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"Cary for Carone” is a 21-AND-OVER celebration benefiting Rick and his daughters to help #ShutDownCancer. It will be a Pig Roast and “Rick Roast" and include live music from Brushville, who has opened for Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum and more, and a live and silent auction including trips, signed gear and memorabilia from the outdoors, music, and sports worlds, and a helicopter ball drop. Please see the schedule of events at the bottom of this page.
The event will take place at Bob Wegener’s Farm in Prairie Grove, IL (yes, it's really Prairie Grove even though Eventbrite says McHenry). Attendees MUST pre-purchase tickets or will not be able to attend due to state-mandated and property owner restrictions.
Pig roast and all the fixin's by Crystal Lake Rib House, pasta by Cucina Bella, and water/soda/beer for all guests, and there will be a special liquor bar for VIP sponsors. Individuals may purchase VIP tickets via the lowest level sponsorship of $500 for two people. Sponsorship information is provided below.
Each paid ticket includes all-u-can eat and all-u-can drink water/soda/beer and comes with Team Carone cap and silicone wristband, and Cary For Carone cinch sack (see teamcarone.us for images of merchandise). Casual attire is strongly suggested.
For those who cannot attend or purchase tickets but would still like to contribute financially, please make checks payable to Carone Family Trust and send to:
BMO Harris Bank
c/o Carone Family Trust
122 W Main St
Cary, IL 60013
(If you would like to help with event planning funding please put "Event Planning" in memo line of check but still make check payable to Carone Family Trust. Please remember your contribution is not tax deductible.)
We are also looking for volunteers so please email email@example.com if interested.
Handicap parking and ADA-compliant restrooms will be available/provided.
For those traveling from out of town, room blocks are available through the Crystal Lake Holiday Inn at a special rate of $112/night for either a King or Double/Double guest room. Click on the link which will pre-load the Team Carone (TCC) code. Guests can also make reservations by calling the hotel directly at 815-477-7000 and request a room under our group block name (TCC) BEFORE the cut-off date of September 12, 2013.
Look forward to seeing you there!
Schedule of Events
3:00pm Cary for Carone Kickoff
• Check in begins
• Auction registration
• Auction viewing & bidding commences
• Purchase ball for Ball Drop (closest to home plate will win ½ the pot)
• Beer / VIP bar service opens
• Live Entertainment by Althea Grace & DJ Wayne
5:30pm Helicopter Ball Drop
6:00pm Pig Roast Buffet Opens
6:30pm Dinner Presentation
• Guest Speaker Maurice Loeffel
• “Rick Roast”
• Rick’s reaction and Thank You
7:15pm Live Auction
• Auctioneer takes stage & auction begins
8:00pm Jump Taxi
• Opening Entertainment begins
• Silent auction ends
8:45pm Luminary Launch
• Main Entertainment begins
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