Emmaus House Fundraiser Oct. 7 Sidney

Mark your calendar for Saturday, Oct. 7 for the Emmaus House annual fundraiser held at the Elk’s Club, Sidney. The theme is “Fall into the Past: A Retro Night Out”.

It will be a fun filled evening, with food throughout the decades, a photo booth, silent auction, live auction, jar prize drawings and quilt raffle.

Super nachos will be available and Catherine Cayko will be making Louisiana Chicken and Andouille gumbo.

“For those that want to dress up in their favorite decade, we will have prizes for those who win the best costume! Otherwise, come as yourself and enjoy the music provided by DJ, Nate Strasheim. There will also be live performances from Allyson Schriver and Laura Castro & Family,” said organizer Jen Vaira.

The silent auction will run from 5-7 p.m.  The live auction starts at 7:30 p.m. with live auctioneer Jessie Williams. Jar prize drawings will take place at 8:45 p.m.

Proceeds go to the ministry of Emmaus House and the Vision of Hope Scholarship.

The Emmaus House is a House of Prayer and hospitality with a mission to create a community that embraces the Rule of Benedict; to model a servant posture of prayer, simplicity, ministry, hospitality, contemplation and balance in order to set the world on fire with the Love of God. 

Each year, Emmaus House, through the Vision of Hope scholarship fund, presents a scholarship award based on an application process. The scholarship is open to young adults in the Richland Country area who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

If you are interested in donating for the auctions, please Contact Sr. Rita Rauschendorfer at 406-480-0669, or Sr. Regina Murray at 406-480-4562.

Sr. Regina Murray, LCSW and Sr. Rita Rauschendorfer, MS in Pastoral Counseling are both also certified in the Grief Recovery Method and Emotional Focused Therapy. The Sisters have been steeped in Benedictine Spirituality and are trained in Spiritual Direction with over 40 years of combined experience.

Please join them for an evening of fun on Saturday, Oct. 7.


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