Havana BASH raises $850,000 for tuition

More than 650 people helped Creighton Preparatory School raise more than $850,000 for financial assistance to students during "Havana BASH 2017, Celebrate the Experience," April 22 at the school in Omaha.

The annual fundraising dinner included online and live auctions for items including a scuba diving trip, golf in Palm Beach, Fla., and a trip for six by private jet to the 2017 Nebraska vs. Minnesota football game.

Entertainment included music by the school’s band and a video highlighting student accomplishments.

Executive chairs of the event were Cindy and Scott Heider, Todd Johnson, Staci Mueller, Dawn Neujahr, Tricia Olsen, Kathleen Pallesen, Ann Tjaden and Karen Van Dyke.