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Alzheimer's Association Purple Gala
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2016 Event Details
Purple Gala Raffle
Auction Donations
Sponsorship and Underwriting Opportunities
Gala Photos

Event Details

The Alzheimer’s Association’s annual Purple Gala is a time to celebrate and honor the lives of people impacted by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. The evening includes a reception and silent auction followed by a gourmet dinner, live auction, entertainment, and after party with a live band. Proceeds from the Gala raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

Alzheimer's Association 24th Annual Purple Gala
May 14, 2016
The Depot, Minneapolis

225 South 3rd Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Event Schedule
5:30 p.m. - Check-In opens / Welcome Guests
5:30 - 7:00  p.m. - Cocktail Reception / Silent Auction
7:00 p.m. - Program Begins / Dinner
9:30 p.m. - Program Ends & Live Band/Dancing Begins!
11:30 p.m. - Music and Dancing ends

Title Sponsor: $50,000
Signature Sponsor: $40,000
Presenting Sponsor: $30,000
Platinum Sponsor: $20,000
Diamond Sponsor: $15,000
Gold Sponsor: $10,000
Sterling Sponsor: $7,500
Silver Sponsor: $5,000
Bronze Sponsor: $3,500
Table Host (10 tickets): $2,750
Individual Ticket (1): $275

Purple Gala Raffle

One Lucky Winner Receives a Trip for Four including:

  • 10-Day Sightseeing & Golf Trip for Four to Scotland
  • $1,500 per person airfare
  • Lodging in Edinburgh, Perth and St. Andrews
  • Tee times and caddies at St. Andrews’ The Castle Course &
    Jubilee Course, Kingsbarns Course, and Gleneagles Course
  • Scottish Blue Badge Tour Guide
  • Private Driver & Ground Transportation for all 10 days

    Raffle Tickets:
    $200 each
    Only 400 tickets will be sold!

To become a sponsor, contact Stephanie Dix Campbell, relationship events manager:

By phone: 952.857.0545
By email:


Auction Donations

If you would like to donate an auction item for the 2016 Gala, please print the Auction Donation Form and mail or fax it to the Alzheimer's Association at:

Alzheimer's Association Minnesota-North Dakota
7900 West 78th Street, Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55439
Fax: 952.830.0513

For more information, contact Stephanie Dix Campbell, relationship events manager:

By phone: 952.857.0545
By email:

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Sponsorship and Underwriting Opportunities

2016 Gala Sponsorship Opportunities
To learn more about becoming a sponsor at the Gala, contact Stephanie Dix Campbell, relationship events manager:

By phone: 952.857.0545
By email:

Thank you to our 2016 Gala Sponsors

Diamond Sponsors


Gold Sponsors


Sterling Sponsor


Silver Sponsors

Accredited Investors Wealth Management
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Mark & Jane Chronister
English Rose Suites & b home Home Care
Ernst & Young, LLP
Fredrikson & Byron LLP
The Goodman Group
Susan Marvin & Keith Schwartzwald
Morgan Stanley - The Tracey Group
Orlady Family, in memory of Dr. Elizabeth Orlady Johnson
Pentair Ltd.
Pioneer Rim & Wheel Company
Veritae Group, LLC


Bronze Sponsors

Allianz Life Insurance of North America
Chestnut Cambronne
Sharon & Augustine Dalmasso
Ebenezer Management Services
Paula Gulliford & Richard Blomquist
Suzanne Hoppe & Karen Hoppe Families
The Kiskis Family, in memory of Lenny Kiskis
Medica* (x2)
Northwest Area Jaycees
RBC Wealth Management - The Mehrer/Stromberg Group
Robert W. Baird & co.
Robins Kaplan LLP
Carol & Alan Shapiro
Joel & Cindy Shapiro
John & Tammy Stern
Sunshine Heart
Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc.
Wellstead of Rogers* (x2)
Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.
Ron & Lynn Zamansky

Print Media Sponsor


Fund-a-Service Challenge Match Donors

Mortenson Construction
Pat & Ann Ryan
Wells Fargo Minnesota Foundation
Willard E. Smucker Foundation


Gala Photos

mirmir photos from the 2015 Gala
2015 Gala Photos
Photos from the 2014 Gala
Transitions Project Video
Dementia Friendly Communities
Live Auction
Silent Auction

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Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.