Annual Gala: Saturday, December 1, 2018

The 23rd LBSA gala will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018, at Carleton College’s Great Hall and Great Space in Northfield, Minnesota. The theme for this year’s gala is “Inspire. Unite. Build.” We look forward to celebrating the mission that has enriched our community and changed lives for over 120 years.

Evening Schedule

5–7 p.m. | appetizers, cocktails and silent auction

7 p.m. | silent auction closes

7–10 p.m. | dinner, program, live and fund-a-cause auctions

Formal attire, black tie optional

Proceeds Support the Following Programs

Core Services

To maintain excellence in our level of care we need to retain and develop high performing staff, provide transportation services, and develop innovative program solutions.

Creative Arts

We provide a variety of opportunities to enrich the individual and community life of our clients through shared creative experiences in our Music Therapy and Art Programs.

Family Support Services

We help families navigate the world of raising a child with special needs and work to ensure a successful future.  We do this primarily through youth and adult respite events.

Pathways to the Future

We serve as a voice for people with disabilities and engage the community to advocate for: affordable housing, adequate respite resources for families and public policies that benefit people with disabilities.

Sponsorship Levels

For sponsorship information, contact Cassi at or call 507-645-8866.

2018 Gala Sponsor

  • $5,000
  • Seating for 14 and marquee placement in all print and social media

Platinum Sponsor

  • $2,500
  • Seating for 10 and premier placement in all print and social media

Gold Sponsor

  • $1,500
  • Seating for 8 and listing in all print and social media

 Silver Sponsor

  • $1,125
  • Seating for 6 and listing in all print and social media 

Bronze Sponsor

  • $750
  • Seating for 4 and listing in all print and social media

For a complete list of our upcoming events, check out our calendar.