JRLA Gala Celebration @ MGM Grand (Nov. 6)

You are cordially invited to:

 

with a special performance by Ms. Chante’ Moore…
and  Mr. Bill Bellamy!

Sunday, November 6, 2011
MGM Grand Detroit
1777 Third Street, Detroit, MI 48226

Master of Ceremonies – Emmy Award-Winning Broadcaster Ed Gordon

Celebrity supporters of JRLA will be in attendance including: 
Bill Bellamy (Comedian/Actor) *Special Performance!
Lomas Brown (NFL All-Pro and Super Bowl Champion)
Rashied Davis (Detroit Lions WR)
Justin Durant (Detroit Lions OLB)
Howard Eisley (NBA Star and LA Clippers Assistant Coach)
Tommy Hearns (Hall of Fame Boxing Legend)
Jimmy King (Michigan Basketball “Fab Five” Legend)
Helen Phillips (NBC’s Season 7 Winner of Biggest Loser)
Stephen Tulloch (Detroit Lions Linebacker)
Ekpe Udoh (Golden State Warriors)
Perry Watson (Detroit Basketball Coaching Legend)
& more to TBA!

6:00pm – Cocktails & Silent Auction
7:00pm – Seated Dinner 
7:10pm – Opening Remarks and Live Auction
8:15pm – Special Performance
8:30pm – Strolling Dessert and Dancing with Simone Vitale Band

Cocktail Attire – Complimentary Valet Parking

Host Committee: 
Tonya Allen  ~  Dennis Archer Jr.  ~  Michael Carter  ~  Tim Gale  ~  Ron Klein  ~  Mick Koster  ~  Diane Manica  ~  Craig Myers  ~  Jalen Rose  ~  David Schostak  ~  Perry Watson  ~  Neil Weissman

SPONSORSHIP BENEFITS

LEGACY Sponsor ~ $25,000
* Two tables of 10 with Jalen Rose seated at your table (priority seating)
* Recognition on event signage
* Recognition on JRLADetroit.com
* Recognition in gala press release
* Full page ad in gala program
* Recognition on the cover of gala program
* Mention during promotional media interviews
* Recognition as Presenting Sponsor in JRLA Annual Report
(One Available – Please call 800-975-0001 if you are interested to check availability)

LEARN Sponsor ~ $10,000
* Two tables of 10 (priority seating)
* Recognition on event signage
* Recognition on JRLADetroit.com
* Recognition in gala press release
* Full page ad in gala program

LOVE Sponsor ~ $5,000
* One table of 10 (priority seating)
* Recognition on event signage
* Recognition on JRLADetroit.com
* Recognition in gala press release
* Half page ad in gala program

LIVE Sponsor ~ $3,000
* One table of 10 (priority seating)
* Recognition on event signage
* Recognition on JRLADetroit.com

Patron Ticket ~ $250

We appreciate the important role your participation plays in making a positive impact on the students at the JRLA… thank you in advance for your support!

Sponsorships and event tickets can be purchased online through Operation Graduation below – you will receive an email confirmation. Questions pertaining to the event or sponsorship opportunities can be directed to 800-975-0001.