Major Money Sailing In To FAU’s Making Waves Gala

BOCA RATON, FL ( — Florida Atlantic University will host the “Making Waves Gala” on Saturday, March 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the Martin F. and Jane Greenberg Foundation Tower of FAU Stadium, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. Proceeds will provide scholarships and support for veterans and first generation students. FAU has secured 15 sponsors at the $10,000 level or above for the gala, including corporations, local businesses and friends of FAU.

“On behalf of the host committee, I would like to thank our major benefactors for their generous support of the Making Waves Gala,” said Joanne Davis, FAU interim vice president of community engagement and executive director of the FAU Foundation. “Their sponsorships are vital to the success of this event, which will help us provide much-needed financial assistance to deserving veteran and first generation students.”

Commander in Chief ($100,000+) sponsors are Marilyn and Jay Weinberg and Marianne Lerner.

Admiral ($50,000+) sponsors are Sally and Aubrey Strul.

Colonel ($25,000+) sponsors are FAU Lifelong Learning Society, Boca Raton.

Lieutenant ($15,000+) sponsors are Shirlee Jacobs and JWR Construction Services, Inc./Gallo Herbert Architects.

Warrant Officer ($10,000+) sponsors are ADT Security Services; BB&T; Chartwells; Designs by Sean; Dirt Pros of Fort Lauderdale; Florida Power & Light; Patricia and Mark Gordon; JM Family Enterprises; and SFL Productions.

Highlights of the Making Waves Gala include gourmet dining, open bar, live and silent auctions, a “halftime” extravaganza, live music and entertainment spread throughout multiple levels of FAU Stadium. Tickets are available for $150 per person.


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