Mercy Dads

Mercy Family Bonfire
 
All Mercy students, parents, alumnae and friends are invited to the Dads Club Spirit Week Bonfire Thursday, September 27 from 8pm-10 at the softball diamonds. A tasty Taco Food Truck will be on site and guests will have the option of 3 tacos and a drink (beef or chicken and veggie quesadilla.) Plenty of other goodies and music! Come on out and show your Mercy spirit!
 
Chili Cook-Off at October Meeting!
All Men of Mercy are invited to the 2nd Annual Dads Club CHILI COOK-OFF on Tuesday, October 2nd beginning at 6:30pm in the Cafeteria. Lots of chili and fun prizes. To register and participate please email Paul Rzepecki at mercydadsclub@mhsmi.org.
 
MDC RAFFLE
Stay tuned for information and tickets for your chance to win big and support Mercy in the Dads Club yearly raffle.

Strong Arms of Mercy

The Mercy Dads Club invites you to support the Strong Arms of Mercy initiative of yearly scholarships awarded to students under the discretion of the Mercy Tuition Assistance Program.

MDC Endowment

Creation of a $1000 annual scholarship.

Emergency Fund

Supporting a student or family when circumstance warrants the need for the support of Strong Arms.

Email or call Mike McSweeney at mercydadsclub@mhsmi.org or 248-345-5445.

Donate today here and select "Other" in the designation category and include "Strong Arms of Mercy" upon making your contribution.


Monthly Events

The Dad's Club gathers at 6:30pm in the school cafeteria, generally on the first Tuesday of each month; check the schedule to be certain. Food/Beer/Soda will be served at 6:30 with the meeting starting around 7:00. Every Dad/Guardian is considered a member of the Mercy Dad's Club and is encouraged to participate.

Mission Statement

Mercy High School’s Dads Club supports the overall Mission of the school by providing support services to the entire school community.

Goals and Objectives

  • Invite, participate and flourish relationships within the Dad community of Mercy.
  • Share in the time our daughter has at Mercy; academically, spiritually, emotionally and in their participation in clubs and organizations.
  • Support the entire community of Mercy with leadership, strength, presence, spirituality and financial responsibility.

Membership

All fathers or male guardians of enrolled Mercy High School students are automatically members.

Officers

Officers are elected each year at the May meeting and include a President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Chairpersons of the major committees are included with the Club officers in forming the Executive Board of the Dads Club. The Executive Board is responsible for setting each month’s general meeting agenda and in carrying out the smooth operation of the Dads Club.

2018 - 2019 School Year

President Mike McSweeney
Vice President Paul Rzepecki
Tresasurer Brian Wilson
Secretary Kevin Fowler
Past President Todd Forfinski
 
In addition to the Executive Board there are a number of Dads that work on family and father/daughter activities that are scheduled throughout the year. The Executive Board is excited for the coming year and hopes to see all Dads joins in whatever capacity suits you.

Committees

  • 1) Funding Raising:
    • a) Raising funds to benefit the school and students
    • b) Submitting requests for donations to the Executive Board
  • 2) Communications:
    • a) Maintenance of the Dads Club Web site
    • b) Communication between Executive board and the Dads Club membership
  • 3) Membership:
    • a) Increase participation among membership
    • b) Run elections
    • c) Maintain exposure throughout MHS functions
  • 4) Social Activities:
    • a) Institute and manage father-daughter activities throughout the year
  • 5) Support Services:
    • a) Provide volunteers to support various MHS functions.

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