Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens hosts its annual gala on Friday, June 20, 2008. A formal, black-tie benefit that raises funds for the restoration of Stan Hywet’s gardens and historic landscape, the gala is now in its 13th year and is organized by Stan Hywet and its volunteers –co-chairs are Laura and R.J. Nemer.
The theme for this year’s gala is “Midsummer Elegance.” Jerry Bruno is providing entertainment and A Taste of Excellence is the caterer. New this year is a silent auction.
The reception, from 7-8 pm, takes place on the West Terrace and is set against the backdrop of the beautiful gardens at Stan Hywet. Dinner and dancing follows on the Bowling Lawn from 8 pm to midnight. Patrons are invited to attend a special patron party from 6-7 pm on the South Terrace.
Tickets are $250 – $1,500 per person, and corporate tables are available at $3,500 and $4,500. All tickets include valet parking, reception, dinner and entertainment.
For more information regarding the Gala, to be added to the mailing list or for information regarding corporate tables and sponsorship please contact Jennie Highfield at 330-315-3248 or JHighfield@stanhywet.org.