Apollo’s Fire Akron Series
25th Anniversary Gala
The Silver Soirée – presented by
The Deveny Family and Summa Health

Thursday, July 29, 2021, 5:00pm
Gervasi Vineyard Pavilion
1700 55th Street NE, Canton, OH 44721

HONORARY CHAIRS
Mrs. Cynthia Knight & Mrs. Frances Seiberling Buchholzer

GALA CO-CHAIRS
Mrs. Barbara Feld & Mrs. Sandra Smith

Join us to celebrate the 25-year love affair between Apollo’s Fire and Akron! Cocktails, dinner with wine, silent auction, Fund the Need, and… music of Bach and Friends, performed by Apollo’s Fire and Jeannette Sorrell – all in the open air at the gorgeous Gervasi Vineyard Pavilion.

Your gift can have double the impact for Apollo’s Fire! Donations to The Silver Soirée Akron 25th Anniversary Gala will be matched dollar for dollar by Cynthia Knight, Challenge Match Sponsor, up to a total of $10,000.

PROGRAM*

5:00pm | Cocktails & Silent Auction
6:00pm | Concert by Apollo’s Fire
7:00pm | Dinner & Wine
8:00pm | Dessert & Coffee

*Guests will have the opportunity to support the Apollo’s Fire Akron Series during and prior to the event by making donations to “Fund the Need” and by bidding on the silent auction items. There is no “raise-the-paddle” or auctioneer.

TICKETS TO THIS EVENT ARE SOLD OUT!
To add your name to the waiting list, please call the Apollo’s Fire Box Office at 216-320-0012.

You can still participate in the Silent Auction, Fund-the-Need, as well as donate to the Cynthia Knight Challenge Match.

Donate Fund-the-Need & Silent Auction

Benefit Committee

Tom Clark
Esther Cooper
Susan Delahanty
Bill Foster
Walter Keith
Lisa Martinez
Lori Nelson
Libby Upton

Sponsorship Opportunities

All tables seat EIGHT (8) guests and include cocktails, dinner, concert, wine, dessert, Fund the Need and silent auction

Presenting Sponsorship$7,500 (SOLD OUT!)

  • Premium seating for the Gala Dinner
  • Dine with Jeannette Sorrell/Jeffrey Strauss at your table
  • Listing in the gala program book and website
  • 10 tickets to a concert in the 2021-22 season (A-level or better based on availability)
  • Full page ad in the 2021-22 season program book
  • 1 Apollo’s Fire CD for each guest

Silver Sponsorship – $5,000 ($3,300 tax-deductible)

  • Premium seating for the Gala Dinner
  • Dine with a Musician at your table
  • Listing in the gala program book and website
  • 8 tickets to a concert in the 2021-22 season (A-level or better based on availability)
  • 1/2 page ad in the 2021-22 season program book
  • 1 Apollo’s Fire CD for each guest

Virtuoso Sponsorship – $2,500 ($1,650 tax-deductible)

  • Premium seating for the Gala Dinner
  • Listing in the gala program book and website
  • 4 tickets to a concert in the 2021-22 season (A-level or better based on availability)
  • 1 Apollo’s Fire CD for each guest

Benefactor – $250 ($165 tax-deductible)

  • Premium seating for the Gala Dinner
  • Listing in the gala program book and website
  • 1 Apollo’s Fire CD for each guest

Patron – $150 ($100 tax-deductible)

  • Preferred seating for the Gala Dinner
  • Listing in the gala program book and website

Don’t miss this landmark celebration of one of Northeast’s Ohio’s artistic and entrepreneurial success stories – celebrate with Apollo’s Fire!

  • Purchase or organize a Table
  • Become a Sponsor
  • Donate to the Silent Auction

Our open-air Galas are being planned with your safety in mind. Apollo’s Fire will implement Ohio’s safety guidelines, which may include social distancing, masks, and capacity limits. Stay tuned for more information to be announced!

Please contact Barbara Feld: 330.864.4417 (bfeld@apollosfire.org) or Howard Bender: 216.501.0854 (hbender@apollosfire.org) to purchase a table or for more information.


 

 

 

 

 

  

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