2011 GALA EVENT
2011 Red, White & Groove Gala
Thanks to all who attended the Red, White & Groove Gala on March 12, 2011. With the generosity of more than 370 patrons and key corporate sponsors, NEOPAT was able to raise more than $40,000 to provide support for Northeast Ohio military families and local chapters of organizations including the USO, Operation Homefront and The Fisher House.
The 2011 NEOPAT Hero Award was presented to the Squires family of Middleburg Heights who accepted on behalf Corporal Brad Squires – killed in action on June 9, 2005 in Iraq.
Ohio Senator Frank LaRose served as the keynote speaker.
Active duty members of the military were on hand to share their experiences and perspectives with patrons.
Disco Inferno headlined the entertainment for the evening. Attendees also enjoyed a performance by Frank Barbarto.
The crowd kept grooving long into the night.