Eisenhower Gala 2019
Signature Events

D-Day+80 Commemoration

June 6, 2024 | 9am

The Eisenhower Foundation will mark the 80th anniversary of this historic event by hosting a D-Day+80 Years Remembrance Ceremony on June 6, 2024. This will be the capstone of a weeklong series of events being planned at the Eisenhower Presidential Library campus in Abilene, Kansas.

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Symphony at Sunset

June 1, 2024 | 1pm

Commemorate the anniversary of D-Day at this meaningful outdoor concert held on our beautiful campus grounds. This annual concert is held the first Saturday in June in partnership with the Salina Symphony and Eisenhower Foundation.

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Ike Playing Bridge

Eisenhower Bridge Benefit

July 27, 2024 | 1pm

The Eisenhower Foundation and Abilene ACBL Club are excited to host the annual Dwight D. Eisenhower Bridge Benefit. Proceeds will benefit the Eisenhower Foundation’s K-12 IKEducation program.

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Eisenhower Legacy Gala

October 12, 2024 | 5pm

The Eisenhower Foundation’s signature event that honors the life of General and President Eisenhower, the Legacy Gala is an invitation-only evening limited to 150 people. Held each October in the Eisenhower Presidential Library Courtyard, guests include members of the Eisenhower family, community and political leaders, and our most loyal donors from across the nation.

Upcoming Programs

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Public programs at the Eisenhower Presidential Library are made possible through generous donations to the Eisenhower Foundation.


We thank you for your continued support!

Abilene, KS
“The essence of leadership is to get others to do something because they think you want it done and because they know it is worth while doing.”

Dwight Eisenhower

Remarks at the Republican Campaign Picnic, President’s Gettysburg Farm, September 12, 1956