7th Annual Cedar Lake Gala Wlil Be Held November 7th
Cedar Lake, the region's largest non-profit care provider for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will host its 27th Annual Gala, presented by Commonwealth Bank & Trust, at Marriott Louisville East on Saturday, November 7th from 6:00pm-10:00pm. The black-tie affair is themed "There's No Place Like Home" and will include a dual-entree dinner, silent and live auctions, a re-enactment of The Wizard of Oz directed by Megan Massie from Kentucky Shakespeare, and a performance by the Louisville Youth Choir. Tickets are $175 per person and can be purchased at www.cedarlake.org or by calling (502) 495-4943.
The evening will be emceed by WLKY32-TV news anchor Karen Roby and auctioneered by Sherry Truhlar, who will start off the evening by leading the attendees in a "Heads or Tails" game, where the last person standing will win $500 in gift cards to local eateries and shops.
Another feature of this year's Gala is "the bourbon pull," where attendees can pay $50 for a bottle of bourbon, with one person winning a bottle of Maker's Mark Cask Strength.
The Gala's silent auction is comprised of over 100 items and includes such premium items as a Charlie Daniels Autographed Fiddle/Photo, and a Speyside Bourbon Barrel. Online bidding for the items will be available beginning November 2. To view the items or place a bid, visit cedarlake.myab.co
All proceeds from the Gala will support the organization's Indigent Care Endowment, which ensures that all those supported by Cedar Lake have a life of abundant possibilities despite the lack of government funding or who have no family to support those needs.
Cedar Lake operates in Jefferson, Oldham and Henry counties, has 40 properties, and supports 260 people with a staff of 430. Supports range from 24/7 support for the most medically fragile, to intermittent support for those who live independently.
For more information about Cedar Lake, call 502-495-4943 or visit cedarlake.org