Gala

"Pep Rally Under the Stars" Gala


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THE 2015 "Pep Rally Under the Stars" GALA RAISED MORE THAN $80,000 TO MAKE COLLEGE POSSIBLE FOR MORE d.C. AREA TEEN MOTHERS AND FATHERS!   THANK YOU SO MUCH TO EVERYONE WHO SUPPORTED!

"Pep Rally Under the Stars" is the principal fundraising event for Generation Hope. In the spirit of celebrating collegiate excellence, it will be held at the Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center and is attended by 300 guests who include leading figures from the political, media, entertainment, education, and business worlds -- all joined together to celebrate education and our vital work and mission.  Not just another gala, "Pep Rally Under the Stars" allows guests to wear their best attire along with college memorabilia from their alma mater or favorite school!

Dr. Donna Cooper
Regional President, Pepco Holdings, Inc.
2015 HONORARY CHAIR

Honoring P31 Consulting
2015 MVP Award

Thank you to our 2015 Sponsors!

number one fan

Abi Houseman

 

 

head coach

cheerleader

Community Foundation for the National Capital Region
Exelon
GEICO

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Montgomery College
Sanford and Doris Slavin Foundation
United Way of the National Capital Area
Walmart
The Universities at Shady Grove
Xerox

G.S. Proctor and Associates

TABLES

Nicole Austin-Hillery
Sarah Bauder
Center for Nonprofit Advancement
Pat and Kevin Cornell
Chris Cox
Fidelity Investments
Kimberly Korbel
Kimberly Litherland
Sherryl Newman
P31 Consulting
Reingold
The Honorable Jeffrey Slavin
Jessica Tirado

VENDORS THAT DONATED SERVICES

Mike Ferguson from Photo in a Box 
Toybox Productions (Videography)
Erika Layne Photography 
ColorNet Printing 
Reingold 
Amos Saint Jean (keyboard), Reger Smith (bass), and Joel Tate (drums)for the cocktail hour entertainment
Bowie High School Cheerleaders 
Discovery Communications and Deloitte employees for volunteering to assist in preparing for the gala

FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2016
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER

Single Ticket:  $135
Couple:  $245
Table:  $1,100 (seats 10)

Ticket and table purchases include reception, dinner, presentation, auction, and dancing.  Ticket prices increase after June 14th, so purchase yours today!

2015 Host Committee: 

  • Kelly Brinkley
  • Pat Cornell
  • Maritha Gay
  • Debbi Jarvis
  • Rachel Needle
  • Teresa Payne-Nunn
  • Dr. DeRionne Pollard
  • The Honorable Jeffrey Slavin
  • Community Foundation for the National Capital Region

2015 Planning Committee

  • Ericka Boston
  • Audreanna Pegram
  • Caroline Griswold Short 
  • Nicole Lynn Lewis
  • Ericka Harley
  • Sara Beth Cockerham 
  • Jessica Tirado
  • Judine Slaughter
  • Megan Stamper
  • Jazmen Johnson
  • Erin Rehel
  • Sukari Brown
  • Tony Greco
  • Jasmine Kent
  • Shelby McKay
  • Maggie Bartolomeo
  • Jessica Cordero 
  • Angela Collins 
  • Destiny Meads 
  • Sarah Kaushal
  • Sherryl Newman 
  • Kimberly Litherland 
  • Lisa Babin 

Agenda
7:00 pm:
Cocktail Reception, Silent Auction, & Bar

8:00 pm:
Dinner, Program & Dancing

Attire
Black-tie optional, college memorabilia

Inquiries
For event and media information:

Jesseca Myers
Development & Events Manager