51st Annual STA Community Auction

Your Co-Chairs are:
Mike & Kathleen Ruhland
Burke & Molly Stucker
Mark & Beth Waterloo

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Let's Party Events are still available—Join the FUN!


Beatlemania Finale

Back for a final encore...
VIS/STA Beatlemania!
It's the biggest event since the lads from Liverpool stormed Shea Stadium in August of 1965. Groove on over to the Wright's backyard for a night of dancing and singing with RUBBER SOUL: The Tribute. Relive the magic of John, Paul, George and Ringo at this Visitation and Saint Thomas Academy joint venture! It is sure to be the biggest hit of the year!

Date: Saturday, September 10, 2016

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Where: Wright Residence, West St. Paul

Cost: $75 per person    

Hosts: Friends of STA & VIS

Taste of Tuscany

Experience a private artisan pizza party with Jim Schmitt, owner of Art and Architecture and a gourmet pizza chef! Made from simple ingredients and baked in a fiercely hot wood-fired oven, the little pizzas are masterpieces of taste, texture and proportion. Celebrate true Cadet Camaraderie with other adults in a unique and relaxing atmosphere at the residence of Jim Schmitt and Kelly Harmon Schmitt.

Date: Saturday, October 1, 2016

Time: 7:00 p.m.-midnight 

Where: Home of Jim Schmitt and Kelly Harmon Schmitt, St. Paul

Cost: $75 per person

Hosts: Bob ’86 and Linda Moeller, Daniel Gannon & Molly Barrett, Mark & Jacki Prokop, Jim & Bridget Sampair, Jim Schmitt & Kelly Harmon Schmitt

Select the party/parties you will attend:
Party Attending *
x $75.00
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Oktoberfest at Town & Country
Beautiful Town & Country will play host to an autumn fest sure to be remembered. Partake in an authentic German dinner while sipping on true German beer. Festival favorites such as a polka band and bonfire will help encourage fun with Saint Thomas Academy friends. Practice with the hammer because what’s a German festival without Hammerschlagen? Raise your steins and shout, “Carry High the Blue and White!”

Date: Saturday, October 1, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m.-midnight
Where: Town & Country Club, St. Paul
Cost: $50 per person

Hosts: Bill & Julie Brady, Katie Connolly Rice, Mike & Julie Gerend, John & Margaret Newcome, John Peterson & Pam Burkley, Mike & Kathy Ruhland, John & Megan Weix

Painting Party with Art Teacher Tyler Maddaus
Relish a creative evening of painting and company with other STA parents as STA art teacher Tyler Maddaus coaches the artist in you. In a relaxed and comfortable setting, try your brush while getting tips and encouragement from a favorite Cadet teacher, all while sipping wine and enjoying appetizers.

Date: TBD, a Thursday in November 2016
Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: STA Art Room
Cost: $50 per person

Hosts: Michael Maxwell '84 & Sue Maxwell, Jodie & Thomas Whaley

Paint a Pair of Wine Glasses with Art Teacher Sarah Reely
Enjoy a creative evening, painting a pair of wine glasses to take home and enjoy. With the assistance of art teacher Sarah Reely, you are sure to create a masterpiece or two while sipping wine and enjoying appetizers.

Date: TBD, a Thursday in November 2016
Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: STA Art Room
Cost: $50 per person

Hosts: Michael Maxwell '84 & Sue Maxwell, Mike & Kathy Ruhland, Jodie & Thomas Whaley

Christmas Cookie Party
Don’t miss the fourth annual Christmas Cookie event at STA! It’s time to cross holiday baking off Santa’s list while enjoying a Saturday morning with fellow Cadet ladies. Bring home a variety of holiday classics as well as a year-round favorite, Sweet Martha’s Chocolate Chip! Enjoy a light luncheon after cookie decorating!

Date: Saturday, December 3, 2016
Time: 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Where: STA
Cost: $50 per person

Hosts: Ellen Schreier, Shelley Kueppers, Mary Bartlett, Sonja Hanggi

Class of 2019 Parents Wander the World - First Stop - Roma, Italia!
Your tour guides are planning exciting destinations available at each auction through 2019. This year, savor the many sights, sounds and flavors of Una Bella Notte a Roma without leaving Minnesota. Travelers will delight in an array of Italian fare, fine wine and spirits while dancing to the sweet sounds of Sinatra. When in Rome, do as the Romans do! Vespa parking and photo with Pope Francis included.

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Where: Dodge Nature Center-Aerie Room, West St. Paul
Cost: $50 per person

Hosts: Lance & Jaime Arnett, Chris & Angela Budzius, Mark Copeland & Kathleen Goldammer-Copeland, Patrick & Katie Doran, Steve ’86 & Susan Finn, Troy & Kristin Heuermann, Walter McFarland & Kathryn Ter Horst, Rhett & Shanya McSweeney, Jeff & Karen Montpetit, Chris & Sharon Taylor

Select the party/parties you will attend:
Party Attending *
x $50.00
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Let's Play Boot Hockey!

Bring your boots and stick to battle through this high stakes tournament at The Gannon Stade! Cheer on obvious winners from the bonfire or ignore the games as you contentedly converse with others inside the warm house. Evening includes heavy appetizers, dessert and drinks during and after the games.

Date: Saturday, January 28, 2017

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Where: Gannon Residence in St. Paul

Cost: $40 per person

Hosts: Stephen & Maureen Barry, Ray Christy, Tony ’88 & Beth Gaertner, Daniel Gannon & Molly Barrett, Scott & Laura Herzog, Jim & Bridget Sampair

Select the party/parties you will attend:
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x $40.00
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Dads' Day Off - Bad Weather Brewing Party

Come enjoy a Sunday afternoon in September with other STA community dads and friends at Bad Weather Brewing in St. Paul! The lineup of beers frequently changes up, with fun and unique brews that capture the spirit of the season. Enjoy great craft beer, food, large sport screens, bean bags outside and private brewery tours! Cheers while you Carry High the Blue and White!

Date: Sunday, September 18, 2016

Time: 12:00-5:00 p.m.

Where: Bad Weather Brewing, St. Paul 

Cost: $25 per person

Hosts: Burke Stucker, Dave Steveken ’82, Howard Quinlan ’72, Joe Gaylord, Mark Prokop, Mark Waterloo, Mike Ruhland, Peter Stoddart, Scott Herzog, Tim Dyrhaug ’87, Tim Johanson

Select the party/parties you will attend:
Party Attending *
x $25.00
NOTE: Please note that registration will not work if you are using Explorer as your browser. Some mobile platforms may not allow you to register. To have the best user experience, please make sure that your device's software is up-to-date. Contact Jodie at jwhaley@cadets.com if you are experiencing technical issues or have questions.