October 30, 2009

Colts’ Bill Polian is keynote speaker at Catholic School Values awards dinner

Criterion staff report

Indianapolis Colts president Bill PolianColts president Bill Polian will be the featured speaker during the archdiocese’s Celebrating Catholic School Values: Scholarship and Career Achievement Awards dinner on Nov. 10.

The Colts organization will also receive the Community Service Award during the 14th annual event, which has raised more than $4 million to support need-based education scholarships to Catholic schools in the archdiocese.

Five individuals will also receive Career Achievement Awards at the event: Patricia Cronin of Christ the King Parish in Indianapolis, Oliver Jackson of St. Rita Parish in Indianapolis, Charles “Chick” Lauck of St. Barnabas Parish in Indianapolis, and Robert and Eleanor McNamara of St. Luke the Evangelist Parish in Indianapolis.

The event will begin at 6 p.m. on Nov. 10 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.

The annual Catholic school event in the archdiocese brings together corporate sponsors in celebration of archdiocesan Catholic schools. Corporate sponsorships are now being accepted. Platinum partnerships for the event represent a $15,000 gift for scholarships. Gold partners are $10,000, silver sponsors are $5,000 and bronze partners are $1,750.

(For sponsorships and ticket information, contact Rosemary O’Brien at the archdiocesan Office of Stewardship and Development at 317-236-1568 or 800-382-9836, ext. 1568, or e-mail her at robrien@archindy.org or log on to www.archindy.org/ccsv.)

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