Williams Lake Fundraising Gala

A Night Under the Stars

2023 Scholarships and Awards Fundraising Gala

Williams Lake Fundraising Gala in support of TRU Grit Student Awards

Saturday, Oct. 14, 2023 | TRU Williams Lake Auditorium

Cocktails 6 p.m. | Dinner 7 p.m. | Live Music 9 p.m.

$120 per person | $960 per table of eight | $1,500 Patron Table

Semi-formal attire

Over the past eight years TRU Grit and Williams Lake Fundraising Galas have helped raise over $150,000. Your continued support directly benefits local TRU Williams Lake students through scholarships, bursaries and financial awards. Your support also enhances rural post-secondary education and the future of our community. Without you, this would not be possible.

Aaron Pritchett

Featuring Aaron Pritchett

We are pleased to announce that Canadian Country Music Award winner and Juno nominee Aaron Pritchett will be the featured performer at this year’s event. This exclusive, intimate musical experience will make the TRU Gala a night to remember. The event is sure to sell out, so get your tickets now.

Learn more about Aaron Pritchett's stellar career

Aaron Pritchett's legacy continues to be unstoppable. His authentic desire to connect with his fans — on stage, via his digital platforms, in person or through his music — has sustained and grown a robust and loyal fan base for two decades. Artistically, Aaron Pritchett continues to adapt, and evolve, while refusing to abandon the down home sincerity in his music that has been his trademark since his career inception. Pritchett has charted anthems like "Dirt Road In 'Em" (certified gold), "Let's Get Rowdy," "Hold My Beer (certified gold)," and also appealed to the softer side with powerful hits like "Done You Wrong," and his top five smash, "When A Momma's Boy Meets A Daddy's Girl."

The Score, released shortly after Aaron Pritchett opened multiple sold out shows for Garth Brooks, debuted at number 1 Canadian on the country charts. The first single "Dirt Road In 'Em" broke industry paradigms by landing inside the top 10 on the country radio singles chart, marking Aaron's first return to the top 10 in over eight years. The sophomore single, "Out Of The Blue" scored a top 15 spot at radio, and "When A Momma's Boy Meets A Daddy's Girl," landed at number 5 on the Canadian country singles chart and was the number 1 most played Canadian track as well.

Recently, the industry has caught on to what the fans have always known — Aaron Pritchett belongs in the pantheon of Canada's most elite artists. In 2017, Pritchett was welcomed back to the nomination circles with a Juno nom for Country Album of the Year, as well as multiple CCMA Award nominations, including Male Artist of the Year. Pritchett's single "Better When I Do" hit number 1 on the Canadian Country radio charts. The unprecedented story continues to roll on. The latest single "Not Enough You" is now available on all streaming platforms.


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