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Co-Chairs Penny and Don Heinrich

Big Top Gala transports guests to the 'Circus of Yesteryear'

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Co-Chairs Penny and Don Heinrich

Jennifer Howe with Bob and Pam Clinkingbeard

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Jennifer Howe with Bob and Pam Clinkingbeard

Guests had the chance to purchase elephants for $100 to support the American Cancer Society (and get a free bottle of Siesta Key Rum) at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Guests had the chance to purchase elephants for $100 to support the American Cancer Society (and get a free bottle of Siesta Key Rum) at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sumei and Jefre Congelosi

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Sumei and Jefre Congelosi

Alan Epstein and Joyce Peak

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Alan Epstein and Joyce Peak

The theme was ' Circus of Yesteryear' at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

The theme was ' Circus of Yesteryear' at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Joe and Chris Butch

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Joe and Chris Butch

Sue Sgro and Katy Carrigan

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Sue Sgro and Katy Carrigan

Adam and Jamie Still

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Adam and Jamie Still

Elizabeth Boyers and Linda Domenico

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Elizabeth Boyers and Linda Domenico

Guests got to try on several real circus costumes from the Feld Entertainment Studios Costume Shop at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Guests got to try on several real circus costumes from the Feld Entertainment Studios Costume Shop at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Steve Altier, Marsha Pancue, Dr. Alan Valadie and his son, Mitchell Valadie

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Steve Altier, Marsha Pancue, Dr. Alan Valadie and his son, Mitchell Valadie

Laura and Kevin Meserve

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Laura and Kevin Meserve

Lisa and Dr. Charles Loewe

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Lisa and Dr. Charles Loewe

Daniel Christopher and Otto Ruefli

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Daniel Christopher and Otto Ruefli

The Wall of Bravery at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios honored those who have lost their battle with cancer as well as those who continue to fight.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

The Wall of Bravery at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios honored those who have lost their battle with cancer as well as those who continue to fight.

Jeff Blssey, Michelle Bruvack, Jillian Bromby and Nathan Clary

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Jeff Blssey, Michelle Bruvack, Jillian Bromby and Nathan Clary

Lorrie Liang and her daughter, Olivia Liang

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Lorrie Liang and her daughter, Olivia Liang

The theme was ' Circus of Yesteryear' at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

The theme was ' Circus of Yesteryear' at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Emily Karr, event organizer, with Lisa Honig

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Emily Karr, event organizer, with Lisa Honig

Chris Karr and Laura Stern

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Chris Karr and Laura Stern

The theme was ' Circus of Yesteryear' at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

The theme was ' Circus of Yesteryear' at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Robert and Angie McHugh

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Robert and Angie McHugh

Brad Shellgren, Courtney Robinson and Alissa and Mark Rivera

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Brad Shellgren, Courtney Robinson and Alissa and Mark Rivera

Guests got a sneak peek of what the dining room would look like in the form of a miniature replica during cocktail hour at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Guests got a sneak peek of what the dining room would look like in the form of a miniature replica during cocktail hour at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Amy and Nate Bradshaw with Brian and Hannah Carley

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Amy and Nate Bradshaw with Brian and Hannah Carley

April Monteith and Braulio Grajales

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

April Monteith and Braulio Grajales

Bello Nock performs a clowning routine at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Bello Nock performs a clowning routine at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Tony Domenico, Joan Domenico, Linda Domenico and Steve Foster

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Tony Domenico, Joan Domenico, Linda Domenico and Steve Foster

Marissa Lesselroth, her daughter (and cancer survivor) Gianna Lesselroth and Lydia Bailey

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Marissa Lesselroth, her daughter (and cancer survivor) Gianna Lesselroth and Lydia Bailey

The theme was ' Circus of Yesteryear' at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

The theme was ' Circus of Yesteryear' at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Dania Castellucci shows off her ‘20s-style BCBG gown that went along with the ' Circus of Yesteryear' theme at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Dania Castellucci shows off her ‘20s-style BCBG gown that went along with the ' Circus of Yesteryear' theme at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Jeff and Maradith Meyer with Michelle and Keith Senglaub

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Jeff and Maradith Meyer with Michelle and Keith Senglaub

The theme was ' Circus of Yesteryear' at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

The theme was ' Circus of Yesteryear' at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Stephanie Hansum and her sister, Kim Hansum

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Stephanie Hansum and her sister, Kim Hansum

Jeremy and Veronica Miller

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Jeremy and Veronica Miller

The theme was ' Circus of Yesteryear' at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

The theme was ' Circus of Yesteryear' at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Laura and Brad Jones

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Laura and Brad Jones

Bruce Lesser and Sally Schule

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Bruce Lesser and Sally Schule

Gianna Lesselroth thanks Dr. Charles Loewe for his generous donation at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Gianna Lesselroth thanks Dr. Charles Loewe for his generous donation at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

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Michael and Nicole Mei

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Michael and Nicole Mei

Lauren Fitzgerald and Lulu Soder

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Lauren Fitzgerald and Lulu Soder

Phil and Kim Mancini, Tom and Linda Doan, Renee Phinney and Donna and David Koffman

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Phil and Kim Mancini, Tom and Linda Doan, Renee Phinney and Donna and David Koffman

Tim and Nicole Parker

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Tim and Nicole Parker

Bello Nock climbs to the top of a pole to “open the curtains” at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Bello Nock climbs to the top of a pole to “open the curtains” at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Bello Nock climbs to the top of a pole to “open the curtains” at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Bello Nock climbs to the top of a pole to “open the curtains” at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Bello Nock climbs to the top of a pole to “open the curtains” at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Bello Nock climbs to the top of a pole to “open the curtains” at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Guests watch Bello Nock climb to the top of a pole at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Guests watch Bello Nock climb to the top of a pole at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Matt and Chelsea Mautz

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Matt and Chelsea Mautz

Lindsay Martin and Sarah Seay

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Lindsay Martin and Sarah Seay

Dr. Phyllis Stephenson-Blackburn and Alan Blackburn

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Dr. Phyllis Stephenson-Blackburn and Alan Blackburn

Bello Nock performs a clowning routine at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Bello Nock performs a clowning routine at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Bello Nock performs a clowning routine at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Bello Nock performs a clowning routine at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Bello Nock performs a clowning routine at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Bello Nock performs a clowning routine at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Bello Nock performs a clowning routine at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Bello Nock performs a clowning routine at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Greg and Jennifer Steube

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Greg and Jennifer Steube

Logan Lesselroth gets to pick the winning raffle number at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Logan Lesselroth gets to pick the winning raffle number at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Annaliese Nock performs a high-wire routine at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Annaliese Nock performs a high-wire routine at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Annaliese Nock performs a high-wire routine with “Daniel the Daring” at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Annaliese Nock performs a high-wire routine with “Daniel the Daring” at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Bello Nock performs a high-wire routine at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 |

Bello Nock performs a high-wire routine at the Big Top Gala on Feb. 25 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

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