A Golden Ball

As Good as Gold Golden Retriever Rescue announces A Golden Ball, our largest fundraiser of the year, will take place at Medinah Shrine Center on Saturday, May 18 beginning at 5 p.m. This festive and entertaining evening kicks off with an open bar reception, a silent auction and raffle followed by a delicious dinner and live auction. The evening will be topped off with entertainment and dancing until 10:30 p.m.! You can check out as late as 11 p.m.

Golden Ball Proceeds Help Rescued Golden Retrievers

A Golden Ball will fund veterinary care and canine supplies provided to our rescued goldens as well as AGaG’s public education efforts.


Individual tickets are $120.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities with event tickets are available from $500 to $4,000. Sponsorship opportunities without tickets start at $100.

Big Dog Raffle

When you buy your $100 ticket you get a great chance to win your choice of five exclusive trips. Imagine a golf and spa trip to sunny Scottsdale, Arizona. Would you enjoy a 3-hour gourmet dinner for 2 on the Napa Valley Wine Train? Or a balcony stateroom on a Royal Caribbean Cruise.

Rapid Check-in and Check-out

Secure advance credit card registration makes check-in and check-out a breeze. No long lines to slow your entry and exit.

World Class Entertainment

Vocalist Beth Haines will entertain during the evening, once during the silent auction and again while you dance the night away!

Beth Haines

Incredible Dining Options

Early in the evening you’ll be treated to four gourmet hors d’oeuvres. Later you’ll have three delicious options to choose from for your dinner entrée; prime rib, chicken or eggplant parmesan.

A Golden Ball Dining

Medinah Shrine Center

Medinah Shrine Center is an elegant new venue located at 550 N. Shriners Drive adjacent to Route 355 and Army Trail Road in Addison Illinois. Abundant free parking surrounds the center.

Medinah Shrine Center

After the Ball

Want to stay late, have a “ball” and not worry about driving home? We’ve reserved rooms right next door at the Hilton Garden Inn! Reserve yours by calling 630-691-0500.

Sign-up Now and Bring Your Friends

To buy tickets, sponsorship’s or make a financial donation, go to the A Golden Ball website

Donate Auction Items

Auction item donations are welcome! Everything from sports and theater tickets to electronics, wine, art objects, use of summer homes and cabins, and of course, gift cards will generate more funds for our rescued goldens. To donate, go to the A Golden Ball website and scroll down to the “Donate an item Now” button

A Golden Ball Auction Items

As Good as Gold has rescued over 2,500 dogs since 2003. There are so many more dogs that need our help. Join us on May 18th. Your support will make a huge difference!