What to Expect

Here’s what you can expect at the EACM Spring Fling: An Evening of Festive Generosity on Saturday, March 9.



Say goodbye to the gloom and grey of winter and let the Spring Fling theme inspire a splash of your favorite colors! This is not a formal event and we suggest cocktail party attire.


Check-in will begin around 5:45 pm in the lobby of the Founders Union building. You don't need to bring a physical ticket. We'll check you in by name from our list of ticket purchases and reservations. If you purchase Gift Basket raffle tickets in advance, we'll have those waiting for you at check-in.

Welcome at 6:15 pm. We'll kick things off at 6:15 and give you the need-to-know info. for the rest of the evening.

Dinner begins at 6:30 and will be catered by The Black Italian. This mouth-watering menu includes a variety of pasta dishes, chicken and meatballs, and salad.

Ways to Support EACM

International Travel Packages – EACM has partnered with AmFund again this year to bring you 8 fabulous travel packages available for silent auction.  An AmFund representative will be on-site to answer questions and provide more information. You will have three years to take your trip, with NO blackout dates!

AmFund Travel Packages


50/50 Raffle – Each $20 raffle ticket gives you a chance to split the pot with EACM.  The more we sell, the more you win! Up to 250 tickets will be sold, so the winner could take home as much as $2,500!  Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased from an EACM staff member, board member, or church representative. You do NOT have to present to win.

Gift Basket Raffle – Buy a strip of raffle tickets to use toward dozens of themed baskets. Classic themes include movie night, UK and UofL gear, baby shower, gardening, and more!  Add more tickets to your favorite baskets to increase your chances of winning!

At the event - $50 for a 6-foot strip; $100 for a 12-foot strip
Order ahead and save! $75 for a 12-foot strip (save $25)

Mardi Gras Bead Game - Feeling lucky? Purchase Mardi Gras beads for your chance to win $500! We put a twist on last year's game and upped the ante - and the payout!

Gift Card Pull - For $25, you can draw a gift card with a value guaranteed value of $25 or more!

Spring Forward Challenge – Make the biggest impact! Give directly to the Annual Fund of Eastern Area Community Ministries and your investment will help stabilize families and avert a crisis. Your gifts keep the heat on, prevent evictions, and maintain clean water running in homes. You underwrite English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, hot meals to homebound seniors, and keep clean diapers on babies’ bottoms. Is there any better value?

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