HOUSTON IN CONCERT AGAINST HATE

ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE Southwest Region presents HOUSTON IN CONCERT AGAINST HATE AN EVENING WITH THE HOUSTON ROCKETS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2016 JESS...
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ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE Southwest Region presents

HOUSTON IN CONCERT AGAINST HATE AN EVENING WITH THE HOUSTON ROCKETS

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2016 JESSE H. JONES HALL FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

The Anti-Defamation League, Southwest Region cordially invites you to attend

HOUSTON IN CONCERT AGAINST HATE AN EVENING WITH THE HOUSTON ROCKETS

featuring the musical talent of the world-renowned

HOUSTON SYMPHONY

with guest conductor DAMON GUPTON and featured vocalist CAPATHIA JENKINS and the WHEELER AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH CHOIR

Thursday, October 20, 2016 Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts 615 Louisiana Street, Houston, TX 77002

H ON O R IN G COMMUNITY CHAMPION

CIVIL RIGHTS HERO

Leslie Alexander

Ellen Cohen

Owner, Houston Rockets

Mayor Pro Tem, City of Houston

EVEN T C HA IRS

CIVIL RIGHTS HERO

Carol & Michael Goldberg

Cecil Fong Executive Director, Diversity Summit

JULIE AND BEN ROGERS ECUMENISM AWARD RECIPIENT Reverend Mike Cole Presbytery of New Covenant

6PM VIP Meet & Greet Reception with Rockets Players 6:30PM Rockets Reception

HOUSTON IN CONCERT AGAINST HATE AN EVENING WITH THE HOUSTON ROCKETS presents the Houston Symphony and stories of ADL’s work to combat hate and promote respect.

HOUSTON IN CONCERT AGAINST HATE

The night begins with a VIP meet and greet with the Houston Rockets players, followed by a cocktail reception with the team and silent auction with items exclusive to the event. The highlight of the evening is a spectacular performance by the Houston Symphony. At the conclusion, all guests are invited to the dessert finale in the Grand Lobby.

AN EVENING WITH THE HOUSTON ROCKETS

Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts 8PM Grand Lobby 9:30PM Dessert Finale

One member of the audience will place the winning bid for the once-in-a-lifetime chance for them and a guest to fly with the Houston Rockets on their private plane to an away game and stay at the Rockets’ hotel. Attire: Red Tie Valet parking is complimentary for those attending the Rockets Reception. Self-parking is available for concert attendees in the Theater District Parking Garage.

FEATURING

DAMON GUPTON

Guest conductor

CAPATHIA JENKINS

Featured vocalist

For over 100 years, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has been a force for change, a champion of our nation’s values and a shield against hate and extremism. Today the organization, with 28 offices across the country, is an internationally recognized civil rights/human relations agency fighting anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry. ADL is a leader in developing anti-bias materials, programs and services, building bridges of respect and strengthening communication and understanding among diverse groups. The ADL Southwest Region headquarters is in Houston and serves South Texas. Anti-Defamation League • Southwest Region • 713.627.3490 • [email protected] • www.adl.org/houstoninconcert

PRESENTER

Leslie Alexander & the Houston Rockets

BENEFACTOR

H-E-B Tournament of Champions

PATRONS

Baker Botts L.L.P./Carol & Michael Goldberg • Rochelle & Alan Jacobson Arlene & Marvin Nathan • Regina Rogers • Lois & George Stark Sysco • Warren/Spector Family

GUARDIANS

Joan & Stanford Alexander Foundation • Nancy Beck-Deane • Bender/Levy Family Mark S. Finkelstein & Deborah L. Barnette/Shannon, Martin, Finkelstein, Alvarado & Dunne, P.C. David Harvey & Michele Hebl • Margolin Family • Nathan Sommers Jacobs • Lyn & Carl Schmulen Shirley & Marvin Rich • Stein Family/Triple S Steel • Spectra Energy • TRISTAR Productions, Inc. Vinson & Elkins LLP/Glen Rosenbaum

SUPPORTERS

Amegy Bank • Andrews Kurth LLP • Susan & Jerry Axelrod • Barish Family & Chair King Backyard Store Michele & Michael Davis • Martin & Kelli Cohen Fein • Audrey Fersten & Bradley Sabloff Karen & Franklin J. “Jay” Harberg, Jr. • Judith R. Hoffberger Family Foundation • Jeanne & Frank Ingraham Jackson Walker L.L.P. • Chris Kase • Caroline & Eddie Kuntz • Legacy Community Health Services Cheryl Lipshutz & Jim Lerdal • Marathon Oil Corporation • Gloria & Joe Pryzant • Reliant, an NRG Company Rusty Hardin & Associates, LLP • Jane & Larry Wagner • Karen & Tommy Westall

LEADERSHIP ADL SOUTHWEST REGION George R. Gibson Chair Ian Scharfman Immediate Past Chair

EVENT CHAIRS Carol & Michael Goldberg PLANNING COMMITTEE Jerry Axelrod Katy Caldwell

NATIONAL

George R. Gibson

Marvin D. Nathan National Chair

Franklin J. Harberg, Jr.

Jonathan A. Greenblatt CEO Kenneth Jacobson Deputy National Director Abraham H. Foxman National Director Emeritus

Sherry Bender Levy

NO PLACE FOR HATE® PARTNERS

SUPPORT ADL USING This year we are excited to offer mobile bidding for our silent auction, which means you’ll be able to bid on our auction items using your smartphone (or utilizing an iPad with the help of someone on site)! You can register when you check in on October 20th, but you’ll expedite the process and enjoy early access by visiting this link to pre-register in 2 minutes or less:

www.qtego.net/qlink/hicah2016 Simply visit the link, click the orange “Register for the auction” button and fill out the fields. It’s easy! Bidding will begin on October 13th and if you pre-register using the link above, you’ll receive a text notification alerting you when the auction is officially live. Be sure to bring your fully charged smartphone to HICAH so you’ll be ready to walk away with one (or many) of the amazing items we’ve lined up this year! YOU CAN ALSO PARTICIPATE IN OUR RAFFLE FOR AN APPLE WATCH 2!

SUPPORT ADL USING

This year’s auction includes amazing experiences and items ranging from a round of golf for your favorite foursome from Riverbend Country Club and a chef’s dinner for 10 at the locallyacclaimed Holley’s Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar to a long weekend at a private home in Vail, Colorado, plus a vacation package to Marfa, TX, fashion apparel, fitness packages, beer tours around town, and rare sports memorabilia. Stay in your seats after the Houston Symphony plays their final note—we’re auctioning a ROCKETS ROAD TRIP! Feel the excitement of being on the road with the Houston Rockets players and coaches! You and a guest will enjoy the first-class experience of flying on the Rockets private charter when you travel with the team to a road game during the 2016-17 NBA Season. This exclusive Rockets package also includes hotel accommodations at the team hotel, meals, and transportation to and from team events. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and a very generous gift from our friends the Houston Rockets.

Anti-Defamation League - Southwest Region Thursday, October 20, 2016 Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts

HOUSTON IN CONCERT AGAINST HATE

AN EVENING WITH THE HOUSTON ROCKETS

SPONSOR LEVELS & BENEFITS $100,000 – PRESENTER

$50,000 – BENEFACTOR

$25,000 – PATRON

RECOGNITION BENEFITS

RECOGNITION BENEFITS

RECOGNITION BENEFITS

GUEST BENEFITS • 6 VIP Meet & Greet tickets • Up to 30 Rockets Reception tickets • Up to 60 Performance and Dessert Finale tickets • Additional complimentary Performance tickets upon request and based on availability

• National and Regional recognition for your leadership in the fight to promote diversity and respect • Premier logo recognition in ADL’s Southwest Region No Place for Hate® 2017 publications • Premier logo and full-page ad placement in the Concert printed program • Special verbal acknowledgment and introduction during the Concert • Corporate banner displayed at Jones Hall as well as recognition in the Rockets Reception slideshow • Branding opportunities for recognition/logo inclusion on event collaterals, including invitation • Logo displayed on marquee outside of Jones Hall

GUEST BENEFITS • 4 VIP Meet & Greet tickets • Up to 16 Rockets Reception tickets • Up to 30 Performance and Dessert Finale tickets • Additional complimentary Performance tickets upon request and based on availability

• National and Regional recognition for your leadership in the fight to promote diversity and respect • Prominent logo recognition in ADL’s Southwest Region No Place for Hate® 2017 publications • Prominent logo and full-page ad placement in the Concert printed program • Corporate banner displayed at Jones Hall as well as recognition in the Rockets Reception slideshow • Branding opportunities for recognition/logo inclusion on event collaterals, including invitation

GUEST BENEFITS • 2 VIP Meet & Greet tickets • 10 Rockets Reception tickets • Up to 20 Performance and Dessert Finale tickets

• Prominent logo recognition in ADL’s Southwest Region No Place for Hate® 2017 publications • Regional recognition as an ADL Supporter • Corporate banner displayed at Jones Hall as well as recognition in the Rockets Reception slideshow • Recognition on event collaterals, including invitation • Logo and full-page ad placement in the Concert printed program

SPONSOR LEVELS & BENEFITS, continued $18,000 – DEFENDER

$10,000 – GUARDIAN

$5,000 – SUPPORTER

RECOGNITION BENEFITS • Logo recognition in ADL’s Southwest Region No Place for Hate® 2017 publications • Recognition in the Rockets Reception slideshow at Jones Hall • Recognition in Concert invitation • Logo and half-page ad placement in the Concert printed program

RECOGNITION BENEFITS • Name recognition in ADL’s Southwest Region No Place for Hate® 2017 publications • Recognition in the Concert invitation • Logo and quarter-page ad placement in the Concert printed program

RECOGNITION BENEFITS • Recognition in the Concert invitation • Name recognition in the Concert printed program

GUEST BENEFITS • 10 Rockets Reception tickets • 10 Performance and Dessert Finale tickets

GUEST BENEFITS • 6 Rockets Reception tickets • 6 Performance and Dessert Finale tickets

GUEST BENEFITS • 2 Rockets Reception tickets • 4 Performance and Dessert Finale tickets

$500 – CONCERT SPONSOR TICKET

GUEST BENEFITS • Single Performance and Dessert Finale ticket (this sponsor level does not provide a ticket to the Rockets Reception) RECOGNITION BENEFITS • Name recognition in the Concert printed program

Please note, only two donors can be recognized with each gift.

Anti-Defamation League - Southwest Region Thursday, October 20, 2016

HOUSTON IN CONCERT AGAINST HATE AN EVENING WITH THE HOUSTON ROCKETS

DONOR REPLY CARD To be included as a sponsor in the printed program, RSVPs must be received by Thursday, September 29, 2016. ALL RSVPs must be received by Thursday, October 6, 2016. ❍ Yes! I/we will participate at the following level: ❍ $100,000

PRESENTER



$50,000

BENEFACTOR



$25,000

PATRON



$18,000

DEFENDER



$10,000

GUARDIAN



$5,000

SUPPORTER

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❍ Individual Name

❍ Other: _______________________________________________ ❍ Enclosed is my check in the amount of $ _________________

❍ $500 CONCERT SPONSOR TICKET No. of Tickets: _____

❍ I/we cannot attend, but enclosed is a contribution of

$______________________ to support the work of ADL.

(please make checks payable to ADL)

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