Making History Gala

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May 5, 2020

Fairmont Copley Plaza

festivities begin at 5:30 PM

Tickets & Sponsorships

Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/clio/meacham.jpgFeaturing Jon Meacham

Jon Meacham is a Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historian, contributing writer to The New York Times Book Review, and contributing editor at TIME. His #1 New York Times bestseller, The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels, looks at tumultuous periods in American history when presidents and ordinary citizens came together to rebuild a civic trust.

Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/clio/Emily_Rooney.jpgIn conversation with Emily Rooney, Host of “Beat the Press” on WGBH

She is the creator and former host of Greater Boston. Since 1997, Emily has brought her journalistic credentials and deep knowledge of media, politics and culture to the WGBH audience and has earned numerous awards, including the National Press Club's prestigious Arthur Rowse Award for Press Criticism, a series of New England Emmy Awards, and Associated Press recognition for Best News/Talk Show. Before coming to WGBH, Emily was director of political coverage and special events at Fox Network in New York from 1994 to 1997. Prior to that, she was executive producer of ABC World News Tonight with Peter Jennings. Emily also worked at WCVB-­TV in Boston from 1979 to 1993, where she served as news director for three years and as assistant news director before that.

Sponsorship Benefits

Proceeds support the Massachusetts Historical Society and its Center for the Teaching of History










Sponsor Reception Tickets 10 2 2 2
Cocktail Reception + Dinner Tickets 10 10 6 2
Program Booklet Recognition Full Page Color Ad Half Page Color Ad Quarter Page Color Ad Name Listing
Logo Step + Repeat Banner - - -
Podium Mention - - -
Signed Meacham Book for each guest - -
Logo / Name on Jumbotron -
Name Listing on MHS Website -
Name Listing on Event Invitation*
Name Listing on MHS Annual Report √ 

* Sponsorship form must be received by February 12, 2020 to be listed on the event invitation, and by April 1, 2020 to be listed in the program booklet.

Value of Benefits received equal $75.00 per Sponsor Reception attendee and $125.00 per Cocktail Reception & Dinner attendee.

All donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. The MHS Tax ID is 042108374

Honorary Chairs

Edward C. and Lillie B. Johnson
Henry Lee
CJ and Neil Musante

Gala Committee

Jim Segel- Gala Chair
Catherine Allgor
Olly Ames
Lee Campbell
Bert Dane
Gene Dahmen
Iris and Bob Fanger
Joan Fink
Anne McNay
Marshall Moriarty
Paul Sandman
Michael Shea
Newk Stillwell