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SMS Gala - April 2, 2022
 

Join us for a night under the stars to support St. Martin School!

 

Enjoy dinner, dancing, the dessert dash, 50/50, live & silent auctions and more at the lovely Lodge at Seneca Creek.

 

The Gala is one of the most important fundraisers of our school year. Buy tickets now before the event sells out!

 

COVID precautions will include distancing (limited number of tickets available!) and use of the lodge ballroom, outdoor deck, and tented patio to maximize air circulation.

Buy Tickets!

After you fill out the Buy Tickets form, please pay online via PayPal or send cash or check to the school office.

Order Stargazer
Order Navigator
Order Explorer

 

Tickets are available in multiple tiers - higher levels grant more perks and give more support to SMS.

Ticket Tiers:

 

Stargazer……………………………..…………………………………………………….$80

Entrance, dinner & dancing

 

Navigator…………………………………………………………………………………..$110

Stargazer perks plus: 1 drink ticket, babysitting* for 1 child (or 2 drink tickets), 1 gala swag item, seating nearer to Dessert Dash

 

Explorer…………..………………………………………………..…….$1200 per table of 8

Navigator perks plus: full gala swag bag, wine for your VIP table, VIP parking, seating closest to  Dessert Dash, babysitting* for up to 8 children, DJ song request

 

A la Carte Options:

 

50/50 Raffle Ticket ………………………………………………………………………………$5.00**

50/50 Raffle Tickets - Set of 5 …………………………………...……………………………$20.00

Class Basket Raffle Ticket………………………………………………………………………$10.00**

Class Basket Raffle Tickets - Set of 5 …………………………………..……………………$40.00

Babysitting, per child* …………………………………………………………………………$20.00

SMS Light Up Spinner ……………………………………………………………………………$6.00

SMS Umbrella ……………………………………………………………………………………$12.00

 

*Children must be potty trained, dropped off after 4:45 pm and picked up by 11 pm. Dinner will be served and activities provided by Virtus-trained volunteers. Space is limited to maintain distancing. Normal SMS COVID precautions will apply, including the daily COVID screening.

** Available for purchase in person at school and at the Gala.

Visit our online Silent Auction and begin bidding now

Auction favorites will return, including:

  • Principal for a Day

  • 40 Tag Days

  • Nurse for a Day

  • Room & Hallway Naming Rights

  • Class baskets (2022 themes: Lego, Star Wars, Board Games, Nintendo Switch, and Beach Day Fun!)

  • And much more!

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Donate items to the Silent Auction or Live Auction

 

The Gala Committee welcomes donations of new items for our live or silent auction. Electronics, toys, gourmet food, professional services, and more - items of all sorts will help make our fundraiser a success!

 

Item Donation Form

Donate to the Dessert Dash

 

Pledge a dessert to the Dessert Dash fundraiser. Desserts will be dropped off on April 1st at school, but tell us what you’re donating with this Dessert Dash Donation Form.

Donate Decorations

 

The Gala Committee is hard at work creating centerpieces and decorations for our Starry Night, but we need a few more supplies. Browse our Amazon Wish List if you’d like to contribute.

 

 

Email stmartinschoolauction@gmail.com with questions or to arrange drop off of items.

 

 

 

Earn Volunteer Hours

 

This event is only successful when we all help. Use this Signup Genius link to join the effort!

Volunteer roles include:

 

Selling 50/50 tickets during the week of March 28

Running the prize wheel during the week of March 28

Logistics/staging/prep on April 1

Set up & breakdown on April 2* **

Auction support, 50/50 sales, & Dessert Dash support on April 2* **

Accounting and bookkeeping

Babysitting on April 2**

 

*Most roles on April 2 are in shifts, so you can still purchase a ticket and enjoy the event!

** Some April 2 roles require attending a prep session in March to coordinate with other volunteers. Volunteer hours will be earned for the prep session and the work on the day of the gala.

 

Become an Event Sponsor

 

Support the fundraiser and advertise your business? It’s a win-win!

Choose the sponsorship level (and perks!) that’s right for you:

All sponsorship levels:

  • Company logo/Family name and sponsorship prominently displayed through the event, on the St. Martin’s School website sponsorship page, in weekly school e-newsletters through remainder of year, on video display in school lobby for remainder of the year and on the “Thank You” page of the school yearbook

  • Listing as "Sponsor of the Week" included in church bulletin; reaching 14,000 parishioners

  • Acknowledgement by event auctioneer as sponsor

GOLD LEVEL: $1,025

  • One VIP level table (8 tickets) to the Starry Night Gala on April 2, 2022

  • Full page color ad in the Gala program

  • Company/Family acknowledgement five (5) times throughout the year on St. Martin’s School social media pages

  • One time invitation to send company flyer or coupons to school families via internal mail

 

SILVER LEVEL: $750

  • Four tickets to the to the Starry Night Gala on April 2, 2022

  • 1/2 color inside page in the Gala program

  • Company/Family acknowledgement two (2) times throughout the year on St. Martin’s School social media pages

BRONZE LEVEL: Various options, priced as marked

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20% off all sponsorship levels for companies owned by a St. Martin’s School family!

 

 

Email stmartinschoolauction@gmail.com to lock in your sponsorship today.

 

 

Going…Going…. Get them before they’re gone!

 

Limited stock remains of previous year’s SMS Gala swag. Add to your collection before they sell out! All proceeds benefit SMS.

 

 

Stemless wine glass with SMS logo - $10. After purchasing, you will be contacted to arrange pickup of your items at school.

 

SMS logo note pad & pen set - $3. After purchasing, you will be contacted to arrange pickup of your items at school.

 

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Join the Gala Committee

 

It’s never too late to join the Gala Committee and earn a portion of your volunteer hours! We meet on Zoom on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 7pm. Beginning February 15th, we meet every Tuesday at 7pm on Zoom. Contact stmartinschoolauction@gmail.com to learn more, or find the link in the Tuesday email.

GALA SPONSORS

Find the perfect activity or scavenger hunt for your friends, team building events, bachelorette party, or romantic night on the town. Check out these links for the details so you will be ready to bid on these fun adventures at the Gala.

https://www.letsroam.com and https://www.adventurebook.com