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Event Description

Join us Friday, April 20, for COCAcabana 2018: Show Your Stripes! Held at The Ritz-Carlton this year, this dynamic and creative spring event draws more than 650 business and community leaders for cocktails and dinner, silent and live auctions, artistic performances and more!

Schedule of Events:
6:00 PM: VIP and Host Arrival
6:30 PM: Patron and Friend Arrival
7:15 PM: Performance, Live Auction and Seated Dinner
9:30 PM: Dessert and Dancing; Music by FatPocket

What to Wear:
Show your individuality and be bold with statement-making stripes and vivid colors that set you apart!

For more information, please contact Daron Hendrix (; 314.561.4897) or Virginia Howell ( 314-561-4870)

Opportunities to Give

For more information about COCAcabana sponsorship opportunities, please contact Daron Hendrix (; 314.561.4897) or Virginia Howell ( 314-561-4870)

View COCAcabana Sponsorship Packet

Interested in donating to the COCAcabana 2018 Auction?

Fill out the Donation Form online
Download a printable version

Give to COCA Scholarship

Scholarship Appeal Levels:

$30,000: Provides a year of Van Transportation, to and from COCA, for 40 students a week, from 16 different zip codes.
$15,000: Provides semester-long arts programs by COCA in 6 elementary school classrooms
$10,000: Provides full year of tuition and support services for 1 advanced COCA student
$5,000: Provides free ACT tutoring for all junior and senior Pre-Professional students
$2,500: Provides year-long scholarship and support services for a 2nd, 3rd or 4th grade student in COCA’s Discovery Young Artists Program
$1,000: Provides scholarship support for 4 students to experience 1 week of COCA Summer Arts Camp
$500: Provides new dance shoes for 15 COCA students
$250: Provides scholarship support for 1 student to experience a semester-long class at COCA
$100: Provides a week of healthy snacks for students in COCA’s Discovery Young Artist program

Give to Scholarship Here

2018 COCAcabana Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor:

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Travel Concierge:

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Media Partner:


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Production Sponsor:

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Cocktail Sponsor:

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Dessert Sponsor:

Ash Leonard Design LLC

Green Family Foundation


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Gold Sponsor:

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Silver Sponsors:

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The Tarlow Family Foundation


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Bronze Sponsors:

First Bank
Gershman Mortgage
Thompson Coburn