Catholic Charities of the Texas Panhandle (CCTXP) will commemorate 90 years with their anniversary gala Saturday,Aug 20, from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. atSt Thomas the Apostle Church, situated at 4100 S. Coulter St.
The anniversary gala, chaired by the Honorary Chairman Paul Engler, starts with starters throughout the satisfy and welcome, followed by supper served at 7:30 p.m. catered byMacaroni Joe’s The night will consist of a live and quiet auction, gambling establishment design gaming, a picture cubicle, and live home entertainment with Patrick Swindell and Esquire Jazz.
According to Jeff Gulde, the Executive Director of CCTXP, there is enjoyable for everybody who goes to, consisting of a selection of video games such as their crowd preferred ring toss in the duck pond for a bottle of white wine.
“We are actually thrilled to get to commemorate having the ability to serve the neighborhood for the previous 90 years. We were developed back in the 30’s to resolve social problems, and sadly those problems are still with us today, however we are blessed to be able to serve for as long as we can and assist everybody. We can and eagerly anticipate assisting more in the future,” Gulde stated.
Catholic Charities of the Texas Panhandle was developed already-Bishop Rudolph A. Gerken, the very first Bishop of Amarillo, onAug 15, 1932.The name, in addition to the management, has actually adjusted to finest fit the requirements of our neighborhood. In 2012, the company took the name Catholic Charities of the Texas Panhandle and now serves people throughout the Panhandle with its food kitchen, refugee program, ESL classes, and more.
“If individuals require aid, they constantly assist them, despite their situations or faith, which is why I like being included with the company,” stated Julie Pierce, long time volunteer for CCTXP.
“They have actually been doing this and assisting individuals for 90 years, and ideally it will go on permanently,” Pierce stated. “Their objective is to assist individuals and feed (them), and provide heat and assist them discover English if they originate from a foreign nation. That is why this occasion is so crucial; we get to commemorate 90 years of individuals prior to us and another 90 for those to come.”
The funds raised from this event will go back to the company to assist money their programs and neighborhood requires throughout theTexas Panhandle Gulde stated the company wants to raise $75,000 with this occasion to support their cause throughout the year.
Ticket prices for the occasion is $90 for a private ticket and $100 for 2 tickets, and tickets are restricted. For extra details about the event or to buy a ticket, please call Catholic Charities at 806-376-4571.