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Join Us Under the Stars at the Black and Gold Gala Illuminating Futures Together

A Promise to Our Children:

We are thrilled to extend a special invitation to you for an evening of elegance and celebration at the Mt. Vernon Education Foundation’s Black and Gold Gala. This signature event is not just a night to remember, but a shining light of optimism and advancement for our beloved MV education community.

Event Details:

Date: April 6, 2024

Time: 5:30 PM to 11:30 PM

VIP Reception: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction: 6:30-7:30 PM

Dinner and Program: 7:30-9:30 PM

Dancing: 9:30-11:30 PM

Venue: Indiana Rooftop Ballroom

Tickets can be purchased at

Imagine a night filled with twinkling lights of the Indiana Rooftop Ballroom, where the stars above mirror the sparkle of excitement in our hearts. As you step into this enchanting event, you’ll be greeted by a world of exquisite tastes, mesmerizing music, and a warm, welcoming atmosphere, along with exciting auction items.

A Celebration of Excellence:

We take immense pride in honoring our Staff Member and Teacher of the Year Winners shining stars who inspire and guide our students towards brighter futures. This gala is also a platform to honor distinguished MV Alumni, along with our Valued Business Partners. The evening will be further graced by the presentation of the Leanne Brown Cornerstone Award, recognizing outstanding contributions to our educational community.

In addition, we will be celebrating the recipients of the Ryan Fry Excellence in Education Award bestowed upon an MV corporation staff member and teacher who have exemplified exceptional dedication and excellence in their roles thanks to the generosity of Jill and Kevin Prefontaine.  These honorees represent the best of our community, embodying the spirit of commitment and excellence that we cherish. 

Gourmet Delights & Enthralling Rhythms:

Indulge in a sumptuous array of culinary creations and dance the night away in a setting that’s nothing short of magical.

A Cause Close to Our Hearts:

Your presence and support at the Black and Gold Gala play a pivotal role in shaping the future. The funds raised during this glamorous event will directly benefit all six MVCSC schools and our 4750  MVCSC students, lighting the path of education and innovation.

Help Us Illuminate Futures Together:

This is more than just a gala; it’s a commitment to our children, a celebration of our community’s achievements, and a step towards a brighter tomorrow. 

Please consider purchasing tickets or becoming a 2024 Black and Gold Gala sponsor and join with us in an Illuminating Futures and supporting educational excellence, one student at a time.

Interested in donating to our live or silent auction click the link  Auction Donation Form