Please join us for our biggest fundraising event of the year! Some highlights of the Staszak Annual Gala:
  • LAUGH: The wonderfully funny Mark Bazer, syndicated columnist, host of "The Interview Show" and Oak Park dad, will be our emcee.
  • LEARN: We will introduce OPEF's next exciting, innovative program resulting from the Call for Ideas process.
  • CONNECT: Mix and mingle with other great supporters of Oak Park public education -- parents, teachers, administrators and engaged community members. The open bar will help!
  • SUPPORT: Unique and interesting live and silent auction items will entice you to bid. We will be featuring one-of-a-kind vacation homes, sports and show tickets, food and wine, behind-the-scenes tours, and much more. This year's raffle ticket buys a chance to win an Instant Wine Cellar, 24 bottles of wines selected by certified sommelier Andy Kohn! See full descriptions of all the auction and raffle items here.
There will also be a tribute to former OPEF board member Peter Traczyk.

Please RSVP below. Can't come? Buy a raffle ticket or three, or make a donation. All proceeds support OPEF's free in-school programs and BASE Camp scholarships.

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