Join the Wenatchee Valley College Foundation for The Gala May 19

Media Contact:
David Davin, Wenatchee Valley College Foundation executive director, 509-682-6415
Libby Siebens, community relations executive director, 509-682-6436 (Mon.-Thurs.)

The Wenatchee Valley College Foundation will recognize alumni and community members at The Gala May 19. The theme of the gala this year is “Celebrating our heroes.” 

The gala is from 5-8 p.m. in Orchard Hall at the Wenatchee Convention Center. There will be a welcome reception featuring a silent auction and hors d’oeuvres beginning at 5 p.m. At 6 p.m., there will be the formal dinner and award presentations. 

For the first time, the foundation’s annual awards will be presented at the Wenatchee Valley College Foundation Gala. The Outstanding Friend of the College award will be presented to Peggy Ludwick, The Harvey Award will be presented to Earl Tilly and the Distinguished Alumni of the Year award will be presented to Malachi Salcido. In addition, four newly created “WVC Heroes” awards will be given to Dennis Conger, Diana Haglund, Wyatt Hurd and Ed Phinney.

Reserve your tickets at or by calling (509) 682-6416.


The WVC Foundation was incorporated in 1971. It exists to build relationships between the community and the college and raise financial support for Wenatchee Valley College students, programs, faculty and staff, as well as special projects such as building campaigns like the Music and Art Center. For information on how to make a gift to the foundation, establish a scholarship or include the WVC Foundation in your estate plans, contact (509) 682-6410. Visit the WVC Foundation website at