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Register now for YLD Soiree and help raise funds for Children's Assistance Fund

The ISBA Young Lawyers will host the annual Soiree on April 25 at the Hard Rock Hotel Chicago. The evening will include an Open Bar, Hors d'oeuvres, Dancing, Casino Games, and Raffle. Proceeds benefit the YLD Children's Assistance Fund.

WHEN: Friday, April 25, 2014, 8–11 p.m.

WHERE: Hard Rock Hotel, 230 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago

WHAT: Event will include open bar, hors d’ oeuvres, dancing, and raffle.  This year the Soiree will also feature blackjack, craps, and roulette casino games for guests to enjoy.  Cocktail/Semi-formal attire preferred.

COST: Individual Tickets - $85

DEADLINE: Tickets must be purchased in advance by Monday, April 21, 2014 and sponsorships/ad book sales are due Monday, April 14, 2014 at 5:00 pm.

HOW: Tickets, sponsorships, and ad book space available at:

Sponsorship opportunities:
$1,250 – Casino Table Sponsor (8 tickets)
$950 – Platinum Sponsor (6 tickets)
$650 – Gold Sponsor (4 tickets)
$350 – Silver Sponsor (2 tickets)

Ad Book:
$100 – Full Page
$50 – Half Page
$25 – Quarter Page

Funds raised from the Soiree support the Illinois Bar Foundation/Young Lawyers Division Children’s Assistance Fund. The Illinois Bar Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable entity. The IBF/YLD Children’s Assistance Fund provides funding to organizations across the State of Illinois that provide legal assistance to children, maintain children’s waiting rooms in courthouses, work to reduce recidivism of juveniles, and/or work to reduce the incidents of domestic violence in families with children.

For inquiries about tickets or sponsorships, please contact Lynne Davis,, and Rachel McDermott,


Posted on April 3, 2014 by Chris Bonjean
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