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20th Annual Gala of Stars Hits a Home Run!
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Please join us for our 21st Annual Gala of Stars!

An evening of outstanding entertainment, gourmet dining, and wonderful fellowship to support Concordia University Irvine's scholarship fund and programs.

Saturday, April 29, 2023

Concordia University Irvine Campus
1530 Concordia West
Irvine, CA 92612

5:00 P.M. Reception and silent auction bidding
6:45 P.M. Dinner, live auction, award presentation, and musical finale

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Unable to be with us in-person?

You can still support our students by participating in our Fund-a-Need which directly supports our students through scholarship funds and programs.


Thank you to our 2023 Gala of Stars Sponsors!


Platinum Sponsor

Craig & Jane Olson

Gold Sponsor

Chapman University

Front & Center Table Sponsors


Silver Sponsors

Ken & Jo Voertman
Seal Beach Synergy Team

Bronze Sponsors

Conrad LLC
Keithly-Williams Seeds
Pacific Southwest District
St. Paul's

20th Annual Gala of Stars


Doy Henley Gala 2023

2023 Lifetime Achievement Award Doy Henley

For his commitment to higher education in Orange County and his philanthropic work in the Lutheran community, Concordia University Irvine is pleased to honor and recognize Mr. Doy Henley with the 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award at our 21st annual Gala of Stars. This award is presented to an individual or couple who, through their God-given talents, has made a difference in the lives of others.

Read Doy's Story of Impact

Sue Fleischli Gala 2023

2023 Servant Leadership Award
Mrs. Sue Fleischli

Concordia University Irvine is very pleased to announce that Sue Fleischli has been selected as the recipient of Concordia’s 2023 Servant Leadership Award for her dedication to Concordia University Irvine, as professor, supporter, friend, and Auction Queen Extraordinaire. Sue is truly a Christian example for all of us.

Contact Us

For more information about the Gala of Stars, please feel free to contact us directly.

Grace Saldaña

Grace Saldaña
Director of Special Events
(949) 214-3185
[email protected]

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