October 21, Fort Collins Country Club

The theme of the gala was Living Aloha in honor of the current Main Gallery exhibit, Living Aloha:  Hawai’i’s Enduring Legacy.  Over 100 people attended the gala, which featured authentic Hawaiian food, ukulele players from Fort Uke and Love Uke, and a performance by dancers from the Northern Colorado Hula Studio. All proceeds benefited the Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures.

Board of Directors of the Global Village Museum. Front row: Kathleen Batterton, Bonnie Titley, John Roberts, Garth McCann, Martha Denney, Mark Horowitz
Back row: Heidi Nash Cross, Thomas Cauvin, Randy Kurtz, Martin Limbird

Shelley Hines, organizer of the ukulele players

Gayle Warner, Museum Executive Director, and Martha Denney, Museum Board Member and Co-Curator of Hawaii exhibit

Ukulele players from Love Uke and Fort Uke

John Roberts, Kathleen Batterton, and Aditya Aditya