Savannah State University 125th Anniversary Gala

Governor Nathan Deal
Governor Nathan Deal

Savannah State University’s (SSU) 125 Anniversary Gala will be held at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, November 14, at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. Governor Nathan Deal will be the speaker for the gala, which is the hallmark event of the university’s quasquicentennial celebration.

Net proceeds from the university’s premier fundraiser, silent auction and acclaimed community event will support student scholarships. During the black-tie affair, the university will present Awards of Excellence in service, leadership, scholarship and philanthropy.

The gala co-chairs are Charles F. McMillan, president and owner of Mc- Millan and Associates, and David E. Paddison, president of Seacrest Partners, Inc. The title sponsor is SSU Foundation, Inc. and the presenting sponsor for this year’s gala is Thompson Hospitality, SSU’s foodservice provider. Individual seats are $125 and a reserved table for 10 with a sponsorship ranging from $2,500-$25,000.

To reserve seats online, visit For more information, contact the Division of University Advancement at 912-358- 3059.

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