As Harrisburg University continues to monitor the developments regarding COVID-19 Coronavirus, we are committed to the health and safety of our community. In an abundance of caution and in the best interest of our community, we have made the decision to postpone the Harrisburg University Gala. Please be on the lookout for the rescheduled date and stay healthy!

Zembo Shrine

2801 N 3rd St #2,

Harrisburg, PA 17110

 

 

 

Schedule

5:30 – RECEPTION
6:30 – DINNER

 

Zembo Shrine

2801 N 3rd St #2,
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Schedule

5:30 – RECEPTION
6:30 – DINNER

 

About the Stephen R. Reed Impact Award

The Stephen R. Reed Impact Award is intended to honor those individuals who, like Mayor Stephen R. Reed, have made invaluable contributions to the building and establishment of HU, have supported HU through our history and progress, and who directly support our mission. The Stephen R. Reed Impact Award is the highest-level award given and is a symbol of the individual’s dedication to HU.

About Stephen R. Reed Impact Award Winner Tim Weston

Tim is a partner in the environmental and energy law practice of the global law firm K&L Gates. His legal career in state government an private practice has earned him many professional accolades—but more importantly, his work has helped conserve and protect many of our Commonwealth’s natural resources. Tim has served on the HU Board of Trustees since 2004, acting as the board’s second chair during the university’s formative years. Tim was recently awarded the 2019 PA Bar Association’s Environmental and Energy Law Section Lifetime Achievement Award

About Stephen R. Reed Impact Award Winner Mary Webber Weston

Mary has devoted her career to consulting and lobbying with state associations, nonprofits, and corporations. She has helped her clients—including museums, theaters, and colleges—secure tens of millions of dollars in funding and participated in the creation of Harrisburg University as a Board Member of the Harrisburg Polytechnic Development Corporation. Her work has been recognized with numerous awards, most recently the 2019 CPBJ Circle of Excellence. A founding member and former Chair of the Whitaker Center’s Board and also Chair of Whitaker Center Productions, Mary currently serves as a member of the Whitaker Center’s Executive Committee.

Emerging Scholars Assistance Fund

The Emerging Scholars Assistance Fund provides financial support to our most disadvantaged students to meet needs beyond college tuition. Through paying for things like food, clothing and rent, we can ensure our students aren’t forced to choose between meeting their basic needs and going to college

Become a Sponsor, Buy a Table

GALA SPONSOR
$25,000
Capital BlueCross

  • Recognition as the premier sponsor of the Annual Gala and program; “presented by”
  • Two preferred-location tables of ten (18 seats for guests, 2 student seats)
  • Sponsorship of two HU students (1 at each table)
  • Opportunity to introduce President Darr
  • Opportunity to show a video commercial during dinner program
  • Sponsor logo and/or name prominently on all event related promotional collateral including invitations, flyers, event program, all social media platforms, Gala webpage and posters
  • Full page advertisement in event program
  • Sponsor logo on cover of printed program, venue signage, and featured on video screens; sponsor acknowledgment by emcee

Stephen R. Reed Impact Award SPONSOR
$25,000
Select Medical

  • Recognition as the Impact Award sponsor; “presented by”
  • Two preferred-location tables of ten (18 seats for guests, 2 student seats)
  • Sponsorship of two HU students (1 at each table)
  • Name recognition and logo placement in the Impact Award video
  • Logo placed on the Impact Award
  • Sponsor logo and/or name prominently on all Impact Award promotional collateral including invitations, flyers, event program, all social media platforms, Gala webpage and posters
  • Full-page advertisement in event program
  • Sponsor logo on dining room signage and featured on video screens; sponsor acknowledgment by emcee

DINNER SPONSOR
$20,000
McNees, Wallace & Nurick, LLC.

  • Recognition as the exclusive dinner sponsor
  • Two preferred-location tables of ten (18 seats for guests, 2 student seats)
  • Sponsorship of two HU students (1 at each table)
  • Opportunity to show a video commercial during dinner program
  • Sponsor logo and/or name on all event related promotional collateral including invitations, flyers, event program, all social media platforms, Gala webpage and posters
  • Full page advertisement in event program
  • Sponsor logo on dining room signage and featured on video screens; sponsor acknowledgment by emcee

RECEPTION SPONSOR
$15,000
HMS

  • Recognition as the exclusive reception sponsor
  • Two preferred-location tables of ten (18 seats for guests, 2 student seats)
  • Sponsorship of two HU students (1 at each table)
  • Opportunity to show a video commercial during dinner program
  • Sponsor logo and/or name on all event related promotional collateral including invitations, flyers, event program, all social media platforms, Gala webpage, and posters
  • Full page advertisement in event program
  • Sponsor logo on reception room signage, table signage, and featured on video screens; sponsor acknowledgment by emcee

PROGRAM SPONSOR
$10,000 (5 available)

  • One preferred-location table of ten (9 seats for guests, 1 student seat)
  • Sponsorship of one HU student
  • Sponsor logo and/or name featured on flyers, event program, all social media platforms, Gala webpage and posters
  • Half page advertisement in event program
  • Sponsor logo on table signage and featured on video screens

TABLE SPONSOR
$5,000 (35 available)

  • One preferred-location table of ten (9 seats for guests, 1 student seat)
  • Sponsorship of one HU student
  • Quarter page advertisement in event program
  • Sponsor logo on table signage and featured on video screens

EMERGING SCHOLARS SPONSOR
$2,500 (30 available)

  • One table of ten (9 seats for guests, 1 student seat)
  • Sponsorship of one HU student
  • Table signage with sponsor logo

To reserve tickets or sponsorships,
please contact Missy Hepfer

MHepfer@HarrisburgU.edu

717.901.5172

Highlights from the 2019 Gala

Gala Sponsors

Harrisburg University is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt, publicly supported organization.
Tax ID # 25-1900793.
For more information, please contact Missy Hepfer, Event Planner Advancement:
MHepfer@HarrisburgU.edu or 717-901-5172.