Saturday, May 27 at 6:00 pm
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First hosted by St. John’s Auxiliary in 1959, the Spring Fling Gala has become the hottest ticket in town—the perfect kickoff to the summer season. It’s a chance to reconnect with old friends before the summer rush, enjoy an elegant dinner with music and dancing, spend the night at Jackson Lake Lodge, enjoy the weekend at Grand Teton National Park—and most importantly, learn about the current health of our hospital and the impact that funds raised by the Auxiliary have made and will make for its future.
St. John’s Auxiliary is committed to the best cancer detection and care available. This year funds raised at the Spring Fling Gala will support the St. John’s Medical Center and Huntsman Cancer Institute Affiliation.
To purchase tickets to the 58th Spring Fling Gala, please contact Rachel Merrell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 307-739-7517.
Discounted room rates are offered at Jackson Lake Lodge for Spring Fling guests. Please call 1.800.628.9988 to reserve a room.
A Special Thanks to Our Platinum, Gold, Silver and Supporter Spring Fling Sponsors
Special Thanks to our Spring Fling Raffle and Live Auction Sponsors
Raffle: Shannon Marie Artistry, Matteo Steiner, Henry Williams
Auction: Amrita Banerjee and Sandip Ray, Limelight Hotel Ketchum, Mountain Modern Motel, The Silver Bow Club, St. John’s Medical Center Auxiliary, Sundance Mountain Resort, United Airlines, Voyager RV Resort & Hotel
Décor Sponsor: Mary Ann and Harry Lawroski
Champagne Sponsor: St. John’s Surgical Group: Dr. Randy Kjorstad, Dr. Michael Rosenberg, Dr. Eric Wieman
Specialty Cocktail Sponsor: Jackson Hole Still Works
Wine Sponsor: The Liquor Store
Supporters: Robin Lehman Glass, Cynthia Hogan, Mercedes Huff, Bridget Mullen & Michael Stern, Joffa and Bill Kerr
Auctioneer: Leland Christensen
Purchase Raffle Tickets Here!
To purchase tickets for Shannon Marie Schacht’s painting, “Wisdom in Silence” please click here.
To purchase tickets for a custom pet portrait by Shannon Marie Schacht, please click here.
To purchase tickets for Henry Williams’ airbrush and colored pencil art, “Relentless” please click here.
To purchase tickets for Matteo Steiner’s photograph, “Taggart Lake” please click here.
2017 Spring Fling Live Auction* Items
Auxiliary Hosted Chef’s Dinner for Eight
St. John’s Medical Center Auxiliary is donating a Gourmet Evening for Eight hosted at a private home. Dinner, paired wines, and décor will be provided by St. John’s Auxiliary. Members of the Auxiliary will serve a four course meal prepared by CWC Culinary Program chefs.
Must be used in Summer 2017.
Indian Feast with Sandip & Amrita
Amrita Banerjee and Sandip Ray are donating a Gourmet Indian Dinner for up to 10 guests. Host a party in the comfort of your own home, with the luxury of private chefs doing the work! Amrita and Sandip will do all of the prep and cooking and share their favorite Indian dishes with you.
Limelight in Sun Valley
The Limelight Hotel in Ketchum is donating a 2 Night Stay to Spring Fling Gala! In exchange, the Mountain Modern Motel of Jackson Hole is donating a 2 Night Stay to the St. Luke’s Wood River Foundation.
Michel’s Christiania brings you Sun Valley’s finest dining. No other restaurant in world famous Sun Valley, Idaho is as steeped in ski history and french cuisine. Come experience Ketchum’s best french cuisine and famous Olympic Bar. Owner Michel Rudigoz and Executive Chef Laurent Loubot both hail from the Burgundy region of France and share a passion for Classic French Cuisine in a relaxed, ‘ski-mountain active’ setting. The Olympic Bar displays Michel’s U.S. Olympic Alpine Ski Coaching career including many notable Sun Valley champions! “The Christy”, as it has been known by locals since 1959, is an iconic, must-experience Sun Valley landmark presenting amazing French Cuisine and wine. Earnest Hemingway used to come so often he had his own table.
Zenergy is the valley’s premier health club and spa. This 50,000-square-foot facility features a world-class spa with nine treatment rooms, a variety of massage modalities, acupuncture, reflexology, a nail salon, Greg Hinshaw’s hair studio, and tanning services. The health club includes indoor and outdoor saline pools, tennis courts, cardiovascular & weight training gym, squash court, Pilates, group fitness, indoor cycling, and yoga studios – but that’s just the beginning of all that Zenergy has to offer.
Perry’s presents a warm and welcoming atmosphere doused in Ketchum casual. Whether enjoying one of their signature Egg’s Benedicts or an Artisan Sandwich, customers are treated as extended family. Serving wholesome, fresh food at excellent prices. Perry’s is open daily until 5pm.
Reservation must be booked within 14 days of intended arrival date and is subject to availability and may not be used during holidays or special events. Redemption blackout dates may apply. Expires August 31, 2018.
Luxury Stay at Silver Bow Club
The Silver Bow Club in Divide, Montana is a guest ranch with an elegant main lodge. The Big Hole River, known for its huge brown trout and delicate Arctic Graying, flows through our meadows. The Big Hole River is a Blue Ribbon Trout Stream boasting 3000 fish per mile. The Silver Bow Club borders 3.5 miles of riverfront on the Big Hole River in the Canyon Stretch. Located approximately 50 river miles from the confluence of the Jefferson, the Silver Bow Club sits on the best stretch of river in terms of fish size and population. Our guests are encouraged to access the river by crossing the hay meadows and access the numerous pools, riffles and runs. Our golf cart path winds along a portion of the river for easy access to several of our favorite pools. Only during spring run-off is the river too high to wade comfortably. For those who prefer to float, the Big Hole River offers numerous boat launches. Just upstream from the Silver Bow Club is the Divide Bridge access. Here you’ll find an easy boat launch and picnic area. Downstream, is the Maiden Rock Fishing Access. Float the beautiful canyon for some of the best fly fishing the Big Hole River has to offer.
Silver Bow is donating a 3 Night Stay in their Pioneer Room: The Pioneer Room is a beautiful, over-sized, guest room. Featuring two Queen-sized beds, the beautifully appointed room has large windows with views of the craggy cliffs of the Pioneer Mountains. The en-suite bathroom has a large, beautifully tiled, walk-in shower. Located on the main floor of our Grand Lodge, the Pioneer Room is just steps from the outdoor hot tub, the great room, rear patio and campfire ring and the lounge. A complimentary golf cart is provided during your stay in the Pioneer Room for use on the Big Hole River cart path and the gravel ranch roads. Wake up to a fresh, continental breakfast daily and return after a day of adventure to a four-course dinner masterly prepared by Cindy. At the Silver Bow Club, beer, wine and spirits are complimentary.
Subject to availability. Must be used during the 2017 Season. The Lodge closes October 31st for the winter.
Sundance Mountain Resort Getaway
Sundance Mountain Resort in Sundance, Utah is donating a 2 Night Stay in one of their Sundance Suites. Sundance Suites are perfect for a romantic getaway or a little more room for an extra guest or an extended stay. Kitchenettes are available in the Sundance Suites for storing drinks and snacks or even enjoying a simple in-room meal. This is paired with a resort credit to enjoy the Spa at Sundance, activities and dining! Popular activities include fly fishing, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, zip tours and scenic lift rides.
This offer is valid until March 31, 2018. This reservation is based upon availability. Not valid holiday periods or during the Sundance Film Festival (January 19-January 29).
Arizona Adventure at Voyager
Voyager RV Resort & Hotel in Tucson, Arizona is donating a 2 Night Stay at their hotel in a Voyager Casita, which includes a bedroom, kitchen, living/dining area, and private covered parking. Also included is a complimentary round of golf!
We take great pride in the exceptional amenities at Voyager! Such outstanding features as three swimming pools, pickleball and tennis courts, 24 hour state-of-the-art fitness center, day spa, and a full-time recreational staff ensure Voyager’s recreational facilities just begin where most other hotels or RV parks would come to an end. Our vacation paradise offers a daily schedule of planned and impromptu activities. A partial list includes dances, arts and crafts, wood carving, guided tours, water aerobics, volleyball and sports tournaments. Truly something for everyone!
For added excitement, enjoy a day trip to one of the many southern Arizona landmarks such as the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Biosphere 2, Pima Air & Space Museum, Mission San Xavier del Bac, Kartchner Caverns, Old Tucson Studios, or visit Mount Lemmon, Tubac, Tombstone, or one of the many nearby, local wineries.
Subject to availability. Expires December 31, 2017.