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Annual Gala & Auction






St. Anthony of Padua School held its Annual Gala with Silent and Live Auctions (see items below)


Enriched by Our Past, Embracing Our Present, and Ensuring Our Future

Celebrating 50 years of educating the children of Camden!


When:  May 1, 2010 at 6:00 p.m.

Where: Venice Plaza

224 Cross Keys Road, Berlin, NJ

Why: To raise funds that will allow St. Anthony’s to continue offering an affordable, quality, Catholic education to the children in Camden 



We honored Bishop Joseph A. Galante, D.D., J.C.D. for his commitment to providing Catholic education in the inner cities and for helping us to ensure the future of Catholic education for the children of Camden.

For more information contact Lori Chaffers at 856-541-5026 or via email at

"Welcome to the Gala!"

"Have an auction paddle!"

Thanks to Steve and Addie (Steve is president of the Notre Dame Club of South Jersey, one of our Gala sponsors.)

Sr. Karen, head of the Catholic School Partnership, and our accountant Chris.

Mary and Yvelisse welcome back Danny.

Chatting with our guest of honor, Bishop Joseph Galante.

Miss Anna and our school choir.

Our 6th-8th Grade Choir.

So, is he dancing or conducting???

Beautiful music from our 6th-8th Grade Choir.

Time for a little harmonizing.

Our principal, Ms. Muryasz, with a token of appreciation for our Franciscan Volunteers.

Thanks to our Development Director, Lori Springer, for a great Gala!

Thanks to our student MC's!

A toast to St. Anthony of Padua!

Bishop Joseph Galante with a plaque of appreciation from St. Anthony of Padua School.

"What am I bid for this beautiful necklace?"

"This beautiful piece of art can be yours!"

And the winner of a case of Fr. John's home-brewed beer is...Danny!

Thanks to Chris and Trisha for keeping our finances in order.

Bananas Foster!

Thanks to our dedicated Development Committee!

Josh with one of our many displays.

It's electric!


"So that's how everything got here!"

Auction Items Included:

Philadelphia Eagles Autographed Photo of #86- Reggie Brown
TAN Vacation Package (7 day-6 night vacation- off-peak)

Autographed Pin Flag (LPGA)- Signers: Loren Ochoa, Anika Sorenstam, and Yani Tseng

Hand-Made Quilted Throw Blanket


Franciscan Volunteer Day of Service

Josh Dupuis is a Franciscan Volunteer Minister at St. Anthony of Padua. He's served here in the FVM program since August 2010 and hopes to spend a second year of service at St. Anthony's as an FVM. He's donating a day of service including yard work, landscaping, painting, and other household/outdoors projects. Josh is working with volunteers to continue the community gardening project at St. Anthony's. 

Sculptures by John Kostopoulos


John Kostopoulos was born raised and educated in Athens, Greece and received his B.A. and M.A in Business Administration in the U.S.A. Both of his parents were musicians but he pursued a carrier in Political Science and banking, however, is first love is in the arts. He is an accomplished photographer, painter,sculptor and a model builder of old ships. When he retired from a career in finance, he moved with his wife to L.B.I. and became an active member  of the community. He continued to cultivate his interest and love for the arts. These two sculptures are representative of his artistic expression.



Camden Children's Garden Family of 6 Membership

(1 year of benefits for a Family of 6)


Art Work by Aileen Barbato

Aileen Barbato is a self taught artist who recently moved to Long Beach Island, NJ and is a member of St. Francis of Assisi parish.  She enjoys photographing the island in its vast and varied beauty.  She has worked in Watercolor and Charcoal and is currently receiving instruction in Oil Painting at the Long Beach Island Foundation for the Arts and Sciences.


Optimum Results - Health & Wellness Basket (includes one massage session and one personal fitness training session)


Tom and Jerry Print

Inking by Helene Hunter



The Philadelphia Museum of Art (4 Passes)


Sodalite Gem Stone Necklace and Earrings Hand-made 


by Donna Civa






Fr. John Coughlin's Ales 

Fr. John's Ales are home-brewed and delicious! 




Photography by Anita Goldschmidt



Fr. Jud Weiksnar's Famous Buffalo Wing Night (for a party of 10)



This is a picture of last year's wing night winners! Yummy!


 Home Fragrance Basket

Liquor Basket (6 kinds of liquor)


Philadelphia Phillies 

Two Tickets for May 3, 2010

Two Tickets for August 22, 2010


St. Joseph's University

SJU vs. St. Bonaventure University

Men's Basketball Tickets


 New Jersey Nets

(2) Tickets to a Regular Season Basketball Game

New Jersey Devils Signed Hockey Puck


Photography by Aileen Barbato



Last Supper Wooden Art Piece


Picture People Portrait Club Membership

 Artist Hand Studio Sitting and Portrait ($65.00 value)

Restaurant Extravaganza ($305.00 worth of Gift Certficates to local restaurants)


American Girl - Julie Doll with Meet Julie Book

 Glittery Glam X-Press Package

Camden Riversharks (4 Box-seat Passes)





Donna Civa

St. Vincent Pallotti

Fr. John Coughlin, OFM

Aileen Barbato

The Philadelphia Museum of Art

Camden Children's Garden

Josh Dupuis

St. Jude's Religious Shop

The Philadelphia Phillies

Fr. William "Jud" Weiksnar

The Philadelphia Eagles

Notre Dame Alumni of South Jersey

Jean Harvey

Optimum Results, Andy Dick

John Kostopoulos

Monique Kelly

Picture People

Sweet & Sassy

Artist House Studio

J&J Snack Foods


Camden Riversharks

Mary Gonzalez

American Girl

Arbonne International, Jeffrey Butler

The New Jersey Devils

Joan Sweet

Maria Quinones

The New Jersey Nets

Aldo Lamberti's Family of Restaurants

Nunzio Ristorante Rustico

Kabuki Japanese Cuisine

Olive Garden

Brio Tuscan Grille

Cheeburger Cheeburger

Cherry Hill Diner & Bakery

William Douglas Steakhouse

Maggiano's Little Itally


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