Howdy! Our names are Craig Staples and Kendall Michaelis, we have the honor and privilege of serving as the Donor Relations Executives for The Big Event 2023.

We hope you will join us, as our guest, to the 14th Annual Big Event Gala, at which we recognize the supporters, residents, and students that make The Big Event possible. The evening will include a dinner, silent auction, music, and more. The link to RSVP for your ticket is below.

Please join us as we express our appreciation for everyone involved in The Big Event and our community. If you have any questions please contact us at

With A Big Thanks,
Kendall Michaelis ’23 & Craig Staples ’23