Black & Red Ball Update
April 6, 2016

The 9th Annual Spring Gala – The Black and Red Ball

Greetings! It’s time for your weekly Intercultural Gala Update!
We are currently at 63 attendees, and the number keeps growing. Thanks to all who have reserved so far! Silent Auction items are rolling in, thank you to all who have contributed so far. Keep thinking of exciting items to add to the list!

The Wine Table is starting to fill in, we’re up to almost $500 worth of wine (estimated!) Still a ways to go to hit our goal of 180 bottles, so let’s keep filling that table in!

And I just wanted to remind everyone coming in for Parent/Teacher conferences that that is a great time to drop off wine or auction items. We will also be able to sell you your tickets to the event while you’re here, either via cash or check in person, or we can assist with purchasing your tickets online if you would prefer to pay via credit card. (Remember there is a price increase once we’re two weeks out from the event!

Tickets are available for purchase at
Event Information
Saturday, May 21, 2016
6:00pm – 10:00pm
Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Hotel
733 West Madison,  Chicago, IL 60661

All Gala proceeds will help Intercultural cover operating expenses that are not fully covered by tuition. If you, your employer, or your business requires documentation for your tax deductible donation, our Business Manager, Kimberly Norwood will be glad to supply any necessary documentation or receipts.

We certainly appreciate your thoughtful consideration of our request and hope you will be able to assist in some way. We also hope that we will see you at the event and enjoy an evening with the entire Intercultural community.

If you have further questions about the Gala in general, including payment or sponsorship questions, please feel free to contact Business Manager Kimberly Norwood at

If you have questions regarding the Silent Auction, Wine Auction or Ad Placement, please contact Administrative Assistant Robert McLean at

We look forward to seeing you on May 21!