Since 2015, the Starved Rock Country Community Foundation has helped the community issue 116 grants and scholarships, managed $1.6 million in community investments, and established 79 charitable funds.
On Saturday, the organization invites members of the community to participate in a disco ball and auction from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Auditorium Ballroom, 109 Wright St., La Salle, for fun, celebration success and build on it.
Former Ottawa Mayor Bob Eschbach will be the master of ceremonies and Lucas Sanor will perform as saxophonist DJ. Food and beverages will be provided by BASH, Stone Jug Barbecue, Mr. Salsas, Olive Garden, Jeremiah Joe and Millstone Bakery.
The event will include an auction with a chance to win a weekend trip to the Big Apple, including airfare, a five-star hotel and personal guide, four tickets to a Chicago game Bulls, with parking and $100 spending money, and a week’s vacation anywhere in the United States, among other things.
The ball features disco-era music, five food stations, a coffee and latte bar, dancing, and a live auction.
Through the generosity of local individuals and businesses, the Starved Rock Country Community Foundation – one of 850 community foundations nationwide – provides grants, scholarships and disaster funds to nonprofit organizations, cultural and charitable organizations of Starved Rock Country, which allows them to benefit from the generosity of the whole community. Proceeds from the Stayin’ Alive Disco Ball will benefit the SRCCF’s philanthropic efforts to meet the needs of these organizations within our community.
Individual tickets are $100 and tables of eight can be purchased online at www.srccf.org. Donations are welcome. To become a sponsor or for more information, call Cathy at the Foundation office at 815-252-2906.
Stayin’ Alive Presenting Sponsor Eureka Savings Bank is joined by Hometown National Bank; Geneva Holdings Group; Wheatland Title Company; Erin Stuedemann, Realtor/Broker, Coldwell Banker; Stuedemann resolutions on radon; Chuck Beckett; Shaw Media; NRG Media; hungry rock media; Thee Ultimate Party and Annette Barr Photography.