Historic 125th Year Anniversary Gala
    of Corona-Norco Unified School District's 125 Years

    125 gala  
    Join us Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 6pm at the original Corona High School (now the Corona Civic Center) to celebrate Corona-Norco Unified School District's 125 years. This exquisite semi-formal event will take place outside under a fully enclosed, heated tent on the backside of the building (facing Buena Vista Street). Although heat will be provided, it is recommended that all guests bring a light jacket for comfort.
    Gala Location & Parking
    Historic Corona Civic Center
    815 West 6th Street • Corona, CA 92882
    Parking is available in the Corona City Hall parking lot (parking is free)
    Gala Event Times
    4-6pm • Gala Artifact Display
    6pm • Gala Celebration Begins
    6:30pm • Gourmet Dinner
    7:30pm • Guest Speaker
    8:30-10pm • Dancing
    10pm • The conclusion of this one-time event
    Gala Attire
    This semi-formal event will take place outside under a heated, enclosed tent. A jacket or sweater is recommended.
    Gala Artifact Display
    The Artifact Display will be open from 4-6pm inside the Civic Center building, with many interesting items, including the original bus driver's uniform from the early 1900's, old photographs, yearbooks, documents, the iconic historic bell, and some never-before seen items! Guests may visit this once-in-a-lifetime display without purchasing tickets to the gala dinner event with guest speaker.
    Gala Dinner & Drinks
    This exquisite dinner will consist of your choice of fish, steak, or vegetarian (selection made when placing your ticket order). Drinks will include water, iced tea, and coffee, with a complimentary, full-bar (cash only).

    Grilled Rib Eye Steak w/Gorgonzola Cream Sauce

    Tender Rib Eye Steak isdrizzled with a savory Gorgonzola cream sauce and topped with crumbled baconbits and green onions

    served with - Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Grilled SeasonalVegetables, Fresh Rolls

    Almond Crusted Mahi Mahi

    Melt in your mouth MahiMahi is grilled and topped with a buttery almond crumble and drizzled with aBeurre Blanc cream sauce

    served with - Herb Rice and Grilled Seasonal Vegetables, Fresh Rolls

    Lentil Steak w/MushroomGravy

    Vegetarian Lentil Steakwith a creamy mushroom gravy

    served with - Herb Rice and Grilled Seasonal Vegetables, Fresh Rolls

    Dessert Bar

    Gala Music Entertainment
    Our guests will be entertained by the Big Band sounds of the Riverside Community College Jazz Ensemble - a 30-piece, magnificent group that is sure to keep your feet tapping all night long. A dance floor will be available, so bring dance-ready shoes!
    Book-Signing Event
    Bring your purchased copy or purchase a copy at the event of the published book, An Amazing Journey... 125 Years of Corona-Norco Schools. The authors will be available to personally autograph this extraordinary book, as well as some guests who will be in attendance who were written about. 
    Gala Tickets $125/Person
    Tickets are on sale for $125 per person, available through online puchasing below. Simply select your preferred meal (a gourmet selection that includes, fish, steak, or vegetarian), enter your name and contact information, and your order confirmation will be emailed to you. Tickets will not be mailed, but rather, paid guests will have their names on the Guest List at the entrance of the event. (There are only 350 tickets for this one-time event, so purchase yours today!)


    Please note that tickets will not be mailed - names will be added to a Guest List that will be available at the door on the night of the event.

    We look forward to seeing you this evening!

    Gala Information
    Karen Patel • karenpatel412@gmail.com