St. John’s community enjoys a fun beer and cheese evening

IMG_5365Last night, more than 100 people from across the school community enjoyed a fun social event that involved Belgium, beer and cheese. It started off with IMG_5347little taster glasses of different beers, before the crowd went into the theater to enjoy an interesting and entertaining presentation about Belgium by Alison Cornford Mathison of CheeseWeb (

IMG_5359This was followed by beer and cheese, with Hoegaarden and Leffe on tap and five different Belgian beers in bottles, served with a large variety of cheeses. It was the first event organized by the Community Core Committee, one of the three core committees set up by the Board of Directors this year. The guests, which varied from current parents to alumni, staff to Board members, FCJ sisters to grandparents and parents whose children will join St. John’s in August, enjoyed the food, drink and great company.