Committee members for the Friends of St. Thomas Ball are gearing for the annual gala to be held Saturday night in the St.Thomas Parish Center. Above, committee members Mona Everson and Ashley Dinsdale look over some of the merchandise that was auctioned off at the 2011 ball. Tickets for the event are $35 and are available at the school office or from any committee member. The evening will feature a live and silent auction, games, food, a raffle drawing and a dance to the music of W.A.G.G. Band. For more information, call 832-1346.