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A Night in Old Havana

Saturday, March 4, 2017
at San Jose Episcopal Day School
6-11 p.m.
Complimentary valet
Tropical chic attire

Our only fundraising event of the year!

Join us for an evening in the spirit of old Havana! Enjoy delicious Cuban fare and cocktails, live music by JP Latin All Stars and special entertainment by Kaluby’s Dance Club. Emcee (and SJEDS parent) Rich Thompson will keep the evening lively, with professional auctioneer Steve Walt officiating our live auction. Check out our student art show and be sure to have your picture taken in our photo booth!

kalubyWe have lots of great items up for grabs. Proceeds from our live and silent auctions benefit our exceptional programs and offerings. Stay tuned for a list of auction items!

Gala Flyer 2017


All tickets are all-inclusive and include food, drinks and entertainment.

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General Admission tickets are $100 each and include food and drinks, with open seating at our plantation-style dining tables and lounge area. *Purchase your tickets before Feb. 4 for the discounted price of $87.50.

Last year’s gala sold out, so get your tickets early!


Can’t attend? You can still support SJEDS by making a donation.



Thank you to our Host Committee Sponsors

Mr. & Mrs. Whitney Allemand
Mr. & Mrs. Eric Almond
Mr. & Mrs. David Barker
Mr. & Mrs. Lee Cashwell
Mr. & Mrs. Mark Chesser
Mr. & Mrs. Chad Clarke
Mr. & Mrs. Matt Connell
Dr. & Mrs. Justin D’Arienzo
Ms. Gayle Bulls Dixon & Mr. Jim Filmont
Mr. & Mrs. Drew Frick
Mr. & Mrs. Gary Gray
Mr. & Mrs. Joe Hatcher
Mr. & Mrs. George Henley
Mr. & Mrs. Ryan Hoover
Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Jones
Mr. & Mrs. Josh Kennedy
Mr. & Mrs. Brian Logullo
Mr. & Mrs. Steve Million
Mr. & Mrs. Lee Nimnicht
Mr. & Mrs. Seth Pajcic
Mr. & Mrs. Curtis Parks
Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Saleeba
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Seefeld
Mr. & Mrs. Eli Stovall
Mr. & Mrs. Sam Swingle
Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Weaver
Mr. & Mrs. David Williams
Mr. & Mrs. Zahid Zaidi

Thank you to our Platinum Sponsors

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Thank you to our Gala Committee

Committee Chairs:
Erin Cumiskey, Gala Chair
Jenny Clarke & Sara Mitchell, Gala Co-chairs
Lori Menger, Auction Chair
Kallie Tucker, Decorations Chair
Jennifer Hoover, Host Committee Chair
Sarah Lindstad, Class Projects Chair
Julie Saleeba, Promotions Chair
Lauren Barcenas, Teacher Adventures Chair

Committee members: Tim Burke, Ashley Hayes, Melanie Jensen, Rachel Kennedy, Brandi Knoepfel, Caitlin O’Keefe, Meaghan Smith, Keri Skarupa, Emily Stovall, Courtney Taylor, Allison Weaver, Christine Young

A special thanks to the Parents’ Association Executive Board: Erica D’Arienzo, Julie Saleeba, Ann Thompson, Schelon Seefeld, Stephania Million and Brooke Penland