Presented by: ConAgra Foods
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Galt House Hotel
Cocktails & Appetizers started at 6 p.m.
Dinner started at 8 p.m.
More than 550 attendees joined us for our 2015 Red Tie Gala and they helped gross $268,000!
The snow and sleet couldn’t keep our supporters away. Despite the dreadful weather outside, we had a grand party inside at The Galt House Hotel. Approximately 550 guests gathered for the annual Red Tie gala, which grossed over $268,000 this year! The live and silent auctions boasted NCAA Final Four tickets, a stunning vacation home in Palm Beach, a Derby Box, beautiful artwork, autographed sports memorabilia, a weekend hunting trip, a condo in Aruba, hot air balloon rides, bourbon galore and so much more!
Special guests joining us for all of the fun included Ben Davis and Kelly K from 99.7 WDJX who emceed the event, Shaun Logsdon, the cowboy hat wearing quick talking auctioneer and DJ Dave with Odyssey Mobile Entertainment who had us dancing into the night. The best guests of all were Levi McGuire and his parents who shared the story of how they called Ronald McDonald House home while Levi was in the NICU after his premature arrival.
We had a great night, and none of it would have been possible without our amazing sponsors who are listed below.
To see just how much fun we had, visit these links to online photo galleries:
Images from our photo booth, courtesy Showtime Photo Booth
Many thanks to our presenting sponsor ConAgra Foods for their thirteenth consecutive year of support at the highest level. Also, thank you to our two Platinum Sponsors and long-time friends, McDonald’s Kentuckiana Co-Op and Kosair Charities, who helped make this night so special and deep appreciation to all of our sponsors who are the lifeblood of our Red Tie Gala. We are so fortunate to have you as partners in our mission to provide a “home away from home” for our families. Thank you so much.
Thank you to our 2015 sponsors!
AarhusKarlshamn, USA Inc.
Encompass Develop, Design & Construct
Klosterman Baking Company
The Kroger Company
OLD 502 Winery
Studio Kremer Architects, Inc.
A.N. Roth Company
Dr. Sal Bertolone and Mr. Thomas Perrone
Coupe Construction Company
Mr. & Mrs. Art and Judy Davenport
Mr. & Mrs. Daryn and Tanya Demeritt
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
Mr. & Mrs. Larry and Vanessa Jones
Mr. & Mrs. Chris and Karla Katakis
Kosair Children’s Hospital
Midwest Systems and Services, Inc.
New Horizons Performance Coaching Systems
Mr. & Mrs. Rick and Michelle Peter
Dr. & Mrs. James and Jane Ramsey
Dr. Klint Schwenk
Mr. & Mrs. Steve and Robin Stratton
Red Tie Gala Hosts
Ms. Joanne Caridis
Mr. & Mrs. John and Savannah Darr