DINE, DANCE & HONOR LOCAL AWARD WINNERS…at the 2018 History Makers Event!
Help recognize the recipients of six awards for their significant contributions to Rock County, at this Solid Gold ‘70s-themed event. You’ll feel like you’ve stepped back into the 1970s at the Eclipse Center while dancing the night away to ‘70s music.
Enjoy a delicious seated dinner by Merrill & Houston’s Steak Joint. A live auction rounds out the evening. Dress in your best 1970s-inspired attire … if you so desire.
2018 History Makers Award Winners
The Grafft Family
Owners of Grafft Investments Real Estate Re-Development, Janesville.
A leader in the renovation of a new site for the Luther Valley Historical Society, Footville.
Author; Professor Emeritus of English and Humanities at Beloit College.
Chairman and co-founder, ABC Supply; chairman of Hendricks Holding Co., Beloit.
Rick McGrath & Ana Kelly
Active in numerous community initiatives; Rick also chairs the Beloit Landmarks Commission.
Craig High School Acappella Choir
Entertained at the 2017 White House Holiday Event.
By purchasing a ticket to History Makers, you’ll be helping the Rock County Cancer Coalition. A portion of all event proceeds will be donated to this nonprofit organization, which works to assist and educate cancer patients and the community.
Your Evening at a Glance
Saturday, April 28
- 5:45 p.m. Doors open and check-in begins
- 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Music and cocktails
- 7:00 p.m. Dinner served
- 7:30 – 8:45 p.m. Award presentations and live auction
- 8:45 – 10-ish p.m. Dancing and cocktails (Having fun? Stay awhile!)
Live Auction Sneak Peek
Sunday Funday in the Infamous “Green Machine” Package
Spend the day touring Monroe in this 1973 GMC Sequoia RV! This tour for 8 people in the “Green Machine” is from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. and includes visits to favorite spots. Snacks and Bloody Mary’s also included.
Dates to be determined; not good during winter months. Sponsored and hosted by Todd Kimball and Jeni Lindstrom.