Hi readers. Candice Warltier here from Communication Strategies Group, a Chicago-based communications firm. We are calling on all Leno fans! We know you love to laugh, and aChicagoThing wants to hook you up with tickets to a rare Chicago appearance by Jay Leno! This Saturday, April 28, 2012, Leno takes the stage at the Cadillac Palace Theatre, to celebrate OMNI Youth Services 40th anniversary – and we have three pairs of tickets to give away! Eric Ferguson, WTMX radio “Eric and Kathy” morning show co-host, will serve as emcee and Second City, the world’s premier comedy club, will make a brief performance. Be sure to visit Billy’s Facebook page today for a chance to win a pair of tickets!
OMNI’s “An Evening of Laughs with Jay Leno” presented by Allstate will benefit OMNI Youth Services helps recognize OMNI’s contributions over the past 40 years in providing counseling, services and programming needs for children, teens and their families in Chicago and surrounding suburbs. Tickets for the gala and performance-only tickets are available for purchase on OMNIyouth.org, check out the special ticket prices for aChicagoThing readers! At the event, OMNI will be raffling off a Harley Davidson Softail Deluxe Motorcycle signed by Mr. Leno, himself! Click here to purchase your Harley raffle tickets today.
Proceeds from the performance by the legendary comedian and host of “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” will benefit OMNI’s Girls After School Program (GAP) which provides a safe haven after school, teaches life skills and promotes positive self-image for teen girls, REALITY Theatre, a teen troupe dedicated to promoting positive, healthy lifestyle choices through original theatre and the Outdoor Wilderness Therapy and Adventure Program, utilizing outdoor expeditions to overcome presenting challenges, develop life skills and the motivation to pursue a more promising productive future.
Thanks and see you there, Candice Warltier
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Chicago Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood and his wife, Sarah, are holding the 6th Annual Kerry Wood Strike Zone Celebrity Bowling Tournament. Over the years with this fundraiser, they have raised over 2 million dollars for children in and around the Chicagoland area!
There will be 24 corporate-sponsored teams along with a celebrity captain on each one. This event takes place on September 18th at 10Pin and is hosted by Eric & Kathy of 101.9fm THE MIX. If you want to get involved with this fundraiser you can! There is a silent auction taking place right NOW and closes at 10pm on Saturday, September 17th. Online bidders will be represented by proxy at the event and notified about their winning bids. Definitely go take a look at what’s available- there are autographed baseballs, tickets to Saturday Night Live, and so much more!
The Wood Family Foundation is really dedicated to raising funds for children’s charities and causes, and overall just improving their lives. Take a look at what they do here www.WoodFamilyFoundation.org and for more information on the Celebrity Bowling Tournament!
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I was recently asked out of no where by two different contacts to hear my voice on radio… so put this lil mix together of some past radio interviews I did… and thought I would share w/you all because it stirs up great feelings of all the amazing things there are to talk about in this great city of chicago! I can go on all day about it… it all just makes me so happy… thanks to all who let me on… and to all who tune in… more to come I hope… Enjoy!