Evening of Discovery Gala

JOIN US FOR OUR ANNUAL EVENING OF DISCOVERY GALA

WEDNESDAY | MAY 1, 2019 | 6PM

PIER SIXTY | CHELSEA PIERS | NYC

The Center for Discovery proudly presents the 23rd annual Evening of Discovery Gala. Proceeds from this event enable The Center to continue to change thousands of lives every year by providing innovative educational, clinical, social, nutritional, creative arts and recreational experiences designed to promote personal accomplishment.

Sponsorship & Tickets

Auction
Coming Soon!
Opens April 17, 2019

Online Journal

Gala Committee

EVENT DETAILS

Venue
Pier Sixty at Chelsea Pier | 23rd and Hudson River | NYC
Directions to the Venue

VIP Reception: 5:00 PM
Cocktail Reception: 6:00 PM
Gala Dinner: 7:00 PM

Honoring
Ellen R. Alemany
Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer, CIT Group

Master of Ceremonies
Bill Ritter, anchor WABC TV Eyewitness News

HONORING

Ellen R. Alemany
Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer, CIT Group

Ellen R. Alemany is chairwoman and chief executive officer of CIT Group and chairwoman, CEO and president of CIT Bank, N.A., the company’s bank subsidiary. She was named CEO in April 2016, became chairwoman in May 2016 and is leading CIT’s evolution as a leading national bank that empowers businesses and personal savers.

Alemany formerly headed The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Americas, the management structure that oversees RBS’ businesses in the Americas. She also served as chairman and CEO for RBS Citizens Financial Group Inc. Prior to RBS, she served as CEO for Global Transaction Services at Citigroup. Alemany held a number of senior positions during her tenure at Citigroup, including executive vice president for Commercial Business and president and CEO of CitiCapital. She also held a number of executive positions in Citigroup’s Global Corporate Bank, including customer group executive of North American markets, global industry head of Media and Communications, U.S. industry head of Consumer Products, and customer group executive for the Global Relationship Bank in Europe, based in London.

Alemany received her MBA in finance from Fordham University. She serves on the boards of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc., The Center for Discovery, Operation HOPE and the Partnership for New York City. She also serves on the Board of Advisors for the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City and the Board of Trustees for The Conference Board.

MASTER OF CEREMONIES


Bill Ritter
Anchor, WABC TV Eyewitness News

SPONSORSHIPS & TICKETS

Please RSVP by April 19, 2019, by emailing this form to developmentoffice@tcfd.org, mailing it to Development Office, PO Box 840, Harris, NY 12742 or by clicking here to register online.

CHAMPION FOR DISCOVERY – $25,000
Table for 10, Admission to VIP Reception, Logo displayed on event screens as “Champion”, Special Recognition from podium, Signature “Champion” Page in Online Journal, Photo Opportunity with Honoree and Celebrity VIPs, Special Recognition in Dinner Program, Line Credit in press releases and media alerts, Acknowledgment and Logo on Center website.

GUIDE – $15,000
Table for 10, Logo displayed on event screens as “Guide”, Special Recognition from podium, Signature “Guide” Page in Online Journal, Special Recognition in Dinner Program, Line Credit in press releases and media alerts, Acknowledgment and Logo on Center website.

ADVENTURER – $10,000
Table for 10, Logo displayed on event screens as “Explorer”, Recognition in Dinner Program, Signature “Explorer” Page in Online Journal.

EXPLORER – $7,500
Table for 10, Logo displayed on event screens as “Explorer”, Recognition in Dinner Program, Signature “Explorer” Page in Online Journal.

EXPEDITIONARY – $5,000
Table for 10. Recognition in Dinner Program.

PREFERRED TICKET PAIR – $2,500
Includes Online Journal Ad.

INDIVIDUAL TICKET – $500

ONLINE JOURNAL OPPORTUNITIES

Our Online Journal will be displayed on our website and at the Gala. Submit your ad as a special way to celebrate The Center for Discovery, our Honoree Ellen Alemany or simply to show your support for our Evening of Discovery Gala. Please submit your ads by April 19, 2019, by completing this form and sending it to journal@tcfd.org, or by completing your selection online.

PREMIER PAGE – $5,000
Size: 7.5″ wide x 5″ tall

PREMIUM PAGE – $2,500
Size: 7.5″ wide x 5″ tall

FULL PAGE – $1,000
Size: 7.5″ wide x 5″ tall

HALF PAGE – $500
Size: 7.5″ wide x 3″ tall

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