“Evening With Friends” To Be Sunday

The 17th annual “Evening With Friends” gala will be held Sunday evening, January 31.
The event will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Elgin. More than 200 persons are expected to attend the gala event.
Sponsored by the Committee for the Continuation of Pope John ((CCPJ) the event is held to raise money to “put tangible education enhancements in the hands” of students at the school.
The evening begins with a social hour at 5 p.m. Also at that time, the silent auction will begin and continue til 8 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. followed by a live auction at 8 p.m. The dinner will consist of Prime rib or parmesan chicken, bacon-rosemary red mashed potatoes with skins, green beans, strawberry pecan salad with poppy seed dressing, white dinner rolls and butter and cheesecake dessert. The meal is being catered by Jodine Meis.
Master of ceremonies are Gary Hoefer and Dave Amick. The auctioneer will be Ted Baum.
Members of the CCPJ Committee are co-chairs Tom and Bonnie Hoefer, Dave and Sharon Gossman; Garrett and Jennifer Dwyer, Mike and Connie Dvorak, Jim and Bev Funk, Jerry and Jan Heithoff, Dave and Tracy Hoefer, Brenda Kuhlman, Joe and Jill McNally, Ben and Anna Meis, Eric and Brenda Meis, Lynell Morgan, Jake and Kari Schindler, Brent and Jami Schmidt, Brian and Kelcie Selting, John and Sam Stoltz, John and Patty Thiele, and Kyle and Deb Warren.