Black & Gold Celebration

Join us for our Black & Gold Celebration

The Black and Gold Celebration is our premiere fundraising event featuring dinner, silent auction, live music entertainment and a hall of fame induction. The event is an opportunity to support and celebrate Black Hawk College's impact on our students' lives and throughout our community.

 

SAVE THE DATE
Thursday,
APRIL 6, 2023
6:00 PM
Bend XPO
East Moline, Illinois

Tentative Schedule

6:00 PM
Silent Auction and Cash Bar


7:00 PM
Dinner and Gala Program
(including the induction of our
2023 Alumni Hall of Fame Members)

 

Chad Pregracke

FEATURING SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER
& BHC ALUMNI HALL OF FAME MEMBER

Chad Pregracke

Living Lands & Waters, Founder and President

Black Hawk College alumn Chad Pregacke's non-stop work ethic and natural leadership skills have garnered him an abundance of awards and honors over the years. In 2002, Chad was the recipient of the Jefferson Award for Public Service (America’s version of the Nobel Prize). In 2013, he was named CNN's Hero of the Year. Chad is also the author of From the Bottom Up: One Man’s Crusade to Clean America’s Rivers. Learn more about Chad

Become an Black & Gold Event Sponsor

 

Download the PDF 2023 Black & Gold Celebration Flyer and Sponsorship Information or contact us for additional information.

 

Presenting
Sponsor

$10,000* **

  • Distribution of promotional items at every seat

  • VIP Meet & Greet Reception and photo opportunity with keynote and special guest

  • Recognition as “Presenting Sponsor” in all media promotions including event advertising

  • Recognition and linked logo on the BHC Foundation website and social media

  • Verbal recognition and prominent recognition in event looped presentation

  • Prominent recognition, with logo, in the full-color program and signage at the event

  • Recognition and logo in post-event “Thank You” in BHC Foundation Newsletter

  • Front row reserved table for ten (10) guests, with “Presenting Sponsor” signage

  • Remarks at the podium or video presented during remarks

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Changing Lives
Sponsor

$5,000

  • VIP Meet & Greet Reception and photo opportunity with keynote and special guest

  • Recognition as “Changing Lives Sponsor” in all media promotions

  • Recognition and linked logo on the BHC Foundation website and social media

  • Verbal recognition and prominent recognition in event looped presentation

  • Prominent recognition, with logo, in the full-color program and signage at the event

  • Recognition and logo in post-event “Thank You” in BHC Foundation Newsletter

  • Front row reserved table for ten (10) guests with “Changing Lives Sponsor” signage

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Building Community
Sponsor

$2,500

  • Unique level recognition in all media promotions

  • Recognition and linked logo on the BHC Foundation website and social media

  • Listed in the full-color program

  • Recognition in post-event “Thank You” in BHC Foundation Newsletter

  • Front row reserved table for eight (8) guests, with “Building Community Sponsor” signage

  • Your choice to sponsor one of the following items with displayed name recognition: Items are first come, first serve: Dessert, wine, table gift, entertainment

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Hope & Inspiration
Sponsor

$1,500

  • Unique level recognition in all media promotions

  • Recognition and linked logo on the BHC Foundation website and social media

  • Listed in the full-color program

  • Recognition in post-event “Thank You” in BHC Foundation Newsletter

  • Four (4) complimentary guest tickets with “Hope & Inspiration Sponsor” signage

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Helping Hand
Sponsor

$500

  • Listed on BHC Foundation website

  • Listed in the full-color program

  • Recognition in post-event “Thank You” in BHC Foundation Newsletter

  • Two (2) complimentary tickets

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BHC Friends
Sponsor

$250

  • Name on BHC Foundation website

  • Listed in full-color program

Sponsor Now

 

Download the PDF 2023 Black & Gold Celebration Flyer and Sponsorship Information or contact us for additional information.

* Commit by early September and your logo will be included on the event invitation.
** Optional: Add $10,000 for an Endowed scholarship created in your name.

 

    Black Hawk College Foundation