Thank you for another successful fundraiser! Our next school benefit is scheduled for March 24th, 2018.


Schedule of Evening Festivities

5:30   Hors d'oeuvres and Drinks Served. Raffle and Silent Auction Bidding Opens.

Check in at the Registration Table when you arrive. You will run a tab for the evening and only make one payment when you check out.

7:15   Dinner (catered by thibault & moore)

8:00   Raffle Auction Drawing

8:15   Silent Auction Bidding Closes at 10 minute intervals

8:45   Dessert and Coffee

9:00   Trivia Night Begins!

Each table will be a team, and will need one person with a device (smartphone or tablet) that can connect to wifi. Bring glasses if you need them to see up close (device) or distance (projector screen).

10:00 Special Raffle Drawings

10:15 Collect Silent Auction Prizes and Check Out.


thank you!

... to the following businesses/groups for their donations and support:

Bigalora, Bravo, Campbell Studios, Cose di Lusso, Guardians of Harmony, Haig's of Rochester, Kelly's Massage for Women, Kruse & Muer, Meijer, Mie Salon & Spa, Phillips 66, The Royal Park Hotel, Steen Photography, Sundance.


Online Donations

Unable to attend but would like to make a donation? Please click here to visit our online donation page. Thank you!

Silent Auction Prizes

Below is a sampling of some of the prizes from the 2017 benefit.

Steen Photography - Portrait Package and Custom Session

2 hour, on site custom session, and portrait package including 1 8x10, 2 5x7, 8 wallets, and 100 holiday or announcement

photo cards.

Donated by Steen Photography

click here for website

Win a Stormtrooper Appearance

Place a bid to have a Stormtrooper appear for any one event of your choosing (birthday party, fundraiser, graduation, wedding etc.). Plus, bring home some Stromtrooper gifts.

Donated by Derek & Diana Lane-Waters


Six Hours of Home Improvement Work

By Licensed Carpenter Todd Elder


Hand-Made Barbie Clothes Collection

By Helen Miller


Kalkaska, Michigan Cottage -”Harmony”-

Long Weekend (3 nights) - Sleeps Ten - Flexible Dates

Donated by the Weston Smith Living Trust

Lake Front Cottage "Mama Bear" in Atlanta, Michigan

(now includes a bunk house!)

May, June, September or October 2017 long weekend

Donated by Marc Edwards

click here for website

(Possible upgrade to Clear Lake Cottage if available - website)

Great Oaks County Club Golf for Three

With Dale Genzlinger

Winner selects date with Dale

4 Tickets to a Tiger's Game

Winner will contact donor with 1st & 2nd game choice from the schedule provided. Tickets are in the first row of the upper deck, between 3rd base & home plate and will be available for pick up at the school office once they have been released.

2 sets of 4 tickets will be auctioned separately.

Donated by Don Cochrane


Hand-Crafted Jewelry Box

By Aaron de Chazal



Note Cards with Student Art

From Oak Arbor School's 1st-4th grade students

Amazon Echo

Donated by Nicole Sandstrom

Phillips 66 Bar Stool

Donated by Phillips 66

Men's A Capella Quartet

Private Event Musical Performance

Scheduled within 2017, on a mutually-agreed day & time

Performance of about 20-25 minutes, with jointly selected song list.

Guardians of Harmony


1980s Gift Basket


Donated by Paul & Amy Elder & Family

Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Light Blue Camera with Matching Groovy Case and a Box of Film

Donated by Mark & Julie Elder


Selection of Jewelry from Haig's of Rochester

Donated by Russell & Andrea Pitcairn, and

Friends of Oak Arbor


$50 Gift Card from Bravo Cucina Italiano

Donated by Bravo


$50 Gift Card from Bigalora Wood Fired Pizza

Donated by Bigalora

   .........and much more!

Special Raffle Prizes

Tickets will be sold from a deck of cards, everyone has at least a 1:52 chance! Each prize will have a different ticket price, and may be grouped differently.

Apple I-Pad

Donated by Murial Genzlinger, Dale & Nancy Genzlinger



Peanuts Gift Basket

With crocheted Peanuts characters by Kathy Rogers

Donated by Marge Gurney & Kathy Rogers

iRobot Roomba 650

Donated by Mark & Julie Elder

Rochester Restaurants Gift Certificate Package

Donated by The Royal Park Hotel, Kruse & Muer, Joel Glenn, and Ed & Kim de Chazal


Aquamarine Pendant and Earring Set

From Haig's of Rochester

Donated by Joel Glenn


Buy your tickets at the back of the hall.

For every iPad ticket purchased, Oak Arbor School will receive an additonal $25 from a donor.

Thank you, and good luck!


Raffle Ticket Auction

Tickets will be sold for 5 for $15, 10 for $25, or 25 for $50. The prizes will be displayed on the stage.

Prizes include:

  • jewelry
  • books
  • toys
  • student artwork & crafts
  • gadgets
  • and more!