Legacy Gala


This signature fundraising event for the park features fabulous silent and live auctions, a sparkling wine reception, a locally-sourced dinner and music.

Let’s toast to our bright future for Michigan Legacy Art Park.

Friday, August 19, 2016
Crystal Mountain, Thompsonville, MI

$75 per person, sponsorship opportunities available

Planning to stay at Crystal Mountain when you attend the Legacy Gala? Call 855-520-2974 for 10% off the published lodging rate and mention Group Code 45X4ZF.

For more information, please call 231-378-4963 or email: [email protected].

Summer evening attire.

2016 Legacy Gala Sponsorshop Benefits

$5,000: Presenting Sponsor

  • Recognition as the Presenting Sponsor of the 2016 Legacy Gala
  • Priority placement of sponsor’s name/logo and link to website in all Legacy Gala email blasts and online marketing
  • Recognition in all related media releases
  • Priority placement of sponsor’s name/logo in the printed event program
  • Recognition from the podium with the opportunity to address Gala attendees
  • Eight reserved seats at the event ($600 value)
  • Golf for four (4) on the 18-hole Mountain Ridge course at Crystal Mountain
  • Crystal Spa access membership for two people for twelve months
  • Private tour of Michigan Legacy Art Park for up to 12 people
  • Advertisement in the Art Park’s annual newsletter (2017 edition)

$2,500: Stockade Labyrinth* Sponsor

  • Priority placement of sponsor’s name/logo and link to website in all Legacy Gala email blasts and online marketing
  • Recognition in all related media releases
  • Priority placement of sponsor’s name/logo in the printed event program
  • Eight reserved seats at the event ($600 value)
  • Crystal Spa access membership for one person for twelve months
  • Advertisement in the Art Park’s annual newsletter (2017 edition)

$1,500: Five Needles* Sponsor

  • Sponsor’s name/logo and link to website in all Legacy Gala email blasts and online marketing
  • Recognition in all related media releases
  • Recognition in the printed event program
  • Eight reserved seats at the event ($600 value)
  • Advertisement in the Art Park’s annual newsletter (2017 edition)

$500: Diversity* Sponsor

  • Sponsor’s name/logo and link to website in all Legacy Gala email blasts and online marketing
  • Recognition in the printed event program
  • Four reserved seats at the event ($300 value)

$250: Ontonagon* Sponsor

  • Two reserved seats at the event ($150 value)
  • Recognition in the printed event program

All sponsors receive recognition in the Michigan Legacy Art Park 2017 annual newsletter.
*Our sponsor levels are named after sculptures in the Art Park. We hope you will visit them.
Your participation will be welcome at any time, but to be named in our gala materials, please tell us by July 15. Thanks!

Special thanks to our lead sponsors of the 2015 Legacy Gala

Roger and Joanna Garrett Foundation
Jim and Maree* Mulvoy
Rich* and Sue Smith
Maurice* and Linda White
Crystal Mountain
Tom* and Julie Dawson
Steve and Deona* Paine
Cherryland Electric

Anonymous*
Martin and Valerie Cotanche
Kathryn DenHouter and Jim Jackway
Katharine* and Harry Eiferle
Marilyn Wheaton and Paul Duffy
Acentek
Chemical Bank
Fifth Third Bank
Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital
Traverse City State Bank

Dennis and Alyce Helfman
Bob and Jane Holdeman
Earl and Thelma O’Loughlin
Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Peeples
Jack and JoAnn Pope
Diane Wilbur and Jim Szalay
Airtech Equipment
Carrier Great Lakes
The DK Design Group
Envision Dental
Etna Supply
Geno’s Sports Bar and Grill
Mobility Now Physical Therapy
Traverse Tax & Accounting

*denotes Art Park board member

Related links:

Tribute Videos Shown During Previous Legacy Gala Events

MiNews26 Feature on Legacy Gala

2014 Legacy Gala Grand Traverse Insider Article

MyNorth.com Article August 2014

2013 Legacy Gala event details

2013 Legacy Gala event recap

Record Eagle article about the 2012 Legacy Gala

Photos from the 2011 Legacy Gala

David Barr’s keynote address at the 2011 Legacy Gala

Record Eagle article about the 2011 Legacy Gala

Grand Traverse Insider article about the 2011 Legacy Gala