Pearl Anniversary Gala
The Pearl Anniversary Gala will be a night to celebrate the many ways in which CRS has helped the residents of Avon and Avon Lake over the last 30 years! This event is our biggest fundraiser and all proceeds go directly towards our mission of diminishing the effects of poverty for our neighbors in Avon and Avon Lake.
  • Event ScheduleJan 26, 2019 at 6:00 PM to Jan 27, 2019 at 00:00 AM
  • LocationLa Centre Conference & Banquet Facility, Westlake, Ohio
Price:from $130

Community Resource Services is pleased to announce our Pearl Anniversary Gala, Celebrating 30 years of Service to our Community!  In honor of the many ways CRS has helped the residents of Avon and Avon Lake over the years, we will host a very special night on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at LaCentre Conference & Banquet Facility.  The Gala begins at 6:30 pm and ends at 12:00 am.

This black tie optional event will feature a sit down dinner, open bar, live music by Almost Famous, raffles, auctions and many more ways to support CRS.  The Gala is our largest fundraiser, last year raising over $74,000 with 416 guests in attendance.  Tickets are on sale now!  Click the link below to purchase individual tickets at $130 each or to purchase a Friends Table for 10 at $1,100.

Each year, the generosity of our sponsors and donors help make this event a great success!  Sponsorship and auction donation opportunities are available now. Please click below for more information.  Additional questions can be directed to Pam at 440-933-5639.

2019 Auction/Advertisement Information

2019 Sponsorship Levels

2019 Sponsor Agreement



These beautiful diamond stud earrings were hand-selected in Antwerp, Belgium by Theresia Oreskovic, owner of Peter & Co. Jewelers in Avon Lake.

Valued at $6,500, these solitaire diamonds are mounted in a 3-prong setting with post and friction backs in 14k white gold.  The natural diamonds are brilliant cut, with a total weight of 1.07 carats, color grade F, a clarity grade of SI with a laboratory report from the American Gem Society.

The Jewelry Raffle tickets are $100 each and we will only be selling 100 tickets!  They’re on sale now so buy yours soon before they sell out!

Purchase Jewelry Raffle Tickets


Purchase Individual Gala Tickets


Purchase Friends Table for 10


Make a Special Applause Donation to further the work of CRS.  All donations received by January 14, 2019 will be acknowledged in the Anniversary Gala event program.


2018 Charity Ball

Congratulations to Nikki Mohar, winner of  the 2018 Charity Ball Jewelry Raffle!  She was the lucky winner of this Hearts On Fire Aerial Eclipse diamond necklace valued at $6,990! Special thanks to Peter & Co. Jewelers for their sponsorship of the Jewelry Raffle.


We are grateful to all of our 2018 Charity Ball Sponsors and Auction Donors!

2018 Charity Ball Auction Donors

2018 Charity Ball Sponsors

View photos from the 2018 Charity Ball

2018 Charity Ball Sponsors
Diamond Sponsors
Applied Specialties, Inc.
LaCentre Conference & Banquet Facility
Nations Lending Corporation
NRG Energy
PolyOne Corporation

Emerald Sponsors
First Federal Lakewood
North Coast Business Expo of Avon Lake
Parker Aerospace
Peter & Company Jewelers

Ruby Sponsors
Avon Lake Jazzercise/Westlake Jazzercise
Cleveland Clinic Avon Hospital and Richard E. Jacobs Health Center
Heidelberg Distributing
Hyland Software
Joyce Buick GMC
McDonald Hopkins LLC
Mexichem Specialty Resins
Northwest Bank

Sapphire Sponsors
Bead Warehouse
Community Foundation of Lorain County
Kiwanis Club of Avon Lake
The Learwood Square Company LLC
Morgan Stanley

Pearl Sponsors
Animal Clinic Northview
Hinkley Lighting
Joseph L. Motta Co., LPA
Kopf Builders
North Coast Rotary Club

Corporate Table Sponsors
Freeman Manufacturing
Ulmer & Berne LLP

In-Kind Sponsors
A Secret Garden - Floral Design
Avon Lake Printing & Signs
Custom Engraving & Randall's Team Shop
The Hen 'N The Ivy
Mike Kral Design
Sissons Flowers & Gifts
Suntan Supply