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Charlottesville’s Promise 2014
A fun and memorable evening celebrating our scholars

WOW! What a special evening we had celebrating and honoring Charlottesville’s Promise to create opportunities and to help build bright futures for our scholars. This was the fourth year that the gala was held at the beautiful Paramount Theater on Charlottesville’s downtown mall.

A heartfelt thank you to:

Our guest speaker, Dr. Ed Ayers
Emcee Jay James of WINA
Our scholarship recipients and alumni
Abbey Road’s the best Beatles Tribute Band
The students of CATEC’s culinary program and Bob Bressan
Melody Robbins Photography
Don’s Florist & Gift Inc.
Harris Teeter
JoAnne Weaver
Stoney Point Ruritan Club
Festive Fare


Charlottesville Newsplex * Charlottesville Radio Group * Kent Olson and Marsha Trimble * Anonymous

Marjorie Adam Team Realtors * City of Charlottesville * Steven J. Engel, CFP, Ameriprise Financial Advisor * Shirley S. French * Jackie Lichtman and Russ Linden * Payne Ross & Associates * Melody Robbins Photography * Dede Smith and Tim Wilson * Southern Development Homes * The Daily Progress * Elsie and Mac Thompson * Union First Market Bank * Woodard Properties 

Bank of the James * C.M.A. Properties, Inc. * Bruce and Jane Greyson * Katherine Kane and Olin West * RKG * Joseph and Joy Sabol * Frederick and Linda Seaman * Trump Winery * TSG * WorldStrides

Thank You
to the restaurants that provided wonderful Heavy Hors d’oeuvres, desserts and wine:

Albemarle Baking Co.BizouCafe CubanoChap’s Ice Cream, EscafeEppiesFellini’sGuadalajaraHamiltonsMayaMel’s CafeOmni HotelTrump Winery, and Vivace


Steven Engel * Alice Fitch * Jackie Lichtman * Charity Haines * Iris Hosey Luck * Linda Seaman * Rick Seaman * Frank Squillace * Juandiego Wade * Simona Holloway-Warren * Roxanne White


**Save the Date for our 2015 gala, Saturday, September 26, at The Paramount Theater.**

Click here to read all about the 2013 gala event.