Annual CHS Mothers’ Club Auction Set for April 9
Alumni, parents and friends attending the Catholic High School Mothers’ Club Annual Auction will enjoy a tropical night with the theme Bears In Paradise. The event will be held on Saturday, April 9, beginning at 6 p.m. in the CHS gymnasium.
The silent and live auctions are always one of the highlights of the evening. The silent auction will begin at 6 p.m. with over 400 items available in all price ranges.
The items that will be presented at the live auction beginning at 9 p.m. include:
Orthodontic Treatment (donated by Stephen Sherman D.D.S., M.S.)
Boka-A-Month (donated by ‘The Original’ Heroman’s Florist)
Old Cypress Hoosier Cabinet (donated by Kay and Peter Rumfola III ’89)
Champagne Raffle- Platinum Diamond Cross (donated by Ken Fellin’s Fine Jewelers)
Zoom Teeth Bleaching (donated by William Sinclair D.D.S.)
Cypress Table with Cabriole Legs (donated by Kay and Peter Rumfola III ’89)
Dinner for 6 at the Camelot Club with Brother Francis David, SC and Brother Barry Landry, SC (donated by Albemarle
LCD 17-inch Flat-Screen TV Panasonic model TC17 (donated by Custom Audio and Video)
Framed Original Oil Painting entitled "Provence" by a local artist Ed Fetzer ’48 (donated by Fetzer’s Interiors & Fine Antiques)
Girls Night Out party for 10 (donated by John and Sue Steitz and Bath Junkie)
Vacation Home in Cashiers, North Carolina (donated by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Adamek)
English Antique Pine Pot Cupboard / Commode (donated by Kornmeyer’s)
Tahitian Pearl and Sapphire Earrings (donated by Dr. and Mrs Robert M.Branstetter, Jr.)
Old Cypress Swing Glider (donated by Tonia and John Ross Rumfola ’86 and Cheryl and Frank Rumfola ’84)
Scavenger Hunt (donated by Catholic High School Mothers’ Club)
Impressionist Oil Painting (donated by Nick and Carolyn Hebert)
Marsh Club Duck Hunting Trip for four (donated by Lane Grigsby, Ken Jacob and Milton Graugnard, Cajun Constructors, Inc.)
Car Raffle 2005 Cadillac CTS from Duplessis Automotive Group (donated by CHS Mothers’ Club)
Weekend Fishing trip for 4 (donated by Thomas and Bill Persac ’72)
Zoom Teeth Bleaching (donated by Richard L. Wampold, D.D.S.)
Sterling Silver and 14-karat Gold Double Cable Citrine-Tipped Bracelet (donated by Robert Roth Jewelers)
Bilateral Lasik Eye Surgery (donated by Williamson Nelson Eye Center, Scott Nelson, M.D.)
Bear Fishing in a Stream statue, two season passes to all of CHS sporting events for the 2005’06 school year and CHS spirit items (donated by Classic Interiors & Gift, CHS Athletic Department and the CHS Bookstore)
Trompe L’Oeil Canvas (donated by Connie Bourgeois Perque)
Sinker Cypress Kitchen Table (donated by Southern Plantation Shutters)
2005-2006 Tuition Door Prize Drawing (donated by CHS Mothers’ Club)
Again this year an exciting raffle will be held – A Champagne Raffle. A limited number of tickets are being sold for $25 each. On the evening of the Mothers’ Club Auction, tickets will be exchanged for a glass of champagne. One lucky glass will contain a platinum cross with 0.50 total carat weight of diamonds on a stunning 18′ platinum chain. Contact Patty Hiller, (225) 751-3165, for tickets or additional details.
A festive medley of food prepared by Charles ‘Squeaky’ Miranda of City Caf_ on O’Neal Lane will be featured. The menu will offer both Louisiana and tropical items. For the sixth year, desserts will be prepared by CHS grandmother, Melanie McRoberts, featuring her own delicious recipes for cakes, cookies and pastries.
Another highlight of the evening is the drawing for the Cadillac CTS from Duplessis Automotive Group. The drawing will be held during the live auction. Raffle tickets will be available for purchase during the auction or can be purchased in advance by calling Kathy Broha (225) 292-5719.
Kathy Barbay, committee chairperson, is assisted by co-chairs Kathy Broha and Pam Faciane.
Other committee members are: Debbie Anderson, Debra Boehringer, Gail Bourgeois, Amiee deWit Butcher, Mary Kadair-Crump, Cindy Dantin, Vicki Dauterive, Ann Delo, Leslie Falgoust, Melinda Francioni, Jackie Gallmann, Celia Gascon, Shannon Guglielmo, Fran Harvey, Patti Hiller, Joan Hinnenkamp, Joyce Jackson, Cissy Landry, Claire Major, Stephanie Miranda, Susan Nelson, Joanne Roberts, Laura Simoneaux, Sue Steitz, Dianne Talbot, Ramona Talley, Chris Tam, Cindy Tiek and Carol White. Arlene Audiffred moderates the Mothers’ Club, Margie Alexander serves as financial advisor and Nancy Donald is Mothers’ Club president.
Tickets to the auction are $20 per person and may be purchased by calling Gail Bourgeois at (225) 272-7208 or Susan Nelson at 225) 275-4678. Tickets will also be available at the door.