Changing Lives Gala Is November 3….Five Ways To Help….Volunteer Meeting September 14th…

Capital Community College’s 7th Changing Lives Gala, an annual charity event celebrating student and alumni success stories, will be held on Thursday, November 3rd from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the campus at Centinel Hill Hall.

The Gala has been a signature event for the College and its nonprofit Foundation  since the move to downtown in 2002.

Latin American Student Association members at the 2010 Gala

The student and alumni success stories shared at the gala convey the importance of raising new dollars for scholarships, enhancing programs and educational services and inspiring potential students from under-represented groups to pursue their dreams of higher education. In 2010-2011 proceeds from the Gala and other contributions were used to provide more than $100,000 in scholarships to Capital students.

Liz Dupont-Diehl (left) , Vice President of Career Resources, and Academic Success Center Director Marie Basche at the 2010 gala

Join the CCC Foundation on November 3rd for dinner, live music,wine, art and a live auction.  Individual reservations are $100 pp. Sponsor packages of tables of 10 start at $2,500 with campus and program recognition. Program advertising is welcome.  Make your reservation by using the Gala Response Form for this year’s Gala.

To volunteer or for more information contact Leticia Colon at 860-906-5244, Lcolonees@gmail.com .

A Gala Committee volunteer meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 14th, at 3 p.m. in the Faculty and Staff Lounge, Room 305.  All faculty, staff, students and friends are welcome. 

Can’t make the meeting but want to help?

Here’s five ways to support Changing Lives in 2011.

  • Make a reservation, invite friends
  • Donate to the live and silent auctions
  • Place an ad …get recognition alongside alumni/students success stories
  • Identify a sponsor for media, campus and program recognition
  • Volunteer as a host or serve on one of the committees


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