Circle of celebration 2018

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who helped make our 2018 event a success! With 550 people in attendance, we were able to raise over $575,000 for the Annual Fund.



Frequently Asked Questions

What is Circle of Celebration?

Circle of Celebration is Holy Family Catholic School’s annual fundraising event. This gala is held in April every year to raise money for operating costs, faith-enrichment activities and tuition assistance.

How many people attend?

Each year, approximately 550-600 current parents, alumni and community supporters attend the evening event.

What should I wear?

Circle is black tie optional. Most people wear cocktail party attire.

Who is invited to Circle?

Everyone! The following people will receive a mailed invite: current parents and staff/faculty, those who have attended Circle in the past three years, and annual fund business sponsors. If you would like to ensure you receive an invitation, please contact Christine McAllister at the Advancement Office at 563-582-5456 ext. 255.

What if I am unable to attend but I still want to help in some way?

We appreciate help with Circle in many forms - donations of auction items, time help setting up or tearing down. Whatever it may be. For a full list of ways to volunteer or be involved, please visit the Circle Volunteer page.

Contact Us

Christine McAllister
Director of
Alumni and Special Events
(563) 582-5456, Ext. 255

Holy Family Catholic Schools

2005 Kane St., Dubuque IA 52001
(563) 582-5456