A million thanks to all the families, students, and UMSL volunteers who helped during the 3rd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. At one point during the day there were at least 60 people busy painting the main hall, cleaning every classroom and stairwell, and washing walls in the restrooms. There was even a group at work outside removing the last of the bushes under the large pine tree by church. That area is going to become a Memorial Garden in memory of Mr. Wiedmann. The weather was so beautiful that we enjoyed our pizza lunch outside under the pavilion. God gave us many blessings on Monday!
Join us for the 41st Annual Sponsor’s Dinner Dance and Auction. This is the parish’s biggest fundraising event of the year.
We need everyone’s help in collecting items for the auction.
Click here to view complete details on how you can help organize and/or donate items to the auction.
There will be lots of interesting items for both the silent and oral auctions. Dinner will be delicious, and there will be dancing to a live band. Please join us!
Dear St. Ann School families, friends & parishioners,
The 41st annual Sponsor’s Dinner Dance & Auction is coming up on Saturday, April 30, 2011. This is the school’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Last year we raised an amazing $65,000, which was used to finish updating the Science Lab, purchase 2 additional classroom MIMIO boards and laptops, plaster and repaint the school gym, and refinish some flooring. In addition, the money raised helps to ensure the financial stability and budget of the school and parish, and take care of many other necessary repairs/maintenance to the school and church … all thanks to many generous donors.
You may not realize it, but you have connections to local and national businesses, individuals, and organizations that may be willing to contribute to this event!
Do you work at a hotel or know someone that does who would donate a stay? Do you have a connection at one of the airlines who would be willing to give tickets? Do you have a vacation home/time share you would be willing to donate for others to bid on and enjoy? Do you have a favorite restaurant, coffee shop, or movie theater that would be willing to donate a gift certificate? How about a hairdresser, masseuse, craftsman, or contractor that would donate their services?
Please take some time to think about what you do and who you know and how you may be able to help make this year’s event a huge success!
New items and services are always needed to keep the auction going, year after year. Just call or drop a note through school to one of this year’s auction chairpersons, Kay Dieckmann (381-7201) or Cheri Smith (382-1107) and let us know what you are thinking about. The deadline for donations is March 31. If you are interested in helping out in other ways with this year’s auction, please let us know… new people bring new ideas.
We hope you are able to join us and other St. Ann School parents and parishioners on April 30 for a fantastic evening of great food, fun, a live band, dancing, and over 175 incredible items and services to bid on! Don’t miss it!
Cheri Smith & Kay Dieckmann, 2011 Auction Co-Chairs
We had so much fun posting the remix video from the talent show we thought we’d share some more videos with you today. Here’s a remix of photos taken at the 2010 St. Ann Parish Picnic.
The St. Ann Class of 1970 is holding its 40th reunion on Saturday, November 27, 2010.
The evening’s agenda is as follows:
|5:00 PM||Mass at St. Ann with MsgR. Pat Hambrough (member of the Class of 1970)|
|6:00 PM||Tours of the school|
|6:30 PM||Buffet dinner at Oscars Cafe following the school tours. (Dinner ends at 9 PM)|
|9 PM until Midnight||All school alumni dance with Bob Kuban in the Parish Center. $5.00 donation at the door. Cash bar.|
If you would like more information please contact Shelia O’Keefe Boul at (314) 482-1163 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may also contact Chris Pagano (314) 799-1444 or Anne Barry (314) 304-0983.
The St. Ann Parish Picnic was held on May 7-8, 2010. There were exciting rides, fun games, and delicious food. There was even music in the evenings! It was wonderful to see all the happy faces despite the chilly temperatures. Special thanks to all the members of the planning committee including Fr. Bill, Michelle Haley, Katie Andrews, Robyn Provost, Bruce Gardiner, and Matt Dooley. All the fantastic volunteers helped everything to run smoothly, too. Mark your calendars now for the picnic next year!
St. Ann Catholic School is pleased to announce that we now have a fan page on Facebook. The fan page was created to allow St. Ann alums, parents, parishioners and friends to keep in touch with everything going on within the St. Ann community. We know there are a lot of people who love the St. Ann community and we thought this would be the perfect way for them to show their support.
We encourage you to visit us over at Facebook and to become a fan. And once you’ve become a fan please feel free to write on our wall, start a discussion or even post your favorite St. Ann photo. Our Facebook community will only be as successful as those that contribute so make sure you visit often and invite others you know who have a spot in their heart for St. Ann Catholic School and Parish.