Second Annual Hilltopper Spring Gala
The Onalaska Hilltopper Rotary is excited to announce and invite you to the Second Annual Hilltopper Spring Gala - Field to Fork Gourmet Dinner on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 6:00pm. This will be a wonderful evening of enjoying a locally grown three course gourmet dinner prepared by 4 Sisters Catering, socializing, silent auction, and more.
Get Your Tickets
Ticket sales have closed for the 2017 Spring Gala.
The Onalaska School Gardens
The Spring Gala will again benefit the Onalaska School Gardens. This organization promotes good nutrition by empowering the Onalaska schools to supply fresh, locally grown produce for school lunch programs, in addition to helping Onalaska students gain an understanding of where their food comes from.
The Food Basket - Serving Onalaska, Holmen, and French Island
This year the Spring Gala will also benefit The Food Basket. The Food Basket's mission is to share Christ's love by providing food to people in need in the Onalaska, Holmen, and French Island communities. They're a nonprofit corporation operated primarily by volunteers and serves families in crises and low income residents who are in need of food assistance.
Spring Gala Food Drive
Each person is invited to bring non-perishable food items to the Spring Gala to give to The Food Basket. Each person will receive an additional grand prize drawing entry for every non-perishable food item they bring.
What to Donate
- Boxed Cereal
- Peanut Butter
- Canned Tuna
- Canned Meats & Stews
- Canned Pork & Beans
- Canned Fruits & Vegetables
- Canned Soups
- Hamburger & Tuna Helpers
- Pasta & Spaghetti Sauce
- Canned Ravioli & Spaghettios
- Macaroni & Cheese
- Toilet Paper & Paper Towels
- Soap & Deodorant
- Shampoo & Conditioner
- Laundry & Cleaning Products
- Feminine Hygiene Products
2017 Caterer & Gourmet Dinner Menu
The caterer for the evening will be 4 Sisters Catering. 4 Sisters is a restaurant located in the heart of historic La Crosse, across from Riverside Park, with views of the majestic upper Mississippi River, 4 Sisters Wine Bar and Tapas Restaurant specializes in Tapas-style cuisine with unique selections for lunch, dinner, and in-between.
4 Sisters has also opened a new wine bar in downtown La Crosse - 4 Sisters 4th Street Bar. It is an extension of 4 Sisters Wine Bar and Tapas restaurant. They also do catering for all events, Weddings, corporate events, etc.
Gourmet Dinner Menu
This year the first course will be a garden vegetable salad with sliced cucumber, tomato, red onion, fresh dill, crumbled feta, and roasted Marcona almonds complemented by a white wine vinaigrette dressing.
The second course will be a pan-seared pork rib eye finished with a blackberry hoisin sauce, roasted cabbage with a balsamic honey reduction, and a roasted garlic Duchess potato. This course is not gluten free and does contain cheese and cream.
A vegetarian second course is available upon request. This will consist of a portabella, roasted cabbage with a balsamic honey reduction, and a roasted garlic Duchess potato. This course does contain cheese and cream.
Last but not least, dessert will be a divine vanilla bean cheesecake.
Thank You to Our 2017 Hilltopper Spring Gala Sponsors
Rick and Julie Diermeier
*If you would like to become a table sponsor for the Spring Gala please contact Sue Peterson, our Finance Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.