Our sincere thanks to the many people and businesses who made this event possible. Our sponsors, committee, and auction donors play an invaluable role in the success of our event!  

Presenting Sponsor:


Live Auction Sponsor:

Thomas Kenan, III

Room Sponsors: 

Kathy & David Clemmons

Martin & Nicci Gafinowitz


Table Host Sponsors:


Betsy Beam

Linda & Cliff Butler

Lisa Carey & Matt Ewend

Beverly & Henry Chase


Holmes Oil

Janice & John McAdams

John & Sherene Min

Maureen & Tim O'Connor 

Claude & Sarah Snow

Southern Investment Management Collective

Bob & Becky Woodruff


In-Kind Donations

We rely on the generosity of in-kind contributors to take our events to the next level.  Special thanks to the following businesses for their donations and discounts:

Courtney & Brian Chacos
Chapel Hill Country Club
Chapel Hill Toffee
Chapel Hill Wine Company
Club Pilates
Crabtree Valley Mall
Crook's Corner
The Crunkleton (Gary and Megan Crunkleton)
Diamonds Direct
Dina Porter
Barbara Evans
Gabrielle Jewelry
Kuba & Co.
Kacy Harmon and Gary Sobba
Lynda Howell
Oac City Watches
Francine and Benson Pilloff
Kate Pope Photography
Sandra Elliott
Silverspot Cinema
UNC Athletics


 This event would not be possible without the hard work of our Gala Planning Committee:

Tamra Finn, Chair
Julie Fitzpatrick
Ali Fromme
Lynda Howell
Myrah Scott
Courtney Whilden
Anne Williams
Lauren Willis