A garden shed, an 18-foot tree planted; stay in the Colorado Rockies, Mont Rest Inn, Jumer's Casino & Hotel, the Isle of Capri, The Mandolin Inn or Torres Mazatlan in Mazatlan Mexico; art pottery, dining out, catered meals and desserts, spa packages, entertainment, handcrafted items, and many beautiful gift baskets are some of the items up for auction at Iowa Heartland Habitat for Humanity's 14th Annual Spring Benefit Dinner Auction, March 1 at Park Place Event Centre at Pipac Centre on the Lake.

Silent auction begins at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., and live auction follows with celebrity auctioneer Gary Kroeger and emcee Ron Steele.

Major sponsors to date are Mrs. Mary Ellen Molinaro, Park Place Event Centre & Barmuda Cares, KWWL TV, Northeast Security Bank Sumner, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Black Hawk and Bremer County Chapters, Benton Sand and Gravel Inc., Gary and Karin Blonigan, Janet and Norman Glaw, John Deere Waterloo Operations, Midwest Contractors, Bryan and Mary Robin Molinaro-Blonigan Inc., Prairie Lakes Church, US Bank, Wells Fargo Advisors; Karen's Print-Rite, OnMedia Precision TV Advertising, Black Hawk Plumbing, CUNA Mutual Group, Financial Resource Advisors, MidWestOne Bank, Cedar Valley and Parkersburg, and Spahn & Rose.

Call (319) 235-9946 for reservations. Preview auction items: www.heartlandhfh.org.

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