13th Annual JDRF Celebrity Gala

Galloway Photo for Website

February 18, 2017, Appleton, WI
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Honoring Ted Galloway
Presented by Galloway Company

Save the Date! Join us on Saturday, February 18th from 5:30 - 10:30 p.m. at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel for a memorable evening of cocktails, hors d' oeuvres, and mingling with local celebrities! Your attendance will benefit JDRF's mission to cure, treat and prevent diabetes. Join us and help to create a world without T1D by turning type one into type none. By supporting this year's gala you will make a difference in the lives of people who are touched by diabetes.

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Event Details

  • Tom Milbourn

    Tom Milbourn

    Emcee

    Bio

    Tom Milbourn

    Emcee

    Tom Milbourn has been a part of FOX 11 News since 1994. Tom co-anchors FOX 11 News at Five and FOX 11 News at Nine.
    Tom’s career in news gathering spans more than four decades. In 2010, he received the ‘Carol Brewer Award’ recognizing a career of service to broadcast journalism in Wisconsin. He has also received numerous state and regional awards for his reporting over the years.
    And, he has also received President’s Awards for community service from United Cerebral Palsy, Encompass Child Care, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northeast Wisconsin and Rotary International.
    Tom has interviewed U.S. presidents. He’s covered national political conventions and Super Bowls, and flown with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. Tom’s experience brings perspective to the viewers of Northeast Wisconsin. He also frequently serves as a master of ceremonies or keynote speaker.
    Tom has served on the boards of directors of Rotary Club of Green Bay, Junior Achievement, Packer 65 Roses Sports Club, Neville Public Museum Foundation and the American Red Cross. Tom is also the press box announcer for the Green Bay Packers.
    Tom received his master’s degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Currently, he is a part-time professor of communications at St. Norbert College, De Pere. He has worked as a news anchor and news director in Champaign, Illinois, Lansing, Michigan, and Madison, Wisconsin.
    An Air Force veteran, Tom is a retired lieutenant colonel in the Wisconsin Air National Guard.
    Tom and his wife, Cari, have four children and seven grandchildren.

Ways to Give

Fund A Cure

Fund A Cure immediately follows the Live Auction portion of the evening. Fund A Cure is an opportunity to make an impact on the lives of people living with T1D and their loved ones through a 100% tax-deductible donation, which will accelerate life-changing research. Fund A Cure donations will be invested in JDRF’s effective and focused research agenda aimed to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until there is a cure.

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Sponsor a Corporate Table

Table sponsorships are available at $10,000, $7,500, $5,000, $2,500, and $1,500 levels. Please see below for additional sponsor benefits and contact Dana Paschen with any questions regarding corporate table sponsorships.

Table Sponsor Levels and Benefits:

$10,000 Table for 20 Guests
Exclusive seating for 20 guests (2 tables), 10 parking passes, logo displayed throughout the evening, full page ad in the printed JDRF Journal, company logo (with link) in the chapter e-newsletter and website, logo on night of live auction bid card, logo on Bidpal (electronic bidding) devices, two exclusive social media mentions, and logo on PSA on Fox 11- WLUK.

$7.500 Table for 20 Guests
Exclusive seating for 20 guests (2 tables), 10 parking passes, logo displayed throughout the evening, full page ad in the printed JDRF Journal, company logo (with link) in the chapter e-newsletter and website, logo on night of live auction bid card, logo on Bidpal (electronic bidding) devices, one exclusive social media mention.

$5,000 Table for 10 Guests
Reserved seating for 10 guests, 5 parking passes, logo displayed throughout the evening, 1/2 page ad in the printed JDRF Journal, company logo (with link) in the chapter e-newsletter and website, and one group mention on social media.

$2,500 Table for 10 Guests
Reserved seating for 10 guests, 5 parking passes, logo displayed throughout the evening, 1/4 page ad in the printed JDRF Journal, company logo  in the chapter e-newsletter and one group social media mention.

$1,500 Table for 10 Guests
Reserved table of 10, 5 parking passes, and name recognition at event.

*Tables of 12 may be accommodated with the purchase of two additional tickets at $125 each.

 

Purchase Tickets

Individual tickets are $125 and include  dinner, open bar, parking pass, and the opportunity to participate in the auctions and Fund A Cure program. Click HERE to purchase your ticket today!

Please contact Dana Paschen with any questions regarding table and individual tickets.

Donate an Auction Item

Your auction items will make a difference! The amazing generosity and support from our community has ensured the success of our auction year after year – and today we have one of the more unique, expansive silent auctions in Northeast Wisconsin!

In Demand Items:

  • Private Dining Experiences or Cooking Lessons with local chefs
  • Behind-the-Scenes Opportunities
  • Domestic Weekend Getaways
  • Tickets or Suites for Concerts, Sports, or Shows
  • Vintage Wines and Liquors
  • Golf at Premier Courses
  • Hot Electronic Items
  • High-End Household Goods
  • Autographed Sports Memorabilia

Click HERE to donate an auction item today!

 

Learn how to turn your next gathering into a Party With A Purpose and build the auction at the same time. Or consider a “Virtual” Party With A Purpose.

Interested in making a difference? Contact Dana Paschen with your auction donations, ideas, questions, or learn about joining the Gala auction committee.

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BidPal

This year’s auction will be electronic via your smartphone. For early and exclusive access, provide a 10-digit smartphone number for you and all guests before event night. Bring a fully charged smartphone to the event. Thank you for your support!

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Venue

Radisson Paper Valley Hotel

333 W. College Ave
Appleton, WI 54911
Directions

Event Contact

Dana Paschen
920-997-0038 | dpaschen@jdrf.org