Benefit Dinner

The Benefit Dinner provides you with an opportunity to not only help bridge the financial gap that many students face with rising tuition costs, but also to hear one of the nation’s leading personalities or entertainers.

At the 2014 Benefit Dinner. Dr. Ben Carson addressed more than 2800 individuals for the dinner’s 50th anniversary Friday, Dec. 5.

The 2015 Benefit Dinner will be held Friday, December 4, and will feature US medical missionary and Ebola survivor, Dr. Kent Brantly. 

If you have questions or concerns, please email your thoughts to the Vice President for University Advancement, Dave Clouse, at dclouse@fhu.edu.

 

Level
Dinner Tickets  Dinner Location Loyd Seats     Photo Pass 
Naming Sponsor
($100,000+)
6
14
BKBC Lobby
Brewer Sports Center Arena     
6 Floor
14 Balcony    
6 people

Underwriter
($50,000-99,999)
6
14
BKBC Lobby
Brewer Sports Center Arena
6 Floor
14 Balcony
6 people

Corporate
($20,000-49,999)
6
4
BKBC Lobby
Brewer Sports Center Arena
6 Floor
4 Balcony
6 people

Platinum
($10,000-19,999)
10

Brewer Sports Center Arena

4 Floor
6 Balcony
2 people

Crystal
($5,000-9,999)
8

Brewer Sports Center Arena
 
4 Floor
4 Balcony 
2 people

Diamond
($3,000-4,999)
4

Brewer Sports Center Arena

4 Floor

2 people

Gold
($1,200-2,999)
4

Brewer Sports Center Arena

4 Floor

 
Silver
($600-1,999)
2

Brewer Sports Center Arena
Auxiliary Gym
2 Balcony

 
General Admission    
($150 per person)  
1

Wallace-Gano Dining Hall

Balcony
 
 

 

 

Previous Benefit Dinner Speakers

 

2014   Ben Carson   1989   Jerry Clower
2013   Laura Bush*   1988    Edwin Newman 
2012   Condoleezza Rice   1987   Paul Harvey, Jr.
2011       
    
Bob Newhart
                             
1986  
     
Arkady Shevchenko
2010        
    
George W. Bush
                             
1985           
Gerald Ford
2009
  Mike Huckabee
  1984   Howard K. Smith
2008 
  Tim Conway   1983   Paul B. Faulkner 
2007   Tom Brokaw   1982   Zig Ziglar
2006   Cal Ripken, Jr.    1981   James A. Lovell
2005   Barbara Bush   1980   Art Linkletter
2004   Walter Cronkite   1979   Paul Harvey
2003   Bill Frist   1978   Willard Collins
2002   Regis Philbin   1977   Ira North
2001   Norman Schwarzkopf   1976   Thomas B. Warren
2000   George Bush   1975   Don Gardner
1999   James Earl Jones   1974   Clifton Ganus
1998   Elizabeth Dole   1973   George Benson
1997   Fred Thompson   1972   George Bailey
1996   Sam Donelson   1971   Abe Plough
1995   Archie Manning   1970   Chester H. Lauch
1994   Tom Landry   1969   James O. Baird
1993 
  Mary Lou Retton   1968   Ira North
1992   Merlin Olsen   1967   Jimmy Allen
1991   Willard Scott   1966   V.P. Black
1990   Gene Stallings   1965   Jim Bill McInteer

 
 
 



       
             

* Laura Bush was unable to attend due to winter weather.