The Franciscan Center
Saturday, April 30, 2016
6 p.m.

Lourdes University will host its annual, premier scholarship fundraising event, Luminations. An audience of 500 guests will gather to celebrate higher education and raise funds for student scholarships. The event will be hosted by Honorary Chair, the Makulinski Family Foundation and Lourdes University President Dr. David Livingston and his wife, Joan.

Luminations will feature an exceptional silent auction with over 100 unique items donated by various local businesses and individuals in the community. As guests peruse the silent auction, they will enjoy cocktails, a remarkable assortment of grazing stations and fine music provided by the Maxx Band.

The entertainment program will begin promptly at 8 p.m. with proud Lourdes alumna, Chrys Peterson emceeing. Performers will include the Ballet Theatre of Toledo, the Toledo Opera, the Toledo Symphony, local entertainer and vocalist, Kelly Broadway and performers from the Croswell Opera House.

Tickets to Luminations are $125 each or $150 for patron tickets. Sponsorship, advertising, silent auction donation opportunities are available. For more information, please call 419-824-3751 or email

Complete Listing of Silent Auction Items




Platinum Sponsors:

Harvey & Connie Tolson

John & Sarah Bates


Makulinski Family Foundation


Steel Dynamics


Gold Sponsors:





Fifth Third Bank



Mass Mutual Financial Group


Muir Graphics


Program Solutions Group








Sylvania Franciscans


The LaValley Foundation


Silver Sponsors:

AVI Fresh

Buckeye CableSystem

Dimech Services, Inc.


MT Business Technologies, Inc./RICOH

OCP Contractors

Toledo Blade


Entertainment Sponsor:

Office Furniture Warehouse