GEF Soupor Bowl - January 25th, at 6 PM
Published on Jan 18, 2013 11:07

Dear Woodview Families,

The Grafton Education Foundation(just named the 2012 Outstanding Community Group by the Grafton Chamber of Commerce) is shaking things up with a new fundraiser called the Soupor Bowl.  Yes, that's SOUP or BOWL. It's a soup sampling and bowling extravaganza the weekend before the real Super Bowl.  It will take place next Friday, January 25th, at 6 PM in the gorgeously remodeled and expanded Grafton Pub and Bowl (new banquet room just completed this week!).

Go ahead and buy your tickets now so you are guaranteed a ceramic bowl handmade by a Grafton student (thanks to a GEF grant of a new pottery studio at John Long Middle School).  Your support of GEF has done all sorts of cool things like that, from the low ropes challenge course in the Grafton Woods...to an amazing Anatomy in Clay learning system.

Despite all the incredible grants funded by GEF...they had to TURN DOWN more than 70% of their grant requests last year because there was not have enough money to fund them.  Imagine, all those great ideas left on the table.  Well, maybe this year…with your support.

The GEF Soupor Bowl is going to be aBLAST!

  • Get all event details HERE.
  • Think about grabbing some friends for the 9-Tap Bowling Tournament. Prizes for hitting the red pin, high and low score, and most team spirit. Four person teams, and everyone will get a cool t-shirt. Details here.
  • Want a chance to walk away with $10,000 in cold card CASH? Get a ticket for our Reverse Cash Raffle. Only 200 tickets sold, so act NOW. You do NOT need to be present to win. The LAST ticket drawn wins it all. The second to last ticket wins $500, and 3 other lucky winners will get an iPad mini. Sign up here and a friendly GEF board member will contact you to arrange purchase of your raffle ticket with the best odds around. Only 20 tickets remaining!
  • A live auction features golfing with Wayne Larrivee at Fire Ridge, Brewers season tickets (donated by Grafton School District staff), a chance to promote your business on WTMJ, a 40" LED TV, and Badger football tickets with a driver to get you to Madison!
  • Live music from 6-8pm with Grafton alum The Zachary Wade Project.
  • Bucket Raffle Tickets are on sale NOW. More than 30 winners, and tickets are just $1. Your chance to win unique prizes, from having lunch with WWII Heroes from the movie Honor Flight, to $300 worth of shoes, to a chance to hang with Coach Maronde's high school basketball team. Check out the attachment with information about the prizes and an order form – your child will also have ticket information with them tonight. Drop off your order in the GEF mailbox located inside the Grafton High School main office.   (raffledescription  raffleticketform )

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