An Evening to Celebrate,
An Evening to Push Forward
September 28, 2012
Hors d’Oeuvres @ 6:30 PM
Dinner @ 7:30 PM
Turnberry Country Club
9600 Turnberry Trail
Village of Lakewood, IL 60014
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Participate in a silent auction, enjoy dinner and hear a special message by Chicago Bears’ defensive cornerback, Charles “Peanut” Tillman. You also will be inspired by IAS founder, Leif Zetterlund, who has seen communities and individuals changed through IAS’ ministry of compassion.
Partner with IAS as a table sponsor for $500. Become a corporate sponsor with a gift starting at $1,000. For information about the multiple levels of corporate sponsorship opportunities or to invest in the ongoing work of IAS today, please contact Douglas Mann at 815-444-0424 or through our contact form here.
In the 1980s, Zetterlund, with his family and three other families, moved to Sudan with a heart provide help and assistance to people in need. By 1989, their care and concern became International Aid Sweden. Today, with what is now International Aid Services, Zetterlund leads approximately 350 employees in 18 countries, focusing on humanitarian relief and development. He and his wife, Britt, currently reside in Sweden.
. Charles “Peanut” Tillman
Tillman is a well-loved Chicago Bears cornerback. Drafted in 2003, he has spent his entire professional career in Chicago, and was a Pro Bowl pick in 2011. He actively gives back to the community through Tillman’s Cornerstone Foundation whose mission is to help improve the lives of critically and chronically ill children throughout Chicago. The foundation was formed after his youngest daughter was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy.
Tickets are transferable but non-refundable.
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