Tickets and Tables Available for JDRF One Night Gala April 2

JDRF ( is looking forward to their One Night: Celebrating Champions, Accelerating Cures Gala set for April 2 at the CHI Health Center. The event will help raise funds for critical life-changing type 1 diabetes (T1D) research to cure, treat, and prevent T1D.

The gala begins at 6 p.m., featuring cocktails and silent and live auctions, signature Fund A Cure program and live entertainment by Tommy DeCarlo singer of the band Boston in concert with Rudy Cardenas of American Idol. The classic hits of Boston & Journey! This year’s Fund A Cure program will highlight the Sharpe family from Lincoln. Tickets and tables can be purchased on the JDRF website at Attendees can also directly contribute to T1D research by donating to Fund A Cure.

JDRF is thankful for this year’s Honorary Chairs, Jessica and Jerry Jurgensen; Event Chairs, Beth Pantano and Matt Jackson; and Experience Chairs, Sarah and Michael Scott. They also gratefully acknowledge this year’s co-presenting sponsors, Lamb Weston and Scoular. For more information on the gala, contact JDRF Development Manager Chris Dunn at (402) 397-2873/

JDRF has a mission to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent, and treat T1D and its complications. They do this by funding innovative research, advocating for government action, and providing a support structure for our community. JDRF requires that all event guests, volunteers, and staff must show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the event date. For more information, please visit or follow JDRF on Twitter (@JDRFNEIA).