Events

“Light The Way” Gala and other B.C.C.U. #2 Academic Foundation Events

We raise money and build community relationships with a variety of fundraisers throughout the year for items beyond the scope of taxpayer funding including annual grants, scholarships, and an endowment fund.

“Light The Way” Gala

Our “Light The Way” Gala is an evening of fine dining, entertainment, and spirited auctions for the benefit of enhancing the educational experience of all B.C.C.U. #2 students.

You are invited to attend the Fourth Annual Light The Way Gala

Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Copper Dock Banquet Center outside Pocahontas, Illinois

Doors open at 5:00, Dinner Served 6:00-700, Live Auction to Follow.
Evening concludes with Chapman Bros. Acoustic Duo
Semi-Formal Attire

Tickets: $50/Individuals, $75/Couple
Tickets are available at Watson’s Drug Store and the B.C.C.U. #2 Unit Office (1004 West Savannah Way / IL Rt 140
Deadline to purchase tickets: March 9, 2019
Tickets unavailable at the door

This event is sponsored, in part, by Bradford National Bank

To donate auction items, inquire about sponsorship opportunities, or learn more about B.C.C.U. #2 Academic Foundation, contact Dr William Beckert (618.339.8438) or Valerie Klenke (618.367.5637).

The B.C.C.U. #2 Academic Foundation invites you to attend

The Fourth Annual “Light The Way” Gala • March 23, 2019 • Copper Dock Banquet Center

498 White Oak Ln, Pocahontas, Illinois

Doors open at 5:00p; Dinner Served 6:00p-7:00p
Live Auction to Follow • Semi-Formal Attire • Evening concludes with Chapman Bros Acoustic Duo.

Tickets: $50/Individuals • $75/Couple

Tickets available at Watson’s Drug Store and the B.C.C.U. #2 Unit Office (1004 West Savannah Way/IL Rt 140).
Deadline to purchase tickets: March 9, 2019 • Tickets unavailable at the door.

Gala sponsored in part by Bradford National Bank.

Please contact Dr William Beckert ( 618-339-8438 ) if interested in sponsorship opportunities or Valerie Klenke ( 618-367-5637; klenke4 @ gmail.com ) if interested in donating an auction item.

2019 Light The Way Gala Poster

Gala 2019 Auctions Preview

Partial list, more items added weekly!
Please contact Valerie Klenke ( 618-367-5637; klenke4 @ gmail.com ) or Dr William Beckert ( 618-339-8438 ) if interested in donating an auction item.

  • Golf Get-Away at Oak Terrace Resort (Pana)
  • Chicago White Sox: 2 box tickets package
  • Lincoln Presidental Library package
  • Miniature Christmas tree with vintage earring ornaments 2019 Gala Auction Preview - Miniature Christmas tree with vintage earring ornaments
  • Home Safety basket
  • Korte Processing: Assorted Bundle
  • Korte Processing: BBQ Bundle
  • Tupperware filled basket
  • Greenville Country Club: 18 Holes of Golf and Cart for Four Players
  • Greenville Country Club: 1 Year Social Membership, includes dining, lounge & pool privileges
  • Pie from The Pie Junkie-Ashley Heckman
  • Rampart Range: Annual individual membership
  • Annbriar Golf Course (Waterloo): 4 rounds of golf
  • Holiday World/Splashin’ Safari: 2 general admission passes
  • Dog Care Basket
  • Casey’s General Stores: $50.00 gift card
  • Walker Photography Package
  • St. Louis Cardinals 2 infield box tickets
  • Oak Brook Golf Club: two rounds of 18 Holes of Golf with Cart
  • Korte Rec Center: 6 daily passes
  • Missouri Botanical Garden: 4 general admission passes
  • Arthur Young Chevrolet: full car detail
  • The Zone: 3 month individual membership (Greenville)
  • Gateway Grizzlies: 4 2019 ticket vouchers
  • The Magic House: 4 general admission passes
  • Mrs. Hicks’ 3rd grade class: patchwork “quilt” pillow
  • Mrs. Hicks’ 3rd grade class: print of patchwork “quilt” 2019 Gala Auction Preview - Mrs. Hicks' 3rd grade class patchwork quilt pillow
  • DiMaggio’s Pizza & Pasta: 2 large pizzas
  • Silver Dollar City: 2 one day tickets
  • Shedd Aquarium (Chicago): 4 admission tickets
  • Museum of Science & Technology (Chicago): 4 general admission tickets
  • “Coca-Cola” theme-filled basket


More Academic Foundation Events

To Be Determined

Supporting Educational Opportunities is Tax Deductible!

B.C.C.U. #2 Academic Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization as determined by the IRS. Contributions are tax deductible.