Sunset on the Harbor Cocktail Party


2022 Annual Gala

Location:
Great Lakes Science Center
601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland

Date & Time:
Friday, September 16, 2022
6:30 to 10:00PM

Join us as we celebrate our new brand and highlight our growing programs!

We will be hosting our annual fundraiser at the Great Lakes Science Center, which provides gorgeous views of the surrounding city, North Coast Harbor, and Lake Erie. The event will be feature heavy hors d’oeuvres and an open bar. Sponsor packages and VIP tickets also include an added bonus – a sunset boat ride with one of our Captains.

Our goal this year is to raise funds to continue to support our programming at Davis Aerospace and Maritime High School and our mission to “break the cycle of poverty and increase equity in education by providing hands-on experiential learning opportunities and work experience for youth interested in exploring careers in aerospace and maritime.”

We are expecting a large crowd with many local business and community leaders in attendance.  To make this event as successful as possible, we need your help!  Click on the links above to find out how to secure a sponsorship, donate an item to our silent auction, and/or purchase tickets or a table for the event.

Sponsors for this event include:

Additional sponsors include:

Courtney Gilliam & Family

The Ferguson Family

Joycelyn Harrison & Family

James Marra & Family

Steve Peplin & Family

Patron Tickets
$150/each (early bird pricing through 8/17)

$165/each (after 8/17)
Tax deductible amount= $50
*includes entry to the event


VIP Patron Tickets
$175/each (early bird pricing through 8/17)

$190/each (after 8/17)
Tax deductible amount= $75
*includes entry to the event + boat ride tour of our Great Lake with
Argonaut students (scheduled for a separate date)

Raffle TIckets
Are you a big gambler or do you like to stick with the slots? Either way test out your luck and you could head home a big winner! Bid on one or the other or have some fund and bid on both! There are no limits on how many you can buy! Select your tickets below, purchase and submit. Then take your receipt over to the auction table and pick up your tickets and/or bottle of wine!

Auction

Support Argonaut and bid on one of our auctions today.

We are currently accepting donations for our silent auction. Please fill out this Google Form to let us know what you will be donating, or download the PDF form and return to Julie Kent, Development Coordinator at jkent@argonaut.org. If you have any questions please contact Julie via email or at 216-225-2238.

Sponsorship opportunities are available at a range of donation levels. Click “Purchase Sponsorship” to purchase your sponsorship online using credit/debit card or ACH with your checking/savings account. If you prefer to write in or mail in your sponsorship commitment, please download, complete, and return the form to Julie Kent, Development Coordinator at jkent@argonaut.org.

Captain Sponsor

$10,000


  • Prominent logo recognition at event, on website, and on marketing of event.
  • Listed as “Presented By” in event marketing.
  • Speaking opportunity at the event.
  • Premier seating for a table of 10.
  • Visual recognition on all marketing materials for FY 2023.
  • Tax deductible amount $9,000.
SOLD OUT!

Chief Mate Sponsors

$7,500


  • Logo recognition at event, on website, and on invitations and marketing of event.
  • Sponsorship recognition from event stage.
  • Table of 8
  • Recognition on all marketing materials for FY 2023.
  • Tax deductible amount $6,700.
Purchase Sponsorship

Second Mate
Sponsors

$5,000


  • Logo recognition at event, on website, and on invitations and marketing of event.
  • Table of 8
  • Sponsorship recognition from event stage.
  • Recognition on Argonaut website for FY 2023.
  • Tax deductible amount $4,200.
Purchase Sponsorship

Bosun Sponsors

$2,500


  • Table of 8.
  • Logo in event marketing.
  • Tax deductible amount $2,100.
Purchase Sponsorship

Supporting Sponsor

$1,500


  • Table of 8.
  • Logo listed on event marketing.
  • Tax deductible amount $700.
Purchase Sponsorship

Nonprofit Partner

$750


  • 4 tickets to the event.
  • Logo on event marketing.
Purchase Sponsorship