Global Learning Charter Public School to Hold its Annual Global Gala Scholarship Fundraiser April 16

Class Of 2023 Graduates At Gala
Class Of 2023 Graduates At Gala
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - March 29, 2024 - PRLog -- Global Learning Charter Public School (GLCPS), a tuition-free public charter school that currently services 500 students in grades 5-12, will hold its annual Global Gala scholarship fundraiser on Friday, April 26th.

The event will be held from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM at the Allendale Country Club in Dartmouth.

The longest-serving charter school in New Bedford is a tuition-free public charter school that serves 500 students in grades 5-12. GLCPS offers a small, personalized, college preparatory learning environment in which students are encouraged to realize their full potential, both academically and personally.

Each year, the Global Gala raises money for the Global Scholarship Fund which provides college scholarships for graduating seniors and for eligible students to attend summer academic travel programs.

The Global Gala is one of the ways the school celebrates partnerships with both local and international institutions. At this year's Global Gala, attendees will recognize and thank the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts for its commitment to supporting arts and culture on the South Coast.

Guests will enjoy a variety of hors d'oeuvres and desserts and will be able to purchase beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages. Live music will be provided by GLCPS' award winning student jazz combo with band director Don Richard. GLCPS alumna Sofie Lopes and guitarist Joey Saba will perform.

Several area businesses are sponsoring the event, including Bristol County Savings Bank, Tremblay Bus Company and HR Knowledge. Additional sponsors include Dartmouth Collision, Sodexo, First Citizens Federal Credit Union, Sylvia Group, The Law Collaborative LLC, NFI Corporation, Construction Monitoring Services and Poyant Signs.

Additional sponsorship opportunities are available. Individual tickets are $60.00 and can be purchased on the school's website. For more information on purchasing tickets, serving as a sponsor, or providing auction contributions, please contact Amey Bissonnette at 508-991-4105 or visit the GLCPS website at All members of the community are welcome.

"Our Global Gala is a wonderful celebration of our community and an important fundraising effort that creates extraordinary educational opportunities for our students," said Dr. Stephen Furtado, Executive Director of GLCPS. "We are pleased to recognize the important contributions that the Community Foundation of Southeastern Mass provides in our community. We thank our community partners and sponsors for their consistent support of our mission to create lifelong learners."

GLCPS is a tuition-free public charter school serving 500 New Bedford students in Grades 5-12. Students are enrolled through a blind lottery. Additional information is available on the school's website, For more information, please contact the school at (508) 991-4105.

PHOTO CAPTION: Class of 2023 graduates Maddox Merrey, Mia Frazier, Laillandra Caballero and second row: Irma Funez at last year's Gala.

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