A Night in Tuscany - POP


On Saturday, September 22, 2018, Tuscany, Italy comes to Wichita during Newman University’s Party on the Plaza "A Night in Tuscany" to raise funds for student scholarships! 



5:00 pm Mass in St. John's Chapel
5:30 pm Festivities Begin - Drinks, Appetizers, Silent Auction, Golden Tickets, Raffles!
6:00 pm Popping of the Cork by Dr. Noreen Carrocci & Mayor Jeff Longwell
6:30 pm Authentic Italian Buffet Dinner
7:30 pm Live Auction Begins


ATTENTION!!!  All online ticket sales will close at 5:00 pm on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018.  DO NOT FEAR!  Event tickets, golden tickets, and raffle tickets will all be available for sale at the event on Saturday.  Look for the Registration Table to get checked-in and buy tickets.  Look for singing Troubadours to buy your Golden Tickets.  And look for the Raffle Table to buy your raffle tickets! 




Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors!


Honorary Chair
Sue & Kenny Doonan


VIP Sponsors
Glenna & David ’01,’11 Borho
Dale Withers


Presenting Sponsors
Teresa ’10 (Hon D) & Chuck Bartels
Legacy Bank


Event Sponsors
Adorers of the Blood of Christ
Black Hills Energy
Noreen Carrocci & Robert Benson
Commerce Bank
Cornejo & Sons Inc.

Douglas Production Group
Rusty Eck Ford
Spirit Aerosystems, Inc.


Table Hosts
Jan & Jerry Aaron
Ascension Health Ministry and Via Christi
Dale and Michael Bukaty
Bank SNB a division of Simmons Bank
Butler Community College
Catholic Charities and Catholic Diocese of Wichita
Crossfirst Bank
Dugan Truck Line, LLC
Emprise Bank
Envision, Inc.
Equity Bank
Foulston Siefkin, LLC
Fugate Enterprises
Investment Resources Corporation
Johnnie Bell Properties
Mary P. (Grelinger) Jones ‘84
KU School of Medicine – Wichita
Carm ‘79 & Michael ’78, ’99 (Hon D) Ludlow
Jean (Hon) & Archie ‘74 Macias
Angela & Brian McCoy
Susan ’80 & J. Michael ’80 Pool and Christine & Blake Wells
Professional Engineering Consultants, P.A.
Dr. David ’76 & Karen Schmeidler and Dr. Stephen ‘79 & Marta Williamson
Simpson Construction Services, Inc., Bob ’83 & Anne ‘79 Simpson
Triplett Woolf & Garretson, LLC
Alice ’85 (Hon D), ‘12 & Dale Wiggins and Vera & Steve Robl



  1. Step 1 Selection
  2. Step 2 Registration
Saturday September 22
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Annual Fundraising Event for Student Scholarships
Make an additional donation $  
Event registration summary
Party on the Plaza 9/22/18:
Donation $1

View images from the 2017 Party on the Plaza

Golden Ticket

Make a donation toward a $100 Golden Ticket. Only 100 tickets will be available. One lucky winner will be announced at the start of the Live Auction! If your ticket is selected, you will have your choice of ANY one of the live auction packages, prior to the beginning of the live auction.

View Silent and Live Auction Items Here!