GCC Nursing Alumni Hosts Scholarship Fundraiser: The Gatsby Gala

Friday, May 4, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.~ Batavia Downs Gaming and Hotel

What:           GCC Nursing Alumni Hosts Scholarship Fundraiser: The Gatsby Gala

When:          Friday, May 4, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.

Where:         Batavia Downs Gaming and Hotel ~ 8315 Park Road, Batavia, NY 14020

Who:            All are invited to support the Nursing Scholarship!

 

Background:

Genesee Community College’s Nursing Alumni Committee invites the entire community to kick off National Nurses Week at the Batavia Downs on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at the first annual Gatsby Gala to support a brand new GCC Nursing Alumni Scholarship.

The newly created scholarship opportunity will help future Nursing Program students to mitigate financial obstacles to student success.

The event will open at 5:30 p.m. for guests to register. A delicious sit-down dinner with a cash bar will begin at 6 p.m. during which, Emcee Scott Gardner, President of the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce will introduce GCC’s Director of the Nursing Program Laurel Sanger; Chase Hughes of Buffalo, NY who will testify to the difference qualified and passionate nurses made for him and his family; and Jennifer Sonricker of Warsaw, NY who will share her journey battling her daughter’s cancer.

At 7:15 p.m. all guests have chances to win big with door prizes and a cash raffle! The evening will conclude with a beautiful dessert and dancing the night away to the DJ talents of students from GCC’s radio station 90.7 WGCC.

Tickets are on sale now! Reserve yours online at https://www.genesee.edu/home/offices/alumni/alumni-events/gatsbygala/. You can also contact the Alumni Affairs Office at alumni@genesee.edu directly. Tickets to the Gatsby Gala are on sale two tickets for $100 and all proceeds go directly to the GCC Nursing Alumni Scholarship

There are additional opportunities available to sponsor Nursing Program scholarships at many levels. For online details visit https://www.genesee.edu/home/offices/alumni/alumni-events/gatsbygala/ which offers commitments of $100 - $3,000 and also includes In-kind Support for those wishing to customize their sponsorship. All sponsorship levels include a variety of benefits from free advertising to photos, and GCC Foundation recognition. 

For more information, contact Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs Jennifer Wakefield at (585) 343-0055 ext. 6265, or via email at jgwakefield@genesee.edu.

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Additional Details:  https://www.genesee.edu/home/offices/alumni/alumni-events/gatsbygala/ and http://news.genesee.edu/news/2018/04/19/gcc-nursing-alumni-host-gatsby-gala

Editor’s Note:  The Gatsby Gala image is available at: http://marketing.genesee.edu/images/GatsbyGala2018.jpg

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