Big Brothers Big Sisters 50th Anniversary Gala

Big Brothers Big Sisters 50th Anniversary Gala

About This Event

This very special night will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central New Mexico. It will feature the inaugural Mentor Awards, honoring our community's leaders in mentorship.

We look forward to seeing you at this exciting and unique event supporting youth mentoring in central New Mexico!

Cocktail hour begins at 6:00 PM
Dinner served at 7:00 PM

If you would like to support this event by purchasing a sponsorship, table, or by donating an item for our fundraising auction please contact Margaret Shumbarger at Big Brothers Big Sisters: margaret.shumbarger@bbbs-cnm.org.

About Us:
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central New Mexico has created fundamental, positive change in the lives of over 10,000 children since its founding 50 years ago. Our vision is that ALL children achieve success in life. We create lasting friendships that change children's lives for the better, forever. Each year we serve 1500+ youth in eight counties across New Mexico. We are dedicated to providing safe, professional, effective experiences to the children, families, and volunteers served through one-to-one mentoring.

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Location / Venue

BIG Sponsor

Table Sponsor

Beverage Sponsor

Program Sponsor

Gratitude Toast

Auctions

  • 10. Uptown Funk Dueling Pianos Private Party
    10. Uptown Funk Dueling Pianos Private Party
    Silent Auction
    Don’t miss the fun with this dueling piano trend that’s sweeping the nation! The show is like no other, with professional pianists playin...
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  • 11. Family Fun Pack
    11. Family Fun Pack
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    This gift package offers great treats and family fun. You will receive four, one-hour passes to Cool Springz Trampoline Park, valued at $...
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  • 12. Balloon Fiesta Day #1
    12. Balloon Fiesta Day #1
    Silent Auction
    This gift package includes four passes to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, the world’s premier balloon event, good for any d...
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  • 13. Balloon Fiesta Day #2
    13. Balloon Fiesta Day #2
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    This gift package includes four passes to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, the world’s premier balloon event, good for any d...
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  • 14. The Brew Coffee House Package
    14. The Brew Coffee House Package
    Silent Auction
    This gift package includes a $25 gift certificate to the Brew Coffee House. Also included are three premium packages of coffee: a Colombi...
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  • 15. Pappa's Gift Card
    15. Pappa's Gift Card
    Silent Auction
    This gift package includes a $50 gift certificate for dining at your local Pappadeaux Restaurant and more. Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen is ...
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  • 16. Colorado Honey House Distillery Beverage Package
    16. Colorado Honey House Distillery Beverage Package
    Silent Auction
    This gift package includes the unique and quality flavors of Colorado Honey House Distillery. Experience the hand crafted Hex Vodka, dist...
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  • 17. Enchanted Circle Brewing Basket
    17. Enchanted Circle Brewing Basket
    Silent Auction
    Enchanted Circle has its brewing facility in Angel Fire, NM. Their large selection of hand-crafted brews are created with virgin mountain...
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  • 18. Rimrock Sunrise Canyon Lands (1995) - David Muench
    18. Rimrock Sunrise Canyon Lands (1995) - David Muench
    Silent Auction
    A spectacular framed photograph (measuring 20x24 inches) taken in Dead Horse Point State Park in Utah depicts a brilliant sunset washing ...
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  • 19. Summer Aspen (2018) – Nancy Davis
    19. Summer Aspen (2018) – Nancy Davis
    Silent Auction
    This framed oil painting by Nancy Davis, depicting the summer day at Sandia Crest, was painted on location and is 81/2 by 11 inches.
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  • 1. Brewery Package #1
    1. Brewery Package #1
    Silent Auction
    This gift package includes two gift cards to Rio Bravo Brewery for $20 each, one gift card for Canteen Brewery for $20, and a Canteen Bre...
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  • 20. "Doggie Bag" Package
    20. "Doggie Bag" Package
    Silent Auction
    This package includes a large set of gifts from Bone-A-Fide Dog, filled with treats, training tools, and other goodies for your pup or pu...
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  • 21. "Everyone's a Lobo" Package
    21. "Everyone's a Lobo" Package
    Silent Auction
    If you’re looking for the ultimate Lobo package deal, look no further! With this package you’ll get three sets of gear along with four ti...
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  • 22. Yoga Session Package
    22. Yoga Session Package
    Silent Auction
    Deepen your yoga practice, gain confidence, and receive personalized instruction from master yoga teacher, Nydia Villezcas. Working one-o...
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  • 23. Romantic Interlude Package
    23. Romantic Interlude Package
    Silent Auction
    This package includes a lovely Lirac 1995 Chateau de Bouchassy from the Rhône Valley. This wine has intense scents of Wild blackberry, ri...
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  • 24. Refurbished Dell Laptop and Desktop Computers
    24. Refurbished Dell Laptop and Desktop Computers
    Silent Auction
    Looking for a new computer set up? Put in a bid for this newly refurbished laptop and desktop computer! Laptop is a Dell Latitude E7240 a...
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  • 25. Turquois Necklace from Old Town Jewlery & Loan
    25. Turquois Necklace from Old Town Jewlery & Loan
    Silent Auction
    This piece is a natural turquois necklace with pen shell heishi from the 1970’s— a true New Mexican classic!
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  • 26. Jean Levi Jacket
    26. Jean Levi Jacket
    Silent Auction
    Look like one of the cool kids in this durable and stylish Levi jacket. Stressed denim material is adorned with several patches to comple...
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  • 27. Locally Crafted Earrings
    27. Locally Crafted Earrings
    Silent Auction
    Three sets of attractive gold earrings, crafted locally. One set depicts a sunset behind one of Albuquerque’s famous Balloon Fiesta ballo...
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  • 28. Samsung Soundbar
    28. Samsung Soundbar
    Silent Auction
    Furnish a home entertainment space with this Samsung sound bar system. It includes a wireless 130W subwoofer to produce rumbling low freq...
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  • 29. James Montoya Painting Duo
    29. James Montoya Painting Duo
    Silent Auction
    The inspirations for these two James Montoya pieces are fire and water—two elements, seemingly in opposition, that work together to creat...
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  • 2. Brewery Package #2
    2. Brewery Package #2
    Silent Auction
    This gift package includes two gift cards to Rio Bravo Brewery for $20 each, one gift card for Canteen Brewery for $20, and a Canteen Bre...
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  • 30. Left Turn Distilling Basket
    30. Left Turn Distilling Basket
    Silent Auction
    Left Turn Distilling is Albuquerque’s first distillery—a hip, casual bar featuring locally made craft spirits, Mexican fare, live music, ...
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  • 31. Pearl Necklace
    31. Pearl Necklace
    Silent Auction
    A gorgeous, three-strand pearl necklace from Gold and Silver Exchange. This brilliant statement piece is made with real pearls, and is he...
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  • 32. Gurkha Classic Havana Blend Toro Cigars
    32. Gurkha Classic Havana Blend Toro Cigars
    Silent Auction
    Hailing from the fertile soils of Nicaragua that prove time and time again to encompass many of the same qualities as the revered Cubans ...
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  • 33. Moon Tsai Cabernet Sauvignon
    33. Moon Tsai Cabernet Sauvignon
    Silent Auction
    “Deep ruby in hue, our 2015 Napa Valley Cabernet presents a tantalizing study of sensory juxtapositions. On the nose, the wine entices wi...
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  • 34. Southwest Airlines Tickets
    34. Southwest Airlines Tickets
    Silent Auction
    Been waiting for your next bonus to plan your dream vacation? Let Southwest Airlines help you out with your flight. Plan a one-way trip f...
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  • 35. Samsung Soundbar #2
    35. Samsung Soundbar #2
    Silent Auction
    Furnish a home entertainment space with this Samsung sound bar system. It includes a wireless 130W subwoofer to produce rumbling low freq...
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  • 3. Private Wine Class (With Red)
    3. Private Wine Class (With Red)
    Silent Auction
    This gift package by Total Wine & More includes a wine class, with up to 20 guests, sampling eight premium, hand-selected wines from the ...
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  • 4. Private Wine Class (With White)
    4. Private Wine Class (With White)
    Silent Auction
    This gift package by Total Wine & More includes a wine class, with up to 20 guests, sampling eight premium, hand-selected wines from the ...
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  • 5. Cila Salon Package
    5. Cila Salon Package
    Silent Auction
    Cila Salon is a small boutique located in the heart of Nob Hill, offering cutting edge hair services and utilizing Davines hair care prod...
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  • 6. Inspire Salon Package #1
    6. Inspire Salon Package #1
    Silent Auction
    Get pampered at the full service Inspire hair salons on 4th street and in Uptown. This gift package includes a $200 gift certificate for...
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  • 7. Inspire Salon Package #2
    7. Inspire Salon Package #2
    Silent Auction
    Get pampered at the full service Inspire hair salons on 4th street and in Uptown. This gift package includes a $200 gift certificate for...
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    1567721580
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  • 8. Waxing The City
    8. Waxing The City
    Silent Auction
    Waxing the City provides you with an expert wax and comfortable experience, with a full line of facial and body waxing services. This gif...
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    1567721688
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  • 9. Canyon Club Golf Package
    9. Canyon Club Golf Package
    Silent Auction
    Come experience the beautiful Canyon Club at Four Hills, with an 18-hole championship golf course, nestled against the Sandia Mountain fo...
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  • Authentic Persian Rug
    Auction
    A hand-knotted wool rug from Tabriz, Iran. This red and floral traditional tribal rug is seven foot by nine foot and is a true investment...
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  • M2.0 Class Sponsorship
    M2.0 Class Sponsorship
    Auction
    Help us defend the potential of Albuquerque high school students by sponsoring a class.
    $1,500.00
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  • M2.0 Class Sponsorship #10
    M2.0 Class Sponsorship #10
    Auction
    Help us defend the potential of Albuquerque high school students by sponsoring a class.
    $3,000.00
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  • M2.0 Class Sponsorship #2
    M2.0 Class Sponsorship #2
    Auction
    Help us defend the potential of Albuquerque high school students by sponsoring a class.
    $1,500.00
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    1567823171
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  • M2.0 Class Sponsorship #3
    M2.0 Class Sponsorship #3
    Auction
    Help us defend the potential of Albuquerque high school students by sponsoring a class.
    $1,500.00
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  • M2.0 Class Sponsorship #4
    M2.0 Class Sponsorship #4
    Auction
    Help us defend the potential of Albuquerque high school students by sponsoring a class.
    $0.00
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  • M2.0 Class Sponsorship #5
    M2.0 Class Sponsorship #5
    Auction
    Help us defend the potential of Albuquerque high school students by sponsoring a class.
    $0.00
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  • M2.0 Class Sponsorship #6
    M2.0 Class Sponsorship #6
    Auction
    Help us defend the potential of Albuquerque high school students by sponsoring a class.
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  • M2.0 Class Sponsorship #7
    M2.0 Class Sponsorship #7
    Auction
    Help us defend the potential of Albuquerque high school students by sponsoring a class.
    $0.00
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    1567823371
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  • M2.0 Class Sponsorship #8
    M2.0 Class Sponsorship #8
    Auction
    Help us defend the potential of Albuquerque high school students by sponsoring a class.
    $0.00
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    1567823403
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  • M2.0 Class Sponsorship #9
    M2.0 Class Sponsorship #9
    Auction
    Help us defend the potential of Albuquerque high school students by sponsoring a class.
    $0.00
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  • M2.0 Dinner
    M2.0 Dinner
    Auction
    Kids gotta eat! Buy dinner for one our mentor 2.0 classes and help to sponsor an amazing BBBS program.
    $300.00
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  • M2.0 Dinner #10
    M2.0 Dinner #10
    Auction
    Help us defend the potential of Albuquerque high school students by sponsoring a class.
    $0.00
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    1567823530
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  • M2.0 Dinner #2
    M2.0 Dinner #2
    Auction
    Kids gotta eat! Buy dinner for one our mentor 2.0 classes and help to sponsor an amazing BBBS program.
    $300.00
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  • M2.0 Dinner #3
    M2.0 Dinner #3
    Auction
    Kids gotta eat! Buy dinner for one our mentor 2.0 classes and help to sponsor an amazing BBBS program.
    $300.00
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  • M2.0 Dinner #4
    M2.0 Dinner #4
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    Kids gotta eat! Buy dinner for one our mentor 2.0 classes and help to sponsor an amazing BBBS program.
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  • M2.0 Dinner #5
    M2.0 Dinner #5
    Auction
    Kids gotta eat! Buy dinner for one our mentor 2.0 classes and help to sponsor an amazing BBBS program.
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  • M2.0 Dinner #6
    M2.0 Dinner #6
    Auction
    Kids gotta eat! Buy dinner for one our mentor 2.0 classes and help to sponsor an amazing BBBS program.
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  • M2.0 Dinner #7
    M2.0 Dinner #7
    Auction
    Kids gotta eat! Buy dinner for one our mentor 2.0 classes and help to sponsor an amazing BBBS program.
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  • M2.0 Dinner #8
    M2.0 Dinner #8
    Auction
    Kids gotta eat! Buy dinner for one our mentor 2.0 classes and help to sponsor an amazing BBBS program.
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  • M2.0 Dinner #9
    M2.0 Dinner #9
    Auction
    Kids gotta eat! Buy dinner for one our mentor 2.0 classes and help to sponsor an amazing BBBS program.
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  • NM United Swag and VIP Experience
    NM United Swag and VIP Experience
    Auction
    Two guests will be treated to an on-field experience at a New Mexico United game, played at “The Lab.” This experience includes the oppor...
    $500.00
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  • Private Party Gruet Wine Tasting
    Private Party Gruet Wine Tasting
    Auction
    You and seven guests will experience a barrel tasting, a guided tasting from Laurent’s aged “Library Wines” (wines selected from his pers...
    $2,500.00
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  • Sedona Vacation
    Sedona Vacation
    Auction
    Multi-hued stone formations jut upwards from the high desert floor creating a vivid, mesmerizing setting that changes hourly with the lig...
    $1,400.00
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    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central New Mexico

    Event to Support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central New Mexico

    Every child is born with potential. For many youth, however, circumstances outside their control threatens that potential. Big Brothers Big Sisters defends the potential of every child we serve. Volunteer Big Brothers and Big Sisters, staff, board, donors, partners and our many other stakeholders are united in their commitment to empower, ignite, inspire and defend the potential of our community's young people.