Spring Gala

Save the date!

The 2019 Gala will be held on Saturday, May 18, at the Four Seasons.

 

Thank you to all those who made the 2018 Around the World Gala a huge success!

View and download Gala 2018 photo booth and event photos
Enjoy another look at the video shown at the Gala: Rawson Saunders: Think Big.

If you have any questions regarding your payment, auction items, or giving to Rawson Saunders, please contact development@rawsonsaunders.org or 512-476-8382.

 

Gala Sponsorship Levels

Sponsors of the Gala receive exclusive access and recognition at this extraordinary celebration and the following promotional benefits and recognition.

 

Platinum Sponsors at $25,000

  • VIP reserved tables for 20 guests
  • $5,000 named scholarship for student in 2018-2019 school year *new benefit
  • Admission to the after party for 2 guests
  • Sponsor 10 Rawson Saunders teacher tickets
  • One hotel room at the Fairmont Austin for May 19, 2018
  • Butler service and exclusive wine list
  • Public recognition during event
  • Recognition in invitation, program and sponsor signage
  • VIP mention (including company logo) in the Rawson Saunders Newsletter, Annual Report, Webpage, and Austin area media outlets

Gold Sponsors at $10,000

  • Premium reserved table for 10 guests
  • $1,000 named scholarship for student in 2018-2019 school year *new benefit*
  • Sponsor 6 Rawson Saunders teacher tickets
  • Butler service and exclusive wine list
  • Public recognition during event
  • Recognition in invitation, program and sponsor signage
  • Special mention (including company logo) in the Rawson Saunders Newsletter, Annual Report, Webpage, and Austin area media outlets

Silver Sponsors at $5,000

  • Reserved table for 10 guests
  • Sponsor 2 Rawson Saunders teacher tickets
  • Recognition in invitation, program and sponsor signage
  • Special mention in the Rawson Saunders Newsletter, Annual Report, Webpage, and Austin area media outlets

Bronze Sponsor at $2,500

  • Reserved table for 10 guests
  • Recognition in invitation, program and sponsor signage
  • Mention in the Rawson Saunders Newsletter, Annual Report, Webpage, and Austin area media outlets


 

Gala Underwriting Levels

Gala Underwriters receive exclusive access and recognition at the event and the following benefits.


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Rawson Saunders School is a 501(c)3 organization,
ID: 74-2820712. Donations are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

Event Underwriter at $50,000

  • Exclusive naming opportunity as presenting sponsor, including VIP placement of company logo in print and online materials
  • $10,000 named scholarship for 2018-2019 school year *new benefit*
  • VIP reserved tables for 20 guests
  • Admission to the after party for 20 guests
  • Two hotel rooms at the Fairmont for May 19, 2018
  • Butler service and exclusive wine list
  • VIP mention in the Rawson Saunders Newsletter, Annual Report, Webpage, and Austin area media outlets
  • Public recognition during event

Décor Underwriter at $25,000

  • Signage in various areas around the event (to be determined)
  • $5,000 named scholarship for 2018-2019 school year *new benefit*
  • VIP reserved tables for 20 guests
  • Admission to the after party for 2 guests
  • One hotel room at the Fairmont for May 19, 2018
  • Butler service and exclusive wine list
  • Company logo in print and online materials
  • VIP mention in the Rawson Saunders Newsletter, Annual Report, Webpage, and Austin area media outlets

Beverage Underwriter at $25,000

  • Signage at bars and logo placement on cocktail napkins
  • $5,000 named scholarship for 2018-2019 school year *new benefit*
  • VIP reserved tables for 20 guests
  • Admission to the after party for 2 guests
  • One hotel room at the Fairmont for May 19, 2018
  • Butler service and exclusive wine list
  • Company logo in print and online materials
  • VIP mention in the Rawson Saunders Newsletter, Annual Report, Webpage, and Austin area media outlets

After Party Underwriter at $25,000 *new for 2018!*

  • Signage in after party area and admission to the after party for 20 guests
  • $5,000 named scholarship for 2018-2019 school year *new benefit*
  • VIP reserved tables for 20 guests
  • One hotel room at the Fairmont for May 19, 2018
  • Butler service and exclusive wine list
  • Company logo in print and online materials
  • VIP mention in the Rawson Saunders Newsletter, Annual Report, Webpage, and Austin area media outlets

Cocktail Reception Underwriter at $15,000

  • Select and name signature cocktail
  • $1,500 named scholarship for 2018-2019 school year *new benefit!*
  • VIP reserved table for 10 guests
  • Signage in cocktail reception area
  • Company logo in print and online materials
  • VIP mention in the Rawson Saunders Newsletter, Annual Report, Webpage, and Austin area media outlets

Entertainment Underwriter at $10,000

  • Signage at event during band performance
  • $1,000 named scholarship for 2018-2019 school year *new benefit*
  • VIP reserved table for 10 guests
  • Company logo in print and online materials
  • VIP mention in the Rawson Saunders Newsletter, Annual Report, Webpage, and Austin area media outlets

Valet Underwriter at $5,000

  • Showcase car(s) at Fairmont porte cochere with company logo displayed
  • Reserved table for 10 guests
  • Mention in print and online materials
  • Special mention in the Rawson Saunders Newsletter, Annual Report, Webpage, and Austin area media outlets

Print Underwriter at $3,500

  • Reserved table for 10 guests
  • Mention in print and online materials
  • Special mention in the Rawson Saunders Newsletter, Annual Report, Webpage, and Austin area media outlets

Teacher Table Underwriter at $2,500

  • Tickets for 10 Rawson Saunders teachers to attend event
  • Signage on Teacher Table
  • Mention in print and online materials
  • Special mention in the Rawson Saunders Newsletter, Annual Report, Webpage, and Austin area media outlets

Auction Underwriter at $500+

  • Signage in auction area
  • Special mention in the Rawson Saunders Newsletter, Annual Report, Webpage, and Austin area media outlets


 

TEACHER TABLE UNDERWRITERS

Anonymous
Melody & Shain McCaig
Miller Manhattan Foundation
The Family of Anthony Tegen
Lisle & Scott Whitworth
Velda B. Wyche

AUCTION UNDERWRITERS

Bruce & Robin Cash
Shawn Jones

Thank you to our Underwriters and Sponsors!

EVENT UNDERWRITER

Katie & Josh McKay

PLATINUM SPONSOR

Ana & Chris Hunt
 

GOLD SPONSOR

Bill Danforth
 

VALET UNDERWRITER

SILVER SPONSORS

Anonymous
The Gustavo Artaza Family
Jessica & Keith Buchanan
 

PRINT UNDERWRITER
 
BRONZE SPONSORS

The Askew-Lange Family
Bain, Scott, & Stillman Families
Haven & Travis Heinrichs
The Kelly Legal Group
Kaye Knox & Michelle King
The Marek Family
Amy Morino & Jeff Weber
The Morris Family
The Phenix & Jagger Families
Karen & Grant Rabon
The Family of “Opa” Colonel Gerhard J Schriever
Jaime & Michael Wyche

Latin Works Logo

 

 

 

SPECIAL THANKS

Maria & Victor Meinert
Rick Patrick Photography
 

2018 Gala Committee

Katie McKay (Chair)
Amy Morino (Auction Chair)
Jen Askew
JJ Astacio
Marnie Astacio
Bill Danforth
Michael Hall
Brenda Hayosh
Haven Heinrichs
Tiffany Johnson
Pam Kelly
Stacey Koepke
Maria Meinert
Victor Meinert
Tamara Stillman
Shannon Turrentine
Jaime Wyche

 

Photo Archive of Past Galas