Jefferson Gala to be held Nov. 10

The inaugural Jefferson Gala, an elegant evening celebration of Jefferson Community College, will be held Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. until midnight. The honorary co-chairs are Deborah M. and Timothy L. McAtee of Watertown.

Guests will enjoy sweet and savory treats provided by Desserts by Design and music by Watertown band, Fred and the Eds.  The Jefferson Gala will feature the talents of JCC culinary and music students, pay tribute to Jefferson alumni and provide a glimpse of individuals who the college has inspired. Dress is black-tie optional.

Tickets cost $95 for individuals and $190 for couples.  Organizations and individuals can purchase reserved table seating by calling the Jefferson Community College Foundation at 315-786-2291.   To learn more about the Jefferson Gala visit www.sunyjefferson.edu/jefferson-gala. Join in the festivities early, like SUNY Jefferson Gala on Facebook!

Proceeds benefit the Jefferson Community College Foundation which provides over 260 scholarships, worth nearly $250,000, to Jefferson students.

Major underwriting for this event is provided by Car Freshner; and the team of Bernier, Carr & Associates, Mach Architecture and Engineering and Purcell Construction Corporation. Sponsors are M&T Bank; Samaritan Medical Center; Haylor, Freyer & Coon, Inc.; Tunes 92.5; Renzi Foodservice; Trane; National Grid and Jreck Subs. Additional support is provided by WWNY TV 7 and WNYF Fox 28, Newzjunky, Watertown Daily Times and The Events Company.