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YOU ARE INVITED TO “AN EVENING AT A SPEAKEASY”

  • Date/Time: Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 6 O'Clock in the Evening

  • Location: St. Paul Parish Center | 900 St. Paul Dr. | Richardson, TX 75080

  • General Admission Ticket Cost: $65 per person

  • Full-Table (8 ppl) Reservation Cost: $400 (or $50 per person)

Shhh... Keep Quiet! We don't want the coppers finding out about our Speakeasy.

Come join us as we celebrate our 2nd Annual Fundraiser with a Speakeasy Theme!

We will have dinner & booze, jazz band & dancing, wine & whiskey pulls, silent auction & raffle, and a downright good time!

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Event Program:

6 - 7 PM | COCKTAIL HOUR

7 - 9 PM | MAIN PROGRAM: DINNER & KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY JIM KEYES

9 - 10 PM | LIVE JAZZ MUSIC & DANCING

Of course, the greatest thing about this event is that all proceeds raised will go 100% directly to serving our less fortunate brothers & sisters in Monte Castillo, Peru and around the world.

Event Attire:

Recommended Attire: Roaring Twenties Attire

Minimum Dress Code: Black Tie Cocktail Attire

Get Some Ideas Here


THE ONLINE EVENT TICKETING, SPONSORSHIP, AND AUCTION PLATFORM IS LIVE!

  • BECOME AN EVENT SPONSOR

  • PERUSE OUR GROWING LIST OF sILENT AUCTION ITEMS

    (ONLINE AUCTION GOES LIVE ON sEPTEMBER 21ST)

  • DONATE A SILENT AUCTION ITEM

  • Donate Wine or Whiskey

— BUY YOUR TICKETS AND SPONSOR NOW —


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We would like to thank our sponsors...

Charleston Tier


Meet your Speakers/Hosts for the Evening:

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Nicholas Brandt:

Nicholas Brandt is the Director of Campus Ministry at Bishop Dunne Catholic School and the founder of Genesian Ministries, a Catholic Theater Apostolate serving the Diocese of Dallas.  He and his lovely wife Kathryn are both involved in ministry in Catholic Schools, she at Ursuline and he at Bishop Dunne and with the St. Thomas Young Adults.  He has a passion for spreading the gospel message of Christ's love and mercy to all, especially through retreats, pilgrimages, public speaking, and the performing arts. Nicholas has, also, been on multiple missions trips to Central America where he has witnessed the needs of people in developing countries firsthand!

Jaime Resendiz:

Jaime Resendiz graduated from Texas Tech University & Universidad Anahuac Mexico where he received a dual Masters in Business Administration. He entered the healthcare industry upon graduating and became the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of one of the largest networks of Compounding Pharmacies in the United States.  In 2016, Jaime went on to start his own company, Echo Real Estate Advisors, where he specializes in Real Estate Education for real estate professionals. Jaime has missioned to Peru four (4) times since 2013, where he has personally seen those affected by the Monte Castillo Water Mission. 

Jim Keyes:

Jim Keyes is the former President and CEO of 7-Eleven, Inc and former Chairman and CEO of Blockbuster, Inc. Keyes is also the founder of the Education is Freedom Foundation providing opportunity for public school children. He has served on several corporate and philanthropic boards including the national board of governors at the American Red Cross. During his time with the Red Cross he did multiple emergency-relief and development aid trips to Africa where he has seen firsthand the great needs of developing countries firsthand!


VOLUNTEER & GET FREE ENTRY TO THE EVENT

— Volunteer Opportunities —

shift 1 | Setup & Other Tasks

Volunteer Tasks will be assigned the day of the event and will include but may not be limited to: Setup, Check-in & Registration, Greeter, Silent Auction Management, Water Activities Table, AV Management, Wine/Whiskey Pull, Usher, Food Table Management, Gopher (Runner/Miscellaneous Support), etc.

SHIFT 2 | Tear Down & Other Tasks

Volunteer Tasks will be assigned the day of the event and will include but may not be limited to: Greeter, Silent Auction Management, Water Activities Table, AV Management, Wine/Whiskey Pull, Usher, Food Table Management, Gopher (Runner/Miscellaneous Support), Tear Down/Clean-up, etc.


DONATE TO OUR WINE/WHISKEY PULL

Are you unable to attend but would still love to make a physical contribution?

Then, why not consider donating a bottle of wine, whiskey, or simply making a monetary donation (cash, check, card, or gift card) to be used in the purchase of bottles of wine & whiskey for our wine/whiskey pulls?

The event planning committee will contact you by email after your email has been received to coordinate specific logistics.


If you would have any questions about the event then please send us an email at events@veraaquaveravita.org