RightStart4Kids Fundraising Dinner benefiting The David Gotaas Rotary/NEIU Social Work Scholarship Challenge
Date: 7/17/2017
Time: 5:15 pm Cocktails
Duration: 3.5 hours
Host: RightStart4Kids
Learning Area: Various
Description: Join us on Monday, July 17th, at one of the finest North Shore outdoor dining experiences at Clarkson Park in Northfield, IL, as we roll up our sleeves to continue our annual corporate social responsibility initiative.


At this fundraising dinner event, we welcome members of the Winnetka-Northfield & District 6440 Rotary clubs and friends of NEIU Foundation. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet and mingle with friends from the North Shore while supporting good causes and giving back.

Dirk Tussing & Tom Nguyen are the main organizers for this fundraising dinner. Throughout the evening, our donor guests will be exposed to a variety of Asian cuisine, cultures and a new project--The David Gotaas Rotary/NEIU Social Work Scholarship Challenge. In Fall 2016, NEIU offered a new Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) program with concentrations in 1) Social Work Practice with Vulnerable Populations (at-risk children and families) and 2) Leadership and Change (advocacy and policy). Learn more here.

Five-course home-cooked Asian cuisine prepared by Tom Nguyen & friends

Sample Menu (Illustration of What to Expect)
  • Appetizers: California Sushi Rolls
  • Three Main Entrees: Lemongrass Chicken, Hong Kong Style Jumbo Shrimps, Szechuan Stir-fried Vegetables & Stir-fried Egg Noodles,
  • Dessert: Green Tea, Light Dessert & Fruit Plate, Port Wine & Chocolate

Suggested Donation: $65 per person or $100 per couple can be made online here.
All 2017 donations including purchasing dinner tickets, an anonymous Rotarian will match the next $7,250 donated dollar for dollar.

Dress Code: Casual Attire.
Signup Link: Click here to register
Location: Clarkson Park
1950 Willow Road (a few blocks west of I-94)
Northfield, IL
Maximum Participants: 75
FAQ Link: https://tinyurl.com/zlbnhyk
Contact Info: More info: Contact Dirk or Tom by sending emails to info@rightstart4kids.org
Disclaimer: 100% of all donations to WNRCF, NEIUF or RS4K are eligible for 501c3 tax deductions

Tom Nguyen

Rich Lalley
Operation Warm

Judy Meikle

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