The CCSJ’s Annual Soup Luncheon and Auctions

Support the Service & Justice Trips Program at the annual:

“SOUPERSTITIOUS”

LUNCHEON AND AUCTIONS

Friday, February 13th
Harper Center Ballroom

Silent Auction begins at 11 am (Ends at 12:00 pm)
Lunch begins at 11:30 am
Oral Auction begins at 12:10 pm

Tickets & Reservations: Reserved tables are sold out. Check with your area to see if they have a table and open seats. A limited number of individual tickets are available for $20 each. Contact Wendy Maliszewski at 402-280-1290 or wendymal@creighton.edu with questions about tables and individual tickets.

Below is a rolling preview of some items we will be auctioning at this year’s Soup Luncheon and Auctions!

ORAL AUCTION ITEMS

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Dinner with President-Elect Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, SJ

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Dinner for eight with President-elect Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, SJ in his private residence — Creighton University’s 25th president will host you and seven guests in his apartment, the ConAgra Suite on the top (12th) floor of Heider Hall. This delightful evening includes it all: excellent company and conversation, great food and drink, and one of the best views in all of Omaha.  (Must be used at a mutually agreed upon time from July to December, 2015.)

Donated by: Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, SJ

Value: $585 (just for food and beverages at $65 per person)

Opening Bid: $500

Lunch or Dinner with Provost Dr. Ed O’Connor

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Lunch or Dinner for four with Provost Dr. Ed O’Connor at Omaha restaurant — Dr. Ed O’Connor became Creighton University’s first provost in July 2013, bringing vast experience in higher education to the Creighton community. As provost, he oversees all aspects of student life and learning. Have you ever wanted to get to know our University’s new Chief Academic Officer? Well, now’s your chance. The winner of this fine prize will enjoy one lunch or dinner at an Omaha restaurant of your choice with Dr. O’Connor and three of your friends.

Donated by: Ed O’Connor, PhD, FACHE

Value: $200 (depending on the restaurant)

Opening Bid: $100

Week Stay in Mexico at Beachfront Resort

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Week Stay in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico Beach, Golf & Spa Resort Suite  Step into a world of unforgettable moments at Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach Golf & Spa Resort with this week stay in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach is a luxury resort blissfully secluded on a private coastal bluff. This week stay will be in their Junior Suite – 435 square feet of luxurious living space with a private balcony or terrace, living room area, a sleeping area with two double or one king size bed(s), and amenities. (Rates are based on 2 adults and up to 2 children age 12 or under. Additional adults or children will be charged extra person fee. Maximum occupancy is 4.) This week is good for all of the 2015 year, as long as space is available.

Donated by: Nancy Shirley, PhD, RN

Value: $2,300

Opening Bid: $700

Golf Outing with Champion Mary Chase

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What do Mary Chase and Michael Jordan have in common? 3-Peat Championships! Michael dominated the NBA with two 3-Peats in the ‘90s while Mary dominated the Iowa City Amateur Golf Championship in ’99, ’00, ‘01.
You and two friends will join Mary, Creighton’s Vice Provost for Enrollment Management, at Oak Hills Country Club for a round of 18 and drinks with lunch or dinner on a mutually agreed upon date.

Donated by: Mary E. Chase, EdD

Value $300

Opening Bid $100

“Suite” View at the CenturyLink Center

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Watch a men’s basketball game from the Presidential Suite at the CenturyLink Center with 7 of your friends/family. Food and beverages provided for a mutually agreed upon game during the 2015-2016 season. (Must contact University Relations by Labor Day to schedule the specific game. Some games are not available.)

Donated by: The Office of the President

Value $1,000

Opening Bid: $500

4 College World Series Front Row Club Seat Championship Tickets

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Enjoy a 2015 College World Series Game at TD Ameritrade Park, with four premium front row Club Level seats of the first base side with a fantastic view. Buyer and donor to coordinate a mutually agreeable afternoon or evening game June 13-19, 2015, including a parking pass to Lot B immediately south of the stadium.

Donated by: Ron and Teri Quinn

Value: $750

Opening Bid: $500

Note: Similar tickets NOT in the first row were selling last year for $325 each on a popular ticket site.

2 Roundtrip Tickets from Southwest Airlines

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We’ve got two tickets to paradise… Take a vacation with two tickets good for round-trip transportation between any two cities within the Southwest Airlines system within the continental United States. The tickets may not be used for travel on itineraries that combine flights with other carriers and will expire 3/1/2016. These tickets have no restrictions or blackout dates.

Donated by: Southwest Airlines

Value: $800

Opening Bid: $400

Twelve Liters of Dr. B’s Bison Brew (home brewed beer)

Micro-breweries have been popping up all around Omaha, but why go elsewhere when there is an accomplished brewer right at Creighton?! Dr. Roger Bergman of the Justice & Peace Studies Program has been brewing his own beer for over a decade. Now Dr. B’s Bison Brew can be yours! The lucky winner will receive 12 hand crafted liters, (equivalent of about six six-packs) of your favorite brew style, light or dark, Pilsner or stout, or anything in between. (In addition to your final bid, there will be a $50 deposit for the reusable glass bottles that will be fully refunded upon return of the bottles.)

Donated by: Dr. Roger Bergman

Value: $25 (for ingredients)

Opening Bid: $100

SILENT AUCTION ITEM ROLLING PREVIEW*

*Items may be subject to change.

SPORTS:

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Best Fan Competition

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Show how much you love your team in a friendly competition to see which team’s tickets sell for the most!4 Box Seats to a Chicago White Sox Game: Watch a Chicago White Sox game with 3 friends from beautiful private box seats between home and first base with waitress service. [Section 329, Row 3, Seats 7-10]. (The date of the game is negotiable within reason – neither Opening Day nor Cubs-Sox series are available.) Donated by: Tom and Mary Ellen Brabec

4 Club Seats to a Cardinals-Cubs or Cardinals-Royals Game: You and three friends can win St. Louis Cardinals tickets to experience a game at beautiful Busch Stadium with best fans in baseball. From your seat in Section 131 in the third base field box, you have the option of catching a game between the Cardinals and Cubs (June 13, 14, or 15) in one of the best rivalries in baseball, OR a game of the I-70 series between the Cardinals and Royals (June 26, 27, or 28). Donated by: Jim Keefe, uncle of a Service & Justice Trips Core Team member

4 Kansas City Royals Tickets: Four tickets for any Monday-Thursday 2015 regular season home game in April- August excluding Opening Day.

2 Chicago Cubs Tickets: Two tickets for a game at the historic Wrigley Field on June 24 v. LA Dodgers, 7:05 pm start. Section 139, Row 10, Seats 101 and 102.

White Sox: high bid now at $500Cardinals:$150

Royals: $30

Cubs: $75

“Suite” View at TD Ameritrade Baseball Park

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Watch a Creighton baseball game from the Presidential Suite at TD Ameritrade Park with 7 of your friends. Food and beverages provided for a mutually agreed upon game during the 2015 season. (Need to contact University Relations to schedule the game. Some games are not available.) Retail Value: $1,000.Donated by: Office of the President and Creighton Department of Athletics  $500.00

Two 2015-2016 Women’s Basketball Reserved Season TicketsJays BBall

Don’t miss the action of next year’s Creighton Women’s Basketball at the Ryan Center/D.J. Sokol Arena with these reserved season tickets.Donated by: Creighton Department of Athletics  $100.00

Two 2015 Men’s Soccer lower-level grandstand reserved season ticketsJays Soccer

The men’s soccer season is fast approaching, be sure to catch all the kicks in 2015 with these lower-level grandstand reserved season tickets.Donated by: Creighton Department of Athletics  $100.00

Two 2015 Baseball Season Tickets

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What better way to celebrate your favorite sport than by buying these two 2015 Creighton baseball season tickets, displaying this Creighton Baseball signed by the Creighton 2015 team.Donated by: Creighton Department of Athletics  $200.00

Two 2015-2016 Creighton University Men’s basketball Upper-Bowl/Option 7 Reserved Season ticketsJays BBall

Packed with over 18,000 fans per game, Creighton Men’s Basketball at the Century Link Center are games you don’t want to miss! Make every 2015-2016 Men’s basketball game with these Upper Bowl/Option 7 reserved season tickets!Donated by: Creighton Department of Athletics $250.00

Autographed Creighton Men’s Basketball

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Show your BlueJay pride with this basketball autographed by the 2014-2015 Creighton Men’s basketball team. An incredible addition to any Creighton collection.Donated by: Creighton Men’s Basketball Team  $30.00

Doug McDermott Signed Sports Illustrated

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An autographed copy of the Doug McDermott’s Sports Illustrated issue can be yours to add to your Creighton collection.Donated by: Friends of the CCSJ  $40.00

Doug McDermott Signed Bulls Hat

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Doug McDermott has made it to the NBA;  this signed Bulls cap is an excellent addition to any Jays OR Bulls fan collection.Donated by: Friends of the CCSJ  $25.00

Doug McDermott  Signed Bulls Hat

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Doug McDermott has made it to the NBA;  this signed Bulls cap is an excellent addition to any Jays OR Bulls fan collection.Donated by: Friends of the CCSJ $25.00

CREIGHTON:

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Description

Min. Bid

Bluejay Spirit Basket Get your Creighton Spirit on with this assortment of Creighton goodies including two coffee mugs, a license plate frame, lapel bin. $25.00
Creighton Campus Letter Art Framed Print A fun piece of art displaying hidden pieces of campus. Be sure to look at what it spells! $20.00
Alta Gracia Creighton Sweatshirt Hooded sweatshirt made in fair and safe working conditions in the Alta Gracia factory in the Dominican Republic where workers receive a living wage, enabling them to provide for their families. Can be exchanged for size! $30.00
Creighton Spirit Apple Accessories Deck out your Mac Laptop and iPhone with the latest in Creighton gear. Cases can be exchanged to match Apple product. $30.00
Listen Up and Power Up $50 iTunes giftcard and a rechargeable power bank for charging on the go! $40.00
Reach that New’s Resolution! Get into shape with three personal training sessions with staff from Creighton’s Campus Recreation. Keep them for yourself or give them away as a gift! $40.00
Exercise Science Bod Pod Assessment The Bod Pod is an Air Displacement Plethysmgraph which uses whole-body densitometry to estimate body composition (fat and fat-free mass). Bod Pod Assessment is considered a “gold standard”and highly accurate. $20.00
Beats by Dre Pill 2.0 Speaker Pump up the sound with this Beats by Dre Pill speaker courtesy of the iJay store here in the Harper Center. $100.00
Faculty or Student Parking Pass Bring this certificate to the Public Safety Office to receive a guaranteed parking pass for the 2015-2016 school year. Good for faculty/staff or students. Keep it for yourself or give it as a gift! $250.00
Sodexo Catered for 12 Enjoy a top notch catered meal for 12 with this Sodexo Certificate: Good for one “Chicken Alfredo Buffet” complete with Cookies and Iced Tea. $80.00
Sodexo Catered for 12 Enjoy a top notch catered meal for 12 with this Sodexo Certificate: Good for one “Chicken Alfredo Buffet” complete with Cookies and Iced Tea. $80.00
Core Team Dinner Let the Service & Justice Trip Core Teams, past and present, cook a meal for you and seven friends to share with the Young Jesuits on the coveted 6th Floor of Creighton Hall. Choose between homemade Italian or Mexican.

$50.00

ART:

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Min. Bid

Handmade Hat and Scarf

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Stay cozy with this handmade hat scarf from Ben Mccann, CU ’12. $20.00
Handmade Disappearing 9 Patch Quilt (65″x72″)

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This beautiful quilt is bound to keep you warm through the winter! Handmade by Marian Brown, Susie Conlon, Gayle Voltz, Deb Kraft, and Wendy Maliszewski $100.00
Wheel-Thrown Stoneware

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Wheel thrown and hand painted by Creighton Ceramics Professor, Amy Nelson. *Microwave and dishwasher safe. 11.5″ (diameter) x 3.5″ (height) $115.00
Bluejay ’14

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An adaptation of the newer Creighton graphic. The ’14 refers to the previous year’s athletic accomplishments. Made by Dr. Mark Ware, Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Creighton. $125.00
Billy Bluejay ’14

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An adaptation of the Bluejay mascot and refers to the previous year’s fan support for athletic accomplishments. Made by Dr. Mark Ware, Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Creighton. $80.00
Original, Unpublished Print by Fr. Don Doll, S.J. World-renowned photographer Fr. Doll made this photograph while attending the Pentecost Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City on June 8, 2014. Fr. Doll chose to frame his photo by including the large statue of St. Helena, empress mother of Constantine the Great and discoverer of the True Cross. Fr. Doll captured this image of our first Jesuit Pope as he was about to preach his homily. $200.00

ENTERTAINMENT:

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Description

Min. Bid

Two Maha Music Festival Tickets “Maha is a non-profit music festival organized and run by volunteers, and brought to you through the support of many wonderful sponsors. Maha was created for community building, not for profit.” Enjoy these two tickets to Omaha’s premiere music festival and be a part of a growing tradition that truly embodies the city. $50.00
Film Streams Membership If you love great films, you’ll love using this Individual Annual Membership (can only be used by new members) to Film Streams. Film Streams is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the cultural environment of the Omaha-Council Bluffs area through the presentation and discussion of film as an art form. $30.00
6 Passes to the Kansas City Zoo Take the family for a fun day out in Kansas City with these six passes to the Kansas City Zoo!

$25.00

A Fun Weekend Downtown! Dinner for two at Upstream Brewery with a one night stay at the downtown Doubletree Hilton Hotel and breakfast the next morning!

$100.00

Midtown Crossing Package Experience three delicious resaurants in Omaha’s Midtown Crossing! Two complimentary entrees and guacamole at Cantina Laredo, $25 to Crave, and $10 to Chicago Dawghouse

$35.00

A Night Out in Aksarben Start the night with a meal at Ponzu Sushi & Grill ($30 gift card) and walk over to Aksarben cinema for a movie for 2. Popcorn and drinks included! Expires 5/13/15

$25.00

Pizza, Sugar, Exercise Treat your kids for a night with pizza from Old Chicago (1 free large pizza of your choice, $25), followed by some ice cream at Ted & Wally’s (3 free regular cone or dish, $13), and let them use that energy at Pump It Up with a monthly Jump Pass (unlimited open jump admission for 1 child during a 30 day period, $50).

$40.00

Family Dinner and a Show Start the night out with dinner at Old Chicago (1 free large pizza of your choice, $25) and then head over to the Rose Theater for a show (4 single tickets, $72). End the night with some local ice cream at Ted & Wally’s downtown (2 free regular cone or dish, $9).

$50.00

Dinner and a Good Laugh (1) Enjoy a meal at the Dundee Dell ($25 gift card) and follow that up with four tickets to the Funny Bone Comedy Club ($60, expires 4/9/15, 2 item minimum purchase per person)

$20.00

Dinner and a Good Laugh (2) Enjoy a meal at P.F. Chang’s ($25 gift card) and follow that up with four tickets to the Funny Bone Comedy Club ($60, expires 4/9/15, 2 item minimum purchase per person)

$20.00

Dinner and a Good Laugh (3) Enjoy a meal at the Kona Grill ($20 in food, 12/31/15) and and follow that up with four tickets to the Funny Bone Comedy Club ($60, expires 4/9/15, 2 item minimum purchase per person)

$15.00

Omaha’s Romantic Night $50 to J. Coco American Restaurant and two tickets to the Omaha Community Playhouse’s I Hate Hamlet running April 17th-19th.

$80.00

5 Star Meal and Show Indulge in a steak dinner at Fleming’s Steakhouse ($100) and follow that up with the rich sounds of Opera Omaha with a showing of Fidelio running April 17th-19th ($118).

$120.00

Pizza Tour of Omaha Take a tour of some great Omaha pizza including Godfather’s ($25), Pizza Shoppe($20), Dudley’s Pizza Tavern ($20), Orsi’s ($15), and Mama’s Pizza ($25).

$50.00

Harlem Globetrotters and Pizza Take the family for a fun night out to dinner at Old Chicago with these 1 Free Large Pizza certificates ($25), and four General Admission tickets to see the World Famous Harlem Globetrotters on April 18th, 7:00PM at the CenturyLink Center ($50).

$30.00

Sit Back and Relax Enjoy a mani or pedi from NT Nails ($20 dollar gift card!), two $25-off full price purchase Ann Taylor coupons, and treat yourself at home with bath & shower gel, pain relieving ointment, and organic caffeine free tea. All natural products from Jane’s Health Market!

$20.00

Omaha Art & Food 2 tickets to a ticketed event at Joslyn Art Museum ($20) and $25 to Rock Bottom Restaurant (expires 3/16/15).

$20.00

Board Game Ingredients With over 1,100 games and counting, Spielbound – Omaha’s new Board Game Cafe – has been one of the most popular places in Omaha for friends or family to gather. Check out what everyone’s been talking about with 5 free day passes ($25). Hop on over to Ingredient before or after with 5 free meal certificates ($50).

$25.00

MISCELLANEOUS:

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The Wonderful World of Disney: 4 Disney Park Hopper Tickets

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Mickey Mouse, sunshine, and family fun, here we come! These four One-Day Park Hopper passes are valid during normal operating hours for admission to a magical experience at Disney’s unique theme parks: the Magic Kingdom®, Epcot®, Hollywood Studios®, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom® for one day. The passes are valid for almost two years, until December 20, 2016.

$350.00

Private Tour of the Nebraska Humane Society

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After going viral with Gage the Christmas Sheep, the Nebraska Humane Society is a world famous, state-of-the-art facility. Visit behind the scenes operations of the shelter and even have the opportunity to name a dog or cat up for adoption! Visitors will leave with an eye-opening understanding of the plight of homeless animals and how they can be part of the solution. Make it a family event with a 1 free large pizza at Old Chicago ($25).

$75.00

#Faith #Culture #Books

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A important and relevant addition to any library, The Jesuit Post book is a collection of essays by Jesuits around the country, edited by one of The Jesuit Post Founders, Creighton’s own Paddy Gilger, SJ. The copy is signed by three of the authors: Paddy Gilger, SJ, Joe Simmons, SJ, and Nate Romano, SJ. Foreword by James Martin, SJ.

$25.00

Comic Book Button Basket

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A handmade basket of comic book buttons all sourced from vintage comics. Includes 6 magnetbacks, 12 pinbacks, and 1 tray. Made locally here in Omaha.

$10.00

Did Someone Say Cheesecake?

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Alice Smith, Senior Instructional Designer in the Office of Medical Education,  will help you keep cheesecake in your house with a homemade cheesecake a month for three months. Take home this month’s cheesecake (Bailey’s Irish Crème!) from the Soup Luncheon and for the other two choose from several different types including White Chocolate Macadamia Nut, Guinness Chocolate, Raspberry, Lemon, Caramel Chocolate, Pumpkin, Classic New York and more.

$75.00

April Showers and May Flowers (Spring Garden Basket) What’s better to do on a warm day off than some yard work? Enjoy this peaceful pleasure with a $15 giftcard to Home Depot, gloves, shears, weed digger, flower pot, trowel, cultivator, seed starter kit, seeds, miracle-gro, watering wand, decorative pick, and “Jays” paver. Get your fix!

$40.00

Games and Cavities (Family Fun Night Basket) Enjoy a night in with friends and family with puzzles, DVDs, and crossword puzzles. And while you’re at it, indulge with candy and popcorn!

$40.00

Games and Cavities (Family Fun Night Basket) Enjoy a night in with friends and family with puzzles, DVDs, and crossword puzzles. And while you’re at it, indulge with candy and popcorn!Donated by: Creighton Student Health

$40.00

Games and Cavities (Family Fun Night Basket) Enjoy a night in with friends and family with puzzles, DVDs, and crossword puzzles. And while you’re at it, indulge with candy and popcorn!Donated by: Creighton Student Health

$40.00

Wedding Gift Basket The perfect gift for newlyweds who enjoy classy evenings sipping wine together. These two Waterford Crystal wine glasses and Olivia Reigel wine bottle stopper will make an excellent for any couple looking to start their classware collection.
Green Cleaning Basket This basket provides the perfect way to keep your home and home-planet clean at the same time. Full of eco-friendly cleaning producsts like reusable Bamboo Towels, plant-made sponges, and natural laundry detergent powder, this Seventh Generation basket will make you feel even better about cleaning.

$50.00

República Dominicana #1 Enjoy an assortment of goods from the Dominican Republic, including coffee, chocolate, a candle, and other accessories.Donated by: Creighton Institute for Latin American Concern

$75.00

República Dominicana #2 Enjoy this sample of the Dominican Republic, including Miel Campo honey, Presidente Beer, Brugal Rum and more!Donated by: Creighton Institute for Latin American Concern

$35.00

Wine Lover’s Basket Looking for a classy night in? Enjoy this Wine Lover’s Basket for two, complete with two bottles of both red and white wine, two wine glassess, Lindt Chocolate and the always-handy corkscrew.

$15.00

BBQ Basket This basket will get you ready for grilling season with special BBQ goodies. The included BBQ cookbook, variety of meat rubs and sauces, and smoking chips are perfect for any BBQ lover.
Reading Basket Every book-lover’s dream, this basket has everything you need to cuddle up with a good book. Complete with reading lamp, Barnes & Noble giftcard, tea bags and teacup, and, of course, a few good books, you won’t want to miss this basket if you are bookworm.
Beer Corner USA  Try a little bit of everything from Beer Corner USA! This basket includes 13 different varieties of beer, $35 to The Crescent Moon, snacks, and other accessories.  $50.00
Wine Party Basket Get ready to enjoy a fun night of good wine with your friends. This basket has everything you needto  host a wine party, including four different bottles of wine and eight wine glasses. This basket is sure to delight your dinner guests.  $40.00
Coffee and Tea Lover’s Basket Any caffeine addicts out there? Any tea connoisseurs? This basket is the perfect blend of energizing coffee and calming teas, and also includes mugs and chocolates. It’s both the perfect start to your morning and the most soothing part of your evening.  $15.00
Family Snow Day Activities Looking for fun, no-stress activities to keep your children busy during a snow day? This basket is the perfect solution. Complete with markers, crayons, paint, modeling clay and a jumbo coloring book, this basket is sure to peacefully entertain your snowbound family for hours.

$20.00

Taste of Asia Miscellaneous treats for a taste of Asia  $15.00

SPECIAL FR. SCHLEGEL ITEMS: During his tenure at Creighton, Fr. John P. Schlegel, SJ, had a number of gifts given to him when he left office in 2011. He donated some of those items to the CCSJ to support our programs. We are auctioning off some of those items, individually and in baskets, this Friday.

We hope to see you there! Please contact Ken Reed-Bouley with any questions.

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