A Golden Opportunity.

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF HUMAN MEDICINE GOLDEN GALA 2014

Saturday, September 20, 6:00 P.M.
Two Thousand and Fourteen

Wharton Center for Performing Arts
750 East Shaw Lane, East Lansing, Michigan

6:00 P.M. Strolling Dinner and Cocktails
7:45 P.M. Program and Performance

The Golden Gala will feature a gourmet strolling dinner and cocktails prepared by Spartan Signature Catering and premiere performance by Broadway's Sutton Foster, Tony Award-Winning Actor, Singer and Dancer.

About

GREEN.  WHITE.  GOLDEN.

The 50th Anniversary Gala will feature a strolling dinner and entertainment. Your evening will include fabulous gourmet cuisine and all the glitz and glamour you would expect from a Broadway premiere.

Officially founded in 1964, the college continues to grow and advance our mission and values. We have so much to be proud of, and so much yet to aspire to. Our mission and our sense of accountability to give back to the people of the state, the nation and the world is a message that leads in discovering solutions to the pressing health problems of our nation.

1964-2014 50th Anniversary

Special Guest

SUTTON FOSTER

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine is thrilled to bring Sutton Foster to the stage of Wharton Center for Performing Arts for the 2014 Golden Gala!

Sutton Foster is an award-winning actor, singer and dancer who has performed in 11 Broadway shows–most recently the revival of Violet–and originated roles in the Broadway productions of The Drowsy Chaperone, Little Women, Young Frankenstein, Shrek The Musical, and her Tony Award-winning performances in Anything Goes and Thoroughly Modern Millie. She most recently starred in Violet.

She was first seen on television on Star Search at age 15, and has more recently starred in Amy Sherman Palladino's Bunheads and appeared in Johnny And The Sprites, Flight Of The Conchords, Sesame Street, Law And Order SVU, Psych and Royal Pains.

As a solo artist, Sutton has performed all over the country as well as internationally with her musical director Michael Rafter, featuring songs from her debut solo album, Wish, as well as her follow up album, An Evening With Sutton Foster: Live at the Cafe Carlyle. She has graced the stages of Carnegie Hall, Feinstein's, Lincoln Center's American Songbook series, Joe's Pub and many others.

In 2011 she received an Honorary Doctorate degree from Ball State University where she also is on faculty as a teacher and advisor to the Department of Theatre and Dance.

Sutton Foster

Sponsorship

The 2014 Golden Gala is the College of Human Medicine's signature special event; the annual fundraising event benefits local medical education and research. Over the last several years, the Gala events have raised more than one million dollars for student scholarships and research.

For more information, please contact Kate Follett at kate.follett@hc.msu.edu or 616.234.2174

PRESENTING SPONSOR This Sponsorship has been claimed

Tickets

  • 20 tickets to the Golden Gala strolling dinner & drinks in the Grand Foyer of the Wharton Center for Performing Arts
  • Front row, center seating for your 20 guests during the program and performance by Tony award-winning Broadway star, Sutton Foster
  • VIP transportation for 20: Private coach from Grand Rapids or Lansing to the Gala, including hors d'oeuvres and beverages or complimentary valet parking
  • 10 tickets to the exclusive VIP After Party with Sutton Foster (limited to 40 guests)
  • 75 general admission show tickets (NOTE: These tickets are for program and performance only. Admission to the strolling dinner is not included.)

Recognition

  • Full color company logo, indicating Presenting Sponsor on commemorative playbill, banners, website, social media and video screens at the Gala
  • Special edition commemorative one-night-only poster with your company as the feature performance
  • Full-size, four-color ad in commemmorative playbill
  • Opportunity to provide 20-second video message, played prior to the performance in the Great Hall (video provided by sponsor)
  • Opportunity to be featured as an onstage presenter during the program
  • Listed as an Elite Sponsor of the VIP After Party with Sutton Foster

GOLDEN SPONSOR $35,000*

Tickets

  • 16 tickets to the Golden Gala strolling dinner & drinks in the Grand Foyer of the Wharton Center for Performing Arts
  • Center seating for your 16 guests during the program and performance by Tony award-winning Broadway star, Sutton Foster
  • VIP transportation for 16: Private coach from Grand Rapids or Lansing to the Gala, including hors d'oeuvres and beverages, or complimentary valet parking
  • 8 tickets to the exclusive VIP After Party with Sutton Foster (limited to 40 guests)
  • 60 general admission show tickets (NOTE: These tickets are for program and performance only. Admission to the strolling dinner is not included.)

Recognition

  • Full color company logo, indicating Golden Sponsorship on commemorative playbill, banners, website, social media and video screens at the Gala
  • Full-size, four-color ad in commemmorative playbill
  • Opportunity to provide 10-second video message, played prior to the performance in the Great Hall (video provided by sponsor)
  • Opportunity to introduce Sutton Foster
  • Listed as a sponsor of the VIP After Party with Sutton Foster

GREEN HEART SPONSOR $15,000*

Tickets

  • 12 tickets to the Golden Gala strolling dinner & drinks in the Grand Foyer of the Wharton Center for Performing Arts
  • Center seating for your 12 guests during the program and performance by Tony award-winning Broadway star, Sutton Foster
  • VIP transportation for 12: Shared coach from Grand Rapids or Lansing to the Gala or complimentary valet parking
  • 2 tickets to the exclusive VIP After Party with Sutton Foster (limited to 40 guests)
  • 50 general admission show tickets (NOTE: These tickets are for program and performance only. Admission to the strolling dinner is not included.)

Recognition

  • Full color company logo, indicating Green Heart Sponsorship on commemorative playbill, banners, website, social media and video screens at the Gala
  • Half-page, two-color ad in commemmorative Gala playbill
  • Recognized as Green Heart Sponsor during live program
  • Listed as a sponsor of the VIP After Party with Sutton Foster

WHITE COAT SPONSOR$10,000*

Tickets

  • 10 tickets to the Golden Gala strolling dinner & drinks in the Grand Foyer of the Wharton Center for Performing Arts
  • Center seating for your 10 guests during the program and performance by Tony award-winning Broadway star, Sutton Foster
  • VIP transportation for 10: Shared coach from Grand Rapids or Lansing to the Gala or complimentary valet parking
  • 30 general admission show tickets (NOTE: These tickets are for program and performance only. Admission to the strolling dinner is not included.)

Recognition

  • Full color company logo, indicating White Coat Sponsor Sponsorship on commemorative playbill, banners, website, social media and video screens at the Gala
  • Half-page, two-color ad in commemmorative playbill
  • Recognized as White Coat Sponsor during live program

BLACK TIE SPONSOR$5,000*

Tickets

  • 8 tickets to the Golden Gala strolling dinner & drinks in the Grand Foyer of the Wharton Center for Performing Arts
  • Premium seating for your 8 guests during the program and performance by Tony award-winning Broadway star, Sutton Foster
  • VIP transportation for 8: Shared coach from Grand Rapids or Lansing to the Gala or complimentary valet parking
  • 20 general admission show tickets (NOTE: These tickets are for program and performance only. Admission to the strolling dinner is not included.)

Recognition

  • Listed as Black Tie Sponsor on commemorative playbill, banners, website, social media and video screens at the Gala
  • Recognized as Black Tie Sponsor during live program
  • Listed as a sponsor of the VIP After Party with Sutton Foster

*In order to receive all promotional benefits, your commitment, logo, and program ad (if applicable) must be received by September 2, 2014

Gallery

Below are a few highlights from the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine's 2013 Gala. Photos of the 2014 Golden Gala will be posted shortly after the event.

Registration

Invitations with additional details will be mailed soon. Reservations will be filled in the order received up to capacity of this venue.

Online reservations are unavailable at this time. To place a reservation by phone, obtain additional information or request special arrangements for disabled persons, contact Ellen Harburn at ellen.harburn@hc.msu.edu or 616.234.2613.

Michigan State University | College of Human Medicine Gala 2014

Saturday, September 20, 6:00 P.M.
Two Thousand and Fourteen

Wharton Center for Performing Arts
750 East Shaw Lane, East Lansing, Michigan

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