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2019 Foundation Gala- Embarking on a New Era

The 2019 Foundation Gala was a night of "Embarking on a New Era." This years' Gala was one to be remembered as the Foundation recognized and were honored to induct a new class into the Hall of Leaders Program. The JCPS Foundation is forever grateful for the overwhelming amount of support that is shown at this event each year. This year's honorees include Outstanding Retired Educator Mr. David Luther, Outstanding Volunteers Mrs. Ashley Freeman, Mrs. Christina Duren, and the first-ever association to be inducted, the Missouri Societ of Professional Engineers, Distinguished Alumni Rebecca Welsh, and Mr. David R. Goller  (Posthumously) was recognized as this year's legacy donor. We are always humbled by the abundance of support we receive from our community during this event. As Jefferson City Public Schools continues to strive to become the premier school district in the state of Missouri, we are glad to form those partnerships that make us #StrongerTogether.

Nabholz was recognized this year as the event's Premier Plus Sponsor which served as an overarching sponsorship for the event. Nabholz currently serves as the District's construction manager on the District's two high school projects- the construction of Capital City High School and the reconstruction of the current Jefferson City High School. Nabholz truly seeks to develop a stronger involvement within the community and was pleased to provide the Premier Plus Sponsorship for the second year in a row.

ACI Boland and The Architects Alliance, both working with the district's construction projects, generously provided a Premier level sponsorship for the event.

A complete list of the event sponsors, table sponsors, and half table sponsors is listed below.

The Foundation sincerely appreciates the opportunity to be supported by the community members and business leaders and also thanks all those who were in attendance. The annual Foundation Gala is the largest fundraising event that the Foundation holds. The funds raised from this event are used to support our district by providing exceptional learning opportunities through the Foundation's Teacher and School Grant Program. 







ACI Boland   The Architects Alliance


Bartlett & West Coca-Cola  Fechtel  Hawthorn Jefferson Bank  Major Saver   Capital Region Medical Center  Central Bank   WWU  and George and Gayleen Ousley.



TABLE SPONSORS: Bodenhamer Eye Consultants LLC, Cole County Abstract and Title, Don and Linda Eisinger, Freeman Mortuary, Chuck and Brenda Hatfield, Huber and Associates (2), Jefferson City School District (2), Jefferson City Museum of Modern Arts, Jefferson City YMCA, John Bardgett and Associates, Missouri Retired Teachers Association, SSM Health (2), State Fair Community College, Thomas Jefferson Middle School, and The Family of Dorothy Williams.

HALF TABLE SPONSORS: Abolutely Clean LLC, Ann Whaley, Brown Printing, Central Bank, Central Dairy, Central Missouri Professional Services, Columbia College, East Side Business Association, Fairfield Inn by Marriott, Hawthorn Bank, Jack and Jimmy Kay Sanders, Jefferson Bank, Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce- Partners in Education, Joann Firley, Judge Cotton Walker, Kelli Jones, KRCG, Mediacom, Meyer Electric, Missouri Bankers Association, Missouri Credit Union, Moreau Heights PTO, Naught-Naught Agency, Newman, Comely, and Ruth, Pioneer Trail PTO, PFS Brands, Scholastic, Saundra and Rhonda Allen, Schwartz and LeCure LLC, State Technical College of Missouri, Steve and Barbara Brennaman, The Trolley Company, and Winter-Dent and Company