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This year’s William C. Staszak Award Dinner to benefit the Oak Park Education Foundation will take place Saturday, April 25, Oak Park Country Club, 2001 Thatcher Avenue in River Grove, Illinois. The festivities begin at 6:00 pm, and include both live and silent auctions, featuring one-of-a-kind vacation homes, sports and show tickets, food and wine, behind-the-scenes tours, and much more. Tickets to the Staszak Dinner are $100 each, and tables for 10 are $900. Zoraida Sambolin, anchor of Chicago’s NBC 5 “News Today” and Oak Park parent, will host our live auction.
This year’s honoree is Ade Onayemi, an architect who has devoted countless hours to not-for-profit service and leadership in Oak Park and the neighboring Austin community. Ade is a former District 97 Board of Education President, former Oak Park Education Foundation Board member, and an Oak Parker since 1984.
The dinner’s award is presented in honor of William C. Staszak in recognition of his outstanding commitment as a member of the Board of Directors of the Oak Park Education Foundation. He was also a very popular trustee of the Village of Oak Park. The award recognizes those who demonstrate the humanitarian spirit, devotion and service exemplified by Bill Staszak.