Come double down and hedge your bets with the Des Plaines Community Foundation (DPCF) Casino Fundraiser on Friday, September 7, 2018 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the 15th annual and only fundraiser at the Cube nightclub at the Des Plaines Rivers Casino.
Tickets for the event are $85 per person and will include appetizers, gourmet dinner, open bar and entertainment and the musical stylings of 7th Heaven Band.
New to the event this year is the popular 7th Heaven Band a local entertainment staple playing more than 250 shows a year, with an average of 100 outdoor events.
7th Heaven will perform at the casino fundraiser at the Cube nightclub Friday from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. They will showcase dead-on renditions of Def Leppard, The Beatles, Bon Jovi,
Journey and U2 at a frenetic pace.
“7th Heaven is an experience you just have to see and hear,” said Dina Argus, DPCF board member and secretary. “They have charted #1 on the Midwest Billboard charts three times in
the past few years. The band has been heard on several radio stations in Chicagoland with their hits “Stoplight”, “Better This Way” and “Sing.”
There will be a raffle featuring a grand prize of $1,000, and multiple second and third prizes including luxury hotel stays, restaurant dinners and gift cards and additional prizes
valued at more than $200 each.
In addition there will be the popular fundraising game called “heads and tails” for guests to wager and win a prize. Silent auction items will include golf packages, spa and sporting events, collectibles, gifts and more. You must be 21 years old to attend.
“Please help our cause by attending and/or supporting the 15th annual and only fundraiser at the new Des Plaines Community Foundation,” said Rosemary Argus, executive director of the
Foundation. “In the past years more than 200 people attend the successful charity event and enjoy the evening of excellent food and overall fun.”
Alliant Credit Union Foundation is the main sponsor of the event with a donation of $5,000.
Sponsorships for food, and beverages stations are still available for the annual event at the $4,000, $3,000 $2,000 and $500 levels. The sponsor’s company name and logo will be posted
at the food or beverage station as well as in the event brochure.
Silent auction sponsorships are also available for $3,000 with company name and logo signs posted on the silent auction table as well as credit in the event brochure. Businesses can sponsor the ‘Big Board’ for $500 or raffle prizes at $2,000 levels with the company name listed in the event brochure.
“You can ‘bet on the Des Plaines Community Foundation’ because for every $1 we received, we provide $12 of service to our residents. We are able to do this because we are all
The Foundation raises funds to identify, link and mobilize assets to support the service programs of the Des Plaines Healthy Community Partnership Programs whose activities improve
the lives of those that live and work in Des Plaines. Some of the programs include; Neighbors Helping Neighbors Program Committee; Healthy Community/Healthy Youth Program Committee; Intergenerational Program Committee; and Seasons of Service program Committee.
The Foundation has no paid employees and is 100 percent volunteer. Foundation is a 501c3 organization and funds are obtained from individuals, businesses, and corporate tax-
deductible contributions as well as from other foundations.