Come bet on the Des Plaines Community Foundation (DPCF) on Friday, September 7, 2011 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the 9th annual and only fundraiser at the Cube nightclub at the Des Plaines Rivers Casino. The popular Rivers Casino opened in Des Plaines last July.
Tickets for the event are $85 per person before August 20th ($95 after) and will include appetizers, gourmet dinner by Chef William Mcllroy, open bar and entertainment, including the musical stylings of Anne Marie.
There will be a raffle, silent auction as well as Black Jack instructional classes. You must be 21 years old to attend.
“Please help our cause by attending and/or supporting the 9th annual and only fundraiser at the new Des Plaines Community Foundation,” said Rosemary Argus, Executive Director of the Foundation.
Sponsors for the annual event include:
– Alliant Credit Union Foundation is the main sponsor of the event with a donation of $3,500.
– Orange Crush, LLC and the Lewandowski Family also sponsored the event with a donation of $2,500 each.
– Illinois Tool Works/Fastex of Des Plaines and BMO Harris Bank sponsored the event with a donation of $1,500 each.
“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 volunteers.”
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-deductable contributions as well as from other foundations.
For tickets to the annual fundraiser go to www.DPCharties.org or www.desplainescommunityfoundation.org or call Rosemary Argus at 847-297-4932. For sponsorship opportunities call Bob Lewandowski at 847-815-4356.