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50th Gala

Burke's 50th Gala: An Anniversary Celebration

Well, this is exciting - in the last 48 hours we’ve been absolutely deluged by registrations for the Gala! We’ve suspended registrations for the time being as we take stock of our available seating. Please click on the link in the the side panel to put your name on our waiting list. We hope to be able to accommodate a limited number of additional people at the event. Thank you for your patience and stay tuned!

Saturday, April 13, 2019
6pm
Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium


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Kate Maskarinec
Assistant Director of Development, Special Events
202-362-8882 x 638

Jennifer Rawlings
Director of Development
202-362-8882 x 636

Susan K. Jones
Assistant Director of Development, Advancement Services
202-362-8882 x 639

Gala Tickets

We’ve suspended registrations for the time being as we take stock of our available seating. Please click on the link below and put your name on our waiting list. We hope to be able to accommodate a limited number of additional people at the event. Thank you for your patience and stay tuned!

Put your name on the gala ticket wait list here.

Early Bird Ticket (Purchased by 3/22): $120
Regular Ticket (Purchased after 3/22): $160
Young Alumni Ticket (Classes of '04-'18): $75

Individual Patronage Opportunities

We are pleased to share individual patronage opportunities for Burke’s 50th Anniversary Gala. Individuals and members of the Burke Community are invited to consider these opportunities to sponsor/host a table at the Gala.


Individual Patronage Levels and Benefits

Table Captain
Purchase only your own ticket
• Recruit and fill a table of 10; each attendee purchases his or her own ticket

Table Host
$1,200 early bird (March 22) / $1,600 regular (April 5)
• One table / 10 tickets to the Event

Silver Table Sponsor
$2,500
• One table / 10 tickets to the Event
• Recognition as a Table Sponsor at the $2,500 level in the Event program
• Website recognition

Gold Table Sponsor
$5,000
• One top-tier/prominent table /10 tickets to the Event
• Recognition as a Table Sponsor at the $5,000 level in the Event program
• Website recognition

Online Auction

Friday, March 15-Wednesday, April 3, 2019

This year, Burke’s Auction for Financial Aid will be an online auction, only! The 50th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, April 13 will take the place of the usual Auction event. But, not to worry- you’ll still be able to bid and win online!

Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities

We are pleased to invite your business to be one of the sponsors for Burke’s 50th Anniversary Gala. Your support allows us to reach out to our school community more broadly, and in turn, offers excellent exposure for your business. Your company will be recognized within our community and before the anticipated 400+ attendees of our event.


Sponsorship Levels and Benefits

1968 & 2018
$10,000
• Logo placement on banner outside of Burke *
• One table / 10 tickets to the Gala *
• Full page color ad in the Gala program *
• Verbal acknowledgment at the Gala
• Lead logo recognition at the Gala
• Premiere placement of your logo on all pre-event digital promotions, including Burke’s website and event communications

Dick & Jean
$5,000

• Logo placement on banner outside of Burke *
• Four tickets to the Gala *
• Full page black and white ad in the Gala program *
• Verbal acknowledgment at the Gala
• Logo recognition at the Gala
• Placement of your logo on all pre-event digital promotions, including Burke’s website and event communications

Upton & Connecticut
$2,500
• Two tickets to the Gala *
• Half page black and white ad in the Gala program *
• Logo recognition at the Gala
• Placement of your logo on all pre-event digital promotions, including Burke’s website and event communications

Burke Bengal & Little Ned
$1,000
• Quarter page black and white ad in the Gala program *
• Logo recognition at the Gala
• Placement of your logo on all pre-event digital promotions, including Burke’s website and event communications

Calvin & Hobbes
$500
• Eighth page black and white ad in the Gala program *
• Logo recognition at the Gala
• Placement of your logo on all pre-event digital promotions, including Burke’s website and event communications

Planning Committee

Dick and Pat Roth P ‘88; Past Head of School
Jean Mooskin and Monica Miracky P ‘82, ‘13; GP ‘08, ‘17, ‘18; Past Head of School, Faculty
Wendy Cividanes P ‘21
Mary Clute P ‘97
Marie Collins P‘18, ‘20
Nancy Golding P ‘07, ‘10, ‘15
Lisa Grove ‘72
Pam Herath, Past Faculty
Joanne Hurt P ‘10, ‘12
Meredith Jason P ‘18
Faye Moskowitz, Past Faculty
Ed and Carol Warner P ‘86
Susan Willens GP ‘10, ‘16; Past Faculty
Serena Wiltshire P ‘13

Host Committee

Walter Ailes, Past Faculty
Deirdre Brown P’17 ‘20 ‘24
Jeremy Edwards, Past Faculty
Anna Seagraves Fierst ‘74
Diana and Steven Goldberg P’87
Margaret McDonald and Bill Gruen, Past Faculty
Charlene Drew Jarvis GP’20
Faye Levin P’13
Geralyn and Martin Lobel P’02 ‘05
Holly and Ron McClain, Past Faculty
Marilyn Milloy P’12
Michael Moyer P’00, Past Faculty
Siobhan Roth ‘88
Steve Salky P’01’11
Anne Scammon ‘74
Scott Kenison and David Shapiro, Past Head of School
Dave Sislen P’98 ‘01 ‘03
Kira Swencki P’22
George Walker ‘84
Judy Woodruff & Al Hunt P’01 ‘07
Carole Yanofsky ‘83
Linda and Tom Yoder, Past Faculty
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