Public Relations


First AmbassadorThe Orchard Lake Ambassadors is a membership of alumni and friends who support the Ambassadors Endowment Fund. Money raised from yearly and lifetime memberships is contributed to the fund and only the interest is distributed to special projects for the Orchard Lake Schools. Past projects have included contributions towards computers for the Seminary, roof work on many buildings throughout the campus, updated security on campus, visiting team bleachers, repairs to the Seminary steps and many other needed projects over the years. Each year, the Ambassadors are invited to attend the Ambassadors Ball. This year will be the 41st annual event the occasion will be celebrated at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham, Michigan on March 15, 2014, and will be hosted by First Ambassadors Dr. & Mrs. Richard Wandzel.

The Orchard Lake Ambassadors are recognized and rewarded for their loyal support for the Mission of Orchard Lake Schools and for their generous financial contributions.  Orchard Lake Ambassadors enjoy these benefits and privileges of membership:

  • Two tickets to the Annual Ambassadors Ball, membership medallion, and an engraved
        plaque presented by the Chancellor(new members).
  • An invitation to the State of the Orchard Lake Schools luncheon, where you will hear from
        the Chancellor/Rector, and Headmaster.
  • Opportunity to attend exclusive Lunch & Learns with special guest speakers.
  • Preferred seating at select OLS events.
  • Reserved seating at select sporting events (48-hour notice required).
  • Receive email notifications regarding campus events and breaking news.
  • Single-use parking pass for the St. Mary’s Polish Country Fair.
  • Inclusion in the Ambassadors Directory.  Exclusively distributed to members.
  • Orchard Lake Ambassadors are encouraged to join the Ambassadors’ Cabinet, where planning for the Annual     Ambassadors Ball is completed. 
  • Ambassadors’ Cabinet Members contribute significantly by suggesting, recommending, and submitting ideas, as well     as identifying suitable candidates for membership in the Orchard Lake Order of Ambassadors.

There are three different types of memberships which are:
  • Annual Ambassadors
    Any person, organization, business, or parish can become an Orchard Lake Ambassador by making a $1,000.00 donation for a one-year membership.
  • Perpetual Ambassadors
    Elite memberships, such as Perpetual Ambassador Memberships, allow donors to become life-long Ambassadors for a one-time gift of $10,000.
  • Extraordinary Ambassador
    is granted to benefactors who have contributed $20,000 or more to the Ambassadors Permanent Endowment Fund since the onset of their giving history.