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Blacktie & Tailpipes Gala

Friday, July 6, 2018 from 6:30- 11:00 PM


The Blacktie & Tailpipes Committee is pleased to announce that we are returning to the Fox Chapel Golf Club for our 2018 Gala. This will be the sixth time Fox Chapel has hosted our event and our first time back since 2009 – long over due! The clubhouse has been beautifully remodeled and the front lawn is the perfect setting for our car show. No Bad Juju will be performing! Please mark your calendars for Friday, July 6, more details on menu and auction items to follow.



Evening’s Schedule

  • Cocktails & Silent Auction Open: 6:30 PM
  • Opening Remarks & Dinner: 7:30 PM
  • Live Auction, Dessert and Dancing in Ballroom: 9:00 PM


  • Single Ticket: $275
  • Table of 8: $2,000
  • Table of 10: $2,400

This event is a black-tie dress code. For the ladies; evening gowns or cocktail dresses

The evening starts at 6:30 PM with cocktails and appetizers served in the lounge and on the patio. All the while, the manicured grounds will be transformed into a car show featuring all of the fantastic cars that our attendees bring that evening.

Opening remarks by WTAE’s Andrew Stockey at 8:00 PM in the ballroom followed by dinner and live auction.  The silent auction will be stocked with racing and automotive items from 6:30 – 8:00 PM.  After dinner desserts will be served on the patio and pool plaza where you can dance and mingle. The wonderful evening draws to a close at 11:00.

Jake Zoller Hoechstetter Printing

Many thanks to our Sponsors, especially Jake Zoller and his great staff at RR Donnelley – Pittsburgh who sponsor the gala and print our fabulous posters and race programs!
RR Donnelley Pittsburgh



2017 Gala – Sponsorship



Gala Committee

We’re gearing up for another fabulous event and a big thank you goes to our Committee. We welcome anyone who wants to join the committee – if you are interested in learning more or contributing an auction prize please email Maggie Schmotzer.


2017 Blacktie Committee

Maggie & John Schmotzer
Alice Brannigan
Kim & Bart Buckley
Megan DePaul
Alice Easly
Melissa Harmon
Lisa Hrynda
April Mosites
Gigi Saladna
Molly Schmotzer
Peggy Snavely
Brenda Tenison


Your Gala Ticket is Tax Deductible

The PVGP is a 501 (c) (3) organization and any direct donations can be deductible. Any value you receive from a fee paid for a particular event must be subtracted from the ticket cost. For the Black Tie & Tailpipes event the fair market value of the dinner and entertainment is $125.00. You may be able  to deduct the remaining cost you paid per ticket.


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