ST. JOHN | All of Northwest Indiana can join in the fun at the Spring Fling hosted by St. John the Evangelist Church without leaving the comforts of home.
Just log onto the QTego online system to place bids on the collection of silent auction items which include a Disney World Vacation package; Cubs, Sox, Blackhawks and Notre Dame sports tickets; authentic signed and framed Blackhawk jerseys; golf packages and restaurant gift certificate baskets.
Bidding starts at 3 p.m. Wednesday and will close at 10 p.m. April 5. Anyone is eligible to bid by going to http://www.stjohnparish.org/specialevents.php on Wednesday, clicking on the QTego online auction link and registering on the site.
Registration and bidding can be completed online or via a cell phone with texting capacity. A credit card is needed for registration to ensure payment for winning bids.
Proceeds from the auction will go toward improvements to the St. John the Evangelist school building, which houses the parochial school, religious education classes and community events including the St. John Parish Fest, CYO tournaments and Oktoberfest.
The Spring Fling itself will be held at 6 p.m. April 5 at The Halls of St. George, 905 E. Joliet St., Schererville, and includes a cocktail hour, plated dinner at 7:30 and dancing to music provided by Dave and Rae.
Business and/or personal donations are gratefully accepted for the silent or live auctions; contact Jenny Caballero at (708) 825-5873 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Businesses interested in contributing toward or advertising should contact Jenny Puntillo at (219) 365-0206.