Starting in February 2018, The NYC chapter of GALA ND/SMC is kicking off their monthly alumni socials called “Third Thursday Thing”.
The club will meet the Third Thursday of each month from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at Rise Bar in Hell’s Kitchen to enjoy lively conversation, network with old friends, and meet new alums in the area. All are welcome!
GALA ND/SMC, is pleased to announce the Fourth Annual NYC LGBT Student Scholarship Benefit to take place on Sunday November 18, 2018 at 4:00pm. The benefit will be hosted once again by Phil Donahue ’57 and his wife Marlo Thomas’ at their beautiful apartment overlooking Central Park.
Join fellow alumni and friends for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and camaraderie to raise money for the LGBT Student Scholarship Fund. Since the fund’s inception, members & friends have contributed over $115,000 of the $250,000 target. Our goal for this year’s event is $50,000.
Student Speaker – Joining us for the afternoon will be 2018/2019 Student Scholarship Recipient Tim Jacklich ND '20. Tim is very excited to meet the ND NYC LGBT Alumni & Friends and share his experience as the scholarship recipient. Tim is entering his junior year at Notre Dame, where he majors in history and Spanish. His has been active in Student Government’s Department of Gender Relations, the annual LGBTQ retreat, and the Notre Dame Glee Club
In addition to the main event, there will be a unique opportunity to talk with host Phil Donahue ’57 at a special VIP Reception starting at 3:00pm.
Event Registration – Individual registration will be open mid summer.
Alumni Weekend – This fundraising event will be part of an overall NYC Fall Alumni Weekend, including the 2018 ND Shamrock Series being played at Yankee Stadium. Additional events will be planned over the three days (Friday Nov 16 – Sun Nov 18). Stay tuned for more details, but make your plans now to join us!
Scholarship Donations – Even if you are unable to attend the benefit, you can still help out by making a donation to the scholarship fund here.