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MEF's 28th Annual Reach for Excellence Awards Dinner
Oct
29
5:30 PM17:30

MEF's 28th Annual Reach for Excellence Awards Dinner

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019 is the date of MEF’s 28th Annual Reach for Excellence Awards Dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel, 120 East Delaware Place in Chicago. Honorees are Sally Grimes, Group President of Tyson Foods and Richard G. Scalise, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Hearthside Foods.

CAN'T MAKE THE EVENT? 

Please consider making a contribution here to the Dinner to support MEF student success!

CHECKS CAN BE MADE OUT TO MIDTOWN EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

Please mail to:
Midtown Educational Foundation
c/o PJH & Associates, Inc.
205 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60606

QUESTIONS?

Please contact Terry Sullivan with questions regarding this year's dinner.


SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

HOST TABLE - $50,000

- Host of the evening with top priority seating for 10
- Recognition in program book

BENEFACTOR TABLE - $25,000

- Priority seating for 10
- Recognition in program book

PREMIER TABLE - $10,000

- Ringside seating for 10
- Recognition in program book

SPONSOR TABLE - $5,000

- Preferred seating for 10
- Recognition in program book

INDIVIDUAL RESERVATION(S) - $500 EACH


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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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Metro Summer Open House
Jul
24
11:00 AM11:00

Metro Summer Open House

You're Invited!

Midtown Educational Foundation's Summer Open Houses

Come see Metro Achievement Center for girls in action and learn about how you can help guide Chicago's low-income youth onto pathways of success.

  • Take a tour of the center and see Metro's award-winning summer enrichment program as over 400 girls enjoy hands-on classroom activities, high school apprenticeships, sports, art, character education and more
  • Meet current staff, students and Metro Advancement Council members
  • Learn about MEF's model and discover ways you can make a difference in the lives of Chicago youth

Can't make it on the 24th? Join us for Midtown Center for boys' Open House on July 17th at 1819 N. Wood from 11am-3pm.

 

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Midtown Summer Open House
Jul
17
11:00 AM11:00

Midtown Summer Open House

You're Invited!

Midtown Educational Foundation's Summer Open Houses

Come see Midtown Center for boys in action and learn about how you can help guide Chicago's low-income youth onto pathways of success.

  • Take a tour of the center and see Midtown's award-winning summer enrichment program as over 400 boys enjoy hands-on classroom activities, high school apprenticeships, sports, character education and more
  • Meet current staff, students and Midtown Advancement Council members
  • Learn about MEF's model and discover ways you can make a difference in the lives of Chicago youth

Can't make it on the 17th? Join us for Metro Achievement Center for girls' Open House on July 24th at 310 S. Peoria from 11am-3pm.

 

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Metro Summer Open House
Jul
24
11:00 AM11:00

Metro Summer Open House

You're Invited!

Midtown Educational Foundation's Summer Open Houses

Come see Metro Achievement Center for girls in action and learn about how you can help guide Chicago's low-income youth onto pathways of success.

  • Take a tour of the center and see Metro's award-winning summer enrichment program as over 400 girls enjoy hands-on classroom activities, high school apprenticeships, sports, art, character education and more
  • Meet current staff, students and Metro Advancement Council members
  • Learn about MEF's model and discover ways you can make a difference in the lives of Chicago youth

Can't make it on the 24th? Join us for Midtown Center for boys' Open House on July 11th at 1819 N. Wood from 11am-3pm.

 

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Midtown Summer Open House
Jul
11
11:00 AM11:00

Midtown Summer Open House

You're Invited!

Midtown Educational Foundation's Summer Open Houses

Come see Midtown Center for boys in action and learn about how you can help guide Chicago's low-income youth onto pathways of success.

  • Take a tour of the center and see Midtown's award-winning summer enrichment program as over 400 boys enjoy hands-on classroom activities, high school apprenticeships, sports, character education and more
  • Meet current staff, students and Midtown Advancement Council members
  • Learn about MEF's model and discover ways you can make a difference in the lives of Chicago youth

Can't make it on the 11th? Join us for Metro Achievement Center for girls' Open House on July 24th at 310 S. Peoria from 11am-3pm.

 

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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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