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The 2020 Gala concert planned with Gladys Knight is canceled and is being reinvented into a socially distanced gathering thanking supporters on Friday, August 21. We are grateful for the generous supporters and ticketholders who have already agreed to keep their financial support of the Center’s operations in place. For more information, please contact Gala Coordinator, Angela Morris at 231-439-2609 or amorris@greatlakescfa.org or Development Director, Matt Wawro at 231-439-2606 or mwawro@greatlakescfa.org.

individual sponsorships

Honorary Chair | $50,000 (Fulfilled)

  • Recognition from Center Stage
  • Twelve prime tickets to VIP Dinner, Gala Concert, and Rhythm & Blues Bash
  • Distinguished recognition on all materials
  • Personal onsite concierge for the duration of the evening
  • VIP reserved seating for all evening events

Co-Chair | $25,000

  • Recognition from Center Stage
  • Eight prime tickets to VIP Dinner, Gala Concert, and Rhythm & Blues Bash
  • Distinguished recognition on all materials
  • Personal onsite concierge for the duration of the evening
  • VIP reserved seating for all evening events

Committee | $12,000

  • Eight prime tickets to VIP Dinner, Gala Concert, and Rhythm & Blues Bash
  • VIP reserved seating for all evening events

Maestro | $6,000

  • Four tickets to VIP Dinner, Gala Concert, and Rhythm & Blues Bash

Director | $3,000

  • Two tickets to VIP Dinner, Gala Concert, and Rhythm & Blues Bash

Soloist | $1,500

  • One ticket to VIP Dinner, Gala Concert, and Rhythm & Blues Bash

corporate sponsorships

Diamond Event Sponsor | $50,000
  • Twelve prime tickets to VIP Dinner, Gala Concert, and Rhythm & Blues Bash
  • Naming rights to the Gala Concert with prominent logo placement
  • VIP reserved seating for all evening events
  • Personal onsite concierge for the duration of the evening
Platinum Event Sponsors$25,000
  • Eight tickets to VIP Dinner, Gala Concert, and Rhythm & Blues Bash
  • Naming rights to choice of: Rhythm & Blues Bash or VIP Dinner
  • VIP reserved seating at the Rhythm & Blues Bash
  • Logo on cocktail napkins at the Rhythm & Blues Bash or VIP Dinner
Gold Event Sponsors$12,000
  • Six tickets to the VIP Dinner, Gala Concert, and Rhythm & Blues Bash
  • Naming rights to choice of: Rhythm & Blues Bash Entertainment, VIP Welcome, or Signature Drink
Silver Event Sponsors  | $6,000
  • Four tickets to the VIP Dinner, Gala Concert, and Rhythm & Blues Bash

For any questions, please contact the Development Office at 231.439.2601 or gala@greatlakescfa.org

Thank you to our generous sponsors
We are grateful for the following sponsors and ticketholders who have agreed to keep their financial support of the Center’s operations in place.

Honorary Chairs
Daniel and Pamella DeVos

Co-Chairs
Lin and Herb Henkel
Paul and Amy Heuerman

Platinum Event Sponsor

Fifth Third Bank Logo

Gold Event Sponsor
Bill and Gigi Clements
Verne and Judy Istock

Committee
Bill and Marilyn Crawford
David V. and Pamela Johnson
Larry and Kathy Oswald
John Hegener and Jane Warner

Maestro
Anonymous
Robert and Pat Hemingway Hall
John and Jane McCoy

Director
James and Denise Anderton, IV
Tom and Maureen Bickersteth
Mary Ellen Brophy and Gordon Brunner
Drs. Terri and Thomas Dembeck
Doug and Maria DeVos Foundation
Curt Harrison
Paul and Nancy Knapp
Richard and Nancy Rae
Craig and Irene Rogerson
Chuck and Michele Schubert
Tom and Ann Stallkamp

Ticketholders

Mark and Martha Campbell
Diane and James Carr, Jr.
Robert and Annie Cohen
Richard and Amy Cox
Colby and Mary Crall
David and Teresa Crouse
Linda and Bill Henry
Wayne and Amelia Inman
Frank and Judy Kasle

Craig Kobza
Arlene and Jon Levine
Irving and Susan Levy
Kenneth and Joan MacGillivray
Robert and Joan Mandell
William and Ann McCormick
W. David and Diana Moore
Kathleen and Robert Muneio
John and Sunny Sapiente

Jay and Carol Slavsky
Tim Sparks
Robert Thornbladh
Steven and Lisa Trulaske
Kurt and Phoebe Wietzke
Julian and Sissy Van Winkle, III
AJ and Mary Lynn VeneKlasen
Jackie Schott Vignolo
Gayle Weast

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