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Parson Scholarship Gala

IGNITING STUDENTS’ FUTURE THROUGH SCHOLARSHIPS

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Who: Parson Scholarship Gala
#ParsonGala24
What: Formal Gala Fundraiser
When: Saturday, May 18, 2024
Social Hour at 6 p.m.
Meal & Entertainment at 7 p.m.
Where: Plunkett Wallace Gymnasium
509 West Mann Avenue, Boaz, AL 35957
Why: Proceeds Benefit Scholarships for Snead State Students

Event Tickets

Tickets are now available! Individual tickets are $75 per person. To purchase tickets to the Parson Scholarship Gala:

  1. Follow this link: http://sneadstatecommunitycollege.betterworld.org/events/Gala?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=fsm.
  2. Select the TICKET button.
  3. Enter the number of tickets you want and select PROCEED TO CHECKOUT.
  4. If you do not wish to cover the transaction costs incurred by the Snead Foundation, select the box labeled COVER TRANSACTION COSTS.
  5. Enter your payment information.
  6. Review the information in the black box to the right of the payment info. If you do not wish to help cover fundraising costs incurred by the Foundation, select the ? and follow the instructions.
  7. Select COMPLETE PURCHASE. Your tickets will be emailed to you via the email address you provide.

Live & Silent Auction

A highlight of the Parson Scholarship Gala will be a Live & Silent Auction with the proceeds going to benefit scholarships for Snead State students.

To preview the auction items, visit the auction site. PLEASE NOTE: more items will be added to the site in the days leading up to the Parson Scholarship Gala on Saturday, May 18. All bids for the silent auction items will be accepted through the auction site. Bids for the live auction items will only be accepted in-person during the Parson Scholarship Gala on Saturday, May 18.

Currently, we are accepting bids on four travel auction items: a trip for four to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., a trip for two to Chicago, Illinois, a trip for two to New Orleans, La., and a trip for two to Nashville, Tenn. Information on what is included and what is excluded with each item is available on the auction site.

Bidding for the remaining silent auction items will open at noon on Saturday, May 18, and will continue during the Parson Scholarship Gala. Items are available for preview on the auction site, and more items will be added to the site during the days leading up to the Parson Scholarship Gala.

Thank You to our #ParsonGala24 Sponsors!

PARSON SPONSORS: Goodwyn Mills Cawood, Howard Bentley Buick GMC, Marshall-DeKalb Electric Cooperative, Peoples Independent Bank, and Wilks Tire & Battery Service

PATRON SPONSORS: BPI Media, Brown’s Kar-Mart Inc., Canopy Realty, Kabco Builders, Interior Elements, P&C Construction, Parallel 33, Rotary Clubs of Albertville and Boaz, Shepherd’s Cove Hospice, and Weathers Hardware

CORPORATE DONORS: Civitan Club of Boaz, Peoples Bank, and TS Tech

The purpose of the Parson Scholarship Gala is to engage our community in raising scholarship funds to benefit Snead State Community College students. While we have a wonderful evening planned for our Gala attendees, we understand that some of our Snead State supporters will be unable to attend or to participate in the auction. But you can make a donation to the Foundation that can impact this important cause!

Donations may be made through the auction site, or you may contribute directly to the Foundation through PayPal. Donations are tax-deductible. Any contribution is appreciated!

How Can You Be Involved

Sponsorships

Our sponsors for the Parson Scholarship Gala are valuable in making our Parson Scholarship Gala a success. We have different sponsorship levels to help offset the costs and to fund scholarship opportunities for students. To become a Gala sponsor, complete the Gala Sponsorship Form and submit your payment to the Snead State Foundation, PO Box 1394, Boaz, AL 35957.

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS
Platinum Sponsorship (Exclusive to One): $10,000
Includes: Seating for up to 18 guests at event with prominent table placement; sponsor logo displayed at event; sponsor logo included in all pre-event promotion; sponsor logo included on event signage; sponsor logo included in printed event program; logo displayed on table tents; sponsor recognition during event; sponsor recognition on social media; and sponsor recognition on event webpage

Gold Sponsorship: $8,500
Includes: Seating for up to 12 guests at event with prominent table placement; sponsor logo included in all pre-event promotion; sponsor logo included on event signage; sponsor logo included in printed event program; and sponsor recognition on event webpage

Blue Sponsorship (Limited Availability): $5,000
Includes: Seating for up to 6 guests at event; sponsor logo displayed at event; sponsor logo included in all pre-event promotion; sponsor mention in printed event program; sponsor recognition on event webpage

Parson Sponsorship (Limited Availability): $2,500
Includes: Seating for up to 6 guests at event; sponsor mention in printed event program; and sponsor recognition on event webpage

Patron Sponsorship (Limited Availability): $1,000
Includes: Seating for up to 4 guests at event; recognition at event

Auction

The Parson Scholarship Gala will feature a silent auction and a live auction. The Foundation is currently accepting donations of items for the auction. Proceeds from the auction will go to scholarships for Snead State students. If you’re interested in donating an auction item or items, please contact Marketing Director Shelley Smith at marketing@snead.edu or (256) 840-4128.

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