Celebrity Pie Auction
Local celebrities donated their time and talent to raise some "dough" for YWCA programs during a live auction Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at the Freight House, 107 Vine St.
The YWCA thanks all those who participated, what an exciting event! A social is planned from 5 to 6:30 p.m. with the live auction starting at 6:30 p.m. Incentives included a Hotel Package, Couples Retreat Package, Music & Art Package, Celebration Package and a Northwoods Retreat Package that includes a one week cabin stay.
This year's celebrities include:
Stephanie Andersen-Stevens, owner and lead aesthetician, Brilliant Bodywork
Heather Armstrong, 6 and 10 anchor, WXOW News 19
Tom Bartig, catering sales manager, Radisson Hotel La Crosse
Betty Christiansen and Diane Raaum, editor and publisher, Coulee Region Women magazine
Jessica Degenhardt, branch manager, ResCare Home Care, and Estina Hanes, owner, Espa, owner
Tracy Fell, executive director, La Crosse Symphony Orchestra
Patricia Stiphout, promotion/program manager, Fox 25/48
Brian and Dawn Harris, financial advisor, SagePoint Financial, Inc., and attorney, DM Harris Law, LLC
Dan Howes, owner, Howes Diamond Jewelers, and Rosemarie LInk, 2005 Mrs. Oktoberfest
Courtney Kubly, merchandise manager, TJ Maxx
Rich Petry, owner, Features - Holmen, and Kristina Smaby-Schoh, 2009 Miss Wisconsin
Mandy Roush, owner/teacher, Root Down Yoga Studio
Ted Withey, Packer Elvis Impersonator
Manda Barnes, owner, Cake Quake Custom Cakery
2012 Oktoberfest Royal Family: Festmaster and Frau Brad and Lynn Sturm, Miss La Crosse/Oktoberfest Tianna Vanderhei, Mrs. Oktoberfest and her husband Julie and Terry Bartels, and Special Fester Erick O'Brien and parents Kevin and Marlis O'Brien
Thank you to all who have made the event a success. We appreciate you and look forward to another great Celebrity Pie Auction in 2014.