8th Annual Gala
Who: All are welcome!
What: 8th Annual Gala Fundraiser
Where: TPC Stonebrae, 202 Country Club Dr., Hayward, CA 94542
When: Thursday, October 6, 2022, 6:00 - 9:00 P.M.
Cost: $150 per ticket
Join us for a beautiful evening at TPC Stonebrae for dinner, wine, entertainment, and auction activities to raise funds for Chabot College students and programs. We will be honoring:
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Contact FriendsofChabot@chabotcollege.edu for ticket payment options
To become a sponsor:
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Mail a check made out to “The Friends of Chabot College” to:
The Friends of Chabot College
25555 Hesperian Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94545
Silent Auction Item Sponsorship
Donations accepted until September 19, 2022
- Donate a silent auction item(s) and we’ll put a themed basket together for you that features your company!
- Contact the email@example.com to donate
For more information, contact The Friends of Chabot College at FriendsofChabot@chabotcollege.edu or 510.723.7412
Thank you to our generous sponsors!
TraditionalHon. Evelyn Gonzalez and
Dr. Juan Gonzalez
Al & Marsha Badella
Hon. Pat Gacoscos
Susan Sperling, Ph.D. &
Political and Public Relations Director
SMW Local Union No. 104
President of the Alameda County Building Trades Council
For more than 35 years Rob Stoker has committed himself to the sheet metal industry wholeheartedly. Currently holding the position of Political and Public Relations Director for SMART California Sheet Metal Workers’ (SMW) Local Union No. 104; he also proudly serves as President of the Building and Construction Trades Council of Alameda County.
Upon completion of his apprenticeship in 1989, Rob was employed by Monterey Mechanical Company in Oakland where he worked in several capacities while also working as a part-time instructor in SMW Local 104’s apprenticeship program and as an officer on their Executive Board. In 2006, Rob was elected Business Representative by the membership of Sheet Metal Workers’ Local Union No. 104 where he discovered a true passion encouraging men and women to seek a future in the unionized sheet metal industry. Outside of working, Rob’s biggest passion and pride is his undying love of his family! Spending time with his wife and kids give him his greatest joy and happiness.
Ms. Irma Torres-Fitzsimons
HUSD Burbank Elementary Principal
Irma Torres-Fitzsimmons is a Hayward native and proud Chabot alum. After she graduated from Sunset High School, she enrolled at Chabot College and transferred to California State University, Hayward where she pursued a career in Education upon graduation. She earned her Master’s Degree in Education and began her teaching career in the Hayward Unified School District. Ms. Torres-Fitzsimmons is a distinguished educator and administrator. She has been an elementary school principal for 21 years career and in 2008-2009 she was recognized as Hayward’s Educator of the Year. Today, Ms. Torres-Fitzsimmons is the Principal of Burbank Elementary School. Ms. Torres-Fitzsimmons personifies the values that Chabot College teaches students by dedicating herself to giving back to the community. As a career educator, she has served thousands of Hayward students and families while continuing to mentor new teachers and administrators.
Shweta Joshi, HMC Architects
Adrienne Luce, the HMC Designing Futures Foundation
Since 1940 HMC has built schools, hospitals, civic and cultural facilities where students learn, patients heal and communities come together. HMC’s commitment to building community goes beyond architecture. The firm is committed to leveraging all of its assets to positively impact the communities in which HMC operates and its employee owners live and work.
In 2009, HMC founded the Designing Futures Foundation (DFF), a nonprofit private grantmaking foundation, to advance and deepen the firm’s commitment to giving back. Since 2009 the DFF has invested more than $1.5 million in its communities with a focus on: Architecture, Education, Sustainability. Today, through HMC’s social impact initiatives and corporate giving, the HMC DFF’s scholarship and community grants programs, volunteerism, pro bono design services, in-kind donations, and environmentally sustainable business practices, HMC is designing a better world for future generations.