The Cougar Family comes together as a community to support the students and programs of Gross Catholic at various special events. We hope you will join us!
CeleBration Is the Place to Be!
The Cougar Family is looking forward to CeleBration 34! We invite you to join us at the Embassy Suites LaVista on Saturday, April 28, 2018. More info coming soon.
A great evening awaits. Participate in the Live Auction! Purchase a Gold Cup ticket! Witness the presentation of the Dux Esto Award! Be a significant supporter of the Cougar Family!
CeleBration Has Gone Digital
The past few years people enjoyed wireless bidding Gesture on smart phones. It is fun and easy to use! No smartphone? No problem! Gesture professionals assist people with their bidding! If you can’t make it to CeleBration 34, you can join in on the fun! Anyone can simply visit our website and start bidding on auction items starting around mid April, 2018.
We need your help to make CeleBration 34 a success!
Here’s how you can support us!
- Attend the Event: Save the date for Saturday, April 28, 2018 to join parents, alumni, and friends as we raise funds to support the students of Gross Catholic High School at the Embassy Suites LaVista. Watch for your invitation in the mail or buy your tickets online! You can also reserve a room at the Embassy Suites for that evening at a discounted rate.
- Could you or your business support the students of Gross Catholic by becoming a corporate sponsor, buying ad advertisement or providing auction items? Contact Special Events Director, Dawn Sledge (email@example.com), to discuss the options for your support.
- Gold Cup: Buy or sell a $100 Gold Cup ticket. We also need volunteers to make phone calls to past buyers asking them to purchase a Gold Cup ticket again this year. Contact the Advancement Office at 402-734-2000 to purchase a Gold Cup ticket.
- Volunteer: We need volunteers to stuff mailings, help decorate, work the cashiering station, solicit and decorate baskets, pick up auction items, and clean up. Contact Special Events Director, Dawn Sledge if you would like to volunteer or sign up online.
- $10,000 Raffle: Help support Gross Catholic by buying your CeleBration raffle tickets! This year’s raffle winner will walk away with $10,000 in cash! You need not be present to win. Raffle tickets are $5 each or $25 for a book of five. Contact Denise in the development office to buy your tickets! Each school family is responsible for selling $100 worth of CeleBration raffle tickets (20 tickets at $5). These are distributed to families the first week of February.
For more information, or to volunteer, please contact the Advancement Office at 402-734-2000 or Special Events Director, Dawn Sledge (firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Golf with the Cougars!
Our golf chairpersons, Jim & Dorothy Riha and Family, proudly presented the Cougar Classic Golf Tournament on Monday, September the 18th, 2017 at Eagle Hills Golf Course in Papillion. It was a great event! The event next year should be on the third Monday in September again.
All proceeds support Gross Catholic school activities and athletics. It is so much fun!
- Pin prizes on every hole!
- First and Second Flight Prizes!
Usual Schedule of Events
- 11:00 am – Registration and Golfer’s Lunch
- 12:00 pm – Shotgun Start
- Dinner and Awards Following at Gross Catholic High School
For more information, email Dawn Sledge, Special Events Director (email@example.com) or call 402.734.2000 x 124.
The 2017 Homecoming Tailgate was be held Friday, October 6th after the football game at Gross Catholic.
Alumni, parents, students and Cougar supporters enjoyed our famous Cougar chili and hot dogs!
Thanks to all who joined Us! Next time will be even better!
Oktober fest may be morphing into something different. Stay tuned to this space.
The 2017 Pancake & Sausage Breakfast to support Gross Catholic’s dance teams was held on Sunday, October 15th from 8:30am to 12:30pm in the Gross Catholic Commons.
Tickets usually are available at the door or you can purchase them in advance from any Varsity or Junior Varsity Dance Team Member!
Adults-$5, Kids-$3, Family-$20.
All proceeds help support the dance team program at Gross Catholic High School.
Everybody Loves Trivia!
The 2018 TRIVIA night is sold out!
The 11th annual Trivia Night supports the Football, Cheerleading, and Academic Decathlon teams.
Date: Saturday, February 10th, 2018
Tailgate Party: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Trivia Kickoff: 7:35
$40.00 donation includes: trivia game, food, beer, margaritas and pop! Tables available for $320.00 per table.
If you have any questions please contact Coach Tom Van Haute, tvanhaute
Guests must be 21 years of age or older.
Wine Tasting Sponsored by Jim Sobczyk & Cornhusker Beverage & Bridal is ususally held the third Friday in November at Gross Catholic.
$40 per person includes wine tasting & hors d’oeuvres
Invite your friends and reserve a table for six to eight! Casual Dress.
No outside beverages or coolers allowed. Beer available for purchase.
Contact Dawn Sledge (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call 402.734.2000 x124 with any questions
Thank you very much for volunteering your time this year to take tickets, work the concession stand, stuff envelopes, organize Post-Prom, decorate for CeleBration, haul band equipment, and for all the other volunteer work you contribute to the Cougar Family. We couldn’t do it without you!