EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – Less than 60 tickets remain available for the 2016 Red & Black Gala to be held Friday, Apr. 8, at the Doubletree by Hilton Collinsville-St. Louis. Only 300 tickets for the event will be sold.
The Red & Black Gala is an exclusive fundraising event for the SIUE Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. The event will raise funds to benefit the Cougar Athletics Scholarship Fund.
The 2016 Red & Black Gala will be located at 1000 Eastport Plaza Drive, Collinsville, Illinois. The evening's check-in/registration and social hour will begin at 6:30 p.m. The program, dinner and live auction will start at approximately 7:30 p.m. The live entertainment, the Robert Perry Band with the original Mojo's, will begin approximately at 9 p.m.
Tickets are priced at $125 per person and $1,250 per table (tables of 10).
The evening will feature over 50 silent auction items and an estimated 10 live auction items. The silent and live auction items will be announced later this month.
The evening's food will be prepared by the Head Chef from Porter's Steakhouse. The menu will be released closer to the event date. The refreshments that evening will include an array of water, soda, wines, spirits and beers. The social hour will feature a host bar.
If you would like to make a donation to SIUE Cougar Athletics, please click here to make a donation through the Cougar Excellence Fund. This fund includes membership benefits starting at donations of $100 and higher.