2021 Virtual Gala
Info and Super Silent Auction Preview
The 2021 PHS Virtual Gala will be hosted entirely on Bidpal this year. See below for all the information you need to enjoy this virtual fundraising opportunity to support Providence and its Annual Student Assistance Program.
When is the Gala?
The 2021 PHS Virtual Gala will run from Monday, January 25, at 3 p.m. to Sunday, January 31, at 8 p.m.
Silent Auction Items and Baskets
60+ auction items will be available for bidding beginning Monday, January 25 at 3 p.m. and ending Sunday, January 31 at 8 p.m.
Super Silent Auction Items (vacations, exclusive events and products, and the Aussiedoodle puppy)
These exclusive items will be available for bidding beginning Friday, January 29 at 3 p.m. and ending Sunday, January 31 at 8 p.m. You’ll have just three days to bid and win one of these amazing offerings!
How to Register:
Click here to register.
Follow these steps to set up your account:
1. Go to bidpal.net/PHSGALA
2. Click “Sign in” in the top right corner
3. Choose “Sign in with email” and type in your email address
4. Create a password for your Bidpal account
5. Fill in the necessary information (name, address and phone number)
6. Input payment information to begin bidding.
Prefer to make a donation?
Click “Make a Donation” on the Bidpal site to donate to our Annual Student Assistance Program. Every dollar donated goes directly towards tuition assistance for our Providence families.
I’ve won an item. How will I get it?
There are two options for obtaining your auction item.
Option 1: Contact Krissy Van Laan if you are available to pick your item up during regular school hours. She will bring your item out to your car for you! Please call ahead or email.
812-945-3350 ext 320
Option 2: Can’t make daytime work? Make plans to pick your package up at Door #10 (closest to the baseball field) on one of the following evenings:
Monday, February 1 5-7 p.m.
Tuesday, February 2 5-7 p.m.
Wednesday, February 3 5-7 p.m.
Please call ahead or email Krissy Van Laan to notify of an evening pick-up.
812-945-3350 ext 320
Scroll down to view our Super Silent auction items. Remember, these will only be available for bidding the last three days of the auction!
2021 Virtual Gala Super Silent Auction Items
The Most Magical Place on Earth Package
This cuddly Aussiedoodle puppy born on November 26 is looking for her forever home and is yours for the bidding! This beautiful Pioneer Pooch will fill your home with happiness and bring you years of enjoyment. And that’s not all! Ridgeview Animal Clinic is graciously donating one full year of veterinarian services for your new best friend!
-Compliments of Allison Uhl and Mindy Harrington with Luxe Realty Group and Bill & Lynn Hesse of Ridgeview Animal Clinic
Name the Providence Entrance Drive
Talk about showing off your Blue Pride! Put your name on the entrance driveway to Providence High School for the 2021-2022 school year.
-Compliments of Our Lady of Providence High School
Pappy Van Winkle’s – 20 Years Old
Carolyn (Galligan ’60) Kirchdorfer’s River House Dinner Party with Special Guest President Victor Beeler ’94
Take in the breathtaking view of the Ohio River flooded with sailboats on a summer night! Carolyn Kirchdorfer is prepared to wine and dine you and up to 20 of your friends on a Wednesday night of your choice at her splendid home along the Ohio River. Enjoy the company of our new president, Victor Beeler ’94, and hear what Blue Pride means to him! Cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvre buffet will be prepared especially for you by the Stumler’s Catering crew! Don’t miss out on this very special event to be planned between June 1 and October 31, 2021!
-Compliments of Carolyn (Galligan) Kirchdorfer ‘60 and Deborah (Stumler) Gregory ‘81
Victoria National Golf Getaway – Newburgh, Indiana
Stay and play at Victoria National Golf Course, ranked No. 43 in Golf Digest’s Best Courses in America. Experience a foursome of world-class golf, including two forecaddies to assist you during your round! Wind down this action-packed day with an overnight stay in one of Victoria National’s luxurious cottages. Dates are subject to availability
-Compliments of Jill (Kraft) ’91 and Vaughan Scott
Progressive Dinner Package
This will be a night to remember! A 2019 Lincoln MKT stretch limo will pick up 8 lucky guests for a whirlwind progressive dinner that will include stops at 4 amazing restaurants! Board and You Bistro & Wine Bar, The Exchange Pub + Kitchen, Orange Clover Kitchen & More, and the Portage House are prepared to wine, dine, and entertain you throughout this incredible evening with signature dishes and creative cocktails. Package must be redeemed between July 1 and December 31, 2021, Tuesday–Thursday, and booked at least two weeks in advance of the proposed date (excludes weeks of Thanksgiving and Christmas, and New Year’s Eve).
-Compliments of Board and You Bistro & Wine Bar/Zack Flanagan ‘14, The Exchange/Ian Hall ‘94, Orange Clover/Rachel Hall Smallwood ‘00, Portage House/Dallas McGarity and Xtreme Transportation/Blake Bridges ‘07
Dinner Party for 8 with Chef Rachel Hall Smallwood of Orange Clover
Rachel Hall Smallwood (Class of 2000), owner of Orange Clover Kitchen & More, invites you and 7 friends to an intimate dinner in her Copper Room in downtown Jeffersonville. You will enjoy an entertaining evening of laughter and fellowship while Chef Smallwood guides you through 5 courses of her favorite and most delectable dishes, all perfectly paired with wine and cocktails. This is an experience you and your friends will talk about for years to come!
Rachel Hall Smallwood is a graduate of Providence, Class of 2000. She is the owner, operator, and chef of Orange Clover Kitchen & More and The Copper Room at Orange Clover. She started her business endeavors almost nine years ago and has more than 23 years in the hospitality industry. This award-winning chef has been featured in multiple magazines and has graced many covers for her food as well as her service to the community.
-Compliments of Orange Clover/Rachel Hall Smallwood ’00
Annapolis, Maryland Cottage Getaway
This immaculate 2-bedroom/1-bath Chapel Gate Cottage is a piece of history just as Annapolis is. Centrally located and moments from the city dock, US Naval Academy, shops, restaurants, St. John’s College, and Maryland State House. On any given day you can hear the cannon announcing a parade in progress, or you will hear the chapel bells and witness a wedding party bustling hurriedly over to the chapel. At dusk “Taps” will play on the academy yard as the flag is lowered.
Monday-Thursday, 4-night stay to be used summer or fall of 2021. Dates subject to availability.
-Compliments of Tim and Diana Welch
Huber’s Estate Tour and Tasting for Ten People
Start your visit to Huber’s by taking a tour of the Winemaking facility and Distillery and learn how your favorite Huber products are produced. After your tour, you will be led to one of Huber’s bars to enjoy a wine or spirits tasting and a cheese tray for the group! Finish your day with lunch in the Starlight Café and your choice of a glass of wine or a craft cocktail.
-Compliments of Huber’s Starlight Distillery/Greg ’81 & Jan (Gettelfinger ’81) Huber and Ted ’84 & Dana Huber
Ladies’ Night Out Package
Ready for some pampering and an evening out with your girlfriends? This jam-packed new auction item will do just that! You and four of your closest girlfriends will have your hair styled and makeup done by PHS graduates in the industry. You’ll then be transported by limousine to Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse with a $500 gift card in hand! Enjoy live entertainment while you dine at one of Louisville’s most popular fine-dining restaurants. Sound like the perfect evening? We think so!
-Compliments of Tori Quinn ’15, Tess Stuber ’16, and Ashli McGuire ’16 – hair and makeup; Bill Kaiser ’91 with Edward Jones – dinner sponsorship; and Greg Nash ’92 with Edward Jones – transportation sponsorship
The At Home Experience with Chef Aaron Flanagan
High Steaks Farm Freezer Beef Package – 2 separate packages to be offered!
Freezer beef raised at the Charlestown farm of two generations of PHS alumni. Grain-fed and very lean, the beef will be processed by USDA inspected Memphis Meat, taken in the beginning of March, and ready to be picked up approximately two weeks later. The winner will get to help fill out a cut sheet so they can decide cuts and packaging (paper-wrapped) before processing. The processing fee is included in package.
One half = approx. 400 pounds of freezer beef!
-Compliments of High Steaks Farm LLC – Adam & Denise (Galligan) Allgeier ‘00
IU Basketball Weekend Getaway
This package includes 2 tickets to an IU basketball game located at midcourt, Row 10 across from IU’s bench! Included in this package is a Friday-Sunday stay in a 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath condo at The Pointe. The condo sleeps up to 10 people and has WiFi access, two televisions with Firesticks, and a firepit for all to enjoy.
Tickets must be used on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday in November or December (before Christmas) of 2021. And that’s not all! The winners of this exciting package will receive a basketball signed by IU head coach Archie Miller!
-Compliments of Andrew and Angie Cassis
Lake Monroe Getaway in June
Enjoy a Thursday-Sunday stay at The Pointe located on beautiful Lake Monroe! This 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath condo sleeps up to 10 people and is located on the 18th hole of the Eagle Pointe Golf Course. Enjoy a relaxing day at the pool and a delicious meal at Sahm’s restaurant, both walking distance from the condo! The Pointe is within minutes of Four Winds Resort, where you can rent a boat, jet ski, or hike one of the many breathtaking trails surrounding the lake.
This package is available for a Thursday-Sunday stay in June 2021.
-Compliments of Andrew and Angie Cassis
Dinner, Drinks & Tour for Twenty at Mansion 1886
Enjoy a one-of-a-kind & memorable weeknight with best friends during the Dinner, Drinks, & Tour for Twenty at the newly restored/renovated Mansion 1886! Plan for an awesome evening featuring a private bartender with a creative selection of cocktails, wine & spirits, live music, the delicious delights of Board & You Head Chef Aaron Flanagan ’16, and a tour of one of the premier historic mansions in the Midwest, including its absolutely stunning event venue and the members-only basement bar, Percy & Glover’s.
This night out package is donated by Ernstberger Orthodontics. a top choice for braces & Invisalign in southern Indiana!” Dr. Seth and his outstanding team (including his lovely wife, Liz ’01) truly love to support Providence High School and our local community. “It’s an absolute privilege to back any effort that promotes the healthy spiritual, mental, and physical development of our community members, especially through such an amazing place as PHS!” —Dr. Seth
-Compliments of Ernstberger Orthodontics