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Event Information:
 
Saturday, May 5, 2018
6:00pm-10:00pm
Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Hotel

Dear Intercultural Community,

And they’re off! It is that time of year again, and Intercultural Montessori Language School would like to invite you to our 11th Annual Spring Gala: Off to The Races! May 5th is the running of the 144th “Greatest 2 Minutes in Sports,” The Kentucky Derby, so we will be celebrating in Derby Style! Feel free to break out the elaborate hats, the seersucker, and all your Spring Finery!

This will be an exciting evening of cocktails, food, dancing, and some fantastic entertainment. Please come and join us for this, the only occasion of the year where the whole community gets together; Staff, Faculty, Parents, and Board Members!

The evening will feature:
· Dinner, hors d’oeuvres, and cash bar (this year featuring Mint Juleps!)
· Music and dancing
· Silent Auction
· Wine Auction

Ticket prices will be as follows:
· Single Ticket (Advance Sale through April 22): $130
· Table of 10: $1,200
· Single Ticket (Full Price after April 22): $150

SILENT AUCTION
The silent auction will be prominently showcased during the cocktail reception and throughout the evening. Your commitment to Intercultural will be appropriately acknowledged in the Gala program. This auction item donation may come directly from you or from a vendor that you may be associated with personally or professionally. Please complete and submit this donation form by Monday, April 20th to rmclean@interculturalmontessori.org! Please have donated items dropped off to your child’s campus no later than Thursday, May 3!!
In order to have the most exciting auction possible, we are requesting items with a minimum fair market value of $100. We encourage families to work together to pool resources so that our auction is full of truly spectacular items.
We request that donated items fall into one of the first 5 categories. The last 2 categories will be supplied by the school and communities:
  • Sports/Entertainment/Dining: Tickets to sporting events; theater/opera/concert tickets; gift cards to restaurants/bars/pubs; etc.
  • Fun/Adventure: Hotel stays; vacation getaways; amusement park tickets; etc.
  • Home/Family: Household items; home décor; consultations with decorators/architects; services from craftsmen/contractors; bikes/trikes/other children’s toys; etc.
  • Health/Beauty: Salon treatments; massage packages; manicure/pedicure packages; health and beauty items or baskets; etc.
  • Art/Collectibles: Original artwork; signed memorabilia; collector’s items; etc.
  • Intercultural Celebrity Sighting: Parties or outings for your child with members of the Intercultural faculty and staff.
  • From the Classroom: This category will contain items created by the Intercultural communities.

 

WINE AUCTION
We will once again be holding the ever popular wine auction! Please consider donating one or more bottle(s) of wine ($20 minimum value) to this exciting event.
Please drop off your wine donation to your child’s campus by no later than Wednesday, May 2.

 

AD PLACEMENT
There will be the opportunity to place an ad in the Gala’s program. Families may use this media to place an advertisement for their own business or for family members to send a message to their children and/or the teachers/staff at Intercultural. You may also get an advertisement from a vendor that you may be associated with personally or professionally.Please complete and submit this donation form by Monday, April 23rd to rmclean@interculturalmontessori.org! Artwork will be due Friday, April 27.
Program ads are available in the following 3 different sizes
  • 1/4 Page: $25
  • 1/2 Page: $50
  • Full Page: $100

 

EVENT SPONSORSHIP
We gladly welcome anyone who wishes to sponsor our event personally or professionally. Please complete and submit this donation form by Friday, April 27th to rmclean@interculturalmontessori.org!
Your sponsorship will be acknowledged in this year’s program at the appropriate giving level:
  • Bronze: $1000  Listing in program, Clickable logo on school’s “Events” page for 6 months, Logo on bottom of monthly calendar for one year, 2 gala tickets
  • Silver: $2,500   Recognized as sponsor in graduation program, Clickable logo on school’s “Events” page for 6 months, Logo on bottom of monthly calendar for one year, 1/4 page ad in gala program book, 6 gala tickets
  • Gold:    $5,000  Prominent position in school-wide newsletters,Recognized as sponsor in graduation program, Clickable logo on school’s “Events” page for 6 months, Logo on bottom of monthly calendar for one year, 1/2 page ad in gala program book, 10 gala tickets
  • Platinum:  $10,000 Presenting rights, Prominent position in school-wide newsletters, Recognized as sponsor in graduation program, Clickable logo on school’s “Events” page for 6 months, Logo on bottom of monthly calendar for one year, 1/2 page ad in gala program book, 20 gala tickets

 

 

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