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Raffle & Wish List Items
All raffle proceeds benefit the students of St. John the Beloved Academy. Winners need not be present to win.
Raffle #1 - Thanksgiving Feast
Imagine Thanksgiving Day without the stress of cooking a turkey! Host all of your family and friends on Thanksgiving featuring your choice of Fr. Pollard’s famous SMOKED OR FRIED Kelly Bronze Virginia Heritage-Breed Pasture-Raised Turkey (approximately 15-17 lbs) from the Organic Butcher of McLean (retail $12.99/lb). Considered The Rolls Royce of Turkeys, Kelly Bronze’s slow growing; foraging heritage-breed turkeys are juicy and full of flavor. (Turkey will be available for pick up on Thanksgiving Day. Winner will coordinate with Fr. Pollard regarding time). Accompanying basket includes gourmet Thanksgiving themed items to complete your feast.
Raffle #2 - Fall/Winter Wintergreen Mountain Getaway
Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, this beautiful home accommodates 8-10 guests comfortably and features a gourmet kitchen, deck with outdoor seating and a gas grill, a beautiful master suite on the main level, 3 bedrooms on the upper level, cable and internet access, two family rooms, and an ample selection of movies and music, and linens and towels, for a luxurious family escape. Enjoy access to Wintergreen Mountain Resort, www.wintergreenresort.com. The home is close to activities at the resort, including restaurants, shops, hiking trails, swim center, spa, golf, tennis and skiing.
In addition, there are several vineyards, breweries and distilleries in the Wintergreen and Nelson County area. The home is also close to several “tourist” attractions in Charlottesville (Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, University of Virginia, and James Monroe’s home) and Staunton (the Woodrow Wilson Library and Museum, Frontier Culture Museum, and the American Shakespeare Center’s Blackfriars Theater).
This is good for 3 days, 2 nights any week of Fall or Winter. Dates to be agreed upon with the owners.
Raffle #3 - McLean Fare
Enjoy a $100 gift certificate to Café Tatti in McLean, a $50 gift certificate to StarNut Gorumet and a $50 gift certificate to The Organic Butcher.
Cafe Tatti is a European-themed fine dining restaurant dedicated to serving delicious, quality meals to customers in Mc Lean, Virginia and beyond. From humble beginnings, we have risen to the top of the competition into what we are today—a beloved source of heavenly French and European cuisine.
StarNut Gourmet is a specialty food, coffee and tea shop located in McLean.
The Organic Butcher shop is a full service, traditional butcher shop with over 80 years’ experience behind the counter.
Purchase Raffle Tickets
The following items have been requested by the Faculty to enhance students’ learning. Thank you for your generosity.
- 1 Portable outdoor basketball hoop ($500)
- 1 set of Capture the Flag – Extra Flag Belts for House Festival Days ( $100)
- 2 Croquet Sets ($250 a set)
Strategic Board Games
- 3 Settlers of Catan ($100 each)
- 3 Wooden Checkers ($25 each)
- 3 Cathedral ($60 each)
Bird Feeders for Campus
- 3 Squirrel Buster Mini Squirrel-proof Bird Feeder ($42 ech)
- 3 bags (5 lbs) each of seed supply ($20 each)
- 3 Squirrel Buster feeder – large ($75 each)