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Black Tie Harvest for Scholarships

The 2020 Black Tie Harvest for Scholarships is going virtual!

While we are disappointed we will not gather in person for the annual gala this year, we are eager to be planning a fun and interactive virtual fundraiser to support scholarships at Iowa Western. The virtual activities will take place during the week of September 21 and will include new and exciting opportunities to make in a difference in the lives of Iowa Western students. More details will be available soon, or you can donate now at:

Thank you for supporting the Iowa Western Community College Black Tie Harvest for Scholarships!


2020 Event Chairs and Co-Chairs

We are grateful to our 2020 chairs and co-chairs who have agreed to lead us through both the 2020 virtual event and the 2021 gala.

Event Chairs
Bryan Hill and Pam Beall-Hill
Event Co-Chairs
Dr. John and Leslie Southard,
and Scott Hoffman

Event Committee

Dr. Dan Kinney, IWCC President
Molly Noon, Foundation Director
Tim Dickmeyer, Black Tie Co-Director
Stacy Shockey, Black Tie Co-Director


Our Mission

To create an annual event bringing visibility, recognizing friends, and securing resources for college scholarships.

The Black Tie Harvest is Iowa Western Community College’s largest single fundraising event, raising more than 2.3 million dollars during the past 21 years the Black Tie Harvest for Scholarships event provides internal scholarship support to IWCC students. With nearly 70 percent of IWCC students qualifying for financial assistance, the need for scholarship support is greater than ever.


Thanks to our event sponsors

Premier Sponsor










Partner Sponsors


Technology Sponsors