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death by chocolate


Join us for an evening of tantalizing chocolate treats, live auction and silent auction.  Be a part of this signature event in your area and show your support for building tomorrow’s leaders.

Bismarck, North Dakota
February 15th, 2014
Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel
800 S 3rd St, Bismarck, North Dakota
5:00 PM-9:00 PM

Tickets must be purchased in advance.  
Ticket sale deadline is February 11, 2014!

Individual Tickets: $40
Table of 8: $240

Tickets can be purchased at:
Bismarck Girl Scout Office
735 Airport Road
Any Bismarck Dan’s Supermarket Locations
Or by calling Kathy at 701.223.4525.

Event Features:

  • Dessert Sampling & Competition
  • Live Auction
  • Silent Auction
  • Plated Dinner


  • Braised Beef Tips in Burgundy Wine Served Over Pasta
  • Fresh Vegetable Medley
  • August Salad
  • Popover


Featured Chefs:

  • Kelsey Schutt, Lady J’s Catering                                                   Luxurious Chocolate Pomegranate Volcano
  • Stella Baetsch, Magicandle Cakery, LLC                                     Chocolate Caramel Crunch with Sea Salt
  • Marie Mills, Marie Ann’s Gourmet Kitchen                                               Mint to Be Brownie
  • Olivia Peterson, Jessica Bunnell & Latoya Carpenter 
    Peanut Butter Snowballs



5:00 PM    Social Hour, Silent Auction Opens, Dessert Tasting  & Voting Begins

6:00 PM    Chef Introductions

6:30 PM    Blue Silent-Auction Section Closes (blue balloons)

6:35 PM    Green Silent-Auction Section Closes (green balloons)

6:40 PM    Black Silent-Auction Section Closes (black balloons)

6:50 PM    Dinner Served & Dessert Voting Ends

7:10 PM    Heads or Tails

7:15 PM    Live Auction

7:35 PM    Fund a Mission

7:45 PM    Live Auction Continues

8:10 PM    Chef Awards

8:45 PM    Silent-Auction Check Out Begins

Check out new and updated packages weekly!

Live Auction

Name of Package                        Fair Market Value                          Description 
Sweet Deal $48 1 Case of Girl Scout Cookies
Dinner with Friends $100 Captain Freddy’s Dinner Package Including: Scenic Dinner for 4 and 2 Bottles of Wine
Party at My House $280 $50 Gift Certificate to A-1 Steam Brothers & Fode’s Carpet, Inc.
Package of 6 “Big Green Egg” Spices
$30 Gift Certificate to Bismarck Floral and Greenhouse
$100 Gift Certificate to Walmart North
Gooood Morning! Priceless Guest DJ Experience at KNDR Christian Radio
Chilled Wine $250 Wine Refrigerator and 7 Bottles of Wine
Exclusive Dog Sledding Experience for 2 $640

Prairie Isle Dog Sledding Weekend Package at Red Willow Bible Camp Including: Friday and Saturday Night Lodging, 2 Meals, Dog Sledding Experience on Saturday and Sunday, Access to Sauna, Fireplace, Snowshoes, Cross Country Skis and More

Redecorate $375 Earth-Toned Area Rug with Floral and Damask Accents, Set of 3 Craft-Style-Home Collection Lamps and $25 Gift Certificate to Ken’s Flower Shop
Kiss $300 Sterling Silver and Cubic Zerconia Hershey Kiss Necklace
Friends & Chocolate $150

Truffle Making Class for 6-8 People

Warm It Up $220 Milwaukee Cordless Heated Jacket, Hot Chocolate and 2 Mugs
Accentuate $380

$200 Gift Certificate to Carpet World, $30 Gift Certificate to Robert’s Floral and Hanging Grape-Vine Wine Rack

Originally Bismarck $175

Vintage Photo of Bismarck Drug Store Featuring Iconic Coca-Cola Images, Vintage Valentine and Retro Items


Silent Auction

Name of Package                                      Fair Market Value                                     
Winning Weekend  $335 Grand Falls Casino Resort Package Including:  Weekend 1-Night Stay, 1-Hour Massage Service, Lunch for 2 at Robert’s Buffet
Family Reunion  $350  2-Night’s stay at Girl Scouts’ TDAF Lodge, S’mores Kit, Thanks-A-Lot Girl Scout Cookies
Ready, Set, Summer!  $250 

1-Month Pass to Healthways Fitness Center
Tan Express Package Including: Women’s XL Pull-Over Jacket and (20) $10 Off Body Spray Coupons

A Night at the Movies $70

2 Grand Theatres Movie Passes
(5) $10 Gift Certificates to Ruby Tuesday

Health Care Heroes  $90 

Uniform Center Package Including: Headband, Sockwell Compression Socks, and Clinical 1 Stethoscope

Animal Kingdom  $90 

Christmas Dog Stocking, Animal Kingdom Package Including:
$25 Gift Certificate, Dog Dish, Dog Toy, Dog Bone, and Dog Treats

Kittson Style  $83  Kittson Package Including: Light Brown Handbag, Scarf and $10 Gift Certificate
Girl Scout Salute  $80 

Girl Scout Patch Tote Handmade by Donnie Riedel
One Case of Girl Scout Cookies

Family Fun $175

Red Radio Flyer Wagon
1-Day Family Pass to Dakota Zoo

STRIKE! $115

(5) Midway Lanes Thunder Alley Passes
(4) $10 Gift Certificates to Bruno’s Pizza

Family First $50

1-Time Family Admission to Gateway to Science
(50) $1 Gift Certificates for Erbert and Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop Family Frame

Cookies & Coffee For A Year $92

Mocha Momma’s Freshly Ground Coffee selections, Case of Girl Scout Cookies and Coffee Mug

Classy $120

$50 Gift Certificate to Zorell’s Jewelery, $25 Gift Certificate to Olive Garden, $25 off Coupon to Country Suites by Carlson, Black Evening Bag

Hit the Alley $60 

(5) Midway Lanes Thunder Alley Passes
(5) $5 Gift Certificates to Space Aliens Grill & Bar
Specialty Beer

Family Science $100 

$20 Gift Certificate to Applebee’s North
24″ Stuffed Artic Fox
12″ Stuffed Artic Fox
One-Time Family Admission to Gateway to Science

On the Road  $520 

$500 Gift Certificate to Tires Plus
Car Items

Family Outing  $120

1-Day Family Pass to Dakota Zoo
24′ Stuffed Arctic Fox
(2) $25 Gift Certificates to Big Boy
31 Bags Utility Tote

Kick it Up  $60 

(6) $5 Gift Certificates to Famous Dave’s
Little Boot Peep Boot Toppers
Spicy Dark Huckleberry Chocolate Bar

Saturday Morning  $70 

Starbucks Package Including: 1 lb. Organic Yukon Blend Coffee, 1 lb. Pike Place Decaf Coffee
$20 Gift Certificate to Magnolias
Coffee Mug

Lookin’ Good on the Go  $75 

Black and Gray Scarf and Matching Earrings
(2) $5 Gift Certificates to Red Lobster

Fix it Up  $125 

(2) $25 Gift Certificates to O’Reilly
11-Piece Precision Tool Kit
Acme Tool Clock
Irwin Vice Grip
Husqvarna Cap and T-Shirt

Staycation Celebration $170

(4) $25 off Coupons to Country Suites by Carlson
6-Layer Dip Gift Certificate to Taco Del Mar
$20 Gift Card to Walmart South

Jet Setter $130 Coffee Cup Fuel Stop Package Including: Exotic-Print Travel Bag, Brown Scarf and Black Necklace
Deluxe Comfort Pack $182

Coach Wine Carrier, Con Air Heated Foot Spa, Book and  Snacks

Now Showing $135

2 Flex Tickets to the Dakota Stage 2013-2014 Season
Black and Gray Feathered Evening Bag
$35 Gift Certificate to Nightlife Limousine
$25 off Coupon to Country Suites by Carlson

Sweet Harley $81

Harley Davidson Onesie and Bib
Harley Davidson Dog Collar
Case of Girl Scout Cookies

What’s Cookin’ $100

7 Hand-Made Dish Towels                                                                                                                   Tastefully Simple Basket Package Including: Blueberry-Pineapple Margarita Mix, Bountiful Beer Bread Mix,
Sweet-Pepper Jalapeno Jam, Seasoned Salt, Onion-Onion Seasoning Blend, Merlot Sauce, Bayou Bourbon Glaze

Chocolate Delight $80

Dakota Pride Chocolate Gift Basket                                                                                                 Pink Handbag

Forever Fabulous $282

Coach Signature Wristlet, Oxygen Mouth Refresher Spray,
Nerium Night Cream, Nerium Day Cream and Picture Frame

Sweet Child  $150 

Child’s Rocker, Baby Throw Blanket and Baby Frame 

Gentleman’s Special  $165 

$75 Gift Certificate to Hansen’s Mens Wear
$50 Gift Certificate to Arrowhead Cleaners
(4) $10 Gift Certificates to Fiesta Villa

Chocolate, Tea & Me $82

Dusty Green Hand Bag
Steep Me a Cup of Tea Package Including: 3 Energy Bars, 24 Chocolate Teas, Tea-Bag Bamboo Tool, Travel Beverage Container

Fit & Fabulous $130

Unlimited Yoga for 1-Month at Yoga for You
Scheel’s Package Including: 3 Under Armour Headbands, Green Under Armour Workout Top, Blue Under Armour Workout Top, Scheel’s Water Bottle

Celebration $80

$25 Gift Certificate to Olive Garden, $25 off Coupon to Country Suites by Carlson, Bottle of Wine with 2 Wine glasses                                                                                                                                                

Cheers to You! $175

1-Night’s Stay in a Standard Room at Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel  $25 Gift Certificate to Olive Garden, Bottle of wine with 2 Wine Glasses                                                                    

All About Me $240

Massage for 2 at Glance Salon & Spa                                                                                    1-Night’s Stay in a Standard Room at Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel

A Toast For Her $125

Jeweled Bracelet Hand-Made by Bead Chicks, $25 Gift Certificate to Olive Garden, $25 off Coupon to Country Suites by Carlson, Bottle of Wine with 2 Wine Glasses


All auction packages subject to change.