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TECH Gala | A Vintage Carnival

Come One, Come All to the Greatest Show of All Time

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Individual Tickets go on sale 10/1/18

Reserved Tables and Sponsorships Available Now!

Come one, come all! Join us for an elegant evening under the big top as we celebrate TECH’s mission in the Hutchinson community! There will be hor d’oeuvres, drinks and carnival games to keep you entertained! Later in the evening, you will hear how TECH’s work in the community is making an impact. We will have incredible, one of a kind, live and silent auction items for you to bid on as a way to support our mission. And finally, close out the evening dancing the night away! This will be an unforgettable evening and we hope to see you there!

The Details

The event takes place Saturday, November 17th at Main Street Event in Downtown Hutchinson. The doors open at 6:30PM with Silent Auction, Cocktails and Hor d’oeuvres available. The program and Live Auction begin at 8:30PM and we close the evening out with a dance, which will start immediately following the close of the live auction.

Welcome from the 2018 TECH Gala Co-Chairs

Chelsea Barker and Amy Bretz, 2018 TECH Gala Co-Chairs

Dear Guests,

As this year’s co-chairs, Chelsea Barker and I are excited to invite you to join us at the TECH Gala. TECH is dear to my heart because of the support given to my younger sister, Jennifer.  Our entire family is thankful and I will be forever grateful for what TECH has meant to us.

For over 30 years TECH has helped my sister be a productive member of our community and have a great quality of life.  Jennifer has received job coaching which enables her to work and earn money of her own.  She also enjoys fun activities and time with peers at Adult Life Skills, has participated in the Mime group, Faces of Faith for 15 years, has learned computer skills in the computer lab, and she enjoys outings in the community.  Most importantly to her, she has greatly enjoyed working and creating in the art studio!  Jennifer is a stronger, more independent, more confident woman because of TECH!


Amy Bretz

Dear Guests,

I am honored to be co-chairing the 2018 TECH Gala with Amy this year.  I have a philanthropic heart and I am proud of the generosity of my community in supporting local organizations.  TECH is a staple to many in our area and the services provided by this organization are vital to the clients they serve.  Though I am not personally connected to TECH through a friend or family member receiving services, I have seen firsthand the benefits of such services to a very special population in our local neighborhood.  Through TECH, our community can provide services superior to other areas near and far.  It is a privilege to help raise funds to provide Hutchinson- area individuals the possibility of a full and happy life, make dreams a greater reality, and provide the skills necessary for individuals to live their best life!  It is a pleasure and distinct honor to serve as the 2018 co-chair of the TECH Gala, please join us on November 17.


Chelsea Barker

Meet Our TECH Gala Committee Members

Amy Bretz and Chelsea Barker, Co-Chairs

Committee Members: Julie Black, Michelle Capps, Cassie Dolen, Jennifer Epp, Jessica Flax, Kitty Keazer, Brenda Maxey, Laura Meyer-Dick, Cindy Miller, Meghan Moore, Angie Wiehl, Jami Woodyard

2 North Main Street, Hutchinson, KS, USA
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$100 Golden Ticket Raffle

100 Golden Tickets will be available for purchase starting 10/1/18! Winner will be announced the night of the TECH Gala and will have their choice of one of four trips. You must be present to win!

TECH Gala is Presented By:

Thank you to our Platinum Sponsors

Thank you to our Red Sponsors

Thank you to our Silver Sponsors