Bay College Gala West

Join us for a night to remember, Bay College Gala West. All proceeds from the event will support the expansion of the Student Success Center on West Campus in Iron Mountain. The expansion is needed due to the intensifying academic needs and challenges of over 600 students that attend West Campus. The newly remodeled space will include many improvements to help students achieve their educational goals.

The evening includes:
  • Strolling Dinner by Spiro's with Music in the Atrium
  • Select Wines and Beers
  • Live and Silent Auctions
  • Tribute Performance, Let Me Be Frank
  • Dessert Intermission by Front Porch
  • Knowing that You've Contributed to Student Success
Reservations are required to join the Gala West evening of celebration, as seats are limited. Tickets to attend the event are $100, and available by contacting the Foundation Office at 906.217.1700 or

Keep reading for additional event information and sponsorship opportunities!


  Spiro's Downtown will be providing a wide
  array of selections at the event including:

Shrimp Beurre Blanc Italian Bruschetta Bites
Cajun Scallop Spears Basil and Arugula Salad
Mediterranean Stuffed Mushrooms Open-Faced Banh Mi Bites
Vidalia Onion Tarts Herbed Fingerling Potato Salad
Cheese Platter with
Whole Wheat Crackers

Roast Carving Station
Vegetables with Roasted
Red Pepper Humus

Wines & Beers

Wine selections include: Beer selections include:
Carnivor Cabernet Sauvignon Michelob Ultra
Edna Valley Chardonnay Samuel Adams
Rosatello Moscato Blue Moon
Mondavi Private Selection
Coastal Crush Red Blend
Widow Maker

Live & Silent Auctions

Bid on silent auction items throughout the evening. The silent auction will close prior to the performance. Select auction items are listed below, check back frequently for updates.

Model Behavior,
artwork by Joanne Biallas Leffel
"Rooms to Let" print by Robert Addison
donated by Bay College Foundation
ceramic pot by Al Hansen
Framed Truck Photo
by Shelly Danielson
Casio Keyboard with 4 Lessons
donated by Thunder Island Music Inc.
14k Custom Ring
donated by Kingsley North Custom Jewelry
Zoom Teeth Whitening
donated by The John Fornetti Center
Oil Painting
by an anonymous donor

Tribute Performance: Let Me Be Frank

“Franks Tribute” is unlike any other Tribute review. Experience the humorous side of the artists from the 50′s, 60′s and 70′s, such as:  Elvis, Reba, Yakkov Smirnoff, Gallagher, Cher, Patsy Cline, Connie Francis, Brenda Lee, Barbara Striesand, Dusty Springfield and Janis Joplin. Franks Tribute will have you laughing in the aisle, and wowing at the uncanny likenesses! 

      Check out the video clip below.


Sponsorship Information

Businesses and individuals are encouraged to "Invest in West" by becoming an event sponsor. All proceeds from the event will stay in the Iron Mountain community to support the success center expansion. Sponsorship benefits include everything from event tickets, advertising, logo event signage, website logo promotion, program listing and VIP show seating.

Click here for a sponsorship form and to view sponsorship levels and benefits.