Gala Event

The Third Annual Foundation for Pottstown Education Gala was held on Saturday March 3, 2018.   Thanks to more than 90 people attending, three terrific Sponsors, twenty Silent Auction Donors and 187 of the most talented performers and crew, we raised more than $12,000 in support of promoting opportunities for the students and teachers of the Pottstown School District!

Guests were treated to dinner catered by Booster’s BBQ which starting with Ariel’s Wish Mocktail, the main course of Sante Fe Chicken and Seafood Kabobs and ended with Little Mermaid Themed cupcakes.

Our sponsors for this year’s event were PNC Financial Services, The Pottstown Hospital and Tompkins VIST Bank.  Thank you for sponsoring our event, for your commitment to our community, and attending the event.

The Foundation sends a huge thank you to the Fund Development Committee for all of the time that they put in to planning this event. Sue Ann Yocom, Chris Golden, Jane Hamilton, Lisa Lightcap, Barbara Longstreth and Cheryl Stache, thank you does not come even close to the appreciation that we send to you for planning this event.

Thank you to Ms. Athena Proscal and Ms. Lisa Rossi and the elementary art students for making our table centerpieces. Mr. Tim Emmick and the High School Custodial Staff were great and extremely accommodating. Thank you all!

The highlight of the evening was the outstanding performance of the students and teachers who gave us a wonderful performance. And to top it off, about a dozen of the performers came to our dinner to mingle with our guests. Thank you to all of you. You made the evening extra special.

Thank you to Mr. Bob Decker for all of his help and cooperation with our event. Mr. Christopher Sperat, thank you for your welcome and kind words regarding the Foundation at the start of the musical.

Congratulations to everyone involved in this year’s All District Musical.  “Who says that my dreams have to stay just my dreams?” Ariel

Thank you to all who donated for the Gala Silent Auction:
Joan and Pat Daly Gymboree Collegeville
Greater Pottstown Tennis and Learning
Carol Brightbill Photography
Art and Judy Green
Santander Performing Arts Center
Brookside Country Club
Erin Bause,  Bause Catering
Steel River Playhouse
Sarah Yates, Longstreth Sporting Goods
Foundation Executive BoardPottstown Parks and Recreation
Mrs. Doris Hart
Mr. Dick Heylmun
RiverCrest Golf Club and Reserve
Pottstown Family YMCA
Victory Bank
Ms. Beth Biehl
FPE Board of Directors

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