Event Details

The 10th annual A Night in the Big Apple

That’s a wrap!

Thank you for joining us for the 10th annual A Night in the Big Apple. We hope you enjoyed the student performances and hearing the stories of our local teachers and students who have been impacted by The Education Foundation of Alachua County.

Did you miss the live stream? No problem!

The full-length video of A Night in the Big Apple can still be watched on our YouTube Channel and Facebook Page.

Click here to access our YouTube Channel

Click here to access our Facebook Page

Student Artwork Contest

Congratulations to the two winners of the Student Artwork Contest for the 10th annual A Night in the Big Apple!

Brave Enough to Be It

Submitted by a seventh-grade student at Hawthorne Middle & High School

Artwork description

You can be the winner of the original full size canvas by placing a bid in our online auction!

A Night Owl in the Big City

Submitted by a fifth-grade student at Wiles Elementary School.

Artwork description

Thank you to all of the students who submitted a piece to the Student Artwork Contest! We can’t wait to see more submissions for our next event.

Silent Auction

This year, our silent auction is completely virtual!

Items range from beauty items, care packages, gift certificates and more! You could even be the winner of the full-sized original art piece created especially for A Night in the Big Apple, “Brave Enough to Be It.”

Click the button below to explore all of our auction items. Bidding closes on Friday, February 26, at 9 p.m.

Proceeds from the silent auction will support the programs of The Education Foundation of Alachua County.

Donations toward the event

To support A Night in the Big Apple, you can make a donation toward the event on our giving page here.

All donations to the event will provide critical funding for our programs!

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Event Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

  • Florida Credit Union

Rockefeller Sponsors

  • VyStar Credit Union
  • CPPI
  • GRU
  • Publix Charities
  • Siegel Hughes Ross & Collins

Carnegie Sponsors

  • GRUCom Fiber Optics
  • Pierson Fern & Greens, Inc.
  • The Bailey Group
  • Campus USA
  • WCJB/TV20

Empire Sponsors

  • Tower Hill Insurance
  • Mrs. Shelley Waters

  • Andy and Lari Cavallari

  • Koss Olinger
  • Lowry Financial Advisors
  • Sweat Life Fitness
  • Scherer Construction of North Florida, LLC
  • Florida School Boards Insurance Trust
  • Steve and Ellen Cecil

  • Dr. Naima Brown

  • Phil Morrison

  • Keith Watson Events
  • Emmer Development
  • BBVA

Liberty Sponsors

  • Santa Fe College
  • Campbell Spellicy Engineering, Inc.
  • CHW, Inc.
  • Ester de Jong and Cheryl Calhoun

  • Solar Impact
  • McGriff Williams
  • Florida Awards & Trophy Company
  • Oelrich Construction