Events

Join us for our upcoming events!

Save the Date:

Invitation to the annual BC Foundation Breakfast fundraiser.

Bellevue College Foundation Breakfast – April 22, 2020

Join us for the Bellevue College Foundation Breakfast on Wednesday, April 22, 2020! In the past, you may have joined us for the Bellevue College Foundation Become Exceptional Luncheon.  This event is the same now just in the morning! You will still be inspired by students, impressed by alumni and encouraged by other supporters like you!

This annual event raises critical funds to ensure that anyone who dreams of obtaining a quality higher education at Bellevue College has access and support to do it. Each guest is encouraged to make a contribution of $200 or more. Information to RSVP is coming soon.


Recent Events:

HOF ceremony announcement

State of Bellevue College – September 18, 2019

The Foundation hosted the inaugural ceremony for the Bellevue College Athletics Hall of Fame. The first class included 13 honorees beginning with our first sports teams in 1967. We have enjoyed the talents of some great Bellevue College athletes. They may have been a Helmsman or Bulldog, but they were all BC students who excelled in their respective sports.

Invitation to the annual State of BC Breakfast. BC President, Dr. Jerry Weber pictured on the left.

State of Bellevue College – September 18, 2019

The Foundation hosted the second annual State of BC Breakfast on September 18, 2019. Our President’s Circle donors, as well as our Corporate Partners, were pleased to hear comments from BC President, Dr. Jerry Weber. Dr. Weber provided a review of the past year’s successes and opportunities and goals for the upcoming 2019-2020 academic year.

Invite to the Experience Coral Wine Tasting event

Experience Coral Project Wine Tasting – July 11, 2019

The Foundation was delighted to present the Experience Coral Project by BC Environmental Science faculty member, Nancy Lane. Attendees enjoyed a wine tasting and hors d’oeuvers at the William Grassie Wine Estates in Fall City, WA.

Entrance to venue for bingo with welcome sign and balloons

BC Superhero BINGO! – June 14, 2019

The BC community came out in superhero fashion wearing their best capes and masks! Players enjoyed good food, entertaining bingo rounds, and event a superhero costume contest. Another great year with our hosts Waxie Moon and Big Wheel Bingo. We look forward to seeing everyone next year.

BC Women's softball team gathers to welcome player 18 to home plate

BC Softball – May 11, 2019

The BC Women’s Softball team had a great turn out for their final home game of the season in a doubleheader win against the Skagit Valley College Cardinals. Fans enjoyed cold drinks, hot dogs and excellent weather in a fantastic send-off for Head Coach Leah Francis. Coach Francis is concluding a fantastic 15-year run and will be retiring at the end of the 2019 season. Thanks for all your hard work Coach!

2019 Become Exceptional Luncheon

Become Exceptional Luncheon – April 24, 2019

Thank you to everyone that joined us at the 2019 Become Exceptional Luncheon. Together we raised more than $284,000 to build doors of opportunity for Bellevue College students pursuing their educational dreams and goals. We shared with this year’s attendees, Bellevue College and the Foundation’s desire to provide a community where anyone with a passion for learning can achieve their dreams.

2019 BC Athletics Golf Tournament

BC Athletics 2nd Annual Golf Tournament – April 1, 2019

BC Athletics staff and volunteers gathered to host a fantastic afternoon of golfing for community members and donors. The weather could not have been better, and fun was had by all. All proceeds benefit the BC Student Athlete Scholarship fund. Special thanks to all of the sponsors who supported the event, and to Glendale Country Club for hosting!

BCF Reads 2019 Scholarship Read Day event

BC Scholarship Application Read Day – March 22, 2019

BC Foundation Board Members, donors, BC faculty and staff, and community members came together for a one-day event to read and score student scholarship applications for the 2019-20 BC Foundation Scholarships. Our dedicated volunteers read and scored almost 400 applications! We thank them for their hard work and could not do it without them.

BC Residence Hall

BC Residence Hall Open House – September 20, 2019

BC faculty, staff, donors, trustees, and students gathered to celebrate the opening of BC’s first-ever residence hall on September 20, 2019. Guests were given tours of the facility and provided with samples from the brand new Pizza Kitchen located on the ground floor of the building.

 

For more information on Foundation events, please contact Eva Murrell, Events Manager & Board Liaison.

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Last Updated November 5, 2019