St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School Foundation


 Saint Francis Catholic School will celebrate its 20th Anniversary this year.  Please be a part of the celebration at the autumn dinner set for Friday October 13th. The soiree will be held at Maddens on Gull Lake in the Wilson Bay Lodge. Keynote speaker for the event is Father Seamus Walsh.  Father Walsh was the pastor and superintendent of Saint Francis School when the foundation was established.  Please contact Maria Prozinski at 218-822-4040 or for additional event information.

5:30 PM - Social Hour        6:30 PM - Dinner Program Follows

$135 per person or $1,350 per table of ten

Please RSVP by September 29, 2017

Please extend this invitation to friends, relatives, and other acquaintances

HISTORY - the Saint Francis School foundation was established in the 1990s to provide an ongoing sustainable financial base to support teacher salaries, schools needs and tuition scholarships. Since its inception the foundation has grown steadily. Thanks to the generosity of many supporters, the foundation is well on its way to achieving its goal of establish a one million dollar trust fund     The foundation’s mission is to provide a firm financial base for the school.

The Saint Francis School Foundation has been a partner and catalyst for school programs and efforts that include:

-          Lead the effort to eliminate the amount remaining on school expansion/improvement project

-           Donor Tree Display recognizing school supporters

-          Lead Donor for annual tuition assistance program

-          Placed Smartboards in each school classroom & staff training

-          Host biannual spring socials for major donors

-          Funds for Sound System

-          Alumni List Update

Please consider the Foundation in your planned and estate giving portfolio.





Chairman – Dr. David Boran

Vice Chairman – Dr. Peter Schmitz

Secretary – Joanne Ruttger

Treasurer – Tim Spitzley

Board Member – Robert Birkeland

Board Member – Kathryn Bymark

Board Member – Gert Roggenkamp

Board Member – Scott Stroot

Board Member – Chuck Steinbauer





Deb Euteneuer – Principal

Maria Prozinski – Development Director

Father Tony Wroblewski – School Superintendent

The Foundation mission is to provide a firm financial base for the school.  Funds from dinners, silent auctions, donations, and related efforts go toward a fund reserve.  The goal is to reach $1 million in the trust.  Interest earnings support teacher salary increases, school needs, capital needs, and tuition scholarships for students.