“The Power of a Promise…A Decade of Scholars” Luncheon

October 21, 2021
Horizons Conference Center
6200 State St, Saginaw, MI 48603
Saginaw, Michigan 48603


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The Saginaw Promise and the Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce invite the community to attend “The Power of a Promise” luncheon fundraiser to celebrate ten years of the Saginaw Promise scholarship on Thursday, October 21 at Horizons Conference Center (Saginaw) from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM.

The event celebrates a decade of scholars and the awarding of the Saginaw Promise scholarship. Since 2012 the Saginaw Promise has awarded $1,025,049 in postsecondary education scholarships to 590 scholars. “Education is a “change agent” to affecting Saginaw’s future, its economy, quality of life, and impacting the lives of its children. We thank our community partners and donors for their support. We are thrilled that 2021 marks the tenth class of scholars—we indeed have something to celebrate!”, stated Joyce Seals, Saginaw Promise, Chairperson.

The Power of a Promise luncheon will feature Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II (Keynote Speaker-virtual), Delta College’s new President, Dr. Michael Gavin (guest speaker), great entertainment, and a wonderful luncheon meal. Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II and President Michael Gavin will offer their thoughts on the future economy and how best to position Saginaw and Michigan and their students for tomorrow’s economy and jobs. General Luncheon tickets are $125 per person. Proceeds from the event will support Saginaw Promise programming and scholarships.

Tickets, sponsorships, and promotional opportunities are available for purchase (using a credit card) at or by visiting the Saginaw Promise website. For questions, telephone Deborah Sanchez, Director, Saginaw Promise at (989) 755-0545 or by email at

Saginaw Promise is an economic initiative investing in the future of Saginaw and its students by promoting and supporting postsecondary education with a “last dollar” scholarship. The organization’s goal is for all of Saginaw’s graduating students to earn a program certificate or degree. The Saginaw Promise works to impact Saginaw’s economy, quality of life, and the lives of its students through its focus on and support of postsecondary education with information, programming, and the awarding of a “last dollar” scholarship.