We Are Deeply Grateful
to Our Gala Sponsors
Black Bear Diner
Mountain Valleys Health Centers
Live Auction Items
Original Handcrafted Fire Pit
Created by the COS welding class. Snuggle up around this toasty fire pit on a cold night, and let the dancing flames seduce you to into a deep state of warmth and relaxation.
Donor: Thad Wallace
Siskiyou Sunrise Flight for 2
The sky is the limit-- unless you win this exciting experience. Chase the sun as you soar above the sleepy world below. You won’t want to miss this private plane ride for two.
Donor: Daniel Wycka
One-Hour photo session
Strike a pose for your one-on-one photo shoot with the one and only Billy Gene, owner of Tragically Glib, LLC.
Donor: Billy Gene Sanders
Rockin’ and Rollin' with Sousa
Get ready to rock with your choice of aggregate for your next outdoor project, and Sousa will roll on over with your special delivery.
Donor: Sousa Ready Mix
ShastaRain Private Beer-Tasting Dinner for Six
Private dinner and beer tasting… need we say more? Hosted by award- winning local brewer Jim Rainville and his wife, Janet, this evening includes not only a private tasting of Jim’s ShastaRain beers and dinner for six, prepared by Janet and Jim and served in their lovely home. Date and time to be mutually agreed upon, and the winning bidder has a year before the certificate expires.
Experience adulting at its best.
Donor: Jim and Janet Rainville
Twelve-Dates Dining Package
Café Maddalena $150
Sparky’s (plus hat and T-shirt) $100
Andaman Healthy Thai Cuisine $100
Yaks Shack $100
Mike & Tony's $100
Harvest Inn Restaurant $100
Say Cheese Pizza $50
Thrive Bar $50
Casa Ramos $50
Poncho & Lefkowitz $40
Gigi’s Breakfast for 2
Donor: All the above-mentioned restaurants
Summit Lofts: Stay in the heart of downtown Mt. Shasta. Nestled beneath the mountain with epic Mt.Shasta views. Summit Lofts Boutique Hotel offers a modern stay with excellent walkability to truly experience this beautiful mountain town. One-night stay (suite 210, 1,106 sq. ft., 1 bedroom, 1 ½ bathrooms, sleeps 2). Holiday weeks excluded; book prior to May 1, 2024
Dinner at Bistro 107 and two bottles of wine
Bliss Fusion IV Bar
Twenty-Seven Robins relaxing gift box
Donor: Summit Lofts, Bistro 107, Bliss Fusion IV Bar, and Twenty-Seven Robins
18k Gold Bee Earrings
These beautifully handcrafted (by Jon Thomas himself) busy bees will surely catch everyone’s attention!
Donor: Jon Thomas Fine Jewelry
Zephyr Dual Zone Wine/Beverage Fridge
For the lover of fine wine and fine design, this Dual Zone Wine Cooler is as cool as it looks.
Full-extension wood racks
Multiple internal temperature sensors
3-color LED lighting
Donor: Solano’s Alpine Hardware
Enjoy a three-night stay at Bodhana Shasta, the ideal place to gather with family and friends. This beautiful home sleeps 12 and
is a five-minute drive to town and even closer to Lake Siskiyou. Blackout dates are June 9 to Sept. 3, 2024, and all holidays.
Expires 11/17/2024. Check out bodhanashasta.com. Must call for reservations.
Donor Wendy Basara and Jairo McCoy
Silent Auction Items
Season Ski Pass (Mt. Shasta Ski Park) & Patagonia Jacket (Donna Boyd)
$500 Berryvale Gift Certificate (Berryvale)
Bird House Village (Tom Ravizza)
Fishing Trip for 2 (Eric Degraffenreid Guide Service)
DIY Bucket (Timber Gulch)
F’jall Raven Backpack and Hydro Flask (Fifth Season)
Handmade Tanzanian bag, a Save the Rain project (Donna Boyd)
Copper Acres Homestead U-Pick flowers and picnic for four (Lexi Meadows)
Spa Services Gift Certificate (Sacred Mountain Spa)
Two Rounds of Golf (Mt. Shasta Resort)
Ceramics by Ashley Parker
Leaf Art by K. Matthews
Cat Art by J. Pentrack
2023 Starlight Gala Dessert Auction
Oh La La Lemon Cake
A touch of sweet and a touch of sour. If you love lemons, you are going to love this cake. Filled with lemon curd and lusciously finished with vanilla buttercream frosting.
Donor: Tara Willis
Strawberry Tart with Orange Cream
A butter cookie crust holds an orange liqueur sweetened cream, topped with sweet strawberries in an apricot glaze.
Donor: Retired Sisson School TA, Jennifer Martin
Hungarian Butter Cake
This dense butter cake features salted caramel and dark chocolate ganache. Made by former longtime MSEF board member Janie Reed, who is well known in Mt. Shasta for her impressive baking skills.
Donor: Janie Reed
Cream Puffs with Vanilla Cream Custard and Fresh Strawberries
This is the perfect cream puff! It is insanely addictive. Creating a smooth and creamy taste sensation topped off with fresh, juicy strawberries. You will not be disappointed.
Donor: Michelle Stock
Chocolate Salted Caramel Cake
This Double 007 chocolate cake with salted caramel filling is the perfect balance of sweet and salty. Each bite will melt in your mouth. The flavors are rounded out with a vanilla and black cocoa chocolate buttercream.
Donor: Carey Clure (Sweets & Eats Co.)
The Ultimate Carrot Cake
This three-tiered carrot cake with cream cheese frosting is made with regular and whole wheat flour, white and brown sugars, spices, buttermilk, eggs, nuts, carrots, pineapple, coconut, and raisins. A sweet way to eat your veggies.
Donor: Alice Willis
Royale Rum Cake
Rum is like water...only with consequences. This delicious rum cake is worth the risk. Eat responsibly. Don't eat and drive.
Donor: Cheryl Keier
English Toffee Cheesecake
Creamy traditional cheesecake studded with homemade English toffee and floating on a chocolate shortbread crust. This heavenly creation is topped with chunks of toffee, then drizzled with salted caramel and dark chocolate. The baker is Wendy Whitson, highly regarded for her work as president of the Siskiyou Land Trust but even more famous for her baking skills!
Donor: Wendy Whitson
Three-Layer German Chocolate Cake
This spectacular cake is made from scratch and is all about the coconut filling. One tasty forkful is all you need to reach the German version of nirvana.
Donor: Laurie Johnson
A Special Thanks to Our Other Cash Donors
Rana & Gaurav Rehki -- $250
A Cut Above Tree Service, Inc ~~ $250
Jack & Lorie Saunders ~~ $200
Carrol Riccomini ~~ $130