John F. Kennedy’s KATCH Auction Is April 24th & 25th

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John F. Kennedy High School, which has made Burien its home for over 42 years, will be holding its annual KATCH Auction over two nights: Friday April 24th and Saturday, April 25th at the JFK Gymnasium.

KATCH stands for Kennedy Action Toward Christian Heritage, and is an annual benefit auction extravaganza in support of Kennedy High School. Tuition covers only a portion of the expense of providing the superior academic, athletic, artistic and spiritual education that Kennedy offers. The additional funds generated by KATCH are a major component of Kennedy’s capacity for excellence.

Each evening will feature silent and live auctions, excellent food, great raffles and a gym transformed into “An Evening with the Stars.”

Both Friday and Saturday evening are a great time for guests to mingle with friends, network with clients, and most importantly, show their support for the outstanding work Kennedy is doing.

Friday night, April 24th, will be a casual, family event. Packages are designed to meet every budget and special attention is given to items that will appeal to families. Admission is free and no reservations are required.

The evening of Saturday, April 25th will be Hollywood style semi-formal, with a delicious sit-down dinner and a full live auction.

Reservations are required.

KATCH is the biggest social fundraising event on the Kennedy calendar and tables fill fast for this entertaining evening.

The auction is a time for the Kennedy community to come together and demonstrate its commitment to this institution. Many hours of dedicated volunteer work lead up to two nights of food, entertainment and the satisfaction of making a difference.

Tickets are $75 per person, and can be bought online safely and securely here, or by calling the KATCH Office at 206.246.5212 x399 or via email: [email protected].



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  • Mazatlan
  • Palm Springs
  • Reno


  • A Gentlemen’s Poker Party
  • Whiskey Table at the Rainier Club
  • Coach for a Game
  • Private Rooftop Party
  • Attend Tice Ranch Retreat with Fr. Spitzer
  • Father B’s Fish Fry
  • Dinner with Mariners Manager Don Wakamatsu
  • Beach Bash
  • More…

Other items:

  • Take home an Xbox Package
  • Outdoor Fireplace
  • Diamond Bracelet
  • Wine Rack
  • Sports Tickets

For a student you know, give them the gift that keeps on giving:

  • Reserved Parking
  • Jeans Monday for the 2009-10 school year

There will also be Tuition Raffle Tickets sold for ONE free tuition for a JFK student during the 2009-10 school year. Each ticket sells for only $100, and there are only 500 tickets available.

The winner will be drawn at the KATCH Family Night Auction on Friday, April 24. Winner need not be present to win, but if the winner is present, they will receive a BONUS $250 UW Bookstore Gift Certificate.

For more information, go to the KATCH website or download a PDF with full details.

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