St. Mary Church 200 Club
The St. Mary Church 200 Club was founded by parishioner Jim Wirscham in 1975. The first dinner was held in the Marian Building and chicken and cabbage rolls were served. After the opening of the new hall, Jim Fada and his crew of Holy Name Society Members successfully managed the club for the next 20 years. The 200 Club was later turned over to the St. Mary School Boosters. Parish members Lori Fitch and Maureen Kuebler chair the popular moneymaking club with proceeds going to help pay for assistant teachers and other operating expenses at the school. There are presently about 250 members.
A $30.00 membership fee entitles each member to a weekly drawing for $50.00, starting with the first week in January and continuing for 26 weeks. A dinner-dance and raffle are held the first Saturday in June for the members and five $200.00 checks are given away. The process is repeated in July with a dinner-dance and raffle held the first Saturday in December. Members may bring a guest to the dinner for an addition charge of $15.00.
Anyone interested in joining the 200 Club should stop at the Parish Center Office for a membership form.