3001 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Suite 203 | Coral Gables, FL 33134-6824 T 305-446-9670 F 305-446-3773
Friday, October 14th | 7:00 PM–1:00 AM Coral Gables Country Club • 997 North Greenway Drive Dear Foundation Friend: It is with great pleasure that I invite you to attend our 20th Anniversary Homecoming Gala to be held on Friday, October 14th
, 2011, at the Coral Gables Country Club. The evening will be great fun as we have invited all of our previous Board members and past Chairs to attend our “Homecoming”. We will also honor five individuals who have made significant contributions to the City Beautiful—namely, “LEGACY AWARD” Honoree Willy Bermello, “WILLY BERMELLO AWARD” Honoree Vice Mayor Bill Kerdyk, Jr., “COMMUNITY AWARD Honoree, The Hon. Don Slesnick II, Esq., “CULTURE AWARD” Honoree Pat Clarke, and “EDUCATION AWARD” Honoree Dan Finora. Beginning with our signature silent auction and sparkling Bacardi cocktail reception, followed by a sit-down dinner, Bacardi bar, and live entertainment. We’ll keep you dancing into the night at our second annual After Party overlooking the beautiful pool at the Country Club.
Celebrate with civic/business leaders and other guests representing a broad spectrum of community-minded individuals who are committed to our City’s future. This will be an extraordinary event and we anticipate it will garner special media attention. I invite you participate and become a sponsor. As a sponsor, your company will be guaranteed prominent visibility at the Gala. Early commitment to participate is vital. Sponsorship opportunities are available in a wide range of levels: a list outlining the benefits of each level is attached (fact sheet on the back cover), along with a response form, and current brochure. We will follow up with you regarding this sponsorship opportunity. If you have any questions, I would be happy to talk with you, or you may also reach out to our Executive Director, Andria Hanley, at 305.446.9670 or [email protected] Wishing you continued success,
Bill Bonn William A. Bonn 2011, 2012 Chair Enclosures (3)
CORAL GABLES COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
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20TH ANNIVERSARY HOMECOMING GALA when Friday, October 14th, 2011 | 7:00 PM-1:00 AMwhat Our annual formal gala is the major fundraising event for the Foundation. A social event with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, dinner, annual awards, and dancing at an After Party. This year’s 20th Anniversary HOMECOMING GALA theme celebrates 20 years of Foundation history and honors distinguished participants in the categories of Community, Culture, Education, and Legacy. We are pleased to announce the Foundation’s first Chairman Willy A. Bermello will be the Legacy Award honoree and that hereafter the Legacy Award will be known as the “Willy Bermello Award”.
where Coral Gables Country Club, 997 North Greenway DriveCoral Gables, FL 33134 | 305-392-0819 | coralgablescountryclub.com
who The Coral Gables Community Foundation is a non-partisan, non-sectarian, nonprofit §501(c)3 organization.
why Our misssion is to enhance the lives of those who live, work, learn, or play in Coral Gables. This event enables us to do just that. Through scholarships, programs, and new initiatives, the Foundation works with our community to make it better, and has awarded approx. $3M to worthy causes since 1991.
how With your help! Please join us for this special evening.
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HOMECOMING GALACORAL GABLES COMMUNITY FOUNDATION1825 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, PMB #447, Coral Gables, Florida 33134-4418
T 305.446.9670 | F 305.446.3773 • [email protected] .org
202011 Gala Sponsorship Opportunities
Please join us to celebrate
our 20-Year Anniversary
Friday, October 14th, 20
7:00 PM TO 1:00 AM
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cocktails & silent auctio
followed by dinner & dan
homecoming King & Quee
997 NORTH GREENWAY DRIVE
FREE SELF PARKING
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$25,000 ALL-STAR LEVEL (there can be only 1)• Listed on the Event Invitation and in all Press Releases, as the Event/Title Sponsor• Podium Recognition with Introduction at the Gala• Scripted Podium Presentation by your Company to LEGACY Award Honoree Willy Bermello• Listed on Legacy Award Honoree’s Profile Page in our Programme (“Yearbook”) as “Award Presented By” Your Company Name and Logo• 3 Tables for 10 with Signage Listing Your Name and Sponsorship Level• Full-page, Full-color Ad in “Yearbook” (magazine-style programme)• Recognition in Newsletter pre-Gala promotion article/cover story and post-Gala coverage• Link on our website GablesFoundation.org$15,000 VALEDICTORIAN• Brand Presence at the Event (mutually approved) • Scripted Presentation of Award to Honoree by Your Company Representative, choose one: Willy Bermello AWArd Vice Mayor Bill Kerdyk, Jr. | Community AWArd The Hon. Don Slesnick II, Esq. | Culture AWArd Patricia H. Clarke | eduCAtion AWArd Dan Finora | “Award Presented By” Your Co. Name in Yearbook
• Podium Recognition with Introduction at the Gala• 2 TABLES FOR 10 with Sign Listing Your Name and Sponsorship Level• Full-page, Full-color Ad in “Yearbook” (magazine-style programme)• Recognition in “Yearbook” / Newsletter / GablesFoundation.org$10,000 CLASS PRESIDENT• Scripted Presentation of Award to Honoree by Your Company Representative Choose: Community, Culture, or Education category | “Award Presented By” Your Co. Name in Yearbook
• Podium Recognition with Introduction at the Gala• 2 TABLES FOR 10 with Sign Listing Your Name and Sponsorship Level• Full-page, Full-color Ad in “Yearbook” (magazine-style programme)• Recognition in “Yearbook” / Newsletter / GablesFoundation.org$5,000 YEARBOOK SPONSOR$3,000 CHEERLEADER• TABLE FOR 10 with Sign Listing Your Name and Sponsorship Level• Recognition in “Yearbook” / Newsletter / GablesFoundation.org• $500 Savings on the price of 10 Individual Tickets$350 HONOR ROLL (Individual Tickets) $250 YEARBOOK AD (Full-page/Full-color)
SPONSORSHIP COMMITMENT FormCompany Name ________________________________________________________________Contact Person _________________________________________________________________Title __________________________________________________________________________Address _______________________________________________________________________City/State/Zip __________ Phone __________ Email Address ___________________________
No, please do not put My Name/the Company Name in the Event Publications.
Yes, I would like My Name/the Company Name to appear as follows (please print):
I would like to participate at the following Level:
ALL-STAR $25,000VALEDICTORIAN $15,000CLASS PRESIDENT $10,000YEARBOOK SPONSOR $5,000CHEERLEADER $3,000 HONOR ROLL (Individual Tickets) $350
Authorized by X ________________________________________________________________Print Name _______________________________ Title ________________________________ Check Enclosed Invoice Me Bill My Credit Card: American Express Discover MasterCard Visa
Name on Credit Card ____________________________________________________________Exp. Date ______________ Security Code _____________ Billing Zip Code ________________
Please return this form by email: [email protected], fax 305.446.3773,or mail: 1825 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, PMB #447, Coral Gables, FL 33134-4418.
The Coral Gables Community Foundation is a §501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Your contribution is tax deductible to the extent provided by law. Please make checks payable to: Coral Gables Community Foundation.
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YEARBOOK (80+ page program)
$250 for aFull-Page, Full-Color Ad
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