Tidal Wave

Saturday, April 6, 2019
Stonegate Conference Center, Hoffman Estates

30th Annual Tidal Wave Gala logo

The 30th Annual Tidal Wave, Diamonds and Pearls, will be held Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the Stonegate Conference and Banquet Centre in Hoffman Estates.

Celebrating the legacy of the St. Edward Central Catholic alumni and volunteers who have made this gala fundraiser possible, the event will feature silent and live auctions. Additionally, the Alumnus of the Year, Brian McGuire, Class of ’88, and St. Gregory the Great Awardee Mrs. Pam Klein will be honored, and the Loyal Order of St. Edward and Patron of the Year will be awarded.

Volunteer Opportunities

Many hands are needed to help with auction solicitation, data entry, set-up, day-of oversight and more. Whether it’s a one hour/one day, a few hours a month or a several month commitment, if you want to volunteer, email Peg Mueller, tidalwave@stedhs.org or call 847-741-7535 ext. 123. 

Gift-Gathering Parties
The following gift-gathering parties have been planned to help us secure auction items for the gala. These are great opportunities for parents of St. Edward Central Catholic High School students to meet more  parents while supporting the school by donating an item for our 30th Annual Tidal Wave gala’s auction.  Watch these emails and our Facebook page for further details.

Jan. 27 – Brunch. (Donations of items valued at $50 or more for the gala auction are requested.)

Feb. 9 – Freshman Party. (Please donate an item for the Dining category.)

Feb. 16 –  Junior Party. (Items for this party are suggested to focus on Sports & Leisure.)

Feb. 23 –  Sophomore Party. (Donations of Travel & Entertainment items are appreciated.)

March 2 – Senior Party.


Sponsorship and Auction Item Donations

Sponsorship and program advertising is a great way for companies, organizations and families to support the event. Additionally, donations of coveted auction items are greatly appreciated.  For information on these opportunities, please contact the Tidal Wave office at 847-741-7535 ext. 123 or download the donation form and letter via the buttons below.

Sponsorship LetterSponsorship Form