Cerebrum’s Gala to Give Back Raised Funds, Awareness for Veterans
Oct 05, 2016 07:44AM ● Published by Audrey Sellers
Marcus Luttrell, former U.S. Navy SEAL, addresses the crowd at Gala to Give Back
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Cerebrum Health Centers is making big strides for veterans. On September 18, the brain rehabilitation center hosted its inaugural Gala to Give Back benefitting veterans’ healthcare through National Foundation for Brain Health and Feherty’s Troops First Foundation. The gala raised $500,000 for the cause.
Approximately 250 guests joined dozens of active and veteran military service members alongside Glenn Beck, Marcus Luttrell, Miles Austin, General Leroy Sisco for an evening of mixing, mingling and raising funds for veterans. The night’s activities included a photo booth, raffle, big board and live auction, a helicopter arrival for the celebrity auctioneer, a video from former Governor Rick Perry in support of the cause, and incredible food from Vaquero Club including a seafood bar and live music from the Dan Quinn Band.
Raffle items included a HK Mark 23, Beretta over/under shotgun, a custom Samuelsohn suit, and a dozen home décor items, Tortuga 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon, among other prizes.
Big Board items included Montage Resort packages in Kapalua, Maui and Laguna, California, building a custom AR-15 with Navy SEALs, EnterTRAINment with Trident Response Group, Custom art pieces and more.
Live auction items included multiple vacation trips to Skibo Castle in Scotland, Vintage Club, St. Regis Punta Mita, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and a private villa in Maui.