The Bears’ Tommie Harris will be hosting a charity event at Pinstripes in Northbrook, IL to benefit Prevent Child Abuse America and the Tommie Harris Foundation. This from the press release on the event:
JOIN TOMMIE HARRIS AND PREVENT CHILD ABUSE AMERICA FOR SECOND ANNUAL KICKOFF FOR KIDS
Dinner to Benefit Prevent Child Abuse America and the Tommie Harris Foundation
WHAT: Join Prevent Child Abuse America and the Tommie Harris Foundation for the second annual Kickoff for Kids fundraising dinner on Friday, September 10. Enjoy a celebratory dinner alongside the Bears while bidding on fabulous auction items—including the opportunity to Bowl with a Bear later in the evening!
WHEN: Friday, September 10, 2010
6:00 – 7:30 Cocktails, Silent Auction, Bocce, Raffle
7:30 – 9:00 Dinner, Program & Live Auction
9:00 – 11:00 Bowl with the Bears, Silent Auction, Bocce
Silent Auction closes at 10:00
1150 Willow Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
WHY: What better way to help recognize and contribute to two wonderful charities than to enjoy dinner within the company of Bears and friends? If bowling is not your thing, the live auction will include other amazing items, such as two tickets to the ESPY’s in Los Angeles and football camp with Tommie for 10 kids at EFT Sports Performance.
COST: $250 individual tickets. Table sponsorships available.
MORE For more information contact Matt Feldman at Prevent Child Abuse America
INFO: at 312/663-3520 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 312/663-3520 end_of_the_skype_highlighting x861 or [email protected].
PRESENTING SPONSOR: Verizon Wireless
Chicago Office Technology Group, Tony Karmin, Kappa Delta National Sorority, Bridgeview Bank Group, Finance Scholars Group, Grosvenor Capital Management, KPMG, Michael and Andrea Rosengarden, Associated Bank, Schaff International, WMS, Engel Consulting Group and the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront.
Prevent Child Abuse America
Prevent Child Abuse America, founded in Chicago in 1972, is the nation’s leading organization working solely to prevent the abuse and neglect of our nation’s children. Through emphasis on community activities and public policies, the organization is focused on changing the way our nation thinks about prevention. Based in Chicago, Prevent Child Abuse America has chapters in 45 states and has more than 380 Healthy Families America sites in 32 states. For more information, please visit www.preventchildabuse.org.
Tommie Harris Foundation
The Tommie Harris Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds for the purpose of inspiring hope, enriching kids’ lives and building a better future for our children. The Foundation supports many programs such as Prevent Child Abuse America, Boys and Girls Clubs, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Feed the Children, Pros for Africa and many youth enrichment programs. To learn more, visit www.tommieharris.com.
I can’t think of a better way to spend a night than bowling with Tommie and some of his Bears teammates. Plus it’s for a good cause, so sign up and check it out!