Thanks for support of St. John Central Gala

On Nov. 16, the St. John Central Home and School Association welcomed guests for the first ever St. John Central Gala. The proceeds from the Gala will help support the ongoing operation of St. John Central School, located in Churchtown.

The event turned out beautifully, with the guests enjoying delicious appetizers and entrees by Big Food, Little Kitchen; and entertainment provided by The Hopewell.

We’d like to thank our generous sponsors for bringing the event to life – Advantage Real Estate, Discount Signs and Awnings, Dr. Timothy Stephens, EZG Manufacturing, Hickory Hill Processing, Lang Financial, Lang Masonry and Restoration Contractors, PPC Oil and Gas, Premier Productions Entertainment, Vadakin Inc., and Wolf Creek Contracting.

Special thanks to the Knights of Columbus 4617 – Churchtown, Ohio for use of the facility. Premier Productions Entertainment, Discount Signs and Awnings, Ted and Trina Miller, and Bob and Peggy Byers for providing decor. Elite Drainage & Foundation and 4 Sons Concrete for sponsorship of our bar. George and Chrisy Heiss and family for providing a beautiful dessert table as well as raffle items – and Amy’s Flower Shoppe, Lisa’s Sweet Stop, and The Village Cakery for providing the wonderful desserts and decor.

Thank you to our “Night Out” punch board donors – Big Food, Little Kitchen; Cham’s Lebanese Cuisine; Donatos Pizza; Edgewater Cafe; Giant Eagle; Holl’s Chocolates; House of Wines; Huck’s Farm Market; Jeremiah’s Coffee House; Joe Momma’s Kitchen; Lakeside Golf Course; Marietta Brewing Co.; Mary Segrest – Edward Jones; Outback Steakhouse; Over the Moon Pub & Pizza; Putnam Chocolate; River Town Grill; Route 60 Grill; Schilling for Washington Co. Commissioner 2020; Smitty’s Pizza; The Adelphia Music Hall; The Lafayette Hotel; The Original Pizza Place; The Town House; Whit’s Frozen Custard; and the Wrangler Tavern Bar and Grill.

We would also like to extend our thanks to Kristin Marie Photography for providing guests the opportunity to take home photos to document the night. Also, thank you to Judge Randy Burnworth for stepping in as guest emcee for our exciting rounds of “split the deck.”

As always, we can’t do it without the help of our volunteers working behind the scenes to make everything run smoothly. We thank you for devoting your time and energy to making St. John Central shine!

Last but not least, we’d like to thank each and every ticket holder and guest for providing support to our school. We truly appreciate your generosity!

We look forward to seeing you at our next Gala!

Ryan Lauchard

St. John Central Home and School Association President