TRADEWINDS MISSION: GALA
Celebrating Achievements and Honors
An evening to celebrate another year fulfilling our mission: “Serving people with special needs by empowering them to realize their full potential.” Honors for five extraordinary community partners and celebrations of achievements for the people we serve and the community in which we live.
A special thanks to all of our annual corporate sponsors, gala sponsors, donors, the TradeWinds Believe & Achieve Choir, program MC Larry Alt, Brian Lyter & Joe Battistoni for hosting the games, Jeff Strack for helping with a surprise award for our CEO Jon Gold, and Larry Alt and Jeff Ban for their contribution raising almost $20,000 for TradeWinds Summer Camp. And thanks to the following for helping produce this great event: TradeWinds Sign Shop, our gala volunteer workers, the staff of The Venue at Horseshoe, and the Gala Committee. See photos of an extraordinary evening at the "Read More" link below.
Thank You 2019 Auction donors: 3 Floyds Brewing Company, Abuelo's Mexican Restaurant, Albanese Confectionery, Albert's Diamond Jewelers, AMC Theaters, American Girl, Amazing Lash, Andersons Vineyard & Winery, Anonymous Donors, Asparagus, Barbara Jean’s Gourmet Gift Baskets, Baum’s Natural Foods, Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Bradley Sports Properties, Brad's Designs & Jewelry, Briar Ridge Country Club, Casey’s General Stores, Chicago Bears, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Chicagoland Popcorn, Chick-fil-A – Merrillville, Comfort Inn, Schererville, Connor Prairie, Constant Clean Maid Service, Costco, Crew Car Wash, Culvers, Curtis Granderson #3 - NY Mets, Dairy Queen – Griffith, Jane DiMartin & Family, The Devil’s Trumpet Brewing Co., edda taylor photographie, Eco Chic Boutique, Erma Setlak, F45 Gym, Crown Point, Fair Oaks Farms, Family Express, First Merchants Bank, Float Sixty, Four Winds Casino Resort, Franciscan Health & Fitness Centers, Gary Southshore Railcats, Jon Gold, Jimmy Gottfried, Great Harvest Bread Co – Crown Point, Greater Indiana Title Company, Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr., City of Hammond & The Hammond Port Authority, Hammond YMCA , Hampton Inn & Suites, Schererville, Highland Jewelers, Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Schererville, Horseshoe Hammond, Indiana Pacers, Indiana University, Indiana University NW, Indiana University Alumni, Indianapolis Colts, Innsbrook Country Club, Jak’s Warehouse, Jay Marie Salon & Spa, John Cicco's Menswear, Larry Alt and Associates, Longhorn Steak House, Marriott Hotels, Massage Envy, Valparaiso, McAlister's Deli, Ron McColly, McColly Realtors, McDonalds Restaurants, National Marine Manufacturers Association, NIPSCO, Off Square Brewing, Opportunity Enterprises, Pampalone Travel, Panera Bread, Pottawattomie Country Club, Purdue University Northwest, Rami Salon, Recycled Granite, Tina Rosenbaum, Sam’s Club, Sandy Pines Golf Club, Schafer and Schafer, Shedd Aquarium, Six Flags Great America, Skydeck Chicago, Sky Zone Trampoline Park, Stanley Black & Decker, Starbucks Coffee Company, Tavern on Main, Texas Roadhouse, Dyer, The Times Media Company, Theatre at the Center, TradeWinds ADAPT Program, TradeWinds Children Program, TradeWinds Services, Vanis Salon & Day Spa, White Hawk Country Club, Wish Photography & Video, Youche Country Club, Zoup! Highland.