Arlington Heights, IL – Metropolis Performing Arts Centre’s Annual Gala Fundraiser is set for April 29, 2017.
Join us for our signature fundraising event held at Rolling Green Country Club. Enjoy a delicious dinner and open bar. We’ll also have plenty of fabulous items up for bid in our live and silent auctions. Entertainment includes celebrity emcee Howard Sudberry and celebrity auctioneer Michael Ingersoll, special performances by our school of the performing arts students and faculty, a celebration of our upcoming 2017-2018 season and guest DJ. Proceeds will benefit Metropolis’ theatrical and arts education programs.
Enter the cash raffle for a chance to win a $2,500.00 cash prize. Cash raffle tickets are $50, winner does not need to be present to win and only 200 raffle tickets will be sold. Enter the jewelry raffle for a chance to win a custom designed ring, sponsored and donated by Mariusz Bialas of Kezwick Jewelers. Jewelry raffle tickets are $20, winner must be present to win.
This year’s silent auction will feature mobile bidding by Gesture. You can bid from anywhere on your phone or computer. Mobile bidding registration begins on April 27th. Visit MPAC2017.gesture.com.
Metropolis’ Gala is Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 5:30 – 11:00 P.M. at Rolling Green Country Club, located at 2525 W. Rand Rd. in Arlington Heights, IL. Tickets are $130 per person and include hors d’oeuvres, open bar and dinner – black tie optional. Tickets are available online at www.MetropolisArts.com or by calling the Box Office at 847.577.2121. Please RSVP by April 24, 2017.
This Special Event is proudly brought to you by our generous sponsors: Season Special Event Sponsors James J. Bertucci, CFP AXA Advisors, Drost, Kivlahan, McMahon & O’Connor, LLC, Northwest Community Healthcare, and Wells Fargo Advisors; Small Season Special Event Sponsor Integro Insurance Brokers; Associate Producer Sponsor Mitchell Marketing Management; Mobile Bidding Sponsor Northwest Speech & Hearing Center, LLC; and In-Kind Sponsors Alpha Graphics, American Airlines, Custom Design and Keswick Jewelers. Metropolis thanks its media partner Tribune Media Group.
Gala Committee Members for Metropolis’ Gala are Denise Beihoffer, Jessica Braun, Cynthia DeStefano, Linda Racki, Colleen Ungurean, Neil Scheufler, Carol Lynn Seifert, Pam Sloss and Deb Tranter.
Ticket sales alone do not cover the costs of operating a thriving performing arts centre. Metropolis special events, like the Gala, raise funds to help keep ticket prices affordable and tuition costs low in the performing arts school, and also supports Metropolis’ Outreach programs that have brought the arts to children and those with special across Chicagoland.
Metropolis is located in the heart of Chicago’s northwest suburbs in downtown Arlington Heights at the intersection of Campbell and Vail Ave at 111 W. Campbell Street. For more information about Metropolis and a listing of upcoming performances, go to MetropolisArts.com or call the Box Office at 847.577. 2121.
Mission: Metropolis Performing Arts Centre provides professional entertainment and arts education, enriching our community.