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Alumni Newsletter
February 2019
Chatard-A-Bration 'Yacht Rock' 2019
Date: Saturday, Feb. 16
Time: 5:30 ~ 11 p.m.
Tickets: $125/person; $1,250/ table of 10

Come Sail Away  with  Chatard-A-Bration Yacht Rock 2019 ! The sounds of Hall & Oates, the Eagles and other 80s favorites will have you  Reelin’ in the Years  as you  Listen to the Music . Enjoy good food and drink in  Margaritaville  while you  Take it to the Limit  shopping our live and silent auctions! 

View the Auction!
Even if you can't be with us, you can participate in the Silent Auction for Chatard-A-Bration!  Click here  to register your device and start bidding! The Yacht Rock auction will close at 9:15 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16.

For those attending this year's event, get ready for the best Live Auction yet!  Click here  to view the complete Yacht Rock live auction listing including a Caribbean Cruise, a week in New Orleans, an Indianapolis Zoo Dolphin Experience, Ultimate Pacer and Trojan fan packages and more!

Fund-A-Musical-Need
This year’s Fund-A-Need effort has a goal of raising $35,000 to provide musical instruments and other resources that will enhance Bishop Chatard’s expanding music program. Donations can be made during Chatard-A-Bration, or prior to the event. Your donation would fund:
  • $500: Keyboard amp with some boom
  • $3,000: 10 new acoustic guitars and racks
  • $5,000: Music stands & chairs
  • $7,000: 3 new choir risers
  • $10,000: 5-octave Marimba (a specialty instrument & percussion ensemble opportunity)
  • $7,000 to $10,000: Supplemental Funding for 2018-2019 Cleveland music trip

Click here to donate to this year's Fund-A-Need cause.

Chatard-A-Bration Cash Raffle
Raffle Tickets are $50 each or three for $125. The Grand Prize ($8,500), 2nd place ($1,000) and 3rd place ($500) prizes will be drawn live at Chatard-A-Bration on February 16.   Learn more or reserve your tickets. A limited amount will be sold, so get yours today!
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Softball Winter Clinic
Saturday, Feb. 23
Students in grades 3 - 8 are invited to join the Bishop Chatard softball team for a winter clinic on Saturday, Feb. 23, in the BCHS auxiliary gym.  Registration ends Feb. 22. Click here to register!
Annual Tropical Tribute
Saturday, March 9
The Joe and Barb Krier Memorial Grant Committee invites you to the 2019 Tropical Tribute on Saturday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m. at the Northside Knights of Columbus. The cost to attend is $35, which includes appetizers, live music, dancing, and beer and wine (for those 21+). All proceeds from the event go to fund a grant for Bishop Chatard tuition assistance that was created in memory of BCHS alumni Joe and Barb Krier.  Learn more.
The Kyle J. Guyton Memorial Scholarship Fund Dinner
Friday, March 8
The Kyle J. Guyton Memorial Scholarship Fund dinner will be held on Friday, March 8, at The Willows on Westfield from 6:30 - 10:30 p.m. Kyle Guyton was a 2011 Bishop Chatard graduate and was the theatre teacher at BCHS in 2016 when he passed away on a school spring break trip. The purpose of the event is to raise money for scholarships to award to college students majoring in theatre and performing arts. The 2018 BCHS winner was Emily Jorgenson, BCHS class of 2017. Learn more about registration, donations and sponsorship here
Save the Date
Saturday, April 20
Our youngest Future Trojans are invited to bring their Easter baskets to collect eggs on the front lawn of the school and then join us in the gymnasium for activities and games. Little ones will have an opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny and have a photo taken! RSVP coming soon!
Include your news in the Spring/Summer issue of 'Trojans Today'
Job promotion? New child? Accomplishment? Honor? We would love to hear about it. Share your news (and photo, if you have it) with us, and we will include it for all your classmates to read in the Spring issue of our Alumni magazine. View the Fall/Winter issue of Trojans Today on our Publications Page .

Future Trojan Onesies
If there is a new Future Trojan in your family, tell us about it and you will receive your BCHS Future Trojan onesie! 

Click here   to share your news!

Read about what BCHS alumni have been up to!
You can also visit the BCHS alumni page to read stories and news shared by Bishop Chatard alumni.
Alumni Directory
Get in touch with former classmates, update your contact information with BCHS, find out if BCHS alumni live near you or are in your field of work ... all in the alumni directory. Check it out now!  Click here to learn more!
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Lunch with Alumni
BCHS is looking for alumni volunteers who would be willing to share information about their profession with current students. Our Lunch with Alumni program is held monthly, on Wednesdays, from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact Robin Kontor at rkontor@BishopChatard.org .
Reunions
It's time to plan 2019 reunions! If you are part of the classes listed below and would like to help plan your class reunion, please contact Robin Kontor, Director of Alumni Relations and Special Events, at  rkontor@bishopchatard.org .

Planning is beginning for the BCHS classes:
1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, 2014
Thank you 2019 Chatard-A-Bration Sponsors!

All Event Premiere Sponsor
Printing Partners

All Event Trojan Sponsor
BKD, LLP

Royal Sponsor
Colliers International

White Sponsors
AAA Roofing
Apex Benefits Group
Benefit Solutions
CIMA Energy
Cohoat and O’Neal Golf Management
CYO
Dellen Automotive Family
Glick Family Foundation
Huntington Bank
Hope Plumbing
James Babcock Inc.
Johnson-Melloh
Katz Sapper & Miller
Keystone Sports Review
KSM Location Advisors
Mike '65 and Carla Leppert
Marian Inc.
Marian University
McGowan Insurance Group, Inc.
OrthoIndy
Schaefer Technologies, Inc.
Shiel Sexton
Somerset CPAs and Advisors
Thiele Heating & Cooling
Techlite Corporation
If you have questions or would like information about reunions or other alumni events, contact Director of Alumni Robin Kontor at rkontor@BishopChatard.org or 317-251-1451, ext. 3220. Visit the BCHS Alumni Website at alumni.bishopchatard.org .