Welcome to our Annual Scholarship Gala 2022!

We are ready to begin planning our 2022 OPALGA+ Scholarship Gala to be held on Saturday, October 22nd at 7PM at the 19th Century Club in Oak Park. We need your help and enthusiasm! This web page serves as the Gala Planning portal, a place for you to learn how to get involved and help us plan and find out what progress we’re making. Our theme this year is “BE YOU” and the event will include:

  • Introduction of the 2022 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS  
  • Presentation of 2022 FOUNDERS AWARD
  • RAINBOW BALLOON RAFFLE to help fund various OPALGA+ activities
  • LIVE PADDLE-RAISE AUCTION to fund the 2023 scholarships
  • Pre-dinner HORS D’OEUVRES & CASH BAR
  • PLATED DINNER with choice of three entrees, plus salad, sides, and dessert
  • DJ AND DANCING until 11 PM
  • And maybe a surprise or two more!

Join our Gala Scholarship Committee Planning Meeting!

Monday, July 25, 7pm

To get the Zoom meeting ID and passcode, reply with your intent to attend and your volunteer interests to gala@opalga.org.

Interested in sponsoring our gala, get the Sponsorship / Donation form here.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Learn about the 2021 Gala here.

View Dropbox albums of the 2021 Scholarship Gala:



Please click HERE to review a list of activities, duties, roles, and responsibilities in planning each year’s Gala.