Celebrate the Light Gala

Friday, November 8, 2019
Discovery World (Milwaukee, WI)

5:30 p.m.  Cocktail Reception and Super Silent Auction

7:30 p.m.  Dinner and Program

9:30 p.m. Dessert Station and Social Hour

You are cordially invited to attend the Celebrate the Light Gala. Join us for an elegant evening of inspiration and education as we shine the light on mental health and raise funds for patients and programs at Rogers Behavioral Health.


Siblings are often the unsung heroes when it comes to an individual’s journey towards recovery. With strength and resilience, siblings and parents walk the path with a loved one, often having to fight for their own mental health while still supporting their loved one in treatment. Rogers strives to bring the entire family together, support them, and encourage them, and provide them with the tools to rise above the challenges of mental health.

At this year’s Gala, guests will hear stories from siblings who have grown alongside their family who has risen above mental health challenges, thanks to the skills they learned through Rogers, support from family and friends, and a whole lot of hard work.

Take in the stunning views of Lake Michigan and Milwaukee’s magnificent skyline as we celebrate the light of mental health and wellness amidst the premier lakefront event venue at Discovery World.

Upon arrival, let your taste buds lead you down the promenade to the welcome reception in the new Power On exhibit where you’ll find delicious hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. In this exciting and engaging exhibit, you can explore different types of energy and learn how people transform energy from different sources into civilization. Discover how energy from the sun drives life, the weather, and our world. Put your hand inside a tornado. Experiment with gravity and invisible light energy. Harness the power of you and fly a drone. Run the city, and so much more!

Be entertained with exquisite raffles and the super silent auction while chatting with friends within the interactive Power On Exhibit. You will then move into the pavilion for a mouth-watering dinner and the night’s featured presentation. Afterward, stop by the coffee bar and dessert station in the promenade before the evening concludes. Throughout the entire night, you will be treated to the four-star cuisine of Milwaukee’s very own Bartolotta Catering.


This year, we invite you to take part in our “Glitz and Glam” attire. Creativity meets class. Anything goes – from black tie, to jeans dressed up with some glam.

For attire ideas, check out Glitz and Glam Attire Examples.


Bartolotta Catering will prepare a duet entrée of filet and shrimp, served with garlic Yukon gold potato puree, French beans, and a burre rouge sauce.

To see a full menu, go to 2019 Gala Menu for all of the details.


Thank you 2019 Gala Sponsors and Underwriters!

Sapphire Sponsors

Nancy Lindenberg

Power Test

Glow Sponsors

Ellenbecker Investments

Ignite Sponsors

Laura Gralton


Marty Borell