The VC Heritage Gala

Celebrating 55 years of VC heritage

About the VC Heritage Gala – Saturday, March 4, 2017 starting at 6:00 P.M.

The VC Heritage Gala is a chance for VC supporters to gather in a beautiful setting, to enjoy a delightful meal, to rejoice in each other’s company, to take advantage of live and silent auctions…all in the name of VC’s tradition and for the sake of VC’s future. Thanks to your support, the VC Heritage Gala 2017 is fully booked!

  • Hor d’oeuvres
  • Dinner featuring either slow roasted pot roast or chicken cordon bleu with supreme sauce
  • Live and Silent Auctions (take a look at the evening program to browse the fantastic items up for auction
  • Open Bar
  • Live entertainment by Lawyers Guns and Money


Lawyers Guns and Money


Rooms are available at Cross Creek Resort for a block rate of $65.00. Call Cross Creek for more information at (814) 827–9611 or (800) 461–3173.


The following individuals, companies, and groups have provided monetary gifts and donation of merchandise or services to the VC Heritage Gala 2017. Their support, as well as the support provided by those wishing to remain anonymous, is truly appreciated.

Gold Sponsors

  • CT Consultants
  • Edward Jones – Christopher S. Rakow, Financial Advisor
  • Dr. Joseph and Mrs. Janice Grunenwald and Family
  • Schake Industries, Inc.
  • Southern Airways Express
  • UPMC Northwest
  • V.F.W. Post 464, Oil City
  • Wilson, Thompson & Cisek, L.L.C., Attorneys at Law

Silver Sponsors

  • Edible Arrangements
  • Farmers National Bank
  • Feldman Jewelers and Something Clever
  • Patrick and Christen (Grunenwald) Foy and Family
  • McFate & Merkel, Attorneys at Law
  • Oil Region Alliance
  • Shaw Industries, Inc. and Welding Technologies, Inc.
  • Short Street Motorcars

Bronze Sponsors

  • Country Fair
  • Dale Woodard Gent Law Firm
  • Double Play Sports Bar and Nightclub
  • Ethen Enterprises
  • Giant Eagle
  • Kay’s Smorgasbord
  • King’s Landscaping
  • Klasen McQuiston Energy Corp. – A Division of Heath Oil Inc.
  • Raymond James – Sandra Young, Thomas Ward ’72, and H. Daniel Fry, Financial Advisors
  • State Representative R. Lee James
  • USA Choice Internet

Live Auction

  • Cross Creek Resort
  • Green Forest Farms
  • Hi-Level Golf Course
  • King’s Landscaping
  • Ken and Rosemary Lancaster
  • The Nutrition Group
  • Parker’s Furniture
  • Rev. Justin P. Pino
  • UPMC and Dr. Erin Fink
  • Wal-Mart
  • World of Wheels
  • St. Joseph Parish
  • St. Stephen Parish

Silent Auction Sponsor: The Pulaski Club of Oil City

Silent Auction

  • 257 Buy Sell Trade
  • 84 Lumber
  • Allegheny Toyota
  • Aqua World
  • Bella Cucina
  • BM Floors
  • Bob Evans
  • The Brooker Family
  • Carter Lumber
  • Cinderella Janitorial Services
  • Clark’s Donuts Plus
  • Classy Catering
  • Clifford Carpets
  • Community Playhouse, Inc.
  • A. Crivelli Auto Group
  • Eat’n Park
  • Cindy Eckert
  • Eckert Chiropractic
  • Edible Arrangements
  • French Creek Carving
  • Friedhaber’s
  • Gates and Burns Realty
  • Gilmore Floors and Construction
  • Grandview Estates
  • The Home Depot
  • Hoss’s Steak & Seahouse
  • Impel Pilates and Yoga Studio
  • Maureen James
  • Joi Lingerie Boutique
  • Karma Coffee Co.
  • Kings Family Restaurants
  • Klapec Auto Body
  • Klapec Trucking Company
  • Leonardo’s Restaurant and Pizzeria
  • Little Caesar’s
  • Mandy’s Gift Boutique
  • Lynne Marshall’s Headline Hair
  • Scott McCray
  • McNerney’s
  • Greg and Sarah Merkel and Family
  • Natural Resources Day Spa
  • Nathan Neely
  • Nells
  • The Northside Eatery
  • Peaces for You Massage Therapy
  • Oil City Chemical
  • Oil City Floral Design
  • Oil City Party House
  • Oil City Wholesale
  • The Oil City YMCA
  • Singleton Family Chiropractic
  • Turtle Bay Lodge
  • Venango Catholic High School
  • Venango Supply
  • Victorian City Art & Frame
  • Waldameer and Water World
  • White Lodging
  • The Yellow Dog Lantern

Other Sponsors

  • John and Judy Anderton
  • Anonymous
  • Bob and Lois Barber
  • Cross Creek Resort
  • Patrick and Christen (Grunenwald) Foy and Family
  • J. Paul Gabreski
  • Dr. Joseph and Mrs. Janice Grunenwald
  • David and Helen Heinzer
  • The Very Reverend John P. Malthaner, V.F.
  • Nicole’s Bridal
  • Margaret Scott
  • Doug and Sarah Suhr
  • The Most Reverend Donald W. Trautman, S.T.D., S.S.L.