On Thursday May 8, 2014, Clarke University held its annual President’s Donor Gala on Clarke’s campus. More than 150 people were in attendance for the event, in which we honored and thanked our loyal donors for their continued generosity. We also recognized new members for the President’s Society as well as the Mary Frances Clarke Legacy Society.
Photo highlights include:
Sara McAlpin, BVM received the Volunteer of the Year Award for her Service to Clarke University.
New members to the President’s Society – Diamond Circle
Donors who have given a cumulative of $1,000,000 to Clarke.
Mary Jane Klemm Schueth ’62
New members to the President’s Society – Gold Circle
Donors who have given a cumulative of $100,000-$499,999 to Clarke.
James B. and Melita A. McDonough Foundation
Rob and Agnes Wahlert
New members to the Gold Circle of the President’s Society who were unable to join.
New members to the President’s Society – Silver Circle
Carl Carlsson and the late Rose Marie Schnepf Carlsson ’52 and Carl Carlsson
Mary Jo Rossi Furgal ’61 and Joseph Furgal
Winnie Chan Lee ’61 and Conrad Lee -NO
Jane Cowlishaw Monaghan ’62 and Ed Monaghan -NO
Donors who have given a cumulative of $50,000-$199,999 to Clarke.
The Leo and Joy McCarthy Family
Jenifer Collins Westphal ’84 and Jeff Westphal and The Majik Foundation
New members to the Silver Circle of the President’s Society who were unable to join.
The late John and Patricia Bush
Georgia State University
Gerry Staehlin Klinglesmith ’62 and Dan Klinglesmith
Janet Manatt Pilcher ’69 and Fred Pilcher
New members to the President’s Society – Bronze Circle
Donors who have given a cumulative of $10,000-$49,999 to Clarke.
C.J. and Mary Ann Gantz
The late Alice Wilgenbusch Kirpes ’61 and Robert Kirpes
Mary Minnehan Moothart ’72 and Timothy Moothart
Jeanne Doll O’Connell ’50 and John O’Connell
Mary Schreiber ’73 and James Herrig
Sedona Staffing Services Inc.
John and Mary Stavnes
RADM Ronald C. Wilgenbusch, USN (Ret.) and Judy Wilgenbusch
New members to the Bronze Circle of the President’s Society who were unable to join.
Janet Niehaus Carroll ’67
Madeline Schwarz Czervionke ’73 and Robert Czervionke
The late Josephine Flammang
Daniel and Linda Gantz
Elaine Lynch Hegmann ’60
The late Mary Hopkins Mayer
Dorothy Pannkuk Lemke ’79 and Duane Lemke
Mary McAllister ’77 and John Melvold
Mary Jane Spencer Miller ’46
Mimi Moylan Moran ’66 and Patrick Moran
Diana Borst Nawrocki ’58 and Ronald Nawrocki
Sue Russell Nugent ’64 and Rich Nugent
Anne Brown O’Meara ’70
Mary Schreiber ’73 and James Herrig -YES
Jane Daly Seaberg ’78 and Doug Seaberg
Lou Mullen Sondern ’49 and Al Sondern
George and Samaria Towfic
Wells Fargo Foundation
Joyce Kennedy Wisniewski ‘62 and Henry Wisniewski
Andy ‘02 and Kara Pickel Schroeder ‘04 - were welcomed as new members of the Mary Frances Clarke Legacy Society. The Mary Frances Clarke Legacy Society is for individuals who have made provisions for Clarke in their estate plans.
Also joining the Mary France Clarke Legacy Society, but were unable to attend were:
Sarah Jo Burke ’83 and Karen Ryker ’68
Kathleen Burns ’67 and J. Stephen Ramey
Maurine Mackin Elliott ’63
Paula Koellner Friedman ’78 and Terry Friedman
Monica Heath ’62
William R. Klauer
Kathleen Maloney Loomis ’74
Betty Penney McCabe ’62 and James McCabe
Mary Jo Luedtke McElmeel ’63
The late Helen McGuire
Deirdre Lagen Segerson ’51
Sheila Turney ’71
Mary Ann Soenke Walter ’67 and William Walter
All members of Clarke’s four recognition societies – Founders’ Annual Giving, 1843 BVM, President’s and Mary Frances Clarke Legacy – are invited to the annual event. To see more photos from this event, click here.