What is Showcase?
Showcase is St. Vincent-St. Mary High School's largest annual fundraiser. It is an auction format event with funds raised directly benefiting the school. These funds are critical as they help to bridge the gap between tuition charged and the actual cost of educating a student. For 32 years, this fundraiser has helped thousands of students receive a quality Catholic education.
What can I do to help Showcase?
Showcase is successful because of our many volunteers, underwriters and donors. We need YOU! Please consider donating an item, advertising in our program, giving your time, and attending Showcase. St. Vincent-St. Mary High School is built on the rich tradition of two of the finest schools in Akron: St. Mary founded in 1897 and St. Vincent founded in 1907. As the buildings have changed, the one constant has been the people who believe in the mission of our school. Showcase epitomizes this mission and the people. Please check the STVM website for our next volunteer meeting or contact the Showcase office.
When is Showcase?
Showcase 2019 will be held in the LeBron James Arena on Saturday, April 6th at 5:30pm. You will have the opportunity to bid on hundreds of fabulous items in both silent bidding and an oral auction, enjoy a delicious dinner, and socialize with all your Irish friends.
What should I donate?
The list is endless. No gift is too big; no gift is too small. Our goal is to have 100% donor participation from ALL STVM families. As an added incentive, if any current STVM parent donates an item valued at $100 or more by Friday, March 8, 2019, your name will be entered in a drawing for a $2,500 STVM tuition voucher for 2018-2019 school year. You will find a donation form link, please include the form with your donation. Please feel free to make copies of this form to share. We suggest you look to the businesses that you support to ask for their support: where you get your hair styled, where you get your car fixed, where you go to celebrate special events, who you hire for landscaping or home improvements. The businesses you support will want to support your school.
Please contact Michelle Hlivko Schaeffer VM92 ext. 164 or email@example.com with questions about Showcase.
Showcase 10K Raffle Ticket
Don't miss out on your chance to win $10,000. Only 300 tickets will be sold for the Annual $10K Raffle. The drawing will be held at Showcase on Saturday, April 6, 2019. Tickets are $100/per ticket with proceeds benefitting the students of St. Vincent-St. Mary High School. Please contact Gino D'Andrea VM81 at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Ladies Luncheon Kicks Off Showcase 2019!
Showcase 2019 is off to a great start! Our kick-off began with a Ladies Luncheon held on Thursday, November 1st at Fairlawn Country Club. All proceeds from the luncheon will go towards this year's Showcase, the school's annual auction and largest fundraiser.
Over 90 ladies attended the event. Current parents, Alumni, past Showcase chairs and friends of STVM were among those who supported the luncheon. Thank you to everyone who attended and to our organizers, Betsy Thorpe Tavolier VM86, Raquel Berroteran, and Kris Murphy Rosenfeld VM85. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Showcase 2019, Oh The Places We'll Go.
Watch for important emails about planning meetings and other Showcase information in the next few weeks.