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Purple Gala: Tap for a Cure
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Thursday, May 31, 2018 
5:30 pm  - 10:00 pm
Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, Appleton, WI
400 W College Ave, Appleton, WI

Show the world that you're committed to the fight against Alzheimer's!
Alzheimer's Association chapters across the country have been holding Purple Galas for years, so we are thrilled to bring the event to our chapter's region.

Registration info coming soon!

The event features two different ticket levels -- The exclusive "Guided Dinner Adventure" and "Tap for a Cure".

The Guided Dinner Adventure -
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm, Tap for a Cure, Main Lobby
6:30 pm - Guided Dinner Adventure, Kimberly Clark Ballroom

This special part of the event reserved for a select group of our most committed supporters. This ticket includes admission to the Tap for a Cure event, followed by:

  • Multi-course gourmet dinner courtesy of Heirloom Kitchen. Each course will be paired with a unique craft beer.
  • Dinner adventure guided by local media personality Stacy Engebretson
  • Live music
  • Exclusive live auction

Tap for a Cure - $35
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm, Main Lobby

  • Craft beer tasting featuring tempting concoctions from local breweries
  • Appetizers specially prepared by celebrity chef Jyll Everman (Executive Chef at Gather on Broadway and former Food Network star)
  • Raffles

To learn more or to become a sponsor, contact Autumn Grimm at or 920.260.4877

2018 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Diamond Sponsor

Platinum Sponsor
US Venture

Gold Sponsor

Sterling Sponsor
Neuroscience Group


2018 Purple Gala Planning Committee

Karmin Boedecker
Kim Patterson, Brookdale Senior Living
Leon Knitt
Lisah Vander Heiden, Hooper Law Office
Nicole Gosz, Rooted Marketing
Oliver Zornow, The Building for Kids Children's Museum
Sarah Ives, Neuroscience Group
Sarah Kons, Hooper Law Office
Sarah Montonati, Children's Hospital
Valerie Kailhofer, Hooper Law Office
Walt Zerrenner, Alzheimer's Association Board
Kristen Marshall, Oak Park Place



Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.