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101GC - Chasing Victory His & Her Rings

Value: $1,500

Chasing Victory has donated a gift certificate for two rings: one man's and one woman's with choice of wood inlay and 14 karats of white, yellow or rose gold. Whether you are getting married or renewing your vows, why not choose unique bands that combine the beauty of wood with the elegance of gold? Chasing Victory: handcrafted wood rings guaranteed to last a lifetime.” Chasing Victory began in 2011, after 2 long years of reconstructive surgery on founder and master craftsman Jonathan Stroud’s left hand. Since then, his business has continued to be successful and his excellent craftsmanship desired by many. Learn more about his story at

104GC - Tahoe Beach & Ski Club

Value: $504

Do you want a home away from home feel, good value and friendly faces? Then Tahoe Beach and Ski Club is exactly what you are looking for! The winning bidder will receive a gift certificate for a two night complimentary stay in a one bedroom suite for a maximum of four people. Our well-equipped suite includes a king size bed in the bedroom and a queen size pull-out sofa bed in the living area, a partial kitchen and two bathrooms, one with a jetted tub and the other with a shower. For a magnificent weekend getaway, bid on this package from Tahoe Beach & Ski Club.

110GC - Sun Oaks Tennis and Fitness Membership

Value: $975

Sun Oaks Tennis & Fitness of Redding comes this Annual Fitness Membership for a family of four (Additional children maybe added). They are located on over six beautiful acres in east Redding. Sun Oaks has three pools, 7 outdoor tennis courts, 3 indoor courts and a spa for your enjoyment. Their covered 8-lane, 25-yard pool is open and heated year round and their recreation pool is designed for summer play and lap swimming, plus the toddler pool will keep your kids cool all summer long. Sun Oaks is also a complete health and fitness facility with a certified group exercise and personal training staff, complete weight and cardiovascular equipment, and over 140 group fitness classes seven days per week. Get your family moving and healthy this year with this one year membership to Sun Oaks Tennis & Fitness.

113GC - Enjoy Magazine

Value: $1600

From Enjoy Magazine, arguably one of Northern California's most popular magazines, comes an opportunity that many businesses or entrepreneurs would love to have. Bid on your very own full page ad to be featured in Enjoy Magazine, plus one hour of design fee for your featured ad. Restrictions may apply. This complimentary magazine features destinations, people, community living, family, recreation and most of all, a love of life. Imagine your business highlighted along with other north state treasures in a magazine that celebrates the unique experiences and beauty of northern California. Whether you’ve lived here for a short time or all your life, there is plenty to learn, love and enjoy about this area.

121GC - EveryDay Fitness Membership

Value: $809

Getting yourself in shape will help you sleep better, live longer, be more productive, decrease illness, boost your confidence, and so much more. This package from Everyday Fitness & Training in Redding is your perfect start to a new life. Package includes a gift certificate that is good for a 1 year membership for 2, plus a 1 month EFX Unlimited class. Attend classes in their 21,000 square foot facility; use their aerobic and strength training equipment, aerobic classes, lounge areas with complimentary Wi-Fi and coffee, kids club program (at an additional rate) and so much more!

124M - House of Design Floral Piece and Wreath

Value: $650

This item is a lovely arrangement of permanent botanical, including roses, magnolias, mixed berries, helleborous and hydrangea. The gold and silver vase, in the traditional pineapple of hospitality style would be perfect in any home where it muted tones of burgundy, rose, ivory and peach would be suitable. It has a bit of holiday flair, but would also be lovely year round in more formal decor. It is accomplished by a large extravagant wreath in matching flowers and colors. Incorporating cones and evergreens, it is perfect for the holiday season or any dressy Northern California home.

127GC - TA Schmidt Photography Session

Value: $1500

TA Schmidt Photography of Redding has given you the chance to capture memories for a lifetime or for this Holiday Season for Seasons Greetings in this donation of a studio or location portrait session for family, child, engagement, high school senior or glamour shoot valued at $1500. You also will receive a 36 x 24 museum wrap of your favorite pose for home or office. Not only will you have a photo session, and museum wrap, but you will also be able to go next door and get a full makeover before taking pictures with All Pinned Up. What a fantastic way to celebrate the holidays with a special portrait session and a picture to remember.

132GC - Shasta Lake Floors Karastan Carpet

Value: $535

Does that one room in your house need some new carpeting? Call now to bid on and win this 12 by 15 new carpeting from Shasta Lake Floors. This includes a 12 by 15 section of premier Karastan Adobe Wash carpet. This certificate only includes the carpeting and does not include installation. You have three options to choose from in this amazing package, with a High End, lifetime warranty. Shasta Lake Floors is one of only three places in the entire country that sell this premium carpeting, so don't miss out--call now and bid!

139M - Chico Cash Exchange Diamond Necklace

Value: $1285

Giving the gift of Jewelry this season has never been easier! Call now and bid on elegance with this stunning, 14 Karat Diamond Necklace with a half carat in diamonds from Chico Cash Exchange. The pendant hangs from a eye-catching 14 karat yellow gold box chain, and holds three round sparkling diamonds. Perfect for that special someone in your life, or give a gift to yourself this season. The television screen is not doing justice to the amazing quality you will get by bidding on and winning this amazing piece of jewelry. Chico Cash Exchange is committed to improving the community and supporting the local broadcasts brought to you here on KIXE, so let's get those bids in on this brilliant piece of Jewelry.

167GC - Crown Camera Class

Value: $500

Pick those phones up and snatch this one up before it's gone! A Basic photo instruction class from Crown Camera in Redding for up to 20 people! This is a three hour course covering basic to advanced techniques, and is sure to improve your photography by teaching you the tips and tricks the pros know. This fun and educational course can even be split into two classes-- indoor and outdoor... 1 1/2 hours each! Crown Camera will adapt to fit your needs and will structure the class to fit the buyer. Learn from the experts who have been in business since 1957! Call now and bid!

182GC - Wells, Small, Fleharty & Weil Living Trust

Value: $1500

Take care of your family and loved ones with a Living Trust from Wells, Small, Fleharty & Weil. Founded in 1970, the firm is one of the oldest and most diversified law firms in Redding and Shasta County. Plan for the future and consult with an attorney committed to providing quality legal services. With this living trust, have the security and peace of mind, not just for yourself but for the ones you love.

193M - Chico Paper Company Photograph of Driftwood

Value: $800

For the art lover we have the perfect item, a 40 x 60 inch lacquered photograph on canvas wrapped around a wood panel with an image of a driftwood tree on the beach valued at $800 donated by Chico Paper Company. The image is of a giant driftwood tree in the sand with clouds in the background. Chico Paper Company shows nationally and internationally known artists works, but focuses predominately on representing more the largest collection of North State artists. This framed photograph would make the perfect addition to your living room so bid often and it could be yours.

194M - Chico Paper Company “Chico Experience” Framed Art

Value: $540

Chico Paper Company has donated a piece of Jake Early's framed art entitled "Chico Experience" valued at $540. This is the fourth in a set of five serigraphs depicting the favorites of the Chico lifestyle. The print measure 16 x 16 and is in a frame measuring 23 x 23 featuring the street name "Broadway". The serigraph is signed and numbered by Jake Early. Early's simple illustrative style, bold color pallet, and strong depiction of place all resonate with collectors. Jake Early is the creator of the popular Chico landmark series. Early's imagery of the places we love make his work highly desirable so bid often. This would make the perfect gift for the art lover.

196M - Carl Haynes Checker Board Table

Value: $575

Carl Haynes, a longtime supporter of KIXE TV has donated a fantastic game table valued at $575. This all hand crafted chess table will be a lasting piece to admire. This table is made from pressed wood with oak veneer, Checker patterns is black walnut, almond wood with Plexiglas over the wood. The measurements of the table are 2 feet 4 inches in length and width and 1 foot 10 inches high. This table would be a great accent for any room so bid often.

200M - Kirk’s Jewelry Pendant Necklace

Value: $1200

Do you have that certain someone that you are shopping for this Holiday Season, here is the perfect gift. This dazzling pendant from Kirk’s Jewelry in Chico features almost one karat of diamonds encircling stunning garnet. This 14 karat white gold pendant features .80 carats worth of diamonds ins double halo surrounding s .63 carat Rhodolite Garnet string on a 16" 14 karat gold cable. Don’t miss your chance to own this remarkable handcrafted treasure donated by Kirk’s Jewelry—a Chico landmark for over 40 years.

201M - Drewer Inc. DBA Creson’s Gallery Futon

Value: $1240

Kick off your shoes and relax on this Queen Hardwood futon donated by Creson’s Mattress Gallery of Redding. This futon has an innerspring pad and a washable cover plus two organic buckwheat and wool pillows! With this comfortable futon you’ll have the perfect seat for movie night with your family and friends. Do not miss this incredible deal slip by you.

216GC - Bastiani Arms Personal Protection Package

Value: $1200

Bastiani Arms is proud to offer this personal protection package. In this package we have two seats in Seth Stoke’s Concealed Carry Weapon class, the owner of 1st Tactical Defense, located in the same building as Bastiani Arms. This course is valued at $125 per person. Bastiani Arms will cover the application fees required for fingerprinting and background check with the Shasta County Sheriffs Department for two people which is valued at $165 per person. Once you have obtained your CCW permits, you will need to practice and remain proficient, so Bastiani Arms is adding a one year family membership valued at $100 to the Redding Gun Club as a bonus! Lastly, Bastiani Arms is offering a $550 gift certificate to be spent on anything in the store.

268GC - Amtrak Coast Starlight Round Trip

Value: $1328

Amtrak has generously donated a round trip on the Coast Starlight for Coach Travel for 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children from Redding, CA. to Los Angeles CA. The scenery along the Coast Starlight route is unsurpassed. The dramatic snow-covered peaks of the Cascade Range and Mount Shasta, lush forests, fertile valleys and long stretches of Pacific Ocean shoreline provide a stunning backdrop for your journey. Amtrak eliminates the hassles of being on the road.

273GC - Trinity Alps Marina Houseboat Getaway

Value: $1520

For the perfect getaway Trinity Alps Marina on Trinity Lake has donated a 10 sleeper houseboat for 3 nights valued at $1520. Affordable and easy to operate, this vessel will take your family to every beautiful location Trinity Lake has to offer. This houseboat features an RV refrigerator / freezer, AM/FM CD and ipod capable stereo, a generator, 140 hp inboard/outboard motor and a DVD and TV. Trinity Lake is located 45 miles northwest of Redding, at the base of the Trinity Alp’s Wilderness Area and is the third largest water reservoir in California. Secluded in the tall pines, cedar and oak trees, Trinity Lake is California’s premier Hunting, Fishing, Skiing and house boating area. With 145 miles of beautiful shoreline, waterfalls, creeks and secluded getaway coves you will be amazed at nature’s wonders including panoramic views of the Trinity Alp’s Peaks and Mt. Shasta.

290M - Cathy’s Sew & Vac / Honey Run Downton Abbey Quilt

Value: $500

Cathy's Sew and Vac along with Honey Run Quilters of Chico has donated this colorful, handmade quilt, made from Downton Abbey's original line of fabric. The quilt is machine and pieced and quilted measuring 64 x 44. It incorporates cotton silk fabric with brightly colored pieces. The material for the quilt includes fabric of dresses worn on Downton Abbey PBS TV show. The other side is a cream color with gold branches running through it. Go back in time to early twentieth century England for this beautiful quilt and bid often for all you Downton Abbey fans.

291GC - Wonderland Signs Gift Certificate

Value: $500

Wonderland Signs has donated a $500 gift certificate that can be used to purchase any items that Wonderland Signs Inc. produces in-house. Wonderland Signs creates distinctive, high quality signage at an affordable price. They are real artisan sign makers and do their own designing, carving, and/or hand lettering if needed. They also do murals, faux etched film on glass, restoring old labels or graphics on vintage items. Wonderland Signs creates, produces and installs or removes wraps on vehicles, boats, trailers, and RV's.

292M - David Hill Birdhouse

Value: $650

David Hill makes birdhouses for fundraising functions. He doesnt sell them so you will want to bid on this one of a kind item. The base material used to construct them comes from the Hill Ranch in Riverdale, California.The wood came from an old fence and the tin for the roof came off Auntie's house that still stands on the ranch that was established by Harry and Ethel Hill in 1906. The artifacts, rusty material and miscellaneous bits and pieces on the exterior come from the ranch, yard sales, flea markets and antiques stores. One of the most common comments about them from those who own them is "every time I look at my birdhouse I see something that I've never seen before." Another comment came from a grandmother that her granddaughter spends 20-30 min looking at the birdhouse whenever she visits.

304M - Orient and Flume Blue Dutch Iris Vase

Value: $800

If you have that perfect place for a vase we believe we have that vase just for you donated by Orient and Flume Art Glass of Chico. Standing approximately 12 inches tall and 3 1/2 inches around at the widest part of the circumference, this glorious crystal cased Blue Dutch Iris vase crafted by artist Bruce Sillars of Orient and Flume is a timeless masterpiece for any household or environment. A sense of spring is expressed in these gorgeous blue Iris blooms elegantly poised on green stems.

305M - Orient and Flume Autumn Aspen Vase

Value: $650

Handcrafted by Orient & Flume artist, Bruce Sillars and Scott Beyers, this crystal cased Autumn Aspen vase is beautiful to behold. In the fall when the weather begins to turn cooler, the woods seem to glow with brilliant orange and golden hues. Bruce Sillars and Scott Beyers have created this vase to capture this exciting season which includes the sparkle of bright gold aventurine glass.. The vase measures approximately 9 inches tall and 5 inches across at the widest point. The piece is quite heavy from the crystal casing and the thickness of the hand-blown glass. Display this lovely vase in your home or office and know that you've supported KIXE TV, a generous business, Orient & Flume, and the handcrafted, exquisite work of a local artist.

520M - Polar Express Train Set

Value: $500

All Aboard the Lionel Polar Express!!!!! This train set has been donated from Redding Central Trains. It would look great for that certain spot in your house or around the tree or even for that child who loves trains. This train is ready-to-run out of the box! And has the official "All aboard the Polar Express" and other sound clips from the movie. It also has Operating headlight, Polar Express decorative bell, and four Polar Express character figures. Don't miss out on this Lionel Polar Express Train Set for that train lover in your life.

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