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Powering the Present, Fueling the Future: MEC’s Gala is Virtual

June 18 - June 24

- Free – $15

For an entire week, June 18-24, we’re showcasing encouraging, impactful ways that energy use and transportation are becoming “greener” in mid-America. 

Event Schedule:

  • Wednesday, June 18 – Wednesday, June 24: Bidding will be open for the online silent auction which will include items from local businesses and more! We will also release exciting video updates throughout the week.
  • Friday, June 19; 10:00- 10:30 AM CT: Sami Aaron, founder of The Resilient Activist, will lead registered attendees through a live, guided meditation session. Attendees will experience a simple way to navigate environmentally-focused actions with clarity and insight. You won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to learn how you can look towards the future with optimism and hope.
  • Wednesday, June 24; 6:00 PM CT: During the live-streamed event attendees will hear from MEC’s Executive Director, the keynote speaker, and our region’s heroes who powering the present and fueling the future.


Registration is required to participate in the online silent auction and the live-streamed event. There is no cost to participate in the silent auction; however, there is a $15 admission fee to join us for the live event. Visit the Registration page to secure your spot.


Since the event is virtual this year, anyone, anywhere can participate! Don’t forget to share event information with friends and family so they can join the fun!

Silent Auction Donations:

To donate an item to the silent auction, visit the Donate page and upload your item in a few simple steps.


Visit our Gala Sponsorship page for more information. If you or your organization would like to become an event sponsor, please contact Emily Wolfe.