Merchandise & Media Auction


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We want to be a catalyst.

The spark that ignites your creative energy. 

The tinder for idea exchange.

At AAF-Black Hills, our passion meets purpose.

From our nonprofit partnerships to our explosive program lineup to our Student Summit launching collegiate careers, we believe to be good, you have to do good.

But we can’t do it alone.

We’re asking for your support and participation in our largest annual fundraising event: the AAF-Black Hills Merchandise & Media Auction. 

And in the process, gain the unique opportunity to build relationships and showcase your marketing solutions to media buyers and small business owners throughout the Black Hills, from donation to purchase and beyond.

Our philosophy is simple: Educate. Connect. Inspire.  And with your generous donation, we can add one more: Impact.

Please email AAF-Black Hills at if you would like to donate. Download donation form here.

2013 bidding begins @ : 

M&M Auction. LIVE Oct. 21


Check out some of our items!

  • $250 toward advertising specialties merchandise from Stec’s Advertising
  • Logo package and graphic designer for a day from Studio Bickett
  • Four $25 gift certificates from Taco John’s
  • Golf Package: Two rounds, 18-holes, with cart from Arrowhead Country Club & Two rounds, 18-holes at Elks Golf Course
  • 40 30-sec. commercials from Duhamel Broadcasting
  • Logo and graphic standards manual for nonprofits from Message
  • 3×8 full color banner including 1 hour design time from Midwest Marketing
  • $100 gift certificate towards purchase of signs from Unique Signs, Inc.
  • Black Hills Gold watch from Black Hills Gold by Coleman
  • Two buffalo passes to the 2014 Black Hills Playhouse season from the BH Playhouse
  • Half page ad in Black Hills Woman Magazine from BH Woman Magazine
  • 2014 Quickbooks Pro from Casey Peterson & Associates
  • One night stay for two with dinner, breakfast, and gaming money from Deadwood Gulch Gaming Resort
  • $300 off tax planning and preparation services from Ketel Thorstensen
  • $800 advertising gift certificate from KEVN-Black Hills Fox
  • $1,000 (approx 100 spots) cable advertising from Midcontinent Communications
  • Large format printing from Simpsons Printing
  • One week rental portable LED sign from Rosenbaum Signs
  • One premium profile page on from Black Hills Night Out
  • One half-page ad in the Winter & Spring issues of Firehouse Brew News
  • 24″ x 36″ piece by graffiti artist REHST from “Where the Wild Things Are” exhibit in which local graffiti artists covered 2300 square ft. of the Dahl’s walls from The Rapid City Arts Council
  • 2 packages, each including: 1 ticket to OTA14 on Apr. 4 in Sioux Falls, 1 attendee box from OTA13 (books, field notes, etc.), & 5 books from past speakers from OTA
  • Two 64-oz. custom printed Growlers with certificates for a free fill and one Hay Camp Brewing Company custom embroidered Carhartt twill shirt from Hay Camp Brewing Co.
  • Comfort Suites – 1 night stay, girls night out package, $199 value. Spacious suite, bucket of beer or two bottles of wine, munchies and DVD player to watch your own movies, access to indoor pool and hot tub, deluxe breakfast for everyone in the morning from Triple Crown Hospitality
  • Days Inn I-90 – 1 night stay in jacuzzi suite – sleeps up to 4 people
  • Comfort Inn I-90 – 1 night stay in family suite
  • Small mixed media canvas entitled “Sail Away” by local artist, owner/head instructor of Full Circle Martial Arts Academy and co-director of Arts Education with the Rapid City Arts Council Naomi Even-Aberle

  • Taekwondo gift certificate from Full Circle Martial Arts Academy

  • Digital billboard ad from Epic
  • Space rental for three thirty-sheet posters for four weeks from Lamar
  • Thirty 30-sec. commercials on Power 107.1 and KSLT 97.9 The Point and thirty 30-sec. underwriting messages on 88.3 KLMP The Light
  • $50 gift certificate for Dakotah Steakhouse
  • One night stay Fairfield Inn & Suites from Fairfield Inn & Suites at Watiki
  • Hotel Alex Johnson: One night stay in a suite guest room
  • One night stay at AmericInn Lodge & Suites – Rapid City
  • One night stay at the Country Inn & Suites by Carlson
  • LaQuinta:  One night stay at the LaQuinta Inn & Suites  in a traditional room with two queen beds or one king bed. This LaQuinta is also attached to the Watiki Indoor Waterpark.

  • Cadillac Jacks Gaming Resort: one-night stay
  • One night stay at the Eco-Friendly Platinum Rooms at Adoba Eco Hotel – Rapid City/Mt. Rushmore.

  • Four person pass to Reptile Gardens for the 2014 Season
  • $50 Time Equipment gift certificate


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PO Box 2975
Rapid City, SD 57709