Planning for fifth annual Mayors Gala begins
|
Bookmark and Share
Sep 18, 2013  |  Vote 0    0

Planning for fifth annual Mayors Gala begins

Stratford Gazette

The fifth annual Mayor Gala, in support of the Stratford Perth Community Foundation, will take place Saturday, Jan. 18, returning to the University of Waterloo Stratford campus.

Once again, mayor Dan Mathieson will serve as the black-tie event’s host.

“2014 will mark the fifth anniversary for the Mayors Gala, an achievement only possible by the generosity of corporate partners, gala attendees, and the hard work of a dedicated organizing committee,” said the mayor in a media release announcing the event.

The Mayors Gala draws together business leaders, philanthropists, community volunteers and spirited guests for an elegant and lively social affair. This signature fundraiser for the Stratford Perth Community Foundation raises vital operational funds to further the Community Foundation’s community leadership and outreach activities.

A pre-gala grant awards ceremony celebrates the spirit and the power of philanthropy that is alive across Perth County.

In the release, Community Foundation board chair, Bonnie Richardson, praised Mathieson for being a strong supporter and advocate for the organization over the years.

“We appreciate his leadership role on this special evening when we honour charity recipients and the individuals and business partners investing with the Community Foundation in community initiatives across Perth County,” she added.

The gala organizing committee has reconvened and is planning what it hopes will be a spectacular evening. More details will be released over the coming weeks.

Online ticket sales will commence early November.

|
Bookmark and Share

(0) Comment

Join The Conversation Sign Up Login

Latest Local News

News

Elma class teaches inclusion with new Buddy Benches

NEWRY - A class of Grade 6 and 7 students have left their mark at Elma Public School, and has...

Snapshot

News

Monkton family overwhelmed by support at CF fundraiser

MONKTON – When Sharon Hudson began planning a fundraiser for her son Cory and others suffering from...

Snapshot

News

Local women needed for new North Perth fundraising team

NORTH PERTH – A local committee is looking for a few good women, who in turn want to do a whole lot...

Snapshot

News

Habitat for Humanity project moves ahead with groundbreaking

LISTOWEL – After many months of planning, fundraising and meetings, the new Habitat for Humanity...

Snapshot

In Your Neighbourhood Today

SPONSORED CONTENT View More