Mt. Vernon Education Foundation Announces the Black and Gold Gala 2024

Mt. Vernon Education Foundation Announces the Black and Gold Gala 2024 Main Photo

20 Feb 2024


Fortville, IN – The Mt. Vernon Education Foundation (MVEF) is thrilled to announce its much-anticipated event of the year, the Black and Gold Gala, to be held at the Indiana Rooftop Ballroom on April 6, 2024, from 5:30 PM to 11:30 PM. This signature event promises an evening of elegance, celebration, and commitment to educational excellence within the MV community.

Event Highlights Include:

  • VIP Reception: An exclusive gathering from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM.
  • Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction: A time to mingle and bid from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM.
  • Dinner and Program: Celebrate our achievements and honor distinguished individuals from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM.
  • Dancing: Enjoy the rhythms and dance the night away from 9:30 PM to 11:30 PM.

Set against the backdrop of the stunning Indiana Rooftop Ballroom, the gala is a night to remember, filled with gourmet delights, enthralling music, and a warm atmosphere. It's an opportunity to celebrate the exceptional contributions of Staff Member and Teacher of the Year Winners, distinguished MV Alumni, Valued Business Partners, and the special presentation of the Leanne Brown Cornerstone Award and Ryan Fry Excellence in Education Award. The fabulous Rafael Sanchez will be joining us again to MC this year’s event!

A Cause Close to Our Hearts:
The Black and Gold Gala is more than just an event; it's a pivotal moment in our efforts to illuminate the path of education and innovation for the 4,750 MVCSC students across all six MVCSC schools. The funds raised are directly invested in supporting our mission to enhance educational opportunities.

A Promise to Our Children:
Renee Oldham, MVEF Executive Director, emphasizes the gala's significance, stating, “Education is a promise—a vow that we, as a community, make to our children. This gala is our way of affirming our commitment to providing every possible resource for our students to excel.”

Join Us in Illuminating Futures Together:

Your presence, support, and contributions play a crucial role in our mission. We invite you to become a part of this memorable night by purchasing tickets, becoming a sponsor, or donating to our auction. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of our students, one step at a time.

For ticket and event information, please visit Interested in donating to our auction? Find our Auction Donation Form through the provided link:

About the Mt. Vernon Education Foundation:
The Mt. Vernon Education Foundation is dedicated to fostering community support for the Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation, promoting excellence in education, and enriching the educational experiences of students.

Join us at the Black and Gold Gala 2024 and be part of a celebration that promises not just a night of enjoyment, but a future bright with promise and opportunity for our students.