GCC Nursing Alumni Hosts Scholarship Fundraiser: The Gatsby Gala

Written by on April 26, 2018

Press Release:

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!

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.

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

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