The 2nd Anniversary Gala Honored the Service of
President Alan G. Merten and Mrs. Sally M. Merten
The 2nd Anniversary Gala began in the Didlake Grand Foyer with an elegant reception, followed by an intimate dinner of more than 300 of the former George Mason University President and First Ladyís friends and Hylton Performing Arts Center sponsors in the Gregory Family Theater. The program following the dinner featured a presentation paying homage to President and Mrs. Mertenís success in building George Mason University, notably the Prince William Campus and the Hylton Center, during their time at Mason. Following the program, attendees enjoyed a performance by Broadway legend Brian Stokes Mitchell in Merchant Hall. The evening closed with an on-stage dessert and champagne reception, where the attendees took pictures and mingled with the honorees and Brian Stokes Mitchell.
Emily Robinson, Development Associate