College of Performing Arts students performing at Chapman Celebrates Gala Night 2018
Chapman Celebrates

» 39th Annual Gala Night

Chapman Celebrates is the University's largest single fundraiser for scholarship support. This year's Gala Night will be held on

Saturday, November 2, 2019! 

Honorees for the gala have already been selected and they are impressive.

 

Ron and Sandi Simon

Receiving the Citizens of the Year Award are Ron and Sandi Simon, one of Orange County's most philanthropic couples. Ron, a Chapman University Trustee, is founder of the "Simon Scholars Program" and is founder and chairman of Simon Foundation for Education and Housing, a nationally philanthropic STEM funder. 


Vanessa Williams, Lifetime Achievement in the Arts recipientThe Lifetime Achievement in the Arts Award will go to Emmy, Grammy, Tony, and American Music Award nominated actress and singer Vanessa Williams. Ms. Williams has achieved a remarkable career and has been nominated for and won numerous awards in the entertainment industry. She is currently a proud parent of a Chapman student.
 


 

Gala Night

Saturday, November 2, 2019
Musco Center for the Arts
Chapman University

5:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception

6:30 p.m. Stage Show

8:00 p.m. Gala Dinner

For questions regarding tickets and sponsorship please contact
Tami R. Thompson
Director of External Relations
(714) 744-7031
tthompso@chapman.edu

2019 Gala Night Sponsors

Platinum
Kathryn and Kevin Burns
Brenda and Michael Carver -
  R.J. Noble Company
Doy B. Henley
Sandi and Ron Simon

Gold
Kay and James P. Burra
Sherry and Parker Kennedy

Silver
Joan and George Adams -
  SA Recycling
Jennifer Keller -
  Keller / Anderle LLP
Sherri and Samuel
  Mirejovsky (JD '11)
The J. Grace Foundation
Harry and Diane Rinker
Deedee and Don Sodaro
The Crean Foundation
Holly and David Wilson

Bronze
Automobile Club of
  Southern California
Dr. Rick and Sally Afable
Arnold and Mabel
  Beckman Foundation
Irving and Nancy Chase
Laura and Paul Cook
Kristin Crellin - SchoolsFirst
  Federal Credit Union
Disneyland Resorts
Ruth and Michael Fletcher
Pamela and Andrew Horowitz
Dr. Assad J. Kazeminy
Joann Leatherby and
  Dr. Greg Bates
Melinda Masson
Nancy and Richard J.
  Muth (MBA '81) - ORCO Block
  & Hardscape
Gail and Ronald E. Soderling
Sodexo

Platinum Syndicated Tickets
The Lloyd and Elisabeth Klein
  Legacy Foundation


Gold Syndicated Tickets
Marta and Raj Bhathal
Deborah and Larry Bridges
Kelly and Jim Mazzo
Rebecca and Carl McLarand
Arthur Mele
George Wall

Bronze Syndicated Tickets
Janae and James E.
  Blalock (JD ’09)
Ariana Burris ’09 and
  Jason Burris ’02
Adam Connors ‘04
Kelsey Flewellen ’04 and
  Aaron Flewellen ’05
Nicole Provansal ’07 and
  Jeff Werner ’07

Individual Ticket Sponsors
Valerie and Jeff Babikian
Mary Ann Brown and Rick Reiff
Jennifer Bunt '92 and Ken Bunt '93
Cyndi and Akin Ceylan '90
Judy and Jerry Cwiertnia
Rebecca Hall ’96 and Randy Hall
Ludie and David Henley
Jan and Mark Hilbert
Mark Chapin Johnson ’05, Ph.D.
Doris Longmead ’71
Jarod Mathis
Christine Sisley and
  Kenneth Garen
Toni and Jim Wilson

Donations
Marilyn Alexander and
  Lee Friedman
Don Crevier
Lisa Dexter
Michael Finnane
Joseph Graziana
Tina and William Johnson
Linda and Stephen Mazur
Ann Moskowitz

In-Kind Sponsors
Orange County Business Journal
Castle Press
Isaak Momsen singing in the 2019 gala stage show

Isaak Momsen '20

“Since I arrived at Chapman I have been constantly developing as a student through the assistance and care of my professors and as a person through all of the amazing people I have met here.”

Isaak is a vocal performance major at Chapman and a scholarship recipient.