Meta, Polk County, and Prairie Meadows present the Southeast Polk Black and Gold Gala, celebrating SEP Education Foundation and SEP Dollars for Scholars!


The Black and Gold Gala will be held:

Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022

6 pm – 11 pm
Prairie Meadows

Cocktails, Dinner, Live Auction, Entertainment and More!

Purchase Your Tickets

Follow this link to purchase your tickets: Black and Gold Gala Tickets

Auction Information

There will be both a silent auction and a live auction.

The Silent Auction will be online only from Wednesday, February 9 – Wednesday, February 16, 2022. Follow this link during that timeframe to participate:  Silent Auction 

The Live Auction will take place at the Gala.

2022 Gala Invite


Thank you to all of the sponsors who help make this event possible!

2022 Black and Gold Gala Presenting Sponsors:



Polk county Logo

Polk County, Iowa

Prairie Meadows Logo

Prairie Meadows


2022 SEP Rampage “Special Edition” Sponsor:

Veridian logo Color

Veridian Credit Union


Auction Donors and Sponsors: 

Ackelson Sheet Metal

Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce

Altoona Campus

Altoona Fire Department

Altoona Smiles

Ann Marie & Co.

Bell Farm 

Card My Yard Des Moines East


Center Grove Orchard

Chef Dinner: Aaron Holt, Misty & Ted Johnson, Brad & Carey Warren

Chicago Bears

Climb Iowa

Copper Creek Financial Group

David Connerley

Des Moines Buccaneers

Des Moines Community Playhouse 

Dick’s Sporting Goods

Fireside Grille

Fridley Theatres

Fully Promoted

Glazed Expressions

Grand Harbor Resort Tony Roma’s

Great Caterers of Iowa

Green Bay Packers

GreenState Credit Union

Hair FX Salon and Spa

Hanson Team RE-MAX

HVG Lawn & Snow

Iowa Cubs

Jason Knutzon Golf


Kacer Insurance and Financial Services

Kathy Murphy Abbott

Kendra Scott

Kelly George Turf & Irrigation

Lakeside Casino

Landscape Detail of Central Iowa

Larry’s Window Service

Lavender Life

Lost Island Waterpark

Lua Brewing


Melissa Horton

Merle Norman West Des Moines

Mimi’s Sweet Cakes & Bakes

Minnesota Twins

Molly’s Cupcakes

Myers Hoops 

Oriental Trading Co

Pampered Pooch Bakery and Salon

Pennie Carroll & Associates Real Estate

Pet Supplies Plus

Phyllis Murphy



Reese Strickland Photography

Riverside Casino & Golf Resort

Science Center of Iowa

SEP Baseball

SEP Boys and Girls Basketball

SEP Booster Club


SEP Football

SEP RhythAMetteS

SEP Softball

SEP Volleyball 

Seven Oaks Recreation

Sharon Townsend

Sherry Beattie

Signatures Salon & Day Spa

Soccer Master

Southeast Polk High School

Stems Flower Shop

Sugarplums Cakes & Confections

Tasty Tacos

Ted’s Auto Body

Terri’s Frame Shop

The Big Steer

Tim and Michele Stiles

Timmins Family Farm

Trixie’s Salon

Urban Air

Vala’s Pumpkin Patch

WD Doors

Wild Rose Casino


If you have questions regarding the Black and Gold Gala, please email