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UPDATED: Niagara Catholic hosts Alumni Weekend July 17-20

by jmaloni


Thu, Jul 2nd 2015 04:00 pm

Niagara Catholic Junior/Senior High School has announced plans for its 2015 Alumni Weekend, set to take place July 17-20.

Friday, July 17

Niagara Catholic 40th anniversary party from 6-8 p.m. at the school, 520 66th St., Niagara Falls. The event will be outside, weather permitting. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple (pre-sale only). Each ticket includes dinner catered by The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q. The menu will include: pulled pork, chicken, garden salad, pasta salad and corn bread. Beverages will be included.

All attendees will receive a commemorative Niagara Catholic 40th anniversary cup. 

RSVP no later than July 10. Call 716-283-8771, ext. 242, or email [email protected].

••UPDATE: THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF PARTICIPANTS. If you will be in town for another alumni event, and wish to stop by the school, someone will be there until 5 p.m. Friday. Please feel free to drop by. 

Saturday, July 18

Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. for the fourth annual 5K run/walk. The race kicks off at 10 a.m. in front of the school. Register online at www.racemanagementsolutions.com.

Every runner will receive one free drink and food ticket. Additional food will be available for purchase. Free T-shirt to anyone who registers by July 10.

Kids games and activities will be available during and after the event.

The Alumni Awards Dinner will be held at The Como Restaurant, 2220 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls. Doors open at 5 p.m. with dinner served at 6 p.m.

Tickets are available by pre-sale only and cost $50 per person. Each ticket includes one hour of open bar before dinner and a family-style sit-down dinner. Call 716-283-8771, ext. 242.

This year's honorees include:

  • Distinguished Alumni - Angelo DelSignore (posthumously; Bishop Duffy Class of 1961)
  • Athletic Hall of Fame - Lou Wrobel (Niagara Catholic 2000) and the 1987-88 Niagara Catholic football team 
  • Legacy Family - George Edwards Sr. and the Jeanne Firth Lopano family 

Monday, July 20

The annual Marty Violante Memorial Golf Classic honoring Dr. Mario J. Violante Sr. will be held at the Niagara Frontier Country Club, 1058 Lake Road, Youngstown.

Registration opens at 11 a.m., with lunch from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., and a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. (scramble format).

Following a day of golf, join fellow alums for cocktail hour, including one hour of open bar followed by a sit-down steak dinner in the dining room. There will be a basket raffle, silent auction and prizes awarded throughout the day.

Tickets are $190 per golfer (golf cart and meals included). Grab your friends and register your foursome.

Don't have a foursome? Sign up anyways and you'll be paired with other friends who are attending.

All proceeds from this event benefit the Marty Violante Memorial Scholarship at Niagara Catholic. 

For more information, contact Maureen Olson at 716-283-8771, ext. 238.

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