19th Annual JDRF Gala – An Evening Under the Stars

February 23, 2019, Richmond, VA
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Gala Website

Learn more about the event on our website!


Gala Chairs:
Arpie and Keen Starke

Fund A Cure Chairs:
Alana and Rhodes Ritenour

Procurement Chair:
Holly Hoelting

We are grateful to the following members of our committee who have worked tirelessly to create a fabulous night.

Beth Austin

Denise Bartlett

Katrin Wilcox Beath

Trish Bishop

Robyn Bivens

Callie Brackett

Charlotte Clarkson

Lisa Comerose

Katherine Farley

Holly Hoelting

Muffy Jamieson

Dr. Ethnie Jones (Immediate Past Chair)

Louise Kirby

Molly Kump

Alice Livingston

Christy McCurdy

Stephanie Parker

Jane Pratt

Armpie Ramsey

Alana Ritenour

Carrie Roth

Susan Russell

Arpie Starke

Erica Townsend

Farrar Wentworth

Brooke Wick


If you are interested in serving on the Gala Committee, please contact the JDRF office at 804-254-8014 or cgunter@jdrf.org.

We would love to have you join us!


The Science Museum of Virginia


Valet parking will be provided upon entering the Science Museum of Virginia circle, as well as complimentary self-parking in the Science Museum of Virginia parking lot.


Auction Bidding:

Guests will use their smartphones to bid on exciting silent auction packages.  All registered guests will receive a text message prior to arrival at the Gala allowing you to preview the auction items and begin bidding. A 10-digit cell phone number must be provided to JDRF in order to bid on auction items. Make sure to bring your cell phone fully charged.

2500 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220

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