JDRF Imagine Gala

April 21, 2018, Little Rock, AR
6:00 pm

Honoring Christy & William Clark, and Clark Contractors
Presented by BKD, LLP

We invite you to join us for the 2018 JDRF Imagine Gala. Help us turn Type One into Type None.

Event Details

5:30 P.M. VIP Cocktail Reception - Sponsors Only

6:00 P.M. Registration Opens for All Guests

7:30 P.M. Dinner

8:15 P.M. Live Auction Begins

From trips and getaways, to once-in-a-lifetime experiences and priceless treasures, the JDRF Imagine Gala auction offers something for everyone!

8:45 P.M. Fund A Cure

Whether or not you are able to join us on April 21st, you can participate in Fund A Cure. A donation to Fund A Cure is a direct donation to fund diabetes research aimed to cure, treat, and prevent T1D. One hundred percent of your donation is tax-deductible.

Help JDRF turn Type One into Type None

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.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorships start at $3,000. For more information on the benefits offered at each sponsorship level, please review the Corporate Partnership Brochure. Please contact Sue Tull, stull@jdrf.org, with any questions.

Tickets & Tables

Ticket Price: $200/person or $2,000/table of ten.

Auction Items

For assistance in making an auction item donation, please contact Becca Curtis, rcurtis@jdrf.org, or call 501-217-0321.

Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering at the 2018 JDRF Imagine Gala, please fill out this form. Please call 501-217-0321 or email Becca Curtis, rcurtis@jdrf.org, with any questions.

Thank You 2017 Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsors

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Presenting Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Honorees: Christy & William Clark, and Clark Contractors

The JDRF Living & Giving Award is presented to a member of the community or a company that has greatly influenced the lives of others through generosity, service, volunteerism and leadership. Dedicated supporters, Kristie & Adam Mitchell accepted the 2017 JDRF Living & Giving Award.

Past Honorees

2016 – Chad Rodgers, M.D. and Eric McDaniel

2015 – Melissa and Martin Thoma, Co-founders and Owners, Thoma Thoma

2014 – Sharon and Kevin Lamb, Co-founders and Owners, Advanced Tissue

2013 – Melanie and Jeff Fox

2012 – Bill Deaton, M.D. and Ben Bartnicke, M.D., on behalf of Radiology Associates, P.A.

2011 – Gary Lay, Owner, GWL Advertising, Inc. and SeeSpotRun Productions

2010 – Lisenne Rockefeller

2009 – Ray Dillon, President and Chief Executive Officer, on behalf of Deltic Timber Corporation

2008 – Steven Warren, Partner in Charge, BKD, LLP

2007 – Dr. Richard F. Jacobs, MD, FAAP, President, Arkansas Children’s Hospital Research Institute; Horace C. Cabe Professor and Interim Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine

2006 – Sharon Allen, President and Chief Operating Officer, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield


The Marriott

The event will be located upstairs in The Marriott Ballroom.

3 Statehouse Plaza
Little Rock, AR 72201

Event Contact

Sue Tull
501-217-0321 | stull@jdrf.org