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Virtual Gala

The Road Forward:
Students first, collaboration always

Please join City Year Columbia as we celebrate service in Columbia as we highlight our commitment to partnering with schools in Richland and Lexington County to ensure that all children have access to a quality education that enables them to reach their potential, develop their unique talents, and achieve at high levels.

Please RSVP by November 13, 2020.

Honoree Recognition:

  • Tom Farell (Executive Chair, Dominion Energy)

Guest Speakers:

  • Bill McDaniels (President, owner, and founder of McDaniels Auto Group)
  • Lou Kennedy (President, Chief Executive Officer, and owner of Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • Frederick Toney (President, Global Ford Customer Service, Ford Motor Company)
  • Dr. Shelley Canright (Education Champion)
  • Bill Bieser (Director OEM Detroit & Canada at Reynolds & Reynolds)


Event Details
  • Event location Virtual Event
  • Event date Wednesday, November 18, 2020
  • Event time 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EDT
National Strategic Partners
  • AbbVie logo
  • Comcast NBC/ Universal logo
  • Deloitte logo
  • New York Life Foundation logo
  • Red Nose Day logo
National Partners
  • Bain Capital logo
  • Bank of America logo
  • Celanese logo
  • NFL Inspire Change logo
  • Taco Bell Foundation logo block for footer