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Fundraiser Events

St. Ambrose with the help of the Parent’s Association hosts many fundraisers to assist the school financially with various wants and needs.  Fundraisers each year are typically Applefest, Dinner Auction, Golf Tournament, and Trivia Night.  All parents/parishioners are encouraged to assist and participate in each event.  Questions regarding these fundraisers may be directed to the chairs of the event or Jennifer Weiner (jenlweiner@yahoo.com), SAPA President.

Applefest

 

Dinner Auction

Position Hours Earned

Chairperson: 36+ Hours

This person is responsible for leading the group. Making sure a place and date are set. They also help

assign sub-committees. They are in charge of making sure the entire event comes together. A co-chair or

two is highly recommended.

Food Coordinator: 10+ Hours

This person works closely with the venue. They will choose a menu, possible special drinks for the night,

and turn in final numbers.

Decorations: 20+ Hours

This person along with the rest of the committee will help choose a theme and then decide on

decorations. They need to be there the day of setting up to help direct.

Class Projects: 15+ Hours

This person along with a committee will come up with ideas for the class projects and lead a committee to

get the projects done.

Solicitations: 20+ Hours

This person organizes soliciting for donations. This part involves the entire class but you need one

person to organize and follow up with the rest of the committee. This person is also responsible along

with chairperson to put items together for baskets and to make sure all items have a bid sheet.

Registration: 20+ Hours

This person is responsible for RSVP’s. They will work closely with the food coordinator and the chair

person. They will have responses sent home through school and need to input names into an auction

computer program. They will be responsible for table assignments and bid numbers.

Check-In & Check-Out: 20+ Hours

This person will form a committee to check everyone in the night of the event and check out at the end.

They need to be comfortable with computers. They need to be available the day of set up and most of

the auction day.

Set-Up & Clean-Up: 15+ Hours

This person is responsible for organizing a group to set-up the day before the auction and help clean up.

Design Invitations: 6 Hours

This person designs an invitation and takes charge of having them printed. They are also responsible for

getting them mailed.

Auction Database: 10+ Hours

This person will work along with the chairperson to get all of the items entered into the auction database.

The Dinner Auction is sponsored by the 4th grade class each year.  Mary Jo Zykan is the 4thgrade parent rep that can be reached via FastDirect if there are any questions.  The Auction date has been set for Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Lewis & Clark Community College.  Please save the date!

Golf Tournament

Description of Event: This year’s annual St. Ambrose Golf Tournament will be Saturday, August 20th at

Rolling Hills Golf Course. This event is a four man scramble with lunch and dinner provided to all players.

There will be several specialty events on different holes to make this a lot more fun and entertaining than

the average 4 man scramble.

Position Hours Earned

Co-Chairs: 3 People 6 Hours

Recruiting Holes and Table Sponsors

Setting up Hole events

Arranging beverages

Mailing Event Invitations

Acquiring raffle prizes for after event

Hole Attendants: 5 people 5 Hours

Keeping track of special hole events

Registration Table: 2 people 2 Hours

Registering Golfers for the events

Selling 50/50 tickets

Dr. Stephanie Monroe is the chair of the Golf Tournament committee this year.  Please contact Dr. Stephanie via FastDirect if you are interested in volunteering or participating in the event.

Trivia Night

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