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' 18
2018 Merry Go Round Gala
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Benefiting the

70
YEARS
Stop Hoping.
Start Believing.

Saturday, May 19th | 6:00pm

The Archie Griffin Ballroom | Ohio Union at The Ohio State University | 1739 N. High St. Columbus, OH 43210

The Childhood League Center is a leader in early childhood education, providing the most effective interventions and therapies for children with special needs and empowering families to be fierce advocates.

*Black Tie Preferred

Click here for directions

From astonishing acrobatics to entrancing tarot card readings and fanciful entertainment,
come enjoy a night of whimsy and wonder sure to delight the kid in us all!

[ Watch them in action ]

05
:30
pm
REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION OPENS

06
:00
pm
PARTY BEGINS

COCKTAIL PARTY FULL OF WHIMSICAL DELIGHTS

Allow yourself to get caught up in the wonder and fun of:
Riveting Raffle & Astonishing Silent Auction | Shimmering Diamond Giveaway
Tarot Card Readings | Roaming Entertainers

07
:30
pm
ENJOY THE SHOW

DINNER & PROGRAM

Make a lasting connection with the inspiring children of The Childhood League Center and be thoroughly captivated by the Amazing Giants aerial performers.

08
:15
pm
LETS DANCE

KICK UP YOUR HEELS TO THE SOUNDS OF SOUL KITCH’N

Win four (4) Central Park West Uptown Grandstand Tickets to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® featuring the best of America’s High School and College marching bands, dazzling floats, our world-famous giant balloons and, of course, the one and only Santa Claus.

With 3.5 million spectators lining the streets of NYC and over 60 million watching on NBC, you and 3 guests can be front and center to see this magnificent spectacle!

THANK YOU

PRESENTING SPONSOR
AEP-Foundation-Logo
MOBILE BIDDING SPONSOR

Nationwide

PARTNERS OF THE CENTER

Cardinal Health
LIVE! Technologies

MEDIA SPONSOR

Buckeye Lifestyle

SMILE ZONE SPONSOR
James Hutta Orthodontics
FRIENDS OF THE CENTER
Diamond Hill Capital Management
The Edwards Group at
Morgan Stanley
CENTER SUPPORTERS
Abercrombie & Fitch
Jones Day
Maple Orthodontics
Oswald Companies
Porter Wright
Waller Financial Planning Group
White Castle
BEER SPONSOR
North High Brewing
INVITATIONS PRINTED BY
PrintSource
IN-KIND DONATIONS
Pistacia Vera
HONORARY CHAIRS
Gloria & James Merkel
Gena & James Merkel
Michelle Merkel Yoakam
& Greg Yoakam

Tiffany & Christopher Baronzzi
Tara & Paul Bautista
Jessica & Matt Blackburn
Veronica & Tony Bradley
Melissa & Nick Braun
Brooke & Jordan Braunstein
Erika & Jacob Bray
Rhonda & Dave Brotherton
Krysta Butler
Laura & Brian Butler
Sarah & Joseph Buxton
Cara & Tony Callander
Sara & Matt Canterbury
Karleya & Bryan Chard
Molly & David Cline
Veronica Cole & John Darrah

Stephanie & Ken Collins
Jennifer Dodge
Carrie & Thomas Dutton
Dawn Elias & Timothy Smith
Fran & Bryan Evans
Asal & Frank Farhadi
Kate & Kevin Firestine
Alex Fliotsos
Brooke & Paul Gault
Courtney Gibson
Amy & Eric Gohs
Amanda & Bob Hanna
Kristin & Tim Harpe
Carly & Dave Hazard
Courtney & Brian Heinmiller
Courtney Hessenauer
Sarah Hollis & Damian Petrescu
Lori & Ben Horne
Megan & Scott Hulme
Kerry & Jim Hyre
Rachel & Andrew Kellerman
Laura & Adeel Khan
Jenna & Max Laird
Taylor MacEachen
Kori & Nicholas Manus
Abigail Mathieson
Whitney & Alex Mazzenga

Paige & John Minor
Lisa & Matthew Moellering
Jenny & Mathew Mundwiler
Brooke & Joe Niedecken
Elizabeth & Matt O’Donnell
Michelle & Chris Olsgard
Bryn & Phillip Pelok
Erin Radley
Hallie & Matthew Raskin
Clare & Jude Reter
Kate Ricchetti
Deena & Mike Robinson
Brookly & John Rosen
Audrey & Kevin Schainker
Celia Kilgard Schnupp &
Michael Schnupp
Jen & Michael Short
Heather & Benjamin Skurek
Ilana & Andy Spector
Mackenna & Eric Stewart
Stacey Stine-Frawley & Jim Frawley
Katie Street
Jaime & Brett Thornton
Katie & Nick Twining
Ashley Walton
Adrienne & Jason Yanich
Sara Zancan & Kirk Vollkommer

2017 MGR Gala with Sidney Friedman

The Archie Griffin Ballroom


Saturday, May 19th | Gala Starts at 6:00pm *Black Tie Preferred

Ohio Union at The Ohio State University

1739 North High Street Columbus, OH 43210

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