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Thank you for helping us make the 2016 Gala a success!

Have any other questions about BlackRock’s Annual Gala? Would you like to be involved in the 2017 Gala?
Please contact Dennis McKinney at or at 240-912-1056!

2016 Annual Gala
An Evening of Wonder:
Celebrating the Magic of the Arts at BlackRock

May 6, 2016 | 6 PM

Join us for a festive evening to support BlackRock Center for the Arts featuring:

Cocktails & Hors D’oeuvres, Silent Auction, Three-course Dinner, Live Auction , Fund-a-Need, Dessert, After Party and Dancing

Awards Celebration honoring
for outstanding dedication to the arts in our community

Honorary Co-Chairs: The Honorable Isiah Leggett and Mrs. Catherine Leggett

Gala Committee Co-Chairs: Jennifer Russel and Chester Anderson

Everyone is Invited! Why you should attend:

Most of BlackRock’s activities are offered at greatly reduced rates, & many are free.
We count on revenue from our Annual Gala, our most important fundraising event, to close the gap.
Please join us this year to support and celebrate the arts in our community!

Single tickets $195 each | Sponsor Seats $325 each | Sponsorships start at $1,000 and up



Promote What’s Important to You: Donate to the Silent Auction

An auction donation is a great way to get your business’ name in front of the movers and shakers in our community. Please contact Jason DeMarchi, or 240-912-1062 for more information, or  fill out the donation certificate (linked below) and email or fax.

92% of Silent Auction Items Sold in 2015. Nearly $10,000 worth of revenue from Silent Auction alone.