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October 29, 2017

posted Oct 27, 2017, 7:26 AM by Diane Lapinski
I am on vacation this week. Please support our annual Fall Bazaar.

OLV Annual Parish Bazaar - Saturday, November 4, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Profits from the bazaar benefit OLV Parish.  We will have ethnic foods, crafts, baked goods, Theme Baskets, raffle tickets, silent auction, children’s games, “tailgate” for the PSU game vs Michigan State on the big screen  and live entertainment.


Volunteers Needed: Sign-up sheets in the Church Gathering Space or contact Chris at 814-237-7832 ext. 404 or email [email protected] to volunteer. Volunteers are also needed for setup starting 9:00am to 4:00pm on Friday, November 3. 

Christmas Crafts and Decoration:  Our merry elves have been hard at work again this year creating a colorful array of crafts and decoration great for home and gifts - a highlight of the Bazaar. To help, contact  Pat Lutz at 466-6328 or Joy Stauffer at 234-4804.

Bazaar Food;  9am to 4pm, featuring Stuffed Cabbage Rolls, Rosie’s Pierogi and Haluski, Homemade Chicken Soup,  Hot Sausage with onions and peppers and Sloppy Joes Sandwiches, Hot Dogs, Tossed     Salad and Gemelli Cakes.  Volunteers are needed to prepare and serve the food from 8am to 4pm. to help in the kitchen contact Deacon Dave at 814-237-7832.

Donations of Food, Soda, Bottle Water, Time and Talent Needed. Please consider donating 12 packs of Coke, Pepsi, coffee or bottled water products to the Bazaar.  We’d like these dropped off at the school   office by Wednesday, November 1, so we have time to purchase any variety which is in short supply. 

Money Raffle Tickets: Will be sold at the Bazaar.  The price of each ticket is $1.00. 1st Prize is $1,000.00, 2nd is $750, 3rd is $400, 4th $250. Return the tickets and money to the church office, with your child to the school, in the weekly collection basket or bring them with you to the bazaar. Drawing will take place Saturday, November 4, at 3:45pm in the School Gym at the end of the Bazaar. You do not need to be present to win. 

Theme Baskets:  Anyone who wishes to contribute a theme basket or an item to use in a theme basket (such as a gift card) for the bazaar contact Pat Hopkins (238-5804) or Margaret Kowalski (238-4198).  Baskets to fill will be under the steps at church.  If you have extra baskets, please put them under the steps for someone to use.  Filled baskets should have a value of at least $50. Please drop off baskets at the Church office during the week or on take to the school gym on Friday, 9am to 4pm, or 8:30am on Saturday morning. Cost of basket raffle tickets: $5.00 for a book of 6 chances.   Baskets will be on display and tickets sold during the Bazaar.  Drawing will take place at 3:45pm at the close of the Bazaar.  You do not need to be present to win. 

Baked Goods:  Please drop off your sweet tooth specialties and fruit pies at the school auditorium on Friday Nov 3 after 2:15pm to 4pm or early the morning of the bazaar.  We always need help for this tasty  area.  To help, please call Becki Clark at 571-3687.

Silent Auction:  We need items of at least $50.00 to $100.00 in value. Items donated should be new, collectable, or memorabilia and gift certificates.  The Bazaar committee will make the determination on items to be included in the Silent Auction.  Please contact Margaret Roof at 861-2128 or [email protected]

Live Entertainment:  If you are interested in sharing your talents during the festival please contact Chris Kirkpatrick (237-7832).

Children Games - Andrew and Rebecca Sicree and family are planning lots of fun and prizes for kids 3 years to 14 years old, from 9am to 3pm.  To volunteer contact Chris at 814-237-7832

New & recycled Dolls, Board Games, Toys, Puzzles, Christmas items, & Baby items:  for children of all ages and adults. Chaired by Karen Anstett (466-6387).

Pull Tab game of chance:  Will be offered for adult members of the parish.  Chaired by Steve Yetsko. Call 692-7369 to volunteer selling. 

Drawing for the Money Raffle and the Theme Baskets will take place at 3:45pm at the close of the  Bazaar. You do not have to be present to win.