Frequently Asked Questions About Spring Fling

IS THERE A FEE FOR ADMISSION OR PARKING?
Absolutely not. Admission and parking for our event are free. Dinners, baked goods, raffle chances and rummage sale inventory are all reasonably priced.

I USE A WHEELCHAIR. CAN I STILL COME?
Absolutely. Mount Assisi Convent is handicapped accessible. A limited number of handicapped parking spaces are designated outside our main entrance, and we make every effort to keep those available for patrons who need them on event day. A elevator provides convenient transport from the main entrance down to the B Level where the event is held. In addition, a lift is available to provide those with mobility issues access to the gymnasium floor, site of our Rummage Sale. We also have attendants in our dining room to help with dinner trays.

CAN I USE MY CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD?
We are not equipped to accept credit or debit cards at Spring Fling. All transactions are cash only.

WHY IS THIS THE LAST SPRING FLING?
Our Sisters are aging and experiencing decreasing physical mobility. Our volunteers are aging, as well. Therefore we scaled down our spring event in 2018. Our capabilities continue to decrease and the harsh reality is that we can no longer host such a physically-demanding event. We are, however, very grateful for the all the patrons who have visited us over the years. We may host smaller fundraisers from time to time in the future, as our means allow.

DO I HAVE TO BE PRESENT TO WIN?
No. Should you be selected the winner of one of our raffles, we will contact you (as long as you provide clearly-printed contact information on your entry) and arrange for you to pick up your prize within a week of the event.

ARE DINNERS AVAILABLE FOR TAKEOUT?
Yes. Patrons are welcome to stop by during the event from 12 to 5 p.m. and purchase dinners for takeout. A limited number of dinners will be available for preorder takeout in the week leading up to the event. See details
here.

WILL THERE BE A BINGO?
No. Bingo was a popular attraction at our spring event for decades. However, when we scaled down our spring event in 2018, we replaced the bingo and booths that formerly occupied our gymnasium with a rummage sale.

CAN I VISIT WITH THE SISTERS DURING SPRING FLING?
All of our Sisters who are physically able spend at least part of the day working at Spring Fling and visiting with our patrons. We cherish this time of community outreach and catching up with old friends and familiar faces. We all wear nametags and welcome your greetings. Please come say hello!

Still have questions? Contact us at 412-761-6004.

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