2013 Springfield Kiss-A-Pig Gala
May 17, 2013, 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
3000 South Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield
Come enjoy a fun-filled evening with a live and silent auction, musical entertainment, complimentary beer and wine and a wonderful meal! At the end of the evening, one lucky winner will be kissing a pig! The Springfield Kiss-A-Pig Gala will benefit diabetes research, advocacy, education and programs such as Camp Granada, our summer camp for children with diabetes.
Table of 10 guests - $1000
Individual tickets - $100
**Gala Attire: Black-tie Optional (ladies - cocktail dresses/gowns; gentlemen - tuxedo or suit and tie)**
Click on the photo of the candidate of your choice to contribute!
Why We Pucker Up With a Pig...
We choose a pig to honor because insulin, the medicine used to help control diabetes, was first made from the pancreas of a pig.
2013 Live Auction
- Let your hair down and enjoy a weekend with an Audi!
- 4 tickets to Chicago Cubs vs Houston Astros at Wrigley Field on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 3:05 p.m., Parking Pass, $175 in assort. Gift cards for lunch and dinner.
- Let's go Bowling!!! Great for your next corporate outing, or birthday party for all ages, this party includes 2 hours of bowling for up to 40 people with shoe rental.
- Own a piece of baseball history with this authentic Autographed Cal Ripken, Jr. baseball.
- Co-host on 99.7 KISS FM with Bondsy & Sarah! Named the best local radio show by the IL Broadcasters Assoc.
- Let the good times roll with this authentic Black Jack table, playing cards, and poker chips!
- The Curve Inn will host your next party with this Beer Garden Party for 50, finger foods and a keg of beer.
- A must see in person! 14kt white gold total Carat .5, diamonds SI, grade-pear shape drop pendant with a swing cluster center on 18" gold chain.
- Who's ready for a Ghost Hunt? Urban paranormal investigators. Includes an overnight paranormal investigation, time and place TBD, for the winner and 5 guests, also includes one psychic reading session for just the winner, two autographed books by Larry Wilson one of the paranormal investigators!
- Dinner with Friends!!! 8 people 5 course "Farm to Table" chef dinner from Chef Ryan Lewis of Café Brio in winning bidder's home.
- Summer Concert!!! 4 tickets to John Mayer on Sunday, August 11, 2013 at the Illinois State Fair VIP PIT tickets.
- Mini Vacation to Indiana! 2 night stay at the French Lick Resort.
- Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to own an authentic autographed Cal Ripken, Jr. jersey.
- Have you dreamed of being a Rocker? Well here is your chance! Rock star for a Day includes the opportunity to record 2 songs, have them produced and mastered, and get headshots professionally taken!
- M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E 4 — Walt Disney One Day Hopper Passes!
- Drive your dream car!!! Weekend with an Import.
- It's NOLA Baby! Enjoy a Louisiana Style Shrimp boil at your home for 30 people-includes potatoes, sausage, corn also includes salad and key lime pie!
- Diamonds are a girls best friend! 14kt white gold diamond earrings with .5ct total diamond weight.
- Gone Country!!! See the Zach Brown Band in St. Louis Friday, June 7, 2013 includes 4 tickets to the concert Friday, June 7, 2013 gas cards for your travel expenses, dinner and a couple of cd's to listen to on your road trip! Great seats in center section, row GG.
- Let The Shenanigans Acoustics rock your next party! Group, featuring Elizabeth Eckert, Ian Wick, Dave Littrell and Micah Walk, will be available for a live 2-hour set which includes sound and a great time.
- Time to get away from it all with a Luxury Steamboat Springs Condo Getaway! This 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo is located in the Torian Plum, Steamboat's premier ski-in/ski-out lodging. The one-week stay should be the perfect fit for any snow bunny.
- Mystery Pig
- Take me out to a FABULOUS ball game!!! 6 Field Box seats to the July 13, 2013 Cardinal vs Cubs at Wrigley with 2 parking passes - 2nd row from CUBS bull pen. You can't miss these fantastic seats!
- Original artwork done by Michael J. Mayosky, during the gala! Watch him paint this masterpiece throughout the evening and finally, have your own chance to take it home with you!
Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information, please contact:
Vanessa Wiseman, Manager
Greater Illinois Area
American Diabetes Association
2501 Chatham Road, Suite 210, Springfield, IL 62704
217-875-9011 ext. 6642
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