Bringing the arts to life in Big Rapids and the Mecosta County area
2018 Artworks Gala
Friday, May 11, 6 p.m. Roben-Hood Airport
On a spring evening in May, Roben-Hood Airport will be transformed into Chateau Artworks as we offer perfect pairings of specially selected beverages and delicious food prepared by Pere Marquette Catering. We will welcome our guests to a celebration of creativity which will include exceptional silent and live auctions offering the opportunity to support the arts and artists of our community!
Sponsors will be recognized at the Gala and will enjoy complimentary tickets and VIP perks. We hope our generous supporters – individuals and businesses – will consider sponsoring this event!
Jack and Susan Batdorff
Kathy and Dave Bouwman
Roxanne and John Cullen
Ferris State University
Lake-Osceola State Bank
Bill Scheible State Farm Insurance
Dr. Daniel and Meredith Shea
Bush Insurance Agency
College of Arts and Sciences, Ferris State University
Joe and Suzette Compton
Doyle Forest Products
Allison Kwiatkowski & Steve Miller
Karen and Lee Kitson
Marco and Kathy Menezes
Ferris State University Copy Center
Stephen* and Barbara Ross
Big Rapids Orthopaedics, PC
Gerber Construction Company
Doc and Pat Heeter
Merrilee and Scott Hill-Kennedy
Bill and Ginny Kerwin
Red Fox Market
Reith-Riley Construction Co., Inc.
Kim and Bridgid von Kronenberger
Frank and Susan Wheatlake
David and Muriel Zandstra
Gold – Create Sponsor – $1,500
Your support will enable Artworks to host 250 fourth graders for a hands-on and engaging art-focused field trip. Sponsor benefits include table and event signage, full-page recognition in the program, social media acknowledgment and your name/logo on printed materials. You will receive four complimentary reserved seating tickets and a special welcome gift. Tickets for four for an Artworks’ Wine & Canvas class in 2018 will be provided.
Silver – Design Sponsor – $500
Your generosity will allow Artworks to mount an exhibit supporting its efforts to highlight different types of visual art. Sponsor benefits include event signage, half page recognition in the program and social media acknowledgment. You will receive two complimentary reserved seating tickets and a special welcome gift. Two tickets for an Artworks’ Wine & Canvas class in 2018 will be provided.
Bronze – Imagine Sponsor – $250
Your support will provide scholarships for two children to attend an Artworks summer arts camp. Sponsor benefits include a quarter-page recognition in the program and social media acknowledgment. Two tickets for an Artworks’ Wine & Canvas class in 2018 will be provided.