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Joining A Non-Profit Board

Joining a Non-Profit Board For a young professional, the idea of joining a non-profit board is incredibly appealing. You can directly impact a cause that you’re passionate about, be that animals, healthcare, or benefiting the homeless. Read on and decide if joining a non-profit board is the right decision for you. Why join a non-profit board?…

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Spring events in Chicago over Chicago Skyline

Best Chicago Events: Spring 2017

Best Chicago Events: Spring 2017 With temperatures rising and the last of the snow melting away, Chicago looks forward to the arrival of spring all year. This year, there are plenty of outdoor festivals to entice you out of your house and into the sun. We’ve rounded up seven events to return the “spring” to…

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Laury and Mitch Feldman with the 10 Final Poker Table Players from the 4th annual Irv Feldman Texas Hold 'Em Tournament,

4th Annual Irv Feldman Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament

The 4th Annual Irv Feldman Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament was bigger and better than ever! Hosted at the North Shore Sports and Wellness, we transformed a large gymnasium into an action-packed casino for a night filled with fun and philanthropy. The event featured a huge poker tournament filled 23 tables, as the lure of a…

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Players at All In for DePaul College Prep were all smiles!

All In For DePaul College Prep

DePaul College Prep hosted their annual Poker and Casino Night at the Montgomery Club on Friday, February 24th.This annual event brings together the DePaul College Prep community for an fun evening filled with fabulous food, charitable gaming, incredible prizes, and a large poker tournament. Guests were greeted with signature cocktails from Deep Eddy Vodka and…

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Guests at The Chicago Lighthouse's Raising the Stakes for Vision enjoying a game of roulette

Raising the Stakes for Vision: The Chicago Lighthouse

The first annual Raising the Stakes for Vision, benefitting the Chicago Lighthouse was held on March 2, 2017 at Hugo’s Frog Bar and Gibsons Steakhouse. This kick-off event featured charitable casino blackjack, craps, and roulette, silent auction, and a poker tournament with a grand prize $10,000 seat at the World Series of Poker in Las…

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William Close performs on the earth harp at Cheznovation

Cheznovation: A Chez Crown Production

Known for hosting cutting-edge entertainment performances, Chez Crown brought William Close and the Earth Harp Collective to Venue One North Shore on Sunday, February 19th, 2017 for their annual winter fundraiser. Over 700 guests were treated to a unique musical experience, which transformed the ballroom space into a live musical instrument; the earth harp. The former Chicago Bulls…

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Building Relationships with Corporate Sponsors

Building Relationships with Corporate Sponsors As a non-profit organization, securing and maintaining corporate sponsors is a must, especially for your major events. With the right sponsorship you can expand your organizations reach, secure funding for events, snag some promotional items, and ultimately find a partner who is invested in your cause. Knowing how to maximize…

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Mercy Home Poker Night 2017

The Annual Mercy Home Poker Night is known as a phenomenal event, and this year was no exception! 2017 marks the 4th year of the benefit, which brought over 300 attendees to Gibsons Steakhouse and Hugo’s Frog Bar for an evening to benefit the children living at Mercy Home. Upon arrival, VIP guests were treated…

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Make a lasting first impression on guests with our easy guide to designing outstanding event invitations!

Designing Outstanding Event Invitations

Generating excitement for your event is achieved through the little details. Your invitation will be your guest’s first introduction to your event – you want it to make an impact! When designing the invitation, keep these tips in mind to create buzz around your event weeks before it starts. ELEMENTS OF DESIGN First impressions count, and…

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6 Amazing Event Themes

6 Amazing Event Themes

Who wants to attend a boring event? Generate excitement months before guests step foot into your venue and keep them engaged all night long with an amazing event theme. The key to fabulous theme? A team who is committed to thorough execution and keeps in mind the special touches to make the evening a delight.…

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