18th Annual Holiday Party and Casino Night

 

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Same great friends, same place and time of year, new theme!  The 18th Annual Friends Foundation Holiday Party will be held on Friday, December 2, 2016 at the Loews Hotel in Annapolis.  We will celebrate friendship and giving with dinner, live music by The Reagan Years, and casino gaming fun!

The Friends Foundation is an Annapolis-based nonprofit organization. Formed in 1998 by a group of local boyhood friends who live, work and socialize in Annapolis and surrounding areas, the group organizes several annual fundraisers designates meaningful beneficiaries for the proceeds from these events. Since its inception, the Friends Foundation has maintained a platform of increasing the involvement and philanthropy of young people in the community.

Over the last ten years, the foundation has donated in excess of $800,000 to a large number of local, regional, national and international organizations including Hospice of the Chesapeake, Make-a-Wish Foundation, Creating Communities, Anne Arundel Medical Center, the American Cancer Society, Young Life, Boy & Girls Clubs of Annapolis & Anne Arundel County, Lighthouse Shelter and many more locations.  This year, a portion of the proceeds of this event will go to the Healing Hands Foundation, to help them provide high-quality surgical procedures, medical treatment, dental care, and educational support in under-resourced areas nationwide.

The Friends Foundation seeks to raise over $100,000 at this event with the help of donations of products, services and sponsorships. Attached you will find the many opportunities available for you and your company this year. To ensure proper recognition for your charitable contribution, please complete and return the forms (by mail or to the presenting volunteer) no later than Monday, November 21, 2016.

The success of the event is predicated on the strong support of business leaders and individuals who want to help us make a difference. If you have any questions regarding the silent auction or the event itself, please contact us at 410-263-0122 or email info@friendsfoundation.com.

Download 2016 Sponsorship Opportunities Document

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

All sponsorship packages include recognition with e-blasts, press releases, and social media announcements; Prominent signage and recognition at the event, including in the event program and Step and Repeat red carpet photo opportunities; Recognition in an article in What’s Up? Annapolis Magazine and The Capital

Royal Flush Entertainment Sponsor: $10,000 (one available)

  • Includes 4 tickets to the event with premium seating and champagne at your table
  • 8 passes to pre-event VIP reception with FF Board
  • 2 complimentary hotel rooms at the Annapolis Loews Hotel
  • complimentary limousine for 4 people to and from event
  • Logo/name printed on sign displayed on stage with the band
  • Logo/name printed on sign displayed at entrance

Four of a Kind Valet Sponsor: $7,500 (one available)

  • Includes 6 tickets to the event with premium seating and champagne at your table
  • 1 complimentary hotel room at the Annapolis Loews Hotel
  • 4 passes to pre-event VIP reception with FF Board
  • Logo/name prominently displayed at valet station
  • Logo/name printed on the deck of cards given to each guest aas a giveaway at the end of the evening

Full House Gourmet Station Sponsor: $5,000 (one available)

  • Includes 2 tickets to the event with premium seating
  • 1 complimentary hotel room at the Annapolis Loews Hotel
  • 2 passes to pre-event VIP reception with FF Board
  • Logo/name prominently displayed on special table serving the gourmet item (TBD)

Ace of Spades Photobooth Sponsor: $2,500 (one available)

  • Includes 4 tickets to the event with reserved seating
  • 4 passes to pre-event VIP reception with FF Board
  • Logo/name prominently displayed at the photobooth and photos

King of Diamonds Beverage/Bar Sponsor: $2,500 (three available)

  • Includes 2 tickets to the event with reserved seating
  • 2 passes to pre-event VIP reception with FF Board
  • Logo/name prominently displayed on one of three serving bars, and the cocktail napkins used at that bar

Queen of Hearts Table Sponsor: $1,500 (six available)

  • Includes 2 tickets to the event with reserved seating
  • 2 passes to pre-event VIP reception with FF Board
  • Logo/name prominently displayed at your table

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