Bell’s 95th Birthday Bash - Birthday Basket Raffle Items

With 21 baskets in 3 categories, you are sure to find something you wish for! Baskets for Grownups, Families, and Sports fans are full of delightful items donated by generous businesses.

Enter raffle tickets in your choice of baskets for a chance to win. You can enter your tickets in several baskets, or put them all in one basket. You decide. The more tickets you buy, the more chances to win. Raffle tickets cost $10 each, or $100 for 12 tickets.

*Contents of raffle baskets are subject to change. Please check the baskets on the table at the Birthday Bash for a current list of contents.

Basket

Grownup Baskets

Description

Estimated Value

B-1

Wine Party & Sitters, too!

  • 6-bottle wine party, plus wine advisor, from Wines for Humanity
  • Bottle of Franciscan Estate Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2010
  • 10 placements from Chicago Super Sitters
  • Movie passes to the Davis Theater
  • $25 gift certificate to Cafe Selmarie
  • 2 tickets to “Beyond the Horizon” play at Eclipse Theatre

$650

B-2

Ghostly Weekend Getaway

  • 2-night stay at The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago
  • Tour of Chicago’s “ghostly” places from Chicago Hauntings
  • $75 gift certificate to Heaven on Seven
  • Signed weather art from Tom Skilling
  • Wine and cheese party at Fixture on Roscoe. 20% of any purchases made go back to Bell!
  • “Historic Bars of Chicago” book, signed by author Sean Parnell

$750

B-3

Pampering Galore

  • $700 in-office teeth-whitening session at Dental Innovations
  • Manicure at T.G. Nail Salon
  • Color and cut at Marianne Strokirk Salons
  • 1-hour massage at Global Chiropractic & Rehab Center
  • T-shirt and shopping party from Crush boutique

$1,000

B-4

Suburban Overnight Getaway

  • 1-night stay at the Renaissance Schaumburg, plus breakfast for 2
  • $75 gift certificate to Chili’s
  • $50 Groupon gift certificate
  • Cut/color and manicure/pedicure from Siren Salon

$600

B-5

Enjoy Roscoe Village

  • $100 Chase gift card
  • Stella Grey vegan leather bag
  • Cut/color and manicure/pedicure at Siren Salon
  • Shopping party at The Denim Lounge (25% off for 15 guests; host receives 75% off)
  • $40 gift certificate to Volo Restaurant Wine Bar
  • $50 gift certificate to Cinnamon Boutique to use while hosting a shopping party (20% off for your guests)
  • “Historic Bars of Chicago” book, signed by author Sean Parnell

$750

B-6

Sitting Pretty

  • Free sitting fee for up to 5 people with Rachel B Photo Studio
  • Cut/color and manicure/pedicure from Siren Salon
  • Shopping party for 20 friends at Krista K boutique. Hostess receives a free pair of jeans; 20% off for all guests.
  • $20 gift certificate to Chicago’s Pizza

$820

B-7

Culinary Adventure

  • Dinner for 6 prepared in your home from Simply Rich Cooking
  • Framed black-and-white portrait of Paris from local photographer Ron Coil
  • Handcrafted vase from Red 5 Pottery
  • Bottle of 2009 Simi Sonoma County Pinot Noir
  • Bottle of Franciscan Estate Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2010
  • Trader Joe’s Italian gift basket
  • 4-week class at The Kids’ Table
  • Stationery party from Village Paperie & Gifts. Includes $25 gift certificate for hostess and 20% off for guests.

$850

B-8

A Few of My Favorite Things

  • 6-bottle wine party, plus wine advisor, from Wines for Humanity
  • Bottle of 2006 Ravenswood Sangiacomo Merlot
  • A Pied shoe party for 10 guests. Includes $100 gift certificate for the hostess, 10% off for guests and 10% of sales going back to Bell.
  • 1-hour massage at Global Chiropractic & Rehab Center
  • $25 gift certificate to La Taberna Tapas
  • 2 Cooking Light cookbooks
  • Download of My Recipes iPad app

$700

B-9

Spring Cleaning

  • $350 toward your order at Chicagoland Custom Closets
  • $100 in dry cleaning at Barry-Regent Dry Cleaners
  • 6 car washes (SUV) at Strictly By Hand Car Wash
  • $25 gift certificate to Armand’s Pizza
  • 3 half-pound bags of coffee from Starbucks, plus Via packets and tumblers
  • Free orthodontic consultation and Sonicare toothbrush from Get It Straight Orthodontists
  • $100 gift certificate to Firefly Salon

$900

Basket

Family Baskets

Description

Estimated Value

B-10

Downtown Overnight Getaway

  • 1-night stay at The Westin Chicago River North
  • $250 gift certificate to Haberdash
  • $25 gift certificate to the Lettuce Entertain You restaurant of your choice
  • Bike rental at J.C. Lind Bike Co.
  • 1-hour massage at Global Chiropractic & Rehab Center
  • “Historic Bars of Chicago” book, signed by author Sean Parnell

$700

B-11

Kid’s Summer fun

  • $300 toward enrollment at Fred’s Camp
  • Bike tune-up at Roscoe Village Bikes
  • $50 gift certificate to Unicoi Art Studio
  • $20 gift certificate to Chicago’s Pizza
  • $25 gift certificate to Lalo’s restaurant
  • Movie passes to the Davis Theater
  • 3 months of classes (plus uniform) at Degerberg Academy of Martial Arts

$1,000

B-12

Calling All Pet Lovers

  • Annual pet checkup from North Center Animal Hospital
  • 3 days of day care from The Barking Lot
  • $50 Groupon gift certificate
  • Movie passes to the Davis Theater
  • $25 gift certificate to Armand’s Pizza

$500

B-13

Funtastic Art

  • $95 gift certificate to a 5-week class at Lillstreet Art Center
  • Full tuition to a Music Together class at Merry Music Makers
  • 4 tickets to a play at Emerald City Theatre
  • 1-1/2 hour clay hand-building workshop for 4 children at the Kids Clay Room (ages 3 & up)
  • “Painting and wine” night for 15 adults at Sherwin’s Gallery
  • $25 gift certificate to Armand’s Pizza

$1,000

B-14

Treat Yourself Right

  • First dental visit at City Kids Dental
  • Cut/color and manicure/pedicure from Siren Salon
  • 3 half-pound bags of coffee from Starbucks, plus Via packets and tumblers
  • $40 gift certificate to Real Kitchen
  • 1-month membership to Curves Lincoln Square
  • 6 car washes (non-SUV) at Strictly By Hand Car Wash
  • First-time consultation at Get it Straight Orthodontist
  • PREVAL Vfan (portable airbrush system)

$1,100

B-15

Music and Movement

  • Classic Kids black-and-white portrait sitting for up to two people with 8x10 archival photo
  • Cut/color and manicure/pedicure at Siren Salon
  • 1 month of parent-and-tot classes at IK Gymnastics
  • 1 private dance lesson and 10 Zumba classes at Dance SPA
  • 1 month of piano lessons at ACM School of Music
  • 3 months of classes (plus uniform) at Degerberg Academy of Martial Arts
  • $25 gift certificate to Armand’s Pizza

$1,400

B-16

Kid’s Birthday Bash

  • Party for 20 people at Waveland Bowl
  • $50 gift certificate to Smarty Party (can be used toward party or classes)
  • 20 invitations and 20 balloons from Village Paperie & Gifts
  • Birthday cake from Dinkel’s Bakery
  • $20 gift certificate to Chicago’s Pizza

$600

B-17

Go Girly Girl

  • Pink painting from Gentile Designs
  • Princess party at Little Threads. Includes hair, nails and makeup for 15 girls, plus $25 “little bucks” for hostess and 20% off for guests.
  • Handmade pearl necklace and earrings from Rock Candy by Helen
  • Stella Grey vegan leather tote bag
  • 4 classes at Nonstop Dance (age 4 to adult)
  • $25 gift certificate to Nohea Cafe
  • 10 classes at Om on the Range Yoga Studio

$775

Basket

Sports Baskets

Description

Estimated Value

B-18

Cubs Baseball Fun

  • 4 Cubs tickets -- dates TBD
  • 5-course tasting menu at Big Bricks restaurant for 6 people (includes beer pairings)
  • New pair of sunglasses from Northcenter Eye Care
  • $30 gift certificate to Kitsch’n on Roscoe

$1,000

B-19

Marathon Plus

  • 18-week marathon-training program and 1-year membership from the Chicago Area Runners Association
  • $145 toward registration for either a coed soccer or flag football league (ages 4-14) from i9 Sports, plus a soccer ball and shin guards
  • 12-class punch card from i.d. gym
  • 1-hour massage from Bloom Yoga Studio
  • $25 gift certificate to Anthony’s Homemade Italian Ice
  • $50 iTunes gift card

$650

B-20

Watch, Shoot & Kick

  • 2 tickets to a Northwestern football game (NU vs. Illinois, Nov. 24, 2012)
  • 50% off one session of basketball at Hi-Five Hoops
  • One free full session and membership (or birthday party) at Lil’ Kickers
  • $145 toward registration for either a coed soccer or flag football league (ages 4-14) from i9 Sport, plus a football
  • $20 gift certificate to Chicago’s Pizza

$625

B-21

Go Bulls!

  • 2 tickets to Bulls vs. Pistons on March 30, 2012
  • Autographed poster of Scottie Pippen
  • 1 month of music lessons at School of Rock, plus 1 month of “School of Rock 101”
  • $50 gift certificate to Big Bricks restaurant
  • $35 gift certificate to Inside Out Art Studio
  • 3 months of classes (plus uniform) at Degerberg Academy of Martial Arts

$1,000

 

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