Thursday, September 22, 2016, 6:00 PM
The Ark Gala will be Thursday, Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds (1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd.) in Robstown. KIII TV-3 news anchor Joe Gazin will be master of ceremonies. Renowned advocate for violence prevention, best-selling author and veteran film star and Cuban-born football player to land a tryout with the Miami Dolphins, Victor Rivas Rivers will be keynote speaker. For more information call (361) 241-6566.
Sponsorship tables are available at one of the following levels: The Ark ($15,000), Stork ($10,000), Dove ($5,000), Giraffe ($2,500) or Leopard ($1,000). All of them seat 1O with signage and recognition during the gala.
To assure recognition of contributions in the printed program at the event, a commitment or payment is required Sept. 8. The sponsors will be thanked in our December newsletter and on our website. Please contact us as soon as possible so we can reserve your table. (Individual seats cost $60.) Tax-deductible gifts for the auctions are needed by Sept. 8. Auction donors will receive signage at the auction.
The Ark is s nonprofit 501(c)(3) agency licensed by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) to provide assessment services, emergency shelter and long-term care for 61 children and youth newborn to 17 years, who are removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect by a parent or guardian. The gala's proceeds will pay for quality services that make a difference in the children's lives at The Ark.