Foundation-Sponsored Events


Sunset seen in the distance from a table on the veranda at the Hotel Jacaranda

SFSC Foundation Jacaranda Jubilee
November 29, 2021, Veranda of the Hotel Jacaranda

Join us for a festive evening of hors d’oeuvres, desserts, drinks and music while viewing the Avon Park Christmas Parade from the veranda of the Hotel Jacaranda. We will showcase our student culinary chefs as they prepare and serve the hors d’oeuvres. Feel the holiday cheer as we kick off the season with this jubilee!

Reservations required: $50/reservation. More details to come.

 

 

Female graduate in cap and gown with SFSC Alumni Association logo in the bottom right corner and the Giving Tuesday logo on the topSFSC Foundation Giving Tuesday
November 30, 2021, online all day

The Tuesday after Cyber Monday is set aside as the “Opening Day of the Giving Season.” On this day of national giving, we invite you to pause and contemplate the good you can do to enrich the lives of our current and future students at South Florida State College. We are counting on you to help us continue serving our SFSC Community. We ask that you plan to set aside any dollar amount that fits within your budget and donate on #GivingTuesday to the SFSC Foundation to support today’s students, tomorrow’s leaders. Every dollar counts!

Donate on Giving Tuesday or any day: DONATE HERE

 

Dinner before the show! A Country Christmas with the Gatlin Brothers
Thursday, Dec. 2 at 5:30 p.m., Dinner

Dine before the entertainment of the evening.  Enjoy a savory baked pot roast served with creamy mashed potatoes and gravy and a vegetable medley followed by a delicious dessert. The dinner will be served in the Board Room at South Florida State College; a short stroll from the Alan Jay Wildstein Center for Performing Arts. Limited seating, reservations required $25 per person; $20 per season pass holder.

The Grammy Award-winning trio and country legends appear in a special holiday event.
7:00 p.m. Show

Click here for tickets. Dinner and show tickets sold separately.

 

Decorated Christmas tree in the lobby at the Hotel JacarandaSFSC Foundation Christmas Luncheon
December 9, 2021, Dining Rooms of the Hotel Jacaranda

Dine at the grand ol’ Hotel Jacaranda for a delicious holiday meal in our dining rooms and peruse the holiday décor throughout with friends and/or family. We ask that you please bring one nonperishable item to help support Pete’s Panther Pantry, the on-campus food pantry. We thank you for your support of the SFSC students, our future leaders.

Reservations required: $50/reservation. More details to come.

For all of our in person events: The SFSC Foundation will follow all current CDC guidelines for prevention and safety. If you have a fever or are feeling ill, please stay home out of an abundance of caution. If you purchase a ticket/reservation and cannot attend, your ticket/reservation cost will be accepted as a donation to the Foundation. If you are not planning to attend this event, we ask that you consider a donation to the SFSC Foundation through the Donate Now page on the Foundation website in lieu of purchasing tickets.

 

Dinner before the show! Michael W. Smith: Christmas Concert
Monday, Dec. 13 at 5:30 p.m., Dinner

Dine before the entertainment of the evening.  Enjoy a delicious lemon pepper baked chicken served with a savory potato (baked or sweet) and a vegetable medley followed by a delicious dessert. The dinner will be served in the Board Room at South Florida State College; a short stroll from the Alan Jay Wildstein Center for Performing Arts. Limited seating, reservations required $25 per person; $20 per season pass holder.

Grammy Award-winner and member of the Gospel Music Hall of Fame.
7:00 p.m. Show

Click here for tickets. Dinner and show tickets sold separately.


Golf ball on a tee and a golf club laying on the ground next to itSFSC Foundation Million Dollar Hole In One Golf Shootout

Head out to the driving range at Sun ‘N Lake Golf Club and aim for closest to pin on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday. The top 12 closest to pin, our leaderboard, will be asked to come back and try their best to swing for a hole-in-one on Sunday on the 18th hole of Deer Run at Sun ‘N Lake Golf Club. Hit the hole-in-one and you win $1,000,000.

All golfers are welcome. The cost is $10 for a bag of 10 balls and you can purchase an unlimited number of bags. If you qualify on the leaderboard, then get bumped off, you can come back and battle your way back on the leaderboard all the way until close of qualifying rounds on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. We thank you for your support, this event benefits SFSC Athletics.

Qualifying Rounds at the Driving Range

· Thursday and Friday, Jan. 13-14, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
· Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022 at 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Shootout at the 18th Hole

· Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022 at 9 a.m.

Sponsorship opportunities available, please contact the SFSC Foundation at 863-453-3133 for more information.

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Please check back for updated information. For more information about events or to become an event sponsor or annual sponsor, call 863-453-3133 or email foundation@southflorida.edu.

 

Dinner before the show! The Simon & Garfunkel Story
Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 5:30 p.m., Dinner

Dine before the entertainment of the evening.  Enjoy a scrumptious baked ziti with a savory meat sauce served with a fresh salad and a side of garlic bread followed by a delicious dessert. The dinner will be served in the Board Room at South Florida State College; a short stroll from the Alan Jay Wildstein Center for Performing Arts. Limited seating, reservations required $25 per person; $20 per season pass holder.

Since its sold out run in London’s West End, this has become the world’s leading show about Paul and Art, featuring a full live band.
7:00 p.m. Show

Click here for tickets. Dinner and show tickets sold separately.