Promise Celebration Gala



May 1, 2015

Thousand Oaks Golf Club

Join West Michigan’s social, civic and corporate leaders for our black-tie optional Gala this Spring to dine, dance and participate in auctions and Fund A Cure.

Make your reservation today!


Black Tie Optional (with secret agent flare if desired)

Evening Agenda:

Registration opens at 6:00 p.m. Cocktails, the silent auction, High-Low Game, and the wine pull will also begin.

7:30pm – Dinner program, Live Auction and Fund A Cure begins.

Dancing/afterparty will start at 10pm with Paul Sherwood and the Night Owls


Strolling Appetizers during Cocktail Reception

Cherry Pecan Salad

Main Course
Combination Entrée: Stuffed Chicken and Shrimp Skewers

Trio of Desserts: Mini Flourless Cake, Mini Cheesecake, Chocolate
Covered Strawberry

If you have specific dietary restrictions, we can accommodate them upon request. Please contact to make arrangements.


Northstart Commercial, Steve Millman


Bidding from your smartphone!bidpal phone

We are pleased to announce that you will be able to access and bid on all silent auction items via your smartphone! Bid directly from your smartphone anywhere and anytime! Please have it ready at registration so you can support our cause! Remember to have your phone fully charged!

Learn how to bid! Watch this tutorial to learn the tips and tricks on how you can be prepared to bid early and often on Gala night. (password is: G35XBP)

Interested in getting involved?

Join us! Dedicated supporters and committee members are always needed to help us reach our goals. Opportunities for fundraising, auction item procurement, and volunteer leadership are available.

You can make a difference!

  • Join the Gala fundraising committee. Contact us at (616) 957-1838 or
  • Become a Sponsor.
  • Donate an auction item.
  • Directly support research through JDRF’s Fund A Cure program.
  • Volunteer in the planning or for the night of the event.

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For more information about the Gala contact Kim Monks at or call our main line at 616.957.1838.