SOLD OUT! You can are welcome to join our waiting list by emailing Jenny Grindel, Hope Gala Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Fifth Annual Hope Gala will be held on September 24, 2016 at the Overland Park Convention Center.
This will be an evening filled with fun and fundraising for awareness and research grants that work to find targeted therapies of childhood cancers.
Formal, but not black tie
Joel Nichols, KSHB 41 and Joshua James former DJ at Q104
15 year old Gabi Shull, osteocaroma survivor who had her leg amputated she feared that she would never dance again. Gabi will speak for a few minutes and return later in the program to dance for us. Watch this video about Gabi to preview her story.
Each guest will select either the dual plate or a vegeterian meal. It is important that we also know any dietary restrictions you may have for your meal. Only guests that select a vegetarian meal will be coded as such and able to receive that meal.
Salad Course: Grilled Heart of Romaine: Glazed elderberry port wine reduction, black pepper, candied bacon, shaved fennel served with avocado dressing
Dual Plate Main Course: Steak Dianne with Stuffed Chicken Roulade: Beef medallions in a cognac mushroom cream sauce alongside stuffed chicken roulade with lightly breaded chicken breast, fresh spinach, sundried toatoes and boursin cheese. Sered with whild rice and green beans
Vegetarian Main Course: (also gluten free) Risotto stack layered with roasted vegetarbles and grilled polenta accented with red pepper pesto and genovese basil pesto
Alternating Desserts: Strawberry Romanoff (Gluten Free): Macerated strawberries with orange liquor and brown sugar layered with sweet Chantilly cream and Traditional Chocolate Layered Cake: Decadent chocolate with shipped cream and strawberries on the side.
5:15-6:00 VIP Party
6:00-7:15 Silent Auction
7:15-8:15 Dinner and Program
8:15-9:00 Live Auction
9:00-11:00 Dance and Casino Games This year the casino games will be directly outside the ballroom doors where the auction was earlier in the evening.
Individual and table tickets can be purchased at http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ec3inzukc641ec50&llr=tpfao8oab