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Bingo

Hosted by Holy Trinity School
Home & School Association



Bingo is held almost every Friday at Most Holy Trinity Church Hall (65 North Colony Street, Wallingford, CT 06492).  Doors open at 5 P.M.  Food and refreshments are available for purchasing. Bingo games start at 7 P.M.  Progressive game is ON each Friday.

BINGO is one of our biggest fundraising events. Please support Bingo either volunteering and/or playing.

Please, click her to check the ONLINE BINGO CALENDAR for signing up to volunteer and/or donating goodies.


BINGO COORDINATOR: If you have any question, contact Therese Valenti - bingo@hts-wallingford.org .



Next Bingo Dates & Class assignments:
  • September 29 - Grade 8
  • October 6, 13, 20, 27 - Grade 7
  • November 10, 17 - Grade 6
  • December 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 - Grade 6
  • January 5, 12,19, 26 - Grade 5
  • February 2, 9, 16, 23 - Grade 4
  • March 2, 9, 16, 23 - Grade 3
  • April 6, 27 - Grade 2
  • May 4, 11, 18, 25 - Grade 1
  • June 1, 15, 22, 29 - Kindergarten

Bingo Workers:

  • The most essential workers for the functioning of the game of Bingo as controlled by the State of CT are adults to work the “Bingo floor.”  We need callers (preferably men with strong voices.)  We also need people to verify Bingo cards.  At least three workers are essential to work the floor effectively.  In order to perform this task, a very brief form needs to be completed in order that we meet State of CT requirements.  Therese Valenti has the form at Bingo.   We have the most critical need for parents who will make a commitment for more than one night.
  • “Floor workers” are needed at 6:00 p.m. until approx. 9:45 p.m.   All workers must sign up on the on-line calendar to ensure a sufficient number of workers.  Each worker must sign the log book at Bingo each night that they work.
  • We have reviewed our tuition rebate structure.  Currently workers have received $150.00 off tuition if they “volunteer” one Friday night a month or a total of 12 times.  We have increased this to $200.00.  This calls for a once a month commitment throughout the calendar year.  In order to qualify for this rebate, parents need to be willing to be “floor workers.”  Please remember that we need summer help.  If two parents volunteer, the amount earned is $400.00.
  • The use of the on-line calendar will also ensure that our parents are aware of the Bingo schedule which is dependent on holidays and other functions that take place in the church hall.  We value your time and do not want people showing up when there is no Bingo.   

 

Kitchen workers/Room Parents:

  • You are also an invaluable resource and your help feeds the crowd.  Each grade will be assigned a number of Fridays to provide kitchen help and donations for concessions.  Room parents will ask parent to sign up online.
  • Arrival time preferably at 4:30 but no later than 5:00 p.m. please.  Two kitchen helpers are needed at all times. We will try to use two shifts to accommodate family schedules.  Of course, anyone is welcome to work both shifts. 
  • Shift 1: Arrival time preferably by 4:30 P.M. but NOT LATER than 4:55 P.M. Helpers help selling and serving food items.  Shift ends by 7:00 P.M.
  • Shift 2: Arrival time by 6:55 P.M. Please be quiet when arriving since bingo will be in session.  Helpers sell and serve food items, start cleaning and putting things away after bingo break around 8:10-ish.  Helpers help at the end of bingo cleaning and picking up leftovers from the bingo floor.  Helpers leave approximately 9:00 P.M.
  • Room mothers will continue to ask for snacks donations.  Parents may donate individual chips/snack bags, 12-pack brand sodas (Diet/Regular Coke, Orange, Root Beer, Diet/Regular Ginger Ale) cans, 12-pack water bottles, microwave popcorn bags, hot chocolate bags, full-sized candy. We need at least two donations per night.  Please, use the on-line calendar so we know what will be brought in.


All workers both “floor” and “kitchen” will need to utilize the on-line calendar.  This will help in scheduling and avoid too many or too few people in one time frame.  The on-line calendar is on the school website under Home School Association - Bingo

Grade 8 students may help but must be accompanied by an adult and they also need to sign up on the on-line calendar.  Bingo is not an event where students can be dropped off by parents.  Bingo is gambling and strict rules dictate who can work and what they can do.  If these rules are not followed there are severe consequences relational to our Bingo license.   Students must sign in.

As our concessions need to make money, all food consumed must be purchased.  This also applies to our grade 8 students who have been so generous in helping.   Students may not serve hot liquids.


THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!