9th Annual Saint Cecilia Gala
“Celebrating God’s Masterpieces”
Thanks again for your support – we look forward to seeing you at the Gala!
Nate and Lezli Pelzer, Pat and Mindy Stahr, Matt and Diana Thatcher
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ABOUT THE GALA
The Gala promises to be an evening of fellowship and festivities! Experience the incredible Silent Auction boasting an amazing collection of unique items. Enjoy a wonderful dinner, and take part in the highly anticipated Live Auction.
The Live Auction features a trip to New York City with an exclusive backstage tour of Sesame Street, a couples’ weekend in Galena, Illinois, the Ultimate Homecoming Game package, a “Wunderful” Waterfowl Hunt and much more.
The Silent Auction has something for everyone, including...a Fine Art Print by J.N. “Ding” Darling, Students’ Art Projects, Adult Art Lessons, Photography Class, Unique Baskets, a Ames Golf and Country Club membership, gift packages galore and so much more.
DID YOU KNOW?
Since 2006 the Saint Cecilia Gala has provided over $17,000 to the Faith Formation and Youth Ministry Programs through Gala endowment earnings and the immediate needs fund.
In that same time, Gala has contributed over $155,000 to the Faith Formation/ Youth Ministry endowment fund.
Last year’s Gala funded new desks, tables and chairs throughout the multi-use Education Center.
In 2012 the Fund-A-Need provided for religious education texts and Bibles for Faith Formation classes.
The 2011 Gala Technology Fund provided information kiosks in the Narthex and Education Center, new laptop computers, a new projector, and new teaching materials for the Religious Education and Youth Ministry programs.
The 2010 Gala Enrichment Fund provided over $14,000 to enhance faith formation efforts. The fund paid for trips, educational enrichment opportunities, Bibles and Confirmation gifts.
The 2009 Fund-A-Need helped build our parish’s beautiful prayer garden.
Gala is a fun-filled night of fellowship and entertainment for the whole parish. Everyone can participate, and everyone can enjoy the spirit of giving.