SEE you at Regions Field!  

Schaeffer Eye Center
10th Annual Gumbo Gala

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Regions Field

Benefiting Episcopal Place

2015 Sponsors









Presented by
Schaeffer Eye Center

Main Stage Sponsor

Bright House Network

Major Sponsors
B.L. Harbert International, Regions, ServisFirst, Specified Design

Kid Zone Sponsor
MedPlex Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. Mark Yanosky

Mudbug Sponsors
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama, Pelham Financial/Trinity Commons, SPM, LLC., St. Martin's in the Pines, Honda Manufactoring of Alabama, Medical Properties Trust, Maynard Cooper & Gale, Cathedral Church of the Advent, Burr Foreman

File' Sponsors
Borland Benefield, Anonymous, International Fire Protection, Cook's Pest Control, Johnstone Supply, 

Crawfish Sponsors
DI/550 Construction, Total Skin and Beauty Dermatology Center/Dr. Hill, Harbin's Pharmacy, Lakeview Personal Fitness, Senior Resource Guide, Dunn Investment Co., Renasant Bank, Business Electronics, Bryan Whitehead/LAH Realty, Lynn Campisi, Esq.,

Oyster Sponsors
Charles Tyler Clark, Esq.

Shirley Steele, Jim and Jan Thompson, Tim Blanton, Merrimon Epps, Keehn Berry, III, Jim Pool, Darlene Green, Dan Price, Parker Evans

Cory Watson Crowder & DeGaris, Magic 96.5, Episcopal Church of the Holy Apostles,  

Cook Teams
Church of the Ascension
The Abbey
St. Mark's Episcopal Church

Team AdvoCare
All Saint's Episcopal Young Adults Crew
First United Methodist Church-Choir Croux
NOLA Gumbo/St. Luke's/Boylan Family
St. Mary’s-on-the-Highlands
Greater Birmingham LSU Alumni Association
St. Francis of Assisi
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
All Saint’s Wednesday Morning Sinners/Robbie D. Wood Co.
Team Team-Ennis Team
Episcopal Church of the Holy Cross

Holy Apostles-Apostles with Fire
John Pelham Financial/Trinity Commons
Butt Patrol
3 Hots and a Cot
Birmingham Fire Department
Dixie Fish Co.
St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Arthur J Gallagher Insurance
St. Martin’s in the Pines Rouxstirs
Renasant Bank
JoJo's on Broadway
Mugshots Grill & Bar
B.L. Harbert
Boateng's Cajun Creations Restaurant
Southside Baptist Church
Episcopal Place Resident's Team (Ladies)
Episcopal Place Resident's Team (Men)

Guest Judge (online contest winner)
Chef Austin Davis - The Bright Star

Chef Jim Smith - Alabama Governor’s Mansion
Jan Walsh -
Valerie Abbott, City Councilor
Lynn Campisi - Eldercare Attorney
Ms. Senior Alabama 2014, Renee' Pierce
Scott Jones - Jones is Hungry, Jones is Thirsty
Karen Guice - Ombudsman, Jefferson County
Chef Jeremy Downey, Bistro V
Bob Carlton, Food Editor at
Amanda LeBlanc, The Amandas
Nancy Trucks, Local Foodie
Chef Clif Holt, Little Savannah
Greg Giraud
Ann Giraud
Darrell Dinkel
Lisa Bundy, MD
Chef Vernon Kroll
Mary Beth Epps

Gumbo awards to be presented:
Backyard Division: 1st Place ($1000 cash prize), 2nd Place, 3rd Place
Professional Division: 1st Place ($1000 cash prize)

Chef's Choice: Seafood, Chicken/Sausage, Specialty

Most Divine Gumbo
Among Participating Churches

Spirit Award: 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place

People's Choice:
1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place
Thank you again for helping us provide free van transportation to medical appointments, grocery stores and banks, subsidized noon meals and housekeeping, life enrichment activities, pastoral care and other important services to our seniors and young disabled adults who live at Episcopal Place!