Villa Marie News
The date for our annual dance is set for Friday, January 27, 2023. We are going to stick with the theme of “Shine Like His Stars.” It worked well for decorating and showcases our students, staff and volunteers well. AMFM is on board and extremely excited to entertain us. They have a new lead singer and we can’t wait for you to hear her! Also, Mike Zeleny will be back as our emcee to keep the night moving and the crowd engaged.
More details as they become available.
Villa Marie School is accepting applications for a full-time para-professional for the 2022-2023 school year, to work with special needs children. Please contact Sr. Jeanette at 402-786-3625 or [email protected]
Villa Marie Home and School is participating in Give to Lincoln Day on May 26th, 2022. Donations can be made online May 1st -26th at givetolincoln.com, search for and select Villa Marie. This year we have a goal of raising $20,000 for the education of our precious special needs students.
For information on sending money via check, IRA distribution gifts or sending a donation through your donor advised fund, please see the information provided by the Lincoln Community Foundation at givetolincoln.com
Villa Marie Home and School for Exceptional Children is taking applications for an “After School Helper.” Must be a high school graduate willing to work with and supervise special needs children ages 8 – 18. Hours are from 3:15 – 8:15 p.m. Monday – Wednesday, with a possibility of more hours available.
For more information, please call the school at 402-786-3625 or email [email protected]
The theme of our annual dance will be Shine like His Stars. It will be held on January 28th, 2022 at the Lancaster Event Center. The dance will feature the band AMFM, with their ‘Totally 80″s” show, emcee Mike Zeleny and the twinkling stars of Villa Marie. The dance, auction and raffle will fund the operational needs of the school and providing financial help with tuition/scholarships, classroom supplies, afterschool programs, life skills programs, vocational development and spiritual development and everything else it takes to run a Catholic boarding school!
Sponsorships are crucial to the success of our event. Sponsorships available: Title Sponsor- $2,500, Disco Sponsor- $1,500, Tango Sponsor- $1,000, Twist Sponsor- $500, Waltz Sponsor- $250, Conga Line Sponsor (Student/Family)- $100
The auction and raffle will be online again this year, giving those living outside of the Lincoln area an opportunity to be involved both in donating and in bidding. Auction bidding and raffle purchases will start weeks prior to the dance and with the winners announced at the dance. We are looking for donations of vacation packages, unique experiences, and fun excursions, autographed memorabilia, theatre/sports/concert tickets, golf outings, jewelry, gift cards for restaurants and shopping will also be appreciated. If you have a special talent that blesses others, please consider using your talents to benefit our students.
Information regarding purchasing reserved tables and tickets for the dance will be released mid-October.
Questions should be addressed to Jenny Chase at 402-874-0577 or [email protected]
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We are excited to have Bishop Conley bless Villa Marie and our new playground in a celebration prior to the Marian Mass on September 11th.
At 6 pm, Villa Marie will host a celebration where the Bishop Conley will bless the school and playground, there will be a playground ribbon cutting, and donors will be recognized and thanked in the unveiling of our recognition benches donated by TMCO. Staff and students will provide tours of the school, and the Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa have donated cookies for the event. There will also be a gift for the children that attend. The Marian Mass will follow the celebration and will begin at 7:00 pm. We have a lot to be thankful for and what a perfect way to end the evening!