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Gold Force Gala

Saturday, January 21, 2023 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM | GSW Storm Dome

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Please Join Us for the Inaugural Gold Force Gala

Georgia Southwestern State University is excited to host the inaugural Gold Force Gala, a black tie fundraiser in support of student scholarships, on Saturday, January 21, 2023. The event will begin with a cocktail social and silent auction at 6:00 pm, followed by dinner and the 2023 Outstanding Alumni Awards ceremony at 7:00 pm. The evening will cap off with dancing and live music by the Main Stream Band. Tickets and sponsorships are available for purchase at the form below. The deadline to register for sponsorships is Friday, December 30th. Individual tickets will remain on sale through Saturday, January 15th. 

 

2023 Outstanding Alumni Award Winners

Leon Holloway ’73, Aeolian Award
Chosen based on outstanding lifetime achievement as a distinguished alumni and community leader

The Terrell and the late Janie Turner ’74 Family, Family Legacy Award
Recognizes one family with a tradition of attending GSW across multiple generations and with continued interest in and support of GSW

Qaijuan Willis ’15, Young Alumnus of the Year
Given to an emerging leader making waves in his/her field, positive role model and reflection on the University

Hugh Yaughn ’72, Visionary Award
Given to an entrepreneur and/or innovator for significant contribution to the advancement of a business or enterprise

Amy Benton ’90, Leewynn J. Finklea Award
Named in honor of our first alumni director, this award recognizes outstanding alumni service to GSW

Barry Blount ’78, Canes Community Champion
Recognizes a dedicated servant of the community who shows a fervent record of collaboration with and advocacy for GSW

Brennon Sewell '74, GSW Hall of Fame Tennis Coach
Recognizes excellence in competition as a student-athlete, coach or advocate with entrance into the GSW Athletics Hall of Fame 

Sponsorship Levels

Presenting
$5,000
Gold
$2,500
Blue
$1,000

   Sponsorship Benefits

  • Name and/or corporate logo on banner and all printed materials
  • Advertisement on university social media platforms, GSW website, radio, and print advertising
  • Special recognition in the 2023 Aeolian magazine
  • 2 Premium Reserved VIP Tables in prime location (including 16 dinner tickets, 32 extra drink tickets, and dedicated wait staff)
  • Scholarship named for you and/or your company for the 2023-2024 academic year

   Sponsorship Benefits

  • Name and/or corporate logo on banner and all printed materials
  • Advertisement on university social media platforms, GSW website, radio, and print advertising
  • Special recognition in the 2023 Aeolian magazine
  • 1 Premium Reserved Table (including 8 dinner tickets, 16 extra drink tickets, and shared wait staff)

   Sponsorship Benefits

  • Name and/or corporate logo on program
  • Advertisement on university social media platforms, GSW website, radio, and print advertising
  • 1 Reserved Table (including 8 dinner tickets and 16 extra drink tickets)

Registration