The Really Big Show

The Arc of Evansville brought Las Vegas to the Tri-State area with the 2016 Really Big Vegas Show. The audience was entertained and educated by the 14th annual show which took place at the Old National Events Plaza on Saturday, February 13, 2016.

The Arc of Evansville’s Board Member and 14News Chief Meteorologist Jeff Lyons hosted the event, along with Marc Scott. Amazing performances were given by Robert Nicholls; Natalie Lyons; Thr!ve Dance Studio Uptown Funk; Cameron Smith, aka ‘Little Elvis’; The Arc of Evansville’s Really Little Dancers; Crossroads Big Band; Collination; Love Junkies; Steve Stewart; Choosing Dauntless from Next Step Dance; Gina Moore; and Eclipse. Upon leaving the show, attendees were asked to vote on their favorite act by donating a dollar per vote. The People’s Choice Winners included:

1st Place: Thr!ve Dance Studio Uptown Funk

2nd Place: The Arc of Evansville’s Really Little Dancers

3rd Place: Natalie Lyons

Immediately following the show, over 600 people attended the Curtain Call Reception which featured a Silent Auction benefiting the Child Life Center. This casino-themed reception offered food, music and over 300 donated auction items from which to choose.

Net proceeds from the event total more than $90,000!

If you are interested in purchasing a DVD of the show, please click here.

Thank you to our sponsors for making this event possible and for empowering individuals with disabilities to achieve their full potential.

ReallyBigShowCo-Title Sponsors:

  • Old National Bank
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana

Tri-State’s Got Talent Sponsor:

  • Heritage Federal Credit Union

Curtain Call Reception Sponsor:

  • Vectren Corporation

Executive Producer Sponsors:

  • Alcoa Warrick Operations
  • Custom Staffing Services

Producer Sponsors:

  • Bussing-Koch Foundation
  • Deaconess
  • J.E. Shekell, Inc.
  • Jackson Kelly PLLC
  • Pipeconx
  • Ronald G. Althof, SVP, Old National Investments
  • Schultheis Insurance Agency
  • Shoe Carnival
  • St. Mary’s Health
  • Tri State Community Clinics
  • Tropicana Evansville

Supporting Cast Sponsors:

  • AmeriQual Group, LLC
  • Apex Benefits Group
  • Atlas World Group, Inc.
  • Barber & Bauer, LLP
  • Berry Plastics
  • BKD, LLP
  • Denise Bartholomew
  • Harding, Shymanski & Company
  • Keith & Karen Hinderliter
  • Keller Schroeder
  • Kemper CPA Group
  • Lensing Building Specialties
  • Pinnacle Computer Services, Inc.
  • RABEN TIRE
  • South Western Communications, Inc.
  • The Women’s Hospital
  • Tri-State Fire Protection Inc.
  • VFW Ladies Auxiliary #1114
  • Woodward Commercial Realty
  • Ziemer Stayman Weitzel & Shoulders, LLP

Half Table Sponsors

  • Alpha Laser and Imaging, LLC
  • Anchor Industries, Inc.
  • Blankenberger Brothers, Inc.
  • Career Associates
  • Cintas
  • Hafer
  • Happe and Sons Construction
  • Heritage Petroleum, LLC
  • Hilliard Lyons
  • Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, LLP
  • Master Tire & Accessories, Inc.
  • Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc.
  • Sterling Boiler & Mechanical, Inc.
  • Travel Smart

Media Sponsors:

  • 104.1 FM WIKY
  • 14News
  • Evansville Courier & Press