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Friday February 1, 2019

Please join us for the 5th Annual Patrick J. Ryan Main Event on Friday February 1, 2019 beginning at 6:00pm, located at Drury Lane in Oak Brook Terrace. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide (LOSS) Program, created for children and youth who have endured the loss of a loved one to suicide.
For more information, please contact Rose Marie Lesniak-Mendez, Special Events Manager, at (312) 655-7290 or at RMLesniakMendez@catholiccharities.net.
 Event Details

Patrick J. Ryan Main Event
Friday February 1, 2019
Drury Lane, Oak Brook
Dress code: "Friday Night Best"
Back this year by popular demand- CASINO NIGHT!

The Patrick J. Ryan Main Event was established by former Illinois Attorney General Jim Ryan and his wife Marie and their family in memory of their son Patrick who died of suicide in 2007. Proceeds support a program created for children and youth who have endured the loss of a loved one to suicide, established at Catholic Charities through the Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide (LOSS) Program.
For more information, contact Rose Marie Lesniak-Mendez, Special Events Manager, at 312-655-7290 or rmlesniakmendez@catholiccharities.net.

THE LOSS PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH

The mission of the LOSS Program for Children and Youth is to guide and support young survivors of suicide through the grief recovery process. The program will provide individual, family and group counseling for children and youth, as well as consultation for caregivers and key family members.

If you or someone you know could benefit from learning more about our LOSS Program for Children and Youth, please contact Deborah Major, Department Director, at 312-655-7285 or dmajor@catholiccharities.net.

 

PARTICIPATE

This year, back by popular demand, the event will feature a Casino Night! Enjoy Craps, Blackjack, Roulette and an exciting night of 8 to 10 Golden Glove-style amateur boxing fights, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a raffle and ringside seating with dinner. This is the fifth year of this one-of-a-kind Catholic Charities event, and we hope that you can join us in your "Friday Night Best" for this fun experience!

 

REGISTER

Reservations begin at $250 per person and sponsorship opportunities range from $15,000 as a Main Event Presenting Sponsor, to $1,250 as a Bronze Sponsor.
Please contact Rose Marie Lesniak-Mendez, Special Events Manager, at 312-655-7290 or rmlesniakmendez@catholiccharities.net for more information.

 Support

SPONSORSHIPS

We are currently seeking sponsorship and underwriting support for the Patrick J. Ryan Main Event. Sponsorship and underwriting opportunities include benefits such as recognition, ringside seating, and access to amateur boxing entertainment at the event, as well as the casino games. The generosity of our friends and colleagues will help Catholic Charities LOSS Program for Children and Youth deliver counseling and support services to young people at a critical time in their lives. Thank you for your consideration.

For additional information on available packages please contact Rose Marie Lesniak-Mendez, Special Events Manager, at 312-655-7290 or RMLesniakMendez@catholiccharities.net

Download the Patrick J. Ryan Main Event Sponsorship Opportunities here!




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