ICECF “Back 2 School 2012” Fundraiser June 19
Wilmette resident Matthew Kurtzman, Executive Director of the Illinois Currency Exchange Charitable Foundation, recommends that you pencil in this date—Tuesday, June 19.
Reading, Writing and Arithmetic are welcomed class
challenges if schoolchildren come armed with school supplies on their first day of school. Even pencils generate peer pressure.
Boosting education with its 8th annual fundraiser, the Illinois Currency Exchange Charitable Foundation (ICECF) hosts its “Back 2 School 2012” luncheon at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Chicagoon June 19.
ICECF launches its program to distribute over 18,750 Back 2 School kits (filled with over 500,000 school supplies) to underserved children in August and September, as well as award two annual college scholarships to high school seniors, plus recognize three noted Public Service, Education and Corporate Sponsor Award recipients at the luncheon. Honored guest emcees are Daniella Guzman and Stefan Holt, weekday morning news anchors at NBC 5 Chicago (NBC 5 News Today, 4:30 to 7 a.m.), with other highlights including the premiere of a Back 2 School documentary, plus a grand raffle to win a Chicago Weekend Package Extravaganza.
For information and registration, visit www.icecf.org; send an email to info@ icecf.org, or phone 847.268.3550.
Reservations: Individual tickets are $85 per person if purchased by June 5 ($95 after June 5) Tables
of 8 also available for $680 ($760 after June 5). Includes cocktails, followed by luncheon with dessert.
Parking: Valet parking available
The Illinois Currency Exchange Charitable Foundation (ICECF) focuses on community and charitable initiatives on behalf of more than 400 Currency Exchanges in Illinois and was formed in 2010 by the Community Currency Exchange Association of Illinois (CCEA).