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Party on the Plaza

Newman University S.A.A.C

Saturday, October 2, 2010 from 4:30 PM to 11:30 PM (CDT)

Party on the Plaza

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Regular Admission
Admits one adult for entire event.
Ended $100.00 $3.49
Twilight Ticket
Admits one adult 8:30 pm or after (steak dinner not included).
Ended $35.00 $1.87

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Event Details


Party on the Plaza
New Orleans Style
Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010
4:30 - 11:30 p.m.
Founders Plaza, Newman University

Veronica and J.V. Johnston

you’ve experienced the Art of Food and Drink and Partied on the Ponderosa… this year the best of both combine as the sights and sounds of the French Quarter will come to life on the Plaza at Newman University in support of student scholarships. Our party chairs J.V. and Veronica Johnston look forward to hosting you on the Plaza!

     celebrate Sunday Vigil Mass
     tap your toes to the tunes of our street performers
     enjoy a succulent steak dinner from "Greg's Grill"
     place bids on fabulous silent and live auction items
     marvel as artists demonstrate their work
     encounter a Hurricane in a glass
     delight in a show of fire on water and in the sky
     dance to Zydeco music by The Mudbugs

reservations required 

Tickets for the entire evening are $100, $70 of which is tax-deductible. Tickets are also available for those arriving at 8:30 p.m. or later for fireworks, drinks and dancing for just $35, $25 of which is tax-deductible.

outdoor event

Please dress comfortably for this grand patio party!

Founder’s Plaza is located just north of Dugan Library and Campus Center. Parking available in all campus lots. VIP Sponsor Parking is in lot A east, accessible from Dondlinger Drive.


Contact Kelly Reynolds at reynoldsk@newmanu.edu, 316-942-4291, ext. 2283.
thank you to all of our generous sponsors!

entertainment sponsor
Legacy Bank
presenting sponsor
Foley Equipment Company
fireworks sponsors
Catholic Family Federal Credit Union
Menges Rental
media sponsors
Sports Radio 1410 KGSO
Wichita's Big Talker 1480 KQAM
Wichita Business Journal

event sponsors
ABC Liquor
Adorers of the Blood of Christ
Donlevy Lithograph
House of Schwan
J.V. and Veronica Johnston
Noreen Carrocci and Bob Benson
Wescon Products
party hosts
Bell Carpet and Floor of Abbey Carpet and Floor
Bob and Anne Simpson
Dale and Alice Wiggins
Great Western Dining
Jill and Tom Docking
Mid America Exteriors
Tony and Miriam Madrigal
Via Christi Health
Westar Energy

schedule of events
Sunday Vigil Mass will be celebrated in St. John’s Chapel on the Newman campus.
five o’clock
Enjoy an adult beverage and take in the sights and sounds of the French Quarter as street performers, artisans and vendors entertain. Then, browse a collection of unique and fabulous auction items, sure to please all budgets and interests (silent auction tables will close every ten minutes beginning at 7:50 p.m.)

six o’clock
Dinner is served! Grab a succulent steak at Greg’s grill then load up your plate with all the delicious sides you can handle…bon appetit!
eight o’clock
Dessert will come to you! Students will serve dessert and coffee as our professional auctioneers of Auction Specialists, LLC present a short menu of live auction items including the original maquette of the statue of John Henry Cardinal Newman that stands on the Newman campus, an all accommodations trip to Naples, Fla., provided by Carla Stovall Steckline and Larry Steckline, a Christmas in New Orleans package for two donated by Village Tours & Travel, and more.

nine o’clock
Cornejo Plaza will be the best view of the splendid firework show in air and on water. Then the Mudbugs will keep you moving long into the night with familiar and original tunes at the Legacy Bank Stage.



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When & Where

Newman University
Dugan-Gorges Conference Center
3100 W. McCormick Ave.
Wichita, KS 67213-2097

Saturday, October 2, 2010 from 4:30 PM to 11:30 PM (CDT)

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Newman University S.A.A.C

Newman University is a Catholic university named for John Henry Cardinal Newman and founded by the Adorers of the Blood of Christ for the purpose of empowering graduates to transform society.

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Party on the Plaza
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