Spring Dinner & Auction

Join us for our annual Spring Dinner & Auction!“Puttin on the Ritz” will take place in-person on Saturday, April 30th at St. John the Baptist School (500 S. 18th St., Plattsmouth). Proceeds from this event benefit the Church of the Holy Spirit and St.John the Baptist School.

Evening Line-Up:

  • 4 p.m. – Mass
  • 5 p.m. – Social/Hors d’oeuvres/Silent Auction
  • 6:30 p.m. – Buffet Dinner – Prime Rib Beef Tenderloin and Marcella Chicken
  • Live Auction to follow
    (Dress in theme or business casual)

Purchase Event Tickets by April 24th:

  • Table of 10 – $650
  • Individual Seat – $65

To purchase tickets, contact Kara Hadfield at 402.669.2703. Checks can be made payable to Church of the Holy Spirit.



Even if you can’t attend the event, you can still participate in the online silent auction and bid on items from your mobile device. The silent auction will open on Monday, April 25th.

The silent auction opens on Monday, April 25th at 5 PM and closes on April 30th at 9 PM. (Grand auction bidding is only available at the event).


We are greatly blessed to have a generous community of supporters consisting of local businesses, parishioners and school families. There are many ways to support the Spring Dinner and Auction including:

  • Attend the Event – purchase tickets or a table by 4/24 – contact Kara Hadfield at 402.669.2703.
  • In-kind donations of products or services for the live and silent auctions (due by 4/15) – contact Sarah Schuette at 402.212.3242
  • Register for the online silent auction – https://qtego.net/qlink/sjbs
  • ​Purchase raffle tickets – contact Nicolette Kerns at 402.630.9868.
  • Volunteer to work at the event – SIGN UP HERE

Buy or Sell Raffle Tickets

Here’s your chance at winning some cash!  Purchase a raffle ticket for $50 and win a chance at some fabulous cash prizes:

  • First Prize $ 5,000  
  • Second Prize​ $2,000    
  • Third Prize​ $1,000

INSTABUY #901 – To purchase raffle tickets, go to the Qtego auction site and click on the Instabuy tab. Raffle tickets are Instabuy item #901. Or, contact Nicolette Kerns at 402.630.9868.

Raffle tickets can also be purchased at the event. The winners will be drawn at the Spring Dinner event on April 30th. You do not need to be present to win!

Raffle Ticket Incentive for School Families

Students Earn a JEANS DAY (non uniform day) EVERY FRIDAY in the 2022-23 School Year by selling $200 in raffle tickets.

In order for your child to receive the incentive, each family must buy or sell their four (4) raffle tickets.  Deadline will be Friday, April 29 at 4 pm.  Also, ticket sales during the live Spring Dinner event on Saturday, April 30, can also count toward this incentive.  

In addition to being able to earn a non-uniform day, there will be a party day for the class with the top raffle ticket sales.  The top selling class will be awarded a bounce house party for their class.

School Families- please collect the $50 fee from the purchaser in either cash or check and turn it in along with the completed Raffle Ticket form for each respective purchaser. Please turn in the completed forms along with the money to the school office or your student’s teacher and the ticket sales will be logged by Mrs. Mary Tilson.

The ticket order forms will be filled, and the tickets will either be mailed out to you or sent home with your child pursuant to your request on the order form.

In-Kind (Auction)/Monetary Donations

In-kind donations of products, services or an experience to include in our silent and live auctions are welcomed. Please consider donating an item or a basket. UNSURE OF WHAT TO DONATE?

Take a copy of our Wish List in the Commons area or visit:


Donate an item or two, and we will put together the basket for you! Kindly drop off donations by April 15th in the St. Joseph’s room. Please remember to fill out the donation form when dropping off your item or basket.

Contact Sara Schuette (402) 212-3242 or [email protected]

Give Your Time – Volunteer to Work the Event

We are grateful for all the ways are parish ad school community come together to make the Spring Dimmer event a big success. An event this size would not be possible without the dedicated people who give their time and talent.

If you’re not attending the event, please consider giving your time. Volunteers are needed to help at the event, as well as prior to, and after the event. If you have a child in high school, looking for service hours, this is a fun event to work!

To sign up to work a shift, please click on the sign up genius link below. We appreciate your support!


Thank you to Our 2022 Event Sponsors