Alvin Community College Foundation will Host 18th Annual Gala

 

The Alvin Community College Foundation will host the 18th Annual ACC Foundation Gala Paint the Town Red on November 17. The event benefits ACC student scholarships.

The event will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Pearland.

Festivities begin with a social reception at 6 p.m. There will also be live and silent auctions. After the dinner, the evening will feature music and dancing from the Houston-based Royal Dukes Band.

In addition to scholarships, the Foundation also uses the funds to support the Innovative Initiative grants and other programs on campus. This year, the Foundation awarded over $100,000 in student scholarships, grants and awards to ACC staff members.

Proceeds are also used for the three Excellence Awards given every year to a professional employee, a faculty member and a technical support, clerical or maintenance employee.

Seats for the Gala sell fast so get them early. Different levels of sponsorship are available: $5,000 includes premier seating for 16 and wine at the tabel; $2,500 includes premier seating for ten and wine at their table; $1,000 includes reserved seating for eight and wine at the table and $750 sponsorships include reserve seating for eight. Individual tickets are $75.

Sponsors are also being sought for the entertainment at $2,000, social hour at $1,500, photo booth at $1,000 and valet parking at $750.

Donations are still being sought for the live and silent auctions.

For more information about sponsorships or to purchase tickets, call 281-756-3600. You can also purchase tickets online at the ACC Marketplace at www.alvincollege.edu.

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