The Wabash Valley College Foundation will host its annual Crystal Ball on Saturday, February 10 in the Eagles Banquet Hall. Social Hour will begin at 6:00 p.m., followed by an elegant dinner. Providing an evening of wonderful music for dining and dancing will be The Scott Mason Band.
This annual fundraiser by the Foundation to assist Wabash Valley College offers an evening of elegant dining, beautiful decorations, and great music. While offering the community this opportunity to attend “the social event of the year,” the Foundation has raised over $300,000 with the Crystal Ball to help with WVC projects through the years. The Foundation’s contributions to the capital development of the College include: Purchase of the site for the WVC Campus, Applied Arts Building, Student Center, Bookstore, Physical Plant, Indoor Pool, Tennis Courts, Valley Gardens Dorms, International Building, Parking Lots, Building Improvements, Athletic Fields, Vehicles, Library Security System, Fitness Center, Electronic Marquee, Scholarship Program, Administration/Foundation Building, Amphitheatre, and many ongoing projects.
Tickets are $150 per couple, and single tickets are also available. In order to plan for the dinner and table reservations, tickets should be purchased no later than February 5. Tickets are available from any Foundation Director or from Louise Acree in the Administration/Foundation Building on the WVC campus.
Foundation Directors include: Kate Ackerman, Louise Acree (Secretary), Bob Bethards, Toni Brines, Leann Burton, Rob Coleman, Patsy Dean, Robin Dean, Glenn Decker, Tom Dersch, Jane Evans, Tom Ford, Trudy Fowler, Mike Gill, Tracy Gill, Cassandra Goldman, Bob Hocking (Treasurer), Karin Hodgson (President), Jim Homan, Jo McPherson, Harold Mobley, Bob Mundy, Don Price, Jim Price, Rod Rodriguez (Past President), Rachael Smith, Jackie Summers, Phil Summers, Lyle Weber, and Tommy Young. Alsoserving on the board are: Ex-Officio members WVC President Dr. Matt Fowler, Faculty Representative Brenda Phegley, Arts Council Representative Jerry Bayne. There are 12 Lifetime Associate Directors: Becky Andrews, Bill Hackler, David Hurlbut, Jim Kieffer, Mary Ruth Kieffer, Donna Kline, Steve Lovellette, Janice Raibley, Peggy Seybold, Leta Sue Williams, Elizabeth Wonsetler, Mary Lynn Young.