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Gala Attendees Help Grandview Reach $100,000 Goal

It was a lofty goal– to raise $100,000 by the evening of the 2013 Grandview Gala.  This summer, Board of Trustees treasurer Sandy Satullo II promised a challenge gift of $100,000 if that same amount was raised for the Annual Fund.  With the help of over 230 generous attendees and supporters, we exceeded that goal.

Gala attendees enjoyed a silent auction and raffle with many great items, including a stay at the Ritz-Carlton Naples Golf Resort, tickets to a Miami Dolpins game, and limited-edition Montecristo cigars.  During the silent auction, guests enjoyed hamming it up in the photo booth… some of the results of which are below:

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Following the silent auction, patrons enjoyed dinner in the ballroom,

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and performances by these talented and amazing students, Acapride.

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The live auction featured many amazing experiences donated by some very generous Grandview families:

  • Long-weekend stays at the Trump International Hotel in New York City, donated by Karen Swartz
  • Spring break in Deer Valley, Utah, donated by Allan Frankle
  • A private getaway to Amelia Island, including the use of a private plane, donated by the Greene Family
  • A week in Seacoast New Hampshire, donated by Karen Swartz
  • VIP tickets to a Miami Heat game, donated by Doug Peters

Thanks to our generous donors and auction winners for making this event such a success!  And of course, thanks to Mr. Satullo for his gift of $100,000.

Thank you, Mr. Satullo!

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One thought on “Gala Attendees Help Grandview Reach $100,000 Goal

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