–Bishop Garrigan’s annual GALA fundraiser brought in hundreds of guests over the weekend, along with a large sum of money to support the school. Alison Rosenmeyer serves as the Development Office Director at Bishop Garrigan, and she tells KLGA News the festivities include honoring those who helped make GALA the successful event it has become over the years.
Rosenmeyer says the crowds have returned after GALA was held online only for a couple years during the pandemic.
Rosenmeyer says they are extremely grateful for all the silent and live auction items that supporters donate each year.
It took a few days to tabulate how much money was raised over the weekend, and Rosenmeyer says plans are already in the works for 2024.
In total, GALA 2023 brought in $430,000 to support Bishop Garrigan. Rosenmeyer says some of the funds will be used to renovate the entryway to the school, along with upgrading the bathrooms outside the Friedmann Auditorium.