We’re pleased to announce the details of our 13th Annual Gridiron West Dinner
A “roast/toast” to the one and only DALE CHIHULY
The Gridiron Dinner is our signature fundraising event, which allows all our vital programs to continue, and is seriously a romping good time.
Last year we had the mayors in stitches, and this year we’ll be shattering a little glass, so come join us!
THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2011
FREMONT STUDIOS, 155 North 35th Street, Seattle
RECEPTION: 5:30 p.m.
DINNER & ENTERTAINMENT: 6:30-9:30 p.m.
VIP CHAMPAGNE & CHOCOLATE AFTER PARTY: 9:30 to ???
In the Gridiron West Dinner tradition, the evening will feature songs, comedy, video, photos and “toasts/roasts” of our honoree, Dale Chihuly.
Master of Ceremonies: Mike Egan
Musical Tribute: The Nowhere Men
Plus a Host of Celebrity Toasters/Roasters including Sally Bagshaw, Jim Bianco, Jeff & Susan Brotman, John Buchanan, Leslie Chihuly, Mimi Gardner Gates, Allen Shoup, & Tom Skerritt
Festive Attire: Chihuly Colors Encouraged!
This event will sell out, so reserve your tickets and tables now!
PAST GRIDIRON WEST DINNER HONOREES:
2010 – Greg Nickels, Norm Rice, Charles Royer, Paul Schell, Wes Uhlman (see the review from Seattle Met)
2009 – Suzie Burke
2008 – Kemper Freeman Jr.
2007 – Bill & Jill Ruckelshaus
2006 – Tom Foley & Slade Gorton
2005 – Bill Gates Sr. & Mimi Gardner Gates
2004 – Jennifer Dunn & Gary Locke
2003 – Jim Ellis & John Ellis
2002 – Dan Evans, Booth Gardner, Mike Lowry, Al Rosellini, John Spellman
2001 – Jean Enersen, Kathi Goertzen, Susan Hutchison
2000 – Emmett Watson
1999 – Adele Ferguson, Dick Larsen, Mike Layton, Shelby Scates