The Winona State University Foundation will host a 50th Anniversary Gala on Friday, Sept. 20th, in Lourdes Hall on the west campus.
The Gala will take place from 5:30-10:30 p.m. and include a social hour, dinner, program and dance featuring the Rich MacDonald & Friends, a 10-piece Big Band.
Since the Foundation's beginning in 1963, members of the Foundation Board have shared a conviction that academic excellence needs encouragement and financial support.
WSU Spokesman Gary Evans says special emphasis is placed on scholarship awards to students among other initiatives.
The Gala is open to the public. Cost to attend is $75 per person. The event is black-tie optional with purple attire encouraged......