Gala for the Gryphons

Join us at the 2018 Gala for the Gryphons, “a Night in Old Hollywood,” benefiting the students of Eagle Ridge Academy.

Friday, November 16, 2018
6 – 10:30 p.m.
Bearpath Golf and Country Club

Kindly RSVP by Nov. 1

The annual Gala is a time for adults to come together for an evening of camaraderie and celebration in a formal, fun setting. For sponsorship opportunities, including VIP tables of 10, please contact

Please note that once tickets are purchased, no refunds will be issued.

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Online Auction – Open Now until 11/14 at 11:00 pm

Live Auction Items

The Gala features a Live Auction. This year we have three items up for bid. If you are interested in bidding on any of these items but will NOT be at the Gala, you may assign a PROXY bidder to bid on your behalf. For more information on how to do this, please contact Kelly Schiffman at 952-746-7760, ext. 1107 or via email at

#1: Weekend Getaway Package in Duluth: Enjoy a one-night stay at the historic Fitger’s Inn, with a bottle of wine waiting upon your arrival. Step back in time in Duluth’s historic lakefront hotel where you will be pampered by classic European-style service, gracious hospitality. Fitger’s complex includes fine cuisine from three great restaurants, an array of unique shopping, a micro-brewery, two night clubs, and a salon & day spa – all on the shore of Lake Superior within the renovated 1880’s Fitger’s Brewery. Included in this package are $50 gift cards to Sir Benedict’s on the Lake, Boat Club Restaurant & Bar, Grandma’s Saloon & Deli and Vitta Pizza-all fantastic food! Enjoy a stroll on the 3-mile Duluth Lakewalk, stretching from Canal Park up to Leif Erickson Park. Treat yourself to some relaxation during your day with a 1-hour massage complements of Fitger’s Salon and Spa. VALUE: $700

Total Value: $650
Starting Bid: $300

#2: Take in a MN Twins game with Four (4) Tickets in the Champions Club section of Target Field! You will be pampered with access to the exclusive and elegant private club lounge before, during, and after the game. These premium seats feature exclusive views in the Twins private indoor batting cages and the Twins’ Treasure Island Radio Network studios where the radio pre- and post-game shows originate. Enjoy complimentary five-star quality dinging and beverage service in the club lounge area and extraordinary dessert and coffee service in the club area. There is an exclusive valet parking pass, a private entrance (just a few steps from your car to the Club), complimentary Twins program and media notes, in-seat beverage service, and enhanced leg room. Generously donated by Ernst & Young, this package has a value of $1,975. Consider going in on this experience with another couple, group of friends, or as a treat for your family! Date to be mutually agreed up on with donor. VALUE: $1,975

Total Value: $1,975
Start Bidding at $900

#3: Ski Condo in Big Sky, Montana

Did someone say skiing? Enjoy this weeklong stay in luxurious ski condo in skier’s playground Big Sky, Montana. Big Sky is a community in the Rocky Mountains of southern Montana. Incredible powder and known for the ski and downhill mountain and bike trails of Big Sky Resort. Big Sky Resort is 45 minutes from Bozeman.

This 4-bedroom cowboy-themed condo sleeps 12 and includes maid service, an indoor hot tub, full kitchen, and washer and dryer. Good for 4 days during the 2018-20 ski season or one week in the summer of 2019. Summer boasts hiking, fly fishing, biking, and many more activities.

Value: $3,200
Start Bidding at $1,200