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2018 BIZAA Founder’s Gala

Thank You Table Sponsors!


Click here to get your tickets to the Gala!

The 2018 BIZAA Founder’s Gala will be held on Friday, November 16, 2018, at the Golden Valley Country Club in Golden Valley, Minnesota. A cocktail reception and silent auction kicks-off the event at 5:30 p.m. This year’s Founder’s Gala will offer a cash bar, an African inspired dinner and entertainment by the Duniya Drum and Dance Group. Also, joining us this year at 8:00 p.m. for a live auction is national benefit auctioneer Karen Sorbo.

Get ready to bid on a variety of fun silent and live auction items. Play Heads n’ Tails for a chance to win a gift card tree. And, get your raffle ticket for a chance to win a pub table and a mega case of beer. Plus, enjoy a specialty dessert and Bags n’ Bling silent auction. Check back as we get closer to the Gala for more auction item highlights.

The Founder’s Gala is named in honor of Okey Anyanwu, BIZAA’s Founder and President. Okey had the foresight and vision to organize BIZAA, a non-profit dedicated to rescuing victims of child labor and human trafficking in Africa, getting them off the streets and into classrooms.

All proceeds benefit the new BIZAA College of Technology and Nursing in Imo State, Nigeria, Africa.

Individual tickets are $100


Friends of BIZAA Sponsor – $500 includes 4 tickets and program recognition

Table Sponsor – $1000 includes 8 tickets, reserved table with signage, recognition on the BIZAA website and link to sponsor’s website (if applicable) and program recognition

Ticket sales begin September 1, 2018, on Eventbrite.

To donate an item for the silent or live auction, please contact

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