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Sanford Children’s Center of Excellence Endowment Fund


All proceeds from Savor the Flavor  2014 will directly support the Sanford Children’s Center of Excellence Endowment Fund , which provides ongoing funding for all Children’s departments within the Bismarck region of Sanford Health; such as the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the Pediatric Rehabilitation Department, the Children’s Hospital,  Pediatric Oncology, Dakota Children’s Advocacy Center and many more. And the best part … all money raised at Savor the Flavor, for the Sanford Children’s Center of Excellence Endowment Fund, will be matched dollar for dollar by Sanford, therefore maximizing the impact of your giving.

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Sanford Health Foundation : Savor the Flavor : Live Auction

Savor the Flavor

2013 Live auction packages

The following amazing packages were auctioned off during the Luxury Live Auction at Savor the Flavor on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 in Exhibit Hall B at the Bismarck Civic Center. Congratulations to all the lucky winners.

Aaron Rodgers Autographed Helmet
Impress your friends with this Aaron Rodgers autographed Riddell Deluxe replica full size helmet. Signed “Aaron Rodgers SB XLV MVP”. Comes with a certificate of Authenticity by SSA (Sports Auction Authentics).

A Perfect Retreat
Enjoy a cozy, one-week escape to a cabin in the heart of the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Only 40 minutes from the breathtaking Yellowstone National Park, this four-bedroom cabin sleeps 12 and includes a hot tub to relax in after a day hiking, whitewater rafting, fly fishing or riding the trails.

Live Beautiful … with Bridget’s Room!
Turn your space into your place. Whether you are building a new home, creating the retirement place of your dreams, or tackling a remodel, Bridget’s Room has everything you need to beautify your home. With this $700 gift certificate, you can collaborate with the Bridget’s Room team to find the perfect window treatments, furniture, countertops, flooring, and/or home décor for you and your family.

Journey Room Experience
Chef Stuart Tracy of Pirogue Grille will guide you on a culinary journey that shows off the freshness, diversity and amazing flavors of prairie cuisine at its finest. Enjoy a tasting menu for 10 people, consisting of five gourmet courses with specially selected wines for each course.

Fishing Trip for Two
Fishing trip The first inductee into the North Dakota Fishing Hall of Fame, Mort Bank, offers a professionally guided fishing trip for two. Experience the thrill of North Dakota fishing at its finest.

Party on!
Gather 30 friends to join in the fun of a themed dinner party. Choose between a south of the border Mexican fiesta buffet or flash back to the 60s with a Sha-Na-Na party featuring burgers, fries and malts at Tom and Cherie Freidt’s “Get-A-Way” in Mandan.

Got Meat?
With a sterling reputation for providing the very best meat cuts in town, Butcher Block Meats is providing the ultimate steak package for you and your guests. Clear out your freezer and make room for 50 of the best beef cuts around.

Sushi and wine by the pool with Shawn Oban
Gather a group of 10 friends to enjoy delicious sushi, wine and music by the pool, hosted at the home of Dr. Todd and Lila Twogood. Self-taught chef Al Kunick will serve a variety of sushi dishes, while Shawn Oban will be entertaining you through his music. Limo service will also be available for your arrival and departure.

Where Dreams Come True
Surprise your kiddos, or your spouse, with this family vacation! Fly to Orlando with a $1,000 flight voucher courtesy of Val Schafer of Leisure World Travel, and then let your inner child come out while visiting Walt Disney World with four 1-day park hopper passes!

America’s Mattress
Treat yourself to a little luxury with this $2,000 gift certificate from America’s Mattress. Try out their wide selection of products including Trump Home, i-Series, i-Comfort, Perfect Sleeper, America’s Mattress by Serta, and Serta-Pedic. Or indulge yourself with an adjustable bed or a full body massage chair.

Elk Antler Table
This unique table was handmade by Dr. Timothy Pansegrau, Sanford Health cardiovascular surgeon. It features genuine elk antlers and a glass top. This attractive and practical piece of art will add a unique element to any home.


On the Road Again
Cruise the highways and byways in style while treating your family to an outdoor adventure, with a 4-night motorhome rental courtesy of RV Rentals of ND. Let the family memories begin!

Historical evening out
Enjoy an evening out in the historic Patterson building in downtown Bismarck at the Peacock Alley.  A chef-created private dinner for 8 people awaits you in the newly remodeled Langer Room. Enjoy freshly made salads, assortment of side dishes, and premier cuts of Angus beef all paired with beers, wines or spirits.

Simple Elegance
You could be the owner of this beautiful pair of diamond earrings from by Walkers n’ Daughters Jewelers. The princess cut diamonds are set in 14K yellow gold and will provide a simple elegance for any women!

Wine Fridge
Make room in your kitchen, man cave, sewing room or garage for this fully stocked 12-bottle wine fridge! You’ll love being able to come home to the perfectly chilled glass of wine after a hard day of work or play. Captain Jack’s has generously donated three different units which will be auctioned off as separate packages…so make sure to take one home with you.

Brilliant and Beautiful
Diamonds ARE a girl’s best friend! So impress the girl in your life buy giving her this brilliant and beautiful 1 carat diamond bezel pendant donated by Schumacher Diamond.

Gadgets Galore
Show off your Techy side with all the latest and greatest gadgets including an  Apple iPad mini, BOSE SoundLink Mini Bluetooth speaker, pair of Fitbit Zip Wireless Activity Trackers  and a $25 iTunes gift card all donated by Lebeau Supply.

The Green of Envy
Enjoy this custom made piece by Knowles Jewelry in 18K White and Yellow Gold. The centerpiece gemstone is a 17.40 carats Genuine Green Tourmaline in an antique cushion cutting style. The bail contains white and chocolate diamonds with a total weight of 0.43 carat. The 18K, white gold, cable neck chain measures 16 inches long.

Vino 101 Consulting In Home Wine Experience
Brent Skjerseth, of Vino 101 Consulting, will come into your home for a private wine tasting for 8-10 people. Over the course of two hours, 8 premium wines paired with appetizers will be sampled along with a wine education course on food pairing. The wines will be carefully selected from the cellars of Vino 101 Consulting and will come from great family wineries such as Ridge, Markham, Banshee, Ladera, Rombauer, Chappellet and Castello di Amorosa.

Ultimate Watersports Package
The Maui Mat is all about maximizing your fun on-the-water. Let’s face it, a majority of your time out boating is spent on the beach relaxing or rafted-up with friends in a quiet cove. And what do you and the kids want to do as soon as the boat stops? That’s right….it’s time enjoy the water and that’s what Maui Mats do best….allow your family, friends and even your pets a chance to get wet and cool off in the safest and most comfortable environment possible. It’s a floating playground, something everyone will enjoy.

Ultimate UND Men’s Hockey Experience
Ready for some North Dakota hockey! Grab a friend, or three, and road trip to Grand Forks to see the UND Men’s Hockey team play against the Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs. You’ll get the VIP treatment with your amazing tickets, the VIP on Ice Experience, Zamboni rides and more! Pack your camera, because you’ll make memories that will last a lifetime.

4 Day Customized Napa Valley Experience
Truly experience the Napa Valley your way. This is a 4 day customized tasting experience set up through the Napa Valley Vintners Association. They will match your wine tastes to winery experiences throughout the Napa Valley. This package also includes three nights’ accommodations.

Gold’s Gym
t Gold’s Gym, you’ll find all of the latest cardio and strength training equipment along with a dynamic group exercise program that includes classes like yoga, group cycling, mixed martial arts, muscle endurance training and Pilates. Most importantly, you’ll find an energetic, supportive environment full of people who are committed to achieving their fitness goals.

*The pictures beside the descriptions of these packages are solely intended to give you an idea of what the package includes.