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Paramount Theatre Gala – Eat, Drink & Be Married!

April 8, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Dust off those ruffled tuxes, and tease that hair. It’s time to cut loose retro wedding style! Skip all the boring traditions and get amped up for a fun evening filled with friends, dinner, auctions and raffles. Join the Paramount in support of their Dreams Do Come True Program, and come rock this town at the 2016 Paramount Gala! Enjoy the open bar, raffles and auctions, or dance the night away with some amazing live music by Wedding Banned.

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April 8, 2016
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

As a first-generation college student from a low-income family, I was worried about how I was going to pay for books and supplies. This scholarship will allow me to focus more on my studies instead of worrying about how to afford college. I am working to not only create opportunities for myself but to motivate future generations. Thank you so much for helping me along this journey!

Moises J.

Claude & Alice Allen Memorial Scholarship Recipient

There’s no question in my mind that the scholarship I received opened up possibilities.

Marianne Renner

Past Scholarship Recipient & Current Leadership Coach

A community foundation is a donor-driven organization that helps donors custom-design funds that reflect their charitable interests. Through the years, grants from these funds have made a significant impact on our local communities.

Sharon Stredde

President Emeritus

Thank you very much for supporting my college education for these four years. I will never be able to repay you for the opportunity that this scholarship has given to me.

Julia H.

[Renewing Scholarship Recipient] Graduate of Hinkley-Big Rock High School

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Cris Anderson

Cristina & Thomas S. Anderson Endowment Fund | Tom & Cris Anderson Colonial Advisory Fund

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Dick Schindel

Richard and Susan Schindel Scholarship Funds

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