Corks for a Cause
Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CDT)
Arlington Heights, IL
Enjoy tasting over 40 wines from all over the world and bid on some great silent auction items! All proceeds from the event will benefit Special Olympics Illinois Area 18 to support over 1600 athletes with intellectual disabilities in north suburban cook county.
If you would like more information, please contact Dan P Conley, Area 18 Director at 224-234-8635 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
When & Where
Special Olympics Illinois
Special Olympics is a global organization that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sport, every day around the world. Through programming in sports, health, education and community building, Special Olympics is changing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities solving the global injustice, isolation, intolerance and inactivity they face. Special Olympics Illinois provides opportunities for more than 21,000 athletes, 40,000 volunteers and thousands more people statewide through 18 Area programs in all 102 counties of the state.
Provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
We have some awesome silent auction items this year…here’s a sneak peek!
2 tickets – Chicago Blackhawks vs. Boston Bruins – Sunday, January 19th, Section 106, Row 11 includes a Parking Pass! – valued at $380
2 tickets – Chicago Blackhawks vs. Boston Bruins – Sunday, January 19th, Section 106, Row 11–valued at $340
4 tickets – Chicago Bulls vs. Boston Celtics – Thursday, January 2nd, Section 106, Rows G&F, includes a parking pass – valued at $485
1 Night stay at Hyatt Regency Chicago & $50 gift card to RPM Italian Restaurant – valued at $250
Set of 2 Wine Bottle and Glass Holders handcrafted from wine barrels, 2 bottles of wine, set of 2 white wine glasses and a set of 2 red wine glasses valued at $85
Just to mention a few! – Silent Auction will close at 3:30 p.m.
Don’t forget we will also have our Wheelbarrow of Fun Raffle! $1/ticket or 6 for $5 gets you the chance to win this wheelbarrow full of drinks and snacks to stock you up for all of your upcoming holiday fun! The winner does not need to be present for the raffle, though we will need your name and phone number on the tickets if you are not present. Bring those return address labels to save you from writing on all your tickets! The Raffle will be pulled at 3:40 p.m.
We are able to accept cash, checks and credit cards at the event.
Thank you again for joining us this Saturday! We are looking forward to a great event to support Special Olympics Illinois Area 18!