Attire is semi-formal


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   Entertainment!

Mark Stone - Associate Professor of World Music and Percussion at Oakland University - together with Chinelo Amen-Ra - Music Director of "Sangana" African Dance Company at Wayne State University - will present a program of traditional West African xylophone music and drumming, featuring music of the gyil and the djembe.

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:

Campbell Studios, Kelly's Massage for Women, Kruse & Muer  ,Phillips 66, Dermatology Center of Rochester Hills (Dr. Joseph Stutz), Spillane & Reynolds Orthodontics, The Cheese Lady, The Royal Park Hotel, Steen Photography, The Toffee Store


Online Donations

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


Cash Donations at the event

This school year, the Oak Arbor Students have worked to raise funds to support the New Church orphanage in Kenya (Helping Children in Crisis). We will be giving 100% of the tips collected at the bar to this organization. Guests will also have the option of adding a few dollars to their tab at the end of the evening, to go towards this cause.

Silent Auction Prizes

Below is a sampling of some of the prizes for our 2018 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


2 Sets of 4 Tiger's Tickets to be auctioned!

Winner chooses first & second game choice from schedule provided

Donated by Don Cochrane





Hand-Made Barbie Clothes Collection

By Helen Miller



$250 off Future Orthodontic Treatment & a Basket of Goodies from Spillane & Reynolds Orthodontics




"Dinner for Two"$50 Gift Certificate to Kruse & Muer on Main

Donated by Kruse & Muer




Lakefront Cottage ”Harmony” in Kalkhaska, MI - 3 nights - Sleeps 10 - newly completed screened in porch...lovely for dining! Flexible Dates, though the season is booking up fast! (Winner should book ASAP with donor)

Donated by the Weston Smith Living Trust



Six Hours of Home Improvement Work

By Licensed Carpenter Todd Elder




Golf Outing for Three at Great Oaks Golf Club, with Dale Genzlinger. Date to be mutually agreed upon between Dale and the winners.

Dnated by Dale Genzlinger



Phillips 66 Gift Collection

Bar Stool & Golfer's Goods Gift Basket

Donated by Phillips 66



Kate Spade & Coach Ladies' Purses (auctioned separately)

Donated by Mellissa Decker


Two Gift Certificates for One Hour Massages from

Kelly's Massage for Women

Donated by Kelly Wille



Oak Arbor School Student Artwork

Several different prizes will consist of notecard collections, projects, and framed art




Hand Made Mushrooms and House Plant

Created & Donated by Bonnie Quinn



Jewelry from Haig's of Rochester




.........and 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.



The Cheese Lady Gift Basket & 6 Tickets to their Fondue Class with Wine Tasting on Thursday, April 12th

Donated by the Cheese lady, Nathaniel & Bryn Brock,

Russell & Andrea Pitcairn



Detroit Dinner & Show Package - 2 Tickets to On Your Feet - the Emilio & Gloria Estefan Story” - Saturday, May 12th @ 2pm & $150 Dinner Certificate for Detroit Theater District Restaurant Donated by Dale & Nancy Genzlinger



"Rise & Dine" Package from The Royal Park Hotel (overnight in a Park Suite, $75 dinner certificate and $40 towards breakfast at Park 600 Bar & Kitchen). Expires September 15th, 2018.

Donated by The Royal Park Hotel and Todd & Sue Elder



Shinola Men's Watch. Donated by Friends of Oak Arbor



Amazon Echo Show and Amazon Dot

Donated by Paul & Amy Elder



Apple TV  32 gig

Donated by Friends of Oak Arbor



Raffle Ticket Auction

Tickets will be sold for 5 for $15, 10 for $25, or 25 for $50

Prizes include:

  • jewelry
  • home goods
  • toys
  • gadgets
  • and more!