The Junior League of Chicago’s Annual Gala will be held on Saturday, February 8th, 2020
The Drake Hotel, 140 E Walton Pl, Chicago, IL 60611
You are cordially invited to the Junior League of Chicago’s 2020 Annual Gala on Saturday, February 8th, 2020, held at the historic Drake Hotel, the original headquarters of the Junior League of Chicago. This evening of dinner, silent auction and dancing will be a joyous celebration of the work performed by the Junior League of Chicago and its contributions to its surrounding community.
Black tie attire encouraged.
All proceeds from the Annual Gala benefit the Junior League of Chicago’s community programs. These community programs directly impact women and at-risk children in the Chicago area and contribute to the development of philanthropic service initiatives that promote the mission of the Junior League of Chicago.
Attend the Gala
$5,000 • Includes 10 individual tickets, one full page acknowledgment in the Annual Gala program, recognition at the JLC’s General Meeting in May, marketing placement throughout the event, preferred seating, table signage, and 10 guest experience bags. For further information on how to participate, please contact JLCgala@jlchicago.org.
$3,000 • Includes 10 individual tickets, recognition in the Annual Gala program, preferred seating, table signage, and 10 guest experience bags.
$250 • Includes one ticket to the Annual Gala. Guests will begin the night with a cocktail reception starting at 6PM, experience a delicious seated three-course meal, and enjoy the full evening program, silent auction, and paddle raise. The memorable evening will continue with dancing and music presented by a live band.
Extend Your Stay at the Drake
Extend your Annual Gala experience over the weekend with the special promotional nightly rate at the historic Drake Hotel. Hotel rooms are available at a discounted rate here until January 24, 2020.
The Junior League of Chicago is proud to celebrate one of our several community projects at this year’s Annual Gala. This is an opportunity to highlight the vital work of the Freeing Individuals from Human Trafficking (FIHT) Committee which tirelessly works to raise awareness and support the fight against human trafficking. Learn more about the Junior League of Chicago’s Community Projects here.
2020 Annual Gala Program
Family, friends, and supporters of the Junior League of Chicago are invited to purchase congratulatory and supporting acknowledgments in the 2020 Junior League of Chicago Annual Gala Program, a publication that is distributed at the event to every dinner guest. The Program includes commemorative acknowledgments, complete event details for the evening, highlights of the JLC’s community work, and a listing of the silent auction. Program acknowledgments must be purchased by February 1, 2020. Two types of acknowledgments are available:
Support the Annual Gala
The Junior League of Chicago’s fundraising success is possible with the generous support of corporate sponsors, underwriters, in-kind donations, and benefactors. You can support the 2020 Annual Gala and our community work in the following ways: