St. Paul is excited to announce our 2018 PTL Auction, Pure Ministry in Michigan. It will be held Saturday, March 17, 2018, at St. Paul Lutheran School. We look forward to spending time in fun and fellowship with you as we raise funds to provide scholarships to future St. Paul students.
DONATIONS NEEDED! Do you have a cottage that is open some weekends, or passes that you are not going to use? Then donate them to the school auction! We are looking for donations that we can use to raise money for our school. The following attachments will allow you to ask the company that you work for, or the local businesses that you interact with on a daily bases for a gift-in-kind or sponsorship. With everyone contributing one item, we can make this event fun and successful. We are asking for all items to be turned in by December 1, so we can put together a catalog to advertise all the businesses and people who contributed.
Our guest of honor for the evening will be Mr. Ray Scott, former Detroit Piston. Read more about Mr. Scott below.
There will be a DOOR PRIZE this year - everyone purchasing a ticket will be given the opportunity to receive one year of free tuition (up to $5,000).
Child care is available at Concordia University until 11:00 P.M. This is sponsored by the Girls’ Basketball Team. Cost is $10 per family.
Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018 (St. Patrick’s Day)
Location: St. Paul Lutheran School
Dress Attire: Casual Dress
Doors open: 5:30 p.m. for silent auction
Dinner/Presentation: 6:00 p.m.
Live Auction: 7:15 p.m.
Party and Celebrate: 9:00-11:00 p.m.
*Cash bar - $2 a drink (Beer and Wine)
*Child care is available at Concordia University until 11:00 P.M. This is sponsored by the Girls’ Basketball Team. Cost is $10 per family. Registration is required when you purchase your ticket.
John Raymond "Ray" Scott is a retired American basketball player and coach. A 6'9" forward/center who played college basketball at the University of Portland, Scott was selected with the fourth pick of the 1961 NBA draft by the Detroit Pistons, and was a deadly shooter near the perimeter of the court. Scott had an 11-year career in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the American Basketball Association (ABA), with the Pistons, Baltimore Bullets, and the Virginia Squires. Scott also competed in high school against the great Wilt Chamberlain. Wilt chamberlain at Overbrook and Ray Scott at West Philadelphia. Scott was the successor to Wilt as the public league scoring champion. Ray Scott later coached the Pistons for three and a half seasons, from 1972 to 1976. In 1974, he won the NBA Coach of the Year Award after guiding the Pistons to a 52–30 regular season record. He was the first African-American to be so honored stating, "Now the door is open and I look for more to follow." Ray Scott also coached the Eastern Michigan University Men’s Basketball team for three years from March 1976 March 1979. Over three seasons, he guided EMU to a 29–52 record. After his coaching career, Scott went into private business. He also has the position of ambassador for children and families for the Wellspring Lutheran service agency in Michigan. In February 2008, Scott was inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame. In April 2008, during a celebration of the Pistons' 50th anniversary, he was named one of the "30 All-Time Pistons."