St. Vincent de Paul Church to hold fundraiser Saturday


St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, located at 810 W. 23rd, will be holding their annual fundraiser dinner and dance on Saturday, Feb. 12.

The event has been an annual tradition for more than 25 years and will have a Valentine’s Day theme.

Tickets are $100 for two adults, a steak dinner, music and dancing throughout the night.

The tickets also buy a chance at prize drawings of $2,000 VISA Card (Third place), $3,000 VISA card (Second Place) and $5,000 for First Place.

“We will also be having a live auction and a silent auction,” fundraiser chairperson Dr. Jack Albracht said. “We will also have calcutta board.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with a steak dinner served from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. cooked by Smitty Bros. of Borger.

Music will be provided by Fish on Fire.

Tickets may be purchased from St. Vincent de Paul through Saturday at 806-665-8933 or from Dr. Albracht at 806-665-7161.

“St. Mary’s church in Amarillo started doing this many, many years ago and it’s similar to ours,” Dr. Albracht said. “They are a lot of fun. The excitement of a chance of winning, first of all, along with the fun of the fellowship makes it a fun event. It’s a good fundraiser for our church and our community.

“It brings our church together and I’m always impressed with how much the general public supports this fundraiser.”

Dr. Albracht and St. Vincent de Paul invites every one out for a good dinner and a good time.