The Oak Park Education Foundation’s 14th annual William C. Staszak Award Dinner will take place on Saturday evening, April 26 at the Oak Park Country Club. Cocktails and silent auction begin at 6:00 pm; dinner is at 7:00. This year’s honoree is the Collaboration for Early Childhood Care and Education.
The special host and live auctioneer is Torey Malatia, President and General Manager of Chicago Public Radio. The lively evening’s auction items will include: a Michigan beach house vacation, Cubs tickets, an evening at the Lyric Opera, wine and cheese tasting party for 20, cooking lessons with a chef in your home, and much more.
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.
The Collaboration for Early Childhood Care and Education is a nonprofit partnership dedicated to fostering high quality early care and educational experiences as well as support to families of young children. Their programs include training for early childhood professionals, an annual networking symposium, and publication of an Early Childhood Resource Directory.
Tickets to the Staszak Dinner are $100 each, and tables for 10 are $900. For tickets or information, contact the Oak Park Education Foundation at (708) 524-3023 or email