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St. Patrick's School's Shamrock Auction Returns March 12

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Barbara Castrataro
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Father Tom Kreiser
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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - St Patrick’s School will host its eigth annual Shamrock Auction Dinner Dance on March 12, at the Villa Barone in Mahopac. Each year, the School-Parent Association coordinates this festive event to celebrate the school, teachers, staff and community that supports St. Patrick’s School. Money raised at this event goes to fund numerous activities that the School-Parent Association supports that benefits all members of the school community.

This year, the Shamrock Auction will have a Broadway theme: “Evening on the Red Carpet—Lights, Camera, Auction!” The school is celebrating two people who have been instrumental in the student’s success at St. Patrick’s School.

  • Barbara Castrataro is a music teacher. She has been a contributor to generations of children at St. Patrick’s School. Castrataro started working at St. Patrick’s School in 1971. This year marks her 45th year of teaching and being a part of the children’s lives. Students always sing with pride and confidence in school plays, performances, graduations, ceremonies and masses because of Castrataro’s time and effort with her students.
  • Father Tom Kreiser is a proud alumni of St. Patrick’s School—Class of 1979. Ordained in 1994, he has been a part of the St. Patrick’s community in many roles serving as a priest, Altar Server Coordinator, Alumni Coordinator, RCIA, Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts, Knights of Columbus, worked with St. Patrick’s Church Youth Group, and most importantly, going into the classrooms of the children to enlighten and develop their spiritual growth.

If you are interested in attending or helping contribute to the Shamrock Auction, please contact 914-962-2211 or visit the website at spsshamrockauction.org.

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