TRIBUTE TO THE STARS OF ST. JUDE GALA

Friday, April 15, 2016

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Join us for Tribute to the Stars of St. Jude Gala, celebrating the 2016 Corporate Partner of the Year and the 2016 Individual Volunteer of the Year. 

This event will feature cocktails, dinner, live and silent auctions, dancing and live entertainment and benefits St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Because the majority of  St. Jude funding comes from individual contributors, St. Jude has the freedom to focus on what matters most — saving kids regardless of their financial situation.

LOCATION

 
Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino
21 Blackjack Boulevard
East Peoria, Illinois

DATE AND TIME

 
Friday, April 15, 2016

5 p.m. - Doors open
6 p.m. -
Cocktails
7 p.m. - Dinner

TICKETS

 
Individual - $150
Table of 10 - $1,500
Black tie optional

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St. Jude patient Allana

St. Jude patient Allana

Awards

Dan and Juanita Deeb Volunteer of the Year Award: Jeff, Lori and Brooke Wallin

Corporate Partner of the Year Award: 
Peoria County Sheriff's Office
Tazewell Country Sheriff's Office
Shelby County Sheriff's Office
Illinois State Police Department
City of Peoria Police Department
City of Memphis Police Department
City of East Peoria Police Department

Auction and raffle items

  1. Fed/Ex St. Jude Classic

    Danny Thomas Pro Am

    The winner will receive two tickets (one golfer and one guest) to attend the Danny Thomas Pro-Am. This exclusive experience kicks off the FedEx/St. Jude Classic golf week in Memphis, Tennessee, held on June 5-8, 2016. The golfer will be paired with a PGA Tour Pro and a celebrity, and play nine holes with each.

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    Autobahn Country Club

    Autobahn Country Club

    The highest bidder will receive a weekend trip hosted by Jeff & Pam Green at their Autobahn Country Club home in Joliet, IL for three couples.

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    Gourmet food and wine dinner

    Gourmet Food & Wine Dinner

    The highest bidder will join Dr. Lindsey and Kathy Ma in their home for an evening of gourmet food and wine from their personal collection, for up to twelve guests.

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    Backyard BBQ package

    Backyard BBQ package

    The highest bidder will receive a Big Green Egg Grill, ¼ of Black Angus beef, a chest freezer, and a patio furniture set.

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    Seven night stay on Isla Mujeres in the Caribbean Sea

    Seven night stay on Isla Mujeres in the Caribbean Sea

    The highest bidder will receive a seven night stay at Ixchel Beach Condo located on North Beach on Isla Mujeres, an island located eight miles off the coast of Cancun, Mexico, plus round trip airfare for four.

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    One week stay in Keystone, Colorado

    One week stay in Keystone, Colorado

    The highest bidder will receive a one week stay during the summer at the Buffalo Lodge in River Run Village/Keystone, Colorado.

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  2. Below is a list of silent auction items confirmed to date. If you would like to pre-shop the silent auction, send your e-mail address to Corinne Olson at corinne.olson@stjude.org by Thursday, April 7 in order to receive a link to access our mobile guest app the week of the event.

    Patient Art by Kayla
    Value: $125

    Sheriff for the Day
    Value: $300
    Thanks To: Sheriff Mike McCoy

    Painting & Wine
    Value: $125
    Thanks To: Leo's Art Studio

    Allmond Aviation
    Value: $149
    Thanks To: Allmond Aviation

    Fired Up
    Value: $211
    Thanks To: Fired Up Pottery & Art Studio

    Red White & Boom
    Value: $300
    Thanks To: Alpha Media

    Hot Air Balloon Ride for 2
    Value: $380
    Thanks To: Dr. Kathy Arkwell

    TouchMaster
    Value: $1000
    Thanks To: Joe & Rosemary Abraham

    Kenny Chesney Guitar
    Value: $1100
    Thanks To: Dave Schielein

    Vino Van Gogh
    Value: $100
    Thanks To: Vino Van Gogh

    Busy Lady bags
    Value: $37
    Thanks To: April Peterson - Thirty One

    Kristi Lee Photography
    Value: $400
    Thanks To: Kristi Lee Photography

    Deluxe Backpack
    Value: $55
    Thanks To: April Peterson - Thirty One

    Granite Dog Bowl
    Value: $40
    Thanks To: Design Plus Granite

    Link Bracelet
    Value: $325
    Thanks To: Matt & Linda Smutz

    Midnight Palace Necklace
    Value: $138
    Thanks To: Chloe & Isabelle - Sandy Kempf

    Debbie Brooks Handbag
    Value: $300
    Thanks To: Pettet Jewelry Designs Ltd

    Monarch Jewelry Statements
    Value: $150
    Thanks To: Heather Carlton - Monarch Jewelry

    Silpada Wisdom Pearl Necklace
    Value: $79
    Thanks To: Bonnie Nofsinger - Silpada Designs

    Silpada Blackbird Necklace
    Value: $69
    Thanks To: Bonnie Nofsinger - Silpada Designs

    Silpada Posh Principles Necklace
    Value: $139
    Thanks To: Bonnie Nofsinger - Silpada Designs

    Pink Sugar Private Shopping Experience
    Value: $100
    Thanks To: Pink Sugar Boutique

    Men's Maui Jim Sunglasses
    Value: $
    Thanks To: Maui Jim Sunglasses

    Women's Maui Jim Sunglasses
    Value: $
    Thanks To: Maui Jim Sunglasses

    Jones Bros. Jewelers
    Value: $250
    Thanks To: Jones Bros. Jewelers

    The Silver Bullet
    Value: $1250
    Thanks To: RJ Distributing

    The Silver Bullet
    Value: $1250
    Thanks To: RJ Distributing

    Perfect Bottle Thermal
    Value: $18
    Thanks To: Anonymous

    Hearth Date Night
    Value: $100
    Thanks To: Hearth Restaurant

    Blanchard Family Wines
    Value: $550
    Thanks To: Steve & Louisa Blanchard - Blanchard Family Wine

    Wine Shop
    Value: $80
    Thanks To: Kristine Byrne - Wine Shop at Home

    Moscow Mule Basket
    Value: $150
    Thanks To: Anonymous

    Delizioso
    Value: $720
    Thanks To: Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano

    Skin Dimensions Basket
    Value: $150
    Thanks To: Skin Dimensions

    Essential Wellness
    Value: $245
    Thanks To: Essential Wellness Pharmacy

    Feel Fabulous Basket
    Value: $550
    Thanks To: Facial Plastic & Laser Surgery Center / Central Illinois Cosmetic Surgery & MedSpa

    Clinique Cosmetics
    Value: $410
    Thanks To: Bergners

    Men's Fragrance Set
    Value: $426
    Thanks To: Bergners

    Women's Fragrance Set
    Value: $381
    Thanks To: Bergners

    Estee Lauder
    Value: $277
    Thanks To: Bergners

    Still Awakenings
    Value: $100
    Thanks To: Nicole Mitzelfelt - Still Awakenings

    Elizabeth Arden
    Value: $544
    Thanks To: Bergners

    Chiropractic Basket
    Value: $600
    Thanks To: Dr. Dan Joseph

    Body Blast Session
    Value: $200
    Thanks To: Landmark Racquet & Health Club

    Spa Day for 2
    Value: $500
    Thanks To: Senara Health and Healing Center and Spa

    Crest Atlantis Vase II
    Value: $80
    Thanks To: Sherman's

    Crater Vase
    Value: $70
    Thanks To: Sherman's

    Mosaic Jars
    Value: $115
    Thanks To: B'Ribboned, Etc.

    Bowl & Spoon
    Value: $110
    Thanks To: B'Ribboned, Etc.

    CityScape
    Value: $422
    Thanks To: Floral Designs

    St. Jude Statue
    Value: $70
    Thanks To: Sheridan Nursery

    Peoria Skyline
    Value: $600
    Thanks To: Steve Blanchard

    St. Jude Lounge Chairs
    Value: $600
    Thanks To: Tony Halsey

    Maple Tree
    Value: $300
    Thanks To: SA Moreland

    Stihl Leaf Blower
    Value: $139
    Thanks To: Mathis Kelley

    Custom Christmas Tree
    Value: $500
    Thanks To: Create A Scene, Inc.

    Console Table
    Value: $1400
    Thanks To: John & Althea Geiser

    Electric Pressure Washer
    Value: $120
    Thanks To: Rick & Sherry Semonis

    Contemporary Vase
    Value: $150
    Thanks To: Demanes Galleries

    Painted Treasures Chest
    Value: $999
    Thanks To: Steger's Furniture

    Clean Home
    Value: $300
    Thanks To: Richardson Carpet Care

    Santa
    Value: $300
    Thanks To: Ken White

    American Girl Doll of the Year - Lea
    Value: $270
    Thanks To: Anonymous

    Jump Start Birthday
    Value: $185
    Thanks To: Jump Start Gymnastics

    Lou's Birthday Party
    Value: $150
    Thanks To: Lou's Drive In

    Little Feet
    Value: $125
    Thanks To: Running Central

    Monarch Jewelry Baby Basket
    Value: $150
    Thanks To: Heather Carlton - Monarch Jewelry

    Landmark Cinema Birthday Party
    Value: $100
    Thanks To: Landmark Cinemas

    Landmark Bowling Center Birthday Party
    Value: $100
    Thanks To: Landmark Cinemas

    So Chic Baby Basket
    Value: $125
    Thanks To: So Chic Boutique

    Floral Birthday Party
    Value: $550
    Thanks To: LeFleur Floral Design & Events, Inc.

    The General Assembly Needs You!
    Value: $500
    Thanks To: Representative Mike Unes

    Page for a Day with Chuck Weaver
    Value: $500
    Thanks To: Illinois State Senator Chuck Weaver

    Tickle Pants
    Value: $175
    Thanks To: Tickle Pants

    Bradley Basketball
    Value: $250
    Thanks To: Coach Brian Wardel

    Pekin Country Club
    Value: $300
    Thanks To: Pekin Country Club

    CrossFit Package
    Value: $950
    Thanks To: Crossfit North Peoria

    Radio Flyer Wagon
    Value: $110
    Thanks To: Rick & Sherry Semonis

    Pioneer Picnic Basket
    Value: $100
    Thanks To: Anonymous

  3. At $50 per box, every box purchased in the Bremer Box Raffle is a winner with Fannie May chocolates. You also receive the chance to win one of the following items:

    Lorelei Bloom pendant

    Lorelei Bloom Pendant
    Thanks to: Bremer Jewelry

    Las Vegas

    4-Day, 3-Night package staying in a VIP Suite at Sam’s Town Hall and Gambling Hall in Las Vegas
    Thanks to: Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino

    Apple Watch

    Apple Watch
    Thanks to: Jay Goldstein

    Apple iPad

    Apple iPad
    Thanks to: Scott & Joan Martin

    All boxes must be sold before guests will be instructed to open their Gift Boxes together. Winners will be indicated inside the box. No Peeking Allowed!

Sponsorship opportunities

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Event Sponsor ~ $25,000

  • two tables of 10
  • special table placement within the main event ballroom
  • wine service served throughout dinner
  • acknowledgement on event website
  • company acknowledgment with logo on event slideshow
  • acknowledgement during live program
  • one full page recognition within the printed event program
  • presenting sponsor of the Give to Live (verbal and on screen)

Platinum Level Sponsor ~ $10,000

  • one table of 10
  • special table placement within the main event ballroom
  • wine service served throughout dinner
  • acknowledgement on event website
  • company acknowledgment with logo on event slideshow
  • acknowledgement during live program
  • one half page recognition within the printed event program
  • presenting sponsor of the Give to Live (on screen)

Gold Level Sponsor ~ $5,000

  • one table of 10
  • preferential table placement within the main event ballroom
  • acknowledgement on event website
  • company acknowledgment with logo on event slideshow
  • acknowledgement during live program
  • logo recognition within the printed event program

Silver Level Sponsor ~ $2,500

  • one table of 10
  • acknowledgement on event website
  • company acknowledgement with logo on event slideshow
  • acknowledgement during live program
  • logo recognition within the printed event program

Become a Sponsor

Committee

   

Mr.  Steve Gardner, Jr., Event Co-Chair

Ms. Liz Wilson, Event Co-Chair

Erica Asbell
Tara Benet
Rachel Braker
Maggie Butterfield
Amanda Campbell
Laurie Dean

Althea Geiser
Pam Green
John Heller
Kristy Howell
Mike McCoy

Kevin McLaughlin
Sherry Semonis
Bonnie Smith
Linda Smutz
Gordon Walker
Amy Whiting-McCoy

Sponsors

   

EVENT SPONSORS

Health Strategy, LLC
LIG Consulting
OSF Saint Francis Medical Center / Children’s Hospital of Illinois

PLATINUM SPONSORS

The Hotels at Grand Prairie – Petersen Hotels
Pekin Insurance
Caterpillar Parts Distribution
Kids First Dental Group
RLI

GOLD SPONSORS

Advanced Technology Services, Inc.
David Vaughan Investments, Inc.
Deloitte
EMC

Fort Transfer
Jim Maloof Realtor
Midwest Construction Professionals
Sam Leman Autogroup
Par - A - Dice Hotel Casino

SILVER SPONSORS

Advanced Medical Transport of Central Illinois
Ameren Illinois
Apricot Lane Peoria
Bremer Jewelry
CEFCU
Create A Scene
Davis & Campbell, LLC
Design Plus Granite
Jamie Harwood, BSN, CFN for Peoria County Coroner
Kauth & Mayeur Import Auto Service
Brian & Kristin Knobloch

Kroger
Sheriff Michael D. McCoy
McKinty Farm Yates City
Morton Community Bank
National Electrical Contractors Association & International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
Oberlander Electric
Philip McCully & Associates Inc.
RJ Distributing Company
South Side Bank
The Finch Companies
WestPoint Financial Group - Casey Johnson

For more information, please contact:

Corinne Olson
(309) 679-4580
corinne.olson@stjude.org