2014 Partnership Dinner

Dr. Ben Carson will headline Rochester College’s 43rd annual Partnership Dinner, which will be held Saturday, April 12, at the Royal Park Hotel.  A presenter at the 2013 National Day of Prayer and popular media commentator, Carson is the author of five books: Gifted Hands, Think BIG, The Big Picture, Take the Risk and America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made this Nation Great. In 2008, Carson was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which is the highest civilian honor in the United States. He also was recognized by “U.S. News & World Report” and Harvard’s Center for Public Leadership as one of “America’s Best Leaders.” Carson has been married to his wife, Candy, for over 37 years and is the father of three sons.

Doors open at 5:00 p.m. – Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m.

 

SPONSORSHIPS

Sponsorship Opportunities

Speaker Sponsor…..$10,000 Three Available Seating for two at speaker’s table
Admission for two to reception with speaker (1 photo)
Recognition in program and slideshow Premier event signage
Pre- or- Post-event lodging (1 night) at the Royal Park Hotel
Crimson & White Sponsor…..$1,000 Prime seating for two Admission for two to reception with speaker (1 photo)
Recognition in program and slideshow
Valet Parking Sponsor…..$7,500 Prime seating for ten Admission for ten to reception with speaker (5 photos)
Premier event signage Recognition in program and slideshow
Pre- or post-event lodging (1 night) at the Royal Park Hotel
Premiere Table Sponsor …..$2,500 Prime seating for ten Admission for two to reception with speaker (1 photo)
Recognition in program and slideshow
Reception Sponsor…..$7,500 Prime seating for ten Admission for ten to reception with speaker (5 photos)
Premier event signage Recognition in program and slideshow
Pre- or post-event lodging (1 night) at the Royal Park Hotel
Table Sponsor . . . . .$1,250 Prime seating for six
Recognition in the program
Patron Sponsor…..$5,000 Prime seating for ten Admission for ten to reception with speaker (5 photos)
Recognition in program or slideshow
Event Sponsor…..$500 Prime seating for two
Recognition in program and slideshow
Warrior Sponsor…..$3,000 Prime seating for five Admission for five to reception with speaker (3 photos)
Recognition in program and slideshow
Business Sponsor…..$500 Seating for two Display table in lobby for information
Recognition in program and slideshow
Partner Sponsor…..$1,500Prime seating for two, plus four RC student tickets
Admission for two to reception with speaker (1 photo)
Recognition in program and slideshow
Business Table Sponsor…..$1,250 Seating for five Display table in lobby for information
Recognition in program and slideshow
Individual Ticket ($200)Employee and Alumni ($175) carson_rediscoveringBook Sale…..$20 American the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great by Ben Carson, M.D.

PURPOSE & HISTORY

Dinner Purpose and History

Partnership Dinner is an annual event that generates funding for student scholarships. The dinner normally is held 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 42nd annual Partnership Dinner in 2013 featured Scott Hamilton, Olympic Gold Medalist. Recent keynote speakers for the annual event have included such individuals as Barbara Bush, Colin Powell, Elizabeth Dole, John Major, Sam Donaldson, Mary Lou Retton, Art Linkletter, John Glenn, Robin Roberts, Dave Ramsey, Michael Medved, Don Meyer and Judge Ken Starr.

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