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  • Gala Celebration 2019

    Gala Celebration

    Celebrating and honoring our alumni, benefactors and community partners.

Gala Celebration

Thank you for your support of Marshall B. Ketchum University through a gift of sponsorship or underwriting. These opportunities are a wonderful way to show your support for one of our programs, while at the same time receiving recognition for your business or family. We are expecting 200 - 300 guests to celebrate and support MBKU and its diverse and multi-disciplinary educational programs while also recognizing and celebrating our honorees.

This signature fundraising and recognition event benefit Marshall B. Ketchum University's

  • Southern California College of Optometry
  • School of Physician Assistant Studies
  • College of Pharmacy
  • University Eye Centers at Ketchum Health (Anaheim and Los Angeles)

Proceeds from the event will be donor directed to support the program of your choice.

Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana.

 

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A Night of Celebration

 

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Alumni Reunion Reception by Decade

 

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.​​​​​​​
Sponsor/Underwriter Reception

 

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Gala Celebration Reception

 

7:30 - 8:30 p.m.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Dinner

 

8:30 - 10:00 p.m.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​Dessert Reception & Dancing

Sponsorship Opportunities

 

Presenting Sponsor ($25,000)

ONE AVAILABLE (Tax-deductible amount: $23,500)

  • Recognition as the Gala Celebration Presenting Sponsor
  • Two premier tables of ten (20 dinner tickets) with a personal maître d’ and hosted champagne
  • Invitation to Sponsor/Underwriter Reception
  • Complimentary premier valet parking for you and your guests
  • Primary signage at entrance, on stage and digitally during event
  • Logo and recognition as Gala Celebration Presenting Sponsor on Gala Celebration web page
  • Inclusion in all marketing materials for the event including invitation, email blasts, social media posts, website content, flyers, brochures, registration sites and more (based on gift date)
  • Six months of recognition on the campus and clinic digital display boards
  • Recognition and logo in post event ad in Ketchum Magazine

Table Sponsorships

Platinum Sponsor ($10,000)

(Tax deductible amount: $9,500)

  • Recognition as a Platinum Level Sponsor
  • One premier table of ten (10 dinner tickets)
  • Invitation to Sponsor/Underwriter Reception
  • Complimentary premier valet parking for you and your guests
  • Signage and digital recognition during event
  • Logo on Gala Celebration web page
  • Recognition in all marketing materials for the event including invitation, email blasts, social media posts, website content, flyers, brochures, registration sites and more (based on gift date)
  • Three months of recognition on the campus and clinic digital display boards
  • Recognition and logo in post event ad in Ketchum Magazine
Gold Sponsor ($5,000)

(Tax deductible amount: $4,500)

  • Recognition as a Gold Level Sponsor
  • One premier table of ten (10 dinner tickets)
  • Invitation to Sponsor/Underwriter Reception
  • Complimentary premier valet parking for you and your guests
  • Signage and digital recognition during event
  • Name recognition on Gala Celebration web page
  • Recognition in all marketing materials for the event including invitation, email blasts, social media posts, website content, flyers, brochures, registration sites and more (based on gift date)

Silver Sponsor ($2,500)

(Tax deductible amount: $2,200)

  • Recognition as a Silver Level Sponsor
  • Six (6) dinner tickets
  • Invitation to Sponsor/Underwriter Reception
  • Complimentary valet parking for you and your guests
  • Signage and digital recognition during event
  • Name recognition on Gala Celebration web page

Bronze Sponsor ($1,000 or In-Kind Product)

(Tax deductible amount: $900)

  • Recognition as a Bronze Level Sponsor
  • Two (2) dinner tickets
  • Invitation to Sponsor/Underwriter Reception
  • Complimentary valet parking for you and your guests
  • Signage at event

Additional Underwriting Opportunities

(100% tax deductible, no goods or services received.)

  • Underwriters will be recognized with signage at the event
  • Entertainment - $7,500
  • Commemorative Event Gift (Logo on gift) - $7,500
  • Sponsor/Underwriter Reception - $5,000
  • Beverage/Bar - $1,500 (six available)
Your Support Makes a Difference

Please return the Gala Celebration Sponsorship & Underwriting Pledge Form to advancement@ketchum.edu or easily pay online through the link below.