StarGala 2023

StarGala 2023 save-the-date for 4-15-23

LSC Foundation is thrilled to host the annual StarGala in honor of Lone Star College's 50th Anniversary!

Join us at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott in celebrating 50 years of providing comprehensive educational opportunities and programs to enrich lives.

For more information contact:
832.813.6592 | Susan.Summers@LoneStar.edu | www.LoneStar.edu/Gala2023

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Opportunities for Support

Sponsorship Opportunities

PRESENTING SPONSOR
$100,000 EXCLUSIVE

  • On-stage acknowledgement
  • Three premier tables for ten at StarGala
  • VIP seating at StarGala After Party
  • Full-page advertisement on inside front cover of event magazine
  • Media release feature story and photo opportunity
  • Logo and/or name recognition on website, e-blasts, social media, and event screen
  • Fund a named endowment for four new scholarships or proceeds added to an existing endowment

GOLDEN SPONSOR
$50,000 EXCLUSIVE

  • Two premier tables for ten at StarGala
  • VIP seating at StarGala After Party
  • Full-page advertisement on inside back cover of event magazine
  • Recognition in media release
  • Logo and/or name recognition on website, e-blasts, social media, and event screen
  • Fund a named endowment for two new scholarships or proceeds added to an existing endowment

JUBILEE SPONSOR
$25,000

  • Premier table for ten at StarGala
  • VIP seating at StarGala After Party
  • Full-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Recognition in media release
  • Logo and/or name recognition on website, e-blasts, social media, and event screen 
  • Fund a named endowment for one new scholarship or proceeds added to an existing endowment

COMMEMORATIVE SPONSOR
$15,000

  • Prominent table for ten at StarGala
  • VIP seating at StarGala After Party
  • Half-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Recognition in media release
  • Logo and/or name recognition on website, e-blasts, social media, and event screen

SHOOTING STAR SPONSOR
$5,000

  • Reserved table for ten at StarGala
  • Eighth-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Listing on website and event screen

BENEFACTOR
$2,500

  • Reserved seating for four at StarGala
  • Logo and/or name advertisement in event magazine
  • Listing on website and event screen

PATRON
$1,500

  • Reserved seating for two at StarGala
  • Listing in event magazine

Special 50th Anniversary Sponsorship Opportunity

THE DECADES SPONSORS    $10,000 each
Exclusive opportunity for six sponsors 

Decade-by-decade sponsorship opportunities highlight Lone Star College's impressive growth and offer an exciting way for you to become an integral part of this celebration. Choose a decade from the list below and it will be your exclusive sponsorship!

Each Decade Sponsor receives the following benefits:

  • Preferred table for ten at StarGala
  • Reserved seating at StarGala After Party
  • Quarter-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Logo and/or name recognition on website, e-blasts, social media, and event screen

THE 1970's SPONSOR

Led by founder W. W. Thorne, North Harris County College (NHCC) is created in 1972, to eventually become LSC-North Harris, and the first of eight colleges that would ultimately comprise Lone Star College System.

THE 1980's SPONSOR

NHCC adds two more colleges: NHCC-East Campus (to eventually become LSC-Kingwood) in 1984 and NHCC-West Campus (to eventually become LSC-Tomball) in 1988.

THE 1990's SPONSOR

NHCC becomes "North Harris Montgomery Community College District" (NHMCCD). In 1995, Montgomery College (to eventually become LSC-Montgomery) is dedicated, bringing the total to four colleges.

THE 2000's SPONSOR

CyFair College (to eventually become LSC-CyFair) opens its doors in 2003, becoming the fifth college of NHMCCD. NHMCCD officially becomes Lone Star College System in 2009.

THE 2010's SPONSOR

The sixth college of Lone Star College System, LSC-University Park, opens its doors in 2010.

THE 2020's SPONSOR

Lone Star College System adds the seventh and eighth colleges, LSC-Houston North in 2019 and LSC-Online in 2022. Today, Lone Star College serves 80,000 students each semester with a total of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.


UNDERWRITING OPPORTUNITIES $5,000

AFTER PARTY

  • Four reserved seats at StarGala
  • VIP seating at StarGala After Party
  • Logo and/or name recognition on signage prominently displayed at StarGala After Party
  • Quarter-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Listing on website and event screen

AUDIO/VISUAL

  • Four reserved seats at StarGala
  • Logo and/or name recognition on signage 
  • Quarter-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Listing on website and event screen

CHAMPAGNE WALL

  • Four reserved seats at StarGala
  • Logo and/or name recognition on champagne wall at StarGala 
  • Quarter-page program advertisement
  • Listing on website and event screen

DESSERT

  • Four reserved seats at StarGala 
  • Quarter-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Listing on website and event screen

ENTERTAINMENT   

  • Four reserved seats at StarGala
  • VIP seating at StarGala After Party
  • Logo and/or name recognition on stage signage at StarGala After Party
  • Quarter-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Listing on website and event screen

FLORAL

  • Four reserved seats at StarGala 
  • Quarter-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Listing on website and event screen

RAFFLE

  • Four reserved seats at StarGala 
  • Logo and/or name recognition on event signage at raffle sales table
  • Quarter-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Listing on website and event screen

SIGNATURE DRINK

  • Four reserved seats at StarGala 
  • Logo and/or name recognition on special beverage napkins at event
  • Logo and/or name recognition on bar signage
  • Quarter-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Listing on website and event screen

VALET

  • Four reserved seats at StarGala 
  • Logo and/or name recognition on signage by valet drop-off
  • Marketing item placed in all valet parked vehicles
  • Quarter-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Listing on website and event screen

UNDERWRITING OPPORTUNITIES $3,500

INVITATIONS   

  • Two reserved seats at StarGala
  • Logo and/or name recognition on invitations emailed and mailed to 7,500
  • Eighth-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Listing on website and event screen

PROGRAMS   

  • Two reserved seats at StarGala
  • Logo and/or name recognition on back cover of event magazine
  • Eighth-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Listing on website and event screen

TABLE WINE

  • Two reserved seats at StarGala
  • Logo and/or name recognition on wine bottle tags at major sponsor tables
  • Eighth-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Listing on website and event screen

WINE PULL

  • Two reserved seats at StarGala
  • Logo and/or name recognition on signage at Wine Pull sales table 
  • Logo and/or name recognition on wine bags
  • Eighth-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Listing on website and event screen

UNDERWRITING OPPORTUNITIES $2,500

BID BOARDS     

  • Two reserved seats at StarGala
  • Logo and/or name recognition on signage at the Bid Boards bidding area
  • Eighth-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Listing on website and event screen

LATE NIGHT SNACKS & COFFEE BAR   

  • Two reserved seats at StarGala
  • VIP seating at StarGala After Party
  • Logo and/or name recognition on signage at snack and coffee bar at StarGala After Party
  • Eighth-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Listing on website and event screen

LIVE AUCTION ITEM

  • Two reserved seats at StarGala
  • Eighth-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Listing on website and event screen

ONLINE AUCTION 

  • Two reserved seats at StarGala
  • Logo and/or name recognition on online auction and digital bidding site
  • Eighth-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Listing on website and event screen

PHOTO BOOTH 

  • Two reserved seats at StarGala
  • Logo and/or name recognition on signage at photo booth
  • Eighth-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Listing on website and event screen

REGISTRATION 

  • Two reserved seats at StarGala
  • Logo and/or name recognition on seating cards distributed to all guests at check-in
  • Eighth-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Listing on website and event screen

SIGNAGE    

  • Two reserved seats at StarGala
  • Eighth-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Listing on website and event screen

STAND UP FOR SCHOLARSHIPS 

  • Two reserved seats at StarGala
  • Logo and/or name recognition on Stand Up for Scholarships donation cards at each table
  • Eighth-page advertisement in event magazine
  • Listing on website and event screen
  • Table of Ten: $3,500
  • Individual Ticket: $350

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