Totino-Grace

President's Notes

Building Community at the Winter Place Gala, November 2018

otino-Grace’s 33rd Winter Place Gala is fast approaching.  Our volunteers and staff are working diligently to make this year’s fundraiser the best yet. The gala is our school’s most significant fundraising event.  The evening generates important funds to our overall operations and also financial assistance to families in need.

Over the last few years, the gala has raised in the neighborhood of $500,000 annually, which goes a long way to maintain and build opportunities for our students.  It is also a highlight social event every year that attracts alumni, parents, past parents, and the larger TG community to a night filled with fun and lots of TG spirit.   

On behalf of Totino-Grace High School, I am asking for your participation on this special night to celebrate the strength, heart, and soul of our community.  Your attendance and participation would be a great show of support. This year’s Winter Place Gala will be held on Saturday, November 17, starting at 4:00 p.m.   Advance tickets are available and donations are still being accepted. Visit the Winter Place Gala website HERE for volunteer, donation, and attendance information.

Your support means everything. Together, we will continue to make a difference in the lives of our students.  Thank you for all you do for our students and the Totino-Grace community.

Live Jesus in our hearts. Forever!

Dr. Craig W. Junker, President

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