Color of Hope Gala

Benefiting Arkansas Children’s Northwest

Friday, August 2, 2019 – 6:00 p.m.
John Q. Hammons Center, Rogers



Uncorking Joy

You and seven guests will receive VIP treatment as you dine in luxury. Enjoy access to thousands of bottles of wine and “raid the cellar” as you personally select wines to pair with each course during a chef-prepared gourmet dinner. Uncork wines that are new, aged and vintage from California and around the world, including Screaming Eagle (Second Flight), Opus One and more. You’ll round out the evening sipping on expertly crafted cocktails, after-dinner cordials and perhaps enjoy a premium cigar. No detail is overlooked. Transportation provided to and from the event.

Restrictions: Mutually agreed-upon date. Eight-weeks advance notice requested. Limited to eight adults.

Generously donated by: Michelle & Curtis Hedberg Shannon Letts & Marshall Ney.
Value: $10,000

Makeover: Home Edition

Re-energize one room of your home with a makeover from Bassett Home Furnishings. Bassett’s blend of style, comfort and value has been trusted for more than a century and has made it one of the most recognizable brands in America. Their design specialists will transform a room of your choice with new furniture, rugs and accessories up to $10,000 retail price. This package includes an in-home appointment, in-store presentation/selection appointment, delivery and setup. You will be the envy of all your neighbors!

Restrictions: Excludes sale or clearance items. Designs and products limited to one room of home. Must be used before August 2, 2020.

Generously donated by: Bassett Home Furnishings
Value: $10,000

Calling 10 Hog Fans for Dinner at the Chefs' Table with the Head Hogs

As the #1 Razorback fan, this is an experience of a lifetime that you can’t miss! You and nine friends will be in hog heaven as you enjoy an exclusive evening hosted by the Razorback’s head hogs: Jennifer & Hunter Yurachek, Paula & Chad Morris, Karen & Dave Van Horn, and Danyelle Sargent & Eric Musselman. This remarkable group will treat you to a curated dining experience featuring Chef Jerrmy Gawthrop of Wood Stone Pizza, Chef Matt Cooper of Preacher’s Son, Chef Brooks Cameron of Arkansas Children’s Northwest and wine aficionado Jason Willems of Diamond State Distributing. Hosted at the home of the Yuracheks, you will start the evening with cocktails and appetizers, followed by a five-course dinner with wine pairings.

Restrictions: Date to be mutually agreed upon and must be used before August 2, 2020. 12-weeks notice recommended.

Generously donated by: Jennifer & Hunter Yurachek
with Jerrmy Gawthrop, Matt Cooper, Brooks Cameron & Jason Willems
Value: Exclusive one-time offering

Fun is Always in Season at Lake Tahoe

You and three guests will be living your best life as you enjoy seven nights in a luxury two-bedroom condominium, fully appointed with two private baths and a separate powder room. Located in Lake Tahoe, NV., Stillwater Cove is a private, five-star, lakeside resort featuring a private restaurant, marina, two tennis courts, exercise facility and swimming pool. Make plans to relax on the large, private patio while gazing at magnificent views of Lake Tahoe. Winter or summer, spring or fall, your outdoor adventure starts here. From skiing to mountain biking, shopping to fine dining, this trip has all the ingredients of an invigorating Lake Tahoe getaway. Package includes a $2,500 American Express gift card for travel expenses and a $500 dinner credit to PlumpJack Cafe—widely regarded as Lake Tahoe’s premier dining destination.

Restrictions: Must use by August 1, 2020. Travel dates to be agreed upon by buyer and donor.

Generously donated by: Johnny Mike Walker
Value: $10,700

Transform Your Outdoor Spaces

Give your outdoor space the makeover it deserves! You can create the outdoor living space of your dreams with help from our good friends at Jack Wills Outdoor Living. They will transform your existing space into an exquisite retreat for al fresco entertainment and enjoyment. This backyard makeover includes a five-piece, L-shaped wicker sectional, one-swivel rocker, fire pit with media, six throw pillows and an 8′ x 10′
rug to round out the look.

Then, complete your backyard experience with a luxury spa from Burton Pools & Spas. The Limelight Collection comfortably seats four people with a variety of innovative jet configurations at each station. With elegant styling and exceptional performance, your Limelight Collection spa will quickly become a central hub of your home—so sit back, relax and enjoy!

Restrictions: Must be used before August 2, 2020. Package includes free delivery and setup.

Spa generously donated by: Burton Pools & Spas, LLC
Value: $10,149

Backyard Makeover generously donated by: Jack Wills Outdoor Living
Value: $16,500

Total Combined Value: $26,650!

Escape to the Shores of the Sea of Cortez August 23-30, 2020

Cabo San Lucas is calling you to the amazing beaches on Mexico’s Baja Peninsula. Enjoy a seven-night stay in a four-bedroom villa at the Esperanza Resort overlooking the Sea of Cortez. Esperanza is considered one of the top spa resorts in Mexico and includes a private beach, full–service spa, beachfront infinity pool, outstanding restaurants and much more.

Restrictions: Accommodations available August 23-30, 2020 only. Absolutely no date substitutions or extensions.

Generously donated by: Friends of Arkansas Children’s
Value: $24,500

For Work. For Play.

Go further in a new 2019 Ford F-150 4×2 super cab from Lewis Automotive Group. This XL Series oxford white exterior Ford has it all. Plenty of cargo room. A powerful V6 engine. Smooth highway driving. The latest technology. A sleek dark gray interior. And a 4-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration. You will feel secure knowing you are equipped with the pre-collision assist feature—an automatic emergency braking system that scans the road for potential collisions and even takes corrective action to avoid a collision if the brakes aren’t applied automatically. And enjoy the reverse sensing system that uses an audible signal to alert you to obstacles behind you. Don’t miss the chance to drive away in style in your new Ford F-150—and be sure to take a closer look at the truck right here in the ballroom!

Restrictions: Sales tax to be paid by donor. No trade-ins allowed. Sale final.

Generously donated by: Friends of Arkansas Children’s
Value: $37,602

One-Year Membership at Pinnacle Country Club

Enjoy a one-year golf membership to Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers—home of the LPGA’s Northwest Arkansas Championship. The magnificent par-71, 7,001 course is sculpted from the rolling terrain and densely wooded hillside at the foot of the Ozark Mountains in the heart of Northwest Arkansas. Your membership gives you full access to all Club amenities, including Pinnacle’s championship golf course and two driving ranges, the only clay tennis courts in Northwest Arkansas, Red’s Bar, a full-size swimming pool, a full fitness facility and a multitude of social events throughout the year. Membership includes complimentary initiation fee, 12 months of waived dues, one year of waived food minimum and a complimentary locker.

Restrictions: Membership valid for 12 consecutive months starting no later than January 1, 2020.

Generously donated by: Pinnacle Country Club
Value: $16,000

Health, Happiness and Balance for 10 with Alice Walton & Deepak Chopra

Alice Walton invites you to spend a wellness morning at Crystal Bridges in celebration of the power of art and healing. Activities will begin with a meditation led by Deepak Chopra, followed by yoga, exploration of an art trail and breakfast. During this once-in-a-lifetime experience, you and nine guests will receive a unique combination of ancient wisdom, sensory experiences and the latest research in practical health science. Designed by Deepak Chopra, this wellness session will offer you practical tools from a holistic Ayurvedic approach, customized to support you at every step.

Restrictions: Date to be determined for Fall 2019.

Generously donated by: Alice Walton
Value: Priceless

10-Day African Safari for Four Starting in Cape Town

Embark on the trip of a lifetime to South Africa with three of your closest friends. You’ll spend four nights in Cape Town at the luxurious, award-winning Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, poised above the Atlantic Ocean and nestled against the majestic Twelve Apostles mountain range. With its breathtaking Table Mountain backdrop, Cape Town is one of the most vibrant and beautiful cities in the world. You can fill your days strolling through the Company’s Garden past the Houses of Parliament and exploring the buzzing bistros, boutiques, cafes and restaurants along Kloof and Long Streets.

On the sixth day, you will be whisked away to Durban where you will spend three nights at the Manyoni Private Game Reserve before finishing your trip in Durban. While at the Reserve, you will stay at Rhino Sands Safari Camp—set under canvas and designed to emphasize the romance of the classical safari experience but with all the modern luxuries. Located in the heart of Zululand, Manyoni Private Game Reserve is one of the premier big five safari destinations in KwaZulu-Natal with a strong focus on endangered species conservation. Enjoy twice daily game drives where you will spot African wild dogs and cheetahs to name just a few. Once back in Durban, you’ll stay at the Oyster Box where you’ll gaze upon sweeping views of the Indian Ocean. You’ll end your magical trip by kicking off your shoes and enjoying an idyllic day at the beach.

Package includes round trip economy flights from New York to Cape Town, South Africa. Buyer is responsible for upgrades or extensions on trip or airfare. Meals and twice daily game drives at Rhino Sands Safari Camp are included in this package. Additional travelers can be added at the buyer’s expense.

Restrictions: Specific accommodations listed require all participants to be at least 16 years of age. If any participants are under 16, alternative accommodations will be coordinated at the discretion of the donor. Must be used before August 2, 2020.

Generously donated by: Kalon Travel
Value: $48,000

VIP Trip for Two to the 2019 Emmys September 21-24, 2019

You and a guest will fly first class to The Private Suite at LAX—a newly built private terminal so you avoid crowded lines and the hassle of one of the busiest domestic airports. A private car will be waiting to take you to JW Marriott L.A. Live where you’ll spend three nights, complete with a private concierge to assist your every need. Enjoy a $500 gift card as you dine at Daniel Humm’s new downtown LA restaurant, The NoMad Los Angeles. And finally, get a real-life look at the coveted golden statue when you attend the 71st Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 22. Your tickets include access to the exclusive Emmy after party: the Governors Ball. You’ll be celebrating with nominees and winners at the biggest party of the year for the biggest night in television. You’re certain to be the envy of all your friends as you regale them with your stories and celebrity sightings!

Restrictions: Trip dates are September 21–24, 2019. No date substitutions allowed.

Generously donated by: Beth & Marshall Saviers, Ernst & Young, Kalon Travel
Value: $12,090

Explore Tuscany, Florence and the City of Gold with Roberto Coin

Enjoy an Italian getaway for two guided by your hosts Molly and Ben Blakeman as they give you an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the making of some of the finest Italian jewels. During the trip, take part in a legendary experience with famous Italian jeweler, Roberto Coin in Vicenza, Italy…the City of Gold. You will take a private tour of his factory, watching artisans at work and even exploring the designer’s private vault for the ultimate shopping experience. Next, you’ll explore picturesque wineries of Tuscany and Florence with a private guide. Your trip will include business-class airfare and five nights in Italy.

Restrictions: The trip will take place at an agreed-upon date in the spring of 2020.

Generously donated by: Molly & Ben Blakeman of Blakeman’s Fine Jewelry.
Value: $25,000