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13th Annual HRC Utah Gala

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Please join Gala Co-Chairs Claire Martinez, Dustin S. Williams, and Lucas Horns on Saturday, June 24 for the 13th Annual HRC Utah Gala. Held at the Grand America Hotel, this annual event brings together nearly1,000 of Utah’s most influential citizens to celebrate the LGBTQ community’s successes, acknowledge national and local members and organizations, and further engage in the important and crucial work of the Human Rights Campaign.

 Additional information is available online at www.hrcutahgala.org or you can reach out to the planning committee at dustin.hrc.utah@gmail.com or 801.244.2962.




American Idol Season 7 finalist Syesha Mercado will perform at this year’s HRC Utah Dinner! Joining her on stage will be comedian Dana GoldbergDJ Young 1 will return as HRC’s House DJ for her 4th HRC Gala in Salt Lake.


Live Auction Showcase

Waikiki Getaway! 

Enjoy 5 nights at the Sheraton Waikiki in the 2-bedroom Presidential Suite which provides up to 4 guests the opportunity to rise above the city with breathtaking views of the ocean, diamond head and vibrant Waikiki. This dream Hawaii trip also includes a 2-hour catamaran cruise around Waikiki soaking in the sun and enjoying Hawaii’s world famous Mai Tai’s, a pool cabana for 2 days during your stay at Sheraton Waikiki’s adult-only infinity edge pool, the best Luau in Oahu for 4 people at the Royal Hawaiian, and 4 spa treatments at the Westin Moana Surf Rider.

Value - $24,000


Round-Trip for 2 anywhere in the world with Delta One! 

Enjoy 2 round-trip Delta One tickets - completely unrestricted to anywhere that Delta flies on the globe! Delta One includes Sky Priority service on the ground, Delta One meal services in the air, and lie-flat seats on long-haul flights.

Value - $16,000


Barclay Butera Interiors Shopping Spree

​Enjoy this $10,000 shopping spree at Barclay Butera Interiors and decorate or furnish in style. Barclay Butera Interiors specializes in and provides furniture, bedding, lighting, upholstery and home decor accessories. Spree valid online or at the Park City, Newport Beach or Corona del Mar showrooms.

Value - $10,000


'Yarn' by Brent Godfrey

Add this incredible, original piece by famed, Utah-artist, Brent Godfrey to your art collection. 36” x 36”, this oil on canvas painting is a must have for art collectors - Brent has been featured in museum and gallery exhibitions internationally, as well as mounted significant solo shows throughout his career, garnering awards and much acclaim.



Become a Table Captain – The backbone of ensuring a successful, well-attended Gala each year are our Table Captains. As the official recruiters and promoters for the Gala, we partner with our Table Captains to help spread the word about the work of HRC in order to spend an inspirational evening surrounded by friends, family and colleagues in the name of equality. Any individual, partners/couple, company, affinity group, or charity group can serve as a Table Captain.

Each table can seat a maximum of 10 guests. Contact us today to sign up to be a Table Captain, and start putting together your guest-list. Remember, Table Captains are not financially obligated to fill the table. As a "thank you" for helping to support the drive for equality, Table Captains are listed in Dinner advertisements, invitations and program books. To sign up, please email kenny.hrc.utah@gmail.com or mike.hrc.utah@gmail.com.

Become a Dinner Sponsor – There are many sponsorship levels available to support the HRC Utah Gala. Demonstrate to your customers, your competitors, your employees and your community that you value diversity and fairness. Details can be found at www.hrcutahgala.org/sponsorship. Please email dustin.hrc.utah@gmail.com for more information.

Donate to the Silent Auction – The HRC Utah Auction is an exciting opportunity for Gala guests to purchase high-quality merchandise and services from a variety of businesses and organizations that are supportive of equality. To show your support and generate interest in your product or service within the community, email lucas.hrc.utah@gmail.com. Information is also available at www.hrcutahgala.org/auction.

Volunteer to Help – Each year, the success of the HRC Utah Gala depends upon the efforts and enthusiasm of countless volunteers. There are a variety of opportunities to get involved with the Dinner Committee or to help at the event. To sign up or get further information, please email volunteers.hrc.utah@gmail.com.

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