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Volunteer Appreciation Christmas Party
Dec
13
5:00 PM17:00

Volunteer Appreciation Christmas Party

Generously Sponsored by Tyson Foods!

Join fellow Midtown & Metro friends, volunteers, and alumni at the Annual Volunteer Appreciation Party! Bring a friend or colleague who is interested in learning more about MEF! 

Enjoy a complimentary evening of food, drinks, and music with MEF friends, volunteers and Board, Auxiliary Board and Advancement Council Members.

The event is complimentary for anyone who RSVPs by December 6th.

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Midtown-Metro Kickball Tournament
Aug
25
9:00 AM09:00

Midtown-Metro Kickball Tournament

Join us for the 6th Annual Kickball Tournament at Lincoln Park! 

  • $30 per player
  • Registration includes all-day tournament play, a MEF swag, lunch, lawn sports and admission with specials to the afterparty at Woodie's Flat
  • Teams must have 12-16 players and must have at least 4 girls. 
  • Please indicate your team captain when you register or indicate that you are registering a partial team.

Can't Make the Whole Event?

Join us for the celebration after at Woodie's Flat at 1535 N Wells St | Chicago, IL 60610

  • Beverage Specials & Fun! 
  • Wristbands $10

 

SPONSORSHIPS

All sponsors will get name and logo recognition at the event, in email, on MEF's website and social media channels. A "Kickball Field & Team Sponsor" will get a team of 12-16 players + name and logo recognition on one of the tournament's four fields.

Use the Registration Form to sponsor the Tournament today, or contact Cailie Furlong at cfurlong@midtown-metro.org for more details.

  • Presenting Sponsor - $3,000 | title sponsorship + a team of up to 16 players
  • Catering - $2500 | Signage at lunch & on field + a team of up to 16 players
  • Kickball Field and team - $1000  | Signage on field + a team of up to 16 players
  • Umpires - $750 | Signage on field
  • Water - $300 | Signage on field
  • Lawn Sports - $200 | Signage on field
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MEF Spring Soiree
May
19
7:00 PM19:00

MEF Spring Soiree

Join the Midtown Educational Foundation Auxiliary Board on Friday, May 19th for the 5th Annual Soiree at Architectural Artifacts, (4325 N Ravenswood Ave | 60613) from 7pm-11pm:

  • Live music by David Rothstein Music
  • Food stations & heavy passed appetizers by Inspired Catering & Events
  • Open Bar with beer, wine and cocktails
  • Spectacular event spaces with unique architectural antiques
  • Grand Raffle Prize! $5,000 cash (tickets available in advance and at the event.)
  • 2nd Place Prize: 4 all-inclusive suite tickets to the 5/25 Cubs vs. Giants game (3 winners!)

Raffle Tickets: 1 for $25 | 5 for $100
Soiree Tickets: $100 in advance ($125 the week of (starting 5/15) and at the door.)

Learn more about the raffle here.
Read the grand prize terms and conditions.
Read the second place prize rules here.

Sponsorships available! Contact Chelsea Gibson for more details.

Special thanks to our Gold Sponsor, Riveron Consulting!

Thank you to our Silver Sponsors:

Bronze Sponsors

Canpango & Evanston Capital Management

Thank you to our event sponsors Adiat Baker, Alpha Baking Company, Geoffery Euston, The Eldridge Group and Telnyx!

Sponsorship Levels

Presenting Sponsor: $10,000

  • Title Sponsorship anytime the event is mentioned: “MEF Soiree, Presented by [sponsor]”
  • Tickets for up to 20 guests to attend
  • Your logo prominently displayed on event signage and stage background
  • Your name and logo on all promotional materials, social media and MEF website

Gold Sponsor: $5,000

  • Listed as a Gold Sponsor on all event materials
  • Tickets for up to 10 guests to attend
  • Your logo prominently displayed on event signage and stage background
  • Your name and logo on all promotional materials, social media and MEF website

Silver Sponsor: $2,500

  • Listed as a Silver Sponsor on all event materials
  • Tickets for up to 8 guests to attend 
  • Your logo prominently displayed on event signage
  • Your name and logo on all promotional materials, social media and MEF website

Bronze Sponsor: $1,000

  • Listed as a Bronze Sponsor on all event materials
  • Tickets for up to 4 guests to attend
  • Your logo displayed on event signage
  • Your name and logo on all promotional materials, social media and MEF website

Event Element Sponsorship Opportunity: $500

  • Opportunity to sponsor one aspect of the event i.e. “Courtyard presented by [your company’s name here].”
  • Choose from appetizers, courtyard, desserts, signature cocktails (2), food stations
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4th Annual Chili Cookoff
Oct
14
5:00 PM17:00

4th Annual Chili Cookoff

Chili Cookoff tickets: $20 at the door

 

 

Organized by our friends over at the Bucktown Pub, the annual Chili Cookoff is back for the fourth year to raise money to fund Midtown's Christmas Basket Project!

On behalf of the families that received a Christmas basket, Hope at St. Pius parish would like to thank you for your generosity and thoughtful gesture!
— Christmas Basket Recipient

In the days leading up to Christmas, a team of Midtown staff and volunteers stuff and deliver over 325 baskets to families in need of food, clothes and toys at Christmastime. Some are MEF families, but many of the baskets to go other families in need in the communities that MEF serves.

Come by the pub for all you can eat chili, drink specials, raffles and more. Neighboring restaurants and bars compete to make the best chili. The Cookoff is a unique opportunity for local restaurants and businesses in Bucktown to come together for a common good cause!

Will Cortland Garage win the trophy for the third year in a row? Come, taste, cast your votes and find out!

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Oct
9
5:00 PM17:00

Bucktown Pub Chili Cook-off

Tickets: $20 at the door (online sales closed)

Organized by our friends over at the Bucktown Pub, the annual Chili Cookoff is back for the third year to raise money to fund Midtown's Christmas Basket Project!

On behalf of the families that received a Christmas basket, Hope at St. Pius parish would like to thank you for your generosity and thoughtful gesture!
— Christmas Basket Recipient

In the days leading up to Christmas, a team of Midtown staff and volunteers stuff and deliver over 325 baskets to families in need of food, clothes and toys at Christmastime. Some are MEF families, but many of the baskets to go other families in need in the communities that MEF serves.

Come by the pub for all you can eat chili, drink specials, raffles and more. Neighboring restaurants and bars compete to make the best chili. The Cookoff is a unique opportunity for local restaurants and businesses in Bucktown to come together for a common good cause!

 

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