Columbus Park Refectory

5701 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL

Staszak Gala

New Date! New Location! Join us at OPEF’s William C. Staszak Annual Gala, a swanky cocktail party and fundraising auctionSupport the enriching in-school programs brought to District 97 students by the Oak Park Education Foundation. Mix and mingle with passionate (and fun!) supporters of Oak Park public education. Enjoy small plates, desserts and an open bar!

Mark Bazer as Emcee

Mark Bazer as Emcee

Mark Bazer is host and creator of The Interview Show, a “talk show in a bar,” which airs on WTTW, Chicago's premier PBS station. He is also a contributing writer for Chicago magazine and the editorial director for growth at Leo Burnett.

Live & Silent Auction

Live & Silent Auction

One-of-a-kind experiences and unique items - stay tuned for the full list of auction and raffle items!

Instant Wine Cellar Raffle

Instant Wine Cellar Raffle

A collection of sommelier-selected red and white wine - buy raffle tickets.

Milk Money featuring Jodi & Dave Walker

Milk Money featuring Jodi & Dave Walker

Performing jazz, R&B and blues standards

Purchase Your Tickets Today!

Sponsorship

Show Your Support Today

Join the businesses that are helping Oak Park students get excited about learning! Thanks to this community’s generous support, OPEF will deliver free, relevant, in-school residencies to nearly 5,000 District 97 students this year — a new record!

PLATINUM SPONSOR ($5,000+)

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GOLD SPONSOR ($2,500+)

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SILVER SPONSOR ($1,000+)

For more information on how you can become a sponsor of the Staszak Gala, contact Karen Daily.

SPONSOR NOW!