The biggest fundraiser of the year for the Erie Public School District, the "I Believe Gala", took place Friday night at the Ambassador Center.

The Breeze Band provided the musical entertainment.

This event benefits various Erie School District projects and initiatives .

The 2022 "A" stars also received recognition. The categories include, academics, advocacy, arts, athletics and assistance.

The foundation also recognized its 2022 community partner, the Erie Philharmonic Orchestra.