Three elementary schools in the Meramec Valley School District will work together to stage mouse races and a silent auction as a fundraiser.

The Robertsville PTO, in conjunction with Coleman and Zitzman PTOs, will host the annual Mouse Races & Silent Auction Saturday, Nov. 3, at Odyssey Hall located in Villa Ridge off Highway 100.

Sponsors are being sought for the 10 mouse races. Participants can choose from several sponsorships.

A race sponsor costs $150 and includes two tickets to the event and first rights to reserved seats.

Up to four seats may be reserved with the purchase of two additional tickets, and naming rights of all six mice used in the race and advertisement.

A drink sponsor costs $100 and includes two tickets to the event and advertisement.

Mouse roulette sponsors cost $50 and include one ticket to the event and advertisement.

To participate in mouse race sponsorships, people should contact Debbie Baker at 636-222-1190 or email

Donations also are needed for the silent auction. Items will be picked up at donor’s place of business. People may contact Sandy Aehle at 636-257-2653 or email

The doors will open the night of the event at 6:30 p.m. The first race starts at 7 p.m.

The cost is $20 each, which includes drinks and light snacks.

The cost for tables of eight is $120, which is a savings of $40.

For tickets, contact Carol Meyer, 636-257-2070, or Georgann Weber, 314-607-6862; or email