Join us for the Special Olympics Michigan Ties and Tennies Gala at Ford Field in Detroit on October 18, 2019 to raise funds in support of our programs and athletes. More details to follow. The Ties and Tennies Gala is the organization's signature event held in southeast Michigan which has the largest athlete population served in all of Michigan.
This is the ninth annual Gala for Special Olympics Michigan. Be a part of a fun, sporty night of dining and dancing. Pair party chic attire with your favorite tennies and join us for an inspiring evening! Tickets are $150/individual, $300/couple or $2,000/table.
WXYZ's Ann Marie LaFlamme will emcee the 2019 Ties and Tennies Gala.
The evening will be emceed by WXYZ's Ann Marie LaFlamme, who is a passionate supporter of Special Olympics Michigan. Born and raised in Rochester Hills, Ann Marie has emceed and volunteered at numerous SOMI events and also taken part in the annual Polar Plunge multiple times. Prior to joining WXYZ in March 2015, Ann Marie spent time at WXMI in Grand Rapids and WWTV in Cadillac.
The Special Olympics Movement can ultimately transform communities by inspiring people throughout the world to open their minds, to accept and include people with intellectual disabilities, and thereby celebrate differences among all people, in the context of the greater similarities we all share.
• For questions please contact Ted Grossnickle at email@example.com
Platinum Partner: $20,000
Gold Partner: $15,000
Silver Partner: $10,000
Bronze Partner: $7,500
Champion Partner: $5,000
Event Partner/Table: $2,000
Underwriting Opportunities available ranging from $1,000-$5,000
For questions please contact:
Ted Grossnickle, Development & Events Manager
Office: (248) 688-9603
Gala Committee Members
Co-Chair Kevin Voigt, KPMG
Co-Chair Dr. Matthew Prince
Michelle Acciavatti, Willis Towers Watson
Josh Lowry, Real Estate One
Ron Hinsley, ITC Holdings
Suzanne Seitz, CooperStandard
Thank You to our 2018 Gala Partners:
Gold Medal Partner
Silver Medal Partners
Ron and Shelia Hinsley
Willis Towers Watson