Harvest Dinner

17th Annual LCC Foundation Harvest Dinner Gala

Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler! (Let The Good Times Roll!)

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

We are delighted to announce this year’s Harvest Dinner guest chef, Danielle Lewis, and our chairs, George and Diane McCully! Our guest chef hails from Louisiana and we are looking forward to an event filled with fabulous New Orleans-style food, jazz music, and great performances from faculty, students, and others. Mark your calendars for October 30, 2019 – and let us know if you’re interested in a table sponsorship. This event sells out every year by mid-summer, so also let us know if you’d like to be on the list for individual tickets. Please contact Tiana Marrone-Creech at (541) 463-5538 or tiana@laneccfoundation.org.

2019 Harvest Gala Guest Chef: Danielle Lewis, Executive Chef, Castor (www.castorcorvallis.com)
Chef Danielle Lewis was born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and raised in Ruston, Louisiana.
Through her exposure to the rich and unique food culture in Louisiana, she cultivated her talents in
Southern cuisine. In 2006, her family relocated to Eugene, Oregon. Danielle began studying culinary arts at Lane Community College in the fall of 2009. During her time at LCC, she began her career at King Estate Winery, where she worked her way up to Sous Chef. While at Lane, Danielle learned the importance of sustainability and sourcing ingredients locally. In 2014, Danielle became Sous Chef at Marché in Eugene, Oregon. Shortly after, she became Chef de Cuisine at Membrillo Latin Kitchen. In 2017, Danielle helped open her current venture, Castor Kitchen and Bar in Corvallis. Her restaurant is
a dream come true—Castor embodies everything Danielle believes in: sourcing local and sustainable ingredients; working directly with farmers and purveyors; and a seasonally changing menu based on availability at local farms. The menu at Castor combines classical French techniques and the flavors
of the South. At Castor, Danielle has created a restaurant and atmosphere that inspire others in the
culinary industry and local community. Visit it when you are next in Corvallis!

2019 Harvest Gala Chairs: George & Diane McCully
Harvest Dinner Chairs George and Diane McCully are both alums of Lane Community College. Diane is an alumna of Lane’s Dental Hygiene program, and she is passionate about education. George received his pilot’s license through Lane Community College’s Aviation Academy. For the past 25 years, George has been caring for smiles as dentist and owner of George McCully Family Dentistry in Eugene, where he also offers clinical placements for Lane students. George and Diane have been members
of the Foundation’s President’s Circle since 2008, with their giving focused on student scholarships. As longtime attendees, George and Diane are thrilled to be chairing this year’s Harvest Dinner. “We look forward to sharing a wonderful evening with dinner conceived by Chef Danielle Lewis, prepared and served by the culinary arts and hospitality students at LCC. Thank you for your past patronage and please give to help the next generation be successful. Whatever you can give will make you feel good!”

We are currently offering a variety of sponsorship opportunities for this annually sold-out event. For more information, please contact Tiana Marrone-Creech at (541) 463-5538 or tiana@laneccfoundation.org.

We also accept cash donations, gift certificates, gift cards and in-kind gifts for inclusion in our auction. If you have items you would like to donate, please complete and return the 2019 Harvest Dinner Gift-in-Kind Form.

Note: The list below is under review for the 2019 event...

Gala/Title Sponsor

Chef Sponsor

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Auctioneer Sponsor

Jewelry In-Kind Sponsor

Print In-Kind Sponsor

Auction Sponsors

Cocktail Sponsors

Wine Wall Sponsors

Wine Sponsors

Dinner Course Sponsors

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2019 Harvest Dinner In-Kind Donors

Gift-In-Kind Auction Donations

We need your donations--Do you have something interesting, fun, or unique you would like to donate to our annual Harvest Auction? Please use our Harvest Dinner Gift-in-Kind Donation Form and return it to us. We put together amazing Live and silent auction packages that are seen by prominent community members!

Thank you in advance for your generous donation!

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Archived Harvest Dinner & Auction Photos