Gala Sponsors & Commmittee Members


Gala Sponsors

(as of March 16)



Lauren Kay Pollin




Chet and Paula Anderson

John and Sheila Compton

Mr. & Mrs. Irvin L. Crawford II


Sharon and Hap Bauer

Black Hills Germantown –
a Project of Lerner Enterprises

The Ithaka Foundation

Tom and Melane
Kinney Hoffman

Matan Companies

Minkoff Development

Rodgers Consulting

RSV Pools, Inc.

Total Wine and More



Wine Sponsor

Randy Scritchfield
Retirement Planning



Fuad and Nancy El-Hibri

Hillis-Carnes Engineering

Ann and Knight Kiplinger

Dr. & Mrs. Thomas E. Quelet

Michael and Linda Roberts

Jennifer Russel

The Walker Group


Ellen Coren

David and Priscilla Borchardt

Jean A. Casey

Beth Daly and Stephen Seeger

The Honorable
David Fraser-Hildago (Maryland House of Delegates, District 15)

Milton Ridge Historic Chapel
& Reception Hall

Sure Dad

Stephanie and Bob Weishaar







Gala Committee

Thank you to our 2017 Gala Committee members. As a result of their time and dedication, BlackRock is able to host the 2017 Gala to raise the money that provides the arts to Upper Montgomery County and surrounding areas.

Jennifer Russel, Co-Chair

Sharon Bauer, Co-Chair

Chet Anderson

Lisa Bethel

Jean Casey

John Compton

Sheila Compton

Vicki Crawford

Beth Daly

Lynne Kingsley

Sylke Knuppel

Barbi Richardson


Join us for a festive evening to support BlackRock Center for the Arts.
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Please contact Sarah Torrey at or at 240-912-1059 to become a sponsor!