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Starlight Gala



A Startling Evening of Mad Science: A Benefit for Science Education

Saturday, September 26, 2015
Chabot Space & Science Center
10000 Skyline Blvd Oakland California
6pm – 10pm

Join Bay Area business, community, and philanthropic leaders in supporting Chabot’s work to inspire and educate the next generation of scientists, engineers, and global thinkers.

This evening will include a reception featuring a mad scientist mixologist creating concoctions that will stimulate your neurons. Grace Street Catering will prepare an out-of-this world dinner carefully paired with wine to delight your taste buds, followed by a live auction. Weather permitting, we will end the night with an exclusive telescope viewing on our Observatory Deck.


Enjoy a fabulous fete, support Chabot’s mission, and join us in honoring some of the Bay Area’s most distinguished advocates and supporters of innovation and STEM education.

2015 Champion of Science Awards will be presented to:
Dan Miller
Individual Champion of Science

Morgan Stanley
Corporate Champion of Science

East Bay Community Foundation
Foundation Champion of Science

Gerald McKeegan
Educator Champion of Science

Event sponsors
(as of July 1, 2015)


Science Champion Sponsor


Chevron

 

Orbital Philanthropists
Natalie Roe and Michael Levi
Rudney Associates

Galactic Sponsors
The Clorox Company
East Bay Community Foundation
Amy Slater and Garrett Gruener
Pacific Gas & Electric
Spees Family
Zygote Ventures

Atomic Sponsors
Sue and Ron Bachman
Beneficial State Bank
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks
Dan Miller

Media
Diablo Publications

Dinner Committee
Sue and Ron Bachman
Annette Campbell Washington
Reena Rickles and Glen Dahlbacka
Aimee Eng
Hon. Libby Schaaf and Sal Fahey
Jerry Fiddler
Alison and G. Richard Fletcher
Amy Slater and Garrett Gruener
Rocio and Michael Haas
Hon. Jean Quan and Dr. Floyd Huen
Kimberly and Steve Lalli
Natalie Roe and Michael Levi
Dan Miller
Camille and Ed Penhoet
Marjorie Randolph
Sarah and Eric Rudney
Nina Senn
Kate and John Spees
Hon. Richard and Jean Spees
Richard L. Spees
Sheryl Gorchow-Stuart and Marc Stuart
Chitra and Anil Suri
Angela and Nick Vlahos

Join us!

Galactic Sponsorship ($10,000)

  • VIP Table for 10 guests
  • Invitation to Winter Donor Reception
  • Recognition in Starlight Gala invitation and program
  • Recognition in e-newsletter and annual report
  • Stellar Society membership and recognition

PURCHASE

 

Atomic Sponsorship ($5,000)

  • VIP Seating for 4 guests
  • Invitation to Winter Donor Reception
  • Recognition in Starlight Gala invitation and program
  • Recognition in e-newsletter and annual report
  • Stellar Society membership and recognition

PURCHASE

 

Premier tickets ($1,250)

  • VIP Seating
  • Invitation to Winter Donor Reception
  • Recognition in e-newsletter and annual report
  • Stellar Society membership and recognition

PURCHASE

 

Individual tickets ($500)

PURCHASE

 

Support Chabot’s mission with a Zero Carbon Contribution to this event. Donations of all sizes are needed and appreciated.

DONATE NOW

 

For questions or more information please contact Interim Director of Institutional Advancement Stephanie Casenza at scasenza@chabotspace.org or Development Coordinator Sheri Kuehl at skuehl@chabotspace.org