During our auction fundraising, we have received several cash gifts from donors who wish to remain anonymous. Thank You!  We appreciate all kinds of donations, whether you will be able to attend the event or not.

Thank you to our sponsors, those individuals or businesses who donated $500 or more to the clinic during our CCFC Auction campaign.

- Thrivent Financial & Kathleen Bramlett

- Madison Emergency Physicians (MEP)

- Farmers Implement Store

- Farmer’s Savings Bank

- Cummins Emissions Solutions

- Anonymous Donors (4)

Thank you also to those who made cash donations!

Flowers in clear vase painting

Flowers in Clear Vase: Lauren Thuli

Live Auction: Item 20

Elk wood sculpture
The Elk: John C. Sharp

Live Auction Item: 15

Autographed green bay packers football

Autographed Green Bay Packers Football

Windy Ridge Pottery

Paper Folding Techniques Class

This class will be for 6 to 8 people. No minimum skills needed. Learn how to fold dollar bills into shapes for special occasions.

Hand Crafted Aldo Leopold Style Garden Bench

Made with love and cedar wood from Cedar Direct.

Fifteen wood species and other natural products create a lovely scene of birds, a butterfly and a dragongfly amid blossoming branches. The piece is 31.5" by 25.5".

Edward Wohl 15 x 19 Bird’s-eye Maple Cutting Board

Each of Ed's cutting boards is crafted by joining sections from a single piece of specifically selected, figured bird's-eye maple so the wood tone and figuring are consistent throughout. The boards are individually hand-sanded and finished to a sensual silkiness. A pleasure to touch and to use.

Gold plated sterling silver pendant

Australian Beauty from The Opal Man

Gold plated, sterling silver pendant with blue/green Austrailian opal boublet and 18" gold plated sterling silver chain.  It is truly a beauty.

Desk organizer

Desk Organizer - Hand crafted by Joe Brey

This functional desk organizer is made from recycled Douglas fir. Everyone needs to get organized!

Prize wheel

This is our SPIN TO WIN prize wheel.  We have 119 prizes ranging in value from $18 to $140 with a total value of $3765.  Our generous donors have provided us with gift certificates for: fine dining, sub sandwiches, pizza, automobile oil changes, pottery, jewelry, cheese, hair care, organic flour, cedar lumber, farm fresh produce, just to name a few.  For a mere $20 you can spin the wheel and take home a valuable prize.  See you on April 13th.

Live Auction Items

1: Granola For A Year: Each month you will receive a healthy refill of this 32 ounce jar prepared just for you by a local granolaista using the finest of granola ingredients. The granola contains nuts. Lisa Hay, Lauren Power, Jayne Wisler & Earl Barnes

2: Airplane Ride in a 1946 Piper Cub: Who can pass up this 45 minute scenic ride in the Wisconsin River Valley? One lucky person will ride in this 1946 Piper J3 Cub Plane from Lone Rock Airport or the Mineral Point Airport. Johnson Brothers Flying Service

3: Home Grown Turkey: One double-breasted white turkey raised on corn and soybean feed near Blue Mounds. No antibiotics! Ready for pick up in the Fall. Blue Valley Gardens - Matt and Susan Smith

4: Chicago Studio Apartment for Two Nights: This Studio in the Residences at River East is in the heart of Chicago's Streeterville Neighborhood. It is two blocks from the Ohio St. Beach, three blocks from Michigan Ave. shops and two blocks from the Chicago River Millennium Park. The Museum of Contemporary Art is a short walk north. This studio is on the 23rd floor and has two single beds, a full kitchen, bath, TV and WIFI. It is an ideal location for fully enjoying the city. Carla Lind

5: Wisconsin River Boat Fishing Trip for 2: Explore the breathtaking Lower Wisconsin River in a Stealthcraft UFO Drift Boat. It does this experience a disservice to call it just a fishing trip. Do you want to fly fish for small mouth bass or muskies, pitch crank baits for walleye, or soak a worm for one of the varied species living in the Wisconsin River? It is up to you and your guest. Your captain can accommodate your needs. For this 6-8 hour float all you need to do is bring your sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, wading shoes and a great attitude. We'll have a blast! Your captain will provide fishing gear, lunch, snacks, beverages and a litany of sometime true fishing stories and mostly true river knowledge. Joseph Hansen

6: Half of a Hog: Marr's Valley View Farms is donating a half hog and the processing of it for your family's dining enjoyment. Processing will be done at Weber's Meats in Cuba City, WI. You will take home approximately 80 pounds of meat depending on the size of the hog. We will coordinate your cutting instructions for you with the processor. All you need to do is pick up your delicious pork at Weber's when it is ready. Delicious bacon, chops, sausage and more are in your future! Mike Marr and Lois Federman Families, Marr's Valley View Farm, LLC

7: "Drawn to Yellowstone" Book, Framed Etching and Museum Tickets: This limited edition (#96 of 120) leather bound edition of "Drawn to Yellowstone: Artists in America's First National Park" is signed by author Peter Hassrick. The book features a bronze medallion inlaid in the cover. Hassrick traces the artistic history of Yellowstone Park from its earliest explorers to the present. This auction item includes a Limited Edition Framed Etching by renowned western artist Michael Coleman. Also included with this auction item: Two admission tickets to theThe Buffalo Bill Center of the West, which is a complex of five museums and a research library featuring art and artifacts of the American West located in Cody, Wyoming. Admission is good for two days. Steve Leger & Zann Liljegren

8: Mexican Dinner for 8: This superb authentic Mexican dinner for up to 8 people will delight your palate. Experience creative traditional Mexican food prepared with love. This will be an autumn event to be scheduled by the hostess and winner. Provecho!! Martha Boyer

9: A Night at the Opera: Enjoy your own private evening at the historic Mineral Point Opera House. Invite up to 40 friends and family, and for up to 4 hours you can screen a classic movie or two of your choosing. You could even show old home movies that have been converted to DVD. This is the perfect way to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or any special occasion. This auction item includes; rental of the opera house, popcorn and movies. Mineral Point Opera House

10: Wisconsin River Canoe Experience and Picnic Lunch on a Sandbar.: Canoe the Wisconsin River: 2-4 people can celebrate the magnificent outdoors of the Wisconsin River banks for a 6 mile excursion. Your hosts will meet you at the Highway 14 bridge in Spring Green with the canoes, and you will paddle to Otter Creek boat landing in Lone Rock. You will rest on a sandbar and enjoy a lovely picnic lunch half way through the adventure. Bob and Cathy Bramlett

11: Watercolor Painting of Your House: Jan Johnson is a renowned Mineral Point artist whose studio is located in the Howdle Gallery "at the bottom of the street". If you win this item, Jan will draw and paint a customized detailed 9x12 watercolor of your home based on a photo and her observations. If you want, she can include a pet in the painting. Jan Johnson, Chestnut Hill Studio

12: Bison Steak Dinner for Eight at Sunny Ridge Ranch: Join us for an unforgettable meal overlooking the roaming buffalo at Sunny Ridge Ranch, home of Blue Sky Bison. We will provide a full steak dinner for 8. Bring your drinks of choice to enjoy with your meal. We look forward to hosting you! Luther and Eileen Smith. Luther & Eileen Smith

13: Women's Fly Fishing Stream Walk: Join the Harry and Laura Nohr Chapter TU board member, Carol Murphy, for a beautiful walk along some of Southwest Wisconsin's blue ribbon trout streams. Carol will share with you the history of the restoration of these streams while pointing out the perfect places for you to wet your line in hopes of catching a feisty Wisconsin trout. Bring your own fishing gear or Carol can provide you with what you need. This is not a "guided" outing, but an enjoyable day in nature with a fishing enthusiast! Carol Murphy

14: 10 lbs. Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon: This auction item is for 10 lbs of (frozen) sushi-grade, wild-caught Alaskan sockeye salmon. Kwee-Jack Fish Co. harvests wild sockeye salmon in the pristine water of Bristol Bay, Alaska. The salmon is sustainably caught, filleted, de-boned and flash-frozen (a process that perfectly preserves the salmon fillets, allowing them to be kept frozen for years and also meets the USDA guidelines for sushi-grade salmon). The end result is restaurant-quality salmon that can be enjoyed year-round, raw or cooked. Kwee-Jack Fish Co.

15: Elk Carving: John Sharp has been working with wood sculpturing for over 60 years and is recognized as one of our country's finest sculptors. This year John has produced this special carving that he created exclusively for the CCFC auction. He continues to be inspired by the beauty of animals in the wild, so "The Elk" has been brought to life from a block of black walnut wood. This carving is 11"L x 6"W x 10"H. John C. Sharp

16: Chicago Symphony Tickets for Two: Founded in 1891, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is hailed as one of the greatest orchestras in the world. In collaboration with the best conductors and guest artists on the international music scene, the CSO performs well over one hundred concerts each year at its downtown home, Symphony Center. Two seats on the Main Floor for the 2019/2020 Thursday evening performances. Sue and Larry Yellen

17: Cheese - Tasting and Tour: The winning bidder will receive 5# of the award-winning Pleasant Ridge Reserve Cheese. In addition, the winner and five friends will be given a personal tour of the Uplands Cheese creamery by owner Andy Hatch. Uplands Cheese

18: One Large Truck Load of Gravel Delivered: Bard Materials will deliver one large truckload of gravel to your home in the greater Dodgeville area during 2019. Who doesn't need this? BARD Materials

19: Sand or Gravel: Has your driveway washed out? Rule Construction will deliver 1 quad axle load of sand or gravel within a 35 mile radius of Dodgeville. Rule Construction, Ltd.

20: "Flowers in a Clear Vase" Painting: Inspired by the resurgence of new growth in the spring, this painting is bursting with energy! 18" x 24" acrylic. This is the image used for the auction's promotional material. Lauren Thuli

21: Sandhill Crane Tour: A guided tour of Leopold Shack near Baraboo, WI. Following the tour you will enjoy wine and snacks at the Leopold Foundation and a lecture on sandhill cranes by Dr. Stan Temple. You will also delight in a wagon ride to a crane blind on the Wisconsin River to observe the cranes returning to the roosting area. Bill and Jayne Wisler

22: "A Bronx Tale": Two opening night tickets to "A Bronx Tale" at Overture Center for the Arts. A Bronx Tale is a streetwise musical that takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he'd love to be. Featuring a doo-wop score, A Bronx Tale is a story about respect, loyalty, love, and above all else: family. Overture Center for the Arts

23: Guided Tour of Native American Mound Sites: A guided tour for 4 to 6 people of 3-5 sites containing Native American burial mounds. The sites are located near Muscoda in Richland and Iowa Counties. Your tour guide, Mark Cupp, has extensive experience and knowledge of mounds in the lower Wisconsin State Riverway. Light to moderate hiking required. Lunch at a local restaurant will be provided. Mark Cupp, President, Cultural Landscape Legacies, Inc.

24: Amphicar Ride and Picnic for Three: Novelty car collector extraordinaire, Daryl Tresner, will meet you and two others at Blackhawk Lake, Iowa County. Get aboard the Amphicar from shore, then enjoy the fun and sensation as you plunge into the lake and view the scenery from this unique perspective. After your amphicar ride there will be a delicious picnic waiting for you at the park. An experience like no other. Daryl Tresner

25: Enthusiastic Gardeners: Seven enthusiastic garden workers welcome the opportunity to create, refresh or reclaim a garden at your home within a 30 mile radius from Dodgeville. Consultation and a garden visit will initially be provided. Two visits with a total of 24 gardening hours will be donated to your gardening project. Enthusiastic Gardeners: Mary Mayo, Roxanne Reynolds-Lair, Judy Campbell, Eileen Smith, Jane Stenson, Gayl Stewart and Nina Carns

26: From Garden to Plate: A Cooking Class and Dinner with an Hispanic Flair: Guests will meet at Carlos Mata's two-acre garden to gather provisions, and then regroup in Marcia Jewell's kitchen down the road. Under Carlos's watchful eye, guests will slice and dice to create a multi-coursed dinner with a focus on garden-inspired dishes of the season. Date of the Event: Saturday, August 3 - at the height of the growing season. Saturday, August 10 will be the backup date. Marcia Jewell and Carlos Mata

27: Writing Desk with Marble Top: This is a one of a kind desk with a marble top created by Dr. Giesen. The marble top was made from a marble slab removed from the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, WI during recent renovations. The marble is believed to have been placed in the capitol building in 1924. The base of this desk is made from beautiful cherry wood. Dr. James Giesen

28: "Autumn Birches At Split Rock": "Autumn Birches at Split Rock" is a panoramic image from northern Minnesota. The print is dry mounted on masonite and laminated, creating a durable, easy-to-care-for piece of artwork that is also less prone to reflections than a traditional framed print. When hung, this piece is designed to 'float' away from the wall slightly and has a contemporary look, but will fit most home or office decors. This beautiful piece measures 17"H by 50"W. Randy Larson Photography

Silent Auction Items

Table One:

1-1: One Hour of Labor: McCutchin Motorsports, LLC

1-2: 3 cubic yards of Hardwood Bark Mulch: Marr Landscape

1-3: Hand Crafted Desk Organizer: Joe Brey

1-4: 60 Minute Massage: Elemental Retreat Massage Therapy LLC

1-5: Tequila!!!: Tequila Point

1-6: Meister Cheese Box: Meister Cheese Box

1-7: Lasagna Dinner for Six: Grey Dog Deli

1-8: Hand-tied Muskie Fly Fishing Lures: Joseph Hansen

1-9: Bowling Lessons: Ginger Brand

1-10: Prairie Seeds: Bob Laeser

1-11: Voice or Piano Lessons: Julie Weiskircher

1-12: Water Pitcher with Matching Mugs: Windy Ridge Pottery

1-13: Hands on Pottery Experience: Brewery Pottery Studio

1-14: La-Z-Boy Recliner: Gerry and Cindy Ayers

1-15: Hudson River Inlay Mirror: Scott and Marcia Thompson

1-16: Potosi Brewery Gift Package: Potosi Brewing Company


Table Two:

2-1 A: Cedar Aldo Leopold Garden Bench: Ken and Amy Schulz and Family

2-1 B: Cedar Aldo Leopold Garden Bench: Ken and Amy Schulz and Family

2-2 A: 3 Wheel Alignments & Hooded Logo Sweatshirts: Fillback Ford, Inc

2-2 B: 3 Wheel Alignments & Hooded Logo Sweatshirts: Fillback Ford, Inc

2-2 C: 3 Wheel Alignments & Hooded Logo Sweatshirts: Fillback Ford, Inc

2-3: Deluxe Facial & One Hour Massage: Serendipity Salon & Day Spa & Dawn Revers Massage

2-4: High Fired Ceramic Bowl: Carol Naugton Ceramics

2-5: Hillside Pastures, LLC: Hillside Pastures, LLC

2-6: 18 Holes of Golf Including a Cart: Deer Valley Lodge & Golf

2-7: Cookie Decorating Class for Two Plus a French Rolling Pin: "Cookies by Kate" Kate Krueger plus Joel Duncanson

2-8: 5 Year Aged Brandy: The Cider Farm

2-9: 6 Class Pack: High Barre, Monica Dunn

2-10: UW Men's Basketball Tickets: Cindy and Gerry Ayers

2-11: "Flowers in a Clear Vase" 10 x 13 print: Lauren Thuli

2-12: Two Hillside Tours: Taliesin Preservation

2-13: Bird's-eye Maple Cutting Board: Edward Wohl Woodworking & Design

2-14: Integrative Physical Therapy: Linda McCarthy, IPT

2-15: Dr. James Giesen: Dr. James Giesen

Table Three:

3-1: Gift Basket of Goodies: Duke's Brew Pub & Ale House, Cobblestone Coffee Shop, Our Front Porch & Vintage Vestibule Candle Company

3-2 A: Wheel Alignment and Oil Change: Mark's Auto Repair - Mark Van Epps

3-2 B: Wheel Alignment and Oil Change: Mark's Auto Repair - Mark Van Epps

3-3: Inlayed Wooden Cribbage Board made by Mike Fisher: Penny and Jerry Koerner

3-4: 5 Frozen Whole Chickens: Jennifer James Baker/Pine Valley Farm - Mary Jean James

3-5: French Rolling Pin: Joel Duncanson

3-6: Golf Certificate and Two Prime Rib Dinners: My Turn North and Hickory Grove Golf Course

3-7: Handmade Special Occasion Greeting Cards: Kathy Warpinski

3-8: Hand Crafted Pottery Pieces: Chuck Piper

3-9: Three Fresh Fruit Bouquets: Mary Mayo

3-10: Private Tour and Cocktails at Gundry House: Orchard Lawn and Carol Spelic

3-11: Green Bay Packer Autographed Football: Green Bay Packers Outreach

3-12: Keep Your Dog Happy: Alisha's Best of Friends Pet Care

3-13: One Free Photo Session: Photos by Shawna


Table Four:

4-1: Reclaimed Wooden Ameican Flag: Joe Steffes

4-2: Vehicle Detail Package: Marklein Auto Body

4-3: Tri State Custom Windows: Tri State Custom Windows

4-4: Sugar Maple Swirl Platter: Eric Anderson

4-5: One Hour Massage: Elemental Retreat Massage Therapy LLC

4-6: Warm Winter Soups: Ginger Brand, Mary Mayo, Carol Rademaker, Eileen Smith and Jayne Wisler

4-7: Summer Swim and Sip at Susan and Michael Van Sicklen's and a Fun-filled Gift Basket with Children's Items: Susan & Michael Van Sicklen / Haase Service and Towing, LLC

4-8: 18 Hole Round of Golf with Shared Power Carts for 4: House on the Rock Resort

4-9: Culinary Herbalism: A Home and Garden Workshop: Shake Rag Alley for the Arts

4-10: Five Different Handcrafted Hard Ciders & A Tour of Cider Farm: The Cider Farm

4-11: Hand Crafted Fish Net: Bill Wisler

4-12: OH SO MUCH FUN Paper Folding Techniques Class for 6 to 8 Participants: OH SO MUCH FUN!

4-13: One Hour Meridian Bodywork and Massage: Meridian Body Works

4-14: In-home Appraisal: Carl Tunestam

4-15: Organic Burger Box: Seven Seeds Farm

4-16: Diamondback Binocular: Vortex Optics 

4-17: CEDAR!! CEDAR!!: Cedar Direct

4-18: Wellness Center Gift Certificate: Upland Hills Health Hospital and Clinics

4-19: Silver & Turquoise Necklace and Earrings: Cindy Fleming using Ann Fay Designs

4-20: Airplane Ride for One: Mike Ramos

4-21: Making Glass Beads: A Jewelry Workshop: Shake Rag Alley for the Arts

4-22 A: Big Dog/Little Dog, Dogbone Rugs: Scott and Judy Stieber

4-22 B: Dog/Puppy Train Gift Certificate: Mayhem to Manners Dog Training

4-23: Chocolate Making Class: Sjölinds Chocolate Factory

4-24: Australian Beauty Opal Necklace: The Opal Man

4-25: Shoe Box Gift Certificate: The Shoe Box

4-26: Book of Lore and Two Tickets to a Hill Theater Performance: American Players Theatre

4-27: Set of Two Cedar Planting Boxes: Ken and Amy Schulz and Family

4-28: Margarita Maker Basket: Collision Specialists SSE, Inc.

4-29: Cherry Burl Bowl: Joe Grimm

4-30: Tree of Life Bird Bath & GC: Aspen Ridge Home and Garden

4-31: Walnut Slab Table: The Board Shoppe