32 ways to have fun for great causes in May
Tulsa's fundraisers, galas and other nonprofit events in May 2018.
11:30 a.m -1 p.m. $55-$65, individual tickets; $250-$5,000, sponsorships. Southern Hills Country Club, 2636 East 61st St. Come celebrate with us and honor four extraordinary women at the 45th Annual, 2018 AWC Newsmakers Awards Luncheon! Our three 2018 Newsmakers are Tulsa City Councilor and Child Abuse Network Executive Director, Anna America; Executive Director of Magic City Books and the Tulsa Literary Coalition, Cindy Hulsey; and Dr. Kayse Shrum, President of the OSU Center for Health Sciences and Dean of the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine. The 2018 Sadie Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient is Carole Lambert, news anchor and producer of award winning series. Benefits Association of Women in Communications — Tulsa Chapter. Any questions about sponsorships, contact Newsmakers cochair Amy McCarter via email, Amy.McCarter@cn-bus.com. Visit awctulsa.org
Tulsa Tycoons a Night of Monopoly
6-8:30 p.m. $250 individual or $125 for under 40, individual tickets; $3,000, $5,000, $7,000, $10,000 and $20,000, sponsorships. Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center. Food, Drinks, Networking, Mobile and Live Auction, Junior Achievement Mission Message. Attendees may participate in a life sized Monopoly game. Dress code: Business Formal. Benefits Junior Achievement of Oklahoma. Contact Martha Rongey at email@example.com or 918-663-2132. Visit tulsatycoons.com.
Great Plains Journalism Awards and Conference
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Mayo Hotel, 115 W. Fifth St. $45-$55, individual tickets. Benefits Tulsa Press Club. greatplainsawards.org
Ritas for Rescue
6-9 p.m. $25, individual tickets. Humane Society of Tulsa, 6232 E. 60th St. Fiesta, drinks, tacos, silent auction, raffle, DJ. Fiesta Themed attire suggested. Benefits Humane Society of Tulsa. Contact Kara Hamilton at firstname.lastname@example.org or 9187701663. Visit tulsapets.com.
6:30-9 p.m. $1,000 for two tickets, individual tickets. POSTOAK Lodge, 5323 W 31st St N. Join us for Scout Quest under the creative collaboration of TPC Studios and Post Oak Lodge. Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and dinner under the stars at this exciting event supporting the Boy Scouts of America. Camping Chic attire suggested. Benefits Indian Nations Council, Boy Scouts of America. Contact Jill Easley at email@example.com or 9183921207. Visit scoutquest.org/.
Shot In The Dark Golf Tournament
6:30-11:30 p.m. TBA, individual tickets; TBA, sponsorships. TBA. This unique tournament is played at night with glow-in-the-dark balls and glow sticks marking tee boxes and holes. Golfers will tee off in teams of four at the 9 p.m. shotgun start. All holes are reset to par 3 and the golfers navigate the course playing nine holes. The dinner and putting contest will be held from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. and the silent auction from 6:30 p.m. through the tournament awards ceremony at the conclusion of the tournament. Golf attire suggested. Benefits TARC. Contact Craig Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-582-8272. Visit ddadvocacy.net.
6:30 p.m. $150, tickets. Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 777 West Cherokee, Catoosa. Five Tulsa chefs throw down at this Cinco de Mayo-themed foodie fundraiser. Benefits Youth Services of Tulsa. blankcanvastulsa.com
Power to End Stroke Luncheon
8 a.m.-1 p.m. Free, individual tickets; Available, sponsorships. Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center, 6808 S. 107th E. Ave. The risk of stroke is greater among African-Americans than any other group. Luncheon includes health screenings, education sessions, lunch and live gospel entertainment. Dress code: Business Casual. Benefits American Heart Association. Contact Nancy Grayson at email@example.com or 918-877-8367. Visit tulsaPTES.heart.org.
Run for the Roses
1:30-5:45 p.m. $200, individual tickets; $1500 for table, Preakness Sponsor - $2500 (Includes 4 tickets), Belmont Stakes Sponsor - $5000 (Includes 8 tickets), Kentucky Derby Sponsor - $10000 (Includes 16 tickets), Winner's Circle Sponsor - $15,000 (Includes 24 tickets), Breeder's Cup Sponsor - $25,000 (Includes 32 tickets), Triple Crown Sponsor - $50,000 (Includes 40 tickets), Presenting Sponsor - $100,000 (Includes 48 tickets), sponsorships. Pavilion at Expo Square, 4145 E 21st St. Enjoy an afternoon at Tulsa Boys’ Home signature Kentucky Derby themed fundraising event with races simulcast live, on-site betting, silent & live auctions, raffles, wine & cigar pull, best hat & bow tie contest, open bar and fabulous food! Track Casual / 'Kentucky Derby Attire' suggested. Benefits Tulsa Boys' Home. Contact Karen Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-245-0231 ext 5004. Visit tulsaboyshome.org/tulsaboys/RunforRoses.asp.
Frank Rhoades Golf Classic
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. $400 / Individual ($1600 per team of 4); Hole Sponsor - $150 per hole, Live Scoring Sponsor - $500,Driving Range Sponsor - $1000, Player Favors Sponsor - $1500, Putting Green Sponsor - $2000, Lunch-Breakfast Sponsor - $2500, Major Sponsor - $5000, Presenting Sponsor - $10,000. The Patriot Golf Club, 5790 N Patriot Dr, Owasso. The annual Tulsa Boys' Home Golf Classic has become one of Tulsa Boys' Home's most important and successful fundraising events. Benefiting Tulsa Boys' Home, the Golf Classic is one of the oldest charity golf tournament in Tulsa. Participants have many chances to win and a good time is guaranteed for all! All players receive a special golf tournament shirt with the TBH and Patriot logos and participation in a super fun raffle and unique on course contests. The TBH Golf Classic is a "player friendly" tournament using the shamble format with blind handicapping, and players can win prizes for three places in four different flights in both the Monday and Tuesday rounds. Golf Course Attire suggested. Benefits Tulsa Boys' Home. Contact Frank Rhodes at email@example.com 918-494-3909. Visit tulsaboyshome.org/tulsaboys/Golf.asp.
Humanitarian Awards Dinner
Location TBA, Oklahoma City. Business attire suggested. Benefits The Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice. Contact Mandy Winton at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-583-1361. Visit occjok.org/events/humanitarian-awards-dinner.html.
Tom Boyd Memorial CF Classic
8 a.m. Cedar Ridge Country Club, 10302 S. Garnett, Broken Arrow. Enjoy a great day of golf and end with a fun evening including dinner, Live and Silent Auctions and the Event Awards Ceremony. The Live Auction will include Golf Packages at area Country Clubs; CF Event Package; Ultimate Golf Packages and more! Dress code: Casual. Benefits Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Contact JoAnn Winn at email@example.com or 9187446354. Visit cff.org.
Town & Country Golf Tournament
7 a.m.-3 p.m. Meadowbrook Country Club, 9300 E. 81st Street. 2 Flights, Registration, lunch, shotgun start, prizes awarded. Dress code: Casual. Benefits Town & Country School. Contact Shelley Holmes at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-296-3113. Visit tandcschool.org/.
Links to Independence Golf Classic
8 a.m.-2 p.m. $100 per golfer, individual tickets; Sponsorships starting at $250 , sponsorships. Cherokee Hills Golf Club, , Catoosa. Round of Golf, Buffet Lunch and Prize Drawings. Golf Attire suggested. Benefits Ability Resources. Contact Krisann Diaz at email@example.com or 918-592-1235. Visit abilityresources.org/ways-to-help/events/golf/.
5:30-7:30 p.m. Center for Creativity at Tulsa Community College, 909 S. Boston Avenue. Business Casual attire. Join us to celebrate Tulsa's smartest and boldest woman...you know...the ones who always make you say, "Now, SHE could be President!$1,000-$10,000, sponsorships. Benefits League of Women Voters. lwvmadampresident.com
Shooting Stars Tournament
9 a.m.-5 p.m. $1,500 / Team, individual tickets. Graves Sporting Clays Complex, ZBASE, 7730 S Granite Ave, Skiatook. Join us for the 24th Annual Shooting Stars Sporting Clays Tournament at the brand new Graves Sporting Clays Complex! Dress code: Casual. Benefits Indian Nations Council, Boy Scouts of America. Contact Jill Easley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 9183921207. Visit okscouts.org/support-scouting/shooting-stars/.
Master Landscapes Showcase Garden Tour
Benefits Tulsa Master Gardeners. tulsamastergardeners.org
Go Red For Women Luncheon
10 a.m.-1 p.m. $250, individual tickets; $2,500, sponsorships. Hyatt Regency Tulsa, 100 E 2nd St. Go Red For Women is the American Heart Association's national movement to end heart disease and stroke in women. Dress code: Business Casual. Benefits American Heart Association. Contact Alera Henson at email@example.com or 918-877-8364. Visit tulsagored.heart.org.
Swings Fore Scholarships
Benefits Community Care College. swingsforescholarships.com
6:30 p.m.-midnight. TBA, individual tickets; TBA, sponsorships. Ahha Tulsa, 101 E. Archer Ave. This immersive gala experience is unlike anything else in Tulsa and is Ahha's largest fundraiser of the year. Details coming soon. Dress code: Black Tie. Benefits Ahha Tulsa. Contact Lauren Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org or 9185843333. Visit creategala.org.
DIG: Day In the Garden
4-8 p.m. TBA, individual tickets; $500-$10,000+, sponsorships. Tulsa Botanic Garden, 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr. A family-friendly picnic with music, crafts, face painting and more. Ticket price includes all food, drinks and activities. Dress code: Casual. Benefits Tulsa Botanic Garden. Contact Jane Dunbar at email@example.com or 918-289-0330. Visit tulsabotanic.org.
Electric Lime Gala
6-11 p.m. $125, individual tickets; $2,500+, sponsorships. Tulsa Children's Museum Discovery Lab, 560 N. Maybelle Ave. This colorful, exciting event is held annually at Discovery Lab to fund operations, exhibits, and programming. Gala guests will enjoy cocktails, entertainment, and appetizers while exploring the exhibits and activities at Discovery Lab. Following “play time” in the museum, a seated dinner is served in a tent in beautiful, historic Owen Park on the Discovery Lab grounds. Dress code: Cocktail Attire. Benefits Tulsa Children's Museum Discovery Lab. Contact Anne Mannell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 9182958144. Visit tulsachildrensmuseum.org/ELG.
5-11 p.m. TBA, individual tickets; TBA, sponsorships. Tulsa Historical Society & Museum, 2445 S. Peoria Ave. Black Tie with a Sapphire Twist attire suggested. Benefits Junior League of Tulsa. Contact Kendall Mordhorst at email@example.com or 9185106768. Visit jltulsa.org/fundraisers/gem-gala.
Handlebars and Hot Rods
Benefits Cancer Sucks! cancersucks.com
6 p.m.-1:30 a.m. $75 individual / $300 VIP, individual tickets; $5000+, sponsorships. The Vault, 620 S. Cincinnati Ave. WP Eleven, benefiting Family & Children’s Services, will be held Saturday, May 12, 2018, on the rooftop of The Vault. Sponsors and guests don all-white attire to dine and dance the night away in Tulsa’s unique Art Deco District while sampling craft cocktails specially made by Tulsa’s premier mixologists. White Attire suggested. Benefits Family & Children’s Services. Contact Jessica Wiist firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-560-1115. Visit whitepartyok.com.
Tulsa International Mayfest Invitational Gallery Opening Party
6-8 p.m. $25, individual tickets; Email email@example.com for sponsorship information., sponsorships. Williams Center Towers I & II Lobby, 101 E 2nd St. Tulsa Mayfest Invitational Gallery preview party, the night before it is open to the public. Preview and purchase artwork from local artists. Heavy hors d'oeuvres and drink served. Our FREE-to-the-public fine arts festival occurs May 17-20, 2018. Dress code: Business Casual. Benefits Tulsa International Mayfest. Contact Krystal Grizzle at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-582-6435. Visit tulsamayfest.org/.
9 a.m.-12 p.m. Centennial Park,. Great Strides provides a great opportunity for people within the community to get involved in a great cause. Participants can form walk teams at their workplace, through their clubs and organizations, or with friends and family. Walk day is a fun, family-oriented event with a healthy 5k walk, children's activities, food, and festivities that participants look forward to year after year. Dress code: Casual. Benefits Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Contact Meggie Gaskins at email@example.com or 9187446354. Visit cff.org.
Eddie Sutton Challenge: Shoot for the Center
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free to attend, individual tickets. The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges, 815 S Utica Ave. The tournament is a fundraising event with local celebrity match-ups playing each other in the game of Horse. Dress code: Casual. Athletic attire suggested. Benefits The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges. Contact Joyce Jochim at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-584-8607. Visit tulsacenter.org/.
11 a.m.-1 p.m. $250, individual tickets; Starting at $2500, sponsorships. Hyatt Regency Tulsa, 100 E 2nd St. Plated brunch featuring keynote speaker LeVar Burton. Dress code: Business Casual. Benefits Arts Alliance Tulsa. Contact Anna Inhofe at email@example.com or 918-289-0222. Visit artstulsa.org.
Parkinson’s Rally Walk and 5K
Benefits Parkinson’s Foundation of Oklahoma. parkinsonoklahoma.com
Heather Burns Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser Dinner
3:30-6 p.m. TBA, individual tickets; TBA, sponsorships. Tulsa Country Club, 701 N. Union Ave. Entertainment, auction, door prizes. Dress code: Business Casual. Benefits Heather Burns Memorial Scholarship Fund. Contact Samuel Burns at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-582-1515. Visit hbmsf.org.
Reconciliation in America National Symposium
Benefits John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation. jhfcenter.org