Join us for the ninth Gala for the Grove on Saturday, May 18, 2019, in the Lakeside Ballroom at Surfside on Lake Superior. Have a great night out while supporting Birch Grove Community School. This event is fun and spirited! Come with friends or make new ones at the Gala. Everyone is sure to have a good time! Proceeds from this event benefit Birch Grove Community School.
We will serve a salad, warm bread, and seasonal vegetables with a choice of:
We will serve a variety of delicious desserts.
We will acknowledge all sponsors the evening of the event.
Birch Grove Community School is a non-profit 501(c)3. Please read the following concerning tax deductions.
$75 tickets to this event are not tax-deductible as the value of the appetizers, champagne, meal, wine, desert, and venue are equal to/more than the ticket price.
Sponsorships: Tickets come with sponsorships. Deduct $75 per ticket from your sponsorship cost. The remainder is tax-deductible.
Donated items for raffle/auction: Individuals and businesses that donate an item for the gala will receive a receipt/thank you. This receipt/thank will document the item donated ($100 gift card, vase, black dirt, basket of wine, etc.). Birch Grove Community School does not place a value on the item donated on the receipt/thank you. Those who donate are responsible for determining what the value of the donation is for tax deduction purposes. Please consult with your tax expert.
Auction Items Won: Auction items won are not necessarily tax-deductible, as you are receiving goods for your money. The value of each auction item is listed at the gala. If you pay more than the value of the item, this may be tax-deductible. Please discuss this with your tax consultant, as Birch Grove Community School does not give tax advice, nor is the school an authority on the subject.
Please feel free to view our photo galleries from previous years: