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Grace Christian Academy Announces Benefit Gala

Grace Christian Academy will host its first annual Benefit Gala on Thursday, June 8 at 6 p.m. at the Fairview Park Marriott (3111 Fairview Park Dr., Falls Church). The event will support the school’s tuition assistance program which helps children from low-income families obtain a quality education in a Christian setting.

The evening will begin with a cocktail reception in the ballroom foyer where guests will have a chance to mingle and bid in the silent auction. The cocktail reception will be followed by the invocation by Pastor Kevin Wattles, a sit-down dinner, performances by the Grace Christian Academy scholars, a presentation by principal Patrick Hurley, a live auction, and a keynote address by Pastor Mark Jeske, Senior Pastor at St. Marcus Church, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Motivational speaker Michael Botts of the Michael Botts Experience will be the emcee for the evening.The highlighted live auction item for the evening will be an exclusive, private tour of Ronald Reagan’s Rancho del Cielo. In addition to handmade items by the Grace Christian Academy scholars, the silent auction will feature many unique objects such as sporting, museum and theater tickets, jewelry, rounds of golf and many other items

The ticket price for the gala is $150 per person. All proceeds benefit Grace Christian Academy. Visit or contact for more information.