annual Cardinal and Gold Gala netted more
than $66,000. Coordinated by the ISU Alumni
Association, and with the assistance of more than 20 volunteers, the formal
event consisted of a brief program, dinner, and dancing, in addition to the silent
and live auctions that featured unique Iowa State
pieces, travel packages, and specialty items.
success of this year’s gala, more than
$200,000 has been raised over the last three years.
An additional $25,000 from ISU friends Lora and Russ Talbot of Belmond, Iowa, has
been designated to a named Cardinal and Gold scholarship earmarked for ISU's
College of Veterinary Medicine. At the event, it was announced that Craig
(’71) and Terry (’71) Denny of Lenexa, Kan., were following suit and naming a
$25,000 Cardinal and Gold scholarship and designating it for future
students in ISU's College of Human Sciences.
Additional funds have been given to the scholarship endowment from other donors. To date, more than $175,000 has been raised to support this scholarship effort, which
means all seven scholarships
are now fully endowed. A total of 13 $1000 scholarships have already been awarded.
The 2014 Cardinal & Gold Gala Honorary Co-Chairs were Tim (’76) and Mary (’78) Wolf and Terry (’79) and Maureen Roach Tobin.
Thank you to our 2014 committee members, benefactors, and table hosts!
Next year’s Cardinal & Gold
Gala will be held Friday, April 10, 2015.
Click here to view photos from the event, and click here to view photos from our "photo booth."