Inaugural Blue & White Gala Exceeds Expectations
Niceville, Fla. (March 26, 2019) – Rocky Bayou Christian School announced today that the inaugural Blue & White Gala raised $55,000 for The RBCS Fund. The sold out event on February 21st at The Henderson Beach Resort featured speaker Governor Mike Huckabee.
The evening began with a VIP reception in the Destin Room at The Henderson. Guests enjoyed a meet & greet with Gov. Huckabee featuring a photo op courtesy of Land Air Sea Productions. The VIP hour ended with a question & answer session with Gov. Huckabee. The main event in the Crystal Ballroom featured an upscale buffet while guests enjoyed music by local violinist Laura Hartz, accompanied by Santos Gomez, followed by the keynote address from Gov. Huckabee. He spoke about the importance of raising Christian children and leaders during this elegant night out. The Governor then treated guests to special musical performance accompanied by local musicians Nate Kelly, Aaron Wolfe and Kevin White.
Funds raised benefit The RBCS Fund. The RBCS Fund is an annual fund designed to allow for major school improvement projects. Tuition dollars are designated specifically to meet daily, operational costs. The annual fund is utilized for projects designated by Rocky’s Board of Directors. The most notable projects completed for the 2017-2018 fund are paving the perimeter road and additional security measures added to building entrances. One of the primary goals of this year’s fund is to continue to improve campus safety.
Rocky Bayou Christian School thanks their generous sponsors. Nova Engineering was the presenting sponsor for the evening. Other sponsors included Sanders Vacation Rentals, The Sanders Group – Remax Beaches, Ivanco Inc., Metro Power, Dynamic Software Solutions, Dansher Mini Warehouses, Crosspoint, Proffitt PR, Okaloosa Gas District, The Blalock Family, The Manor at Bluewater Bay, Agile Frameworks, Acentria Insurance, Jason Belcher – FNBT Bank, Allen Barnes, PE, LEED-AP, AVCON Inc. Engineers & Planners, Leah Gagnon Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, Harold Kildow, LLC., Riley & Jackson, P.C., David L. Goetsch - Author, Mason Grady Foundations, Seaside Engineering and Surveying, LLC, Old South Homes, Inc., Sound Choice Real Estate, Eglin Federal Credit Union, The Main State Land Title Company, Inc., The Back Porch, Dr. Pat T. Tidwell, Waldorff Insurance, BlacksuitFM Graphic Design, Image Printing & Digital Services, Land, Air & Sea Productions, and Lamar.
To learn more about the Blue & White Gala, please visit www.blueandwhitegala.org.
For more information about Rocky Bayou Christian School, please visit www.rbcs.org.
Rocky Bayou Christian School is a K-3 through 12th grade college preparatory Christian school with campuses in Niceville and Crestview, offering traditional, special services, online academy and homeschool programs. RBCS is accredited through the Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (FACCS) and is committed to equipping generations to use their God-given abilities as Champions for Christ. RBCS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in any of its programs.