Eagle Banquet

EAGLE BANQUET

The annual Eagle Banquet is a fundraising event promoting the school’s “TRANSFORMED” Capital Campaign.  The campaign is allowing us to purchase a permanent home for CHS on its historic property. Thanks to your help, we have raised $7.5 million in gifts and commitments since 2016. The banquet gives supporters an inside glimpse into the current life of the school and its award-winning programs. 

The Eagle Banquet has hosted notable speakers, including Steve Forbes, Tim Tebow, Mike Huckabee and Oliver North.  This year, we are proud to present Steve Green, president of Hobby Lobby and founder of the Museum of the Bible.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Steve Green became President of Hobby Lobby in 2004. He is a national speaker on both business and philanthropy interests, always focusing on how his faith intersects with his life endeavors.

Mr. Green serves as Founder for Museum of the Bible – a 430,000-square-foot museum that is dedicated to a scholarly and engaging presentation of the Bible’s impact, history, and narrative. The Museum opened in 2017 in Washington D.C., three blocks from the U.S. Capitol.

Mr. Green has authored three books: Faith in America, The Bible in America and This Dangerous Book. He and his wife, Jackie, have been married for more than 30 years and have six children and four grandchildren. They reside in Oklahoma City, where Hobby Lobby is headquartered. 

FEATURING

2019 Distinguished Eagle Alumni Recipient

Lori Windham, J.D. is a class of ’97 graduate from The Christian School at Castle Hills formerly, Castle Hills First Baptist School. She serves as Senior Counsel at Becket law firm. She has extensive litigation experience, representing a variety of religious groups at every level from the district courts to the Supreme Court. Her work has included cases under the Free Exercise Clause, Establishment Clause, RFRA, RLUIPA, and state religious freedom laws. Her diverse clients have included Amish builders penalized for their traditional construction practices, a Santeria priest prohibited from conducting animal sacrifice, Evangelical churches unable to use their property for worship, and public school districts sued for accommodating religious expression. She has been invited to debate and lecture on religious liberty issues at Yale Law School, Central European University, Georgetown University Law Center, and other venues. She has testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee and the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights on religious freedom issues. Lori regularly appears in national media to speak about her cases, including appearances on CBS, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and other outlets.

Lori is a graduate of Harvard Law School and earned her B.A. summa cum laude at Abilene Christian University. She has served on the Board of Visitors of Abilene Christian University and received the ACU Young Alumnus of the Year award for her work at Becket.

OCTOBER 10 – 6:00PM – VICTORY GYM

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F.A.Q.

How can I sign up to be a Table Sponsor?

  1. Table sponsorships are no longer available. However, you may purchase your seat by going HERE.
  2. We will then contact you with event details.

Will there be individual seats available?

  1. Yes! Go HERE to reserve and pay for your seat.
  2. We will then contact you with event details.

Who should I invite to sit at my table?

We ask that you invite people whom God might lead to support our capital campaign through financial gifts.


What is the recommended attire for the evening?

Business or Business Casual (Sunday best).


What can we expect the evening to look like?

The program begins at 6:00 pm in the Victory Gym at CHS with doors opening at 5:15 pm. Dinner will be served soon after the program begins, and the program will end at 8:15 pm. Each attendee will receive a book written by Steve Green (President) or David Green (Founder) of Hobby Lobby.

The Christian School at Castle Hills
2216 NW Military Hwy
San Antonio, TX 78213


What is the school’s goal for the night?

Our goal is for you to meet our amazing students and to learn the mission and vision of CHS. Our mission is “Leading students to know Christ and make Him known”, and our vision is “Developing tomorrow’s servant leaders today”.

We will discuss how you can support our school through the “TRANSFORMED” Capital Campaign including an amazing opportunity for your gift to be matched.


What is on the menu?

One of the most complimented features of the event is a gourmet meal served by our Leadership Academy students:

  •         Garden Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette and Ranch Dressing
  •         Grilled Chicken Marsala, Rice Pilaf & Green Beans Almondine
  •         Miniature Cheesecake with Cherry topping & Brownies
  •         Tea, Water and Coffee service

*Due to the size of this event, we are unable to include special dietary foods in our menu.


Will parking be available?

Parking will be available in the Victory building parking lot.


Will childcare be provided?

Childcare will not be provided.


Who do I make my payment to?

You can pay immediately by clicking HERE. If you would prefer to pay by check, please mail or drop off your payment at the address below.  Checks can me made out to CHS and on the Memo line, write “Eagle Banquet Table”.

CHS Development Office
2216 NW Military Hwy.
San Antonio, TX 78216

Your table sponsorship will be reserved after payment is received.


What is the tax deductible amount for a table sponsorship?

A table sponsorship is considered a donation less the fair market value of the total cost of the meal and book, which is $400 per table.  Your tax-deductible amount will be reflected in your year-end giving statement.

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