Sponsor Admission-Important Event Information
Heart of the City (HOTC) and Summit Equestrian Center (SEC)
“Hearts, Horseshoes, & Heroes” — May 12, 2023
IMPORTANT EVENT INFORMATION
Summit Equestrian Center Is located at 10808 LaCabreah Lane, Fort Wayne, IN 46845
EVENT ACCESS AND PARKING:
As a Sponsor for the event, you are invited to the VIP / Sponsor Meet&Greet Reception with Major John L. Plaster, USA, Ret which begins at 5PM. (General Admission ticket holders will be admitted at 6pm)
If you are a sponsor or sponsor guest, you are entitled to park in either of the two lots at the Summit Equestrian barn (a/k/a North Eastern Group building) located at 10808 LaCabreah Lane.
Once those lots are full, overflow parking will be available at Dawsons Creek Professional Village parking lot located at 10315 Dawsons1 Creek Blvd. Signage and volunteers will be located at the intersection of Dupont Road and Dawsons Creek Blvd. and the parking lot to direct you to parking.
Trolley cars will transport you to and from the Dawsons Creek Professional Village parking lot to the Summit Equestrian barn. Trolley shuttle service will begin at 5:30pm.
Trolley service will resume at the end of the evening and run until 10:45 pm.
IMPORTANT GUEST INFORMATION:
All guests will check in at registration and secure a bid number. Sponsors and Guests of Sponsors will also receive their copy of "SOG a Photo History of the Secret Wars” — one copy per individual or per couple.
This event is NOT reserved seating. There will be open seating tables and chairs and rail seating in the barn arena.
The barn is heated; however, some of the activities will be held in unheated areas so please dress accordingly with consideration to the weather.
The Cigar Lounge is located separately but adjacent to the barn/arena in a tented area outside. Live feed of the keynote speaker and live auction will be available in the Cigar Lounge.
FOOD & DRINK:
Event box dinners catered by Mission BBQ will include succulent Slow Smoked Hand Pulled Pork, Maggie’s Mac-N-Cheese, Baked Beans with Brisket, and Cornbread, and your favorite BBQ sauces.
Beer wine, soda and water will be available throughout the evening, along with spirited, specialty signature drinks. In addition, Hotel Tango, Edwin Coe, and Three Rivers Distilling Co., our three featured Indiana Bourbon Distilleries, will be offering bourbon samples at their “stalls” in the horse stall area.
We sincerely appreciate your support of a very special evening of horsing around to benefit the wonderful community programs of two organizations: Heart of the City Mission Foundation & Summit Equestrian Center.
By purchasing a ticket and/or entering the venue, you are agreeing to be photographed and videoed for future promotional use.