Notebook Article - header email 2.png

Chamber Notebook Article:

37th Annual Roncalli Pierside Auction

Join Roncalli Catholic Schools for the 37th Annual Roncalli Pierside Auction as it goes online and virtual again this year!

Registration for the auction is now open at Bidding begins Monday, April 19 with silent auction items, and premium auction items will go live on Wednesday, April 21.

Premium items up for bid include a Van Halen autographed guitar and a special piece of Michael Jackson Thriller memorabilia.

Van Halen, the American rock band inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007, was credited with “restoring hard rock to the forefront of the music scene.” Known for their energetic live shows – with Eddie Van Halen redefining what the electric guitar could do – the group became the most popular American rock ’n’ roll band of the late ’70s and ’80s, and set the standard for hard rock and heavy metal for the ’80s.

Now, you can own this autographed Glarry electric guitar signed by Alex Van Halen, David Lee Roth, Michael Anthony, and the late Eddie Van Halen, which comes with a letter of authenticity. Bid high! This guitar will surely be the perfect piece for any Van Halen fan.

Another music icon, Michael Jackson, changed the music landscape with his hit, “Thriller.” Fans of the “King of Pop” won’t want to miss this one-of-a-kind piece. The 30.5- by 30.75-inch, triple-matted, framed piece includes the album, “Thriller,” autographed photo of Michael Jackson, signed “Thriller” lyrics and sketches of what Jackson envisioned as some dance moves for the music video. A letter of authenticity is included.

Back this year, is the live virtual show, featuring Candice Giesen, director of development, and John Jagemann, auction emcee. The show will take place on Saturday, April 24 beginning at 8:30 p.m. on Facebook at and go until 10:00 p.m. The show will highlight Roncalli Catholic Schools, feature items up for bid and include lots of fun! All bidding will close at 10:00 p.m. on April 24.

“We are looking forward to the 37th Annual Roncalli Pierside Auction, including our live virtual show,” said Giesen. “We appreciate the support we received from not only our Roncalli Catholic Schools family, but the community at large for the 36th Annual Auction and hope everyone will join us again this year! We have double the items to bid on so there is a little something for everyone this year.”

Raffle tickets for the Ariens Riding Lawnmower (sponsored by Ariens Company and Van Horn Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Manitowoc), Cash, and Green Bay Packers Jersey (sponsored by MGW Law) raffles also are still available. Tickets may be purchased by stopping by Roncalli High School, 2000 Mirro Drive, Manitowoc, or by calling the Development Office at 920-686-8150. Visit: for more details!


Make sure to keep watching for the latest auction information! 

“The Chamber of Manitowoc County, with its publishing of The Chamber NOTEBOOK, provides space for Chamber members to present information about their business. The publishing of this information is in no way intended as showing preference for that business by The Chamber.”