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A movement created by the Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation

The Extraordinary Is Gala Dinner

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The Extraordinary Is Gala celebrates and honors scholarship recipients,  community leaders, and  incredible nonprofit organizations who have inspired and served our community in the past year. The Gala presents a famous or influential keynote speaker to relate their extraordinary life story and inspire our guests. Previous speakers have included Olympic gold medalists Carl Lewis and Lamont Smith, and financial commentator and author Lynnette Khalfani-Cox. The Gala is our primary fundraising event in the DFW area.

2017 Extraordinary Is Gala

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When

November 9, 2017
6:30-9:30 PM

Keynote Speaker

To Be Announced

Location

Edison's
1724 Cockrell Avenue
Dallas, TX 75215

Extraordinary Is is raising $100,000 to support our three programs. On Thursday, November 9, 2017 The Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation, Inc. will host its third annual awards dinner celebrating nonprofit organizations and corporations who have made an extraordinary impact on the local community.

Gala Awards

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Impact

The Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation, Inc. celebrates nonprofit organizations with extraordinary stories. Stories about extraordinary organizations that utilize ordinary resources to solve big problems in the community. The Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation, Inc. has committed to giving away $25,000 over the next five years to local not-for-profit organizations nominated for their extraordinary work in the community.

Community

The Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation, Inc. celebrates local companies that work in the local community to help create extraordinary stories of giving and stewardship. Stories about extraordinary businesses that lead by example, create opportunity for employees to volunteer in their community and companies that focus on improving the environment where their employees live and work. The Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation, Inc. looks to publically recognize local businesses nominated for their extraordinary work in the community.

Scholarship

The Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation, Inc. celebrates extraordinary high school students who utilize ordinary resources to create change in their local community. Scholars who donate their time and talent to give back to the community, to volunteer for local organizations and maintain high academic and athletic performance while doing great work in the community. The Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation, Inc. has committed to giving away $10,000 over the next five years to deserving high school academic scholars and athletes.

 

Purchase TIckets

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The deadline for purchasing tickets is September 1, 2017.

Tickets will go on sale soon.

For assistance with ticket sells, please email the Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation Box Office:

or call 888-642-4742.

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If you cannot attend the gala, we invite you to become a gala sponsor.

Gala Ticket Levels

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$100 Extraordinary Individual Ticket

One gala dinner ticket. May also be bought as a couple (2 tickets seated together).

$1500 Gold Level Sponsor

Gold Level Sponsorship includes: 

  • ten (10) tickets to the awards dinner,
  • thank you signage at the dinner,
  • logo on event signage,
  • dinner table signage and honorable mention by board chairman, and
  • recognition online and in print.

$5000 Platinum Level Sponsor

Platinum Level Sponsor includes:

  • ten (10) tickets to the awards dinner.
  • thank you signage at the dinner,
  • logo on event signage, dinner table signage and honorable mention by board chairman,
  • inclusion in media and marketing announcements online and in print, and
  • logo included on scholarship award plaque.

$10000 Extraordinary Level Sponsor

Extraordinary Level Sponsor includes:

  • ten (10) tickets to the awards dinner.
  • thank you signage at the dinner,
  • logo on event signage, dinner table signage and honorable mention by board chairman,
  • inclusion in media and marketing announcements online and in print,
  • logo included on scholarship award plaque,
  • photo opportunity with award recipients,
  • inclusion in Extraordinary Is story video,
  • inclusion of logo on Extraordinary Is printed invitations, table display, and YouTube video,
  • plaque for extraordinary community service, and
  • opportunity to announce award winner(s) at dinner.

Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation.