Gala

"Pep Rally Under the Stars" Gala


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THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HELPED TO MAKE THE 2016 "PEP RALLY UNDER THE STARS" A SUCCESS!  yOU RAISED MORE THAN $143,000 TO ENSURE THAT MORE D.C. AREA TEEN PARENTS RECEIVE THE TUITION SUPPORT, ONE-ON-ONE MENTORING, AND CASE MANAGEMENT THAT THEY NEED TO BECOME COLLEGE GRADUATES! 

"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 more than 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!

CATHERINE LEGGETT
FIRST LADY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
2016 HONORARY CHAIR

Honoring PEPCO
2016 MVP Award

Thank you to our 2016 Sponsors!

HEAD COACH

Anonymous

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GEICO

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Montgomery College
Community Foundation for the National Capital Region
H Street Community Development Corporation
Xerox
Sanford and Doris Slavin Foundation

Prince George's Community College
YMCA of Metropolitan Washington
PRM Consulting Group
Catherine & Ike Leggett

 

TABLES

Center for Nonprofit Advancement (2)
Pat and Kevin Cornell
Fidelity Investments
Statland and Katz Ltd.
Mozella Ademilluyi
Nicole Austin-Hillery
Sarah Bauder
Chris and Helen Cox
Tirmira Robinson
Kimberly Korbel
Kimberly Litherland
Sherryl Newman
Reingold
Dr. Regina Romero
Jessica Tirado
Roland Hawthorne

STAY TUNED FOR THE 2017 DATE!
WASHINGTON, D.C.

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 15th, so purchase yours today!

2016 Host Committee: 

  • Pat Cornell
  • Dr. Charlene Dukes
  • Roland Hawthorne
  • Debbi Jarvis
  • Rachel Needle
  • Glen O'Gilvie
  • Teresa Payne-Nunn
  • Dr. DeRionne Pollard
  • The Honorable Jeffrey Slavin

2016 Planning Committee

  • Ericka Boston
  • Caroline Griswold Short 
  • Nicole Lynn Lewis
  • Jesseca Myers
  • Silvana Rueda
  • Ericka Harley
  • Jessica Tirado
  • Judine Slaughter
  • Megan Stamper
  • Sukari Brown
  • Prita Kohli
  • Aisha Ownby
  • Simona Noce
  • Tirmira Robinson
  • Kelsey Ruane
  • Lauren Robertson
  • Roberta Walden
  • Hazara Kawah
  • Jamiere Folmar
  • Melanie Keys
  • Brenda Monroe
  • Tennille Turner

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