Gathering of 4th GIL Gala


Area residents enjoy a dinner while listening to entertainment in support of Gallipolis in Lights. The Gala serves as one of Gallpolis in Lights fundraisers. According to GIL Chairperson Shari Rocchi, she estimated the event raised between $11,000 to $12,000 for the organization’s holiday decorating efforts.

Area residents enjoy a dinner while listening to entertainment in support of Gallipolis in Lights. The Gala serves as one of Gallpolis in Lights fundraisers. According to GIL Chairperson Shari Rocchi, she estimated the event raised between $11,000 to $12,000 for the organization’s holiday decorating efforts.


Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

One young lady enjoys the Christmas decorations during the Gala festivities.


Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

Elks Lodge 107 hosted the Gallipolis in Lights Gala Thursday.


Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

Friends gather once again over the holidays for quick memories with the camera.


Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

Wife and husband smile for the camera, dressed in their best.


Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

The emcee announces silent auctions and news for the diners.


Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

Volunteers prepare and pass out food during the Gala.


Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

Justin Nelson and Bethany Steinhaus provided the entertainment for the evening’s festivities.


Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

According to GIL Chairperson Shari Rocchi, around 200 individuals joined the Gala event Thursday evening.


Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

Justin Nelson, of Winston-Salem, N.C., jazzes up the atmosphere with his saxophone skills.


Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

A neon snowman awaits the first snowflakes to stick to the ground.


Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

The Gallipolis in Lights Christmas Tree forest blinks in time with music set to a radio station.


Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

Light balls glisten and look over the rest of Gallipolis in Lights in City Park. Around 1,300 have been hung this year.


Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

Area residents enjoy a dinner while listening to entertainment in support of Gallipolis in Lights. The Gala serves as one of Gallpolis in Lights fundraisers. According to GIL Chairperson Shari Rocchi, she estimated the event raised between $11,000 to $12,000 for the organization’s holiday decorating efforts.

One young lady enjoys the Christmas decorations during the Gala festivities.

Elks Lodge 107 hosted the Gallipolis in Lights Gala Thursday.

Friends gather once again over the holidays for quick memories with the camera.

Wife and husband smile for the camera, dressed in their best.

The emcee announces silent auctions and news for the diners.

Volunteers prepare and pass out food during the Gala.

Justin Nelson and Bethany Steinhaus provided the entertainment for the evening’s festivities.

According to GIL Chairperson Shari Rocchi, around 200 individuals joined the Gala event Thursday evening.

Justin Nelson, of Winston-Salem, N.C., jazzes up the atmosphere with his saxophone skills.

A neon snowman awaits the first snowflakes to stick to the ground.

The Gallipolis in Lights Christmas Tree forest blinks in time with music set to a radio station.

Light balls glisten and look over the rest of Gallipolis in Lights in City Park. Around 1,300 have been hung this year.

Area residents enjoy a dinner while listening to entertainment in support of Gallipolis in Lights. The Gala serves as one of Gallpolis in Lights fundraisers. According to GIL Chairperson Shari Rocchi, she estimated the event raised between $11,000 to $12,000 for the organization’s holiday decorating efforts.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2017/12/web1_DSC_0018.jpgArea residents enjoy a dinner while listening to entertainment in support of Gallipolis in Lights. The Gala serves as one of Gallpolis in Lights fundraisers. According to GIL Chairperson Shari Rocchi, she estimated the event raised between $11,000 to $12,000 for the organization’s holiday decorating efforts. Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

One young lady enjoys the Christmas decorations during the Gala festivities.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2017/12/web1_DSC_0022.jpgOne young lady enjoys the Christmas decorations during the Gala festivities. Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

Elks Lodge 107 hosted the Gallipolis in Lights Gala Thursday.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2017/12/web1_DSC_0023.jpgElks Lodge 107 hosted the Gallipolis in Lights Gala Thursday. Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

Friends gather once again over the holidays for quick memories with the camera.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2017/12/web1_DSC_0040.jpgFriends gather once again over the holidays for quick memories with the camera. Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

Wife and husband smile for the camera, dressed in their best.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2017/12/web1_DSC_0042.jpgWife and husband smile for the camera, dressed in their best. Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

The emcee announces silent auctions and news for the diners.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2017/12/web1_DSC_0044.jpgThe emcee announces silent auctions and news for the diners. Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

Volunteers prepare and pass out food during the Gala.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2017/12/web1_DSC_0054.jpgVolunteers prepare and pass out food during the Gala. Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

Justin Nelson and Bethany Steinhaus provided the entertainment for the evening’s festivities.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2017/12/web1_DSC_0070.jpgJustin Nelson and Bethany Steinhaus provided the entertainment for the evening’s festivities. Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

According to GIL Chairperson Shari Rocchi, around 200 individuals joined the Gala event Thursday evening.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2017/12/web1_DSC_0090.jpgAccording to GIL Chairperson Shari Rocchi, around 200 individuals joined the Gala event Thursday evening. Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

Justin Nelson, of Winston-Salem, N.C., jazzes up the atmosphere with his saxophone skills.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2017/12/web1_DSC_0104.jpgJustin Nelson, of Winston-Salem, N.C., jazzes up the atmosphere with his saxophone skills. Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

A neon snowman awaits the first snowflakes to stick to the ground.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2017/12/web1_DSC_0106.jpgA neon snowman awaits the first snowflakes to stick to the ground. Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

The Gallipolis in Lights Christmas Tree forest blinks in time with music set to a radio station.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2017/12/web1_DSC_0107.jpgThe Gallipolis in Lights Christmas Tree forest blinks in time with music set to a radio station. Photos by Dean Wright | OVP

Light balls glisten and look over the rest of Gallipolis in Lights in City Park. Around 1,300 have been hung this year.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2017/12/web1_DSC_0110.jpgLight balls glisten and look over the rest of Gallipolis in Lights in City Park. Around 1,300 have been hung this year. Photos by Dean Wright | OVP