The theme of ‘Generous Spirits and Hearts of Gold’ was most certainly evident at the 2018 Gala Ball with many parents, staff and the wider community showing support of the school through their attendance, generous donations and ongoing service.
Mark Bickley entertained the lively crowd as our MC for the evening and past parent Paul McGrath led a spirited Major Auction with the support of Michael Fouyaxis. Past student Simela Petridis one of Adelaide’s prominent entertainers provided a great band, which encouraged all to get onto the dance floor. The extended dance time was enjoyed by all.
Tributes were presented to the late Robert Foord, who over many years had been a very generous supporter of the school, and retired Principal, Mr Robert Hoff and his wife Mrs Sandra Hoff, acknowledging their contribution to Immanuel.
I join with many others in congratulating the ambitious P & F Association for providing us with such a memorable and fun night. Parents both new to the event and those who have attended for years commented on the stunning room with a view and the professional organisation and the enthusiastic team of Parents and Friends members. Thank you for working tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure that the event was a success.
Thanks to everyone who contributed in any way for your generous spirits and hearts of gold. We look forward to putting the money towards providing resources for all students to enhance their learning in the new Arts and Design Studio.
How blessed the school is to have such generosity.
A phenomenal effort!