The 100 Club of Chicago CEO Joe Ahern talks a little bit about what the organization does for families of first responders, and its relationship with the Chicago Auto Show’s annual First Look for Charity gala.
Since 2011, the 100 Club of Chicago has raised over $600,000!
Benefitting 18 local charities, the First Look for Charity Gala boasts the best of the Chicago Auto Show the night before the 10-day show kicks off.
More than 80% of the ticket price is tax-deductible, plus the proceeds go to all of the following organizations:
100 Club of Chicago
Advocate Health Care
Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago
Catholic Charities of the Chicago Archdiocese
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Joliet
The Cradle Foundation
Franciscan Community Benefit Services
Franciscan Health Olympia Fields/Chicago Heights
Ray Graham Association for People with Disabilities
Susan G. Komen-Chicago
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
March of Dimes
Special Olympics Illinois
Turning Pointe Autism Foundation
Jesse White Tumbling Team
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Source: The 100 Club at The Chicago Auto Show’s First Look for Charity | WLS-AM 890 | WLS-AM
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(CHICAGO) The iconic game of Monopoly is looking to expand it’s game piece collection and is looking to the public for help choosing what the new pieces should be.
Internet users will be able to pick up to eight game pieces in the new Token Madness version of the game.
New pieces include a moped scooter, the hashtag “#” sign, a cell phone, a golden cowboy boot and the laugh-cry emoji to name a few of the many options.
Voters can visit http://www.votemonopoly.com to see a game-like site which allows the user to choose up to eight pieces for newly manufactured games.
Don’t worry. The original classic pieces are still up for consideration!
Source: Monopoly Allowing Players to Choose New Game Pieces