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2019 Merry Go Round Gala
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Merry Go Round Gala 2019

Benefiting the

A NIGHT AT THE CASINO DE MONTE CARLO

presented by

TRANSFORMING CHALLENGING STARTS INTO UNSTOPPABLE FUTURES

Since 1949, Merry Go Round has proudly supported the children and families of The Childhood League Center. Every year, The Center serves more than 500 children under the age of 6 who have developmental delays or are at risk.

 

The Center changes the trajectory of a child’s life through proven leadership in early childhood education, family collaboration, and innovative programs and services.
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TIME:

SIX O’CLOCK
IN THE EVENING

DATE:

SATURDAY,
MAY 11, 2019

The Archie Griffin Ballroom | Ohio Union at The Ohio State University | 1739 N. High St. Columbus, OH 43210
Directions to Ballroom | *Black Tie Preferred

STOP HOPING. START BELIEVING.

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JOIN US
FOR A NIGHT AT THE CASINO DE MONTE CARLO

05
:30
pm
REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION OPENS

06
:00
pm
PARTY BEGINS

DOORS OPEN: COCKTAIL PARTY & GAMES BEGIN

Enjoy hosted wine, beer, signature cocktail and hors d’oeuvres. Taste local chocolate and spirits pairings and then shake, rattle and roll your way through enticing entertainment where you can:

• wager all or nothing on Captivating Casino Games
• take a chance on the $1000 Grand in Your Hand Raffle
• roll the dice to win at the Spectacular Silent Auction
• venture a bet on the Bright Diamond Give-A-Way

07
:30
pm
ENJOY THE SHOW

DINNER & PROGRAM

The king of all hearts, we invite you to make a lasting connection with the inspiring children and families of The Childhood League Center and learn why this entire night is all for the kids!

08
:30
pm
LETS DANCE

GAMING RESUMES & THE CONSPIRACY BAND KICKS UP THE PARTY WITH MUSIC & DANCING

FEELING LUCKY?
BLACKJACK, CRAPS & ROULETTE

Try your luck at them all during your captivating evening at the Casino de Monte Carlo!
Ticket prices include all of your game play chips for an evening of absolute entertainment. Chips can be traded in for more chances to win the $1000 Grand in Your Hand Raffle.

 

Whether you bet big or bet small, don’t forget to bring your lucky charm!

LEAGUE MEMBERS

The women of The Childhood League warmly welcome you to an evening of entertainment that is sure to delight!

Rachel Amice
Tiffany Baronzzi
Tara Bautista
Jessica Blackburn
Samantha Blosser
Veronica Bradley
Erika Bray
Jessica Brosky
Rhonda Brotherton
Krysta Butler
Laura Butler
Sarah Buxton
Sara Canterbury
Jamie Clemons

Karleya Chard
Molly Cline
Lauren Colantoni
Carrie E Dutton
Fran Evans
Asal Farhadi
Angela Ramos Fields
Gina Fiorino
Kate Firestine
Stacey Frawley
Brooke Gault
Courtney Gibson
Kristin Harpe

Carly Hazard
Courtney Heinmiller
Courtney Hessenauer
Lori Horne
Jessica Howley
Megan Hulme
Kerry Ruberg Hyre
Rachel Kellerman
Laura Khan
Sherri Kramer
Jenna Laird
Taylor MacEachen
Kori Manus

Abigail Mathieson
Whitney Byrd Mazzenga
Meggan Moore
Jennifer Mundwiler
Brooke Niedecken
Michelle Olsgard
Bryn Pelok
Danielle Ralston
Hallie Raskin
Clare Reter
Amy Reynolds-Gohs
Kate Ricchetti

Deena Robinson
Audrey Schainker
Celia Kilgard Schnupp
Mackenzie Skellen
Heather Skurek
Kim Smith
Ilana Spector
Mackenna Stewart
Katie Street
Katie Twining
Ashley Walton
Adrienne Yanich
Sara E Zancan

LIVE AUCTION PREVIEW

PRIVATE LUXURY VILLA FOR 12

Spend an unforgettable week in beautiful Manzanillo, Mexico. You will never want to leave this 12,000 square foot, open air, tropical villa that offers spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and Sierra Madre Mountains and comfortably sleeps 6 couples, each with their own luxury suite with private bath and A/C.
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Enjoy the full compliment of five house staff including a chef, bartender, maid and bi-lingual manager who will be at your service daily.

 

The heated, double-level waterfall pool overlooks the ocean. You will have close access to a private beach, tennis courts and putting green. The area offers many activities, including: golf, scuba, snorkeling, deep sea fishing, jungle ATV and zip lines, paragliding, horseback riding and shopping.

 

Each evening, sit back and relax while you watch the beautiful sunsets for an experience unlike any other!
Video - Watch the Luxury Villa

LIVE AUCTION PREVIEW

ULTIMATE MASTERS GOLF TOURNAMENT EXPERIENCE FOR 2

Enjoy golf’s most prestigious event of the year with two badges to any one day of the 2020 Masters Golf Tournament.

 

Played each April at the lush Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, the Masters stands apart for even the most casual of golf fans as one of the most respected championships of all professional sports.
All eyes are on Augusta from the time the players hit the first tee.
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Your on-site hospitality at the tournament includes a full American breakfast buffet, lunch, and hors d’oeurves, a full open bar, large screen TVs, and a business center. This tailored environment is the perfect way to relax and be entertained. Also included in this experience is a $500 AMEX gift card for your travel to Augusta.

 

Don’t miss your chance to see some of the world’s top golf professionals take the course at the Masters!

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SUMMER HOUSE IN HILTON HEAD

Summer House in Hilton Head, SC is the ideal vacation home for the whole family! This beautifully renovated, single story property is located in North Forest Beach, just a short stroll to the ocean.

 

This beautiful home comfortably sleeps 16-18.
Valued at $8,000 to 9,000, this group get-a-way is a steal!
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As you walk through the front door, you’re greeted with an open floor plan, coastal décor, and lots of natural light. The well-appointed kitchen features granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, a Keurig coffee maker, and a wrap-around bar for easy conversing.

 

The fantastic pool area will provide hours of enjoyment! Lounge chairs and two dining sets surround the pool itself, while a covered bar with a gas grill, a sink, and bar stools is sure to please. The pool terrace also features an outdoor shower for added convenience after a day at the beach.

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THANK YOU
SPONSORS

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PRESENTING SPONSOR

AUCTION OF THE HEART SPONSOR

MOBILE BIDDING SPONSOR

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ART OF FAB DANCE SPONSOR

FRIENDS OF THE CENTER
SMILE ZONE SPONSOR
CENTER SUPPORTERS

Heartland Bank

Jones Day

Smoot Construction

GAME CHIP SPONSOR
GAME TABLE SPONSOR
MEDIA SPONSOR
Sophisticated Living
IN-KIND DONATIONS
Commercial Media
Dancor Solutions, Inc.
Leo Alfred
Middle West Spirits
North High Brewing
PrintSource
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2018 MGR Gala Event Photos

The Archie Griffin Ballroom


Saturday, May 11th | 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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