THE GALA

Thank you to our 2017 Presenting Sponsor

SPECIAL GUESTS & ENTERTAINMENT

CHAD GRIFFIN

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EVAN RACHEL WOOD

Evan Rachel Wood arrives at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

CRYSTAL WATERS

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DANA GOLDBERG

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Evening Highlights

February 4th, 2017
Le Meridien Hotel
555 S. McDowell St., N. Tower
Charlotte, NC 28204

 

5:00 PM Early Silent Auction Preview & Reception
Federal Club & Federal Club Council Holders

 

5:30 PM Registration Opens
Silent Auction
Cocktail Reception

 

7:00 PM Program
Dinner with complimentary wine
Special Guests Chad Griffin, HRC President, Dana Goldberg, Evan Rachel Wood & Crystal Waters

 

A preferred parking rate of $5 at the hotel will be provided for all gala attendees. 

Official HRC City Host Events:

Thursday, February 02

Focused & Forward: Going Beyond for our Pro-Equality Candidates
Location: Le Meridien Hotel
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

 

Friday, February 03

Takeover Friday
HRC Gives Back: Donation collection for A Child’s Place
Location: Le Meridien Hotel
Time: 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

 

Saturday, February 04

Action Workshop: How to engage others in our fight for equality.
Location: Le Meridien Hotel
Time: 10:00AM – 1:00 PM

 

HRC Yoga
Location: Flex5 Fitness Center
428 East 4th St., Suite 333, Charlotte, NC 20203
Time: 11:30 AM

 

HRC Equality Fun Run with Frontrunners
Location: Earl’s Grocery
1609 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte, NC 28204
Time: 9:00 AM
RSVP to info@charlottefrontrunners.com

 

HRC After Party with DJ Little Betty
Location: Le Meridien Hotel

 

Sunday, February 05

Recovery Brunch
Location: Le Meridien Hotel
Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM