A Note of Thanks

Join those who are making an impact on the future of the arts in our community. 

We gratefully acknowledge the critical role our generous donors and sponsors play in our success—for our historic first season and for many years to come. We hope you will consider joining the many individuals, families, businesses and foundations who have pledged their support in securing a bright future for the Gogue Performing Art Center.

To learn more about giving opportunities, contact the Office of Development at 334.844.1675.


building donors

john and rosemary brown

walt and ginger woltosz

city of auburn

l. nick davis and sergio marentes

kerry and laura bradley  |  bob and julie broadway

melissa brown herkt   |   marjorie and jerry newman


Lillian Ziadeh and Family
Julie and John Folmar
Walt and Alicia Conn
Walt and Ginger Woltosz
Ike and Rhonda Scott
David Bottoms
The Cary & Pick Families
Sandra Weaver and Family
David and Terry Luck
W. James Samford Jr. Foundation
Cheryl Lynn Casey
Kathy and Kenneth Henderson
Mary Lou and Dan Ponder
Lynn and Benny LaRussa
Betty and Earlon McWhorter
Billy L. Harbert, Jr.

Auburn University Foundation Board
Timothy and Marcia Boosinger
Ron and Sharon Coppock
Laura Young Palmer

Amanda and Charles Bazemore
Mr. Walker Reynolds Bickerstaff and Mrs. Catherine Bickerstaff
Alexandra and Don Clayton
Catherine and Lester Killebrew
J.K. Lowder Family Foundation
Becky and Pierce Miller
Michael and Jennifer Stevens

Dr. William and Jaime Adkins and Dr. Allen and Penny Foster
The Casadaban Family
Nancy and Billy Cleveland
Kelly and Rick Davidson
Carol and Alan Dorn
Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone
Linda and Seth Harp
Traci and Blake Henry
David and Susan Housel
Billy Lee
Jim and Susan McKee
Kathy and Greg Powell
Laura and Matt Rabren
Drs. Lane and William Sauser
Peggy and Ernest Todd
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and New Line Cinema
Rick N. White
Beth and Steve Witten
Lauren and Ginny Wolfe

Buddy Bishop
Sarah and Drew Brown
Jim Buston
Laurel Jackson Callaway and Carson Jackson
Dudley and Al Cook
Delta Apparel
E. L. Spencer Jr. Foundation Inc.
Pat and Ed Evans
Anna and Jeff Fair
The Klesius Family
Dorsey and James Hannahan
Sanna and Andy Hardin
Robin Jaffe and Evie Ratner
Jenny and Jim Jenkins
Scott, Betsy, Elizabeth and Emmalee Jordan
Dr. and Mrs. Brad Litkenhous
Cynthia and Patrick McCarty
Nell and Ed Richardson
Sandra Spencer
Jan and Mark Taylor
Three Sixty {real estate}
Teresa and Floyd Vest
Ann and Joey Waid

Building donor names are updated every Monday.

seat donors


Bill Alverson
Ginny Anderson
Wilson Butler Architects
Lee and Donna Armstrong
Auburn Chamber of Commerce
Doug Augustine
Chris and Emily Baggett
Richard Barber
Jessica and Bill Barrick
Jan and Brian Batson
Holly and David Baulch
Allen Beard and Molly Miller-Beard
Alice Bell
Lourdes Betanzos
Catherine Bickerstaff
Sally and Paul Bingham
Susan Black
Fred Blatchford
Ralph Bolt
Jacqueline and Charles Bonney
Juanita Bridges
Betty and John Burgess
Carolyn and Jack Burkhalter
Pallie and Kyle Butler
Carol and Jim Carroll
Dr. Matthew and Dr. Nicole Carter
Dr. Dorothy Cavender and
Dr. Alfred Ray Cavender
Judith and Thomas Chase
Jennifer and Marcus Clark
Nancy and Billy Cleveland
Phillip Clowdus
Karen and Bob Cochran
Kevin and Charlotte Conaway
Arthur J. and Laura Cooper
Susan and Phillip Cowart
Mac Cutchins
Kathey and Leahman Davidson
John Mark and Merideth Davis
L. Nick Davis and Sergio Marentes
Nancy and Grant Davis
Camille and Billy Davis
Julie and David DeBaets
Dr. Carol M. Dell
Patty and Jim Disque
Mrs. Taylor Dobbs and Dr. Matthew Dobbs
Ingrid Doerstling
Susan and Joseph Downey
Dennis Drake
Ralph B. Draughon Jr.
Mary Dixon
Martha and Bob Dumas
Anne and Rod Duraski
Todd and Traci Dyleski
Ron D. Dyson, Jr.
Kathy and Mike Eckard
Patricia R Farmer
Kenneth L Farmer Jr
Carole Ann Fowler
Stephen Fuller
Marilyn and Dan Furlong
Jennifer K. Gibson
Gary Godfrey
Jay and Susie Gogue
Thomas J. Gogue
Elizabeth Grant
Betty and Robert Greenhaw
Laura Grier
Sherri and Kelley Griswold
Gail Ziadeh Hall
Jean Hanson
Ian Russell Hardin
Kay and Allen Harris
Albert Hay
Danielle and Nicholas Hayes
Kelsey and Matt Hearn
Marty and Susan Heffren
Kathy and Kenneth Henderson
Charlotte Hendrix
Laurel Hendrix
Suzanne and Van Henley
Ursula Higgins
Rita and Thomas Higgins
Sue and David Hill
Kevin and Alan Hinds
Jacque and Paul Holley
Sue and Harry Hooper
John and Lindy Hornbuckle
Anna and Jay Hovey
Sharon Hulon
Margaret Humburg
Lynn and Bill Jackson
Jana and Jonathon Jager
Lynn and Bill Jackson
Jim and Jenny Jenkins
Lee Alice Johnson
Becky Benton-Johnson
Teresa and Vernon Jones
Tee Kern
Nicole Klein
Mary Wynne and Nathan Kling
Joy Thomas Kloess
Suzanne Laws
Nelda Lee
Dr. Gerald S. Leischuck
Ed and Becky Lewis
Daniel Lieb
Karen Lomax
Randy Lomax
Rebecca Long
Catherine Lowder
Don and Jane Machen
Alice Mallory
Ann and Keith Martin
Mary and Fred Martin
Donna and Jerry Mattson
Vera Ellen McClure
Marsha and Sam McCord
Mrs. Carol Alice McKay
Dr. Wayne McLaughlin
Linda and John Mengelt
Jean and Buddy Metcalf
Edward Milton
Catherine Moore
Dr. Wayne T. Moore
Mary and John Moore
Theresa Moran
Dorothy and Albert Naughton
Marjorie Newman
The Newschwander Family
Pamela and Michael O’Brien
Leah and Chris O’Gwynn
Cheri and David Paradice
Mr. and Mrs. Jay and Dina Pember
Maggie and Scott Phillips
Melinda and Jim Phillips
CAPT and Mrs. Dennis Pinkard, USN
Dr. Steven and Leanne Presley
Phillip Prince
Dr. and Mrs. George Purves
Karen and Bryan Ray
Nonet and John Reese
Charlot and Bob Ritenbaugh
Richard and Pat Robertson
Dave and Shawn Roman
Diane and Darryl Rosser
Carla Rountree
Michelle and Rodney Rushing
Timothy and Crystal Russell
Linda Cain Ruth
Allison Saggus
Carolyn Parmer Salanitri
Shane and Stacey Sanders
Drs. Lane and William Sauser
Aina and Stew Schneller
Thomas Scully
Bill Sewell Sr.
The Siepmann Family
Reese Slaughter
Nancy and Jerry Smith
Greg and Anna Solomon
Samia I. Spencer
William A. Spencer
Wanda Sperow
Eugene Stanaland
Pat Starr
Angie and Russell Stephens
Robin and Mark Stirling
Linda and Jeff Stone
Juli and Mike Stover
Mindy Street
Matthew and Amanda Sutter
Mark Thomson
Brian and Jen Thurow
Peggy and Ernest Todd
Tammy and Rick Towns
Sally and David Traylor
Rep. Mark M. Tuggle
Peggy and Paul Turnquist
Sally and Marvin Ussery
Teresa and Floyd Vest
Linda and Austin Wade
Myrna Walker
Dr. Marcia Webb and Gary L. Webb
Melinda Vann Whitt
Amy and John Whittenburg
Mr. and Mrs. Garris Wilcox
Barbara and John Wild
Ralph Wilkinson
Dr. W. Wes Williams
Elizabeth Collamore Miner Willis
Dr. James Noel and Helga Howard Wilmoth
Johnna and Dennis Wilson
Kathi and Hugh Wilson
Drs. Maria and James Witte
Beth and Steve Witten
Carol and Ralph Womer Jr.
Karen and Mitch Wood
Margaret W. Wood and Timothy A. Johnson
Lyn and John Woodham
Amy Wright
Cissy and Cecil Yarbrough
Drew and Sallie York
Bryan and Stacy Young
The Ziadeh Family
Suzanne Zimmer

Seat donor names are updated every Monday.

2019-20 season sponsors


Auburn and Opelika Tourism Bureau



City of Auburn

Rabren Contractors



The Casadaban Family


Acre Restaurant Auburn

Bright Investments, LLC.

The Collegiate Hotel at Auburn

Hill Research Consultants

Momma G's Deli

Sponsor Pre Event

Opelika Observer logo

Sponsor BBVA

Anders Enterprises, LLC
Steve and Susan Campbell
The Elizabeth Grant Family
Nancy and Billy Cleveland
Crit and Mary Dement
Linda Bonds Peterson



Auburn Bank

The Talons Group

Sponsor AECCI

Sponsor Wayman

Dr. and Mrs. David Paradice



JP Morgan Chase and CO.

River Bank and Trust
Wilson investment group

Carol and Bill Ham
Linda and John Mengelt
Diane and Darryl Rosser
Stanley Sistrunk
Richard and Beth Thorne Stuckes


Dr. and Mrs. Keith Adkins
Auburn Research and Technology Foundation
Susan and James Bannon
Drs. Arthur Avery and Leanne Lamke
Wayne and Sheila Bassett
Joe and Lee Beckwith
Behind the Glass
Walt and Alicia Conn
Sallie and Rusty Dean
Reeder Dulaney and Janice Ryan
Melinda and Greg Glasscock
Jay and Susie Gogue
Bruce and Marie Hall
Carol and Bill Ham
Hearing Professionals of Alabama
The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center
David and Susan Housel
Jon and Rachel Hyink
Ann and Keith Martin
Dr. David McClary
Jim and Susan McKee
Farrar and Michael Murray
Samuel Ginn College of Engineering at Auburn University
Dr. and Mrs. Scott Sprayberry
Linda and Jeff Stone
The Locker Room
Travis and Amanda Wisdom


BBVA Compass Auburn
John and Marlene Bowman
E. Joyce R. Burrows
Emily Camp
Chuck and Deborah (Hopkins) Carter
Todd and Jessica Crutchfield
Jan Dempsey
Ashley and James Durham
Steven and Leslie Farrington
Philip and Kimberley Fraher
Helga Geyling
Tricia and Chad Gibbs
Robert & Kerry Grace
Drs. Stan and Nancy Harris
Marty and Susan Heffren
Mr. and Mrs. James R. Himmelwright
Kevin and Alan Hinds
Andee and David Hodo
Jackson Thornton
Jim and Jenny Jenkins
Calvin and Mary Johnson
Col (Ret) Scott and Penny Johnson
Nathan and Shelby Levy
Edward and Nancy Luce
MAC Animal Clinic
Machen McChesney
Alice Johnson Mallory ’66
Paul and Dolly Marshall
Dr. David L. Martin and Dr. Catherine Perricone
Edward and Jamie Milton
Dr. Jane Barton Moore
Dr. Phillip Anthony Moore
Mortgage Right — Wesley Wilkerson
Muncie and Mattson, P.C.
My Gym Auburn
Paul and Louisa Patterson
Keith and Donna Phillips
John and Judy Phillips
Justin and Gethyn Phillpott
CAPT and Mrs. Dennis Pinkard, USN
Michelle & John Reed
Drs. Stephen Schmidt and Margaret Craig-Schmidt
Steve and Judy Scully
Rob and Susan Selby
ServisFirst Bank
Dr. Thomas R. and Gayle Smith
Melanie and John Smyth
Samia I. Spencer and William A. Spencer
Chris Spraggins
Stone Martin Builders
Mike and Juli Stover
Sushi Bistro
Jerry and Cheryl Thompson
Drs. Patricia Rynders and Michael Tillson
Terri and Sibley Turner
Hans and Lisa van der Reijden
Teresa and Floyd Vest
J. Austin and Linda Wade
Myrna Walker
Dr. West and Mr. West
Tom and Shani White
Bobby and Fredressa Whittenburg
Mitzi and Marshall Winters
Dr. Ralph and Carol Womer
Karen and Mitch Wood


Akridge & Balch, P.C
Janet Maxine Zickfield Burns
Tim and Tricia Hill
Steven J. Krakoski
Lee and Christy Lucas
Andrea and Mark Ogles
Melinda and Jim Phillips
David M. George and Jana L. Smith
Bryan and Karen Ray
Anne and Larry Shaw
Charles and Nancy Veale
Glenn and Tracey Woods


Joe and Shelley Aistrup
America’s Home Place
Allen Beard and Molly Miller-Beard
Susan and Bill Black
Russell and Rhonda Cattley
Charles and Joy Clark
Karen and Bob Cochran
Joe and Kim Collazo
Joseph and Susan Downey
Jim and Barbara Dunham
Eric Ellis
Daniel and Marilyn Furlong
Stewart and Susan Haines
Jeffery L. Harris
Janet M. Hill
Jeff and Carol Jakeman
Dora James
Merry and Mark Ledbetter
Kathryn and Richard Mitchell
Mr. Bryan Morgan and Mrs. Paula De Simone
Edward and Nancy Morrison
Pak Mail
Laura Young Palmer
Michael and Beth Price
John E. Richardson, O.D.
Mr. and Mrs. James (Jim) P. Scarborough
Charlie and Kim Shaw
Peggy Stelpflug
Mike and Beki Thompson
Peggy and Ernest Todd
Thomas H. Tynes / Elliott Davis, LLC
Anne A. Welch
J. Herbert White
Wild Birds Unlimited
Drs. Michael and Patricia Williams
Hugh and Kathi Wilson
Lauren and Ginny Wolfe


Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Akins
Crystal and Vernon Allison
Tim Beasley
Becky Bell and Bill English
Dr. Anna and Dr. Craig Bertolet
Leslie and Jon Brasher (Ovante)
Dr. William Brawner
Sue and Gary Brewis
Rowan Brown
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Bumgardner
Effie and Lewis Cannon
Dr. Matthew and Dr. Nicole Carter
Sam and Cecilia Champion
Pierre L. Clothiaux, M.D. and Mrs. Kaye Clothiaux
Lady and Matt Cox
Team Echols
Matt and Cheri Falconer
Margaret Fitch-Hauser
Dr. and Mrs. Gimenez
GNC at Tiger Town
Fudd Graham & Patty Tyler
Betty and Robert Greenhaw
Les and Jennifer Hayes
Denise Haynes
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Farrell Higgins
Kirk Iversen and Yucheng Feng
Anita and Daniel Keidel
Ed and Jana Kerns
John S. Kush and Rebecca J. Barlow
Ed and Becky Lewis
Karen Lomax
Clark and Linda Lundell
Don and Jane Machen
Beverly and Curt Marshall
Phillip and Rachel Moon
John Norton
Kathleen O’Donnell and David Padgett
Luke and Noemí Oeding
Jill and Randall W. Parmer
Sam and Jani Price
Amanda and Roger Rice
Carolyn and Richard Salanitri
Drs. Lane and William Sauser
Jennifer and Aaron Schmidt
Michele and Todd Scholl
Mrs. John Simmons
Tommy and Frankie Stone
Carole and John Stivers
Dr. Edward Thomas, Jr. and Mrs. Wendy M. Smith-Thomas

Ellen Manly Thomas
TownePlace Suites Auburn
Bill and Sarah Walls
Susie and Robert Weigel
Ann and Chuck Williams
Paula and James Wilson
Keven and Elizabeth Yost


Ayesha and Asim Ali
David and Kay Autry
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Barber
Sue Barry
Mr. Alverson and Mr. Benefield
Fred Bennett
Margaret and Lucian Bifano
Diana and Sarge Bilgili
Janie and John Boles
Chris and Kathryn Booher
Dr. Michael J. Bozack
Christen and Benjamin Bromberg
Mr. and Mrs. J. Kelly Brown
Dr. and Mrs. Clarence Brown
Bullinger Family
Dr. Dorothy Cavender
Dr. Alfred Ray Cavender
Jack and Becky Chamblee
Tim and Kim Clemmons
Compass Self Storage
Cora and Brian Connelly
Cathy and Davis Cooper
Joe Dalton
Lorry de la Croix
Polly and Wesley Dunn
Jen Duté
Kimble Manley Eastman
Nancy and Charles Eldridge
William and Ellen Faurot
Dr. Robin B. Fellers
Randy P. Foster
John C. Frandsen
Mark Gardner
Ashley Garner
Dr. Larry Gerber and Dr. Louise Katainen
Drs. Nancy and Jim Golson
Charlotte Hendrix and John Goodin
Robert and Tina Gottesman
Dr. and Mrs. Richard L. Graves
Milly and John Greene
Robert and Elizabeth Greenleaf
Dan and Judy Guin
Jean and Ambers Hanson
Jason and Tara Harbison
Charlotte Rankin Harris
Anne Blue and Scott Harvey
Melody and John Hecker
John and Barbara Helms
Sam and Mary Ellen Hendrix
Suzanne and Van Henley
James W. and Sally Hodo
Mary H. Hoerlein
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Homan
Sue and Harry Hooper
Sandi and Marc Huber
Marlin and Amy Jensen
Earl Johnson
Fran and Dr. John Allen Jones III
Sara Broughton Jones
Kellar Family
Jodie and Michael Kenney
Lisa and Michael Kensler
Greg Kloepper
Dan & Tracey Land
Craig Melton
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery K. Lawhead
Neally and Parker Lewis
Dr. and Mrs. Chris Martin
Dr. David Maurer & Ms. Renée Maurer
Karla McCormick
Drs. Randall and Nancy McDaniel
Dr. and Mrs. William R. McGlynn
Stella Melnick
Craig Melton
Dr. Allen Mendenhall
Dr. Joseph and Mrs. Kathryn Molnar
David L Moncus Jr
Mr. Jerry O. Moody
Jan Moppert
Anthony and Diane Nix
David and Mary Nordness
Dr. Gretchen Oliver
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Adams Pass
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Prater
Terry and Marcalyn Price
Michele and Chris Richie
Bonnie and Leo Sanderson
John Sansom
Tara Sartorius
Joanne and Paul Schrantz
Judah Seamon
Curtis Shannon and Sheri Schumacher
Emory and Lillian Serviss
Jim and Aimée Sikes
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Smith
Kevin & Emmy Martin Sorrells
Tom and Jean Spicer
Reba and Kenneth Tilt
Virginia Transue
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Tuggle
Unconfusing Technology
Trey and Wynne Wages
Mr. and Mrs. Casey Waid
Laura and Herbert Weaver
Allison and John Wells
Randy and Ronda West
Rick and Judy Wilhite
Constance Wood
Cathy Wright
Chris Young

Season sponsor names are updated every Monday.



2020-21 season sponsors



Bright Investments, LLC.

Carolyn and Richard Salanitri


Bryan and Karen Ray
Karen and Mitch Wood


Bill and Sarah Walls
Tricia and Chad Gibbs
Samuel Ginn College of Engineering at Auburn University
Aina and Stew Schneller
Vera Ellen McClure


Mike and Cindy Watson
Carol Clemmons
Drs. Stephen Schmidt and Margaret Craig-Schmidt
Kevin and Alan Hinds
Andee and David Hodo
Jeff and Glenda Harris
Craig and Julie Melton
Melanie and John Smyth
Carolyn and Jack Burkhalter
Nancy and Grant Davis
Dr. Phillip Anthony Moore
Dr. West and Mr. West


John E. Richardson, O.D.
Russell and Rhonda Cattley


Dr. Jan and Shirley Bartels
Sam and Mary Ellen Hendrix
Ann and Chuck Williams
Keven and Elizabeth Yost
Drs. Matthew and Nicole Carter


Carol Warfield
Drs. Lane and William Sauser
Danielle and Nicholas Hayes
The Kellar Family



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