Love is Here to Stay

Join Saint Mary's and our chair couple, Bridget and John Barber, for an evening of dinner, inspiration and entertainment while we honor the 2022 Ageless Remarkable Erieite award recipients.

The proceeds from all ticket sales, sponsorships and donations benefit the James E. Mantyla Benevolent Care Fund at Saint Mary's.

Event Details

  • When: Thursday, September 8, 2022
  • Where: Bayfront Convention Center
  • Time: 5 to 8 p.m.
    • Cocktail hour begins at 5 p.m., Dinner & Program begins at 6 p.m.
  • Dress: Business casual, though some may choose to dress more formally
  • Reservations: $90 per person (checks made payable to Saint Mary's Home of Erie)

Live musical entertainment inspired by the works of George Gershwin and performed by local talent including Sherree Beltz, Charles Corritore, Gretchen Kerr, Jean and Michael Malthaner, Kate and Patrick Thiem, Rich Tryzbiak, and Brandon Vogt.

Attend the Event

Reservations are required. Reservations are $90 per person. Guests are seated at tables of eight; seating requests will be honored to the best of our ability.

Each reservation includes two (2) complimentary drink tickets, a three-course meal and live entertainment throughout the evening and award ceremony.

Reservations can be made via cash or check, made payable to Saint Mary's Home of Erie. Include seating requests or special dietary arrangements with reservation.

Please send your reservation information to:

  • Saint Mary's Follies, 1781 West 26th Street, Erie, PA 16508

Reservations can also be made by contacting Emma at or (814) 836-4394.

Interested in sponsoring the event? Expand for more details!

Thank you to our 2022 Sponsors!

Grand Finale Sponsors

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John & Bridget Barber

Encore Sponsors

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Standing Ovation Sponsors

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Atty. James & Barbara McNamara

Opening Act Sponsors

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PNC Bank

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Russell & Susan Forquer

The Loftus Family

Gretchen & John Brugger

William H. Motsch & Son, Inc.

Allen Bonace & William Gonda

Overture Sponsor

The Presta Family

Erie Homes for Adults and Children

Interim Healthcare

Building Systems, Inc.

Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network

Kennedy, PC Law Offices

Cathedral Preparatory, Villa Maria Academy and Mother Teresa Academy

Mercy Center for Women

Burton Quinn Scott Cremation & Funeral Services

In Memory of Bill Flaherty

Crime Victim Center

Marathon Energy – Bob Tullio, Senior Director of Sales

Marquee Sponsor

Erie Cemetery Association

Bianchi Honda

Mercy Terrace Apartments

Greater Erie Community Action Committee (GECAC)

John V. Shultz Furniture & Mattress

The Erie Community Foundation

If you have any questions about the event or are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact:

Emma Berkstresser, Director of Marketing & Development

(814) 836-4394