Lake Sumter State College
Lake Sumter State College

Gala Auction

Lake-Sumter Community College Foundation, Inc. celebrated its 26th Annual Gala Auction on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at the beautiful Savannah Center in The Villages. The LSCC Foundation’s largest fundraiser of the year netted $61,125 which will assist the Foundation in continuing its mission to help provide excellence in education, service to the community, and financial assistance to qualified students.

Special thanks to the sponsors, business and friends of the college for supporting this event and helping us make the 26th Annual Gala Auction "Evening in Tuscany" a huge success. A special thanks is also extended to The Villages for their continued support of Lake-Sumter Community College Foundation, Inc.

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April 14, 2012 

 

Our annual Gala Auction is our premier fundraising event of the year.  This event brings many business and civic leaders in Lake and Sumter counties together to help support the mission and work of the Lake-Sumter Community College Foundation, Inc. and the proceeds go to benefit student scholarships and programs.

With a different theme each year, this event has been called the “Best Black Tie Event” and “Best Invitation to Wait For” in Lake County as voted by Lake Today readers.  This year's theme is "An Evening in Tuscany" presented by Ernie Morris Enterprises and HON. 

Silent Auction

The evening will include a silent auction. These items may include entertainment, weekend getaways, theme park tickets, golf packages, tickets to sporting events, sports memorabilia, restaurant gift certificates, gift certificates for personal items such as massages, facials, manicures, and hair styling, household items, jewelry, purses, artwork, gift baskets, children’s items, and more. Each item donated will be listed in the program along with the name of the business or person who donated, and in the thank you ad that will appear in the Daily Commercial, Daily Sun and Lake Sentinel newspapers following the event.

Live Auction

The Live Auction includes items that range from $500 and higher. This may include once in a lifetime experiences, trips, jewelry, furniture, membership packages, electronics, entertainment, sporting and hunting packages, and artwork just to name a few. Items donated will be listed in the program along with the name of the business or person who donated, and will also receive recognition during the live auction. The donor will also be included in the thank you ad that will appear in the Daily Commercial, Daily Sun and Lake Sentinel newspapers following the event.

For more information on how you can get involved, please contact Rosanne Brandeburg, Executive Director at (352) 365.3518 or e-mail at brandebr@lscc.edu.