The 2016 Bridge Awards Mayoral Ball is a gala intended to bring Waterloo together to celebrate the city by honoring those that have contributed to the community by building bridges a better place to live and work.

Honorees include:

  • VGM
  • Ben Stroh
  • Dr. Kalyana Sundaram
  • The Bakari Project
  • Max and Helen Guernsey (posthumously).

The ballroom will feature art, and entertainment from area artists, with food stations and cash bar. The awards portion of the evening will be hosted by Amanda Goodman and Chris Carter with performance illustrating the beauty of diversity in the Cedar Valley. An evening celebrating Waterloo through arts and entertainment while honoring individuals and organizations that have facilitated the building of bridges in the areas of business, development, philanthropy, healthcare, youth development and culture.

When: Saturday June 4, 7:00 PM

Where: 5 Sullivan Brothers Center 200 West 4th Street Waterloo, Iowa

Tickets: Tickets are $50.00 each Tables of 8 are $375 Tickets are available at The Mayor’s Office at 715 Mulberry Avenue Waterlo, by phone at 319-291-4301 and on-line at

For sponsorship and advertisement opportunities: Contact Felicia Smith (319) 529-4911 or

Come celebrate Waterloo organizations and individuals that have facilitated the building of bridges throughout the Cedar Valley in education, commerce, healthcare, youth activities and philanthropy. With host Amanda Goodman and Chris Carter, enjoy and evening of entertainment, arts, food and dancing into the night at the 2016 Bridge Awards Mayoral Ball.