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 email@example.com
"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.
Thanks to our dedicated Development Committee!
Josh with one of our many displays.
"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)
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)
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO DONATED TO THE SILENT AND LIVE AUCTIONS!!!
St. Vincent Pallotti
Fr. John Coughlin, OFM
The Philadelphia Museum of Art
Camden Children's Garden
St. Jude's Religious Shop
The Philadelphia Phillies
Fr. William "Jud" Weiksnar
The Philadelphia Eagles
Notre Dame Alumni of South Jersey
Optimum Results, Andy Dick
Sweet & Sassy
Artist House Studio
J&J Snack Foods
Arbonne International, Jeffrey Butler
The New Jersey Devils
The New Jersey Nets
Aldo Lamberti's Family of Restaurants
Nunzio Ristorante Rustico
Kabuki Japanese Cuisine
Brio Tuscan Grille
Cherry Hill Diner & Bakery
William Douglas Steakhouse
Maggiano's Little Itally
Blue 2 O