The women of the GFWC-IL Plainfield Junior Woman’s Club have announced The Third Annual ROCK FOR A WISH benefiting the Make-a-Wish Foundation, organized by the Plainfield Junior Woman's Club (PJWC). This year’s event will include a golf outing and fundraiser taking place on Thursday, May 31, 2012 at Whitetail Ridge Golf Club, 7671 Clubhouse Drive, Yorkville, IL 60560.
ROCK FOR A WISH will be an evening of fun, food, and entertainment to raise money for the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Tickets are $25 per person, which includes a complimentary meal and drink specials. In addition, the band, Rendition, will provide musical entertainment. Guests can participate in raffles as well as bid on auction items such as sports memorabilia, wine cases, and much more. Proceeds will be donated to the Make-a-Wish Foundation of Illinois.
Prior to the evening event, a golf outing will be held. The golf outing will be a shotgun start with a scramble format. For $125, golfers will enjoy 18 holes of golf (including cart), warm up range balls, lunch, drink tickets, and prizes for each player. The $125 fee also includes a ticket to the evening fundraiser. Golfers can participate in games such as Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin, or similar games. Additionally, one lucky participant will win a 3-day/2-night stay in Las Vegas, NV for 2 people.
Since 1980, the Make-A-Wish Foundationhas enriched the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions through its wish-granting work. Since its humble beginnings, the organization has blossomed into a worldwide phenomenon, and grants a child’s wish in the United States and its territories every 40 minutes.
According to Adam Shukwit, Development Manager - Community Events for Make-a-Wish Illinois, “Working with the Plainfield Junior Woman’s Club has been an absolute pleasure! We are extremely excited for their upcoming event that will help us provide hope, strength and joy to children with life-threatening illnesses in the area. They have been monumental in helping us share the power of a wish!”
Support of the ROCK FOR A WISH event can be provided by sponsorships and advertisements, donation of items for the raffle and auction and/or a monetary donation. For more information on sponsorship and advertising opportunities, please contact Brooke Simpson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 773.991.7443.
PJWC is a tax exempt organization under the 501(c)(3) tax code.