2018 Auction Sponsors


Platinum Sponsors


     OSF – St. Joseph Medical Center


 Little Jewels Learning Center


Silver Sponsors


  Advocate BroMenn Medical Center



    Country Financial




     Illinois Farm Bureau


  Heartland Bank and Trust Company


  Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home



Luther Oaks


  Palace Events



  State Farm Bank


John and Linda Stuckey


Bronze Sponsors


  Gailey Eye Clinic


Bob and Martha Hillmer


 McDonald’s Restaurant of the Millan/Petro Organization




  Millennium Pain Center



 Northside Church of Christ



  The Vein Specialists LLC


 Westminster Village


Friends of Faith in Action


Brad Barker Honda

Casey’s General Store

Community Care Systems, Inc.

Heartland HRC ManorCare

Highland Pet Hospital & Wellness Center

Marlon and Betsy Huls

PIP Printing, Normal

PLR Insurance


Watts Copy Systems


2018 Auction & Dinner Donors

Live Auction Donors


Flinger’s Party for 10: Pat Fruin

Door County, Wisconsin: Don and Marilyn Kammler

Biaggi’s Catered Meal for 10: Biaggi’s & Chef Troy Tomlinson

South African Photo Safari for Two: Trevor Shaw, Zulu Nyala owner

Progressive Dinner: Sverre and Sara Olson, Dean and Pat Messinger, Mark and Carol Csanda

Walt Disney World: Walt Disney World and Mary Cottier

Curb Appeal: Accent Nature, BMW Mowing, David Harding, and Grieder Landscaping

Window World: Window World of Bloomington

Dale Carnegie Course: Bill Soddy

Vacation Exchange: Doug and Gloria Jameson

Cubs Tickets: Jay Janese, State Farm Agent

Floral Arrangement Class for 8: Elaine and Brian Shung, owners of Viva La Flora

Estate Planning: Chad Ritchie, Ritchie Law Office, Ltd.

Central Illinois Woodworker Club: Central Illinois Woodworker Club and Roger Wilke

Custom Quilt: Jo Ann Reidy

Interior Upgrade: Don Smith Paint, Carpet Weavers, Whitacre’s Furniture, and Sherman’s

Lake of the Ozarks: Shirley Weller

Ladies Movado Watch: Deb Smith

Paint ‘n Party: Doretta Herr and Blick Art Materials

Sweet Creations: Charlotte Talkington, Rita Ruder, Jackie Beer, Mary Foster, Thresa Schmitt, Martha Hillmer, Claire Alexander, Terri Thede, Patti Salch, and Jessie Shanahan, and Sandy Holcomb


Auction Donors


Accent Nature LLC

Eric Johnson


Michael and Jody Kabbes

All About Eyes

Marilyn Kammler

Eric Alvin

Kroger Store #943


La Gondola Spaghetti House

ARC – Activity Recreation Center

Parker and Sharon Lawlis


Little Caesars Pizza

Baxters American Grille

Pam and Frank Longo


Lovely Nails

Black Eyed Susan’s Flower Gardening

Marriott Hotel and Conference Center

Blaze Pizza


Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts

Merle Norman

Bloomington Meats

Merlot and a Masterpiece

Bloomington Normal Spine Clinic

Miller Park Zoo

BMW Lawn Scaping

MTC Mowing

Body of Bloomington

New Donor

Bratcher Heating & Air Conditioning

Noodles & Company

Brick Technology Group

Olson’s, Messinger’s, Csanda’s, & Little Jewels

Buffalo Wild Wings

Orange Leaf

Cafe Italia

Owens Nursery & Florist

Dr. Jack and Joan Capodice

Panera Bread

Car X

Dave and Jeri Peters

Carpet Weaver’s

David and Denise Peters

Casey’s Garden Shop and Florist

Donna Poindexter

Central Illinois Woodworker Club

Pro Tire

Children’s Discovery Museum

Nan Ragsdale

Anita Claricoates

Red Lobster

Community Players Theatre

James and Karyl Reents

Helen and Michael Cotner

Refine 309 Women’s Accessory & Gift Botique

Mary Cottier

JoAnn and Mike Reidy

Linda and Walt Crowley

Relax to Restore

Dairy Queen

Colleen and Daniel Rice

David Harding

Ritchie Law Office, Ltd

DBA Cydney’s

Gail Rixstine

DBS Painting

David and Patti Salch

Dee Dee & Beauty Brands

Sams Club

Disney World

Mark and Cynthia Segobiano

Divine Cleaning Services

Segos Mow N Go

Don Smith Paint Co.

Jessica Shanahan and Joshua Kennedy

Larry and Christine Eggan

Shannon’s Five Star Restaurant

Evergreen Racquet Club


Faith in Action


Family Video-Airport

Deb Smith and Gary Strunk

Family Video-Locust

Bill and Jessica Soddy

Flinger’s Pizza Pub

Speed Lube

Forget Me Not Flowers

ST. Louis Symphony

Fox & Hounds Hair Studio and Day Spa

St. Patrick’s of Merna

Fresh Thyme

Starcrest Cleaners

James and Susan Fruin

Sugar Mama Bakery

Garden of Beadin’

Synergy Home Care

Gigi Bottega

The Castle Theatre

Great Harvest

The Fresh Market

Grieder Landscaping & Garden Center

The Olive Bin

Growing Grounds

The Spirit of Peoria

Jane and John Han

The Workout Company

Valerie and Matthew Hawkins


Doretta and Thomas Herr

Tobin’s Pizza

Agnes Hedin

Upper Limits

Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark

Viva La Flora

Marilyn Holcomb

Larry  Weller

Sandy and Ken Holcomb

Shirley Weller and Philip Richardson

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

Mike and Gina Wey


Whitacre’s Furniture

Illinois State University Athletics

Window World of Bloomington

Jack Lewis Jewelers

Margaret Wolf

Doug and Gloria Jameson

Lloyd and Mary Young

Jay Janese – State Farm Agent


Jimmy John’s

Zulu Nyala

2017 Awards & Grants

 City of Bloomington Township


2016 Grants and Awards




United Way of McLean County


 Mitsubishi Motors Foundation Award


McLean County Chamber of Commerce  2016 Nonprofit Excellence Award


State Farm Good Neighbor Grants (via FIA Volunteers)

Illinois Prairie Community Foundation Grants


 Thrivent Financial (via Community Supporters)