Amate Magic - May 4, 2019

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Celebrate 35 Years of Impact with us at Amate Magic

Join us on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 at the Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier! CBS political reporter, Derrick Blakley will kick off the night as our special guest, and will be helping us to celebrate the impact our fellows have made over the past 35 years.

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The Golden Ticket raffle is here!

Purchase a $100 Golden Ticket raffle ticket to win one of our LIVE auction packages!

ONLY 100 Golden Tickets will be sold!

At Amate Magic on May 4th, at the beginning of the Live Auction, we will pull one ticket from the Golden Ticket raffle. The winner will get their choice of our five Live Auction packages!

Winner need not be present to win. 
Indicate package choice upon purchase of Golden Ticket raffle ticket.

Live Auction Packages

1. Cheer, Cheer for Old Notre Dame – Enjoy a fantastic and historic college football weekend experience with 6 tickets and a parking pass to Notre Dame’s season opener against New Mexico on Saturday, 9/14/19 at 2:30pm. Includes a 2-night stay (Friday – Sunday, 9/13-9/15) in South Bend at a lovely 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home, which sleeps 6-8 adults and is located just 2 miles south of campus. 


2. Escape to Kauai, Hawaii – Plan your trip to Kauai, Hawaii and stay at Kaha Lani’s oceanfront property for 7 nights. This 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo is centrally located on the east side of Kauai. You can play tennis on the property grounds or relax next to the beautiful pool. Book your trip between 8/19/19 and 12/14/19, dates subject to availability.


3. On the Way to Cape May – Plan your trip to Cape May, New Jersey. Enjoy 7 nights in this big, bright, 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath, fully furnished beach house, which sleeps 8 adults comfortably. Only 2 short blocks to Cape May’s famed “Poverty Beach.” House includes 2 outdoor decks, an outdoor shower, and a backyard for the kids to run around in and the adults to play corn hole. Pick your week, based on availability between 8/30/19 and 6/13/20. 


4. A Fan for All Seasons – Cheer on all of your favorite Chicago professional sports teams during their 2019-2020 seasons. Cubs, White Sox, Bears, Bulls & Blackhawks! This one of a kind sports fan package includes at least 2 tickets (4 to the Cubs & White Sox) to a game in each of Chicago’s historical home stadiums or arenas. 


5. We’re going to Disney World – Jump start your dream family vacation to Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, FL. Enjoy a 2 night stay in a deluxe studio in one of the following resorts:  Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Beach Club Villas, BoardWalk Villas, Old Key West Resort, or Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa. Specific resort is dependent upon availability at time of booking. Also, you will get a Disney gift card good for purchasing 4 park passes to visit one of Disney’s multiple theme parks. Black-out dates for this Disney World package are during Premier Season, which includes: Dec 24-31, 2019; Apr 5-18 & Dec 24-31, 2020.


Congratulations to this year's award winners!

BERNARDIN MEDAL - Precious Blood Ministries of Reconciliation, Fr. David Kelly C.PP.S and Sr. Donna Liette C.PP.S.


FOUNDERS' AWARD - Kathie Soroka, 2001-2002 alumna

Can't make it to the event, GET YOUR CASH RAFFLE TICKETS today! There will be five drawings of $1,000!

Radio Flyer Robert R. McCormick Foundation


Wintrust Bank

Premium Concrete

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Betty O'Toole - Fellow Ticket Sponsor

Clune Construction Company

Liberty Mutual Surety


Marian Chicago, Inc.

If you are interested in sponsoring the event, please reach out to Jeannie Balanda at 773.376.2445.