What is The Blue Jay Giveaway?
The Blue Jay Giveaway is a NEW raffle that will be held in correlation with the 2023 St. John's Athletic Social, presented by the Athletic Boosters and Athletic Endowment Committee. We hope for this to grow each year and become an annual event held on the main campus of Delphos St. John's High School to benefit all St. John's Athletes.
The 2023 Athletic Social, featuring the Blue Jay Giveaway, will be held on August 12, 2023 in the All Saints Gym. This event will offer something for everyone, including music, food, drinks, games, and many amazing prizes to WIN! The raffle will give away thousands of dollars worth of prizes including:
GRAND PRIZE: $20,000 in CASH
2nd PRIZE: Golf Cart
3rd Prize: Zero Turn Mower
. . . and SO much more!!
*Need not be present to win. Winners responsible to pay appropriate taxes.
The complete list of beneficiaries and items are forthcoming.
How Can I Support This Event?
> Attend the 2023 Athletic Social on Saturday, August 12. There will the Blue Jay Giveaway, other raffles and games, drinks and LIVE entertainment!
> If you would like to contribute an item or be part of the Blue Jay Giveaway, please contact Keith Fischbach by emailing [email protected] or calling 419/233-9416 or Scott Hamilton at [email protected] or 419/233-3251.
> Purchase a Blue Jay Giveaway Ticket!! Now on sale through the Athletic and Advancement Offices of Delphos St. Johns, or through an Athletic Endowment Board Member or DSJ Athletic Booster Rep. Tickets are $50 each or 3 for $100.
If you would prefer to Venmo your support and/or ticket money, you may do so through the links below. Please use the narrative to specify 2023 Athletic Social and what it is you are contributing toward (tickets, donation, etc.).
The Event's Presenting Organizations
The Delphos St. John's Athletic Endowment Committee
The Athletic Endowment was created to give sustainability to the athletic department for years to come. It is overseen by a dedicated volunteer committee of involved DSJ staff, supporters, and parents. The revenues generated from this Endowment will be focused on sports transportation, assisting in paying coaches, and other items that have come for the parish/school budget.
Your support is welcome and there are many ways in which to do so. One way is by becoming a Charter Member. Please refer to the letter and form below for more information. If you feel more comfortable printing off a form and returning it to the Ministry Center with your payment, please print this Charter Gifts Pledge Form.pdf. Feel free to reach out for more information (contact information below).
We appreciate you!
Once a Blue Jay, Always a Blue Jay,
Brent Grothaus, Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Other Athletic Endowment Trustees Include:
Jeanne (Arnzen) Gulick
The Delphos St. John's Athletic Boosters
The DSJ Athletic Booster Club has been supporting Delphos St. John's Athletes for over 50 years. They are their own 501(c)3 under the Tax ID # 51-0637895. Meetings are held the third Monday of the month, August through May at 7:00 pm in the Little Theater. All Blue Jay fans are welcome to attend.
Annual fundraisers have included 50/50 Ticket Sales at Football and Basketball Games, Spring and Fall BBQ Dinners, and the 300 Club. Over the years, the Booster Club has provided many items to help provide our athletes with the best possible.
All are welcome!
Keith Fischbach, President
Other Booster Club Board Members Include:
Eric Kerner, Vice President
Michelle Webb, Treasurer
Kelly Hershey, Secretary
Prize List (beyond the Top 3 Prizes)