Events

Villa's Alumnae events are ideal opportunities for graduates of any era to reconnect with friends and classmates, share laughs, and make new memories, or to engage with current Villa students in meaningful ways. Please join us at these events—or at any event on Villa's active School Calendar.

Career Day: Thursday, April 26, 2018

Villa's annual Career Day will take place Thursday, April 26, 2018. Career Day gives students an opportunity to learn more about various fields they are considering pursuing in college. The event lasts about two hours, beginning with an optional luncheon for all presenters at 12:15 p.m., followed by short presentations (10-15 minutes), including Q&A, with small groups of students. Career Day will end at approximately 2:30 p.m.

We are actively searching for Alumnae, current parents, parents of Alumnae, and other family members and friends who are interested in presenting information about their career. We need presenters in as many different occupations as possible to represent their career at this event. Please consider being a part of this very worthwhile activity!

If you are interested, please complete the form below at your earliest convenience. For more information, please email mamour@vjmhs.org.

Alumnae Networking Evening - Bucks County: Thursday, March 8, 2018

QUIZZO: Saturday, February 3, 2018

An evening of fun and trivia!

Saturday, February 3, 2018
7—10 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.; trivia begins promptly at 7 p.m.)
Villa Joseph Marie High School Gym
Players must be 21 years or older.

*There are a limited number of tables left available for walk-ins. First come, first served! Doors open at 6 p.m.!*

QUIZZO is a live trivia game with 10 rounds of trivia in various categories. Players compete in teams of up to eight (teams of four players or fewer may be joined with other small teams).

Prizes

  • The team that answers the most questions correctly wins a cash prize of $400.
  • Teams are challenged to develop a table theme, decorations, and costume accessories (optional). A prize will be awarded to the best table.
  • A bonus round and some other optional games will be played for an additional fee, giving players a chance to win other prizes.

Non-alcoholic drinks, coffee, tea, and cookies provided. Players are encouraged to bring their own food and alcoholic beverages.

If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Morley Amour '90, Director of Communications & Alumnae Relations, at 215-357-8810, ext. 115, or mamour@vjmhs.org.

Alumnae College Mingle: Thursday, January 11, 2018

Please join us at Villa for a casual event to talk about your college with Villa Juniors and Seniors and answer their questions. Sponsored by the offices of Guidance and Alumnae.

Thursday, January 11, 2018
3 to 5 p.m.
Villa Student Lounge
Light refreshments will be served. Remember to wear your college gear!

If you have any questions about the Alumnae College Mingle, please contact:

Melissa Morley Amour '90, Director of Communications & Alumnae Relations
mamour@vjmhs.org

Mary Beth Davis Walinskas '96, Advancement Associate
mwalinskas@vjmhs.org

or

Kim Bedrosian, College Counselor
kbedrosian@vjmhs.org

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.

Take a Jem to Work Week: Monday, December 18—Friday, December 22, 2017

During Take a Jem to Work Week, Monday, December 18—Friday, December 22, 2017, Villa Alumnae serve as mentors to current Villa Juniors and Seniors, who are interested in pursuing a similar career, by allowing them to shadow them at work for a day.

We are looking for Alumnae in a variety of professions who are willing to serve as mentors and provide a valuable real-world experience for our students.

If you are interested, please complete the form below at your earliest convenience. For more information, please email Melissa Morley Amour '90, Director of Communications & Alumnae Relations, at mamour@vjmhs.org or 215-357-8810, ext. 115.

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.

Christmas at Maria Hall: Sunday, December 3, 2017

Come one, come all! The Christmas season will soon be upon us, so help us usher in this festive time of year with “Christmas at Maria Hall.” Tour the exquisitely decorated historic home (ca. 1860) of Bucks County's Cornell family, which in 1932 became the original Villa Joseph Marie, thanks to Mother Maria Kaupas's vision and wisdom. Please join us!

Sunday, December 3, 2017
1-3 p.m.
Refreshments
Free event
Open to the community

Any questions about Christmas at Maria Hall? Please contact Melissa Morley Amour, Director of Communications & Alumnae Relations, at mamour@vjmhs.org.

Designer Handbag Bingo: Friday, November 17, 2017

A night of games, refreshments, and friendship for the Villa community, sponsored by the Villa Alumnae Association! Who doesn't love a new handbag? Here's your chance to compete for gorgeous, authentic designer bags, while playing fun rounds of Bingo and other games of chance. Gather the girls together and join us!

Friday, November 17, 2017
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Bingo begins at 7:15 p.m.
Villa Gym (Reserved seating available)
Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.
Tickets may be purchased at the door for $35 each.

Tickets

Ticket price includes 10 regular games of Bingo (three cards per game), with additional sheets available for purchase. Specials, raffles, and 50/50 extra. Complimentary beverages and dessert. All participants are welcome to bring their own snacks and beverages. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Sponsorships and Donations

Anyone interested in sponsoring a game or raffle item can choose from the following options. All sponsors will be published in the Bingo Program.

Handbag Sponsorships
Full Sponsor: $200
Partial Sponsor (up to 4 per game): $50

Raffle Item Sponsorships
Full Sponsor: $100
Partial Sponsor (up to 4 per game): $25

You may also make a monetary donation or offer the Alumnae Association the opportunity to acquire a handbag or raffle item at a discount.

For further information about Designer Handbag Bingo, please contact Cindy Snyder at cms22491@aol.com, or LeeAnn Christian at LeeAnn.Christian14@gmail.com.

For your records, Villa Joseph Marie High School’s Employer Identification Number is 23-1370452. Villa Joseph Marie High School’s status as a 501(c)(3) organization under the Internal Revenue Service code makes contributions tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. Please consult your attorney or accountant for more information, or call the school’s Development Office at 215-357-8810 ext. 124. The official registration and financial information of Villa Joseph Marie High School may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free 800-732-0999 within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement.

Annual Alumnae Reunion: Saturday, November 4, 2017

Come together with your classmates at Villa for the Annual Alumnae Reunion! This year's Reunion will honor all Alumnae with class years ending in "7" and "2." Formal invitations will be mailed in September.

Saturday, November 4, 2017
School and Maria Hall Open: 4 p.m.
School Tours/Reminiscing: 4 to 5 p.m. (optional)
Cocktails/Hors D'ouevres: 5 to 6 p.m.
Buffet Dinner: 6 to 9 p.m.
Registration fee is $50 per person.
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.

To register for the Reunion, please contact Melissa Amour at
mamour@vjmhs.org, or 215-357-8810, ext. 115.

Alumnae Week: Monday, October 30—Friday, November 3, 2017

Alumnae Week is when we honor Villa Alumnae and welcome them back to campus ahead of the Annual Alumnae Reunion. All Alumnae are invited to tour the school, check out our display of Villa memorabilia, and more! If you're interested in visiting Villa during Alumnae Week, please contact Melissa Morley Amour '90, Director of Communications & Alumnae Relations, at mamour@vjmhs.org or 215-357-8810, ext 115. We hope to see you then!

Alumnae Networking Evening NYC: Thursday, October 12, 2017

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.

Alumnae Relations Office

Melissa Morley Amour '90
(Lauren '17)
Director of Communications & Alumnae Relations
215-357-8810 ext. 115
mamour@vjmhs.org

Mary Beth Davis Walinskas '96
Advancement Associate
215-357-8810 ext. 208
mwalinskas@vjmhs.org

Cathleen Murway
(Danielle '91, Jordan '20)
Alumnae Relations Assistant
215-357-8810 ext. 130
cmurw@vjmhs.org