2020 Laura and Richard Kretschmer Service Award Gala

The Laura and Richard Kretschmer
Service Award Gala

 Honoring Cincinnati Bell, Inc., Brian Keating, & Kevin Murray

Thursday, May 14, 2020
The Bell Event Centre (444 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45202)
6:00 pm Cocktail Hour  –  7:00 pm Dinner, Awards + Auction

This special evening is an extraordinary opportunity to recognize our honorees – Cincinnati Bell, Inc., Brian Keating, & Kevin Murray – who exemplify the passion and commitment we strive to achieve every day. We could not think of a more deserving honorees of this special award.

The evening will also raise critical funds that allow the Hearing Speech  + Deaf Center to continue offering its audiology, speech and occupational therapy, and deaf advocacy services. It is because of supporters like you that the organization is able to offer its services to anyone, regardless of their ability to pay.

Please join us in celebrating our honorees and furthering the mission of the Hearing Speech + Deaf Center.

Sponsorship, Advertisements + Tickets

Gala Sponsorship Form or select a purchase option below.


Become a sponsor of the event (see Form above for details).

Presenting Sponsor – $10,000
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Diamond Sponsor – $7,500
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Gold Sponsor – $5,000 
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Silver Sponsor – $2,500 
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Bronze Sponsor – $1,500
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Purchase your dinner ticket(s) to the event.

Patron Tickets (2 tickets and listing in program)- $500
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Individual Ticket- $150
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Place an advertisement or congratulatory message in our Gala Program.

Full Page Ad – $600
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Half Page Ad – $450
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Quarter Page Ad – $250
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Eighth Page Ad – $150
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Unable to attend? Please consider a donation.

Thank You to Our 2019 Sponsors!

Diamond Sponsors

The Kretschmers

Gold Sponsors

Steven C. Guggenheim
Alice & Ron Weitzenkorn

Silver Sponsors

Susan & Roy Kulick

Ruby Sponsors

Raymond James

Bronze Sponsors

Susan & Alfred Brunner
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Jeffrey, Jody & Jennifer Lazarow
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For more information, please contact the Development & Marketing Department at fundraising@hearingspeechdeaf.org or (513) 487-7716.

The Laura and Richard Kretschmer Service Award

Established in 2017, The Laura and Richard Kretschmer Service Award recognizes individuals demonstrating excellence in volunteerism.  Drs. Laura and Richard Kretschmer exemplify dedication and selflessness in their support of our mission of supporting individuals to overcome obstacles to communication.

Previous Honorees
2019 – The Shank Family, Robert, Lynn, Mady, Emma and Nick
2018 – Bob Dehner
2017 – David Haffner