3rd Annual Opportunity Resources – Celebrate those with a Heart of Gold

3rd Annual Opportunity Resources Gala

Please save the date to join LM Auctions as we are honored to be a part of the 3rd Annual Opportunity Resources FUNdraiser!

“Celebrate those with a Heart of Gold” promises to be another smashing Gala Event!  Cocktails, Dinner, Entertainment, Awards along with a Silent and Live Auction await you on April 7, 2018.

Please contact Opportunity Resources in Missoula Montana at 406.721.2930 today to reserve your spot at this classic Missoula Party!  Please tell them that LM Auctions sent you would you?

Auction Type: Live & Silent Only

  • Starts: April 7, 2018 - 7PM
  • Ends: April 7, 2018 - Late
  • Location: Missoula Doubletree by Hilton, Missoula Edgewater
  • Preview Date: April 7, 2018 - 6PM
  • End Preview Date: April 7, 2018 - 7PM
Auction Company Info
  • Auction Company:
    LM Auctions, LLC

  • Auctioneer:
    Matt Manley

Auction Consigner(s):
  • Private Treaty Donors, Opportunity Resources Clients
Food and Drink:
  • Supper included with Event Tickets.
Purpose of Auction:
  • Benefit

Auction Items

Hawaiian Vacation Raffel

The last raffle ticket will be auctioned off during the Live Auction! Don't miss an opportunity for a dream vacation! The odds are in your favor during this 1-in-100 opportunity to win a trip to Hawaii! You and a friend will receive airfare from Missoula to Hawaii, 6 night stay at a luxury beach side resort, and a rental car for the entire week. The water is warm and the beaches are calling! For more info on raffle tickets prior to the event, visit our Hawaii Raffle page.

​Package is a $3800.00 travel voucher available only through and donated by Flathead Travel

2019 Phoenix Open Trip

You and five of your friends will fly to Arizona where you'll spend four days and four nights at the marvelous Tempe Mission Palms. Friday and Saturday, you and your friends will attend the 2019 Phoenix Open famous for "Hole 16" and dubbed the "Greatest Show on Grass!" On Sunday, you'll be treated to dinner and drinks while you watch Superbowl LIII! This amazing weekend only gets better - you'll be flown in comfort and style from Missoula on a private plan! Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity!

Airfare donated by Neptune Aviation. Hotel donated by Destination Hotels. WM Phoenix Open

5-Day Missouri River Canoe Trip

Experience the Missouri River like never before! You and 3 friends will go on a 5-day adventure canoe trip on the famous Missouri River accompanied by nature guides and a gourmet chef preparing your daily meals. You will leave from Missoula on Thursday morning to launch your trip near Great Falls. Multiple hiking opportunities will allow you to explore the wilderness, including hiking to Box Canyon to see ancient pictographs. All camping equipment will be provided for you, so bring your camera and binoculars and great ready for a unique Montana experience!

Trip dates are July 12-16, 2018. Package donated by Opportunity Resources Staff & Donors.

Uruguay Dove Hunting Trip

An unbelievable adventure awaits you! Come experience a hot barrel and non-stop action hunt in the heart of the biggest dove roost in the world. Paysandu, Urugauy has been estimated by experts to have a dove population of over 50 million and Tango Lodge resides right in the heart of it. Be wined and dined with 5-star accommodations and gourmet hand-crafted menus fit for royalty. Enjoy a place where you can shoot as much as the heart desires and enjoy white tablecloth BBQ lunches in the field, before retiring back to the lodge for cocktails and a massage. This place is heaven on Earth for the wing shooter looking for an experience that has it all!

​Airfare, ground transportation, and ammo not included. Field and gun entry fees apply. Trip must be taken within 1 year of auction date.

Rock Creek Fly-Fishing Trip

The perfect Montana fishing experience awaits you! Stay two nights at Little Bear Cabin, located just feet from Brewster Creek, 9 miles up Rock Creek. Spend a day on guided drift boats for world famous fishing and relax to the peaceful sound of the Montana wilderness. On your final day, be treated to a catered lunch back at the cabin. This is an ideal weekend getaway for fly-fishing fun!

Guided fishing donated by Missoulian Angler

Grizzly Football Package - Brawl of the Wild

You and a friend will receive two Canyon Club tickets to the 2018 Griz vs Bobcats game at Washington-Grizzly Stadium, a pre-game tour of the athletic facilities, and pre-game sideline passes to cheer on the Griz as they take the field! But that isn't all; This package also contains dinner for two at Finn & Porter to cap off your day. Go Griz!

Package donated by Grizzly Athletics. Dinner donated by DoubleTree Hotel

"Spring" by Kyle Fortner

Kyle, for the longest time, was known mostly for his fearless social skills and his uncanny ability to see and hear things before anyone else (after all, his nickname is Radar!) It wasn't until recently that he has become quite an amazing painter. This year, we not only find his work featured in our prestigious live auction, but also on the cover of The Artists of Opportunity 2018 Calendar! ​​

Art donated by Kyle Fortner

Dining Experiences
Dinner at the Paoli's

You and five of your friends will gather at the Paoli's home for an unforgettable, multi-course dinner for six, prepared by Missoula lawyer and culinary artist, David Paoli. Experience traditional Italian culture during this fine dining experience featuring savory Italian cuisine accompanied by hand-selected fine wine paired perfectly with your evenings offerings.

Packaged donated by David Paoli

Grant Creek Getaway

Experience an incredible getaway! This beautiful 2 story log home with cathedral ceilings and custom woodwork hosts 2-16 people and is situated on 6 acres close to hiking trails with the beautiful Grant Creek flowing through the property. Grant Creek Lodge is a quick 10-minute drive to Missoula and nestled in the secluded mountains near Snowbowl Ski Resort. This perfect getaway destination also includes two passes to Snowbowl! The best part - you can schedule your trip to the lodge at any time of the year. Gather your friends and enjoy!

Packaged donated by Grant Creek Lodge

"Heart of Gold" Custom Necklace

Commemorate your Heart of Gold with this custom designed necklace designed by Rogers & Co. Fine Jewelry and Design. This beautiful
14 carat yellow gold heart pendant is intricately and uniquely designed and represents the true “Heart of Gold” of each and every one of the people who support ORI. The pendant delicately cascades from a 14 carat yellow gold 18” box chain.

Jewelry donated by Mariah Rogers

  • Terms & Conditions

    All sales final.  Form of payment includes cash, personal check and major credit cards.  Buyer takes possession immediately upon sale.

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