2017 Legacy Gala

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Become a Sponsor

This signature fundraiser for Michigan Legacy Art Park features live and silent auctions, sparkling wine reception, locally-sourced dinner, live music and the presentation of the Legacy Award.
Sponsorships are available right now.

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2016 Legacy Gala Sponsorship Benefits

Sponsorships ensure a successful Legacy Gala, providing for continued, sustainable, steady and inspired growth at the Michigan Legacy Art Park.

$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!

2016 Sponsors

Special thanks to our lead sponsors of the 2016 Legacy Gala.

Stockade Labyrinth Sponsors

Jim and Maree Mulvoy
Mark Payne and Marry Mueller – In recognition of the new Interlochen Public Library
Rich and Sue Smith

Five Needles Sponsors

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Tom and Julie Dawson
Kathy and Harry Eiferle
Robert Holdeman, LLC
Ann and Christopher Stack
Maurice and Linda White

Diversity Sponsors

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Cornwell Architects

Martin and Valerie Cotanche
Ed and Carol LaPrade
Marilyn Wheaton and Paul Duffy

Ontonagon Sponsors

Jon and Amy Ballinger
David Mix and Mary Ann Cheney
Kathryn Den Houter and Jim Jackway
The DK Design Group
Franke Family Dentistry
Mike and Catherine Fruge
Jerry Gretzinger and Meg Staley
Charles Keeling
Northwestern Michigan College
General Earl T. O’Loughlin USAF (Retired)
Alan and Margo Osterman
Bill and Marty Paine
Steve and Deona Paine
Thomas and Susan Peeples
Jack and JoAnn Pope
Portland Building
Rick and Jan Robb
Traverse Tax and Accounting
Diane Wilbur and Jim Szalay
Ima Williams


2016 Legacy Award Presentation

The Legacy Award

The Legacy Award honors those who make a significant, positive impact on Michigan’s arts, history, culture or environment.

The 2016 Legacy Award was proudly presented to Gene Jenneman and the Dennos Museum Center in recognition of 25 years of arts inspiration.

View Past Legacy Award Honorees