Dream Gala: 40 Years of Dreams Celebrating Seminole State Students
Wednesday, November 1, 2023
Written by: Michael Raptis
On Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024, the Foundation for Seminole State College of Florida will celebrate its milestone 40th annual Dream Gala to benefit student scholarships and programs at the College. Once again, this spectacular event is presented by Addition Financial and will be held at the Orlando Marriott Lake Mary. This year's theme, "40 Years of Dreams," pays tribute to the countless dreams that have been realized through the support of this gala over the past four decades.
Being the presenting sponsor of the Dream Gala for yet another year is an incredible honor, and a genuine display of our connection with and commitment to Seminole State College.Kevin Miller.
Kevin Miller, president/CEO of Addition Financial, shared his enthusiasm, "Being the presenting sponsor of the Dream Gala for yet another year is an incredible honor, and a genuine display of our connection with and commitment to Seminole State College. At Addition Financial, we firmly believe in fostering dreams and empowering students to achieve their academic aspirations."
The Dream Gala will include a formal dinner as well as raffles, a live scholarship auction and a silent auction which will feature items ranging from luxury vacations, unique experiences and more. Guests can also take advantage of interactive experiences such as the “Reach for the Stars” prize activity and a 360-degree video booth.
Proceeds from the evening will directly benefit Seminole State students, vital programs and address areas of greatest need within the College, ensuring that the legacy of the Dream Gala continues to have a profound impact.
This year’s event will mark 40 historic years of tradition, which is a testament to the opportunities made possible by you, the members of our community.Dr. John Gyllin.
"The purpose of this long-standing philanthropic event is to acknowledge our community and stakeholders for their valued support of Seminole State, which directly benefits our students and their academic success," said Dr. John Gyllin, vice president of Resource and Economic Development and executive director of the Foundation for Seminole State College. "This year’s event will mark 40 historic years of tradition, which is a testament to the opportunities made possible by you, the members of our community. We are profoundly grateful to every individual and organization that has, over the last four decades, played such a significant role in making dreams come true."
Opportunities for sponsorships are currently available, and there are also avenues for involvement through in-kind donations. For those interested in learning more, they can visit dream-gala.com.
For more details about the 40th Annual Dream Gala, please contact Laura Schumacher at 407.708.4576 or via email at email@example.com. Over 50 percent of the table reservations have been made so potential attendees are encouraged to act swiftly to secure their spot. Join us as a part of a community that propels students at Seminole State College to Go State. Go Far!
The Foundation for Seminole State College, founded in 1968, is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation that enhances the College's programs and services through the development and management of private contributions, public grants and community partnerships. For more information, visit www.seminolestate.edu/foundation or email the Foundation directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.About Addition Financial
Founded in 1937 by 23 educators, Addition Financial serves more than 150,000 members. With more than $1.74 billion in total assets, Addition Financial offers its members an array of financial products and services at 22 full-service branches, nine high school branches, and more than 40 ATMs. Anyone who lives, works, worships, volunteers, or attends school in Orange, Seminole, Osceola, and Lake Counties may become a member. Qualified businesses and other entities may join as well. Addition Financial is the Official Financial Institution of the UCF Knights and owns the naming rights to the Addition Financial Arena on the University of Central Florida campus. Addition Financial is also the Preferred Credit Union for Seminole State College.