Seafood Gala raises nearly $175,000 to support student success


Student Andrew Colonico, performs a song with his mother, professor Barbara Mantini, at the 2017 Seafood Gala.

A message from the NC Foundation:

The Niagara College Foundation 28th Annual Seafood Gala was held at the Fallsview Casino Resort, with more than 630 guests in attendance.

The evening began with an inspiring performance by Niagara College student and local singer-song writer, Andrew Colonico, performing his song Changes in Your Life with his mom, NC professor Barbara Mantini.

Thanks to our generous sponsors and supporters, the April 1 event raised nearly $175,000 to support the purchase of instructional equipment and learning resources, and fund scholarships and bursaries.

This year, in lieu of providing guest favours, the Foundation is contributing $3,000 from the evening’s proceeds to the NCSAC Rise and Shine Breakfast program.

We are  very grateful to our presenting sponsor Fallsview Casino Resort, our Admiral sponsor Rankin Construction Inc. and our many College and Niagara community supporters who contribute to our students’ success by participating in this major fundraising event. Over its 28-year history, the gala has raised more than $2.6 million.


Save the date for Seafood Gala 2018

Please mark your calendar for the 29th annual Seafood Gala on Friday, April 6, 2018. Hope to see you there!For event details and photos visit

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