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Spring Gala 2011

Tonight @5pm

Saturday, April 2, 2011 4:30pm-9:00pm
Faith United Methodist Church
1719 S. Prospect Ave.  Champaign

  • Centennial HS Concert and Jazz Bands
  • Franklin MS and Jefferson MS Jazz bands
  • Silent Auction and LIVE Auction
  • Raffle Drawings, Food and much, much more!

$5.00 Admission for ages 12 and above

The Centennial Band Spring Gala is almost here.  Highlights:
  • Over 100 items in the Silent Auction
  • Raffles all evening
  • Visa and Mastercard accepted for auction purchases over $25.
  • 8 band performances 
  • Lasagna Dinner, with salad, bread stick, dessert and beverage, Hot Dog dinner for the children
  • Children in 8th grade and under are welcome and FREE
  • Face painting
  • Ice cream by Marble Slab

Auction items include: 

  • Eatery gift certificates:  KoFusion, Manzella’s, Dos Reales, Biaggi’s. Marble Slab, Kennedy’s
  • Business gift certificates: BodyWorks, BJ Grand Salon, Body N’ Sole, Mary Kay, Tastefully Simple, Schnucks, This is it Furniture
  • Photography Services from Larry Kanfer, Illini Studio
  • Movie tickets from Virginia Theater
  • Fitness Membership from Cardinal Fitness
  • Yoga classes from Living Yoga
  • Skating from U of I Ice Arena,
  • Golf for 4 from U of I Golf Course
  • Skating Party for 8 from Skateland
  • Fabulous jewelry from Autumn Leaf, Pearls and More, Villardos
  • Dozens of baskets: cooking, games, wine, bread from Great Harvest, car care, doggie and kitty treats,
  • Meals, including Indian, Cajun, Summer Solstice,
  • Bread for a year from Panera
  • 4 hours of house cleaning
  • Hand made quilts from Sew Sassy, Becky Hansen
  • Centennial Band quilt  
  • Featured again are baskets going to Crisis Nursery locally, and Operation Gratitude for our military overseas.

This is our last and largest fundraiser of the year. Please bring your friends and family and enjoy this evening of entertainment. $5 donation at the door.

Boyd LaFoon, Fund-Raising chairperson: bclnews@yahoo.com
Viki Johnson, Auction Gala chairperson: vjjohnson6@comcast.net

Below is a list of promotional appearances for the gala.  Support our band!  Pass along the word about the upcoming appearances and help support the gala.

 Date  Time  Channel
 Wednesday, March 30  6:30 – 7:00 am  WICD/ Channel 15 - Television News - “Sunrise This Morning”
 Wednesday, March 30  7:00 - 7:20 am  WIXY 100 FM - Radio Morning Show - “Holstein & Company”
 Thursday, March 31  7:00 – 8:00 am  WGKC/WQQB - Radio Morning Show - “LIVE @ Houlihans”
 Friday, April 1  7:30 – 9:00 am  WCIA/ Channel 3 - WCIA Morning Show - “Friday Jam”
 Friday, April 1  12:00 noon  WCIA/ Channel 3 - “News at Noon”