"A Knight at the Castle" is the theme for LuersKnight 2017 on Friday, April 28. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The theme highlights the spring musical "Beauty and the Beast."
The 37th annual dinner and auction opens with cocktails and hors d'overvres at 5:30 p.m. Dinner follows. Cost is $150 per person, cocktail attire, with black tie optional. Arrive through Entrance 3 by the cafeteria.
Silent auction items will utilize an electronic bidding system for any mobile device or iPad. Auction participants should have their device fully charged before the event.
Preview Knight will be Thursday, April 27, from 7-9 p.m. Preview Knight offers a sneak peak of LuersKnight. Admission is $5 per person. The atmosphere is relaxed and includes hors d'oeuvres and beverages. The event is open to the public. Friends, coworkers and family members are welcome to attend. Some items will be up for bid and may be taken home that evening. Enter through the gymnasium doors near the football field.
Help with decorations
Volunteers are needed at the friary (located just west of the gym) to assist in constructing some of the decorations for LuersKnight 2017. The gym will be transformed into the "Castle of the Beast." Volunteers may come for an hour or for the entire shift. The more hands the better! Decoration days are the following: Saturday, March 18, 9 a.m to noon; Sunday, March 19, 2-6 p.m; Saturday, March 25, 9 a.m. to noon. Contact Julie Crouch at 260-403-8156 or email to Crouch001@comcast.net for additional information.
The LuersKnight Committee has met and is ready to roll. LuersKnight will be held Friday, April 28, 2017, with Preview Knight on Thursday, April 27. The theme for this year is "A Knight at the Castle," which highlights our spring musical "Beauty and the Beast." LuersKnight is the largest fundraiser and raises money to support each and every student at Bishop Luers.
This event is solely coordinated by parent volunteers, and additional volunteers are needed to help with this event.
There are many ways to help:
Volunteers who can lend their time and talents are asked to contact LuersKnight coordinators. Many hands make light work.
- Auction Room
- Donate items for our Hospitality room
- Data Entry
- Picking up auction items
- Help with decorations
- Help set up auction booths
- Work the night of the event: booth workers; carry out, cash out, clean up, help with servers, help with greeters, hospitality room, registration
- Clean-up on Saturday morning, April 29, and Monday morning, May 1.
Those interested in volunteering may contact Christine Fabina at email@example.com or Julie Crouch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donations needed for LuersKnight Auction
Bishop Luers is seeking monetary donations or new outdoor furniture, outdoor games and equipment (such as a kayak), gardening items and tools. See Christine Fabina and Becky Kleber to make a donation.
Please return sold raffle tickets to Office of Mission Advancement
Bishop Luers parents are reminded to return their sold LuersKnight raffle tickets to the Office of Mission Advancement as soon as possible. A limited number of tickets are sold. Prizes are the following: grand prize, $5,000; second prize, $3,000; third and fourth prize, $1,000. Sell 10 tickets and get one free. Extra tickets are available by contacting the Office of Mission Advancement, 260-456-1261, Ext. 3142.
LuersKnight 2017 Gym Workdays
There is much work to be done to get the gym ready for the biggest event of the year and we need you. Mark your calendars now.
- Thursday, April 20, 5-10 p.m.
- Friday, April 21, 5-10 p.m.
- Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Gym teardown - partial
- Saturday, April 29, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Gym teardown - full
- Monday, May 8, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Come for the whole shift(s) or come for just part of it. Bring a friend. We need everybody's help. Bring a drill, ladder and work gloves and join in this grand effort to transform the Bishop Luers gym into the "Castle of the Beast" for this awesome fundraiser. (If you don't have tools, that's okay too - we have lots of tasks that don't require any special tools.) Please feel free to contact Julie Crouch 260-403-8156 or Crouch001@comcast.net with any questions.