It’s Gala season! Though things look much different this year, the Hopkins County Health Care Foundation is pleased to bring you a fun filled evening…virtually. Gala Unmasked, the 2021 Lights of Life Gala, will be akin to a Jerry Lewis Telethon. The public is invited to join in on Feb. 20 from 6:00-8:00pm via the Foundation Facebook page, YouTube app on your Smart TV (search for Chad’s Media) and the Chad’s Media website.
There will be 11 amazing auction items to bid on via phone with live auctioneers and a volunteer phone bank. This year, the Live Auction is open to everyone!
The silent auction will be open Feb. 15-20. The items will be displayed at online at https://galaunmasked.givesmart.com and will be displayed at appointed times at the Civic Center.
The honorees for Gala Unmasked are our frontline heroes, our local doctors, nurses and healthcare workers. They always faithfully care for and serve us, but this year, they have truly been in the trenches and Hopkins County Health Care Foundation is happy to honor their service and their sacrifices.
A complete list of the auction items is below:
- Montana Fly Fishing Trip
Prepare for a fly-fishing trip of your dreams! Travel to Montana where an expert fly-fishing guide will take you to excellent fishing spots and will provide tips and tricks if you require it. Enjoy a riverside relaxing lunch and then hit the water again. This package ALSO includes a $950 airline credit and lodging for 3 nights. Compliments: Jimmy & Candy Jones and Mickey & Barbara McKenzie
- Weeklong Family Adventure to Sky Ranch, Horn Creek, Colorado
Escape for an entire week for Family Camp at Sky Ranch in Horn Creek, Colorado! Family Camp provides an opportunity to be free from the daily responsibilities of meal planning and scheduling, free from the pressure and stresses of the outside world, and free to fully enjoy the gift of family and relationships. Activities include: alpine swings, archery, water slides, campfires, ropes course, horseback riding, hiking & much more. Compliments of Sky Ranch Horn Creek
- Ultimate Upland Game Hunt
This hunter’s dream package includes a Half Day Upland Hunt at Hidden Lakes for 4 hunters, guided by renowned local guide and dog handler Cade Newsome AND filming and video of each hunter by Chad’s Media. Lunch that day will be provided by Chef Cruz. The winner of this auction item will ALSO receive hunting gear by Landers Creek and 1 upland style 20g shotgun! Compliments of David & Pam Black, Landers Creek Outfitters, Chad’s Media, Roger & Dee Elliott, Hidden Lakes Hunting Lodge and Cade Newsome
- 2 nights at Luxury Beavers Bed Cabin – The Get Out of Dodge Lodge
Centrally located in the heart of Hochatown, the Get Out of Dodge Lodge is a beautiful two-story cabin within walking distance to some of the best restaurants and wineries in town. You can relax in the lovely, spacious indoors with its open concept design. Cooking is a treat in the fully stocked kitchen, or just enjoy hot dogs and s’mores over the outdoor firepit. Also outside is a hot tub, fire place and patio dining set. This cabin can easily sleep 14. Compliments of Michael & Kayla Mitchell
- Rare 12 Gauge Over/Under Shotgun
This hard to find, Special Limited Version Browning Citori Lightning 12G over/under shotgun can be yours! It features deeply blued barrels, receiver, top lever and trigger guard – and gloss-finished walnut stock. The Lightning style offers a more open grip than full pistol grip designs. Many shooters feel this gives a slight speed-to-shoulder advantage. It offers excellent control for whatever you are after. (Winner must pass a background check with Village Gun & Pawn here in Sulphur Springs, TX.) Compliments of Roper and White Law Firm
- 4 Wheelin’ Fun
This fun and fancy ATV Could be yours! The 2021 Polaris Sportsman 450 H.O. ATV has true on demand 4-wheel drive and class leading 9.5” of front travel and sealed bushings for smoother suspension travel and reduced maintenance. It offers large 25” 6 ply tires and an increased 1,350lbs towing capacity. You will have a blast riding around on this 4-Wheeler. Compliments of Jarred & Amanda Pickett
- Golf Trip for 4
Want to get out of town but avoid the big city and the airport? If you love to golf, this package is for you! Enjoy a day of golfing for 4 at the Lufkin Crown Colony Country Club, one of the top-rated courses in Texas. AND you’ll receive 2 mini suites at the Best Western Colony Inn for 2 nights, a $200 gift certificate to the club which can be used for dining or pro shop AND a $200 gift certificate at the renowned Ralph and Kacoo’s restaurant. Compliments of Charles & Sharon Helm and Paul & Jill Harvey
- Ladies Louis Vuitton Package
Treat yourself with this amazing ladies’ package! The beautiful and classic Graceful MM Louis Vuitton purse is an eye catcher by itself, but this one is filled with goodies and treats that will delight. You’ll love the stylish Tom Ford sunglasses and black pashmina. The pampering begins with a mani/pedi combo, a 90-minute hot stone massage, a firming and hydrating facial AND BOTOX too! While at home, the hand poured candle and luxurious bath gel will complete your day of relaxation! Compliments of iFOCUS Vision Care, Andrew & Lee Yoder, Healing Hands Massage, Everything Unique, Euphoria Medical Spa & Massage, and Fig Candle Co.
- Corey A. Blakes Original Art Graphic
“The Defender” is the inaugural piece in the 75482 series highlighting Sulphur Springs Texas landmarks. It is comprised of 7 photos shot local to Sulphur Springs and is #1 of only 15 that will made. “The Defender” is 30”x45” and is printed on a high-quality silver canvas that creates a gorgeous light reflection effect, and is encased in a durable black floating frame. Compliments of Corey A. Blakes
- 2 nights stay in a one-of-a kind Cabin in beautiful Broken Bow, OK – The Jolly Roger
The Jolly Roger is Set to Sail! This one of a kind Luxury Cabin is as Unique as its Name! The Jolly Roger makes for the perfect gathering place, big enough for the whole family to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. It offers 4 King Bedrooms and a HUGE Bunkroom with 2 Queen Beds and 2 Twin bunks. The Jolly Roger’s Outdoors is where the name all began! With a 30FT long Pirate ship and a swing set, the kids will never bored. Don’t forget the Hot Tub, Firepit, Horseshoe, and Corn Hole. Compliments of Jay Hodge Chevrolet
- 2020 Jeep Wrangler Willys Edition
This beautiful Sting-Grey 2020 Jeep Wrangler Willy’s Sport has so much to offer! The Wrangler’s tough solid-axle suspension and four-wheel drive capability makes it perfect for off-roading. It comes equipped with removeable doors and a Sunrider Soft top that’s easy to take down for those beautiful days when you want some extra wind in your hair. It also has many other great features such as rock protection Sill Rails, Uconnect 3 with a 5-inch Touch Screen, integrated voice command with Bluetooth, and a Rear Back up Camera. Don’t miss this great opportunity to own one of the world’s most legendary off-roading vehicles! Compliments of Nottingham’s SS Dodge