The Epilepsy Foundation is holding its Eighth Annual Roast Friday, Jan. 23, at Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, 200 S. Bell School Road, Rockford. This year’s honoree is United Way of Rock River Valley President & CEO Paul Logli. Doors open for the cocktail hour at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m.
This year’s roasters will include Mike Dunn, Chicago-Rockford International Airport director; Winnebago County Board Chairman Scott Christiansen (R); Stephenson County Chief Public Defender Glenn Schorsch; and Rockford Register Star Senior Editor Chuck Sweeney. The Roast will be emceed by Director of Marketing & Communication at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center Mike Robinson.
Cost to attend is $75 per person or $1,000 for a corporate table of eight. For reservations, contact the Epilepsy Foundation at www.epilepsyheartland.org or (815) 964-2689. The event also includes a silent auction.
The Epilepsy Foundation North Central Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska focuses on helping to ensure people with seizures are able to participate in all life experiences; and prevent control and cure epilepsy through services, education, advocacy and research. For more about the Roast or the Epilepsy Foundation, visit www.epilepsyheartland.org.
Posted Jan. 22, 2015