CHAMPAIGN — The 2013 Gargoyle Gala and Auction, to benefit University Laboratory High School in Urbana, is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the I Hotel and Conference Center, Champaign.
The gala is celebrating its honorary chairwoman, Sally Walker, the school's athletic director, physical education teacher and coach, who is retiring at the end of the school year.
The gala is open to the public, and proceeds will support the school's faculty and classroom upgrades.
Tickets are $75 per person (of which $35 will be considered a tax-deductible gift, and $40 will be considered a non-tax-deductible gift).
Hearty appetizers will be served, and the event will feature a cash bar.
To RSVP and buy tickets, please visit http://www.uni.illinois.edu/gala , or you can RSVP and purchase tickets by sending a check payable to the University of Illinois Foundation (with "Gala ticket" in the note line), along with the number of planned attendees to Corissa Clark,
University of Illinois Laboratory High School, 1212 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, IL 61801.
Or you can call Clark at 217-300-1868 and give her your credit card number and expiration date.
An RSVP by April 4 is preferred, but organizers will allow at-the-door registration until the event is at maximum capacity.