Gala FAQ

What is the location of the 2019 Gala?
The Gala will be held at the Kittitas Valley Event Center, in the Teanaway and Umtanum Halls.

Can I donate an item to the event?
Yes, please!  Contact Lauren Denton at 509.933.8669 or to learn more about donating to the 2019 Foundation Gala.

How can I support the Foundation Gala if I am unable to attend?
You can make a direct contribution to our 2019 Fund-A-Need or you can consider one of our sponsorship opportunities.

What is the event timeline?

5:30 - Welcome reception, Cocktails, Silent Auction, and live jazz
6:30 - Dinner by Ellensburg Pasta Company and Fund-a-Need
8:00 - Entertainment by world renowned cirque duo Duo Reves and raffle drawing

What do I wear to the 2019 Gala?
The attire is semi-formal. We want you to make this night yours and have fun. 

Where do I park?
Kittitas Valley Event Center offers ample parking close to the venue. 

What will the menu be?
This year's event will be a plated meal catered by Ellensburg Pasta Company  To help us with our food count, when registering for the Gala please indicate your choice of Porterhouse Pork Chop, Wild Caught Salmon, or a Vegan/Vegetarian main course.  Thank you in advance!

Dinner Salad
Mixed greens and romaine with leamon garlice vinaigrette. (All salads are vegan).

Entree Choice

Porterhouse Pork Chop with pork au jus
Served with garlic mashed potatoes, brussels sprouts and baby carrots. 

Grilled Pacific Wild Caught Salmon with Brown Sugar Soy Glaze 
Served with wild rice blend, brussels sprouts and baby carrots.

Gnocchi with Hungarian Peppers  
Gnocchi with olive oil, roasted garlic, Hungarian Peppers and seasonal vegetables.


Red Velvet Cupcake

What is the ticket price and what does it include?
Individual tickets are $75 each, Sponsored Tables are $600 and Premier Tables are $1000.  See Registration for more information.

Are ticket purchases tax deductible?
The fair market value of each ticket is $26, the balance of your ticket price is tax-deductible. You will receive a receipt for your purchase for your tax records.  The Foundation at KVH is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization.  Our tax ID is 91-1342999.

I'm a table sponsor, where do I submit my guests' information?
You will receive a card with your invitation that you can return with your guests information.  You may also contact Lauren Denton directly at

Do I need to notify you if my table guests change?
Yes, please.  Gala materials are customized for each guests so it's important that we know who is attending.  If you have a change, please contact Lauren Denton at