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Hybrid Event

Please join us as we come together to celebrate the unwavering dedication of the Planned Parenthood of Illinois (PPIL) community. 

Despite unparalleled threats to sexual and reproductive health care, we will always provide comprehensive and compassionate health care, education, and advocacy - no matter what. 

In-Person Event

Radisson Blu Aqua
Atlantic Ballroom
221 N Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL 60601

5:30pm VIP Reception
6:30pm Main Event
7:00pm Program and Seated Dinner

In-person guests will be required to follow state and local mask mandates. Proof of vaccination required for entry at the event.

Virtual Event

7:00pm Program

The virtual link will be sent out to guests the week of the event.

Event Leadership

None

Suyash Agrawal

Co-Chair

None

Sherell McDearmon

Co-Chair

None

Jennifer Sedbrook

Co-Chair

Honoring

Champion of Care Award
Carolyn Moon

We are thrilled to present Carolyn Moon with the 2022 Champion of Care Award.

Carolyn is a former board member and lifelong supporter of PPIL. Her quiet strength and passion have built strong connections and support for the Central Illinois communities that we proudly serve. 

We look forward to celebrating her leadership and commitment to PPIL with you.

Sponsors and Host Committees

Platinum Sponsors

Tim & Paula Friedman
Dr. Susan & David Kalt
Emily Nicklin
Christina Ochs
Tanya Polsky

Gold  Sponsors

Fay Clayton & Lowell Sachnoff
Jill & Brad Gordon
Brenda & James Grusecki
Ken and Lucy Lehman Family, the Kellcie Fund
Manaaki Foundation
Stacey Sherr Michelon & Jon Michelon
Jo & Robert Sawyer

Silver Sponsors 

Judy Ashworth & Achim Steup
Sandra Bass
Mary Mitchell Beaumont
Ellen J. Benjamin & Frederick N. Bates
Lynn D. Fleisher & John Roberts
Jerry Newton & David Weinberg
Jodi Rosen & Bruce Gorchow
Julia Stasch
Paul S. Watford

Bronze Sponsors 

Suyash Agrawal & Monika Nalepa
Prue & Frank Beidler
Heiji Choy Black
Walter S. Carr
Barbara Flynn Currie
Sally & Randall Doubet-King
Eric & Ellen Friedler
Julie Hamos    
Tex & Susan Hull
Linda Kimber 
Carolyn Cochran Kopel
Susan & Jeff Musich
Sylvia Neil
Fraeda & Gary Porton 
Jo Ann & Steve Potashnick
Richard & Rebecca Owens
Bettylu & Paul Saltzman
Unitarian Universalist Church of Bloomington Normal
Cindy Wolfson

Host Committee

Judy Ashworth & Achim Steup
Mary Mitchell Beaumont
Ellen J. Benjamin & Frederick N. Bates
Casey Carey
Fay Clayton & Lowell Sachnoff
Sue Crothers & Bill Gee 
Sally & Randall Doubet-King
Alex Ensign
Lynn D. Fleisher & John Roberts
Eric & Ellen Friedler
Tim & Paula Friedman
Audrey L. Gaynor
Alan & Jessie Gilbert
Jill & Brad Gordon
S. Mayumi "Umi" Grigsby Esq.
Brenda & James Grusecki
Julie Hamos
Dr. Susan & David Kalt
Carolyn Cochran Kopel
Arielle Maffei
Stacey Sherr Michelon & Jon Michelon
Susan & Jeff Musich
Dr. Geeta Nagpal & Michael Brown
Emily Nicklin
Christina Ochs
Richard & Rebecca Owens
Danielle K. Perry Esq.
Tanya Polsky
Fraeda & Gary Porton 
Jo Ann & Steve Potashnick
Nikita Richards
Jodi Rosen
Susan Routburg
Bettylu & Paul Saltzman
Jo & Robert Sawyer
Steve Schneider 
Julia Stasch
Dr. Gail Stern
Geof Stone & Jane Dailey
Caroline Theus Swinney
Laura Tucker & Peter Giangreco
Paul S. Watford
Cindy Wolfson 

Honorary Host Committee

Speaker of the House Emanuel "Chris" Welch
State Sen. Omar Aquino
State Sen. Laura Fine
State Sen. Celina Villanueva
State Rep. Jonathan Carroll
State Rep. Terra Costa Howard
State Rep. Deb Conroy
State Rep. Margaret Croke
State Rep. William Davis
State Rep. Daniel Didech
State Rep. Robyn Gabel
State Rep. Michael Kelly
State Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
State Rep. Joyce Mason
State Rep. Bob Morgan
State Rep. Michelle Mussman
State Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
State Rep. Sam Yingling
Ald. Patricia Dowell
Mayor Nancy Rotering
The Honorable Barbara F. Currie (Ret.)

Sponsor and Ticket Levels

Centennial Sponsor

 $100,000

Two reserved tables for 10 (20 total seats) | VIP Reception | Printed, digital, and verbal recognition at event and in event materials as lead sponsor | Complimentary tribute ad displayed at event | Premium seating |Opportunity to be seated with event speakers and/or honorees

Diamond Sponsor

$50,000

Two reserved tables for 10 (20 total seats) | VIP Reception | Printed, digital, and verbal recognition at event and in event materials | Complimentary tribute ad displayed at event | Premium seating

Platinum Sponsor

$25,000

Reserved table for 10 | VIP Reception | Printed, digital, and verbal recognition at event and in event materials | Complimentary tribute ad displayed at event | Premium seating

Gold Sponsor

$10,000

Reserved table for 10 | VIP Reception | Printed and digital recognition in event materials| Complimentary tribute ad displayed at event

Silver Sponsor

$5,000

Reserved seating for 4 | VIP Reception | Printed and digital recognition in event materials | Complimentary tribute ad displayed at event

Bronze Sponsor

$2,500

Reserved seating for 2 | VIP Reception | Printed and digital recognition in event materials | Complimentary tribute ad displayed at event 

VIP Ticket

$1,000

access to VIP Reception and Main Event

Individual Ticket

$400

Access to Main Event

Next Generation Ticket

$200

Main Event Access

30 and under only

Virtual Ticket

$100

Access to streamed event program

For more information about the event, call 312-592-6837 or e-mail  [email protected]