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:


Old Well Room Sponsor:

Tom Kenan

Room Sponsors: 

Kathy & David Clemmons


Martin & Nicci Gafinowitz


Table Host Sponsors:


Betsy Beam

Linda & Cliff Butler

Lisa Carey & Matt Ewend

Beverly & Henry Chase


Jessica Funk and Amy King

Holmes Oil

Janice & John McAdams

Sherene & John Min

Maureen & Tim O'Connor 

Claude & Sarah Snow

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:

Joe Alden
Aussie Pet Mobile

Bowerbird Flowers & Apothocary
Carolina Brewery
Carolina Corner
The Carolina Inn
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 
Sandra Elliott
Barbara Evans
Donna Fehrenbach
The Frame & Print Shop
Jim Heavner
Max Hilkey
Lynda Howell
InsideOut Body Therapies
Kate Pope Photography
Kuba & Co.
Chef Jason Lawless
Vittoria Longiotti
Magician Joshua Lozoff
Mayesh Wholesale Florist
J.P. Morrison, III
Night Gallery/Branching Out
O.A.C. City Watches
Chef Paris
Francine and Benson Pilloff
Shampoo Salon
Silverspot Cinema
Southern Season
TapSnap 1205
Teer Farm
UNC Athletics
Wells Fargo Championship


 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