CMF Thanks the Suhrbier Family for Hosting Seattle Reception

Over 45 guests including Missionary Sisters Pietrina Raccuglia, Provincial; Provincial Councilors Diane Olmstead, Tommasina Lanski, Catherine

Enjoying the gracious hospitality of the Suhrbier Family: Liz, Craig and their daughter, Tess, (3rd, 4th and 5th l.) are Missionary Sisters from left: Catherine Garry, Tommasina Lanski, Pietrina Raccuglia, Renee Kittelson, Diane Olmstead and Arlene Van Dusen. Liz and Craig Suhrbier hosted a “friendraising” party at their home in Seattle.

Garry; and Sisters Renee Kittelson and Arlene Van Dusen enjoyed an incredible evening at the Seattle home of Craig and Liz Suhrbier on Tuesday, May 3.

Also joining the Sisters and the Suhrbiers were fellow CMF Board member Frederick Scheetz and his wife, Connie, Stella Maris Province CFO Kevin Dolan, and CMF President & CEO Nick Vendikos, along with Development Coordinator, Mike Pimpinella.

“It was an incredible evening,” said Nick. “Craig and Liz opened their home and hearts to friends and family to help us spread the word about the Foundation and the programs and institutions it supports.”

From left: Cabrini Mission Foundation President and CEO Nick Vendikos; Stella Maris Province CFO Kevin Dolan and Sr. Pietrina Raccuglia, MSC, Provincial, (r.) get acquainted with RJay Lucien, who is the Director of Facilities for Suhrco, Craig Suhrbier’s firm.

“What made this evening so special,” Nick continued, “was the graciousness and hospitality of the Suhrbiers. The evening allowed us to spend time with longtime benefactors and meet many new friends. All I can say is ‘thank you.'”

After a welcome and introduction, by Craig and Nick, Sr. Pietrina served as the keynote speaker and informed our guests about the life of Mother Cabrini, the call to service we all must answer and the “Year of the Immigrant.”

CMF would like to thank the Suhrbiers for their support and hospitality.

~ submitted by Mike Pimpinella

If you would like to host a similar reception (we hope you will!), please contact CMF’s Development Coordinator Mike Pimpinella at MPimpinella@cabrinifdn.org or at 212-228-8608.

The Suhrbier Family – Craig, Tess and Liz. Abundant thanks for your hospitality


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