October 9, 2006
Green and Gold Gala crowd gets good news:
$4.7 million in gifts to Sacramento State
event billed as “an evening of art, music and the unexpected” delivered
with the announcement of nearly $5 million in gifts during Friday’s Green
and Gold Gala at Sacramento State.
The annual event in the University Union Ballroom celebrated the University’s 60th year of instruction and prominently featured Sacramento State student artists and their work. It also honored philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad who contributed $2 million to build a new field house, named the Broad Athletic Facility.
Last year marked a milestone fundraising year at Sacramento State, and 2006-07 looks to be off to an equally promising start. University President Alexander Gonzalez used the Gala to announce several new gifts:
evening also included numerous acknowledgements of the generosity of Sacramento
State donors, including a video tribute to Eli and Edythe Broad.
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