“O Holy Night!” Celebrating our 60th Anniversary!
Virtual Silent Auction &
In Person Live annual
Holiday Auction & Gala
November 18, 2023, at 5pm
Do you remember 1963?
We do because that is when SMS began its mission of providing Catholic education to the students and families in Hampton Roads.
Please join the party for our Diamond anniversary celebration at the Holiday Auction & Gala on November 18, 2023, at 5pm.
VIP Tables and Tickets are Sold Out!
Scott Danner returns as our Auctioneer extraordinaire to help us celebrate our Diamond anniversary!
Last year, 274 people were in attendance for this adults-only social event and Live Auction! Scott Danner was back and better than ever! The room was electric with very spirited bidding and a lot of laughs! Even Santa was there! The Auction Leads put together such great grade level Class Packages that they broke an Auction record by raising $28,950 from their creations!
This year’s Live Auction class package Auction Leads and themes are:
PreK – Jessica Martyak & Reegan Kurtzner – By the Sea
Kindergarten – Agnes Pizzaro & Meghan Rader – League Xperience
1st Grade – Ashley Cathcart & JoJo Olusesi – Fabulous Nights of Food
2nd Grade – Dana Schrader & Jennifer Petit – Family Fun
3rd Grade – Lenore DeAndrea & Amanda Leonard – Virginia Beach Oceanfront
4th Grade – Michelle Williamson, Allison Myers, & Christina Warren – Ultimate Grill Master of your own Backyard
5th Grade – Brenna Roche & Lori Sharp – Money Really Grows on Trees
6th Grade – Tamara Roadfuss – Home Office Makeover
7th Grade – Kristen Reynolds & Leigh Smith – Stock the Bar
8th Grade – Regina Amick, Kimberly Forbes, & Kelly Fantozzi – Weekend “Wine Down” at Wintergreen
Only 100 Tickets will be sold! The winner of the pair of 1.40-carat total-weight diamond earrings in white gold is Kelly Foster – SMS Alumni family.
Cash Raffle $1,000 Grand Prize winner is Joe Lahouchuc!
and the $500 2nd Prize winner is Sara Ocampo!
Our sincere thanks to this year’s Auction & Gala sponsors!
Champagne & Diamonds Raffle Sponsor
Photo Booth Sponsor
Dessert & Coffee Table Sponsor
Wine Pull Sponsor
Balloon Buy-Out Sponsor
Table Decoration Sponsor
Raffle Ticket Sponsor
Clean Sweep Raffle Sponsor
Catalog Cover Sponsors
VIP Chairs and Special Linens
Capt. Mike at Chic’s Beach Rental & Fishing donated a weekend beach house stay and a Fishing Trip for 3 or a Dolphin Cruise for 6!
Auction Catalog Printing
Atlantic Office Technologies
We also thank and greatly appreciate all of the businesses that generously donated goods and/or services.
Please patronize these businesses and let them know you saw their sponsorship at the SMS Auction & Gala.
2023 Travel Experience Packages Up for Bidding:
Please note that all except the Winter Wonderland package allows 2 years from November 18, 2023, to travel (must book the trip by November 17, 2024). Detailed information, including blackout dates, and any other limitations about each of these trips is listed in the online description here https://one.bidpal.net/smsauction2023
Winter Wonder Land
Santa, Northern Lights, Snowmobile, Ice-Fishing, Dog Sledding, Reindeer, 4-night stay for 2
This Package is only available December 1, 2023-April 15, 2024
Volcanic Adventure Sicily
Kentucky Bourbon Trail