2005 Summer Social

Wednesday, June 29, 2005/Categories: Parish News

With approximately 1040 suppers served, the 2005 St. Mary’s Parish Picnic had a net income of $19,905. This compares to $18,155 in 2003 and $21,421 in 2004. Donations and support by area businesses help make the social a financial success in spite of very hot weather. Thanks to all those who supported the parish picnic, and parishioners who provided food and worked at the event.

The total proceeds from the auction were $5885. The prices and purchases of the quilts are shown below.

1. Maggie’s Violets: $600, purchased by Clarence and Lillian Engelken
2. Encircle Tulip: $650, purchased by Joe and Myra Noble
3. Deck of Cards: $550, purchased by Brent Heiman
4. Embroidered Hummingbird: $550, purchased by Beulah Noble
5. Flag Quilt: $400, purchased by Juanita Huerter
6. Baby blanket: $90, purchased by Joe and Myra Noble.

Among other items sold included:

- Oak filing cabinet by Nordhus Woodworking: $350, purchased by Leon Schmitz
- Aerial photo of St. Mary’s Church: $200, purchased by Leroy and Julie Strathman
- Father Owen’s bike: $200, purchased by Gene and Karen Holthaus
- Coca-Cola framed puzzle, assembled and donated by Leonard Schmitz: $150, purchased by Raymond Schmitz
- Child’s picnic table by Mike Scott: $150, purchased by Stan Murphy
- Baby blanket, donated by Betty Bergman, $105, purchased by Betty R. Sudbeck

Thanks again to the many businesses that donated auction items or towards bingo prizes.


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