Events

Annual Fundraising Events

Our priority is providing students with an invaluable education and opportunities for personal and academic growth. To ensure all of our students get the well-rounded education they need, we hold several fundraising events throughout the year. If you’d like to get involved in any one of our events, contact Mark Tramont '77 at mtramont@smhlancers.org or by calling (716) 683-4824 ext. 237 or Doug Buczak '94 at dbuczak@smhlancers.org or by calling (716) 683-4824 ext. 225.

Ciao Italia with Mary Ann Esposito Part II - SAVE THE DATE - October 29, 2022

October 29, 2022

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Please help us in welcoming back Mary Ann Esposito and her husband Dr. Guy Esposito (St. Mary’s HS class of 1960). 

Mary Ann Esposito is the creator and host of the nationally televised PBS series, Ciao Italia with Mary Ann Esposito and the author of 13 cookbooks including her most recent, Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy. Ciao Italia has been viewed by millions over its 30-year history making it the longest-running food show on television today!

Numerous organizations have recognized Mary Ann for her efforts to preserve the traditions surrounding Italian regional food and culture. She received the Order of the Star of Italy Cavaliere award from the President of the Italian Republic as well as the Premio Artusi award for her work in promoting Italian food. The Italian Trade Commission further distinguished Mary Ann by naming her a Hall of Fame honoree. The Order Sons of Italy in America honored Mary Ann with a Lifetime Achievement Award in the Culinary & Cultural Arts of Italy award.

Mary Ann holds a Masters Degree from the University of New Hampshire. Johnson and Wales University presented Mary Ann with their Distinguished Author Award. St. Anselm College conferred an honorary doctorate for her dedication to teaching and preserving authentic Italian cuisine. Finally, Mary Ann and her husband, Dr. Guy Esposito, are graduates and high school sweethearts from St. Mary’s High School Class of 1960.

For a recap and photos from St. Mary's hosting of Ciao Italia with Mary Ann Esposito Returns Home in 2021, click here.

 

Bash for Cash- December 2, 2022

Bash for Cash combines cash give-a-ways with an evening of fun. The highlight of the night features a grand prize of $10,000, and other prizes ranging from $50 to $1,000.

Your $50 ticket gets you a chance at all of those prizes.

More information is available by contacting the school at (716) 683-4824.

Get your tickets here!

Lancer Gala- June 24, 2022 - EVENT RECAP

See photos from the 2022 Lance Gala here!

The Lancer Gala combines delicious food, stellar auction items, and no shortage of fun all while raising money to benefit St. Mary’s students.

Guests have the opportunity to place bids on the silent and special auction items and enjoy various raffles throughout the night. During the live auction, attendees can bid on fabulous prizes, including vacations, sporting event tickets, golf packages, college tuition waivers and much more.

For more information, visit our Lancer Gala website here!

Golf Tournament- June 27, 2022 - EVENT RECAP

Check out a recap and photos from the event here!

Alumni and Friends are invited to participate in the annual St. Mary’s Golf Tournament!

The event features 18 holes of scramble golf at Lancaster Country Club, one of the finest courses in Western New York. The day includes lunch, drinks, appetizers, raffles, split clubs, fun, and networking with friends, families, and graduates of St. Mary’s High School.

$150 per golfer or $600 per foursome.

Contact Doug Buczak at dbuczak@smhlancers.org with questions.