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Night of 11,000 Stars 2023


Event Date: Saturday, October 7, 2023

Location: Ford Alumni Center, 1720 E 13th Ave, Eugene, OR 97403

Join us for a magical, starry night at the 14th annual Night of Eleven Thousand Stars Gala & Auction, sponsored by Sierra Pacific Industries and International Paper

We need your help to raise funds in support of the nearly 11,000 students attending Springfield Public Schools. This fun and elegant event will be held at the University of Oregon Ford Alumni Center on Saturday, October 7th from 5-9 pm. We invite community members, sponsors, and friends to attend to show support for the deserving students and dedicated teachers in our school district.

Jazz & Bubbles After Party 2023


Event Date: Sunday, November 5, 2023

LocationTavern on Main, 338 Main St., Springfield, OR 97477

Celebrate the success of our annual fundraiser at this elegant event! Guests will be entertained by internationally renowned jazz vocalist and Springfield Alum Gina Saputo. Included with entry are delicious appetizers, a complimentary welcome glass of bubbles, beer, and wine. Specialty cocktails are available. Guests are welcome to wear their finest jazz-era attire (think art-deco or Great Gatsby)!

Past Events

Night of 11,000 Stars 

SEF’s biggest fundraiser of the year, which supports the nearly 11,000 students attending Springfield Public Schools.

SEF Jazz & Bubbles After Party

This classy get-together is a fun celebration of the success of the Night of 11,000 Stars. 

Honor Roll 

This exclusive event recognized SEF’s Honor Roll Society Members at a special dinner reception.

SEF Grant Tour 

The most fun tour of the year! SEF friends and volunteers surprise Grant Recipients each June with funded grants.

SEF Summer Luau

SEF Board Members, staff, and friends enjoy a festive BBQ in the summertime, celebrate SEF Grant Recipients, and listen to live entertainment.

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