Oral Health America seeks sponsorships

Oct. 9, 2007
Gala is held each year in conjunction with the Chicago Midwinter Dental Meeting to raise essential funds for outreach efforts.

CHICAGO, Illinois--Oral Health America, whose 2007 Gala and Benefit attracted more than 900 attendees representing virtually every part of the dental industry, is seeking sponsorships for its 2008 event, "Connect in Chicago."

OHA depends upon the gala, which is held each year in conjunction with the Chicago Midwinter Dental Meeting, to raise essential funds for outreach efforts such as Smiles Across America and to develop further initiatives to improve oral health.

The OHA Gala is an event that features dining and dancing, a silent auction, and unparalleled networking opportunities. Sponsorships are available at the Gold Level ($2,500), Platinum Level ($5,000) and the Diamond Level ($10,000).

Sponsors will be listed in the event publicity and will be recognized at the event. Payment can be made in 2007 or 2008, depending upon budgeting preference. OHA is also seeking donations of items of value for the silent auction.

The 2008 Gala Committee consists of Mary J. Hayes, DDS, Pediatric Dental Health Associates, and Keith Suchy, DDS, Event Co-Chairs; Genevieve Altier, Patterson Dental Supply; Karen Auiler, Aegis Communications; Richard M. Celko, DMD, Aetna Dental; Margaret S. Cottrell, Confirm Monitoring Systems; Tom Czervionke, McCarthy Communications; Chuck Dushman, Sonrisas Plan Dental; Milly Goldstein, Harry J. Bosworth Company; Therese Long, OSAP; Teresa May, Hu-Friedy Mfg. Co., Inc.; Tony Montemurro, Septodont; Candy B. Ross, Gendex/Dexis LLC; Nancy Sakaduski, Sakaduski Marketing Solutions; Bernard J. Beazley, Event Chair Emeritus; Joseph Donohue, Oral Health America; and Alison Hayes, Oral Health America.

For additional information on gala sponsorships or auction donations, contact Joseph Donohue at (312) 836-9900, or [email protected].