The Gala fundraiser offers attendees a fun-filled night of dinner, dancing, outstanding raffle prizes and music by Dennis DeYoung, a founding member of the band Styx.
Chicago (PRWEB) September 2, 2009 -- Kids Fight Cancer, a not-for-profit corporation that funds the Oncology Activity Center at Children's Memorial Hospital, today announced that it will host its 25th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, Oct. 24 in Rosemont, IL.
As a festive night of dinner, dancing, open bar, individual signature cocktails, raffle and auctions, the Gala will feature a concert by Dennis DeYoung and the music of Styx. Attendees of the annual dress-to-impress event, which averages close to 1,500 enthusiastic party-goers each year, will have the chance to purchase raffle tickets for several exceptional prizes, such as two tickets for airfare and admittance to the Oscars. The signature raffle, at $2 a ticket, is something Kids Fight Cancer has done for the last six years and gives attendees the opportunity to win a 10-day, 9-night trip to Rome and Florence, Italy.
"I am excited to be working on projects and events that exceed expectations in entertainment and philanthropy," said Jim Pesoli, Sr., Kids Fight Cancer President and Founder. "The organization works tirelessly to host affordable and highly-entertaining fundraisers. We want people to be excited, to meet others, to become inspired and to celebrate life. This year's Gala marks a tremendous milestone for Kids Fight Cancer, and I'm very proud to look back on all that we've achieved for the past 25 years."
Attendance at Gala events has grown exponentially every year, and Kids Fight Cancer hopes to continue the trend with the festivities for the 25th Gala fundraiser. The organization's goal is to rai
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