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Each year, each of the St. Mary Catholic Schools holds a fundraiser. Each event is planned and hosted by parent committees to support student activities and campus enhancements. In addition, SMCS hosts a system-wide fundraiser — Z-Night — in November where school families and Zephyrs supporters come together for a night of fun and camaraderie.

Winter Escape

Benefiting: St. Mary Elementary School

When: January 24, 2020
Where: St. Mary Elementary gym
Register: Tickets

Ride the tropical island breeze into St. Mary Elementary and join us at our Winter Escape fundraiser on Friday, January 24th, 2020 at 7 p.m. in the St. Mary Elementary gym.  You will be welcomed with the music of Hale O Malo Productions to transport you to the islands of Hawaii, where you will have an opportunity to learn the hula and see a light dance.  Your palate will savor the tropical fare provided by The Cozzy Corner!  Wash down the tasty tidbits with a drink from the cash bar or go Hawaiian with a tropical, fruity umbrella drink!  There will also be raffles, a silent auction, and games with fabulous prizes!  And you don’t want to miss the Live Pig Auction!  Join us for some fun, food, and fellowship, all supporting the students and school!

Wines Around the World

Benefiting: St. Margaret Mary Elementary School

When: March 7, 2020
Where: Bridgewood Resort and Conference Center, Neenah
Register: Tickets

Wines around the World is March 7, 2020. We were excited once again, to have the event at the Bridgewood Resort Hotel and Conference Center in Neenah.  We welcome you to be a part of this special evening that raises funds for St. Margaret Mary Elementary School. The event supports the educational needs of our students and teachers including: technology upgrades, classroom curriculum tools and materials, tuition assistance and updating classrooms to create an improved learning environment.

Zephyrfest

Benefiting: St. Mary Catholic Schools
Questions & More Information: Marsha Britt, [email protected] or (920) 722-7796 ext 662

When: May 2, 2020!
Where: Fox Citites Exhibition Center
Register: Stay tuned for 2020!

Zephyrfest 2019 was indeed the Greatest Show in the Valley! Thank you to all of our guests, donors and volunteers. 

Zephyrfest 2019 Highlights

  • 2019 Zephyrfest Photo Album
  • 2019  Zephyrfest Auction Book
  • 645 Attendees
  • 97 Volunteers
  • Exceeded revenue goals!
  • Highest revenue from raffles ever!
  • In it’s second year, remote bidding allowed supporters who were unable to attend, to contribute to the silent auction!
  • Nancy Willenkamp – Key Club vehicle winner
  • Marvin Daniels – boat winner
  • Amy Potokar – Golden Ticket winner– Tuscany Villa Vacation For Eight

Each spring, St. Mary Catholic Schools hosts Zephyrfest, a spectacular evening of fine food, music and a dazzling array of silent and live auction offerings, Zephyrfest helps to defray the operational costs of the entire school system. This highly successful event requires the participation of more than one hundred dedicated volunteers.

Connect 5

Benefiting: St. Mary Catholic Schools and supporting parishes

When: Stay tuned for 2020!
Where: St. Mary Catholic High/Middle Schools
Register: Stay tuned for 2020!

This community run/walk raises money for SMCS’ Booster Club, Fine Arts, technology and supports our five parishes.  

Meet Me in the Middle

Benefiting: St. Mary Catholic Middle School

When: Stay tuned for 2020!
Where: Stay tuned for 2020!
Register: Stay tuned for 2020!

Don’t miss the opportunity to make new friends and reconnect with familiar folks while supporting SMCMS! You will have the chance to sign up for event boards, have fun with our mobile bidding silent auction and take part in an exciting raffle for fantastic prizes!

Taste!

Benefiting: St. Gabriel Elementary

When: Stay tuned for 2020!
Where: Stay tuned for 2020!
Register: Stay tuned for 2020!

Gather up your friends and plan a night out for some Beer and Bites!

Join us  for an evening of beer tasting paired with heavy hors d’oeurves, raffles and fun! Sample more than 40 handcrafted brews, and a variety of wine, soda and coffee.

Must be 21 years of age to purchase tickets. Taste! proceeds are used by the St. Gabriel PTO for tuition assistance, educational enhancements and student enrichment programs at St. Gabriel Elementary School.

Z-Night

Benefiting: St. Mary Catholic Schools

When: Stay tuned for 2020!
Where: Stay tuned for 2020!
Register: Stay tuned for 2020!

In November of each year, the SMCS community gathers for our a system wide fundraiser. Z-Night, was introduced to promote unity and fellowship among our entire SMCS community–alumni, school families, parishes and community supporters. In addition, all new inductees to the SMC Athletic Hall of Fame are honored on this special evening. With plenty of fun games and yummy food, Z-Night is a casual and festive event for all adults to enjoy, with all proceeds going toward facilities maintenance, purchasing curriculum materials and supporting our SMCS students. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend this evening of fun, faith and friends!