Save the Date! * July 12, 2009 * Chicago
2009 will be the 40th anniversary of the Freedom to Read Foundation. To celebrate, we are planning a gala event at the new Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago on July 12, 2009, during ALA’s Annual Conference. Please mark the date in your 2009 calendar – we want you to be a part of this great event!
Tickets will go on sale January 2, so stay tuned to this space! Individual tickets are $125 for the dinner and program; $125 for the VIP reception; and $250 for both events.
**This will be one of the first events at the Modern Wing, an acclaimed new space designed by internationally renowned architect Renzo Piano!**
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We are looking for individual, library, organizational, and corporate sponsors to underwrite the event. Below is the rate list, explaining the benefits of each level of sponsorship. If you would like to sponsor the gala, or know of a potential sponsor, please contact Jonathan Kelley at (800) 545-2433 x4226 or email@example.com.
Gold Sponsor — $25,000
Two tables (20 seats) for dinner in prime location; 20 tickets to VIP reception; recognition in the invitation, program book and during ceremony; major signage; back-page ad in program book.
Silver Sponsor — $10,000
One table (10 seats) for dinner; ten tickets to VIP reception; full-page ad in program book; signage; recognition in invitation, program book and during ceremony.
Bronze Sponsor — $2,500
One table (10 seats) for dinner; four tickets to VIP reception; quarter-page ad in program; recognition in the invitation, program book and during ceremony.
Table only — $1,250
One table (10 seats) for dinner; two tickets to VIP reception; recognition in program book.
The Freedom to Read Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.