2016 12th Annual Gala
The Annual Gala is the premier fundraising event for California State University Maritime Academy and its cadets, and has grown to become the second largest fundraising and networking event for the maritime industry on the West Coast. This black-tie event presents a wonderful opportunity for guests to network with alumni, parents and industry colleagues, while raising scholarship support for today's generation of cadets.
This year's Annual Gala will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2016, aboard the San Francisco Belle from Hornblower in San Francisco, CA.
6:00pm Reception and Silent Auction
7:00pm Dinner, Awards Program, and Live Auction
9:00pm Dessert, Live Music, Hosted Bar
Lifetime Achievement Award: Bob Exner '63
Distinguished Alumni Awards: Brian Goldman '95, Hugo Carver '66, and John Knight '66
Rising Star Award: Tim McCarthy '05
Lighthouse Service Award: Romaine "Mom" Purdy
VIEW PICTURES FROM last YEAR'S GALA
Sponsorship opportunities are always available but don’t wait! All of our sponsorship opportunities offer significant marketing recognition and placement, and we are happy to cater our sponsorship packages to meet your marketing needs.
We make every effort to ensure that we have the highest quality silent and live auction items to offer our guests. If you are interested in donating an auction item, increasing visibility for your company, and helping us continue to improve our selection, you may fill out our online Donation Procurement Form or contact Chelsea McClain at email@example.com or (707) 654-1240.