Edmonds Community College Foundation’s “Havana Nights: Making Dreams Take Flight” Annual Auction – March 5, 2016

2016 Foundation Gala Auction: Havana Nights 

Edmonds Community College Foundation raises more than $207,000 for student success!

The Edmonds CC Foundation “Havana Nights: Making Dreams Take Flight” auction held on March 5, 2016 raised more than $207,000 in support of access, success, and excellence for students, faculty, and staff at the college.

More than 240 people attended the auction. Guest Chef Maria Hines – owner of Golden Beetle Restaurant and Bar, Tilth, and Agrodolce – created the menu, which was prepared and served by students and instructors from the college’s Culinary Arts department.

Auction items included: high caliber wines, local and international travel packages, and fine dining experiences. Highlights were: a handmade garden bench, a weekend in New York city to see Jimmy Fallon, and private dinners with celebrity chef dinners.

Many local businesses supported the auction, including Gold Sponsors: Premera Blue Cross, The Boeing Company, and Dean and Carla Nichols. Silver sponsors included: Acura of Lynnwood, Comprehensive Wealth Management, Harbor Square Athletic Club, Heritage Bank, Karr Tuttle Campbell, Lynnwood Honda, McKinstry, Molina Healthcare, Reid Middleton, Schacht Aslani Architects, Swedish Edmonds, and Vine Dahlen.

2016 "Havana Nights" Sponsors

premera blue cross logo comprehensive wealth management logo Harbor Square Athletic Club logo       Karr Tuttle Campbell logo Lynnwood Honda Logo Acura of Lynnwood logo Vine Dahlen logo Boeing logo Heritage Bank logo Swedish Edmonds logo Molina Healthcare logo Reid Middleton logo McKinstry logo Schacht Aslani Architects logo

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If you attended the March 5, “Havana Nights: Making Dreams Take Flight” gala event, we encourage you to provide your feedback through our online Event Evaluation form. Your input is greatly appreciated and will help us plan future Foundation events.

Get Involved

Gala 2016

Plans are underway for our 2017 gala event as we look forward to celebrating Edmonds Community College 50th Anniversary. The support we receive from our community members helps the Foundation in reaching their goal to support access, success and excellence for students, faculty and staff at Edmonds Community College and there are many ways to get involved, including:

  • Sponsorship opportunities
  • Become a table captain
  • Join our committee
  • Volunteer your services

For more information about any of these opportunities or the 2017 event, contact Elaine Hall at 425.640.1514 or