ST. ANNE ALTAR SOCIETY
The St. Anne Altar Society is a parish women’s group whose purpose is to raise funds for the care and upkeep of the altar and altar garments, purchase hosts, wines, missalettes, candles and vestments. They host a parish women’s Christmas dinner and Spring Dinner. Fund-raisers include raffles of quilts and crafts, sales of quilts and bake sales. Although this group is comprised mostly of women in the parish, all parishioners are invited to participate, especially in the various fund raising activities. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m in the Parish Meeting Room. After a short business meeting, the members gather for food and fellowship.
For information contact Jan Hermann, President, at 480-5710
ST. JOE MEN'S CLUB
This group of active men meets on the third Monday of the month in the cafeteria for food and fellowship. Annually they sponsor a burgoo, and sausage making sale as well as other fund raising events through the years. The Men’s Club is open to any adult male member and offers the opportunity for food and fellowship each month and the chance to engage in activities for the benefit of the parish. - the group sponsors fund-raisers, which are periodically donated to help with varied parish expenses.
For information, contact the President of the Men’s Club, Thomas Feller (812) 760-5986
KNIGHTS OF ST. JOHN
The Knights of St. John is a fellowship group for men in the parish, which meets on the second Monday of each month for food and fellowship. This group sponsors a booth at the West Side Nut Club Fall Festival. The money that is raised benefits the Marian Day Program for Children with Special Needs as well as parish needs and other charities.
For information, contact Scott Wunderlich, the President of the Knights of St. John (963-3282),
ST. JOE SENIOR CITIZENS
The Senior Citizens or retired citizens of the parish meet the first Friday of the month at 1:00 p.m. in church for prayers, followed by a social gathering and dinner. The group’s purpose is to provide fellowship for its members. Any parishioner 60 years of age or older is welcome to attend. Typical fellowship activities include bingo and card games, and lots of good conversation.
For information, contact June Preske—963-3382.
BOY SCOUTS AND CUB SCOUTS
Cub Scouts is a family centered program that develops ethical decision-making skills in boys in first through fifth grade. Activities emphasize character development, citizenship training and personal fitness. Boy Scouting is a program for boys 11 through 17 designed to achieve the aims of scouting through a vigorous outdoor program and peer leadership with the council of a adult Scoutmaster. Boys, girls and adult leaders from St. Joe are involved in several different troops on the Westside of Evansville.
The Parent Teacher Organization is a valued supporter of most St. Joe School activities through various fund-raisers and volunteer programs. The group meets two times each year. Various fund-raisers include a booth at the Fall Festival, pizza sales, book fairs and an auction. This group also coordinates school volunteers, room mothers, classroom parties, and health and safety programs. Annually, they purchase the newly adopted textbooks. They support the computer lab and the school office with purchases of technology and office equipment. All school parents are automatically members of the PTO. Other interested members of the parish, are invited to be a part of this group as well.
For more information contact Kim Kinnaman (812)760-5456.
ST. JOE ATHLETIC COMMITTEE
This committee is responsible for sports teams that involve the students of St. Joseph School. These sports teams invlude wrestling, basketball, volleyball, track, soccer and cheerleading. Various fund-raisers are held during the year to raise funds for uniforms and equipment. Anyone interested in helping with the school sports is invited to join.
For more information contact Brian Price (812) 431-0614