Gala of Lights

Support Our 2020 Gala Sponsors:

Last Year’s Gala of Lights

Last year’s Gala of Lights raised just over $90,000 yielding over $81,000 in revenue (after expenses). All proceeds benefiting St. Mary’s School!

A heartfelt thank you to everyone that contributed to making Gala of Lights 2019 such a success!

A special thank you to:

Nancy Johnson and Lacey Metz, this year’s co-chairs
Lora Goad – Online Auction Staging and Pictures
Tracy Tilson and Trish Overton – Auction Administration
John Proteau, Kim Bellofatto, Laura Palacios, Tiffany Scragg, Sara Stoetzel- Administrative Support
University of Tennessee Jazz Ensemble
Jason Devries – Entertainment
Shellie Fellers –  Photographer
Betty Sloop, Heather Lane – Invitations
Megan Locke Erpenback, Amanda Weiskopff – Program
John Deinhart & Sister Marie Blanchette – Raise the Paddle

You are invited to partner with us on this signature event by becoming a corporate sponsorfor our 2020 event.  You or your company will be recognized in several ways: your logo/name promoted through our social media sites, at the event, in our school and parish publications; acknowledgment in our auction catalog; recognition in the St. Mary’s School Annual Report and more! We are pleased to offer flexible benefits options to our Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond level sponsors.

You are invited to donate an item, service, or underwrite funds for our 2020 event. As a donor, you (or your company) will receive recognition in our auction catalog, with your item at the auction, and in the St. Mary’s School Annual Report.

In addition to supporting our school and community, your tax-deductible donation delivers high-quality local marketing to families committed to supporting like-minded local businesses throughout the year.

Donating is quick and easy.  For additional information on sponsorship, donations, or event tickets, please contact Darcy Welch ( directly at 483-9700.  We gladly accept payment by check or credit card.