Growing Brilliantly Dinner Party

A 4,000-square-foot white tent at dusk

Schedule and Location

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Save the date for the 2018 Growing Brilliantly Dinner Party on Saturday, September 29! 


2018 Host Committee

Anna Caroline Ball

Sterling Berry and Zech Decker 

Susan and Christopher Burke 

Rose and Bob Fealy

Donna La Pietra and Bill Kurtis

Stephen and Elizabeth Van Arsdell 

Oriana and Adam Van Someren 




Fees and Admission

$500/ticket. Sponsorship opportunities begin at $7,500.


Registration Information

To purchase tickets, sponsor, or learn more about ways to support this fundraising event, please call or email Natalie Knight, donor relations manager, at 630-719-7976. 






Oak Sponsors $25,000 

G. Carl Ball Family Foundation

Charles and Monica McQuaid


Chestnut Sponsors $12,500  

Mr. and Mrs. Walter W. Becky II


Mary L. Burke and the Daniel P. Haerther Charitable Trust

Rose and Bob Fealy


Ann and John Grube

The Nayar Family Foundation

Sherry and Bob Reum 


2017 Caterer & Dinner Wine Sponsor


2017 Jewelry Drawing Sponsor

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