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2022 Scarborough Society Gala

The beautiful Bavarian Inn was once again the host location for the annual Scarborough Society Gala.

The 2022 Scarborough Gala theme was based on the Adventures of Alice in Wonderland written by Lewis Carroll.

The Mad Hatter Tea Party inspired arrangements were created by Kevin Wilson ’84, who serves on the Gala Committee.

With the support of presenting sponsors Jefferson Security Bank, United Bank, Inc., and Wealthspire Advisors, LLC, the annual Gala is able to raise significant funds for the Scarborough Library. Pictured left to right: Scarborough Society Board Vice-President Marty Keesecker, Marlyn Keesecker, Steve Kitner, Jefferson Security Bank President and CEO Cindy Kitner ’97, Samantha Colbert, United Bank Vice President Chris Colbert ’95, Shepherd University Foundation Executive Vice President Monica Lingenfelter, Shepherd University President Mary J.C. Hendrix ’74, and Harold Walter.

Several members of Gala Presenting Sponsor Wealthspire Advisors, LLC were also in attendance. Pictured left to right: Scott Dillie, Managing Director John Wolff ’88, Joy Kuvareewong, and Jack Keating.

The Scarborough Society also thanks Gala Sponsors who continue to support the event year after year. Pictured left to right: Bishara Alsahouri, Kayla Alsahouri of SEK, CPAs & Advisors, Travis Wicklund, Stephen Skinner of Skinner Law Firm, Joy Lewis ’91, and Eric Lewis ’95 of Ours, Lawyer, Lewis & Company.

The evening also featured a special gift presentation to the library from members of the Pack Horse Ford Chapter of the DAR. This gift was in memory of long time Scarborough Society board member Jean Elliott ’54. Pictured left to right: Kathy Klein, Marlyn Keesecker, Scarborough Library Director Theresa Smith, and Rosalind Grenfell.

Shepherd University Foundation Director of Donor Relations Meg Patterson presents Foundation Board Director Jason Best with his very own playing card. Dr. Best also serves as the Shepherd University Assistant Provost and oversees the Scarborough Library as part of his purview.

Shepherd University Foundation Executive Vice President Monica Lingenfelter (c) and her husband Bill (r) chat with Men’s Basketball Head Coach Justin Namolik (l) and his wife Kerri.

Danielle (c) and her husband Ben Deuell (c) ’08 play gracious hosts to some friends. Ben is the current Shepherd University Foundation Vice President.

Erwin Asam, who opened the Bavarian Inn in 1977, is always a festive attendant of the Gala. The Asam family and the Bavarian Inn have collaborated on the Gala since 2007.

Newly appointed Scarborough Library Director Theresa Smith (l) chats with some guests.

Elisabeth Staro (l) chats with Gala Host Jim Staley ’68.

Sara Maene, Shepherd University Director of Institutional Research, always attends the annual gala in a wonderful thematic outfit.

Gala hosts Ralph and Rosie Lorenzetti give a quick smile to the camera!

Gala hosts Jody ’75 and Chris ’75 Carter. Jody also serves on the Gala Planning Committee.

Gala hosts Rick and Denise Caruso

Gala hosts Rosie and Ralph Lorenzetti

Gala hosts Danielle and Ben ’08 Deuell

Gala hosts Vicki and Harrison ’67 Lanham

Gala hosts Susanne ’73 and Jerry ’73 Horner. Susanne also serves on the Gala Planning Committee.

Harold Walter and Shepherd University President Mary J.C. Hendrix ’74

Gala hosts and presenting sponsors Steve and Cindy ’97 Kitner

Gala hosts Kathy and Dick Klein. Kathy also serves on the Gala Planning Committee.

Gala hosts Jim ’68 and Peachy ’70 Staley

Gala hosts Jason Best and Sara Maene

Shepherd University Executive Vice President Monica Lingenfelter and Bill Lingenfelter