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2017 Summer Festival Results Are In!

Oct 2, 2017

The Festival Committee is pleased to share with you the financial results for the 2017 Summer Festival. Net profits for this year's Festival exceeded $102,000. Congratulations to all!! This is a new record and a major milestone! Proceeds from the Festival go directly into St. Joe's operating budget - this year to support renovations to the Great Hall roof and classroom wing entrance. Detailed financial results from the Festival are available upon request.

Festival Net Profits

2017

2016

2015

Raffles

$45,223

$47,180

$43,683

Bingo & Pull Tabs

4,303

3,859

2,748   

Chicken Dinner

3,726

3,272

4,415

Bar & Concessions

9,865

8,003

9,086

Silent & Live Auctions

19,647

21,219

19,326

Games

6,569

8,975

3,506

5K Run

1,163

1,291

1,210

Cash Donations

24,518

18,458

14,776

General Expenses

(12,503)

(16,402)

(15,025)

TOTAL NET PROFIT

102,511

$95,855

$83,725

It rained on festival Sunday, but you would never know it from the results. You all came through again this year in a BIG WAY! Whether you helped plan, set up, volunteered, donated items, sponsored an activity, bought/sold raffle tickets, helped with take down, came to the festival, invited friends & family, and/or prayed for the festival - THANK YOU! The Festival is not possible without your help. Your parish appreciates your efforts and support.

The Festival Committee looks forward to seeing you again next year! Save the date! - 2018 Summer Festival - August 12 & 13

Interested in helping plan the Festival? There are many ways to get involved, and we welcome new committee members and new ideas. If you are interested in helping or have ideas on how we can improve, please contact Festival Chairs, Chris and Brian Sauter, at 651-784-6159. The Festival Committee meets February through August on the 4th Thursday of each month. All are welcome to attend!

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