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WVC Foundation Hosting Dinner Dance February 9

The Wabash Valley College Foundation will host its annual  Dinner Dance  on Saturday, February 9 in the Mabel A. Courter Youth Center Anderson Building.  Social Hour will begin at 6:00 p.m., followed by dinner at 7, with an evening of great music for dining and dancing from 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.   This event has become “the social event of the year” in the community and promises to be an elegant evening of exquisite dining and dancing to the great music of The Scott Mason Band.

No need to worry about what to give your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day!  Take your sweetheart to the Dinner Dance!  Tickets are $150 per couple, and single tickets are available.  Tickets are available from any Foundation Director or in the Administration/Foundation Building on the WVC Campus, or by calling Louise Acree at 263-4999, extension 3379.  In order to allow time for table seating arrangements, it is requested that tickets be purchased by Monday, February 4. 

While offering the community this opportunity to attend “the social event of the year,” the Foundation has raised nearly $300,000 with the Dinner Dance to help with WVC projects through the years.  The Foundation’s contributions to the capital development of the College include:  Purchase of the site for the WVC Campus, Applied Arts Building, Student Center, Bookstore, Physical Plant, Indoor Pool, Tennis Courts, Valley Gardens Dorms, International Building, Machine Shop Technology Building, Advanced Technology Center, Performing Arts, Lighting for Brubeck Arts Center Theatre, Commencement Receptions, Food Services Equipment, Biology Lab Renovation, Chemistry Lab Renovation, Library Materials, Linkage between WVC-TV and Cable TV, WVC-TV material, Parking Lots, Building Improvements, Athletic Fields,  Vehicles, Library Security System, Fitness Center, Electronic Marquee, Scholarship Program, Administration/Foundation Building, Amphitheatre, Foundation Donor Recognition Wall, and many ongoing projects. 

The 30-member Foundation Board also includes a Faculty Representative and Arts Council Representative as well as the President of the College. There are 11 Lifetime Associate Directors.  The Board meets on the first Tuesday of each month at noon in Main Hall Room 101.  Officers are:  President:  Karin Hodgson, Vice-President:  Mike Gill, Secretary:  Louise Acree, Treasurer:  Robin Dean, Past President:  Rod Rodriguez.  Other Directors include:  Kate Ackerman, Bob Bethards, Toni Brines, Leann Burton, Rob Coleman, Patsy Dean, Glenn Decker, Tom Dersch, Jane Evans, Trudy Fowler, Cassandra Goldman, Bob Hocking, Jim Homan, Brandon Kight, Donna Kline, Bob Mundy, Don Price, Jim Price, Brooke Slater, Rachael Smith, Phil Summers, Lyle Weber. Ex-Officio members are:  WVC President Dr. Matt Fowler, Faculty Representative Brenda Phegley, Arts Council Representative which rotates among Jerry Bayne, Jim Cox, Bill Easton, and Marcia Woodcock.  Lifetime Associate Directors are:  Becky Andrews, William Hackler III, David Hurlbut, James L. Kieffer, Mary Ruth Kieffer, Steve Lovellette, Janice  Raibley, Peggy  Seybold, Leta  Sue Williams, Elizabeth Wonsetler, and Mary Lynn Young. 

Get your tickets now for this “Evening of Elegance” and support the WVC Foundation in their support of Wabash Valley College!

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