The Annual Gala is Children’s Surgery International’s largest fundraising event. Each year, volunteers, patrons, friends, healthcare providers and community members gather to celebrate, honor and support the work of CSI. Together, we are changing lives and strengthening communities, one child at a time.
Come fly with us!
13th Annual CSI Gala
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Radisson Blu, Mall of America, 2100 Killebrew Drive, Bloomington, MN 55425
Join Gala co-hosts Dr. Paul Melchert and James Zimmerman at the biggest night of the year for Children’s Surgery International. At the event you will have the chance to sip specialty cocktails, listen to fabulous music, visit our one-of-a-kind photo booth and more, all while helping to support CSI’s mission through the silent and live auctions, direct donations and other activities.
Online registration is now open – purchase your Gala tickets today!
Tickets are $150 and include complimentary specialty cocktails and appetizers, dinner, wine and dessert. During the event program you will hear from our co-chairs and other CSI partners about the impact of the work we are doing together to change lives and communities. Plus you get a first-class ticket to enjoy fundraising games like mystery boxes and heads or tails, bid on fabulous silent and live auction items and make a “Fund-a-Need” donation during our auction.
Let us know if you would like a printed Gala invitation sent to your home or office.
Paul Melchert, MD
Pediatrician, Allina Health
Sourcing Director, Target Corp.
Speaker: Laura Romero
Executive Director, St. Andrew’s Children’s Clinic
Green Valley, Arizona
CSI Service Award:
David Vandersteen, MD
Pediatric Surgical Associates, Ltd.
Entertainment: Belle Amour
5:30 p.m. Takeoff: Registration | Cocktails | Silent Auction
7:00 p.m. Inflight Service: Dinner | Program | Live Auction
9:30 p.m. Landing and Layover: Music | Dancing
Black tie admired, not required | Valet parking available
INFLIGHT SERVICE – MENU CHOICES
Beef Tournedos Three Ways | Rosemary & Chive Roast Chicken | Angel Hair Pesto
Thank you sponsors!
Interested in becoming a Gala sponsor?
The Gala audience is filled with enthusiastic and committed medical, business and community leaders. We would be honored to have you join us as an event sponsor or to make a donation to our silent auction.
- To learn more about sponsorship levels and benefits, contact Megan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612.746.4082.
- To make an item donation to our silent auction, contact us at email@example.com or 612.746.4082.