On Saturday, April 11, at the Oak Park Country Club, the Oak Park Education Foundation will host the William C. Staszak Annual Gala starting at 7 pm. Some highlights of the evening: LAUGH: The wonderfully funny Mark Bazer, syndicated columnist, host of “The Interview Show” and Oak Park dad, will be our emcee. LEARN: We […]
Thank you to the attendees, sponsors, donors and organizers for throwing a wonderful party to celebrate OPEF’s 25th anniversary and raise funds for its programming. A big shout out to OPEF Board Fundraising Chair Karen Daily, as well as our two dynamite new event chairs, Auction Chair Lisa Kitzman, and Dinner Chair Karen Anderson. Thank […]
OPEF is proud to announce that Mark Bazer will be the emcee and auctioneer for our 25th Anniversary Gala, Saturday April 12, 7 PM at the Oak Park Country Club. Mark Bazer is the host/creator of The Interview Show, a live talk show held monthly at The Hideout, and a co-host of the upcoming WTTW […]
OPEF’s 25th Anniversary Gala raffle features a Double Magnum of Cune Imperial Rioja Gran Reserva 2004, Wine Spectator’s 2013 Wine of the Year, which retails for $699. Equivalent to 4 bottles, raffle tickets for this exciting wine sell for only $20 or three tickets for $50.
The 18th annual William C. Staszak Award Dinner & Benefit was a beautiful evening celebrating Children’s Clinic Executive Director Elizabeth Lippitt, who gave a moving speech demonstrating her passion for children’s health and education. The event also featured a dramatic Bulls-style introduction of many of the Vex Robotics students and coaches who took their bots […]
The Wednesday Journal and Oak Leaves both featured articles on Elizabeth Lippitt, her impressive accomplishments, and the Oak Park Education Foundation’s Staszak Award Dinner & Benefit.
Join us for the 17th annual William C. Staszak Award Dinner and Benefit, Saturday April 30, honoring Oak Park entrepreneur, developer and philanthropist Mary Jo Schuler. It’s always a good time! The evening begins at 6 p.m. with cocktails and a silent auction. The silent auction will close at 7:30 p.m. when we move to […]