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Spirit of Excellence Gala

Saturday, November 9, 2024
Balboa Bay Resort
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The Spirit of Excellence Gala is the most highly anticipated event of the year and brings the community together to raise funds for Irvine public schools and students. When students have opportunities to think big and follow their dreams, amazing things can happen. The evening is a shining example of the difference we can make when we work together as a community in support of educational excellence.

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Join us for an immersive evening inspired by the Spirit of Excellence, featuring:

  • private valet entry + red carpet arrival
  • craft cocktail welcome reception + silent auction
  • three-course dinner menu created by three celebrity chefs
  • student performances
  • live auction + fund-a-need
  • special live performance by Excellence in Music Honoree
  • bourbon + scotch tasting

Together we will raise a glass, raise our paddles, and raise the bar for what is possible for future generations of students!

All contributions will be generously matched by the City of Irvine, doubling the impact for our students.

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