SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24

6:45p CT

 

THE QUAD COUNTY URBAN LEAGUE
CORDIALLY INVITES YOU TO OUR ANNUAL EQUALITY GALA

A fundraiser to support racial justice, civil rights and economic empowerment

for our children, youth and adults of the Quad (DuPage, Kane, Kendall and Will) Counties of Illinois.

Live Stream the 45th Virtual Equality Gala

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Donations

PayPal - Send to @qcul       Venmo - Send to @infoqcul      Cash App - Send to $infoqcul

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

James H. Lowry

James H. Lowry is a business icon, sought-after speaker, strategic advisor and nationally recognized workforce and supplier diversity expert and pioneer. Lowry was the first African American consultant for global consulting firm McKinsey & Company in 1968. Later, he became the first African American senior partner at the prestigious Boston Consulting Group, where he led the firm’s workforce diversity, ethnic marketing and minority business development consulting practice. Lowry continues to serve as a senior advisor to BCG, while heading his own private consulting firm, James H. Lowry & Associates. Lowry was inducted into the inaugural class of the Minority Business Hall of Fame, and has been awarded the National Minority Supplier Development Council’s Lifetime Achievement Award, MBDA’s Abe Venable Award for Lifetime Achievement, Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council’s Impact Award and the Executive Leadership Council’s Alvaro L. Martins Heritage Award.

Resource: https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2020/05/20/2036099/0/en/New-memoir-reveals-that-fascinating-life-of-an-African-American-change-agent.html

Community Impact Award Recipient

Candace Parker was selected as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2008 WNBA Draft by the Los Angeles Sparks, following a championship career at Tennessee where she led the Lady Vols to consecutive NCAA championships in 2007 and 2008. Parker became the first player to earn WNBA MVP and Rookie of the Year honors in the same season, and she was named Finals MVP after leading the Sparks to the 2016 WNBA Title.

 

Parker’s honors include three WNBA All-Star nods, the 2013 WNBA All-Star Game MVP Award, and six All-WNBA selections. She also led Team USA to gold medals in the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics. In addition to playing in the WNBA and being one of the most influential female athletes of this generation, Parker is a rising broadcasting star for Turner, covering the NBA and the NCAA tournament, and a single mother to her beautiful daughter Lailaa, who is 11 years old.

Candace N. Parker

DON’T LET THIS FINE WORK SLIP THROUGH YOUR FINGERS

Take this opportunity to own an original piece of art by one of Chicago’s most sought after artists, Dwight White.  Dwight’s work has been featured during Art Miami, one of the most prestigious art events in the country.  He has donated his time to create murals for health care workers and he’s been commissioned to create artwork by Chicago Mayor Lightfoot.  Opening bid for his work titled “Bravery,” valued at over $3,000, is just $1500.  Don’t miss this opportunity.

 

Bids may be texted to 331-257-9103, and you don’t have to wait, BID NOW!

BRAVERY

Artist: Dwight White

Sponsorship Opportunities

CHAIRMAN’S VIRTUAL TABLE (S) - $30,000
•    VIP Virtual Toast
•    Virtual Registration for 20 guests
•    One- minute pre- recorded commercial
•    Complimentary Branding on Registration, 
      Log-in screen
•    Complimentary Background or Banner Ad  
      with premium visibility
•    Promote Brand on Website and Social Media
•    Push notifications throughout the 
      Virtual Gala Event

BENEFACTOR VIRTUAL TABLE (S) - $20,000
•    VIP Virtual Toast
•    Virtual Registration for 15 guests
•    Complimentary Branding on Registration, 
      Log-in screen
•    Complimentary Background or Banner Ad 
      with premium visibility
•    Promote Brand on Website and Social Media
•    Push notifications throughout the 
      Virtual Gala Event

PATRON VIRTUAL TABLE (S) - $10,000
•    VIP Virtual Toast
•    Virtual Registration for 10 guests
•    Complimentary Background or Banner Ad
•    Promote Brand on Website and Social Media

DIAMOND VIRTUAL TABLE (S) - $5,000
•    Virtual Registration for 10 guests
•    Complimentary Banner Ad
•    Promote Brand on Website and Social Media

VIRTUAL HOST TABLE (S) - $2,500
•    Complimentary 10 guests
•    Promote Brand on Website and Social Media

GOLD MEMBER (S) - $1,000
•    Complimentary Banner Ad

INDIVIDUAL TICKET (S) - $75
•    Virtual Gala Experience

Please feel free to call the office at 630.851.2203 with any donation inquiries

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