COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - It was another very successful St. Charles Borremeo annual Mardi Gras auction Saturday night in Coldwater with a gross of more than $76,000 to help support operations at the St. Charles School. Despite another evening of snowy weather, St. Charles Principal Brenda Mescher said they still had a full gym and lots of fun, food, and music. According to Mescher, their classroom projects were once again very popular with the third grade "take me out to the ball game" their highest price at $3000.
Mescher said they are so grateful for their angel tuition donors in the community, raising $6800 just for their scholarship fund. And finally, the mysterious principal's purse ended the evening with $3300. While one family has lots of goodies in their hands, Mescher promises not to break the vow of secrecy on what a principal carries in her purse. She again thanked all the local businesses that supported their 2014 auction.