May 12, 2022
Natural History Museum of Utah
301 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT
6:30 - 8:00 p.m. | Reception and Silent Auction
8:00 p.m. | Dinner and Program
Join us in celebrating the achievements of Utah students, explore The Nature of Color in an immersive exhibition at NHMU, and learn how you can support the next generation of leaders.
Mayor of South Salt Lake
Mayor Cherie Wood is a lifelong city resident of South Salt Lake and a mom of three young men who also call South Salt Lake home. Since her first days of working for the city at age 19, she saw the potential of this small city with big opportunities. As mayor, she has made investing in people her highest priority. It shows through the programs and projects that have made South Salt Lake one of the most walkable, friendly, diverse, and fun places in Utah. Making change isn’t easy, and Cherie has been honored as a “Changemaker” and continues to fight every day for every single person in her community.
Former Fox 13 Utah Journalist
Hailey Higgins is a two-time regional Emmy award-winning former journalist. For more than a decade, she reported across the country and at home in Utah, most recently for KSTU FOX13 News. Since January 2022, Hailey serves as a communication specialist for Davis School District. She is a Roy, Utah native, a graduate of Weber State University, and currently resides in Salt Lake City. Her hobbies include going on adventures with her dog Theo, watching independent films, and taking a nap.
Experience an immersive exhibition at the Natural History Museum of Utah as you Explore The Nature of Color. What is color? How do we experience it? What does it do? This exhibit lets you dive into feeling, living, and making color as you decipher how color helps us make sense of the world.
This year’s auction bids will be submitted through mobile devices! We'll be using HANDBID, a mobile silent auction platform that allows you to bid from your smartphone.
If you used Handbid in 2020, you already have an account and will need to reset your password – if you choose to reset via email please be sure to check your spam filter for a reset email.
Purchase your tickets for the 2022 gala here.
Individual Tickets | $150
Table | $1,250
Table Sponsor | $1,750
**In March, the CDC changed the way it measures community COVID-19 risk. We ask that event attendees practice best judgement regarding personal and community health and safety. Venues may have different preferences regarding visitors wearing masks. United Way of Salt Lake continues to recommend that event attendees wear a mask when they cannot socially distance and highly encourages all attendees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To learn more about vaccines, visit Utah 211’s Coronavirus Information Page.
Join an inspiring group of women (and men) from around Utah dedicated to ensuring the success of all students in our community. This group of philanthropists, advocates, and volunteers is committed to helping the next generation of leaders through STEM education, mentoring, and college scholarships. Learn more and become a member!