2016 Annual Gala

2016 Gala Invitation

The Children’s Museum of Cleveland is pleased to invite you to our annual benefit on the evening of September 24, 2016 at The CMC’s future home, the Stager-Beckwith Mansion. The benefit will include delicious food, an open bar and the last chance to see the property before construction begins.

Please consider sponsoring the Museum’s benefit. Your contribution helps the Museum nurture Greater Cleveland’s young children and families in discovering the world and learning through play. On behalf of the thousands of children who create and learn at The Children’s Museum of Cleveland, thank you.

Saturday, September 24, 2016
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM (VIP 6:00 PM)
3813 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio

Cocktail Attire • Valet Parking
Atmosphere by Stephen M. Tokar, Tokar Event Design
Catering by Chef Douglas Katz’ fire food & drink
Entertainment by Rock The House & SoulWork Music

All proceeds from this one-of-a-kind
gala evening support our efforts to re-invent
The Children’s Museum of Cleveland


This event is SOLD OUT!  Thank you for your support! 


2016 “Imagine!” Gala Sponsors

Dreamer of Dreams Sponsor  –  $10,000

  • Colleran Family Foundation







  • Tokar Event Design
  • Dick & Doreen Cahoon
  • Calvetta Bros.

Visionary Sponsor  –  $7,500

  • Dealer Tire
  • Ohio Savings Bank
  • University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
  • Fire Food & Drink

Leader Sponsor  –  $5,000

  • Cleveland Clinic Children’s
  • DDR
  • Gerald & Nancy Goldberg

Ambassador Sponsor  –  $3,000

  • Maria Cashy
  • Jerry Sue Thornton, DreamCatcher Inc.
  • Event Source
  • EY
  • Jones Day
  • McKinsey & Company
  • PolyOne
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Jan Saxon
  • Singerman, Mills, Desberg & Kauntz Co.
  • Thompson Hine