Hermansville business sponsors Gala West Nov. 3 at Bay College

STEWART MANUFACTURING VICE President Randall McLeod and Madeline Laviolette support the efforts of the fundraiser, Gala West, at Bay West Campus in Iron Mountain. Stewart Manufacturing is a sponsor of the event.

IRON MOUNTAIN — Stewart Manufacturing of Hermansville is a sponsor of Gala West on Nov. 3 at Bay College’s West Campus in Iron Mountain.

The Bay College Foundation will host the event, which raises money for Bay West scholarships.

Stewart Manufacturing has designated their sponsorship to support pre-engineering students at Bay West.

The focus of the event are the students pursing a degree at Bay West. All proceeds from the evening will stay in the local area and be used to provide scholarships to the students, officials said.

Gala West tickets will include a reception with select wines, beers, a strolling dinner catered by chef Michael Christy of Spiros and desserts prepared by Steve Roell and the Front Porch.

The evening also will include instrumental music by Susan Thorton, beer and wine tastings paired with appetizers from Crispigna’s, a silent auction and the option to purchase tickets to win larger prizes.

Gala West committee members who have been planning the annual event are Maddy Tousignant, Nancy Finch, Joanie Richtig, Nancy Schaub, Deb Barkle, Julie Olson, Joyel Brule, Teresa Louys and Tina Jensen.

Event tickets can be purchased at www.baycollege.edu/galawest or by contacting Finch at nancybfinch@hotmail.com or Olson at jolson@fbinsmi.com.

Reservations are required, since tickets are limited, organizers said.

To sponsor the event or purchase tickets, go to www.baycollege.edu/galawest, call the Bay College Foundation at 906-217-1700, call Foundation board member Finch at 906-779-1587 or email Tousignant at maddy@stephensandassoc.com.