CELEBRATE THE SEASON
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland welcomes you to Stoney Creek Inn to start your Dashing Through the Dunes experience.
4168 U.S. HIGHWAY 75 • SIOUX CENTER, IOWA • (712) 722-3286 VANDERBERGFURNITURE.COM VANDERBERGFURNITURE
Inspire! As your designer store, Vander Berg Furniture & Flooring defines interior design excellence for Siouxland. Patti De Haan, Peg Mouw and Shirley Vos have a shared vision that puts your needs first and they’re committed to designing a space that you will be proud to call home. Vander Berg Furniture & Flooring offers a full line of flooring, furniture, window treatments and accessories.
251 NORTH MAIN AVENUE • SIOUX CENTER, IOWA • (712) 722-3008 FLORAL EXPRESSIONS
While this is the 22nd year that fabulous homes from our community have been on display, it is the first year that Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland is steering this marquee event. The Tour of Homes rejuvenation comes on the heels of a reinstated sense of normalcy and pride for Dakota Dunes residents following the devastation of the 2011 Missouri River flood. Once you are registered, we welcome you to enjoy complimentary refreshments and browse the auction items. If an item catches your eye that you would like to bid on, simply write your ticket number and your bid on the sheet next to the item.
Floral Expressions offers the largest selection of unique home décor in Sioux Center, carrying fabulous fresh flowers, plants, plush and balloons. Not to mention pottery, prints, lamps, silk, candles, mirrors, clocks, letters, Christmas décor and so much more. They also stock all of the Benjamin Moore® Pottery Barn paint colors. Locally owned with over 65 years of combined experience, Floral Expressions is excited to bring their ideas and expertise to a new area.
109 NORTH CENTRAL AVENUE • ORANGE CITY, IOWA • (712) 707-5522 HOLLANDHOUSEDESIGN.COM HOLLANDHOUSEINTERIORS
If you’d like a bite to eat before or after the tour, visit Palmer’s Pub located in the lobby of Stoney Creek Inn. There, you and your friends can order specialty pizzas and finger foods in addition to a variety of beverages. There are a few things we want you to know before beginning your tour: • A complete tour may last up to three hours.
Holland House Interiors is a full service interior design boutique that specializes in new homes, remodels, kitchen, bath design and can work with any project big or small. Owner Marie Hofmeyer loves showing her clients how to make their homes an expression of themselves. She takes pride in presenting clients with a variety of design options to fit their taste and budget.
663 NORTH DERBY LANE, SUITE A • NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. • (712) 251-7140
• Please be prepared to walk indoors, outdoors and navigate steps while on the tour. • You will be asked to remove your shoes upon entering a home. You may place your shoes in the signature bag you received at registration.
For a dozen years, Diane Mollet of Flowercart Creations has been making clients’ dreams come to life for their special event. Her detail oriented and unique creations are distinctly tailored to suit each client. Even though weddings are Diane’s forte, her talents go beyond celebrations of matrimony. This is the second time that Diane has decorated a home on the tour. She is excited to show you a different side of her talents through her love of the holidays.
415 4TH STREET • SIOUX CITY, IOWA • (712) 258-1300 CMALONE@HOMFURNITURE.COM
• Photos and videos are not permitted to be taken while on the tour. This includes taking photos and videos with a cell phone. We ask that you please respect the creative intellect and property of the homeowners and decorators. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland hopes that you enjoy the festive décor and holiday spirit displayed by each of the decorators. We ask that you please take a few moments to share how your experience was either online at www.surveymonkey.com/s/7HB8SZD or in person.
Interior Designer Cheri Malone of Gabberts Design Studio & Fine Furnishings and HOM Furniture is excited to show you that holiday decorations can be designed to flow from formal to casual. Cheri will demonstrate how she can use decorations to make a home feel warm and cheerful, while not interrupting a family’s daily lifestyle. By incorporating several different design concepts, she will be presenting ideas that you can implement in your own home.
BE A “BIG” Security National Bank Knife River Corporation Pinnacle Bank Creative Cabinetry Liberty National Bank
SUPPORT A “LITTLE” CNOS MTC Mechanical Hummel Insurance Dunes Dental 4 Kids Day’s Door Company LiteForm Technologies Tri State Dental Care Modern Kitchen Design Siouxland Surgery Center Division Street Paint & Body Wheelock & Bursick Dentistry Guarantee Roofing & Siding Co. Brown Wegher Construction Company StoneyBrook Suites Assisted Living Telco Triad Community Credit Union Reich Painting & Decorating Company Inc. Connelly, Tiehen & Sons, Inc. Farrell’s Heating and Air Conditioning Oral Surgery Associates, P.C. MAKE SOME MAGIC Mercy Medical Center Tyson Foods Inc. Fimco Industries Argosy Casino St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center Dona W. Prince Cosmetic and Family Dentistry BE A MATCH MAKER
FULFILL A DREAM
SPECIAL THANKS Linda Linduski - Event Coordinator Andrea Rathgeber, Primebank - Tour Guide Coordinator Nikki Whitney - Auction & Raffle Committee Breezy Struthers Drake - Transition Advisor
OUR ACCOUNTABILITY By partnering with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community, we are accountable for each child in our program achieving:
3650 GLEN OAKS BOULEVARD • SIOUX CITY, IOWA (712) 239-9890 BIGBROTHERSBIGSISTERS.COM
• Higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships
OUR MISSION Provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
IN-KIND DONATIONS Holiday Inn Famous Dave’s BBQ Poppyscott Events Texas Roadhouse Old School Signs Panera Bread Bickford Senior Living Sioux City Journal Perkins Restaurant & Bakery Olive Garden Italian Restaurant A.J. Phillips Publishing Co. Inc. Great West Casualty Company
OUR VISION All children achieve success in life.
• Avoidance of risky behaviors
• Educational achievement
BRUCE & KAREN MATTHEY • 703 CHERRY HILLS LANE Located on No. 11 fairway ... Ranch-style home features five bedrooms and three bathrooms ... Wegher Construction Company had the framing complete when the Mattheys bought the home in 2008 ... Relocated for 3 1/2 months during 2011 flood ... Home did not suffer any damage ... Bruce and Karen have been married 35 years and have two children, Neil and his wife Jenna, and Cara and her husband Craig ... Bruce works in information technology and Karen in health care ... Karen decorated her home with pieces from her own personal collection. PHIL & SARAH POWELL • 26 SPANISH BAY Rustic and natural home is nestled along the beaches of Spanish Bay ... Wegher Construction Company had the framing complete when the Powells bought the home after a house fire completely destroyed their previous home in March 2011 ... Flood halted construction on the five bedroom, 4 1/2 bathroom home ... After 8 1/2 months, Phil, Sarah, their children, Charlie (7) and Grace (6), and Barley, the family dog, moved into their new home ... Sarah is a physician at Ear Nose and Throat Consultants and Phil is employed by Kay-Flo Industries ... Decorations courtesy of Flowercart Creations. BILL & MICHELLE ANDREWS • 364 FIRETHORN TRAIL Federal colonial home was built in 1993 ... The Andrews bought the home, located on No. 12, in 2010 ... Exterior and interior modifications were made throughout the entire five bedroom, 4 1/2 bathroom home ... Created a comfortable home that displays an emphasis on family with a touch of nature ... Upon completing renovations in May of 2011, five feet of flood water overtook the basement ... Bill and Michelle have been married seven years and have two children, Adam (4) and Aaron (2), and are joined by the family cat, Andi ... Furniture provided by Vander Berg Furniture ... Holiday touches by Floral Expressions. JASON & SHELLY KLEIS • 504 FIRETHORN TRAIL Shelly designed the floor plan for this contemporary home built by Haugen Construction L.L.C. in 2010 ... Privately situated off of scenic 15th green ... Natural light cascades throughout the entire six bedroom, 4 1/2 bathroom home ... Lost a number of large cottonwood trees as flood waters flowed in the sloping backyard, yet the home did not suffer any water damage in 2011 ... Jason and Shelly met while attending Morningside College, where he played basketball, and have been married for 13 years ... Parents to three children: Sam (7), Addie (6) and Reese (13 weeks) ... Home decorated by Holland House Interiors. TROY & SARA REDLER • 509 FIRETHORN TRAIL Purchased home for intricate and creative design elements in 2010 ... Built by Bart Connelly in 2003 ... Located off No. 13 tee box ... Contains five suite-style bedrooms and six bathrooms ... Lived in home eight months before evacuating for 2011 flood ... Did not suffer any water damage, dirt was in the home from trucks going down dirt road after leaving windows open ... Troy and Sara have been married for nine years and have three daughters: Sophia (5), Evelyn “Evey” (2) and Kathryn (8 months) ... Décor provided by Gabberts Design Studio & Fine Furniture and HOM Furniture.