Literary Libations Gala 2021

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Thursday, Sept. 16, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to meet and hear from these literary greats! It’s sure to be a memorable night of dinner, drinks and discussion.

Proceeds will support KDL programs and services.  Some presenters will join remotely.

A sponsorship opportunity that works for you!

Once again, table sponsorships will be available. All tickets include drinks, dinner and a hardcover copy of a featured book. Authors will be available to sign books at the conclusion of the program. Table sponsors also receive marketing exposure on KDL’s website, email, invitations and event program.

Table capacity is 8 seats. Additional tickets may be purchased for $175 each.

Half Table Sponsorship (four tickets): $600

Table Sponsorship (eight tickets): $1,200

Hemingway Sponsor: $3,000

One table (8 tickets) with priority seating and an invitation to the private early reception.
Your company will also receive corporate name recognition, and your logo will be featured in the following communication platforms:

  • Invitations, gala program and recognition at the event
  • “Featured Sponsor” Facebook post with hyperlink to your company’s website or social media page
  • KDL’s gala website, e-Newsletter and post gala photo album email

Shakespeare Sponsor: $5,000

Two tables (16 tickets) with priority seating and an invitation to the private early reception.
Your company will also receive corporate name recognition, and your logo will be featured in the following communication platforms:

  • Invitations, gala program and recognition at the event
  • “Featured Sponsor” Facebook post with hyperlink to your company’s website or social media page
  • KDL’s gala website, e-Newsletter and post gala photo album email

Sponsorships of $6,000 or more

Include a minimum of two tables, and all of the above benefits, plus additional customizable benefits that make your sponsorship dollars work for you. Please contact Christine Mwangi, Director of Fund Development, for more information.

For more information please contact:

Christine Mwangi
Director of Fund Development
616.784.2092
cmwangi@kdl.org

2021 Authors

- Joining Us Remotely -

Catherine Coulter

Peter Heller

- Joining Us In Person -

Rebecca Deng

Christopher Cosmos

Host

Catherine Behrendt, Emcee

Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

"Centennial Securities is proud and humbled to once again fill the role as title sponsor for Kent District Library's Literary Libations Gala. It has become a signature event for our advisors and their clients, but more importantly, it's an event that provides funding to our entire community through the great works of KDL. Centennial Securities values the relationship we have built with KDL because it helps us meet our mission of becoming a better community partner. Thank you for your support."

Randy Hansen
President
Centennial Securities Company

Honorary Committee

Kathy Barnett
Jacob and Valerie Chaffee
Constance and James Christenson
Mary and Bill Ford
Don and Laurie Gardner
Sally and Tom Gleason
Sandra Graham
Katherine Gregg
Margaret Idema and Bob Zylstra
Bob and Linda Masselink
Peter and Carroll Perez
Sally and Larry Robson
Margaret Ryan and Elizabeth Cosmos
Susan and Jim Sebastian
Jay and Helen Smith
Dr. Mark and Julie Strauss

Hemingway Sponsor

Table Sponsors

Media Sponsor

Literary Libations Planning Committee

Shellie Adamy
Kathy Barnett
Mary Ford
Katherine Ford Gregg
Linda Masselink
Carol Muth
Courtney Muth
Christine Mwangi
Christine Pfennig
Julie Strauss
Ann Van Eerden
Pamela Vander Ploeg
Penny Weller

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