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Saint Therese Carmelite School (STCS), which has served the Alhambra community since 1926, will hold its annual Little Way Dinner and Benefit Auction at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at the recently renovated Almansor Court, 700 S. Almansor St. The proceeds will go toward educational programs and the scholarship fund. Whether involved with the school or not, everyone is invited to this event in support of the students and to grow new relationships in the Alhambra community.
The night will begin in the Palm Court with happy hour and a chance to browse some highly coveted silent auction items while being serenaded by live musicians. Attendees can try their luck at the annual Winter Raffle Drawing for a cash prize. Travel through the scenic Greenhouse to have a photo snapped before entering the Lakeview Room for the evening’s program. Savor a gourmet three-course dinner followed by a live auction with professional auctioneer. There will be bidding on many items, such as an authentic, signed Lladro; dinner for 12 hosted by the Carmelite Friars; A night on the town including tickets to Hamilton; and a romantic Hawaiian vacation. The night will continue with live music from Modern Cocktail Society, who has performed for a long list of celebrity clients, including Clint Eastwood, Kim Kardashian, and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, as well as big name corporate clients, such as Mattel, Warner Brothers, and the Getty Museum.
Tickets are $95 per person if purchased by Feb. 12 or $125 after Feb. 12. Consider supporting the school through a table sponsorship. Gold, Silver, and Bronze sponsorships include a table for 10, wine service, sponsor recognition, and more. To purchase sponsorships and tickets online, visit bidpal.net/stcsauction, or purchase tickets in person by visiting the school at 1106 E. Alhambra Road.
Saint Therese Carmelite School serves students in TK through eighth grade. The school educates students through the Catholic classical model to equip them with the logic, critical thinking, and language skills necessary to succeed throughout their lives. As an alternative to Common Core, this model is developmentally appropriate and aims to provide well-rounded education, including classic literature, mathematics up to Euclidean geometry, sciences, Catholic catechesis, Latin, music, art, and P.E. Recent graduates of STCS have been accepted to all area Catholic high schools. Above all, the school aims to form students in faith and virtue. For more information, please visit sainttheresecarmeliteschool.com and the school’s Facebook page.