Partnership Dinner 2019

48th PARTNERSHIP DINNER 2019 featuring CHRIS SPIELMAN

“Triumph Over Tragedy”

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Doors open at 5:00 p.m. • Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m.

Chris Spielman is an all-star linebacker from Massillon, Ohio. He was a two-time All American for The Ohio State University Buckeyes. Chris played 11 years in the NFL for the Detroit Lions, Buffalo Bills and the Cleveland Browns. He represented the Detroit Lions in four Pro Bowls and was named the team’s defensive MVP in 1993 and 1994. Chris was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2009.
 
Chris was a college football analyst with ESPN for 15 years, and in 2016, he moved to Fox Sports as an NFL football analyst. He also hosts a new sports radio show, Spielman and Hooley Mornings, on iHeart Radio, 105.7 The Zone.
 
Chris continues the fight that he and his late wife Stefanie started together shortly after her first diagnosis of breast cancer. Over the years, more than $22 million has been raised for the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research and the Stefanie Spielman Patient Assistance Fund.
 
Chris has four children and was remarried in 2013 to Carrie Yocom, who brought with her two more daughters. Chris’ life has order: Faith, Family and Community — and he lives it daily in that order.

PURPOSE & HISTORY

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Dinner Purpose and History

Partnership Dinner is an annual event that generates funding for student scholarships. The dinner is held annually during the spring at the Royal Park Hotel in downtown Rochester. A special reception for sponsors and the featured speaker is held in conjunction with the dinner. The 47th annual Partnership Dinner in 2018 featured Michael Beschloss. Recent keynote speakers for the annual event have included such individuals as Col. Oliver North, Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, Mitch AlbomDr. Ben Carson, Scott Hamilton, Barbara Bush, Colin Powell, Elizabeth Dole, Art Linkletter, John Glenn, Robin Roberts, Dave Ramsey, Don Meyer, and Judge Ken Starr. The evening also includes the recognition of the Alumni(us) of the Year, a performance by Autumn (RC’s traveling performance ensemble), and student remarks about their time at Rochester College.

Filmed & Edited by: Kayce McClure 

 

SPONSORSHIPS & TICKETS

Tickets & Sponsorship »

TICKETS

  • Adult Ticket – $150 (receipt amount $93)
  • Alumni Ticket – $125 (receipt amount $68)
  • Student Ticket – $100 (receipt amount $43)

SPONSORSHIPS

Presenting Sponsor – $10,000 (receipt amount $9,316)

  • Prime seating for 2 at the speaker’s table
  • Prime seating for 10 at personal/company table
  • Admission for 2 to reception with speaker
  • Premier event signage with recognition throughout the evening as Presenting Sponsor
  • Recognition in program and slideshow
  • Expo table in lobby before and after event
  • Pre- or post-event lodging at Royal Park Hotel (1 night)

Reception Sponsor – $10,000 (receipt amount $9,430) – SOLD

  • Prime seating for 10
  • Admission for 10 to reception with speaker (5 photos)
  • Premier event signage
  • Recognition in program and slideshow
  • Pre- or post-event lodging at Royal Park Hotel (1 night)

Valet Parking Sponsor – $7,500 (receipt amount $6,930)

  • Prime seating for 10
  • Admission for 10 to reception with speaker (5 photos)
  • Premier event signage
  • Recognition in program and slideshow
  • Pre- or post-event lodging at Royal Park Hotel (1 night)

Patron Sponsor – $5,000 (receipt amount $4,430)

  • Prime seating for 10
  • Admission for 10 to reception with speaker (5 photos)
  • Recognition in program and slideshow

Warrior Sponsor – $3,000 (receipt amount $2,715)

  • Prime seating for 5
  • Admission for 5 to reception with speaker
  • Recognition in program and slideshow

Premiere Table Sponsor – $2,000 (receipt amount $1,430)

  • Prime seating for 10
  • Admission for 2 to reception with speaker (1 photo)
  • Recognition in program and slideshow

Partner Sponsor – $1,500 (receipt amount $1,158)

  • Prime seating for 2, plus 4 RC student tickets
  • Admission for 2 to reception with speaker (1 photo)
  • Recognition in program and slideshow

Table Sponsor – $1,500 (receipt amount $930)

  • Seating for 10
  • Recognition in program and slideshow

Crimson & White Sponsor – $1,000 (receipt amount $886)

  • Seating for 2
  • Admission for 2 to reception with speaker
  • Recognition in program and slideshow

Event Sponsor – $500 (receipt amount $386)

  • Seating for 2
  • Recognition in program and slideshow