Raffle Sets Record!

Raffle Sets Record!
Posted on 11/07/2017
This is the image for the news article titled Raffle Sets Record!The annual St. Mary's Assumption raffle to help support the school raised a record $36,500 last Saturday, November 4 in the St. Mary's School gym.

"I'm blown away by the amount of support and generosity from our parents, parishioners, friends, and local businesses who helped make this a very successful raffle," said Principal David Kubel.

The gym was packed to capacity as a dinner by donation, cooked by Linda Hyska, began the evening celebration with desserts donated by parents and parishioners. Raffle event organizer Vicki Smith and her volunteers had several lavish gift packages, including an MIS package as well as a night's stay at Firekeeper's Casino raffled off. Kids enjoyed the Color Wheel, face painting and other activities while adults bought 50-50 tickets and pull tabs. 

A contest featuring gift boxes decorated in fall or holiday themes by every student in the school raised over $2,200.

At 7:30 PM, the 10 winning tickets of the raffle were selected by Pastor Mark Vyverman. Prizes of $250 to $5,000 were up for grabs. The big winner was Keith Keyser.

The St. Mary's School mission includes kindness, service to others, and academic excellence in a prayerful learning environment. To learn more about St. Mary's School, please call 517-369-4625.