Gladhander Auction and Raffle

It’s our 40th year, and Gladhander is bigger and better than ever!
Get all the details about our event at www.one.bidpal.net/gladhander

More options – attend and bid on exclusive items in person OR bid on items online

More raffle ticket prices – purchase tickets for as low as $75 (for 40 tickets purchased in one transaction)

More excitement – we are “celebrating the music” with one-of-a-kind experiences and items

More reasons – our need for scholarship support is incredibly important as our schools’ enrollment grows!


LIVE AUCTION AND GALA

Gladhander 2022, Celebrate the Music, will take place on Saturday, October 29, 2022, in the St. Francis High School Gym. Attendance will be limited, and a sell-out crowd is anticipated.

5:00 pm Refreshments and hors d’ oeuvres

7:00 pm Dinner

7:30 pm Program 

Fun and Games
Live Auction
Music and Dancing with the Broom Closet Boys*


ONLINE BIDDING

Thanks to online bidding, the auction’s reach now extends to friends, families, and supporters throughout the country.

Visit our Auction at www.one.bidpal.net/gladhander


OUR LEGENDARY RAFFLE (LICENSE #C30525)

Top prize is a choice of a 2022 JEEP® Gladiator 4 x 4 arranged by Bill Marsh Auto; or a 2023 STARCRAFT deckboat arranged by Grand Bay Marine; or $35,000 in cash! Eleven (11) additional cash prizes will be drawn: Six (6) for $500 and four (4) for $1000 – plus the Early Bird Drawing for $500.

TICKET PRICES & DRAWING INFORMATION

Ticket prices are (1) for $125; (2) for $200; (3) for $250. Join the “40 Club” and purchase 40 tickets for $3,000*. Grand Prize drawing will be held on October 29, 2022 at 9:00 pm and the Early Bird Drawing will be held on October 8, 2022, during half-time of the football game – both at St. Francis High School. 


Corporate Sponsors


PREVIEW NIGHT

Can’t make it to Gladhander this year, but don’t want to miss out on the festive atmosphere? Come to Preview Night on Friday evening where you can enjoy complimentary refreshments and fellowship amidst the fabulous décor!


PAST GLADHANDER THEMES

  • 1983 Circus
  • 1984 Putting on the Ritz
  • 1985 Set Sail
  • 1986 The Orient
  • 1987 Southern Elegance
  • 1988 Mardi Gras
  • 1989 A Crystal Affair
  • 1990 Fiesta Ole
  • 1991 Under the Sea
  • 1992 Castles and Crowns
  • 1993 Hooray for Hollywood
  • 1994 Into the Arabesque
  • 1995 Victorian Splendor
  • 1996 On the Wild Side
  • 1997 When in Rome
  • 1998 C’est Magnifique
  • 1999 Jewel of the Nile
  • 2000 Steppin’ Out
  • 2001 Russian Rhapsody
  • 2002 Circus Circus
  • 2003 An Enchanted Evening
  • 2004 La Dolce Vita
  • 2005 Ramblin’ on Route 66
  • 2006 All the World’s a Stage
  • 2007 A Silver Celebration
  • 2008 Erin Go Bragh
  • 2009 Fun & Games
  • 2010 Music of Motown
  • 2011 Seuss on the Loose
  • 2012 80s Rewind
  • 2013 Extravaganza Earth
  • 2014 ‘Tis A Classic
  • 2015 New York, New York
  • 2016 Sea to Shining Sea
  • 2017 Remember the Wonder
  • 2018 Around The World
  • 2019 There’s No Place Like Home
  • 2020 Hoedown or Hootenanny
  • 2021 Off to the Races

PAST GLADHANDER CHAIRS

Jim Beckett – Emeritus
Ken Kleinrichert, Sr.
Tom McIntyre
Paul Schmuckal
Tom Gartland
Pat Heintz
Pat Brady
Sheila McIntyre
Doug Shaw
Russ Spranger
Carolyn Vaughan
Al Zelinski
Nancy Brick
Mike & Maggie Kent
Pete & Kim Schmitz
Bill & Debbie Marsh
Dave & Amy Pax
Doug & Maureen DeYoung
John & Robin Ehardt
Dale & Janet Troppman
Mike & Katie Bobrowski

About the Broom Closet Boys, via the Record-Eagle: The power trio — founded the day after Christmas in 2011 — is known for its covers of popular tunes from across the decades by artists ranging from Queen to the Backstreet Boys, Tom Petty to the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Steely Dan to Lionel Richie.