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EVOLVE Ruby Gala ~ There’s no place like home.

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EVOLVE Adoption & Family Services invites you to join us in celebrating our 40th anniversary through the Ruby Gala from 5:30 to 11 p.m. on Friday, October 2017, at the Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St. Minneapolis, MN.  

Here’s everything you need to know:  

What to expect 

Along with a plated dinner, this red tie event will feature: signature drinks, hors d’oeuvres, a program, a celebration, games, a dance, a photo booth and more.  


5:30 p.m. social hour | 7 p.m. anniversary toast and plated dinner | 8 p.m. program, photo booth and entertainment followed by a DJ and dance 

The menu 

  • Sherry mushroom chicken breast
  • Roast beef bordelaise
  • Butternut squash ravioli (vegetarian option)

All main entrées are served with pear-bleu butter lettuce salad, artisan breads and butter, Parmesan Yukon gold potatoes, seasonal roasted vegetables, and a dessert of choice at the table. 

Options to participate  

  • Individual tickets: $100 ($40 is tax deductible)
  • Children under age 12: $40
  • Buy a table of eight: $750
  • Honorary founder (complimentary)
  • Former staff, reduced rate: $75
  • VIP Option for two tickets, hotel stay and a bottle of wine $400

Hotel options 

Room blocks are reserved at the following hotels (Reserve your room by September 27):  

Sponsorship opportunities  

  • Anniversary Sponsor: $15,000 (Includes 12 tickets & brand recognition)
  • Platinum Sponsor: $10,000 (Includes 10 tickets & brand recognition)
  • Gold Sponsor: $7,500 (Includes 8 tickets & brand recognition)
  • Silver Sponsor: $5,000 (Includes 6 tickets & brand recognition)
  • Bronze Sponsor: $2,000 (Includes 4 tickets & brand recognition)


  • Hors D’oeuvres Sponsor: $2,000 (Includes logo on all hors d’oeuvres platters)
  • Signature Beverage Sponsor: $1,500 (Includes logo on all beverage tickets)
  • Dessert Sponsor: $1,000 (Includes logo on all dessert plates)
  • DJ Sponsor: $825 (Includes logo and recognition at DJ booth)
  • Parking Lot Sponsor: $500 (Includes logo and recognition at lot)


Please RSVP for the Ruby Gala by October 13 

Gifts are tax-deductible – Federal Tax Identification number of 41-1296959. 




Headquartered in Stillwater, Minnesota, EVOLVE Adoption & Family Services envisions a world where everyone has nurturing, permanent and supportive family relationships. We accomplish this by providing ethical, high quality adoption and foster care programs, pregnancy services, child-focused recruitment, family support and therapeutic services.

EVOLVE Adoption & Family Services | 5850 Omaha Ave North | Stillwater, MN 55082 | 952.831.5707 – or – 651.439.2446