.    L
certificates.
Donor: Max I. Walker           Donor Value: $20.
                                                        Donor: WOWT Channel 6                                   E
                                                                                           Donor Value: $40.
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803 One Month Membership to the
Powerhouse Gym
                                                        812 Hair Cut and Style from the Hair                    T
                                                        Place and a $10 Gift Card to Barista’s
Get into shape at the Powerhouse areboic and fit-       Daily Grind
ness center!
Donor: Powerhouse Gym         Donor Value: $80.
                                                        Enjoy a hair cut and style from The Hair Place. Treat   A
                                                        yourself to a delicious cup of coffee from Barista’s
                                                        Daily Grind before or after your hair cut and style!
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804 One Month Membership to the
Powerhouse Gym
                                                        Donor: Barista’s Daily Grind & The Hair Place           C
Second Chance! Get into shape at the Powerhouse
                                                                                          Donor Value: $40.
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aerobic and fitness center!
Donor: Powerhouse Gym         Donor Value: $80.
                                                        813 $25 Gift Certificate to JB’s Salon                  I
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                                                        & Day Spa
                                                        Treat yourself to a cut and style or massage at JB’s
805 One Month Membership to the
Powerhouse Gym
                                                        Salon & Day Spa!                                        N
                                                        Donor: Pat and Cyndee McVay
Third Try! Get into shape at the Powerhouse aero-                                         Donor Value: $25.
bic and fitness center!
Donor: Powerhouse Gym            Donor Value: $80.      814 Six Pack of Beer Once a Month
                                                        for One Year from the Hooch Hutch
806 Elegant Ring                                        Enjoy your favorite beer once a month from the
This ring is sure to look beautiful on anyone’s hand!   Hooch Hutch. Amounts that exceed $6.00 are the
Donor: Fairmont Antiques           Donor Value: $25.    responsibility of the bearer.
                                                        Donor: Hooch Hutch            Donor Value: $72.
807 Two Month Curves Gift
Certificate                                             815 Antique Necklace and Earrings
Get into shape with this two month fitness member-      This set is sure to enhance any evening outfit!
ship and water bottle to Curves!                        Donor: Fairmont Antiques         Donor Value: $25.
Donor: Carol Dudzik & Curves
                                                        816 Pedicure from Creative Hair
                               Donor Value: $100.
                                                        Design
808 Yis Hand Crafted Necklace and                       With sandal season just around the corner, a pedi-
Earrings                                                cure is a must! Pamper yourself with this pedicure
Treat yourself to this Yi-Fang original handmade        from Creative Hair Design Salon and Spa.
necklace with sterling silver accents, gems and         Donor: Kathy Rosenberg         Donor Value: $62.
beads. Matching earrings included.                      817 Highlight, Haircut and Style from
Donor: Dan & Rosie Myers        Donor Value: $50.       Garbo’s Salons
809 One Drake Place Pedicure and                        Pamper yourself with a highlight, haircut and style
Manicure                                                from stylist Angela McWilliams at Garbo’s Salons in
                                                        Regency.
Pamper yourself with a pedicure and manicure
                                                        Donor: Angela McWilliams ‘01
from One Drake Place Salon.
                                                                                       Donor Value: $120.
Donor: Pat & Laurie Callahan Donor Value: $80.
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G                818 It’s All About You!
                 Enjoy an assortment of natural healing
                 body care products perfect for your bath
               or your travels. Quality skincare that
             includes lotion, cleansing gel, salve and
                                                             825 Teeth Whitening
                                                             Shine your pearly whites with these take-home
                                                             bleach trays!
                                                             Donor: Cassandra Pietrok D.D.S.
                                                                                          Donor Value: $150.
        shea balm. Even a calming CD to relax with!
S    Donor: Gilden Tree            Donor Value: $50.         826 Teeth Whitening

I    819 Pedicure, Manicure and Products
                                                             Shine up your pearly whites with these take-home
                                                             bleach trays!
L    from Images Unlimited
     Pamper yourself with a pedicure, manicure, 3 Zoya
                                                             Donor: Cassandra Pietrok D.D.S.
E    nail polishes, Smart Spa sugar scrub, foaming hair
                                                                                           Donor Value: $150.

N    and body wash and lotion from Images Unlimited.         827 $50 Gift Certificate to Goldsmith
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     Donor: Images Unlimited        Donor Value: $115.       Silversmith
                                                             Pick out something nice for yourself from Goldsmith
     820 3 Months Full Access Membership
                                                             Silversmith in the Old Market!
     to Prairie Life Center
A    Drop the kids off at the gym daycare and get into
                                                             Donor: Goldsmith Silversmith
                                                                                              Donor Value: $50.
U    shape with this 3 month full access membership to
     Prairie Life Center!
C    Donor: Prairie Life Center     Donor Value: $240.
                                                             828 Beautiful Sterling Silver and
                                                             Green Agate Rosary
T    821 Avon Bath and Body                                  This beautiful handmade sterling silver and green
I    Pamper yourself with this collection of Avon Fresh      agate rosary was specially made by Moonfish
                                                             Jewelry for Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School’s
O    Flowers Products. Basket includes: Bath and Shower
     Gel, Body Spray, Body Cream, Potpourri, Linen and       CeleBration 22 Roman Holiday.
N    Room Spray and a cute tote to keep it all in!           Donor: Carol Chandler & Jane Ludwig of
                                                                     Moonfish Jewelry       Donor Value: $120.
     Donor: Jean Larkin               Donor Value: $45.

     822 $50 Gift Certificate to Honda                       829 Ruby and Cubic Zirconia Ring
     Cars of Bellevue                                        This size 7 ruby and cubic zirconia ring will look
     This certificate is good for any purchase at Honda      lovely on anyone’s hand!
     Cars of Bellevue!                                       Donor: Mary Pat Sacco           Donor Value: $35.
     Donor: Honda Cars of Bellevue
                                       Donor Value: $50.     830 Champagne Cubic Zirconia &
                                                             White Zirconia Ring
     823 Gift Basket from the Cooking                        This size 7 champagne cubic zirconia and white
     Club                                                    cubic zirconia 14kt gold-plated ring is sure to look
     Enjoy this gourmet cooking basket from the cooking      lovely on anyone’s hand!
     club! Package includes: Cabernet Sauvignon              Donor: Mary Pat Sacco            Donor Value: $35.
     Radiatore with garlic and fine herbs gourmet pasta,
     gourmet sea salt, mango balsalmic vinegar, Jalepeno     831 One Stop Shop
     and Cheddar popcorn seasoning, professional tongs       This package is a one-stop-shop. Enjoy an ice cream
     and silicone spatula.                                   treat at Sherbys, then stop out at Pathways for that
     Donor: Renae Olsen Mazur ‘94                            1st communion gift, and on your way out, grab
                                      Donor Value: $80.      yourself a Scooter’s coffee with your new Scooter’s
     824 Tempur-Pedic Swedish Neck                           travel mug!
     Pillow                                                  Donor: Scooters, Sherbys & Pathways
                                                                                               Donor Value: $30.
     This pillow is recommended by medical profession-
     als worldwide for superior therapeutic benefits.
     This pillow relieves shoulder, neck and back pain by
     allowing neck and shoulder muscles to relax com-
     pletely and is clinically proven to improve the qual-
     ity of sleep by reducing tossing and turning.
     Donor: Dr. Troy Naber             Donor Value: $100.

26       CeleBration 22 — ROMAN HOLIDAY                      Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School
832 A Real Doggy Bag!
Enjoy these 2 totes designed in an adorable dog print.
The bags are filled with all sorts of goodies for you
and your dog including: A gift certificate for your
child to attend any of the three camps offered at the
Omaha Humane Society. Enjoy 5 days of animalistic
fun guaranteed to get your tail wagging! Get hands
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on experience with wildlife, teach puppies how to

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play, and go behind the scenes in our surgical suite!
Camps are offered in June and July and are for ages 9-
12. In addition to this wonderful camp for your child,
                                                          836 Chocolate Martinis Anyone?
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your dog will enjoy this super bag of dog treats and
chews, a gift pack with assorted treats, chews and        This is a chocolate martini lover’s dream! Enjoy 2      L
play toy, a snuggly plush toy, 4 NASCAR collars with      martini glasses from Crate and Barrel, matching
                                                          paper napkins, 2 cloth napkins, a bottle of Absolut
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matching leash and three doggy outfits!
Donor: Richard and Vera Davis, Charlie’s Angels           Vanilia, Merry’s White Chocolate Irish Cream            N
         Pet Center & Sandy Antoniak                      Liqueur, Dekuyper Creme De Cacao, a bottle of
                                                          Hershey’s Chocolate, Angel Flake Coconut and a
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                                   Donor Value: $150.
                                                          stainless steel cocktail shaker! (recipe included).
833 The Ultimate Mother’s Day Basket
Pamper your Mother with this basket full of good-
                                                          Donor: Jeff and Fay Sampson Donor Value: $100.          A
ies just for her! Includes two photo album sets, a        837 $100 Gift Certificate to Rossi                      U
ceramic candy dish, a tin of large assorted nuts from     Clothiers                                               C
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Pears Coffee, three present boxes full of large           You can look your best with this one!
cashews, smoked almonds and assorted nuts, the            Donor: Rossi Clothiers         Donor Value: $100.
final edition in the Millenium Ornament Series,                                                                   I
Woman First, Family Always by Kathryn Sansone, a
sleep tee, one sleep pant and one sleep short size M                                                              O
in a pretty pink color, a sage and citrus Yankee                                                                  N
Candle, a tulip ceramic display and two Moments           Il Teatro
of Beauty totes from Hallmark. Make this a
Mother’s day she’ll never forget!                         901 Two Complimentary Tickets to
Donor: Randy & Judy Haug                                  Opera Omaha
                              Donor Value: Priceless!
                                                          Enjoy a night out at the Opera during the 2006-2007
834 Green Gabled House “Basket”                           season.
Inside of this cute Green Gabled House you will           Donor: Opera Omaha             Donor Value: $142.
find an assortment of goodies including little choco-
                                                          902 Two 2006-2007 Season Tickets to
late chip cookies, almonds, pecans, chocolate cov-
                                                          Bellevue Little Theater
ered pretzels, toffee, gourmet snack mix and fruit
and herbal teas!                                          Drama, Comedy, and Musical Theater at Bellevue’s
Donor: Gifts and Baskets Galore                           little jewel!
                                  Donor Value: $50.       Donor: Bellevue Little Theater
                                                                                         Donor Value: $120.
835 Wise Women for Healthy Living
                                                          903 Two General Admission Tickets to
WISE WOMEN is a four-week series on healthy liv-
                                                          the Lofte Theatre in Manley, Nebraska
ing for women of all ages and fitness levels. Each ses-
sion will include a discussion, workout, post-work-       This 1924 hog barn-turned theater is nestled in the
out snacks and beverages and useful prizes in your        heart of rural Nebraska. The Lofte has consistently
quest for good health. The purpose of the series is for   provided quality entertainment for 27 years.
you to discover realistic approaches to good nutrition    Donor: The Lofte Community Theatre
and exercise, regardless of your age or exercise expe-                                    Donor Value: $30.
rience. Coordinated by Gross Catholic Strength            904 Dinner and Show Tickets for Two
Coach Cheryl Sacco. The series will take place every      at any Circle Theatre Production
Monday evening in June at various locations. Contact
                                                          Enjoy a night out at Omaha’s premiere little theatre!
Development Office to redeem.
                                                          Donor: Circle Theatre          Donor Value: $46.
Donor: Cheryl Sacco               Donor Value: $100.
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G                   905 Two Tickets to Ragtime at
                   the Omaha Community
                   Playhouse & $20 Gift
                  Certificate to Dundee Dell
                                                              1002 Creighton University Sweatshirt
                                                              Donor: Creighton University

                                                              1003 Doane College T-Shirt
                                                                                          Donor Value: $40.


              Ragtime, a great American musical, comes to     Donor: Doane College    Donor Value: $15.

S
     dazzling life on the Playhouse Mainstage. A produc-
     tion that is musically and lyrically rich and has much   1004 Truman State University T-Shirt
I    to say about life in America. Ragtime is about family,   Donor: Truman State University

L    the American family…the human family. (Good for
     opening weekend May 26-28, 2006). Enjoy dinner at
                                                                                             Donor Value: $15.

E    the Dundee Dell either before or after the show!         1005 Clarke College T-Shirt

N    Donor: Omaha Community Playhouse
                                          Donor Value: $90.
                                                              Donor: Clarke College   Donor Value: $15.

T    906 Overnight Stay at Ameristar                          1006 Dominican University Sweatshirt
     Casino and Two Free Meals at the                         Donor: Dominican University Donor Value: $40.

A
     Heritage Buffet
     This certificate entitles you to a standard room         1007 University of Nebraska at Omaha
U    Sunday-Thursday at the Ameristar Casino Hotel.           T-Shirt
                                                              Donor: University of Nebraska at Omaha
C    Also included are two meals at the Heritage Buffet for
     lunch, brunch or dinner. (expiration date 10/31/06).                                    Donor Value: $15.
T    Donor: Ameristar Casino        Donor Value: $120.
                                                              1008 Buena Vista University T-Shirt
I    907 Two Single Tickets to the Omaha                      Donor: Buena Vista University Donor Value: $15.
O    Symphony
                                                              1009 Le Moyne College T-Shirt
N
     Take that special someone to Omaha’s premier
     Symphony! Enjoy any MasterWorks concert in the           Donor: Le Moyne College Donor Value: $15.
     2005-2006 season (excludes premium concerts).
     Donor: Omaha Symphony           Donor Value: $90.        1010 St. John’s University T-Shirt
                                                              Donor: St. John’s University Donor Value: $15.
     908 Admission for Four to the Summer
     Shingdig at Champions Run                                1011 Virginia Tech T-Shirt
     Let’s Party! This certificate entitles four people to    Donor: Virginia Tech      Donor Value: $15.
     attend the summer shindig at Champions Run. The
     shindig includes all-you-can-eat with assorted food      1012 St. Mary’s College - Notre Dame,
     stations, all-you-can-drink, and entertainment from      Indiana T-Shirt
     Blue House and The Fishheads!                            Donor: St. Mary’s College Donor Value: $15.
     Donor: Champions Run            Donor Value: $200.
                                                              1013 Regis University T-Shirt
     909 $100 Gift Certificate to Omaha                       Donor: Regis University  Donor Value: $15.
     Performing Arts and $50 to Vivace’s
     Italian Restaurant                                       1014 Virginia Tech T-Shirt
     Pick the production of your choice at any Omaha          Donor: Virginia Tech     Donor Value: $15.
     Performing Arts engagement at the Orpheum Theater
     or the Holland Performing Arts Center with this $100     1015 Duquesne University T-Shirt
     gift certificate. Afterwards enjoy an elegant Italian    Donor: Duquesne University Donor Value: $15.
     meal at Vivace’s in the Old Market.
     Donor: Dan ‘77 & Michelle Pivovar Grzywa ‘77             1016 Duquesne University
                                       Donor Value: $150.     Donor: Duquesne University Donor Value: $15.
                                                              1017 Maryville University T-Shirt
                                                              Donor: Maryville University Donor Value: $15.
     From the Universita
                       `
                                                              1018 Wichita State University T-Shirt
     1001 Wayne State College T-Shirt                         Donor: Wichita State University
     Donor: Wayne State College Donor Value: $15.                                             Donor Value: $15.

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1019 Washington University -                       1036 University of Notre Dame
St. Louis T-Shirt                                  T-Shirt
Donor: Washington University St. Louis
                              Donor Value: $15.

1020 Marywood University T-Shirt
Donor: Marywood University Donor Value: $15.
                                                   Donor: University of Notre Dame



                                                   T-Shirt
                                                                     Donor Value: $15.

                                                   1037 University of Kansas
                                                                                              G
                                                   Donor: University of Kansas
                                                                               Donor Value: $15.
                                                                                                           S
1021 Baylor University T-Shirt
Donor: Baylor University Donor Value: $15.
                                                   1038 University of Missouri T-Shirt
                                                   Donor: University of Missouri Donor Value: $15.
                                                                                                           I
                                                                                                           L
1022 University of Nebraska -
Lincoln T-Shirt
Donor: University of Nebraska - Lincoln            1039 Kansas State University T-Shirt                    E
                                                                                                           N
                               Donor Value: $15.   Donor: Kansas State University
                                                                                  Donor Value: $15.
1023 Le Moyne College T-Shirt                                                                              T
Donor: Le Moyne College Donor Value: $15.          1040 Kansas State University T-Shirt
                                                   Donor: Kansas State University
1024 Dominican University Sweatshirt                                              Donor Value: $15.        A
Donor: Dominican University Donor Value: $40.
                                                   1041 Quincy University T-Shirt                          U
1025 Clarke College T-Shirt                        Donor: Quincy University Donor Value: $15.              C
Donor: Clarke College  Donor Value: $15.
                                                   1042 Marist College T-Shirt                             T
1026 Doane College T-Shirt                         Donor: Marist College   Donor Value: $15.               I
Donor: Doane College   Donor Value: $15.
                                                                                                           O
1027 Marist College T-Shirt                        From the Emerald Isle                                   N
Donor: Marist College   Donor Value: $15.          to the Eternal City
1028 Benedictine College T-Shirt
                                                   1101 Irish Treasures for the Home
Donor: Benedictine College Donor Value: $15.
                                                   Enjoy these items for the home all the way from
1029 Iowa State University T-Shirt                 Ireland. Package includes Holy Water Font, spoon
                                                   rest, 4 magnets, Memories of Home Irish CD, trivet, a
Donor: Iowa State University Donor Value: $15.
                                                   Belleek ornament, mug, key holder, Rosary and 3
1030 Texas Christian University T-                 Irish creamers.
Shirt, Umbrella & Hat                              Donor: Rev. Patrick O’Byrne     Donor Value: $50.
Donor: Texas Christian University                  1102 Royal Tara New Dawn Irish Fine
                               Donor Value: $40.   China Tea Set
                                                   Royal Tara is a company with a long tradition in the
1031 York College T-Shirt
                                                   Irish fine China gift market. Enjoy this newly intro-
Donor: York College     Donor Value: $15.          duced Royal Tara Collection, New Dawn! Set comes
                                                   with teapot, creamer, lidded sugar jar, four mugs
1032 Saint Louis University Long
                                                   and a 20-piece tableware set.
Sleeve T-Shirt
                                                   Donor: Rev. Patrick O’Byrne Donor Value: $375.
Donor: Saint Louis University Donor Value: $15.
                                                   1103 Royal Tara Trellis Shamrock Fine
1033 University of Dayton T-Shirt                  China Tea Set
Donor: University of Dayton Donor Value: $15.      Royal Tara is a company with a long tradition in the
                                                   Irish fine China gift market. Enjoy this traditional
1034 Dana College T-Shirt                          Royal Tara Collection, Trellis Shamrock. Set comes
Donor: Dana College     Donor Value: $15.          with teapot, creamer jug, lidded sugar jar, six tea
                                                   cups, six saucers and six dessert plates.
1035 Drake University T-Shirt                      Donor: Rev. Patrick O’Byrne Donor Value: $300.
Donor: Drake University Donor Value: $15.
                                                          MORE SILENT AUCTION ITEMS NEXT PAGE


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                  More Silent Auction
G                1104 Irish Gifts for a Proud
                 Irishman!
                This basket includes a set of Irish thimbles, a
               miniature tea set, a key hook display, Irish plate,
            small Irish pitcher, Greatest Hits of the Wolfe Tones
                                                                           Item Numbers I
                                                                              Really Want
                                                                               to Bid On
      CD, a Belleek ornament and two Irish Rosaries.
S    Donor: Rev. Patrick O’Byrne              Donor Value: $40.
I    1105 Irish Pub Package
L    Enjoy this set of Paddy and Jameson tumblers, Irish Pub
E    Favorites CD, Laughter and Song from Ireland CD, two Irish
     coffee mugs, one shamrock ashtray and an Irish tin whis-
N    tle with whistle book!
T    Donor: Rev. Patrick O’Byrne              Donor Value: $45.

     1106 Ireland Tea Set
A    Enjoy this set of six teacups and one teapot which proud-
     ly display the word Ireland on them, an Irish Rosary and
U    an Irish CD!
C    Donor: Rev. Patrick O’Byrne              Donor Value: $40.

T    1107 Limited Edition Peggy Karr Celtic
I    Plate
     Enjoy this beautiful Peggy Karr Limited Edition plate spe-
O    cially designed for Catholic Charities.
N    Donor: Friend of Gross Catholic         Donor Value: $75.

     1108 Michael Collins Irish Whiskey and Bar
     Mirror
     This specially crafted Irish whiskey has a pleasant malti-
     ness with mellow hints of oak and a creamy vanilla
     smoothness. What a great addition to any bar. Hang this
     decorative mirror to accent your bar!
     Donor: Jim Sobczyk & Cornhusker Beverage
                                            Donor Value: $75.




                                                                                More of my
                                                                        “Really Want” List on last
                                                                            page of this book!



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 May Baskets
 BIDDING BEGINS AT 6:00 PM • CLOSES AT 8:30 PM
 1201   Pamper Yourself                            1215   Patio Plant
                                                                                             G
 Donor: Gross Catholic Parents of Holy Ghost       Donor: Gross Catholic Parents of St. John the

M       Parish                                            Baptist & Church of the Holy Spirit
                                                                                                      M
A
1202   College Bound For HER!                      1216   Summer Fun                                  A
Y
Donor: Gross Catholic Parents of St.
       Columbkille Parish
                                                   Donor: Gross Catholic Parents of St. Mary Parish
                                                          - Omaha
                                                                                                      Y

B
1203   College Bound For HIM!                      1217   Wrap It Up!
                                                   Donor: Gross Catholic Parents of St. Mary Parish
                                                                                                      B
A Columbkille Parish
Donor: Gross Catholic Parents of St.
                                                          - Bellevue                                  A
S                                                  1218   Made In Nebraska
                                                                                                      S
K
1204 All About Hair
Donor: Gross Catholic Parents of St. Joan of Arc   Donor: Gross Catholic Parents of St. Matthew       K
E      Parish                                            Parish                                       E
T
1205 Omaha Steaks Basket
                                                   1219   Cougar Spirit                               T
S
Donor: Jerry and Rori McGrath
                                                   Donor: Gross Catholic Parents of Sts. Peter and
                                                          Paul Parish and Afghan by Linda
                                                                                                      S
 1206 Pre-School Basket #1                                Ostblom Huston ‘80
 Donor: Gross Catholic Sophomore Class
                                                   1220   Romantic Dinner
 1207   Pre-School Basket #2                       Donor: Gross Catholic Parents of St. Stanislaus
 Donor: Gross Catholic Sophomore Class                    Parish

 1208 Bed, Bath & Beyond                           1221   An American Holiday - A Fun
 Donor: Gross Catholic Parents of Assumption &     Fourth of July
        Our Lady of Guadalupe Parishes             Donor: Gross Catholic Parents of St. Thomas
                                                         More Parish
 1209 Gardening Basket
 Donor: Gross Catholic Parents of Holy Cross       1222   Pizza Night
        Parish                                     Donor: Gross Catholic Freshman Class

 1210   Movie Night Basket                         1223   Young Readers
 Donor: Gross Catholic Senior Class                Donor: Gross Catholic Junior Class

 1211   Let’s Go to a Baby Shower
 Donor: Gross Catholic Parents of Our Lady of
        Lourdes Parish

 1212   It’s a Luau!
 Donor: Gross Catholic Parents of St. Bernadette
        Parish

 1213   Vacation Time - A Road Trip
 Donor: Gross Catholic Parents of St. Elsewhere

 1214   Picture This!
 Donor: Gross Catholic Parents of St. Gerald
       Parish


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                                     ST. MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH
                                                                        811 W. 23rd Ave
                                                                     Bellevue, NE 68005
                                                         Pastor- Fr. Dennis Hanneman
                                                      Assoc. Pastor- Fr. Mark Bridgman
                                                                  Office: (402) 291-1350
                                                                   FAX: (402) 291-1375
                                                        Mass Times: Saturday-5:00 P.M.
                                          Sunday-7:30, 9:30, 11:00 A.M.; 12:30, 5:00 P.M.




“Strong in
Faith Through
the Mother to
the Son”
IN MEMORY OF
MARY NESTROYL




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                                           appreciate your generosity tonight
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          5912 South 36th Street
          Omaha, NE 68107


      Sts. Peter & Paul Parish
               Salutes

        A Proven Winner:

        Daniel J. Gross
     Catholic High School
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                                               appreciate your generosity tonight
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                                               Gross Catholic High School
                                          appreciate your generosity tonight
                                       and also that of our advertisers, sponsors,
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              My List of Item Numbers
               I Really Want to Bid On




       More of my “Really Want” List on page 30 of this book!


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                           OMAHA, NE 68107
                              402-733-2322
                            1-800-434-3742
                           FAX 402-733-2830
                     www. taylorsflowers24hours.com

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                              • Walls and Patios
                         • Water Features and Plantings


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                          • Mowing and Fertilization
                          • Aeration and Renovation
                            • Tree and Shrub Care


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