SAVE THE DATE!
The Pillars Community Health Ball will take place on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. Join us as we celebrate our programs and the impact they have on over 10,000 community members each year. Guests will enjoy a fun-filled evening of dinner, dancing, live music by the Connexion band, raffles, casino style gaming and much more!
2020 Ball Menu
Prosciutto wrapped melon, bacon wrapped scallops, spinach and brie wontons
Baby greens with pears, walnuts, dried cranberries, bleu cheese, and citrus vinaigrette dressing
Filet mignon with herb butter shrimp, fresh vegetable medley, and wild rice
Vegetarian Option: Roasted vegetable napolean with eggplant, zucchini, yellow squash, peppers, and smoked tomato sauce
Dutch apple pie with cinnamon cream and caramel sauce
Golden Ticket Raffle
Take a trip to the Home of the Jazz, New Orleans, Louisiana! Enjoy a four day, three night stay at a 4-star hotel for two while experiencing all the city has to offer! Includes:
- 4 days, 3 nights at your choice of the Windsor Court Hotel, the Hyatt Centric French Quarter, or the Maison Dupuy Hotel.
- Jazz cruise featuring a lavish Creole buffet
- Gray line New Orleans-Super City Tour
- Three hour cooking class at New Orleans School of Cooking
- Free concierge reservation service
Only 150 tickets available
Drawing will take place at the Ball on February 1, 2020. Winner does NOT need to be present.
Blackout dates: Mardi Gras, Jazz Festival, President's Weekend, March 15-17, April 12-14, July 4-8, Halloween week, and December 30-Jan 3.
Please use the registration form below to purchase Golden Tickets.
Prize donated by:
2020 Volunteer Details
Volunteer roles are as follows:
Shift(s) Available: 4:30 pm-8:00 pm and 8:00 pm-11:30 pm
Registration volunteers are responsible for working with GiveSmart representatives to assist guests with check in, including distributing bid cards, directing them to coat check, photos and more.
Runners will work directly with the volunteer lead and help with any needs that may arise.
Shift(s) Available: 4:30 pm-8:00 pm [FULL] and 8:00 pm-11:30 pm
Gaming volunteers will be responsible for running the casino games during the event. Positions include croupiers and dealers for blackjack, craps, roulette, as well as a banker. You DO NOT have to have experience in gaming to volunteer. There will be a training held prior to both shifts in order to introduce (or review) the rules of charitable gaming.
This is mostly a seated position with fun guest interaction.
Note: The Illinois State Office of Charitable Games requires all gaming volunteers to supply their name, address, phone number, social security number, and birth date for a background check.
Raffle Expert [FULL]
Shift Available: 4:30 pm–10:00 pm
Raffle Experts are responsible for selling raffle tickets to guests for the bucket raffle, cocktail raffle, and Golden Ticket. Raffle Experts are knowledgeable about each raffle and are able to answer questions regarding ticket pricing and prizes.
This is a standing/walking position.
Check Out/Clean Up
Shift Available: 8:00 pm-11:30 pm
Volunteers will be responsible for interacting with guests at the end of the event including raffle item pick up, packing and loading of organizational items, and miscellaneous tasks.
2020 Ball Sponsors
Sponsorships available, download sponsorship packet for more information.
Joseph and Meena Banasiak
Angela and Kris Curran
Andrew and Carrie Frech
Ellen and John Kunkle
Robert Henry and Sara Mikuta
Jeanne Curran Padgett
Dr. Eric and Becky Spratford
Dr. Jaqueline and Cameron Walker
2020 Ball Committee
Co-Chair: Paula Horvath
Co-Chair: Becky Spratford
Rachel Shaw Callahan
The form below can be used to purchase tickets to attend the Ball, Gaming Chips, Golden Tickets, and/or to make a direct donation in support of the Ball. Please complete the form in its entirety and only complete fields which are applicable to this transaction. Please watch for an on-screen confirmation, as well as an emailed receipt to ensure your transaction was completed.
If you are having difficulties using the online form or did not receive a confirmation or receipt, please contact Tiara Goodwin at email@example.com or 708-995-3571.