gala 2015

Online Registration for the 2015 Gala is now open!


Online registration fro the Sparrow Gala is now closed so we may finish preparing and provide our guests a wonderful evening. Don't worry: You can still purchase tickets at the door!


Please note: tickets purchased online after February 12, 2015 will be held at Will Call

at the University Club

(unless other arrangements have been made with Foundation staff members)


Saturday, Feb. 28

6:30-11:30 p.m.


Lights, camera, action! Are you ready for your close-up? Join us on Saturday, Feb. 28, to strut the red carpet into the Golden Age of Hollywood. Indulge, with more than 700 special guests, and be dazzled by the bright lights and silver screens as the University Club of MSU becomes the picture of vintage Hollywood glamour. Highlights of this cinematic evening include live music by Stella Actis Aldo and the band Intrigue, local Jazz favorite Phil Denny,  an extraordinary silent auction, casino-style gaming, and incredible food and beverage selections!


Catch a sneak peak at some of our incredible silent auction items:


  • An Evening with the Legendary Bette Midler: a 12 person private suite to enjoy the Divine Miss M's first major tour in a decade!
  • The Grand Hotel on Mackinaw Island: enjoy a romantic weekend away on Michigan's own little paradise!
  • Michigan International Speedway: have a day at the races, and enjoy 6 tickets to the 2015 NASCAR Nationwide Series and pre-race ceremony.
  • Detroit Red Wings: it's game day! 4 tickets and 2 parking passes for 2 games against the Edmonton Oilers and the Ottawa Senators
  • Sweetielicious: tickle your taste buds! Win a pie a month for a whole year.
  • East Lansing Hot Yoga: gift certificate for 10 classes- keep that New Year's Resolution!
  • Craig Mitchell Smith Glass, Inc.: Dress up your home with a gorgeous 72" blue glass feature, entitled 'Waterfall'
  • Lansing Capital Region International Airport: $500 travel voucher- it's time to think about spring break 2015!
  • Michigan PGA: 2 weeklong passes to the PGA National Championships in Wisconsin
  • Painting with a Twist: enjoy a two hour private party for 10 of your closest friends.
  • Common Ground Music Festival: 2 weeklong passes to Common Ground for the music lover in your life!
  • and many, many more! 


Interested in sponsorship? Click here to review Gala sponsorship opportunities.

To make a sponsorship pledge, please fill out the Sparrow Foundation Partnership Agreement.


Wewould like to extend a heartfelt thank you to our generous donors, guests, and community members who support the 2015 Gala. 


Please check Facebook to see photos from our unforgettable evening.


Proceeds from the 2015 Gala will benefit the state-of-the-science neurological and neurosurgical care provided in the healing environment of the Sparrow Neurosciences Center.


Sparrow Foundation Studios:


The 2015 Gala


February 28, 2015


Please join us in extending special thanks to the generous sponsors listed below who made our 2015 event possible!


Inspire - Presenting Sponsor



Auto-Owners Insurance